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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

If you've ever wanted to own an enormous anime schoolgirl statue for lots of money, here's your chance. This is Megumi Kato from Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend, and the statue is based on illustrator Kurehito Misaki's rendition of the c...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

A cup of tea, a piece of fruit, or a bit of chocolate can all make for a delicious and relaxing moment, and this new Kyoto confectionary lets you enjoy all three in a single bite. Japanese tea company Itohkyuemon was founded in 1832, when Japan wa...

Siliconera Sato

Spike Chunsoft announced a little teaser for Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc for a PC release on Steam. The tweet shows the above image of Monokuma, along with the following message: "Attention class.

Hayao Miyazaki's animation has touched the hearts of old and young time and time again. The films produced by his incomparable Studio Ghibli often depict beautiful countryside scenes, some of which were inspired by real hills and mountains in Japan.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

King Records has posted a 90-second short version music video for "Shinning Sky," the upcoming 2nd single of two-member voice actress idol unit everying! , consisting of Ibuki Kido and Erii Yamazaki. The song is used as the OP theme for the ongoin...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Nobody thought this would ever happen, I'm sure. But Chandelure, a Ghost/Fire Pokémon that attacks opponents' spirits, is joining Pokkén Tournament as a playable character. Bwah? Since Pokkén Tournament is an arcade fighting game, you'd probably e...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

A new project on Japanese crowdfunding website Makuake is attempting to reboot the Magical Taluluto series by Tatsuya Egawa (Goldenboy) as a virtual reality experience. The effort is sponsored by double L, a Japanese entertainment company, under t...

Two more voices have been announced for the cast of My Hero Academia, which adapts Kōhei Horikoshi's hit manga of the same name when it premieres this April. The latest cast members are Aoi Yūki (Madoka Kaname in Puella Magi Madoka Magica), who wi...

New business model aims for US$855 million in profits in several years Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima (pictured right) revealed the company's broad plans for the future on Friday. Kimishima said that Nintendo will announce details about its ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Set to a "Main cast goes live! ! " preview, the who's who of Bakuon! ! , Mimana Orimoto's Young Champion Retsu motorcycle manga, has been announced. The 2011 series is set to be adapted into a March OVA and April TV anime.

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo's official website for the upcoming Attack on Titan game has a new feature called "Teach me, Captain Levi," which gives us a look at the four steps of game flow for the action game. Step 1: At Camp you'll get to have conversations with ...

Siliconera Sato

NIS America announced today that they're bringing Spike Chunsoft's tactical RPG Grand Kingdom by Grand Knights History director Tomohiko Deguchi to the west this summer for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for Rage of Bahamut: Manaria Friends, the upcoming TV anime adaptation of an in-game event "Manaria Academy of Magic" in Cygames' popular social game Rage of Bahamut, today updated with a new main visual featuring its two prot...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

The J-Pop star joins the ranks of such musicians as Michael Jackson with new limited-edition USJ theme park ride. Now there's a sentence I never thought I'd write. Okay, to be fair, we've known the Kyari Pamyu Pamyu XR Ride was coming for a while,...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Use of Swastika-like maji symbol deemed "inappropriate" for maps for foreign users. In an effort to make travelling in Japan more convenient for overseas visitors, the Geospatial Information Authority recently conducted a survey of foreigners on t...

The second part of Digimon Adventure tri. , "Ketsui" (Determination), kicks off with a limited theatrical run in Japan on March 12. Prior to that cast members Hitomi Yoshida (Mimi Tachikawa) and Junya Ikeda (Joe Kido) will present a preview at Shi...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . January 14, 2016 . 9:15pm The PlayStation Blogcast revealed another digital classic for PlayStation 4 owners to pick up next week. When the PlayStation Store updates on January 19, Dark Cloud 2 will be among the included games.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Kadokawa's light novel imprint Sneaker Bunko has confirmed that a TV anime adaptation of Masamune Kuji's Masou Gakuen HxH (Hybrid x Heart Magias Academy Ataraxia) fantasy action series is in the works.

The GLORIO Blog Irothtin

A bunch of Japanese teenagers end up in a beautiful fantasy world without their memories. It may or may not be a big video game. Iro's verdict: Exceeded Grim Expectations We all expected this to be terrible, but it.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We're just a bit away overall from the debut of the anime adaptation of Kono Danshi, Mahou ga Oshigoto desu as part of the Ultra Super Anime Time Block for February and now Comix Wave has let loose with the second promo for it.

tokyohive Shiso

Actor Higashide Masahiro and actress Anne, who tied the knot on New Year's day last year, are expecting twin babies! According to the agency, Anne is scheduled to give birth in the summer. The announcement released by the agency states, "As it wil...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The Japanese official website for the TV anime adaptation of Hiro Mashima's fantasy action manga series Fairy Tail today posted a 30-second PV for its new arc Fairy Tail Zero, which is based on the prequel manga of the same name set about 100 year...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially confirmed today on January 15 that a TV anime adaptation of Nami Sano's comedy manga series Sakamoto desu ga? /Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto is in the works for an April 2016 premiere on TBS and BS-TBS.

'騎馬戦は足元を崩すべし アマゾンシティ総力戦 II' (Gibasen wa Ashimoto o Kuzusubeshi Amazon Shiti Souryoku-sen II) "In a Cavalry Battle, Knock Down the Foothold The All-Out War in Amazon City II" Listen to the words that are coming out of my mouth, Heavy Object: Destro...

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

TMS Entertainment released a promo video for its spring moto anime series Bakuon! ! . Enjoy. animeBakuoncomedyfanservicetrailervideo Anime News Video Gallery Japan Games Figurines Cosplay Models Manga Monthly Goal: $100 Current Total: $37 Percent ...

Saitama in One-Punch ManYouTube It seems the next season of "One-Punch Man" won't see the light of the day before next year, as the anime's producer has hinted that it will take a lot of effort to come out with another season as soon as possible.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Originally released as a premium edition back in the summer of 2013, NIS America is finally bringing out a regular edition release as their stock has depleted. The set is going to arrive on February 2nd, 2016 and will be priced at $29.

'これもひとつの青い春' (Kore mo Hitotsu no Aoi Haru) "This Is Another Springtime of Youth" When an anime has a shaky but interesting first episode, it may be useful to continue to the second to see if it patches some of the holes.

It is hard to believe that it has been almost twenty years since the world were introduced to 151 distinct monsters which could be caught in a ball - the number of which have greatly increased over the years.

METANORN skylion

Jan14 . . . all in a day's work. . . So, did they or didn't they misuse the a term in the show? That UFO by the show's end was most certainly Identifiable, or do I niptick? I certainly do get partially upset when people refer to alien outer space-...

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