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June 29, 2015, 11:30 AM
June 29, 2015, 11:30 AM
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In a country where pets outnumber children, animals in Japan are some of the most spoilt in the world. It's not uncommon to see owners carrying dogs like babies, pushing them in specially-made prams and taking them on onsen hot spa holidays.

Building failed earthquake safety test The Shōhei Bridge Building, which is used as the home of Love Live! School idol project character Nico Yazawa, is slated for demolition by the end of the year. It has failed earthquake safety tests, raising c...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Japanese fans have noticed that Hiroko Kazui's online resume is listing storyboard board work for Owarimonogatari along with Transformers: Robots in Disguise, Kōfuku Graffiti" Nisekoi, Maria the Virgin Witch among the 2015 productions.

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Looks like we are having more coffee house fun this October because the lovable gang of Is the Order a Rabbit? will be returning for a new season this Autumn, and it's new season will be titled Is the Order a Rabbit?

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As the final episode of Utano☆Prince-sama Revolutions ended with a bang, the anime left a very special message to its fans and it seems to be a good one The episode ended with "To Be Continued. . . " which is then followed by the episode's end car...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

With tickets now on sale for a September 11th LA premiere, NIS America has posted an English subtitled trailer for the new Love Live! The School Idol Movie anime movie. Other screenings are planned for HARKINS THEATRES - VALLEY ART 509 S.

Nogizaka46 (乃木坂46) revealed more details for single Taiyō Knock (太陽ノック) - jacket covers and music video unveiled. Their 12th single features member Ikoma Rina as the center position. Single Taiyō Knock comes on four editions hitting stores July 22...

Yesterday, the first of the final performances of HKT48's first national tour, which started last September, was held in Yokohama Arena. Today will feature a daytime and a nighttime performance, with a total of 36,000 attendees expected over the t...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The folks at AnimeLab made a number of summer 2015 anime simulcast announcements while in Perth for the Supanova event there and the list is definitely interesting to see. There are some familiar titles to be had here, such as Durarara!

Crunchyroll Brittany Vincent

Arina Tanemura of Full Moon O Sagashite fame has created a special convention report for the upcoming August 2015 issue of Viva ☆ Tales of Magazine, which is all about the Tales game series. Tanemura's special comic is part of a special issue feat...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Watch out 765 Pro and μ's, because here comes IdolM@ster Cinderella Girls making the jump from collectable card sim to rhythm game! Bandai Namco has announced the new The IdolM@ster Cinderella Girl - Starlight Stage for Android and iOS devices, an...

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Here's the preview of Shuriken Sentai Ninninger's 19th episode entitled "Search! The Sky Otomo Shinobu". The episode marks the debut of the Lion Ha-Oh. Created by UkiyaSeed Labels: Ninninger, Super Sentai, Tokusatsu, Trailer Older Post Home Blog S...

Travelers easily whiz from city to city on high-speed trains in many parts of South America, Asia and Europe. Since the first high-speed lines began operating more than 50 years ago in Japan, they have become an essential part of transportation wo...

With the end of the second season of the anime adaptation of Wataru Watari and Ponkan8's Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) light novel series ending with a total of 13 episodes on Friday, the maker...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Noting the prevalence of multitalented actor/singers working in anime, in their latest 10,000 reader poll, Charapedia has fans to name the anime voice actor with the best singing voice. 53. 7% of the responses were from female participants, with 72.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

At the current Manga Time Kirara Festa, it was announced on stage that the second season anime adaptation of Koi's Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka? (Is the order a rabbit? ) 4koma manga will begin its broadcast this October.


EXILE's 2nd single in 2015 will be "24karats GOLD SOUL", scheduled to be released on August 19. This is the 4th song in the 24karats series and also the first 24karats song performed by EXILE independently.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The first official English subtitled trailer has been revealed for the upcoming Naruto Shippuuden Movie 8 - Boruto film, the first film set after the events of Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto manga. The trailer itself is released by Australian and New ...

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

AKB48 member Rina Kawaei has announced her formal departure date from the pop idol group live on TBS today. The announcement made during TBS's Ongaku no Hi revealed the popular idol will be leaving the group on August 4th.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Drive's 36th episode entitled "Where to direct the bullet of justice? " In this episode, will Shinnosuke shoot Nira? Also, triple Rider team-up! Created by UkiyaSeed Labels: Kamen Rider, KR Drive, Tokusatsu, Trail...

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Check-out the second TV promo for Kamen Rider Drive The Movie: Surprise Future featuring Kamen Rider Drive Super Dead Heat! Kamen Rider Drive The Movie: Surprise Future is set to premiere in Japanese cinemas this August 8, 2015.

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

The 2015 J-POP SUMMIT, the Japanese pop culture event held annually in San Francisco, has announced DAY 1 programming. This year's festival is highlighted by live music from a wide range of pop, ani-pop, electronica, punk/alternative, and a cappel...

Lazygamer Darryn Bonthuys

I've spoken before in the past about how Dragon Ball Z is one of the few anime shows out there with an English dub that is vastly superior to the ear-splitting vocals of the original cast. Seriously, Dragon Ball Z sounds like the bastard child of ...

Anime Evo setsuken

Well. . . Uhh. . . . That happened. Its a strange sensation that's felt after the ending of the second season of this franchise. A series that I really didn't expect to get any kind of continuation, let a second season under a different studio ent...

'エピローグ' (Epirōgu) "Epilogue" Ah, the London epilogue! This was exactly the kind of thing I was hoping for when I talk about Unlimited Blade Works being 'thorough' last week. The original visual novel ended with Rin and Shirou accepting an invitati...

Dreary romance drama Plastic Memories has come to a rather depressing close, receiving naught but high acclaim from most anime fans despite the amount of melancholy it has spawned.

Enter the tennis mom. "I play tennis for a living, even though I hate tennis, hate it with a dark and secret passion, and always have. " - Andre Agassi Given that Baby Steps is probably the most comprehensive look at youth sports in manga history ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

2015 smartphone (iOS/Android) game Fate/Grand Order features the battle for the Holy Grail across seven time periods with scenario by TYPE-MOON founder Kinoko Nasu and a very impressive collection of artists.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Two more commercials have been released for the upcoming anime adaptation of Okayado's Monster Musume (Everyday Life with Monster Girls) manga. The new trailers focus on each of the main monster girls in the upcoming series, the slime girl Suu and...

Anime Evo Flower

Well, well, well - that was an excellent final episode. I feel it used the strengths the studio and staff of this series have shown to be able to exhibit while avoiding the weaknesses. And for that I am very happy to see - and in fact I can't help...

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