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April 10, 2016, 2:00 PM
April 10, 2016, 2:00 PM

℃-ute open the doors on the haunting MV for "Summer Wind" from their triple A-side 29th single "Naze Hito wa Arasoundaro? /Summer Wind/Jinsei wa STEP! " (release date: April 20)! Contributor Wanted! ! In a sharp contrast to the other 2 retro-theme...

ANGERME lace up their boots and stomp out self-doubts in the aggressive MV for "Tsugitsugi Zokuzoku" from their upcoming triple A-side single "Tsugitsugi Zokuzoku / Itoshima Distance / Koi nara Tokku ni Hajimatteru" (release date: April 27)!

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

The next saga will see the Japanese government strengthen their copyright law so they can take legal action against "Reach Sites" based in Japan. These types of websites collect links to illegally uploaded anime and movies, and tend to rank high o...

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

The capybara council of cute is now in session! So we all know that capybaras, the cute South American-native rodent, love to bathe in hot springs. But it seems like they're not a fan of water in all forms, especially when it's falling from the sky.

Hi everyone! It's Nana here, back from a long period of silence, and what better way to make my return to posting here than a brand new exhibition? Sailor Moon fans in Japan can now look forward to an exciting treat less than a week from now!

Since her initial discovery, the infinitely adorable 2D English teacher Ellen Baker has seemingly exploded with popularity, prompting a reaction from her creator Denchubo requesting that artists tone down the graphic content of their artwork - a r...

Atsuko Maeda, former AKB48 front-girl, opened a new account on Instagram on 6th April. Acchan is not a newcomer to the app. She actually had a huge follower base already on her previously owned account.

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As the Aquors of are readying themselves to take the mantle from μ's as Love Live! Sunshine is getting a TV anime adaptation this Summer 2016, Lantis Channel is giving fans a taste of their second single, "Koi ni Naritai Aquarium," with a few new ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Japanese animation studio Shaft, Inc. presented a "Madogatari" exhibit, combining Puella Magi Madoka Magica and the Monogatari series. This presented a "Madoka concept movie," which developed Madok Magica's relat...

Siliconera Sato

Famitsu announced that they're hosting a special Final Fantasy XV NicoNico Live stream featuring director Hajime Tabata and series creator Hironobu Sakaguchi, who is currently the head of Mistwalker. [Thanks, Game Jouhou.

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix shared the latest on Dragon Quest Heroes II during a special live stream event, where they revealed more of the game's voice cast along with a brand new trailer for the upcoming action RPG.

'ネトゲの嫁は女の子じゃないと思った?' (Netoge no Yome wa Onnanoko ja Nai to Omotta? ) "And You Thought There is Never a Girl Online? " The source for this was really funny, so all that remains is to adapt it well. So far?

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Before the premiere of the TV anime adaptatio nof Hellsing creator Kouta Hirano's history versus fantasy action manga Drifters, a special edition of the manga's fifth volume, out on June 6, will be presented with a 36-minute version of the first t...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Vic Mignogna The Skip Beat! Kickstarter project has hit the $130,000 mark on its journey to the fully funded amount of $155,000 and that's resulted in a new bit of news. The fourth bit of casting has been revealed with Vic Mignogna taking on the r...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Crunchyroll has another addition to its manga library with the arrival of Atsuko Watanabe's Piacevole. The first volume of the comico manga is now available to members worldwide. Synopsis: High schooler Morina Nanase starts work at Trattoria Festa...


Brave Brothers is a notable name in the KPop scene, having worked with the likes of Big Bang, Sistar, 4Minute, and T-ara. He's now expanding to Japan, with his new girl group CHERRSEE. Two years ago, Brave Brothers auditioned 5,800 people in Japan.

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

You know that Studio Megaane is an impressive person when he releases a chiptune version of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable's ending theme within the same timeframe that the anime's tune made its debut.

Sakamoto is cool. This was pretty funny, in a completely ridiculous way. Highly recommended. Share this: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click ...

This is an RSS version of the original article. Please visit www. otakustudy. com for the full post. Following many other PlayStation Vita to PC ports for games in the Hyperdimension Neptunia franchise, Idea Factory International have announced th...

Crunchyroll Nate Ming

Fanart Friday returns, and we've got one last leg to run. Last week, I goofed around at my desk with an April Fools edition, but this week we're gonna catch up on the last six months of Fanart Friday with a FF (and anime!

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Crunchyroll Scott Green

North American anime distributor Discotek Media has taken to social media with news that they have licensed A Wind Named Amnesia, a 1990 anime movie adaptation of novel by Vampire Hunter D author Hideyuki Kikuchi previously released by Manga Enter...

Megaman illustrator Keiji Inafune has dabbled with the absurdly popular Super Mario Maker, creating a level that his legion of hardcore fans will no doubt be excited to try out while also sure to be a source of insight for those looking to improve...

Milkcananime { Justinn }

The air is infused with the spirit of anime for Spring. Thank goodness there are now new things to look forward to, and naturally think and write about. I have recognised a few anime adaptations in this new line-up, because I have either bought th...

Siliconera Sato

Similar to the previous game, D3 Publisher's upcoming action shooter Bullet Girls 2 will have "interrogation training" sessions. This time around, there are new and improved features to it. The whole purpose behind the interrogation training is to...

Siliconera Joel Couture

By Joel Couture . April 8, 2016 . 2:30pm Tomoyo After ~It's a Wonderful Life~, the sequel to visual novel Clannad that follows Tomoyo's ending, is raising votes on Greenlight for a Steam release. The game, originally released in 2005, follows Tomo...

Siliconera Casey

Just a few weeks ago in Japan, a field test for Pokémon GO began and, according to developer Niantic, the test will spread to Australia and New Zealand "later this month. " Those who live in either of those two territories can sign up for the fiel...

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Toei's official youtube channel has released the minute long trailer for their next Super Sentai V-Cinema presentation, Shuriken Sentai Ninninger Returns: Ninnin Girls VS Ninnin Boys Final Wars featuring an animated Fuuka and Kasumi!

The atrociously offensive pose present in Blizzard's frantic FPS Overwatch has at last acquired its replacement, with the tantalizing Tracer ironically becomes sexier than ever before - leaving some wondering if this was Blizzard's plan all along.

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Back in February 2006, Dengeki Bunkon and Japanese light novel author, Isuna Hasekura, launched Spice and Wolf, and taught a lot of people about business, economics, and politics. To celebrate the series' 10th anniversary, the May issue of Dengeki...

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