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October 29, 2013, 7:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Forget cat cafes. Or black cat cafes. Or penguin bars. Japan's latest novelty cafe is the "fukurou cafe" (フクロウカフェ), or the "owl cafe. " Owl cafes like Fukurou no Mise ("Owl Shop") and Tori no Iru Cafe ("The Cafe with Birds") started getting notice...

Idolminded Thennary Nak

Recommended Jpop♂ Reading: October 28, 2013 Thennary's Picks Kiben – Hashire, Melos! – The Flying Sheep Flock Irea takes a look at this play that Sean was in earlier this year. VS Arashi 2013. 10. 17 Review – J-Everything Arashi get overshadowed b...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Earlier this month the Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD remasters were slapped with the Japanese release date of December 26, along with some screens comparing the updated versions to the originals. Now Square Enix is back with a hefty batch of straight-up ...


Life-size Statues of Galilei Donna Sisters to Appear in Odaiba NoitaminA Shop This November 2, the NoitaminA Shop & Cafe Theater in Odaiba will be displaying life-size figures of the three sisters from the anime series Galilei Donna: Hozuki Ferrar...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Toei Video is now streaming the first four minutes of the first episode of Robot Girls Z, a TV anime series featuring classic super robots now transformed as cute and beautiful girls. In the first episode, Z-chan, Gre-chan and Grenda-san are promo...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Another upcoming anime with a newly launch site and newly revealed staff is cast is the Brains Base (Durarara! ! , My Little Monster, SNAFU) adaptation of Tomoya Haruno's manga D-Fragments (D-Frag!  for short).

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Meganebu! HOUSTON, October 28, 2013 — WARNING! You may experience a strong urge to check your vision after watching Sentai Filmworks' newest acquisition: MEGANEBU!   This 12 episode series is directed by the up and coming Sobi Yamamoto (This Boy C...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Latest magazine scans confirmed that next year's annual Super Sentai Versus crossover film will be Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger vs. Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters! The said movie will premiere this January 18, 2014.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Dragonar Academy' Anime Showcase Character Designs With Site Launch Posted by Chris Beveridge October 28, 2013 at 02:30 PM Dragonar Academy The official site for Dragonar Academy has gone live and it's introduced a new key visual for the series w...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Hoping for a megaton bomb from Sega's teaser site, which previously declared "the new story will begin? " Well, it delivered, but only if you're dying to see the next "season" of the free-to-play Samurai & Dragons game on PS Vita.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

It was recently announced that just like Kamen Rider, Super Sentai will also have novel adaptations starting with Samurai Sentai Shinkenger. The new Shinkenger novel entitled "Samurai Sentai Shinkenger – Three Chances Of Winning" will be released ...

Japanator Karen Mead

I've never tried Tentacle Grape soda, but I've been hearing for years that vendors tend to sell out of it at anime cons. Whether that's because the soda is actually a delicious, refreshing carbonated beverage, or people just feel super-naughty buy...

live / NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST Sunday at their Osaka Oneman the Band had to face a great loss! AT the sold out event LIVE SQUARE 2nd LINE 「ONEMAN TOUR "GEARS OF OMEGA"」 Equip and guitar got stolen! Though the band apologized and thanked the fans that ...

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Haganai Live-Action: the characters October 27th, 2013 / By Tabris / No comments » / Categories: Live Action Meet the future stars of the Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai live-action: The Queen definitely to lose her temper now.

Kamen Rider Baron: the Banana Who Split on Gokaiger Yutaka Kobayashi, the actor for Kumon Kaito (Kamen Rider Baron), was interviewed by Hyper Hobby and reveals that he almost became Gokai Red and the secret behind his dislike for bananas.

Siliconera Eugene

  So maybe you don't like MANLY MEN. We get that. We really do. Not everyone can take the manliness of Baron Dino. Maybe what you really want is something softer. Something cutesy and lovable… like a superheroine who beats up perverts.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Gatchaman Crowds Fans of the summer series Gatchaman Crowds got news over the weekend that a second season of the series will be on its way having gotten approval as Gatchaman Crowds Second. The show doesn't have a schedule at the moment for when ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Bad Grandpa This weekend went about as one would expect as Bad Grandpa took first place with a $32 million take. The film, which had some of the funniest and most inappropriate trailers this year, certainly had the curiosity factor for many.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following this month's opening of anime movie Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Rebellion, mahou shoujo fans have a December release of PS Vita game The Battle Pentagram to look forward to. In addition to a new preview from Namco Bandai, there's an early...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Expands Into Simulcast Manga Chapters With Kodansha Posted by Chris Beveridge October 28, 2013 at 10:22 AM It's the expected next stage in evolution for Crunchyroll as they've announced plans with Kodansha to offer manga on their servi...

Japanese fans are having a good laugh with this one. In a press interview at the premiere Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters movie, where he does the voice-over for Percy Jackson, voice actor Mamoru Miyano admitted.

JEFusion GekiDan

After an awesome episode today, here is the preview for Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger's 36th Brave, "Giga Gaburincho! The Silver Miracle". Due to a. . .

live / NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST Sunday at their Osaka Oneman the band had to face a great loss! At the sold out event LIVE SQUARE 2nd LINE 「ONEMAN TOUR "GEARS OF OMEGA"」 Equip and guitar got stolen! Though the band apologized and thanked the fans that ...


1/8 Kousaka Kirino PVC [Cat Ear Ver. ] Griffon Enterprise has commenced preorder for this kawaii scaled figure of Kousaka Kirino (高坂桐乃) from the light novel and anime series Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai (俺の妹がこんなに可愛いわけがない).

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I've always been terrible in the heat but I'm pretty good with the cold! I can't swim at all, but I can kind of ski too… I'm definitely more suited to Winter!

Trends in Japan William

Written by: William on October 28, 2013 at 11:35 am | In PRODUCT INNOVATION | No Comments Can't get enough of your favorite (ex-)AKB48 starlet? Now you can a take a flight "inside" her vessel. Okay, enough with the puerile references, though AKB48...

JEFusion GekiDan

After an awesome episode today, here's the preview of Kamen Rider Gaim's 5th episode: "I'm Back! Friendship's Ichigo Arms! " Gaim's Strawberry Arms. . .

moetron pKjd

「Saimoe '13」 "Losers Bracket – Day 3″ ~ Second Round Results Posted by pKjd on Oct 27, 2013 @ 7:39 am 27 Oct Winners: Chiho and Madoka. Group R2-5 Results: 1位 189票 Chiho Sasaki @ Hataraku Maou-sama! 2位 77票 Kirame Hanada @ Saki: Achiga-hen – Episod...

Yamaha has announced that a package version for the Vocaloid Galaco created from an idea by Kō Shibasaki will be released next spring.

Complaints about pro-ero-wrestling anime invariate Sekai de Ichiban Tsuyoku Naritai's "getting beaten up -> shower -> back to being beaten up" pattern have been voiced, not that anyone is enjoying the ero-poses any less… Omake: Loading more comments.

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