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February 22, 2014, 4:00 AM
February 22, 2014, 4:00 AM
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...

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.

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 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.

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! han siang "Speedknight" wong

If you have been following the news recently you would have known that SOZO Pte Ltd has 3 artistes confirmed as performers for JMF (The Japan Music Festival (JMF),an umbrella brand for Concerts of Japanese artists throughout 2014.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Good Smile Company is set to offer two figures based on one of the more controversial bits of Sword Art Online. Now available for pre-order, they'll be shipping a Max Factory 1/7th scale statue of  "Asuna ~Captured Titania~" in July.

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.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Bandai Premium is introducing some Sailor Moon leather goods with its latest high(er) end character goods. Orders are being taken for a wallet ( 19,440 yen) and business card case (10,800 yen) ahead of a May release.

SGCafe spartanchef

The star-studded J-Stars Victory VS line-up has already been finalized and Weekly Shounen Jump! 's strongest, brightest and most popular characters are already gearing up to battle one another in what would prove to be one gigantic rumble.

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...

AKB48 WrapUp kevinMario

As we all know, during Day 4 of Request Hour 2014 it was announced that there will be a Grand Reformation Festival ( Dai Sokaku Matsuri ) that will happen on the 24th of February 2014. A lot of buzz have been going on about what kind of scope this...

MELOS no Michi Miss Moonlight

On February 21st, Team KII member Matsumoto Rina annouced her graduation from SKE48. She will leave in April to concentrate on her studies. An exact graduation date has yet to be announced but it was already confirmed that she will participate in ...

New School Kaidan Anto Nicholson

Mixing games and idols is a combination not seen often, but when it happens we get very excited! Today, Alice Project, home of niche idol groups/units such as Armor Girls, Steam Girls and also Alice Juban, made the grand announcement of their late...

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.

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Sakura Gakuin 2013 Nendo ~Kizuna~ Sakura Gakuin 2013 Nendo ~Kizuna~ will be released on March 12. This is the 4th album from Sakura Gakuin. The CD contains 12 songs including their latest singles Ganbare!

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

moetron pKjd

"JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 3: Stardust Crusaders" – PV Posted by pKjd on Feb 21, 2014 @ 1:31 am 21 Feb Earlier today, Mantanweb published a new promotional video for 「JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 3: Stardust Crusaders」 on their official youtu...

According to the official site, Brothers Conflict's BD/DVD Vol. 7 will include an unaired episode and will be released on February 26, 2014. The special will be about Rima and her brothers trying out a magic lamp that her father gave her as a souv...

JEFusion Magnum

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. . .

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Study shows that manga can be used to promote good eating habits. There's an unwritten rule that seeing food in anime makes seem even more appealing than it would in real life. Now it seems that there may actually be some scientific evidence suppo...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I've recently been looking at cute parrots on Twitter to calm my nerves… they're strangely relaxing to look at! I've also recently become rather interested in inko ice cream…!

SGCafe spartanchef

Highly anticipated Vocaloid rhythm game, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f 2nd is invading Tokyo Joypolis and they will be turning one of Sega's most famous amusement parks into one gigantic Mikufest. The 39-day Miku fiesta known as Hatsune Miku Daiba ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Satsuki Yoshino's 'Barakamon' Anime Adaptation Reveals Lead Posted by Chris Beveridge February 20, 2014 at 09:03 PM Barakamon The official site for Barakamon has gone live at http://www. barakamon. jp/ and the official Twitter feed as well at brkm...

According to the new twitter account of Girugamesh's Nii and Ryo the two musicians are brothers!

45-year-old actor Takao Osawa has been added to the cast of NHK's upcoming 2015 Taiga drama "Hana Moyu".

「ねむりひめ」 (Nemuri Hime) "Sleeping Beauty" Being in love often reveals the darker parts of ourselves that we try to pretend don't exist. Love and romance are difficult at any age. The difference is that at younger ages, it's harder to understand just...

Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha - 06 This show remains the very definition of a mixed bag for me. Here's where things stand with Inari Konkon at the moment, as far as I'm concerned.   For me it's like sitting down at a restaurant and being served a meal ...

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It Rena Matsui unveiled the puzzling title for her next photobook on Ustream last night leaving rabid fans bewildered. Matsui showed off some sizzling sample pictures expected to be included in her upcoming photobook during the live even...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Despite the ever-looming doom and gloom we've come to know and love, the latest trailer for Dark Souls II is unusually positive. In the context of FromSoftware's series, at least, it's downright encouraging.

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