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February 12, 2016, 9:30 AM

Microsoft is celebrating Anime Month, which is something they totally made up as a reason to give away free anime! The promotion is only available for those with an American Microsoft account, which is easy to make if you don't have one.

Fans of the Attack on Titan / Shingeki no Kyojin series would no doubt agree that Mikasa Ackerman is one of the most popular characters in the series. With her fierce beauty and incredible strength, she continues to wow us from manga to anime to t...

For years, I couldn't remember its name. Films absorbed in the haze of early childhood often have that downside. Nevertheless, images endured, bouncing around my brain for a decade afterwards. Slapstick pirates.

Jenbae enjoys reading manga, yelling at her laptop, and eating popcorn with extra butter. She also enjoys writing blurbs about herself in 3rd person where she doesn't know what to say but she recommends everyone to check out the webtoons: The Game...

Siliconera Casey

By Casey . February 10, 2016 . 8:00am Recently, there has been ongoing controversy regarding the removal of a face-touching minigame from the western versions of Fire Emblem Fates. In an earlier post from last week, we reported that the feature ha...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Omega Force's Attack on Titan game hits PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita in Japan on February 18, and Koei Tecmo has a bunch of downloadable content planned post-launch. Chief among it is the addition of four-player co-op, which will arri...

The artist group EGOIST is creating a song specifically for the opening theme of Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress (Kōtetsujō no Kabaneri), the April original television anime from Wit Studio (Attack on Titan).

Hatsune Miku's big North American tour is set to go live this April, and the Vocaloid superstar will be joined by one of the chiptune music scene's most well-known bands. If the first name that came to your mind was Anamanaguchi, you got it!

Featured Posts Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu - 05 Congratulations Yakumo. You finally discovered your spark for Rakugo. And all you needed to do was dress up like a woman to do it. This may harken back to what his master said, his Rakugo is too pe...

JEFusion Gaiatron

Two images has surfaced featuring the soon to be revealed ultimate form for Kamen Rider Ghost and a power-up form for Kamen Rider Specter. Pictured before the break are the silhouettes for Kamen Rider Specter's Deep Specter Soul Form and Kamen Rid...

Tokyo Girls Update KAI NAGASE

Seiko Oomori released the MV for "Gekiteki JOY! Before After" from her double A-side comeback single "Aishiteru. com/Gekiteki JOY! Before After" (release date: February 17). Compared to the previous work "Magic Mirror" singing about the unfortunat...

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

Luis Contreras at the Nakayama Racecourse TOKYO (TR) - The Japan Racing Association (JRA) has suspended jockey Luis Contreras for the use of a drug, reports Sports Hochi (Feb. 11). On February 6, Contreras, a 29-year-old native of Mexico, tested p...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Warner Entertainment Japan has posted the first eight-minute of the upcoming anime film selector destructed WIXOSS to open on 35 screens in Japan this Saturday, February 13. The 91-minute film is basically based on the story of the TV anime series...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

Ever since Tsuburaya temporarily added Ultraman Nexus' first four episodes on YouTube, it felt that the show's debut on Crunchyroll was going to happen within that timeframe. While this never occurred, the series has finally landed on the streamin...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Digimon Adventure Tri second part, "Ketsui" (Determination), opens for a limited theatrical run on March 12, 2016, then its home video release hits on April 2nd. Promotion has has been heating up in more ways than.

ARAMA! JAPAN Ronald

Ken Watanabe has been diagnosed with early stage stomach cancer and has undergone endoscopic surgery to remove it, according to his agent. The 56-year-old actor released a statement Tuesday seeking understanding for the postponement of his return ...

METANORN Foshizzel

What a cool assssss sssssssnake~ Oh boy this week we finally learn about Mana Asuha! Yeah I hope this is the last character themed episode even though I have a feeling they are going to give us some solo episodes for Olga and Yukari or will they j...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Idea Factory International announced western release dates for Trillion 1,000,000,000,000: God of Destruction. The strategy-RPG about taking down a god with a trillion HP hits PS Vita in North America on March 29, followed by Europe on April 1.

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Osaka police recently uncovered a booming mail-order business servicing the entire nation with pornographic DVDs which lacked the legally required pixellation over actors' genitalia. On 9 February Osaka Prefectural Police announced the arrest of 3...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We last got a look at the Kotetsuji no Kabaneri anime adaptation back in December with the first couple of teaser spots for it. The series, which is localized as Knocking on the Walls of the Armored Fortress, now has its second promo and it just r...

IGN Miranda Sanchez

Share. Plus, we catch up on some older anime. By Miranda Sanchez With Valentine's Day on the way, Miranda, Kallie, Meghan, and IGN's Mike Mamon discuss the best anime couples (spoiler warning! ) and how you can add a little more anime to your Vale...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Catching up on another of the series that had its Broadcast Dub premiere last night, Funimation has added the two-minute clip preview of Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash. The series is one that has some solid anticipation behind it as it's been getting ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Warner Brothers Japan's official YouTube channel has posted a 40-second PV to introduce the media mix projects based on the sci-fi action franchise Terra Formars for this spring, including its original manga created by Yu Sasuga (story) and Kenich...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially announced today that a TV anime adaptation of Kiri Wazawa's comedy web manga series Fukigen na Mononokean (The Morose Mononokean) is in the works. Its official website also opens with a teaser visual featuring its three main chara...

Japanator Red Veron

I remember when Mitsurugi Hikae Kamui first made the rounds on the PC indie game circuit almost two years ago and seeing potential with the sword-wielding schoolgirl action game. Mitsurugi Hikae Kamui is now coming to the PlayStation 4 and it has ...

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The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

Kensuke Miyazaki TOKYO (TR) - A lawmaker from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party who announced plans to take paternity leave has admitted to infidelity while his wife was pregnant, reports Fuji News Network (Feb.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Sou Yayoi's ReLIFE web manga has revealed the first two cast members in the upcoming series. The two revealed cast members include: Kensho Ono (Slaine Troyard from Aldnoah.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Hakusensha has posted a two-minute preview for "Kamisama, Hanayome ni Naru" (God, Becomes a Bride), the third OAD episode based on the "past arc" of Julietta Suzuki's Kamisama Hajimemashita/Kamisama Kiss manga.

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Hoshino Mai has just joined LinQ as a new member. She is part of the 7th generation of the idol group. Hoshino Mai is 14 years old. She is a middle school student from Fukuoka. Her hobbies are painting and music.

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