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If you're looking for a spectacular tourist destination without all the tourists, you'll want to visit Kyoto's sleepy little fishing town that floats on the sea. Located on the shore of Ine Bay in Kyoto Prefecture is a group of 230 funaya, or boat...

Haruhichan's blog Alice Webster

We reported back in November that the voice actress Miyu Matsuki passed away on October 27, 2015, at 38 years-old, for unknown reasons. Miss Matsuki's family recently shared the cause of death to raise awareness, the agency 81 Produce reported on ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The first season of the anime adaptation of Ichirō Sakaki's fantasy series Chaika - The Coffin's Princess hit North American home video on December 15th. To hype the DVD/Blu-ray release, Sentai Filmworks has posted a new English dub "Burden of Des...

Siliconera Sato

Today Falcom announced Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, and it's headed for release in Japan in summer 2016 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. Here's a look at some screenshots from the official website: Video game stories from other sites on the ...

Flickering Myth Gary Collinson

Following on from last week's poster, 4K Media has now released a trailer for the upcoming anime movie Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions, which you can watch right here. . . Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions will take place a year after th...

GoBoiano Media Raven Lee

Sometimes cosplayers are intimidating. You feel like "I can NEVER do that! It's too good! " Which sometimes can really bring you down. But there are many cosplayers who are fun, down to earth, and take you along every step of their cosplay, journe...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

It's been a while since we took a look at Ultraman X's progress. Let's just say that a few obstacles got in the way of this segment. Aside from being treated to a nice finale to the Gua Army Arc, a bunch of touching episodes came our way, as we sa...

If you want to cosplay as a beautiful boy from an anime or manga, then this may be exactly what you need to recreate that cool, long-lashed look! Assist Wig, a Japanese retailer specializing in wigs and cosplay items, is now selling false eyelashe...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The individual comics sales for November 2015 have hit with what's moved through in the print direct market and it's a pretty fascinating month once again, according to ICv2, While sales were expected to be strong for Dark Knight III: Master Race ...

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Here's this week's clip from the 21st episode of Ultraman X. Daichi does the inevitable as he, X, Cyber Gomora and team XIO face off against an invincible enemy! Can they survive this battle? Disclaimer: All images and videos here are property of ...

Siliconera Sato

Hideo Kojima's new independent studio has been revealed as "Kojima Productions," and he announced their development debut with Sony for a new franchise that was announced in the above video with Sony Computer Entertainment Group CEO Andrew House.

PASSPO☆ finally announced the details of their re-debut single "Mr. Wednesday" (release date: February 24) after the emotional arrival of the evening flight of their 6th anniversary autumn tour "PASSPO☆ Flight Tour ROCK Shuunen Tour Arigato-Bin Sh...

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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Tokuma Japan has posted two short version music videos for "KISS! KISS! KISS! ," 24-year-old anime voice actress/singer Riho Iida's upcoming 3rd solo single (1st from Tokuma), in the original Japanese lyrics and Chinese.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Falcom held a stockholders meeting in Japan, bringing with it the announcement of the next entry in The Legend of Heroes RPG series. There aren't really any details to add at the moment, but The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III has offic...

Third-person JK shooter Bullet Girls 2 has been revealed, proving to be a title rife with pantsu exposure and a multitude of other unbelievably naughty service elements that may aid in drawing the attention of FPS-loving westerners, to say nothing...

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel is a new fighting game for PS3 and PS4 that is filled with Nitroplus characters spanning everything from visual novels to hit anime. The top pic shows some of the better known ones, such as Saber from Fat...

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

Yoshitomo Hori AICHI (TR) - The Nagoya District Court on Tuesday handed down a death sentence to a 40-year-old man currently serving a life term for a murder in 2007 for another infamous killing that utilized an underground Web site one decade bef...

New Years is just around the corner, which means it's almost time for osechi! In short, osechi are traditional New Years foods that feature a variety of small dishes stacked in "jubako" boxes that resemble bento boxes.

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Disney music were made into various kinds of compilation album, such as rock music, "Dive into Disney" and "Disney Rocks", and dance music "ELECTRONICDISNEY MUSIC" and "HOUSE DISNEY". They were all received very well.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Toei Animation has started promoting the next episode of One Piece that's due out this coming Saturday, December 19th, in the US with episode 723. The series has been chugging along for quite a few years and is showing no signs of slowing down and...

This episode hit a little closer to home, probably because of the environment in which it took place. I know I can't speak for everyone, and certainly not for all women, but I know I'm not the only one who's been concerned about someone creeping b...

JEFusion Gaiatron

Let's all celebrate the premiere of Star Wars Episode VII: the Force Awakens with this new Super Power Beat Down presentation featuring the Sith who wields a dual lightsaber going against our friendly neighborhood wall crawler!

Now part of an independent video game development studio known as Kojima Productions, acclaimed video game director Hideo Kojima seems to be making the first steps towards his first software title since his work with Konami concluded with the laun...

Trends in Japan William

Japan continues to negotiate its relationship with drones. Just fun toys or dangerous tools? Until spring this year, drones were perhaps most famous in Japan as a way to get cool aerial shots, such as OK Go's Japan-inspired "I Won't Let You Down" ...

Publisher Solicits New Comic Book Mini-Series, Godzilla: Oblivion Source: IDW Publishing Special Thanks to Kahlil Schweitzer Image courtesy of IDW Publishing. © 2015 Toho Co. , Ltd. After a brief hiatus, Godzilla returns to American comics with a ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Internationally renowned director closes one of the most influential chapters in the history of video game development. It's been a strange, strange year for Hideo Kojima. 2015 finally saw the release of Metal Gear V: The Phantom Pain, which has e...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The second promotional video has been released for the upcoming anime adaptation of Senri Akatsuki and Ayumu Kasuga's Saijaku Muhai no Bahamut (Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle) light novel series. The new minute long video sets up the background and ...

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Anime Japan 2016, the biggest anime event in Japan, will be held in Tokyo from March 25 to March 27 next year. I just found that Monster Hunter Stories will also be brought in this anime carnival. The animated adaptation of Monster Hunter Stories ...

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