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August 12, 2016, 8:00 AM
RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Broadcasting Standards Association, I choose you! ! ! French gymnast Thomas Buell drew the ire of several viewers of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics when he referred to the gold medal winning Japanese men's gymnastics team as a bunch of "little Pikachus.

tokyohive Shiso

Akaknishi Jin and Yamada Takayuki announced via social media that they have formed a unit named "JINTAKA", and the debut single titled, "Choo Choo SHITAIN" will be released on September 21. SEE ALSO: Akanishi Jin to release new album + hold nation...

The Guardian Sam Levin

The filter featured squinty eyes in what appears to be a cartoonish and insensitive portrayal of Asians with one critic on Twitter calling it 'the most overly-racist filter ever'. Photograph: Twitter Snapchat is facing widespread backlash for a fi...

JEFusion Gaiatron

Hade Ni Ikuze! Looks like the 35th Super Sentai team's leader, Captain Marvelous? Gokaired will be appearing as a special guest in the 29th episode (2000th episode of the Super Sentai series) of Dobutsu Sentai Zyuohger!

Co.Design Diana Budds

In most films, the scenery is merely a backdrop-the second fiddle to the dramatic tension between characters. But in others, the environment plays a leading role. For architecture buffs, few get better than Blade Runner's dystopian vision of L.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The rhythm of Pokémon Sun and Moon's pre-release hype has been "leak new 'mon in magazine scans," followed swiftly by confirmation in an official trailer. That tradition continues with the new Japanese promo, which starts with an introduction to a...

Japanese retailer HMV Anime has revealed that a new OVA of Fujino Oomori and Suzuhito Yasuda's Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru no Darou ka? (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

ARAMA! JAPAN Ronald

It's been announced that ICONIQ is restarting her entertainment career! But she will no longer be "ICONIQ"; instead, she'll be working under the name "Ito Yumi. " This is the same name that she used in 2007 and 2008 when she first moved back to Ja...

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

This new "Moe Beer" could be Akashi Brewery's most momentous addition in its 300-year brewing history. Akashi is a city in southern Hyogo Prefecture known for having the world's longest suspension bridge (Akashi Kaikyo Bridge) and for its "Akashiy...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

There's something nice about companies releasing art books that feature an artist's older pieces. Not only do you get the chance to see how the person's work has evolved, but it also gives people the chance to see that creator's classic pieces.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Hiroya Oku, creator of Gantz, has voiced his opinion on used manga and manga cafés. In short, he hates them. 子供の夢を壊すようですが、漫画家は、皆んなが立ち読みや漫画喫茶やヤフーオークションや古本で単行本を揃えられても漫画を描いて行けません。生活して行けないのです。わかってても あえてやってる大人もいっぱいいますが。漫画家を支える気があればできるだけ新品を定価で買って下さい。 - ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Earlier this month Square Enix started rolling out a series of World of Final Fantasy videos that introduce the game's Mirage monsters. Following up on a healthy start with Baby Shiva, Kotaimai, Werebat, and Deathskull, it's now time to play catch...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the Majestic Prince sch-fi anime franchise today confirmed that its all-new feature film that tells the after story of the TV series and the newly produced 25th episode will be screened at Japanese theaters from November 4...

In a ruined, post-apocalyptic future world, there's little time or reason to look up to the stars - they're of no help in recovering the wreckage of humanity, and besides the thick grey clouds and rain obscures them constantly anyhow.

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo recently added a new item called the "Jet Black Fan" that allows you to bring out a strong gust of wind to pull off "swimsuit malfunctions. " The latest trailer shows us the item at work. Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 is available in Japan and...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Is Pokémon Sun and Moon the leakiest game of 2016? Not sure, but for the past few days, Sun and Moon leaks have reportedly shown new characters. Today we can confirm that those leaks were true. Team Skull is Sun and Moon's antagonist organization:...

The TV anime adaptation of Kouta Hirano's Drifters manga is set to premiere on Japan's Tokyo MX on October 7. Kouta Hirano is also the creator of the popular manga series Hellsing. The anime has built up a big following over there years despite it...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime Touken Ranbu -Hanamaru- today updated with a key visual featuring its five main characters and also posted a one-minute second PV newly introducing Toushiro Yagen, Toushiro Namazuo, and Gokotai, who w...

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) An extended weekend around Independence Day has many Delhiites planning short holidays -- with the quaint towns of the Himalayan foothills proving to be favoured destinations, though some are even venturing abroad.

To look at some of Snapchat's recent filters, one could easily get the impression that someone in charge really, really likes offensive, racist jokes. A few weeks back, the platform rolled out a custom Bob Marley mask that essentially projected a ...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the Code Geass project has announced that the series will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with an event being held on November 27th. The event is titled Anniversary of a Miracle - Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch (Code G...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

In commemoration of the fifth anniversary of its TV broadcast in Japan, Bandai Visual will release a 12-disc Blu-ray box set of Sunrise's 2011 hero action anime series Tiger & Bunny on October 26. The 32,400 yen (about 287 US dollars) set includes...

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of cloba. U's four-panel manga Stella no Mahou/Magic of Stella today updated with a second key visual featuring its five main girls. The new slice-of life anime series by SILVER LINK.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Preparing to featured be at a Creators in Pack (Ojisan and Marshmallow) Comiket booth, the fall 2016 TV anime adaptation of Riichi Kageyama's 2011, seven-volume ongoing web manga Kiitarou Shounen no Youkai Enikki (Young Kiitarou and His Youkai Pic...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A third preview has offered the latest look at Mahou Shoujo Ikusei Keikaku/Magical Girl Raising Project TV anime. Asari Endou and Maruino's 2012 ongoing light novel follows a miraculous social network game that gives girls a 1 in 10,000 chance of ...

Siliconera Sato

Acquire released the newest trailer for their upcoming PS4 and PS Vita action RPG, Akiba's Beat. The video shows off its main characters, gameplay footage, and main theme "again" by ClariS. The video starts out with a look at the game's key charac...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With Eleven Arts handling the distribution for the first Digimon Adventure Tri film that will be out later this year, they've revealed a good bit of the cast. Now, Toei Animation US is getting their promotional trailer out for the first installmen...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We learned recently that Ukami's manga series Gabriel DropOut is getting an anime adaptation and now some updates have hit for it. The first promotional video has arrived that shows off the work pretty well while we also get the main voice cast fo...

The latest broadcast of Tales of Zestiria The X has thrown viewers for a loop as the series has randomly decided to focus on the characters of the upcoming Tales of Berseria, a moment that many have anticipated since the luscious Velvet's brief ca...

The hard working girls of New Game! have toiled their lives away once again as they struggle to keep up with their company's harsh demands, lessening the drama by providing its usual amount of moe charm and service.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

After getting word back in May that there was going to be a second OVA series for the Strike the Blood, the deluge of details hit yesterday for it. That also got the official site to update and that means a new key visual that showcases the core c...

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