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December 23, 2014, 3:00 PM

A turtleneck sweater is meant to keep the neck warm during those cold winter months but recently a particular style of turtleneck has caused many to get hot under the collar for a different reason. 今ってこんなタートルネック売ってあるんだね…! pic.

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Brian's Picks Nogizaka46: 2014 Christmas cards #4 – Nao Kanzaki and a few friends More Nogi Christmas-theme photocards! This edition has members Ikoma Rina, Ito Juuna, Matsumura Sayuri, Ito Marika, and more!

Blu-ray box containing "Hell's Kitchen" episode written by Jun Maeda ships in Japan in June The staff of the Angel Beats! and Charlotte anime series announced on Monday that the upcoming Japanese Blu-ray box release of the Angel Beats!


The limited edition items "Puella Magi Madoka Magica Witch Pin Collection" and "Puella Magi Madoka Magica Soul Gem Candle Set" will go on sale in late December from Luxent.


Warner Brothers Japan has posted a look at the special merchandise that they'll be bringing to their booth at the December 28th-30th Comiket 87. New and returning sweatshirts selling for 5,000yen include Shirobako, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, WIXOSS...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

BABYMETAL's splendid activities in the worlds' heavy metal industry is still fresh in our memory. However, it has not taken so long before the memory has been rewritten. We finally found the "heaviest in Japan" metalcore band.

SeventhStyle Seven

Restaurant-set slice of life, WORKING! ! , has revealed a July 2015 debut for its previously announced third season – all around positive news assuming A-1 Pictures hasn't forgotten how to make good series.

Video Games Now Reading Etrian Mystery Dungeon – Gameplay Preview Trailer Etrian Mystery Dungeon – Gameplay Preview Trailer Introducing the Etrian Odyssey and Mystery Dungeon cross-over game, Etrian Mystery Dungeon!

Siliconera Sato

Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II, the game that takes place in three dimensions based off different games, and introduces a new character named Uzume, will release in Japan this April for PlayStation 4.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The official Boruto -Naruto the Movie- is now open and the site features an excerpt from the manga's final chapter. The excerpt ends with the text, "A new era begins. . . "The upcoming film will focus on Boruto, Naruto and Hinata's son.

There was a time not too long ago when smartphones didn't exist and the best and only way to game on-the-go and/or avoid actual social interaction with your peers was to lug around a slightly clunky, black-and-white-only Gameboy that sucked down u...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

With the series almost coming to an end, Terebi-Kun has given us an exclusive look on the newest form that the Dark Emperor will obtain: a black. . .

The Fandom Post Kory Cerjak

Mushishi: The Next Chapter Episode 20 "Not with a bang but a whimper. " What They Say: "Tree of Eternity" They are creatures only known as 'Mushi,' whose abilities range well into the supernatural. While their existence and appearances are unknown...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Bandai Namco announced that fighting game "J-Stars Victory VS+" is coming to North America next year. J-Stars Victory VS+ is a fighting game with character roster from different manga and anime from Shonen Jump, like Naruto, Yusuke (Yu Yu Hakusho)...

STARMARIE, an all-female Japanese pop group originally comprised of two members, officially added three additional members and began to officially promote their new EP album this year on June 25th, 2014.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The second promotional video has released for the anime adaptation of Yusei Matsui's manga Assassination Classroom (Ansatsu Kyoushitsu). This new video introduces the premise of the anime and the mysterious Koro-sensei, as well as giving a preview...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma event at this year's Jump Festa unveiled the anime's new trailer and of course, the ones who will perform the show's opening and ending themes. The series centers on Soma, a guy who works with his dad at his family...

French/Monacan/Japanese project to use both 2D and CG animation The official website for the French, Monacan, and Japanese Astro Boy reboot project is now hosting a background image featuring the title character.

Gintama's Manga Spine Art Takes a Durarara! ! Approach Hideaki Sorachi's Historical, Sci-fi, Comedy Gintama series launched a series of illustrations on December 8th, 2013. Each volume which would display a special image once placed together, whic...

Siliconera Sato

Digimon fans have been looking forward to a new RPG for quite a while now, and they'll soon get one in Japan with Digital Story: Cyber Sleuth. In anticipation of the game's release, Bandai Namco shared a new summary trailer for the game.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Discotek Media Sets First New Dub With 'Lupin the 3rd Jigen's Gravestone' Anime Acquisition Posted by Chris Beveridge December 22, 2014 at 01:29 PM After several years of bringing out a lot of classics and license rescues that have dubs, Discotek ...


Following the short version PV for the title song of their upcoming 10th single "NEO SIGNALIFE" and its behind-the scenes video, the official website for popular anime voice actress idol unit YuiKaori has posted a preview video for the coupling so...

SeventhStyle Seven

Angel Beats' 1st Beat, the highly awaited first chapter of its visual novel game promised originally set to release about a year ago, has been given a new supposed release date of May 29th, 2015. With all the lies that float around the Angel Beats...

Siliconera Sato

  J-Stars Victory Vs. , the game that pit together all kinds of heroes of Shonen Jump in one big brawler released earlier this year in Japan. Bandai Namco have announced that it will release in North America as J-Stars Victory VS+.

Kotaku East Toshi Nakamura

For the playable demo of Dragon Quest Heroes, I went in expecting just another Warriors-style game with a Dragon Quest skin over it. What I got was much more. During this past weekend in Japan, the annual Jump Festa was held, during which – among ...

Siliconera Sato

Yo-kai Watch has already established itself as a hit franchise in Japan, but Level-5 president Akihiro Hino doesn't plan on stopping there.  He recently spoke with news website Wedge Infinity to talk a bit about what he has planned up for next year.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Way, way back at Otakon 2013, FUNimation announced the pickup of a lot of former Bandai Entertainment releases. Not surprising, a lot of the initial focus has been on getting the highly anticipated Cowboy Bebop back out for fans – and back on TV a...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'To Love Ru Darkness' Getting Second Anime Season Posted by Chris Beveridge December 22, 2014 at 04:16 PM To Love Ru Darkness The third season of the To Love Ru property aired with To Love Ru Darkness back in 2012 and now it looks like a second se...

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