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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,...

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...

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".

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...

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...

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.

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!

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...

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...

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...

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.

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 ...

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.

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!

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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...

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.

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...

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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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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