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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.

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...

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...

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.

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.

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 ...

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!

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 ...

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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...

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...

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...

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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!

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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...

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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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?

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...

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!

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...

「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...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Fury Diamond has given us the chance to view the teaser promo Power Rangers Dino Charge that was seen in this year's Power Morphicon. Enjoy the. . .

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...

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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