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January 18, 2016, 10:30 PM
January 18, 2016, 10:30 PM

Have you heard of Japanese illustrator and social media sticker creator Kanahei yet? She's behind one of the most popular sticker collections on the LINE app, and now her cute critters are set to adorn dishes in their very own theme cafe in Tokyo!

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Yamamoto Marin, Suzuki Mariya (Cheeky Parade) and Takeda Maaya (GEM) are going to study abroad in Los Angeles, USA. As a result, the 3 girls will temporarily suspend activities with their idol groups during this period.

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Houkago Tea Time's Bassist, Mio Akiyama, celebrated her birthday last January 15, and she is getting some new anime merchandise just to celebrate her birthday. The character is a reason why many anime fans started playing the bass, and Japanese an...

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The official website of the anime adaptation of Kouhei Horikoshi's Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) manga has revealed two new cast members that will be joining the April anime. To reflect these changes, new updated character designs has b...

The anime industry is going through some major changes right now. Japan's birthrate has declined meaning there are less people consuming anime. Studios are looking for a new audience so they can survive.

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Last month Sega announced plans to bring Phantasy Star Online 2 to PlayStation 4 in Japan this spring, while those of us in the west just kind of sat around twiddling our thumbs. That aspect isn't going to change any time soon, but Sega did follow...

Tekken's truly controversial kitty-girl Lucky Chloe has become the subject of a brand new Kotobukiya figure, boasting her usual smile and adorable feline adornments and sure to make a great addition to any figure-enthusiast's collection once she a...

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By Chris Priestman . January 16, 2016 . 3:30pm MiKandi Japan has reached its initial funding goal of $125,000 on Kickstarter to bring the visual novel Libra of the Vampire Princess to the west. With that out of the way, the Kickstarter's stretch g...

The website for the Sankei Sports newspaper reported on Sunday that a proposed Dome Tour for the male idol group SMAP has been cancelled. According to Sankei Sports' sources, the proposed tour would have celebrated the band's 25th anniversary and ...

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In their latest 10,000 reader poll, Charapedia asked fans which lady of anime looks best in a pony tail. The 52 characters suggested come a pool of 53. 7 - 47. 3 male/female and 68% in their teens and 20's.

Norn/Miel/Cybele have tried their hand at a perhaps less-favored fetish with "Otoko No Ko Harem", leaving a handful of cross-dressing boy maids at the beck and call of players, bound to have eroge aficionados denouncing the title out of judgmental...

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Both the fashion world and the gaming world were stunned when Louis Vuitton revealed that Final Fantasy XIII's Lightning was their latest virtual model. The new virtual Louis Vuitton model/ total badass recently sat down in an interview, which was...

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NEWS It is rumored that SMAP have disbanded after their manager Ijimi Michi resigned from Johnny and Associates. Nakai Masahiro, Inagaki Goro, Kusanagi Tsuyoshi and Katori Shingo have reportedly left due to this resignation.

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Lantis has posted a preview of the music video for Fo'xTails' "Contrast. " The song, serving as the end theme for this season's Dimension W anime, will be released as the rock band's 4th single on February 3rd with "BE STRONG" and "Rainy.


Have Outfit, Will Travel Last year July some foreign Harajuku fans got together at Tokyo's Yoyogi Park for a photo shoot 0 comments Bunka Fashion College Fashion Show 2015 Bunka Fashion College students staged the annual Bunka fashion show last No...

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