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June 23, 2015, 3:00 PM
June 23, 2015, 3:00 PM

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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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.

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...

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...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Distributor Toho today posted a 90-second "Three-Dimensional Maneuvering" edition trailer for the upcoming two-part live-action film adaptation of Hajime Isayama's mega hit manga series Attack on Titan on its YouTube channel.

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.

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...

Active Anime RommelS

HOUSTON, June 22, 2015 - Sentai Filmworks is proud to announce its latest acquisition, The World is Still Beautiful. Based on the original manga by Dai Shiina and broadcasted by Nippon TV in Japan, the story follows the adventures of Nike, fourth ...

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music posted by Aysohmay 2 hours ago · 1 comment EXILE members USA, MAKIDAI, and MATSU have announced that they will be leaving the group by the end of the year. The three members first announced their departure on EXILE's official fan club throug...

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.

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...


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:...

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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.

Logo courtesy of DUNK. © Tsuburaya Productions Source: Tsuburaya Productions Official Site: dunk-japan. com/kaiju Tsuburaya Productions and the collectibles company DUNK have partnered for the KAIJU REMIX SERIES, a new line of pre-painted soft vin...

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...

The official website for the upcoming second season of anime adaptation of Atto's Non Non Biyori began streaming the third promotional video on Sunday. The second season will premiere on July 6. In addition to this, last April the official website...

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...

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According to the August issue of Manga Time Kirara Forward magazine, a TV anime adaptation of Cotoji's school-comedy manga series, 'Unhappy♪', has been green-lit for production. Further details will be announced at a later date.

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