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August 18, 2016, 12:30 PM
August 18, 2016, 12:30 PM

The latest issue of Shonen Jump Giga-a magazine that features spin-off titles, special works by Jump manga authors, and other stories by new creators-includes a meeting of the minds between Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto and Hunter x Hunter crea...

GoBoiano Media Just Milo

If your life were an anime, would you be a main character? The odds are probably not in your favor, but let's find out anyway. Just Milo, GoBoiano Writer Milo is a guy who gave up everything he ever loved to watch anime.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Two-piece set is an exact match to the ones in the magical girl's anime bedroom. It's hardly a secret that most anime bedding is designed with the sleepless, not the sleepy in mind. But while you can find a plethora of risqué huggy pillow covers (...

Siliconera Sato

Konami announced Metal Gear Survive at Gamescom 2016. IGN shares a look at the upcoming 4-player co-op survivor game set in an alternate universe, and the series' first post-Kojima Metal Gear title. The game is set after the events of Metal Gear S...

Crunchyroll Isaac Akers

I've watched enough high school anime to have seen my fair share of anime crushes. You know the kind-lots of blushing, lots of teeny tiny steps towards confession followed by long sprints in the opposite direction, stuttering, frequent utterances ...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . August 17, 2016 . 7:24am NieR: Automata is no longer a PlayStation 4 exclusive. Square Enix announced at Gamescom 2016 that the PlatinumGames project will be coming to Sony's console and Windows PCs in 2017.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . August 16, 2016 . 8:45am Square Enix shared a look at the latest footage of Final Fantasy XV with a lengthy 53-minute video of its "Master Version" gameplay featuring magic, side quests, Chocobo racing, equipment, ability and magic synth...

Source: IDW Publishing Special Thanks to Kahlil Schweitzer A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE IDW Publishing has provided SciFi Japan with an exclusive preview of the first five pages from Godzilla: Rage Across Time #1.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Final Fantasy XV the game may not be in the cards for another few months, but that won't stop some of the other stuff scheduled to happen. The CGI film Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV is still on track for a late August release (it's currently in Ja...

Comic Book Christian Hoffer

For nearly twenty years, fans of the Pokemon franchise have wondered whether there was a connection between Ash Ketchum, the protagonist of the Pokemon anime, and Red, the mute protagonist of Pokemon Red and Blue and one of the leads of the Pokemo...

Dazed Dazed

Timothy Bouyez-Forge graduate collectionPhotography Ted Mendez Japanese manga, discarded sports cars and pearlescent spraypaint may seem unusual starting points for a graduate collection. Timothy Bouyez-Forge, however, is no conventional designer;...


On August 14, SMAP announced that they will disband on December 31. Given this, it comes as no surprise that today Fuji TV announced that SMAP's variety show, SMAP x SMAP, will end as well. Fuji TV hasn't announced when the show will end exactly, ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Dark times are coming this autumn. On any given day, Universal Studios Japan's Wizarding World of Harry Potter is filled with awesome attractions that let visitors feel like part of the Hogwarts student body.

Attack of the Fanboy Kyle Hanson on August 16, 2016

Last week, the Shonen Jump 36/37 double issue revealed plans for a post-climax chapter of Bleach to be accompanied by a big announcement in August 22nd's issue 38. While fans speculated that this news would be a revival of the anime series, which ...

The Television Drama Academy Awards is held quarterly every year by popular magazine "The Television". The results are decided through combined votes of the magazine readers, special juries, and TV journalists.

Siliconera Sato

The royal family strategist Ignis Scientia is known for his composed personality and ability to cook, but we learn a little more about him and his relationship with Noctis in episode 4 of Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV, titled "Bittersweet Memories.

The increasingly enticing Masou Gakuen HxH has ventured into girl-on-girl territory with its latest episode courtesy of some newly introduced women, sure to be a welcome addition that will no doubt keep the immensely perverse series fresh.

Heather asks: I work at a local community college and have become involved with the anime club at the school. As a 30-something anime fan, my approach to and experience with anime is quite different from the younger people in the club.

It's time to climb into the ring again. The tiger-masked professional wrestling hero will make a comeback in "Tiger Mask W," an all-new TV series from the "Tiger Mask" manga and anime franchise premiering on TV Asahi Corp.

JEFusion Gaiatron

With still no confirmed actor for the male lead role for Kamen Rider EX-Aid, a rumor has circulated regarding the female lead role for the series and Ruka Matsuda is said to be getting that role. Born October 1995, the 21 year old Grick Talent Age...

Anime Evo Random Wanderer

One thing this episode tells me is that I just don't know enough about 3D software in general to really judge what might have been wrong with Aoba's NPCs. Exactly what can cause errors of these sorts, and why the software still permits the model t...

Selective Hearing Selective Hearing

For three days spanning the 14th (Fri), 15th (Sat), and 16th (Sun) of October, Japan's largest convention center Makuhari Messe will be decked out in Visual-Kei. Japanese Visual-Kei rock music has captured the hearts of rock fans worldwide.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

A brand new Mekakucity Actors anime, tentatively titled Mekakucity Actors Reload, is in production. Further details about the new anime will be revealed at a later date. You can visit the anime's website here: http://www.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Volume 18 of Asai Labo and Miyagi's fantasy light novel series Saredo Tsumibito wa Ryuu to Odoru -Dances with the Dragons, out in Japan August 18th, is announcing plans for an anime adaptation. The series was adapted into a one-volume manga with Y...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We learned back in April that one of the best series in the franchise is getting its time on Blu-ray later this year with Bandai Visual announcing Mobile Fighter G Gundam's release. While we still have just over a month until the release of the fi...

Before she was a blue oni sensation, Inori Minase voiced a certain blue-ribbon sensation. Before he was a slothful cultist, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka voiced a rabbit-looking would-be adventurer. But, Hestia, Bell and the rest of the Familia are coming b...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Along with the plans for the the release of this season's Berserk in two six-episode sets on October 28th and December 21st, a stage event has been announced for April 2, 2017, to be held outside Tokyo.

Siliconera Asma

A new battle strategies trailer for Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse showcases five battle tips that may prove useful when slaying demons in post-apocalyptic Tokyo. There are more than 450 demons to hunt in the game, which the player can fight, f...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Kyoto Animation (Hyouka, Clannad) has revealed a brand new promotional video for the Blu-ray and DVD release for their Free! anime film prequel High☆Speed! -Free! Starting Days-. The video itself has announced a brand new Free!

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

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