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June 9, 2016, 9:30 PM
June 9, 2016, 9:30 PM

Deal brings hundreds of hours of high-quality anime for on demand streaming across connected TVs, mobile devices, and the web. SAN FRANCISCO, CA, and HOUSTON, TX, JUNE 8, 2016 - Tubi TV, streaming the largest library of popular movies and TV serie...

© Ichigo Takano 2014 Time travel is the ideal plot device to make readers care about a high school pairing. One day, 16-year-old Naho Takamiya gets a letter from her future self, asking her to befriend transfer student Naruse Kakeru.

Most of Japanese schools have their own "seifuku" (school uniforms), and especially girls' uniforms have evolved to have a variety of unique styles. One of the outstanding features of a school girls' uniform is the shortness of their skirts.

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.

Crunchyroll Nate Ming

Crunchyroll's catalog is home to plenty of legendary shonen titles like Rurouni Kenshin and Flame of Recca, but one long-running shonen classic only recently received a full anime series: Kazuhiro Fujita's Ushio and Tora!

Studio Shaft's 40th Anniversary MadoGatari art exhibition has recently just ended with a surprise. New figures have been revealed featuring the two girls from Shaft's two most popular anime, Hitagi Senjougahara from Monogatari and Madoka Kaname fr...

AFA Channel! freakpool

The [email protected] has gotten itself its own live-action drama. . . in South Korea, and after the 19 actress audition finalists were revealed, they headed off to a 10-day training camp, where they were divided into teams of two, with both teams...

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!

We still have a decent wait ahead of us before the live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie adaptation hits theaters in Japan, but it's currently shooting in Volterra, Italy. That means Italian newspaper La Nazione had an opportunity to snap a few ph...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Yuigadokuson, winners of the Japan Expo Official Contest "Tokyo Candoll", have released their schedule for Japan Expo 2016 in Paris! They will be on the KARASU STAGE July 8th(Fri)at 2:30pm! Contributor Wanted!

The Tokyo Reporter Roland Shichijo

Photos uploaded to social media showing 'nipple man' (Sankei Shimbun) KYOTO (TR) - A male Shiga Prefecture city official known online as the "nipple man" was arrested on Sunday for allegedly flashing high school girls on a train, drawing shock and...

AFA Channel! freakpool

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...

AFA Channel! freakpool

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round is known for their DLC collaborations, which usually include costumes from other games like Senran Kagura. Of course, the game is also known for the really sext DLC costumes.

'すばるの修行 THE BEWITCHING GUARDIAN' (Subaru no Shugyou THE BEWITCHING GUARDIAN) "Subaru's Training - The Bewitching Guardian" Trolling masters are dime a dozen among Japan's exorcists. Troll Date The purpose of Mitejima Subaru (Sawashiro Miyuki) as a...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . June 8, 2016 . 10:30am NIS America has picked up another Touhou game for a western release. The PlayStation 4's Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet will be followed by Touhou Genso Wanderer for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

A brand new trailer has been released at E3 2016 for Square Enix's Kingdom Hearts 3; Kingdom Hearts HD 2. 8 Final Chapter Prologue. The video previews the two HD remasters in the collection, but mostly focuses on Kingdom Hearts 0.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Avex has posted two preview videos for four character songs from the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Cotoji's school comedy manga series Anne-Happy, performed by Anne Hanakoizumi (CV: Yumiri Hanamori), Ruri Hibarigaoka (Haruka Shiraishi), Botan Kum...

Siliconera Sato

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night's Kickstarter page has updated with some new gameplay footage and screenshots. It was also announced that the game will have a playable demo at E3 2016. Here's the information on the demo: We'll be showcasing a pl...

The Fandom Post Kate O'Neil

Sailor Moon Crystal Episode #36 Maddest of the mad, baddest of the bad. What They Say: Episode 36: Act. 35 Infinity 9 "Infinite Labyrinth" 2 The Sailor Guardians fight their way through to find Hotaru, who is in possession of Chibi-Usa's Silver Cr...

Source: Bandai Co. , Ltd. Official Site: b-boys. jp/ultraman/orb/products (Japan) In conjunction with the July debut of Tsuburaya Productions' new series, ULTRAMAN ORB (ウルトラマンオーブ, Urutoraman Oobu), the Japanese toy company Bandai will introduce th...

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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Funimation brought out the anticipated feature film The Girl Who Leapt Through Time yesterday with both standard and collector's edition releases but the promotion continues on. The company brought out a new dub clip for it recently that showcases...

Trends in Japan Japan Trends

The virtual reality buzz in Tokyo continues to unfold. Following VR Zone Project i Can in Odaiba and Sky Circus in Ikebukuro, the latest virtual reality experience attractions in Tokyo are Zero Latency and VR Living Dolls.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The results of the inaugural "Pokémon General Election 720" have been announced, and the winners of the top 10 spots in the rankings may come as a surprise to new fans and veteran Pokémon trainers alike.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The July issue of Monthly Dragon Age magazine, out June 9th, has a special treat for fans of a certain fantasy series recently adapted into anime. Former Squid Girl, author and Aqua acolyte Masahiro Anbe drew the goddess, Megumin, Darkness and Kaz...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Kodansha Comics is doing some really fun stuff with the release of the finale volume Yoshitoki Oima's manga series A Silent Voice this week. The latest is a really great short video that shows her illustrating the two main characters from the book...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the summer season getting busier as we recently learned that Regalia: The Three Sacred Stars will premiere on July 7th, 2016 on AT-X before moving to other regional broadcast, the push for the new shows is underway.


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...

Kahotan's Blog Kahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) The new graduates that joined us this year are currently moving between the different sections in the company as a part of their training! I remember doing the same thing when I first joined.

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...

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