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May 21, 2016, 10:30 PM
GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Unless you've been living under a rock with me, you're aware that Captain America: Civil War has been lighting up the box office for the past couple of weeks. That's not too surprising. What is a little surprising is the movie's success in Japan, ...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Shinji Takamatsu, the Director of the currently ongoing TV anime adaptation Nami Sano's Sakamoto desu ga? (Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto) manga has revealed that the 13th and final episode of the anime will not air as scheduled.

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By 2019, Japanese passports will be getting a special makeover for their pages, as they will be featuring the traditional Japanese Woodblock Print art style known as Ukiyo-e. This news was recently announced by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Aff...

Yen Press announced on Friday that it has licensed Natsume Akatsuki's KONOSUBA (Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o! or KonoSuba - God's blessing on this wonderful world! ! ) light novel series and Hiro Ainana's Death March to the Parallel World ...

Contemporary Japanese illustrators step into the world of some of the most famous painters in history with "Eshi de Irodoru Sekai no Meiga" (The World of Famous Masterpieces Coloured by Illustrators), a book to be released on May 25, 2016.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Since Hideaki Anno is directing the new Japanese Godzilla movie and since Hideaki Anno created Evangelion, there have been a handful of tie-ups between the two. This latest one is not good. That is, unless you like kaiju in skimpy swimwear.

Monster Musume fans can look forward to meeting series creator OKAYADO, who will be attending this year's Anime Expo as a special guest. The main item on the creator's agenda is a spotlight panel on Saturday, July 2, hosted by digital manga/light ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

But it's not Tokyo that's being graced with the block-based attraction. On their travels across Japan, many people skip right by Nagoya, which is kind of a shame. Sure, the capital of Aichi Prefecture may not be able to match the limitless variety...

Siliconera Sato

The first trailer for Pokémon Sun & Moon shows that the game will take place in a tropical Hawaii-like region, and Amazon's listing for the game reveals that it will feature multiple islands. Here's what's listed under the product description: Pok...

SGCafe spartanchef

When it comes to shipping characters of certain series, fans can be pretty rabid, and that includes Fairy Tail where the shipping wars have gotten cutthroat and pretty ugly. Things have gotten so ugly in the Fairy tail shipping Wars that series cr...

ARAMA! JAPAN Reileen

In the early morning of April 1, the police were called after a woman in her 30s reported being hugged by a drunk on the streets, who turned out to be Yuto Nakajima. The incident will most likely not turn into a police case as the woman is not pre...

Osaka's Universal Studios Japan will be holding limited Universal Jump Summer attractions this year, featuring showings inspired by Dragon Ball Z, One Piece, and Death Note. Dragon Ball Z The Real 4-D will run July 1 - September 4, One Piece Premi...

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The latest game in the Hatsune Miku: Project Diva series, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone, will be released next month, and Sony has announced that the ever-lovable virtual diva will be getting her own special PlayStation 4 consoles, which ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Section23 has let loose with the labels they distribute with Sentai Filmworks and Maiden Japan and there's definitely some good stuff to be had here. While we get some fun from Switchblade Pictures in the acquisition of the live-action Corpse Part...

The official website for the TV anime based on Kouji Yanagi's spy mystery novel Joker Game began streaming the preview for the upcoming eighth episode on Friday. Anime visual: Joker Game is a Japanese mystery novel written by Kouji Yanagi in 2008.

The cute and cuddly Felynes of Monster Hunter Generations have obtained a trailer promoting their new costume DLC, featuring the shiny armor of Arthur from classic 2D side-scroller Ghosts n' Goblins to surely tug on the heartstrings (and wallets) ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Bandai Visual today posted a 15-second new CM for the upcoming theatrical screenings of Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky, the director's cut edition of the four-episode web anime adaptation of Yasuo Ohtagaki's Mobile Suit Gundam Thunde...

Aimer is on a roll with her collaborations. In May, she worked with Hiroyuki Sawano and chelly from EGOIST on the single, "ninelie". Now, three more collaborations have been announced! The fellow musicians are Taka from ONE OK ROCK, TK from Ling T...

King of Fighters XIV has unveiled yet more wondrous women and brutal brawling, its abundance of trailers and skimpy female fighters possibly being the title's only means of being noticed amongst the diverse sea of fighting games.

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

It felt like it was only yesterday that I was looking forward to the 2D platformer game known as Lynn and the Spirits of Inao. As of now, my hopes for seeing this game get made are shattered as the title's Kickstarter campaign is officially canceled.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Deaths may be a fact of life, but it's always sad when someone is taken too soon. That's the case for Japanese voice actress Yuko Mizutani, a veteran of Japan's voice acting scene who was best known for playing Sakiko Sakura, from the long-running...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Atsuko Asano's junior high school baseball club-themed juvenile novel Battery has posted a 30-second second teaser PV introducing its four additional voice cast: Yuma Fujimaki (Wolf Chil...

'理想という病を愛す' (Risou to Iu Yamai wo Aisu) "Love for the Disease called Ideals" Doppo's story ends abruptly this week following the reveal of the Azure Messenger as none other than Sasaki Nobuko. And oddly enough - I was not expecting it.

Voting for the design of Hatsune Miku's snowy iteration for Snow Miku 2017 is currently underway, with the selection of impressive designs being narrowed down to a mere six for both the twin-tailed diva and her rabbit accomplice Yukine.

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

To this day, Kamen Rider W still holds the top spot on my list of favorite Kamen Rider series. Due to my love for the show, I always feel joyful when a new thing that's related to the detective-themed tokusatsu gets announced.

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 ...

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.

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...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Kazuma Miki, former Editor-in-Chief for Dengeki Bunko and producer for Toaru Majutsu no Index (A Certain Magical Index), has revealed on Twitter that a third season of the anime is plausible. これはアンオフィシャル発言とご理解ください。皆様の熱いご意見はちゃんと受け取っています。禁書のアニメ、ありうる...

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