Top News

June 24, 2016, 2:00 AM
Cancel
Calendar
June 24, 2016, 2:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

On June 23, 1996, the Nintendo 64 first went on sale in Japan. Twenty years ago! Think about that. Facing off against Sony's PlayStation, the Nintendo 64, which was the last major home console to use cartridges and which came with a unique control...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Trees will "breathe" with light and sound as their beauty takes visitors' breath away. One of the core beliefs of Shintoism is that divinity exists in all aspects of the natural environment. Meanwhile, one of the core beliefs of travelers is that ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Retail chain Animate is dedicating an all-new store in Tokyo to girls' anime and manga. Animate, Japan's largest chain of anime specialty stores, already has two branches in Tokyo's Akihabara, one of which is a six-story tower of Japanese animatio...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The official website for Koei Tecmo and Omega Force's Berserk Musou game is now open, and we have our first promo to go along with it. Berserk will take players from the Golden Age Arc through the Millennium Falcon Arc of Kentaro Miura's series, w...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Japanese toymakers Good Smile Company are celebrating their 15th anniversary and the 10th anniversary of their Nendoroid toy-line, and the celebrations include the release of a giant-sized Hatsune Miku Nendoroid that will be initially sold at the ...

Kasra asks: I was reading your earlier column, Why Is Animation Only For Kids In The US? I was asking why do we care so much if animation or anything in the nerd culture considered adult by some in the society.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Looks like Pikachu's protein supplements and lifting regimen have been super effective. When you stop and think about it, shouldn't Pikachu have a more muscular build? Since 1996, the Pokémon mascot has been travelling the world with his trainer, ...

Siliconera Casey

By Casey . June 22, 2016 . 8:00am Nintendo UK recently got the chance to meet up with Monster Hunter producer Ryozo Tsujimoto at a community event. There they asked his advice on what items players should take along with them on hunts in Monster H...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's summer in a big way here and that means that July is about to kick off and Netflix has a lot of material on the move. On the anime side, we get the two new premieres in bilingual form with Magi: Adventures of Sinbad and Kuromukuro, two recent...

Feminists, look away! Fashion police in Japan want to 'empower' women by persuading them to wear high heels, insisting the country's historic 'kimono culture' has led to many women having poor posture.

The official website of anime adaptation of ONE's Mob Psycho 100 manga has began streaming a commercial for the series on Thursday. Takahiro Sakurai (Shougo Makishima in Psycho-Pass) narrates the video as his character Arataka Reigen.

The GLORIO Blog Aquagaze

Welcome back to the only preview guide where 'cautiously optimistic' is the highest possible praise! In the previous part, you could witness my nominal interest in ReLIFE and Orange, but I'm afraid that charade is conclusively over and done with now.

Japanator Nick Valdez

When Nintendo first announced a crossover project between their Fire Emblem series and Atlus' Shin Megami Tensei series, no one expected the final project to a videogame where pop idols transform into heroes in order to fight monsters coming from ...

The-O Network Online Theodore Mak

Returning to Anime Expo 2016 is the stunningly beautiful professional cosplay duo of Doremi and Tasha from the South Korean cosplay group Spiral Cats. Famous for their amazingly accurate depictions of video game and anime characters including Leag...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . June 22, 2016 . 11:03am NIS America has released a new Yomawari: Night Alone trailer that goes over how difficult it is to survive at night in a town filled with dangerous spirits. In addition, it's updated the official website to go ov...

'勘弁しろし BASARA BOY KAMU' (Kanben Shiroshi BASARA BOY KAMUI) "Give Me a Break - Basara Boy Kamui" What Yuto is to Rokuro, Kamui is to Benio. Cooking Gags The first part of this episode is an interesting object lesson.

The-O Network Online Theodore Mak

Returning to Anime Expo 2016 is the stunningly beautiful professional cosplay duo of Doremi and Tasha from the South Korean cosplay group Spiral Cats. Famous for their amazingly accurate depictions of video game and anime characters including Leag...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Hazuki Takeoka and Tiv's Masamune-kun no Revenge (Masamune-kun's Revenge) manga will be adapted into a TV anime. The anime's website has opened and revealed a teaser visual for the upcoming adaptation: Masamune-kun no Revenge (Masamune-kun's Reven...

New 5 Issue Comic Book Mini-Series Source: IDW Publishing Special Thanks to Kahlil Schweitzer IDW Publishing has announced solicitations for the second issue of Godzilla: Rage Across Time, a five part mini-series from the creators behind the smash...

The first season of Bungou Stray Dogs has gone out with a bang as the anime's cast of justice-seekers are involved in another dangerous predicament, with the more crazed tendencies of one character in particular leaving quite a lasting impression ...

Anime fans have shared their opinions on what they believe were the best anime OPs of the nearly concluded spring season, with the results likely surprising many as some lesser received shows have stolen the spotlight in terms of catchy musical th...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the theatrical run for Free! High Speed long over and the home video release just under a month away, the folks at Pony Canyon are reminding folks about preorders with a new and extended promotional spot for the release - which includes a pri...

Variety Mark Schilling

Courtesy of Amazon TOKYO - Tokyo-based digital animation studio Polygon Pictures and L. A. -based production company Bureau of Magic are partnering to make a 3D CG anime series for Amazon Prime. The series, "Lost in Oz," is based on Frank Baum's c...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . June 22, 2016 . 10:00am All 13 of 765 Production's most iconic idols will be appearing in The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars on the PlayStation 4. To help people prepare, Bandai Namco has been releasing a series of trailers showcasing each ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Make-up brand NYX is looking for their 2016's Beauty Vlogger of the Year with a competition that ending in an August 20th live event awards show. The theme for their top-20 challenge, running through June 27th, is "anime," and it's yielded some sp...

Featured Posts Joker Game - 12 Upon finishing yet another rather uneventful episode of Joker Game, I began to wonder just what this series had planned for its finale. "How best to top off a rather mediocre series such as this?

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The Matsuno Brothers are now bringing their personality faults to boozing! This summer, Osomatsu and his siblings will be cooling off in a series of spots with Suntory's beer. Though, for better or worse, don't expect them to add inebriation to th...

This page

This is a Katsu News archive page. It shows how the site appeared at June 24, 2016, 2:00 AM JST.

The most current version of the site is always available on our home page. To view an earlier snapshot, click here and change the date.

Back to top