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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft
RocketNews24 Joan Coello

Japan has many celebricats, and Wakayama Prefecture's fuzzy train station master Tama is one of them. Tama serves as a station master together with her apprentice Nitama at Kishi Station along Wakayama Dentetsu's Kishigawa Line.

Yuichiro Umehara, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Daisuke Namikawa, Nobunaga Shimazaki, Shinnosuke Tachibana, Kousuke Toriumi, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Ayumu Murase, Daisuke Kishio, and Sora Takahata. The character Merry, as voiced by Hanae, will sing the opening t...

Dragon Ball Super, a new anime penned by series author Akira Toriyama himself, is picking up attention from all over the world. The new anime is said to be set after the fight against Majin Buu. Peace has returned to the world, and this new Dragon...

NMB48 is back with another helping of "Durian Shonen" (release date: July 15) as they have revealed the short version of the MV for their 12th single! In addition to all the unforgettable scenes from the Dance version released about a week earlier...

Let's get this out of the way first: Spirited Away won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film back in 2002. As of this writing it's the only animated film from Japan to have ever won that honor, which means that among people who pay atten...

The official website for the second season of the anime adaptation of Wataru Watari and Ponkan8's Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) light novel series has been updated with a new visual in celebrat...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

An early look at next week's Shonen Jump reveals that the Food Wars! anime has cast Chinatsu Akasaki (Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions'- Shinka Nibutani) as Erina's cousin Alice Nakiri and Seiyuu Award winner Nobuhiko Okamoto (Assassination Classr...

Siliconera Robert Ward

Siliconera caught up with Senran Kagura series producer Kenichirō Takaki, who is bringing Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson and Senran Kagura: Estival Versus to the west. To begin, we jokingly asked him just how big breasts can get before they become ...

The official website for the second Attack on Titan film, Shingeki no Kyojin Movie 2: Jiyuu no Tsubasa / Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom, has revealed that the film will receive a "4D experience" in theaters in Japan this summer.

The official website of the upcoming anime adaptation of Okayado's Monster Musume (Everyday Life with Monster Girls) manga has revealed that Junji Majima (Tooru Acura from Hitsugi no Chaika) has joined the cast as the protagonist Kurusu Kimihito.

Siliconera Robert Ward

After landing somewhere in Northern Afghanistan, Snake departs from his helicopter and ducks in some grass. A small barking sound is heard, and out of the desert comes a small, playful wolf pup. "Now, you can do whatever you want here," said Peeler.

The official website for the upcoming anime adaptation of Kohske's Gangsta. manga began streaming a 15-second television ad on Thursday. The ad previews STEREO DIVE FOUNDATION's opening theme song "Renegade.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Silver Spoon Episode 5 Working on multiple manga series at a time isn't easy, and Hiromu Arakawa of Arslan Senki and Silver spoon is now getting ready to put one of them out to pasture. After taking a hiatus previously for it, Silver Spoon is near...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The noitaminA channel has revealed one of the winter 2016 series that they'll be bringing fans next year with a new fifteen second spot that has announced Boku dake ga Inai Machi. The series is based on the manga of the same name by Kei Sanbe, whi...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Even when you live in Japan, it's easy to forget how so many things are just so. Taxis are no exception. In this video uploaded by PearlOscarful, you can see how cabs line up orderly at a train station and pick up fares.

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Namie Amuro unveiled a surprising collaboration in her new albun "ジェニック / genic" released on 10th this month. The singer for this collaboration is the virtual singer "Hatsune Miku". The new visual of Amuro and Hatsune drawn together got people's a...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The anime adaptation of the manga series Monster Musume got fans excited with the promo that came out last month, and now things are really going to heat up. First, the official site has updated to reveal that Junji Majima has a role in the series...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While it may not fly with the purists, there's more fun on the way for Fist of the North Star fans as the Strawberry Flavor spinoff manga is getting an anime adaptation. Originally beginning back in 2013 with Yuishi Kawata and Imoto Yukito handlin...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The formal premiere was set recently with the 10th anniversary project of Aquarion Logos and now Media Factory is going all in with the big blitz in the couple of weeks ahead of the premiere. That means today we get a new, strong, nearly two minut...

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Following the trailer for the new Utawarerumono anime series here's a promo video for PS3/PS4/PSV Utawarerumono game. The game is titled Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen proaduzh and will be released this fall.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The first DVD/Blu-ray volume of the ongoing TV anime adaptation of the Owari no Seraph/Seraph of the End dark fantasy manga, created by Takaya Kagami (story), Yamato Yamamoto (arts), and Daisuke Furuya (storyboards), is set to be released in Japan...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Saki Hasemi and Kentaro Yabuki's To Love-Ru manga has revealed a brand new visual and promotional video for the second season of the To LOVE-Ru Darkness anime, To LOVE-Ru Darkness 2nd.

Boruto: The Naruto Movie official website New artwork for "Boruto: The Naruto Movie" As the official debut of "Boruto: Naruto the Movie" nears, a promo poster drawn by series creator Masashi Kishimoto himself has been shared.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Chaos Dragon, an upcoming fantasy TV anime with a star-studded creative team, is coming on July 2nd to Japanese broadcasters such as Tokyo MX, KBS, and BS11. The video above offers an extended preview into the world of Chaos Dragon, introducing th...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Tsuburaya Productions has released the official trailer for the new Ultraman X tokusatsu TV series, which premieres on July 14, 2015, on TV Tokyo. Ultraman X is the latest in the long-running Ultra series of special-effects heavy TV shows aimed at...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the ARIA anime project, based on Kozue Amano's best-selling manga series, today posted a 80-second full trailer and a 30-second short one for the upcoming all-new film ARIA The AVVENIRE, also announcing the voice actresses...

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Ai-Kon will celebrate its 14th year this summer, bringing more than a decade of such Asian culture and anime conventions to Winnipeg. This year's guests include voice actor Eric Vale, The 404s (Canadian Geek improv team), voice actor and DJ Greg A...

SAMURAI GATTAI! The next entry into Bandai's Super Sentai Artisan line's been revealed as Shinken-Oh. 150618_102611 Teased by Premium Bandai, Super Sentai Artisan Shinkenoh will cost 16,200 yen before overseas shipping and middleman fees.

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