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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Keep your personal seal handy with this adorable and convenient twist on the traditional hank stamp. Last month, we took a moment to ooh and aah over Nekozukan, a new line of hanko (the personal stamps used to authorize documents in Japan in place...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The site for the anime adaptation of Hellsing author Kouta Hirano's historical figures versus fantasy manga Drifters has been updated with a look at character designer/animation director Ryouji Nakamori's (Hellsing OVA, Bleach) approach to the ser...

Maryam, known online as Mari945, is a 20 year old artist who loves anime, manga, gaming and super cute things! She's drawn great fanart for awhile and recently made Disney fanart in our favorite style!

The official English website for Symphonium's Chika Chika Idol CG anime project announced that the Kickstarter campaign for the project is beginning on Monday. Symphonium had delayed the project's Kickstarter campaign, which was scheduled to launc...

tokyohive ustar

The PV for Crystal Kay's new single "Sakura" has been revealed. To go with the song's theme "a short-lived love is like a sakura," the PV portrays a high school love between two classmates. It stars Furukawa Yuki and Kojima Riria as two high schoo...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix released the latest of their character introduction trailers for Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness, and this one highlights the emotionless but adorable mage Relia. The video starts out with Relia asking Fidel if it means she'll ...

Destructoid Kyle MacGregor

In what only seemed like a matter of time, a real virtual reality MMO based on the world of Sword Art Online is in the works. IBM Japan is creating a game just like the ones from the popular light novel and anime series and is now accepting applic...

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RocketNews24 Oona McGee

The gorgeous eight-piece collection features a number of adorable, special details. Japan's leading eyewear brand JINS has just announced it will be teaming up with the nation's beloved cast of Sailor Moon schoolgirls for an exciting collaboration...

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

After 24 long years without it, Baskin Robbins in Japan (also known as B-R Thirty One Ice Cream in the country) sakura (cherry blossom) flavored ice cream is making a sweet comeback! This rich creamy floral dessert is described as tasting of sakur...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Maybe the U. S. presidential candidate doesn't have as much otaku cred as some people think he does. Last month, a political commentator, in discussing the supporters of U. S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump, insinuated that most of them masturb...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I'm already eating sakuramochi and getting into a Spring mood! Although the rather cold temperatures are pulling me right back into Winter mode. . . _:('Θ' ' ∠):_ Anyway, today I'm going to be taking a ...

The UK Anime Network has been serving anime fans in the UK since 1996, and we're chock full of reviews, news, articles and competitions :) Enter our latest competition To celebrate the UK cinema release of Miss Hokusai, we have a poster to give away!

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.

JEFusion Tamiya Kei

Last weekend JEFusion was able to attend Cosplay Carnival, a local cosplay convention here in the Philippines and here are the event's photos. Cosplay Carnival is a fun and exciting 2-day event filled to the brim with exciting activities that high...

Siliconera Sato

NIS America released the latest trailer and screenshots for Spike Chunsoft's tactical RPG, Grand Kingdom, by Grand Knights History director Tomohiko Deguchi, which will release in the west this summer.

Country Girls show off their swell dance moves and hip threads in the MV for "Boogie Woogie LOVE" from their triple A-side 3rd single "Boogie Woogie LOVE/Koi wa Magnet/Rararun ~Anata ni Muchuu~" (release date: March 9)!

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Nyanbo - a cat-ear wearing, cat-tail sporting spin-off of the popular cardboard robot character Danbo from Kiyohiko Azuma's heart-warming Yotsuba&! manga - is getting its own short-form TV anime on NHK E TV in Autumn of 2016.

Destructoid Kyle MacGregor

Good news for all the sexy anime baby fans out there; it looks like NIS America is teasing a localization for Criminal Girls 2, the follow-up to Criminal Girls: Invite Only. The image above appeared at the publisher's annual press event in San Fra...

Otakusiesta otakusiesta

NIS America announced at its annual press that htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary to PC in March and Criminal Girls: Invite Only to PC in April. Sources: Gematsu & tononet. Related Criminal Girls: Invite Only Games htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary Nis NIS Ame...

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.

tokyohive HPriest

Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - February 20th/21st 01 (01) The Martian (Weeks: 03) 02 (02) Nobunaga Concerto (Weeks: 05) 03 (00) Point Break (Weeks: 01)...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

You. . . don't want to know. The first home video release for Dagashi Kashi is coming out in just under a month and now TBS Animation is doing a bit of promotion on their channel for it. What we get is a nearly two-minute long piece that brings to...

AFA Channel! freakpool

If you can't get enough of Is It Wrong To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? , we have some good news for you. Hestia, Bell, Aiz, Hestia's ribbon, and the other beloved characters from the anime based on Fujino Oomori's fantasy light novel series are set...

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

The emblem of the Masaki-gumi FUKUI (TR) - Fukui Prefectural Police arrested a 38-year-old organized crime member following a shooting incident at the office of a rival gang in Tsuruga City, reports NHK (Feb.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While anime fans have missed out on getting Ajin simulcast at the same time as it got its Japanese broadcast, it does look like we're getting closer to its streaming debut. Netflix has the rights to the series and we're seeing confirmations from n...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the four-episode final chapter of Tamayura anime series, Tamayura: Sotsugyo Shashin (Graduation Photos), has posted a 30-second trailer for the upcoming fourth episode "-Ashita-.

AFA Channel! freakpool

Wataru Watanabe, the mangaka behind Yowamushi Pedal, is one huge cycling enthusiast. Despite being busy as a mangaka (though not in the same level as One Piece's Eiichiro Oda), he still has some time to ride his bike with his buddies.

DualShockers Kenneth Richardson

As one of Japan's most popular gaming series, the Persona franchise spans anime, manga, drama CDs and even feature length movies and live stage plays. Japanese fans will get to enjoy yet another live action stage play based on the wonderful series...

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