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October 24, 2013, 7:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Right now, Japanese people are having sex. Not all the Japanese people at once, mind you. But it's going on as you read this. Forget what you've recently heard about the country's bedroom habits, because it's just not true.

International marriages are becoming more and more commonplace in Japan as well as the world at large, which is definitely a good thing, because unlike boring regular marriages, international marriages are a veritable cornucopia of hilarious cultu...

The morning television program Zip! and other NTV shows aired an uncut one-minute version of the newest trailer for Kaguya-hime no Monogatari (The Tale of Princess Kaguya), the latest film from Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata, on Wednesday.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Be careful where you look online this weekend if you want to avoid spoilers for Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Rebellion. The third anime magic girl movie opens in Japan on October 26th, and if the new 90 trailer is any indication, it looks like it co...

Marvel and Toei Unites To Produce Disc Avengers Anime! For better or for worse, Marvel is once again collaborating with Japan to bring us more comic book super heroes done up with an anime flair. This time, they're again partnering up with Toei to...

First Look at S. H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Gaim Orange Arms! Are you ready for some Beat Rider action? ! Armoured Rider Gaim is coming to the S. H. Figuarts line and here is our first preview of this juicy new figure!

JEFusion GekiDan

Still taking in the popularity of the superhero team Avengers, a new anime series produced by TOEI Animation will put these heroes in a whole new. . .

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Happy birthday Miporin! Not only have voice actress Mai Fuchigami and World of Tank's Wargaming. net sent their birthday well wishes to  Girls und Panzer protagonist Miho Nishizumi, Oarai, the real community that inspired the anime's home town, he...

8 years after starring together in the 2005 hit TBS series "Hana Yori Dango" which was followed by a second season in 2007 and a finale movie in 2008, Jun Matsumoto and Mao Inoue still seems to share a good relationship.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Bandai Tamashii Nations opened pre-orders for the S. H. FiguArts KyoryuBlack and KyoryuPink Set! This set features the transformed forms of Ian Yorkland and Amy Yuzuki, the two foreigners in the main Kyoryuger team.

Siliconera Ishaan

Nintendo have announced a new Wii U Deluxe bundle for North America, that will include both New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U for $300.     The front and back of the box.   Both games will be included on a single disc, and the bundle w...

Japanator Brittany Vincent

Writing love letters by moonlight, sending mail by daylight. She'll always there to make you your snail mail look tight! She is the one named Sailor Moon! Sailor Moon stationery is hitting Japan on December 11th by way of Sun-Star Stationery, and ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following yesterday's premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival, anime feature Bayonetta: Bloody Fate is previewed in a new trailer.   Fuminori Kizaki (Afro Samurai, Basilisk) directs with a cast that includes Atsuko Tanaka (Ghost in the S...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Aksys Games announced a solid release date for the delicious-sounding Sorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God. The RPG heads to PS Vita in North America in both standard and limited edition flavors on December 10.

Nendonesia animaster

We have already had Mikasa, so it is only natural that her love interest childhood friend buddy will also come in Nendoroid form. Yep, Nendoroid Eren Jäger is finally announced officially. "I'll exterminate them!

Siliconera Sato

In a recent 4Gamer interview, Pokémon art director Ken Sugimori and director Tetsuya Watanabe spoke about Pokémon developer Game Freak's recent growth during the development of Pokémon X and Y. They also talked about why we've yet to see any Pokém...

Siliconera Ishaan

In Europe, Nintendo and Square Enix will be releasing a collector's edition of Bravely Default. This will be available on December 6th and will include the game, Agnés figurine, an artbook, a set of 34 AR cards and an original soundtrack CD.

New 3DS XL Colors in Japan These new 3DS XL colors are only available in Japan as "limited pack," releases. They only come bundled with AR cards and a 4GB SD card, but the hot orange and turquoise inside of the black interior looks super nice.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Yesterday we finally got a solid European release date for Tales of Symphonia Chronicles, which tells its HD-remastered tales over there on February 28. Now we also have confirmation for North America, which is ahead of Europe by a few days with a...


Nendoroid Miss Monochrome Announced If you are a big fan of Yui Horie (Hocchan), you know that she voices the character, Miss Monochrome. Starchild has announced that Miss Monochrome in Nendoroid form is indeed happening.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Appearing at last fall's Ficzone in Granada, Spain, director Hiroshi Nagahama and animator Koichiro Sohtome mentioned that they were planning a "secret project," with less than subtle hints that a new Mushi-shi anime could be in the works.

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

Tweet Pin It Every country deserves a hero, the national icon that represents everything a country and her citizens stand for. In America a bearded man named Chuck Norris holds the title, but in Japan it's a girl who resembles a squirrel… Yuko Osh...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Studio Ghibli 'Princess Kaguya' Anime Feature Gets New Preview Posted by Chris Beveridge October 23, 2013 at 01:38 PM Princess Kaguya Set for releas eon November 23rd, we've got a new promo that has made its way out for the ISao Takahata film for ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The release date of the upcoming live-action anime adaptation of Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukinai (Haganai) is finally revealed along with two new stills coming from the movie. The movie will be released this February 1, 2014.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A new ad featuring actress/singer/spokesperson Nao Matsushita is co-promoting Studio Ghibli's upcoming anime feature Princess Kaguya and Eyeful Home, makers of single family wooden houses.     Originally intended to open on July 20th to coincide w...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Adaptation Not Happening Soon Keanu Reeves has been associated with the live-action adaptation of Cowboy Bebop for quite some time now, but recently during a Q&A session on reddit, he has revealed that the movie might not ...

MyAnimeList. net Forum »» News Discussion »» German Artist Gets Manga Published by Shueisha News Team Online Joined: Nov 2007 Posts: 17275 The first volume of German artist Carolin Eckhardt's online comic Oku-sama Guten Tag!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Begins Streaming On Ouya Systems Posted by Chris Beveridge October 22, 2013 at 01:03 PM The leader in streaming Anime and Asian content commences release of a branded app on the OUYA© system San Francisco, Calif.

Hunter X Hunter 2011 - 101 Never underestimate the power of bro-hood, ~degeso. It seems only fitting that Hunter X Hunter 101 should be a survey course in great anime.   It's all here - the ruthless, chilling and jet-black hilarious brilliance tha...

Namco Bandai Games began streaming a promotional video and a television commercial on Monday for the Namco Bandai Games Presents J-Legend Retsuden Nintendo 3DS compilation game. The compilation game will include the following classic games based o...

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