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December 3, 2015, 7:30 PM
December 3, 2015, 7:30 PM
RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Is this the best ramen in the world? The Michelin Guide's evaluators seem to think so. For some time now, Tokyo has had more Michelin-starred restaurants than any other city on the planet. And while you'd be right in guessing that many of them are...

Shigeru Mizuki, a mangaka mostly known for GeGeGe no Kitaro, has passed away at the age of 93. According to reports, he departed this world at 7 a. m. Nov. 30 at a Tokyo hospital due to heart failure. Mizuki was born in Tottori Prefecture.

Here's a great 1/8th scale figure of Anastasia aka "Anya," the lovely half-Russian half-Japanese idol from THE IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls in her "LOVE LAIKA" outfit! The tranquil mood of the figure as well as the careful paintwork that brings out...

5pb. began streaming a new trailer for the highly anticipated sequel to 5pb. and Nitro+'s Steins;Gate visual novel, Steins;Gate 0, on Wednesday. The highly anticipated sequel to 5pb. and Nitro+'s Steins;Gate visual novel will release in Japan on t...

Crunchyroll Isaac Akers

Back in the day, I was a big fan of the LEGO Company's Bionicle line of toys. Like, I expect, many fans of my age, I was enraptured by the cool fantasy world, the ability to build and play with the characters out of the story, and most of all.

The lovely Amatsukaze of Kantai Collection has obtained a new cosplay, demonstrating the girl's threatening charms while accompanied by her formidable (to say nothing of cute) turret accomplice and bound to prove inspirational to any aspiring KanC...

The upcoming launch date for Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax Ignition has prompted Sega to reveal the game's hype-inducing OP sequence, sure to have fans familiar with the previous title excited for the new changes and also sure to amass good sales ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Another Part II: Battle Tendency character is leaping into action in the latest JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven battle trailer, which shows off Nazi-turned-ally Rudol von Stroheim. Previously: Jonathan Joestar Robert E.

A mystery Naruto countdown page has recently appeared on Weekly Shonen Jump magazine's website, but scant details are leaving fans guessing as to what exactly it means! The page in question features the title "Next Generation" followed by the coun...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

We all knew that the saga of Danganronpa would continue. Though excellent and relatively self-contained, Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair left a few threads from Trigger Happy Havoc dangling. The shooter spinoff, Ultra Despair Girls, was even more i...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

A new preview video for upcoming fantasy light novel to TV anime adaptation, Hai to Gensou no Grimgal (aka Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash, aka Grimgar le Monde des cendres et de fantaisie), is now available online.

RocketNews24 evie lund

Want to wear Hello Kitty accessories and still be taken seriously? In Japan you can. Here's why. As we've previously discussed, Japan remains a largely patriarchal society. There is a gender gap, and while women in Japan today may have more opport...

So I've been watching K-On! lately. This hasn't been difficult. It's a very easy show to watch! You can just sort of lie back on your couch and lean your head in its general direction and you'll probably get a sense of what the show is going for.

Posted 03/12/2015 Another day brings another supernatural manga license acquisition from publisher Seven Seas Entertainment, and this time around the series they've picked up is Holy Corpse Rising, which we can expect to see arrive in its English ...


On the singles ranking, HKT48 feat. Jiji Tsuushinsha takes the top spot with their latest single "Shekarashika! " (280,567 copies sold), outselling their previous single "12 byou" by roughly 3,000 copies.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Ayano Takeda and Nikki Asada's Hibike! Euphonium (Sound! Euphonium) novel series has revealed that the upcoming compilation film of the TV anime will release in Japanese cinemas from April 23rd.

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

Following the heroine Sakura Kinomoto's gorgeous figma earlier in June is Tomoyo Daidouji of the world famous magical girl anime, Cardcaptor Sakura, is receiving her very own adorable figma following the main heroine Sakura Kinomoto's figma that w...

Japan is suffering from a pencil supply crisis (AFP Photo/Justin Tallis) Tokyo (AFP) - Japan's usually sedate stationery sector has been rocked by a pencil supply crisis that is drawing a backlash -- and panic buying -- among architects and animat...

A pair of acclaimed anime films received nominations for the International Animated Film Society's 43rd annual Annie Awards. Up for consideration in the new Best Animated Feature-Independent category are Mamoru Hosoda's The Boy and the Beast and S...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix announced that their upcoming 3DS RPG Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 3 is releasing in Japan on March 24, 2016 and will be available for 5,250 yen plus tax. Both retail and digital downloads are going for 5,250 yen plus tax. jrharbort

With Hatsune Miku Expo's 2016 tour plans well under way, it's clear that 2016 is shaping to be an exciting year for many Hatsune Miku fans everywhere. But Crypton Future Media is not finished yet! Today, Crypton Future Media is ready to announce a...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the upcoming January anime adaptation of Sei Hatsuno's HaruChika novel series has been updated with lots of new information and material. A brand new visual, new members of the cast and the first promotional video were all ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Natume Akatsuki's fantasy comedy light novel series Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (Gifting this Wonderful World with Blessings! ) today released its 2nd PV introducing the OP so...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The Case Closed franchise continues to roll on and with another successful one in its pocket recently, the focus is now shifting towards the 2016 release of the twentieth feature film for the property.

Capsule Computers Travis Bruno
Tokyo Girls Update Konishiki

E-girls have released the MV for Merry × Merry Xmas★ (release date: December 23)! It is the commercial song for the Japanese fashion brand Samantha Thavasa-"Kimini Merry Xmas", so if you are fan of that brand, you might have already heard of it!

KpopStarz KpopStarz

NEWS Three for Summer 2016 Posted by Milton Griepp on December 3, 2015 @ 3:24 am CT 'Asterisk War' anime Yen Press announced several new licenses on Twitter Wednesday for manga and light novel titles to be launched next summer.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . December 1, 2015 . 3:00pm Yohjo Simulator was pulled from Steam mere days after it was released by publisher Sekai Project but the reasoning why wasn't clear. Now Sekai Project has offered an explanation as well as an apology.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Crunchyroll announced the addition of four Beyblade anime series to its catalog today, including Beyblade season 1, Beyblade: BeyWheelz, Beyblade: Metal Fury, and Beyblade: Metal Masters. All are dubbed and available to Crunchyroll members in the ...

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