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September 25, 2014, 5:30 PM
September 25, 2014, 5:30 PM
RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

With just a few weeks to go until its launch in Japan, Nintendo has begun streaming an introductory ad for its new, analogue nub-toting 3DS. Check out the video in full after the jump. Due to go on sale in Japan from October 11, the New Nintendo 3...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Kyoukai no Kanata Movie – Commercial The first commercial has released for the upcoming Kyoukai no Kanata Movie, which was announced this July. Not much is known about the movie so far. The film will be based on Nagomu Torii and Tomoyo Kamoi's lig...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

S/mileage has announced that they will add new members and change their name. This was announced in the latest episode of their online program "Hello! Station (a. k. a Harosute)" uploaded on YouTube on September 24.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Halloween is right around the corner. And there's a new apartment building opening in Japan that's designed to look like a witch house. No, really. Located in the city of Hamamatsu, the apartment complex is located in a regular residential area.

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Perfume World Tour 2nd is hitting stores on October 1st and the girls are giving us a preview of what fans may have missed if they couldn't make it to London. The official Perfume YouTube channel released a clip of their smash hit FAKE IT which pl...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Monthly Ikki Final Issue Reveals New Magazine's Creative Slate Posted by Chris Beveridge September 24, 2014 at 09:21 PM The end of Monthly Ikki magazine means that some manga will end up elsewhere, some will stay with the new magazine that launche...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Amagi Brilliant Park' Anime Gets First TV Spot Posted by Chris Beveridge September 24, 2014 at 06:27 PM The promotional side for Amagai Brilliant Park has largely been pretty quiet since we had the Comic Market 86 teaser go live, but now the firs...

New School Kaidan Chase Lim

In which I tell about my experience at the 2014 J-Pop Summit Festival, my encounter with Tokyo Girls' Style and how they brought me back from an idol slump into a fiery return to being an idol fan. This is going to be a long adventure, but bear wi...

Want to cosplay, but don't feel like donning a complete, unwieldy, and perhaps uncomfortable costume? ACOS, Animate's cosplay branch, has an answer for fans of Kantai Collection: T-shirts that look like the characters' costumes.

Excessively bloody anime Gokukoku no Brynhildr has unleashed its 2nd gruesome BD-box set, exposing all the gory goodness denied by the terrestrial TV broadcast, as well as graciously defogging the show's many tantalizing bath scenes – and even off...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Pop idols exist in this strange space between reality and fantasy. While they are living, breathing individuals, they are set on a pedestal and rarely get to interact with people one on one. While groups like AKB48 may be tied to a certain locatio...

The Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPI) issued a warning to RCTI, the local broadcaster of Crayon Shin-chan, on Monday, saying the program is "essentially pornography," and that the channel must censor the program or air it late at night.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Fantasista Stella' Manga Getting Second Bundled Anime Episode Posted by Chris Beveridge September 23, 2014 at 04:36 PM Fantasista Stella In a sign that preorders must have been good and owing to the length and popularity of the franchise overall,...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

The official website of the Sora no Method anime has released the third promotional video.  The anime will be airing this October during the Fall/Autumn 2014 anime season. Sora no Method Promotional Video 2.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks Announces January 2015 Anime DVD/BD Release Slate Posted by Chris Beveridge September 23, 2014 at 06:10 PM Qwaser of Stigmata While we do have a few more months to go of releases in 2014, Sentai Filmworks has hit the January 2015 ...

A new trailer has been unveiled for the upcoming and highly anticipated Idolmaster Cinderella Girls anime, showcasing more of the mobile game's absurdly popular girls in fully-animated form – and certainly showing a lot of promise for eager fans t...

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