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July 30, 2016, 6:30 PM
July 30, 2016, 6:30 PM
GoBoiano Media Milo Lee

The news comes months after he was admitted to a hospital. He has reported that he's suffering from idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. The condition has had an impact on Maeda, who says in his Twitter how he does not wish to undergo surgery.

RocketNews24 KK Miller

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.

Shocking news emerged for young actor Mackenyu, son of the acting/martial arts legend Sonny Chiba. "Friday" found out that the 19-year old 'Chihayafuru' star, is hiding an illigitmate child. The girl is supposed to be 5 years old already, living w...

Crunchyroll Nate Ming

Fanart Friday returns, and it's hard to believe we're at this point. Last week, I gave my last list of RECOMMENDATIONS, but this week we're starting the long look back, going all the way back to Fanart Friday's first year!

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.

Want to add some cool effects to your Gundams? Premium Bandai, Bandai's official webshop, is accepting orders for FW Gundam Converge Wings of Light, an expansion set for the Strike Freedom Gundam and Destiny Gundam from the anime Mobile Suit Gunda...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Coming in December, pending licensing approval, online nerd gear retailer ThinkGeek is hard at work trying to make your dreams of cuddling with a giant, slothful bear monster come true. This Snorlax bean bag Pokémon chair measures almost 4 feet he...

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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Funimation's hoping to catch a lot of fans with a number of different configurations for their release of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya that's due out on September 13th, 2016. There's a good breakdown of them further down below the video to ch...

Gantz: O and its ever enclosing arrival has spawned another gruesome trailer, unveiling the various ghastly beasts that the characters will be tasked with taking down whilst likely boasting the gratuitous amounts of gore and violence that the seri...

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...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco released a new trailer for their upcoming Nintendo 3DS RPG, Dragon Ball Fusions, that shows us how the game is played with a look at highlights on the battle system. The video starts out with a look at some of the basics such as explo...

The first BD box release for Mirai Nikki clone Big Order has graciously given buyers a staggeringly sexy uncensored version of the anime's fantastic bathing scenes, an event that has been regarded by many as the only positive thing about what was ...

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.


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 ...

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...

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 ...

Two weeks after dropping the video for his song, "Still Brazy," YG returns with the video for "Word is Bond," featuring Slim 400. Not only is it a vivid, adventurous trip to Tokyo, it includes some memorable plain-English translations of his lyrics.

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...

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.

In rugby, there's no ace striker or 4th batter. Here, anyone can become the star. There's a massive amount of anime about a ton of different sports including Haikyu! ! , The Prince of Tennis, Yowamushi Pedal, Diamond no Ace, Kuroko no Basuke, Free!

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!

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... Linda Lombardi Associated Press

TOKYO - 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 differ...

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