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July 12, 2016, 11:30 PM

Japanese website AnimeAnime has recently held a week long poll for their readers to decide what the best anime of the Spring 2016 anime season. The poll had a result of 820 fans voting for their top anime from the previous reason; where 40% of all...

Tokyo Girls Update tinyredman

When you think of summer idol MVs, what's the first few things that comes to your mind? Swimsuits, beaches and fireworks are definitely the ones that come to mind. Yet the lovely girls of 2o Love to Sweet Bullet (2o is read as To) decide to take y...

Keyakizaka46 step into the classroom and out into rolling fields of windmills in the MV for their 2nd single "Sekai ni wa Ai Shika nai" (release date: August 10)! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Contributor Wanted!

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Over the course of their 15-year career, Perfume have repeatedly redefined the interplay between music, fashion, technology and design. In August 2016, a special gallery exhibition will bring Perfume's unique design to London, offering fans and ne...

The Guardian Justin McCurry

Election staff in Himeji, Japan count votes cast in the parliamentary upper house election. Photograph: Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images Japan's ruling coalition secured a resounding victory in upper house elections on Sunday, with some exit poll...

The soccer sports anime continues to impress with its second installment. While the show has yet to really flesh out its main characters, it's done a wonderful job of making me care-I mean really care-about our rosy-cheeked protagonist.

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

The beautiful animated visuals and Japanese rap soundtrack show us the fascinating origin story behind instant noodles. Instant noodles, invented in 1958 by Momofuku Ando, are considered by many in Japan to be the greatest Japanese innovation of t...

The new One Piece film, Gold, is on its way, and though millions of fans would no doubt see the film without a single yen spent on advertising, the hype machine is nonetheless choogling through its motions.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 11, 2016 . 10:00am During Anime Expo 2016, Bandai Namco revealed a Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Collector's Edition for North America. At the 2016 Japan Expo in Europe, the company announced a European limited edition as well.

Siliconera Sato

Yacht Club Games recently announced that they're bringing a double pack for Azure Striker Gunvolt to North America, and they also shared a teaser for a Shovel Knight cameo. The Shovel Knight sprite was designed by Masaya Suzuki at Inti Creates, wh...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

A few days back, the pilot for Cannon Busters launched for its backers on July 8. Prior to this event, a trailer for the pilot surfaced, which gave us a preview of the cast's performance. So far, the whole gang gave off a great first impression, a...

People are not happy. Japan is notoriously slow when it comes to releasing stuff. I live in Tokyo, and I always feel like a pop culture wizard whenever I go home to the US and then return to Japan with all the latest music and movies that will dom...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Augmented reality lifehack replaces the rubber bands and clips that worked for previous Pokémon games. Even though just-released smartphone game Pokémon GO was developed by San Francisco-based Niantic, it still retains many of the traditions that ...

New play to run in Tokyo, Osaka The presenters at the "Stage Play Tokyo Ghoul Special Event" performance revealed at Osaka's Mielparque Hall on July 3 that a new Tokyo Ghoul stage play based on Sui Ishida's Tokyo Ghoul manga has been green-lit.

The Fandom Post Vinyet Escribano

What They Say: "The Outside of Madness" Natsuki Subaru, an ordinary high school student, is on his way home from the convenience store when he finds himself transported to another world. As he's lost and confused in a new world where he doesn't ev...

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Crunchyroll Scott Green

On September 9th, a Yowamushi Pedal - Spare Bike double movie, adapting Wataru Watanabe's spin-off/prequel about the back stories of the series' third-year cycling competitors, hits Japanese theaters for a limited, two-week run.

E-girls pop bottles and dance all night long in the extravagant MV for "Pink Champagne" (release date: August 10)! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Contributor Wanted! ! . . . To Keep Reading . . . 続きを読むには Related Artists : E-girls Author Okkun ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

"A good-natured show, a box of surprises. " That's a charming description of Mob Psycho 100, the new BONES-produced anime based on the manga by One-Punch Man creator ONE. With the first episode having gone live on Crunchyroll this morning, we now ...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix showcased the latest on their upcoming PS4 and PS Vita RPG World of Final Fantasy at Japan Expo this weekend. Here's new footage from Famitsu, Dengeki, and 4Gamer. Famitsu: Dengeki: 4Gamer: World of Final Fantasy will release for PlayS...

TOKYO IDOL FESTIVAL 2016, the largest idol festival in the world, has added a new performer. . . "Team Syachihoko"! Team Syachihoko is an idol group from Nagoya, and it is the first time in four years for them to attend Tokyo Idol Festival!

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Summer is already here, which means that the Spring 2016 anime season has already ended. While many of us are enjoying the new crop of anime titles which are introduced this season, let us take a look back at last season, which fielded a very surp...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 11, 2016 . 8:30am "We need your help, Star Fox! Astalos has declared war! " That may not be exactly what General Pepper said in Star Fox 64, but that quote would fit quite well into Monster Hunter Generations.

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More artists for TBS' music program "Ongaku no Hi" have been announced. Newly added artists to the line up include aiko, Eir Aoi, Ikimonogakari, Ohara Sakurako, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, GLIM SPANKY, Sakana-kun, Sukima Switch, SPYAIR, Spitz, Tokyo Ska Pa...

Despite the year not being over yet, voters have been quizzed as to the best mangaka of 2016 (so far), with the comedic tendencies of a well-known author easily securing the top of the list. The ranking: 1.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Announced at this weekend's Tales Of Festival, Asteria, the mobile social game from Bandai Namco's Tales Of RPG series, will be teaming with four games in the [email protected] series including Platinum Stars, Cinderella Girls, Side M, and Million...

The God Eater anime adaptation-based on the games published by Bandai Namco Entertainment-is coming to Blu-ray in North America courtesy of Aniplex of America later this year. The first of two volumes, featuring episodes 1-7, will arrive on Novemb...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the live-action clip featuring the two members of the unit GLM SPANKY, Universal Music Japan has also posted a 90-second music video for "Ikari wo Kureyo" (Give Me Anger), the theme song for the upcoming 13th One Piece feature film, One ...

Anime Evo FlareKnight

This is yet another week where I am kind of dumbfounded on talking about this. Another completely outstanding episode from Re:Zero. It is going to be a serious challenge for the rest of the anime of the year to match up with this thing.

Kalafina revealed more details for new single blaze - jacket covers, full track list, bonus details and preview music video unveiled. Their 19th single has tie-up as ending theme for anime The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Arslan Senki Fujin Ranbu, アルス...

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