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FilmBook Reggie Peralta

Tokyo, Japan's capital and home to more than 13 million people, held a gubernatorial election Sunday, and it's being reported the winner is Yuriko Koike, making her the first female governor in the city's history.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Of course it does. During the summer in Japan, there are firework displays across the country. Naturally, at some places, Pokémon fireworks are being shot into the air. Previously, Kotaku introduced these Pokéball fireworks way back in 2011.

SegmentNext Ashar Ahmad

Koei Tecmo have revealed a new playable Berserk character in the latest weekly issue of Famitsu. The new playable Berserk character being added to the game is none other than Nosferatu Zodd. Known as Zodd the Immortal to many anime fans, Nosferatu...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . August 2, 2016 . 12:00am With Persona 5 releasing next month in Japan, Atlus has begun a series of character clips. Today we get a look at Morgana, the mascot and key member of the Phantom Thieves.

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Cute faces like these need a sign to protect them from the love of passers-by. Shiba Inu dogs in Japan have been charming us for years with their cute curiosity and friendly, confident nature. We've seen them cosplaying, bathing, eating cake and e...

New School Kaidan Number244

Fairies return to us with their first single in almost nine months. Think about nine months and what you could have done in that amount of time. Fairies did a bit of growing up. Their 13th single focuses more on melody and less on youthful exubera...

Siliconera Sato

Multiple people have spotted and provided screenshots showing one of the Legendary birds, Articuno, in a Gym and the Internet has been going nuts trying to figure out what's going on. Numerous Pokémon GO players have recently spotted an Articuno a...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . August 2, 2016 . 7:45am We recently got a look at Level-5's new mecha action-packed Megaton Musashi during Level-5 Vision 2016. In an interview with Famitsu, company CEO Akihiro Hino shared a few words that hints at a possible PlayStatio...

JEFusion Gaiatron

After this year's recent Kamen Rider Blade off-meeting, a couple of fans have heard and reported an announcement about a new V-Cinema movie that will bring back the cast of Kamen Rider Blade. Also, Ryoji Morimoto, known for his role in the TV seri...

The Tokyo Reporter Roland Shichijo

Power was temporarily knocked out at Tokyo DisneySea and Tokyo Disneyland on Tuesday CHIBA (TR) - A brief power outage brought numerous attractions to a standstill at Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea on Tuesday as visitors were temporarily eva...

Anime and video games belong together. Within video games though, nothing says "anime" like Japanese Role-Playing Games (JRPGs). While it's a broad genre, some games within it are just essentials for any fan of Japanese entertainment.

NBC News Minh Nguyen

In a newly released video on Ryan Higa's YouTube channel, Lin plays himself in the fictional "Space Jam 3: Anime Edition. " In the video, Lin retires from his basketball career and falls into a world where he meets characters like Naruto (played b...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We learned last week that the man behind the Suzuka property, Kouji Seo, was getting another of his properties adapted into anime form. While Suzuka finished back in 2007, Seo came back with a new series serving as a sequel to it with Fuuka that b...

Now that was one hell of a mind mind-boggling episode. It just got ugly and crazy and insane real fast. The operation to investigate the Protoculture's new structures on Voldor was already jeopardized before they even had a chance to go in when th...

Just a quick note that I originally intended this week's review to be about Miss Hokusai. But because of the DVD release of this Kizumonogatari (with good subtitle to boost), I decided to bump this up and review it instead.

RocketNews24 KK Miller

They're Tokyo, but also not Tokyo. What is it that makes Tokyo a distinct city that can be easily identified amongst other cities? Is it possible to take the strongest elements of Tokyo and superimpose them on other cities to make a second or thir...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Sega has launched a teaser website (presumably for a new smart phone game) and the imagery hints that time-travel may be the subject matter. The website is visible here. No concrete details have yet been revealed, but there's plenty of clues for f...

Trigger's Fukuoka studio premiered a series of animated ads on Tuesday to promote Kirin Beer's fruity Hyoketsu (freezing) alcoholic beverage line. Trigger animator alum Keiichi Honda (Space Patrol Luluco) directed the animation in the commercial a...

Siliconera Sato

Publisher Acttil announced they're bringing the Experience-developed PS Vita dungeon crawler, Ray Gigant, to PC via Steam on August 10, 2016. Here are the latest details from Steam. About Ray Gigant: Ray Gigant is a unique dungeon crawler RPG whic...

Crunchyroll Guest

The Big G's first Japanese movie in 12 years - Shin Gojira, AKA Godzilla Resurgence - opened at number one at the Japanese box office this weekend. But how is movie itself and how does it fit into the works of co-director and scriptwriter Hideaki ...

New School Kaidan David Liao

New PV by Hime Kyun Fruit Can. Looks like that cliff Luke Skywalker was standing at on the last Star Wars movie. Related hime kyun fruit can Iyo Damashii Otome Bushi 2016-08-01 Share Facebook Twitter Google + Tags hime kyun fruit can Iyo Damashii ...

Siliconera Asma

By Asma . August 1, 2016 . 1:30pm Yomawari: Night Alone creator Yu Mizokami and htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary creator Masayuki Furuya are collaborating on a special piece of artwork featuring the young female protagonists of both games.

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

A man smokes a cigarette in front of strip club T. S. Music in Kabukicho (The Tokyo Reporter) TOKYO (TR) - The Embassy of the United States issued a warning to its citizens on Tuesday regarding continuing reports of theft or fraud that result from...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The path is there but filled with trials and tribulations in one of the cruelest industries out there. What They Say: The gateway to Idol stardom might have opened for the newly formed singing group Wake Up, Girls, but the path to fame is full of ...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . August 2, 2016 . 8:30am Pokémon GO has been experiencing some issues as of late. The game is gradually rolling out in regions. Due to an array of issues, there are server problems when logging in or attempting to play the game.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the spring and summer 2016 anime series Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- moving right along, the property has been gaining a lot of attention. The Twitter account in particular broke some barriers with over 110,000 followers at this p...

The third part of the Digimon Adventure tri. anime film series, Kokuhaku (Confession), opens in Japanese theaters on September 24, and Toei Animation is here with a fresh preview. Digimon Adventure tri.

Two new trailers for Persona 5 have highlighted the game's fishing mini-game (of all things) and the central focus of summoning Personas in battle, sure to further add onto the game's steadily growing level of hype while also potentially restoring...

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