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December 5, 2014, 3:30 AM
RocketNews24 Fran Wrigley

It will come as a surprise to many that the biggest online shopping day in the world is not Cyber Monday, but November 11. China's Singles Day, held on a date made up of auspicious number ones, has evolved into an online shopping bonanza for retai...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Has it been that long? Yes, it has. Today, the PlayStation turns twenty years old in Japan. The PlayStation went on sale in Japan on December 3, 1994. It wasn't released in North America and Europe until September 1995.


The official website for two-member anison unit ClariS has posted images for the three editions of their upcoming 11th single "border," which is scheduled to be released on January 7, 2015. It will be their first single featuring the new member Ka...

New information on Psycho-Pass: The Movie has been released. The movie is a sequel to the popular TV anime series, and will release all throughout Japan on Jan. 9, 2015. Up until this point, characters and visuals, scenery of the world and, of cou...


The official website for popular anime voice actress/singer Yukari Tamura today posted a short version promotional video for her upcoming 25th single "Anone Love me Do" with the jacket photos for the two versions, regular and limited.

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

In celebration of 2015, Baskin Robbins Japan has created a special flavor inspired by sheep, this year's animal according to the Chinese zodiac. And while it may not actually taste like lamb, it has enough imagery inspired by the woolen animal to ...

Siliconera Ishaan

Nintendo's own official Gamecube controllers don't work with the Wii U without a special adapter, and when they do, the only game they can be used to play is Super Smash Bros. Fortunately, these restrictions don't apply to the Wii U controllers PD...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the original PlayStation, Sony will release a special 20th anniversary PlayStation 4 console! This special edition PS4 features the original PlayStation's grey color scheme and the original PlayStation logo i...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official blog for the digital division of ufotable have revealed a few changes that they will be making for the Blu-ray release of Fate/stay night (2014), one of this season's most stand out and anticipated anime series.


Crunchyroll’s catalog of anime and J-drama continues to swell in size as the Locodol OVA special is set to begin streaming tonight, while Last Cinderella and Always the Two of Us join the site as well. jrharbort

The anticipation and long wait is finally over, as Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Senbonzakura ver. is now available for preorder. Based on the hugely popular Hatsune Miku song uploaded in 2011, the song has garnered over 8 million views on Nicovideo, an...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Ladies and Gentlemen, it has been officially confirmed: Yu Inaba is the chosen actor who will portray the Kamen Rider mach, the secondary rider for. . .

The track list for Utada Hikaru's cover album "Utada Hikaru no Uta" has been released.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Night Shift Nurses: RN's Revenge' Hentai Anime Release Scheduled Posted by Chris Beveridge December 3, 2014 at 04:22 PM Critical Mass Video is making 2015 the year of Night Shift Nurses and the next installment is set to land on March 3rd, 2015 w...


Idea Factory International is back with another preview of Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart, the first strategy-RPG entry in the Hyperdimension Neptunia series. See the opening movie followed by a batch of battle screenshots below.

Far off in the mountains, the small village Aslarga becomes a hub for adventurers looking for fame and fortune from the Mystery Dungeons. Despite only being announced in Japan a few days ago, ATLUS USA have confirmed that they will be bringing the...

Tokyo Girls Update

The MV for Tomomi Itano's upcoming 6th single "COME PARTY! " (release date: December 17) is out now and one thing seems certain: nothing or no one can stop her from partying all night long! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Set in that super cool...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Japanese social game maker Gloops just announced a new role-playing game with a very familiar element. It's not clear if the game makers were influenced by Fez, but the stages and the 2. 5 gameplay mechanic certainly scream Fez, namely in how it's...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

A factory accident has made one Metroid fan very happy, albeit a couple thousand bucks poorer. An eBay auction for a factory-sealed, defective Samus Amiibo recently ended at $2,500, with an original starting price of $50.


Viz Media announced a new manga acquisition earlier today, and this time it's another solid dose of horror from Junji Ito, the mastermind behind Uzumaki, Tomie, Gyo, and more. Viz will be releasing Ito's Fragment of Horror in June 2015.


Ah, the 90s. An innocent time in which we all experienced a gradual build to the Attitude era of wrestling entertainment, enjoying all of the finest games Sony's original PlayStation console had to offer along the way.


Shochiku, the distributor of the upcoming film Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Hoshi Meguru Hakobune (The Starfaring Ark) today posted the first 9 minutes of the film on its official YouTube channel. The all-new film features the three-way battle am...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

An anime promotional video has been released for Dragon Ball Discross, a new line of disc shape products for Gashapon arcade machines based on Akira Toriyama's Dragon Ball manga. The game itself involves players collecting various discs containing...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks Acquires 'Dai-Shogun -Great Revolution-' Anime License Posted by Chris Beveridge December 3, 2014 at 04:15 PM With the series showing up on The Anime Network announcement slate, it's no surprise that Sentai Filmworks is now formal...


Anyone with a hankering for a trip back to 2008 can look forward to a digital release of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. The PlayStation 3 entry is finally making its way to PSN on December 16, and will be available to purchase for $19.


It has been officially announced that the limited edition of the upcoming 15th volume of Haruichi Furudate's volleyball-themed manga Haikyu! ! will come with a DVD containing an original anime episode "Lev Kenzan!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'The Testament of Sister New Devil' Anime Premiere Date Set Posted by Chris Beveridge December 3, 2014 at 01:27 PM The Testament of Sister New Devil is moving on to the next phase of promotion from Kadokawa as the anime series is set to be a part ...


TYPE-Moon has laid out the books that they're bringing to the end of December Comiket 87.   This includes novels Lord El-Mellio II Case Files by Mita Makoto and Sakamoto Mineji (grown-up Waver-kun solves the case!

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

When artist Megumi Igarashi, better known as Rokudenashiko, was arrested for distributing 3-D printer data to make molds of her vagina this summer, we knew it was only a matter of time before the artist ran into trouble with the law again.


Back in 2012, Japanese American singer and songwriter Hikaru Utada returned from her hiatus with Evangelion 3. 0 end theme “Sakura Nagashi. ” Now, with her 15th anniversary cover album Utada Hikaru no Uta out on December 9th, she's bac...

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