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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...

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According to the latest issue of Manga Time Kirara Carat magazine, a TV anime adaptation of Shoutarou Tokunou's slice-of-life comedy manga series, 'New Game! ', has been green-lit for production. Further details will be available at a later date.

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...

Toonami has revealed a promo for their Halloween Akame ga Kill marathon, naturally getting fans pumped as the legendary TV block has been know to do, despite the fact that many may be put off by the anime's English dub.

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...

Three days and approximately 90,000 people. Could Ultra Japan 2015 show us a glimpse of the future of Tokyo? Over the three-day period from Sept. 19-21, Ultra Japan 2015 was held at the Tokyo Odaiba Ultra Park.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Yumi Kawamura's theme song "My Testimony" is featured in a new preview for Persona 3 the Movie #4 Winter of Rebirth. Tomohisa Taguchi, director of the second RPG-inspired anime movie project, returns to the helm for the finale, opening in Japanese...

The official Twitter account of Kouhei Horikoshi's Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) manga posted a picture on Tuesday that revealed that a television anime adaptation has been green-lit. The post later got removed from the Twitter account.

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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.

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 ...

MBFWT 2016 S/S | 2016 S/S Collection Grand Finale, "YOSHIKIMONO" This year March, at the opening reception of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week TOKYO (MBFWT) 2015-16 A/W, the world famous musician, YOSHIKI from X-Japan, had declared the announcement ...

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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.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . October 27, 2015 . 3:53am Square Enix announced in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine the official title of the new Nier project, or Nier 2, as NieR Automata. [Thanks, Game Jouhou. ] The game takes place on a devastated planet Earth, ...

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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...

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...

The Fandom Post Mastilo von Plume

Hell Girl in business attire "O pitiful shadow, lost in the darkness, demeaning and bring harm to others, a damned soul wallowing in sin, care to give death a try? " Words I put in their mouth: There's a rumor going around: if you feel unjustly wr...

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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...

The Tokyo Reporter Brett Bull

Ai Takabe TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Tuesday announced the arrest of popular actress Ai Takabe for the possession of cocaine, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Oct. 27). On the morning of October 15, police took Takabe, 27, whose real nam...

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...

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...

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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...

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!

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