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April 9, 2015, 5:30 PM
April 9, 2015, 5:30 PM
RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Some of anime's most memorable scenes and settings would be impossible, or at least prohibitively expensive, to recreate in real life. As exciting as it would be for fans, no one's actually going to send Evangelion's Spear of Longinus to the moon,...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Manga Creator Cocoa Fujiwara Passes Away Posted by Chris Beveridge April 8, 2015 at 02:28 PM Unfortunate news has surfaced via Gangan Joker in that it's been revealed that mangaka Cocoa Fujiwara has passed away.

"Escape From the Amusement Park Surrounded by Titans" will open from July-September Real Escape Game designer company SCRAP announced on Tuesday that a second Real Escape Game based on Attack on Titan will open in Tokyo Dome City from July 18 to S...

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

There's no denying it. Yokai Watch is the king of Japan still. It looks like Jibanyan and the rest of the Yokai's are heading to the United States, and they have their eyes on your wallet. The first game will be released in 2016 by Nintendo, as we...

Siliconera Ishaan

Square Enix's three-day livestream reveal is for Deux Ex: Mankind Divided. The game is a sequel to Deus Ex: Human Revolution and is in development for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Game Informer magazine has a cover story on Deus Ex: Mankind Di...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

This April, it's time for the arrival of the new heroes that will make noise in their respective series! Enjoy a couple of new images featuring. . .

Siliconera Chris Priestman

Stick Shift is over in a few minutes. Or, at least, however long it takes for you to bring your gay car to climax. Yes, you read that correctly, and yes, you can download it for free. Don't worry, there's no human nudity in Stick Shift, but there ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The latest issue of Famitsu magazine announced a new Godzilla game for the PS4 called Godzilla VS. As the name suggest, it will feature a lot of monster fights. Aside from Godzilla, there are other kaiju as playable characters.

Trends in Japan William

Written by: William on April 9, 2015 at 8:53 am | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments Narita International Airport's much-anticipated third terminal opened on April 8th. Three years in development, Terminal 3 is for low-cost carriers and short haul flights...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

One of the classic 80's series that has long been hoped for with a license has finally born fruit as Discotek Media has announced the acquisition of Giant Gorg. The twenty-six episode series originally ran in the spring and summer of 1984 and was ...

Video: New Trailer For "IA/VT -Colorful-" A new trailer for the new Vocaloid rhythm PS Vita game "IA/VT -Colorful-" has been streamed on YouTube by Marvelous AQL. The upcoming rhythm game is based on Vocaloid's IA Project, and it is slated for rel...


Crunchyroll has a new addition to its spring 2015 anime lineup that's just about ready to start. Wish Upon the Pleiades is set to broadcast every Wednesday starting today, April 8, at 12:15pm Pacific Time for premium members.


Another new anime announcement from Crunchyroll comes hoppin' down the bunny trail today in the form of Urawa no Usagi-chan, an original work from TV Saitama! Urawa no Usagi-chan is set to broadcast every Thursday starting on April 9th at 10:30 am...


Yamaha is teaming up with the new TV anime Sound! Euphonium to promote the sales of Yamaha musical equipment. Customers who purchase 50000 yen ($416. 83 US) worth of wind, percussion, or stringed musical instruments will be eligible to win prizes.


Yo-Kai Watch 2's Yo-Kai Watch Busters mode is expanding into its own game on Nintendo 3DS, as announced among a slew of other news during Level-5's event this week. To no one's surprise, the multiplayer action spin-off is coming to Japan in two ve...

Within a Flash of Lightning Lightning Sabre

When MARiA and toku combine forces they become the super group GARDiNELiA! It was an honour to have the opportunity to hear their stories, met them in person, and listen to them live in concert! Like most fans, I first heard GARNiDELiA when they s...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

With most of us hyped for next week's triple ninja team-up in Shuriken Sentai Ninninger, here's a clip coming from a recent stage event that gives us a team-up that might not happen any time soon. Seen above is a clip coming from a recent Ninninge...


"JAPAN NIGHT" Jakarta (Indonesia) was held on April 4, 2015 at 7:00 pm (9:00pm Japan time). A press conference for Indonesian media and press from neighboring Asian countries was held at 12:00 pm on the day of the show.

Level-5 CEO creates fantasy with Professor Layton/Yo-kai Watch designer Game developer Level-5 began streaming the CG anime pilot film for The Snack World — its next cross-media project after Inazuma Eleven, Little Battlers eXperience, and Yo-kai ...

YATTAR JAPAN Editor_in_chief

Ghost in the Shell New Theatrical Film The upcoming theatrical film based on Masamune Shirow's 25-year-old manga series, Ghost in the Shell, will premiere in Japanese theaters on June 20th, a recent announcement revealed.

First Impressions - Hibike! Euphonium Tastes vary, I know - but honestly, I think you people are kidding yourselves. . . I saw someone describe the premiere of Hibike! Euphonium as "a cross between K-On!

The Fandom Post Kestrel Swift

Spring is here, and that means it's time to go back to Japanese high school in the artificially nostalgic, beautiful way that KyoAni's top staff delivers better than anyone. What They Say: Spring in the first year of high school.

YATTAR JAPAN Editor_in_chief

Girls und Panzer Movie Visual The release date for the upcoming "Girls und Panzer" theatrical film has been set for November 12th, 2015. Timed to coincide with the announcement, new visuals and a promo video for the movie were also released.

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