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January 16, 2014, 11:00 AM
RocketNews24 Jessica

Parking can be hard to come by and expensive in Japan, so shop owners who are lucky enough to have a parking lot take their "customers only" policy pretty seriously, but having a car towed can be time-consuming and problematic.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

NIS America may be working through some standard editions of previously released shows, but they also have some new material on the way. The company has announced the acquisition of Haiyore! Nyaruko-san, which they will be releasing under the name...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Japan is famous for its Kit Kats. The country has a slew of unique flavors that simply aren't available elsewhere. On this month, it will get the first Kit Kat specialty store on Earth. Called Kit Kat Chocolatory, the store will open on January 17...

Game developer Playdek looks to raise US$600,000 for new tactical RPG Final Fantasy Tactics director and Final Fantasy XII creator Yasumi Matsuno launched a Kickstarter on Tuesday for Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians, a tactical role-playing ga...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following 2013's release of Madoka Magica: Rebellion, "Cute is Justice" mask maker gonoturn has a special Kyubey mask in time for cold season. The cotton/polyester mask measuring 18cmx13cm goes for 2100yen.

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With the overwhelming success of Attack on Titan, a new mobile game will be coming to the iOS and Android platforms soon and it will be called Attack on Titan: Roar to Freedom. The game's developer, DeNA has just announced earlier today that the g...

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

Back in November, I listed Golden Time as one of the ten anime of the fall you should be watching. Now, as the series passes its halfway point, I can truly say that Golden Time has a death grip on my heartstrings and refuses to let go.

The sixth Blu-ray Disc/DVD volume of the second Kuroko's Basketball anime season will include an original video anime on June 20. This year's eighth issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shueisha Jump magazine is making the announcement on Monday.

JEFusion UkiyaSeed

The official images of S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider Gaim Orange Arms & S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider Baron Banana Arms was posted in the Bandai Tamashii. . .

JEFusion UkiyaSeed

A new Kuroko's Basketball OVA will be included in the sixth Blu-ray DVD volume of the show's second season. This episode adapts the original manga's. . .

Japanator Josh Tolentino

And we're back! It's time now for the Annotated Anime Roundup, your deliciously late gaggle of short-form recaps and commentary on the latest and greatest in Japanese cartoon tomfoolery! We meant to start a couple of days earlier, but were so dist...

Siliconera Ishaan

Rurouni Kenshin villain Makoto Shishio will be a playable character in J-Stars Victory Vs. , the latest issue of Weekly Shueisha Jump magazine reveals, according to an Anime News Network report.   Additionally, Freeza from Dragon Ball Z and Madara...

Siliconera Ishaan

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution will have four new characters, revealed in the latest issue of Jump magazine. (Thanks, Re:Zaregoto)   Joining the roster of playable characters are the Second Tsuchikage, Third Raikage, Second Mizu...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Mikakunin de Shinkoukei' DVD/BD Getting Anime Short Posted by Chris Beveridge January 15, 2014 at 10:38 AM Mikakunin de Shinkoukei Adding new materials to a home video release is definitely a familiar pattern for many anime series and Mikakunin d...

Adaptation of novels made famous by Studio Ghibli opens in Japan on March 1 Website Crank In! ! posted six new images from the live-action film of Eiko Kadono's fantasy novel series Kiki's Delivery Service (Majo no Takkyūbin) on January 4.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Discotek Media has made a very welcome pick up not only for anime fans, but animation fans in general. Coming out on DVD on April 29th is the Amazing Nuts! anthology short, which was done by Studio 4°C and originally out in Japan back in 2006.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Destiny Productions announced that one of their talents, Kane Kosugi (Ninja Sentai Kakuranger, Dead or Alive) is not starring in the Tekken: A Man Called X live-action film. The company apologized for the mistake and corrected that Kosugi will sta...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

A 4-minute animation that features the "origins" of the Chogokin Hello Kitty was posted in Bandai Japan's official YouTube channel. This anime short was first seen in last year's Tamashii Nation event.

Siliconera Sato

Marvelous AQL recently surprised us by announcing three new Senran Kagura titles, including an upcoming rhythm/cooking game featuring the series' busty ninjas. In an interview with Famitsu magazine, series producer Kenichiro Takaki talks about how...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Amagi Brilliant Park' Light Novel Gets Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge January 15, 2014 at 01:47 PM Kyoto animation is signing on to another light novel adaptation, this time by working with Shoji Gatoh's series Amagai Brilliant Park.

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

"Can you believe it? Woof! Woof! He's dragged her down here from above. Woof! Woof! I won't allow it, no matter how pretty she is! " Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I spent my whole long weekend shut in my room!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Alright, North America is still late to the party, but how many of you on this side of the world have already played the hell out of the Bravely Default demo? If you're chomping at the bit for the full game, Nintendo has a new trailer showing off ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

As fans continue to wait for the now twice-delayed debut of the new Sailor Moon TV series, numerous companies have been taking advantage of their anxious anticipation by featuring the beloved magical girls of the hit '90s anime in their offerings ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The next game based on the sprawling Detective Conan series is Detective Conan: Phantom Rhapsody. Namco Bandai has the Nintendo 3DS entry slated for an April 17 launch in Japan.   Phantom Rhapsody uses a zapping system that lets players see the st...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Jan. 16. 2014KAMEN RIDER GIRLS, who is gathering good reputation for the unusual overdrive sound among girls group, announced that they will be releasing the 2nd album titled "exploded" on March 19. This was announced during "Chou Eiyuu Sai (Super...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We've got a few months of marketing ahead of us for Edge of Tomorrow, whose trailer is getting more play in theaters lately, but that's not stopping Tom Cruise from getting out some promotion himself for it.

General Cosplays and Pictures of the Venue League of Legends Gathering After being spoiled with Anime-Expo for the past four years, I thought it would be cool to go check out some of the other conventions that were somewhat close to where I live.

Hunter X Hunter 2011 - 112 I suppose if Togashi-sensei can turn one minute into an entire episode, I can get a few paragraphs out of it - but boy, he sure doesn't make it easy to describe what he - and Madhouse - are accomplishing here.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Dengeki PlayStation magazine has revealed that Nippon Ichi Software has scheduled PlayStation 3 adventure game If You Thought It Was Harem Paradise, It Was Yandere Hell for April 24th release.   Tatsumi Takuma directs the project, with Katsunori K...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The official Discotek Media Facebook page revealed the first volume of their upcoming Mazinger Z DVD release! The first volume contains episodes 1-46 and features Japanese audio with English subtitles.

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