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October 29, 2014, 8:30 AM
October 29, 2014, 8:30 AM

We haven't seen a video with this excitement packed into 5 minutes before. It is surely the best music video of all time. The American rock band OK Go from Chicago released the video clip for 'I Won't Let You Down', a track on their new album 'Hun...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The vast majority of vending machines in Japan have drinks or cigarettes. But some of them offer other items. This one, for example, has crepes. That's right. Crepes. For decades now, Japanese vending machines have served up an array of interestin...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

Today's ranking comes from the November 2014 issue of the popular Japanese magazine, NewType; we've taken the time to translate the whole article for your enjoyment. Earlier this week we did a write-up on this issue, giving an in-depth look into t...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

FUNimation has announced the home video and streaming rights for Wanna Be the Strongest in the World! Known as Sekai de Ichiban Tsuyoku Naritai! in Japan (or Sekatsuyo! for short), this no-holds-barred sexy wrestling series comes to you from the s...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

As nice as it is to have clean clothes, few of us especially enjoy the process of doing laundry. But in Japan, where everyone hangs their clothes outside to dry, a couple of rainy days can mean a huge pile of laundry to get through, and it's not u...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Last night, the Gofuku office of the Yajimaya bookstores excitedly Tweeted (and subsequently deleted) that a TV anime adaptation of Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's ecchi Shonen Jump cooking manga Shokugeki no Soma aka Food Wars was planned for 2015.

Evangelion, one of the most popular anime series in Japanese history, is celebrating the 3rd anniversary of EVANGELION STORE TOKYO-01 with the 18th meeting of "Eva-Con in Ikebukuro", a "goukon" (group dating event).

Arashi's latest album "DIGITALIAN" has topped Orcion's weekly album chart, marking the group's 11th consecutive year with a chart-topping album.

Siliconera Ishaan

Final Fantasy VII G-Bike's release is right around the corner in Japan. This week's issue of Famitsu magazine reports that the game will be released this Thursday, October 30th, for smartphones.   As previously detailed, Final Fantasy VII G-Bike i...

A promotion video for a film "Kamisama no Iutoori" (As God says, in English) which will be released in November 15 is very shocking and it has been attracting people's attention. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter I guess you have received big imp...

Siliconera Sato

Nobuo Uematsu is best known as the maestro behind the composition of the earlier Final Fantasy series, but lately, he's been working as a freelancer. He recently shared his thoughts on how he wants to make a new 2D game to surpass Final Fantasy VI.

Move over, Dre. Hello Kitty is in the house now, rocking two types of Beats headphones for her 40th birthday. The special edition headphones will be available in the Solo² Blue model ($249. 95) and Urbeats ($149.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The next Super Sentai crossover film is finally revealed! The Ressha Sentai ToQGer vs. Kyoryuger the Movie will feature the first team-up of these two teams. The film will feature a total of 12 Rangers and is expected hit theatres on January 17, 2...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Sword Art Online: Lost Song is coming to PlayStation 3 and PS Vita in Japan next year, and while Bandai Namco Games hasn't announced plans to bring it to the west yet, it's already following a course similar to the last game, Sword Art Online: Hol...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

It feels too early to be writing about Christmas, and downright blasphemous to be writing about Valentine's Day. Nevertheless, Sailor Moon Valentine's Day chocolates have been announced, and despite their early arrival, they might be worth pre-ord...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The latest issue of Televi-kun magazine has unveiled new images of ToQ Rainbow, the ToQGer's final mecha formation. This form is set to debut this November. With the Hyper Ressha Terminal as its base, all ToQGer trains combine to form the ToQ Rain...

SeventhStyle Seven

Something terrible has occurred today in China as a Madoka Magica itasha has been violated by means of a misfortunate impact with a motorcycle – the work of Kyubey manifesting in the real world. It looks like a nasty scene, but not for the itasha ...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Planning to get yourself a Legacy White Tiger Zord and Legacy Saba but you still got no solid info about these new Legacy series items? Well, read-on. . .

Kotaku East Eric Jou

The long-running Japanese manga, Naruto, is coming to an end later this year. To celebrate its extensive run, a few college students in China's Guangdong province have recreated one of series' best story school-related story arcs!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Convenience store chain Lawson is going into November with plans for a Madoka Magica campaign. In addition to a chance to win a "Cheese Please" Madoka figure signed by voice actress Aoi Yūki by participating the social media promotion, visitors ca...

Siliconera Ishaan

PEGI, the videogame rating board for a number of territories in Europe, has published a  rating for Valkyria Chronicles on PC.   Developed by Sega, Valkyria Chronicles is a strategy RPG originally released for the PlayStation 3 in 2008.

Siliconera Sato

Sword Art Online: Lost Song, the upcoming PlayStation 3 and Vita action title that takes place in the world of ALO will release in Japan March 2015 according to the latest issue of Famitsu magazine. [Thanks, Game Jouhou.


Countless stories centered around Gackt's song, "P. S. I LOVE U", have worked their way into becoming an iOS/Android app called "P. S. I LOVE U GACKT" on October 14. It was released along with the October 1 worldwide release of "AKATSUKIZUKUYO", i...

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The itashas, or anime-themed cars, have now become a staple for any Japanese Animation fan base and have been spotted in countries outside of Japan such as the United States, Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, and even the European co...

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

Yes, you read the title correctly. The classic dystopian blood, guts, and martial arts series Hokuto no Ken is going moe. If Kenshiro could, he'd hit the tsubo to explode his own brain before this upcoming contest by NicoNico even takes place.

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Flash II made a debut in Asia last month. If you haven't played Falcom's latest epic, you can try the prologue for free. The prologue of the Legend of Heroes: Trails in Flash II can now be played for free.

Shingeki no Bahamut Genesis - 04 Zombies vs. Frogmen?   I'm down with that any time. I'm pretty darn close to committing to Shingeki no Bahamut after that episode, which certainly supplants the second as the best of the series.

Angry Anime Bitches hideki sohma

You know, when I'm watching this show, a lot of the time I think to myself, "Do people even know this show exists? " I see nobody ever make fanart for it, it's the least viewed review I have out of my  8 shows, and I haven't heard a single person ...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

With the release of the 2nd volume of OGINO Makoto's Kujakuou – Sengoku Tensei manga series, an animated promotional video for the series has been revealed. Kujakuou – Sengoku Tensei is a Seinen / Super Natural manga series by OGINO Makoto.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

With Romance of the Three Kingdoms meets fanservice filled high school fight series Ikki Tousen set to return to anime in an Extravaganza Epoch on February 25th, 2015, the cast is now set to be joined by Rui Tanabe as Yagyū Jūbei Mitsuyoshi,Yuiko ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Good things are afoot for Princess Jellyfish fans as there's some additional manga offerings coming that support the new live action film that's coming out on December 27th, 2014. Original creator Akiko Higashimura is bringing out two special preq...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

More images from Kamen Rider Drive has surfaced online, which features Kamen Rider Drive Type Wild. This form is set to debut next month. Aside from that, these new images features the new Shift Cars Drive will obtain next month, better shots of M...

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