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GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Recovering from Re:Zero episode 17? Just stop and get ready for more despair. Episode 18 is being hyped by the Re:Zero production committee as "the worst, the best, the despair, the hope, and. . . this 25 minutes and 45 seconds which burns your he...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It looks like it's going to be the end of the road for two series in just a few weeks in Japan as an early look at the next installment of Weekly Shonen Jump, which features the debut of The Promised Neverland, is highlighting that the installment...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

We have a "controversy" in otaku-dom. Hiroshi Kamiya is one of the hottest voice actors in the industry. His roles include Kou Ichinomiya (Arakawa Under the Bridge), Levi Ackerman (Attack on Titan) and Izaya Orihara (Durarara!

ARAMA! JAPAN Kristin

Singer and former Morning Musume member Natsumi Abe gave birth to her first child on July 26. Abe and her husband, actor Ikusaburo Yamazaki, made a joint announcement through her agency on the 27th. Both the mother and child are said to be in good...

Wonder Festival also has Japanese cosplayers to flock around and gathered. Like any other conventions, nothing is complete without cosplayers. So here are some of the best and cutest cosplay pictures that we got from over twitter.

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

BAND-MAID went viral all over the world when their music video for "Thrill" was uploaded on Facebook, the video hitting over 2,000,000 plays in only two weeks. Ever since the band has been receiving offers from events all over the world, including...

At Anime Expo this year, we had the opportunity to sit down with the Japanese crew and English cast of My Hero Academia. Director Kenji Nagasaki, producer Wakana Okamura, the voice of Midoriya Justin Briner, and the voice of All Might Chris Sabat ...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

A recent poll on Akiba Souken's Anime Portal website asked Japanese fans to rank their favorite ocean, beach, or seaside themed anime that they'd like to watch during the blazing days of summer. Fans were allowed to pick their 3 favorites from a l...

It's not just your average fan that's getting swept up in the mania of Pokémon Go. Even Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi couldn't resist joining in with the rest of us, and he did so shortly after the Japanese launch with some tribute art.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 27, 2016 . 8:45am Yakuza 0 has a launch date. People in North America and Europe will be able to grab a digital or physical copy of the PlayStation 4 game on January 24, 2017. In addition, an official website has been launched.

RocketNews24 KK Miller

Because nothing says Mountain Day more than being able to cook instant noodles in nature. The first holiday of the summer Umi no Hi, or Marine Day, has been enjoyed in Japan since 1996 as a way to give thanks to everything the ocean has to offer.

The toast goes flying as UPUPGIRLS (KARI) take a page straight out of the handbook of anime cliches and make it unforgettably bizarre in the "Future Music Video" for one of their classic songs "Bare Bare I LOVE YOU"!

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Revered instant ramen manufacturer Nissin Ramen has bombarded the internet with a unique new advert that has attempted to blend as many attention-grabbing CM staples together as possible, sure to be generating notoriety and profits as well as laug...

ARAMA! JAPAN Ronald

EXILE will release their new single, "Joy-ride ~Kanki no Drive~", on August 17! The song serves as the theme song for Fuji TV's coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics. The ATSUSHI-penned single is released a month before EXILE celebrates the 15th anniv...

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...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This month, the Twitter account for the three-OAD episode adaptation of Kore Yamazaki's supernatural fantasy/mystery The Ancient Magus' Bride passed 10,000 Twitter followers. To celebrate, the WIT STUDIO (Attack on Titan, Kabaneri) production shar...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

As we've talked about a bit, the 2006 anime TV series Zegapain is getting a new compilation film produced that's set for an October 15th, 2016 theatrical launch as Zegapain ADP. We've had some minor promotion for it before and now Bandai Visual is...

The Tokyo Reporter Roland Shichijo

Satoshi Uematsu has been accused in the killing of 19 persons at a home for the disabled in Sagamihara City KANAGAWA, TOKYO (TR) - On Tuesday morning, a stabbing rampage at an assisted living facility in Sagamihara City left 19 dead and scores inj...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Yokai Watch is heading to smartphones in Japan, reports 4Gamer. Yokai Watch is heading to smartphones in Japan, reports 4Gamer. Based on the 3DS version, it will be out this fall in Japan on iOS and Android.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . July 27, 2016 . 6:30am Bandai Namco released the newest trailer for Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 in Japan, where we can check out the latest of the Time Patroller protagonist in action. As the Time Patroller, you'll get to witness all kinds o...

DualShockers Giuseppe Nelva

During Level-5's Vision 2016 presentation a new cross-media project was announced, named Megaton Musashi. It will include an action JRPG, an Anime, a series of toys and more. The story is set in a future where humanity lives in shelters, defending...

jrafanan jrafanan

Above all, meeting Mark has helped me to believe in myself even more than ever before. In similar ways, I have been pretty tired, stressed, and struggling to pump out content and share among clients and social media.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

According to the newest Oricon report, the first press limited edition Blu-ray disc of Kyoto Animation's 2015 film High☆Speed! - Free! Starting Days - sold 15,000 units in its first week, becoming the top-selling disc in its overall weekly Blu-ray...

The Fandom Post Darius Washington

Hey, folks. I'm just going to start right off the bat and say Star Trek Beyond is the best summer offering this year so far. This year has been rather stale since X-Men: Apocalypse (a most divisive movie, I know) in that it hasn't had much that co...

Matcha Hazuki's One Week Friends manga-previously adapted into a 2014 TV anime that streamed on Crunchyroll and is licensed by Sentai Filmworks-is heading to the big screen next. The film officially has a premiere date, which puts it in Japanese t...

Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - July 23rd/24th 01 (00) One Piece Film: Gold (Weeks: 01) 02 (01) Finding Dory (Weeks: 02) 03 (03) Pokemon the Movie XY&Z ...

METANORN Highway

Jul27 tfw you realize you're just a little too late Sometimes life is a series of obstacles. And sometimes you don't know that someone's obstacle is an accident or intentional. Dorobo Neko Flirtyflirtflirt I think that Naho's caught in this weird ...

Source: Toho Co. , Ltd. Official Site: shin-godzilla. jp (Japan) A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE With the Japanese theatrical release of SHIN GODZILLA (シン・ゴジラ, Shin Gojira, aka GODZILLA RESURGENCE) only a few days away, we thought we would share the Engli...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Players of Pokemon Go have been involved in 71 traffic incidents since the game's launch on Friday TOKYO (TR) - Police in Japan have responded to dozens of traffic incidents involving players of Pokemon Go since the launch of the popular smartphon...

Anime Evo setsuken

Well, this is turning out to be a darn shame. Every week I go into D. Gray-man Hallow with tempered expectations, and every week, I feel a little bit colder and sadder. There are these brief moments in every episode, moments that remind of the lov...

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