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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...

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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 ...

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...

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...

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.

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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.

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...

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.

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.

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...

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The latest issue of CoroCoro magazine revealed three new Mega Evolutions for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire. In addition to that, we have more details about Primal Groudon and Primal Kyogre. First is with the new Mega Evolutions, seen above i...

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).

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"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.

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.

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 ...

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...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Warner Brothers revealed that as of September 5, the Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno film is the highest-grossing Japanese live-action film of 2014. As of Sunday, the film is on its 38th day in Japanese theaters, was seen over 3,547,44 times and ea...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Devil is a Part-Timer Streaming in Australia continues to grow in its various forums and the folks at AnimeLab have acquired a new content partner to help expand the offerings of its service. Siren Visual's content will slowly be added, where lice...

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Street Fighter's Dhalsim hails from India which also known in Japan as the land of Curry, so who better to be featured in the box of the official Street Fighter Curry, right? The curry is described to be "extremely hot", just like Dhalsim's fire a...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Japan Based Voyager Entertainment Confirms 'Star Blazers' Hollywood Film Posted by Chris Beveridge September 8, 2014 at 10:43 PM Star Blazers We talked about this last fall when Deadline reported it, but now the Tokyo based Voyager Entertainment c...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Since I was very busy at work, I was only able to take a look at most news every now and then. It seems that more and more news is about the Tokyo Game Show! I ran an article about the Pre-TGS conference from Sony.

I'm beginning to think my request to Nanika would be "Make Hunter X Hunter go on forever. " This isn't getting any easier, I can promise you.   When you find yourself tearing up during the opening credits, that's a bad sign - and the next two week...

In three weeks time, North American fans of ATLUS' Persona franchise will be able to enjoy their second fighting game 'Persona 4 Arena Ultimax' on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox360. With multiple characters yet to feature in their own minute-long vide...

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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