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Tokyo Girls Update tinyredman

Houkago Princess made quite a splash after revealing the covers from their upcoming third major label single, "Seishun Mermaid" (release date: June 29)! The limited edition cadet member version features the all so popular "legal loli" Marina Nagas...

Takashi Taniguchi is known for having a surreal, idiosyncratic style of weirdness. His latest work is going to be Onara Garou (Fart Garou), which is a talking fart cloud that gives life advice to people who are willing to shove their fingers up th...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

TV series is latest adaptation of classic Japanese science fiction novel. As its title implies, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time is a story about a teen who gains time-travel abilities. It's a doubly fitting name, as although it's best known to man...

Jenbae, GoBoiano Writer Jenbae enjoys reading manga, yelling at her laptop, and eating popcorn with extra butter. She also enjoys writing blurbs about herself in 3rd person where she doesn't know what to say but she recommends everyone to check ou...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Timed for today's release of volume 20 of Junya Inoue's explosive death-match manga Btooom! , an online smartphone game has been announced. The description promises multiplayer battles in a full-scale 3D environment.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Recently deceased writer/anime series creator wanted his funeral service to be a little different. Fans of Japanese light novel author Tomohiro Matsu were saddened to hear of the Fukuoka native's passing away on May 2.

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BabyMetal is currently touring the United States and is making waves in the Heavy Metal genre, so much so that they have impressed one legend in the heavy metal and shock rock industry, Rob Zombie. The legendary rocker posted this image in both hi...

SGCafe spartanchef

When 'Listen to me, Girls. I am Your Father! ' and 'Mayoi Neko Overrun! ' light novel author, Tomohiro Matsu, passed away at the age of 43, many fans were quite saddened, however, it seems that the author will be sent off in style, as his funeral ...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco announced during a recent Machi Asobi Special Stage presentation that their upcoming anime Tales of Zestiria the X will begin airing this July in Japan. [Thanks, Hachima. ] While no other details were specified about the anime, it was...

Chikuwork has created a rather bizarre onahole parody called the "Nuku Fes! ", a Love Live! inspired pleasure device that apparently allows users to simulate playing an instrument whilst the product is in use; a strange enough concept that may hav...

Siliconera Jenni

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster. On May 12, 2016, the collection containing the HD remasters of the PlayStation 2 games, which previously was previously only available on the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita, will come to Windows...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the anime adaptations of Gakuto Mikumo's popular light novel series Strike the Blood confirmed today that a new OVA series is actually in the works. Its 24-episode TV anime produced by SILVER LINK.

ARAMA! JAPAN Ronald

In the wake of the news that Kawatani Enon is divorcing his wife, it's being reported that Becky will be returning to the entertainment industry after a shame-induced hiatus. Becky's main priority right now is to get back to work, seeing as how sh...

While the recent passing of Tomohiro Matsu (responsible for Papa no Iu Koto wo Kikinasai! and Mayoi Neko Overrun) has caused dismay, the light novel author's memorial service has proven to be a bit more cheerful due to a specific request of the de...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

The Koganei Police Station (itot. jp) TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police have launched an investigation following the discovery of a corpse at an abandoned residence in Koganei City, reports the Yomiuri Shimbun (May 10).

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We saw the release of the first light novel from MF Bunko J for Eirun Last Code back in January as Media Factory put together a good spot for it. The novel has done well since then and with the second and third installments racking up praise, a ne...

AFA Channel! freakpool

Hoshino Katsura's D. Gray-man manga is getting a new TV anime called D. Gray-man Hallow, and its official website has finally announced the new anime's cast members. However, fans of the past series might be disappointed to know that the new serie...

China.org.cn 周静

Shanghai is to hold an exhibition featuring original hand-drawn pieces by Japanese manga masters. Poster of "Japanese National Treasure Masters of Animation Hand-drawn Exhibition". [Photo: mtime. com] The exhibition will display 309 items of manus...

ARAMA! JAPAN Reileen

The results of the latest Nikkei Entertainment's "Talent Power Ranking" and its several categories were already posted. The large scatter plots were reduced to Johnnys talents and their groups in the charts below, including the Top 15 Soaring John...

LinguaLift Marta Krzemińska

Precise numbers vary, but there are estimated to be around seven thousand languages in the world. Whether it's your first, second or 10th foreign language you are faced with the same fundamental question-which one should I choose?

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Ebara-machi Station TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police suspect that two 13-year-old girls intentionally took their lives by jumping in front of an oncoming train at a station in Shinagawa Ward, reports Fuji News Network (May 10).

The legendary and ageless Namie Amuro continues her reign with the unveiling of the MV for her new single "Mint" (release date: May 18)! Contributor Wanted! ! "Mint" is the theme song for the Fuji/Kansai TV drama "Boku no Yabai Tsuma" and features...

Cool! Cooler! Coolest! Based on the "坂本ですが? " manga by Sano Nami, "Sakamoto desu ga? " is a hilarious comedy centered on the daily life of high school student Sakamoto, who is beyond comparison the most stylish, brilliant and over-the-top main cha...

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