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July 23, 2013, 6:30 PM
July 23, 2013, 6:30 PM
japanCRUSH Madoka

One of the most viewed stories of today is quite literally an uplifting one, as busy commuters in the morning rush hour worked together to push a train so that a woman trapped between the train and the platform edge was able to escape unscathed.

Girugamesh announces a brand new single titled "INCOMPLETE". The bands new style has been revealed including a video teaser of the upcoming release! Check it out!

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Kaze Tachinu, the latest Studio Ghibli film, opened this weekend in Japan. It's also stirring up plenty of controversy online. The reasons why might surprise you. They might not. As previously mentioned, the film is fictionalized biography of Jiro...

SGCafe KaleNagasaki

It's the kind of story us girls have always wanted: an unpopular high school girl catches the eye of the most popular guy in school. For sixteen-year old Mei Tachibana, this fairy tale becomes a reality.

Kotaku East Eric Jou

On the streets of China, street vendors sell a delicious flatbread called "shaobing". This wonder of creation is incredibly cheap and incredibly filling—they come in all sizes and shapes as well as a with a variety of fillings.

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

It's Monday, which is the worst way to start the week, isn't it? So, how about some heart-warming news to get things going? Let's see, what have we got… oh, yes, a story about how, while deboarding a train in Saitama prefecture, a woman slipped an...

Crunchyroll Amanda Rush

The Japanese anime fans over at Biglobe are always quick to lend their opinions to a poll. Their most recent endeavor? To see which summer 2013 shows were the best of the best.   Here are the results:     1.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The official site for Persona 3 The Movie #1: Spring of Birth has some new information and images for the upcoming feature. Head there now and you'll be treated to a slick unveiling of a new key visual, along with some fresh character designs and ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Kaze Tachinu/The Wind Rises, 72-year-old director Hayao Miyazaki' latest anime film was released in Japan on July 20. The film earned 960,880,000 yen (about US$9,647,389) and sold 747,400 tickets on 454 screens in the first weekend and recorded th...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

'Eri Takamatsu: Retirement'Soft On Demand will release the final adult video (AV) of former AKB48 member Eri Takamatsu next month, reports Tokyo Sports (July 20). In July, the label had planned to issue the sixth film starring the 20-year-old Taka...

japanCRUSH Madoka

Recent protests in Tokyo and Osaka by organisations such as the Zaitokukai, that seek to alienate minorities, shook ethnic communities within Japan. But this detailed feature from the mazgazine Gendai Business by the well-known journalist Nishioka...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Kadokawa's YouTube anime channel has posted the first promotional video for "Okerororin Project," a collaboration project between Mine Yoshizaki's long-running popular comedy manga series Sgt. Frog/Keroro Gunsou and Naigai Yakuhin, a long-establis...

Warner Brothers tweeted a second poster on Saturday for the upcoming Hollywood movie Edge of Tomorrow, based on the novel All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka. The poster features Tom Cruise in costume.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Takeru Satoh returns as political assassin turned wandering swordsman Himura Kenshin in next summer's Rurouni Kenshin - The Kyoto Fire and The Legend's Conclusion. The star's official site has posted a first photo of these upcoming sequels.

zone otaku zenical

Mika-tan's Blog has been updated with preview pictures of Nendoroid Iron Man Mark 42: Hero's Edition + Hall of Armor Set. Preorders will commence on 25 July 2013. Stay tuned! (Kyle Oropesa)

I'm liking the flow of  this new anime Gatchaman Crowds. It may not be the anime that we used to like and it will be criticized by the loyal fans for completely revamping the franchise but the result is pretty awesome in my own opinion.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

A double dose of wizard action. Now that Mayu is now a wizard, to be more, specific she is Kamen Rider Mage, can she finally defeat Medusa? Meanwhile, Yuzuru is slowly becoming a Phantom but because he clings on to hope, he now has the potential t...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Wow, talk about the end of an era. Seems like Initial D, the world's premier manga about never driving in a straight line, is approaching its finale, after eighteen years. 46 volumes, several anime and live-action series, videogames aplenty, and m...

Donyatsu is a manga created by Kozaki Yusuke and is currently serialized in the Square Enix magazine Young Gangan. Now, the first episode of the short anime adaptation and a second version of the ending theme is available for fans to enjoy via the...

Siliconera Sunjun

Japanese manufacturer Furyu is working with the lottery provider Minna no Kuji to give away exclusive Shin Megami Tensei figures.   The rank A prize is a 17-cm figure of the Demi-fiend from Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The official website for the live-action Black Butler movie now has a better look at the first teaser we posted last week. The 50-second clip provides a brief glimpse of Kentaro Otani and Keiichi Sato's adaptation of Yana Toboso's manga, so check ...

The Pokémon Smash television program has released the first footage from this fall's fifth Pocket Monster television series. The Pocket Monster XY anime series, based on the upcoming Nintendo DS game of the same name, will premiere on October 17, ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

59-year-old manga artist/anime director Katsuhiro Otomo made a rare appearance on NTV's entertainment news program ZIP to promote his latest omnibus anime film Short Peace on July 19. The film was opened in Japanese theaters on the next day.

Always adored the look of this champagnebrown color wig from LeekeWorld on Kyouko but often struggled to properly style it due to the long forehead bangs. Until a few weeks ago, after finding inspiration in photos of similar looking wigs on other ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Nothing in the world makes Pokémon look more exciting than the Pokémon Smash TV show. The latest episode busted out a gameplay demo of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, in which they fish, surf, and use Honedge in battle.

Siliconera Spencer

And Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers has a Pegasus box for Knights of the Zodiac fans. This package includes the PlayStation 3 game, a Pegasus Seiya with the classic Pegasus cloth costume and a DLC code to unlock that costume for Seiya in a special box...

"Every zombie is a snowflake" in Dead Rising 3, and it'll be your job to stick firecrackers in their mouths. Enjoy this brief look at some of the advancements that have been made to the gameplay and zombies since the last Dead Rising game–as well ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

What better way to prepare for the next version of Street Fighter IV than a peek through the lens of past tournaments? Capcom slapped together some highlights for an "ultra special" trailer, which you can watch below.

SGCafe spartanchef

Get your eye patches, jolly rogers, pokedex and pokeballs ready as we take a look at our latest anime PV round-up and boy do we have a treat for you guys. Let's start off with the latest footage from the new Pokemon XY anime.

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