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May 7, 2016, 2:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The anime industry is brutal. The average salaries can get low. Just how low? Let's have a look at how they break down per position. The Japanese Animation Creators Association published results of average salaries and ages for different productio...

GoBoiano Media Tsubaki

Tsubaki loves mixing her passion for food, fashion and Tumblr to write about interesting topics in the anime community. When she's not obsessing over her OTPs and fandoms, she likes traveling the world and meeting other anime fans within different...

Isao Takahata's Only Yesterday used to be the only feature film by Studio Ghibli that remained unreleased in North America. It celebrated its 25th anniversary earlier this year with a theatrical run from GKIDS, and now Amazon has its Blu-ray + DVD...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

For fans who might have missed the April 30th launch of pre-orders in all the Golden Week holiday hype, Bandai Visual has just posted their promo for One-Punch Man inspired "OPPAI" fashion brand. Don't let those energetic guitars fool you, this is...

Anime fans might not think about this too often, but there have been stage productions of popular anime, manga, and video game titles as early as 1966 with Sazae-san. In recent years, the number of productions has drastically increased, with works...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Along with its debut in Monthly Shonen Magazine, Kodansha has brought Farewell, My Dear Cramer (Sayonara Watashi no Cramer), the new series by Your Lie in April creator Naoshi Arakawa is being simulpublished in English by Kodansha, with the first,...

And, at last, we have the mid-season impressions of the season! First however, I must point your attention to the Kumamoto earthquakes that have devastated the island of Kyuushuu in southern Japan. I can only help in my very small way to pray for ...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

I'm not gonna lie. When Atlus showed off their newest trailer for Persona 5, my excitement levels have gone up to a new height. While we're still on the topic of Persona, Otakon is getting Lotus Juice (Persona 3's battle theme and full moon stage ...

The latest addition to the Fairy Tail Gaiden spinoff universe, Raigō Issen, launched yesterday in Japan on Kodansha's Magazine Pocket app. Raigō Issen follows Fairy Tail character Laxus Dreyar and is written by Kyota Shibano, who also authored the...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Widely and longly considered an inevitability, Manga Time Kirara Carat and Shoutarou Tokunou's cute, video game industry 4-panel New Game! is finally getting its TV anime this summer. The 2013 ongoing follows the antics of an especially young-look...

Siliconera Sato

The Pokémon Company announced today that they're going to release new information on Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon on May 10, 2016. While they didn't share more details on what to expect, the information will be revealed on May 10 at 9:00pm JST.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With a number of nurses in my own family, most of which have served in the profession for decades, I have a deep respect for all that they do. I know their ups and downs and all the in-betweens. And that includes the humor that can come from it as...

Star Crossed Anime Blog HelghastKillzone

Featured Posts Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress - 04 Episode four comes out swinging with tons of action, resolves its internal tensions and looks forwards to its second arc with hopeful optimism. There are no brakes on the Hayajiro, especially when ...

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

Oppai mouse pads, or 3D mouse pads featuring the women (and sometimes men) of anime, are a unique part of Japan's anime sub-culture. There's a new line of these special mouse pads called "Voppai," which pushes the boundary between anime and realit...

SGCafe spartanchef

Illyasviel Von Einzbern returns as a magical girl in this brand new TV anime adaptation of the Fate series spin-off manga, and to make fans excited, a new PV has been released for Fate/ Kaleid Liner Prisma☆Illya 3rei.

School bullying is notorious in Japan and has been for decades. For LGBT kids in particular, the harassment, threats, and even violence in schools can be unbearable. School policies don't adequately protect these students.

AFA Channel! freakpool

With advancements in technology like Oculus Rift and HTV Vive, we are getting closer and closer to the world of virtual reality, which also makes us want to visit some of the worlds we've seen in anime, like the movies from Studio Ghibli.

This is a funny, dysfunctional, heartfelt love story, but it's also a funny, dysfunctional, and heartfelt friendship story, and that might be this series' greatest strength. A New Game Before I get into the meat of this frankly awesome episode, am...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, NY held a ceremony yesterday to welcome six games into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The class of 2016 features selections by a committee of journalists, scholars, and video game industry membe...

Siliconera Sato

Dragon Quest Heroes II is releasing in Japan at the end of the month and we're seeing more and more gameplay videos for it. The latest is courtesy V-Jump, and they show us Zevion facilities and a look at some of the classes.

DAIGO has announced the release of his marriage proposal song "K S K" that he performed for his wife, actress Kitagawa Keiko on the day of their wedding ceremony and reception. The song was received favorably by persons in the music industry who a...

Siliconera Jenni

Chibi Maruko Chan Dream Stage, players attempt to help Maruko and her friends become superstars. You play match-3 games by chaining together gems with pictures of Maruko and her friends on them. Doing well in this "talent show" allows you to earn ...

METANORN Highway

May5 Someone had a baaaaaad idea Drinking can get you in trouble. See? Everyone takes this picture It's always nice when a show that is mostly atmosphere ramps up the atmosphere for a special occasion.

JEFusion Adam Perez

With Power Rangers in full production for March 2017 release, Entertainment Weekly gives us our FIRST LOOK at the brand new Power Rangers suits! We break down the new look and discuss Dean Israelites comments on the new suits!

It was recently reported that actress Toda Erika (27) and actor Kase Ryo (41) are in a romantic relationship. In a Model Press interview, Toda's agency commented, "Since she's an adult, we leave private matters up to her.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

If you're like me and reaching maximum capacity in the number of streaming services you can subscribe to, you may not be seeing the new spring 2016 anime series Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress - thought at least Amazon is set to offer monthly subscr...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

American entertainment trade magazine Variety recently included Japanese animation auteur Makoto Shinkai among its list of "10 Animators to Watch in 2016". Shinkai joins such other artists as Frank Dabney, Alyce Tzue, and Nina Gantz among the list.

In this piece, ANTHONY ADA ABRAHAM writes on how Korean pop culture is winning the hearts of Nigerian youths. As Korean pop culture becomes an increasingly globalised phenomenon, its surging popularity in many parts of the world has prompted South...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Last month we got our first look at Elizabeth Banks in costume as Rita Repulsa, but we've only seen the new Power Rangers movie's Rangers out of costume. That changed earlier today when Entertainment Weekly went up with the first photo of the new ...

AKB48's 5th documentary film, tentatively titled "DOCUMENTARY of AKB48", will open in theaters on July 8. The documentary will be produced by Ishihara Shin, who was also in charge of the 'NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen', as well as SKE48's documentary film...

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