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October 11, 2014, 1:30 AM
Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here are the character designs for Sword Art Online II's second half, which adapts the light novel's Calibur and Mother's Rosary Arc. Seen above are the Sinon's Cait Sith ALfheim Online avatar and will debut in the show's Calibur Arc.

1st season based on Sui Ishida's suspense horror manga aired this past summer This year's 46th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump magazine is confirming on Thursday that the second season of the Tokyo Ghoul television anime will premiere in Jan...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai revealed in his Weekly Famitsu column how new characters are selected to be in Super Smash Bros. He revealed that they conduct character popularity polls in Japan and internationally.

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

The maker of these Cat Ear Headphones equipped with cat ear shaped external speakers, Axent Wear, is currently raising funds necessary for production via the crowdfunding service Indiegogo. Axent Wear – Cat Ear Headphones Indiegogo   Currently, th...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

In the November 2014 issue of Kodansha's Monthly Shonen Magazine, Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan) author, Isayama Hajime answered questions from fans once again and he gave us another surprising answer.

Cosplayers are harbingers of a new, terrible recession. Or so says James Pethokoukis, freelance journalist and DeWitt Wallace Fellow at the conservative think tank American Enterprise Institute. In a piece for The Week entitled "Why the rise of co...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

It's natural to think of people in the old-timey days as having no time for joviality, what with being tied up in battling polio, Kaisers, and other threats most of the developed world doesn't run into so much anymore.

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

We realize there are as many photos of the Blood Moon Eclipse online as there were people who looked up in the sky and exclaimed, "Cooooool! " but we just had to share these ones featuring Tokyo Skytree, the newest icon of Japan's capital city.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Along with confirmation that the WIT Studio (Attack on Titan) production has cast Ari Ozawa (Monthly Shoujo's Nozaki-kun's Chiyo Sakura) as Nozomi Moritomo, Rina Hidaka (Sword Art Online's Silica) is Yukina Kosaka, Risa Taneda (Yuyushiki's Yukari ...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Twitter was set ablaze last night after dozens of people shared photos of "a beautiful foreigner walking a polar bear" between throngs of pedestrians at the world-famous Shibuya Scramble crossing in Tokyo.

Siliconera Ishaan

Earlier in the year, Square Enix showed off a Variant Play Arts Kai figurine based on a re-imagined Batman design by Tetsuya Nomura. At the time, Nomura also teased that he had a Catwoman figure in the works, and this morning, Square revealed what...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Shaman King: Flowers' Manga Gets End Date Posted by Chris Beveridge October 9, 2014 at 10:41 PM The list of sudden manga ending dates continues as the end of the Jump X magazine has revealed that that issue will be the end of the Shaman King: Flo...

We don't know about you, but we're still reeling from the finale of Aldnoah. Zero's first season. But it won't be long before we know what's in store for the show's (remaining) characters. A subtitled teaser video posted to AniplexUS's YouTube cha...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Kuroko's Basketball' Manga Sequel Launch Scheduled Posted by Chris Beveridge October 9, 2014 at 06:36 PM Kuroko's Baketball (Manga) Tadatoshi Fujimaki brought his Kuroko's Basketball series to a close at the beginning of September, to the surpris...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Sentai's latest acquisition is the dance-battling Tribe Cool Crew anime. The series is hitting select digital outlets, with a home video release to follow at a later date.   Tribe Cool Crew is directed by Masaya Fujimori (Pokémon: The First Movie)...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the two teasers, the official website for the upcoming anime film Gekijyoban Aikatsu! /Aikatsu! The Movie, the first feature based on Bandai's popular arcade collectible card game and TV anime series, today finally posted a 70-second ful...

Haruhichan's blog "Big Sister" Rii

Title (English): Amagi Brilliant Park Title (Japanese): 甘城ブリリアントパーク Animation Studio: Kyoto Animation Genres: Comedy, Romance Episodes: 13 I've mentioned before that I'm a big fan of Kyoto Animation. Having seen all of their anime with the excepti...

The Tokyo Reporter Brett Bull

Tokyo cops crack down on street performances by idol group By Brett Bull on October 9, 2014 under Crime,Tokyo Daily The South Exit of JR Shinjuku StationTOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Wednesday filed charges against an idol group for ho...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Viz Media Acquires 'Tokyo Ghoul' Manga Posted by Chris Beveridge October 9, 2014 at 03:37 PM Tokyo Ghoul Viz Media has made a pretty highly requested pickup today at the New York Comic Con as the company announced that they've picked up the rights...


Oct9 Welcome back to the database!  Welcome back to the Database everyone! Log Horizon was a very fun series back when it debuted this time last year. We wanted more, and we're getting more now! Fosh and I discuss the premier episode.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following the news from late September that 66-year-old voice actor Masashi Hirose had to be admitted to the hospital for an extended stay, the Gundam Build Fighters Try site has let fans know that his role of Ral-san has been recast with Katsuhis...

First Impressions - Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso We're still waiting for the NoitaminA adaptation of a certain "March" manga, but I'm happy to have this one for April. OP: "Hikaru Nara" (光るなら;If You Will Shine) by goose house The heavy hitters for Fall...

Subdued Fangirling Confused Muse

Four minutes of merman-in-bathtub action. I have to admit that I was a little disappointed when the Crunchyroll player loaded and I saw that this was a short as opposed to a full-length episode. Also, the only thing the episode had time to do was ...

METANORN skylion

Oct9 Avenging Battle!  Chaika. Battle! Avening! Relic Hunt is return. New Impressions! A first. Chaika! Happy to see. Skylion return! —————————————————————————————————————————————— The Princess that Gathers the Remains Go Team White!

Angry Anime Bitches MidnightDevont

Parasye -the maxim- Is literally the anime I never knew I was waiting for but I've been waiting for. A little backstory on my history with this series is my vague memories of reading it in the TokyoPop magazine [at the name it was Mixxzine.

Siliconera Sato

After getting its first major update earlier this summer, Freedom Wars is preparing to get its second major update, which introduces a new PvP mode to the game. Famitsu shares a little more on what to expect in the update.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

As we get closer to the debut of the first Sailor Moon collections that go back to the original anime series, Viz Media has announced the second set, which covers episodes 24-46. Due out on February 10th, 2015, the 510 minute set will be released ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Natsume's first internally-developed Harvest Moon game is coming to Nintendo 3DS in the west, and now it has a release date. Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley hits North America on November 4.   Spread the news!

Pushing the characters from Persona 4 to the side once again, ATLUS USA have today released brand new Perosna Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth character trailers for newcomer Rei and "everyone's favourite shadow suppression unit" Aigis.

Time for the season's first sigh of relief. . . OP: "Let Me Hear" by Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas Kiseijuu is awesome, and all's right with the world.   It's always a bit euphoric when you see your first truly great premiere of the season, but ...

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