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October 10, 2014, 1:30 AM
October 10, 2014, 1:30 AM
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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.

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Twitter was set ablaze last night after dozens of people shared photos of "a beautiful foreigner walking a polar bear" between throngs of pedestrians at the world-famous Shibuya Scramble crossing in Tokyo.

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The fifth issue of this year's Jump Next announced that Kuroko's Basketball creator Tadatoshi Fujimaki will launch a sequel to his popular manga series! The teaser for the sequel series reads, "On September 1, 2014, the curtains closed on their jo...

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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 Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Seven Seas Entertainment Grabs 'Freezing' Manga License Posted by Chris Beveridge October 7, 2014 at 02:04 PM With twenty-four volumes released in Japan so far, Seven Seas Entertainment has made the surprising pickup of the 2007 manga Freezing, wh...

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Following the 30-second CM four days ago, the official YouTube channel for popular anime voice actress/singer Nana Mizuki today posted a full version promotional video for her upcoming 30th single's title song "Kindan no Resistance" (Forbidden Res...

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After announcing that Gundam Build Fighters Try will be streamed for free in in several countries like the Philippines, official website to the Gundam franchise, Gundam. info has finally streamed the new anime for free for selected territories lik...

"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 official website for the live-action film of Akiko Higashimura's Princess Jellyfish (Kuragehime) manga began streaming the second trailer on Thursday. The video features the film's main theme song, "Mermaid Rhapsody" by SEKAI NO OWARI.

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This year's November issue of Bessatsu Friend magazine announced that the Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge (The Wallflower) manga has three more chapters left before ending. That being said, if the series continues without taking any breaks, it's exp...

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 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...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the announcement yesterday, the official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Io Sakisaka's Ao Haru Ride shoujo manga today posted a 100-second full trailer and 30-second second teaser featuring the theme song "Kirari"...

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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.

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.

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Written by: William on October 9, 2014 at 10:25 am | In CULTURE | No Comments Food maker Morinaga is opening a pop-up cafe that has a special "kabe-don doll" artificial waiter to seduce female patrons.

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81 Produce talent agency president Michiyoshi Minamisawa announced that voice actor Iemasa Kayumi (age 80) passed away last September 30 while undergoing medical treatment. Kayumi is best known for most fans as the voice of Paragus in Dragon Ball ...

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Bandai Namco Games has posted a new trailer for the Digimon All-Star Rumble game for the PS3 and Xbox 360. The trailer highlights Veemon (02), Gomamon (Adventure), and Gatomon's (Adventure) different abilities.

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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...

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.

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Earlier tonight, we got a glimpse at a surprise collaboration from Kingdom Hearts creator Tetsuya Nomura, who shared his own take of the Vocaloid Hatsune Miku for the Hatsune Miku Art Exhibition which kicks off tomorrow.

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'Soul Eater Not! ' Manga Gets End Date Posted by Chris Beveridge October 8, 2014 at 07:22 PM Soul Eater Not Volume 2 Add another series that's gotten a quick announcement of impending ending as Shonen Gangan has announced that the November 10th is...

TOHO began streaming two trailers for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Io Sakisaka's Ao Haru Ride (Blue Spring Ride) manga on Wednesday. Both trailers feature the film's main theme song, "Kirari" (Sparkly) by Ikimono-gakari (Naruto Ship...

It's official by now. On 17th of December 2014 The Metal Core Band NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST will release their second full album in Japan. Fans be excited! By far the 2nd full album will carry the name of: 「THE OMNIGOD」The album will be in stores in th...

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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 ...

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Recommended Community Reading: October 8, 2014 Ray's Picks J-Pop Go in Japan Update Weekly – J-POP GO An idol blog receives good press! Tags: J-POP GO Category: Community, Rec Reading | RSS 2. 0 | Share a Comment!

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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.

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Nanatsu no Taizai – 01 Filed under First Impressions, Series Introduction, Snapshots by Passerby | 0 Comments OP Sequence OP: 「熱情のスペクトラム」 (Netsujou no Supekutoramu) by いきものがかり (Ikimono-gakari) 「七つの大罪」 (Nanatsu no Taizai) "The Seven Deadly Sins" (S...

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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