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May 17, 2016, 4:00 AM
May 17, 2016, 4:00 AM
RocketNews24 Jamie Koide

These pens will change the way you shade. Ever since Chameleon Pens released a promotion video on their Twitter account earlier this week, Japanese netizens and artists alike have been buzzing with excitement about these amazing color shading mark...

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...


On May 16, it has been revealed that Anne gave birth to twin girls. Her agency made the announcement on the same day via fax, and everyone is reportedly in good health. In the announcement signed by both Anne and her husband Masahiro Higashide, th...

Crunchyroll Humberto Saabedra

The offficial site for hit cycling anme Yowamushi Pedal has confirmed a third season of the TV anime series, now set for January of 2017. The new season will directly follow the events of the second season, while the Yowapeda Spare BIKE manga spin...

After building a community of more than six million players across Japan, Square Enix have this evening confirmed their plans to bring Final Fantasy Brave Excius to Android and iOS devices in the west this summer.

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Siliconera Sato

Deadly Premonition producer and Toybox co-founder Tomio Kanazawa has been working on a new mystery visual novel project called 7'scarlet for PlayStation Vita. Here's a look at its opening movie. We had a look at 7'scarlet last year, but Idea Facto...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Ahead of the may 18th release of volume 11, Japanese blogs are reporting an early listing of staff and cast for the TV adaptation of Daichi Sorayomi's 2013, volume ongoing ecchi sports comedy Keijo! ! !

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming 13th One Piece feature film, One Piece Film Gold, today announced that its first five million moviegoers will receive a special "777th" volume tankobon as a bonus item.

Siliconera Sato

Dragon Quest Heroes II will release later this month in Japan and Square Enix uploaded a video showing off the game's opening video, featuring a look at its many guest heroes from the series. Dragon Quest Heroes II will release in Japan on May 27,...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While fans of Steins;Gate are waiting for word on the sequel anime series, Funimation is looking to build a few more fans out there for the property as the show has returned to Hulu. Originally streamed back in 2012, the full twenty-four episode s...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

On the cover of the latest and 15th volume of Gakuto Mikumo and Manyako's Strike the Blood light novel series, it was announced that a new series of OVAs are in production. The newly announced OVA series will be the second set of OVAs, following t...

VideoGamer.Com James Orry

Facebook Share Twitter Share Follow @VGJames 16th May, 2016 - 10:03am Nintendo is seriously entering the movie business with plans to release its first anime movie within the next five years, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima revealed in an int...

Upcoming Atlus title 7th Dragon III: Code VFD has unveiled the secrets behind its turn-based combat, unfortunately lacking anything overly outstanding but sure to still be a worthwhile purchase for avid RPG enthusiasts.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

If Twitter has taught us anything, it's that even TV anime featuring powerful mecha and the horrors of warfare can be the subjects of humor when given the proper motivation, and recently Japanese netizens have found that motivation via an upcoming...

GoBoiano Media Nate Lou

Through the additions to dictionaries, you can chart the cultural ties between countries. And the cultural ties of Japan to the US are starting to officially show. The Merriam-Webster dictionary has now noticed 'Senpai'.

Japanese media website, Goo, asked their users: Which male villains from a Shonen Jump series is the sexiest? Here are the results: 18 (tie)) Enrico Pucci (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure) 18 (tie)) Evil Gemini Saga (Saint Seiya) 18 (tie)) Byakuran (Kate...

Moso Calibration released the short MV of their first major single "Chichin Puipui" (Released Date:June 1st). With the release, the special site was also opened. Contributor Wanted! ! For those who can watch GYAO!


This week's guests were Hey! Say! JUMP and Nishiuchi Mariya. Hey! Say!

'おかしなおかし' (Okashina Okashi) "Trick or Treat" Oh, I get it. So you're actually levitating yourself and just bringing the broom with you. It all makes sense now! That said, this brings up a very important question - has Harry Potter and company been...

Famed western movie Edward Scissorhands has been subjected to Japan's magnificent moefication process, transforming the hideous scissor-handed "fiend" into a gorgeous gothic lolita that any otaku can appreciate - Edward can trim hedges and more co...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for "Ao no Exorcist : Kyoto Guren-hen," the upcoming third stage play adaptation of Kazue Kato's Ao no Exorcist/Blue Exorcist dark fantasy shonen mamga series, has posted two main visuals featuring its cast.

This going to be a ridiculous post review rambling about the ridiculousness of Mayoiga. This week the silliness has gotten to the whole new level. I'm not going to complain though because this is just Mayoiga being Mayoiga.

Bieber has several other larger tattoos, many of them symbols of his Christian faith. Us Weekly reports that the Biebs and his best friend, Joe Termini, hit up West 4th Tattoo to get matching BFF cross tattoos under their left eyes.

Selective Hearing Selective Hearing

Japanese dance/vocal group Da-iCE will make their American performance debut at Fanime later this month at the San Jose Convention Center, May 27-30. The groundbreaking five-member group has scored multiple chart-topping hits in Japan, becoming a ...

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