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November 20, 2015, 3:00 AM

So, what do you look for in a sleeping bag? Most people would probably say not much, except that it's soft and warm. But once you take a look at this unique creation by Amsterdam-based Japanese artist Eiko Ishizawa, you might say that an interesti...

James asks: Why do you and the other staff of Anime News Network seem to have a dislike for (unofficial) fan translations of Japanese animation and manga? How do those media affect you and your website in any way, and do you have some personal sta...

Madan no Ou to Vanadis has become the next worthy show to obtain its own English dub, suitably enough considering its non-Japanese setting, though many are hoping that the anime's impending arrival to the US will be devoid of its previously horren...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

That's right, the Japanese porn company with the worst name, Soft on Demand, is turning its sex-studio-on-wheels into an adult browser game. The game features the "magic mirror" truck, which is used in some adult video shoots.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Crunchyroll closed out this week's Library Expansion Project today with the addition of Princess Knight and Fantastic Detective Labyrinth. Princess Knight is available dubbed in its entirety to premium members.

Back in September, I wrote about how Ouran High School Host Club kickstarted new genre sensibilities by parodying reverse harem anime. "Fujoshi comedies" are all the rage now for female otaku, but it's worth noting that more traditional reverse ha...

ComingSoon.net Spencer Perry

Ghost in the Shell villain to be played by Sam Riley Deadline reports that Sam Riley of Maleficent and the upcoming Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is in early talks to join Scarlett Johansson in the live-action remake of Ghost in the Shell.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

It's time for the KanColle browser game's latest seasonal event. "Charge! Maritime Transport Operation! " starts November 18th. As you campaign with your combat ships to transport to a southern circular island, a quartet of new KanMusu are introdu...

It was revealed on Tuesday that the theme song performers from the first season of Yao Ro Dushi from Yanai Tagami's Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (Gate: The Self-Defense Forces Fight Like This in Another Land) will return to perform t...

Siliconera Sato

Sega recently announced two new titles from the Valkyria Chronicles series with Valkyria: Azure Revolution and Valkyria Chronicles Remaster. Famitsu provides us with a first look at screenshots for both games.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Square Enix is preparing everyone for the upcoming western launch of Final Fantasy Explorers with a detailed look at all 21 job classes. To do so they've unleashed a massive infographic with a description of each, including the specialized Blue Ma...

TOKYO, Nov. 13 - Takeshi Kitano, an internationally known Japanese director and actor, recently revisited his life around 40 years ago when he was an apprentice comedian at a strip theater called Asakusa France-za in Tokyo's downtown district.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Figure makers/sellers Kotobukiya's Bishoujo figures, designed by Shunya Yamashita goes from American comics and fighting game to something different, maybe provingcan love bloom on the battlefield, with Metal Gear Solid's Sniper Wolf.

Siliconera Sato

In addition to new HD looks and trophy support, Valkyria Chronicles Remaster adds three additional episodes and a new "Hard EX" mode. Screenshots showing some of the game's memorable moments of friendship, love, and more.

ARAMA! JAPAN Ronald

On December 16, Crystal Kay will release her first new album in 3 years, "Shine. " The album will feature the singles "Kimi ga Ita Kara" and "REVOLUTION" (her collaboration with Namie Amuro), as well as the digital single "Nando Demo.

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Today's Main Feature! ! Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Today I'm going to be taking a look at one of Max Factory's items that is currently available for preorder. . . Hatsune Miku: mebae Ver.

KpopStarz KpopStarz

The news just keeps on coming as today ANN revealed that the "My Hero Academia" manga series will be adapted into both a 3DS game and an arcade card game. The Nintendo 3DS game is entitled "My Hero Academia: Battle for All" and will be released by...

Some details have surfaced for David Production's recently-confirmed anime adaptation of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV: Diamond is Unbreakable. Naokatsu Tsuda returns to direct, with Toshiyuki Kato as series director and Yuuta Takamura as chief...

Siliconera Sato

The Ex-SOLDIER Cloud Strife is a Heavy-type character with the ability to increase the power of almost all of his attacks by holding down the button. His charge attacks have good range and they can also break down enemy defenses, making him a grea...

CINNAMOROLL CAFE produced by THE GUEST cafe&diner will be opening for a limited time in December in Shibuya PARCO! Cinnamoroll is a popular Sanrio character who ranked at No. 3 in the 2015 Sanrio Character Rankings.

Haruhichan's blog Erik Hrothgar

Aksys Games has revealed, on their official site, that Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator - an update to 2014's 2. 5D fighting game Guilty Gear Xrd: Sign - will be making its way over to North America, in tandem with its Japanese release.

Earlier today, anime publisher Sentai Filmworks, announced its latest acquisition for release in North America, the OVA for the visual novel based anime series, "Utawarerumono. " Produced by Aquaplus and Chaos Project, the "Utawarerumono" OVA orig...

tokyohive ustar

Nakamori Akina will release a new album, tentatively titled "FIXER", on December 30. SEE ALSO: Nakamori Akina to perform on 'Kohaku Uta Gassen' This marks the singer's first original album in about 6 years and 4 months.

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

This year's 51st issue of Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine announced on Wednesday that the Ace of Diamond The Live stage play will receive a sequel in March 2016. The Ace of Diamond The Live play ran from August 1 to August 9 at the Zepp Blue The...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

According to the latest Oricon report, 35-year-old anime voice actress/singer Nana Mizuki's highly-anticipated 11th album "SMASHING ANTHEMS", released on November 11, ranked 2nd in the weekly album sales chart selling 61,408 units in its first week.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . November 18, 2015 . 5:56am One Piece: Burning Blood is Bandai Namco's latest entry for their One Piece brawler games, and in this week's issue of Jump magazine we get to see Franky and Drake make their appearance.

japanCRUSH Beth

Image source Japan, like the rest of the world, was shocked and saddened by the recent terror attacks in Paris. While netizens mourned France's loss, many became preoccupied with the fact that Tokyo Tower was illuminated in the colors of the Frenc...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

With laser-blast-firing sumo wrestlers on horses, Japan Sumo Derby was one of the best things we've seen this year. So, how can it be topped? With Street Fighter characters! The original Japan Sumo Derby game, produced for the JRA (Japan Racing As...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . November 18, 2015 . 6:15am Bandai Namco's latest entry in JoJo's Bizarre adventure: Eyes of Heaven's character introduction video series, we get a look at Part III: Stardust Crusaders protagonist Jotaro Kujo in action.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Ahead of the November 22nd, 2015 debut, Toei Animation is now streaming the preview for the fifty-fourth episode of World Trigger. The show is moving right along and is dealing with the sorta-sequel/side season material.

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