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June 23, 2015, 4:00 AM
June 23, 2015, 4:00 AM

The number of groups scheduled to perform Tokyo Idol Festival (TIF) 2015 (August 1st and 2nd) is up to 123! Last year's festival featured 138 idol groups on stage with over 41,000 fans in attendance! Of special note is the appearance of 2 new Star...

Visuals have been released for the entire cast of the musical Kuroshitsuji: Chi ni Moeru Lycoris 2015 (Black Butler: Lycoris that Blazes the Earth), performances of which will begin this November. The main cast members already announced have spark...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

June 21 was Father's Day, so hopefully everyone took a moment to appreciate all the things your dad has done for you. But while a father's job includes providing loving support and teaching some of life's most important lessons (such as how to bel...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Hirohiko Araki's Jojo's Bizarre Adventure is famous for the music references (frequently obscured in localizations) , usually in the names of characters and Stands. The finale of Stardust Crusaders went a bit further with a direct mention in the d...

AFA Channel! freakpool

1 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 1 Flares × Some sad news from the seiyuu industry as we have now lost one veteran seiyuu who has influenced the industry in its entirety.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the upcoming anime adaptation of Takumi Yanai and Daisuke Izuka's Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (Gate: The Self-Defense Forces Fight Like This in Another Land) light novel series has revealed that the anime wil...

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

Japanese horror films are their own special brand of awesome. Movies like The Ring and The Grudge will sometimes make you roll your eyes with their cheesy acting and special effects, but at the same time contain certain horrifying scenes that will...


Today on EXILE's official site, it was revealed that 3 members will be leaving the group by the end of the year. Those members are USA, MAKIDAI, and MATSU. Even though they will no longer be EXILE members, they are not leaving LDH.

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Here's another couple of Kamen Rider Ghost rumors to ease up the absence of Kamen Rider Drive yesterday. Remember to take a grain of salt for this. From Kamen Rider via kamenriderghost_tumblr "Sho Aikawa may be the head writer for Kamen Rider Ghost.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . June 22, 2015 . 2:20am Super Robot Taisen BX is the latest installment from the series that will be on the Nintendo 3DS. We previously got a look at some of the mecha in the previous trailer, and this one is an extended "version 1.

RocketNews24 Jessica

I love socks. Not your boring old gym socks and stockings, though. I like 'em bright and patterned, the more obnoxiously the better. If it doesn't look like something a child should be wearing, I'll pass.

Official website to reveal character visual, voice cast member for Nagare Akiba on Monday The official website and Twitter account for the television anime of Kazuhiro Fujita's supernatural battle manga Ushio & Tora (Ushio to Tora) unveiled the ch...

Siliconera Sato

The latest trailer gives us a little taste of its battle system. In Land of No Night, you'll play as Arnath, who is in charge of protecting her old friend Rulitis from the "Jayou," also known as Wicked Spirits.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The August issue of Manga Time Kirara Forward (home of Gakkou Gurashi! / School Life, the moe zombie apocalypse manga set to become an anime), hitting Japan on June 24th, will be announcing a TV anime adaptation of Cotoji's Unhappy♪ The 2012, one ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime second season Non Non Biyori Repeat today posted a two-minute dialogue-less third promotional video. It also announced that an original poster will be displayed at 100 stations across Japan from June ...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

HYPERSONIC music club goes nutzoid this week as the Extra Dimensional Monster Girls finally launch their attack on our heroes, VAL and LANYA. Artist Hiroyuki Takahashi doubles down with a two-page spread you won't want to miss.

Run on Korean TV & streamed in U. S. , Canada, Britain, Brazil, Mexico, France, more The upcoming live-action Death Note television series will run in the United States and 126 other countries and territories, after it airs in Japan every week thi...

Lighter, energy saving CUH-1100 model will also get worldwide release Sony Computer Entertainment announced on Monday that it is releasing the new CUH-1100 model of the PlayStation 4 home console in Japan later this month.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

"Diver," the theme song performed by four-member Japanese rock band KANA-BOON is featured in a new TV promo for Boruto -Naruto The Movie, the follow-up movie set to be released in Japan on August 7. . Advance tickets with two-type sensu (folding f...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's a clip coming from Shuriken Sentai Ninninger's 17th episode, which features the debut of Surfermaru and to an extent, the debut of Shurikenjin Surfer. [via JEFusion] Created by UkiyaSeed Labels: Ninninger, Super Sentai, YouTube Has Somethin...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

We got a teaser video for Tokyo Ghoul: Jail earlier this month, and now Bandai Namco is here to follow it up with the first proper trailer. The preview introduces Rio-the new character series creator Sui Ishida designed for the visual novel-who wi...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) the humidity of the rainy season has my hair curling in all sorts of strange directions. Anyway, today I'm going to be taking a look at the new brand announced between Good Smile Company and Max Factory.

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Magical Dreamin's debut single Magical Change (マジカル☆チェンジ) will be released on August 5. Magical Dreamin' is special idol unit consisting of Takahashi Mari, Tominaga Mimori (Dorothy Little Happy), Murakami Rana, Minamiguchi Nana (GEM), Nagao Mami, ...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Anti-drug posters and commercials usually have a way of getting us down. Dark images of despair, death and homelessness rely on realism to get the message across, leaving us with tiny mental scars as a warning to stay away from the dark side and w...

Australian distributor Madman Entertainment announced at its Supanova Pop Culture Expo Sydney panel on Sunday that it licensed the DRAMAtical Murder, Hamatora, Hanayamata, Wolf Girl & Black Prince, and Bladedance of Elementalers anime.

The Tokyo Reporter Kenichiro Takafuji

Suntory released its Pale Ale and Brown Ale craft beers earlier this year TOKYO (TR) - The habits of Japan's beer-drinking salaryman are changing. No longer can big brewers such as Asahi, Sapporo and Ebisu rely on the past as craft beer is quietly...

METANORN Overcooled

If only we had known earlier that lipstick and hair gel would make him this powerful! It feels like I'm been begging for this Dio vs Jotaro showdown for the entire season. Honestly, I could not get to this point soon enough.

While it serves as little more than a teaser of the game, Bandai Namco have shared their first trailer for Tales of Berseria. This two minute long video can be found above. Announced by Bandai Namco earlier this month, Tales of Berseria is current...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco's latest brawler, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven is all about the tag-team stylish action where fans will get to pair up some of their favorite characters throughout its series. The latest trailer shows more of the game's ga...

Once more, Baby Steps puts on a sports anime clinic. Apart from the animation, of course. . . That episode seemed to last about eight minutes, in the way these kinds of episodes often do in sports series.

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

How is it possible that an beach scene with blue skies, crystal water, and pretty girls became the backdrop of an ident. . . - the number 244 Frustration at what this video offers and what it says about being an idol.

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