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February 19, 2016, 4:30 AM
February 19, 2016, 4:30 AM
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Now you can enjoy all the delights of a cat-shaped dessert while immersed in the traditional culture of Kyoto. Machiya, traditional wooden townhouses, dot the landscape in the historical city of Kyoto, creating a distinct atmosphere and extending ...

RocketNews24 Jamie Koide

A bug enthusiast's dream and your average person's worst nightmare, this rare titan beetle discovery has set Japanese Twitter abuzz. While studying insects in South America, Twitter user and Japanese entomologist Munetoshi Maruyama came across a t...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Shortly after promotional material began a round of early circulation on Japanese anime blogs, plans were officially announced for a 2017 Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic anime movie. The follow-up to the 2008, 2010 and 2014 TV anime and OVA wil...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Look, we're not guaranteeing that these Case Closed/Detective Conan shoes and socks will reveal whodunnit, but there's a pretty good chance something magical will happen. ERIMAKI SOX has a collaboration with Detective Conan in Japan, and the resul...

Funimation is celebrating the upcoming US theatrical run of Mamoru Hosoda's The Boy and the Beast with the acquisition of the director's first original anime film, 2006's The Girl Who Leapt Through Time.

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Nintendo of America recently shared a couple of new images for Fire Emblem Fates, featuring the members of Hoshido and Nohr, the opposing families in the game. You can check out the images below to learn more about the two families.

Love Live! and its vast notoriety amongst the otaku crowd has allowed the charming Nishikino Maki to star in a CM for Glico's Kissmints, a testament to the franchise's massive popularity if not the tastiness of the mints in question.

Siliconera Sato

Series creator Kotaro Uchikoshi announced that Aksys Games will fully reveal Zero Time Dillema next month sometime during the same time as GDC 2016. We also got a look at some of its characters. The following is a look at some of the participating...

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American late night TV is getting another taste of Japanese pop culture, as the Late Show With Stephen Colbert will be hosting Japanese metal idol group, Baby Metal, to promote their latest album, Metal Resistance.

The official website for the anime adaptation of Yu Sasuga and Kenichi Tachibana's popular sci-fi action Terra Formars manga series revealed a new key visual for the upcoming second season of Terraformars, titled Terraformars Revenge, on Thursday.

iCON DOLL LOUNGE announced to hold an event "iCON DOLL LOUNGE ~2016 SPRING&SUMMER COLLECTION~" on 24th April, 2016 at Hibiya Yagai Dai Ongakudo. This event will be the largest scale ever in their event.

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Astro Boy is getting closer to takeoff. A year ago, we heard Animal Logic Entertainment (the animation and effects studio behind hits like Avengers: Age of Ultron and The Lego Movie) was planning to adapt the classic Japanese manga as a live-actio... Mercuryw

Dempagumi. inc announced to release their third album named "GO GO DEMPA" (Release Date: April 27th)! Its title comes from their tour "GO GO DEMPA TOUR 2016 ~Madamada Yume de Owaranyo! ~". Dempagumi. inc now releases new singles three months in a ...

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Superbowl 50 ended with a win for the Denver Broncos over the Carolina Panthers, and also featured a few unforgettable Superbowl ads, one of which celebrated 20 years of Pokemon. The ad, which gained approximately 825,000 views on TV, sparked a lo...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The anime series Ace of the Diamond is powering on as is the manga from Yuuji Terajima. The first act of the series finished out last year at 47 volumes and the Ace of the Diamond Act II series is moving right along.


Shota Matsuda is featured in the new issue of L'Uomo Vogue, the male counterpart to the Italian edition of Vogue. The magazine gave an introduction of the actor to its readers, saying "Among the most promising Japanese movie actors at the internat...

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Ichigo Takano's shoujo manga, Orange, is headed to TV screens this summer 2016, as a new TV anime adaptation has been green-lit for the Science Fiction/ Romance manga series, and it will be animated by TMS and Telecom Animation Film.

Star Ocean 5's scantily clad mage Fiore Brunelli has obtained a trailer of her very own, showcasing her devilishly sexy appearance along with her formidable magic that will hopefully add a much needed abundance of sex appeal to the game, an appare...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official blog for the Girls und Panzer anime franchise today revealed the details of the upcoming DVD/Blu-ray of the feature film Girls und Panzer der Film to be released on May 27. It will be released in three editions: 9,800-yen special limi...

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo shared the latest on Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 with details on the game's "Event Paradise" feature, its casino mini-games that you'll get to check out during the night, and more. Owner Mode: The "Event Paradise" is a feature that lets you ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We knew it was coming as it was announced recently that Squid Girl, aka Shinryaki! Ika Musume, would be ending with its 22nd volume. Creator Masahiro Anbe brought that news out in the 21st volume of the series and now Weekly Shonen Champion magazi...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A new visual and preview offer a look at the OVA adaptation of Miyako Aoyama and Zhao Yingle's light novel Kurage no Shokudou, set to be released March 9th. Animtor Hiromi Taniguchi (Mr. Osomatsu, Punchline, Panty & Stocking) serves as director an...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The anime adaptation of Yuu Watase's classic girl-transported-to-mystical world shoujo manga Fushigi Yugi was added to Crunchyroll's catalog of streaming anime today at at 5pm Pacific Time. This includes both subbed and dubbed versions.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Could Young Justice find a bit of love in the coming years? Khary Payton, who has voiced Aqualad in the series, tweeted out late last week that he hasn't heard anything official but has a REAL GOOD FEELING about a potential third season.

JEFusion Tamiya Kei

December of last year when the stage production of Fairy Tail was announced. This will be the first time Fairy Tail will have a theatrical adaptation. Meet the characters of this stage play after the jump.

Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah Source: IDW Publishing Special Thanks to Kahlil Schweitzer and Tadd Galusha IDW Publishing has announced solicitations for the third issue of Godzilla: Oblivion. From the creative team of writer Joshua Fialkov (Doctor Wh...

The incoming English dub for Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun has provided a sample of Umetaro Nozaki's English voice with this latest PV, simultaneously showcasing the laborious efforts of the voice actors involved and unfortunately giving the numerous h...

The naughty monster girl action of Monster Musume no iru Nichijou has gone uncensored yet again thanks to the anime's newest BD release, allowing all the monstrous sexiness to be appreciated to the fullest and possibly cause a rampant surge in mon...

'このろくでもない戦いに決着を!' (Ko Noroku Demonai Tatakai ni Ketchaku o! ) "A Conclusion to This Worthless Fight! " Consider the time and place, Kazuma. Surprisingly Strong, Unsurprisingly Dumb This is about the time in this comedy series where I run out of th...

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