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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The black buns? We've seen those before. But why, Burger King, why black cheese? Why? NariNari reports that Burger King Japan is rolling out another "Kuro Burger" ("Black Burger"), with buns made from bamboo charcoal, an onion and garlic sauce mad...

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

We're sure there are more than a few Disney fans amongst our readership, but we're not certain any of you have ever shown your love of Mickey and his friends in quite this way. Spotted at Tokyo Disneyland in (you guessed it!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Good news: North America is getting that slick Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth-branded Nintendo 3DS XL. It's coming exclusively to GameStop and will be sold as hardware only for $199. 99.   Pictured below, the Persona Q 3DS XL sports the iconic...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Former stuntman Yasutomo Ihara, who once worked in the Kamen Rider franchise was arrested on September 8th by Saitama Prefecture's Criminal Investigations Unit for 43 separate counts of theft. Ihara worked on the following TV series/movies: Kamen ...

Sep 9, 12:00 manga Though reused, the jokes are funny, and the characters are all weird enough to make reading about them amusing. ― When we talk about "de-fragging" a computer, it is generally understood that we are clearing away the clutter of f...

Siliconera Sato

It looks like Sega are adding another online RPG title to their library, with the announcement of The World End Eclipse, a "theatrical online RPG" revealed in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine.   The World End Eclipse takes place in a world th...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

A few weeks ago, some lucky motorists in Chiba Prefecture spotted something few of us ever get chance to see: a man dressed as Batman riding a customized trike, speeding down the expressway. Chibatman, as he soon came to be known, quickly caught t...

The official website for ufotable's Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works television anime announced on Wednesday that the series will stream in English-speaking territories on Crunchyroll and Hulu. The stream will start on October 4, the same da...

Prosecution: Any representation of underage genitals is illegal On Monday, the Quebec City courthouse sentenced a 54-year-old former private security guard to 60 days in prison for watching what was described as "Japanese child-porn cartoons known...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

This month's issue of CoroCoro reveals a few new Mega Evolutions for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. The full Nintendo 3DS remakes are unleashing the might of Mega Gallade, Mega Sharpedo, and Mega Camerupt, pictured be...

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

In Japan, particularly online, you may come across the term DQN (dokyun). It's a label reserved for those at the lowest order of intelligence and social graces and those who rank in the highest percentile for violence and general douchebag behavior.

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Remember Lego Miku? That very build showed that it takes a whole lot of patience and skill in building legos, and now, another lego builder is showing some of his skills as he builds Pokemon not just out of lego blocks, but also Bionicle and Technic.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Rock band GRANRODEO, known for their Kuroko's Basketball openings, have inspired an anime shorts series debuting this October. In it, mysterious producer GraP will help average teen Rodeotto achieve his dreams of becoming a rock star.

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

It seems to me that Fatal Frame: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden is made especially for the Wii U. From solving mysteries to looking for people; You can do those things using the Camera Obscura, which can be used to find things that cannot be seen ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following the recent X-Men crossover, The Guardians of the Galaxy are the latest Marvel Comics super hero team to be introduced in Toei produced anime series Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers. Well timed for the September 13th Japanese release of the...

SeventhStyle Seven

To Aru Majutsu no Index has unveiled a PV to celebrate its 10th anniversary, 10 years of tsundere moe magic highschool affairs, and the video contains all new scenes of animation – suggesting more on the way.

JAPANESE STREETS Kjeld Duits

About the PhotographerInspired by the stunningly creative street fashion that exploded on the streets of Tokyo and Osaka in the late 1990's, photo-journalist Kjeld Duits launched JAPANESE STREETS in 2002.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Yen Press Adds 'So I Can't Play H! ' Manga Series Posted by Chris Beveridge September 10, 2014 at 11:27 AM So I Can't Play H Volume 1 Yen Press appears to have picked up a new license that they haven't told anyone about yet with So I Can't Play H!

Original film opened in America in August, premieres in Japan later this month Toei Animation announced on Tuesday that the characters from the Guardians of the Galaxy film will make appearances in episodes 24 and 25 of the Marvel Disk Wars: The A...

Today the members of session band "kijinkai" have announced that they have formed a formal band named "liraizo" and release its first mini album in November.

Tsumabuki Satoshi And Kamenashi Kazuya To Attend "The Vancouver Asahi" Film Screening at VIFF 2014 ("The Vancouver Asahi" film poster, Lead Actor: Tsumabuki Satoshi ) The 33rd annual Vancouver International Film Festival (September 25 – October 10...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Warner Brothers Japan's YouTube anime channel has posted a 15-second new TV CM for the upcoming TV anime Terra Formars, which covers the Annex 1 arc of the Sci-fi manga of the same name created by Yu Sasuga (story) and Kenichi Tachibana (art).

Selective Hearing Selective Hearing

"2014 MTV EMA", Europe's biggest music award show that is being held in Glasgow, Scotland in November, 2014, just announced its nominees. The "Worldwide Act Award" is selected through votes from MTV viewers from all over the world.

Yesterday ,I found myself in a position that I hoped that I would never be in again and that was dealing with a favorite Idol of mine passing away. The first time was Okada Yukiko who in 1986 at 18 years of age and on top of the Idol world became ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

TV Asahi's official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Daisuke Ashihara's sci-fi action manga World Trigger announced today that three-member Japanese rock band Sonar Pocket performs the theme song for the anime, "GIRIGIRI.

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo previously stated that they have long-term plans for Hyrule Warriors so fans can enjoy it for longer, and according to the game's official Twitter account, it looks like we'll get  hear more about an upcoming update during the Tokyo Gam...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

P. A. Works 'Shirobako' Anime Series Gets Premiere Slotted Posted by Chris Beveridge September 9, 2014 at 04:24 PM The official site for the upcoming series Shirobako has launched its on-air section and we now have some premiere dates for the new ...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Fate/stay night – Commercial 4 The fourth commercial has released for the upcoming anticipated Fate/stay night anime from ufotable and focuses on Saber, one of the main characters of the series. The video also previews the anime's Opening theme, I...

The Tokyo Reporter Brett Bull

Osaka cops bust welder in theft of women's underwear, seize 1,800 pairs By Brett Bull on September 9, 2014 under Crime,Osaka,Tokyo Daily Toshiyuki IkedaOSAKA (TR) – Osaka Prefectural Police last month arrested welder Toshiyuki Ikeda, 45, for alleg...

Swordplay bloodbath anime Akame ga Kill works its romance magic with the introduction of a rather familiar and busty young lady into the series group of combat experts – providing a wealth of exhilarating fanservice as a result, as well as more of...

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