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January 29, 2016, 11:00 AM
RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

"You're a (chibi) wizard, Harry. " With a constant stream of domestically produced fantasy-themed anime and video games, Japan doesn't have a whole lot of room in its heart for foreign examples of the genre.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

We all know that this is the 20th anniversary of Pokemon. And now you can watch Nintendo's Super Bowl commercial once you're done recoiling in shock at how old the series and you are. For our non-American readers, the Super Bowl is one of the bigg...

by Matt Schley Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 1/28/2016 Typing is an essential skill in our plugged-in world, but that doesn't mean it's not a pain to learn how to do. Enter the strange sub-genre of video games created to make l...

OtakuDX Paris365

San Francisco, CA, January 27, 2016 - VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, proudly brings creator Bisco Hatori's dramatic new manga (graphic novel) comedy to English reade...

Popdust Jason Scott

The Popdust Files: daydreamers, music, videos Electro-pop outfit D^YDRE^MERS are so cool with being uncool. "You may not think I'm hot shit, just 'cause I don't post it," Adam and Angel sing over a blanket of powdery-dance and hand-clap beats.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

The Raid was one of the coolest martial arts films of all time, and a lot of that was due to the expert choreography of director Gareth Evans and his crew. So count me as interested when he puts out a kick-ass samurai-themed short using that same ...

Siliconera Sato

With Bravely Second releasing next month in Europe, Nintendo of Europe put together a trailer for the upcoming 3DS RPG to show off its new classes. The video shows off the new jobs with some info in the following order: Guardian, Exorcist, Wizard,...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Volume five of Carlo Zen and Shinobu Shinotsuki's gender-swap military strategy light novel series Youjo Senki, out in Japan January 30th, is set to announce plans for a TV anime. Baka Updates describes the series On the front line of the war, the...

Just half a day away from release and the official website for the anime adaptation of Kei Sanbe's Boku dake ga Inai Machi (ERASED) manga series has released the preview video for the upcoming 4th episode.

Milkcananime theapropos

Okay, it is time for another round of snippets. And it is fun one. But please do not be drinking anything when you read the next paragraph. The Nikkei is probably THE most respectable newspaper in Japan.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . January 27, 2016 . 7:04pm Capcom has announced a rerelease of a PlayStation Portable game on the PlayStation Store. Breath of Fire 3 will come to North America in February 2016. People with PlayStation Portables, PlayStation Vitas, and ...

METANORN Foshizzel

Nemesis has some odd taste on "cute" things. Welcome back to another fresh episode of Luck and Logic! What kind of craaazzy adventure will we have this week? Oh it's a Yurine themed episode you say? Cool I guess wake me when its over because wow s...

Japanese website Yaraon have revealed screencaps of the promotional video for the upcoming anime film based on the Kantai Collection franchise. In addition to this, the official website for the upcoming anime film based on the Kantai Collection fr...

Siliconera Sato

We previously got a look at the game's Showa era Riders (years 1971 through 1989) and Bandai Namco's latest trailer for Kamen Rider: Battride War Genesis shows its Heisei Riders, from years 2000 through 2006.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of Masamune Huji, Kurogin and Hisasi's Masou Gakuen HxH (Hybrid x Heart Magias Academy Ataraxia) light novel series has revealed that the upcoming anime adaptation of the series will premiere this July.

The official website for Endride, the new anime and smartphone game project with original character designs by Bastard! ! manga creator Kazushi Hagiwara and Rurouni Kenshin manga creator Nobuhiro Watsuki, opened at midnight on Thursday.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Yesterday we posted about the reveal of The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars, which is coming to PlayStation 4 in Japan this year. At the time Famitsu had a single screen online, but now we have a slightly larger gallery thanks to Famitsu's first preview.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Osamu Takahashi's (Isuca) long-running Neon Genesis Evangelion - The Shinji Ikari Raising Project manga is finally wrapping up after over a decade of life with Shinji and company. Monthly Shonen Ace has announced that the 2005 spin-off will be end...

JEFusion Tamiya Kei

Dreaming of cosplaying Fairy Tail's Erza Scarlet? Well you better watch this video from Man at Arms: Reforged as they create Erza's famous sword and armor. Man at Arms is a popular channel on YouTube where they forge weapons and armors straight ou...

Sailor Moon fans can look forward to an exciting treat in the coming months - an art exhibit in the fashionable Roppongi district of Tokyo! Yes, you'll get to see the lovely Sailor Guardians in the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Exhibition at the Tok...

Siliconera Sato

5pb. announced today that they're cancelling the upcoming PlayStation Vita game based on the Rail Wars! light novel. The game was initially announced for a release back in November of 2014, but since then, we haven't heard much about it.

AFA Channel! freakpool

Weekly Famitsu Magazine's official website has revealed that the new iDOLM@STER game for the PlayStation 4, which was announced last year, will be titled "The iDOLM@STER Platinum Stars. " This will be the first iDOLM@STER game for the PS4 platform.

Perhaps you've heard of or played Onigiri, an MMORPG by CyberStep that takes place in a world that has humans living alongside oni and various yokai. The quest to save the land from the forces of the Kamigui, formerly sealed by the Sun Goddess, ha...

The beloved Nina of Breath of Fire 6 has descended unto figure enthusiasts courtesy of Kotobukiya, her glorious blonde hair and skimpy outfit hopefully proving sexy enough to garner numerous purchases by fans of the game and collectors in general;...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The truth revealed? Creative Staff: Story: Tom King Art: Barnaby Bagenda What They Say: The Omega Men are back as their space-spanning series continues! The team's mysterious plan for Kyle Rayner reaches its shocking endgame when the outlaws bypas...

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

Nogizaka46 will soon be greeting riders of the Tokyo Metro as the pop idol group is set to debut their latest single for busy commuters starting this Spring. Nogizaka46's newest single, titled Kimino Naha Kibou, will be introduced as the newest de...

It was reported that popular idol group Arashi member Ohno Satoshi would star in NTV's new drama "Sekaiichi Muzukashii Koi. " This marks his first love comedy drama. In the drama, Ohno will play a young CEO named "Samejima Reiji" who is the heir o...

The Fandom Post Richard Gutierrez

Sleep - the one thing we take for granted . . . until we can't get enough! Creative Staff: Writer: Steve Yockey Artwork: Gregbo Watson & Marc Rosete What They Say: A group of researchers head to a remote location to check on some subjects who are ...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The newest issue of Ichijinsha's Monthly Comic Rex magazine and the official website of the anime adaptation of Yumi Nakata's Okusama ga Seito Kaichou! (My Wife Is the Student Council President! ) manga has announced that a second season of the an...

ABC News ABC News

Traditional Japanese crafts like tea ceremony bowls, statuary, ornate lacquerware and precious dolls are given an edgy, individualistic update in an exhibit at the Museum of Arts and Design here. Twelve masters of these ancient crafts - or kogei -...

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