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August 12, 2016, 11:00 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...

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.

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!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Animator/character designer Keiji Gotoh's Gocky Club has previewed the books that they will be bringing to this weekend's Comiket. In addition to re-issues of books of his key animation work and a recent Sengoku Collection book, he'll be tapping i...

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...

"Awaken now, Kasuga Arata. " Is the phrase the ends Arata's average life. His town is destroyed, everyone is gone, and he loses his sister. The phenomenon that did this is known as a "breakdown phenomenon.

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...

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?

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...

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...

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...

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。 - ...

While we're still waiting to see how some of them are going to turn out, and others might remain on the shelf for the foreseeable future (what's up, Akira? ), Hollywood is all about some anime adaptations.

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...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman
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...

Believe it or not, the popular mech anime Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion turns 10 years old this year. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the alternate reality series, an event is set to be held this November 27, and Japanese netizens...

blogging4jobs Megan Purdy

Snapchat's new "anime" filter, released Tuesday, has many users outraged with some even calling for a boycott of the social media platform. The issue is that its new filter, which morphs user's faces, bears less resemblance to actual anime charact...

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.

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...

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.

Walt MossbergMickey RooneyBlake Edwards 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 M...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

THE KISS, who you might remember from Evangelion Shinji Ikari x Kaworu Nagisa necklace and ring collaborations, has now teamed up wtih Orange to present a set of accessories that recreate ones worn by the cast of this season's anime adaptation of ...

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 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...

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