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Reuters.com Issei Kato

A knife-wielding man stabbed and killed 19 people as they slept at a facility for the disabled in a town near Tokyo early on Tuesday, a senior government official said, Japan's worst mass killing in decades.

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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!

Siliconera Sato

Nep-Nep Connect: Chaos Champuru and this week's issue of Dengeki PlayStation has provided the first details, revealing it as a F2P PS Vita card game. [Thanks, Hachima. ] Nep-Nep Connect: Chaos Champuru is an upcoming card game that features over 1...

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...

Siliconera Sato

Sega announced today at the Akihabara event in the UDX Theater that Yakuza 6: Poetry of Life is releasing in Japan on December 8, 2016 and that it will be the "final chapter of Kazuma Kiryu's legend. " Other than the reveal of the official title, ...

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

David Liao 21 mins ago PV Release List Leave a comment Uh oh, there's a new PV for NMB's new single. Related bikinis bokuwa inai NMB48 僕はいない 2016-07-25 David Liao Share Facebook Twitter Google + Tags bikinis bokuwa inai NMB48 僕はいない About David Lia...

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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...

Push Square Push Square

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...

DualShockers Giuseppe Nelva

Square Enix released a brand new video dedicated to World of Final Fantasy, featuring the opening song of the game, The video also showcases some absolutely adorable anime cutscenes, but this is World of Final Fantasy, so "adorable" is no surprise...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

They say that necessity is the mother of inventions, and Pokemon Go players have been getting tired arms from holding your smartphone for long hours. But in Japan, players have invented an ingenious new accessory that lets you conveniently rest yo...

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...

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 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...

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.

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.

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.

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

At least 19 people were killed in a stabbing rampage at the Tsukui Yamayuri-en facility in Sagamihara City early Tuesday KANAGAWA (TR) - Kanagawa Prefectural Police have arrested a 26-year-old former employee at a facility for the disabled in Saga...

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