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August 14, 2015, 8:00 AM
August 14, 2015, 8:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Artist: Sheena Ringo | Track: Nagaku Mijikai Matsuri | Album: Nagaku Mijikai Matsuri (single) Kotaku Soundtrack is a selection of the stuff we're listening to - and gaming to - at the moment. 3 Reply 3 0 About Blog Need Help?

The girl society chaos, of course, exists within Japanese society too. I mainly grew up in America, and after 7 years, I came back to Japan. I was totally confused since there were unwritten rules within the girl community.

With the first Blu-ray / DVD volume of the TV anime adaptation of Okayado's Monster Musume (Everyday Life with Monster Girls) manga to go on sale this September 16, previews of uncensored scenes have been revealed.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

If you're putting together a profile for a video game or anime character, the inclusion of certain bits of information are optional, such as favorite food, hobby, or breast weight. But just about every fictional character coming from Japan has an ...

Yoshiki Tanaka's space opera novel series spawned previous video anime series in 1988-2000 Production I. G opened a website on Thursday to announce that it will produce a new anime project based on Yoshiki Tanaka's The Legend of the Galactic Heroe...

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It was a sad day for cat lovers and train fans alike when Tama, the cute calico that had served as stationmaster of Kishi Station in Wakayama Prefecture since 2007, recently passed away. Heartbroken as Tama's many supporters were, though, life goe...

Goodereader Michael Kozlowski (5169 Posts)

Aspiring young novelists in North America often get their start by writing fan-fiction and developing a ravenous following on websites such as Wattpad. If they have very a large fan-base, its quite easy to get a publishing deal, if not, self-publi...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Now scheduled for a two-week Japanese theatrical run starting October 9th, a new preview and visual offer the latest look at Little Witch Academia sequel The Enchanted Parade. Yoh Yoshinari returns as director, character designer and animation dir...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The most recent issue of Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump has teased that a sequel of the TV anime adaptation of Yu Sasuga and Kenichi Tachibana's Terra Formars manga has been green-lit for production. This more than likely indicates that there will b...

Yami Kawaii idol group Zenbu Kimi no Sei da has released MV for their second digital single "ShitEnd Placebo"(release date: August 12th). Learn more about "Yami Kawaii" : http://tokyogirlsupdate. com/zenbu-kiminoseida-2nd-single-20150853742.

Kotaku East Toshi Nakamura

Announced last week, Koei Tecmo is making an Attack on Titan game. It's being developed by Omega-Force, the developers of all the Dynasty Warriors games. But it won't be a Warriors game. And they want you to know that.

Japanese media watchdog group Broadcasting Ethics and Program Improvement Organization (BPO) unveiled a summary of viewer comments they received during the month of July, including several complaints about anime content.

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Ikki Kotsugai Ikki Kotsugai TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Thursday arrested a 24-year-old university student for assaulting and emasculating a lawyer in Minato Ward, reports TBS News (Aug. 13).

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It has been confirmed that 50-year-old actor Takaya Kamikawa, known as the voice of Anti-Spiral in Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann among anime fans, is cast as Ryo Saeba in the upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation of Tsukasa Hojo's Angel Heart mang...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Riku Misora's action fantasy light novel series Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan: A Tale Of Worst One/A Chivalry of a Failed Knight today updated with a 110-second new PV featuring its OP song ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

FUNimation kicked off their Broadcast Dubs last night and revealed the information for Sky Wizards Academy for it just beforehand. The series will be coming out in English language form every Wednesday at 8pm ET for fans watching on FUNimation and...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Thursday is Noitamina day and this week the alt-anime block presented a new theatrical trailer for the first in a trio of anime movie adaptations of the works of of Satoshi Itō, a sci-fi novelist who wrote under the name Project Itoh, and who pass...

Good Smile Company recently launched a new figure line dedicated just to male characters. Orange Rouge initially focused on the immensely popular Tōken Ranbu mobile game but also expanded out into Durarara!

With the October 2nd 2015 release date for Samurai Warriors 4-II drawing closer, Koei Tecmo Europe have this evening unveiled information on new features and characters to be included in the character-focused tactical action title.

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The 11th issue of Yamato Crew Kaihou, published an interview with Space Battleship Yamato 2199 producer Shoji Nishizaki, revealing that a second season of the Space Battleship Yamato 2199 anime is in development.

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The Hatsune Miku character DLC was announced for Persona 4: Dancing All Night last month will launch in Japan on August 27. Miku will be playable via the song "Heaven feat. Hatsune Miku (ATOLS Remix). " Additionally, a free "P-Color Selection 2″ a...


Today, model and actress Kiko Mizuhara updated her Instagram account with a picture of Felicity Huffmann and the caption "Single and fabulous, exclamation point. " which led to break-up rumors about her unconfirmed relationship with BIGBANG member...

Parents, teachers, and lawmakers are none too happy about some bootleg Assassination Classroom wear that's been popping up on sites like Amazon. The shirt shows Koro-sensei's iconic grin along with the slogan, "Keep Calm and Kill Your Teacher," wh...

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The creators of Senran Kagura has launched a massive multi-media project known as Valkyrie Drive, and it consists of an anime, a PS Vita game, and a smartphone game app. Marvelous has now started streaming the latest PV for their smartphone game a...

Siliconera Spencer

Look forward to playing Super Mario Bros. stages as Bowser, Link, and maybe even Mega Man. Nintendo shared an extended Super Mario Maker video which notes the Wii U game is compatible with more than 50 amiibo.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

MAGES announced a nice little bonus for Steins;Gate 0 in an update on the official website. Those who pick up first-print copies of the game will get a downloadable copy of a PlayStation 4 HD remaster of the original Steins;Gate.

Yui Horie announced new single Asymmetry (アシンメトリー) with tie-up as opening theme for upcoming anime K RETURN OF KINGS. She also continues voicing character Anna Kushina in the fantasy-action anime. Her 19th single Asymmetry comes on three editions ...

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Siliconera Sato

Square Enix revealed the first screenshots for Dragon Quest XI: In Search of the Departed Time, that shows us a closer look at the upcoming game on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS. Starting with a look at the PlayStation 4 version of the game: Here...


As previously reported, Takano Ichigo's romance manga Orange, is being turned into a live-action film. Tsuchiya Tao and Yamazaki Kento are playing the main leads. The Sci-fi love story follows Naho (Tsuchiya), a 16 year old high school student who...

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