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January 31, 2016, 5:30 PM
January 31, 2016, 5:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This fall, a new Hello Kitty shaped mobile phone will go on sale. Where? Japan, where else. Priced at 12,000 yen (US$100), the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled phone comes with a rather small 1. 54 inch screen.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . January 29, 2016 . 2:30pm How'd you like to propose to your love with an engagement ring based on Kingdom Hearts? While it may not look it at first, the ring pictured above actually incorporates the design of the RPG's iconic ...

With the recent influx of art dedicated to the Cat Keyhole Bra, Toaru Kagaku no Railgun character designer and animation Yuichi Tanaka has taken to social media and has treated us with a Mikoto Misaka wearing a Cat Keyhole Bra.

"Enjoy the differences between the old and new anime" Just in time for Sailor Uranus's birthday, the new cast members of Sailor Moon Crystal were announced on January 27. Among these was Junko Minagawa as Haruka/Sailor Uranus.

Walmart is a North American store where you can get a little bit of everything, but now according to Publishers Weekly, the store is currently working with Diamond Book Distributors on making a dedicated graphic novel section in the store.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Capcom is gearing up to debut its previously-revealed Attack on Titan arcade game. The four-player co-op game was originally announced at 2015's Japan Amusement Expo, and it will be making its debut at this year's event.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following Natsu Dragneel by 25-year-old Shuto Miyazaki, the official website for Live Fantasy Fairy Tail, the upcoming stage play adaptation of Hiro Mashima's action fantasy manga Fairy Tail, today posted a visual for Gray Fullbuster portrayed by ...

Valentine's Day (also known as Singles Awareness Day) is sneaking up. If you're one of the many without a significant other on the sugar coma-inducing holiday, have no fear. Even if romance isn't on your to-do list for the 14th, there's plenty of ...

Momoiro Clover Z releases their 3rd album "AMARANTHUS" and 4th album "Hakkin no Yoake" on February 17th 2016 at once and on January 29th, special teaser for their new albums have uploaded on their official YouTube channel!

Kicking off their year, international visual novel publisher Jast USA have announced that pre-orders for the visual novels Sonicomi: Communication with Sonico and Seinarukana -The Spirit of Eternity Sword 2- are now up for pre-order.

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

Police seized approximately 80 pairs of shoes from the residence of the suspect HIROSHIMA (TR) - Hiroshima Prefectural Police have arrested a 25-year-old male company employee in the theft of dozens of pairs of men's shoes, reports Nippon News Net...

As we wrote, Kyaru Pamyu Pamyu released mysterious video her rushing into operating room on January 29th, on her birthday, and she had a press conference to reveal the answers on January 30th, which was available on LINE LIVE streaming service wit...

IGN Miranda Sanchez, Kallie Plagge and Meghan Sullivan
Japanator Salvador GRodiles

It almost feels like it was yesterday when Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana's key details were revealed to the public, as my experience with the series has changed from then. Right now, I was able to go through a majority of the canon Ys games, with Cel...

Siliconera Sato

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4's release is just around the corner, and an opening video for the upcoming action game by CyberConnect2 has surfaced. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 will release for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox On...

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo recently shared a look at the latest video for Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 with an introduction trailer featuring Marie Rose. The video below is from a recording from a live stream footage. We'll have a high-quality upload of the video once ...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Iwasa Misaki announced her graduation from AKB48. She wants to pursue her career as a enka singer. Iwasa Misaki made this announcement during her 1st solo concert on January 30th at Asakusa Public Hall, Tokyo.

RocketNews24 evie lund

When this high-school kid opened up the last hand-made bento lunch of his high school life, he found a note from his mother with a sweet and surprising message. . . In Japan, where motherhood is a respected career, many moms take their jobs incred...

Anime publisher Sentai Filmworks announced yesterday, that it has acquired the winter 2016 comedy anime series, "Nurse Witch Komugi R," for release in North America. Produced by Tatsunoko Production (Gatchaman Crowds), "Nurse Witch Komugi R" is a ...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Japanese video publisher Bandai Namco Games have announced a brand new game in the One Piece franchise: One Piece: Burning Blood. The game itself will be developed by Spike Chunsoft and will make its way this Summer to the PlayStation 4, Vita, PC ...

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo showed off the latest on Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 with some off-cam footage of the game's Gravure Paradise Mode during the ongoing Taipei Game Show 2016. For a closer look at the game's latest trailer and screenshots, you can check out ou...

'残照' (Zanshou) "Afterglow" I hope you finished watching the original Utawarerumono before this episode. I finally did. I Finally Finished Utawarerumono At the suggestion of several commenters-thank you Aex, Goodwill Wright, Worldwidedepp, and anyo...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

NIS America released some new details for the PS Vita version of Stranger of Sword City, starting with a delay that pushes the March release to April 26 in North America and April 29 in Europe. NISA also revealed a new art option and a new charact...

JEFusion Tamiya Kei

Ex-AKB48 member, Tomomi Itano, plays the lead role in the film "Nozoki Me"(Peeping Eye). Learn more information about this new film after the break. The film revolves around Ayano Mishima(Itano) covering the suspicious circumstances around the dea...

Over the course of the month, the details of Becky and Kawatani Enon's affair have leaked out to the public, resulting in backlash against both parties. There has been more disdain for Becky, and this has simply been too much for her to bare.

METANORN IreneSharda

Jan30 Satoru and Kayo meet Disney stars Tod and Vixey We return to our mystery drama tale, as Satoru is determined to save his classmate from her fate, but in order to do that, he must first navigate the perils of childhood.

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It's superpowered martial artist against combat mage as Son Goku faces off with Negi Springfield. Fans have contested this match-up in forums for quite some time, and now we're diving deeper into this epic duel.

The recently unveiled IdolMaster: Platinum Stars has at last acquired a trailer to give potential buyers a glimpse of what is in store, clearly showing off the drastically enhanced models for each of its cute idols and hopefully solidifying the fr...

Wan Abrar Rei

Not a bad episode overall. They kinda got a bit overboard this week with some sexual ideas. While I was hoping for something creative this time, what they did this week was make things a bit lewd. So Japan!

SGCafe spartanchef

The second episode to the four-part web anime adaptation of Yasuo Ohtagaki's Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt manga has finally been exclusively released to subscribers of the Gundam Fan Club app in Japan for early access, and to further hype up its...

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