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July 6, 2013, 3:00 PM
July 6, 2013, 3:00 PM

Yes, this really is a story that involves hot guys, floral-scented shampoo and English lessons. But, you may be wondering, how did such an unlikely combination come about? Well, ladies and gentlemen, meet Ricky, Matt and Justin, the "hot (ikemen) ...

Access for UK, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand readers available now North American manga publisher Viz Media announced at Anime Expo on Thursday that it is expanding the availability of its Weekly Shonen Jump digital magazine.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The July 3rd edition of the ZIP! talk show revealed that the filming for the upcoming live-action Rurouni Kenshin movie sequels has began filming. In addition, the official blog for the movie revealed that they are looking for movie extras.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

First Key Visual For 'Coppelion' Anime Series Debuts Posted by Chris Beveridge July 4, 2013 at 07:48 PM While more details are definitely expected this weekend when the first episode is previewed at Anime Expo, a new visual has been released for t...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Foxes, as you may already know, have long played an important role in Japanese culture. Appearing in myths, literature, theater, video games, and even music videos, the adorable-yet-mysterious creatures have long captured people's imagination.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Summer is here! And while most other forms of temperate pop media: film, television, videogames, go into the "Summer Doldrums", Glorious Nippon rolls on, undaunted by the blazing heat, to dive headfirst into the summer anime season.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The latest addition to Crunchyroll's streaming summer anime lineup is KINMOZA! , which kicks off for premium members on Saturday, July 6 at 8:00am Pacific Time. The show page will go live soon at www. crunchyroll.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

noitaminA Announces 'Samurai Flamenco' Original Anime Series Posted by Chris Beveridge July 5, 2013 at 10:55 AM Samurai Flamenco When news comes out form Fuji TV and its noitaminA block of shows, it's always intriguing to see what they'll be bring...

Siliconera Spencer

Originally only available as a download from Square Enix's online store, Final Fantasy VII for PC is now on Steam for $11. 99. It's the same re-optimized version of Final Fantasy VII with cloud saves and the character booster so you can level up c...

Crunchyroll Humberto Saabedra

Sentai Filmworks had news of its own to make at Anime Expo on Thursday and it didn't disappoint, as it announced a new licensing deal with old guard animation studio Tatsunoko Production whereby the distributor will obtain hundreds of hours of pro...

Siliconera Spencer

Siliconera sat down with Toshimichi Mori to talk about BlazBlue: Chronophantasma. We started talking about new characters, then we touched on XBlaze: Code Embyro and freemium fighting games. If there's one thing to take home from this interview is...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Crunchyroll's back catalog of anime continues to grow and grow with the addition of KAIJI season 1 & 2 and Genshiken: Second Season to the roster of streaming titles.   Both seasons of "manly gambling gone wild" series KAIJI (based on the manga by...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Yasuomi Umetsu Directing Original noitaminA Anime Series 'Galileo Donna' Posted by Chris Beveridge July 5, 2013 at 11:04 AM Galileo Donna On a list of things that you may not have expected to ever see happen, we can now add Yasuomi Umetsu directin...

SGCafe SunSoftware

In this video, the man in charge of Pokemon talks about how he went on a trip to France to design the world of X and Y. Of course, he also reveals a new Pokemon. If you've been following news on the two newest instalments of the Pokemon franchise,...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The official live-action Rurouni Kenshin movies revealed that one of the most intriguing aspects of the production is casting for Aoshi Shinomori and Sojiro Seta, which means that these two will appear in the upcoming movies!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

In an emotional and intense new trailer for One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2, the crew gets ready to train long and hard to face the New World. New playable characters like Mihawk, Kizaru, Smoker, Garp, and Trafalgar Law are also teased in the clip be...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Blessing Of The Campanella Right Stuf held their panel this afternoon at Anime Expo where CEO Shawne Kleckner brought some fun into it with being dressed up as an adventurer and doing a themed sort of approach to the hunt for titles, hidden gems a...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

Singer, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has achieved her first no. 1 spot in the Oricon chart, singles or albums, with her second album, "Nanda Collection," since debuting in August 2011. This album has also surpassed her first album's first week sales by 50k.

This isn't a story about books. Instead it's a story where being dumb is the best thing Dog and Scissors has going for it. You see, we're led two minutes into the anime with our two protagonists, Harumi Kazahito, a dead human who's magically turne...

First Impression: Out of all the Summer sequels, it's Senki Zesshou Symphogear G that I am probably walking into with the lowest possible expectations. Why? Well I covered the first season and I have mixed opinions about it- to the extent I have n...

J-Everything tylerraiz

In this Kis-My-BUSAIKU (キスマイ ブサイク), the members of Kis-My-Ft2 had to show how they'd react when they heard their girlfriend fart for the first time. With the girlfriend understandably embarrassed, this situation calls for tact and any attempt at h...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It was officially announced at Japan Expo in Paris on July 4 that Toei and TV Asahi are now teaming up for a new tokusatsu action-fantasy series Shiromajo Gakuen/Innocent Lilies featuring an idol group DEMPAGUMI.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Megumi Nakajima PV For 'Tamayura ~More Aggressive~' Anime Ending Debuts Posted by Chris Beveridge July 4, 2013 at 10:49 AM Megumi Nakajima With the second season of Tamayura ~More Aggressive~ set to debut shortly, the production company has brough...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime single/album of June 24-30. The number one album of the 26th week of year 2013 is voice actor/singer Shouta Aoi's 1st mini album "Blue Bird" which was released in Japa...

Siliconera Spencer

Namco Bandai says CyberConnect2 revamped Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst with upgraded graphics and judging by these comparison screenshots Full Burst looks like it has sharper visual effects than regular Storm 3.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Nintendo has a couple of special 3DS XL treats for Pokémon fans in Japan, with some special bundles and systems sporting snazzy X/Y themes. First up is the "Xerneas-Yveltal Blue" 3DS XL system, which sports the legendary Pokémon spla...

Kyle Oropesa

Coming from someone who haven't watched the first Rozen Maiden and it's other forms of media (manga/novel or whatsoever), I'm quite lost on the first episode because it's extremely fast paced to the point that it's been confusing as it goes back a...

The one the Wulgaru set wasn't the only trap in this episode of Majestic Prince. OP2: "Watashi wa Souzousuru (私は想像する)" by Natsumi Kon After what was effectively two weeks off, GKMP hits the ground running in its second cour.

Why Starmarie's American Debut Matters By Pure Idol Heart Staffer :Gaki Japanese idol group Starmarie is making their United States debut at Anime Expo and they asked Pure Idol Heart to help promote this trip.

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