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October 29, 2014, 10:30 PM

This morning, Cheeky Parade unveiled the music video and cover art for their upcoming 4th single "CANDY POP GALAXY BOMB! ! " (release date: December 3) and it is bursting at the seams with images from their triumphant first overseas performance at...

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

Meet Ms. Deng Yuanyuan (鄧媛媛), the stylish, beautiful Chinese biology teacher who's been sending shockwaves across the internet in the past week. Looking just as at home in the classroom as she would gracing the cover of a fashion magazine, Ms.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

New ClariS Member & Song to Be Revealed on November 8th ClariS is one of Japan's most popular singing duo who are well known for performing the singles for many anime Opening and Ending theme songs. The duo are founded by two schoolgirls Clara and...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

OK Go, the alternative rock band who blew us away with their unique treadmill choreography in the music video for their 2006 hit Here It Goes Again, have come out with an even more impressive video, this time featuring dozens of Japanese girls, a ...

Siliconera Ishaan

Square Enix's Play Arts Kai line of figurines is releasing figures based on Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children. Cloud, Tifa, Barret and Red XIII are in the pipeline, and you can view images of them below.

■ I want you to definitely see this ever-charming castWith complete cooperation from Gainax, the hot robot anime Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann has become a stage play for the first time. The cast were all chosen through auditions, which may make the ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

When you hear wasabi, you probably think of sashimi or sushi. Maybe add toothpaste as well? No, don't do that. This month, Japanese retailer Village Vanguard is rolling out wasabi-flavored toothpaste. The toothpaste smells like wasabi, it has a wa...

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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...

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...

The cover of this year's November issue of Shueisha's Comics News magazine has confirmed that Yūto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's comedy manga Shokugeki no Sōma (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma) will get a television anime adaptation in 2015.

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Just like all Super Sentai Versus movies, the past team returns and here's our first look on Daigo "King" Kiryu aka KyoryuRed in the Ressha Sentai ToQGer vs. Kyoryuger the Movie! Similar to past Super Sentai heroes who appeared in the annual Super...

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

So, it looks like Naruto is coming to a close. I haven't followed the show or manga in quite some time, but all the hoopla around the end has got me a bit interested again. I also have just found out that it seems like Naruto hasn't scored with Hi...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Fan group Robot Underdog aims to bring the Dragon Ball world to life in a way that's never been attempted before while still staying true to the characters and the story and they're starting with a live-action adaptation of "The History of Trunks.

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

We've talked before about all the cool Kit Kats Japan gets, but the chocolate-covered wafers aren't the only sweet indulgence with exclusive-to-Japan versions. Once a year or so, Pepsi releases a special flavor for the Japanese market, too.

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

Halloween is approaching fast and it's a rare time where you can cosplay freely in public. Japanese e-bookstore eBookJapan yesterday revealed the results of the latest survey they held "Which anime / manga character do you want to cosplay for Hall...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Yuri Kuma Arashi' Anime Gets Male Leads & Lots Of Panty Images Posted by Chris Beveridge October 28, 2014 at 09:31 PM Yuri Kuma Arashi The upcoming January 2015 series Yuri Kuma Arashi, aka Yuri Bear Storm, has something new information out for f...

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Big Comic Magazine's official website has announced that legendary mangaka or manga creator Go Nagai, best known for creating classics like the Mazinger Z series, Cutie Honey, and the Devilman series, will be making a manga comeback for the magazi...

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...

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...

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.

Play to open in Tokyo on Wednesday Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web began streaming a rehearsal video for theater production company Cornflakes' Danganronpa The Stage ~Kibō no Gakuen to Zetsubō no Kōkōsei~ (Danganronpa The Stage: The Academy of Hope ...

 This year's VS Series film has been finally announced. The movie is currently temporarily titled "Ressha Sentai ToQger Vs Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger THE MOVIE". Hit the jump to learn more about the latest VS movie!

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.

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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...

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...

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...

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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...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Compile Heart's Makai Shin Trillion hit a bit of a snag recently. As announced in this week's issue of Dengeki PlayStation magazine, the PS Vita RPG that was originally slated to hit Japan this year has been pushed back to 2015.

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.

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