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May 21, 2016, 2:00 AM

Aoni Production's official website reported on Thursday that voice actress Yuko Mizutani passed away from breast cancer on Tuesday. She was 51 years old. Mizutani made her TV anime debut in 1985, voicing Sarah Zabiarov in Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam b...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Digital manga/light novel platform BookWalker has announced that manga artist OKAYADO, the creator of Monster Musume manga, will be their special guest at Anime Expo 2016 on July 1-4, 2016 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

The Digimon series continues to go strong, and there's plenty more on the horizon according to the June issue of V Jump magazine. Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters is a new multimedia project that has Bandai, Bandai Namco Entertainment, and Toei An...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

The coffeehouse is giving Japan something to look forward to during the dreaded rainy season. One of the reasons Starbucks has become such a success in Japan is the chain's enthusiasm in adapting to the local practice of offering special limited-t...

Author: Keith Aiken Source: Section23 Films, Kraken Releasing Special Thanks to Matt Greenfield and Mike Bailiff A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE Kraken Releasing today announced that they have licensed Toho's THE RETURN OF GODZILLA (1984) for Blu-ray and ...

Siliconera Sato

Lynn and the Spirits of Inao, the Studio Ghibli-inspired platformer by French developer Bloomylight Studio, has been canceled according to the latest update on the game's Kickstarter page. To summarize what's been going on with Lynn and the Spirit...

ARAMA! JAPAN Ronald

On June 15, EXILE TRIBE will release the album "HiGH&LOW ORIGINAL BEST ALBUM. " This album is one part of LDH's ambitious multimedia project "HiGH&LOW. " The album will feature songs by the likes of Sandaime J Soul Brothers, GENERATIONS, ACE OF SP...

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One would have thought that learning a language as graceful and beautiful as Japanese requires a lot of time, practise and brain power. A minor local cosplay celebrity recently shared his secret to learning the language from scratch to reach the n...

Siliconera Sato

Atlus shared the latest on their upcoming 3DS dungeon crawler Etrian Odyssey V with a look at a pair of videos highlight the Reaper and Necromancer classes. Reapers are frontline fighters that specialize in debuffing enemies so that the party can ...

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

Studio Ghibli proves they are still the masters of animation even without the esteemed Hayao Miyazaki at the helm. Ever since Hayao Miyazaki officially went into retirement - it seems for real this time - fans of Studio Ghibli have been wondering ...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Police arrested Kenneth Shinzato on Thursday OKINAWA (TR) - Investigative sources with the Okinawa Prefectural Police revealed on Friday that a former member of the U. S. Marine Corp has admitted to stabbing a woman who had gone missing earlier th...

Siliconera Sato

With Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X and Future Tone releasing later this year, Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia announced that the series is getting its own limited edition PlayStation 4 models.

The official Warner Bros. YouTube account began streaming the preview for the eighth episode of the anime adaptation of Hirohiko Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Part IV: Diamond Is Unbreakable on Thursday.

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By Casey . May 20, 2016 . 8:00am Inti Creates has recently released information on three new characters that will appear in Azure Striker Gunvolt 2. Here's a look at the characters Xiao Wu, Mytyl, and Nori with extra information from Inti Creates.

The Fandom Post Kory Cerjak

Ouran High School Host Club is not your typical shoujo anime. Though it has the same anime ending syndrome its Bones counterpart (Fullmetal Alchemist) did, its ending and payoff are about as good. Which is to say, I liked both, thematically at least.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

For the second year in a row, Kyoto Animation did not hand out a grand prize for their Kyoto Animation Awards. The awards have been held for the past 7 years in which Kyoto Animation gives prizes to the best unpublished novels, manga, and story sc...

tokyohive Shiso

J-POP SUMMIT 2016, one of the world's biggest Japanese pop culture events, has announced that it will welcome pop art creator - Kaori Wakamatsu - as a Guest of Honor at this year's festival. J-POP SUMMIT 2016 will take place Saturday and Sunday, J...

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?

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

A classic anime film is joining the Crunchyroll catalog today, with 1978's Ringing Bell set to go live at 4:00pm Pacific Time. The feature was directed by Masami Hata, who directed the 1986 Nayuta OVA and more recently worked as episode director o...

Manga publisher Seven Seas Entertainment today confirmed that it will be attending Anime Expo this July, and joining them at the show will be "Monster Musume" series author, OKAYADO. Seven Seas will have a booth in the exhibitor hall at Anime Expo...

Noitamina's official YouTube account began streaming the episode preview for the upcoming seventh episode of the original anime series Koutetsujou no Kabaneri by Wit Studio on Thursday. In related news, the official Twitter account for Wit Studio ...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix announced today that the localized version of Romancing SaGa 2 for Android and iOS will be releasing in North America on May 26, 2016 for $17. 99. Here are some details from the official website: About Romancing SaGa 2 Romancing SaGa 2...

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 they've been doing small reveals with promo spots for several characters as well.

Siliconera Sato

5pb. announced today that the anime series Plastic Memories which aired between April 5 and June 28, 2016 is getting a game The company says that they'll share the first details for the game sometime soon, and have provided a look at a teaser trai...

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo and Gust opened a new teaser site showing that a new Atelier series project is in the works, and will be revealed on May 24, 2016. Earlier this week we saw a tease from 7net Shopping that a new Atelier game will be featured in the upcom...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Bandai Namco Games have announced a sequel to the 2015 fighting game, Dragon Ball Xenoverse. An announcement video has been released for Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 showcasing that the upcoming game will feature lots of new colourful and vast environm...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

May 19, 2016 - You can't keep a good giant monster down, especially when he's being very, very bad! Kraken Releasing is proud to continue the tradition of releasing the very best in kaiju (giant monster) entertainment with the first U.

Siliconera Sato

There are over 500 students you can befriend in Caligula's virtual world of Mobius; however, these students won't always be friendly, as μ's catchy music will slowly turn them against you. The latest video for the game explains how it works.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

It's the mid-point of the Spring anime season and the perfect time to take a look at which of the season's 58 new anime you absolutely should not miss. http://kotaku. com/your-complete-. . . You can feel it.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco uploaded the latest trailer for The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars, where we get to see its 13 girls working hard at training camp and performing live shows in order to become top idols. Here's a look at the latest trailer, giving us a lo...

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