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Following our first installment, we will speak next with Mr. Ogino, the owner of the world's first knee socks specialty store, aptly called Zettai Ryoiki, that opened in Akihabara. Many of you may already be familiar with it, as it became a big to...

Travel and sky-themed girls rock unit PASSPO☆ revealed the title and track listing of their upcoming best-of album to be released on December 10. They have also uploaded a short comment video about the album where they explained the title "TRACKS".

Crunchyroll Brittany Vincent

Bayonetta's stylish Nintendo-themed costumes are to die for, and if you're enjoying them in-game, you should check out how they started out. Yong-Hee Cho, Bayonetta 2's graphic designer, posted some of the sketches from his Nintendo-inspired costu...

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Otakus in Japan often consider their 2D anime or video game waifus to be much more important than real women, and this has led most Japanese to look down on these hobbies. A new poll made by Japanese media website, Goo, has shown the Top 5 Most Da...

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Kamen Rider Drive goes wild starting this November with the debut of Kamen Rider Drive Type Wild! But that's not all, Drive is not the only one getting an upgrade as Mashin Chaser gets his own weapons!

Gomora, a giant kaiju that's appeared in various Ultraman properties, can soon grace your figures collection as a cute, school swimsuit-wearing, bishoujo girl. "Gomora-chan" first appeared in Kadokawa's Dengeki G's Magazine in the Ultra Kaiju Anth...

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn producer and director Naoki Yoshida announced the latest job and more for the upcoming expansion, Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward during the London Fan Festival earlier today.

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In this year's Tokyo International Film Festival, Pixar Animation & Walt Disney Animation Studios' John Lasseter gave the audience a sneak peek to the upcoming Cars 3 film. What's interesting about it is one iconic anime car was in the sneak peek.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It has been five months since Alice, one of the two founding members of high school girls duo ClariS, left the unit in order to concentrate on her studying. As reported in June, the only remained member Clara denied the rumors about the breakup of...

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Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Drive's 5th episode entitled "What Are the Steel Robbers After? " Drive is on a mission to protect an armored vehicle from a monster attack. Superintendent Kirihara of the Ministry of Public Security's HQ will pro...

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Here's the preview of Ressha Sentai ToQGer's 35th episode entitled "The Stolen Terminal". This episode will mark the debut of ToQ Rainbow. With the Hyper Ressha Terminal occupied by the Shadow Line forces, the President decides to authorize the To...

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In a press conference before the start of the GameStart Asia event, Bandai Namco Games announced that the Sword Art Online: Lost Song game for the PS3 & PS Vita will be localized in English for the Asian market next year.

With the autumn anime season proceeding as planned, Sony has once again decided to share their data on the most watched anime, according to data from their various distribution platforms – with the latest entry in the giant robot franchise par exc...

Oct 22, 12:00 people A few questions for illustrator extraordinaire Takeshi Obata, the man behind the incredible art of Death Note, Hikaru no Go, All You Need is Kill and more. ― If you haven't heard of Takeshi Obata, chances are you have seen his...

Shoko Nakagawa breaks tailbone onstage last Sunday, but goes back on tour this week Singer/voice actress Shoko Nakagawa reported on her blog and Twitter account on Saturday that she broke her tailbone (coccyx) while recreating Narancia Ghirga's po...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Last month Devil Survivor 2: Break Record finally got a Japanese release date, and Atlus recently updated with a slew of videos for the Nintendo 3DS remake. The gameplay clips respectively dig into "The Definitive Devil Survivor 2," what kind of g...

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On October 23rd, 2014, the official website for the anime short Matsuyama City began streaming the sequel to its 2013 original short. The original short Mattsu, Yamma and Moburi – The Mystery of the Seven Gems and the Flying Castle follows three k...

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Here's the trailer of the live-action Maestro! film, which stars Tori Matsuzaka (Gatchaman, Samurai Sentai Shinkenger) as Kosaka. The new trailer highlights the concert scenes with 800 actors and extras.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

In the fifth episode of the web radio program, which was live-broadcasted on Nico Nico Live yesterday, three new voice cast for the upcoming TV anime Fafner in the Azure: Dead Aggressor: -EXODUS- were officially announced.

RocketNews24 Hayashi 'Fang' Hougi

Despite being nowhere near as famous as his feline counterpart abroad, Sanrio's Pom Pom Purin has a very loyal fan base in his homeland, so much so that the pastel-yellow "pudding" dog managed to clinch fourth place in this year's Sanrio Character...

Plantago Games, Awesome Japan and a group of Japanese video game developers with plenty of accolades under their belt have announced a new JRPG project by the name Soul Knights. This strategy JRPG with visuals reminiscent of Disgaea games is curre...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Cospa's Nijigencospa is ready to cater to fans who have wanted a Mini-Fredrika molting out of their chest since seeing it happen it happen in the finale of the first half of Chaika - The Coffin Princess.

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Like Danganronpa and Gurren Lagann, fantasy shoujo anime and manga series, Vampire Knight, is also headed to the stage as a live action musical, and new visuals from the play have now been properly revealed and they feature the main cast, includin...

Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works – 03 Filed under Fate/stay night, First Impressions by Takaii | 0 Comments 「初戦」 (Shosen) "First Battle" After an episode full of dialogue, this week's ramped things back up with an intense fight between two of...

Publisher Fujimi Shobo opened an official web page for the TV anime adaptation of Yū Moroboshi's Kūsen Madōshi Kōhosei no Kyōkan (Aerial Combat Wizard Candidates' Instructor) light novel series on Saturday, and revealed the staff for the series as...

「ひび割れた翼」 (Hibiwareta Tsubasa) "Shattered Wings" Is murder really so bad, when you're going to resurrect anyway? Akatsuki's Jealousy, Akatsuki's [Lack of] Confidence To deny one's emotions, even when they're ugly, is the height of foolishness—and s...

Smartphone developer GeePlus have unveiled their Android/iOS game "Nekomimi Survivor", an RPG where players can transform their own cats into a party of nekomimi girls to fight off the evil forces of the inumimi wanko – sure to be a hit amongst ca...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Hideto Matsumoto, aka hide, the lead guitarist of X Japan and co-founder of Zilch, passed away in 1998 while working on this third album, Ja,Zoo. In honor of his 50th birthday on December 10th, a memorial album will feature Ja,Zoo's previously unr...

Anime Evo FlareKnight

This was a fun episode that focused pretty well on the action, but also setting up the stakes. Normally it might not mean that much whether this quest succeeds or fails, but they certainly made it important in this case.

Japanator Jeff Chuang

9 minutes ago - 12:00 PM on 10. 26. 2014 Arupin is finally here! Shirobako episode 3 brings us to Aoi's primary tasks to the finish. We first see the innocuous name sake--the white jewel case that hosts the final cut of the TV episode, thus "shiro...

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