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July 25, 2014, 5:30 PM
RocketNews24 Joan Coello

It's summer in Japan! How do you like to spend the season? Many Japanese enjoy going to the beach or having fun at the public pools and water parks to take a cool dip in the scorching weather. Natsu-matsuri (summer festivals) and fireworks display...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Peter Jackson Reveals 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' Poster Posted by Chris Beveridge July 23, 2014 at 03:44 PM Peter Jackson has a bit of goodness out this week for fans of The Hobbit films as we get read for the third and final inst...

Reading can be a little scary at first, especially when there are a lot of big words and difficult phrases. But thanks to publisher Harper Collins and Hello Kitty, reading can be much more fun and adorable.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In addition to this season's adaptation of Io Sakisaka's shoujo manga Blue Spring Ride, a live-action movie is planned for December 13th with 21-year-old actress/fashion model Tsubasa Honda (FASHION STORY-Model-, It All Began When I Met You) and 2...

Moviecollection reported on Friday that Kumamon will have a special collaboration with the upcoming live-action Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Taika-hen film. Specialty popcorn buckets purchased at Aeon Cinema and 109Cinemas will feature images of Kumamon...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

I hope you've brought your appetite and love of french fries. Because in Japan, a fast food chain is rolling out an all-you-can-eat french fry buffet. Starting today, burger joint Lotteria is letting customers stuff their faces with as many fries ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The 35th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump announced that Sakura Haruno (Hyakukō no In Ver. ) and Kakashi Hatake (Great Ninja War Ver. ) are playable in the Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution game for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

During a recent visit to Capcom USA, Nintendo Minute caught up with Brett Elston for a quick chat about Mega Man and Comic-Con. During the discussion a date was revealed for Mega Man Battle Network's debut on Wii U Virtual Console.

Otakultura The Mistress

Jul 25, 2014 Brace yourselves, everyone. The director and three of the main cast from the Rurouni Kenshin film will be heading to Manila for the August 6 red carpet premiere of the film's most awaited sequel, "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

 The March 26th end of the latest Japanese TV rebroadcast of 2008's Macross Frontier concluded with the announcement that a new TV anime is the works. There was no additional information at the time, and it should like you probably shouldn't much ...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

We are back with another comparison article between the TV and Blu-ray releases of J. C. Staff's spring 2014 anime series Witch Craft Works. Since the Blu-rays are released after the original TV version, studios have additional time to reproduce s...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The airing season of the Shingeki no Bahamut Genesis (Rage of Bahamut Genesis)anime has been announced in a recent magazine ad. The anime, an adaptation of Cygame's popular mobile CCG Shingeki no Bahamut (Rage of Bahamut), will be airing this Octo...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Luigi's competitive dark side was discovered back in May with the release of Mario Kart 8. Dubbed "Luigi's Death Stare," the character achieved meme status after appearing in a multitude of fan videos on YouTube.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Kumamon, the mascot of Kumamoto Prefecture, has been spending a lot of time with Himura Kenshin. The bear took the ex-political assassin's place for April Fool's. Kenshin's movie has been promoted with mascot merch.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

A couple days ago Famitsu magazine heralded the coming of more playable characters for Hyrule Warriors, all three of which hail from Nintendo 64 classic The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. Koei Tecmo followed the news with a nice batch of screen...

SeventhStyle Seven

KyoAni's "Free -Eternal Summer-" has teamed with a karaoke in Akihabara to create a new kind of business, a homo karaoke – not the kind of place a male otaku would want to take their one male friend. This is really a place no one should want to go.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai recently made Star Fox the subject of his pic of the day on Miiverse. The next game in the Smash series features a stage that has players battling atop the Great Fox, which you can see in the dramatic an...

As anime episodes go, that one was quite the slap in the face. It's not like the first three episodes of Tokyo Ghoul were low-key and discreet, but the insanity was sure cranked up in a big way this week.

Zankyou no Terror - 03 Not much in the way of surprises here, but when what you're expecting is what I was expecting from Zankyou no Terror, that's not a bad thing. We're still very much in the feeling out stages with Terror in Resonance, I think,...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The eighth Japanese volume of Kill la Kill is getting ready to drop on August 6, packing episodes 21-23 with a nice little collection of goodies. Bonuses include a gatefold case, another digipak illustrated by character designer Sushio, a special ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

This week's issue of Jump reveals the next One Piece game, a four-player alliance battle game called One Piece: Super Grand Battle! X. The action game is set for a winter release on Nintendo 3DS in Japan.

SGCafe ellehaym

Upcoming TV anime Rage of Bahamut – Genesis –which is based on the popular mobile card battle game– is scheduled to air this October.  MAPPA is behind the animation production, and the series will be directed by Keiichi Sato (Tiger and Bunny).

The latest birthday to be honoured by otaku is none other than Love Live's cute Nico Yazawa, seeing plenty of shrines erected and lonely dinners eaten – with even Animate Akihabara being completely engulfed in paraphernalia dedicated to the energe...

Nishino Kana will be releasing a new single titled "Darling" on the 13th of August.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Here we are with another comparison between the TV and Blu-ray versions of Non Non Biyori. Our previous comparison was with the 9th and 10th episodes of the anime. This time, we will delve into the 11th and 12th episodes of the 2013 anime.

Siliconera Ishaan

Square Enix's Tetsuya Nomura has designed a Batman figurine under the "Variant Play Arts Kai" label. Square brought the figurine with them to Comic-Con, and we got a good look at it. Here's a few snaps we shot:           That certain does look cool.

The GLORIO Blog dragonzigg

Recap Ryouma returns and proposes an alliance to infiltrate Yggdrasil Tower, but the Riders are unable to agree on whether to trust him. Meanwhile, Mitchy goes full fedora. Zigg's thoughts Somewhat terrifyingly, we're approaching the end of Gaim a...

Just in case you missed it, S. H. Figuarts Duke was announced in the last blitz of Figuroh scans, and Tamashi Web just released the preview gallery. The 2nd of the Energy Riders to be released in Figuarts thus far(following Shin Zangetsu), pre ord...

Voice actors from the Magi anime give a preview of the game's heart-pounding excitement! Shinobu Ohtaka's Magi hit 22 volumes this month, with the latest one coming out on July 18. Fans of the series were treated to a special surprise, as this vol...

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