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September 4, 2015, 3:00 AM
RocketNews24 Joan Coello

Anyone who has ever been on board a commercial flight would have probably noticed that aircraft lavatories tend to be smaller than regular public restrooms. Compact as they may be, though, the toilets on most commercial airlines provide enough roo...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The previously-revealed Himouto! Umaru-chan game, Himouto! Umaru-chan: Umaru Training Plan, now has a release date in Japan. The game will have players attempting to train to get rid of the sloppier aspects of Umaru-chan, and it's coming to PS Vit...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I'm already starting to find that short sleeves aren't going to work any more. . . Autumn has arrived and it's already rather chilly! Anyway, today I'm going to be taking a look at the 1/8th scale.

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?

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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 ...

Kotaku East Toshi Nakamura

Announced by Capcom, the newest numbered chapter to the Ace Attorney series takes our favorite lawyer, Phoenix Wright, to a land where there are no defense attorneys and the courtrooms have magic mirrors.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With Crunchyroll having simulcast the most recent season of Symphogear, they're now filling in the blanks a bit with the debut of the first season of the series on the service. This season originally aired in 2012 and was simulcast by FUNimation a...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

Nissan GT-R OSAKA (TR) - Osaka Prefectural Police on Wednesday announced the arrest of a 20-year-old university student for the theft of two sports cars, one of which was used at a racing circuit, reports the Asahi Shimbun (Sep.

Siliconera Casey

By Casey . September 2, 2015 . 11:00pm Bandai Namco recently released a new trailer for Tokyo Ghoul Jail, their upcoming visual novel based on the Tokyo Ghoul series, but centered around a completely different protagonist.

ARAMA! JAPAN Thomas

Singer Ayumi Hamasaki (36) has (almost) always had the honor of carrying out the final performance at avex's summer festival a-nation. This year, she performed at four dates in Tokyo and Osaka. Besides Hamasaki, South Korean top-tier acts like BIG...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Thursday is Noitamina day, so it's time for the block to introduce the principal cast of the fall adaptation of Sky Crawler novelist Hiroshi Mori's Subete ga F ni Naru (All is F, also known as the Perfect Insider), the Mephisto Award winning debut...

Siliconera Sato

Summon Night 6 takes place in the world of Filluja, a "Cocoon World. " The protagonists have lived on their own up until they meet creatures that were summoned from a world called Linbaum. You can read more details on the game in our earlier report.

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...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . September 3, 2015 . 7:23am Spike Chunsoft are working on a tactical RPG called Grand Kingdom that looks similar to Grand Knights History but with a bit more of a strategic touch. The game's latest trailer shows more of its characters and...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Whatever you might think of the series that defined his career, there's no doubting that Hideo Kojima is one of the most prominent figures in gaming history, and arguably the closest a major game developer has come to matching up with classical au...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The ride to release for the Japanese box set for Slayers has been a fun one as it was originally planned for a February 2015 release, canceled, and then rescheduled for an October 30th, 2015 release from Bandai Visual Japan.

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 ...

LONDON, Sept 3 - 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 newly commiss...

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.

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.

tokyohive ustar

Oricon has released its weekly charts for August 24 to 30. Take a look at the results below! SEE ALSO: Oricon Weekly Ranking for 8/17 ~ 8/23 [Single Weekly Ranking] 1. "Halloween Night" - AKB48 : 8/26 (1,277,761)2.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

We haven't seen too much about the new NieR project that was announced back in June, but developer Platinum Games broke the silence by sharing some concept art via Twitter. The tweet describes the image: "A young boy stares out over a dilapidated ...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

'オレへの手紙' (Ore no Tegami) "Letter to Me" In every sense of the term, I think it's better this way. It's funny how even when he's the center of attention, Suna is neverreallythe center of attention. This is his moment - after twenty episodes of buil...

ALI PROJECT is getting ready to release new album Keraku no Susume (快楽のススメ) . The title song has tie-up with NTV music show Buzz Rhythm as featured Power Play for September. Their 15th original album includes 10 new songs and comes on two editions...

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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...

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...

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!

Mikufan.com 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".

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.

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