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James asks: The character archetype of the bishōnen, a male who is smooth, graceful, and elegant, while lacking "rough" features, such as facial hair or oversized muscles, is popular in Japan, but less so in the western world.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Avast, otaku, for the Japanese government is stepping up its piracy countermeasures. At any given moment, a huge number of anime fans around the globe are searching the Internet for pirated videos of the newest and most popular series.

Mike Diva makes videos on the Internet. He sums himself up as "MAKER OF VIDEOS/ MUSIC/ MEMES/ DREAMS". His latest video called "Japanese Donald Trump Commercialトランプ2016" has definitely struck a chord online since it's been watched over 13 million ...

ARAMA! JAPAN Polaris

Team A's Haruna Kojima will be graduating from AKB48. On June 18th, at the HARD OFF ECO Stadium in Niigata, the announcement was made during AKB48's 45th single general selection. Her exact graduation date has yet to be decided.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

New and Old. Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. By Nathan Seyler. JPGs is a photo peek into wherever gamers might find interesting. If you're a photographer and have images you want to share, drop us a line!

moetron pKjd

Koei Tecmo and Omega Force's 'Berserk Musou' (PS4/PS3/Vita) is scheduled for release on September 21st, 2016 in Japan. The first screenshots have been revealed. [Source] Berserk Post navigation Previous Post"UQ Holder!

Crunchyroll Brandon Teteruck

Bungo Stray Dogs is an anime of many faces - and not just the ones emoted by its colorful cast. One of the show's greatest strengths lies in series director Takuya Igarashi's ability to handle both the lighthearted character banter and the emotion...

With the second season of the fun harem anime series Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata slated for April 2017, an awesome new figure of Megumi Kato has been revealed by Aquamarine. She comes in a standing pose while dressed in a two piece swimsuit, with...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

A new trailer is now available online for Taboo Tattoo, an upcoming TV anime based on the super-powered action manga by Shinjirō. The story of Taboo Tattoo involves Masayoshi "Seigi" Akatsuka, a young man who comes into possession of a mysterious ...

Crunchyroll Wilhelm Donko

Have you ever noticed the apple theme in Flying Witch? Apples are ubiquitous in the show, they can be found in almost every episode of the anime, and there is of course a reason for this. But first, last week's article focused on the various locat...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Ahead of its premiere as part of the summer 2016 season, the original anime series 91 Days has brought out another quick hit TV/web spot that focuses on two of the characters. The new promo puts its focus on Nero for it, who is being played by Tak...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

When Etrian Odyssey V launches in Japan, first-print copy purchasers will get a nice bonus along with the latest dungeon-crawler. Included is a "Rough Sketch ver. " soundtrack-with rough versions of six of composer Yuzo Koshiro's songs and a cover...

Siliconera Sato

Amazon Japan has revealed that Bandai Namco's latest pirate action game in One Piece: Grand Pirate Colosseum by Arc System Works will release in Japan on September 21, 2016 for Nintendo 3DS. One Piece: Grand Pirate Colosseum is an upcoming 2D figh...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of Yuuya Kurokami and Karuna Kanzak's Busou Shoujo Machiavellianism (Armed Girl's Machiavellism) manga has announced that the series will be adapted into an anime. The website has also revealed that the next issue of Kadokawa'...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The spring 2016 anime series My Hero Academia is close to the end and TOHO is getting another extended promo that arrived just before it aired (when we were deep in slumber! ). The twelfth episode is scheduled for a June 19th, 2016 debut and it's ...

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During an event for the mecha anime series, Majestic Prince, the five voice actors for the members of Team Rabbits took to the stage to talk about the anime. During their presentation, they also played a video, which is actually the film's new tea...

The immensely hyped Mighty No. 9 has unveiled the first part of its upcoming documentary, which will apparently delve into the many challenges that the game's development team were forced to face, causing some to hope there will be some sort of ex...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

The Yakuza games may be an institution when it comes to high-profile Japanese gaming these days, but strangely enough, they've never portrayed Japan's gangster culture at its true height, during the boom years of the late 1980s.

The conclusion of the highly criticized Mayoiga has naturally been hit with yet more incomprehensibly bad writing, unfortunately killing off none of the anime's despicable characters despite initial predictions, and prompting numerous anime fans t...

UVERworld vocalist TAKUYA∞ announced through the band's official website that he has married a non-celebrity woman. Details about the couple's relationship have not been released, and the singer intends to keep their private life out of the public...

Eir Aoi (Aoi Eir, 藍井エイル) updated the details for new single Tsubasa (翼) - jacket covers and full track list revealed. Her 13th single has tie-up as opening theme for season two of anime The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Arslan Senki Fujin Ranbu, アルスラーン...

METANORN skylion

http://metanorn. net/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/haifuri-11-meislove. webm Mei's enduring love. . . The situation has gotten dire, and the Captain has seen better days that is for sure. Let's see how she beat that funk.

The highly revered All Might has come to save the day with the latest broadcast of Boku no Hero Academia, as the series finally allows the musclebound symbol of justice to go all out while possibly drawing even more viewers to the generic superher...

'いちりち連絡しあって気持ちを確認しあわないと. だって、友達なんだから! ' (Ichiri chi renraku shi atte kimochi o kakunin shi awanai to. Datte, tomodachina ndakara! ) "We Have To Contact Each Other And Confirm Our Feelings. Because We're Friends!

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