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TOKYO - It's not just that Japanese women have a hard time leaning in. It also turns out that it's even harder for Japanese men to lean out. Or that's a conclusion that could be drawn from the controversy over "Himozairu," a short-lived Japanese c...

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...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

You probably remember that incredible Raiden cosplay from this year's Tokyo Game Show-the one with the moving mask that wowed pretty much everyone on Internet. We were always a bit bummed there wasn't more to all the videos and photos, but now Mas...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

In Japan, there truly is an all-singing, all-dancing "idol" group for everything. From plus-sized beauties to macho men and octogenarians, if you've got a unique message and a catchy tune, there'll be a niche audience out there waiting to share yo...

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...

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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.

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

On 26 October, Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography, wrapped up a week-long visit to Japan with a press conference at the Japan National Press Club.

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...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 27, 2015 . 8:59am At Sony's Media Briefing during Paris Games Week, Capcom made announcements concerning the future of Street Fighter V. The PlayStation 4 game will make its debut on February 16, 2016 in North America and Europe...

Trends in Japan Japan Trends

Video game giant Capcom will open its own cafe in Saitama on November 20th. "We look forward to serving you! So dancers, get ready to open! says the intriguing English copy. There is already the Capcom Bar in Kabukicho, operated by Pasela Resorts.

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...

GoBoiano Media Nate Lou

The official website for the Persona 3 Film updated with new visuals and a promotional video for the final movie, Persona 3 the Movie #4 Winter of Rebirth. The popular videogame franchise was divided into 4 feature films to help cover the entire s...

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...

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...

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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...

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 Joseph Luster

One of the many Puzzle & Dragons collaborations that hit Japan this year teamed the puzzle-RPG up with Square Enix's Final Fantasy. This week GungHo Online Entertainment announced plans to launch the crossover in North America, with characters fro...

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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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...

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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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".

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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 ...

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...

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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.

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!

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

As we head towards the end of the year, video game publishers are pulling out their big guns. But what if the modern gaming world leaves you feeling cold? Maybe you're burned out on multiplayer first-person shooters, and open-world game sandboxes ...

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