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January 11, 2015, 11:00 AM

In many Japanese tea gardens and traditional houses, you will see a small fence made of bamboo and woven grass, with a round corner on top. It is called Sodegaki, which means "sleeve fence", and it is named like this because it has the same propor...

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When you live in a cramped city like Tokyo, owning a pet is a luxury many people cannot afford. Apartments usually come with strict no-pets policies, and the only way Tokyo dwellers have been able to get their pet-fix is by visiting cat cafes.

Ring to Chōmajin Hoopa premieres in Japan on July 18 The February issue of Shogakukan's Coro Coro magazine is announcing on Thursday that the title of the next Pokémon film will be Ring to Chōmajin Hoopa (The Ring and the Genie Hoopa), and will st...

Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid CM Streamed, More Cast and Air Date Revealed The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Masaki Tsuzuki and Takuya Fujima's manga Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid began streaming a 15-second commercial on...

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While many were expecting an upgraded version or even a sequel to Freedom Wars from the "Sinners Festival" that took place earlier today, Sony's big reveal ended up being something far less grand.   According to a report by Hachima, the announceme...

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Fanart Friday returns, and I'm always kinda sad when puns fly right over coworkers' heads. Last week, we started off 2015 like we do every year, with a trip through Crunchyroll's anime library, but this week we're putting the spotlight on GENUINEL...

Right Stuf, most known for their major online anime/manga store and publishing wings (Nozomi Entertainment / Lucky Penny Entertainment), have announced that they have formed an exclusive distribution deal with Pony Canyon Inc.

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The sports genre has always been one of the most popular genres in both anime and manga, and have often inspired readers and viewers to take up the sport that series is about such as basketball, football, and swimming.

Ship Daughter Amatsukaze Loses Her Clothes as She's Damaged With the first episode of Kantai Collection hitting Japanese televisions last Wednesday, figurine manufacturer MAX Factory have revealed images for their latest figFIX series figure which...

With Durarara! ! x2 Shou episode 1 debuted today on Japanese television, the official website has released the final image for the countdown which features Masaomi Kida, Mikado Ryuugamine and Anri Sonohara.

Earlier today, Yen Press, a manga and graphic novel publishing company, announced on its official Twitter account that they have acquired the licenses to publish 5 manga and 3 light novels in English. The publisher will release the manga for Rustb...

Shinjuku Station's new Psycho-Pass Sybil System installation is already getting some high profile visitors. On January 8, the Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie Twitter posted a photo of Motoko Kusanagi infiltrating the Sibyl System, where she was ...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

All us normal everyday folks know to call their friendly neighborhood Spider-Man when they get into a jam, but what happens when Spider-Man gets into a jam? If Amazing Spider-Man writer Dan Slott is to be believed, the answer is also to call on Sp...

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"Persona 3 The Movie 3″ – Teaser PV Posted by pKjd on Jan 9, 2015 @ 8:22 pm 9 Jan The official website to the third film in the Persona 3 anime series, entitled 「Persona 3 The Movie 3 – Falling Down」, is currently hosting its first promotional video.

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Here's the first full trailer of the 19th Detective Conan film, Detective Conan: Sunflowers of Inferno. The film will feature the return of Kaitou Kid who is seen in the trailer. The film is about Conan tracking down Kaitou Kid who supposedly stol...

The first television commercials for the upcoming One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 video game was streamed by Bandai Namco Games on Friday. The first commercials are narrated by Ace (Toshio Furukawa who is also known as Piccolo from Dragon Ball).

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Bandai Namco Games announced that the release of the Dragon Ball Xenoverse game will be delayed in the Americas and in the United Kingdom. From the original February 17 release, it is moved to February 24 in the Americas and to February 27 in the U.

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The official website of the Ghost in the Shell 25th anniversary project has announced that a TV anime series based on the Ghost in the Shell Arise OVA series will be broadcasting during the Spring anime season.

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Tweet Pin It 4TE is an all female Japanese pop inspired music group, orchestrated on the Internet. Consisting of four members based in the southwest of the USA, they strive to create, distribute and perform Japanese pop music.

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The second promotional video has been released for the Knights of Sidonia (Sidonia no Kishi) compilation anime fIlm, adapted from Tsutomu Nihei's manga.  It will be a recap of the 12 episodes from the anime's first season and will contain a remast...

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A teaser site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Haruko Kumota's rakugo (traditional storytelling performance)-themed manga Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju launched today with the first anime key visual and a video message from voice actor Tomoka...

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Yesterday, Psycho-Pass the Movie finally made its long-awaited premiere, and during a special premiere event in Shinjuku Wald-9, the anime movie's voice cast, led by none other than Akane Tsunemori's voice actress, Kana Hanazawa, were present and ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Ch-ch-ch-changes! Nothing stays the same—people, places, and manga characters, included. Let's see how the likes of One Piece have evolved over the years. The appearance of characters changing is not new, nor is it unique to One Piece.

Classroom assassination drama Ansatsu Kyoushitsu has received a great deal of positive reception due to its tasteful humor and spontaneous gunfights, while also delivering a plot of the most enigmatic variety that should prove fascinating for 'A v...

Video Games Now Reading Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late – New Trailer Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late – New Trailer Aksys Games have this morning shared a new trailer for their upcoming anime-style 2D fighting game Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late, provi...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

After some technical delay, Brandish: The Dark Revenant will be released on January 13. Here's a trailer for everyone: The game will be coming out digitally. Seeing that the in some regions the PSP can no longer connect to the PSN, I think most pe...

Death Parade arrives like a refreshing breeze blowing the stink of mediocrity from the room. OP: "Flyers" by BRADIO How glorious it is, when a series with great expectations delivers on them in full.   Even in a good season I'd have placed a lot o...

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The Attack on Titan exhibition is also coming to Oita and Osaka. © Hajime Isayama / Kodansha / "Attack on Titan Exhibition" Planning Committee The Attack on Titan exhibition currently running at Tokyo's Ueno Royal Museum will also be coming to ser...

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