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June 26, 2015, 4:00 PM
June 26, 2015, 4:00 PM

Media Factory's MF Bunko has updated the official website for Zero no Tsukaima with news that they plan on continuing the fantasy light novel series. Author Noboru Yamaguchi passed away at age 41 on April 4th, 2013, after a two-year battle with ca...

Siliconera Chris Priestman

"We are all extremely proud of our work," writes Romsstar from the translation team. "In playing through the game, there were times when it was hard to remember that this was written by us, that we are the authors of those very same English phrase...

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.

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.

Crunchyroll Scott Green
Ani-Culture nbcwarrior
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 ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Izaya narration and opening theme "day you laugh" from Mikado Ryūgamine voice actor Toshiyuki Toyonaga are featured in the new preview for this summer's Durarara! ! X2 The Second Arc (aka DRRR! ! X2 Ten) anime.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The anime adaptation of the popular iOS and Android mobile platform game Gakuen Handsome, or Handsome High School, has had a few new details revealed. With it about two months until the release of the OVA, the develop has revealed the voice cast f...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Crunchyroll announced another addition to its summer 2015 simulcast lineup today. Rokka -Braves of the Six Flowers- will have a premiere screening at Anime Expo 2015 on Thursday, July 2, and will be broadcast on Crunchyroll starting Saturday, July...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

New details have been released about the original animation DVD, "Ryo's Proposal", that will be included as a bonus for customers who purchased the entire 12 volume run of the new City Hunter XYZ Japanese manga release.

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.

RocketNews24 Aleisha Riboldi

As kids we were always told not to play with our food but someone didn't get that memo at a recent curry exhibition. Online marketplace Rakuten recently hosted a one-day event showcasing regional curry dishes from all over Japan, and the curry cre...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

A follow-up to Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax was announced last month, and now the project has an official title. Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax Ignition is scheduled for location tests at Sega Akihabara, Club Sega Shinjuku-Nishiguchi, and Sega Nam...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official Twitter account for Houbunsha's Manga Time Kirara has confirmed that the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Gotoji's school comedy manga Unhappy♪ is animated by Tokyo-based production company Silver Link.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

J-Stars Victory VS+ is almost out in the west, so Bandai Namco rolled out a new English promo showcasing the Shonen Jump 45th anniversary fighter's "craziest assists. " J-Stars Victory VS+ hits PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita (digital-on...

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...

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.

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...

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.

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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.

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...

Siliconera Sato

Fire Emblem Fates comes in two version, Birthright and Conquest, which will have their own stories and exclusive characters. The game is also getting a third version as an additional DLC scenario. Dengeki shares a few more details on the upcoming ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel
The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks announced last week that Scott Gibbs was taking on the role of Sora in the series No Game No Life. With our look at the collector's edition last time as well, things are now advancing a bit more as the distributor has revealed tha...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

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. Serving as the final chapter in Dragon Quest's Zenithian Trilogy, this game was origin...

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...


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...

International Business Times Nicolo Josef V. Parungo
Kotaku East Toshi Nakamura

You know that other Final Fantsy game that was revealed at this year's E3? It actually sounds pretty damn interesting as its director reveals. The game forever known as the one they announced right before the Final Fantasy VII remake.

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