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Kyu Sakamoto's Sukiyaki reached #14 in 1963; Utada ranked #69 in 2009. Metal Resistance, the second album from the Japanese idol and heavy metal fusion group Babymetal, charted on the U. S. Billboard's Top 200 at #39 in its first week.

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

Tomorrow, April 16, a special Sailor Moon exhibition is opening in Tokyo. The exibit will be held at the top of Mori Tower in Roppongi Hills. There will be original colored art as well as Sailor Moon anime cells.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Pokémon Company has been meeting with Hollywood studios to launch a big-screen, live-action version of Pocket Monsters. Sources tells The Hollywood Reporter that Legendary Entertainment could come out on to...

The new D. Gray-man anime, D. Gray-man Hallow, is set to premiere this July, with Yoshiharu Ashino (Tweeny Witches, Cross Ange) directing the TMS Entertainment production. Now we know who will be providing the ending theme, as well.

The Guardian Ben Child

Whitewash . . . critics on Twitter lamabast Hollywood for not casting an Asian actor for the role. Photograph: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Scarlett Johansson has been plunged into a fresh Twitter storm over her casting in the Hollywood remake of cl...

In was reported that veteran voice actor Tooru Oohira passed away last April 12 at the age of 86. He is best known to most hardcore tokusatsu fans as the narrator of various tokusatsu shows. The man narrated the Super Sentai franchise from Himitsu...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco announced that they're producing a Korean live-action drama for The Idolmaster series in celebration of its 10th anniversary. The company will begin holding an audition starting late-April in Seoul, Korea.

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

Not to mention the foreign language prerequisite: "You must speak fluent otaku/fujoshi. " When most people imagine a university class about anime and manga, they probably imagine a laid-back, easy way to snag some college credits.

Miyu Tomita plays Leon's little brother in May 21 sequel to 1st Garo anime The official website for Garo: Divine Flame, the first Garo anime film, posted the third teaser trailer on Friday. The teaser will begin playing in Japanese theaters on Sat...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The international films and arts community today got their look at the line-up of France's high profile 2016 Cannes Film Festival. This 69th festival's Un Certain Regard (a grouping of 20 films from different cultures and filmmaking approaches) se...

Type-Moon Ace Vol. 11 has revealed a brand new visual for ufotable's (Fate/Zero, Kara no Kyoukai: Mirai Fukuin) upcoming Fate/stay night - Heaven's Feel anime trilogy. ufotable's (Fate/Zero, Kara no Kyoukai: Mirai Fukuin) upcoming Fate/stay night ...

Paramount bosses have been targeted for casting a white actress in an iconic Japanese role, and now the first image of Johansson in character has been released, the voice of Disney's Mulan has offered her thoughts on the controversy.

IBM Japan posted more in-game footage from its "Sword Art Online: The Beginning" virtual reality demonstration on Friday. Alpha test footage was revealed during March where 208 lucky fans were chosen to participate out of the 99,800 people who app...

Crunchyroll Nate Ming

Fanart Friday returns, and I know there's an actual difference between a 1040EZ and 1080p. I think. Last week, we revisited the last six months on Fanart Friday with our spring recap episode, but this week it's back to new themes, starting with th...

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NMB48 & AKB48 member Watanabe Miyuki has announced her graduation from the groups. This announcement was made on April 13 during NMB48's performance at their theater. Watanabe, better known as 'Mirukii', has been a part of NMB48 since 2010.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of Chiyomaru Shikura and pako's Occultic;Nine light novel series has announced that the series will be receiving a TV anime adaptation. The anime is currently scheduled to air later this year.

PR Newswire UK Funimation Entertainment

The "My Hero Academia" anime series is based on the New York Times bestselling, super hero manga series of the same name, which currently sits at more than 3. 7 million copies in print worldwide since debuting in Shonen Jump less than 2 years ago.

Siliconera Sato

Fencers are frontline attackers that specialize in speedy movements to dodge enemy attacks and use their sword to pull off consecutive attacks on their enemies. Additionally, they're able to pull off status ailment attacks to go with their other s...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The fall 2015 anime series A Chivalry of a Failed Knight is being released in Japan by Media Factory with its home video side and now the final piece have been added. The latest is that we've got the first look at the packaging for the sixth and f...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I really feel like going to Kyoto! ! I met with a friend from my university in Kyoto the other day and now I really want to go visit! ! Anyway, today I'm going to be taking a look at ORANGE ROUGE's late...

Siliconera Sato

GungHo Online Entertainment shared the latest trailer for their upcoming Nintendo 3DS puzzle RPG Puzzle & Dragons X via the CoroCoro Channel. Puzzle & Dragons X has the same puzzle system as we've seen in Puzzle & Dragons Z and the original mobile...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco revealed a teaser trailer for their upcoming Nintendo 3DS game by Ganbarion, Dragon Ball Fusions, a game that will let you fuse just about every character from the series. The theme of the game is "infinite possibilities" when it come...

Girl band SCANDAL has recently started their national tour "YELLOW", but in no time they have already announced their plans to visit Europe in September, posting the schedule for the titled "SCANDAL TOUR 2016 "YELLOW" IN EUROPE".

This is an RSS version of the original article. Please visit www. otakustudy. com for the full post. Following its time on the PlayStation 3, The Idolm@ster is finally bidding farewell to last generation consoles and moving onto the PlayStation 4.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the previously announced Planetarian (Planetarian: Chiisana Hoshi no Yume) anime adaptation has revealed that the anime project will consists of an ONA (Original Net Animation) series and an animated film.

Siliconera Sato

Eve: Burst Error R, the PlayStation Vita and PC remake of YU-NO creator's classic visual novel is releasing on April 28, and publisher El Dia shared the game's latest trailer. The upcoming PlayStation Vita and PC remake uses the original game as a...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In what's hopefully a trend, rather than burying/blocking their openings on YouTube, a number of spring anime series have, by popular demand, posted non-credit versions. This includes My Hero Academia with Porno Graffitti's "The Day," Haven't You ...

Project JeForceX JeForceX

Image: Cover Picture of the feature article for Mascot Character (F) - Jerraine Harukawa. Jerraine Harukawa (ジャレイン春川) is the official (and feminine) mascot character of the Project JeForceX brand. Being deeply inspired by the beauty of the Culture...

OtakuDX Paris365

San Francisco, CA, April 13, 2016 - VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, offers something very special for pop culture, pop art and manga fans as it proudly announces the ...

It's been a long wait since it was announced last summer that Hideaki Anno (Evangelion) and Shinji Higuchi (Attack on Titan), would be creating a new Godzilla film, but we've finally got a trailer for Godzilla Resurgence.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

With less than two days to go, Pied Piper, Inc. 's KickStarter campaign to fund a North American Blu-ray and DVD release of shoujo anime Skip Beat! with English dub has not only cleared its $155,000 target, it's approaching the $185,000 Blu-ray st...

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