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With the release of Star Wars Episode VII less than two months away, fans (and merchandise manufacturers) are naturally hyper-excited about the myriad Star Wars related gadgets, as well as foods and drinks, that are hitting the market around the w...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

"Saikai" (Reunion), the first of the upcoming six-chapter series Digimon Adventure tri. is scheduled for a December 18 release, four weeks after its limited theatrical release in Japan on November 21. Packaging has now been previewed with a a look...

October of 2015 started off rather slowly and many of the early releases did not have MVs accompanying them but as the month progressed, the videos began to appear and it closed out strong. However, with the launch of YouTube RED and blackout in t...

A special exhibition collaborating with LoveLive! and Powerpuff Girls was announced to be held from 20 November, 2015 to 28 February, 2016. ©2013 プロジェクトラブライブ! / TM & © Cartoon Network. (s15) To celebrate 15 years anniversary of Powerpuff Girls in ...

Comenzando en febrero del próximo año, la compañía de actores Takarazuka Revue's estará interpretando una obra basada en el manga "Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story" de Nobuhiro Watsuki. El elenco y las últimas imágenes han sido anun...

Gravure idol, actress and occasional seiyuu Ai Takabe has been arrested for cocaine possession, shocking the more naive of her otaku followers. The 27-year-old Ai Takabe was initially arrested for cocaine possession after police found it at her ho...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

With its pudgy, simplistic character designs and sharp-edged humor dicing up current trends, American animated comedy South Park is about as different from anime as it can be in look and tone. But every now and again the show's focus swings around...

AFA Channel! freakpool

2 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 2 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 0 2 Flares × What makes a fujoshi? Is it the fact that you're female and think about guys loving guys 7 days a week? Yes, that certainly is true, but what makes up a fujoshi?

The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Kei Sanbe's Boku dake ga Inai Machi manga series began streaming a new commercial for the series on Friday. The new commercial unveils the first key visual, and reveals that Keigo Sasaki (Nanatsu...

RocketNews24 Jamie Koide

Although a number of Japanese music labels have been hesitant to embrace YouTube, over the last few years uploads from independent Japanese artists and personalities have reached higher numbers than ever before.

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It has been announced that Sayashi Riho will graduate from Morning Musume. '15 on December 31st, 2015, just two days shy of the 5th anniversary of her entrance into the long-running idol group. In January 2011, Sayashi was one of four girls chosen...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 29, 2015 . 11:30am In Rodea the Sky Soldier, Rodea has to fight against former allies and various enemies sent by Emperor Geardo of the Naga Empire in a struggle to defend the peaceful nation of Garuda.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official website of the Persona 3 anime movies has revealed new details for the for the fourth and final film in the series: Persona 3 the Movie #4: Winter of Rebirth, , releasing on January 23. A brand new visual, the official movie poster, a...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following Nanase Haruka, Makoto Tachibana and Asahi Shiina, the official website for Kyoto Animation's upcoming film High☆Speed! - Free! Starting Days - has also posted a 25-second fourth special character PV featuring Ikuya Kirishima voiced by Ko...

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For the usually reserved Japanese, Halloween has become the perfect excuse to act wild in strange outfits. The spooky celebration is consuming the energy, fashion sense and wallets of people for the entire month of October, not just kids but also ...

Also 1/100 Valkyrie II & VF-4, 1/60 YF-19 & Macross Delta fighters Bandai previewed its annual Tamashii Nation showcase event to the press on Thursday. This year, it unleashed a surge of Macross items, as it ramps up for the upcoming science-ficti...

I find myself in the strange position where I honestly don't have an opinion about Comet Lucifer. Although it has started with a bit of a bang, this futuristic mecha series set on an alien world which was colonised by humanity found itself quickly...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

A recent online poll on Charapedia asked Japanese fans to pick which video game final boss characters they found the most fascinating. Some 10,000 people responded, casting votes for their favorite among a list of 49 final boss candidates.

A trailer for NieR: Automata has surfaced from the recent Paris Games Week presentation, exhibiting some classic swordplay and bound to entertain those enthused by mindless hack'n'slash gameplay, though many are curious if the title will feature a...

'虹色の過去' (Niji Shoku no Kako) "The Rainbow-Coloured Past" After three episodes of flailing about because people keep dying, our protagonists finally step up to be the amateur sleuths that genre dictates they have to be!

ARAMA! JAPAN Thomas

Arashi top the album chart with their latest studio album "Japonism" (820,208 copies sold). This number exceed the first week sales of their 2009 best-of album "All the Best! 1999-2009" which eventually sold 1.

Siliconera Sato

Marvelous and life-like doll-makers Orient Industry are teaming up to bring one of its characters, Rinka Kagurazaka, to life with her own Link a Doll. [Thanks, Game Jouhou. ] AS shown in the video, the Rinka Link A Doll comes with features like th...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Today's main feature! Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Today I'm going to be taking a look at. . . Nendoroid More: Panzer IV Ausf. D (H Spec) & Nendoroid Petite Ankou Team From the popular anime series 'Girls und Panzer' comes another ...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

Masahito Sato IBARAKI (TR) - Ibaraki Prefectural Police have arrested a 51-year-old man who allegedly dug a hole in the floor of his apartment in Tskuba City in order sexually assault his female neighbor living in the unit below, reports Nippon Ne...

In 2008 Warner Brothers and Appian Way acquired the rights to produce an American film adaptation of Madhouse's 1993 anime film Jubei Ninpucho, widely known as "Ninja Scroll. " Evidently as recently as 2012 Dracula Untold director Gary Shore was s...

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Model Rinka has announced that she will be moving to Hawaii. In an interview for fashion magazine "Otona Muse" (December edition), Rinka revealed that she will live in Hawaii for two years. "I never imagined it myself," she said.

METANORN Overcooled

Oct29 She won't bite unless there's a bone A family curse. . . no wait, a cursed dog! . . . and a cursed painting! . . . and a creepy house! It's like listening to a 6 year old try to tell a spooky story on Halloween and just mashing a bunch of cr...

Haruhichan's blog himecatherine

The Playstation Vita JRPG Atelier Escha & Logy Plus, is now available for pre-purchase for the North American release. For a little less than the cost of a AAA game, you will receive a premium copy of the game, an 18″x24″ poster, a 36 paged, full ...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

As we get closer to Halloween, the folks at Bandai Namco have channeled their spiritual energy to bring us a new trailer for Kamen Rider Battride War Genesis. Honestly, it looks like it isn't much of an improvement over the last game.

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Hamasaki Ayumi has returned to using her official Twitter account. On October 26, it was reported that Hamasaki's Twitter account had been taken over by her staff. Many of her fans were angered by the fact that all of her previous tweets had been ...

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