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GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Aaron Magulick, GoBoiano Writer Aaron Magulick has been a fan of anime ever since being exposed to it in the late '90s. A fan of nearly all genres, he is not afraid to explore the creepier side of the industry.

"Onigirazu," an innovative take on the traditional "onigiri" rice ball, was chosen as 2015's dish of the year on Monday after the sandwich-like rice dish became a sensation, more than 20 years after it was first introduced in a manga series.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Two pecks on the cheek, far, far more angry idol otaku. Last month, Justin Bieber asked people to pray for Japan, under the mistaken belief that some tragedy had recently befallen the country. Still, the concern for the nation's well-being was app...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the TV anime adaptation of Yuji Iwahara's Dimension W manga has announced that the series will begin its broadcast from January 10th. Additionally, a brand new visual and promotional video were also revealed.

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The opening theme song for Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X has been announced to be written by Ryo of Supercell, along with the name: 罪の名前 (Tsumi no Namae), which translates to "Name of the Crime". Tsumi no Namae was written exclusively for the game,...

ARAMA! JAPAN Ronald

Back in 2010, Utada Hikaru announced her indefinite hiatus from the music industry so that she could live a regular life out of the spotlight. Today, it was announced that she plans to return to the industry this spring.

GoBoiano Media Tsubaki

Anime Backgrounds is a tumblr blog dedicated to sharing and reblogging amazing background art in Japanese and non-western animation. All of the artwork is captured from the actual films with characters edited out.

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After all the success, all the sold-out concerts, the best-selling singles, one very successful movie, and a lot of fans prostrating themselves and groveling, an era in the history of anime is about to end, as Love Live!

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

An early look at the upcoming January issue of Newtype magazine has revealed lots of new details about the recent Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica Concept Movie that was shown at Studio Shaft's (Bakemonogatari, Nisekoi) 40th anniversary event.

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

If you want to feel like you've stepped into an animated film from Studio Ghibli, "The Road to Laputa" in Kyushu is one place you won't want to miss. As the southernmost of Japan's four main islands, Kyushu is a world away from the bustling metrop...

The official Twitter account for the anime adaptation of SankakuHead's (Uzura Convenience, Arakure Neverland) manga, Himouto! Umaru-chan, has revealed that the official YouTube upload of the opening theme song by Umaru Doma has received over 5 mil...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The successful trading card game Ange Vierge revealed back on October that it was getting an anime adaptation but has been mostly quiet since then. At the Sega Network Fan Appreciation event this weekend, it was revealed that the series will be an...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

What more could any Dragon Ball fan wish for? Despite serving as the series' title, the characters of martial arts action anime franchise Dragon Ball don't actually want the orange orbs themselves. What they're really after is the staggering power...

JEFusion Gaiatron

Finally the long wait is over! A couple of images featuring the Juohger's main mecha and suit designs has surfaced. Let the comments slider, ladies and gentlemen! Seen in the first image above is our official look at Juohking.

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Today's newest announcements for Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X have revealed the finalized box art for the PS Vita version of the game, as well as the Aime game card (illustrated by KEI! ) included as a preorder bonus with the Japanese version of t...

P. A. Works (Shirobako, Charlotte) launched a website to announce its 15th anniversary anime, Kuromukuro. The studio will be collaborating with director Tensai Okamura, who is known for Ao no Exorcist, The Seven Deadly Sins, and other anime.

The Fandom Post Darius Washington

Science Ninja Team Gatchaman is a franchise that has expanded greatly since the original TV series debuted in 1972. It's had a complicated history reaching out from Japan onto U S. shores. Some of you who've clicked on this article have likely onl...

The first Blu-ray and DVD volume of the Dragon Ball Super anime has been released by Toei Animation (Dragon Ball Z, One Piece), which contains the first 12 episodes of the anime. Since the Blu-rays are released after the original TV version, studi...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Anticipation for more Digimon Adventure Tri is certainly out there now among western anime fans as the first installment recently showed up on Crunchyroll. With a bit of time to go before Digimon Adventure Tri: Ketsu arrives in Japan, we've got so...

Are you a fan of Food Wars? Keep an eye on this space, because a big Food Wars announcement is due December 14 in Weekly Shonen Jump, the magazine in which Food Wars is serialized. The announcement will come alongside some special color pages of t...

Posted 08/12/2015 Seven Seas Entertainment continue to keep us busy in terms of new manga license acquisitions, and today we have another couple of you. These latest two announcements are Please Tell Me!

JEFusion Gaiatron

Hold on to your horses as the 1st wave of images from the 1st quarter Juohger toy catalog has been finally leaked. Seen in the image above are the official suit and helmet designs for 40th anniversary super sentai team.

A new visual of the upcoming Madoka Magica concept movie has been revealed in the Janauary 2015 issue of NewType. In addition to this, an interview article for the concept movie was also unveiled in the same magazine.

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Sega's popular Mobile RPG Chain Chronicle began streaming the first trailer on Monday. The cast and crew for the anime was previously announced.

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On December 7th, Maki Goto gave birth to a cute girl. She and her child are both doing well. She wrote on her blog: What a lovely baby. I try to become a good mother for your happiness. Profile Maki Goto Related News 2015-12-08 Birth to Maki Goto'...

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According to reports, the main Japanese voice cast and staff has been confirmed for the "Please Tell Me! Galko-Chan" anime series. The "Please Tell Me! Galko-chan" anime is currently set to premiere sometime in January 2016.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Crunchyroll previously reported on how Sansha San'yō, a 4 panel gag manga by Cherry Arai about a group of girls with different personalities but similar names, is being adapted into an anime. New information is now available: the Sansha San'yō ani...

Nihongogo Greg Abesamis

URBANGARDE are a Japanese band that have been active since 2002. Their music is a blend of various genres including bubblegum pop, 80's synthpop, progressive rock, chiptune, new wave, goth, industrial and heavy metal just to name a few.

It was revealed at the end of the theatrical screening of Ghost in the Shell creator Masamune Shirow and Excel Saga manga author Koshi Rikudo's Koukaku no Pandora: Ghost Urn (Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn) that their manga of the same na...

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