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September 17, 2014, 8:00 PM
Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the full length trailer for Kamen Rider Drive, which stars Ryouma Takeuchi as Shinnosuke Tomari aka Kamen Rider Drive. The trailer also promotes the upcoming Movie Wars film. The show's plot is about android-like creatures called Roimyuudo ...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Whenever Monday is a public holiday I lose always lose track of what day of the week it is! There are a few public holidays this month, so I keep needing to adjust my pace to match…!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

SuBLime, the global yaoi manga publishing initiative between VIZ Media and Japan’s Animate have announced a slate of plans at a YaoiCon 2014 panel this past weekend in San Francisco. SuBLime announced plans to release Eiki Eiki and Taishi Za...

Tofugu Kristen D

One of the emails we get over and over again is: "I want to become a Japanese translator, what do I need to do? " We have some ideas, but we certainly don't have a lot of experience in this field, so we found people who do and interviewed them.

Siliconera Ishaan

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS has sold over 1 million copies in Japan, Nintendo announced today. The game was released this past Saturday (September 13th) and achieved that figure in its first week, including download sales.

Talk show points out how similar the artist's character designs are. On a recent episode of TV Asahi's talk show Ametalk, veteran manga artist Mitsuru Adachi was given the challenge of identifying the Tatsuya Uesugi, the main character of Touch, o...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

StylipS will start their concert tour, "StylipS FIRST LIVE TOUR 2015 THE SUPERSONIC SUPERNOVA", in Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka, from March to April of 2015. This was announced on stage on September 14, during their "15th Anniversary Live Lantis Festi...

SGCafe Zenko

The Monogatari series may be coming to an end this week, but NisiOisiN still has plenty left to write. Fans of the Monogatari series may be sad to see it go when the last novel, Zoku Owarimonogatari is released on Friday but it contains the first ...

Game is Japanese release of western Hatsune Miku Project mirai Remix Sega announced on Tuesday that it will release Hatsune Miku Project mirai Deluxe in Japan for the Nintendo 3DS. The game will be released in spring 2015.

Siliconera Ishaan

Arc System Works' latest downloadable game for 3DS is Conveni-Dream, a convenience store simulator. (Thanks, Anime News Network)     You play as a convenience store owner, arrange stock on store shelves, deal with customers, all while enlisting th...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix's latest Final Fantasy spinoff title, Final Fantasy World Wide Words, is kind of like Typing of the Dead, but with Theatrhythm graphics. The game's trailer gives us a better idea of how it's played.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends film has debuted at #1 at the Japanese box office last weekend. The film earned a total of 919,479,200 yen and debuted on a total of 434 screens and sold 717,958 tickets.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The latest instalment in the Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm series officially released on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 last week. And as of today, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution has finally released worldwide on Steam.

The Tokyo Reporter Brett Bull

Kyoto cops collect special shoes used for pervy pics By Brett Bull on September 17, 2014 under Crime Shoes with a camera installed whose shutter is triggered remotely (Mainichi Shimbun)KYOTO (TR) – Following the bust of a shopping site selling sho...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Those holding out for more information on Disgaea 5 can look forward to some details later this week. Nippon Ichi Software has a conference planned for Friday, September 19, and they'll be focusing on sharing some new details on the next entry in ...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Spike Chunsoft announced the release of the next Attack on Titan game in Japan the Shingeki no Kyojin: Jinrui Saigo no Tsubasa Chain. The new version comes with online multiplayer mode, new stages and some missions from the previous work again!

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Itano Tomomi Live Tour S×W×A×G Itano Tomomi Live Tour S×W×A×G will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on December 17. It includes the final live performance of Tomochin's 1st concert tour. The event was held on September 15 at Zepp Tokyo.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Spike Chunsoft has posted the promo for the Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Humanity Chain Edition for the 3DS. The promo features what to expect in this updated version of the original 3DS game. The new edition will include an Internet co-op p...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

With the series set to be released on DVD October 7th, Sentai Filmworks has announced the English dub cast for 2013's Rozen Maiden Zurückspulen anime.     Director Emily Neves   English Vocal Cast Jun (Middle School)                Shannon Emerick...

The Fandom Post John Rose

Mysterious Girlfriend XFirst love is never easy but this relationship may take things to a brand new level. What They Say: When the oddly peculiar Mikoto Urabe transfers into Akira Tsubaki's class, he finds that life has thrown him the weirdest cu...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'The Rolling Girls' Anime Getting Four-Panel Manga Posted by Chris Beveridge September 16, 2014 at 08:30 PM The Rolling Girls Wit Studios is definitely making a concerted push with their next original property with The Rolling Girls anime series.

The 2,432th issue of Nihonbungeisha's Weekly Manga Goraku magazine is announcing on Friday that a live-action series adaptation of Hiroshi Mutō's Hitman from Today (Kyō kara Hitman) crime action manga has been green-lit.

Crunchyroll Nate Ming

A part me thinks that if you enjoy watching or reading Naruto, but somehow haven't had the chance to try CyberConnect2's damn pretty Ultimate Ninja games, you're missing out--I reviewed the hilariously long-titled Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja ...

I suppose the only surprise by now would be if Hunter X Hunter didn't surprise me.   So I guess this episode was unsurprising. . . Author's Note: Please be very careful to avoid divulging any information about upcoming events from the manga.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

The Asia-Pacific Journal's Asato Ikeda recently transcribed an illuminating interview with famed director Hayao Miyazaki originally printed in Studio Ghibli's monthly Neppu magazine. In it, Miyazaki delves deep into his life, talking about his chi...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai' Anime Full Premiere Date Set Posted by Chris Beveridge September 16, 2014 at 04:32 PM Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai – A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd We got our first promo for Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai: A Good Librar...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Announced in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine, the Summon Night series is continuing on smartphones in the form of Summon Night: Memories. Preregistration for the iOS and Android game, described as a social simulation-RPG, opens in Japan on S...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

With Super Smash Bros. for 3DS now available in Japan, it's no surprise that someone decided to do something most fans want to do for years, and that is the battle of the video game company mascots. Seen in the video above are Mario (Nintendo), So...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

You have to hand it to Nintendo. While behemoth publishers like EA and Activision are constantly badmouthed for releasing sequel upon sequel, year after year, the house that made Mario somehow not only still commands tremendous respect from its fa...

They may have only just saved Labrys from the TV world and planned to go after the culprit, but when the midnight channel pops up with another fighting game commercial, the characters from Persona 3/4 and a few new familiar faces must once again t...

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