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GoBoiano Media Etheray

Do you remember the first time you saw Evangelion? It was weird, insane, stressful, and made your heart beat so fast that is consumed all of your attention. If you're like me, you got hooked on that feeling and have been chasing fragments of the s...

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Sailor Moon has thrilled fans for over 20 years now, and has gained a strong following all over the world. After more than 20 years since its premier, Naoko Takeuchi's classic magical shoujo managa is finally getting its own official fan club, kno...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

You'll never be bored in the bedroom with so many designs to choose from. Lingerie manufacturer Nonori has become well-known for its imaginative range of cute underwear, featuring cats and bears with well-placed keyhole cut-outs for patches of ski...

Japan is home to some of the most famous toys in the world, like Furby or the Tamagotchi. So what should you do if you're in Japan and you-or, um, your kids-feel a sudden urge for toy shopping? Read on to find out some of the best places to buy to...

Creator Sorachi: series may end this year or next Manga creator Hideaki Sorachi reported in his 63rd Gintama volume on Friday that he is starting the manga's final arc this year. He added that he does not know himself if the manga end this year or...

Siliconera Sato

Persona 1 and 2 scenario writer Tadashi Satomi is working with FuRyu on an upcoming PlayStation Vita RPG called Caligula, and the game got its first full trailer today. As previously reported, the game takes place in Mobius, a virtual world where ...

RocketNews24 Jamie Koide

To celebrate its 20th anniversary this year, the Cardcaptor Sakura franchise is getting a new manga, including a bunch of other tie-in goodies and events this year you don't want to miss! Not only is Kodansha re-releasing volumes of the original C...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Junji Ito's art is scary. And cosplayer Ikura's recreations of his work are creepy nightmare fuel. No wonder he's a fan. Kotaku previously introduced Ikura's work, but as IT Media recently pointed out, one of the most amazing thing about her cospl...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

A 100-second full trailer for the upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions film is now officially online for an April 23 release. It introduces the voice of Aigami, a mysterious new character for the film voiced by Ikuto Hayashi, for the fir...

Certain Polling Site Charapedia has cooked up an interesting question for its readers this week about that enduring genre of anime and manga set in high school clubs. Whether sports, music, dance or student council, anime is chock full of these af...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . March 4, 2016 . 5:00am Nintendo announced several Super Nintendo titles that are headed to the New Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console during their Direct presentation, and they also confirmed a bunch more for Japan.

The major anime industry trade show AnimeJapan 2016 is scheduled for March 25-27, and the event presentation listings have fans speculating that an announcement of an adaptation of Delight Works' online RPG for iOS and Android, Fate/Grand Order, m...

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Fairy Tail's resident loli and Sky Dragon Slayer is joining the live-action Fairy Tail stage play, and she will be played by actress Misaki Momose. Now, the play's official website has now revealed her character visual, which shows her doing some ...

GoBoiano Media Nate Lou

The official website of the upcoming 13th One Piece film, One Piece Film Gold, began streaming a special video on Friday which previews line art supervised by One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda. The video promotes TOHO cinemas and reveals the previous...

Nishino Kana will hold a nationwide arena tour this year. Nishino made this announcement on March 2 during her fan club tour "The Nishino Family Secret Party 2016" at Zepp Fukuoka. The upcoming arena tour is scheduled to kick off on August 6 and 7...

ARAMA! JAPAN Owatari

Arashi's Ninomiya Kazunari won best actor at the 39th Japan Academy Awards for his performance in "Haha to Kuraseba" (Living with My Mother). The film depicts a son, Koji (Ninomiya Kazunari) who suddenly appears in front of his mother Nobuko (Yosh...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Use Google Maps today and you may notice something a little different. . . Whether you're heading to the pub or on a quest to find the Triforce today, you're going to need a map. And what better map than one that charts every single dungeon-er, st...

ERASED is killing it this season, topping the popularity polls around the world as the anime of the season you should be watching. Young Ace magazine revealed on Friday that a spinoff manga of Boku dake ga Inai Machi will began serialization in th...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

The first real-world Pokémon hunt is about to begin, but it needs some hunters. Last fall, Pokémon fans all over the world were thrilled by the reveal of Pokémon Go, the very first game in the franchise for iOS and Android devices.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The April issue of Kadokawa's Young Ace magazine revealed on Friday that Kei Sanbe will begin serializing a spinoff of his mystery manga Boku dake ga Inai Machi in the magazine's July issue on June 4. The spinoff is tentatively titled Boku dake ga...

A daring Chinese college student has put his newly acquired art degree to good use as he unveils his masterpiece: a colossal 1:3 scale replica of the mecha from Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, demonstrating that even a single man is capable of accompl...

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Nintendo is reaching back into its history for its latest release, bringing the 3DS LL handheld console out in a Super Famicom design. The Super Famicom (marketed as Super NES outside Japan) was released in 1990 in Japan and defined gaming for a g...

The Tokyo Reporter Kenji Nakano

The Kabukicho red-light district Immediately following the split of the Yamaguchi-gumi last summer, speculation swirled about turf battles erupting between the gang and its newly formed rival, the Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Bones' original anime Concrete Revolutio is set to return for a second season, The Last Song, on April 3rd and Bandai Visual has posted a look at the Superhuman Phantasmagoria action to expect, along with commentary from Sumire Uesaka (voice of Ki...

Siliconera Robert Ward

A quick glance through the Monster Hunter Generations Concept Art Book distributed at this year's Monster Hunter Festa revealed two unused weapon concepts: the Hunting Hound and Wyvern Boomerang. The Hunting Hound was a gunner class whose primary ...

Posted 04/03/2016 Yesterday saw Nintendo hold their latest Nintendo Direct online, and if you're a fan of the Fire Emblem franchise in particular then it brought forth some important news for you. Firstly, we finally have a European release date f...

The last time we saw Go Nagai's Cutie Honey in live-action form was in the excellent 2004 adaptation, directed by Evangelion's Hideaki Anno, and the 2007 Cutie Honey The Live TV series that followed. Now the classic manga is set to return to the s...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the new main visual drawn by the original manga author Eiichiro Oda, Cinema Today has posted a 20-second special teaser for the upcoming 13th One Piece feature film, One Piece Film Gold, featuring consecutive attacks by the members of th...

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