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May 8, 2015, 7:00 AM
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RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

The life of a Japanese salaryman or OL (office lady) can be a thoroughly depressing one. Waking up early, working all day, staying out late for (mandatory) drinks with clients and coworkers, and then catching a few hours of sleep if you're lucky, ...

YATTAR JAPAN Editor_in_chief

HG Yamcha Figure Bandai will be releasing a figure of Saibaman-battling hero Yamcha from anime series Dragon Ball Z. The figure, titled "HG Yamcha", depicts the character following his loss against a Saibaman spawned by Vegeta and Nappa.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel
RocketNews24 Fran Wrigley

Two years ago, Song Bo was diagnosed with a serious illness which gave him constant headaches and brought upon depression. Convinced he would never marry or have children, Song was browsing the internet one day when he stumbled upon a listing on C...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Look. At. That. A Robot from Castle in the Sky walking around the streets of Osaka. With long arms and a thin neck, the robotic proportions don't exactly lend themselves to cosplay. I'd imagine coming up with a wearable Robot outfit would be harde...

Warriors-style game featuring playable characters Arslan, Daryun ships in Japan this fall The June issue of Kodansha's Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine is revealing on Saturday that Hiromu Arakawa and Yoshiki Tanaka's The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Arslan S... Humberto Saabedra

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure will be released on DVD July 28th, according to Amazon US. The kicker to this is that Viz Media isn't involved in this release at all. Speculation has been rife for months that Viz Media held or had first look at the 2012 ...


The official website for the upcoming stage play adaptation of Sui Ishida's dark fantasy action manga series Tokyo Ghoul has updated with a main visual featuring 20-year-old actor Yuuki Ogoe as the protagonist Ken Kaneki.

Siliconera Ishaan

Yesterday, we reported that the ESRB had rated The Misadventures of Tron Bonne for re-release as a PSOne Classic. This morning, Capcom announced that the game is available for purchase. A sealed copy of The Legend of Tron Bonne can go for more tha...

PS4, Xbox One, PC game releasing worldwide this fall This year's 24th issue of Shueisha's Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that Obito Uchiha will join the roster of the upcoming Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 (Naruto Shippūde...


The official website for Takamiya Nasuno Desu! , the ongoing spin-off TV anime series of Teekyu, today announced that 39-year-old popular voice actress Yukari Tamura will voice Ayano Takamiya, the mother of the protagonist Nasuno.


Thursday is Noitamina day and this week they presented a trio of digital wallpapers for their feature anime adaptations of the work of Satoshi Itō, a sci-fi novelist who wrote under the name Project Itoh, and who passed away in 2009 at age 34.


This past weekend, information about the results of Nikkei Entertainment magazine's "Talent Power Ranking" survey began leaking. We've brought you the Top 20 Girl Group List, the Top 30 Musical Act Ranking, and the "Talent Power Ranking" Top 30.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

New 'Himouto! Umaru-chan' Anime Visual Arrives Posted by Chris Beveridge May 7, 2015 at 03:23 PM With the arrival of the staffing recently for the upcoming series Himouto! Umaru-chan, the official site has also updated with a new key visual of the...

The Fandom Post Josh Begley

Some of the best horror I've read in years. Creative Staff: Story: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Art: Francesco Francavilla Letters: Jack Morelli What They Say: "A Ghost Story. " Contrary to popular belief, the current zombie outbreak is not the first ti...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

noitaminA Series 'Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace' Gets First Anime Commercial Spot Posted by Chris Beveridge May 7, 2015 at 01:00 PM Announced at the noitaminA Announcement Conference 2015 back in November, we've now got the first commercial spot fo...


Yesterday we posted about the release date for Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star, which is coming to PS Vita in Europe and North America on July 1 and 2, respectively. Europe's version will be download-only, but NIS America announced another ...

Game-compatible figure was released in February as Game Stop exclusive Nintendo's CPSIA Certificates of Compliance page is listing an April 2015 date of manufacture for several Amiibo figures, including Shulk, indicating a possible upcoming restock.

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Finally, the fight that everyone has been waiting for to happen since last year is now online! It's the ranger powered by envy vs the wandering. . .

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's the end of the worlds as we know it. . . Creative Staff: Story: Jonathan Hickman Art: Esad Ribic What They Say: The final incursion is happening! The Marvel Universe is colliding with the Ultimate Universe, and neither will survive!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

FUNimation Talks 'High School DxD BorN' Anime Dub Cast Changes Posted by Chris Beveridge May 6, 2015 at 08:28 PM Whenever you change something, you'll get people upset. Or at the least concerned. such is the case with High School DxD BorN, which F...


Seven Seas has announced that they have licensed Tsukasa Saimura's 2014 Comic Ryu manga series Igai - The Play Dead/Alive,to be released as Hour of the Zombie. Seven Seas will release Hour of the Zombie for the first time in print in North America...

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"Himouto! Umaru-chan" - Anime Key Visual & Staff Posted by pKjd on May 6, 2015 @ 8:28 am 6 May The official website for the upcoming TV anime series, 'Himouto! Umaru-chan', has updated with a new key visual and staff listing.


Croixleur Sigma developer Souvenir Circ. recently announced a PlayStation 4 port of its Touhou shoot 'em up Maihana Soumakyou. The PS4 version will feature high-definition visuals, improved shaders, and a new playable character.


NIS America has announced that the Troubled Life of Miss Kotoura Complete Premium Edition will be released in North America on August 4, 2015. The set packages the 2013 adaptation of Enokizu's Kotoura-san psychic girl web manga.

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Shout! Factory has listed the complete DVD release of the 8th Power Rangers series, Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue. The 40-episode series utilize the footage coming from Kyuukyuu Sentai GoGo V, the 23rd entry of the long-running Super Sentai fran... han siang "Speedknight" wong

Image credit :© SOTSU・SUNRISE Another event for Jpop culture lovers in June! Gundam Dock Singapore will be happening at the very heart of orchard road! Details below: Bandai Namco Asia, one of the leading toy makers and arcade, mobile and home vid...

Nippon Ichi Software America have today released a new trailer for their upcoming dungeon crawling RPG, Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy. This new trailer will introduce you to basics of forming your squad.

Yeah, Takeo kinda is dense but I don't blame him. He hasn't had much experience with girls, which isn't his fault. But now there seems to be some sort of problem with Yamato, that might jeopardize their relationship.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Managing Editor 14 minutes ago - 7:00 PM on 05. 06. 2015 Chow Down I've mentioned this before, but of the many games that tried to steal Monster Hunter's fire, I liked God Eater the most. While mechanically it was often just "diet" Monster Hunter,...

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