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May 5, 2014, 1:30 PM
RocketNews24 Cara Clegg

Fed up with the overly broad usage of the word 'otaku', one Japanese Twitterer decided to divide otaku up into six different categories with varying levels and types of obsession. From the humble fan to the god of nerds, where do you fit in?

Crunchyroll Scott Green

There's a little joke in the scheduling of Durarara! ! schemer Izaya Orihara's birthday. It's on May 4th, while his voice actor Hiroshi Kamiya's birthday is on January 28th. Izaya's nemesis Shizuo Heiwajima's birthday is January 28th while his voi...

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

We've come across a fair amount of oddly colored curries in our gastronomic quests through Japan. From bright blue to jet black, we thought we'd seen them all until we cam across green. You've probably seen green curry from India before, but unlik...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Sports Hochi reports today on May 5 that a live-action TV drama adaptation of Kazuhiko Shimamoto's semibiographical manga Aoi Honou is in the works. The manga was first randomly serialized in Shogakukan's Weekly Young Sunday between 2007 and 2008.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Happy birthday to Fairy Tail author Hiro Mashima! Celebrating his 37th birthday on May 3rd, he had some fun posting his haul of gifts from the staff.       Some sketches he also recently posted included.

Wanted to get this installment of Desk Diary out of the door as soon as possible before things started to change too much >< Before we continue however, you may want to check out the last installment to see how we go to the current arrangement today.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Saban Brands registered a trademark for a Power Rangers Productions South Africa LLC last March 19th. Take note, Saban Brands files plenty of patents, some of which are not used. Another thing to note is that according to the character breakdowns ...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Actor Joe Odagiri, famous for his role as Yusuke Godai/Kamen Rider Kuuga (which resurrected the Kamen Rider Franchise in 2000) has revealed his. . .

Special messages were penned by the performing artistes to the fans as the countdown inches closer to the farewell live.

The H-powered mecha chaos of Kenzen Robo Daimidaler persists with its 5th airing, gratifying onlookers with unwarranted oppai fondling of a more forceful variety – all apparently far more interesting than whatever shreds of plot still cling to the...

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

The Free! anime's official site has been updated with additional details of the long-awaited second season and it has been confirmed to air in July. The new anime title is Free! -Eternal Summer and the top page has been replaced with new key visua...

Adult Swim's Toonami programming block will premiere the English dub of Attack on Titan on Saturday, May 3 at 11:30 pm ET. Dragon Ball Z movie 5: Cooler's Revenge will then run on May 25 at midnight ET while Space Dandy and Bleach will take a week...

Otagamers Miette-chan

Hey guys, are you enjoying the spring time? I'm so glad it finally got warm around here, I can finally go out and start enjoying the nice weather. I get to do nice things like go out and snap some pictures among a pretty flower field of the lovely...


DIR EN GREY announced that they would be releasing their newest live Blu-ray / DVD work "DUM SPIRO SPERO AT NIPPON BUDOKAN" on July 16. The work contains video from the band's one-man show "DUM SPIRO SPERO", which took place at Nippon Budokan in T...


Video: Nana Mizuki Sings During Her 10th Album Release Event To promote her 10th album SUPERNAL LIBERTY, Nana Mizuki held nine handshake events in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya between April 25 and 27. The official YouTube channel has posted two videos ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Gaim's 29th episode. Now that Micchy has the Genesis Driver and the Melon Energy Lock Seed, he fights Gaim as Zangetsu Shin.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the preview of Ressha Sentai ToQGer's 12th episode. This episode marks the debut of Cho ToQ-Oh.

The Fandom Post Kory Cerjak

Fairy Tail Series 2 Episode 05 The power of FEELINGS. What They Say: "Garou Knights" Sabertooth has a new master! And Fairy Tail may be on top of the Grand Magic Games, but below the palace, Natsu and the others are still trapped in Palace Hell.

Baby Steps - 05 Watching Baby Steps, I really understand how Hanashima-san felt at this moment. I want to play. . . If there's anything I can say against Baby Steps, it's that watching or reading Ei-chan experience the game of tennis fills me the ...

SGCafe Higanbana

The studio responsible for the Fate/stay night series has announced that they're bringing back their hit manga series after seven years. The announcement was made ufotable's Ohenro event during Machi Asobi Vol.

Making Us Wait for It May 3, 2014 at 3:47 pm Micchi Just like Koisora before it, Studio Ryokucha's Minamijuujisei Renka has been delayed for FOUR months to September 26th. I am extremely sad now. Guess I'll have to settle with balloons for May.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Kyoto Animation has recently screened the second promotional video for the second season of Free! on the  Akihabara UDX Vision screen in Akihabara. The promotional video revealed the title of the second season, which is due to air this July.

JEFusion Magnum

An upcoming project by the name of "Spacium Shonen" has been teased by 5pb. and Mages producer Shikura Chiyomaru. This project came out originally as. . .

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