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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Pokémon was born in Japan. Yet, the game isn't out yet in the country. While people might be getting impatient, Niantic CEO John Hanke has explained the hold up. The servers can't yet handle the game in Japan.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 18, 2016 . 8:57am On July 19, Atlus will be making seven Persona 5 announcements during a NicoNico Live broadcast. Ahead of the presentation, it's been streaming new game footage on the site.

New School Kaidan Number244

For the second promotional video from their July 27, 2016 release, Kobushi Factory break out a samba themed party. "Samba! Kobushi Janeiro" is just in time for the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and the song is brimming with enthusiasm for Team...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

What follows is a translated article from Animate Times, covering an all-night Re:ZERO screening event that was held in Shinjuku on June 18. We've got BlackDragonHunt to thank for the translation, so go ahead and dig in for some fantastic insight ...

Food Wars! has returned. The second season of the series, entitled The Second Plate, has begun airing, causing mass salivation throughout the world. And now the music video for the opening theme, "ROUGH DIAMONDS," has been released, giving us a ch...

Now that the long-running MythBusters has come to an end, former co-host Adam Savage has a bit more time on his hands, and has wisely decided to use it for - what else? - cosplay. The special effects designer recently gave a TED Talk in which he p...

New School Kaidan Number244

Kobushi Factory show us the third promotional video from their July 27 2016 triple a-side release "Samba! Kobushi Janeiro / Bacchikoi Seishun! / Ora wa Ninkimono". This time around, the Factory girls bring us their cover of Crayon Shin-chan's thir...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website of the three-part new 3DCG film project Cyborg 009 Call of Justice launched today, announcing its theatrical release schedule in Japan. The first part will open on November 25, 2016, then the second will follow on December 2, ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Nozomi Entertainment continues to plumb the depths of the old Anime Today podcast to bring interviews to life on YouTube and expand their reach with them. The latest one to be added is from February 2009 where they say down with Jonathan Clements,...

The Fandom Post G.B. Smith

Orange The future is changing for Kakeru as Naho begins to take action based upon the letter. Or is it? It's hard to tell when some minor details appear to diverge, but major events still seem on track for the tragic future ahead.

New School Kaidan David Liao

David Liao 22 mins ago PV Release List Leave a comment Good gravy, Akishibu Project just released their PV for their first major single Summer☆Summer. Related Akishibu Project Summer☆Summer アキシブproject 2016-07-17 David Liao Share Facebook Twitter ...

Almost six months after first disbandment rumours, SMAP is facing another critical point in their career. The band has withdrawn in the last minute from both "big" music shows of the season: "Ongaku no Hi" on TBS and "FNS Uta no Natsu Matsuri" on ...

Siliconera Sato

Series' general director Daisuke Ishiwatari made an appearance at EVO 2016 where he revealed Dizzy for Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator along with a trailer showing off her new design. Starting tomorrow (or later today), July 18, Dizzy will join Guilty ...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

South Korea is making its own idol drama based on Bandai Namco's hit idol franchise, The iDOLM@STER. There are 19 finalists and one of them to make the cut includes Japanese seiyuu, Yuka Teramoto. The 19 finalists have now entered training camp, w...

On the 15th July, tabloid 'Friday' reported that actress Yuriko Yoshitaka (27) and Kanjani8 member Tadayoshi Okura (31) are dating. Paps caught Yoshitaka during her frequent visits to Okura's apartment.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco released a funky new clip for their upcoming Nintendo 3DS game Dragon Ball Fusions, showing off some more of its character fusion possibilities. Dragon Ball Fusions has various characters from throughout the entire series-from Dragon ...

The San Francisco Bay Area's Premiere Japanese pop culture event celebrates "Harajuku" and "Kawai" fashion with guests of honor and unique opportunities to purchase products from a dynamic array of fashion brands San Francisco, CA, July 15, 2016 -...

Siliconera Sato

At EVO 2016 this weekend, Bandai Namco revealed two characters that are joining the cast of Tekken 7 with Bob and "Master Raven. " Here are their introduction trailers. Master Raven The original Raven made his debut in Tekken 5 with origins that a...

What I've noticed with Sunshine is that they take similar situations from School Idol Project, but makes them different. Like the characters and the events that happened, like Mari being a boob toucher, the gym being almost empty.

Last week I raved about 91Days' premiere-lauding its superb production, unique setting, lively characters, and excellently paced plot. The show's sophomore episode continues to build on all of these qualities-elevating them to just the right level...

The Fandom Post Karyna Kouruklis

As likable as Handa is, his negative outlook leads to mixed results in his encounters with various students. What They Say: Episode 2: "Handa-kun and the Continuation of Episode 1, Handa-kun and the Chairperson, Handa-kun and the Model" The Review...

Good news for Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] fans. Now through August 16, 2016, fans of popular anime "Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]" can step into the fantasy world in a new collaboration with Mabinogi, one of the world's most ...

What's helping turn Japanese youngsters into stars on Vine, the Twitter-owned social network devoted to looping, six-second video clips, is the stodginess of this nation's business world. Japan Inc. companies, both big and small, are generally so ...

Game Industry News Michael Blaker

Michael Blaker Game Industry News is running the best blog posts from people writing about the game industry. Articles here may originally appear on Michael's blog, Windborne's Story Eatery. This week for Anime Sunday I've got another first impres...

The impending western release of Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force has enlightened possible buyers to the game's seemingly uninspired RPG action and English dub, bound to get those with tastes for such elements hyped up.

Amanchu's adorable schoolgirl action has resumed with its 2nd broadcast, sure to tempt viewers with its humor and subtle yuri service but bound to get on the nerves of some with the nonstop usage of its trademark "moeblob" heads.

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