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August 20, 2014, 8:30 AM
August 20, 2014, 8:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Small. Medium. Large. Jumbo-sized! The latest McDonald's drink size for Japan doesn't come with one slot for straws, but two. It's big enough to share. . . for those who have someone to share with. Like this!

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

Toei Animation have provided the original character previews for the upcoming TV anime special One Piece 3D2Y: Ace no shi wo Koete! Luffy Nakama Tono Chika (Overcoming the death of Ace! Luffy, the oath with his party) which will be two hours long ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

To promote this summer's Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, a limited Pikachu Cafe opened in Roppongi Hills, running from the anime movie's July 19th premiere through August 31. With summer ebbing away actress Rika Adachi, w...

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

Making eye-catching bento lunch boxes is a big deal in Japan. Walk into any bookstore and you're bound to find a least a dozen books teaching you how to make adorable characters out of rice and seaweed.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Along with a new Durarara! ! x 2 anime visual featuring Kyohei Kadota, Walker Yumasaki, Erika Karisawa and Saburo Togusa is news that the web audio show Durarara! ! Radio: Duraradi for Short! ! is returning.

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

According to Box Office Mojo's recent report, the english dubbed version of Dragon Ball Z: Battle Of The Gods earned US$2,553,002 as of August. . .

Siliconera Spencer

Danganronpa: Another Episode takes place between Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and its sequel, Danganronpa: Goodbye Despair. Komaru Naegi, Danganronpa 1's lead character Makoto's sister, and Toko Fukawa are the lead characters in this action game.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Animation Studio P. A. Works have revealed their next original anime project, Shirobako, which will be airing this October. The anime's official website has launched and revealed a new visual and the cast and crew of the anime.

Siliconera Sato

Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson launched in Japan earlier this month, and producer Kenichiro Takaki recently talked to Inside Games on his hopes to see his games reach fans outside of Japan sooner than later.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The Stand By Me Doraemon film will open in more than 21 countries after it opened in Japan this month! These countries are: South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, the Philipp...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The first promotional video has released for the second season of Selector Infected WIXOSS. The anime will be titled Selector Spread WIXOSS and will be airing in October throughout the Fall/Autumn 2014 anime season.

Siliconera Ishaan

Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai has revealed two of Zero Suit Samus' alternate outfits in the game. The two outfits are based on the ending graphics of Metroid: Fusion and Metroid: Zero Mission, and you can view the original art from t...

The slim, sleek Chocobo that populate the Final Fantasy world may be much better for covering long distances and racing, but as far as cuddling goes, Fat Chocobo might take the cake. Luckily, for those who have been anxiously awaiting the chance t...

Siliconera Spencer

  Arc System Works is preparing a limited edition version of Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN for PlayStation 4 which includes a custom six button Fighter's Pad. The pad will work with PS3 and PS4, but the limited edition is only for PS4.

JS dancing moe anime Hanayamata has spiced up its usual dance "action" with some further injections of moe by way of the introduction of gratuitous animal ears, amongst other minor developments. Omake: Loading more comments.

My Fairytale / lynch. / MERRY / Kei / baroque / DIR EN GREY / ToshI X JAPAN ToshI will be holding a live at Zepp DiverCity TOKYO on 2014/08/25 to celebrate the release of his single "未来をEYEしてる / mirai wo EYE shiteru" together with his back-up band...

Guilty Gear X2: Reload is the first upgraded version of Guilty Gear X2 Video game publisher Kiss, Ltd. announced that it and publisher Funbox will release Guilty Gear X2 for PCs via Steam on September 5.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

New Manga Releases For Week Of August 19th, 2014 Posted by Chris Beveridge August 19, 2014 at 06:32 PM Heroic Legend of Arslan Volume 1 While the anime side is weak this week, the manga side has a lot to offer that should be checked out.

Sailor Moon Crystal – 04 Filed under First Impressions, Sailor Moon Crystal by Cherrie | 1 Comment 「Masquerade 仮面舞踏会」 (Masquerade Kamen Budoukai) "-Masquerade- Dance Party" I feel bad for always expecting the worse out of Sailor Moon Crystal but s...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

With Hayao Miyazaki being the most recognized face of Studio Ghibli, and producer Toshio Suzuki the most currently active, there's usually not a lot of room left in the spotlight for director Isao Takahata.

The Mandarake shoplifting saga that has kept Japanese netizens on the hook since August 4 has finally drawn to a close. A man from Chiba Prefecture turned himself in on August 18, and is currently under arrest on suspicion of theft.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

More information about Kamen Rider Drive's Shift Cars and Tires was provided by 2ch. The new info states on the pairings of the Shift Cars and Tires in a set. The Shift Dimension Cab comes with the Shift Dream Pegasus in Shift Car Set 02.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Rage Of Bahamut: Genesis' Anime Adaptation Cast Announced Posted by Chris Beveridge August 18, 2014 at 08:30 PM Rage Of Bahumut Announced at the end of 2013, the anime adaptation of the card game Rage of Bahumut: Genesis now has a few new details...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Banpresto's official YouTube channel posted the latest promo for the MICRO Kamen Rider Series or UFC Micro line of mini figures. The line was launched last May and these figures are available in various arcades in Japan with each figure being at l...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

As announced last week, Momo and the Mekakushidan are now the spokes-characters for Clearasil acne prevention medication. The Kagerou Project characters from vocaloid producer Jin's (aka Shizen no Teki-P) series of songs recently featured in the M...

Alice Nine Alice Nine has announced that they will be leaving their artist office PS COMPANY on 2014/08/25. Vocalist Shou commented on his Twitter that "Because it's our 10th anniversary, we would like to remember the feelings of when we were just...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Sony Japan has announced that its ultra-slim, "charcoal black" PlayStation 3 console will become that little bit cheaper at the end of this month, following the arrival of a new SKU. Currently retailing for 30,837 yen (US$300), the price of the 50...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks Acquires 'The Ambition Of Oda Nobuna' Anime License Posted by Chris Beveridge August 18, 2014 at 03:12 PM Ambition Of Oda Nobuna In a category where I have to admit I checked to see because I thought they licensed it already, Sent...

Akame ga Kill – 07 Filed under Akame ga Kill, First Impressions by Cherrie | 0 Comments 「三匹を斬る -前編-」 (Sanbiki o Kiru -Zenpen-) "Kill the Three -Part One-" After last week… I don't think my heart can take it anymore.

SGCafe Zenko

Lucky Star, Yamanosusume, AnoHana, and Kamisama Kiss are all making appearances at this years Anitamasai event in Saitama prefecture and new promotional images from the event have already been revealed.

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