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Fans who came to see the first day of "AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 1035 2015″ were greeted with a surprise from a familiar face as the show kicked off at Tokyo Dome City Hall on January 21st. Last November it was announced that AKB48 was goin...

Achinami wearing the Hikaru Skirt (image from official site) A site dedicated to Hikaru Skirt, a wearable device born to light up the zettai ryoiki (absolute zone), has opened. On the site you can see countless pictures of the Hikaru Skirt being w...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Shiina Hikari, a. k. a Shiina Pikarin, who is active as a fashion model on "Popteen" and a devil girl idol will be releasing a photobook "Hikari Hatachi no Ryoiki" commemorating her twenty. The photo book is filled with her own fetish ideas come f...

NHK announced in a briefing on Wednesday that the first Sailor Moon anime series will rerun on their NHK BS Premium satellite television service. The rerun is scheduled to begin on April 6, and it will show one episode every Monday at 6:30 p.

While there are only a few hours until Tales of Zestiria launches in Japan as a PlayStation 3 exclusive JRPG, some lucky folks seem to have scored their copy of the game early. As with most Tales games in recent years, this game comes with a profe...

Siliconera Ishaan

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 is coming to PC via Steam on January 28th, Idea Factory announced this morning. The game will cost $30, but for a week after launch you'll be able to grab it for $15.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The title of the upcoming 2015 film produced by the AnoHana film has been revealed, it will be titled Kokoro Ga Sakebitagatterun Da (The Heart Wants to Shout). Additionally, the film's first visual was leaked early online, before its scheduled rev...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Yesterday, a video allegedly uploaded by ISIS demanded that the Japanese government pay $200 million for two hostages. In it, a cloaked man waving a knife told the Japanese people to pressure their government to pay or the men would die.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

The former AKB48 idol Anna Mori is crowdfunding her first photobook after recently turning 20 years old (the "age of majority" in Japan, similar to turning 18 in the U. S. ) and quickly raised 2,000,000 yen (about US$16,957) with a little help fro...

Heart phone comes with Sailor Moon stickers, charm, heart-shaped charger in March Bandai has us covered on heart-shaped Sailor Moon pins, charms, and bags. So why not a heart-shaped mobile phone? Presenting the Heart x Sailor Moon Collaboration Se...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Durarara! !  has released preview images and the synopsis for the third episode of Durarara! ! x2 Shou, the third episode of Durarara! ! x2 Shou airs this Saturday at 11:30pm JST on Tokyo MX, GTV...

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

The new episode of Shinmai Maou no Testament is full of fanservice and (of course) censorship: The post Shinmai Maou no Testament – 03 appeared first on Sugoi! Anime Blog.

Devoted fanatics of the highly popular Kantai Collection craze have hastened to identify the real world location that the show's naval base was modeled after, naturally providing comparison shots for viewers to scrutinize the differences and simil...

Siliconera Sato

  Bandai Namco's upcoming hack 'n' slash title, One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 was recently confirmed for a western release, and it'll also be available on Steam for PC. The latest videos for the game shows some big characters in action.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official Japan Animator Expo website began streaming 9th anime short in the project, Gridman (Denkou Choujin Gridman). It is the first short not to be produced by Studio Khara (The Rebuild of Evenagelion films), but instead produced by Studio ...

Crunchyroll news+feed@crunchyroll.com

Attack on Titan author Hajime Isayama's home town in Ōyama is famous for its plums and makers of umeshu (a Japanese liqueur made from ume fruits).  As with last year, Hibiki has prepared for spring with Attack on Titan branded umeshu, complete wit...

Siliconera Spencer

Omega Shenron and Super Saiyan 4 Gogeta are playable characters in Dragon Ball Xenoverse. Bandai Namco also revealed artwork of a mysterious character in the Dimps developed fighting game too.   Dragon Ball Xenoverse will have playable characters ...

Ladies and Gentlemen, the newest Rider on the block is coming to S. H. Figuarts! Let's Henshin and find out more about S. H. Figuarts Mach. S. H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Mach and Ride Macher will be joining Tamashi's Mass retail releases in June, com...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Check-out this new spy-shots that came from a fan that was around in a set of a shoot for what seems to be a scene from an upcoming Ressha Sentai. . .

Crunchyroll news+feed@crunchyroll.com

This week's batch of DLC for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call includes a couple tracks from Square Enix's 2007 Nintendo DS action-RPG The World Ends with You. "Twister" (BMS) and "Calling" (FMS) from TWEWY join "Liberi Fatali" (BMS) from Fi...

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Ever wonder what made Gundam's Char Aznable the man he is? The very first part of the new Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin saga, titled Blue-Eyed Casval, will be answering those questions and more, and its second PV, now in English, is now streamed b...

Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu - 15 Damn, this show kicks ass. A funny story about this week's episode of Kiseijuu. . .   I love classical music, and that love often manifests itself in fixating on a particular composition and listening to dozens of v...

Siliconera Spencer

MapleStory has a crossover with Attack on Titan that brings Titans from the anime series into MapleStory's events. A portal in the MapleStory world lets characters level 30 and above into the world of Attack on Titan.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Naruodoma' Boys Love Digital Manga Gets Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge January 21, 2015 at 09:26 PM Naruodoma The release of the first print collection of Kometokaite Meter's digital manga series Narudoma is set to land in a couple of...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Japan seems to never get tired of games set in its ancient history. Case in point – Sengoku Basara 4: Sumeragi. Some of the things to look forward to in this game are the following: – New playable warlords like Ashika Yoshiteru, Kyogoku Maria, and...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

2015 is sure a blast for Digimon Adventure fans thanks to the anime's 15th anniversary. Part of the celebration is the release of new GEM figures! The new Digimon GEM figures are Mimi Tachikawa w/ Palmon and Koshiro "Izzy" Izumi w/ Tentomon.

Crunchyroll news+feed@crunchyroll.com

Thanks to Famitsu and Koei Tecmo we have a look at the Survival/Infinite Castle mode in Samurai Warriors 4-II, which hits PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita in Japan on February 11. See a preview in the two-minute video below.

Siliconera Sato

Sword Art Online: Lost Song takes place in an updated ALO, where a new continent has been added, featuring all kinds of different terrains. Dengeki shares a look at some of the new places you'll get to visit in the upcoming game.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Got $3000? Get A 'Sailor Moon' Swarovski Decorated Tiara! Posted by Chris Beveridge January 20, 2015 at 02:25 PM When it comes to Sailor Moon fans, there's obviously a lot of commitment to the show, the characters and the manga.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

More Casting Revealed For 'Yamada And The Seven Witches' Anime TV Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge January 21, 2015 at 03:33 PM Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches The cast for the upcoming TV series anime adaptation of the manga Yamada And The 7...

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