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Mikufan.com jrharbort

The 7th location in North America for Hatsune Miku Expo in 2016 is. . . Mexico City! Crypton has confirmed this location via the official Hatsune Miku Expo North America 2016 website. The event is scheduled for July 4th at the El Plaza Condesa ven...

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.

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...

© Olympus Knights/Aniplex, Project AZ The Second Season of the Popular Mecha Drama Series is Coming Soon! Source: Aniplex of America press release Official Site: aldnoahzero. com (Japan), aldnoahzerousa.

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...

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.

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.

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...

METANORN Overcooled

Nov19 The only time he'll ever be between those legs! Considering that you can go on a date with a skeleton in the game Undertale, I wonder if Sakurako would be into playing it? I guess not since her only interests are assembling bones and eating ...

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.

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...

A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import! Kotobukiya's line of beautiful Bishoujo statues has brought you amazing characters reimagined in the Japanese "pretty girl" style for years, and now it's expanding to a very familiar property, Metal Gear Solid !

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.

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.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The upcoming anime series for Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt has had its production and cast information revealed through the official Gundam channel and it's definitely shaping up to be an interesting work.

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.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

It's time for another Dissidia Final Fantasy battle movie, this time moving on to Final Fantasy VIII's Squall Leonhart. Previously: Warrior of Light (Final Fantasy) Firion (Final Fantasy II) Onion Knight (Final Fantasy III) Cecil Harvey (Final Fan...

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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Viz Media is setting some of the foundations for their release of the Sailor Moon Crystal anime series as the first set that encompasses the first "season" of the series is now scheduled for a February 9th, 2016 release according to Amazon.

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...

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.

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...

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.

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.

Trends in Japan Japan Trends

Poppet is a new service that allows you to create a kind of 3D "relief" with your pet's face. Being handmade and durable, the idea is that the relief is far superior to a regular photo. Pet-owners just have to provide one digital photo and Poppet ...

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