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February 20, 2015, 10:30 AM

Kinuko and Haruo Ishikawa, the managers of the maid-themed Moe Kon Cafe in Akihabara, are in hot water with the law. Tokyo Metropolitan Police arrested the couple on February 17, 2015, and charged them with violations of the Law Regulating Adult E...

Live Action Reenactment of Death Parade Opening by BRADIO Japanese indie rock band BRADIO who performed the opening theme song for Mad House's Death Parade television anime series, have recreated the opening theme sequence in person.

RocketNews24 Audrey Akcasu

With the first season of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal well underway, not only is a new generation of wannabe Sailor Scouts emerging, but thousands of fangirls of the original 1990s series are rekindling their love for Usagi-chan and her evi...

Siliconera Sato

The Senran Kagura and Dead or Alive series are all about their girls and costumes, so a collaboration between the two is no surprise.  Koei Tecmo are doing just that, and  Inside Games share a peek at Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's season pass for ...


Following Miaka and Yui yesterday, the official Twitter for the upcoming new stage play adaptation of Yuu Watase's popular manga series Fushigi Yuugi today continuously posted cast visuals for Hotohori played by 25-year-old Ikkei Yamamoto and Nuri...

Key Visual © Yuto Tsukuda, Shun Saeki / Shueisha Inc. , Totsuki Culinary Academy Animation Research SocietyFood Wars: Shokugeki no Soma is currently serializing in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) and a TV anime is coming in April.

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The latest issue of Shueisha's V Jump magazine have revealed some new details about the upcoming Digimon Adventure tri. anime, which includes a new look at the character design of Yamato "Matt" Ishida and his Digimon Gabumon.

AFA Channel! Akane Hayato

Best known for her performances on three openings for Sword Art Online and the ending of Fate/Zero and despite being a relative newcomer into the Anisong industry, Eir Aoi has managed to garner a large following not only in Japan, but internationa...

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The official Power Rangers Instagram page has recently posted an image hinting a possible team-up between the original Power Rangers and the Dino. . .

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Bandai Namco Games announced it will release the new Godzilla game on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in North America and Europe in July. The game will get a retail release for PlayStation 4 in North America and Europe and a PlayStation 3 release...

The Akiba Souken website reported on Thursday that the studio Satelight will announce a new anime in the Aquarion franchise on March 20. The new anime would be one part of the franchise's 10th anniversary project that Satelight and its parent comp...


With the English audio version of Tokyo Ghoul √A launching as part of FUNimation's winter "Broadcast Dub" line-up, the distributor has announced the series' cast. CHARACTER – ACTOR Kaneki – Austin Tindle Touka – Brina Palen...


Toho Animation's official YouTube channel today posted a 150-second promotional video for a media mix project Chaos Dragon, which contains a TV anime produced by SILVERLINK. /CONNECT, story telling board game, and smartphone game by Sega Networks.

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Anyone who has ever put out garbage in Japan has no doubt encountered the country's monster crows, which put the little black birds the rest of the world knows to shame. They can grow up to 23 inches (58.


The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Yasuhiro Nightow's action manga Kekkai Sensen/Blood Blockade Battlefront today announced three more voice cast: Nana Mizuki as Michella Watch, Miyuki Sawashiro as Vivian, and Riki Kagami...

Trends in Japan William

Written by: William on February 19, 2015 at 10:26 am | In PRODUCT INNOVATION | No Comments The cherry blossom season always brings a gazillion sakura-themed products and campaigns. It's easy to get tired of this, and yet every year still manages t...

Siliconera Ishaan

Photographs of Tekken 7's boss character Kazumi Mishima have surfaced, courtesy of Twitter user @masakarajin. You can check them out below. (Thanks, EventHubs)   Kazumi is able to take on a regular and Devil form.


Mini-manga Dragon Ball Heroes by “Toyotarō” has taken a break from its V Jump run to make room for a three chapter introduction/adaptation to April's Dragon Ball Z: Revival of “F” anime movie.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The website of Gagaga Bunko's Gagaganbaru 2015 project has revealed that a TV anime adaptation of Hirotaka Akagi and Eight Shimotsuki's Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai (A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Does...

Siliconera Sato

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 will feature more playable characters than ever, including some that appeared in previous games but were never playable. Bandai Namco's latest batch of videos show more from Sabo, Ace, and Chopper in action.

Sword Art Online's producer, A-1 Pictures, have revealed pictures for the commercial samples of three new Sword Art Online scented perfumes. The 25ml bottles similar to the character's battle attire from LUXENT sell for 5,000 yen  ($42.

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Recap Team Drive tries to figure out the mystery behind the Roidmude who has been been scamming women before Rinna becomes his next victim. Next, they chase after a Roidmude who has taken to vigilantism, in a case very similar to one from Gen's past.

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round February 18th, 2015 / By Tabris / No comments » / Categories: Games It seems there is much more fanservice than expected in the latest game from Dead or Alive franchise, which was released today.

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2014 was considered to be the breakout year for seiyuu Sora Amamiya, who has gotten the attention of fans because of her roles as Kaori Fujimiya in One Week Friends (Isshukkan Friends), Princess Elizabeth in The Seven Deadly Sins (Nanatsu no Taiza...

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The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Durarara! !  has released preview images and the synopsis for the 7th episode of Durarara! ! x2 Shou, which airs this Saturday at 11:30pm JST on Tokyo MX, GTV, BS11 and Tochigi TV.

Feb 18, 12:00 games Todd digs up some tragically lonesome games of the last generation! Plus Dissidia, Phantom Dust, and a very busy release schedule. ― Many talented creators go unappreciated in the game industry, particularly when their careers ...


  New information has emerged concerning the latest movie in the mega-popular Pokemon series, Pokemon the Movie XY: The Archdjinni of Rings: Hoopa.   Previously, a promotional poster that looked like this was revealed:     The official movie poste...

After adding the first season (of 26 episodes) of Naruto onto their AnimeLab video-on-demand service last week, Australian anime publisher Madman Entertainment have today confirmed that Seasons 2 and 3 (Episodes 27-77) of Naruto are now also avail...

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Nintendo has Xenoblade Chronicles 3D faceplate with a picture of Monado, the sword Shulk uses in the Monolith Soft's RPG. The awesome faceplate comes in two colors, black and white, and will be available on April 2 for 2,000 yen.

"The Girl That I Forgot" 「私が忘れたあの娘」 (Watashi ga Wasureta Ano Musume) Kureha and Ginko: It was pretty obvious last week, but we got confirmation that Kureha is indeed the Moon Girl and Ginko is the Forest Girl.

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