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September 5, 2014, 7:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Today, the Xbox One finally went on sale in Japan. The launch looked rather depressing. But maybe you saw that coming, right? Granted, these days, it's really hard to tell how hardware does. People can order stuff online, so there isn't the same e...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

I don't know about you guys, but whenever I think of Kentucky Fried Chicken, or "KFC" as it doggedly insists on being called, I immediately think of computer peripherals. What's that, you say? You're a normal human being and so you'd never make su...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

On every month that has 31 days, if you go into a Baskin Robbins in Japan (where the chain is more commonly known simply as "Thirty-One"), you can get a 31-percent discount on double and triple scoop orders of ice cream.

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Our good friend Fury Diamond of Ranger Crew has given us some titles and descriptions for the last few remaining episodes of Power Rangers Super. . .

Hiatus started last month due to author Togashi's back pain This year's 41st issue of Shueisha's Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that Yoshihiro Togashi's Hunter × Hunter manga will continue its hiatus due to the author's illness.

Actress resumes career in Japan after retiring from Kara in April The staff of the upcoming television series adaptation of Takeshi Okano and Sho Makura's Jigoku Sensei Nube manga announced on Thursday that former Kara idol Kang Jiyoung (Urakara, ...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Yes, there will be non-fighting Pokemon in Pokken Tournament. This is what Bandai Namco confirmed in an interview with Kotaku earlier. But that doesn't mean those Pokemon that seems fit for a fighting game are the only ones that can join.

Siliconera Sato

Disgaea 5 has recently been announced by Nippon Ichi Software as an upcoming PlayStation 4 title that will focus on the theme of "revenge" for its story. 4Gamer shares more on the game, including a first look at some of the characters and battlefi...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

New hardware, old policy. Nintendo has confirmed that, contrary to earlier rumors, the new Nintendo 3DS as well as the new Nintendo 3DS XL hardware will still feature region locks, meaning that games released across Japan, Europe, and North Americ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'The Count of Monte Cristo' Novel Gets Another Manga Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge September 4, 2014 at 11:02 AM While anime fans are pretty familiar with the anime adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo that was done with Gankutsuou back ...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Besides the newest Ressha Sentai ToQger toy line that was seen in this year's Tokyo Toy Show, the Kamen Rider Drive merchandise was also present. . .

Visual Kei band LUCHe. was involved in a car accident today on its way from Osaka to Nagoya.

SeventhStyle Seven

Zombie love story, Sankarea, finally concludes in the October 2014 issue of shounen manga magazine, "Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine" – it ends with 11 increasingly less entertaining volumes, and one unsuccessful anime.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Images are circulating online that states that Gaku Sano's twin brother, Kei Sano (the one with purple hair) will play Kamen Rider Jam in the Kamen Rider Gaim TV series. The mysterious Kamen Rider Jam transforms using a Sengoku Driver and the Blac...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

After DreamWorks brought on Ruper Sanders to direct and advance a live action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell that has been kicking around in Hollywood for several years, things are once again taking a potential step forward.

Trends in Japan William

Written by: William on September 3, 2014 at 9:04 am | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments People from Britain, like myself, often forget that many other countries don't have roundabouts. The idea of a circular junction with no traffic lights, where the uns...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Square Enix compiled a number of KH games into HD 2. 5 Remix. Yes, they are high-def upgrades that are certainly worth looking into. Kingdom Hearts HD 2. 5 Remix is coming out in Japan on October 2. North America and Europe will get it in December.

SGCafe spartanchef

People were abuzz when Nintendo announced that they will be releasing newer versions of their 3DS and 3DS LL portable consoles which are called, well… the New 3Ds and New 3DS LL. During a broadcast of Capcom's wen show, Capcom TV, the gaming giant...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The official Movie Wars website has revealed the release date of the tentatively titled Kamen Rider x Kamen Rider Drive & Gaim Movie Wars 2015 film. The film is set to premiere on December 13th.

SGCafe spartanchef

GGO's best sniper, Sinon, from the hit anime series, Sword Art Online, gets super deformed by Good Smile Company as its latest Nendoroid and they finally open pre-orders for this pint-sized sharpshooter which has made fans quite excited over the l...

The latest issue of Hana to Yume magazine recently announced that original staffs and cast will be back for the new season of the heart-throbbing shoujo anime series adapted from Julietta Suzuki's original manga.

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

There are just too many things going on in Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. It is not just an updated game, but a full-fledge remake with additional content to coincide how the Pokemon games and its rules have expanded through the years.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Viz Media Plans 'Sailor Moon' Moonlight Party For Newly Dubbed Original Anime Episodes Posted by Chris Beveridge September 3, 2014 at 02:31 PM Viz Media is making out pretty well with Sailor Moon Crystal, but there are a lot of fans watching the o...

Having grown up as a geek during the 1980s, the Hernandez brothers' independent slice-of-life comic book series Love and Rockets defined the offbeat, alternative, independent comic book in my mind. Since I grew up with America's independent comic ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Terra Formars' Anime Adds More Casting Announcements Posted by Chris Beveridge September 4, 2014 at 05:26 PM Terra Formars The anime adaptation of Terra Formars continues to tease out small bits of information here and there, which now includes a...

Siliconera Ishaan

Every character in Super Smash Bros. will have eight colour variations, director Masahiro Sakurai said over Miiverse last night. Sakurai used Samus to demonstrate the feature, showing off eight different colour schemes for her Varia Suit.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Hatsune Miku has been known for helping blaze the trail to the future for quite some time now. From her futuristic look, to her function as a vocal synchronization software, Miku has inspired AR apps, 3D hologram concerts, and more.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

A brand new anime project is currently in production and it is being funded by you. Under the Dog is a new Kickstarter campaign to produce a new high quality anime from a very highly talented team, without the need of massive interference from lar...

A THIRD BOONDOCK SAINTS IS HAPPENING Considering how ill-received the the second one was, I definitely didn't see this coming. Via Geek Tyrant: During a fan Q&A on Facebook, the director talked about his plans for a third movie, revealing the titl...

Ani-Culture August

SINGAPORE – September 2, 2014 – Leading game publisher Cherry Credits has announced today that  one qualifying team from South East Asia (SEA) will be awarded an all-expenses trip to compete on a global stage at the Dragon Nest World Championships...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Square Enix has a new Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call trailer previewing the rhythm game's Quest Medley Mode. The mode includes more RPG elements, like taking your party out on missions, earning experience and rewards, and facing off again...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Fantasista Stella' Manga Bundled Anime Cast Announced Posted by Chris Beveridge September 4, 2014 at 02:25 PM Fantasista Stella Announced back in May, new details have surfaced regarding the Fantasista Stella OVA.

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