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From the incredible manga and anime, to the forgettable live-action movies, and even the surprisingly good musical play. People love Death Note, and the relatively simple character designs makes them easy to cosplay as.

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2 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 1 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 2 Flares × In what seems to be something directly out of a mecha anime, two giant robots will be doing battle with each other in what will be considered to be history's very f...

Girls band Le Lien received some great news upon returning home from Japan Expo in Paris, France: they will be making their major label debut on Universal Music Japan in September! Formed in November of 2013, Le Lien is made up of high school stud...

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Back in the cold days of winter, weather forecaster Yuko Nakagawa gave men across Japan a little summery fantasy when she made her bikini-modeling DVD debut. But while Nakagawa certainly has the figure and facial features for that line of work, wh...

The official website for the second TV anime season of Adachitoka's Noragami manga has announced that Hisako Tojo and Takanori Hoshino will join the cast as Aiha and Kugaha, respectively. The website also revealed designs for the two characters.

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By Siliconera Staff . July 8, 2015 . 3:35am Earlier today, Capcom's Yoshinori Ono hinted that a Brazilian character would be revealed soon for Street Fighter V. This could be Blanka, Sean, or a new character entirely, but we've got a different pie...

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Answer by William Flanagan, longtime manga and anime translator: The high-pitched tones of some of the characters are there to serve the story. They are there to emphasize the childlike qualities and innocence (or, in some cases, contrast the inno...

Daily Mail Online Sarah Michael for Daily Mail Australia

The sufferers of 'Hikikomori' - mostly young men - have such severe social withdrawal they isolate themselves in their bedroom, in some cases for years. One of the few hikikomori experts in Japan, Dr Takahiro Kato, suffered from the condition as a...

A notice from the editorial department that Shueisha will publish in the 33rd issue of Weekly Shonen Jump on Monday will reveal that Naoshi Komi's Nisekoi - False Love manga will not appear in the issue due to the author's sudden illness.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

According to the latest Oricon report, the 78th volume of Eiichiro Oda's internationally popular manga series One Piece, released in Japan on July 3, easily took the top spot in the weekly comic sales ranking selling an astonishing 1,676,264 copie...

The Hatsune Miku official YouTube channel has posted a full MV for "Hand in Hand," the theme song for the upcoming event "Magical Mirai 2015," produced by kz (livetune). This is the first Hatsune Miku song for the kz nearly after one year.

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More Kamen Rider Ghost rumors has surfaced online, and said rumor describes Ghost's transformation device. Take these rumors with a grain of salt. The Ghost Belt is an ordinary looking belt, while the Ghost Icons are usually kept in eye-like capsu...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

We've seen cats and dogs getting along together just fine. But cats and owls? Welcome to the world of Hukulou Coffee. Located in Osaka, Hukulou Coffee is an owl cafe, serving up cups of hot coffee and oodles of owl cuteness.

SCANDAL (スキャンダル) is getting ready to release new single Stamp! and unveield the full music video. Their 21st single Stamp! comes on three editions hitting stores July 22nd 2015. Release details and PV follow.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming all-new feature film Date A Live: Mayuri Judgement today updated with a main visual. In addition, Japanese stores have started accepting pre-orders for its advance tickets with various items such as posters an...

IGN Kallie Plagge

By Kallie Plagge Good cosplay is an under-appreciated art. It's not just about looking good in an outfit - you have to pick the right materials, sew cleanly, mold armor and weapons, style wigs, do intense makeup, nail the character's personality, ...

In addition to the anime that's currently running, Kazune Kawahara and Aruko's My Love Story! ! (Ore Monogatari! ! ) manga is getting a live-action film adaptation. Directed by Hayato Kawai (Hanakage, Hachimitsu Drops) and starring Ryohei Suzuki a...

ARAMA! JAPAN Ronald

On August 5, Ayumi Hamasaki is set to release her new mini album, "sixxxxxx. " She's already given fans a taste of the upcoming release with the music video for "Step by step. " Today, Ayu released the covers for "sixxxxxx.

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Over the weekend we posted about Vertical's plans to release the Attack on Titan: Lost Girls novel in English next year. The novel has Hiroshi Seko collecting three short stories that focus on Mikasa and Annie-"Lost in the cruel world," "Wall Sina...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Along with chapter 500 of Hayate the Combat Butler, Weekly Shonen Sunday, out in Japan July 8th (yeah, Sunday is released on Wednesday) announced that author Kenjirou Hata is preparing to start a new manga that will run along side Hayate in Sunday.

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Today's main feature. . . ! Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Today I'm going to be taking a look at the 1/7th scale. . . Shiro! From the anime series 'No Game No Life' comes a 1/7th scale figure of the younger of the 'Kuuhaku' gamer si...

Anime Festival Wichita will be full of people who love Japanese animation but probably none more so than Brooke Stephenson. After studying at the Savannah (Ga. ) College of Arts and Design for two years, the Tulsa native relocated to Japan to purs...

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Digital drawing table-makers, Wacom, have teamed up manga publisher, Manga University, and mangaka, Mosoko Miyatsuki (Ani ga Rival! manga series), for a step-by-step video guide to drawing mangas, and may help launch the careers of a few future ma...

Active Anime RommelS

Attack on Titan and K-pop are both making huge cultural waves in Japan right now. Attack on Titan, presumably, because of its inherent badassness (plus its currently screening and upcoming movies), and K-pop because men and women alike find the me...

Siliconera Ishaan

Additionally, a batch of new screenshots is available as well. Rise: She needs the help of the Investigation Team to save her Junior Idol group, Kanamin Kitchen when they go missing. Rise calls upon her old friends to go into the Midnight Stage an...

Featured Posts Knights of Sidonia S2: Battle for Planet Nine review - 73/100 The second season of Sidonia makes a number of mistakes that a lot of second seasons do. That namely being that the anime slows down and introduces characters and conflic...

The official website for Level-5's Yōkai Watch 3 3DS game revealed on Thursday that the game will ship in Japan in summer 2016. Level-5 began streaming a promotional video for the game in April. Level-5 describes the title as an "updating game," a...

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5 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 2 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 5 Flares × Ikebukuro and its world-famous Otome Road has always been one of Tokyo's anime epicenter to fans, especially even more so after cult-favourite Durarara!

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