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January 29, 2014, 10:30 PM
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.

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 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...

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...

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.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Last spring, Asuka Ciel announced that Eiki Eiki and Taishi Zaou's Love Stage! ! boys love manga is slated to become an anime. Now, a new site has offered a look at 2014 the anime and its staff.   The series follows a young otaku, would-be manga a...

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"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.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japan loves its cats. When feline fans here aren't going online to swap trivia about their favorite members of the animal kingdom, they're playing with cute kitties between sips of coffee at one of the nation's many cat cafes.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Earlier this month, Minako Kotobuki—who voiced Tsumugi Kotobuki from K-ON! , Blue Rose/Karina Lyle from Tiger & Bunny and Senhime from Samurai Girls/Samurai Bride—was introduced as the voice of the cat Jiji in the live-action Kiki's De...

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 Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

New 'Baki' Manga Begins In March Posted by Chris Beveridge January 28, 2014 at 04:31 PM While manga series come and go, sometimes you really have to step back and realize the scale of a series that you may have never given a thought to.

Siliconera Spencer

Dengeki PlayStation revealed more characters in Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax, a fighting game with a bunch of light novel characters and at least one Sega star. Tomoka Minato from Ro-Kyu-Bu! (pictured) is playable and Hinata Hakamada joins the ga...

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.

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...

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.

PS3/Xbox 360 game delayed in Japan until March 27 Japanese game news website Famitsu began streaming a new gameplay trailer on Tuesday for the Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z action game. The video previews different costumes for the main character Yaiba, i...

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...

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...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

(c)AKS Jan. 28. 2014Yuko Oshima, who announced her graduation from AKB48 during the 'NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen', will be holding her graduation ceremony in March at National Olympic Stadium. This announcement was made by Oshima herself on January 27 d...

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Ichirô Nagai, the voice actor of Sazae-san's Namihei and Ranma ½'s Happōsai, was discovered after he had collapsed in a Hiroshima City hotel on Monday morning. He was taken to a hospital, but he passed away.

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) As I mentioned the other day, I've become fallen in love with ginger kuzuyu! It's so lovely and warm and is great protection against colds! Another great preventer of colds is hot information… which I'm...

The Fandom Post Thomas Zoth

Space Dandy Episode 4 Dandy and his crew learn how to be grateful dead. What They Say Space Dandy is a dandy in space! This dreamy adventurer with a to-die-for pompadour travels across the galaxy in search of aliens no one has ever laid eyes on.

According to the upcoming issue of Newtype Ace, the previously announced anime adaptation of visual novel Fate/stay night will be a TV series broadcast in Fall 2014. It will be a new story outside of the original work, but is very important and ne... Humberto Saabedra

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Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Visual novel Fate/stay night made the leap to PS Vita in Japan in 2012, and now its sequel, Fate/hollow ataraxia, is ready to follow suit. While we don't have a release window yet, Dengeki PlayStation reports that a Vita port is in the works with ...


1/8 Hatsune Miku PVC (Senbonzakura) FREEing has commenced preorder for this beautiful scaled figure of Hatsune Miku, which is based on the popular Miku song "Senbonzakura" by Kurousa-P. She is wearing the unique outfit that is seen in the song bas...

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Anime fans have been buzzing since ufotable announced that they will be having their own take on the highly popular fantasy anime series, Fate/Stay Night. According to Volume 9 of Type Moon Ace magazine, the highly anticipated anime will air durin...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Dance In The Vampire Bund Seven Seas Entertainment is looking to build more on the still strong popularity of Dance in the Vampire Bund by bringing over a pair of doujinshi collections. The titles, Dance in the Vampire Bund: Forgotten Tales and Da...

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