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September 22, 2015, 8:00 PM
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Many observers interpret the change as an economic policy itself, intended to move the Japanese populace toward engineering and other technical skills and away from fuzzy disciplines. But if this is indeed the aim, it's a terrible direction for Ja...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

September in Japan is the bridge between summer and autumn, with warm humid days mixed in with cool nights and passing typhoons dumping some of the year's highest amounts of rainfall around the country.

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

During the Persona Special Stage show at Tokyo Game Show 2015, Atlus unveiled the opening theme with the lyrics for the upcoming title Persona 5. Composted by the renowned Shoji Meguro featuring vocals by Lyn this masterpiece blew us away.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

I'm a native Texan. But let me be the first to say this guy is way more Texas than I'll ever be. This is Tornado Yoshida. He recently appeared in costume at this year's Tokyo Game Show, twirling pistols and all.

The New York Times Mike Isaac

To save articles or get newsletters, alerts or recommendations - all free. Don't have an account yet? Create an account " Subscribed through iTunes and need an NYTimes. com account? Learn more " Need to connect your Home Delivery subscription to N...

'ーキング・ガール? ' (Wakingu Gsru? ) Souta/Inami Continues: After last week's Satou/Yachiyo-centric episode, it only makes sense that this episode (and the next) will mainly focus on the 'main' couple of the show.

Netflix announced last Tuesday that television anime adaptation of Gamon Sakurai's Ajin - Demi-Human manga will have 13 episodes. The television anime will premiere in January on the MBS, TBS, and CBC stations in Japan.

Director Tetsuya Nomura discusses more details about game shipping in Japan in 2016 Japanese video game new website Famitsu posted an interview with Kingdom Hearts series director and Final Fantasy VII Remake director Tetsuya Nomura on Monday disc...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The fourth annual Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair, Kyomaf for short, was held at Miyako Messe (Kyoto-shi Kangyoukan) and Kyoto International Manga Museum in Kyoto-city on September 19 and 20. According to the announcement on the event's offic...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Mysterious Joker After the two-cour series we had last year and this past January, it looks like things went well enough for all partners involved for a second season of Mysterious Joker to get the green light.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Just when you thought it couldn't get any weirder, it's been announced that the Japanese broadcast of Attack on Titan: Junior High will feature a pair of live-action bonus segments starring members of the voice cast of the show.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . September 21, 2015 . 6:00pm As it has been a year since Bayonetta 2 was released in Japan, the development team that worked on it reunited (as they've since gone their separate ways) to celebrate.

Siliconera Jenni

A new Rise of the Tomb Raider trailer has just been released. This video focuses on Lara Croft's adventures in the wilderness, and what it takes for her to become a legend when it comes to discovering treasures.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco announced that the game "won't have any paid DLCs. " They're also thinking about releasing a special "PS4 collaboration model" that has a special design HDD Bay Cover. Here's a look at the latest trailer : JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Ey...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The Japan Animator Expo showcase of shorts from Dwango and Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno's Studio Khara has announced that their 33rd short will be "Ragnarok," created, written and directed by Kazuyoshi Katayama (Big O, Doomed Megalopolis).

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Even if you've played every single Sonic the Hedgehog game released, you probably haven't played Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car. That's because this rare game was only released in Japanese arcades in 1991, with no ports to follow.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

WIT STUDIO has update their preview and plan for Seraph of the End: Battle in Nagoya. The secound cour of anime inspired by Takaya Kagami (story), Yamato Yamamoto (arts) and Daisuke Furuya's (storyboards) vampire action manga is scheduled for Octo...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

Ever since Man at Arms switched to a new group, I started to miss the old team's style, since their weapons were more accurate than the current gang. Nonetheless, the main thing that both blacksmiths have in common is that they use their soul as a...

Bleeding Cool Rich Johnston

Noting the recent change in management at Dark Horse Comics, AnimeNewsNetwork asked how this might affect Dark Horse's commitment to publishing Japanese titles in English. They got the answer regarding the new EIC Dave Marshall, quoting Dark Horse...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Various Japanese TV networks have been listing next week's episode of ufotable's anime adaptation of God Eater as the final episode that will be broadcasted. It will be the 9th episode in the series with no indication of whether the anime will con...

The official website for Toei Animation's World Trigger anime series announced new cast members on Saturday for the new anime-original "Fugitive Arc" of the series that will premiere on October 11. The new characters include: Takahiro Sakurai as G...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While it's not the second season announcement some are still hoping for, fans of the spring 2015 anime series Sound! Euphonium have a bit more to look forward to as Pony Canyon Japan has revealed that the seventh Japanese volume will include an ad...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

And that's oil, folks. The crew of Kamen Rider Drive has finally packed-up their roles for the series as it officially ended yesterday. Before we bid the adieu, here are a couple of pics from the set of the final episode.

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

Dokidoki live in Roppongi (YouTube) TOKYO (TR) - The Tokyo District Court on Friday ruled in favor of a talent agency over a former member of an idol group who violated a rule that prohibited boyfriends, reports the Sankei Shimbun (June 26).

The first promotion video for Drifters, the upcoming series based on a manga by Hellsing creator Kouta Hirano, is up and streaming. The video, which debuted at the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair, gives us the first glimpse at the series, whi...

Siliconera Sato

5pb. Mages. released the latest video for Steins;Gate 0, which shows us a look at some of the characters from the first game, along with new faces. Steins;Gate 0 will release in Japan on November 19, 2015 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Play...

Milkcananime Zwei II

Yay! Our pass. . . Zwei created the chatroom STGCC2015 J. Fluffysheepjoined the chat Zwei: Hi! J. Fluffysheep: Hello! ! (^o^) Zwei: My back is still recovering from both concerts. I really wonder where those people get their energy from.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

AnimEigo, a North Carolina-based company that distributes anime and live-action Japanese films, recently teased an announcement related to one of their licenses: Going to be spilling all sorts of Beans at the AnimEigo #awacon panel, Sat@6:30pm htt...

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