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These beautiful pieces are both magical and terrifying. There are a number of amazing folk legends from Asia which combine mysticism with creepy entities you wouldn't want to meet in a dark alley, and Malaysian artist Zeen Chin brilliantly melds t...

by Matt Schley Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 7/27/2016 Summer in Japan. If you've seen enough anime, you know what's up: festivals, fireworks, yukata and the relentless sound of cicadas.

Shoji Kawamori scarcely needs an introduction - as the father of the hallowed Macross franchise and a legend in the field, Kawamori has racked up hits both critical and commercial throughout his entire blockbuster career.

IGN Nicole Carpenter

Share. Gotta catch 'em all. By Nicole Carpenter Jason Paige - the singer for the original Pokemon anime's theme song - got back into a recording studio to reminisce about the beloved '90s TV show intro.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

An early look at Shounen Magazine has revealed plans for a TV anime adaptation of Kouji Seo's (Suzuka, A Town Where You Live) 2014 ongoing relationship drama/comedy Fuuka. The manga is running digitally on Crunchyroll and is sold by Kodansha Comics.

Folks who dreamed of seeing the worlds of Neon Genesis Evangelion and Godzilla combine have definitely been having fun with all the promotion building up to today's Japanese theatrical release of Shin Godzilla, AKA Godzilla Resurgence.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

None the less, even though this particular Water-type Pokémon (known as Koiking in Japan) is about as useful as a soggy bag of tissues, there are still Magikarp fans out there, and The Pokémon Company wants to show their solidarity with an officia...

Game developer Level-5, the folks behind the popular Professor Layton puzzler series, are back with another addition to the franchise, but this time around, the character in charge is the professor's daughter Katrielle Layton, who is, as the title...

If you're one of those people who somehow seems to attract every thirsty mosquito in the area, these cleverly designed, wearable mosquito nets will save you days of tortuous itching and scratching. Designed and produced by BIBILAB, these human-sha...

The Mobile Police Patlabor anime is making a comeback thanks to Japan Animator Expo, the series of anime shorts from Dwango and Hideaki Anno's Studio Khara. According to the official announcement, the aptly-titled Mobile Police Patlabor Reboot wil...

ARAMA! JAPAN Reileen

The latest drama ratings chart is updated. Also, you can check out Arama's list of Summer Jdramas 2016 previously posted here. Summer 2016 JDrama TV Drama Ratings TV St Time Drama 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Ave Fuji TV Mon, 9pm Suki na Hito ga Iru Koto 10.

Japanator Red Veron

The Monster Hunter franchise's meteoric rise in Japan in the past decade has given birth to a new genre that is still going strong in Japan with numerous contenders that spring up every so often. While many Japanese games that tried to cash in on ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website of the upcoming TV anime TRICKSTER today announced that it will premiere on Tokyo MX and Yomiuri TV on October 3, then on BS11 on the following day. It is also confirmed that its ED theme song "1HOPE SNIPER" is performed by 22...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This week's Naruto Shippuden episode 469, "A Special Mission," is a bit of back story. BUT, it's not conventional filler. It's a Masashi Kishimoto story, featuring something that he debuted at the Kishimoto Masashi Naruto Ten (Exhibition) last spr...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix is going to fully reveal a new "dramatic RPG" title called Kamitsuri on August 1, but they shared a sneak peek with its first teaser trailer showing off some of its characters and setting. Not much is known about Kamitsuri, but Square ...

tokyohive Shiso

Brilliant new vocal hero Amatsuki will unleash his second major album 'Hakoniwa Dramatic' in Europe on July 29 courtesy of JPU Records. The Japanese star, who first began posting cover songs on video sharing websites a few years, has now accumulat...

Siliconera Sato

Compile Heart recently revealed Nep-Nep Connect: Chaos Chanpuru, their upcoming free-to-play card game on PS Vita featuring various series characters. Here's a look at its first teaser trailer. As previously reported, the game features over 100 ch...

Kahotan's Blog Kahotan

Today's Main Feature! Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Today I'm going to be taking a look at. . . Nendoroid Mumei! From the anime series 'Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress' comes a Nendoroid of Mumei wearing her combat uniform!

WOWJAPAN freakpool

After years of memories, two of Weekly Shonen Jump's most beloved titles will be coming to an end. The 35th issue of Shonen Jump's magazine has revealed that both Nisekoi and Bleach will be ending in the exact same double issue, issue #36 - 37, wh...

ARAMA! JAPAN Indigo

Level-5, the company behind hit franchises Yo-kai Watch, Professor Layton, and Inazuma Eleven held an press conference on Wednesday called "Level-5 Vision 2016 -New Heroes-". Several exciting news were revealed in the event, such as the announceme...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 28, 2016 . 11:30am NIS America's latest trailer for Criminal Girls 2: Party Favors reintroduces the series' battle system. Players don't directly tell the girls in the party what to do.

The fast-paced fisticuffs and time traveling antics of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 has once again featured in the game's latest trailer, bound to appeal to not only hardcore Dragon Ball Z fans but those who enjoyed the previous well received installme...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

Considering this episode didn't feature who I felt was the strongest character of the first two episodes (Seiha) it was remarkably successful in moving the story forward. Battery isn't a series that's interested in warm and cuddly, that's for sure...

The Vita Lounge crispyn64

Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness. Specifically, the released information states that games purchased with a US PSN account will receive a redeemable code for the first two subtitled episodes of the hit anime's first season!

The scantily clad Felt of nonstop trauma anime Re:Zero may be able to steal some attention away from the ridiculously revered maid twins with this lovely cosplay, though the cute girl may still have a difficult time keeping up in regards to popula...

How would you rate episode 469 of Naruto Shippūden ? With the Otsutsuki family's backstory in the can, Naruto Shippūden takes us on another trip to the past-albeit a far less distant past than the one we just spent a month exploring.

Enstarz‎ EnStars

With avid fans of the long-running 'Naruto' franchise all but fed up with the innumerable filler arcs in the anime, if Studio Pierrot finally going to give fans what they want? Sign Up for Newsletter With avid fans of the long-running "Naruto" fra...

Source: VIZ Media, MediaLab press releases Special Thanks to Jane Lui and Erik Jansen Image courtesy of VIZ Media. © 2002 Masashi Kishimoto VIZ Media, LLC, a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertain...

Siliconera Asma

By Asma . July 28, 2016 . 5:45pm The teaser trailer for Wild Guns: Reloaded gives viewers a glimpse of the two new characters being added to the SNES remake. Joining Clint and Annie on the steampunk shoot out in the wild west are Bullet and Annie.

WOWJAPAN freakpool

In 2006, mangaka Hiro Mashima launched Fairy Tail inside the pages of Weekly Shonen Magazine, and 10 years later, the manga is still going strong with 35 million copies in print in Japan alone. The manga has become a worldwide bestseller and has b...

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