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January 10, 2014, 3:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Let's see. Japan has cat cafes, owl cafes, squirrel gardens, and penguin bars. So, of course there are bunny cafes! Called "usagi cafe" (うさぎカフェ), the furry establishments have been around for a few years now and really started to take off in 2012.

Detective Conan: Phantom Rhapsody features Heiji Hattori as Conan's enemy in murder case This year's seventh issue of Shogakugan's Shonen Sunday magazine is announcing on January 15 that a new video game for Gosho Aoyama's Case Closed (Detective C...

Final game in Lightning's story will ship in N. America on February 11 with collector's edition Square Enix North America began streaming the third behind-the-scenes video on Tuesday for Square Enix's Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII PlayStat...

Fuji TV's late-night Noitamina programming block began streaming a 15-second promotional video on Thursday for the television anime adaptation of Kazuma Ōtorino and artist Akaringo's Ryūgajō Nanana no Maizōkin (Nanana's Buried Treasure) novel.

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

False love is about to blossom during the winter 2014 anime season as NISEKOI, based on the manga by Naoshi Komi, is set to begin streaming on Crunchyroll every Saturday starting on January 11 at 9:00 am Pacific Time for its premium members.

The Fandom Post Mastilo von Plume

Humanity Has Declined Complete Collection Anime DVD Review Posted by Mastilo von Plume January 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM After an unprecedented period of growth and prosperity, humanity is in a severe state of decline—population is at an all-time low, f...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Real estate brokerage Movoto generally focuses their interests on, you know, real estate, but every now and again, they'll also post their estimates on fictional properties. Most recently, they turned their interests to Naruto Uzumaki's apartment ...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

W-What is this…? ! (((゜д゜;))) Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I must admit I'm still stuck in holiday mode a little… but that's not going to stop me from bringing everyone some new Snow Miku information!

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

We've all the seen the amazing displays of plastic food outside restaurants in Japan. Sometimes they're so detailed, it's genuinely difficult to tell whether they're real or not. Well, if you've always secretly wanted to steal one of those food mo...

Japanator Brittany Vincent

San-X's laziest mascot is being graced with what could possibly be one of the cutest pieces of furniture I've ever seen. Rilakkuma, that bear who loves relaxing, is gracing a small sofa that'll set buyers back ¥197,400, or roughly $1889.

Entravity Entrav Riccardo

DESU. IT'S TIME. Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren Episode 1 Review Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Season 2 Episode 1 Review "The Revival of… the Wicked Eye" "Fukkatsu no… Ja�� Shingan" (������������������������������) Chances are, if you weren't...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Jan. 09. 2014PASSPO☆'s Makoto Okunaka and Sako Makita held their slightly early coming-of-age ceremony today at Nogi Shrine in Tokyo, with Miwako Kakei and Eri Oishi who are belong to the same entertainment office group.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Tamsoft's hostess dating simulation series will continue with Dream C Club: GoGo, which was previously announced for spring. Now D3 Publisher has the PlayStation 3 entry set for a more specific April release in Japan.

The clothes shredding shinobi action of Senran Kagura persists with the announcement of "Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson" for the Nintendo 3DS – with most of the attention focused on its intimately detailed clothing battle damage sysem.

「風間一派だ!」 (Kazama Ippada! ) "Kazama's Party! " D-Frag is a zany boke & tsukkomi comedy about one guy surrounded by a lot of crazy girls. Crazy guys too. Pretty much everyone is nuts but the one guy, and so far it's funny!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Soul Eater Not! ' Anime Cast, Staff Detailed Posted by Chris Beveridge January 8, 2014 at 05:23 PM The latest issue of Monthly Shonen Gangan isn't out until Saturday but some pages from it are now out there and that means the cast and staff for S...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Hero Bank' Game Lists Planned Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge January 8, 2014 at 03:33 PM Hero Bank While 2014 has a lot of different things going on, there's definitely a growing push for the game to anime adaptation that comes from e...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

If you feel like going on a vicarious crime spree dressed as psuedo-Cloud or faux-Miku, Saints Row IV is now ready to hook you up. An "anime" themed DLC pack promises to offer you "the fantasy of Eastern cultural happiness.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Remember the Dark Souls café we posted about last month? Thanks to Dengeki Online we now have a better set of visuals than some crummy food pics. The Nishi Azabu-area Dark Souls II hyping establishment is now open, offering fans a chance to dine i...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Captain Earth' Anime Cast & Staff Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge January 8, 2014 at 02:22 PM Captain Earth It's always fun as we delve into a new season that at the same time we get a lot more promotion and insights into what the next season ...

JEFusion Magnum

The promotional video for the game Bokujō Monogatari: Tsunagaru Shin Tenchi (Ranch Story: Connecting New Worlds) for Nintendo 3DS has bagun by. . .

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

With Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger getting closer to its finale, Yomiuri Online reports new details about the show's next plot twist, King's dad becoming KyoryuSilver. It is revealed that in the show's 45th episode, which will air on January 19th, King ...

Siliconera Ishaan

Marvelous AQL have released a teaser trailer for Dekamori Senran Kagura, a downloadable "cooking-rhythm" game headed to the PlayStation Vita in March. The teaser is actually the game's opening movie.     Dekamori Senran Kagura is developed by Mete...

NIS America has announced that they have acquired the license of Chronicles of the Going Home Club for the North American market, and that a retail release is planned. Crunchyroll and Hulu have the title available for streaming.

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

J-Pop singer May'n will be releasing her 4th album 'NEW WORLD' on January 29, in celebration of her 10th year as a professional singer. The album will include new songs in addition to several of May'n's recent anime and game songs from Accel World...

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