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February 3, 2015, 9:30 PM

Rooster Teeth wrote on Monday that RWBY creator and director Monty Oum passed away on Sunday afternoon at the age of 33. Rooster Teeth revealed earlier this week that Monty Oum had been hospitalized. Matt then confirmed that Monty Oum fell into a ...

Trends in Japan William

Written by: William on February 3, 2015 at 8:25 am | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments Today is Setsubun, which marks the start of spring in the old lunar calendar. If you are unfortunate enough to step outside, you may be forgiven for thinking it's stil...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Ushio & Tora' Manga Getting New TV Anime Series Posted by Chris Beveridge February 2, 2015 at 07:10 PM While it's often felt that after a certain period of time, manga is near impossible to be made into an anime since the buzz has passed.

RocketNews24 Fran Wrigley

At the Ghibli Museum in Mikata, Tokyo, in an enchanting building designed by Hayao Miyazaki himself, you can wander among sketches and storyboards, gaze up at the iconic Robot Soldier standing guard on the building's roof, and learn about the hist...

We may be in the middle of a cold winter in Japan, with Tokyo even seeing some light snow last Friday, but things are definitely starting to look bright and spring-like at Lindt stores here! Yes, early spring for us is the time for cherry blossoms...


The Japan Animator Expo is a showcase of 30 shorts presented by Dwango and Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno's Studio Khara. This week's 12th returns to the subject of Evangelion and introduces Shinji to Shinji as Shinji Aramaki, the veteran directo...


The official website for the upcoming web anime series Saint Seiya - Soul of Gold today announced its 12 voice actors for the 12 Gold Saints. The new anime was revealed as part of the 30th anniversary project for the Saint Seiya franchise at the T...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

Hashirama Fights Madara in the New Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Gameplay Video Bandai Namco Games have released a new 12 minute long gameplay trailer for Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4.


To promote the 47 single CDs sung by the characters from Eiichiro Oda's internationally popular manga series One Piece released all at once on January 28, each character poster will be displayed in the main stations in the respective prefecture fo...


, was held at ZEPP TOOKYO on January 25. ◆VAMPS – image As usual, the show started at "6:66pm", or more accurately 7:06pm. A strange feeling surrounded the venue as start time approached. The background music selected by K.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The first images have been revealed for the Blu-ray box set release for the first anime adaptation of Wataru Watari and Ponkan8's Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru.  (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) light novel series.

Back in the day when The Idolm@ster 2 had just been released on the PlayStation 3 and the TV anime based on the game was beginning distribution in Japan, Bandai Namco offered sets which included one volume of the TV anime and a bonus The Idolm@ste...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

I took a trip to western Japan last year, and my big regret of the trip was not finding enough time to visit Himeji castle, the best-preserved traditional castle in the country. I think it's time to add another regret to the list: Not scheduling t...

VAMPS will perform in Jakarta with [Alexandros] on April 4th then heads to Taipei on May 23rd with the GazettE for the JAPAN NIGHT music event.

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Ricardo Medina, known for his role as Cole Evans in Power Rangers Wildforce and Decker in Power Rangers Samurai was arrested on Jan. 31 for allegedly. . . Mercuryw

  Starting from February 1st, several Snow Miku attractions will now open in Sapporo. Among these is the Snow Miku ferris wheel, MIRAI. ST x Snow Miku cafe, and the Sapporo Factory Hall covered in Snow Miku decorations.

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The long wait is now over as three of the most anticipated heroines for the Nitroplus cross-over fighting game, Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroine Infinite Duel, have now been confirmed as either playable characters or supports, and they are none other t...


Leading into the spring 2015 TV anime based on Sanrio's character project Show By Rock! ! , previously featured in an iOS rhythm action game, the series' bands have been introduced on a monthly basis.  The latest is recent addition to the franchis...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Kill la Kill' Anime Gets Extended Toonami Promo Posted by Chris Beveridge February 2, 2015 at 05:23 PM Kill la Kill Volume 2 With the Toonami block now shortened and the premiere date of Feebruary 7th, 2015 at 12:30 am that night now set, a new 9...

Siliconera Chris Priestman

The latest game from Platinum Games probably isn't what you'd expect. It's a 2D demake of Bayonetta called "Angel Land". You can play it on the 404 page for the studio's website in your browser or on mobile for free.

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix shared a look at Bravely Second's latest trailer during the Tokaigi 2015 event, which took place over the weekend. The trailer shows a little more of the new characters, Emperor Oblivion and his mysterious fairy sidekick named Anne.


 Themes "Sincere no Hikari" by Eir Ao, and "Beyond Night's Rainbow"  by Luna Haruna are featured in a pair of promos for Sword Art Online - Lost Song, the PS3/Vita game due March 26, 2015.       The trio of newly introduced characters in the Alfhe...

According to this year's Kodansha's Weekly Shounen Magazine's 10th issue, which will be released on February 4, 2015, Nakaba Suzuki's (Kongou Banchou, Rising Impact) Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins) manga will be having a one week break d...

Siliconera Ishaan

Cartoon Network will be airing a 4-hour Pokémon marathon on Saturday, February 7th.  It will begin at 12:00 pm EST, and will feature six different Pokémon specials, including the recent Mega Evolution specials that aired in Japan.

Ponytailed idols, artists, models also honored February 2 was Twin Tail Day in Japan, a day to honor the girls who wear their hair in two ponytails and encourage others to imitate them. It was marked by the Twin Tail Awards, a series of prizes giv...

As the 2011 release of Mortal Kombat received a Refused Classification in Australia, it is one of those games that Australian's should be genuinely concerned about not getting to play each time NetherRealm Studios and Earner Bros.


Dengekiya, the official online store for Ascii Media Works' "Dengeki" brand, has started accepting pre-orders for a 1/8th scale figures of Kotori Minami from the Love Live! School Idol Project franchise.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

  FDG Entertainment has released a teaser video of Banjo Guy Ollie playing the Wonder Boy theme (on a banjo, of course) with a bunch of screenshots from a new game successor to the series. It's to be called Monster Boy and the Wizard of Booze.

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

The demo version of God Eater 2: Rage Burst is coming out to Japan's PSN this February 5. There is a special mission for players to experience the new Blood Rage system. The full game will be coming out to both the PS Vita and PS4 this February 19...

The official website of cat sucking idol Shoko-tan has revealed that her biographical essay "Neko no Ashiato" is to receive a TV anime entitled "Omakase Mamitasu" – a unique choice for an adaptation and likely the first to be named after an idol's...

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