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December 30, 2015, 3:00 PM
December 30, 2015, 3:00 PM

I think many of you have once dreamed of going out with a Japanese girl. But of course, there are "girlfriend frustrations" and of course, we have them too. Let me introduce to you 10 things that might be a bit tiring or frustrating if you go out ...

The first preview video for the upcoming second season anime adaptation of Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) manga has been revealed. The video itself is the brand new ending scene of the anime, which has been added for the Att...

2015's final issue of Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine included no new episodes of hit manga Hunter x Hunter, ending a 25-year-long record for series creator Yoshihiro Togashi. It's quite something when simply whether an episode of a manga appears or n...

GoBoiano Media Nate Lou

Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem are both powerhouse games in their own right. They have deep, enthralling story lines that take fans to new, dark worlds. In this crossover, Genei Ibun Roku #FE, we see the lighter sides of these games mixed with...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This "new animation project" is currently in production and slated for 2016. Here is the anime's first teaser. The Berserk manga debuted back in 1989, and there has already been an animated series and several movies.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The official website for New Game! , a TV anime adaptation of the 4-panel manga of the same name by Shōtarō Tokunō, has launched. So far, there is little information available aside from the key visual above.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . December 29, 2015 . 9:00am A PlayStation 4 entry in The Idolmaster series has been in development, with Bandai Namco offering a brief glimpse of the game at the Masters of Idol World 2015 10th anniversary event back in July.

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Promotional still for new Berserk anime. (Photo : NBC Universal) NBC Universal's released the first official teaser for the upcoming anime adaptation of Kentarou Miura's Berserk, a manga that also received a television anime adaptation back in 1997.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Anime voice actor Jouji Nakata, known for geeking out a bit expressing enthusiasm for his work, went all out celebrating the December 28th birthday of one of his well-known roles, Fate/stay night antagonist Kirei Kotomine.

By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 12/29/2015 Director Tsutomu Mizushima (Shirobako, Girls und Panzer) is teaming up with writer Mari Okada (Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine, anohana) at Diomedéa on a new TV ...

Siliconera Casey

By Casey . December 28, 2015 . 9:30am A couple years back, Square Enix held a special in-game event in Final Fantasy XIV to help promote the release of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. During these "Lightning Strikes" events, players were ab...

RocketNews24 Joan Coello

Are you a fan of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu? Then perhaps you'll like her new "little sister" Hamada Bamyu Bamyu, Japan's latest quirky pop sensation. ▼ Kyary Pamyu Pamyu teaches her lil' sis how to pose cutely for the camera.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Next year is Pokémon's 20th anniversary. To mark the event, the card game's first starter pack is getting a re-release. Originally, the card game first went on sale in October 1996, and this reissue will be out next February in Japan for 1,300 yen...

The official website for the upcoming anime film based on the Kantai Collection franchise has launched a new visual. The visual was previously spotted at Kokusai-Tenjijo Station railway station ahead of December 29-31's Comiket 89.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

There have been more than a few great anime this past winter, spring, summer, and fall. But now, as the year comes to a close, it's time to look back one last time and pick the five best anime series of 2015.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Bandai Visual has posted a promo for the second part of superhero anime Concrete Revolutio, which returns in April for another cour. ------Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

If you ever need inspiration for wedding invitations and like JRPGs, here's a good place to start. According to Buzz News, some folks named Kenta and Ayano sent out Dragon Quest themed wedding invitations in PlayStation 2 boxes.

Selective Hearing Selective Hearing

Swinging Popsicle are a 3-member Japanese indie pop/rock band. The members are Fujishima Mineko (Vocals), Shimada Osamu (Guitar) and Hirata Hironobu (Bass). Formed in 1995, their career has spanned 20 years producing 5 albums and 2 EP's.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Thanks to the holidays, last week's 2016 3/4 double issue was the final Shonen Jump to hit Japanese shops this year. It follows the November 30th release of the 2015 issue 53. Between the two, as of today, if you go by calendar date or cover date,...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The second season of Haikyu! ! brought out a new key visual about a week ago on their site and over the holiday weekend they also debuted a new promotional video for the series. With the two-cour second season moving into its second half, it's not...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A first preview offers a look at Bakuon! ! , Mimana Orimoto's Young Champion Retsu motorcycle manga set to be adapted into a March OVA and April TV anime. Cast: Hane Sakura: Reina Ueda Staff Original: Mimana Orimoto (Akita Shoten "Young Champion R...

Koda Kumi (倖田來未) is getting ready to release compilation album WINTER of LOVE and revealed a preview music video for new song On And On. The ballad collection contains two new songs along with 15 previously released ones including her first #1 cha...

What do the delayed episodes of 2015's God Eater and the new Naruto spinoff anime have in common? They're both set to hit Japanese tee-vee in March, that's what. Yes, that's a mere three months between us and the long-delayed God Eater episodes 10...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The next Key/Visual Art's series is moving right along with the visual novel Rewrite getting an anime adaptation. While we've had some details come out before in regards to the staff, a new promotional video was promised for Comic Market 89 and it...

Siliconera Casey

By Casey . December 28, 2015 . 7:30am Inti Creates have released the latest update to Azure Striker Gunvolt on Steam. This new update includes the Perma-Anthem Speedrun Mode, as well as leaderboards in conjunction with this new mode.

Sharing one of their last anime acquisition announcements for 2015, North American anime publisher Sentai Filmworks have confirmed they hold the rights to Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories. This is an anime anthology which they claim "breathes ne...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Japanese government data says nearly 4 in 10 Japanese men in their twenties and thirties have no sexual relations with the opposite sex and a quarter of single men in their thirties are actually virgins, and the blame for this is being laid on the...

tokyohive Shiso

Three-member idol unit Ayumikurikamaki was involved in a car accident. According to their official site, it occurred on December 27. The members were in a vehicle that rolled over because of a rear burst tire.

There were good-byes (Jon Stewart, David Letterman, "Mad Men") and hellos (Adele! ). "Star Wars" reawakened, and a ballerina and an unheralded Founding Father both hit the zeitgeist. But the pop-culture moment that fascinated us most?

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That epic fight between Saitama and Boros in the finale of one of this year's hottest anime, One Punch Man, has been one of the most talked about fights in Japanese animation for 2015. Renowned mangaka, Yusuke Murata, the co-mangaka of the new One...

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