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January 6, 2016, 8:00 AM
January 6, 2016, 8:00 AM
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On January 5, AKB48 member Iwata Karen announced her graduation during the "Eve wa Adam no Rokkotsu" stage performance held at AKB48 Theater in Akihabara, Tokyo. SEE ALSO: AKB48's next single to feature graduated members Iwata who is looking to be...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

From Pikachu to Totoro, these onigiri rice balls are as cute as they are delicious-looking! For years, cute lunches in Japan have revolved around the well-known kyaraben (character-bento) lunchbox. Where the kyaraben features flat, box-bound desig...

Siliconera Sato

"This year is the year we'll release Final Fantasy XV. Currently, we've decided on all of its specifications and the beta version is under production so we can shift into the debug phase," shared Tabata.

Siliconera Sato

Medabots Girls Mission was announced in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine. As the name suggests, the game involves Medabots and a bunch of different girls. [Thanks, Hachima and Game Jouhou. ] Medabots: Girls Mission is an upcoming action game ...

RocketNews24 Amy Chavez

There's a lot to look forward to in the Year of the Monkey-Here are just a few of the top Japan-related events you won't want to miss in 2016! 1. Documentary: Behind the Cove (January 30) This film, directed by Keiko Yagi, attempts to rebut the Ac...

Few anime studios establish an English language website so this marks a possible change in the industry, especially considering that Kyoto Animation is an industry leader who is making more money than most other studios and in September 2015 had $1.

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Japanese pop group Perfume and American band OK Go have teamed up to create a theme song for the new Japanese anime "Sushi Police". To celebrate 20 years of broadcasting, Japanese TV channel Tokyo MX will be releasing a new 3DCG anime called Sushi...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

It's time for another Crunchyroll announcement. The winter 2016 anime lineup grows a bit more with the addition of AOKANA: Four Rhythm Across the Blue. The series will broadcast on Crunchyroll every Monday starting January 11 at 12:35pm Pacific Time.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The Kyoto Animation series Myriad Colors Phantom World has gotten its simulcast pickup revealed today as Crunchyroll has announced their acquisition of the series. The show is set to debut tomorrow, January 6th, 15 12:30pm ET for viewers.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . January 4, 2016 . 2:30pm In the latest backer update on the Shenmue 3 Kickstarter, Ys Net revealed that it has revamped the game's official website, and has also shared new video footage.


Here is what you've all been waiting for, the winners of The 2015 Arama! Japan Awards, selected by you, the readers of Arama! Japan! We had a great turnout for our first awards show, and the winners can be seen after the jump!

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2015 had been quite a good year for anime songs, or AniSongs for short, and it introduced us to some very unforgettable ones. From the period of December 17 - 24, Japanese anime news website, Animeanime.

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The phenomenal success of "One-Punch Man" manga leaves its fans craving for more. Thus, its protagonist is noted as the hero that manga & anime deserve. Aside from the manga, the anime series also wins the heart of the fans.

The official website of the anime adaptation of Nagomu Torii and Tomoyo Kamoi's Kyoukai no Kanata light novel series has announced that the 2012 TV anime will be released as a Blu-ray Boxset on February 17.

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img. nosnob { background: none! important; padding: 0! important; border: 0! important; } Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Yesterday I switched the bag I'm using for the first time in ages!

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . January 4, 2016 . 8:31pm One of Keiji Inafune's next projects has gone multiplatform. Back in June 2015, Keiji Inafune, Comcept, and Armature Studios announced the developers were working on a Xbox One exclusive called ReCore.

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

The cover of 'Diary' TOKYO (TR) - She's more than a porn actress with a pretty face; she can also move one to tears. At least, that is the belief of the music label for adult video (AV) actress Airi Kijima.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The upcoming anime adaptation of Twin Star Exorcists has been revealing its information well in the last month or so as we have some of the basic production staff settled and the main trio of characters with their voice actors revealed as well.

After two weeks without any new releases to speak of, we've finally got some new anime on the horizon this week. It may only be three things, and one of them may only be a rerelease of an old series, but the wheels of the giant anime machine have ...

The absurdly popular Yandere Simulator has provided another update video previewing its newest added content, featuring clubs and all the bloody ways in which they impact gameplay, the game almost resembling a completed title despite still being i...

The rather sweet and innocent trailer for upcoming English-translated visual novel "Strawberry Vinegar" by Ebi-Hime may tantalize player taste buds, the game exuding a significant amount of charm in addition to its occasional yuri, with the visual...

Yoshiaki Sukeno's Twin Star Exorcists is getting an anime adaptation this year, and the February issue of Jump Square magazine has a preview of the character designs for its leading cast members. Tomohisa Taguchi (Persona 4 Golden The Animation) d...

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YouTube group Lethal Soul has gained notoriety for their hilarious anime OP parodies, and their latest one may be their most overpowered yet. Get ready, because "The Hero" has arrived: OK, so they are definitely no Jam Project, but they do give on...

Sakura Doujin Gao Shao

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Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Crunchyroll's next winter 2016 anime addition is Nurse Witch KOMUGI R, which is set to broadcast every Saturday starting January 9 at 12:25pm Pacific Time. Nurse Witch KOMUGI R will be available to Crunchyroll members in the following territories:...

Posted 05/01/2016 If you're looking for a classic anime to watch while you're waiting for the winter 2016 season to start in earnest, then you could certainly do worse than to head on over to Netflix's UK service right now, as they may just have w...

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As fans of "Attack on Titan" know, a game dedicated to the popular manga and anime series is being readied for release in February. According to Gematsu, besides the canon storyline, players will also be able to engage in filler storylines being w...

Are you able to suitably show off your appreciation for one of the most critically acclaimed magical girl anime in the last five years? If not, come see what is in store after the jump! The genre of magical girl anime spans a pretty large list of ...

Japanator Anthony Redgrave

It's a very interesting time for English literate Monogatari fans. With the first officially translated Monogatari light novel coinciding with the often delayed and heavily anticipated Kizumonogatari movie set to release later this month, I though...

Japan's most profitable movies have been ranked according to their total revenues with this latest data, demonstrating the astounding power that anime movies possess as they manage to occupy most of the list.

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