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September 11, 2014, 4:00 PM
RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

We're sure there are more than a few Disney fans amongst our readership, but we're not certain any of you have ever shown your love of Mickey and his friends in quite this way. Spotted at Tokyo Disneyland in (you guessed it!

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The black buns? We've seen those before. But why, Burger King, why black cheese? Why? NariNari reports that Burger King Japan is rolling out another "Kuro Burger" ("Black Burger"), with buns made from bamboo charcoal, an onion and garlic sauce mad...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following up from August's teaser, Japanese women's wear company Peach John and Bandai premium have set a September 19-30 pre-order period for the "powered-up" second wave of Sailor Moon lingerie. This lineup features "Sailor Moon Narikiri/Costume...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

People did buy the Xbox One in Japan. Not very many people, mind you. For a new console's first week on sale, these numbers are, well, not good. According to Famitsu, the Xbox One sold 23,562 units in Japan in its first week on sale, which dates f...

Although it passed just two weeks since Hello Kitty revealed that she is not a cat just before, here is another news from her!   It has been announced that she started new brand which targeting men "HELLO KITTY MEN", celebrating Kitty's 40th anniv...

Siliconera Ishaan

Capcom have shared further details on Resident Evil: Revelations 2. The game will star Claire Redfield and a new character, Moira Burton—the daughter of Barry Burton.   Since her Code: Veronica days, Claire has joined the anti-bioterror organizati...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Good news: North America is getting that slick Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth-branded Nintendo 3DS XL. It's coming exclusively to GameStop and will be sold as hardware only for $199. 99.   Pictured below, the Persona Q 3DS XL sports the iconic...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Yen Press Adds 'So I Can't Play H! ' Manga Series Posted by Chris Beveridge September 10, 2014 at 11:27 AM So I Can't Play H Volume 1 Yen Press appears to have picked up a new license that they haven't told anyone about yet with So I Can't Play H!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

While you'll want to be wary of some spoilers for Danganronpa and Danganronpa 2, Spike Chunsoft shared a new introduction trailer for action spin-off Danganronpa: Another Episode. You can see an overview of its characters, systems, events, cutscen...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Bandai Namco Games is working on a new Hajime no Ippo game for the PS3. This is 9th game based on the popular boxing manga/anime series. This "boxing action game" will allow players to recreate popular scenes from the popular boxing anime series a...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks Licenses 'Fate/kalied liner prisma illya 2wei' Anime Series Posted by Chris Beveridge September 10, 2014 at 04:03 PM Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya Episode 7 HOUSTON, September 9, 2014 - The Fate universe will once again "kaleid" ...

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Next week's issue of Weekly Shounen Jump! magazine will be confirming that Kosaki Onodera's trusty best friend, Ruri Miyamoto, will be having her own route as an additional DLC to the upcoming Nisekoi: Yomeiri!

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Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei! , like its predecessor, was sensational enough to instantly earn a third season – confirmed to be airing in 2015, studio still of course the one and only Silver Link.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The final episode of the anime adaptation of Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 2wei! has announced that a sequel anime of the series , titled Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 2wei Herz! , will be airing next year.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It has been quiet for a while, but it doesn't mean the Japanese police forget their job. Fukuoka Prefectural Police's Anti-Cyber Crime Division and its East station arrested a 27-year-old unemployed man from Kaga-city, Ishikawa Prefecture, on susp...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Former stuntman Yasutomo Ihara, who once worked in the Kamen Rider franchise was arrested on September 8th by Saitama Prefecture's Criminal Investigations Unit for 43 separate counts of theft. Ihara worked on the following TV series/movies: Kamen ...

The official website for ufotable's Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works television anime announced on Wednesday that the series will stream in English-speaking territories on Crunchyroll and Hulu. The stream will start on October 4, the same da...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Rock band GRANRODEO, known for their Kuroko's Basketball openings, have inspired an anime shorts series debuting this October. In it, mysterious producer GraP will help average teen Rodeotto achieve his dreams of becoming a rock star.

Prosecution: Any representation of underage genitals is illegal On Monday, the Quebec City courthouse sentenced a 54-year-old former private security guard to 60 days in prison for watching what was described as "Japanese child-porn cartoons known...

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CoroCoro Magazine will be revealing that the new Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby games for the Nintendo 3DS will have three additional Mega Avolutions and has also confirmed the abilities of Primal Kyogre and Primal Groudon.

Siliconera Sato

It looks like Sega are adding another online RPG title to their library, with the announcement of The World End Eclipse, a "theatrical online RPG" revealed in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine.   The World End Eclipse takes place in a world th...


One of Tokyo's most important fashion exhibitions, rooms, is taking place again this week. JAPANESE STREETS picked a few favorites Neckty Is the product of ALOHALOHA, a company started about 7 years ago by the couple Tetsuji Hamasaki and Atsuko No...

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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Remember Lego Miku? That very build showed that it takes a whole lot of patience and skill in building legos, and now, another lego builder is showing some of his skills as he builds Pokemon not just out of lego blocks, but also Bionicle and Technic.

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

It seems to me that Fatal Frame: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden is made especially for the Wii U. From solving mysteries to looking for people; You can do those things using the Camera Obscura, which can be used to find things that cannot be seen ...

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.


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.

Tsumabuki Satoshi And Kamenashi Kazuya To Attend "The Vancouver Asahi" Film Screening at VIFF 2014 ("The Vancouver Asahi" film poster, Lead Actor: Tsumabuki Satoshi ) The 33rd annual Vancouver International Film Festival (September 25 – October 10...

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"2014 MTV EMA", Europe's biggest music award show that is being held in Glasgow, Scotland in November, 2014, just announced its nominees. The "Worldwide Act Award" is selected through votes from MTV viewers from all over the world.

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 ...

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