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Kotaku East Cecilia D'Anastasio

A new anime about a "strange cat" that is also a banana is proving popular among American adults. It is called Bananya and is best characterized as slice-of-life-meets-annoying-plush-toy. Bananya is a combination of the words "banana" and "nyan," ...

DualShockers Giuseppe Nelva
RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Female Pikachu takes center stage in promoting new line of makeup created with Japanese fashion brand. It's a busy time for the Pokémon franchise, what with the launch of Pokémon GO marking its first foray into mobile games.

sfstation Shayna Yasuhara

This year, J-POP SUMMIT attendees will be able to experience a vibrant two-day celebration of Japanese pop-influenced culture including edgy fashion events, pop art exhibits, live music, a technology summit, interactive activities, ramen vendors, ...

GoBoiano Media QuannyBoii

Role models, where would we be without them? Watching Amaama to Inazuma has been a tear-jerking, parent-inspiring experience so far. Make us wonder if there are parents who could learn a thing from anime and manga?

CGMagazine Elias Blondeau

Total Shares 0 In the latest issue of Famitsu, Bandai Namco confirmed development on a new game in the Macross franchise. Based on the latest television series, Macross Delta Scramble will be launching on the PS Vita on October 20 in Japan.

CGMagazine Elias Blondeau
Siliconera Sato

We previously got a peek at Schierke in the latest batch of Berserk screenshots, and Bandai Namco made the official announcement including Serpico in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine. The top image is our first look at Serpico along with anot...

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, ...

Things are looking pretty grim in the latest trailer for Godzilla Resurgence, AKA Shin Godzilla, which has Evangelion's Hideaki Anno teaming up with live-action Attack on Titan director Shinji Higuchi for what the latter promises will be the "scar...

Wake Up, Girls! , the anime series about a Tohoku-based production company that forms an idol group, is becoming a stage play that'll open in January 2017. Okay, anime-based plays are pretty common these days, but here's the thing: the play will s...

RocketNews24 Shannon McNaught

Okay, there isn't actually a working Catbus there, but you can see the next best thing! The Ghibli Museum, located in Mitaka, Japan, was closed for a couple of months for construction earlier this year, but it reopened on July 16 with some renewed...

Siliconera Sato

The Pokémon Company has released the latest on Pokémon Sun & Moon with a look at brand new Pokémon such as Mimikyu, Bewear, and more, along with details on the new Pokémon Global Link. The above trailer gives us a look at the six new Pokémon that ...

Siliconera Sato

Following the highlight clip on Rokurou, Bandai Namco shared another video and this time we get another look at the self-proclaimed "great sorceress" Magilou, who is also a bit of a chatterbox. Here's some more on Magilou from Bandai Namco: Magilo...

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.

Chinese travellers have ranked India as the third most popular destination. (Representational Image) Mumbai: Chinese travellers have ranked India as the third most popular destination globally for exploring local culture, behind Japan and Australi...

Monogatari's lovable Hachikuji Mayoi has obtained a rather convincing cosplay from the skilled Marina Nagasawa, an idol revered for her unparalleled beauty and resemblance to a genuine JC (even though she is actually 20) - a trait that has probabl...

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...

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...

So this week we finally encounter a love rival. Of course with a romance drama show like Orange there had to be someone who would stand on their way right? Except there's not much of a rival really since Naho never stands a chance against the new ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

As reported, Tokyo-based confectionery company BAKE previously released several decorated cakes with illustrations of the most famous vocaloid character Hatsune Miku from its PICTCAKEchara brand, all drawn by popular artist Nardack.

July 19, 2016 • By Francesco De Meo Last week, Koei Tecmo confirmed that the upcoming game based on the manga and anime series Berserk, currently in development by Omega Force, is going to be released in the West sooner than anticipated.

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,...

iDigitalTimes ND Medina

Summer 2016 's Orange is based off a popular sci-fi/romance/slice-of-life manga, which has also been adapted into a live-action film. The concept of time travel and changing past regrets is a popular theme in the latest anime seasons, with shows l...

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 ...

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...

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.

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 ...

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...

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