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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

If you own a cat, you probably know this: the back of their heads smells so damn good. One Japanese company researched that scent, recreated it, and is now bottling and selling it. Okay, not all cats smell good (some smell terrible), but according...

Tokyo's Akihabara district is an "otaku" paradise - best known as a mecca for the legions of self-styled nerds who love "manga" Japanese comics - as well as electronics, video games and models of cartoon robots.

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On December 6, Wentz Eiji and Koike Teppei announced the disbandment of WaT. The duo made the announcement on stage of their 10th anniversary live at Shinagawa Stellar Ball. During the daytime show, Wentz began by saying, "WaT will disband after o...

The official website of the anime adaptation of Sei Hatsuno's HaruChika novel series began streaming the second promotional video on Wednesday. The series will premiere from January 6. The website also revealed brand new visual for the upcoming Ja...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

As Kotaku previously reported, Toho Studios is making a new Godzilla movie. It will be the first time for the country to do so in twelve years. Now, we get a first look at. . . shaky camera footage. Below is a teaser for the clip, which is due out...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Japanese animation studio Shaft, Inc. presented a "Madogatari" exhibit, combining Puella Magi Madoka Magica and the Monogatari series. The event ran in Tokyo November 27 to December 2, 2015, where it sold out wit...

We all know that if two characters exist, there is probably someone in the world who ships them together. . . and then draws risque fanart or comics to go along with it. But as much as Rule 34 always proves itself to be true, we're still a little ...

Kyoto Animation have streamed the first commercial video for the upcoming anime adaptation of Souichirou Shinno and Shirabi's Musaigen no Phantom World (Myriad Colors Phantom World) novel. The anime series will premiere from January 6.

The official website for GungHo Online Entertainment's smartphone game Divine Gate which will be receiving a TV anime adaptation has revealed the series will premiere from January 8th. The website also unveiled a new visual: Here's the previous vi...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . December 9, 2015 . 5:00am Sony Computer Entertainment is currently hosting an ongoing special countdown live stream for the release of Gravity Rush Remastered in Japan, where they shared a bunch of information on Gravity Rush 2.

The official website for the anime adaptation of Kenya Suzuki's comedy manga Oshiete! Galko-chan has revealed the character designs for the main cast. The series will broadcast on Tokyo MX on January 8.

A new visual for the highly anticipated second season of Yusei Matsui's Shonen Jump hit Assassination Classroom (Ansatsu Kyoushitsu) TV anime has been revealed in a Japanese magazine. In addition to this, the official website recently revealed a n...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Bandai Namco's latest Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 battle video is a big one as Naruto, Sasuke and Sakura take on Obito and Madara. The CyberConnect2 fighter hits PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in North America and Europe on February ...

The licensing madness continues over at Seven Seas Entertainment with the announcement of dark harem fantasy manga How to Build a Dungeon: Book of the Demon King. The series is written by Warau Yakan and illustrated by Komiya Toshimasa, and will b...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge
The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Chain Chronicle Announced last December as going into production by Sega, the TV adaptation of the Chain Chronicle game into anime form now has its first look online at the property. With some shorts being screened at limited events in Japan this ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Nintendo previously said they had one more Super Smash Bros. presentation coming, and the video is set to stream on December 15 at 2:00pm Pacific Time. The "Final Video Presentation" will have info on the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U brawler, with Masah...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . December 9, 2015 . 11:00am One of the main selling points of The Witch and the Hundred Knight: Revival Edition is an all-new area that lets people play as Metallia, the Swamp Witch and master of the Hundred Knight.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The official Bubuki Branki website andTwitter with a look at the celebrating the 10th anniversary of Tokyo-based CGI animation company Sanjigen. Tag lines for the winter 2015 TV anime include "I will fight.

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Today, the official website for the upcoming "Prince of Stride Alternative" anime series began streaming a new trailer. The trailer, which features introductions from the main characters of the series, is available to view below.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Kodansha has posted a 45-second CM for the 18th volume of Hajime Isayama's manga series Attack on Titan on its official YouTube channel, which is just released in Japan today, December 9. The manga is also featured on the cover of the latest Janua...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Yūki Kaji and Hibiku Yamamura have joined the cast of Studio TRIGGER's upcoming original TV anime, Kiznaiver, as the male and female leads. Yūki Kaji will play Katsuhira Agata, the series protagonist. Katsuhira is a 10th grade student whose body i...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Digital pre-orders went live for the remastered version of Resident Evil 0 this week, so Capcom announced the official release date along with info on pre-order bonus costumes for Rebecca and Billy. Resident Evil 0 hits PlayStation 3, PlayStation ...

Siliconera Viet Do

By Viet Do . December 8, 2015 . 7:30pm The Black Friday discount season came and went without a price drop on the many console titles (including recent releases such as Sword Art Online: Lost Song). The good news is if you need to bulk up your lib...

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Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - December 5th/6th 01 (00) Spectre (Weeks: 01) 02 (00) Persona Non Grata (Weeks: 01) 03 (00) The Peanuts Movie (Weeks: 01)...

Siliconera Casey

Sega of America recently shared a new trailer for Yakuza 5 to celebrate the title's digital release. Here's a look at the official video. The story of Yakuza 5 picks up where Yakuza 4 ended, and follows the five protagonists as they are dragged ba...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco released the latest trailers for their upcoming stylish brawler, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven with a set for Weather Report from Part VI: Stone Ocean and Funny Valentine from Part VII: Steel Ball Run.

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Kicking off their week, North American manga publisher Seven Seas Entertainment have announced another duo of manga acquisitions which will begin distribution in 2016. This follows six earlier announcements which can be read about HERE and HERE.

Anime publisher Aniplex of America announced earlier today, that it has acquired the sci-fi thriller anime series, "Erased," which is set to debut in Japan during the winter anime season. "Erased," known in Japan as "Boku Dake ga Inai Machi," is b...

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