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June 9, 2016, 12:30 AM
June 9, 2016, 12:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Until now, we haven't gotten that good of a look at Scarlett Johansson in the upcoming Ghost in the Shell film. The only released publicity still is a profile shot, so it's hard to see how she'll pull off augmented-cybernetic human Motoko Kusanagi.

In celebration of Young Magazine's 36th anniversary, Hikari Takiguchi (drop) and Sayaka Tomaru (ex-FYT) have set up individual crowdfunding campaigns to make their long-awaited first photobooks become reality!

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

. . . not Pikachu? ! ? Like many people, when the Pokémon General Election was first announced, I just sort of assumed Pikachu was going to walk away with it. Even though there were 720 Pokémon candidates in the running, how could any of them hope...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Mayu Tomita (no relation to the former AKB48 member with the same name) has regained consciousness after being stabbed nearly 24 times by a stalker on May 21. Mayu's wounds were on her neck and chest. Reports are saying that while the neck wounds ...


Stills from the movie, Fullmetal Alchemist, has been released through an Italian newspaper called La Nazione. A total of 3 photos were published. In one of the photos, Yamada Ryosuke can be seen in costume.

The February 1992 issue of Kodansha's Nakayoshi magazine introduced a genre redefining manga series to the world: Naoko Takeuchi's Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon. The series quickly captured the imagination of Japanese girls and was adapted into a ma...

Mayu Tomita, 20-year old singer-songwriter and former idol was tragically stabbed in the neck and chest by Tomohiro Iwazaki, 27, recovered consciousness at night on June 7th. Multiple medias, such as Nippon Television, Sankei news, and so on, repo...

Tomboys, spitfires, or the plain and simple "girls who kick ass. " However you describe them, the long history of anime and manga is full of these characters, and choosing the top ten is no easy task. Users of ranking site Goo, however, took up th...

RocketNews24 Meg Murphy

From My Neighbor Totoro to Porco Rosso, these cute kits let you recreate miniature worlds from your favorite Miyazaki films. We've taken a look at a few different Ghibli papercraft art sets in the past, and, well, we honestly can't get enough of t...

Siliconera Joel Couture

By Joel Couture . June 7, 2016 . 6:00pm Players can get help from the monster girls that wander the dungeon of Sakura Dungeon, capturing them and adding them to their party for the game's combat. Players act as Yomi, an ancient fox spirit, one who...

Siliconera Sato

XSEED Games announced today their lineup of games that will be showcased at E3 2016, which includes Fate/Extella, Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns, Akiba's Beat, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II, and more.

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Toutsuki's annual Autumn Elections are about to begin, and with the upcoming Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma: The Second Plate about to premiere early next month, a new visual has been revealed featuring the participants of the Autumn Elections, toge...


The scandals keep coming in 2016! This one is another adultery scandal, involving former FUNKY MONKEY BABYS member Funky Kato this time around. The June 7 issue of Shukan Josei revealed that the married singer is having an affair with the now ex-w...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . June 7, 2016 . 9:08am Bandai Namco is bringing Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS Force to both North America and Europe next month and, to help people understand what to expect, it's released a new trailer and screenshots that shows some r...

iDigitalTimes Phillip Martinez

Toei Animation has released a trailer for the upcoming episodes featuring Future Trunks and a brand new villain, Black. Check out the latest Dragon Ball Super trailer for the upcoming Future Trunks arc, below.

Some people have a fetish for people wearing glasses, but maybe some people even might have a fetish for actual glasses. . . . ? ! Well if you are a real megane lover, here's the dating sim app for you, "Kiseki No Megane (Miraculous Glasses).

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

June is getting underway in a very big way on the anime side of the equation this week as the distributors are looking to get as much in the pipeline as they can for the numerous summer conventions they'll be hitting over the next few months.

The upcoming release of Zero Time Dilemma has prompted Spike Chunsoft to unleash a video detailing the plot of the franchise's previous two iterations, putting newcomers on the same page as diehard fans and hopefully convincing them that the title...

[ANIME REVIEW] 2016 SPRING ANIME REVIEWS PART. 1 [ANIME REVIEW] 2016 SPRING ANIME REVIEWS PART. 2 *This review is based on my personal opinions and I do not watch all the anime from every season so please understand.

AKB48 tops the singles chart with 44th single Tsubasa wa Iranai (翼はいらない) selling over 1. 4million copies. Their 44th single features first time center Mukaichi Mion (18) and tied to their 45th single Senbatsu Sousenkyo fan voting event.

Yumijuku records one of her ASMR clips. Image: Yukino Yumijuku A Japanese woman peers at you through a YouTube clip, whispering words in Japanese and English that are barely audible. In some videos she taps different materials gently; in others, s...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The anime adaptation of Tappei Nagatsuki and Shinichirou Otsuka's Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- light novel series, which has so far run eight volumes (plus two EX) has been listed for 25 episodes.

Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS-Force is making its way to PS Vita in the west, and Bandai Namco Entertainment lined up a date for what will officially be a digital-only release. Gundam fans in North America and Europe will be able to download the ...

Kingdom Hearts 3 is still a long way off. In the meantime, fans of the Disney and Final Fantasy mashup are being treated to another remaster-compilation called Kingdom Hearts 2. 8 Final Chapter Prologue (yep, that's the official name.

Capsule Computers Travis Bruno

Posted by Travis Bruno on Jun 7, 2016 One Piece: Burning Blood Developer: Spike Chunsoft Publisher: Bandai Namco Platforms: Xbox One (Reviewed), PS Vita, PlayStation 4, PC Release Date: Available Now Price: $59.

The Fandom Post Jun Kuga

It's caption time again, but first things first is to reveal the winner for last week's competition: There were lots of ways to take last week's image, in the end I went with Serial Experiments Nobue's blue and white grail.

Fate/stay night's seductive Saber has inspired another impressive cosplay with her beautiful bride form, showing off some 3D wife material that may not be disgusting for once.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

After getting some character designs for the anime adaptation of the upcoming light novel series Girlish Number from Wataru Watari and QP:flapper, previously, progress continues with the project. While we're still waiting on more details about it,...

Siliconera Sato

Ubisoft is hosting a Watch Dogs 2 reveal tomorrow, but IGN posted a banner ahead of time, showing that the game is expected to launch on November 15, 2016 and it'll take place in San Francisco. [Thanks, Eurogamer.

Siliconera Sato

With Persona 5 releasing this year, Atlus will be sure to make its presence felt at E3 2016. IGN has provided a look at some of their plans detailing what we can expect to see at the event. Character designer Shigenori Soejima will appear at the A...

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