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January 3, 2016, 12:30 AM
January 3, 2016, 12:30 AM
Crunchyroll Scott Green

As the holidays wrap up, it's time for anime fans to start planning out what to watch in 2016's inaugural season. Winter '16 has the makings of an interesting one, with some continuations of high profile series (Durarara!

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...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Some of the cutest cosplayers around seem to have graced Comiket 89's second day, making quite the show of it and proving Photoshop is completely unnecessary when the magic of makeup and colour contact lenses are on hand.

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.

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 ...

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.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

An English subtitled trailer has been revealed for the recent Yowamushi Pedal Movie. The video itself previews the upcoming movie for its theatrical release in Malaysia. It also briefly features the previews the films' main theme song, Link sung b...

Sekai Project in collaboration with the Taiwan-based development circle CreSpirit have announced they will be welcoming in this new year with the unusual combination of bunnies and bullets. The two are set to bring the side-scroller Rabi-Rabi to t...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Tokyo-based cosplay clothing/accessory company Cospa has announced the top 10 sales ranking of its anime/game character costumes for the year 2015 on series basis. Keeping last year's momentum, the Love Live!


As previously reported, FUJI TV broadcast live "Johnnys Countdown 2015 - 2016". They held a survey, asking fans "What song do you want to hear? " and "Which two Johnnys do you want to see together? ". Arashi hosted the show.

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.

Subdued Fangirling Confused Muse

Happy New Year everyone! I've been spending my winter break playing video games and taking a rest before I have to jump back into work next Monday, but I can't let the year end without sharing my favorite anime series from this past year!

by Matt Schley Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 12/31/2015 On this final day of 2015, forgive us one more best-of list, won't you? This time, it's from the guys over at Anime Anime, who have asked their readers to rank the top ten...

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.

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.

AFA Channel! freakpool

Last New Year's Eve, 31 December 2015, the Macross Delta special was broadcasted in Japan, and it not only contained a few announcements regarding the anime, but also contained an early version of the anime's first episode, Senjou no Prologue".


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.

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...

Otaku no Podcast Donald Burr

Sorry for the late review - it has been an even busier holiday season than usual, with multiple work and family commitments leading up through New Years even. Really tried to get this posted before the end of 2015, but unfortunately I couldn't man...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of the Bungo Stray Dogs action manga series created by Kafka Asagiri (story) and Sango Harukawa (art) has announced that its yet-titled OP song will be performed by two-member musical unit ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

A long journey for revenge. What They Say: Trained since birth as the Clan of the Sword's ultimate assassin, Alka has lived her entire life as a nearly emotionless human killing machine. Now, however, her Clan has been destroyed, her master murder...

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