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Japan's shojo manga are gaining huge popularity within Japan and abroad. Among them is Natsuki Takaya's Fruits Basket, which has become well known as a best-selling manga overseas. It's such a big hit that just within Japan the series has over 18.

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

If you have a cat at home, there's a good chance you're well aware of the frustrations felines can introduce to owners, like walking all over keyboards or stealing your seat the second you get up. Sure, we forgive them, and we might even find it k...

The Miss Monochrome - The Animation series of shorts is officially set to continue according to the official website of Miss Monochrome - The Animation - 2. The third season is slated for an October premiere in the same 30-minute "Ultra Super Anim...

The architecture in Japan tends to look pretty much the same in most neighborhoods. It's always a mix of older, traditional homes with sloping roofs and those distinctive, old-timey shingles, which butt up against the blockier modern buildings, pl...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Today, Ubisoft announced that it will open a 10,000-square-meter indoor theme park in Kuala Lumpur. "Ubisoft's intention for this park is to immerse people in reactive worlds where they can interact with each other and become the heroes of their o...

Promotes a regional beer this week The manga Nomu Joshi ("Drinking Girls") by Ukatsu ("Careless") debuted in the magazine Manga Club on July 4. It features three friends, all women aged 29, who get together and socialize regularly and indulge in t...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Ahead of the launch of Mario-themed level-building game Super Mario Maker, video game industry legend Shigeru Miyamoto sat down with veteran game designer Takashi Tezuka to take questions from journalists and show off its features.

METANORN Highway

Sep8 Charlotte - 10 Now we know why Yuu acts brain-damaged sometimes Time for a perspective shift, for a while at least. Time to start a cabal I kind of thought that we'd get a single time-travel loop, and have Shunsuke be lucky enough to avoid th...

RocketNews24 evie lund

The last few years especially have seen a notable increase in the number of western-developed narrative-driven video games. Notable entries include Telltale Games' The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us, and of course Game of Thrones, which deliver t...

Eren, Jean narrate scenes from October anime's 1st episode The official website for the television anime of Saki Nakagawa's Attack on Titan: Junior High (Shingeki! Kyojin Chūgakkō) spinoff manga began streaming the second promotional video on Monday.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Crunchyroll previously reported about a recent online poll conducted by Animeanime. jp regarding which series anime fans would like to see receive a sequel. The results were interesting, but heavily skewed toward the opinions of the women voters, ...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . September 8, 2015 . 6:32am A new Kamen Rider title was recently revealed in Bandai Namco's Tokyo Game Show lineup, and it's been officially announced in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Plans for fall's anime adaptation of Yū-Go Ōkuma and Yoshiaki Tabata's Young Black Jack have been updated with news that Junichi Suwabe will voice the doctor who will later become the titular maverick surgeon's rival, Kiriko.

JpopAsia jpopasia

scandals-issues posted by Aysohmay 43 minutes ago · 0 comments Aoi Eir has been revealed to have been hospitalized after being diagnosed with aspiration pneumonia. On August 28, Eir was scheduled to perform at "Animelo Summer Live 2015 -THE GATE-".

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime series Valkyrie Drive Mermaid has announced its premiere schedule in Japan, starting on AT-X on October 10. It is one of the new cross-media project Valkyrie Drive Project, which also includes social ...

The official website for the anime adaptation of Haruichi Furudate's Haikyuu! ! has announced the premiere schedule for the highly anticipated second season of its TV anime series. The second season premiere schedule is as follows: October 3: MBS ...

Korean pro-players of StarCraft 2 have received their visual novel debut with "SC2VN", demonstrating that the medium really can accommodate virtually anything. Some images of the wholesomely hardcore visual novel action: The visual novel had actua...

tokyohive HPriest

Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - September 5th/September 6th 01 (00) Unfair: The End (Weeks: 01) 02 (01) Ted 2 (Weeks: 02) 03 (02) Jurassic World (Weeks:...

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The girl who cried wolf has met her match, and she and her "Black Prince" are headed to the big screen as Ayuko Hatta's Wolf Girl & Black Prince (Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji) shoujo manga is getting itself a live-action movie adaptation, which is s...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Survival games meets magical girls. . . The novel series Magical Girl Raising Project from Asari Endou with illustrations by Maruino has now gotten the nod for an anime adaptation and it could certainly be interesting depending on how far it goes.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Daisuke Yui's web manga series Onsen Yousei Hakone-chan (Hot Spring Fairy Hakone-chan) has announced that its OP song "Hakone Hakoiri Musume" is performed by two-member voice actress uni...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

For a limited, 24-hour period, TOHO animation is presenting the ninth Himouto! Umaru-chan short. The medical drama spoof will be offered as a bonus feature on the summer anime's fifth Blu-ray collection (release date TBD).

tokyohive ustar

Arashi's 47th single "Ai wo Sakebe" (released September 2) has sold 463,000 copies in its first week, topping Oricon's weekly single ranking for September 14. Since "PIKA★★NCHI DOUBLE" (released February of 2004), this marks the group's 36th conse...

SGCafe spartanchef

After the huge success of the first Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax game, Dengeki Online announced that the second game, Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax Ignition, will finally be heading to home consoles this December 2015.

Credit for the picture goes to Hikari. As much as we understand some things about manga and the manga industry, there are some things we don't know that we may learn or we may never know. On the other hand, as someone that lives in the U.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following 50-year-old Takaya Kamikawa as Ryo Saeba and 19-year-old Ayaka Miyoshi as Xiang-Ying, it is confirmed that 30-year-old actress Saki Aibu portrays Kaori Makimura, the main heroine of the original City Hunter story, in the upcoming live-ac...

Siliconera Sato

The upcoming Himouto! Umaru-chan game for PlayStation Vta will have you take care of Umaru in virutal pet-like fashion, while also taking part in original events in its visual novel parts. The latest trailer shows us a look at some of its gameplay.

The broadcast debut of Comet Lucifer-an original TV anime with Yasuhito Kikuchi (Infinite Stratos, Macross Frontier) as director and Atsushi Nakayama (Sekirei, Absolute Duo) as series director at 8-Bit-has officially been locked down.

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Production I. G released a trailer for the comic-parodic anime series Attack on Titan: Junior High based on the manga of the same name. The show will be aired in the upcoming fall season. The post Attack on Titan: Junior High PV appeared first on ...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . September 7, 2015 . 11:39pm We previously got a look at a couple videos for Tokyo Xanadu with some town and dungeon exploring. Falcom shared a look at their Tokyo Game Show demo video that shows off more of the game's battle and party sy...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Otome games generate anime series fairly regularly and a new one has been announced with Prince of Stride: Alternative. Based on the game that's on the PS Vita, the series is being planned for awinter 2016 debut and will be animated by Madhouse wi...

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