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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

So what's the quintessential visual representation of fish in Japanese culture? Is it a decorative koi, swimming gracefully in a garden pond? Or is it a delectable piece of sushi sitting atop an elegant piece of tableware?

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Maybe not you per se, but there are some folks who are very tough or super cool online. In real life, though, they might be different. In Japan for a while now, there's been an "Online You - Real World You" meme to point out this discrepancy.

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After years of waiting, we will finally have a new Accel World anime, and it will be called Accel World: Infinite Burst. This new AW anime was announced during a stage event during the Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival 2015, which also featured an ann...

Fresh off her Martian adventure with Matt Damon, Naomi Scott is the first OFFICIAL movie Power Ranger to be announced over on Saban Entertainment's official movie Instagram page. What do you think and who else would you cast in the movie?

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . October 6, 2015 . 4:15am This week's issue of Famitsu magazine follows up with more details on the recently revealed Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final. Thanks, Hachima. ] The stage is set in Tokyo of the year 203X.

Figure maker MegaHouse is adding Yowamushi Pedal's lanky Yūsuke Makishima to its Palmate line. The figure line is dubbed such because the figures fit in your palm. Yūsuke measures 80mm (3in) high. He's depicted crouching in his Sohoku High School ...

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

In a recent survey lasting through October 15th, Japanese participants can vote from 41 choices of which character from the popular Sword Art Online should get a figure next! Last December Aniplex Plus announced the sensual Asuna and Suguha bathin...

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Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) When ever I am hungry my stomach is always very happy to let me know by growling rather loudly. This is often in the middle of meetings. . . and is always incredibly embarrassing!

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JR East has announced the Genbi Shinkansen, a new train on the Joetsu Shinkansen bullet train line running between Echigo-Yuzawa and Niigata stations inspired by contemporary Japanese art. The outside of the train is decorated with photos by photo...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

FUNimation is bringing 2014 anime Daimidaler-based on the manga by Asaki Nakama-to home video in a Blu-ray/DVD combo on December 15. Ahead of the release, the voice cast and crew has been revealed for the English dub.

RocketNews24 Audrey Akcasu

When was the last time you sat down to watch a YouTube video by a real estate company? We're going to assume never, because who even knew that real estate companies had YouTube accounts? Japan's Mitsui Real Estate Residential, however, not only ha...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Of course Capcom is making Resident Evil 7! In a recent Dengeki interview, when producer Masachika Kawata was asked about RE7, he replied, "At this time, I can't currently talk about it. . . Please look forward to it.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming musical adaptation of Osamu "God of Manga" Tezuka's classic manga in the 1950/1960s, Ribbon no Kishi/Princess Knight, has revealed its main visual featuring the four main cast: Erika Ikuta as Sapphire, Keisuke...

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More and more video games are getting anime adaptations, from console games like Atelier: Escha and Logy and God Eater, to PC games like Kantai Collection and smartphone games like Rage of Bahamut. But there are still a lot of video games which de...

October 5, 2015. VAMPS held a headliner show at the Roxy Theatre on Sunset Blvd. With no pit between the stage and the audience, the concert became one filled with even more energy than usual. 日本語版はこちらから! The set began with "WORLD'S END.

The third stage musical for Black Butler-Musical Kuroshitsuji -Chi ni Moeru Licorice (Musical Black Butler: Licorice That Blazes the Earth)-is preparing for a four-city tour in Japan, followed by a three-city China tour.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge
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Ichiki Kyoka (second member from the left) has announced her graduation from both E-girls and Flower. On her reason for graduating, Ichiki explained on the groups' official websites, "I wanted to step down from the entertainment stage and walk thr...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

A member of the Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi was shot in the head inside a parking lot of the Yu-Min hot springs resort NAGANO (TR) - Nagano Prefectural Police announced on Wednesday that a member of a newly formed organized crime group who had been shot a...

GameSpot Dan Auty

A live-action remake of the anime classic Akira has been in development for a long time, with various directors and producers attached to the project over the past decade. Now Mad Max director George Miller has revealed he was approached to direct...

An official demo version for the long-awaited dating sim No One But You (or NOBY) has been released Steam by the independent Unwonted Studios, the game is published by Sekai Project, which is also publishing Starlight Vega, Memory's Dogma and a bu...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

The new announcements at Crunchyroll continue unabated today as Magical Somera-chan joins the fall season of simulcasts. Read on for more details about the new show from the studio that produced I Can't Understand What My Husband Is Saying!

A. B. C-Z tops a strong singles chart with their 1st single Moonlight walker. The 5-member male idol unit has released two albums and seven DVD singles but this is their first major label single release.

Featured Posts Gangsta. - 58/100 Gangsta is an anime with a lot of things going for it. A mature cast, gritty themes, a interesting setting and a trio of main characters who can carry the show. However due to a number of factors it never quite rea...

Siliconera Sato

It is said that you can have up to two million possible combinations for the Guardians, with various parts such as body, arms, and more. These guardians will help out the heroines in battle, and will be the ones to do the fighting against monsters...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . October 6, 2015 . 9:21am With titles such as Hyrule Warriors and Arslan: The Warriors of Legend, Koei Tecmo must be thinking what's next on their Musou plate. Key developers shared more in Dengeki PlayStation's 600th issue Q&A session.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We learned a bit earlier this year when the second manga bundled anime episode arrived for Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju that a TV series adaptation was coming as well. King Records has now stepped up with the first tease spot for it that clocks in ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for 35-year-old anime voice actress/singer Maaya Sakamoto has announced that she will voice two characters in the Go! Princess PreCure anime series, Asuka Kitakaze in the 36th episode of the TV anime to be aired next Sunday an...

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The "Attack On Titan: Junior High" Episode 1 anime review gets a thumbs up from critics. Despite the negative criticism that bombards the two live-action movies, the spinoff anime series has been well-received by avid fans of "AoT.

Damn, what a great first episode. It did a superb job of fleshing out the setting without resorting to the usual anime trick of having somebody sit there and explain everything with words. It's a very detailed setting and so far we've only scraped...

The exclamation points are back! ! OP: "I'm A Believer (アイム・ア・ビリーバー)" by SPYAIR I'll say this for Haikyuu - this is one series that knows how to make an entrance. It blew onto the scene with one of the best premieres of the year in 2014, and it re...

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