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Tokyo, Japan - Some of this country's top carmakers, with a reputation for quality performance wrapped in often bland design, are turning to the country's pop culture to give them "J-factor" and help set them apart in a world of increasingly look-...

Togashi has never had an assistant before. How could this be true? Well, one eagle eyed fan notice that some of the art is not of Togashi's style, but of someone near and dear to him. . . It's believe that Naoko Takeuchi, who is Togashi's wife and...

Official Notice: Due to finals there will be a slight delay in Ace Attorney for the next two weeks. Once this period is over updates will resume as normal! This week begins the trial of Mayoi / Maya for the murder of her sister Chihiro.

Sakura Doujin Gao Shao

If you haven't been living under a rock, you will know about the popular meme circulating around the YuGiOh character Jounouchi Katsuya. His creepy sharp chin in many shots has gained a considerable amount of popularity among otakus and there were...

TechnoBuffalo Ron Duwell

Oh my lucky stars! Nintendo has announced plans to air a Star Fox anime in preparation for the upcoming release of Star Fox Zero. Starting at 3PM PT / 6PM EST tomorrow, April 20, on Nintendo's official website, you'll be able to catch up with Fox ...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Good Smile Company is adding a new entry in their Nendoroid Co-de line of toys, and this one features virtual idol Hatsune Miku in an outfit and appearance inspired by the popular Vocaloid song "Raspberry Monster" by HoneyWorks.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Some of the biggest stars of anime and manga are going to be spending their summer at the Osaka theme park. You have to respect the ability of Universal Studios Japan to make lemons out of lemonade. Obviously, Disney's extensive pantheon of belove...

ARAMA! JAPAN Ronald

The trend among concert organizers in Japan to scan the faces of fans at venues to discourage ticket scalping has finally been adopted by Arashi. Johnny & Associates has announced it will introduce facial-scanning technology for Arashi's "Japonism...

Here's our first look at Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa in the upcoming Power Rangers film. Interesting enough, the movie Rita Repulsa doesn't look like Rita Repulsa most familiar with from the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers TV series.

The history of anime is replete with 'em, and narrowing the anime series with the best battle sequences down to just 20 is no easy task. But what's what pollsters Charapedia asked their readers to do this week, and the results are below.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Last week we posted about an official Dark Souls board game from Steamforged Games, and the project has since hit Kickstarter. In not-too-surprising follow-up news, the campaign, which started out asking for just $70,000, has totally eclipsed its ...

RocketNews24 Jamie Koide

This new high school room wear collection is aimed at adult women-but wouldn't it feel weird wearing the uniforms so long after graduation? If looking at those men's school uniform pajamas made you green with envy, never fear-these new one-piece o...

The Kyoto Red Cross Blood Center has announced a brand new collaboration campaign with Kyoto Animation's (Hyouka, Amagi Brilliant Park) anime adaptation of Ayano Takeda and Nikki Asada's Hibike! Euphonium (Sound!

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The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, or the Eisner Awards, are considered the most prestigious prizes in the comic book industry, and after the nomination of legendary Japanese mangaka, Rumiko Takahashi (InuYasha, Ranma 1/2) for the Eisner Hall ...

Siliconera Sato

Spike Chunsoft released the latest trailer for their upcoming Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita title, Zero Time Dilemma, giving us a look at its key characters, or "participants" of the adventure game.

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BAND-MAID are fighting fire with metal in their new music video for "the non-fiction days", a track from their upcoming album Brand New MAID. The video was recorded during a marathon morning-to-night session in which band members braved cold ocean...

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By Jenni . April 19, 2016 . 8:02pm Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force, the updated version of the PlayStation 3 and Windows PC game Fairy Fencer F, has a release date. The PlayStation 4 game will be released in North America and Europe in July.

The Magi: Adventure of Sinbad anime is coming to Netflix in Japan on Thursday, April 21, and the rest of us can look forward to checking it out on the streaming site, as well. After the Japanese debut, worldwide streaming is planned on Netflix at ...

Siliconera Sato

While the game is titled Samurai Rising, it appears to feature some traditional Final Fantasy jobs including a Dragoon, White Mage, and Black Mage thrown in a Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles-style action game.

The UK Anime Network has been serving anime fans in the UK since 1996, and we're chock full of reviews, news, articles and competitions :) Enter our latest competition To celebrate the UK cinema release of Miss Hokusai, we have a poster to give away!

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Gundam. Info confirmed today that Bandai Visual will release two Blu-ray box sets of Sunrise's Mobile Fighter G Gundam TV anime in Japan this fall. The first non-UC Gundam TV series was aired for 49 episodes from April 1994 to March 1995, after th...

A new cast-off figure from Daiki Kogyo has been revealed, based on an original character design by Sadakage, this figure features a sexy succubus. You'll love the pose she does showing off her nice assets plus her seductive eyes.

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Oricon has revealed its weekly ranking for April 11 to 17. Check it out below! SEE ALSO: Oricon Weekly Charts for 4/4 ~ 4/10 [Single Weekly Ranking] 1. "74 Oku Bunno 1 No Kimi e" - SKE48 : 4/13 (238,828)2.

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Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . April 19, 2016 . 11:30am In Grand Kingdom, players will be able to participate in an online war. That means choosing one of four nations to side with, then helping your nation hopefully win by voting on strategies and taking part in bat...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The music video for "eternal eternity," the ED theme song for the ongoing third season of the Sailor Moon Crystal web anime series, performed by Junko Minagawa (Sailor Uranus) and Sayaka Ohara (Sailor Neptune), has been viewed over 500,000 times o...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While the release of the second promotional video for the anime adaptation of Scared Rider Xechs last week basically confirmed it a little bit, it's been confirmed via the official site that the cast from the game itself will be reprising their ro...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Gregory Gumo KANAGAWA (TR) - An American male on trial at the Yokohama District Court in the death of a woman in Miura City last July will not be prosecuted on charges of murder, reports Nippon News Network (April 19).

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A wave of support for the people of Kumamoto has come out of China in the form of warmhearted illustrations featuring the local mascot Kumamon. Although it would be an understatement to say these countries don't always see eye to eye, the outpouri...

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