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January 28, 2014, 6:30 PM
Siliconera Ishaan

Japanese business publication Nikkei reports (via: Dr. Serkan Toto) that, this Thursday, Nintendo will announce its strategy to use mobile devices to promote its consoles and games among a larger audience.

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Crunchyroll’s winter slate of streaming anime gets a last minute addition in the form of Robot Girls Z, a new series inspired by Toei’s legendary super robots of the 1970s! Airdates and times will be available soon, but in the meantime...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The spring anime season will see a new sports anime with Production I. G's adaptation of Shonen Jump volleyball manga Haikyu! !  The 2012 sports manga follows a volleyball player, who, upon entering high school, finds himself on the same team as h...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here are the demos of some of the Ressha Sentai ToQGer toys. These videos feature the ToQ Changer, the team's transformation device and the DX ToQ-Oh, the team's main mecha. The ToQ Changer is a brace type transformation device, in which you need ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

If you like packaging, you're going to love Square Enix's video overview of the Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster collector's edition. The $79. 99 SE online store exclusive—which packs in a 40-page art book, visual soundtrack, and five lithogr...

RocketNews24 Joan Coello

In Japan, being an idol is serious business. Getting caught in anything that has the potential of crushing a fan's dreams could easily result in the idol getting fired. Simple things that common people partake in without as much as a blink of an e...

Kyoto Animation's The Anime Baka Ichidai blog posted an entry by staff member "yokko" on Monday. In the entry, yokko noted that the second season of the Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club anime was finally announced and "the boys are coming back!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Every other Monday, master swordsmith Tony Swatton forges the weapons from video games, movies, and television. This week, he tackles Ed Elric's Spear from Fullmetal Alchemist. Check out the results in the latest Man at Arms video.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Voice actor Ichiro Nagai (age 82) was discovered collapse in a Hiroshima hotel. He was taken in a hospital, but he eventually passed away. The cause of his death is currently unknown and the police are currently investigating on that matter.

Many of you remember the Attack on Titan fanart that looked like a live-action movie poster that was published on Tokyo Otaku Mode about three months ago, right? This realistic visual overflowing with the essence of a big-budget Hollywood blockbus...


fripSide to Sing Opening Theme for Black Bullet Anime During fripSide's performance at Lisani! Live-4 concert, it was announced that the pop duo would be singing the opening theme song for the upcoming anime series "Black Bullet (ブラック・ブレット)".

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

Huge haul of weapons seized by Kanagawa cops likely yakuza arsenal Police seized pistols, a rifle and ammunition from inside a residence KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police on Monday announced the seizure of pistols, a rifle and ammunition...

SGCafe spartanchef

The Idolm@ster Movie finally premiered last January 25, 2014 in Japan and to celebrate the very first movie from the extremely popular franchise, anime-themed seal stamp makers Itaindou are releasing official seal stamps based on the gorgeous idol...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Oh boy, here we go. It's been more than half a decade since Dreamworks acquired the rights to produce a live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell, and mostly it's been all quiet. Many had simply consigned the idea to vapor, with Dreamworks mere...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Ryozo Tsujimoto, the producer of the Monster Hunter game series at CAPCOM, announced in a video message on Sunday that Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will be coming to the West.  Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate ("which is the equivalent of MH4G") will be ava...

SeventhStyle Seven

Otaku obsessed with idol building, dress-up game Aikatsu! have recently been rampant in their shameless cruelty towards young girls as they occupy arcade games intended for small female children with no remorse.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Selector Infected Wixoss' Anime Gets Spring Debut, Teaser & Details Posted by Chris Beveridge January 27, 2014 at 03:04 PM Selector Infected Wixoss For many, original anime works are the stuff of dreams that makes being a fan worthwhile since the...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Actress/voice actress/personality Shoko Nakagawa, AKA Shokotan, stars in Nuigurumaa Z, a tokusatsu film from director Noboru Iguchi (The Machine Girl, Karate Robo Zaborgar, Zombie Ass) that opened in Japan on January 25.

Noragami - 04 That was simply outstanding, start-to-finish. Space Dandy's second episode has competition now for the best by any new series this season, as BONES stablemate Noragami delivers easily its best ep yet (and the first three were darn go...

Four weeks in, some trends are starting to emerge with Space Dandy. For those that care about such things, Space Dandy seems to have been better received in the U. S. than in Japan - which is not surprising given how much backlash the show got in ...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix recently confirmed that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will be released on April 14th for PlayStation 4. Meanwhile, producer Naoki Yoshida also talked about details on the upcoming patch 2.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Haikyu! ! ' Anime Debuts New Promo Posted by Chris Beveridge January 27, 2014 at 06:21 PM In advance of its spring debut, a new promo has come out for Haikyu! ! , which clocks in at thirty seconds and shows off the main cast of the series with br...

AFA Channel! tueac

The moment Madoka fans in Singapore have been waiting for has arrived. The final movie in the Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Rebellion, will be in Singapore for a limited screening on 8 and 9 February 2014 at Cathay Cineleisure Orchard !

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

With Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn destined for a worldwide launch on April 14, Square Enix offered up a look at the retooled MMO's collector's edition. Should you opt for the deluxe set, you'll get a special box, art book, soundtrack, and more.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Final Fantasy, perhaps the biggest and best Japanese RPG series ever as far as the Western world is concerned, is no stranger to spin-offs and dubious sub-sequels. There have been a handful of gems amongst them, but there are some that even fans o...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Free Episode 7 While many were hoping that there was more to that end message at the end of the first season of Free! with "See you next summer", it's now panning out to be true. At a new event for the property in Japan this weekend, a poster was ...

「星の海原」 (Hoshi no Unabara) "Sea of Stars" Let's get right down to business and address the elephant in the room, shall we? Claire Cruz as Nina Viento? I did not see that coming. At all. And really, I'm still reeling from the shock of the revelation...

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Recommended Jpop♂ Reading: January 26, 2014 Ray's Picks Even Johnny Kitagawa can't get tickets to Arashi concerts – aramatheydidnt I believe that Arashi are really popular right now, but the president of JE having a hard time getting tickets?

Nobunaga the Fool – 04 Filed under First Impressions, Nobunaga the Fool by Zanibas | 0 Comments 「魔術師 THE MAGICIAN」 Before we begin, some miscellaneous snippets of interest to list: Apparently Jeanne's efforts to hide her gender have failed miserably.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Vertical Acquires 'Tonari no Seki-kun' Manga License Posted by Chris Beveridge January 27, 2014 at 04:33 PM Tonari no Seki-kun Vertical has picked up a new license that they'll be releasing that's certainly timely with it having a two season anime...

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