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September 13, 2015, 9:30 AM
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Osaka is known throughout Japan for being a foodie's paradise. The area has such a focus on food and dining and has given birth to so many well-known dishes that there's even a famous saying: Kyo no kidaore, Osaka no kuidaore, meaning "Dress up ti...

Episode will ship with manga volume 20 Kadokawa began streaming a 15-second preview of the upcoming original anime DVD (OAD) that will ship with the limited edition 20th compiled book volume of Shungiku Nakamura's Junjō Romantica boys-love manga.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japan spent most of this last week getting pounded by torrential rainstorms. This wasn't just a case of people getting their socks wet, either, as flooding caused damage to houses, disruption of train lines and highways left some people stranded a...

Nintendo Insider Alex Seedhouse

Pokémon Z may have taken one step closer to reality, with Japan's CoroCoro magazine having not only revealed new Zygarde forms but that a new Pokémon XY & Z animated series will start later this year. Scheduled to air in Japan from Thursday 29th O...

There seem to be two types of people when it comes to the J-Pop girl band Perfume: those who have never heard of them, and those that have already fainted from excitement upon reading the headline for this story.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of NisiOisin's Owarimonogatari has launched revealing new information about the upcoming TV anime, which will start on October 4th. In addition the site has also revealed the first visual and promotiona...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Hot springs and public pools in Japan have long denied people with tattoos. But now it's 2015. The future! Are attitudes in Japan changing? Some are, but in one recent poll, the majority's opinion has not.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

You just have to love the creativity that can be found on Etsy. For example, EternalRivalDesigns has created some awesome looking Starbucks inspired coffee mugs. There are various anime, video game, and comic book characters that will protect your...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The second cour of Fafner: Dead Aggressor - Exodus continues to feel very under the radar in general, much as the first cour was, but now a little bit more has arrived for it. The show, which had its first cour simulcast on Crunchyroll, will now d...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

After last week's announcement of the leads in 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 of his S&M science mystery series, this w...

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Japanese celebrity, Shoko Nakagawa, also known to her fans as Shokotan, is a singer, an actress, a voice actress, and an illustrator, and she has so many talents to show! She is also known for being a cosplayer, and her latest cosplays are from a ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With its next episode due out on September 15th, 2015 in Japan and being simulcast by FUNimation, Media Factory has revealed two teasers for the next episode of the Overlord series. They've put out two teasers for it, mostly with the same animatio...

Crunchyroll Nate Ming

Fanart Friday returns, and I don't really hate you, that's just the curmudgeon in me talking. Last week, we snuck out with a trip through the Metal Gear franchise, but this week we're celebrating characters with HEARTS OF GOLD--they may act mean, ...

As of Sept. 12, the "Studio Ghibli Grand Exhibition" has begun in Moricoro Park in Nagakute 1, Aichi Prefecture. It will be open until Nov. 8. The exhibit is a special part of the "32nd National Urban Greenery Fair Aichi," which celebrates the 10t...

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I've recently been wearing glasses almost every day. I just don't have the time to bother putting my contacts in during the morning! Anyway, today I'm going to be taking a look at the 1/7th scale.

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo revealed the latest for their upcoming PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 title Arslan: The Warriors of Legend with some new playable characters that will be joining the mix. [Thanks, Game Jouhou.

Siliconera Sato

Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem, or Geni Ibun Roku #FE, in Japan on the latest blog post on the game's official website. In addition to the Japanese release date, Nintendo shared that first-print copies of the game will include DLC for costumes f...

Siliconera Sato

From Software announced that Dark Souls III will release in Japan on March 24, 2016 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. There will also be a network test on PS4 next month. [Thanks, Game Jouhou. ] Physical copies will go for 7,430 yen and digital for ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Well, this is a bit messy. After Legendary Pictures parted from Warner Bros after Godzilla and The Seventh Son to set up shop at Universal pictures where they're working on Kong: Skull Island, it now looks like things are shifting back in the othe...

Crunchyroll's latest anime addition is Komori-san Can't Decline! , which is coming at a to-be-determined time to the streaming site's audience worldwide except for Asia. The anime adapts the four-panel seinen manga by Cool-kyō Shinja, who is also ...

2 of 3 total Project Itoh films to open in Japan in November, December The official website for the upcoming anime films based on the works of late novelist Project Itoh began streaming the theatrical previews for the Genocidal Organ and Harmony f...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Love Live! Sunshine! ! is coming our way with the main school idol group, Aqours, releasing their first songs on October 7th. A small video and audio preview of their album has been teased online. Aqours' first single under Love Live!

Dread Central David Gelmini

Rei Mikamoto's zombie manga series Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw will be turned into a live-action film, which will be released in Japan in January. The manga follows a girl who has to stop her evil classmate after she turns the other members of thei...

The GLORIO Blog dragonzigg

The Riders and Roidmudes come together to try and stop Banno from unleashing the Global Freeze, but not all of them will survive the coming battle. . . Zigg's Thoughts It's when the characters start dying that we know we've really entered the fina...

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Sanrio's salmon-headed mascot "Kirimi-chan" has undergone a transformation of the most magical sort as the fishy manifestation takes on the likeness of a magical girl, bound to have people more bewildered than ever before - and likely serving as a...

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QURULI releases a new single "ふたつの世界 / Futatsu no Sekai" on September 16th. They wrote a song for a tie-up with an anime for the first time in their career. Its cover photo has recently been unveiled. "ふたつの世界 / Futatsu no Sekai" has been used as a...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We got out first promotional video for Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid~ just over a month ago and now the second one has arrived after getting some of the details of the series premiere earlier this week. The promo is a solid one in general and also gives...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the live action film adaptations of Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's Death Note manga has been updated to reveal a brand new countdown. The new countdown is currently ticking down till 10:30pm JST on September 13th, which t...

The Japan Animator Expo's latest animated short "Girl" has been garnering much attention online, partly for its plethora of sensuous visuals but also for the wealth of intrigue and hidden meanings present - an unsurprising combination due to being...

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