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May 12, 2016, 2:00 AM
May 12, 2016, 2:00 AM
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...

The Fandom Post Matthew Alexander

[Note: Matthew originally wrote this back in 2010 and none of these series have been adapted yet. We still stand by this list! ] American manga fans see only a small number of Japanese manga officially released here in the U.

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...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Tsutomu Nihei, the author of BLAME! and Knights of Sidonia, has published a new one-shot science fiction manga entitled Ningyou no Kuni ("Country of the Dolls"), which appears in the pages of the 23rd issue of Kodansha's Weekly Young Magazine sein...

AFA Channel! freakpool

The new arcade game version of Kantai Collection, KanColle Arcade, has now been released in Japan. After months of teasing, fans can now play the game in arcades and collect as much cards as they want.

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 ...


By now, everyone knows about the drama that is the affair between Gesu no Kiwami Otome. / indigo la End's Kawatani Enon and Becky. A new chapter has been added to the story with Enon announcing on his blog that he has divorced his wife of nearly a...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's a surprisingly light week for new anime releases, which does afford some of us a chance to try and catch up a little bit, and it's an entirely Sentai Filmworks kind of day. First up is their rescue of the Strawberry Marshmallow license, which...

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...


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...

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. 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...

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!

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...

tokyohive ustar

Amuro Namie will embark on a nationwide hall tour called "namie amuro LIVE STYLE 2016-2017" from August. For the upcoming tour, Amuro is scheduled to hold 88 concerts in 33 locations for a total of about 230,000 people.

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