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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Last summer, we heard about what sounded like the perfect place for lovers of travel and literature: a hotel in Tokyo designed like a bookstore and filled with reading material. It might sound like a fictitious flight of fancy, but Book and Bed To...

The Pokémon gym is a training ground in the beloved anime series and video games . . . a Pokémon EXPO gym will be opening in Osaka, Japan, and it's primed to give dedicated Pokémonsters an experience that'll make them feel just like Ash Ketchum .

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Called "character bento" and "chigiri-pan" (Japanese for "tear-away bread") these rice balls, noodle plates and buns feature characters and faces. They're part of what's called kawaii ("cuteness"), a widespread theme in Japanese pop culture, and t...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

In response to complaints, manga author Akiko Higashimura (Princess Jellyfish, Tokyo Tarareba Musume) has suspended publication of her new manga, Himozairu. The series was published in Kodansha's Monthly Morning 2 manga magazine, and it involved a...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The cast for the feature film Doukyusei has grown a bit now that we're on track for the film next year and advance tickets have gone on sale. With this in mind, a new trailer has arrived for the project.

Viewster is letting us give away 3 exclusive Hatsune Miku shirts from the OMAKASE Alpha Box - sizes available are between XS and XXL. All you need to do for a chance to get this box in the mail is fill out the form below.

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According to a magazine scan from the December 2015 edition of Manga Time Kirara Charat magazine, Shoutarou Tokunou's 4-panel manga about the happenings in a gaming company, NEW GAME! , will be getting itself a TV anime adaptation.

This is a photo published on the Facebook page of Zelda Informer, which introduces Nintendo news, videos, and games beginning with The Legend of Zelda. It was submitted by Liam Furby Upton. This Link costume created using knit material, from the h...

J-Pop Idols Améthyste95

The new of single of Angerme Desugita Kui wa Utarenai / Dondengaeshi / Watashi (出すぎた杭は打たれない/ドンデンガエシ/わたし) will be released on next November 11. This is the 20th single of Angerme, previously known as S/mileage.

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Everyone has their own waifus or husbandos, and the lesbians living in Japan are certainly no different. The Japanese lesbian lifestyle website, Gachirezu, recently asked its female readers who like other females about their opinions on anime char...

Free Malaysia Today Blake Chen
Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Today's main feature. . . ! Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Today I'm going to be taking a look at the 1/7th scale. . . Saber Bride! From the popular game 'Fate/EXTRA CCC' comes a 1/7th scale figure of Saber Bride - Saber wearing the ...

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

Pokemon fans, rejoice! You will now be able to challenge a Pokemon Gym! Alongside the Pokemon Center this is definitely the person destination for any lover of the franchise. Called Pokemon Expo Gym, attendees can participate in a battle against a...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Volume 5 of Muru Imigi's Kono Bijutsubu ni wa Mondai ga Aru! (There's a Problem With This Art Club! ) manga is announcing plans to adapt the 2012 Dengeki Maoh ongoing into a TV anime. The middle school rom-com follows the relationship between a se...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Crunchyroll previously reported on how the Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o! ("Give Blessings to this Wonderful World! ") series of light novels by Natsume Akatsuki are being adapted into a TV anime.

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Rito Yuuki is at it again with FuRyu's new To Love-Ru Darkness: True Princess game for the PS Vita, and they have just revealed new screenshots from the upcoming video game, which previews five of the game's eleven heroines.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the popularity of the anime adaptation of the manga Prison School, it's a no-brainer to try and bring over the live-action TV series from Japan. FUNimation has announced their acquisition of the show with the first two episodes going live on ...

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . October 26, 2015 . 2:30pm We knew that Cave would be bringing its fantasy shooter Mushihimesama, or Bug Princess, to Steam this winter. What we didn't know was the exact date. Now the game's Steam page has been updated with ex...

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . October 25, 2015 . 1:30pm Japanese studio Arai Koh Create has put the PC version of its visual novel Bad End on Steam Greenlight. If you're not familiar, Bad End is the visual novel equivalent of Ringu.

A PV for Akagami no Shirayuki-hime's upcoming OAD has delighted its surplus of fans due to its heart-warming atmosphere, promising more romance that will likely be devoid of any nudity or service but will hopefully keep fans occupied until the sho...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

CG anime studio Symphonium has announced a new CG animation project entitled Chika Chika Idol, which will involve a group of young girls striving to be "underground idols" in a band called Patisserie. Additionally, the main cast and staff for the ...

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

International fans of Japanese music acts got a rude awakening over the weekend as some of their favorite music and content channels went down with no word yet on how this will all play out. YouTube Red, the company's latest creation looking to ca...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Konami has announced a new version of the Bomberman video game franchise entitled Taisen! Bomberman that is optimized for smart phones. The game offers two competitive 4-player modes (Online Battle & Friend Battle) as well as cross-platform suppor...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco and CyberConnect2 are working together for Project N. U. , which aims to bring back the setting and concept of the . hack series. The first title from the project is called New World, and it recently got its first battle trailer.

Crime-fighter anime One-Punch Man has provided viewers with another batch of exhilarating battles courtesy of its newly introduced hero, with the overpowered Saitama getting only minimal screen-time as a result but still getting the chance to exhi...

The Tokyo Reporter Brett Bull

The emblem of the Kuramoto-gumi OSAKA (TR) - Osaka Prefectural Police on Monday said an upper member of the recently troubled Yamaguchi-gumi organized crime group has died following a shooting incident inside an office in Naniwa Ward, reports the ...

JAPANESE STREETS Kjeld Duits

Abilletage Halloween Masquerade 2015 Portraits of Tokyo's sub-culture corset brand Abilletage's fantastical Halloween Masquerade party at Trump Room 0 comments ARTiSM Market 05, Tokyo Tokyo's fifth ARTiSM Market, Japan's coolest market place for u...

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Jurina Matsui is set to rejoin SKE48 on a full-time basis as the rising star sheds her duties with AKB48. Matsui, who had officially started her concurrent post with AKB48 in 2012, made the bombshell announcement on Nippon Broadcast's AKB48 All Ni...

Anime Evo setsuken

At this point, there's no doubt in my mind that One-Punch man has style, but the more pressing concern is about whether it has substance. Four episodes in, and I think the show has kind of plateaued a bit, even if it is still consistently entertai...

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