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June 24, 2015, 12:30 AM
June 24, 2015, 12:30 AM

Nana Asakawa from SUPER☆GiRLS has gotten her first photo spread in the July 6, 2015 issue of Shuukan Playboy weekly magazine and it is definitely an eye opener! The impact has caused some news outlets in Japan to refer to her as a "once in 1,000 y...

NTV began streaming a new ad on Monday for the live-action Death Note television series. The show will premiere on July 5. Voice & Text: People whose names are written in this notebbok shall die. News: The criminal suddenly fell dead.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

In any situation, it's important to dress appropriately. It can be tough to get all the little details just right, though, especially when dealing with articles of clothing you don't have occasion to use very often.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The upcoming anime series Himouto! Umaru-chan hasn't done a lot to show off the series itself in terms of spots or promos, but the second promo has now arrived for the show as it clocks in at about two minutes.

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...

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...

RocketNews24 KK Miller

Being an adult doesn't make the danger of sharp table corners any less hazardous. If you jump up for the phone or rush to get the doorbell you might end up catching yourself right on those sharp points, but there just wasn't any way to curb the sh...


A girl group debut in Johnny & Associates? ? Canjani8, the girl group alter ego of Kanjani8 will be releasing their debut single! In April, the group became the image character for the popular smartphone game app Candy Crush Soda CM and has a crea...

With the second season of To LOVE-Ru Darkness debuting this summer, a life-sized figure of Momo Velia Deviluke was exhibited at the manga/doujinshi seller Toranoana's 20th anniversary celebration, held at Makuhari Messe on June 21st.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Mad Max: Fury Road got a touch of anime in its design thanks to Mahiro Maeda, the veteran anime creator who masterminded Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo, worked on prot-Ghibli Nausicaa and the Studio's Castle in the Sky and Porco Rosso, and ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Just when you think Microsoft could do no worse in Japan, the console proves that, yes, it can do even worse. Much worse. After a dismal Japan launch and then horrible sales, the latest weekly Xbox One sales for Japan are, simply put, awful.

Bandai Namco began streaming the first promotional video for the upcoming adventure RPG Tokyo Ghoul: Jail for the PS Vita on Monday. The promotional video introduces Rio, the new original character designed by original manga creator, Sui Ishida.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The first two million audience of the upcoming anime film Boruto -Naruto The Movie- will receive a special booklet "Naruto - Hiden Zai no Sho Official Movie Book" which contains a short manga episode "The Day When Naruto Became Hokage" newly drawn...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's starting to look better and better these days for manga series appearing in Manga Time Kirara and it's various affiliates as a number of them are getting anime adaptations. The latest to join the ranks is that of Unhappy, which is based on th...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

27-year-old singer Maon Kurosaki will release her 9th single "Harmonize Clover" from NBC Universal Entertainment Japan on August 19. It will be featured as the ED theme song for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Gakkou Gurashi!

Tofugu Verity Lane

Join our mailing list for free Japanese learning resources every month! Learn more. While there can be no doubt that Studio Ghibli draws strongly on Japanese material, such as the folk tales of the tanuki in Pom Poko or Shinto gods in Spirited Awa...

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.

Siliconera Sato

This October, Final Fantasy VII is finally headed to PlayStation 4, and no, not the remake, but the PC port that was announced for PS4 last year. The PlayStation 4 version of Final Fantasy VII will go for $15.

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...

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

Hardcore Neon Genesis Evangelion fans have been waiting for today for some time. That's right, synchronize watches. . . Today June 22, 2015 is the day that the events of Evangelion take place. Today is the day you get in the damn robot.

Warner Bros. have posted previews of the opening and ending theme songs for the upcoming anime adaptation of Akira Hiramoto's Prison School (Kangoku Gakuen) manga series. The series will be airing from July 11th on Tokyo MX and the singles preview...

Siliconera Sato

Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator is the next version after -Sign-, and Arc System Works are bringing two new fighters with Jack-O and Johnny. Dengeki shows us some gameplay footage of the two new challengers.

Series based on shojo manga premiered last April Sentai Filmworks announced on Monday that it has licensed the anime The World Is Still Beautiful (Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii) and plans to release the series digitally and on home video.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Nippon Ichi Software, known for their tactical RPGs such as Disgaea and La Pucelle: Tactics as well as their premium North American anime releases, is teasing a new first person horror game with the spooky video above.


Nishino Kana is contributing her song Torisetsu (Manual) for the theme song of the Heroine Shikkaku (No Longer the Heroine) film. The film adapts Koda Momoko's shojo manga of the same name. Nishino also sang themes in Soul Eater, Naruto Shippuden:...

Selective Hearing Selective Hearing

After their celebrated performance at 2014's J-Pop Summit, Japanese pop duo YANAKIKU will return to San Francisco this summer. This year, YANA and KIKU will become "Nakai," the concierge of Japanese traditional inns at the festival's "Ryokan Pavil...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft
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.

The Fandom Post G.B. Smith

It seems like this spring has given rise to several lengthy thought pieces about various shows which are currently airing in Japan. Blood Blockade Battlefront, Oregairu Too, and DanMachi have already gotten the feature article-length, non-review t...

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