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April 11, 2015, 5:00 PM
April 11, 2015, 5:00 PM

The event "Escape from the Great Underwater Prison Impel Down," which was held at Zepp locations Japan-wide in 2014 to high acclaim, is a Real Escape Game based on the anime One Piece. Because of its popularity, a second One Piece Real Escape Game...

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I'm a big fan of the Silent Hill series since way back. The first time I stepped into that crazy, messed up-town way back in 1999, I was hooked. Of course, at the time I was a preteen and had no business playing such a scary game.

Sponsored links J-POP SUMMIT, the Japanese pop culture celebration held annually in San Francisco since 2009, has announced that its 7th annual event will take place Friday, August 7th through Sunday, August 9th.

Siliconera Ishaan

The website for the new Dissidia Final Fantasy for arcades has revealed that characters such as Terra, Cloud, and Lightning will be playable in the upcoming game. One of the characters it doesn't mention is someone from one of the side games—Ramza...

Kyoto Animation's official shop is planning a birthday party for Free! Eternal Summer's Haruka. The stoic swimmer is celebrating on June 30 and KyoAni plans to ship off some exclusive merchandise for him.

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.

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...

Kotaku East Toshi Nakamura

Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's most celebrated anime creators. He also has the reputation of being a bit outspoken of his opinions. Like how using an iPad is like masturbation, or that time he said he hated cars because they were American.


Kinoko Nasu's original plans for Fate/Stay Night, featuring a girl with glasses as the protagonist and a male Saber, have been adapted and expanded in what's been named Fate/Prototype. Hikaru Sakurai has been working on a series of prequel light n...

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The Shuriken Sentai Ninninger third quarter toy catalog has surfaced online and it confirms the rumors we have about its contents! First is the DX Lion Ha-Oh, which is a large castle-type mecha with a lion motif, which has two modes and is piloted...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

A new footage coming from the Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' film was unveiled in a morning show. The new footage features Goku's new and blue Super Saiyan form. Goku's new form is the Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan (Super Saiyan God SS), which he...

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 "ARASHI BLAST in Hawaii" held for Arashi's 15th year anniversary at the Ko Olina Resort in Hawaii (Sep 19 – 20) will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on April 15. In addition to the concert, the release will also include a footage Documentary of...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy
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

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...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

If you have been following this blog for a while, you know how psyched I am with Digimon Adventure Tri, the upcoming anime that follows the adventures of the original Digimon characters from the season now that they are in high school.


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...

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"Date A Live Movie: Mayuri Judgment" – Promotional Video Posted by pKjd on Apr 10, 2015 @ 8:23 pm 10 Apr 'Date a Live The Movie: Mayuri Judgement' is an upcoming Summer film from Production IMS. It will feature an original story supervised by ligh...

Trends in Japan Japan Trends

Written by: Japan Trends on April 10, 2015 at 10:05 am | In PRODUCT INNOVATION | No Comments We're not going to lie to you: Japan has a history of producing some pretty unusual beauty gadgets. Some are hi-tech, some not so.


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.

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

It's official as AKB48 is set to make their return trip to the Big Apple this May. The rumors were true and Japanese pop idol group AKB48 will be making their first appearance as a team to New York City in nearly 6 years.

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'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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Anime Consortium Japan Inc. , the Japanese company for official anime streaming is excited to announce their streaming line-up of upcoming series starting in April. It includes Gunslinger Stratos, PLASTIC MEMORIES, Nisekoi (Second season), Fate/st...

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...

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