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At least 19 people were killed and as many as 20 wounded by a knife-wielding man at a facility for the disabled in Japan early on Tuesday, Kyodo news agency reported. Police in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, west of Tokyo have arrested a 20-year...

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Things just keep turning in that particular direction. . . There's been an awful lot of tension thus far, and this is the latest chapter in that. . . but they do pack in a crazy bunch of clues in with this.

21st volume ships on October 26; manga side story set after main story debuts this fall The September issue of Kadokawa's Asuka magazine published the final chapter of Tomo Takabayashi and Temari Matsumoto's Kyo Kara Maoh!

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Satoshi Uematsu KANAGAWA (TR) - The 26-year-old suspect in a stabbing rampage early Tuesday inside a facility for the handicapped in Sagamihara City had sent a letter to a lawmaker in Tokyo that discussed the elimination of handicapped persons, in...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

It's the cutest dashboard camera we've ever seen! While dash cams are becoming increasingly popular with drivers as a handy tool for recording evidence during road accidents and traffic incidents, the recording devices continue to be housed in pla...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Gakuen Handsome, a TV anime based on the bizarre B. L. spoof game by Team YokkyuFuman, will be airing on Tokyo MX and other stations beginning on in October of 2016, and the series will feature two different audio tracks: one for the TV anime voic...

New School Kaidan David Liao

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Oh My Neighbor Totoro. The Studio Ghibli classic, released in 1988, quickly became the face of the studio and spawned more merchandise than you can shake a Catbus at. But it's safe to say the world has never seen a piece of Totoro merch like this.

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Still no specific release date in the West Berserk, the Warriors-style adaptation of the dark fantasy manga and anime series of the same name, has been hit with a delay in Japan. The bloody hack and slasher was due out on the 21st September, but i...

I never expected Hanamaru to leap straight into one of my favorite girl spots! Because honestly, how can I not love someone who appreciates the goodness that we call Hoshizora Rin? Everlasting Friendship Okay seriously though, I actually thoroughl...

Idol mecha anime Macross Delta has catered to the idol-loving crowd more than ever with its latest broadcast, providing a dazzling array of sexy visuals that will no doubt maintain the interests of rabid idol fans - should the mecha combat prove i...

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...

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 ...

Trends in Japan William

Courier company Yamato Transport has teamed up with DeNA to launch a self-driving car delivery service from March 2017. The driverless automobiles are branded with the distinctive black cat logo of Yamato, whose green cars, carts, or bicycles are ...

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Hideaki Sorachi's Gintama is getting itself its very own live-action movie, and they really aren't trolling people like they usually do! Recently, fans visiting the Toei Kyoto Studio Park, which is a theme park where live-action samurai movies are...

East Asia Forum Geng Song

Author: Geng Song, UHK Descendants of the Sun, a South Korean TV drama featuring a romance between a soldier and a surgeon in a fictional war-torn nation, is reigniting K-drama fever across Asia. In China alone, where the program is simultaneously...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We learned back in March that Yuki Midorikawa's manga series Natsume's Book of Friends will be getting a fifth season with tentative plans for this fall. That's now been confirmed through the official site that updated to begin the more formal mar...

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, the CG-animated film that's a key part of the Final Fantasy XV franchise, will be released in digital form August 30, reports ANN. That'll follow the film's limited American theatrical release, which begins August 19.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco recently revealed Macross Delta Scramble, an upcoming flight action shooter for PS Vita that features story from the anime and guests from the series. The game's TV spot videos give us a first look at its action.

Siliconera Sato

With Mobius Final Fantasy releasing in the West on August 3, Square Enix put together a little teaser trailer to give us a glimpse of the upcoming smartphone game in action. Mobius Final Fantasy is made by staff known for their work on various Fin...

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...

Much like Knights of Sidonia before it, the next anime based on a manga by Tsutomu Nihei, Blame! , is planned for release on Netflix. Kodansha Comics announced plans on Sunday for Blame! to be a Netflix original anime film, with the premiere set f...

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.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Two years after the Kickstarter campaign for anime project "Under the Dog" was announced at Otakon, Otakorp Inc. has announced that members of the creative team will attend the "Under the Dog" premiere at Otakon 2016.

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.

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 ...

Japan Today LINDA LOMBARDI

Everyone's surprised that "Pokemon Go" is getting people out from behind their screens and out of the house. But Japanese animated creations have a much longer tradition of sending people on real-world adventures, although in a very different way.

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...

Anime Evo setsuken

Well it was fun while it lasted. After three episodes of following the spirit of the source material to a T, this week's Tales of Zestiria the X episode broke from tradition and went in a very different direction from that of the game.

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...

Last week I complained about how DAYS wasn't providing much of any substantial character development. Now, at the prospect of introducing yet another character, I was really worried that the issue would be exacerbated, as the cast is further and f...

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