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January 18, 2015, 10:00 AM
RocketNews24 Cara Clegg

You would think that a country like Japan, rich as it is in both traditional culture and technical innovation, as well as plenty of weird and wacky things you'll never see elsewhere, would be a huge hit with tourists.

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Just about a month ago, the Japanese Internet got all aflutter over something that's been coined the "low-cut turtleneck. " If those two terms sound contradictory to you, perhaps you'll find the term we used, "boob shirt," to be more descriptive.

English dub to debut on Adult Swim on February 7 at 11:30 p. m. EST/PST Aniplex of America announced at its Otakon Las Vegas panel on Friday that Cartoon Network's sister network Adult Swim will run the Kill la Kill anime in its Toonami block.


Fanart Friday returns, putting the finishing touches on a Ghost in the Shell/Psycho-Pass crossover fanfic that I should probably stop talking about. Last week, we started the new year off the right way, with extra-nice people, but this week we're ...

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In the newest issue of Shueisha's V Jump magazine has a new article about the upcoming Digimon Adventure Tri. , which has revealed the first new image of Agumon in the upcoming series, showcasing his new design.

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In a new collaboration for the upcoming Snow Miku Festial 2015 event in Sapporo, Japan, the ever-popular winter diva known as Snow Miku, will be teaming up with the also ever-popular magical girl, Akemi Homura from Madoka Magica.

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Sword Art Online: Lost Song will have an original story along with its own new character, taking place in the VRMMORPG ALfheim Online after a recent update. Namco recently shared a look at some of the other characters you'll come across.

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A group of five members, weighing 380 kg in total, were selected from a pool of 2,141 applicants, altogether weighing in at 176 tons, for the new generation and formation of limited, and first idol group of its kind, P♡ttya.

Lucy Heartfilia's Fan Service Is Even More Awesome in Figure Form Lucy Heartfilia from the hit anime and manga series Fairy Tail gets a seductive figure which puts the fan service shown in the anime to shame.

Japanese television station, Fuji TV, recently asked their viewers the question: Which upcoming anime series in 2015 do you think will be the best? The program was divided into three catergories: Tokusatsu (Live-action movie/TV Drama), Drama, and ...

Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid, the newest sequel to the popular anime series Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha was announced in August 2014. As the series has many enthusiastic fans, the news was greeted with great applause.

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Watch The Fourteenth 'Sailor Moon Crystal' Anime Episode Here Posted by Chris Beveridge January 17, 2015 at 08:15 AM The twice a month schedule for Sailor Moon Crystal is a rough one for fans of the series, but it's that time again and a new episo...


Animation studio Gainax has confirmed plans to open a new branch of its animation studio in the Fukushima prefecture of Japan, with the goal of increasing its overseas contract work and simultaneously encouraging tourism in the wake of the nuclear...

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First seen in the latest Super Hero Taisen GP: Kamen Rider #3 trailer, it is confirmed that the Gel-Shocker general, General Black is in the upcoming film. In the film, he will be portrayed by former pro wrestler Nobuhiko Tanaka, making him the th...


Along with details Madoka: Rebellion and Koimonogatari, Aniplex of America announced at Otakon USA that they're planning to release the third Blu-ray of Nisekoi on March 3 1st and the fourth on May 26th.


Avex has posted an over three-minute PV for Waggaki Band's latest song "Ikusa," the OP theme for the ongoing TV anime Sengoku Musou/Samurai Warriors. "Ikusa" means war in Japanese. The eight-member rock band is known for their performance featurin...

Streaming to begin on Friday, January 23, 2 weeks after Japanese airing Media service Crunchyroll announced on Friday that it will stream the third season of the Kuroko's Basketball television anime. The streaming will begin for all users on Frida...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Magi: Adventure of Sinbad' Manga Getting Fourth Bundled Episode Posted by Chris Beveridge January 16, 2015 at 09:41 PM Magi With the third OVA released with the fifth volume of the Magi: Sinbad no Boken last month, it's now been revealed through ...

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'The Last: Naruto the Movie' Anime Feature Theater Listings Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge January 16, 2015 at 12:25 PM Viz Media, working with Eleven Arts, has now revealed the theater listing for the upcoming February 20th, 2015 debut of The...

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The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Durarara! !  has released preview images and the synopsis for the second episode of Durarara! ! x2 Shou, the first episode of Durarara! ! x2 Shou airs on Saturday at 11:30pm JST on Tokyo MX, GTV,...

「デス・リバース」 (Desu Ribaasu) "Death Reverse" This week offers a bit more context to last week's premiere and also provides some answers for those that were debating last week. What I like about this week's episode (and actually, I like this method of ...


Tomo Toons begin marching into Crunchyroll's catalog today with a trio of titles: Horror News, Double Hard, and Kurokan.     Horror News is available to Premium members now. The show will be available for free members in batches of 6 episodes ever...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'The Case Of Hana & Alice' Anime Prequel Debuts New Theatrical Poster Posted by Chris Beveridge January 16, 2015 at 06:25 PM The Case Of Hana & Alice Set to debut on February 20th, 2015, the prequel animated film for The Case of Hana & Alice has g...

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The PlayStation Vita JRPG Atelier Ayesha Plus has been released in North America and Europe and a brand new trailer has been released to promote the game. This new trailer gives a brief overview of the main characters of the game and some of the g...

The official YouTube channel of Noitamina began streaming the opening theme for the Psycho-Pass Movie on Friday. The opening theme is performed by Ling Tosite Sigure and titled Who What Who What. The opening theme also features text narration desc...

California startup Axent Wear have announced that pre-orders are now available for their highly desired nekomimi headphones, sure to appeal to those keen to flaunt cute cat-ears whilst listening to their favorite tunes.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Weekly Shonen Jump Celebrates Third Anniversary With Special Manga Promotion Posted by Chris Beveridge January 16, 2015 at 01:31 PM Press Release: Limited Time Promotion Marks The Milestone With 4 FREE Digital Issues Featuring The Best Manga Inclu...

Not merely content with providing an inside look inside the industry you may or may not care about, we will also be doing an outside the industry feature over here. What exactly do they do when they're not working on their craft?

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The recent issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump has revealed that the third season of the anime adaptation of Tadatoshi Fujimaki's Kuroko's Basketball (Kuroko no Basuke) manga will broadcast for a total of 26 episodes.

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The official website of the Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, have revealed all their nominations for the 87th Academy Awards. Studio Ghibli's The Tale of Princess Kaguya (Kaguya-hime no Monogatari) has been nominated in the category of Be...

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