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July 27, 2016, 8:30 AM
July 27, 2016, 8:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This is Tsuruma Park in Nagoya, Japan. The fountain area looks like a giant Poké Ball and started attracting Pokémon Go players after a Mewtwo rumor began circulating on Twitter. As LiveDoor reports, it all started when someone on Twitter claimed ... 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.

METANORN skylion

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...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Due out in North America this September, the Attack on Titan Coloring Book aims to get in on that ever-growing market of coloring activity books for adults. Only. . . aren't those supposed to provide stress relief?

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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

You can't keep a good team down and it looks like the Bikini Warriors property from the summer 2015 anime season is coming back. The show that has its basis in Monthly Hobby Japan is going to get two new OVAs that will be released this fall.

Honey's Anime HoneyFeed

What You Need to Know: It has been revealed that in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Kazuya Minekura's Saiyuki series, the currently serialised sequel Saikyuki RELOAD BLAST will be getting an anime adaptation.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

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...

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 broadcast online, it h...

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...

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...

I've already mentioned why I don't like Dia, but Chika is getting more and more on my nerves. She's extremely pushy and rude, and she's more of an airhead than Honoka was. Also, I just feel like she's not taking this school idol business as seriou...

Places like shrines and train stations featured in these cartoons are often hunted down by fans on visits called seichijunrei, which translates as "holy land pilgrimage. " Local governments and businesses sometimes even promote the connections to ...

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.

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.

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.

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...

Siliconera Jenni

Summon Night 6 is coming to the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in February 2017, and PlayStation 4 owners will have the option of picking up a Wonderful Edition with a price that varies depending on when you order it.

Luffy and the Straw Hat Pirates find themselves more powerful than ever yet still their gullible and goofy selves in One Piece Film: Gold, their 13th leap to the silver screen (and first since 2012). Maintaining the thrills and visual excitement o...

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