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Funimation has the Blu-ray/DVD release of Tokyo ESP set for February 23, so it's time to dig into the English dub cast. Funimation notes that there are some actors new to its dubs in the lineup, including Adam Dahlberg, also known as Sky from the ...

Siliconera Viet Do

By Viet Do . January 17, 2016 . 3:00am Leading this weekend's discounts are some favorable Xbox Live Gold deals, which is the first notable discount on the subscription that we've spotted so far in 2016.

ARAMA! JAPAN Ronald

A few minutes ago, SMAP made a special live announcement on "SMAP x SMAP" to address their supposed disbandment. The group will not be disbanding and will remain under Johnny & Associates. The show opened with a performance montage of "Sekai ni Hi...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Following up on its recent tease, Spike Chunsoft confirmed plans to bring Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc to PC via Steam, with a release set for sometime next month. Head to the Steam page here and dig into the announcement trailer below.

The official website for the Shinobu Ohtaka's and Yoshifumi Ohtera's spinoff manga Magi: Sinbad no Bouken (Magi: Adventure of Sinbad) began streaming the first promotional video on Monday. The series is slated to air sometime in April.

Siliconera Sato

Idea Factory announced today that they're working on an Osomatsu-san otome game by Otomate, to follow up with the ongoing anime. While not much is currently known about the game, for those of you who aren't familiar with Osomatsu-san, it's actuall...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Automobile manufacturer Toyota is cashing in on Japan's obsession with anthropomorphizing absolutely everything with a new ad campaign called "Prius! Impossible Girls" which re-envisions the various parts and features of the Toyota Prius automobil...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

At first, I thought the 3,980 yen (US$34) price tag was the craziest thing about this Neon Genesis Evangelion Unit-01 popcorn bucket. Nope! The light-up eyes are. The bucket is available at Universal Studios Japan during the Cool Japan 2016 campai...

Siliconera Sato

Sega announced today that their MMORPG title, Phantasy Star Online 2, is its PlayStation 4 version will officially launch in Japan on April 20, 2016. 4Gamer provides the latest details. Starting January 25 until February 15, fans will get to submi...

Kidscreen Patrick Callan

Funimation Entertainment has teamed with NGames Interactive in China and Washington's GameSamba to create free-to-play mobile and online games based on its anime titles and other IPs. Online/mobile games publisher NGames Interactive will use its s...

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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...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

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...

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...

Anime Evo setsuken

First you think it's good, then you know it's great. Dimension W continues to provide a solid and strong science fiction offering in an area where those kind of series are few and far between. I honestly couldn't be happier, not just because Dimen...

EVERETT, Wash. , Jan. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --NGames Interactive Limited, Funimation Entertainment, and GameSamba today announced that they have formed a strategic partnership to create high quality, free-to-play mobile and web games based on anim...

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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...

Press release as follows: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2016 Libra of the Vampire Princess: Less than 48 Hours to Achieve Immortality! Already funded on Kickstarter, MiKandi Japan and XERO show no sign of slowing down their goal to bring new v...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

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.

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle delivers some serious oppai: actionanimecomedyecchifanservicefantasyharemoppairomanceUndefeated Bahamut Chronicle Anime News Video Gallery Japan Games Figurines Cosplay Models Manga Monthly Goal: $100 Current Total: $3...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

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.

The newest installment in the 100 Years of Beauty series shows off some of Japan's most famous fashions of the last century. Cut's 100 Years of. . . video series is not only incredibly popular, it's also downright fascinating.

From the fun spin-off anime of Black Bullet, Black Bullet: Tenchuu Girls, comes this 1/7th scale magical figure of Enju Aihara. She is dressed as Tenchu Red, a combination of mini skirt and shrine maiden outfit along with a cute but deadly Katana.

GoBoiano Media Nate Lou

This adaptation feels in line with the recent trend of making anime about an industry or creative workplace like Shirobako (anime industry) and Saekano (doujin games). © Shirobako © Saekano Magic of Stella already has a pretty addictive bullet hel...

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Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - January 16th/17th 01 (01) Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Weeks: 05) 02 (02) Youkai Watch Movie 2 (Weeks: 05) 03 (00) Padd...

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