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March 29, 2016, 12:30 PM

As many anime/manga/game fans might know, cosplay is not allowed in public in Japan except in designated areas. As such, special occasions like conventions are always brimming with awesome cosplay! Here are some of our favorite shots from the week...

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

Fans of Free! and its High Speed! feature film adaptation can now visit all the places their favorite swimming boys would have frequented. It's no secret that the town of Iwami in Tottori Prefecture served as the model for Iwatobi, the fictional s...

Comics Alliance Betty Felon

Our chief cosplay correspondent Betty Felon was on hand to document as much of it as she can. Scroll down for some exceptional examples of the superheroic cosplaying talent that we spotted at Anime Boston 2016.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Anime Japan 2016 has come and gone, and with the trade show came new information about Yuri! ! ! on ICE, an upcoming TV anime about male championship figure-skating. First up, there's the key visual for the show, which depicts the three main chara...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Be still my beating heart. We've got bacon, a fried egg and udon noodles. As recently noted on GNavi, Japanese restaurant Koya Bar in London serves up a very special English breakfast: fried egg, bacon and shiitake udon.

by Matt Schley Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 3/28/2016 We know a ton of you guys are looking forward to the second season of Food Wars, entitled Ni no Sara (The Second Plate), so allow us to serve up two steaming plates of Food...

SuperHeroHype SuperHeroHype

Check out our fourth photo gallery of convention cosplay from WonderCon 2016! WonderCon 2016 is currently underway and Downtown Los Angeles Convention Center is playing host to the annual springtime event.

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo recently shared a bunch of info on Toukiden 2 during a demonstration event, where we got a closer look at the upcoming open-world action game, along with a new official trailer. The above is a look at the newest official trailer for the...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Anime fashion brand SuperGroupies is back with another lingerie set. Following last year's Evangelion bra and panties, it's now time to bring some some mahou into the bedroom with the Madoka Magica girls inspiring a new lineup.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We're getting closer to the April 3rd, 2016 debut of My Hero Academia, which has a simulcast pickup from Funimation already, and they've now added two more actors to the cast. The new additions include Junichi Suwabe as Shouta Aizawa and Hiroyuki ...

Siliconera Sato

Marvelous announced during Anime Japan 2016 this weekend that Type-Moon's PSP game, Fate/Extra is getting an anime called Fate/Extra Last Encore, and it'll begin airing sometime next year. [Thanks, Game Jouhou.

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In honor of their 70th anniversary since establishment, Japanese cosmetic brand KOSÉ has announced a new TV commercial featuring 10 of the brand's spokesmodels. The commercial is called "Tokyo Seven Days.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The first official trailer for New Game! , an upcoming comedy TV anime based on the 4-panel manga of the same name by Shōtarō Tokunō, is now available online. The series follows Aoba Suzukaze, a young woman who goes to work for Eagle Jump, the dev...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

After the success of Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199, it's no surprise to see a continuation of the remake of the original 1974 series with Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2202 now announced. The new project doesn't have a lot of details but the first key visual arr...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . March 28, 2016 . 1:30am Aquaplus recently announced the third installment of their tactical RPG series with Utawarerumono: The Two Hakuouro is headed to PS4, PS3, and PS Vita this September, and they've followed up with two TV spot teasers.

Siliconera Sato

Nippon Ichi Software announced a new PlayStation Vita game called World's Longest 5 minutes with a teaser website showing a bit of some Dragon Quest-like nostalgia that used to bring us nightmares. [Thanks, Game Jouhou.

The first details for the upcoming second season of the Shingeki no Bahamut: Genesis (Rage of Bahamut: Genesis) has been revealed during the current Anime Japan event, where the upcoming season will be titled Shingeki no Bahamut: Virgin Soul (Rage...

BABYMETAL have dropped the PV for their new song "THE ONE". "THE ONE" will be included in BABYMETAL's new album "METAL RESISTANCE" which will be released worldwide on April 1. It's a number with the member's thoughts "to make the world 'one' with ...

JEFusion Gaiatron

Check-out the second part of the super hero time summer special as Yamato gives Takeru the assistance he needs in kicking the Shocker mutant and combatant's collective butts! Disclaimer: All images and videos here are property of their respective ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

'辿りついた未来' (Tadoritsui ta Mirai) "The Future Reached" At last, Dimension W has reached its finale, but before then, our hero needs to mope. It's a fairly common routine, really, in stories like these, especially where amnesia is involved-it's one l...

ARAMA! JAPAN Indigo

Perfume's newest album, Cosmic Explorer, is slated for release early next month, on April 6th. Up until recently, promotions for the album had been a bit quiet but just 9 days before the big day, things have gotten more rowdy.

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

As it was promised, here's the first trailer for Regalia ~The Three Sacred Stars~ TV anime.

Chris asks: I see Japan Expo USA has gone into hiatus mode, and we're waiting on dates and a location for the next Otakon Vegas. Are these spinoff cons going to make it, and what's holding them back? Despite their popularity, anime conventions are...

On March 27, 2016, 48 Group held 2 concerts at Yokohama Stadium - "The 1st AKB48 Group East vs West Uta Gassen" and "Minami Takahashi Graduation Concert" as part of the "Minami Takahashi Graduation Celebration - Dreams from 148.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The first commercial has been released for the second film in of the anime adaptation of Nisio Isin and Vofan's Kizumonogatari entry in the Monogatari light novel series, Kizumonogatari II: Nekketsu-hen.

ARAMA! JAPAN Martha

On Tuesday, March 22nd, the nation-wide final "High school girl beauty pageant 2015 - 2016" was held in Tokyo to decide "Japan's cutest high school student. " Among all of the girls, third year high school student from Aichi prefecture, Riko Nagai...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With it getting very close to the debut of Bungo Stray Dogs, Kadokawa has now put out a pair of new promotional spots that shows off more of the series. For the broadcast run we get a new 15-second spot that works as a quick hit with the opening s...

A bunch of weirdos hang out in Ikebukukro. That was fun. I don't think I enjoyed the first season as much. As with Bacanno, the highlights are the large, quirky cast of characters and their unpredictable interactions.

BOOM BOOM SATELLITES provides the opening theme song LAY YOUR HANDS ON ME for upcoming anime Kiznaiver (キズナイーバー) from Studio TRIGGER. No announcements yet a release but the song is previewed in new anime trailer.

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