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February 23, 2016, 10:00 AM
February 23, 2016, 10:00 AM
KitGuru Jon Martindale

Who would have thought that we could go without this ice cream flavor for over two decades? We're happy to report that Baskin Robbins in Japan, known as B-R Thirty One Ice Cream in the country, will soon be coming out with a new seasonal flavor th...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

February 22 is Cat Day in Japan, so Ikumi Mama Animal Doughnuts is making delicious, adorable cat doughnuts. And we got some! Yes, February 22 is Ninja Day, but it's also Cat Day in Japan (though International Cat Day is actually August 8)!

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Shiori Amase's high school rugby football-themed manga ALL OUT! ! today updated with a teaser visual introducing its four main characters with a tagline "Anyone can be a star here," and ...

So here we are, back again with the second half of Unlimited Blade Works. When I reviewed the first half of this series, I stated that it was a very compelling action show with a few solid characters overall, held down by some lousy writing and un...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This is not a Gamera figure. It's a Gamera dessert. You can eat this. Shoya Okamoto is a student at Otemae College of Confectionery in Japan, and he created this Gamera out of sweet bean paste, with food coloring mixed in to achieve the proper hues.

High Def Digest Sophia Edwards

NIS America has announced that they will be brining 'Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness' West this Fall on PS4, PS Vita, and PC. Though the game was originally developed for Xbox One in Japan, that version will not be localized.

A stage play based on the popular manga and anime Fairy Tail hits Tokyo this April, and photos of the cast in costume have been slowly dribbling their way out. The latest reveal is actress Minami Tsukui all dressed up as Erza Scarlet.


In last Saturday's broadcast of "Kaito Yamaneko" drama starring KAT-TUN's Kamenashi Kazuya, Horikita Maki made a cameo appearance as her character Kinomiya Nagisa of "Higanbana" drama. The reunion of the two since 2005's "Nobuta Wo Produce" drama ...

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

Onder Pinarbasi TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested two Turkish nationals currently applying for refugee status for allegedly raping a woman in Kita Ward, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Feb.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Tokyo-based stage play company NEGA today announced that a stage play adaptation of Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold (Persona 4 Arena Ultimax), a fighting game from the Persona 4 franchise, is in the works.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco shared the latest on One Piece: Burning Blood with a look at a new trailer that showcases the Marineford Arc's climax battles, along with a look at a bunch of characters in action. The trailer highlights key moments from the arc, but ...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Now it's time to bare your bear in the bedroom. Hot on the heels of the sexy cat lingerie we featured last month comes another predator ready to release its claws in the bedroom. The "Kaizoku Kuma" or "Pirate Bear" lingerie set features five beaut...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Silicon Studio, the folks behind Bravely Default and Bravely Second, are teaming up with Mistwalker Silicon Studio, the folks behind Bravely Default and Bravely Second, are teaming up with Mistwalker to co-develop a new title.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

German distributor KSM Anime announced last month their acquisition of the Akatsuki no Yona anime series. While details for the release were slim at the time, they've now updated what to expect with it so that fans can get their preorders in.

Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Ghost's 20th episode titled "Explosion! The Flames of Friendship! " Can Kanon and Takeru stop Necrom Specter's rampage? Takeru tries to teach the Art Supplies Gamma the meaning of friendship, but must also deal wi...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Toho has posted a music video for "FLASH," the theme song for the upcoming two-part live-action film adaptation of Yuki Suetsugu's shoujo manga series Chihayafuru performed by three-member techno pop unit Perfume.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . February 21, 2016 . 11:30am Bangkok-based studio MAD Virtual Reality Studio has put its first-person horror game Araya up on Steam Greenlight. It takes place inside a Thai hospital and will have you experience the perspective ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

TOHO really does impress with its strong promotion for Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash as it moves through the winter 2016 season. The latest batch of videos that it's let loose into the wild involves a new subtitled two-minute long music video for the...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official Twitter for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Ayuko Hatta's shoujo manga Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji/Wolf Girl & Black Prince today posted a new poster visual featuring Fumi Nikaidou as the protagonist high school girl Erika ...

An array of Japanese cultural events and stalls offering delicacies from that nation were some of the highlights of the 12th edition of Japan Habba that was held at the Jnana Jyothi Auditorium on the Central College campus in the City on Sunday.

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

Yamaico Navarro OKINAWA (TR) - Okinawa Prefectural Police on Sunday arrested an infielder for the Chiba Lotte Marines for the possession of live ammunition in Naha City, reports Nikkan Sports (Feb. 22).

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Arashi will be releasing their new single "Fukkatsu LOVE" on Feb 24. The song features lyrics by Takeuchi Mariya and music and arrangement by Yamashita Tatsuro. It is currently used as the CM song for Japanese telecom company NTT Docomo's dhits CM.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco revealed at Japan Amusement Expo this weekend that Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS Maxi Boost On will release for Japanese arcades on March 9, 2016. The above trailer shows that the "EX Overdrive" and "EX Burst" system has been mixed u...

Thanks to an image coming from Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger's 2nd quarter toy catalog, here's our first look at the Wild Zyuoh King formation! This formation is composed of 9 Cube Animals namely: Cube Eagle, Cube Shark, Cube Lion, Cube Elephant, Cube ...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix revealed this weekend at Japan Amusement Expo that the arcade title Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: All Star Carnival is headed to release on arcade in Japan in fall 2016. The above is a look at the game's teaser trailer.

A fan reenactment of Osomatsu-san's OP has been garnering some mixed opinions due to its absurdity and rampant exhibitionism, an unsurprising result considering the creators reputation for such "works of art".

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