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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Ditto is one of the cutest Pocket Monsters ever created. And now, there is a big stuffed Ditto you can snuggle. Priced at 13,000 yen (US$129), the Ditto plushie cushion thingy weighs a whopping 8 pounds!

Mashable Jeff Sneider
RocketNews24 Oona McGee

This cat's hilariously well-timed, meow-filled responses are convincing the world he understands Japanese! One of the reasons we love cute cat videos is the fact that they give us a taste of a worry-free life of luxury, with days devoted to nothin...

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According to media website, Mashable, veteran actor, Willem Defoe, best known to many fans as the actor who played Spider-Man villain, Green Goblin, has been cast as Light's partner-in-crime, the Shinigami known as Ryuk for Netflix's live-action m...

This may be the film Hideaki Anno was born to make. Make no mistake: though Godzilla Resurgence, the first Japanese Godzilla film in 12 years, was technically directed by both Neon Genesis Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno and Attack on Titan helmer...

@geekdotcom Michelle Nguyen

Always donning his face-covering mask, the purpose of which is still unknown to fans, the secret that is the lower-half of his head was explored way back in episode 101, when Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura decided that they must figure out what their ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Like the spice, the Naruto TV anime music flow. Konoha Shinden: Steam Ninja Scrolls, a light novel by Shō Hinata concerning Mirai Sarutobi, along with Kakashi Hatake and Might Guy and set between chapter 700 and the manga and Seventh Hokage and th...

Anime Expo 2016 in Los Angeles attracted an all-star array of top talent from Japan, including several manga creators. One notable guest making his first visit to a N. America comics convention was OKAYADO, the creator of 12 Beast and Monster Musu...

Forbes Ollie Barder

The newly elected Governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, is keen to celebrate the medium of anime and turn the city into a veritable "anime land". Koike is actually an interesting figure in Japanese politics.

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf on Wednesday submitted a resolution in the Punjab Assembly calling for a ban on popular Japanese anime series 'Doraemon'. According to reports, PTI legislator Malik Taimoor Masood urged Pakistan Electronic Media Re...

Siliconera Sato

Mobius Final Fantasy, Square Enix's latest smartphone game made by staff known for having worked on several major Final Fantasy titles, is now available for download in the West. Story: The Warrior of Light Despair has cast a long, dark shadow acr...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Non-Japanese applicants also being accepted for unique housing program from interior goods brand Mujirushi. It's hard to find a much classier town in Japan than Kamakura. Located on the coast of Kanagawa Prefecture, the city is most famous for its...

The glorious Hatsune Miku's collaboration with Sony smartphone brand Xperia has resulted in a music video featuring the song "Voices" as part of the event, likely currying much favor with the Vocaloid loving demographic.

RawStory Sarah K. Burris

In a fascinating social experiment, Reddit asked its users who are supporting Donald Trump for president, what it would take for them to switch to another candidate. Then, as only Reddit can, it proceeded to mock Trump as well as some of the answers.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . August 3, 2016 . 10:00am The Volcanion Pokémon distribution event for Pokémon X, Y, Alpha Sapphire, and Omega Ruby has been dated. The legendary fire and water type will be distributed in October 2016 in both North America and Europe.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the teaser poster visual posted last week, a 30-second teaser trailer for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Matcha Hazuki's Isshukan Friends. /One Week Friends manga is now officially available on the web.

Selective Hearing Kelly-Mae Matt

Release Date: June 1st, 2016 Track List Muteki no Uta Lemon Juice (Lemon ban version) Byuti (Beauty ban version) 100% Orange (Orange ban version) Review Delivering their third release overall and the first for 2016, Tokimeki Sendenbu bring you the...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Updating a project spotted in January, a site and preview have launched for the fall TV anime adaptation of Bai Mao's Romance of the Three Kingdoms inspired Chinese novel series Soul Buster. Knights of Sidonia's Kobun Shizuno is series director wi...

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...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Toei Animation has announced the five main voice cast of Tiger Mask W, its fall 2016 TV anime inspired by Ikki Kajiwara and Naoki Tsuji's Tiger Mask manga series in late 1960's to early 70's. The characters that they will voice in the show will be...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The first release week of any month is typically pretty big and with two dozen volumes hitting today, well, that certainly qualifies when you figure most are about 200 pages each. Vertical gets in on the game with new Wolfsmund while Seven Seas En...

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.

I was really looking forward to this episode, but now I'm not too sure how I feel about it now. I claimed Yoshiko as my best girl because she reminded me so much of my best Muse girl, Nico. What with her "fallen angel" persona, I saw it similar as...

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.

Voters of this new ranking have determined the best characters from the currently airing Macross Delta, with the franchise's adorable idols naturally hogging the spotlight but still paling in comparison to one particularly charming girl.

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...

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo released the newest video for their upcoming strategy RPG, Dynasty Warriors: Eiketsuden, with its opening cinematics that shows off several key characters in action. Dynasty Warriors: Eiketsuden will release in Japan on August 3, 2016 f...

SGCafe spartanchef

Infamous mangaka Kouji Seo is back with a new manga getting adapted into an anime, and this time, it's Fuuka, a spin-off of his hit manga, Suzuka. Now, the anime's official website has finally been launched, and it reveals a new PV featuring Yamat...

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