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March 26, 2015, 12:00 AM
RocketNews24 Cara Clegg

Between the spring cherry blossom season and the hot, humid summer is Japan's rainy season, which can leave everyone feeling a little blue, not to mention soggy. But the rain can also be an inspiration for fashionistas, and these Japanese girls (a...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Team Syachihoko appeared at the Second Dalian Japan Brand held in Dalian, China on March 21st and 22nd, performing on a special stage set up for a free live show twice each day. Due to the wild response they received on the first day the second pe...

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Dead or Alive 5: Last Round is getting some sexy new costumes courtesy of ecchi video game series, Senran Kagura, and like the very costumes from Senran Kagura, these ones explode for some clothing damage These costumes are now available via DLC i...


25th ANNIVERSARY -Epilogue- LUNATIC FEST. 6/27/2015 (Sat) and 6/28 (Sun) Makuhari Messe 2 Days LUNA SEA is confirmed to preside over a rock festival for the first time. In commemoration of their 25-year anniversary, LUNA SEA started their first Ja...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

We all know the truth about cats and dogs. They're secretly plotting our demise with adorable antics that keep us distracted from our lives, both online and in the real world. But what about wild animals?

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Movie Walker Plus reported that the Super Hero Taisen GP: Kamen Rider #3 film debuted at #6 in the Japanese box office last weekend. Beating the film at the box office are: Assassination Classroom (#1), Doraemon: Nobita's Space Hero Record of Spac...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Yowamushi Pedal As we get to the end of the second series with Yowamushi Pedal Grande Road, TOHO has announced that a theatrical film will be coming out in the summer of 2015. This isn't the first theatrical feature for the property as it had one ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata told Time that the rumors of a live-action Legend of Zelda series are not accurate. He told Time, "As of now, I have nothing new to share with you in regard to the use of our IPs for any TV shows or films, but I can at le...


Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata is in high demand these past few days following the landmark agreement reached with mobile gaming giant DeNa Corp that will see both companies work to create mobile games based on Nintendo characters.

Mar 21, 15:50 events Part I of our full report from AnimeJapan has over 500 photos from the show's East Hall, including Aniplex, A-1 Pictures, TMS and more! Merchandise, statues, professional cosplayers, prop replicas - this is it!

Video previews games mechanics, story, character creation for game shipping Thursday in Japan Japanese game website 4Gamer began streaming a 16-minute gameplay video of Nippon Ichi Software's upcoming Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance PlayStation 4...

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The Tokyo Anime Award Festival's Anime of the Year award is one of the most important and coveted awards in the entire Japanese anime industry, and for this year, the award is given to three titles which the award-giving body, as well as the fans,...

Siliconera Ishaan

On March 12th, Bandai Namco released Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth in Japan, and the game sold 76,760 copies at launch. That doesn't sound like a very impressive number, but Japanese sales tracker Media Create says that Cyber Sleuth sold through 91.

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Koei Tecmo recently teased a look at their collaboration costumes with Marvelous' Senran Kagura series, but now that the DLCs are available in Japan, here's a look at all 16 costumes from the crossover.

Siliconera Sato

With Senran Kagura: Estival Versus' release date nearing in Japan, Dengeki put together a lengthy gameplay video featuring their self-proclaimed "boob brothers" to show us various parts of its gameplay.


King Records has posted a 100-second short PV for "Colorful Story," two-member voice actress unit every♡ing! 's upcoming major debut single. It will be featured as the Op song for the TV anime adaptation of Hinako Seta's four-panel comedy manga Re...


Kadokawa has posted a promo for the unaired OVA follow-up to KyoAni's TV anime adaptation of Full Metal Panic! author Shoji Gatoh's Amagi Brilliant Park, set to be released with the seventh volume on June 26th.

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

I might get attacked for saying this, but I'm not a huge fan of the Star Wars series. While I enjoyed the original trilogy, Genndy Tartakovsky's amazing Clone Wars miniseries, and a few of the brand's games, my views towards the franchise isn't on...

The weekly Oricon physical music sales charts for the week of 3/16-3/22 have been released Nogizaka46's eleventh single "Inochi wa Utsukushii" shot to the top of singles chart this week with over 500,000 copies sold.


Namco Bandai has posted a special Silica, Lisbeth, and Sinon chapter web commercial for PlayStation 3/Vita game Sword Art Online: Lost Song. Silica voice actress Rina Hidaka also appeared today on a NicoNico webcast with game and anime theme song ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Japan's Weekly Blu-ray & DVD Anime Rankings Ending March 22nd, 2015 Posted by Chris Beveridge March 24, 2015 at 08:32 PM It's a new week of releases and there's definitely some interesting movements across the charts here.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Nar Doma' Anime Gets First TV Series Promo Posted by Chris Beveridge March 24, 2015 at 10:22 PM The release of the first print collection of Kometokaite Meter's digital manga series Narudoma came out recently and that lead to the news that the pr...


Almost one year after the initial announcement in April 2014, it is finally confirmed that Tomoyuki Kawamura, best known for his directorial work for the 2014 TV anime Kamigami no Asobi, serves as the director for the upcoming Silve Link.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

A brand new trailer from AnimeJapan has been released for the upcoming anime adaptation of Yuuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's manga Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma). This new trailer showcases some of the delicious food in the new ani...

RocketNews24 TokyoGirlsUpdate

Despite the kimo-kawaii (creepy-cute) appearance of this pilot episode of "MILPOM★", the "girls' talk" dialogue may be too real for some boys to handle. The contrast between the innocent MILPOM★ and aloof PonPon as they engage in a conversation ab...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Coluboccoro' Anime Short Gets Kickstarter For Bigger Project Posted by Chris Beveridge March 24, 2015 at 10:25 AM Originally done as a short back in 2007 as part of the Anime Innovation Tokyo event, KENJI STUDIO is back with a new Kickstarter pro...

CAPCOM streams Xbox One, PS4 announcement trailer CAPCOM video game director Hideaki Itsuno announced new details for this summer's Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition PlayStation 4 an Xbox One game release on Monday.

AFA Channel! 18thAngel

© 2015 Kōji Ōji, Kyoto Animation/High Speed Production Committee At the Free! Eternal Summer Special Event it was revealed that a new movie has been green-lit. High Speed! -Free! Starting Days is the title of the upcoming movie, and it will be bas...

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