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October 19, 2014, 9:30 AM
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Sakura Gakuin – Heart no Hoshi Sakura Gakuin's DVD single Heart no Hoshi (ハートの地球) will be released on October 22. Sakura Gakuin's new song is produced by Tommy february 6 and Shunsaku Okuda who had already worked with the idol group on the single ...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official Twitter account for the K anime project has announced that a sequel anime to the film K Missing Kings will be airing in 2015.  The announcement comes with the first details for the Blu-ray and DVD release for the anime's film which wi...

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

Bayonetta 2 isn't the only thing Bayonetta hitting store shelves next week: The awesomely over-the-top anime Bayonetta: Bloody Fate will be released as well—and we at Kotaku have an exclusive look at the film's first nine minutes in English.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A TV anime teaser has launched for an adaptation of Hibike! Euphonium Kitauji Kōkō Suisōgaku-bu e Yōkoso (Sound! Euphonium Welcome to Kitauji High School's Musical Instrument Club), Ayano Takeda's 2013 light novel about a teacher who turns around ...

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After the teaser of the Air Jordan x Slam Dunk collaboration, more details about it is finally revealed. Nike will release two sneakers that pays homage to the manga's main protagonist, Hanamichi Sakuragi.

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The magical place known as the internet has inspired some pretty wacky memes from Kantai Collection surfing meme to the infamous "That Loving Feeling", and even the Levi Kick, Cleaning Levi, and Face Swap Chaika.

Crunchyroll Brittany Vincent

If you've been hankering for a peek at the English dub of Bayonetta: Bloody Fate, the wait is over! Just in time for Halloween, FUNimation hsa begun streaming a 9-minute clip of the upcoming OVA.     Returning to voice Bayonetta is Hellena Taylor,...

Game uniting 5 Yu-Gi-Oh! protagonists also available on PS Vita this winter The December issue of Shueisha's V Jump magazine is announcing on Tuesday that a new Yu-Gi-Oh! game titled Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V Tag Force Special will be released this winter i...

Film with character designs, story by original creator opens on December 6 after manga ends This year's 47th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is revealing on Monday the character designs for Ino Yamanaka, Kiba Inuzuka, and Shino Abu...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Former Japanese National Railways technician Kenichi Okada (age 67) build a 2-meter tall Hyaku Shiki from Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam. This statue can be found in Kakogawa, Hyōgo Prefecture. The reason why he build this giant model is after his purcha...

AKB48 "dance and vocal" sub-unit DIVA revealed the track list and cover art for their first last album "DIVA" as well as a video with comments from the members. Coming off the success of their final single "DISCOVERY" which ranked 4th on the Orico...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Aside from giving away Halloween themed Pokémon, a new webpage called KowaPoke was launched and is dedicated to ghost-type Pokémon! In addition, they teamed up with Junji Ito (Gyo, Uzumaki) for a series of scary illustrations featuring scary Pokémon.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

  The fan team that's been developing Super Smash Bros. Crusade for the past six years recently released the 0. 9 version of the game (which has taken two years to developer by itself). It has over 60 characters, 24 stages, a training mode, and an...

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.


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.

Michelle from Funimation Entertainment has announced via the publisher's official blog that they will be commissioning an English dub for Free -Eternal Summer-, and will be confirming the voice cast "very soon".

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...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

While pre-orders don't open until October 23rd, Good Smile Company's Kahotan Blog has shared a preview of their Rei Ayanami: Evangelion Racing Ver. , inspired by the young woman who accompanies Studio Khara sponsored Team Evangelion Racing in thei...

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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.

Crunchyroll announced on Friday that it will stream the live-action Nobunaga Concerto television series, the second half of the Mushishi: The Next Chapter television anime, and the Hero live-action television series.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Watch The Eighth 'Sailor Moon Crystal' Anime Episode Here Posted by Chris Beveridge October 18, 2014 at 06:50 AM Sailor Moon Crystal Episode 8 The biweekly schedule for Sailor Moon Crystal is a rough one for fans of the series, but it's that time ...

GoBoiano Media Dylan Rimmer

  Hatsune Miku has become an international pop-star sensation despite her, well, virtualness. Vocaloid has given thousands of creators around the world the ability not only to produce their own music, but it has also provided inspiration and venue...

This weeks episode is focused on the most senior Sailor Senshi – Sailor V, or Venus. Following from last episode, V has come to save Usagi and the rest from Zoisite. What she reveals to them is that she herself is Princess Serenity.

After far too much dilly-dallying to be fair for anyone residing in PAL regions, and much longer than it took the also region-locked Persona 4 Arena to make it outside of North America, ATLUS USA have confirmed that Shin Megami Tensei IV will be r...

PSYCHO-PASS 2 – 02 Filed under First Impressions, PSYCHO-PASS by Cherrie | 0 Comments 「忍び寄る虚実」 (Shinobiyoru Kyojitsu) "The Creeping Unknown" One of the things that I love about PSYCHO-PASS is that it reminds of the crime dramas that I see on Ameri...

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!

Jinx! NovaJinx

Mount Kongou seen from the summit of Katsuragi. Man, it's day 5, but it feels more like day 20 already. It's funny how it feels like I've already been in Japan for a while, even though it's actually been less than a week.

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 Casey Baseel

Over the years, Japan has earned a reputation for its awkward command of English, with results ranging from the perplexing to downright hilarious. The country's translation screw-ups are so common that they've even earned their own collective name...

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 ...

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