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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.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Guangbiao Chen, the Chinese Billionaire with an amazing business card, recently did an ice bucket challenge. Online in China, some folks are saying it was faked. You might remember Chen as the moneybags who sold cans of air with his face on it and...

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...

Award-winning film to play in select theaters from August to December A Production I. G. USA representative announced on Monday the U. S. premiere dates for Hiroyuki Okiura's film A Letter to Momo in select theaters.

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.

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 ...

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Recommended Eyecandy+ Reading: August 25, 2014 Ray's Picks AKB48 Mariya Nagao "Peach John Bra" – HEBIROTE AKB48 More pics from that stunning pictorial. She may just become a favorite of mine now. ~Weekly Playboy no.

Siliconera Ishaan

Sekai Project are bringing Clannad to the West, the visual novel publisher announced during a panel at Japan Expo USA today.   The version being brought over is the "full voice edition" and a release date has yet to be announced.

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

As the virtual reality headset Oculus Rift inches closer to its commercial release, virtual girlfriend technology in Japan has been make huge strides. Japanese developers have already found ways to sleep next to Hatsune Miku, sleep with Hatsune Mi...

SeventhStyle Seven

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...

SGCafe spartanchef

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...

Busty blonde idol Hoshii Miki of idol-"management" sim Idolmaster has been crafted into another 13cm figure by Phat Company, showcasing Miki in the cute outfit from her volume 1 BD/DVD illustration whilst pulling a face – Miki can possibly provide...

SGCafe spartanchef

With the upcoming Gundam Breaker 2 already scheduled for its Winter 2015 release, Bandai Namco Games has released the very first PV for the game. Gundam Breaker 2 promises to be an update of the original Gundam battle game which lets you customize...

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.

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...

The official website for the Gundam G no Reconguista (Gundam Reconguista in G) anime announced the details of the anime's ending theme song on Wednesday. Rin Iogi (Mobile Suit Gundam, Turn A Gundam) will write the lyrics, Yuugo Kanno (JoJo's Bizar...

「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 ...

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...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

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...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Comiket 86, both praised and condemned for having both the most aggressive costumes and the most aggressive photographers ever, looks finally to have been mined dry by the marauding photographers of 2ch – yielding ever more revealing shots of thei...

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

The first trailer for Power Rangers Dino Charge aired in this year's Power Morphicon during the Saban Brands panel. The series is about the Paragon Prisms that were given to a dozen dinosaurs for safe keeping by an alien, but they were lost when a...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

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...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The ice bucket challenge viral charity phenomenon has jumped the oceans to and found hosts in Japan. Hirohiko Araki, the manga author Jojo's Bizarre Adventure playfully referred to by fans as an unaging vampire, is among the artists and mascots ra...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With a few limited showings so far this summer and home video plans announced for the fall, the details of which you can see below, GKIDS has announced several new theatrical dates coming up for limited run art-house style theaters so you can see ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Hellsing Ultimate' Anime Getting Toonami Broadcast Posted by Chris Beveridge August 24, 2014 at 10:04 PM It's almost time for Black Lagoon to move over and give way to something new on the Toonami block.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Gaim's 43rd episode entitled "Baron's Ultimate Transformation". Baron transforms into an Overlord? ! In order to rescue Mai, Micchy exchanges his life for a powerful Lock Seed.

In their second English trailer / latest set of screenshots for Fairy Fencer F, which is set for release on the PS3 next month, Nippon Ichi Software America have focused on the "Fairize" function in battle.

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