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Polygon Owen S. Good

Two weeks after barely clearing a goal of $150,000, Red Ash: Magicicada, the anime companion to a spiritual successor game to Mega Man Legends, is asking for more money from donors. Studio 4ºC, on its own website, now says it needs another $127,00...

Manga artist Hirohiko Araki is best known for his hugely popular JoJo's Bizarre Adventure comic series, which began in 1986 and is still going strong today, after nearly 30 years. But now fans of the series can now look forward to enjoying one of ...

Opened 19 years after the inauguration of Japan's first railway, the Mojiko Station in Kitakyushu is the oldest station on the Kagoshima Line. Its station building, designed in 1914 in the Neo-Renaissance style of architecture, is currently under ...

Japanator Anthony Redgrave

Sundays are designed to be lazy. Wake up late, coffee and novel 'til noon, walk or gardening 'til night, and then if you're like me getting all the homework and projects finished for deadline Monday! Artist Yuuta Toyoi has created a series of pixe...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the preview of Shuriken Sentai Ninninger's 26th episode titled "Summer Vacation Special! Last Ninja Race Special Report". In this episode, witness Shinobimaru and AkaNinger Chouzetsu team-up! Created by UkiyaSeed Labels: Ninninger, Super Se...

'逃避行の果てに' (Tohiko no Hate Ni) "The End of the Exodus" And just like that, the hand of Maeda Jun strikes. Charlotte's seventh episode starts off with the immediate confirmation that Ayumi's no longer alive, and things spiral rapidly downward as Yuu...

Oh Tsubasa. . . I just. . . I can't be too mad at her. She's a teenager, she thinks she knows shit even though she doesn't. I said this last week, but. . . agh, she was bugging me this episode. She completely ignores the other Gatchaman, coddles G...

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Earlier today, Comiket 88 has already wrapped up with its third and final day, and as expected, it is as wild and crazy as ever, just like Day 1 and Day 2. Let's start things off with this Elizabeth cosplayer who turned a lot of heads during the e...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

A recent poll on My Navi questioned 444 Japanese fans from ages 19 to 78 on what new features and gameplay elements they would like to see in the upcoming Final Fantasy VII remake. The results may not be too surprising to Western Final Fantasy fans.

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Ray's Picks 2015-08-14 SNH48 Team SII member Sun Rui - Shanghai48s Love the thinking cap. 2015-08-11 SNH48 Team SII member Qian Beiting - Shanghai48s Idols always look great in cowboy hats. Especially dayglo ones.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The second cour of Fafner: Dead Aggressor - Exodus was announced when the series was first green-lit and now we're coming up closer to its debut this fall. We've had a TV spot for it arrive recently and now King Records has put together a new 90 s...

Which popular anime characters look best in a swimsuit? Thousands of fans came together to answer that question. Otamart-a popular Japanese app that specializes in anime, manga and idol products-have recently announced the results of a survey aski...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The latest issue of Kadokawa's Monthly Newtype magazine has revealed that Kouji Yanagi's Joker Game novel will be adapted into a TV anime series. The anime's official website has launched and revealed the first visual and promotional video.

ARAMA! JAPAN Ronald

We're back with this week's edition of Oricon Flashback. This is where we look back on what topped Oricon this week 5, 10, 15, and 20 years ago. Think of it as a way to reminisce and learn about the past of Japanese music.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Even if you're one of many Kingdom Hearts players who doesn't know everything that's going on in the story, you can probably still appreciate the excitement of visiting new worlds. Disney's D23 Expo 2015 has been taking place at the Anaheim Conven...

JpopAsia jpopasia

Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan has been adapted into a two-part live action movie series starring Haruma Miura. The first film was released in Japan on August 1. It is also slated for release in Australia and New Zealand and it is currently show...

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It's the one many Infinite Stratos fans have been waiting for as the latest PV for 5pb. 's upcoming Infinite Stratos: Love and Purge game for the PlayStation Vita finally focuses on everybody's favorite French crossdresser, Charlotte Dunois!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

After debuting the first promo for second season of Diabolik Lovers More, Blood just last week the official channel has now brought out its second one. Clocking in at two minutes it gives us a good taste of the new song for it while showing off th...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

TOHO Animation seems to have exhausted the soundtrack and character song CD plans, so this week, beyond episode previews, their only Himouto! Umaru-chan video post is the sixth short. This prison break spoof will be online for 24 hours, then be re...

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Sega unveiled first promotional video for the anime based of its Phantasy Star Online 2 (PSO2) rpg on during the Arks Festival stage event. The video previews the three main characters of Phantasy Star Online 2: The Animation.

Among the many things it's doing brilliantly, Gangsta certainly knows how to ask the right question. I don't throw the word "masterpiece" around lightly when it comes to anime (or anything else for that matter) but Gangsta is rather forcing my hand.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Originally announced in March 2014 as getting the green light, the cast for the anime adaptation of the otome game Norn9: Norn+Nonet has finally been revealed. The series is from the game that came from Otomate which was released by Idea Factory b...

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Ladies, you have more reasons to be happy because during the Otomate Party 2015 event held over last weekend, Idea Factory announced that their ladies' visual novel (otome game), Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~, will be getting itself an anime...

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

Former AKB48 member Rina Kawaei and current AKB48 Juri Takahashi attended a special opening night gala for the Tokyo premier of horror flick Human Centipede 3. The Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence) is a 2015 Dutch body horror film written and dir...

Nihongogo Greg Abesamis

Soushisouai☆destination is the 11th single released by Fairies. The song combines the high-energy dance pop the group is known for with some heavy electric guitar work. Some may expect something along the lines of PASSPO-lite or maybe Momoiro Clov...

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