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September 3, 2015, 1:00 PM
September 3, 2015, 1:00 PM

With anime aging and starting to be seen as a true art form, what would you like to get the chance to seriously study in school?

RocketNews24 Fran Wrigley

Bubble wrap lovers everywhere were dealt a blow this summer with the devastating news that the company behind the world's favourite air-filled packaging was launching a new, unpoppable bubble wrap. Sealed Air Corp.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

It's September. In Japan that means rice is being harvested across the country. It also means straw art. After the grains are harvested, rice straw ("wara" in Japanese) is left behind. In Niigata Prefecture, however, locals have been turning that ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the fall debut of Noragami Aragoto so close that the fans can taste it, details of the premiere have finally arrived with the latest Monthly shonen Magazine. The new issue has revealed that the series will arrive on October 3rd at 25:05 for f...

Crunchyroll Isaac Akers

Welcome to September, my friends! We've been here before: just a few weeks out from the beginning of the fall anime season, starting to settle back in our chairs near the fireplace to watch some anime during the cool autumn months.

Rena Matsui took the stage for the final time at the SKE48 Theater on August 31, 2015, graduating at the end of Team E's "Te wo Tsunaginagara" performance. After announcing her graduation during the June 10th broadcast of AKB48 no All Night Nippon...

A 15-year-old Japanese teen from Toyama City got himself in some serious trouble when he allegedly threatened Love Live! fans via Twitter. Among the messages was a photo of the suspect holding a kitchen knife, and Ogikubo Police arrested the high ...

Manga: it ain't just about the laughs. One of the most appealing parts of the medium, as our readers well know, is the wide range of genres it spans, and with it, the wide range of emotions it can evoke.

SGCafe spartanchef

After everything that has happened, with Konami taking his name out of Metal Gear Solid V and fans (and some video game retailers) reacting in kind, it is finally time for video game legend, Hideo Kojima to hang up his gloved for his glorious and ...

A new key visual for Yuuri Wakasa from the anime adaptation of Norimitsu Kaihou and Sadoru Chiba's moe / survival horror Gakkou Gurashi! manga series has been featured in the October 2015 issue of Megami.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . September 2, 2015 . 1:37am While we still don't have any information regarding the new Nier project that PlatinumGames and director Taro Yoko are working on, the developers recently shared a peek at a new piece of concept art via Twitter.

J-Pop Idols Tetho

E-Girls' new single Dance Dance Dance will be on sale on September 30. It is a disco funk song featuring a new sound and style for the Japanese girl group. The curtain has been raised on the MV. The members of E-Girls are dressed in glamorous and ...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco announced that their free-to-play single-player online PlayStation 3 title SoulCalibur: Lost Swords will end its service on November 30th. Before it ends, they'll host a farewell event and sales to commemorate the game.

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 has announced its premiere schedule.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Idea Factory International announced plans to release Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II in the west as Megadimension Neptunia VII. The series' first PlayStation 4 entry is coming to North America and Europe in early 2016 with new characters, thre...

SGCafe spartanchef

Remember that poster where four of Kyoto Animation (KyoAni)'s most popular heroines banded together? That is actually for a big event for their fans, and they are inviting everyone, even the ones not from Japan, as this new video shows: Called the...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Begins Streaming on the Aniplex Channel and Crunchyroll and Hulu 9/8 SANTA MONICA, CA (September 2, 2015) -Aniplex of America Inc. announced today that they will begin streaming the English dubbed episodes of the second arc of the DURARARA!

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LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - London's British Museum takes a look at manga, Japan's widely popular graphic art form, in a new exhibition showcasing the works of different generations of artists. "Manga now: three generations" features recent and new... Mercuryw

An early news from Famitsu via Hachima Kikou has (reportedly) introduced new features, modules, and songs for the upcoming title Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA X in 2016. The three new key features are "Live Quest mode", "Module Drop", and "Rush Notes".

Posted 01/09/2015 Festivals, Festivals, Festivals. It never stops this time of year but now one of the biggest has finally dropped as the BFI London Film Festival announces its programme for 2015. As expected there are some pretty big hitters in t...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The details for the Japanese broadcast of Utawarerumono: False Mask, an upcoming fantasy TV anime based on a series of visual novels, have been revealed. The series will premiere on October 03, 2015, on Tokyo MX.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel
Siliconera Spencer

Warning this Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls video is loaded with spoilers for Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and the sequel Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair. If you haven't played those games yet you might want to skip watching t...

Japanator Anthony Redgrave

Video Game art books are often bound by a specific game, game developer, genre or era with rare exceptions being anthology collections. It is rarer still to see both Eastern and Western video game art contained within a single title due to their c...

The short PV for Crystal Kay and Amuro Namie's collaboration song "REVOLUTION" has been revealed through Universal Music Japan's official YouTube channel. This song will be released under the name Crystal Kay feat.

Project JeForceX JeForceX

Photo: Close-up look of Guest Cosplayer Weon Haur cosplaying as a character from the League of Legends series. International Cosplayer Weon Haur has been invited as a special guest for EOY Cosplay Festival 2015.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Jinsei Kataoka and Kazuma Kondou are back with brutal new steampunk manga Smokin' Parade, which debuted in the October issue of Shonen Ace on August 26th. Their earlier 2007-2013 Deadman Wonderland is also getting a new pachislot machine.

The Tokyo Reporter Amy Takahashi

Shukan Jitsuwa Sep. 3 To be filed under "hot for teacher. " A school in Indonesia is in hot water for utilizing an image of a popular adult video (AV) star from Japan in teaching materials, reports weekly tabloid Shukan Jitsuwa (Sep.

Bloody Disgusting! MrDisgusting

FUNimation Entertainment announces the new unrated manga adaptation feature film Attack On Titan for a limited theatrical release, screening in nearly 300 theaters across the United States and Canada. In the U.

Post-apocalyptic vampire manga also inspired 2 anime seasons, Jump event anime The October issue of Shueisha's Jump Square magazine is announcing on Friday that a stage musical adaptation of the Seraph of the End manga has been green-lit.

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Ray's Picks NMB48 Shu Yabushita "Hidamari" on Bubka Magazine - HEBIROTE AKB48 A simple and sexy photo spread. SKE48 Jurina Matsui "Sparkle" on Bubka Magazine - HEBIROTE AKB48 That last shot took me by surprise.

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