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RocketNews24 Preston Phro

As we've previously discussed, Japan is chock full of cool little cafes.  Obviously, not every single cafe in the country is going to be spectacular, but we have to say that we have found no end of fun places to sit down and order a coffee.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

I say that not only because I cannot draw, but because even for those who can, making anime doesn't look easy! Via Naver and Oeker, this is a fascinating look at how Kyoto Animation produces its work. Here, the anime is Love, Chunibyo & Other Delu...

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The legendary bounty hunter from Nintendo's Metroid series will be making an appearance of sorts in Capcom's Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate as her two costumes will be available via a DLC. The DLC costumes will be available for download in 7-Eleven con...

The November issue of Kodansha's Bessatsu Friend magazine is announcing on Saturday that Tomoko Hayakawa will end her shōjo manga The Wallflower (Yamato Nadeshiko Shichihenge) in three more chapters. If the manga continues without a break, it will...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The promotion for the second half of original mecha anime Aldnoah. Zero has gone international with Aniplex of America's post of an English subtitled season 2 teaser. Created by Gen Urobuchi (Madoka Magica, Fate/Zero) and Directed by Ei Aoki (Fate...

Media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Wednesday that it will stream P. A. Works' Shirobako television anime. The first episode will premiere on Thursday, October 9 at 11:30 a. m. EDT for premium members and one week later for free me...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for The Idolm@ster anime series announced yesterday on October 7 that, as of Monday, the total gross of The Idolm@ster Movie: Kagayaki no Mukogawa e! (To the Glittering Side), including its VideoM@ster edition released on Sept...

Claiming that they are releasing it "in anticipation of New York Comic Con 2014″, not that fans would seeking a justification for another sneak peek in the first place, Square Enix have shared a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.

RocketNews24 Joan Coello

Disney and their ever-expanding lineup of charismatic characters continue to capture the hearts of children and adults alike. The biggest hit of the year is Frozen with its double princess lineup, but even though Elsa and Anna are tremendously pop...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

The fall season of anime at Crunchyroll takes on a touch of spring as Your lie in April (jp title: Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso), based on the award winning manga by Naoshi Arakawa, is set to begin streaming tomorrow.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Today is one of those days where there's more variety and releases than you can shake a stick at. Which pretty much marks what a lot of the months prior to the Christmas season will be like. This week has a lot of new things… October 7, 2014Read M...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

While Attack on Titan and Evangelion got their male hygiene merch tie-ins, Sailor Moon is taking its turn with an Ellis feminine hygiene collaboration. Limited Sailor Moon Crystal Ellis Ultra Guard have been announced with a November 1 date planne...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Earlier in the year, Honda revealed plans for its NM4 Vultus at the 30th Osaka Motorcycle Show. With a sleek exterior and harsh angles, it looks like it could've been pulled from a sci-fi movie. And in fact, Honda says that the design is influence...

Voice of DBZ's Paragus, Guilty Gear's Slayer, FMA: Brotherhood's Father, One Piece's Cobra Nefertari, Nausicaä's Kurotowa Michiyoshi Minamisawa, the president of the talent agency 81 Produce, announced on Wednesday that voice actor Iemasa Kayumi p...

Did you forget to download both Adachi and Marie character DLC for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax? Unfortunately ATLUS USA have today ended their first-week FreeLC campaign for the game and are now charging players $4.

Trends in Japan Japan Trends

Written by: Japan Trends on October 9, 2014 at 9:36 am | In PRODUCT INNOVATION | No Comments Winter is coming, as a certain HBO series constantly reminds us. But in Japan as we can stuck into the chill of the winter, there is a bright spark part o...

Siliconera Ishaan

Back in August, SNK Playmore filed a lawsuit against Square Enix, accusing the company of using SNK characters without permission in a manga they publish in Japan. Titled High Score Girl, the manga is about arcade gaming and features various video...

The last chapter of the spin-off manga of Soul Eater, Soul Eater Not! , will be published on November 10 at the December Issue of Square Enix's Shonen Gangan magazine.  Atsushi Ohkubo's spin-off manga started publishing on January 2011, although u...

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

It was pure electricity as Morning Musume '14 took New York City by storm with a concert emanating from the very heart of Times Square. Japanese pop idol group Morning Musume '14 [モーニング娘。'14] touched down in New York City this weekend marking thei...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks Acquires 'Cross Ange: Rondo of Angel and Dragon' Anime License Posted by Chris Beveridge October 8, 2014 at 03:02 PM Cross Ange Episode 1 Sentai Filmworks is beefing up their acquisitions a bit for the fall 2014 anime season with ...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

Video: The Rolling Girls TV Spot 2 The second TV spot video has released for the recently announced original anime The Rolling Girls. Not much is currently known about the new anime other than the series being animated by Wit Studio (Attack on Tit...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

Hatsune Miku will be touring America this upcoming weekend for the 2014 Hatsune Miku Expo in Los Angeles and later in the month for New York. As promotion for the Expo, the vocaloid herself will be appearing on tonight's  (October 8th) episode of ...

J-POP GO Amy

J-Pop Go in Japan Update Weekly Japan Update Weekly is a free newspaper distributed amongst Japanese-themed restaurants, shops and outlets in the UK. This week's issue has its focus on J-Pop Go courtesy of an interview with Paul Browne.

Media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Tuesday that it will stream Chaika - The Coffin Princess AVENGING BATTLE, the second anime series based on Ichiro Sasaki's Chaika the Coffin Princess novels.

"Page. 13" episode to continue story after TV anime's 12th & last episode The November issue of Shueisha's Bessatsu Margaret magazine is announcing on Saturday that Io Sakisaka's 12th Blue Spring Ride (Ao Haru Ride) manga volume will bundle an ori...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Yesterday's Super Smash Bros announcement for the Wii U was a bit of shocker. Granted, we all know the console version will come out sometime this year.  But hey, the game's out on the 3DS just a few days ago… The hype was real and people are now ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Back at the start of the year, we all had the urge to go out and fight some monsters when we saw Hollywood blacksmith Tony Swatton recreate the massive sword wielded by Final Fantasy VII's Sephiroth. Of course, Sephiroth is just one member of the ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The November issue of manga magazine Mag Garden, on sale in Japan today, has introduced Shiina Sogo's Gakuen Psycho-Pass, a spoof the sci-fi anime featuring Public Safety Bureau's Unit One recast as a high school student morale committee.

SeventhStyle Seven

The iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls shares a look at three more of its females in their anime form, all of whom look identical minus hair color, height, and clothing, like mannequins in different wardrobes.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Along with this morning's Super Smash Bros. news, Nintendo announced a release date for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker. The puzzle-filled, Captain Toad-starring fun hits Wii U in North America on December 5 for $39.

Bethesda Softworks and Tango Gameworks have released a new gameplay video for their upcoming survival horror game The Evil Within, which is set to be released on the PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox360 and Xbox One platforms later this month.

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