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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

As a car-loving foreigner living in Japan, for me, any cruise around Tokyo can suddenly turn into an automotive photo safari. Japan has tons of cool domestic cars which were never exported to the U. S.

Siliconera Spencer

Speaking of Arc System Works, they're also developing Persona 4 Arena Ultimax for Atlus. The sequel adds Persona 3 favorites Junpei and Yukari plus an all new character, Sho Minazuki. In Japan, the console version comes out in Japan this week whic...

RocketNews24 Fran Wrigley

China's wackiest entrepreneur-philanthropist, Chen Guangbiao, loves nothing better than a grand gesture. This summer he hosted an extravagant lunch for homeless people in New York – which ended mired in controversy when the $300 he promised each g...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official website of the Strike Witches OVA website has revealed some new information about the second upcoming Strike Witches OVA. It will be titled Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow Vol. 2 – Aegean Umi no Megami and will be releasing in...

Live show opened in Tokyo on Thursday The official Sailor Moon YouTube channel began streaming a digest video on Sunday from the opening night of the stage musical Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Petite Étrangère.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Over the weekend, Twitter user Ryuuchan saw something most unusual on the highway in rural Chiba: Batman. And not just Batman, but Batman on a Batcycle (nee, Batpod). Compare with The Dark Knight Rises: Ryuuchan certainly seemed surprised, and the...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Leading into a showcase at Tokyo Game Show and a fall launch, preregistration has opened for Fuji & Gumi's free-to-play smartphone strategy RPG Phantom of the Kill. What's particularly interesting about this fantasy themed game is that internation...

An English-language Steam release has been announced for top romance visual novel Clannad, at last allowing Steam-bound barbarian gamers in on the heart-wrenching drama that is Clannad – and just in time for its 10th anniversary.

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Oedo Onsen Monogatari, the world's first and only hot springs theme park has recently featured a Gintama theme and had the comedy anime's most popular characters take over the resort. They have also announced that their next collaboration will fea...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Chubiness, a 10 members idol group that seeks to bring happiness to Japan with chubby girls, has revealed MV their 1st song "Manmadieya". In this song, Chubiness sing to represent feeling of girls who love eating!

A few days shy of the official launch of Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold) in Japan, publisher ATLUS has shared the games opening sequence. The sequence presents all returning fighters + Rise by name, while giving ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

In the latest Miiverse pic of the day, Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai explains some of the benefits of the brawler's Classic mode difficulty slider. Not only does it make battles harder, but cranking it up also increases the rewards y...

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Japanese otaku have discovered that the season's oppai service carnival, Rail Wars, suspiciously includes more pantsu on official overseas streams versus its very own local broadcast in Japan on TBS. As seen below, the TBS official Japanese airing...

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The disease called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has gotten a lot of attention as of late, especially with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge taking social media by storm, and it has even affected Japan!

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Mano Erina – Zero (Photobook) Mano Erina's new photobook Zero will be released on August 27. This is the first photobook of Mano Erina for almost one year. The theme is a lonely girl living in the countryside without knowing the rest of the world.

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In a new teaser website which opened earlier today, anime studio Silver Link has announced that they will be animating the "intellectual fantasy" manga, Yuri Kuma Arashi, and at the helm of the new anime will be Mawaru Penguindrum and Revolutionar...

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With the recent success of Hanamonogatari, NisiOisin's very popular Monogatari series is as strong as ever. But who exactly is the series most popular character? Hitagi? Suruga? Tsubasa? or how about Koyomi Araragi himself?

「学園の王子様(女子)の悩み」 (Gakuen no Ouji-sama (Joshi) no Nayami) "The Prince (Girl) of the School's Problems" This is exquisitely excruciating. Just make Kashima x Hori official already! The Fateful Manga of Comedic Misunderstandings I've said before that ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We are all our own worst enemy, but Tomoki takes it to a whole other level. What They Say: At the tender age of 15, Kuroki Tomoko has already dated dozens and dozens of boys and she's easily the most popular girl around!

Catalog & simul-published chapters to start next week Media service Crunchyroll announced on Sunday that it will release Ruri Miyahara's Bokura wa Minna Kawaisou (The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior) and Kei Kusunoki's The Legend...

Film in celebration of Fujiko Fujio's 80th anniversary opened on August 8 The official website for Stand By Me Doraemon, the first 3D CG film starring the anime robot cat Doraemon, streamed a making-of video for the film this month.

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

The latest trailer for the upcoming New Initial D Movie: Legend 1 – Kakuse was recently uploaded. The movie premiered yesterday on August 24 across theaters in Japan. New Initial D Movie: Legend 1 – Kakuse Trailer 2: New Initial D Movie: Legend 1 ...

Siliconera Spencer

Bandai Namco has been incorporating anime theme songs in their games like J-Stars Victory Vs. and the Kamen Rider titles. Usually these are sold in special editions or are as extras. One Piece: Super Grand Battle X, a fighting game from Jump Ultim...

Siliconera Spencer

Square Enix is putting together a limited edition box set for Final Fantasy Explorers which will be sold online through their e-Store. The Ultimate Box bundle includes the 3DS game, a faux leather Nintendo 3DS XL pouch with the Final Fantasy Explo...

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The title of the Korean adaptation of Nodame Cantabile is finally revealed. The series will be called Naeildo Cantabile. What's interesting about the Korean title can be translated into two ways: Tomorrow's Cantabile and Nae Il's Cantabile, with t...

Project JeForceX JeForceX

There have been a sudden surge of postings on social media platforms as well as pop culture websites throughout the period of Spring 2014 about this certain Anime series known as No Game No Life. Being curious, I have decided to give this Anime se...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

It was confirmed in this year's Power Morphicon that a book about making Power Rangers will be released early next year. The book will be written by Robert Hughes who worked as a writer/producer/director of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, VR Trooper...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Our good friend Fury Diamond has given us a trio of videos from the guest panels in Power Morphicon 2014 featuring the guest of honors doing their. . .

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The Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno film has topped the Philippine box office for five days (August 20 to 24)! The film opened at #1. As of August 24th, the film earned a total of Php 42. 61 million, which is more than what the first film earned in...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Fate/stay night – Commercial 2 The second commercial has released for the upcoming anticipated Fate/stay night anime from ufotable. This commercial focuses on Archer, who will be a key character in the anime.

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