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December 15, 2015, 2:30 PM

The luscious Hanekawa has starred as the main focus of Kizumonogatari's latest CM, faithfully showing off the intelligent girl's many charms, but causing some to question why loli vampiress Shinobu wasn't the main focus considering how vital she i...

Finally, the moment the world has been waiting for (even if they didn't know that they wanted it) has arrived! Masatoshi Hamada, famous comedian from the duo Downtown, has unleashed the full version MV for "Nandeyanennen" (release date: December 1...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Not all of them, mind you! But this couple sure did. Because, really, if you are going to dress up as Final Fantasy VIII characters, you must cut the wedding cake with a Gunblade. As you can see the above photos by Twitter user Knkmgnm, the groom ...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

A new series of glasses that cut blue light emitted by computer screens features six beautiful Sword Art Online character designs, plus some gorgeous accessories. Whenever we sit in front of a computer, television, or smartphone, our eyes are hit ...

Anime News Network's merchandise coverage sponsored by Omakase and Tokyo Otaku Mode. While fans of Kuroko's Basketball may be spoiled for choice in the merchandise department, a new selection of Kuroko merchandise will appeal more towards enthusia...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Worried about Studio Ghibli? Previously, Kotaku reported that the studio's youngest director had quit and that it was taking a break. Good news! Studio Ghibli is co-producing a new feature. Titled The Red Turtle, the film is a joint-production wit...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The 2016 debut of One Piece Film Gold will be bringing out plenty of teases in the months to come before it hits its premiere and a new one has show up with a scanned look at a new character that will be appearing in it.

Yusuke Murata, One Punch Man's illustrator has revealed in a Tweet that he will work so hard so that One Punch Man will receive a second TV anime season. Currently there isn't enough content for a second season to be adapted as of now.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Saban's localization of the Smile PreCure! anime, Glitter Force, is getting ready to make its English debut on Netflix. The 20-episode first season hits the streaming service worldwide, excluding Asia, on December 18, and you can see a preview in ...

Makoto Shinkai is an animation director highly esteemed both inside and outside Japan, and it seems he's about to spread his wings yet again in 2016. On Dec. 10, Shinkai announced production on the feature-length animation Kimi no Na wa (Your Name).

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

White dragons, dark magicians, and crazy Yugi hair are all looking better than ever. Although it often gets stuck playing second fiddle to Pokémon (Japan's other competitive trading card game-affiliated mega franchise), Yu-Gi-Oh!

AFA Channel! freakpool

Japanese author, Mamare Touno, is known for writing socio-economic scenarios on a large scale for his two highly popular works, Maoyu - Maou-Yuusha, and Log Horizon. In his works, he has explained how the economy works, and should be very familiar...

SGCafe spartanchef

Final Fantasy VII Remake director Tetsuya Nomura and producer Yoshinori Kitase recently sat down with Japanese gaming website, Famitsu, for a special interview regarding the fame. In that interview, they revealed that a few changes will indeed be ...

Morning Musume '16 are coming to Anime Matsuri 2016 (February 26 - 28) in Houston, Texas. Understandably there is a lot of excitement about this appearance and many fans have probably already got whatever VIP passes the convention offers to get th...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Yuuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma) manga has revealed the first visual for the recently announced second season.

TwitchFilm Todd Brown

Sato Shinsuke's adaptation of popular Japanese manga I Am A Hero had an early bow at the Sitges Fantastic Film Festival, where it took home some major awards, and with the Japanese theatrical release coming soon the first theatrical trailer has fr...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

One Piece's Foxy Pirates return for a third anime battle against the Straw Hats in original special "Adventure of Nebulandia," scheduled to broadcast December 19th. Along with this week's episode of a TV anime, a third preview premiered.

Siliconera Sato

Spike Chunsoft shared the latest trailer for their collaboration title with tri-Ace, Exist Archive, an upcoming "side-view" RPG for PS4 and PS Vita. The latest trailer showcases one of its heroines, Yui Mitosagi.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco announced today that their upcoming action title, One Piece: Burning Blood, is getting an "Anison Sound Edition" version for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. The "Anison Sound Edition" of One Piece: Burning Blood features 21 tracks...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

In addition to the ongoing fourth TV series, Nihon TV will also air a new two-hour TV special Lupin the Third: Italian Game at 21:00 on January 8, 2016 (JST). It will be the first Lupin TV special in two years, since the 24th Princess of the Breez...

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

Members of SKE48 OSAKA (TR) - Osaka Prefectural Police on Sunday arrested a 21-year-old male company employee for allegedly robbing proceeds from an event featuring popular idol group SKE48 in Suminoe Ward, reports the Mainichi Shimbun (Dec 14).

Siliconera Sato

Not much is known about Granzella and Bandai Namco's upcoming title, Project City Shrouded in Shadow (tentative,) but its latest teaser trailer gives us a look at some of the destruction we'll get to see in the PS4 and PS Vita title.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Bandai Namco has three more JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven battle trailers for us, starting with William Anthonio Zeppeli from Part I: Phantom Blood before moving on to main Pillar Man Kars from Part II: Battle Tendency and Jolyne Cujoh ...

The latest trailer for Spike Chunsoft x Tri-Ace RPG Exist Archive has introduced another of the game's numerous characters, hopefully aiding in breathing more life into the series but bound to catch the interests of hardcore RPG fans regardless wi...

FUNimation announced today that it is ending its content and brand partnership with Olympusat on December 31, 2015, to distribute the FUNimation Channel. After that time, Olympusat will no longer be broadcasting FUNimation titles.

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

Approximately 180 officers and local residents walked the streets of Kabukicho as a part of an anti-gang initiative TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Friday evening initiated a patrol through Tokyo's largest red-light district to promote t...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco has uploaded the latest trailers for their upcoming stylish brawler, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven, featuring Diavolo from Part V: Vento Auero, Diego Brando from Part VII: Steel Ball Run, and Noriaki Kakyoin from Part III: ...

Sakura Doujin Gao Shao

Formed in 2013, the idol group μ's of the popular idol anime 【Love Live! 】 has been active in both producing songs and live performances throughout these 2 years. However, an unfortunate news is that: μ's will disband after holding its last live p...

Wan Abrar Rei

The show continued where it was left off, and Araragi had some conversation with the First. I look at him and think he looks totally lame. Small girlish look with a male voice. I don't think I've ever talk or think about any character design in mo...

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