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Crunchyroll Scott Green

Kazuya Minekura's Journey To The West inspired bishonen adventure Saiyuki has begun preparing for 2017's celebration of its 20th anniversary. A website has launched, revealing that the series' fourth iteration, 2009's Saiyuki Reload Blast, will be...

The official website for the Gakuen Handsome television anime announced on Sunday that there will be two casts for the show's premiere in October. The OVA's cast and the original game's cast will be reprising their roles for two separate audio tra...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

The loveable furry character from Studio Ghibli's My Neighbour Totoro gets a skin-tight makeover for summer. From wallets to umbrellas, suitcases and mousepads, Totoro, from the Studio Ghibli film My Neighbour Totoro, has adorned many a cute item ...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix revealed today that the newest character to join Dissidia Final Fantasy on arcade is none other than Kain Highwind of Final Fantasy IV. Here's a look at its introduction trailer. Kain Highwind will join Dissidia Final Fantasy as part o...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The latest commercial for Tales of Berseria features a confrontation between Velvet and Eleanor, an exorcist who lives to protect the world from daemons. She doesn't take Velvet's attacks on they Abbey, the exorcist organization, lightly, hence th...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix had a few announcements to share for their upcoming CGI film Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV at San Diego Comic with a list of participating theaters, release dates, and a new trailer. The magical kingdom of Lucis is home to the sacred C...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Outside the Tsukui Yamayuri-en facility in Midori Ward KANAGAWA (TR) - Kanagawa Prefectural Police have arrested a former male employee at a handicapped facility in Sagamihara City after more than a dozen persons were killed and nearly 50 injured ...

Siliconera Casey

By Casey . July 24, 2016 . 11:30am New gameplay footage of Paper Mario: Color Splash has come out of this year's Comic-Con. In the following video from Polygon, Mario investigates some strange goings-on at a haunted hotel.

Baltimore, MD (July 22, 2016) - Two years after the indie anime project "Under the Dog" was announced at Otakon, members of the team that brought it to life will attend its premiere at Otakon 2016, according to Otakorp Inc.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sometimes reviving a demon king isn't a bad thing for the world. What They Say: In a strange dark age, across the land that will someday become Europe, the Divine Empire has been on the march, ruthlessly devouring its weaker neighbors for generati...

Siliconera Casey

By Casey . July 24, 2016 . 3:30pm Fans of Monopoly have a new special edition of the classic board game to look forward to. USAopoly has Monopoly: Pokémon Johto Edition listed as "coming soon," and the board game will feature iconic Pokémon, chara...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Now that Pokémon Go is available in Japan, it's on its way to consuming local social media. So, you're now seeing all the "so many Zubats! " and "so many Doduo! " jokes in Japanese. Except, since it's Japanese social media, the jokes have 20k retw...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With a couple of works behind it already, Kaitou Tenshi Twin Angel announced earlier this month that there's a planned 2017 run of new material for the property. The official site has now opened and that has a new promotional video arriving that f...

Otaku with some extra, extra, EXTRA-disposable income might want to turn their attention to a new One Piece figure that's about to debut in Japan. In the most appropriate way to commemorate the release of the new feature film, One Piece Film Gold ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The September issue of manga magazine Afternoon, on sale in Japan July 25th, is announcing that Shimoku Kio's Genshiken: Second Season will be ending in the magazine's October issue, on sale August 25th.

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The newest feature to be announced for idol-raising sim IdolMaster: Platinum Stars has taken the form of a free downloadable concert known as a "DL Live", which grants players exclusive costumes and accessories upon completion - though many have d...

Siliconera Sato

Splatoon's 16th and last Splatfest has finally come to an end and the scientists from the Squid Research Lab have announced which team of our favorite idols of the Squid Sisters was victorious. . . . and the winner of the final Splatfest goes to T...

This harmony of three colors, red vermilion, green and white, can be seen at many Japanese shrines and temples. When I took this photo at Fushimi Inari in Kyoto, I was charmed by the colors, warmed up by the setting sun.

As usual, every time WonFes comes, my social mediums will be flooded with lots of updates on upcoming figures and stuff. . . XDc Today is no exception as it is the day of Wonderful Festival 2016 Summer!

ARAMA! JAPAN Indigo

Every year, at the San Diego Comic-Con, The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards was given for various creative works in the American Comic industry. However, one category in particular, namely the Best U.

By Sarah Marsh HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba may be one of the world's least connected countries but that is not stopping the Japanese subculture of animated movies, manga comics and video games from spreading feverishly among its youth.

Ever wished you could have the chance to go back and be at school again? No more need to work, just chill out with friends and learn stuff? Certainly it's a moment that comes to all of us at some point I suspect, and between the recent Erased and ...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

A U. S. serviceman was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after a vehicle he was driving rammed into a car stopped at a signal OKINAWA (TR) - Since the lifting of an off-base ban on alcohol last month, Okinawa Prefectural Police have arrested ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The next HoneyWorks based project has been announced with Suki ni Naru Sono Shunkan o making its debut on December 17th, 2016. The first teaser for it has arrived from Aniplex Japan along with the reveal of the cast for the project.

This week's 91Days just sort of carries the plot along without spicing things up too much-and that's totally okay. I feel the last two episode have sort of spoiled us with nonstop action and intrigue, while episode three slows the pace down so tha...

Sakura Doujin Mr.Monttu

It is a great day to be JRPG gamer on PC, because NIS America is bringing one of the classic Playstation 2's SRPGs the Phantom Brave to Steam. NIS America brought Disgaea for PC gamers ealrier this year and it is good to see that the company keeps...

Selective Hearing Selective Hearing

NEWS ANGERME has added 12-year old Hello! Pro Kenshuusei Kasahara Momoka to the group. AKB48 Team A's Hirata Rina has announced her graduation from the group. She intends to go to college. Her graduation date will be revealed at a later time.

There's still eight more episodes of this? I'm already sweating from an overdose of emotions. We're now at the point where I basically remember nothing of what's to come, but each passing episode has made these characters more likeable and heartbr...

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