Top News

January 30, 2015, 10:30 PM
Cancel
Calendar
January 30, 2015, 10:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Right now, I am visiting New York. There are not many vending machines here, like there are in Osaka, where I live. Surely, there must be a good reason for Japan having all those vending machines. Turns out, there are several.

Chocolate lovers around Japan were understandably thrilled when the Kit Kat Chocolatery, the world's first Kit Kat specialty store, opened in the Seibu Ikebukuro Department Store about a year ago. Of course, we were pretty excited too, and when we...

Crunchyroll news+feed@crunchyroll.com

Following the knife-featured third episode of Assassination Classroom last Friday, the on-air of the fifth episode of the Tantei Kageki Milky Holmes TD TV anime, which was originally scheduled to be broadcasted this Saturday night, is cancelled.

Crunchyroll news+feed@crunchyroll.com

After one-year hiatus, Takehiko Inoue's Vagabond resumes its serialization with the 323rd chapter in the 9th of 2015 issue of Kodansha's Weekly Morning, which is released in Japan today, January 29. The issues features the manga on its cover and o...

RocketNews24 Jessica

Larger-that-life columnist and talent Matsuko Deluxe is well-known for her sharp tongue, particularly where pretty ladies are concerned. This week the target of her ire is idol groups like AKB48. On a radio show Monday, she slammed the idea of the...

Siliconera Sato

The 1. 0. 2 version for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U just went live in Japan, and in addition to the various fixes we usually get, the update also adds 15 stages for the 8-player mode. Nintendo shared a list with the following stages.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

As part of Noitamina's 10th anniversary, the Fuji TV's animation block held a poll last month for fans to vote on what they thought what were best anime songs of all time, for anime that aired on the block.

Crunchyroll news+feed@crunchyroll.com

New York International Children's Film Festival has laid out their 2015 line-up, which includes a February 27th, opening night presentation of the North American premiere of Studio Ghibli's When Marnie was There at the Director's Guild of America ...

SGCafe spartanchef

Western countries rejoice, because Sony's official PlayStation Blog has announced that Sega's light novel cross-over fighting game, Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax, will finally be heading west to North America and Europe later this year for the PS3...

Nintendo plans Star Fox, Legend of Zelda, Devil's Third U. S. releases Nintendo released its nine-month earnings report revealed the company's localization plans for 2015. The report includes Nintendo's tentatively titled "Project Giant Robot" for...

Haruhichan's blog Hamza "Tomoki" Khattak

Over the weekend of January 23rd – 25th, two 18 year old cosplayers were arrested outside the anime convention known as G-Anime that takes place in Gatineau, in the Quebec province of Canada. The cosplayers were reported to have been armed with ri...

Siliconera Sato

In Dragon Ball Xenoverse, a group of villains have been rewriting Dragon Ball history with magic, and they've even powered up enemies and turned allies into bad guys. This week's Jump reveals the main antagonist.

We've already taken a look at the top 30 anime of 2014 according to Japanese textboard website, 2ch. Now it's time to look at the top 10 anime of 2014 according to 4chan's anime and manga image board, /a/.

"D. O. B" opening song teased before series premiere, delayed from April to July The official website for the television anime of Yū Moroboshi's Kūsen Madōshi Kōhosei no Kyōkan (Aerial Combat Wizard Candidates' Instructor) light novel series began...

The official website for the anime adaptation of Takaya Kagami's dark fantasy manga Owari no Seraph (Seraph of the End) manga has revealed new additional cast members for the April /October anime series.

Jan 28, 12:00 games Todd studies Falcom games and wonders why they aren't more popular! Plus NightyCry, Dead or Alive, and…well, King of Fighters, in a sense. ― I glance through Falcom's catalog this week, which means I should open with some weird...

Providing their greatest look into the world and characters of The Awakened Fate Ultimatum, Nippon Ichi Software America have shared a set of three trailers for the upcoming dungeon crawling RPG. The game will be available exclusively on the PlayS...

SeventhStyle Seven

Second season promotional artwork for GochiUsa has now come – feminine blobs of moe hold signs reminding everyone of their TV anime sequel, and the pseudo-cafe theme which isn't really used at all. All too often, GochiUsa's key visual artworks hav...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

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

Crunchyroll news+feed@crunchyroll.com

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3's Japanese launch is set for March 26, with North America and Europe to follow this summer, but Bandai Namco isn't done adding characters. According to the latest issue of Jump, Rob Lucci (pictured in the scan below) i...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The third promotional video has been released for the Knights of Sidonia (Sidonia no Kishi) compilation anime fIlm, adapted from Tsutomu Nihei's manga of the same name. The film will be a recap of the 12 episodes from the anime's first season with...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Here are some follow-up magazine scans featuring Kamen Rider Mach's new finished that uses the help of the Shift Car Rumble Dump plus the new. . .

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While fans of the TV series Assassination Classroom are in a bit of limbo right now after the show had its third episode suspended due to real world events, there are some teases coming about home video releases.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Shonen Jump Preps Four New Manga Series Posted by Chris Beveridge January 29, 2015 at 04:31 PM The Japanese edition of Weekly Shonen Jump is gearing up for several new works to debut in the coming month, and if the Jump Start initiative continues ...

Milkcananime { Justinn }

By { Justinn } - Thursday, January 29, 2015 - No Comments It was a rather sluggish Thursday afternoon. The scorching weather felt like an iron chain attached to my legs as my vision wandered about for a certain commercial building that was well-sh...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

If you are following all Digimon news lately, you'll find out that fans need to take time on the special website and click some eggs to hatch them, which then becomes the new information that gets revealed.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

First 'Tokyo Ghoul √A' Anime DVD/BD Commercial Debuts Posted by Chris Beveridge January 29, 2015 at 03:27 PM Marvelous Entertainment is gearing up for the home video release of their winter 2015 season with Tokyo Ghoul √A and now they've brought o...

Crunchyroll news+feed@crunchyroll.com

Tamayura, Junichi Sato's iyashikei(healing) schoolgirl anime series which has featured an OVA in 2010 and a TV season in 2011 and then 2013' Tamayura - More Aggressive last summer, is set to chronicle the final year of its subjects' high school ex...

The March issue of Gekkan's Megami Magazine is announcing the main cast and staff for the second season of the Is the order a rabbit? television anime on Friday. The cast and staff is the same as the first season of the anime.

Siliconera Spencer

Square Enix is developing a new arcade game with staff from the Drakengard series and the story writer from Danganronpa. School of Ragnarok is described as a 1 vs. 1 Tactical 5D action game. This teaser trailer gives us a first look it and it's ki...

This page

This is a Katsu News archive page. It shows how the site appeared at January 30, 2015, 10:30 PM JST.

The most current version of the site is always available on our home page. To view an earlier snapshot, click here and change the date.

Back to top