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China has a knack for banning anything fun. First there was Google. Any chance the Chinese had of using the most prolific search engine on the net has long since been taken away from them. More recently, a bunch of Animes have been prohibited from...

All you need are some paper cut-outs, maybe some googly eyes, and a cat. Don't forget the cat! That's very important. For a while now, Twitter users in Japan have noted that the backs of cats look like Totoro from the iconic Studio Ghibli movie My...

Sakura Miyawaki From HKT48 Will Be Releasing Her Very First Photobook In July - Surprise Photoshots Also Included! - Tokyo Girls Update Finally! AKB48 Three "Sisters' Story" on Young Magazine - HEBIROTE AKB48 They could have done more with that ca...

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Matsui Rena announced her graduation from SKE48. Matsui Rena's graduation live and ceremony will be held at the end of August in Nagoya. Handshake events are also scheduled. She wants to pursue her career as an actress.

News for the summer season adaptation of Akira Hiramoto's Kangoku Gakuen/Prison School has been flowing in at a steadier pace lately, and now we know when the series is set to kick off. The racy comedy/thriller-which follows a group of boys admitt...

Yes, we love our gashapon toys here in Japan. They're inexpensive, readily available, and we can't seem to get enough of them. . . especially if they're cute, sparkly miniature Sailor Moon transformation toys!

The new issue of Japanese anime magazine Newtype is running a feature on action animation RWBY, described by Rooster Teeth CEO Matt Hullum as the first "American-made anime" to be marketed in Japan. Along with illustration by Fate/ animator Nishid...

Hanokage, the manga artist who adapted the Puella Magi Madoka Magica anime franchise from the original series to the last movie, is launching a new Madoka Magica manga series on Wednesday. Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magica: Majū-hen (Puella Magi Madoka Mag...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the upcoming anime adaptation of Akira Hiramoto's Prison School (Kangoku Gakuen) manga has revealed that the series will be airing from July 11th on Tokyo MX. The Prison School anime will be airing the first episode on Toky...

Nomizu Iori (野水伊織) provides the opening theme D. O. B. for upcoming anime Kūsen Madōshi Kōhosei no Kyōkan (Aerial Combat Wizard Candidates' Instructor, 空戦魔導士候補生の教官 ). She also voices key character Rico Flamel in the fantasy-action anime.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Add another series that now has its formal premiere set with the 10th anniversary project of Aquarion Logos. With a few projects in the works for the Aquarion franchise this year, this series will debut on July 2nd, 2015 on Tokyo MX and most other...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Check out the video above to witness Major Motoko Kusanagi and the members of Section 9 defusing a hostage situation from the upcoming theatrical film, Ghost in the Shell: Shin Gekijōban, which hits Japanese theaters on June 20, 2015.

The Mary Sue Teresa Jusino

In a continuing trend in China of banning "objectionable," foreign online content after a crackdown that started earlier this year (both Agent Carter and fan/slash fic were early casualties), the Chinese government has now banned thirty-eight popu...

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Here are some new images from the press conference of Kamen Rider Drive The Movie: Surprise Future featuring the promotional poster for the movie and. . .

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According to a report by elmayimbe, a reliable source when it comes to superhero movie rumors revealed the details about the upcoming Power Rangers film's opening scene. The opening scene will feature a fight between Rita Repulsa and Zordon, the R...

Siliconera Sato

Hyrule Warriors, the Warriors-style Legend of Zelda game by Koei Tecmo looks like it is headed to the Nintendo 3DS. The game's first trailer shows us a look at what appears to be the handheld version of the game.

U. K. newspaper The Guardian published an article on Tuesday where it stated that it "[has] it on good authority" that Sony will display The Last Guardian game at this year's E3 trade fair. Since Sony first revealed the game in 2009, the game has ...

From the hit TV anime series of Yuuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma) manga series comes this exquisite figure of blonde busty heroine Erina Nakiri, who wields the best palate in the world, "God's Tongue"...

New updates for Bandai Namco's new Tales series, "Tales of Zestiria" have been revealed regarding its release date and anime adaptation next year. New updates for Bandai Namco's new Tales series "Tales of Zestiria" have been revealed, regarding it...

"A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn't Exist" anime premieres on July 4 The official website for the Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai (A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn't Exist) televi...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Character goods retailer Animate has offered an early look at a Tokyo Ghoul hug pillow from Movic. Fans who want to cuddle with Kaneki will have the choice of Anteiku coffee shop and awakened version of the thriller's lead on the product getting r...

It was reported by the Japan Times earlier that Kago Ai's husband, Kago Haruhiko (47), has been arrested on charges of domestic violence. The former Morning Musume member and current leader of idol group Girls Beat!

Daily Mail Online Rachel Mcgrath For Dailymail.com
Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The latest issue of Newtype magazine has revealed that the upcoming anime adaptation of Kohske's Gangsta. manga will begin its broadcast from July 2nd, this Summer. In addition, the anime's official website has revealed a brand new visual.

Siliconera Ishaan

By Ishaan . June 9, 2015 . 4:50am Final Fantasy Type-0 HD on PC will include a number of fixes and improvements, but some of these are being made available for consoles as well. This morning, Square Enix announced that a patch will be released for...

The official YouTube channel for the on-going TV anime adaptation of Miki Yoshikawa's Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo (Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches) manga series began streaming a new promotional video compiling the kiss scenes shown in the show.

The greatest anime series of all time, Neon Genesis Evangelion, is a bigger, better, more ambitious TV drama than even The Wire. Never mind Evangelion's ostensible competition among cartoons produced in the U.

Legendary voice actress and singer Nana Mizuki has graciously given the people of this world a gift by releasing several previews of her otherworldly live DVD/Blu-ray "NANA MIZUKI LIVE THEATER -ACOUSTIC-" (release date: June 17) which was filmed a...

For a good while, I never was able to get behind any mobile games, since my phone isn't smart enough to play any of the titles that are available on the online stores. Thankfully, I was able to fix this problem after I got my hands on an Android t...

Online in Japan, lots (I mean lots) of Yu-Gi-Oh! cards were used to create a mosaic of characters from popular anime Love Live*. Actually, this is NicoRinPana, a subunit in Love Live. ANYWAY. Twitter and NicoNico user Yocchii posted images of the ...

Business Insider Joshua Rivera

FunimationOne of the biggest pop culture phenomena to come out of the United States in recent years has been "The Walking Dead," a story about people struggling to stay alive in a world full of zombies trying to eat them.

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