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April 11, 2015, 8:00 AM
April 11, 2015, 8:00 AM

Gin apologizes for reviving Gintama The first episode of Gintama's fourth incarnation as a TV series aired on April 8 by satirizing Ryūtarou Nonomura, an assemblyman from Hyōgo Prefecture who infamously erupted in tears and howls while apologizing...

Siliconera Sato

During a special "Closed Conference 2015" Square Enix shared more info on their upcoming arcade title, Dissidia Final Fantasy. The company revealed that Koei Tecmo's Team Ninja are developing the game.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Things are looking up again for fans of Sailor Moon Crystal as the Toei Animation Europe site has revealed while promoting the show for French release that a second season is currently under production in Japan with plans to broadcast this summer.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Miki Yoshikawa's Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo (Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches) manga series revealed the second visual before its Sunday premiere.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

Bandai have announced they will be selling two new special, adorable plushies of Agumon and Patamon in celebration for the 15th anniversary of the Digimon Adventure anime. The two will be sold as a set on their Premium Bandai store.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official website of The IDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls anime adaptation has revealed that the second season of the anime will be airing from July 17th at midnight JST (effectively the 18th) during the Summer 2015 anime season.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

Sega has announced Miracle Girls Festival, a brand new PlayStation Vita rhythm game. The game itself will be a collaboration of the moest anime, including Yuru Yuri and Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka? Miracle Girls Festival will be published by and de...

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In the west, it's typical to see animated series like South Park and Family Guy poke (often controversial) fun at public personalities from politicians to Hollywood celebrities that sometimes, it ain't shocking anymore.


On July 10 and 11, rock bands VAMPS, [Alexandros], OKAMOTO'S, and Ling Tosite Sigure will unite in London for a set of concerts. These concerts are part of the "JAPAN NIGHT" series, with this installment being called "JAPAN NIGHT at HYPER JAPAN JA...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Earlier this year, Kotaku brought word of a new Godzilla-themed hotel opening in Tokyo's Shinjuku. The photos were mere renderings. Now, we get a real look inside. In this video from Jiji Press, you get a peak inside a Godzilla View Room and the m...

The grossly sexualized Sorceress of 2D RPG-'em-up Dragon's Crown can now become part of buyer's collections thanks to figure manufacturer A Plus, as the 1/4. 5 scale magic user boldly bares her massive bust as always – the Sorceress can join a par...


I admit, I thought that the Long Piropiro exercise tool was a bit weird, but at least I understood its theoretical purpose. However, I'm having a little diffulty taking the Iyashi Octopus Sucker Massager seriously.


D3 Publisher is gearing up for a big otome game announcement, with a special countdown placed on its official website. It's adorned with pink hearts and teases a "major otome announcement," but that's about all we have to go on at this point.

AFA Channel! 18thAngel

7 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 3 Google+ 1 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 7 Flares × Inu x Boku SS's mangaka, Cocoa Fujiwara, had passed away at the age of 31 on 31 March 2015. A notice of Fujiwara sensei's passing was posted at the official website...

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Nana Mizuki (水樹奈々) is getting ready to release 32nd single Angel Blossom and unveiled a preview music video and TVCM spot for the new single. Nana Mizuki writes the lyrics for the title track with tie-up as opening theme for anime Magical Girl Lyr...


New York's annual Japan Day will take place Sunday, May 10 in Central Park. Japan Day is a means to celebrate Japanese culture within the city, in the form of a spring festival. There are many things to enjoy at the event, such as food, crafts, an...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Viz Media is getting ready to celebrate the debut of the second series for Sailor Moon with the dubbed arrival of Sailor Moon R. What they're doing is similar to past Moonlight Party events in that they're hosting a special free virtual party and ...

First Impressions - Ore Monogatari! ! No suspense here - I loved it. OP: "Miraikei Answer" (未来形Answer; Future-Tense Answer) by TRUSTRICK There are more premieres to come this season, including a couple of shows that seem to have outside sleeper po...

Japanese film news website Cinema Today began streaming a new trailer for Production I. G and Keiichi Hara's (Summer Days with Coo, Colorful) Miss Hokusai film on Friday. The trailer unveils "Saihate ga Mitai" (I Want to See the Farthest Reaches")...

Random Curiosity Passerby

'青春プレリュード' (Seishun Pureryūdo) "Youthful Prelude" In my general overview of Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku in the season preview, I noted that it was cut from similar stock as MEKAKUCITY ACTORS. That's not an exactly flattering pedigree by anime terms,...

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Here are some new toy rumors for the 3rd quarter Shuriken Sentai Ninninger toy line brought to us by Dukemon22. Remember to take a grain of salt for. . .

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of Infinite, an anime merchandise producer, has revealed the first of four Daikimakuras (hug pillows) covers for P. A. Works' Fall/Autumn 2014 original anime Shirobako. The first cover features the adorable production assistan...

Wan Abrar Rei

Studio Colorido announced during the broadcast of the animePunch Line on Friday that it will animate a new feature-length film titled Taifu no Naruda (Typhoon Noruda). The film will open in theaters in Japan for a three week limited engagement beg...

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