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May 20, 2016, 3:00 AM
May 20, 2016, 3:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

If you've seen anime, then you've probably come across Yuko Mizutani's voice work. Today, Oricon reports that Mizutani passed away on May 17. Previously, she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Mizutani made her TV anime debut in 1985, voicing ...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Now you can make your own frappucinos without having to step out into the summer heat. Last year, when Starbucks announced they were releasing a special frozen drink maker as part of their summer drinkware lineup, the limited-edition item proved s...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Even Godzilla feels lethargic some days! With a new Godzilla film coming up fast on the horizon, it's time for the marketing machine to get to work cranking up our excitement for the new movie. That would usually mean dramatic trailers with loud "...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks recently revealed the finalized cover artwork for the first collection of Cross Ange: Rondo of Angels and Dragons and we learned with that reveal that Chris Ayres is sitting in the ADR directors seat for the series.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

A new teaser trailer for 91 Days, an original TV anime crime drama set in the Prohibition Era, reveals the principal cast and broadcast details for the series. The cast of 91 days includes: Takashi Kondō as Avilio.

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

But if the word for "goodbye" is dying, how do we say goodbye to it? If you were to ask people who have never studied Japanese before to name some Japanese words they know, chances are there's a few that would come up again and again: sushi, samur...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The Kyoto Animation Awards is earning a reputation as one of the most difficult prizes to actually win: for the 2nd year in a row, the KyoAni Awards jury has announced that they will not be awarding any official prizes in the novel, scenario, and ... jrharbort

According to news via hokanko-alt and Gematsu, the latest Weekly Famitsu has confirmed that the PlayStation 4 release of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone will take place in Japan on June 23rd via the PlayStation network.

The official website of the currently ongoing anime adaptation of Tappei Nagatsuki and Shintarou Otsuka's Re: Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (Re: Life in a Different World from Zero) light novel series has announced that the next three episode...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the Project Itoh anime project has revealed that the Gyakusatsu kikan (Genocidal Organ) anime film is still in production and will be completed by the newly opened studio, Geno Studio.

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

You gotta hand it to companies that decide to people a taste of one of their titles since it exposes more folks to said property. As we get close to the weekend, Shout! Factory has uploaded a trailer for their upcoming Gosei Sentai Dairanger marat...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

A recent issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine has announced that Daichi Sorayomi's Keijo! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Hip Whip Girl) manga will be adapted into a TV anime. Since its announcement, the first visual, main cast and staff were revealed.

JEFusion Gaiatron

A bunch of images that features Kamen Rider Drive's Movie Wars exclusive form and ultimate form has surfaced giving us some anticipating moment before they are all displayed at the upcoming Tamashii Features event.

Siliconera Sato

Tokyo-based game industry consultant Kantan Games' CEO Dr. Serkan Toto had a couple interesting tweets regarding the possible announcement of Resident Evil 7 at E3 2016 next month. "About Resident Evil 7: Yes, it's in development," tweeted Serkan ...

A new study says that people in Japan are no longer using Sayonara and the reason why may surprise you. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) reports. Pop Culture PLAYLIST Buzz60 NOW PLAYING Daniel Craig turns down $100 million to do Bond?

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Rina Shimabukuro OKINAWA (TR) - Okinawa Prefectural Police are questioning a man employed in the U. S. military in connection with the disappearance of a 20-year-old woman in Uruma City, reports NHK (May 18).

Cocky goddess Aqua of KonoSuba has gotten a cheeky figure from Belfine, unveiling the blue-haired beauty's pretty posterior just as she (nearly) does in the anime - Aqua can bless buyers with her godly charm come August.

Japanese mobile phone operator NTT Docomo has revealed the results of its popularity poll for the spring 2016 anime season courtesy of its streaming service dAnime Store. The poll was open between May 6th and May 13th and tallying a decent total o...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While the anime adaptation of Haruchika has come and gone, Lantis has two new soundtracks coming out on May 25th, 2016 priced at 2,100 yen each. We're getting a Boys and Girls separate soundtrack that lets the voice actors have their moments to sh...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Since Hunter x Hunter's return, it has becomes very evident that the series' extended hiatus had nothing to do with laziness, DraQue or other joked-about causes. Author Yoshihiro Togashi spoke about his severe back pain leading into the series' Ap...

By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 5/18/2016 Yuta Furukawa (The Prince of Tennis Musical) reprises his role as Sebastian Michaelis in the latest musical based on of Yana Toboso's Black Butler manga, and a new visual...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Amazon Japan has listed two new CD singles by Aqours, the school idol/voice actress unit from the Love Love! Sunshine! ! project. Following the three singles by its sub-units to be released in May and June, their yet-titled 3rd single is set for a...

Siliconera Sato

Ace Attorney: Spirits of Justice is releasing soon in Japan and Capcom put together a video to help fans familiarize themselves with the new "Séance Vision" feature that is used in the game. The Divination Séance is a new mechanic that allows play...

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The 13th One Piece movie, One Piece Film Gold, is setting up the lovable Straw Hat Pirates in an unforgettable adventure, and Toei has started streaming the film's full trailer, which also teases us with its new theme song.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Avex has posted a 100-second TV-size music video for eight-member Japanese rock band Wagakki Band's latest single song "Valkyrie -Ikusa Otome-" on its official YouTube channel. The song is featured as the OP theme for the ongoing TV anime Sousei n...

SCANDAL's member MAMI has been recently hospitalized due to poor physical condition. MAMI started to feel sick after their May 14th concert in Zepp Tokyo, and it looks like she will need at least one week to recover as SCANDAL has decided to postp...

Despite its recent disaster, Kumamoto has continued to proudly shoulder its prefectural pride by way of this new animated CM promoting the prefecture's produce, sure to brighten up the region's dark days and shift attention toward happier ones (an...

A high quality western-made animation based on arcade shooter R-Type has been receiving a decent amount of attention, boasting some anime-inspired (if not nightmarish) visuals and bound to steal the hearts of R-Type fans with its numerous subtleti...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following yesterday's announcement that Tsuyoshi Yasuda's Days was introduced as a winner of this year's Kodansha Manga Award, the soccer series' anime adaptation announced its fourth round of cast members.

Flipping through a manga for sale at the convenience store, nothing seems out of the ordinary for seventeen-year-old Subaru Natsuki. Except for the horrific images of him bleeding to death interrupting the scene, that is.

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