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January 2, 2016, 10:00 AM
January 2, 2016, 10:00 AM
Crunchyroll Scott Green

The second adaptation of Haruichi Furudate's volleyball manga Haikyu! ! continues this winter, and it got plenty of support from fans via a message board at December 19th's Jump Festa 2016 event. The series site posted photos of this today, along ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We kicked off the Ten Years Later project back in 2014 as a way to talk about anime series from that time period as a lot of them are finding a second life through either new Blu-ray releases or as license rescues.

Siliconera Sato

Producer Hisashi Koinuma of Koei Tecmo recently shared a bunch of new details on their upcoming Attack on Titan in an interview with Famitsu. Here are some highlights of the latest on the game. [Thanks, Game Jouhou.

A new ad for the Fate/Grand Order smartphone game recently hit the official Type-Moon YouTube page, highlighting the fourth scenario, "A. D. 1888, Shikai Makiri Toshi London," and showing off some of the new Servants in the process.

Tokyo Idol Festival is the world's biggest idol festival where idol fans from across the globe come together. In fact, last year's festival featured 154 idol groups on stage with over 51,000 fans in attendance.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

From August 1 - December 28, spending 12 hour days at work, truly dedicated Love Live! fan Miku Usagi chronicled the history of the school idols from the introduction of μ's in Dengeki G's Magazine Legendary Curtain Opening, Bokura no LIVE Kimi to...

Fairy Tail's author Hiro Mashima is back again and this time thanking fans for remarkably successful 2015 and to prepare for the 10th anniversary thrills of 2016. He also asked fans who should be 2015's MVP.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

As noted earlier today, we kicked off the Ten Years Later project back in 2014 as a way to talk about anime series from that time period as a lot of them are finding a second life through either new Blu-ray releases or as license rescues.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Harukaze, a developer of adult-oriented computer games, has announced that its upcoming game Nora, Princess, and Stray Cat will be adapted into a short form TV anime. The premise of the game involves a young man and his adopted sister encountering...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming KING OF PRISM by Pretty Rhythm has posted a three-minute new trailer introducing the newly-produced footage from the upcoming film. The story of the all-new film centers on three-member male idol unit Over The...

Three If By Space Robert Prentice

It's that time of year again and we have now finished another year of anime. Our Best Anime Series Of 2015 may not be the most popular series of 2015 but they are, in our opinion, the best series in terms of: Animation, story and musical scores.


On December 31, NHK aired its annual year end music show, Kohaku Uta Gassen. This year, the Red Team (the women's team) won, with a score of 356,832 to 346,929. Several popular acts performed, including Arashi, AKB48, Shiina Ringo, and Perfume.

Nine months ago, animator Henry Thurlow's Reddit AMA shone a spotlight on one of the lowest rungs of the anime industry-- the hardscrabble life of an in-between animator (douga-man), trying to get established and start a career at small studios.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Two brand new videos have been released for the upcoming anime adaptation of Sega's Phantasy Star Online 2. The first video is the second promotional video and the second is the anime's introduction video.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

As Madoka Magica prepares to celebrate its fifth anniversary in 2016, its producers at Shaft greeted the Year of the Monkey with a card on their site, and more art from character designer Junichiro Taniguchi on their Twitter feed.

Popular tennis series Teekyu will get a spinoff series called Usakame in 2016, according to a report by Anime Anime. The series will be based on the manga by Teekyu author Roots and artist Juzo Kirisawa and will revolve around a group of rivals to...

Dread Central David Gelmini

As both a lifelong fan of horror and Japanese animation, the news that a new Berserk anime adaptation is on the way certainly has me hooked. The insanely violent manga series by Kentaro Miura followed two mercenaries called Guts and Griffith as th...

Winter weather is nothing for these ladies who cosplay during winter Comiket 89. Despite the cold, they brave it and cosplay their most beautiful outfit to impress everyone. So we had compiled photos over Twitter for you to enjoy.


Arashi wrapped up their "ARASHI LIVE TOUR 2015 Japonism" at the Tokyo Dome last December 27. With this, the group has achieved another record, 17 years from their debut. Attendance to Arashi's concerts officially exceeded 10 million.

Clapway Clapway

Phantasy Star Online 2 and ARK: Survival fans have next year won already, with the Japanese game hitting the anime industry and ARK: Survival finally hitting all consoles. Both games will be scoring huge victories throughout 2016.

A team of Japanese scientists have met the criteria for naming a new element, the synthetic highly radioactive element 113, more than a dozen years after they began working to create it. Kosuke Morita, who was leading researcher at the government-...

TOKYO - In the gentrified kitsch landscape Takashi Murakami depicts, 500 grotesque priests parade along dazzlingly colorful giant panels. The artist's zany ukiyoe-turned-manga world takes a spiritual, but uncompromising pop art, turn in addressing...

Project JeForceX JeForceX

Image: Cover Picture for the Year In Review 2015 feature article. We have arrived at the end of the calendar year 2015 and it is that time of the year again when we take a look back at how far we have traveled and how much we have accomplished wit...

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