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When traveling to a foreign country for the first time, no matter how well-prepared you are, there's sure to be a lot you'll be surprised by! Let's take a look at 10 things in Japan that might surprise you when you first hop off the plane.

Tokyo Girls Update Shinshi Okajima

"Gravure idol" (Gradol for short) is a general term that mainly refers to the swimsuit-clad female idols and talents that appear in weekly magazines and comic magazines, as well on image DVDs. In our previous article on Gradols (http://tokyogirlsu...

Japanator Anthony Redgrave

I think every 90's kid remembers Dragon Ball Z as their first foray into anime and was eagerly anticipating a decent Dragon Ball Z game. We waited, and waited and then sometime during the noughties there was an explosion of yearly Dragon Ball Z ti...

Subdued Fangirling Confused Muse

No matter which universe these characters are in, Jean's love life is the butt of the joke. This was played off hysterically, and I loved every minute of it. I'm not a huge fan of Jean, but I have enjoyed seeing his character growth in the main se...

Fans of the Show By Rock! ! anime-based on the rhythm game by Sanrio and Geechs-can officially look forward to more. The voice cast of the show's various bands made an appearance at the weekend's Girls Band Festival event, which included the annou...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Well, we did it. HYPERSONIC music club and Crunchyroll has teamed up with galaxxxy -- Japan's #1 pop fashion brand -- for a set of two limited edition HYPERSONIC apparel items (a T-shirt and a jacket) now on sale in the Crunchyroll store!

SGCafe spartanchef

Team 8 of AKB48 recently arrived in Manila for the Cool Japan Festival 2015 where they wowed the Filipino crowd with an amazing performance. But before they performed at the event, the members of Japan's most popular mega-idol group payed a visit ...

Flickering Myth Gary Collinson

Koei Tecmo and Omega Force have released a new trailer for the upcoming Attack on Titan video game, which you can watch right here. . . "Having evolved from a manga/anime series to an internationally recognized brand, we were enchanted by the oppo...

Japanator Anthony Redgrave

Since I've been behind on recapping Owarimonogatari, I was planning on writing a recap every time an arc had finished. This plan would've been perfect as it gave me more time in between each write up to catch up on other stuff like real life and p...

KpopStarz KpopStarz

A new website for the "Oshiete! Galko-Chan" manga series recently launched this week, making the announcement that a TV anime adaptation was in the works. In addition, the website also revealed the key visual for the anime, the key staff, and the ...

We're a month into the fall 2015 season, and anime polling site Charapedia has asked its readers: after a month, what series are you still keeping up with? Without further ado, let's find out what Japan is thinking!

'そだちロスト 其ノ參' (Sodachi Rosuto Sono San) "Sodachi Lost Part Three" I was hoping that Ougi was out of the game for the rest of the arc, because her meddling has never been good news for our heroes, ever. Indeed her re-entrance was heralded by as much...

Earlier this year Japanese animation studio, SHAFT, revealed plans for the upcoming Madogatari exhibit to celebrate the studio's 40th anniversary this year. A website was launched which is currently hosting an scroll-through gallery that originall...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

FUNimation has begun streaming the opening sequence to the second cour of Seraph of the End and it's certainly a very pretty piece, both in the music and the animation. Like a lot of opening sequences, they're designed to suck you in to watching t...

Nihongogo Greg Abesamis

Must be now is the 13th single released by NMB48. It features a smaller number of senbatsu members than the average NMB48 single with 9 making up the group for the a-side. Upon hearing this song one can describe it as NMB48 making an attempt at K-...

It's been revealed that Mogami Moga (Dempagumi. inc) will release her first photo book, tentatively titled "Mogami Moga First Photo Book", on December 10. The photo book will be comprised of two parts.

AFA Channel! freakpool

2 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 1 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 2 Flares × The Japanese pastry chain known for their eat-all-you-can cake buffets, Sweets Paradise, has teamed up with Hajime Isayama's international bestselling manga series,...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

At this weekend's Nebraskon, retailer Right Stuf and their Nozomi Entertainmet announced plans to release Junichi Sato's (Sailor Moon, Aria, Princess Tutu) 1996 action-comedy Magic User's Club in spring 2016.

The official website of the Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm (Four Rhythm Across the Blue) visual novel has announced that it will be receiving a TV anime adaptation and has revealed that the series will air from January 2016, as well as revealing the ...

This year's 50th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump magazine will be revealing on Thursday that the second season of Terraformars, titled Terraformars Revenge, will be produced by LIDENFILMS and TYO Animations.

'剣士殺し I' (Kenshi Koroshi) "Sword Eater I" This week marks Ayatsuji Ayase's official introduction! Manga vs Adaptation While I try to take the viewpoint of an anime-only viewer whenever I write these posts, even I can't ignore some of the big chang...

3DS version with limited editions ships in Japan on January 21 KOEI Tecmo Games posted a gameplay trailer on Wednesday for Zelda Musou: Hyrule All-Stars, the Nintendo 3DS edition of the Wii U game Hyrule Warriors (Zelda Musou).

The old crow finally returns to the nest. This was a rather low-key episode of Haikyuu, and quite consciously I think. After the flash introduction of Yachi and the most intense acrimony since the earliest days of the series between Hinata and Kag...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The first commercial has been revealed for Studio Trigger's (Kill la Kill, Ninja Slayer) upcoming original Kiznaiver TV anime. The new video briefly outlines the main staff of the anime and shows its leading tagline: "Youthful group drama about es...

ChouCho updated the details for new single piece of youth - full track list and jacket cover revealed. Her 12th single has tie-up as theme song for upcoming anime movie from the GIRLS und PANZER franchise.

Anime Evo setsuken

There's an inherent danger with a series that relies too heavily on the philosophical, in that it can both become too hard to follow and boring. Unfortunately for Subete ga F Ni Naru, it seems like the show very much veered into that kind of terri...

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