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May 8, 2014, 6:00 PM
Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Japan’s pint-sized hard rocking headbanging J-pop idol trio, BABYMETAL, are about to embark on their first-ever world tour. Sadly (for some of us), the girls won’t be setting the USA ablaze quite yet, but converts in the UK, France, an...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially announced in Japan today on May 8 that a TV anime adaptation and live-action adaptation TV drama with feature film of Ayumi Ishii's historical manga Nobunaga Concerto are in the works as Fuji TV's 55th anniversary project.

Lionsgate and Saban Brands announced on Wednesday that they will team up to produce a new live-action film based on the 1990's television series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. The new film will feature the characters from the original series.

RocketNews24 Joan Coello

We here at RocketNews24 are completely amazed by all of the cute food that comes from Japan.  From character donuts to hotcakes loaded with tiny cats, they're constantly surprising us with doses of cute in the most unexpected forms, even in little...

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New up and coming idol Reon will be causing some trouble to the idols of 765 Pro, and Issue #22 of Weekly Famitsu magazine which was released today, May 8, 2014, has announced new details on this new rival idol.

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Kotaku East Toshi Nakamura

SJojo's Bizarre Adventure is famous for its unique art style with characters making fabulous poses that cosplayers love to mimic. One underappreciated aspect of the manga is the interesting facial expressions.

Otakultura The Mistress

May 8, 2014 Tecmo Koei and Nintendo are collaborating for a Zelda spinoff, Musou style. Entitled "Zelda Musou," the third person action game will be released in Japan this Summer for the Nintendo Wii U according to a financial briefing document in...

Compile Heart's sequel RPG ships in N. America on May 20; Europe on May 23 NIS America began streaming the second and third English trailers on Wednesday for the upcoming game Mugen Souls Z for the PlayStation 3.

The Tokyo Reporter Kenji Nakano

Shigeo Tokuda: World's oldest porn star lives for lust, advocates adultery Shigeo Tokuda performs at the age of 74The ability to maintain an active sex life as one reaches middle age and beyond is a topic frequently appearing in Japan's vernacular...

On May 7, a three girls metal idol unit, BABYMETAL, announced a time schedule for their first worldwide tour. Starting with performance in France on July 1, they will tour around three countries in Europe, and conclude it with performance at Makuh...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's Bakuman will have a live-action film adaptation, which is set for a 2015 release. The film stars Takeru Satoh (Kamen Rider Den-O, Rurouni Kenshin) as Moritaka Mashiro, a boy who aspires to be a manga artist, and Ry...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Additional information, including a fall debut has been announced for Sora No Method. The original anime features a concept by  Naoki Hisaya (Kanon), who will also be writing, along with QP:flapper (MM!

Siliconera Ishaan

The PC version of Killer is Dead will be available on May 23rd, according to the game's Steam page. (Thanks, Eurogamer) The PC version, titled Killer is Dead: Nightmare Edition, will have the following additional features:   A new Nightmare Mode d...

Siliconera Ishaan

Compile Heart's next game under its "Galpagos RPG" label is Omega Quintet for the PlayStation 4. This week's issue of Famitsu magazine reveals the game, and in the meantime, Famitsu. com has shared a single screenshot of the title, along with artw...

According to the May 1st, 2014 issue of Shukan Bunshun(週刊文春), it is said that Tomohisa Yamashita(山下智久) had a shameful "misunderstanding" at a spa. Yamashita visited an exclusive spa in Tokyo and requested sexual service from the female massage the...

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Also, the debut of this guy. Because of the current reputation of the Beat Riders, Mai tries to organize an event featuring all Beat Riders. . . only for them to reject it because of Team Baron's possible involvement.

Angelo / D'espairsRay It has been 3 years since D'ESPAIRSRAY's last live, and now they have announced that they will be performing at an event held by Angelo! The event they will be performing in is an event held by Angelo.

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Mother's day is fast approaching, and with the day dedicated to mothers everywhere already this Sunday, May 11, 2014, the 24th issue of Weekly Shounen Jump! magazine has recently announced that Naruto's fiery "Red Hot Habanero" of a mother will be...

Utada Hikaru's upcoming wedding may be attended by another world-famous superstar: Beyonce Knowles.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Black Butler: Book Of Circus' Anime Reveals Key Visual, Adds Cast Posted by Chris Beveridge May 7, 2014 at 01:25 PM We got some good information on the new series back at AnimeJapan 2014 for Black Butler: Book of Circus with the plans for the OVA...

Impression "I mean, Steph… you're a Steph, right? " What a great line. And there were many others, too! Even though this episode primarily served as a transition between arcs with a bit of plot and fanservice thrown in (those two terms aren't inte...

Siliconera Sato

Compile Heart's label, Galapagos RPG, that makes RPGs for Japanese customers, have been teasing their second title with a strange evolving monster (shown above). This week's issue of Famitsu reveals that it's a game called Omega Quintet, for PlayS...

It's been seventeen years since the second of two Hollywood feature films made their way to fans of the long-successful American Tokusatsu crossover TV series, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Since then, the global fanbase has stayed true to their f...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The 24th issue of this year's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine confirmed that Naruto's mother, Kushina Uzumaki is a playable character in the Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution game. As seen in the scan, her weapon of choice is a frying pan.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Arina Tanemura (Full Moon O Sagashite, Kamikaze Kaitō Jeanne) is on a roll recently, showcasing her impressive fanart for Sailor Moon, Mars and Mercury, and most of the others. It seems she's finally completed the cast with Sailor Saturn.

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May'n will be performing in Jakarta on May 10 (Saturday) as well as in Singapore on May 12 (Monday) as part of the May'n Road to 10th Anniversary Japan & World Tour 2014-2015 『dots and lines』, in conjunction with SOZO's Japan Music Festival 2014.

Japanator Karen Mead

The wacky ensemble comedy of Ranma 1/2 occupies an interesting niche in Western anime fandom. The show wasn't likely to be someone's "first anime," in the way that contemporaries Sailor Moon and Dragon Ball Z generally were, but it was very likely...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Babymetal World Tour 2014 will be held from July 1 to 7. Babymetal will give 3 concerts in Europe which will take place in France, in Germany and in United Kingdom. The last live performance of this World Tour will be held at Chiba, Japan, on Sept...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

As popular as Attack on Titan is, it's hardly surprising how many great cosplay outfits have been made by fans. And with a live action movie in the works, we wouldn't be surprised if the level of pure awesome of AoT cosplay explodes a few hundredf...

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