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October 28, 2015, 4:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Respected artist Noriyoshi Ohrai died earlier today, reports the Japanese media. You might not know his name, but you should know his work. Born in 1939, Ohrai illustrated a wide variety of works-from pulp fiction covers and history books to Holly...

Complex Crissy Milazzo

Sanoyas Interaction just announced that they're opening the first ever hands-on 'edutainment' facility for Pokémon in Osaka on November 19th. It'll be called the 'Pokémon EXPO Gym', and it will provide fans with advice on Pokémon and tips on abili...

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...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . October 26, 2015 . 1:00am Square Enix recently announced that Dissidia Final Fantasy is launching in Japanese arcades on November 26, and they've also provided us with the latest look at the starting seven characters along with some of t...

A first for a Japanese documentary, Perfume's new documentary is set to open simultaneously in Japan and the U. S. ! Release for Asia, Central and South America and Europe are also planned. The film was also officially invited to the 28th Tokyo In...

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...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming live-action drama adaptation of Matsukoma (story) and Hashimoto (art)'s comedy manga series Nietzsche-sensei ~Conveni ni, Satori Sedai no Shinjin ga Maiorita~/Mr. Nietzsche in the Convenience Store today updat...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . October 27, 2015 . 4:29am Bandai Namco announced Kamen Rider: Battride War Genesis in celebration of Kamen Rider's 45th anniversary next year, and they've provided a release date for the game in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Several Japanese media have reported that the Metropolitan Police Department arrested 27-year-old actress Ai Takabe on suspicion of violation of the Narcotics Control Law. She is accused of possessing a small amount of cocaine at her house in Shib...

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . October 26, 2015 . 5:30pm GungHo and Square Enix have announced that the Puzzle & Dragons crossover with Final Fantasy available in Japan earlier this year is coming to North America.

Kawasaki's reputable Halloween parade has ushered in the terrifying holiday with a festive march of ghouls and ghosts, (in addition to some non-spooky cosplay as well) perhaps spoiling the atmosphere with the inclusion of a 2nd parade honoring Dis...

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With its Japanese console release already approaching this December, Dengeki Online has announced that Sega's light novel crossover fighting game, Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax Ignition, the sequel to their bestselling Dengeki Bunko Fighting Clima...

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...

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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...

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.

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.

Destructoid Chris Carter

I'm enjoying the Yo-Kai Watch anime more than I thought I would. The dub is actually pretty good (it helps that the always talented Johnny Yong Bosch is voicing Nate), and the localization team kept in a lot of the spirit of the original, which is...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Though it's been out for a couple of years there's still a whole lot of interest with the Kill la Kill anime series. The folks at Viewster are in the process of adding it to their growing catalog of titles to be offered for streaming as announced ...

Posted 27/10/2015 Having already succesfully released both Narcissu visual novels in English on Steam absolutely free, Sekai Project are now teaming up with its original creators for a new Kickstarter project which aims to both remake those origin...

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 ...

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"One-Punch Man" episode 4 review gets a rating of B+ from critics. The anime series seems to have a roller coaster ride with its critics, as previous episode gets an A-rating. Anime News Network says that the rating given to the latest episode is ...

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Komuro Tetsuya, tofubeats, and Kanda Sayaka (TRUSTTRICK) have formed a new unit called "TK feat. TK". They have produced a song titled "#RUN" to be used for the horse racing entertainment site "Umabi".

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...

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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.

FUNimation is fully embracing the debauchery of Akira Hiramoto's Prison School. The company already streams the J. C. Staff anime adaptation, and now the live-action Prison School drama is on the way. Directed by schlock filmmaker Noboru Iguchi (M...

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.

Selective Hearing Kelly-Mae Matt

Harmonize Clover / After Glow is certainly a pleasant listen that will not leave its audience disappointed once it has been played. With three songs to listen to, two of which were used as the ending themes for the anime Gakkou Gurashi!

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...

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It has been confirmed that Kouhei Horikoshi's action-adventure manga series, 'Boku no Hero Academia', will be receiving a TV anime adaptation. Further details will be available at a later date.

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...

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