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June 26, 2015, 5:30 AM
June 26, 2015, 5:30 AM
RocketNews24 Jessica

They say spending time on social media rots your brain, but today, just because it was making the rounds on Twitter, I discovered a really neat flower native to both Japan, where I live now, and the States, where I was born.

Have you decided what anime you'll be watching this summer? Continuing from Part 1, we've rounded up trailers, so check them out as soon as you can♪ In Part 2, we'll be showing you 12 trailers. Ushio and ToraOne day, middle schooler Ushio encounte...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

If bread that looks like, uh, bread isn't enough for you, how about bread that looks like watermelon? Throughout Asia, melons are very much a summer food. And in Taiwan, you can eat "Watermelon Toast. " According to Pouch, this colorful bread got ...

Indiewire Jerry Beck

It's no secret that idols and mobile gaming are becoming more and more connected. Dempagumi. inc is the current "image character" for Phantom of Kill after defeating Yoshikazu Ebisu in an attempted coup in March of 2015.

Nerd Reactor Chris Del Castillo
japanCRUSH Beth

Netizens are in shock at the news that Tama-ekicho, or "Station Master Tama", the cat who became station master of Wakayama Railways, had died at the age of 16. Tama became a well-known feline figure throughout Japan and beyond, and there is no do...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

The Japanese words omusubi and onigiri are usually translated as "rice ball," but there's no rule that they have to be round. Walk into any convenience store or supermarket in Japan and you'll find the shelves stocked with triangular versions, plu...

Sou Yurugi, the editor-in-chief for the MF Bunko J imprint of Kadokawa (Media Factory), announced on Thursday that the imprint has decided to continue the Zero no Tsukaima (The Familiar of Zero) light novel series.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Crunchyroll announced the addition of three summer 2015 anime series to its simulcast lineup, including Wagnaria! ! 3, Charlotte, and Classroom☆Crisis. Wagnaria! ! 3-the third season of the anime based on Karino Takatsu's four-panel comedy manga-k...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . June 25, 2015 . 7:27am Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 is getting more special characters, as this week's issue of Jump magazine reveals four new playable characters that are being added to the mix.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The anime adaptation of the manga series Monster Musume is almost here and now TOHO has set to providing a bit more of the animation for folks to check out with two new preview spots. Ahead of the first episode debut, they've added the first two 1...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official website of the 2 upcoming live-action Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) movies, based on Hajime Isayama's manga of the same name, has revealed a brand new trailer. The trailer shows us new footage of the upcoming films, a look at t...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

New magazine scans for the Kamen Rider Drive: Surprise Future film revealed that the last Roidmude, Roidmude 108 will appear in the said film. Details on what is this Roidmude's role in the series and in the film is yet to be revealed.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Much to some fans' disappointment, Persona 5 didn't make a huge splash at E3 this year. Rather than put Atlus' latest opus up on that fancy stage, they instead decided to bundle the hype machine alongside its latest release.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Plans have been announced to offer a drama CD with the limited edition of volume nine of ONE and Yuusuke Murata's One-Punch Man manga, scheduled to be released August 4th. The news was accompanied by the addition of Yuichi Nakamura, Kazuhiro Yamaj...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

An early listing for the upcoming adaptation of Touki Yanagimi's supernatural battle-themed light novel series AntiMagic Academy "The 35th Test Platoon" has Yoshimasa Hosoya, Reina Ueda, Rumi Ookubo and Ryoko Shiraishi voicing the principals, alon...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Preparing for the July 28th DVD and Blu-rau release of No Game No Life, Sentai Filmworks has introduced Caitlynn French as Shiro, the other half of the infamous duo known as [ BLANK ]. She joins Scott Gibbs' Sora.

Japanator Anthony Redgrave

BIBILAB has released the Nomad Suitcase, a suitcase that opens into a table. You can use this suitcase-table to create your own office space anywhere you want! Not only is it useful for office work, it can also be used as a small picnic table, a r...


Hey! Say! JUMP's Yamada Ryosuke will be starring in NTV's annual 24-hour television drama special titled "Okaasan, Ore wa Daijoubu" (Mom, I'm Okay) to be broadcasted on August 22, 9pm. Based on a true story, Yamada will play the role of Sasaki Ryo...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official YouTube channel of the Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon 20th anniversary project today posed a three-minute video featuring the photo session for the upcoming musical "-Un Nouveau Voyage-" and messages from the five cast of the sailor soldi...

Following various other iOS and Android ports in recent months/years, Square Enix have today announced that their classic RPG, Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation, is now available for purchase on select iOS and Android devices.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

A brand new promotional video for the next major instalment in Atlus' Persona series, Persona 5, has been released. This new PV reveals more footage of the game and more information surrounding the main characters and their thieving antics.

J-Pop Idols Amethyste

Hashimoto Hikari (橋本耀) announced her graduation from AKB48 on June 22. This announcement was made during her birthday celebration and her 300th performance at the group theater in Tokyo. The date of graduation ceremony has not been determined yet.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of God Eater, the action role-playing game developed by Shift and released by Bandai Namco Games, today announced that the advance screening event for its first episode this Sunday has been...

Phat Company's latest action figure launches in the form of the "poi" obsessed Yuudachi of Kantai Collection, assuming a much younger and more adorable form sure to pry open fan wallets - the lovable Yuudachi will make her arrival this October.

io9 Rob Bricken

During director George Miller's long, long trek to get a fourth Mad Max movie made, at one point in the '00s he had the idea to make it an anime movie. It never materialized, which is probably for the best since Fury Road was great.

Max Factory came out with a life size Momo Belia Deviluke figurine for raging fans of her. It was unveiled at the Tora no Ana 20th Anniversary Appreciation Fair at Makuhari Messe in Chiba. The figurine caught many attention with the beautiful brid...

moetron pKjd

According to the August 2015 issue of Aria magazine, a TV anime adaptation of Akira Hiyoshimaru's romance-comedy manga series, Hatsukoi Monster, has been green-lit for production. *Synopsis: Nikaido Kaho is a daughter of a rich family and her whol...

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