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Anime production company Production I. G announced the acquisition of the original rights to the FLCL OVA, which made its debut back in 2000. Recognizing the international popularity of the six-episode anime-directed by Kazuya Tsurumaki (Gunbuster...

Mikufan.com jrharbort

It's now August 31st within Japan, marking today as the 8th anniversary since Hatsune Miku's original VOCALOID2 software was released to the world. Essentially, this means it's also her birthday! The past year has brought a number of major highlig...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Even within the world of Japanese pop music, anime songs are their own special breed. Unabashedly sentimental, bombastically energetic, or sometimes both, not just anyone can grab a mike and belt out a performance that will capture the hearts of l...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The first trailer has been revealed for the upcoming live action drama adaptation of Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai. The new trailer shows off the cast in character and showcases some of the heartwarming scenes from the drama.

It seems that neither Vanilla Beans nor their cohost for "Shino x Vani", Tomoe Shinohara are very good at keeping secrets. Shortly before Vanilla Beans' one-man live at Shibuya clubasia on August 29, 2015, Shinohara tweeted that she would be their...

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Recently ,with the Japanese culture and language are starting to sink in to other parts of the world, I hear about the "emoji" used more by the iPhone users overseas. I have never noticed that the "emoji," the term itself, and the usage abroad has...

GKids has announced it will release the 1991 film Only Yesterday in theaters in 2016 for the film's 25th anniversary. It'll also create an English dub for the film, which will star Daisy Ridley (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Dev Patel (Slumdog Mi...

Dempagumi. inc revealed the new MV for "Ashita Chikyu ga Konagona ni Nattemo"! (release date: September 16th) Contributor Wanted! ! As some information about this new single has already released, Asano Inio, the famous manga writer, wrote the lyri...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Along with plans to premiere the series October 3rd at 25: 58 on MBS (followed by the 4th at 23:30 on Tokyo MX, the 5th at 25:00 on BS11 and the 4th at 25:50 on RKK), Attack on Titan Junior high has introduced the return of Linked Horizon for the ...

by Chris Arrant, Editor Date: 31 August 2015 Time: 01:30 PM ET CREDIT: Viz Media One of the world's most popular manga anthologies, Weekly Shonen Jump, is now going to be available digitally via ComiXology.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

For a limited, 24-hour period, TOHO animation is presenting the seventh Himouto! Umaru-chan short. The historical drama spoof will be offered as a bonus feature on the summer anime's fourth Blu-ray collection, set to be released in Japan on Decemb...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . August 31, 2015 . 3:24am We previously got a look at Breath of Fire 6's series recurring blue-haired character in Ryu, and the game's latest trailer shows us another familiar feature with the dragon transformation, along with some battle...

The Hunter x Hunter manga has been on hiatus for over a year now due to Yoshihiro Togashi's health condition, but a fan recently went to the summer festival in Togashi's home town of Shinjo, Yamagata, and spotted a new festival float illustration ...

We already saw Black Smoke's cosplay of Ayame Kajou from anime adaptation of Hirotaka Akagi's Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai (Shimoseka) light novel series, and now cosplayer Roast rabbit has done a marvelous job at repl...

Japanator Anthony Redgrave

After a couple of awesome flashback episodes, this week returns us to current day Dressrosa where exciting battles are going on, While the animation and fight scenes are fantastic, the same plodding pace makes a return reminding us all why we hate...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for Rage of Bahamut: Manaria Friends, a TV anime adaptation of an in-game event "Manaria Academy of Magic" in Cygames' popular social game Rage of Bahamut, today launched with a 50-second teaser for a 2016 premiere.

Siliconera Sato

The all-girls fighting game of Romance of the Three Kingdoms in Koihime Enbu was initially announced as a September 25 release for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, but it has been delayed until November 26th.

Source: Bandai Co. , Ltd. Photo courtesy of Bandai Co. © Tsuburaya Productions Unwind after a long day Ultraman-style with the new Ultra Hero Chara-You 2 bath bombs from Bandai. The apple-scented bath salts and moisturizers - molded in the likenes...

A new visual for the upcoming anime adaptation of ONE and Yuusuke Murata's One Punch-Man manga has been revealed in a Japanese anime magazine. Yuusuke Murata has also been busy posting new sketches on Twitter: In addition to this, the second promo...

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Japan Today DIDI TANG

By administrative order, dramas about resisting the Japanese wartime enemy will fill Chinese TV channels this week as China celebrates - including with a massive military parade - the victory over Japan 70 years ago.

Bleeding Cool Hannah Means Shannon

VIZ Media, comiXology and Amazon are announcing the debut today of the Weekly Shonen Jump comic on comiXology as well as on Amazon's Kindle Store. The digital version of Shonen Jump is published weekly to coincide with the print version's release.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The anime adaptation of Aria the Scarlet Ammo AA is almost here as it's set to be a part of the fall 2015 anime season and now a new concrete detail for it has arrived. The show is now scheduled to arrive on October 6th, 2015 through the usual bro...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The 32nd issue of Enterbrain's monthly magazine B's-LOG COMIC, which was officially published today in Japan, announced that an anime adaptation of Ototachibana's Shonen Maid comedy manga is in the works.

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Early bird tickets for A9 concert in Singapore was sold from mid to the end of August, in which the 2-DAYS VIP tickets were sold out within three minutes. General ticket sales start on 1st of September.

¡El punto pricipal de hoy! . . . Hola todos, ¡Aquí Kahotan! (@gsc_kahotan) Una lonchera y un frasco en una cesta de picnic. . . (・ω・ノ)ノ! Esto sólo puede significar que hoy introduciremos a. . . La figura escala 1/8 de.

Do As Infinity's Van Tomiko is pregnant with her second child. According to reports, the singer has already entered her stable period and is due sometime in December. Do As Infinity's 16th anniversary live "Do As Infinity 16th Anniversary~October'...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Today, Square Enix announced that free-to-play mobile title Final Fantasy Agito is shutting down. But don't fret, this isn't the end of Agito. Originally, the "Agito" named first, years ago, was a FFXIII spin-off title that later became Final Fant...

PS3/PS4/PC fighting game ships in Japan on September 25 Bandai Namco Entertainment began streaming a second short promotional video on Monday for its Saint Seiya: Soldier's Soul PS3/PS4/PC fighting game.

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