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August 1, 2016, 5:30 PM

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...

CNN James Griffiths, CNN

Yuriko Koike will become Toyko's first-ever female governor She was elected by more than a million votes over her nearest rival Former Japanese defense minister, 64-year-old received over a million votes more than her nearest rival, Hiroya Masuda,...

On August 1, 2016, LADYBABY, the group that shocked the world in 2015 with their debut single "Nippon Manju", announced the end of their hiatus ("recharging period") via Twitter and their official site at 12:00pm (JST)!

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

"I want to reveal it. I'm just not sure yet on how I'll do it. " -Masashi Kishimoto on unmasking Kakashi Hatake. This may be old news for manga fans, but followers of the Naruto Shippuden anime finally got to see Kakashi unmasked.

Gudetama is a cartoon egg yolk that feels existence is almost unbearable. It shivers with sadness. It clings to a strip of bacon as a security blanket. Rather than engage in society, it jams its face into an eggshell and mutters the words, "Cold w...

It has been revealed by Shounen Jump that the manga, The Disastrous Life of Saiki Kusuo ( Saiki Kusuo no Ψ-nan) will have a live-action adaptation starring by none other than the live-action prince, Yamazaki Kento!

Siliconera Joel Couture

By Joel Couture . July 30, 2016 . 5:00pm Life gets a little bit different for priest-in-training Toru when a pair of catgirls appear before him in Sakura Shrine Girls. The two catgirls are quite different from each other, one living a carefree lif...

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...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

It's a perennial subject of otaku debate, but it's always good to see how the new hotness stacks up against the nostalgic favorites. For the second half of July, Charapedia has dedicated their 10,000 reader polls to deciding the favorites anime so...

A commercial for Digimon Adventure tri. Kokuhaku (Confession), the third movie in the Digimon Adventure tri. anime film series, began airing in Japan on Monday. The commercial with some new footage ran during this week's episodes of the Orange and...

Siliconera Casey

Two years ago, Korean indie developer Yang Bing saw a Final Fantasy XV trailer for the first time. So inspired was he that he set out to singlehandedly create his own videogame, titled Lost Soul Aside, with Unreal Engine 4.

A new visual for the upcoming Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale anime film has been revealed in the recent issue of Dengeki G's magazine. The film itself is set to release in Japan in Spring 2017.

Space Jam 2 with LeBron James is rumoured to be in the works 20 years after the original involving Michael Jordan took the big screen world by storm. But YouTuber Ryan Higa, with the help of Brooklyn Nets point guard Jeremy Lin, jumped past that a...

In a little abandoned village high in the snowy mountains, Isidoro is being bullied by some military men because he has food and drink that they want. He finally gives up his goods, but reveals that it was poisoned with bee venom.

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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...

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...

PS4/PS3 game ships in Japan on September 15, in the West on February 14 Atlus began streaming two new short videos on Saturday for the Persona 5 PlayStation 4 game that highlights the game's Persona summons and the game's fishing minigame, the lat...

WMUR James Griffiths CNN

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...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

NIS America wants everyone to be prepared for the punishment of Criminal Girls 2: Party Favors, so they shared a new system trailer that offers a nice overview of how the sequel works. Synopsis: Return to the depths of Hell, and guide a brand-new ...

Source: VIZ Media, MediaLab press releases Special Thanks to Jane Lui and Erik Jansen Image courtesy of VIZ Media. Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is proud to welcome VIZ Media, LLC, the premier publisher, distributor and licensor of Japanese and gl...

Square Enix's upcoming "drama" RPG "Kamitsuri" has obtained a rather uninformative trailer, acquainting watchers with the game's characters but nothing in regards to gameplay - some however are predicting that the game may be yet another smartphon...

oprainfall Patrick Aguda

The Russian Beauty and New Type God Eater, Alisa Illinichina Amiella, is receiving another figurine. This time Good Smile Company is looking to bring her to your collection. Good Smile Company describes the figure as follows: From the anime series...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Developer Experience is coming back for more dungeon-crawling action when Demon Gaze II launches on PS Vita in Japan on October 13. Ahead of that, Kadokawa Games shared an early peek at the opening movie.

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