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Mari Mizuta is relaunching her career, this time as a self-produced idol but, there is so much more that she has planned! Izukoneko (2011-2014) From 2011 until 2014, she was active as cat idol Izukoneko while being produced by Kenta Sakurai (curre...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Youkai Watch With eyes on it being the next Pokemon, both in Japan and abroad, the Youkai Watch series has now found itself a domestic broadcast partner. Kidscreen is now reporting that the show, which is getting listed as Yo-Kai Watch, will show ...

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...

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The battle between Light Yagami, or Kira, and his arch nemesis, L, has been one of the anime and manga industry's most enduring rivalries, and that very rivalry is teased in a new TV ad for the series' highly-anticipated live-action TV drama adapt...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel
RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Many of you may recall the three-meter-tall (12. 5 feet) ridable Japanese robot known as Kuratas which we have covered many times before. Earlier this year the real-life mecha made waves when it went up for sale on Amazon for the sum of 120 millio...

Siliconera Spencer

If you need a little tsundere in a dancing game Atlus has you covered. Persona 4: Dancing All Night will have Marie from Persona 4: Golden available as a downloadable character. Tohru Adachi has also been confirmed as a DLC character in this week'...

Earlier this month it was revealed that there will be an announcement made concerning Keiichi Arawi's comedy manga Nichijou. The August issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Monthly Shonen Ace magazine, due for release on June 26th, has revealed that the ann...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Gust recently promised more for the Atelier series, and it looks like they're getting ready to deliver. Famitsu and other Japanese game mags this week confirm the existence of Atelier Sophie, which is currently in the works for PlayStation 3, Play...

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.

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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Shueisha has listed the seventh volume of Sankaku Head's comedy manga series Himouto! Umaru-chan for a release on October 19, 2015. Its 3,672-yen (about 29. 67 US dollars) will come with a OAD featuring all of its main characters.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Japanese Twitter user DB Hopelash has been taking stacks of Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, cutting them out with a hobby knife, and making truly amazing shadowboxes. Like so: [Photo: db_hopeslash] [Photo: db_hopeslash] Imagine how patient you need to be.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Through this weekend Bandai Namco Asia and Takashimaya Department Store are celebrating the 35TH anniversary of Gundam model kits and in conjunction with Singapore's Golden Jubilee with "Gundam Docks at Singapore" at Takashimaya Square, B2 and Nge...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Tokuma Shoten's Monthly Comic Zenon has posted a new 15-second CM for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Chie Shinkyu's seinen manga series Wakako Zake, narrated by Miyuki Sawashiro who is set to play the protagonist Wakako Murasaki.

October 16 in Europe, the Middle East, Australasia & October 20 in Americas Bandai Namco Entertainment announced on Tuesday that it will release Arc System Works' Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butōden fighting game for Nintendo 3DS in Europe, the Middle ...

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Nintendo unveiled in this year's E3 the next installment of the Mario & Luigi RPG series, and it is a crossover with the Paper Mario RPG series! Titled "Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam", this game features the meeting of the classic Super Mario Bros.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . June 22, 2015 . 3:30pm Square Enix announced World of Final Fantasy, an upcoming chibi-style game for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, last week during E3. Director Hiroki Chiba recently spoke with 4Gamer to share more about the upcom...

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...

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.

ARAMA! JAPAN Reileen

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...

Siliconera Sato

God Eater 2: Rage Burst is getting fan-made costumes and new episodes in the game's 1. 30 update, and the official website reveals that it's also getting new costumes as part of a collaboration with the World Trigger anime.

DualShockers Christian Chiok

The latest issue of Famitsu has revealed that anime series Punchline will be getting a game for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita this winter in Japan. Kotaro Uchikoshi, who is the script writer for the anime series as well as 999: Nine Hours, Nine Person...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

With a second collection of Toire Komoru's popular Pixiv web manga Oji-san to Marshmellow set to be published in Japan June 25th, an early look at the packaging has revealed plans to produce an OjiMashu anime adaptation.

Siliconera Sato

When asked about the footage shown in the Final Fantasy VII remake teaser trailer, Nomura says that it's actually part of a footage that is seen in the game. The quality will increase over time. "The first platform you'll get to play it on will be...

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 Joseph Luster

Last week's character promo for Working! ! ! covered Kirio Yamada and Souta Takanashi. With the July 4 premiere drawing ever closer, the latest moves the spotlight over to Hiroomi Souma and Aoi Yamada.

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!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks has announced their October 2015 anime DVD and Blu-ray release slate and I couldn't be happier because they finally announced Black Bullet, one of the series I get asked about more than any others these days.

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...

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Shinji Ikari's seiyuu, Megumi Ogata (who also voices Kurama in Yu Yu Hakushou and Yugi in Yu-Gi-Oh! ), has taken to twitter and joked about it. In her tweet, the female seiyuu best known for voicing guys in the 90's said that she was calling Misat...

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