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October 18, 2014, 3:00 PM
Crunchyroll Scott Green

In honor of Halloween, a special site for kowa (scary) Pokémon has launched, with plenty of X and Y's mystery ghost girl as well as a special treat for manga readers, a tribute work by "Prince of Horror" Junji Ito!

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

So last week, the New Nintendo 3DS was released in Japan as was Monster Hunter 4G. Both highlight the obvious: Handheld gaming is still very big in the country. Let's be honest, home consoles still aren't really doing spectacular in Japan.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Some people get excited when they find out they're pregnant. Then some don't want kids or don't feel ready. There's a whole range of emotions. But what about anime characters? How did they feel? Last night, a new meme started up online in Japan un...

The sudden announcement that Naruto is going to conclude in the Nov. 10 issue was a great shock to fans not only in Japan but overseas as well. Being the popular manga it is, this kind of impact wasn't surprising.

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From colourful anime designs to awesome 3-D creations, exciting things are going on in the drinkable art world of Japan. Now, there's a new trend that's melting our hearts: latte art in adorable take-home designs.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The December issue of V-Jump magazine revealed the newest silhouette shot for next year's Digimon Adventure anime sequel. The silhouette features Taichi "Tai" Yagami and his younger sister, Hikari "Kari" Yagami.

Multi-platform game also adds Vegito, Super Saiyan 4 to roster The December issue of Shueisha's V Jump magazine is announcing on Tuesday that the Dragon Ball Xenoverse video game will be released in Japan on on February 5, 2015.

A tragic accident occurred today at 4Minute's live in Seongnam, South Korea. The live was held at the Pangyo Techno Valley and the accident was believed to have happened at 5:53pm local time.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

First announced shortly after the Attack on Titan TV anime series ended (believe it or not, it's already been a bit over a year), character good maker Movic is now ready to start selling their full-scale replica 3D maneuver gear.

Taichi's silhouette was previewed last month The December issue of Shueisha's V Jump magazine is revealing on Tuesday the newest silhouette for a character for the upcoming Digimon Adventure TV anime. The character being previewed is Hikari Yagami...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The challenges increase for Ryuko – and Mako! What They Say: Ryuko Matoi spends her days battling student after student as they continue to aggressively confront her in hopes to raise their own status and living conditions as promised to them by S...

Haruhichan's blog Hamza "Tomoki" Khattak

Ever wanted to become a magical girl but didn't feel like coming up with an entire cosplay? Well, Nijigen Cospa has a solution for you with their brand new Homura themed hoodie! Stylish and subtle, it a perfect piece of anime themed outerwear that...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Filipino Kamen Rider fans, rejoice! A teaser trailer for Kamen Rider OOO aired today on GMA, making it the 3rd Heisei Kamen Rider show that aired in said TV station. Details on when and what time this series will air on the said channel is yet to ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Scarlett Johansson Offered 'Ghost in the Shell' Live Action Lead Role Posted by Chris Beveridge October 17, 2014 at 06:12 AM Lucy With a lot of chatter going on in the last couple of days regarding Warner Bros.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

With the game coming to the PS 3 and Vita on November 13th, Sega has followed up last week's post of Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax's original six playable characters with a second set featuring SAO's Kirito, Ro-Kyu-Bu!

Random Curiosity Passerby

「テコ入れが効かない! 」 (Tekoire ga Kikanai! ) "Reinforcement Is Ineffective! " True to his word of last episode, Kanie Seiya has completely taken over Amagi Brilliant Park, even sporting the new banana-republic-dictator look we've been seeing in the OP.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Konami's series of Tag Force games is continuing, and keeping with its traditional PSP platform with a winter release of Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V Tag Force Special. The game boasts 7,000 cards including ones from Secrets of Eternity and a full contingent o...

Siliconera Sato

Pokémon titles have always been made for fans of all ages, but it looks like Pokkén Tournament will be more for the older fans of the franchise, who are now adults. Tekken series chief producer Katsuhiro Harada recently shared more about the game'...

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The anime industry is taking the issue of manga and anime piracy very seriously as companies are losing millions. To counter this, several big names in the industry like Aniplex, Kadokawa, Good Smile Company, Kodansha, Sunrise, Shueisha, Shogakuka...

The GLORIO Blog Gee-Man

Recap Resigned to his strange partnership with the parasite, Shinichi and the newly named Migi run into difficulty understanding each others' vastly differing viewpoints and mentalities. Unable to accept that innocent humans are being slaughtered ...

Angry Anime Bitches hideki sohma

Wow. I have to agree with Eva, there's a LOT of information in this show. But damn if it isn't good. So the episode starts out with the girl from episode one finding the animator girl passed out on the floor.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

The Baseball Federation of Japan recently recruited five manga characters to the "Samurai Japan" national team roster—Takao Taniguchi from Captain, Tatsuya Uesugi from Touch, Gorō Shigeno from Major, Ren Mihashi from Big Windup!

Siliconera Sato

Now that players can travel across the skies in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, there's plenty of exploring to look forward to, and the "Mirage Spots" sound like they'll especially be exciting to find.

The Tokyo Reporter Brett Bull

Tokyo cops bust school-girl sniff parlor in Takadanobaba By Brett Bull on October 17, 2014 under Crime,Tokyo Daily Keiten IzuchiTOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Thursday announced the bust of a parlor in Shinjuku Ward that allows male cus...

Gatchaman Crowds Second Season Slated for 2015 A year ago, the second season of the anime was announced. And just recently, according to Gatchaman Crowds' anime studio, Tatsunoko Production's (SKET Dance, Psycho-Pass 2), recruitment page, it was r...

Creator Takahiro, Studio Gokumi supervise FuRyu's February 26 "slice-of-life! ? hero club action game" Game developer FuRyu announced on Friday that it is currently developing a game based on the original TV anime series Yūki Yūna wa Yūsha de Aru ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Atlus released a couple new trailers for Etrian Odyssey Untold II: The Knight of Fafnir, taking a break from the recent character clips. This time we have a preview of Classic Mode—which plays more like the original Etrian Odyssey II sans the newl...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

It's time for more Kuroko's Basketball action on Nintendo 3DS. Next up is Kuroko's Basketball: Ties to the Future, which was announced in Jump as being currently in the works for Japan with no price or release date at the moment.

New School Kaidan David Chang

October 17th is Oshima Yuko's birthday. It is also my birthday. I'm David Chang, and this is an idol birthday post. More than 2 years have passed since  the graduation of Maeda Atsuko and 4 months since the graduation of Oshima Yuko.

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