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February 27, 2014, 1:00 AM
Crunchyroll Yomimaid

Now that the anime's second season is confirmed, fans can sit back relax and wait for the summer, NOT! Sexy summer swimming anime Free!  has the fourth Duet CD set for release soon, featuring the epic rivals Haruka and Rin!

Siliconera Ishaan

Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth is coming to North America in Fall 2014 for the Nintendo 3DS, Atlus USA announced this morning. You can watch a trailer for the game below.     Persona Q is a dungeon crawling RPG that includes characters from bo...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This summer, Asahi Production will be adapting Himegoto, Norio Tsukudani's ongoing comedy manga about a boy who agrees to cross-dress in return the girl's of his school's student council's help with some serious yakuza debt problems.

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

Images of the 2014 Japan Self-Defense Forces calendar depicting beautiful women in uniform have been popping up on portal sites around Japan.  The calendars were created to raise awareness of the JSDF and to "lift morale.

Siliconera Viet Do

It's already been headlined that today Microsoft unveiled an Xbox One Titanfall Edition console, Microsoft had stated that the bundle will be available at select retailers, turns out as of today, its only available at two retailers in the US.

Also: Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, Persona 4: Dancing All Night Atlus USA announced on Tuesday that it will release four games in the Persona series in North America: Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth and Persona 4 Arena Ultimax are slated for this f...

きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ - ゆめのはじまりんりん ----SourceI'll admit this was a cute video idea. Maybe the "waving bye" is a sign she's moving on from those looks and I hope this means that she'll have a little more aesthetic variation in her videos past the green screen...

Siliconera Spencer

NIS America have the first two games in the Danganronpa series locked for North America. Spike Chunsoft is also developing a brand new Danganronpa game and Danganronpa: Another Episode has a different take on word bullets.

A new live-action super sentai parody show titled Kanpai Senshi After V (Cheers! Warriors After Five) will premiere on April 7. The show follows the Golden Warriors Treasure Five members who battle an evil organization around Akihabara.

JEFusion Magnum

It has been announced on Ciao Magazine's April issue that Aoyama Gosho would publish on the same magazine a special one-shot manga of Detective. . .

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

Tokyo cops bust Azabu club for dancing Club Village in Azabu Juban TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Sunday raided a popular nightclub in the Azabu Juban area of Minato Ward for improper licensing, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Feb.

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

moumoon, just released their 5th album "LOVE before we DIE" on January 29 and is going to kick off the nationwide music club tour in March, has announced that they will make appearance on the stage of this year's Japan Expo which will be held in F...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks Acquires 'Maoyu – Archenemy & Hero' Anime License Posted by Chris Beveridge February 25, 2014 at 11:26 AM Maoyu Sentai Filmworks has picked up a new series for release today as they've acquired the home video rights to Maoyu – Arc...

Likely doing minimal work toward actually teaching otaku how to play mahjong, top sports anime of the season Saki Zenkoku Hen keeps its viewers compelled with ample amounts of both moe and mahjong – though it has also roused some disappointment in...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

If you're in Japan and at least 18 years old, you can now apply to be one of 1,000 to have a special Black Butler Visa credit card with the design of Yana Toboso's demon butler.   In addition to the Sebastian Michaelis Visa, card holders receive a...

Jin Akanishi will be releasing a new live DVD/Blu-Ray titled "Jin Akanishi's Club Circuit Tour".

Two months ago Dir en Grey's vocalist Kyo started his new project "sukekiyo" together with some not that unknown artists. Now they've announced the release of their first full album!

The Fandom Post Brian Threlkeld

In Fans' Own Words: Week Ending February 22nd, 2014 Posted by Brian Threlkeld February 24, 2014 at 01:00 PM In Fans' Own Words: Highlights from General Anime Discussions is a selection of weekly comments from the episodic discussion threads in the...

Gordonator sergeant gordon

Today 25 February is Japan's busiest seiyuu Kana Hanazawa's birthday! Happy Birthday to her.

Everything happened so fast. There wasn't any sort of 'dramatic exit' for any of the students, they were simply shot down and that was it, the fight moved on. I can't say that I'm used to it, especially considering mecha series often have this scr...

SeventhStyle Seven

Unbreakable Machine Doll breaks the curse of mystic white censorship in its third Blu-ray volume – providing an extra Frey bathing scene fully unedited, with all inappropriate regions of flesh entirely in tact.

Hunter X Hunter - 118 That apology didn't really sound sincere to me. . . It's hard to believe that there's been complaining about the latest run of episodes of Hunter X Hunter, but there has.   In fact, it goes back to the days when the manga fir...

RocketNews24 Joan Coello

Perhaps you remember Ladybeard from our previous post a couple of weeks ago introducing the cross-dressing bearded pro-wrestler, performer, heavy metal singer and party rocker. Well, it would seem that Ladybeard recently met up with another iconic...

AFA Channel! Crimsondramon

1 Flares Twitter 1 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 0 1 Flares × While the majority of the world has already got their hands on the PlayStation 4s (PS4), Japan only finally got theirs last Friday on 22 February 2014.

Latest Fad in Japan: Tiny Folding Chairs You can get all kinds of thing from a gachapon machine: toys… well mostly toys but toys and figures from anime or just Japanese pop culture. Now you can get, possibly the most mundane item ever, a single fo...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Abarenbō Rikishi! ! Matsutarō' Wrestling Anime Set For Spring 2014 Posted by Chris Beveridge February 25, 2014 at 04:18 PM Roughneck Sumo Wrestler! ! Matsutaro While wrestling fans had an awkward series previously with Wanna Be the Strongest in t...

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It The fallout from the recent AKB48 Dai Sokaku Matsuri event is still rippling as Mai Shiraishi of Nogizaka 46 questions the recent shuffles with AKB48. The great AKB48 group reshuffle of 2014, otherwise known as Dai Sokaku Matsuri [大組閣...

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