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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Kles, a special non-profit organization based in Kyushu, has announced that its first full orchestra concert dedicated to anime, game, and tokusatsu music and songs, titled "Anison Classic Kitakyushu 2016 vol.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This year marks the last release of a Naruto Shippuden title. Developer CyberConnect2 has been making Naruto games since the PlayStation 2 era, but now that the Naruto manga is finished, they are ending their popular series of games.

Traveller Steve Meacham

The Peace Pagoda and cherry blossom in San Francisco's Japantown. Photo: Ei Katsumata, Alamy The five-tiered concrete Peace Pagoda on Osaka Street stands as a striking symbol of Japanese culture, especially during the cherry blossom festival each ...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Industry market value estimated at 1. 83 trillion yen The Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) published its "Anime Industry Report 2016," which examines industry trends from 2015, on Friday. According to the report, the total market value of ...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The first promotional video has been released for the 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?

Tezuka productions, Ltd. for Osamu Tezuka's manga production, has revealed the "Tezuka Osamu touch illustration of Hatsune Miku" that was drawn for the event "Isao Tomita Memorial Special Performance Isao Tomita x Hatsune Miku 'Dr.

METANORN Overcooled

Sep28 By Overcooled, posted under ANIME, Mob Psycho 100 "But. . . but. . . these shoulderpads are Gucci! " Here we are. The end. It feels like this show was over in the blink of an eye. We've come so far since the humble episode 1, where Mob was d...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Japanese convenience store chain Lawson has presented their Christmas cake line-up, and they are highlighted by cakes inspired by three of Japan's most iconic bear mascots, Kumamon, Rilakkuma and Korilakkuma.

Siliconera Sato
The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The anime adaptation of the four-panel manga series Nobunaga no Shinobi was recently set for an October 4th, 2016 debut and a bit more promotion has finally landed. After getting out first real look with a TV spot recently, we now have a thirty-se...

Nissan's recently unveiled "chair motion" technology has at last been put to use with these "ProPILOT" chairs, which a variety of businesses have hastily purchased to cater to those particularly lazy individuals who aren't fond of standing around ...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Now you can destroy Godzilla and his foes with your jaws in the heart of Tokyo! To celebrate the continuing success of Shin Godzilla, the Namja Town indoor amusement park in Tokyo's Ikebukuro district has decided to extend the kaiju monster-themed...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . September 30, 2016 . 11:00am Cave has announced the Steam launch date for the Windows PC version of DoDonPachi Resurrection. On October 14, 2016, the shoot'em up will come to the digital distributor.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Toei Animation's official YouTube channel has posted a new 15-second CM for Tiger Mask W, its upcoming TV anime inspired by Ikki Kajiwara and Naoki Tsuji's Tiger Mask manga series in late 1960's to early 70's.

Siliconera Sato

We always look forward to watching the opening movies of new Monster Hunter games, and while Monster Hunter Stores is a spinoff title, it keeps the tradition of the series' impressive opening cinematics.

Siliconera Sato

Persona 5 released two weeks ago, and Atlus announced that the hit RPG on PS4 and PS3 has already shipped over 550,000 copies. To celebrate, they're releasing some DLC ahead of schedule, and for free. Catherine Costumes: The Catherine Costume & BG...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Aniplex has announced Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story: Magia Record, a new iOS and Android game due out in spring 2017. The game is developed by f4samurai, the same studio responsible for Hortensia Saga and Ange Vierge.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This summer, BS11 is broadcasting the Majestic Hour, pairs of episodes of 2013 mech anime Majestic Prince leading into a new episode 25 that bridges the series to the series movie, coming opening November 4 for a limited time of two weeks.

ESIST ESIST

In June, a YouTuber created an anime series-style opening featuring all the heroes in Blizzard's Overwatch, and it was excellent. Now someone has used the ending theme for Mob Psycho 100 and put together an ending sequence for Overwatch, showing t...

GoBoiano Media Alder Vash

Has America's election got you down? Then anime's top leaders will keep you inspired. Japanese website Charapedia ran a poll asking Japanese anime fans which leaders they'd follow, and tons of people responded!

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The wraparound of the 11th volume of Kugane Maruyama and So-bin's Overlord light novel series has announced that a compilation film of the recent 2015 TV anime adaptation is in production. The light novel's newest volume also has a bundle that com...

Hello Kitty creator Sanrio has seemingly attempted to exploit those suffering from the 7. 3 magnitude earthquake that occurred in April with this new promotional video, stating that they will donate ¥1 for every view that the video acquires - a mo...

Oregon Local News Geoff Pursinger

Seven years after leaving Hillsboro for Tokyo, pop star Nick Edwards is making a name for himself. As a teenager, Nick Edwards wanted to grow up to be a rock star. But unlike many teens with dreams of musical stardom, Edwards never dreamed of movi...

Honey's Anime HoneyFeed

The anime movie adaptation of Koe no Katachi, produced by Kyoto Animation aka KyoAni, has been causing quite a stir amongst fans since it hit Japanese cinema screens on 17 September. A while back, we brought you the long PV for the movie.

Honey's Anime HoneyFeed

China's history in regards to the rise of animation in its culture is very much different than that of Japan's. China's development in the aftermath of World War II was one that did not encourage a rise in the arts, whereas in Japan animation woul...

ARAMA! JAPAN ARAMA! JAPAN

After a long wait of nearly 2 years, Spotify is finally launching its service in Japan with 40 million songs in its music catalog - but not everyone is getting access to it just yet. The company is currently running an invite-only beta, which mean...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Compile Heart has opened a teaser website for Four Goddesses Online: Cyber Dimension Neptune called "Vert's Room. " A tweet from the company reads, "On a certain day, in 'Vert's Room'. . . " The company announced last week that the Tamsoft-develop...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Capcom has released a new downloadable content episode for Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice titled "Turnabout Time Traveler. " It costs $5. 99 / £5. 39 / €5. 99 and can be purchased directly from the in-game menu.

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