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April 9, 2016, 6:00 AM
April 9, 2016, 6:00 AM
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.

SuperHeroHype Max Evry

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.

BGR Brad Reed
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...

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...

SGCafe spartanchef

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...

Crunchyroll Guest

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 ...

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...

Crunchyroll Guest

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...

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.

AFA Channel! freakpool

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...

Crunchyroll Guest

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, ...

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...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

Ever since I watched the original Gun Caliber film, its sequel became one of the tokusatsu projects that I'm looking forward to the most. Part of it had to do with the way how the Main Hero Soma's development from a washed-up hero who drowns in hi...

Siliconera Jenni

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...


On April 27, Nishino Kana will release her new single, "Anata no Suki na Tokoro. " She recently released the music video for the song. In the clip, Kana plays with a deck of playing cards with different phrases written on them.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

A new alliance is about to be born! Creative Staff: Story: Phil Hester Art: Brent Peeples Colors: Morgan Hickman What They Say: Turok, Dinosaur Hunter. Magnus, Robot Fighter. Solar, Man of the Atom. The Mighty Samson.

On February 27th, 2016, Morning Musume。'16 performed their first solo concert of the year as the main guest of Anime Matsuri in Houston, Texas. It's been approximately a year and a half since their last concert in the United States, and fans were ...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Kunio Inoue is the top boss of the Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi, a gang now designated as a boryokudan, or 'violent organization' TOKYO (TR) - The National Public Safety Commission confirmed on Thursday that a recently formed organized crime group would be...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

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...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

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...

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...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Comic Earthstar's official YouTube channel today posted a 15-second CM for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of the Usakame comedy manga series, introducing its OP theme song "Hashire! Usakame Koukou Tennis-bu!

. . . 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 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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