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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The ropes were there for a reason. That reason was to keep children from knocking this Zootopia statue over. As NetEase and ShanghaiIst report, a builder named Zhao spent three days building a Nick Wilde from Zoopotia statue, apparently using thou...

Tokyo Girls Update Kenji Harada

It has been announced that Atsuko Maeda, who is active as an actress and a solo singer, will be release her 1st album "Selfish" on June 22nd, a date of her 5th anniversary since she released the solo debut song.

The countryside has been devastated by undead humanoid monsters, forcing humanity into packed walled cities ruled by fear and a rigid class structure. Then disaster strikes when those monsters devastate our hero's hometown and set him on a path to...

The Verge Lizzie Plaugic

At least a dozen original television series are coming to Amazon Japan, Deadline reports. The company announced a new slate of original, Japanese-made shows this morning, including spinoffs of the popular superhero series Kamen Rider and Ultraman.

Seven Seas Entertainment announced the addition of a couple new yuri titles to its manga lineup. First up is Milk Morinaga's standalone manga Secret of the Princess, which will be available on February 14, 2017.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

GungHo Online Entertainment yesterday announced the five main voice cast and yet-titled OP/ED theme song performers for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Nintendo 3DS puzzle role-playing game Puzzle & Dragons X (Pazudora Cross).

Tokyo might seem like a place where a lot of things are necessary to get through everyday life when you see the overflowing purses and giant wallets of the people in the streets. However, there are a few basic items that just about everyone has in...

Mikufan.com jrharbort

With the summer season inbound, Glico Japan thought now is the time to advertise how their popular Pocky candy also makes for a great chilled snack. Who else but Hatsune Miku could make such a commercial so cute and fun?

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Okinawa police charged Milton King with importing 28 grams of stimulant drugs from the U. S. OKINAWA (TR) - Okinawa Prefectural Police have arrested four civilians employed at the Kadena Air Base for the import, use and possession of illegal drugs...

Siliconera Sato

Marvelous announced in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine that their upcoming Musou-style action game Fate/Extella is releasing in Japan on November 10, 2016. It'll also feature 16 Servants. [Thanks, Zaregoto.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Vanillaware may have been making games for close to a decade now, but for my money, nothing they've made has quite surpassed their first game*, Odin Sphere. Not to say that their other games are bad. On the contrary, as far as making gorgeous game...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially confirmed today that an all-new anime feature film based on Waki Yamato's popular shoujo manga in the mid-1970s, Haikara-san ga Tooru (Here Comes Miss Modern), is in the works for a 2017 release in Japan.

Siliconera Sato

The upcoming anime Tales of Zestiria the X by ufotable will begin airing in Japan on July 3 and in summer 2016 worldwide. Here's a look at its latest trailer, along with another clip. Latest promotional trailer for the anime: And a TV spot video f...

Milkcananime Reina Tachibana

To All, Durarara! ! is one of my grails and with the re-issue I was initially pretty excited over it, but upon realizing that the sculpts of Izaya and Shizuo were different from the initial release version (for the worse, in my opinion), I decided...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

All-new cast steps into the role of Ichigo and his fellow Soul Reapers. After Dragon Ball Z stopped airing in 1996, the vacuum it left was so great that no fewer than three action-adventure anime series rose up to collectively take its place.

Siliconera Sato

With The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the sky the 3rd Evolution releasing in Japan on July 14 on PS Vita, Kadokawa Games released a new trailer showing us more of the upcoming adventure. The trailer features the song "Cry for me, cry for you" by Ka...

Fanime is a Northern California's biggest anime convention and it is held at San Jose Convention Center annually. This year they brought Daisuki Sakaguchi (a voice actor of Shinpachi from Gintama), Masaya Matsukaze (a voice actor of Kyoya Otori fr...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Production I. G has posted on their site (Ghost in the Shell, Psycho-Pass, relevent here, Namco x Capcom) that the studio has been tapped to animate scenes for Persona 5. Atlus' PS3/PS4 RPG is scheduled for September 15th.

The Fandom Post Richard Gutierrez

Never trust the reflection in the mirror . . . you never know what or who is on the other side! Creative Staff: Writer: Lou Iovino Artwork: David Cutler Colours: Valentina Cuomo Letters: Christy Sawyer What They Say: 'The Poisoned Apple' When Sela...

Siliconera Sato

Capcom announced that the new PlayStation 4 and Xbox One version of Resident Evil 5 will release worldwide on June 28, 2016. The new and improved Resident Evil 5 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will be in 1080p and will also feature improved frame r...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime TRICKSTER today launched with a 60-second first PV introducing its main staff and two main characters: Yoshio Kobayashi (CV: Daiki Yamashita) and Kensuke Hanasaki (Ryota Oosaka).

Siliconera Sato

D3 Publisher's hack 'n' slash action game Onechanbara Z2: Chaos is headed to PC through Steam on June 1, 2016. Here's more about the game from its Steam page: Kagura and Saaya are schoolgirl sisters raised together by the Vampiric Clan, and rank a...

Siliconera Sato

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV is getting a theatrical release in Japan on July 9, and Square Enix has provided a look at the latest with a Japanese trailer for the upcoming CGI film. Next, is a look at the main trailer in Japanese: The Japanese vo...

Broadway World Movies News Desk
The Tokyo Reporter Kenichiro Takafuji

Yumi from Tokyo Hentai Club TOKYO (TR) - Picture this: It's late and you're out on the town in Tokyo. With more than a few drinks under your belt, you get the urge for a little female accompaniment. If you're a gaijin, though, chances are fairly h...

AFA Channel! freakpool

Pikachu may be the most well-known Pokemon of all, and the species of yellow electric mouse Pokemon has been called that way in both English and Japanese. However, it is not called that way in several Chinese versions "to reflect the varied lingui...

AFA Channel! freakpool

Shigeru Mizuki has inspired countless mangaka with his works, and as he passed away late last year at the age of 93, a lavish funeral service was given to him from some of the biggest names in the Japanese anime, manga, and entertainment industries.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Seven Seas Entertainment has licensed Secret of the Princess, a standalone high school romance yuri manga by Milk Morinaga, for an English language release in February of 2017. Secret of the Princess was originally publish in 2014 in volume 13 of ...

AFA Channel! freakpool

The cover for the upcoming July 2016 issue of Monthly Hero has now been revealed by Japanese shopping website 7net, and that very cover has announced that Tetsuro Kasahara's Astro Boy prequel spin-off manga, Atom the Beginning, will also be gettin...

Class-based RPG Grand Kingdom has gone in-depth with more of its valiant classes, seemingly giving players familiar roles to play and unfortunately being rather reserved in terms of fresh new ideas - a fact that will likely not bother hardcore RPG...

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