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January 10, 2013, 4:00 AM
January 10, 2013, 4:00 AM

The new streaming anime announcements at Crunchyroll CONTINUE with AKB0048: next stage, which is set to broadcast every Sunday starting on January 13, at 7:30 am Pacific Time for premium members. Free members will be able to view one week after in...

The TBS station's official website for the Sasami-san@Ganbaranai television anime series began streaming the third promotional video on Wednesday. The video features the opening theme song "Alteration" by ZAQ.

Dengeki Online, associated with the publisher of the light novel series, posted a new preview of March's PSP game Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment.  As well as screen shots showing a bit more of Aincrad's dating scene, the post offered a sample l...

On January 8, it was announced that Mizushima Hiro would be making a comeback as an actor after a 3 year hiatus through the movie “Kuroshitsuji ( Black Butler). ”He last made a appearance in the movie “BECK” which was relea...


This week's gravure features Ogura Nana! So for those who do not know her, Ogura Nana was born on January 10th of 1990! It's almost the 10th in Japan right? So Happy Birthday Nana-chan -she's now 23-! Anyway not only is she an Idol, but she's also...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Castration. Cutting off fingers. Photos of your genitals shown publicly forever. These aren't just idle threats. They're vending machine threats. It's like a ring of Hell Dante missed, but with fizzy drinks and canned coffee.

JEFusion GekiDan

It was announced that action comedy manga “Kuroshitsuji” (Black Butler) will have a live action adaptation, starring Kamen Rider Kabuto's Hiro Mizushima. This will be Mizushima's first acting role in 3 years.

Kuroshitsuji / movie / manga / anime It has just been revealed that popular anime and manga "Kuroshitsuji", also known as "Black Butler" will be released as a live-action movie, starring Mizushima Hiro in the role of demon butler Sebastian Michaelis.

Japan is renowned for its restaurants… there are many fancy and expensive restaurants, but for the regular traveler they are not very important. What is really important is the great number of regular priced restaurants and the fact that this is o...

Siliconera Spencer

Tecmo Koei minted money by selling Dynasty Warriors 7 costumes in Japan, so of course Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2 has extra outfits too. Players can purchase manga costumes for Bat, Kaioh, Hyou, Shachi, Falco, Ein, and Rin on PlayStation ...

Rank Title Est. Weekly Copies Est. Total Copies Release Date Publisher Cover Author Highest Rank Weeks on List 1 Hunter X Hunter 32 619,064 619,064 2012/12 Shueisha Yoshihiro Togashi 1 1 2 Naruto 63 574,373 574,373 2012/12 Shueisha Masashi Kishimo...

Series about 2 young men living together runs in Hana to Yume mag This year's third issue of Hakusensha's Hana to Yume magazine began serialization on Mai Nishikata's (Venus Capriccio, Sweet Black) newest series Danshigurashi on Saturday.

Kyle Oropesa

It's rare to see someone who's an otaku and a smoker among my circle of friends but I'm sure that there's a group out there that uses cigarettes as stress relievers that are otaku/anime fans as well. That being said I'm sure that they'll probably ...

Actor/model/writer Hiro Mizushima (Kamen Rider Kabuto) revealed that he will be returning to screen as the star of a live action film based on Yana Toboso's manga Black Butler.   Kentaro Otani (live action NANA) and Keiichi Satou (Tiger & Bunny) w...

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

Over the weekend, Hideki Kamiya—director of Resident Evil 2, Devil May Cry, Okami, Viewtiful Joe, and Bayonetta—was asked over twitter about his opinion of Valve, Steam, and PC gaming in general. He responded thusly: I don't know well about Valve.

Siliconera Spencer

Chaos Code and its wacky cast of characters is available for PlayStation 3, but only in Asia regions like Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan. It’s fairly accessible, but it sounds like FK Digital has bigger plans in mind.

The Family Mart chain of convenience stores in Japan has started offering new sweets featuring popular manga/anime series Natsume Yujin-cho since January 8th. They are limited collaboration products with Animax, an anime satellite television network.

Siliconera Ishaan

Last month, a report revealed Capcom Arcade Cabinet, which sounded like a collection of Capcom games for Xbox Live Arcade. This week’s Famitsu magazine has confirmed that Capcom Arcade Cabinet is indeed headed to Xbox Live and PlayStation Network,...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Newly airing anime Amnesia has so far managed to befuddle viewers with its confusing plot and completely nameless protagonist, but its colourful and immaculate character designs and “reverse harem” setting stand out as well, and may even secure it...

Siliconera Spencer

Monster Hunter 4 lets players take two Felyne companions with them. One of these is your main Felyne, which you can customize. Famitsu explains players will be able to select things like eyes, ears, and fur for your number one Felyne.

Siliconera Spencer

Pokémon X and Pokémon Y are coming to Nintendo 3DS in October with a worldwide release. The upcoming games have new starter Pokémon, a new hero, and a new heroine.     "The worldwide launch of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y this October allows players to...

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