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Japan Today Casey Baseel, RocketNews24

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

The Guardian Rosie Spinks

When American vlogger Casey Neistat took home the Shorty award for YouTuber of the Year last week, he and his fellow nominees all had something in common: their channels were all based in either Europe or North America and broadcast in the English...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

According to Japanese game industry site Game Business, the president of PlatinumGames, Tatsuya Minami, has stepped down. This comes as PlatinumGames began celebrating its tenth anniversary earlier this year.

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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-...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

John Ramirez loves Japan. He's also a Disney storyboard artist. This is where things get interesting. "I try to mix my love of animated characters and old Japanese photos for a laugh," Ramirez tells Kotaku.

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...

ARAMA! JAPAN Polaris

Hey! Say! JUMP ex-member, Ryutaro Morimoto makes his return to the entertainment world after a four year hiatus. He was originally the youngest member of Jump but left JE after his underage smoking scandal emerged.

The Verge Rich McCormick

The "legendary" Square Enix has garnered yet more fury from fans with "Samurai Rising", a new inclusion into their ever-growing expanse of smartphone games sure to at least please those looking for more generic action RPGs - and for some reason it...

Siliconera Sato

Nintendo announced today that they're releasing a limited edition version for Atlus' Wii U RPG, Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, in North America and Europe. The Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Special Edition includes the game, a 5×8 color art book, a six-so...

The official website for the anime of Yasuo Ohtagaki's Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt manga revealed on Thursday that the anime will get a director's cut edition that will screen for two weeks in 15 Japanese theaters starting on June 25.

Siliconera Sato

FuRyu shared the latest trailer for their upcoming PlayStation Vita RPG, Caligula, showcasing more of its characters and battles that take place in the virtual reality school world known as Mobius. The characters in Caligula are trapped in a virtu...

Nihongogo Greg Abesamis

J-Pop electronic dance duo BESPA KUMAMERO has released a new single in commemoration of their 15th anniversary. "Tell Me" was produced in the style of 80s Japanese pop, a departure from the duo's modern sci-fi-inspired sound that dominated their p...

On April 18, former AKB48 member Akimoto Sayaka revealed a video of her workout session on Instagram. In the video, you can see short clips of Akimoto working out her arms, legs, and abs. Fans were wowed by her intense workout, leaving comments su...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Michio Matsumuru TOKYO (TR) - It was a case of rail rage. Tokyo Metropolitan Police last week arrested a 63-year-old company employee who has admitted to stealing straps found inside train cars due to frustration with a rail company, reports NHK (...

Have you ever wondered what anime/cosplay scene would be like in other countries? ! I had an opportunity to be invited to Colombia's anime convention, Tokyo Impact last November I had to say that it was one of the most amazing experience that I ha...

AFA Channel! freakpool

After shocking everyone with a surprise collaboration performance during AniMelo, many thought that it might have been the last time we've seen [email protected] and Love Live! come together officially.

One of the most popular Japanese pop culture is definitely "cosplay. " Passionate anime/manga/video game fans were not simply satisfied from just watching anime, reading manga or playing video games as a third party so they started to act as a cha...

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is getting ready to release her new single "Sai&Kou" on April 20. At this time she has dropped its full PV. "Sai&Kou" was written by Nakata Yasutaka (CAPSULE) who kept Kyary's grateful feelings toward her fans and staff in mind.

'誤算' (Gosan) "Miscalculation" Everyone from the D Agency have been smirking too easily in the introductory arc, so it's about time they go do something dangerous so that we can watch them sweat a bit. And so, as part of the standard three episode ...

'すれ違い' (Surechigai) "Differing Intentions A Hero's Worth" Now that Rokuro & Benio's marriage has been arranged, it's time to learn more about Rokuro's (presumably unlucky) childhood friend. Real The best reason I can give for why I'm enjoying this...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

There's something wonderful about seeing an older title receive a sequel after a very long time. It shows that the team was pushing hard to continue the story they set in place, and it lets the viewers see the program evolve further.

Milkcananime theapropos

Yu-Gi-Oh. The manga that made duel card games golden. Konami's colossus has generations of fans and inspired many others to emulate its success. And now it is time to remake the original series into a new movie.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks has added another series from a few seasons ago with the pickup of Inou-Battle, aka When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace. After airing on Crunchyroll originally, Sentai has picked up the home video release rights that we e...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Netflix continues to expand its anime offerings with the announcement of plans to stream Magi: Adventure of Sinbad - a fantasy adventure TV anime based on the manga of the same name that is written by Shinobu Ohtaka and illustrated by Yoshifumi Oh...

Japanese automaker Nissan is looking to the giant robots of the 'Gundam' anime series for its new car designs. Ryan Brooks reports on how this might set them apart from a market filled with look-alike designs.

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.

This is an RSS version of the original article. Please visit www. otakustudy. com for the full post. Continuing their work on bringing Compile Heart developed JRPG's to western markets, Idea Factory International have confirmed that Fairy Fencer F...

AFA Channel! freakpool

The fourth and final episode of Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt is finally getting released for the general public later this week, and Bandai Visual has started streaming a brand new PV for the upcoming episode.

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