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April 23, 2015, 7:00 PM
April 23, 2015, 7:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

After a long absence, Taco Bell has returned to Tokyo. Today, a rather chic Taco Bell began serving customers. The Japan Times reports that the chain left Japan in the late 1980s, but remained on U. S.

Film about boy trained by supernatural creature opens on July 11 in Japan Australian anime distributor Madman Entertainment began streaming an English-subtitled trailer for Mamoru Hosoda's upcoming The Boy and The Beast film on Wednesday.

Siliconera Sato

Prior to the release of Bravely Default: For the Sequel (simply Bravely Default in the West), Square Enix trademarked Bravely Second and Bravely Third. Now that the second title of the series will release in Japan soon, producer Tomoya Asano and S...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) My love for marshmallows has calmed down a bit, but I'm now addicted to popcorn! If this continues I'm going to have some problems in the weight department!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

First 'Vampire Hunter D' Anime Getting New English Dub Posted by Chris Beveridge April 22, 2015 at 03:41 PM After announcing the release formally yesterday, where we wished that Vampire Hunter D would get a new dub, it appears that at least part o...


The fifth issue of Akita Shoten's Monthly Young Champion Retsu announced today that the first episode of Sayaka Mogi's horror manga pupa's new two-part one-shot story "Yume to Utsusu no Nanokakan" (The Seven Days of Yume and Utsutsu) will be publi...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'ATASHIn'CHI' Getting New Anime Posted by Chris Beveridge April 22, 2015 at 02:34 PM With seventeen years worth of manga during the original run, ATASHIn'CHI had a solid TV anime adaptation that ran for 330 episodes between 2002 and 2009.


The North American comics industry has announced the nominees for its prestigious Eisner Awards, which will be presented at during a gala ceremony on Friday, July 10 during Comic-Con International: San Diego.

Atlus USA posted a trailer for the Classic Mode in the Nintendo 3DS role-playing game Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight (Shin Sekai-ju no Meikyū 2: Fafnir no Kishi). This mode allows players to create their own custom characters for their...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Maccha Hazuki Preparing 'For Me to Remain Myself' Manga Series Posted by Chris Beveridge April 22, 2015 at 03:26 PM Manga creator Maccha Hazuki got some solid attention recently for their work on One Week Friends, which was adapted into an anime s...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

Makoto Adachi TOKYO (TR) - On Thursday, police from five prefectures, including Kyoto, arrested two executives of a company operating live streaming site FC2 Live in Osaka on charges of distribution of obscene material, reports the Sankei Shimbun ...

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Space Create First Impact To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Evangelion franchise, internet cafe chain Space Create will be running a special promotional campaign based on the anime series. During the campaign's first wave, also known as "Fi...

TorqueL, Prismatic Solid slated for 2015 Indie game digital distribution platform Playism announced on its website on Tuesday that it will begin publishing Japanese indie games in North America and Europe for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and ...

Siliconera Sato

The Fire Emblem series is celebrating its "25th anniversary of love and courage" with various festivities this year, and one is a special talk show event that features various guests including Super Smash Bros.

Shitaya plays Fate's Sakura Matō Voice actress Noriko Shitaya announced on her blog this Wednesday that she has married a man outside the industry. She describes her partner as someone who is the straight man to her scatterbrain, and also as someo...

Nihongogo Greg Abesamis

Tweet Pin It Tokyo Idol Festival is the biggest idol event in Japan. Now in their 6th year this event hopes to spread its reach to more individuals than previous years and give everyone the opportunity to experience Japanese idol culture.

Banpresto began streaming a stop-motion animated video for its "One Piece Cry heart ~children's dream~" line of crane game prize figures on Monday. The short recreates the famous scene of [Highlight white text to read spoilers] Ace's death from Ei...

The Fandom Post Luis Cruz

My wife and I have different tastes in what we watch for television and movies. I enjoy a wide variety of anime, and she enjoys nearly every Victorian and Edwardian England era piece aired. But, what if there were something that combined our dissi...

"First Ensemble" 'はじめてアンサンブル' (Hajimete Ansanburu) 'Don't Waste My Time': I bet all the people who dismissed this as K-On! 2. 0 are feeling silly right now. The introductions are out of the way, for the most part at least - we're still picking up ...

Capable cosplayer Eri Kitami has dressed herself in the likeness of svelte blonde destroyer Shimakaze of kanmusu collector Kantai Collection, shedding even what little armour the poor ship possesses.

The Subway brand has always been pretty forward looking with their marketing, having supported fashion shows, concerts and independent film makers. That's why we weren't surprised, and were even a little impressed when Subway Singapore decided to ...

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