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Weddings are a sacred ritual that take place across all cultures and lifestyles. They are typically extravagant, expensive affairs, with many in attendance. They often adhere to strict observance of certain religious and/or traditional rituals, wh...

Here is Tokyo Girls' Update's comment video from Shizuoka local idol group Orange Port at Japan Expo 2015! They performed at Japan Expo two years in a row. Welcome back to Paris! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Contributor Wanted!

Coolens, a Japanese eyewear & opticians are back once again with another anime collaboration. Orders open today for a Monogatari Series selection, consisting of Tsubasa Hanekawa's glasses she is known to wear in the series.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco have announced a new Digimon game in the latest issue of V-Jump, titled Digimon World: Next Order for PlayStation Vita. Here are some of the first details on the game. [Thanks, Shonen Gamez.

Despite setting a lofty goal of attaining a top 10 weekly ranking on the Oricon charts with their debut single "Deep Girl" (release date: July 8) and later adding the condition that they must sell at least 10,000 copies by July 12th in order to no...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

We checked out the hottest openings from the Summer 2015 season, now it's time to check out some ending songs! 1. Gangsta 2. Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri Join our Gate page to get all the best updates on the show!

Today's male and female popularity rankings come from the August 2015 issue of the popular Japanese anime magazine, NewType.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . July 14, 2015 . 5:00am Compile Heart have been producing plenty of Neptunia games lately, and Idea Factory vice-president Shingo Kuwana and development director Norihisa Kochiwa shared more on what's next in an interview with Famitsu mag...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

North American manga publisher Seven Seas has shared their condolences on the passing of translator Anastasia Moreno, who worked on Kisses Sighs and Cherry Blossom Pink, Girl Friends, Girls und Panzer, Zero's Familiar and Strawberry Panic at the c...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The weather was partly cloudy today in Kyoto. But through the clouds, a rainbow was apparently spotted in the sky over Nintendo's headquarters. [Photo: bakatetu2] This photo, snapped by Twitter user Bakatetu2, was taken from Jujo Station in Kyoto.

The hugely popular mobile phone game Puzzle & Dragons will start a limited collaboration with Yoshihiro Togashi's Hunter X Hunter series. The campaign is in part to promote the one-year anniversary of the Hunter X Hunter Battle AllStars mobile game.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The Heroic Legend of Arslan Musou game-which, if you haven't heard about it yet, is exactly what it sounds like: Dynasty Warriors-style action to the tune of Arslan-has hit a slight delay in Japan. It was originally set to launch on September 17, ...

Title: GALTIA ガルティア Genre: BL Adventure game Price: 8,900 Yen (w/o tax) Available for preorder now. Date available: Summer, Delayed till end 2014 27 March 2015 31 July 2015 18 September 2015 Company: GRISEDGE Character design: 歌川マクラ Scenario: 加納高子...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming 3DCG film GAMBA: Gamba to Nakamatachi (Gamba and His Fellows) today announced its two main voice cast: Yuuki Kaji as the protagonist Gamba and Sayaka Kanda as the heroine Shioji.

Source: IDW Publishing Special Thanks to Kahlil Schweitzer IDW's latest Godzilla mini-series - Godzilla in Hell - will be available from retailers this week. Each issue of the five part series will be by a different creative team to best showcase ...

Siliconera Ishaan

By Ishaan . July 13, 2015 . 5:55pm Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night will have over 1,600 rooms, according to project lead Koji Igarashi, making this his largest Castlevania-esque game in terms of scope.

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The official website of the second season of the K anime, K: Return of Kings, has revealed many new visuals for the upcoming October series. In addition, the site has revealed new members of the cast that will debut in the second season.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

A musical adaptation of the long-running shoujo manga Ouke no Monshou/Crest of the Royal Family created by Chieko Hosokawa is in the works by Toho. The manga set in the ancient Egypt started its serialization on Akita Shoten's Monthly Princess in ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Tickets are still available for a limited, August 4-12 theatrical screening of Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F,' and FUNimation has posted a second theatrical trailer to the follow-up to the hit Battle of Gods.

Manga artist was a guest at this year's convention Comic-Con International awarded an Inkpot Award to Yu-Gi-Oh! manga artist Kazuki Takahashi this past weekend. The award recognizes individuals for outstanding contributions to comics, science fict...

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Here's the preview video for V-Cinema's Kamen Rider Gaim Gaiden Duke & Knuckle featuring some scenes from the set of the made-to-video movie. Kamen Rider Gaim Gaiden Duke & Knuckle is set to be released in DVD and Blu-ray this November and will co...

We previously posted about the upcoming Cyborg 009 vs. Devilman anime, which will be arriving in the form of a three-part OVA series. The first OVA will debut in Japan on November 11, followed by the second part on December 9, and the third on Jan...

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Crunchyroll announced that they will stream Ultraman X on their site as it airs in Japan. The series will be available worldwide outside of Asia. This is the fifth Ultraman series that aired in Crunchyroll, and the first Ultraman series that they ...

Mikufan.com jrharbort

As recently promised by Kahotan from good Smile Company, the Hatsune Miku: Harvest Moon ver. nendoroid is now open for global preorders! She is available exclusively from GSC's online shop, and is priced at 4200 Yen.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

According to the latest Oricon report, "SUNNY DAY SONG/? ←HEARTBEAT" released on July 8, the second insert song CD from the box office sensation Love Live! The School Idol Movie, ranks second in the weekly single sales chart with a massive 86,000 ...

Limited-edition bundle of 20th volume slated for December 1 release Online retailers Manga Oh and Amazon are listing that a limited edition of the 20th compiled book volume of Shungiku Nakamura's Junjo Romantica boys-love manga will bundle a "prem...

Anime Evo setsuken

With every season, there's at least one stand out show in the shoujo genre. With the Summer 2015 anime season that trend shows no sign of buckling. Akagami no Shirayuki-hime is another shoujo fantasy romance series that is just plain good, worth y...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

One of the best things I did in my life was to read Game Over: How Nintendo Conquered the World by David Sheff. Providing a wealth of information on Nintendo's early history, it also made me took note of the company's strategy at the time of then-...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

25-year-old singer/voice actress Kanako Miyamoto opened her new official blog "Miyamoto Kanako no Kokoro wo Komete (with all my heart)" on July 13, announcing that she will restart her professional activities.

At 11am Monday morning, Hayao Miyazaki held a press conference at Studio Ghibli headquarters in western Tokyo. In the hours before the presser, there was speculation as to what exactly he would be announcing - a return from retirement?

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