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Tokyo has elected its first female governor, the Arabic-speaking environmentalist and North Korea hawk Yuriko Koike. Former Japanese defense minister, 64-year-old received over a million votes more than her nearest rival, Hiroya Masuda, who was ba...

After months of extensive international touring, that group we all know for one reason- that hairy Aussie known as Ladybeard- has dropped their signature gimmick, and formed a new variation of the group- "The Idol Formally Known as Ladybaby".

Back in June it was revealed that a hug pillow of Rem went on sale with plans to be released in August for a total of ¥12,000 ($113. 00 USD). Due to the recent episodes where Rem steals the spotlight, Rem's pillow has been delayed due to unanticip...

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The Pokémon Company has updated the official website for Pokémon Sun & Moon with a look at brand new Pokémon along with a look at previous Pokémon that have adapted with new forms for the Alola Region.

Hime Kyun Fruit Can summon the spirits of their ancient homeland in the MV for "Iyo Damashi Otome Bushi" (release date: September 7)! Contributor Wanted! ! Donning outfits reminiscent of the Japanese warrior class, Hime Kyun Fruit Can travel to th...

The 2016 J-Pop Summit (photo: Ian Young) Photos & Words by Ian Young For two days in July, all things Japanese took over the Fort Mason Center in a sensory explosion of food, sake, music, art, tech, film, fashion and dance.

Chaos;Child, the fourth entry in the Space Adventure visual novel series and sequel to Chaos;Head is set to get animeized, and today details of the airdate and director for the adaptation have been revealed.

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World of Final Fantasy features cute chibi Final Fantasy heroes but it also has cute "Mirage" monsters that will be there to help you out. Here's a look at four trailer showcasing Baby Shiva and other Mirages.

Zestiria is playing by the book, but it's hard to knock a production this strong and appealing to the eye. It may not be the most original fantasy out there, but it's plenty of fun and remarkably easy to watch.

Tomopop Chris Seto

For such a popular anime, you would think that One-Punch man would get more figures than it has. Well, the big companies have given us a few Tatsumakis and a couple of Geonas but that's about it. But at least we got one figure of Saitama in the de...

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Kadokawa Games recently shared a look at the opening video for their upcoming PS Vita dungeon crawler, Demon Gaze 2, showing off plenty of its characters and animated scenes. The opening theme song is called "Starllica スタリカ" and is performed by Ha...

As reported, Kou Shibasaki has landed the leading role in the 2017 NHK Taiga drama "Onna Joshu Naotora". For any actor having the lead role in NHK's production in their resume is a feat to be proud of - in Shibasaki's case it's also important to m...

Broadway World Movies News Desk

"DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri. - CHAPTER 1: REUNION," has already delighted audiences across its native country of Japan. Now, this new chapter in this wildly popular anime series is set to make its U. S. premiere on Thursday, September 15 at 7:00 p.

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The official website of the anime adaptation of Haruichi Furudate's Haikyuu! ! manga has revealed a brand new visual for the anime's upcoming third season. The new image features on the new rival, Shiratorizawa Academy.

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Following the teaser for the new "dramatic RPG," Square Enix has officially announced Kamitsuri, an upcoming smartphone game with a theme of gods and fishing. Here's a look at its latest trailer. While not much is currently known about the gamepla...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

We've seen some of the unholy fusions you can perform in Dragon Ball Fusions, including Towale, which mixes Towa with Arale from Dr. Slump. They've got nothing on the latest deadly combination, though, which mixes Goku with the God of Destruction ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With a new event this weekend in Japan, Sega has now revealed the first promo of the anime adaptation of the Chain Chronicle game. We previously had the short-form series and the announcement of a regular TV series and recently the official site f...

Adding a new title to their 2017 video game lineup, Nippon Ichi Software America have confirmed their plans to release The Longest Five Minutes in North America and PAL regions on both the PlayStation Vita and PC (via Steam).

The conclusion of the final Splatfest event for the ridiculously popular Splatoon has prompted Nintendo to release nostalgic videos chronicling all prior Splatfests held throughout the game's various regions, though why Nintendo would remove a fea...

The UK Anime Network has been serving anime fans in the UK since 1996, and we're chock full of reviews, news, articles and competitions :) Enter our latest competition We have a copy of the first half of The Heroic Legend of Arslan to give away!

This episode of orange was easily the happiest one yet. I only teared up twice. Isn't that a funny thing? This episode was the most joyous and positive, yet it hurt the most. I'm going to blame that on the sense of dread that looms over every conv...

URBANGARDE has announced a collaboration with popular Japanese photographer Yuki Aoyama, known internationally for his provocative "Schoolgirl Complex" photobook series. The special collection of photos and poems titled "Schoolgirl Trauma" combine...

Back in 2009, XSEED Games brought Little King's Story to the Nintendo Wii. Despite its young protagonist and enchanting storybook setting, it turned out to not only be a challenging game, but one of the console's most distinct titles.

A new pachi-slot game has been announced for the highly acclaimed Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica, bound to generate even more revenue courtesy of uncontrollable gambling addicts and likely making some fans froth at the mouth in desperation for a new a...

A PV for the English dub of Seiken Tsukai no World Break has made its way online, immediately causing many to question why such a generic series was picked up for western release - a topic that may actually spawn more discussion than the inevitabl...

Last week I went on about how 91Days understandably but perhaps not ideally spent the bulk of its third installment establishing many details of the larger plot. It was functional and perhaps needed, yes, but what was maybe more necessary was the ...

In only a few months' time, gamers in North America and Europe (Australia is unlikely at the time) will be able to begin leading a new batch of girls through the Hell Spire, an ascent which will mean their salvation at the end of the hazardous and...

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