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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

We recently got a sneak peak at the second batch of Sailor Moon lingerie from merchandiser Bandai and intimate apparel maker Peach John. But while the two companies were generous with photos of what the new bra/panty/skirt sets will look like, the...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japanese movie-goers are currently enjoying the third live-action Rurouni Kenshin film. The franchise is now a certified two-decade hit, debuting as a manga in 1994 before its 1996 anime adaptation and recent film trilogy, and it owes much of its ...

Siliconera Ishaan

A demo for Final Fantasy XV will be available in 2015, Game Informer are reporting. The demo, titled Episode Duscae, will let players sample an early portion of the game.   Some elements of the progression, Game Informer say, have been altered to ...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official English website of NHK Enterprises has updated with the listings for the upcoming Fall/Autumn 2014 anime season. With the new listings, it has been revealed that the second season of the anime adaptation of Mamare Touno's light novel ...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Spike Chunsoft announced the release of the next Attack on Titan game in Japan the Shingeki no Kyojin: Jinrui Saigo no Tsubasa Chain. The new version comes with online multiplayer mode, new stages and some missions from the previous work again!

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Whenever Monday is a public holiday I lose always lose track of what day of the week it is! There are a few public holidays this month, so I keep needing to adjust my pace to match…!

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

One Piece: Dance Battle Smartphone Game Promotional Video 2 Bandai Namco Games have uploaded the second promotional video on Wednesday for One Piece: Dance Battle a music and rhythm game for iOS and Android smartphones.

Stand By Me Doraemon, the first 3D CG film starring the anime robot cat Doraemon, will play in 36 more countries and territories after opening in Japan last month. The staff already announced 21 countries and territories last month, so the new tot...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

It has been a little while since our last TV and Blu-ray Comparison. Today it will be slightly different, we have a set of comparisons of the Girls und Panzer OVA, Girls und Panzer: Kore ga Hontou no Anzio-sen Desu!

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

And finally, check out his full length trailer for Kamen Rider Drive plus a hint on the upcoming Kamen Rider Drive X Kamen Rider Gaim Movie Wars 2015. . .

SGCafe spartanchef

It is no secret that actress, singer, voice actress, cosplayer, and Japanese entertainment superstar Shoko Nakagawa is a huge anime fan girl. She is one of the biggest Jojo's Bizarre Adventure fans out there, and as it turns out, she is also a fan...

SGCafe spartanchef

Peach John has a new model for their unique line of Sailor Moon underwear, and it seems that they have made the right choice as AKB48 idol Haruna Kojima has made many fans in Japan quite happy with the decision.

With the annual Tokyo Game Show upon us, Bethesda Softworks and Tango Gameworks have released their official TGS trailer for upcoming survival horror game The Evil Within. Developed by Shinji Mikami, The Evil Within sets out to embody the meaning ...

release / L'Arc~en~Ciel L'Arc-en-Ciel has released their new song "EVERLASTING" online in over 35 countries today, 2014/09/17. The countries include Japan, Argentine, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Peru, Canada, America, Finland, Sweden, England, Italy,...

Tofugu Kristen D

One of the emails we get over and over again is: "I want to become a Japanese translator, what do I need to do? " We have some ideas, but we certainly don't have a lot of experience in this field, so we found people who do and interviewed them.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

SuBLime, the global yaoi manga publishing initiative between VIZ Media and Japan’s Animate have announced a slate of plans at a YaoiCon 2014 panel this past weekend in San Francisco. SuBLime announced plans to release Eiki Eiki and Taishi Za...

The sexier art of classic 2D fighter Darkstalkers has finally reached an international audience in the form of "Darkstalkers: Official Complete Works," published by Udon and containing art from every Darkstalkers game as well as character illustra...

Siliconera Sato

With Tokyo Game Show 2014 starting soon, Ace Attorney series creator Shu Takumi recently shared some information through his Twitter account about The Great Ace Attorney, prior to the big event.   "Actually, last year, when we began talks for a ne...

Talk show points out how similar the artist's character designs are. On a recent episode of TV Asahi's talk show Ametalk, veteran manga artist Mitsuru Adachi was given the challenge of identifying the Tatsuya Uesugi, the main character of Touch, o...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends film has debuted at #1 at the Japanese box office last weekend. The film earned a total of 919,479,200 yen and debuted on a total of 434 screens and sold 717,958 tickets.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

The Asia-Pacific Journal's Asato Ikeda recently transcribed an illuminating interview with famed director Hayao Miyazaki originally printed in Studio Ghibli's monthly Neppu magazine. In it, Miyazaki delves deep into his life, talking about his chi...

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

NMB48's Miyuki Watanabe will be the next member from the 48 groups to receive her very own solo single. The dramatic showdown between the finalists in the competition, Haruna Kojima and Miyuki Watanabe, was broadcasted nationwide from the legendar...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Action-RPG Final Fantasy Explorers is one of the games Square Enix will have in playable form at this weekend's Tokyo Game Show, and Famitsu is swooping in early with a handful of fresh footage. The latest batch showcases single player, multiplaye...

Impression There is only one word needed to describe this episode: Clarity. It was such a magical moment when Haruka was connecting the dots and envisioning what things could be, and finally coming to terms of his dream is.

Despite the drubbing Oculus Rift has earned itself for having sold out to FaceBook, a slew of dedicated designers have refused to give up on it (or at least have nowhere better to turn yet) – with one such developer creating an interactive breast-...

Siliconera Ishaan

Arc System Works' latest downloadable game for 3DS is Conveni-Dream, a convenience store simulator. (Thanks, Anime News Network)     You play as a convenience store owner, arrange stock on store shelves, deal with customers, all while enlisting th...

So I ended up writing an article about why it's worth it to buy manga. While attempting to do research into it, I admit I was looking into resources that did buy manga that didn't live in the US. You can make the case I did a poor job!

The Tokyo Reporter Brett Bull

Kyoto cops collect special shoes used for pervy pics By Brett Bull on September 17, 2014 under Crime Shoes with a camera installed whose shutter is triggered remotely (Mainichi Shimbun)KYOTO (TR) – Following the bust of a shopping site selling sho...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The latest instalment in the Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm series officially released on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 last week. And as of today, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution has finally released worldwide on Steam.

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

The first promotional video for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Tsukasa Kawaguchi's manga Madan no Ou to Vanadis has been uploaded.  The anime series will be animated by Satelight (AKB0048, Log Horizon, Hellsing Ultimate) and Media Factory (Bo...

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