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April 4, 2015, 11:00 AM
J-Pop Idols Tetho

Shinozaki Ai – A-G-A-I-N Shinozaki Ai's 1st solo single A-G-A-I-N will be released on April 29. Shinozaki Ai is a famous gravure idol and a former member of AeLL. Check out the lyric video and the teaser.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'Is It Wrong to Try and Pick up Girls in a Dungeon? ' For Spring 2015 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge April 3, 2015 at 12:34 PM Crunchyroll has another spring 2015 series on tap that's about to debut in about an hour with I...

AM 00:00 April 1st (JST), the website design of Momoiro Clover Z, was suddenly rewritten! A lot of Freeza, a popular character from one of the most famous Japanese Manga "Dragon Ball Z", appeared on the front visual, and other visuals such as bann...


They say the fastest way to a man's heart is through his stomach, but the fastest way for a man to show the strength of his heart is through the stomachs of others! I dunno, it sounded cooler in my head.

SeventhStyle daysofsummer

Visual Arts have uploaded the opening sequence for Angel Beats' upcoming visual novel, "1st beat" – and the slideshow is of surprising dynamism, and despite being awkward at times, it is quite enthralling.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Spring is the start of both the school year and the business years in Japan. That means that right about now thousands of newcomers are pouring into Tokyo, as they move to the capital to start college or their professional careers. jrharbort

Hatsune Miku performing "live" with Symphony Ihatov. Well over a year since its last showing, "Hatsune Miku × Tomita Isao – Symphony IHATOV" will also be premiering in Beijing, China at the Meet in Beijing Arts Festival on May 20th, 2015 at the Ce...

Sponsored links Idol group Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku and their alter-ego band 5572320 have teamed up with Coconut Sable cookies, and TGU is giving away 6 different limited edition packs of Coconuts Sable to 5 lucky readers!

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The official Bandai Japan YouTube channel posted a video called "Kamen Rider Drive & Mach Let's Henshin Course", which teaches fans how to transform into the Drive Riders! Aside from teaching you how to transform into Kamen Rider Drive and Mach re...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

With Kamen Rider Chaser almost here, Bandai has posted the official images for the DX Ride Boosters Blue and Red, Chaser and Mach's upcoming new. . .

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Tokyo-based Imageepoch made its name with role-playing games like Arc Rise Fantasia, Luminous Arc, and Last Ranker. This week, Imageepoch's websites went offline, and no one can find company president Ryoei Mikage.


New anime announcements continue to march out of Crunchyroll today with word that My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO! is set to join the Spring 2015 lineup. My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO! is set to broadcast every Friday starting on April 3, 20...

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During the Aniplex of America panel discussion during Sakura-con in Seattle, Washington, USA, Aniplex producer, Shinichiro Kashiwada, announced that Aniplex will be producing the anime adaptation for the battle light lovel series, The Asterisk War...

The Natalie news website began streaming a trailer on Friday for the upcoming live-action film The Next Generation Patlabor: Shuto Kessen (Capital City Battle). The film is slated to open in Japan on May 1.

Gundam Build Fighters and Gundam Build Fighters Try both get new OVAs, announced by the official anime's twitter account on Wednesday, on the same day the last Gundam Build Fighters Try episode aired. ガンダムビルドファイターズ&ガンダムビルドファイターズトライOVA企画始動! ということでG...

Oberon, Kirito also make small appearances for ad promoting April campaign at Namco arcades Namco began streaming a promotional video on Friday for the crossover between its line of Umaibo puffed corn snacks and the Sword Art Online II television ...


Huang Chao, an unemployed woman who resides in Tokyo's Meguro Ward, was arrested on Friday by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police. Her alleged crime? Scalping hundreds of tickets to the Studio Ghibli Musuem via online auction sites.

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It was unveiled in a recent Nintendo Direct the new trailer for Fire Emblem If game for the 3DS. The trailer unveiled more details about the game's story. In Fire Emblem If, there are two kingdoms at crossroads of war and peace, they are the peace...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The third promotional video has been released for the upcoming second season of the anime adaptation of Tsutomu Nihei's Sidonia no Kishi (Knights of Sidonia) manga, Sidonia no Kishi: Daikyuu Wakusei Seneki (Knights of Sidonia: War of the Ninth Pla...


Yoshihiro Ike, the composer who created the music for the Tiger & Bunny TV series and films, will be conducting a pair of concerts on September 19, 2015 and September 20, 2015 at the Pacifico Yokohama National Convention Hall in Nishi Ward, Yokoha...

The English-subtitled version of the anime adaptation of Ishio Yamagata's Rokka no Yuusha's PV has been streamed by Pony Canyon on Friday. Staff: Original Creator: Yamagata Ishio (Tatakau Shisho Series) Original Illustration: Terui (Saredo Tsumibi...

Expansion game arrives on PS4, PS3, PS Vita, Xbox One on April 23 in Japan Video game developer Arc System Works began streaming the opening anime sequence on Thursday for the BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma Extend expansion game.

Nihongogo Greg Abesamis

Tweet Pin It Sayonara, Alice is the ninth single from FLOWER and features the song Tommorow ~Shiawase no Housoku~, the theme song for the Japanese dub of the 2014 remake of Annie. The a-side was the February theme song for the NTV series Sukkiri!

SeventhStyle Seven

Chihayafuru has announced that a big super duper mega awesome ultra important announcement will be announced very soon, the kind of announcement that needs another announcement just leading up to it. Chihayafuru is a card game anime, the selfish k...

Siliconera Spencer

Kadokawa Games just released Rodea: The Sky Soldier in Japan today and the Western release isn't too far behind. NIS America announced Rodea: The Sky Soldier will be available in North America on September 22 and Europe on September 25.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Koi's Gochuumon Wa Usagi Desu Ka? (Is the order a rabbit? ) 4koma manga has revealed a brand new visual for the upcoming second season. The official website of the anime has also announced that there...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

China's Ministry of Culture is investigating and punishing some of the country's biggest internet companies for hosting anime the government has deemed unsavory. According to China Digital Times, the Japanese animated series in question "lure mino...

Planetes has been one of those titles that people in manga circles have been hoping would be reprinted and licensed after it was formerly released by TOKYOPOP many years ago. But years end up going by, and well, nothing.

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