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April 9, 2016, 6:30 AM
April 9, 2016, 6:30 AM
IGN Meghan Sullivan

Share. The WWE superstar on bringing Dragon Ball Z to Mania and his other favorite anime. By Meghan Sullivan Last weekend at WrestleMania 32, uber-popular tagteam New Day made an eye-catching entrance by emerging from a giant box of their "Booty-O...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Or, who knows, maybe she knew exactly what she was doing? As pointed out on Sina (via ShanghaiIst) and IT Home, an elderly woman was making incense offerings and kneeling before League of Legends character Garen.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

As strange as it sounds, Japanese Twitter users have fallen in love with a fictional character from an English text book. Her name is Ellen Baker. She's also a Red Sox fan. You're a Yankees fan. You'll work things out, don't worry.

Digimon fans around the world are in mourning: it was announced today that the singer of the iconic Digimon Adventure opening theme song Butter-fly, Wada Kouji, passed away about a week ago on April 3.

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Sweet, fruity bliss is coming to Starbucks Japan again, this time in cantaloupe flavor! If you love fruit, then Starbucks Japan's latest Frappuccino drink, set to come out next week, should make your mouth water in sweet anticipation.

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English will never be Japan's first language of choice, and the country is known for its struggles with the language. And to help the Japanese with their well-documented troubles with Engrish, a new English-teaching textbook titled New Horizon was...

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By Jenni . April 7, 2016 . 11:00am Nintendo is preparing new ways for people to display their amiibo in Japan. The company will be releasing Kirby and Super Smash Bros. -themed diorama kits, with each offering spaces for figures to be displayed an...

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The official website of the anime adaptation of Tappei Nagatsuki and Shintarou Otsuka's Re: Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (Re: Life in a Different World from Zero) light novel series has revealed that the series will have a total of 25 episod...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Idea Factory International announced plans for a western release of Superdimension Neptune VS Sega Hard Girls this fall. The PS Vita adventure is coming to North America and Europe, and will be available in both physical and digital form.

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If you've ever purchased a Gundam model kit in America, you've probably seen the name Bluefin on the back somewhere. Having recently opened a brand-new warehouse space in Southern California, Bluefin is currently handling a tremendous amount of di...

Singer Wada Kouji passed away the morning of April 3rd at the age of 42 after years of fight with his cancer, SOLID VOX reports. He was known for providing theme songs for the Digimon franchise, such as "Butter-Fly" or "FIRE!

Siliconera Sato

Romancing SaGa 2 recently released in Japan for smartphone and PlayStation Vita, and Square Enix announced via Twitter that they're bringing the game Westward for Android and iPhone. The upgraded version of Romancing SaGa 2 features revamped chara...

. . . the Attack on Titan manga or anime, then you have something new to look forward to as this game is a lot of fun. Follow me on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. I also manage Mecha Damashii and do toy reviews over at hobbylink.

The currently-running second season of the Assassination Classroom anime is getting ready to enter its final arc. The last leg of the story kicks off on April 14 with the 15th episode, "Kokuhaku no Jikan" ("The Confession Time").

9nine's Kawashima Umika have announced her graduation from the group. This announcement was made on April 6 during 9nine's one-man live "9nine LIVE 2016 Sakura Cloud9" at Zepp DiverCity TOKYO. Kawashima explained, "After our live at Nippon Budokan...

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The official website to Kyoto Animation's next major film project, 'Koe no Katachi' (A Silent Voice), has opened with a new key visual and PV teaser. The movie will be out in Japanese theaters starting September 17th, 2016.

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Whoosh! Here comes another new anime announcement at Crunchyroll: Flying Witch, based on the manga by Chihiro Ichizuka, is set to begin streaming soon! Flying Witch starts Saturday, April 9 at 12:30pm PT and is available to Crunchyroll members in ...

JAST USA to release PC game with dual audio tracks this summer JAST USA announced on Friday that it will feature an English dub option for its release of Nitroplus' Communication With Sonico (SoniComi) PC game.

Siliconera Joel Couture

By Joel Couture . April 6, 2016 . 2:30pm Fourteen animated, unique fighters have come to PS Vita to battle for a wish-granting artifact in Skullgirls 2nd Encore. Like the PS4 version before it, this version, which is available now, gives players a...

Siliconera Sato

It's recently been revealed that publishers XSEED has recently registered the domain name for Type-Moon's upcoming action game Fate/Extella with fateedxtella. com, pointing out a possible localization.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The an early look at the May issue 49 Dengeki Bunko MAGAZINE, out April 9th, has revealed plans for Isuna Hasekura and Jū Ayakura's economics informed fantasy series Spice and Wolf's 10th anniversary. It starts with the "Spring Log" chapter, a Law...

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It's another big day here at Crunchyoll filled with big brawny new announcements, including the first title of the day: BIG ORDER, based on the manga by Sakae Esuno of Future Diary fame. BIG ORDER is set to begin streaming staring Friday, April 15...

This is an RSS version of the original article. Please visit www. otakustudy. com for the full post. The Pokemon franchise is set to branch out onto the smartphone market this year, with Niantic and The Pokemon Company collaborating on a new augme...

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After the success of the second Locodol OVA, which was released late December of last year, the Nagarekawa Girls are back for a third OVA. This time the girls are trying to make a PV or Promotional Video for their town in an unaired episode titled...

Super spy mystery anime Joker Game has added an actual plot-based series to the new season line-up, stimulating the minds of viewers rather than their nether regions while likely to disinterest simple-minded B-type otaku due to the show's relative...

The cheerful debut of Anne Happy features the daily lives of cutesy schoolgirls who possess "troublesome burdens", with the moe-moe show seemingly offering more than the traditional slice-of-life guff as the imperfect girls attempt to better thems...

Nihongogo Greg Abesamis

BAND-MAID rocked an audience of over 2500 music fans at Sakura-Con in Seattle last Easter weekend. The long-running Japanese culture event hosted the band's debut American performance at the Washington State Convention Center, where the all-girl r...

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Grab some hot mustard, some sauce, and a pair of headphones! A tasty new anime is coming to Crunchyroll in the form of Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro, based on the Shonen Jump+ digital manga. Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro is set to begin streaming Sunday, April 10th, ...

The premier of Bungou Stray Dogs has focused on real-world novelists with supernatural powers, a rather random concept that will surely prove entertaining, if not solely for its vast supply of riveting action sequences.

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