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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.

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...

GoBoiano Media Milo Lee

Could you truly say you know anime without knowing your anime butts? Of course not. So test out your booty knowledge and find out whether you do know your anime characters from top to bottom. Milo Lee, GoBoiano Writer Milo is a guy who gave up eve...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Beginning in October of 2016, Japanese toymakers Takara Tomy are rolling out a new line of Beyblade Burst toys designed to appeal to the nostalgia fans feel for characters from the earlier Beyblade manga and TV anime series.

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 The band has withdrawn in the last minute from both "big" music shows of the season: "Ongaku no Hi" on TBS and "FNS Uta no Natsu Matsuri" on ...

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 ...

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...

Siliconera Casey

By Casey . July 17, 2016 . 9:30am Now that Pokémon GO is available in multiple regions across the world, many of you may be wondering just how the mega-popular app actually works. In a recent video by DigitalFoundry, we get a look at the technolog...

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 ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

June 30th's issue 14 of Space Battleship Yamato fan magazine Ship's Log offered the fourth part of an interview series with Executive Producer Shoji Nishizaki and Producer Hirotaka Furukawa, and that in turn offered some intriguing updates for int...

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 ...

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...

FanSided Daniel George 55 minutes ago

Representing anime fighters on their own at Evo 2016, Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator really turned up the heat. Anime fighters, compared to other games at Evo, usually get a bad rap. The overall unfamiliarity for casual audiences means their complex s...

Print Email Font Resize Taste Our Terroir: Livermore Valley's event offers four days of winemaker and chef competitions, food and wine events, cooking classes, wine seminars, tours and more. July 21-24.

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...

For the past few years, the beginning of July has found me on a flight from Tokyo to Los Angeles to attend Anime Expo , the largest annual North American convention devoted to Japanese popular culture, and its related industry-only event, Project ...

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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