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July 3, 2013, 8:00 AM
July 3, 2013, 8:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

For many in Japan, English is a hard language. Most textbooks are dull. Not this one. Titled English Words That Don't Appear on Tests (試験に出ない英単語), the book is packed with ridiculous words, phrases, sentences, and photos that will never help you on...

Siliconera Spencer

Lightning always felt like Cloud 2. 0 and since we're at the end of Lightning's saga Square Enix finally made a Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy XIII crossover. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII has a Cloud Strife costume – Buster Sword inc...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The official Jump SQ website revealed that actor Tatsuya Fujiwara (Battle Royale, Death Note) will play the role of main antagonist Shishio Makoto in the two upcoming Rurouni Kenshin live-action movies.

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Go to college, get a job, meet a guy or girl, and…don't get married? A recent survey suggests that almost one-third of Japanese people just can't see the point in tying the knot and settling down. And after you see what some of them have to say ab...

DesmondChieng Desmond
Siliconera Ishaan

Japanese singer Faylan will be performing music for Arc System Works' upcoming BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma fighting game, as well as for the upcoming anime series, BlazBlue Alter Memory.   Anime News Network reports that Faylan announced the news a...

Siliconera Spencer

Universal Studios Japan has worked closely with Capcom on promotions for Monster Hunter and typically around Halloween time Lickers and other Resident Evil creatures roam around the park after dark.   Resident Evil The Real is an upcoming attracti...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Hail! Hail! Another new anime announcement has issued forth from the hallowed halls of Crunchyroll today. Rozen Maiden Zurückspulen will begin streaming every Thursday starting on July 4, at 10:00p.

All time popular series, Ruroni Kenshin, will be getting another 2 live action movies in 2014.

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Hey now! Here’s another new title announcement from Crunchyroll for the 2013 summer season of anime: studio GAINAX’s latest production Stella Women’s Academy, High School Division Class C3 will begin streaming every Monday starti...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Super Robot Wars Operation Extend' Gets Five Minute Game Promo Posted by Chris Beveridge July 2, 2013 at 10:20 AM Super Robot Wars Extend After some teases previously with shorter promos and some visuals for the upcoming release, Namco Bandai Gam...

Click here to add note or comment Mouse over photo to load notes or add comment Are you ready for Anime Expo 2013? I'm not! The reason is that there is so much going on at AX that one cant possibly be ready for the onslaught of Japanese animation,...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

To paraphrase Spike Spiegel, there are three things I don't care for. . . kids. . . Pocky . . . and Star Wars. Still, I have to admit that Glico's new promo campaign is pretty adorable. The confectionery company is debuting a set to Star Wars them...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

FUNimation Adds New 'Wolf Children' Anime Trailer Posted by Chris Beveridge July 2, 2013 at 01:47 PM Wolf Children Ami And Yuki FUNimation's theatrical roll out of the anime feature Wolf Children continues to do well and there are still several sh...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

It's once again time to have someone turn you upside down, hold you by the ankles, and shake out those Club Nintendo coins, because Nintendo's latest set of rewards is ready to be claimed. This month offers up a solid combination of classics from ...

Kotaku East András Neltz

Number three, specifically. With this trailer, Square-Enix showcases the combat, setting, and characters of the latest installment in their Drakengard RPG series. The game is set to come out on October 31 in Japan, with no western release date ann...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

「創世ノ光」 (Sousei no Hikari) "Light of Genesis" Well, that was a shame, really. It's hard to find too much to say about Arata Kangatari, really, because the whole enterprise speaks more to the potential it left untapped than to anything that appeared...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here are some more images coming from the Kamen Rider Wizard In Magic Land movie, which features more Kamen Rider Sorcerer some images of Kamen Rider Mage. The new pictures features some key fight scenes from the movie as well as a better shot of ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East' Season 2 For Summer 2013 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge July 1, 2013 at 05:59 PM Crunchyroll has picked up an expected simulcast this afternoon with news that they'll be bringing over Ha...

GALEYD Sad news, though some voices already rose that it was an expected step. GALEYD's guitarist Meku is leaving the Band for musical differences. I's still a sad fact for all of us who liked their music.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

5pb posted a short version promotional video for nao's "Dimension tripper! ! ! ! " on its official YouTube channel today. The ex-fripSide vocalist's 5th solo single is featured as the OP song for a 2013 Summer TV anime Chou Jigen Game Neptune The ...

Watch This Girl Build Her Own Prosthetic Leg Out Of LEGO Pieces It's awesome watching this girl scavenge for all the right pieces (a feeling I'm sure we're all familiar with), and become  increasingly delighted at her progress.

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade held each year in New York City, U. S. features a gigantic balloon of a popular video game character from a Japanese game! Do you know what character and what game it is from?

DesmondChieng Desmond

If you're thinking of visiting Odaiba later this month, then you're  in luck! You see, folks from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music have made a Gundam Marble Statue for the upcoming "TOKYO Gundam project 2013 summer Festa" event.


1/10 Hiro PVC [Beach Queens Ver. ] Wave Corp has commenced preorder for their next scaled figure in the Beach Queen lineup – the gentle and carefree Hiro from the anime series Hidamari Sketch x Honeycomb.

Recap: Mikoto investigates Tree Diagram as she tries to devise a new plan to stop the Level 6 Project. Meanwhile, Touma runs into Misaka 10032 and helps her take care of a kitten. Jel's Thoughts: I keep wanting to hate these in-between setup episo...

And THAT'S Why You Don't Get Carried Away At Music Festivals The girl covered in caca (that's poo for our non Spanish speaking readers) in the above photo fell into a porta-potty at a music festival when she allegedly lost her balance while puking.

OP Sequence OP: 「わんわんわんわんN_1! ! 」 (Wan wan wan wan N_1! ! ) by 犬っ娘くらぶ (Inu Musume Club)   「犬も歩けば棒に当たる」 (Inu mo Arukeba bou ni Ataru) "Even a Dog will Bump into a Pole when it Walks" What would a season be without an anime about scissors?

Pure Idol Heart Serenyty

[This article is cross-posted from Idolminded. With the indie idol group preparing for their American debut at Anime Expo, Serenyty was tasked with finding out more about Starmarie. Here she shares what she's learned.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'Gifu Dodo! ! Kanetsugu And Keiji' For Summer 2013 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge July 1, 2013 at 01:01 PM Gifu Dodo! ! Kanetsugu And Keiji Crunchyroll is getting the week off to a good start with their first simulcast ann...

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