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November 25, 2014, 4:00 AM
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Tokyo's Onna no ko kurabu, or Girls' Club, has a simple mission statement: it's a place where anybody can enjoy dressing in girls' clothing. The bar's staff aims to help men who may be crossdressing for the first time, providing clothes to choose ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

If not everything, damn near it. Late last week, Twitter users in Japan began uploading photos of their cats with cartoon eyes. Bless them for that! In Japanese, the meme is called "cat montage" (猫モンタージュ or neko montaaju).

© Bird Studio / Shueisha Inc. © 2015 Dragon Ball Z Production CommitteeThe release date of the newest Dragon Ball Z film that was previously reported to be released during Golden Week 2015 has been confirmed along with the film's official title.


It is announced that 38-year-old popular voice actor Daisuke Namikawa will play a new character who has a lot of mystery, only known as "Professor," in the ongoing TV anime Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V from its upcoming 36th episode.

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In the event that commemorates the opening of the first Attack on Titan anime compilation film, it was announced that Attack on Titan is getting a second season. The second anime season is planned for a 2016 release.


In Charapedia's latest 10,000 reader poll, fans were asked to name the anime girl who they would most like to sit next to in class, whether she's the class beauty or the genius artist. . mostly class beauties.

After much speculations about the real deal between them, Mukai Osamu and Ryoko Kuninaka will finally be tying the knot.

Ever wondered how many times the phrase "Super Mega" is used in Super Megaforce? Well, Youtuber JoeyZDX went through and counted for you! Hit the jump to watch the video! Be sure to check out more from JoeyZDX on Youtube, and if you have a LOL-Wor...


This year's last Harajuku Fashion Walk took place in an extremely crowded Harajuku… It has been a while since the last Harajuku Fashion Walk, so it was fun to meet a lot of familiar faces again. As has been the trend this year, there were a lot of...


The Kanda Myojin Shinto shrine in  Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan was built in Tenpyō Era around 730AD, then, in the Edo Era, moved to its current location near Akihabara in 1616AD. In recent years, it's embraced its proximity to the geek mecca with measur...

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The website of the Chinese Naruto Online game has started streaming a new trailer of the game. The trailer features new characters and Akatsuki's leader, Pain. This is Namco Bandai's first foray into PC online games in China.

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Written by: William on November 24, 2014 at 8:07 am | In PRODUCT INNOVATION | No Comments First we had the Kabuki Face Pack, a skincare tool based on genuine Kabuki make-up. This was a hit and was followed by the Animal Face Pack (a charity model ...

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Jaco the Galactic Patrolman is a comical character designed by Akira Toriyama whose story crosses paths with Goku. He's crossing into Dragon Ball Xenoverse and if you pre-order the fighting game in Japan you can add Jaco to the roster as a playabl...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Is there actually too much Etrian Odyssey these day? Atlus announced Etrian Odyssey V and will feature a new world. Here's a trailer. There's not a lot of details at the moment, but Atlus did tell the world of an Etrian Odyssey X Mystery Dungeon, ...

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To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the legendary four-member group of manga creators known as Clamp, Japanese women's website, MyNavi Woman has asked its female readers which Clamp manga is their favorite.

In the January 2015 issue of Hakusensha's Bessatsu Hana to Yume magazine which will be released on Wednesday, Saki Hiwatari (Global Garden, Mirai no Utena) will end her Boku no Chikyuu wo Mamotte sci-fi-drama shoujo manga series' sequel, Boku wo T...

Siliconera Sato

Earlier this year, Atlus teased a site that showed a giant tree and vague teases, which ended up being Etrian Odyssey Untold II. They now have two new separate teaser sites, marked by the letters X and D.


If you're into both American history AND Japanese RPGs, you're likely well aware of Americana Dawn, which is billed as "a classic JRPG inspired by American folklore and history. " Japanese and American developer Bit Bonton recently launched a new ...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

If there's anything that this is suggesting, it's the fact that Devil Survivor is now really going to be released soon. What with Atlus pumping out trailers after trailers I could not even make note of all these trailers in my head.

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A "Tales of Zestiria" Sorey figure is coming soon. © Kosuke Fujishima © BANDAI NAMCO Games Inc. Figure and model company Kotobukiya will be releasing a 1/8th scale figure of main character Sorey from upcoming RPG "Tales of Zestiria", due for Japan...

It can be very infuriating to be a gamer in Australia at times, and while not as big an issue as it may have been five to ten years ago, there are still occasions where we receive video game and console releases days if not weeks after our North A...


It turns out Japanese fans enjoyed the iOS and Android JRPG Granblue Fantasy enough that it's received an official soundtrack. Developer Cygames' smash hit was only released in Japan, but perhaps with the sort of popularity it's enjoyed, we could ...


Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth is finally upon us as of next Tuesday, and it turns out that there’s more to come! As announced in the latest issue of Kodansha’s Monthly Shonen Sirius magazine, the 3DS dungeon crawler has inspired a...

Mushishi Zoku Shou - 16 So much from so little - that's the essence of Mushishi. When I let myself think about how every week takes us one step closer to the end of Mushishi, the pain is almost a physical one.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Spider-Verse' Dominates Latest 3 Course Comics Interview Episode Posted by Chris Beveridge November 22, 2014 at 06:02 PM Marvel Comics has some good fun here with what C. B. Cebulski is doing with its 3 Course Comics sit down interview session ov...

「スリーピング。ナイツ」 (Suriipingu Naitsu) "Sleeping Knights" If you thought last week's episode was good, just wait till you watch this one. Balancing Games and Real Life For anyone who's ever invested time into any MMORPG, it should be clear just how much...

"Miwa's Squad Assault" 「三輪隊の強襲」 (San Rin Tai no Kyoushuu) And so we get to the moment that propelled the initial popularity of World Trigger upwards, allowing it to find its audience. To give a little background heading into this episode, I think ...

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The official website for the anime adaptation of Hiiragi-Boshi and Yuu Asaba's Absolute Duo light novel series has released new information for the upcoming series. The site has revealed that the anime will air from January 4 next year.

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