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September 12, 2014, 3:00 AM
September 12, 2014, 3:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

You know what's more magical than a Studio Ghibli anime? Seeing them brought to life. That's exactly what is happening in South Korea. As Kotaku reader Sylvain points out, a Studio Ghibli anime exhibit recently got underway in Seoul, South Korea.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Regular RocketNews24 readers will no doubt already be aware that fast food chains in Japan like to mix things up every so often by giving their buns a splash of colour. In the past 12 months alone, we've seen McDonald's present a Sakura Pink teriy...

Siliconera Ishaan
Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

Since 2012 Burger King in Japan has been selling a burger known as the Kuro Burger which means Black Burger. They have taken it to the next level and are now selling the Kuro Burger with a layer of cheese which is black.

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 Scott Green

After finishing off season three on digital platforms in July, Legend of Korra is returning to Nick. com and Nickelodeon's app for its fourth and final season on October 3rd.   Check out Nick's message at http://www.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following up from August's teaser, Japanese women's wear company Peach John and Bandai premium have set a September 19-30 pre-order period for the "powered-up" second wave of Sailor Moon lingerie. This lineup features "Sailor Moon Narikiri/Costume...

Game releases on PS3, Xbox 360, PC on September 16 in N. America, Thursday in Japan This year's 42nd issue of Shueisha's Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that the Japanese version of the Naruto Shippūden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

TV Tokyo Adds 'Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers' Preview For 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Appearance Posted by Chris Beveridge September 10, 2014 at 03:34 PM Guardians of the Galaxy TV Tokyo is the next one on deck to promote the two part Guardians of ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Live Action 'Parasyte' Manga Adaptation Gets Three Teasers Posted by Chris Beveridge September 11, 2014 at 09:02 AM Parasyte The first of two live action movies adapting the original work Parasyte is due out on November 29th, 2014 in Japan and TOH...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

The promotional video for the the upcoming TV anime adaptation of August's adult PC game Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai (A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd) has been uploaded. The anime series is set to air this October 2014 which falls under the Fa...

Although it passed just two weeks since Hello Kitty revealed that she is not a cat just before, here is another news from her!   It has been announced that she started new brand which targeting men "HELLO KITTY MEN", celebrating Kitty's 40th anniv...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

People did buy the Xbox One in Japan. Not very many people, mind you. For a new console's first week on sale, these numbers are, well, not good. According to Famitsu, the Xbox One sold 23,562 units in Japan in its first week on sale, which dates f...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The hype for next month's limited edition Blu-ray release of Sailor Moon Crystal continues with a new digest, showing off the work done to improve Acts 1 and 2.   The set with moon stick charm, 28 page booklet, opening and ending storyboards, cred...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Despite fighting past perennial contender Kira Yamato, not even Jotaro Kujo with his mighty Star Platinum could break the Dengeki Deathgrip on the top of the Newtype rankings as the leads from Sword Art Online II and The Irregular Magic High Schoo...

Kodansha's Nakayoshi girls' magazine is celebrating its 60th anniversary just in time to tie-in with the wave of Card Captor Sakura merchandise. The magazine decided to re-release the Clow Book and the 52 Clow Cards to celebrate the occasion.

Siliconera Ishaan

Capcom have shared further details on Resident Evil: Revelations 2. The game will star Claire Redfield and a new character, Moira Burton—the daughter of Barry Burton.   Since her Code: Veronica days, Claire has joined the anti-bioterror organizati...

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!

Impression Well wasn't that just a heartbreaking episode? Haruka absolutely had it with everyone bringing up the subject about dreams and being pressured into entering the world stage. It is sad because, while everyone (now Rei and Nagisa included...

SGCafe spartanchef

Next week's issue of Weekly Shounen Jump! magazine will be confirming that Kosaki Onodera's trusty best friend, Ruri Miyamoto, will be having her own route as an additional DLC to the upcoming Nisekoi: Yomeiri!

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Bandai Namco Games is working on a new Hajime no Ippo game for the PS3. This is 9th game based on the popular boxing manga/anime series. This "boxing action game" will allow players to recreate popular scenes from the popular boxing anime series a...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It has been quiet for a while, but it doesn't mean the Japanese police forget their job. Fukuoka Prefectural Police's Anti-Cyber Crime Division and its East station arrested a 27-year-old unemployed man from Kaga-city, Ishikawa Prefecture, on susp...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

While you'll want to be wary of some spoilers for Danganronpa and Danganronpa 2, Spike Chunsoft shared a new introduction trailer for action spin-off Danganronpa: Another Episode. You can see an overview of its characters, systems, events, cutscen...

SeventhStyle Seven

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei! , like its predecessor, was sensational enough to instantly earn a third season – confirmed to be airing in 2015, studio still of course the one and only Silver Link.


One of Tokyo's most important fashion exhibitions, rooms, is taking place again this week. JAPANESE STREETS picked a few favorites Neckty Is the product of ALOHALOHA, a company started about 7 years ago by the couple Tetsuji Hamasaki and Atsuko No...

Between Linux and Anime Jason "moofang"

Originally announced (aeons ago) here. Not much to say but enjoy! (Reminder here that this strip wasn't released freely online, so if you like Hana no Android Gakuen I encourage you to support the authors by buying a volume (paper book and e-book).

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...

SGCafe spartanchef

CoroCoro Magazine will be revealing that the new Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby games for the Nintendo 3DS will have three additional Mega Avolutions and has also confirmed the abilities of Primal Kyogre and Primal Groudon.

The GLORIO Blog dragonzigg

Recap Mai becomes trapped in an alternate timeline as Kaito gathers his strength to destroy the old world Zigg's Thoughts After the last couple of episodes have been absolute barnburners it made sense that we would slow things down a little as a s...

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