Top News

December 28, 2012, 6:30 AM
Cancel
Calendar
December 28, 2012, 6:30 AM

The 13th episode of GoRA Project and GoHands' K television anime aired in Japan late Thursday night (effectively early Friday morning) and announced that production on a sequel has been green-lit. The anime premiered in October with Shingo Suzuki ...

The official website for the Yama no Susume (Encouragement of Climb) anime was revamped on Thursday with character designs and a streaming promotional video. The title tells the story of childhood friends Aoi (a girl who prefers staying inside and...

Promotional video streamed just before film opens in Japan on Friday The official website for the Blue Exorcist movie began streaming a new promotional video for the film before it opens in theaters throughout Japan on Friday.

Winter announcements are well underway at Crunchyroll, and today kicks off with no less than two titles. The Encouragement of Climb and Mangirl anime will both begin streaming on the site next week!   Based on the manga serialized in Comic Earth S...

tokyohive Shiso

AKB48’s sub-unit No Sleeves will be releasing their new single “Kirigirisujin” on January 16th. “Kirigirisujin” is a party-tune that has a message of ‘Let’s just sing, dance, and make happy memories without worrying about future.

Right now there isn't much to go on other than the fact that it's been green-lit, but fans of GoHands' K anime can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that a sequel is in production. Here's the notice that appeared in the 13th episode:     Viz has be...

In honor of the Okumura brothers' December 27th birthday, and ahead of the December 28th opening of the Blue Exorcist anime movie, www. ao-ex. com has posted a third preview of the feature, which sees Rin and his peers travel to Taiwan with with R...

SGCafe KarbyP

We don’t know the exact date yet, but on Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s official website event organiser Asobisystem has confirmed that the Harajuku electro-pop performing sensation will indeed be making a stop here in Singapore as part of her 100% KPP World...

Anime movie lovers have compiled a ranking of their most beloved anime films – with Gainax and KyoAni for once handily supplanting the inescapable Ghibli movies. The ranking: 1. Evangelion: 2. 0 You Can (Not) Advance 2.

The February 2013 issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Monthly Shōnen Ace magazine announced on Wednesday that Jinsei Kataoka and Kazuma Kondou's Deadman Wonderland survival action manga will be returning from hiatus on January 26 in the magazine's March is...

NIS America has announced its acquisition of domestic home video rights to next year’s Love Live! School Idol Project bishoujo slice-of-life television series. The anime series extension of the multimedia franchise created by Sunrise, Lantis, and ...

Japanator Elliot Gay

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to a very special edition of Go West! . It's the holiday season, which means it's time for me to drop a list of the top five import games of the year. 2012 hosted a massive list of Japan-only games, many of which wer...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

It's been 13 years since that fateful Christmas day that changed the lives of Hiromu, Ryuji, and Yoko and to some extent, Kuroki and Jin. Instead of mopping over the events, Ryuji and Kuroki decided to celebrate Christmas at an orphanage but their...

The homepage for the Tiger & Bunny anime franchise has released the first teaser trailer for its second feature film, Tiger & Bunny: The Rising. Unlike the first film that summarized portions of the 2011 TV series, the second movie will be an enti...

Hiroshima bombing survivor and creator of the acclaimed semi-autobiographical Barefoot Gen manga series Keiji Nakazawa passed away on December 19 due to lung cancer. He was 73. Nakazawa serialized his most famous manga from 1973 to 1985.

David John Shewsbury

First and foremost, I'm not a big fan of Transformers series and thus I don't know much about it. I did watch the recent 3 movies from Hollywoood but beyond that I don't know much. However, I do love mecha or robots with humanoid form - a lot - pl...

After the Kadomatsu and the Shimekazari, another traditional Japanese decoration is usually placed inside the house, in the kamidana, but you will also find it in stores, restaurants and institutions. This is the Kagamimochi, a simpler decoration,...

Recent visitors who wanted to do a bit of last minute holiday shopping or catch a screening of Evangelion 3. 0 at Tokyo Sky Tree Town, the commercial complex around the second tallest structure in the work, had to watch for a falling Lance of Long...

Confirms acquisition for North American market NIS America confirmed with ANN on Wednesday that it acquired the Love Live! School idol project anime for North America. The media service Crunchyroll had previously listed NIS as the publisher of its...

One Piece Film Z debuted at #1 during the December 15-16 weekend. The film features "Z" (Zetto), the Straw Hat pirate crew's "strongest enemy yet" who was designed by original One Piece manga creator Eiichiro Oda.

The son of Gerry Anderson,  British maker of "supermarionation" puppet sci-fi mecha shows such as Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet, revealed that his father passed away at age 83 on Wednesday after battling with mixed dementia for serveral years.

Japanator Kristina Pino

While all my fellow Japanator writers are busy picking and choosing the best anime, music, and games of the year, I'll be bringing in a look at which anime inspired the most merchandise based on what I've seen in the way of figures and more.

This page

This is a Katsu News archive page. It shows how the site appeared at December 28, 2012, 6:30 AM JST.

The most current version of the site is always available on our home page. To view an earlier snapshot, click here and change the date.

Back to top