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January 30, 2014, 9:30 AM
Siliconera Sato

Treasure are known for their classic arcade-style action games, such as Ikaruga, which was greenlit on Steam late last year. The good news is, it looks like we'll be seeing more PC support from them, as Treasure president Masato Maegawa revealed t...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Sometimes, it seems like all of Japan is slowly being drawn into Tokyo. As the county's economic, educational, political, and even entertainment capital, for many people born elsewhere in Japan, it's not so much a matter of if they'll move to the ...

Kotaku East András Neltz

Snorlax. Sleeping. Pillows. It makes sense, doesn't it? That was likely the thought process behind this actual Snorlax pillow. As spotted by Tomopop, the Snorlax cushion has been recently put up for pre-order by ToysLogic, a US-based online toy shop.

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

Happy birthday Hiroshi Kamiya! The very popular voice actor is having a birthday today, turning 39 years old and releasing a new single to celebrate his 5th anniversary in the business titled START AGAIN.

Siliconera Ishaan

Nintendo have released their financial results report for the third quarter of their ongoing fiscal year, and along with the report come a few sales highlights that should be of interest. Let's start with Nintendo 3DS.

Bleach voice actors Masakazu Morita (Ichigo Kurosaki) and Keiichi Takahashi (Tōdō Gizaemon) reported on Wednesday that fellow voice actor Masaaki Tsukada had passed away. He was 74 when he passed away on Monday, January 27.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While we had a look at some of the character design material when the site first opened for the 2014 continuation of Fairy Tail, which you can see to the right, it's now updated with two character designs for our leads that definitely look different.

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

Tokyo thief steals 448 pairs of high-heeled shoes from hostess clubs 'A hostess club's locker is like a treasure chest,' the suspect was quoted by police TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Monday announced the arrest of a 28-year-old male f...

tour / release / Alice Nine Great news for all fans of Alice Nine in Asia! They just announced their first Asia Tour! It will start on May 30th already and will keep you busy until July 5th! Check the dates!

The GLORIO Blog dragonzigg

Recap Dandy and the crew discover an intriguing alien, but after it bites Meow he falls ill and has to be taken to hospital. Zigg's Thoughts Space Dandy episodes have fallen into a weird pattern, where the first half is usually a competent and occ...

SeventhStyle Seven

MSN Japan says the producers of Gatchaman Crowds are hoping for a sequel, and not just another cour of episodes, but a complete film – with the ending of the anime, that would be a welcomed decision. A movie is precisely what Gatchaman Crowds coul...

Crunchyroll Humberto Saabedra

Evergreen tenant of American shopping malls Hot Topic has now added Attack on Titan to its lineup of pop culture merchandise with an online test run of shirt designs for Boys and Girls. Both designs are currently online exclusive, but as FUNimatio...

  While some may look back at earlier installments of the Final Fantasy XIII fondly and some may just groan, its storyline which has taken a whole generation of video game consoles to tell is finally set to conclude in less than a fortnight.

Siliconera Laura

As previously reported, a new Fate/Stay Night anime is in production at anime studio ufotable, and is scheduled to air in Japan in fall 2014. An interview in the latest volume of Type-Moon Ace magazine brings further details.

Japanator Elliot Gay

Every now and then a game comes along that changes the way you think about entertainment. It flips conventions on their head, and tackles common tropes in a way that completely alters the gaming experience.

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) When I was young, I loved playing in the bath… my favorite thing was to waste shampoo by mixing it with water pretending to invent mysterious medicine! Today we're going to be taking a look at some new ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Love Stage! ! ' Boys-Love Anime Cast, Staff & Visual Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge January 29, 2014 at 05:41 PM Love Stage! ! We haven't heard much of anything about the anime adaptation of the boys-love manga series Love Stage!

moetron pKjd

"Wonder Momo" – New Game and Anime Announced Posted by pKjd on Jan 28, 2014 @ 10:13 pm 28 Jan The 1987 beat 'em up arcade classic Wonder Momo from Namco is receiving an entirely new game from American developer WayForward.

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Jan. 29. 2014Nagoya based idol group Team Syachihoko formed a limited time unit "Team Syachichoco". A video the members try to make a handmade chocolate was released at a special website. The whole things are linked to Valentine's campaign of a ca...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'Robot Girls Z' For Winter 2014 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge January 28, 2014 at 03:51 PM Robot Girls Z Crunchyroll has a late addition to the winter 2014 anime lineup as Robot Girls Z is now a part of the catalog of sho...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

A while back, we told you about Japan's Knee-High Socks Day. Held on November 28, or 11-28, the date was chosen because of some wrangling of the Japanese language that enables 11 to be pronounced "ii" (Japanese for "good"), and 28 "knee high.

The GLORIO Blog marlinclock

Recap Yato tries to solve his financial woes by seeing a fellow god named Kofuku. After accepting a job they come across a suicidal man and take the longest fall of all time. Quite the strange episode we had this week.

Hunter X Hunter 2011 - 114 I'm going to the well time after time in trying to sing the praises this series deserves, and I'll I'm coming up with is pure awe at this point. So - there goes another 10 seconds.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

There's still not a lot of details out there about this production, with word hitting that half the episodes are written, storyboarding done for most of them and voice recording previously underway, but now we're closer to seeing more about the ne... Humberto Saabedra

Recently. I tweeted out a call for WordPress theme designers. The theme I'm currently using at the moment is more than suitable for my needs and fine for what I'm doing, but it needs more work to be perfect.

Trends in Japan Tokyo Cheapo

Written by: Tokyo Cheapo on January 29, 2014 at 3:11 pm | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments This article by Andres Zuleta first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. A rare sight in Tokyo Free Wi-Fi in Tokyo is notoriously hard to find.

Japan has this image of being one of the thinnest developed countries, but maybe that will change with the recent hype for pochakos (chubby girls) also known as marshmallow girls. According to La Farfa, the first plus-size fashion magazine in Japa...

Ani-Culture nbcwarrior

Hello Sleepwalkers is a Japanese rock band signed to A-Sketch and managed by AMUSE. The band debuted on October 5th, 2011, with the single "Sentimental Shoukougun". Members Shuntaro (シュンタロウ) – Vocals, Guitar Narumi (ナルミ) - Guitar, Vocals Tasoko (タ...

The Tokyo Reporter Amy Takahashi

'Nigerian Mafia' running wild in Kabukicho In August, a club allegedly spiked a customer's drink before robbing him On Monday, Tokyo Metropolitan Police announced the arrest of two Filipino hostesses working at club Little Cat, located in the red-...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

A man from Japan's Gunma Prefecture is facing legal action on the grounds of copyright infringement after uploading Studio Ghibli's 2013 animated film Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises in the West) to a public website in July and November last year, th...

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