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March 8, 2016, 9:00 PM
March 8, 2016, 9:00 PM
RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Digital Monster will make the digital workplace a little more comfortable. It looks like Japanese merchandiser Bandai has scored a hit with its cute stuffed animal-style PC wrist rests. Just last month the line debuted with representative of three...

Akishibu project step behind the camera in the self-directed/filmed MV for "Dear Best Friend" from their 2nd mini album "NEW WORLD" (release date: February 23rd)! Contributor Wanted! ! "Dear Best Friend" is a cover of R&B singer Momoyo Fukuda's de...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei It's time to potentially get a bit excited here as the official Twitter account for The Irregular at Magic High School has revealed that the publication of the 19th volume of the series later this week may include a maj...

Siliconera Casey

The Pokémon Company has released a new trailer for Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Ingenious Magearna. The trailer features the Fire/Water-type Volcanion who is trying to retrieve the man-made Pokémon Magearna, and who becomes connected to As...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Akihiro Hino, the president and CEO of Level-5 (the Japanese game developer responsible for such game series as Professor Layton, Ni no Kuni, and Yo-kai Watch), published a Tweet recently that has many fans speculating that a new Inazuma Eleven ga...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Japanese director and writer Hayao Miyazaki has wooed audiences in his native Japan and the United States with such classic animated films as My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away. A San Francisco art gallery is paying tribute to the director with ...

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AWE me's YouTube series, Man-At-Arms: Reforged, is has went to the world of VRMMOs, as they have taken on the challenge of forging one of the most iconic swords in Japanese animation - Asuna's rapier, Lambent Light from Sword Art Online.

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RocketNews24 Audrey Akcasu

A lot has happened in the past 20 years of Poké-history, and now we have it conveniently summarized for us in nine info-packed minutes. Can you believe that it was 20 long years ago when RPG sensation Pokémon first came out?

Haruhichan's blog Erik Hrothgar

Atlus, whom many may recognize as the driving force behind the successful Shin Megami Tensei series, have released the first trailer for Etrian Odyssey V: The End of the Long Myth, the next entry in the publisher/developer's flagship dungeon-crawl...

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Sometimes, fans can do great things in order to honor their favorite works. Some do cosplay, while others prefer building monuments for their favorites, like one college student in China for example, who built his own replica of the Unicorn Gundam...

Trends in Japan William

The ludic Japanese Twittersphere strikes again. Japanese Twitter users like to play tag games where they post a picture of someone (typically someone famous or currently in the news spotlight) and then other users reply with pictures that show som...

Siliconera Sato

We previously got some details on some of the differences between the PS4 and PS3 versions of Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness, and its latest video gives us a closer look at just that. The above video compares overall gameplay between the ...

NND cover group AnimeSongCollabo have unleashed their musical prowess once again as they cover a majority of the themes from this season's anime line-up, no doubt proving inspirational to any budding musician or singer.

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After more than a year, World Trigger's long and successful run will be ending this month, as the anime is set to be replaced with sports programs, as planned by the TV network airing World Trigger, TV Asahi.

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We are getting a new TV anime for Is it Wrong to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? , however, it seems like we are getting less Hestia, as this one will be a spin-off anime focusing on Aiz Wallenstein. The new anime will be based on Fujino Oomori's spin...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This weekend, the Japanese national baseball team, known as Samurai Japan, took on Chinese Taipei March 5th at Nagoya Dome (won 5-0) and at Kyocera Dome Osaka (won 9-3) in a pair of World Baseball Classic warm-up games that featured a Mr Osomatsu ...

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Bandai Namco announced that they're releasing My Hero Academia: Battle for All in Japan on May 19, 2016 for Nintendo 3DS, along with some information on first-print bonuses. As for the first-print bonus, it includes a download code for a 3DS theme...


Starting April, Inoo Kei of Hey! Say! Jump will become a regular on the morning TV program, Mezamashi. This will be Inoo's first time as a regular on a news show and another opportunity to utilize his degree in Architecture from Meji University.

New trailers of the imminent Kantai Collection arcade game have surfaced from the depths, presenting more of the title's cute kanmusu in their beautiful 3D CG forms and bound to generate more money for the successful franchise than ever before.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Crunchyrolly previously reported on how Fukigen na Mononokean ("The Morose Mononokean") - a comedy manga by Kiri Wazawa about a high school student, a yokai, and a reluctant spirit-guide - was being adapted into a TV anime.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The upcoming anime adaptation of the manga series Flying Witch from Chihiro Ishizuka has been doing a lot of heavy lifting in the marketing department lately with a new promo and the premiere date revealed in the last couple of weeks.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The opening film of the trilogy with Ajin: Demi-Human - Compel landed last year and we previously knew that second feature, Collision, would be coming out in May 2016. The official site has now updated with a bit more information by revealing a Ma...

Siliconera Sato

The young maiko and Ba Ji Quan martial artist Kokoro is always hard at practice, but she'll show off a bit more of her cuter side in Dead or Alive Xtreme 3. Here's a look at her character introduction video.

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If you are anxious for new material from ONE OK ROCK, we have good news for you. The band's un-published new song is featured on Docomo's new CM. The song is titled "Always coming back" and it will be available on iTunes Store, d-Hits and d-Music ...

'元・根性無しの戦い' (Moto Konjou Nashi no Tatakai) Yamaguchi - The Underdog Story: This will be forever known as the Yamaguchi Episode. I mean, it's hard to talk about anything else. This was all about the fated pinch server finally finding his feet and d...

Anime Evo setsuken

Now we're getting somewhere. After last week's somewhat overwhelming episode, this week we had things finally start to make some sense, and display the sheer brilliance tucked behind the surface of the show and franchise known as Dimension W.

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