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September 26, 2016, 2:00 AM
September 26, 2016, 2:00 AM

A social media firestorm that forced Disney to withdraw a movie costume amid accusations it represented "brown face" shows Pacific islanders will no longer accept their culture being cheapened for profit, experts say.

The Outerhaven Josh Piedra

At the One Punch Man Fall Festival event, the cast of ONE's One Punch Man announced that a second season of the anime has been green lit and is in production! The official Japanese website for One Punch Man also updated with the announcement as well.

KITA-KYUSHU--With aspirations of becoming the epicenter of the world of manga, the city government here is organizing a manga competition to promote Japanese culture ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics.

Ozawa Shuzo brewery hums with activity as boxed bottles of sake are loaded onto trucks. But with the domestic market shrinking, more and more of it is bound for burgeoning overseas markets where the centuries old drink is all the rage.

In only a couple of months' time, Activision and developer Infinity Ward will be taking the Call of Duty from the surface of planet Earth to the wider solar system. While offering an out-of-this-world experience with gameplay mechanics and a story...

The Hollywood film adaptation of Shirow Masamune's cyberpunk sci-fi series Ghost in the Shell will be opening in May 2015, and we finally get to see more of it! Five clips from the highly anticipated movie have been revealed.

Atlus has unveiled a brief PV introducing Persona 5's cute twins Caroline & Justine, whose personalities differ quite greatly and may serve as a significant incentive for a certain demographic. . . Caroline & Justine's introduction: The next entra...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The 26 episode series Angelic Layer is getting ready for its first time streaming in Australia as the AnimeLab service has added it to the site. The show has had some streaming elsewhere in the world in the past year with it getting its start on T...

Zexy is an aspirational wedding magazine Japanese magazine, advising help for a nervous bride-to-be, but also presenting the perspective of pop culture figures, and plays up what-if experiences. It even routinely offers guides for single women abo...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

An early look at the next issue of Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine has revealed that the lovable supernatural comedy anime, Kyoukai no Rinne, is getting itself a third season. The anime is based on the manga of the same title by legendary mangaka, R...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

It's no secret that I love Kono Bijutsubu ni wa Mondai ga Aru, both for what it represents and for what it is. I think I've made that pretty clear over at LiA in last twelve posts, especially the last several when the series has really come into i...

This week's episode was rather bittersweet for me. Bittersweet solely for the fact that even though I want a second season, I think things ended so well that I think I could be satisfied even without one.

Fight with the power of tattoos! ! ! This anime is sooo good. The main character is an immortal loli from Los Angeles wearing a sailor uniform with the traditional American name, Bluesy Fluesy. Look at this representative scene from the show: Yes,...

iTech Post iTech Post

The red-haired grappler is back with more action in new "Baki The Grappler" animation. (THE AnimeHERO/YouTube Screenshot) To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Keisuke Itagaki's "Baki the Grappler" is planning new episodes for the classic martial art...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This fall, family restaurant comedy Working! ! returns, sort of. Yumi Kamakura returns to helm the A-1 Pictures adaptation of web manga spin-off WWW. Working! ! , set to debut on Tokyo MX on October 1st.

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Before Digimon Adventure tri. 's third part, "Confession," premiered, Toei Animation's official YouTube channel has started streaming a brand new TV ad to tease fans about the new movie. Part 3 premiered in Japanese theaters last 24th November, an...

With the exception of Germany, Australia and New Zealand where there are no plans to release the game ever, Nippon Ichi Software America have released Criminal Girls 2: Party Favors in PAL regions, exclusively on the PlayStation Vita.

GoBoiano Media Baam Amaam

News Originals Lists Submit content By Baam Amaam - Sep 23rd, 2016 The Summer 2016 season is over! You know what that means? Our binge watching friends can finally start some new anime. Let's help them out - vote for the best anime from the Summer...

A PV for visual novel parody gone anime "Gakuen Handsome" has been inducing shock among those unacquainted with the original game (which is a jab at the BL genre in entirety) due to its abysmally horrendous art, a trait that may inevitably amass c...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

XSEED Games has moved on from the individual characters to return to another full preview of Akiba's Beat. The sequel is coming to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in Q1 2017, and you can see the latest English trailer below.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This summer, 8-Bit's team from the Grisaia anime adapted Key's (Kanon, Air, Clannad, Little Busters! ) ninth work, Rewrite. Ending this week with episode 13, ""The Promise I Made With You," the visual novel adaptation announced plans to return in ...

If what she posts to Twitter is any indication, despite an impressive work pace, Namori aka ELEGY SYNDROME, apparently finds times for gaming. And, if her posts to Twitter are any indication, a couple games she's looking forward to are Pokemon Sun...

Given Jojo's Bizarre Adventure's decades of popularity (started January 1, 1987,) author Hirohiko Araki is demand to do covers of everything from biological journals to psychoanalysis books to enka albums.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A year and a half ago, in anticipation of Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz! , that summer's third adaptation of Hiroshi Hiroyama's Fate magic girl spin-off manga, Broccoli launched pre-orders for a "Beast" version of Illyasviel Von Einzbern.

WOWJAPAN freakpool

When people are touting renowned anime director, Makoto Shinkai, as the "Next Hayao Miyazaki", they may have been onto something, as Shinkai's latest animated feature film, your name. , or Kimi no na wa.

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