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January 21, 2016, 4:30 AM
January 21, 2016, 4:30 AM

"Vinclu", a company that promotes and develops "Things of Internet (ToI)", introduced a wonderful and leading edge technology called "Gatebox", the world-first hologram communication robot. "Gatebox" is a hologram communication robot that lets the...


It appears as if the rumors that surfaced late last year were in fact partially true. Utada Hikaru is now confirmed to have a new song which will serve as a drama theme in April. The new song will serve as the theme for the new NHK asadora "Toto N...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

If there's anything universal to the experience of being an adult, it's probably regret. Or more specifically, regretting the mistakes of childhood. Come on, you've done it before, too, I'm sure. Perhaps you've lost touch with an old buddy from sc...

Mikako Komatsu is a voice actress whose roles include the good-looking boy in the anime My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Too! who is romantically attached to the protagonist, one of his classmates. She also plays Inko Amifumi, a girl in the TV anime ...

Siliconera Sato

Nintendo of America announced today that Bravely Second: End Layer is headed to North America on April 15, 2016, along with details on its Collector's Edition version. The Collector's Edition includes a 10-song original soundtrack and a 250-page a...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The latest issue of Dragon Magazine has revealed that the upcoming second season of the anime adaptation of Fumiaki Maruto and Kurehito Misaki's Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata (Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend) will feature the return of th...

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By Casey . January 20, 2016 . 9:30am With The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD releasing in just under two months from now, the official Japanese Twitter account has been recently posting messages regarding the game and the series as a whole.

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The official website for the upcoming anime adaptation of the 4-koma manga Stella no Mahou (Magic of Stella) has launched and has revealed a new visual. The March 2016 issue of Manga Time Kirara Max (Kin-iro Mosaic, Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka?

The March issue of Kadokawa's Monthly Dragon Age magazine is revealing two cast members for the Qualidea Code television anime on Wednesday. The announced cast includes: Aoi Yūki as Maihime Tenkawa, the head of Kanagawa City.

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This is Smap. Sorry, SMAP. Last night, the pop stars appeared on television to apologize, garnering massive television ratings, and resulting in a comment from the Prime Minister of Japan. This is a very big deal.

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Taiwanese cosplayer, Hizuki Aya, who is also known as Yao, recently cosplayed Howl from the Studio Ghibli's classic, Howl's Moving Castle. She has been known for some very amazing cosplays, but in this recent cosplay shoot, somebody seems to have ...

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By Casey . January 19, 2016 . 9:30am Korean fantasy MMO, Blade & Soul, officially released on western servers, nearly three and a half years after its original Korean debut. The game is free to play, although optional premium subscription is avail...

FUNimation is getting ready for the U. S. theatrical debut of Mamoru Hosoda's The Boy and the Beast anime film with some new information. First up, following up on our previous post, the film is now set to open in select theaters in the United Sta...

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In the One Punch Man anime, Saitama is always hounded by the ultra-fast ninja, Speed-o'-Sound Sonic. Now, this lightning-fast ninja assassin will be starring in his own OAD, which will be coming bundled with the anime's Blu-Ray/ DVD Vol 3.

My feelings vary on cars but I adore great character design and whoever Toyoto is hiring, they nailed it. In their new campaign,Toyoto Prius is embracing the anime side once again by anthropomorphizing 40 of it's car parts into an anime girl desig...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco announced a new Dragon Ball RPG for Nintendo 3DS on the latest issue of V-Jump, slated for release sometime in 2016 for Japan. [Thanks, Hachima. ] While not much is known about the upcoming title, the magazine scan a fusion between Go...

Topping the singles chart this week is B'z vocalist Inaba Koshi with solo single Hane selling over 88,000 copies. Only his 5th solo single it has tie-up as opening theme for ongoing anime Case Closed (Detective Conan).

Lazygamer Darryn Bonthuys

In a few days, your TV screen is about to bleed. Bleed the prettiest of colours as a gang of adolescents toy with enough power to reshape worlds and determine the course of human history in Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm 4.

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The 11 nominees for one of the most prestigious awards in the manga industry, the Taisho Award (also known as the Cartoon Grand Prize), have finally been announced by the 9th Manga Taisho Award executive committee, which mainly comprise of booksto...

The annual breast-groping event (such a thing exists) known as "Oppai Bokin" has been hit with a tear-soaked petition, with signers claiming the event to be demeaning to women and done solely to promote their company and generate higher profits, a...

'う. . . ど. . . ん. . . ? ' (U. . . Do. . . n. . . ? ") "Udon. . . ? " Contrary to the title of this episode, I got no udon! Where is my food porn these days? Seriously missing the Shokugeki no Souma foodgasms in my life.

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After five successful OVAs, Magi's mighty Sinbad is finally getting his own TV anime, which will serve as a prequel for the Magi TV anime series, and a new PV announcing the upcoming Magi: Sinbad no Bouken anime has been released by Aniplex: The v...

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FLOW will be releasing their new album on February 3rd. The album is not just a normal album - in this album the group has guest artists and creators participating in every song. The album includes a total of 10 songs, and creators and artists suc...

Saitama in One-Punch ManYouTube Though Season 1 of the anime adaptation of "One-Punch Man" ended last month, fans are eagerly waiting for more episodes. However, they might not get to watch another season any time soon.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Tomohiko Ito (Silver Spoon, Seikimatsu Occult Gakui), the director of the Sword Art Online anime adaptation and of the upcoming Sword Art Online Movie, has revealed Marvel Studio's Avengers: Age of Ultron may show hints for the film's story.

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