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September 16, 2014, 1:30 PM
Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Voice actress idol unit StylipS announced the schedule for their upcoming tour in 2015 at the 15th Anniversary Live Lantis Matsuri event held at Shiokaze Kouen in Tokyo yesterday. It will be their first tour by the current four members after the m...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Japan has a couple new Pokémon-themed 3DS units to look forward to, and this time the limited edition portables are coming decked out in suede. A pair of Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire systems are going up for pre-order via Japan's Pok&eacut...

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

The third Keshin live-action film, Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends, hit Japanese theaters this past weekend. As good as the previous two films were, this one was even better—largely thanks to some of the most amazing sword-fighting action scenes ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

As part of Hatsune Miku's US tour, the blue-haired Vocaloid will be celebrating "Hatsune Miku Halloween Party" at Los Angeles Center Studios October 11th and 12th. Good Smile Company will be joining the festivities with a Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: H...

The Death Note stage musical has cast Teppei Koike (Gokusen, Love*Com the Movie, Tōfu Kozō) as the genius detective L. The production also stars both Kenji Urai (Aoi Honō, Kamen Rider Kuuga, Sailor Moon musicals, pictured below left) and Hayato Ka...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Kamen Rider Decade's transformation device, the DecaDriver will get the Complete Selection Modification treatment! Based on the images, this item comes with the 10 Kamen Ride Cards, which is based on the first 10 Heisei Kamen Riders.

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

With this weeks Weekly Shounen Magazine releasing chapter 400 of Hiro Mashima's best-selling shounen manga, Fairy Tail, Natsu Dragneel takes the covers spotlight. This year's 41st issue of Kodansha's Weekly Shounen Magazine announced last Wednesda...

SGCafe spartanchef

In Japan, female voice actors have a very large following, especially among men, in fact, some are so popular that they even rival actual idols in terms of popularity alone. Japanese women's website, MyNavi Woman, has recently sat down with voice ... Mercuryw

Hatsune Miku Graphics Collection Mystery Music Comet or, in short, "MikuColle", is a RPG app developed by Crypton Future Media. The app runs with a plot where a sudden appearance of mysterious music note-shaped comet causes all sound in the world ...

Haruhichan's blog Kaelasage

Media Factory began streaming the second commercial for Gugure! Kokkuri-san on Monday. Gugure! Kokkuri-san is a four-panel comedy manga written by Midori Endo. The first chapter was published in August 2011 in Square Enix's GanGan Joker and  as of...

Siliconera Eugene

It's been about five years since K-On! blasted their music into our life in anime form. Now, Sega brings word it will be releasing K-On! After School Rhythm Selection, an arcade game based off K-On! After School Live.

In an announcement that is sure to impress others and frustrate others, Microsoft have today confirmed that they will be acquiring acclaimed Minecraft developer Mojang for a not-so-insignificant sum of $2.

Crunchyroll Scott Green
Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Are you a fan of some of the older Natsume-published titles, particularly those from the Game Boy Advance days? Perhaps you're pining to revisit Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town or Pocky & Rocky with Becky.

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

If you ended up buying the imported version of Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann last year, I'm sorry. It looks like Aniplex USA has heard our wishes, and is finally bringing the beloved anime series Stateside, with a two part box set.

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Morning Musume : 12th generation members and new album Morning Musume 12th generation members will be unveiled on September 30 at Nippon Budokan during their concert. Moreover, Morning Musume '14 will release a new album on October 29.

SGCafe spartanchef

Japan's cosplay subculture is one of the most well known on Earth, and it has been the envy of many cosplay communities worldwide, and best of all, its cosplay community is still growing.  Anime and video game characters in particular are the most...

Siliconera Spencer

Tekken fans in Japan will get to try the next installment of Bandai Namco's fighting game series in just a few weeks. During the Namco Sugamo Cup event, Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada announced a Tekken 7 location test will take place on October...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'The Seven Deadly Sins' Anime Adaptation Adds New TV Spot Posted by Chris Beveridge September 15, 2014 at 04:36 PM The Seven Deadly Sins The TV spots continue for the anime adaptation of The Seven Deadly Sins manga has landed, though country restr...

"Killua x and x Hisoka" I thought long and hard about how I ought to go about commemorating the incredible three years of anime that Hunter X Hunter has given the world.  I knew I had to do something special for the occasion, because there's been ...

Impression One down, and first blood goes to Night Raid. That was creepy and weird on so many levels – I must say, I'm relieved that Dr. Stylish is dead, and that of the Jaegers he was the first one to go.

Nihongogo Greg Abesamis

Japanese hard rock band DAZZLE VISION has released a set of official LINE stickers for Hakaine Maiko, the UTAU vocal software character modeled after screamo vocalist Maiko. The stickers are designed to "let you show your angry side with no limits!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Yuri Bear Storm' Anime Gets Premiere Season Posted by Chris Beveridge September 15, 2014 at 02:25 PM We learned a few weeks ago that Kunihiko Ikuhara is getting ready to dabble in anime with the upcoming series Yuri Kuma Arashi, aka Yuri Bear Storm.

SeventhStyle gargamesh

Another anime that's made because a timeslot needs to be filled, "I Can't Understand What My Husband is Saying" has got a PV, displaying the disregard for originality and absence of intrigue to be expected of it.

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Bandjanaimon! – Tsunagaru! Kanaderu! Music Bandjanaimon's new single Tsunagaru! Kanaderu! Music (ツナガル!カナデル!Music) will be released on September 17. Amanatsu Yuzu and Takeuchi Momoko are making their first appearance with Bandjanaimon!

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun - 11 Boy, there's sure one hell of a lot going on with this series. It's nice when a show you peg as a sleeper comes through, and even nicer when it happens for all the reasons you suspected it might even without knowing t...

Sword Art Online II – 11 Filed under First Impressions, Sword Art Online by Takaii | 0 Comments 「強さの意味」 (Tsuyosa no Imi) "The Meaning of Strength" For all of us who thought all the small talk was over, boy were we wrong.

Haruhichan's blog Kaelasage

A new trailer for Naoshi Arakawa's upcoming TV anime Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso has been uploaded.  Naoshi Arakawa's manga first debuted in 2011, and as of last January has eight volumes. Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso won the Best Shounen Manga category in...

North American video game publisher Aksys Games have announced that they will be making a special Limited Edition release of Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, complementing a previous standard edition already confirme...

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