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September 10, 2014, 8:00 PM
RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

A few weeks ago, some lucky motorists in Chiba Prefecture spotted something few of us ever get chance to see: a man dressed as Batman riding a customized trike, speeding down the expressway. Chibatman, as he soon came to be known, quickly caught t...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Yasutomo Ihara, a former stuntman known for his participation in the Kamen Rider franchise, has since turned his training to nefarious ends. In a story seemingly grafted from a J-drama, he was arrested on September 8 by Saitama Prefecture's Crimin...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following the recent X-Men crossover, The Guardians of the Galaxy are the latest Marvel Comics super hero team to be introduced in Toei produced anime series Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers. Well timed for the September 13th Japanese release of the...

SeventhStyle Seven

To Aru Majutsu no Index has unveiled a PV to celebrate its 10th anniversary, 10 years of tsundere moe magic highschool affairs, and the video contains all new scenes of animation – suggesting more on the way.

Original film opened in America in August, premieres in Japan later this month Toei Animation announced on Tuesday that the characters from the Guardians of the Galaxy film will make appearances in episodes 24 and 25 of the Marvel Disk Wars: The A...

Today the members of session band "kijinkai" have announced that they have formed a formal band named "liraizo" and release its first mini album in November.

Siliconera Sato

Capcom recently announced that they'll have a special showing for The Great Ace Attorney at this year's Tokyo Game Show, where we'll see the latest on the game, However, this week's Famitsu brings up a couple of details in advance.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Warner Brothers Japan's YouTube anime channel has posted a 15-second new TV CM for the upcoming TV anime Terra Formars, which covers the Annex 1 arc of the Sci-fi manga of the same name created by Yu Sasuga (story) and Kenichi Tachibana (art).

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Chibi metal act BABYMETAL, Harajuku kawaii ambassador Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, MAN WITH A MISSION of Log Horizon "Database! Database! " fame, Daichi Miura, and SEKAI NO OWARI have made the list of wildcards to be selected as Japan’s nominee list f...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

TV Asahi's official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Daisuke Ashihara's sci-fi action manga World Trigger announced today that three-member Japanese rock band Sonar Pocket performs the theme song for the anime, "GIRIGIRI.

Yesterday ,I found myself in a position that I hoped that I would never be in again and that was dealing with a favorite Idol of mine passing away. The first time was Okada Yukiko who in 1986 at 18 years of age and on top of the Idol world became ...

Crunchyroll Humberto Saabedra

Frequent LINE user? Enjoy spamming your friends with goofy and cute stickers? Ever wished you could follow Crunchyroll on it like you already do on Twitter and Facebook? Well I have some amazing news on that front tonight.

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo previously stated that they have long-term plans for Hyrule Warriors so fans can enjoy it for longer, and according to the game's official Twitter account, it looks like we'll get  hear more about an upcoming update during the Tokyo Gam...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

P. A. Works 'Shirobako' Anime Series Gets Premiere Slotted Posted by Chris Beveridge September 9, 2014 at 04:24 PM The official site for the upcoming series Shirobako has launched its on-air section and we now have some premiere dates for the new ...

The Tokyo Reporter Brett Bull

Osaka cops bust welder in theft of women's underwear, seize 1,800 pairs By Brett Bull on September 9, 2014 under Crime,Osaka,Tokyo Daily Toshiyuki IkedaOSAKA (TR) – Osaka Prefectural Police last month arrested welder Toshiyuki Ikeda, 45, for alleg...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Fate/stay night – Commercial 4 The fourth commercial has released for the upcoming anticipated Fate/stay night anime from ufotable and focuses on Saber, one of the main characters of the series. The video also previews the anime's Opening theme, I...

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

In Japan, particularly online, you may come across the term DQN (dokyun). It's a label reserved for those at the lowest order of intelligence and social graces and those who rank in the highest percentile for violence and general douchebag behavior.

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Warner Brothers revealed that as of September 5, the Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno film is the highest-grossing Japanese live-action film of 2014. As of Sunday, the film is on its 38th day in Japanese theaters, was seen over 3,547,44 times and ea...

Anime special's story tells the relationship between Nekoma players Kenma Gozume and Lev Haiba The official Twitter account for the Haikyu! ! anime announced on Sunday that Mark Ishii will star as Lev Haiba in an upcoming Haikyu!

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Street Fighter's Dhalsim hails from India which also known in Japan as the land of Curry, so who better to be featured in the box of the official Street Fighter Curry, right? The curry is described to be "extremely hot", just like Dhalsim's fire a...



About the PhotographerInspired by the stunningly creative street fashion that exploded on the streets of Tokyo and Osaka in the late 1990's, photo-journalist Kjeld Duits launched JAPANESE STREETS in 2002.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Japan Based Voyager Entertainment Confirms 'Star Blazers' Hollywood Film Posted by Chris Beveridge September 8, 2014 at 10:43 PM Star Blazers We talked about this last fall when Deadline reported it, but now the Tokyo based Voyager Entertainment c...

Siliconera Sato

Earlier this month, Square Enix revealed Dragon Quest Heroes: The Dark Dragon and the Castle of the World Tree, an upcoming Warriors-style game for PS4 and PS3. This week's issue of Famitsu shares more information from series creator Yuji Horii.

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Since I was very busy at work, I was only able to take a look at most news every now and then. It seems that more and more news is about the Tokyo Game Show! I ran an article about the Pre-TGS conference from Sony.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Devil is a Part-Timer Streaming in Australia continues to grow in its various forums and the folks at AnimeLab have acquired a new content partner to help expand the offerings of its service. Siren Visual's content will slowly be added, where lice...

I'm beginning to think my request to Nanika would be "Make Hunter X Hunter go on forever. " This isn't getting any easier, I can promise you.   When you find yourself tearing up during the opening credits, that's a bad sign - and the next two week...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

A complaint that some video game fans have with the current crop of mobile titles is their unambitious scale. Designed to played in short bursts, their aim is often limited to providing a way to enjoyably kill a few minutes of spare time, which ca...

In three weeks time, North American fans of ATLUS' Persona franchise will be able to enjoy their second fighting game 'Persona 4 Arena Ultimax' on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox360. With multiple characters yet to feature in their own minute-long vide...

Nihongogo Dani

Tweet Pin It Steamgirls member Karen Tsukimiya, age 17, passed away in what is being called an accident in July, 2014. Tsukimiya had been taking a break from the group for several months to treat depression and anxiety.

Swordplay bloodbath anime Akame ga Kill works its romance magic with the introduction of a rather familiar and busty young lady into the series group of combat experts – providing a wealth of exhilarating fanservice as a result, as well as more of...

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