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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official YouTube channel of 39-year-old Japanese singer Namie Amuro has posted a short version music video for her 46th single song "Dear Diary. " Her new ballad tune is used as the theme song for the upcoming live-action film Death Note Light...

Thanks to daylight savings time, Adult Swim's Toonami block will be getting an extra hour of broadcast to play around with. Not one to let an opportunity slip by, the block announced plans to use that time to air Children Who Chase Lost Voices, th...

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) is pleased to share the news that the Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards 2016, announced on October 18, 2016, has nominated Tokyo as the to...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Conveniently located Akihabara salon offers wide range of anime-style colorings, keeps otaku looking good while shopping for merch. Back in the spring, a group of innovative hair stylists launched a crowdfunding campaign with the goal of opening a...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Prince of Tennis mangaka, Takeshi Konomi, made an important announcement during the TeniPuri Festa 2016 ~Kassen~ last 16th October, where he revealed that they will be making a brand new Prince of Tennis anime film with an original story.

tokyohive HPriest

Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - October 15th/16th 01 (01) Kimi no Na wa. (Weeks: 08) 02 (00) Nanimono (Weeks: 01) 03 (02) Jason Bourne (Weeks: 02) 04 (0...

Ars Technica Valentina Palladino

The "IdolMaster: Cinderella Girls 4th Live TriCastle Story" concert has unveiled that an anime adaptation of the IdolMaster: Cinderella Girls Gekijo manga is in the works, a short series that will likely be similar to Puchimas in nature and will h...

The GLORIO Blog dragonzigg

Papika shows up at Cocona's school and attempts to integrate herself as a transfer student. Cocona is initially sceptical but when her pet rabbit(? ) Uexkull falls through a portal to Pure Illusion, the girls are forced to team up and chase after ...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Three new cast members have been announced for Pop in Q, an upcoming original theatrical anime fantasy film that celebrates the 60th anniversary of Toei Animation. The new cast members announced include: Wakako Shimazaki as Eriko Kominato, Izumi's...

Siliconera Sato

Following the teaser videos showing "Mysterious Caller" and "Shotgun" last week for Resident Evil 7, Capcom has gone up with two more. Today we have videos for "Record" and "Stock Up. " Vol. 3 "Recorder" "Take the time to save in #RE7.

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix announced today that their smartphone RPG, Mobius Final Fantasy, is headed to PC via Steam this November. Here's a look at its PC announcement trailer and some more details. In addition to the announcement trailer, Square Enix is hosti...

Siliconera Sato

Following all kinds of different teasers and speculation, Rockastar Games has officially announced Red Dead Redemption 2 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game releases in Fall 2017. The game will tell an epic tale of life in America's unforgivi...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 18, 2016 . 10:30am The roster of available fighters in Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni is expanding. People in North America and Europe can now add the heroines of Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid, the anime series, to the PlayStation Vita game.

New School Kaidan Number244

Juice=Juice's third and final promotional video from their 8th single gets off the ground finally. "Ashita Yarou wa Bakayarou" has the least production among this set of triple A-side PVs: the Juicers perform their choreography on a blank canvas s...

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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Critics like to say singing talent isn't necessary to succeed as an idol singer, but conversational skills are turning out to be very useful for these two groups. In recent years, Japan's idol music industry has been increasingly powered by hard-c...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Halloween is almost here! While you're out making some low-key anime inspired costumes, here are some Halloween-ish movies filled with vampires, spirits, black cats and more to get in the holiday's spirit.

As a crushing case of writer's block has forced me to set aside part three of my National Park series until next week, I have another list of anime for anyone who's interested in giving it a try. This list is meant to be enjoyed in the last couple...

JEFusion Kireinyan Nyan

RETRO ANIME - The Roots of Japanese Animation Book by Roberto Bottazzi Feature Kireinyan Nyan As the saying goes "Study the past if you would define the future. " - Confucius. An look of the past gives us an insight on how we got here, a glimpse o...

iDigitalTimes ND Medina

My strongest fear with fall anime 2016's Kiss Him Not Me is it would feel mean-spirited. Episode 1 of Kiss Him Not Me does not exactly assuage that fear, for all that our main character, Serinuma Kae, has a relatable, devouring nerdiness that any ...

METANORN Overcooled

Oct17 When your dog-raccoon son decides to roll in something brown and sticky. . . This show involves a bit less cooking than I originally assumed, but I'm ok with that since this episode is so precious.

Anime Herald L.B. Bryant

Earlier today, it was revealed by Square Enix's Monthly G Fantasy magazine that Higasa Akai's manga series The Royal Tutor (Oshitsu Kyoshi Haine) will be getting an anime adaptation at some point in the future.

On October 18th, 10:15pm local time, electric music producer and DJ Porter Robinson's A-1 Pictures anime collaboration, Shelter, will be playing on a gigantic video screen overlooking the trendy Shibuya Koen-Dori street.

Tomomi Itano outdoes herself in the unforgettable MV for "OMG" from her 2nd album "Get Ready" (release date: November 2)! Contributor Wanted! ! In the MV directed by tatsuaki Tomomi Itano takes things to an all new level as she romps around in a r...

During a recent live stream event, Japanese mobile developer Cygames announced that a TV anime adaptation of their Granblue Fantasy smartphone game is in production for January 2017. The first visual, cast, staff and promotional video were all als...

A thrilling trailer for the well-received Girls Und Panzer movie has been unveiled in anticipation of its English release, bound to be subject to the usual "dub vs sub" criticisms, though some Japanese fans have found that the trailer "spoils too ...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . October 18, 2016 . 8:15am This week's issue of Famitsu magazine has revealed more on The Alliance Alive, an upcoming 3DS title made by The Legend of Legacy developer Cattle Call. [Thanks, Hachima.

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