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January 30, 2014, 6:30 PM
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...

Siliconera Ishaan

Going forward, Nintendo will make more active use of their character I. P. , Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said during a financial results meeting today.   "I think the reason that Nintendo is now considered to have this 'abundance of character ...

SGCafe spartanchef

Looks like Dengeki Bunko is at it again as they announce new additions to their upcoming fighting game, Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax. With the inclusion of OreImo's Kirino and Kuroneko in the upcoming crossover fighting game to take on heavy hitt...

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 Scott Green

Seven Seas has announced that their latest manga license is Kokoro Connect,  from Anda Sadanatsu (author) and CUTEG (artist).   The adaptation of the relationship comedy light novel series, also adapted into a 2012 anime, is due to launch in Augus...

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.

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-...

Japanator Ben Huber

The tale of online fans that tossed two testimonial video actors into battle. By now you may have seen the videos floating around the internet. If you're a visitor to 4chan, you've most certainly caught a glimpse of the casual, laid-back battle th...

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.

Siliconera Ishaan

Crimson Dragon director Yukio Futatsugi stated back in November that he would continue to improve the game post-launch, and he's still committed to doing just that.   Yesterday, Futatsugi and Microsoft released a new content patch for Crimson Drag...

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 Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sometimes it's easy to ignore the corporate aspect of how anime is produced, but it can lead to some interesting potential. Nippon Television Network Corporation has completed the acquisition of 54. 3% of Tatsunoko as a way to have more in-house m...

Space Dandy is a dandy with the undead! Last week on Space Dandy, Dandy and his crew fought back the Deathgerian in an attempt to get their lost Boobies card back. Summary of Space Dandy Episode 4: After capturing a strange alien, the crew tries t...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

 The Final Fantasy XIII epic will finally reach its conclusion in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII on February 11th, 2014, and to prepair you for the big event, a new, 16-bit RPG style video looks back through the events of Final Fantasy XIII...

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...

Nihongogo Greg Abesamis

J-Rock screamo band DAZZLE VISION will be featured on the SADS tribute album to be released this March in Japan. DAZZLE VISION will contribute their cover of the song "Hate," originally released on the album The Rose God Gave Me in 2001.

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 ...

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.

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!

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...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web began streaming the second full trailer on Monday for the live-action film of Eiko Kadono's fantasy novel series Kiki's Delivery Service (Majo no Takkyūbin). The trailer previews Mai Kuraki's theme song "Wake Me Up," ...

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...

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 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. 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.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Bokura wa Minna Kawaisou' Anime Cast, Staff & Visual Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge January 29, 2014 at 06:34 PM It's a good time to be a fan of works by Ruri Miyahara as after the anime adaptation of Love Lab in 2013, spring 2014 will see th...

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