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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.

Haruhichan's blog himecatherine

On November 4th, the Tokyo Metropolitan Police rearrested 27-year-old Ai Takabe for cocaine use in Tokyo. She already went down for cocaine possession less than a month ago, on October 15th, however, a urine test showed that this time not only did...

RWBY is scheduled for a for December 9th release with soundtrack CD, original case art, booklet, illustration card and episodes 1-10 at 8,000 ($65) yen plus tax for the limited edition, 5,800 ($47) yen for standard Blu-ray and 4,800 ($39) yen for ...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

A female guest from the Japanese variety show, Tantei Knight Scoop, along with a Kamen Rider suit actor, has demonstrated all of the 32 Rider Henshin sequences. So what do you think of this girl's talent in memorizing and also acting out every Kam...

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...

ARAMA! JAPAN Ronald

Today, Nippon TV announced the first bits of information about their year end music show, Best Artist 2015. This year's show will take place on November 24 at 7 PM JST. The live show will run for about 4 hours.

1. Voice Actress of Anna from Shimoneta Passes Away At Age 38 The world was stunned when 38 year old Miyu Miyuki passed away on October 28th. She's had to go on hiatus in July so she could get proper treatment for pneumonia.

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...

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!

METANORN Overcooled

Nov8 Subete ga F ni Naru: Perfect Insider - 05 Can't sleep, the bread phantom is haunting me. . . The big mystery this episode: where on earth did Nishinosono got those cute pajamas from? ! ? ! Most of my enjoyment of this week's episode was tarni...

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...

'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...

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!

Anime Evo setsuken

One-Punch man is a unique gem of a show. Its an extensively awesome and well done manga adaption, one that almost elevates the source material to a near legendary level. There's the source material itself, which has the trappings of something trul...

'フラワーボーイ' (Furawaaboui) "Flower Boy" Kaon is the focal point of this episode, but that doesn't mean she gets to win. A Field Trip When You Should Be Running Scared In my continuing quest to understand why this series isn't working (I'd much rather...

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...

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-...

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...

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,...

'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...

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 ...

HKT48 updated the details for new single Shekarashika! (しぇからしか! ) featuring band Kishidan - jacket covers, full track list, and preview music video unveiled. Their 6th single is featured as theme song for special Majisuka Gakuen 0 Kisarazu Brawl-h...

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.

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...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Kiznaiver, the next original TV anime from Kill la Kill's Studio Trigger, was revealed early last month, first with a tease and then with the official launch of the website and Twitter account. Now we have the first 15-second CM hyping up the 2016...

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