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January 28, 2015, 7:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This isn't nationwide. But next month, Hokkaido Prefecture is rolling out "No Video Game Day. " There won't be just one of these days, but two—and two every month. NHK reports that among students nationwide, test scores are down in Hokkaido.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

New 'Fushigi Yugi' Manga Series Coming Posted by Chris Beveridge January 27, 2015 at 06:27 PM Yuu Watase has returned to her very popular series Fushigi Yugi a few times over the years and now it looks like she's going to do that once more.

Siliconera Sato

Capcom just announced the latest entry in the Dragon's Dogma series with Dragon's Dogma Online. More details from this week's issue from Famitsu magazine have surfaced. [Thanks, Zaregoto and Otakomu]   Dragon's Dogma Online is in development for P...

Programming block reduced to 3. 5 hours on Saturdays The official Tumblr for Adult Swim's Toonami block announced on Tuesday that Attack on Titan, Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell, and Space Dandy will no longer air after February 7.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Earlier this month, the Internet was all abuzz over some awesome cat ear headphones. As creative as they may be, though, they're really more robotic than feline in appearance, what with their glowing LED accents and external speakers.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Over the past few months, there's been a string of stage adaptations of hit anime and manga announced. But while we're sure plenty of fans are psyched about the upcoming Naruto play and One Piece kabuki performance, fans of girls' comics, or anime...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

AKB48 founder and producer Yasushi Akimoto announced the formation of the Niigata-based idol group NGT48 at the "AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 1035″ event in Tokyo on Sunday. His aim in creating another local group, he says, is to ultimately fo...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

A couple new magazine scans has finally revealed our 1st look on what will Mach and Drive's new forms will look like plus a quick sound hack for. . .

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Check-out these first batch of new magazine scans featuring the Ninninger team's main mecha, Shuriken Gattai Shurikenjin.

Siliconera Sato

Capcom just announced Dragon's Dogma Online in a preview snippet for this week's issue of Famitsu magazine. The game will focus on online co-op action among friends.   While we still don't have any details as far as platforms and other details are...


Bishoujo anime focused Megami Magazine is hinting at a big announcement for its March issue, due out January 30th. While the cover is still being kept under wraps, 7net is listing that the cover features Is the Order a Rabbit?

Nihongogo Greg Abesamis

Tweet Pin It E-girls third studio album is one of the first J-Pop releases of 2015 and continues their trend of offering catchy, yet extremely safe pop songs. This is most evident from four of the previously released singles that are included on t...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

With the first cour of Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works ending last season, and the second cour airing next season, Chara Ani are selling a new line of anime calendars for 2015 to drum up the hype.

Voice actors Shigeru Chiba and Eiko Yamada wrote on Twitter on Saturday that they recorded their roles of Pilaf and Mai for this year's Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu no F film. Yamada is pictured with Chiba and Tesshô Genda (voice of Shu) in her tweet.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Daman Mills Boards 'Holy Knight' Anime Dub Posted by Chris Beveridge January 27, 2015 at 03:25 PM Holy Knight While the initial recording session got cut short a bit yesterday due to the weather, MB VoiceWorks has revealed the first piece of casti...


On February 1st, cast memebers Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Tomatsu Haruka, Sawashiro Miyuki, Ayana Taketatsu, Kanae Itō, Takagaki Ayahi, Rina Hidaka, Saori Hayami and Aoi Yūki, along with theme song performers LiSA and Eir Aoi and composer Kajiura Yuki, ...

Siliconera Chris Priestman

Masaya Takahashi has rolled out the 2. 50 update for strategy RPG Ambition of the Slimes, which adds English text to the previously Japanese-only game. You can download it for free on the App Store and Google Play.


We have under a month to go until NIS America releases puzzle-action game htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary. The PS Vita game will be available digitally in North America and Europe on February 24 and 25, respectively, with a limited number of physical ...


Shueisha's digital manga platform Shonen Jump+ today posted a 47-page first episode of manga adaptation of the Kuroko's Basketball: Replace novel series, titled Kuroko's Basketball: Replace PLUS. The novel series is written by Sawako Hirabayashi a...

Man at Arms Blacksmiths Recreate Ryuuko Matoi's Scissor Blade Every other Monday, Man At Arms' team of blacksmiths and craftsman will be build fans' favorite weapons. This week they've recreated a real version of Ryuuko Matoi's Scissor Blade.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Ah, Touhou Project. The hyper-popular series of bullet-hell shooters has long been a Holy Grail of sorts for non-PC-owning otaku, and the efforts to get games with the Touhou brand on various consoles have been mighty indeed.

Siliconera Spencer

That game Square Enix plans to reveal during Tokaigi later this week is a PlayStation 4 title.   A teaser site for Project Code Z is up revealing that the game is a PlayStation 4 title. The reveal for Project Code Z will be livestreamed and M.

SeventhStyle Seven

As fictional female bodies never get old, kinpatsu comes uncensored in the second Blu-ray volume of Grisaia no Kajitsu – a sight many will find the need to study themselves with great concentration. Before getting naked, kinpatsu first receives a ...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Heads-up everyone! A couple of new magazine scans featuring Super Hero Taisen GP has surfaced online featuring a race between Kamen Riders and. . .

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Japan's Self Defense Force is no stranger in teaming up with certain anime series to recruit people into protecting the country, and for their latest video, they have teamed up with battleship anime, Arpeggio of Blue Steel, and featured voice actr...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

How lucky you will be if you are in Japan. Fushigi Yuugi will have a stage play adaptation from March 19 – 29 at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel Club eX venue. But it will be quite different from the anime and the manga.


Independent filmmakers Epic Rival hopped on Facebook to show off some footage from a live-action Naruto project that's been in the works for a while. Dig the opening scene of Naruto Shippuden: Dance of War, which features a showdown between Tenten...

Super Pochaco the Plus-sized Model Takes on the Role as a Bar Maid Super Pochaco, who is also a Nitroplus mascot character that is plus-sized just like her buddy Super Sonico, receives a 1/6 scale figure where she has taken the role of a bar maid ...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

This is from Gamespot and it seems targeted to people who have played Majora's Mask before and hesitating to buy again. Of course we need to point out that the 3DS is a handheld and the N64 was meant to be played on TVs, which weren't digital back...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Jitsu wa Watashi wa' Manga Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge January 26, 2015 at 04:18 PM With the tenth volume of the series set to land on February 6th, 2015, Weekly Shonen Champion magazine is ready to announce this week that ...

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