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The Guardian Justin McCurry

Until reports of her affair surfaced recently Becky was one of the most popular faces on Japanese television. Photograph: Sports Nippon/Getty Images From nightly appearances on TV to persona non grata of Japanese show business in a matter of weeks...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

On February 8th, Akira Himekawa's adaptation of 2006's The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess starts its run on Shogakukan's Manga One, with the manga offered on the digital platform's iOS and Android apps.

Last year we reported that a new live-action Death Note film, entitled Death Note 2016 (you'll never guess the release year, guys) was in the works, and now we've got our first glimpse at the film's main three cast members.

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Japanese beverage maker Suntory has just announced it will be releasing its first-ever cherry blossom-flavoured Pepsi this spring. From white Pepsi in winter to ghost Pepsi on Halloween, Japan is absolutely spoilt for choice when it comes to limit...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Matsui Rena and Charan Po Rantan will release the single Shabon (シャボン) on April 6th. This is the 1st solo project of Matsui Rena since her graduation from SKE48 in August 2015. Matsui Rena makes regular appearances on the radio show Music and Comi...

It has been revealed that an anime adaptation of Daichi Sorayomi's Keijo! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Hip Whip Girl) manga series has been green-lit. Further information about the anime will be revealed soon. Keijo!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Isuna Hasekura and Jū Ayakura's economics informed fantasy series Spice and Wolf celebrates its 10th anniversary on February 10th. An early look at the celebration plans have a http://hasekuraisuna. jp/ launching on that date, leading into a follo...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Of course it is. According to NicoNico News, Pepsi Sakura is launching in Japan on March 8. "Sakura" means "cherry blossoms," and this is the latest in a long line of unusual Pepsi flavors to hit the country.

The Fandom Post Gabe Peralta

Dystopian societies spreading the love. What They Say: In a futuristic Japan, the Sibyl System is charged with keeping the peace. Using extensive surveillance and biological monitoring to gauge the likelihood that individuals will commit a crime, ...

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Another epic trailer for Dead or Alive Xtreme 3. Enjoy. actionDead or Alivefanserviceoppaips4trailervideo Anime News Video Gallery Japan Games Figurines Cosplay Models Manga Monthly Goal: $100 Current Total: $37 Percent of Goal: 37% Your donations...

A stunning CG trailer has emerged to hype up the oncoming arrival of Street Fighter V, boasting an abundance of exhilarating fights as the franchise's most familiar faces square off: an inaccurate depiction of the game in action that can at least ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

NHN comico today announced the two main voice cast for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of So Yayoi's fantasy web manga ReLIFE, Kensho Ono (Tetsuya Kuroko in Kuroko'S Basketball) as the protagonist Arata Kaizaki and Ai Kayano (Meiko "Menma" Honma ...

Amazon Japan have revealed that Yuuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma) manga will include OVAs in volume 18 and 19. Volume 18 will bundle the Jump Festa 2015 special.

Siliconera Sato

Medabots: Girls Mission is the series' first CERO C-rated title for ages 15 and up, featuring its own costume break system, mecha to create and girls to meet. Here's a look at its debut trailer. The trailer starts out with an introduction of some ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The folks at Warner Bros. didn't pull out all the stops with a new trailer/TV spot during the Super Bowl for Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, but they got creative with another advertiser. Working with Turklish Airlines, they put together some ...

Nerd Reactor NR Team

Every February in Sapporo, Japan, massive snow sculptures are carved on display for a week attracting visitors from around the world. This year's festival is honoring the widely popular manga and anime Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) with a s...

JEFusion Gaiatron

Just in! We now have our official first look for the 6th member of the Zyuohgers and looks way too cool and way too overpowered! Ladies and gentlemen, we give you Zyuoh The World (no he's not a character from Jojo's Bizarre Adventure).

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Lantis has posted a five-minute digest trailer for 34-year-old anime voice actress Ryoko Shintani's upcoming live Blu-ray "Happy Happy Smile'15 chu→lip☆STAR" to be released on February 24. The first disc of the 8,424-yen two-disc set contains the ...

AFA Channel! freakpool

Good Smile Company finally unveiled their new robotic Hatsune Miku Nendoroid figure last Sunday during Wonder Festival 2016 (Winter). While the robotic figure itself is still has a long way to go, iDoll, which is developing the robotics for this n...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Kotoyama's Dagashi Kashi manga has revealed that the upcoming 6th episode of the anime will be delayed by one week. The 6th episode of the anime is being delayed on all major stations by one week due...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . February 8, 2016 . 10:00am The meaning behind NIS' new website has been made clear. The company is preparing a third entry in its ClaDun series. ClaDun Sengoku takes players into Arcanus Cella's past, with people getting to create custo...

Sakura Gakuin have revealed the MV for "Kirameki no Kakera" from their 6th album "Sakura Gakuin 2015 Nendo ~Kirameki no Kakera~" (release date: March 3)! Contributor Wanted! ! The short preview has Sakura Gakuin playing by the seashore as warm ray...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We learned back in early December of a new series from P. A. Works in 2016 with their 15th-anniversary project Kuromukuro. We had a few details for it but now through a new live-streamed program for it, a new promo has arrived as well as the news ...

SGCafe spartanchef

Yes folks, it's that time of year once again, and that means it's WonFes season once again, as the Winter edition of the biannual figure extravaganza known as Wonder Festival 2016 has finally kicked off from Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan.

Daichi Sorayomi's ecchi comedy manga Keijo! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! , AKA Hip Whip Girl, now has an anime adaptation in the works. News about the animated version is revealed in the pages of manga magazine Shonen Sunday, with more details on the series to c...

Siliconera Sato

Sega revealed the latest on Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X at the Snow Miku 2016 event, where we got a look at a new trailer that highlights some of the game's main features. The video starts out with a look at the new "Live Quest Mode," where you'l...

'亡者の可能性' (Mōja no Kanōsei) "The Possibilities of the Dead" I like to think that I pay sufficient attention to anime I watched. Especially for shows that I'm actively blogging weekly here on RandomC-I don't skip ahead, I take notes, all so that the...

tokyohive Shiso

Idol group Morning Musume. '16 member Suzuki Kanon will graduate from the group and Hello! Project after the spring concert tour. SEE ALSO: Welcome to the new tokyohive! Since joining the group in 2001 as a 9th generation member, Suzuki has been l...

Trends in Japan William

The cheap yen has helped inbound tourism in Japan sour and nearly 20 million visitors came to Japan last year. Most are Asian, especially Chinese, and while they do come here to sightsee and eat the cuisine, they also come with another objective: ...

METANORN IreneSharda

Feb9 la tensión, tensione, Spannung, 張力, whatever language you use, these past couple of episodes have been full of it. This entirety of episode 4 was really a 25 minute waiting game, as the spring continued to get wound tighter and tighter and yo...

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