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January 11, 2016, 10:30 PM

An ex-convict becomes a rakugo performer. It was amazing. I don't get rakugo at all but it doesn't matter. Just go watch it. Share this: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Goog...

Well, here's another foundation stone for Winter 2016 to build on. OP: "Genesis" by STEREO DIVE FOUNDATION I had pretty high expectations for Dimension W going in. Anytime the first two words on the genre tab are "Seinen, Sci-fi" you're off to a d...

Funimation is preparing for the upcoming home video release of the Brothers Conflict anime, with pre-orders now live for the March 8 release. A recent post on the company's blog highlighted the English dub's full cast, so see who's lined up to pla...

Charapedia recently asked male anime fans the question: Which anime series needs a sequel? You can view the full results for this poll here. Here are the male results: 10) Himouto! Umaru-chan 9) Yuyushiki 8) Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry 7) No Game No ...

ARAMA! JAPAN Ronald

Today, Kitagawa Keiko and DAIGO announced that they have been married. The couple's intentions to marry were reported on last fall. On her official site, Keiko released a statement reading, "There is a personal matter that I would like to tell eve...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The Dark Side is strong on Japanese social media. The lives, loves and battles of Darth Vader, Darth Maul, Darth Ranko and that new, mopey rage-aholic Kylo Ren have been celebrated in a series of photographs, many using their S.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Capcom has released a video promoting a bizarre new collaboration between the Monster Hunter X action RPG for Nintendo 3DS and the Mega Man (aka Rock Man in Japan) video game series, which will allow players who download the DLC to dress their Fel...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . January 10, 2016 . 9:19pm When it comes to PlayStation 2 classics on the PlayStation 4, another JRPG is on the way. Joining Dark Cloud and Rogue Galaxy is Sony's Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits.

The GLORIO Blog Artemis

About 10 bishounen (and 3 girls) are aboard a floating ship that may or may not be going anywhere in particular. Each character is gifted with an undefined magical power which they need to use at some point for some reason, probably.

AFA Channel! freakpool

The official Sailor Moon Crystal anime website has finally been updated, and it made a few new announcements, including the fact that the anime's third season will begin airing in Spring 2016. The website also confirms that Junjou Romantica direct...

Kimi, Contributing Writer Former ballerina gone anime for the past 3 years. Lived in Singapore for 10 years, Japan for 1. Now somehow back in california ready to spread my anime love! There's no turning back now.

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

The top of the year brings one of the groups first major departure announcements as Karen Iwate looks to leave the pop idol group. Iwata, a member of the group since 2011, announced her graduation during the Eve wa Adam no Rokkotsu concert held in...

The Korea Herald The Korea Herald

South Korea's exports of makgeolli, a traditional rice wine, to Japan have been in the doldrums since 2011 when they peaked at $48. 4 million, government and industry data showed Monday. Exports of makgeolli to the neighboring country rose sharply...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Higurashi When They Cry, a sound novel murder mystery series developed by 07th Expansion, is being adapted into a live-action TV drama that will star members of the Niigata-based pop idol band NGT48. The specific cast members and their roles have ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

After simulcasting the first six season of Teekyu, the news would be that Crunchyroll is not streaming the seventh. But they are streaming it and have now formalized that news with the reveal that it'll kick off tomorrow at 1:35pm ET for its users...

The quest to kill Koro-sensei continues with Assassination Classroom: Assassin Training Plan, which is set to launch on Nintendo 3DS in Japan on March 24. You can see a quick snippet of gameplay in the latest TV commercial below.

METANORN Overcooled

Jan10 Time for a love injection! . . . No seriously, it's time for your meds. Once upon a time, there was an anime called SoulTaker that happened to have a character named Komugi in it. Komugi then got several spin-offs series where she was a magi...

'英雄か群衆か' (Eiyū ka gunshū ka) "Hero or Mob" Wasn't expecting to enjoy that as much as I did. When details on Luck and Logic first came around, I wrote it off as dismissable. The premise seemed like an overly convoluted explanation for flashy powers...

Nikolita's Thoughts Rainbow Days, because their hair colours are like a rainbow, ne? Nijiiro Days is, in a word, cute. This show is about four highschool guys who have a giant bromance with each other.

'剣豪' (Kengou) "Blade Master" A good, if a touch wonky, first battle between the peoples of Yamato and the Uzuurussha. Maroro, The Ignored Voice of Reason Now we know why they took the time to introduce Maroro back in episode two.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The first visual of Kizumonogatari II: Nekketsu-hen, the second film of the anime adaptation of Nisio Isin and Vofan's Kizumonogatari entry in the Monogatari light novel series, has been revealed at the premiere screening of the first film, Kizumo...

Let the parade of sleepers continue. Bubuki Buranki is the 10th anniversary series for SANZIGEN, which isn't necessarily a studio most of us immediately think of as elite. But there was something in the promo material for this original sci-fi seri...

Leave it to Haikyuu to start the car in fifth gear. Like a hyperactive red-haired first-year middle blocker, Haikyuu zips into the new year at breakneck speed. There's not much of a breather here - we're already in countdown mode for the qualifier...

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