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February 23, 2014, 12:00 AM

Bandai's story of girls who attend academy for idols currently has 2 TV anime series The April issue of Shogakukan's Ciao magazine is announcing on March 3 that an anime film adaptation of Bandai's Aikatsu!

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

It's Cat Day! The one day in Japan that celebrates our feline friends. In honor of this occasion, we've put together a list of a dozen cat cafés around Tokyo, so even if you don't have a furry face waiting for you at home, you can still enjoy some...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Candy Go! Go! – Cinderella Call Candy Go! Go! 's new single Cinderella Call was released on February 19. This is the 8th single from Candy Go! Go! . 3 versions are available. The CD contains 2 songs. The limited edition comes with a photo booklet.


LOS ANGELES, CA (FEBRUARY 20, 2014) - On February 19th, the GRAMMY Museum unveiled their Yoshiki exhibit which puts the influential rock icon's signature crystal piano, flamboyant wardrobes, and other items on display.

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A new PV has just been released for the much awaited conclusion to the Mobile Suit Gundam UC saga and it gives us a glimpse of the movie's titanic new machine, the NZ-999 Neo Zeong as it readies for the final showdown with Banagher Links's Full Ar...

King Records began streaming the first minute of the anime adaptation of Tsutomu Nihei's Knights of Sidonia manga on Thursday. The video, which features a battle in space against an alien, reveals that the 12-episode series is slated to premiere o...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

After four years and seven episodes, Gundam Unicorn wraps up this spring with the 90-minute seventh and final episode hitting Japanese theaters for a limited run May 17th before a June 6th home video release.

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The Yahoo! Movies website posted a new American poster for Gareth Edwards' Godzilla film remake. The poster features the King of the Monsters towering over the San Francisco skyline. (The Transamerica Pyramid to the right is 48 stories tall, altho...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

With the first half of From the New World set to be released on Blu-ray and DVD on April 15th, Sentai Filmworks has announced the English dub cast for the far future anime.     Title:                 FROM THE NEW WORLD COLLECTION 1 Published by:  ...

Siliconera Ishaan

Bravely Default, Square Enix's new role-playing franchise, is a big deal for the RPG community. It's the first brand new RPG franchise that Square Enix have successfully debuted in a long time, and the fact that it draws inspiration from the older...

Ask John: Why is Anime Fascinated with Britain? Question: I'm been fascinated with British-style characters in anime, from Eru-Chan from Upotte! ! to Darjeeling from Girls Und Panzer to my favorite, Alice Cartelet from Kin-iro Mosaic.

Each year, cat lovers in Japan celebrate annual "Cat Day" on February 22, based on the fact that the number 2 sounds somewhat similar to the sound of a cat's meow (pronounced "nyaah") in the Japanese language.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Like kimono and T-shirts with English writing (sometimes vulgar, sometimes comical, always unintelligible), the number of people you'll see in Japan wearing surgical masks is pretty surprising. Sure, Japan is a hard working society, and the spread...

Japanator Brad Rice

Admit it: if and whenever you get a chance to go to Japan, you'll spend way too much money on shameless character goods. If you've already bought a dakimakura pillow, then you might find yourself upgrading to a full sheet set.

The Fandom Post Kestrel Swift

Kill la Kill Episode 19 One month later, the landscape of the battle has changed drastically. What They Say: A startling revelation turns Ryuko's world upside down! But she's not the only one in turmoil, as Satsuki, the Elite Four and the members ...

girugamesh Maybe you have already heard the rumor, that two members of girugamesh - to be specific, guitarist Nii and drummer Ryo - are brothers! This rumor had been spread once some years ago but this time it seems like both of them revealed it t...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Would you like your new Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth trailer in Persona 3 or Persona 4 flavor? Choose between the two, or watch both below, and then we'll get into some more details on the dungeon-crawler after you're done.

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The official Bandai Boy's Toys site revealed the upcoming release of the DX Lock Seed Kamen Rider Knuckle and Kurokage Set and the DX Sid Lock Seed from Kamen Rider Gaim. The DX Lock Seed Kamen Rider Knuckle and Kurokage Set comes with the Pinecon...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

New 'Kindaichi Case Files' Anime Brings Back Original Cast Posted by Chris Beveridge February 21, 2014 at 01:26 PM Kindaichi Case Files Continuity in some ways is almost always preferred when you bring back a property and it looks like we're getti...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Hardcore Chocolate, makers of t-shirts inspired by punk, movies and pro-wrestling, is back with a second stylized Kill La Kill shirt, and it's one that many fans have been waiting for.  Namely, here's the two star transformed version of Mako!

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It It was a magical night as Yuko Oshima romanced us with a setlist not heard from Team K since 2009. Team K's 4th stage, which was heard for the first time in May of 2008, returned with Oshima and her colleagues only nights before the A...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Toriko Part 3 When the news hit about Dragon Ball Z Kai returning to the broadcast realm on April 6th, 2014, it pretty much signaled another event as well as it was taking Toriko's place in the schedule.

Siliconera Ishaan

Diddy Kong will be a playable character in the new Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, and director Masahiro Sakurai says that his flexibility and reach have been increased for the new game, as illustrated in the screenshot below.

Actor Satoshi Tsumabuki and KAT-TUN member Kazuya Kamenashi will be starring in the upcoming baseball film "Vancouver no Asahi".

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It has been announced by the Shogakukan and Kinokuniya Southern Theater that there would be a stage play adaptation of Aoyama Gosho's Detective Conan. . .

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