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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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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...

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...

It's a glorious day for combination rugby-anime fans. That's because a bunch of information about the anime adaptation of rugby manga All Out! ! is. . . out. All Out! ! 's director is Kenichi Shimizu, whose last anime was Parasyte -the maxim-.

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!

Anime characters are no strangers to odd promotional duties, and that goes doubly so for the crew of Eiichiro Oda's One Piece. The latest mixes some of the Straw Hats up with Kai Corporation to promote its Xfit brand of disposable razors.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

And this time, it looks like he's coming to New York. Note: This article contains content some readers might find objectionable. The follow up to 2013's HK (short for "Hentai Kamen" or "Masked Pervert") is slated to hit Japanese theaters this May.

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...

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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 ...

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...

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Everybody's favorite perverted panty-masked and perverted superhero, Hentai Kamen, is going to New York! Actor Ryohei Suzuki is confirmed to reprise his role as Kyosuke Shikijo / Hentai Kamen, and a new teaser trailer has been released to go with ...

This is an RSS version of the original article. Please visit www. otakustudy. com for the full post. Following its initial western release on the Xbox360 in 2010, CAVE's gothic horizontal side-scrolling shoot 'em up (schmup) Deathsmiles is set to ...

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...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Cyberstep's massively multiplayer online role-playing game Onigiri today updated with a new visual featuring its nine main characters. The game started its service in Japan in December 2...

According to the latest release slate from Section23 Films, the Maiden Japan label has a Blu-ray and DVD release lined up for 2007's Den-noh Coil anime. The award-winning series is set to make its North American home video debut on June 28.

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 ...

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...

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...

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)!

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.

RocketNews24 Jamie Koide

For a limited time during March and April, the Harajuku's Rilakkuma Cafe in a Honey Forest Cafe will be serving up adorable Rilakkuma-inspired dishes and desserts. While working for San-X, illustrator Aki Kondo created one of Japan's most iconic c...

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...

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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)...

Hardcore Gamer Derrick Bettis on February 23, 2016
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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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's been some time coming but we're now closer to the anime adaptation of the Shounen Maid manga. While we got some casting recently we now have the premiere date set for the series with an April 11th, 2016 debut for the show.

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.

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 ...

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