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April 11, 2015, 11:30 AM
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I'm a big fan of the Silent Hill series since way back. The first time I stepped into that crazy, messed up-town way back in 1999, I was hooked. Of course, at the time I was a preteen and had no business playing such a scary game.

Siliconera Ishaan

The website for the new Dissidia Final Fantasy for arcades has revealed that characters such as Terra, Cloud, and Lightning will be playable in the upcoming game. One of the characters it doesn't mention is someone from one of the side games—Ramza...

Gin apologizes for reviving Gintama The first episode of Gintama's fourth incarnation as a TV series aired on April 8 by satirizing Ryūtarou Nonomura, an assemblyman from Hyōgo Prefecture who infamously erupted in tears and howls while apologizing...

Kotaku East Toshi Nakamura

Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's most celebrated anime creators. He also has the reputation of being a bit outspoken of his opinions. Like how using an iPad is like masturbation, or that time he said he hated cars because they were American.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Things are looking up again for fans of Sailor Moon Crystal as the Toei Animation Europe site has revealed while promoting the show for French release that a second season is currently under production in Japan with plans to broadcast this summer.

Siliconera Sato

During a special "Closed Conference 2015" Square Enix shared more info on their upcoming arcade title, Dissidia Final Fantasy. The company revealed that Koei Tecmo's Team Ninja are developing the game.


The "ARASHI BLAST in Hawaii" held for Arashi's 15th year anniversary at the Ko Olina Resort in Hawaii (Sep 19 – 20) will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on April 15. In addition to the concert, the release will also include a footage Documentary of...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy
Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Miki Yoshikawa's Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo (Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches) manga series revealed the second visual before its Sunday premiere.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

Sega has announced Miracle Girls Festival, a brand new PlayStation Vita rhythm game. The game itself will be a collaboration of the moest anime, including Yuru Yuri and Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka? Miracle Girls Festival will be published by and de...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

Bandai have announced they will be selling two new special, adorable plushies of Agumon and Patamon in celebration for the 15th anniversary of the Digimon Adventure anime. The two will be sold as a set on their Premium Bandai store.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

On July 10 and 11, rock bands VAMPS, [Alexandros], OKAMOTO'S, and Ling Tosite Sigure will unite in London for a set of concerts. These concerts are part of the "JAPAN NIGHT" series, with this installment being called "JAPAN NIGHT at HYPER JAPAN JA...

The grossly sexualized Sorceress of 2D RPG-'em-up Dragon's Crown can now become part of buyer's collections thanks to figure manufacturer A Plus, as the 1/4. 5 scale magic user boldly bares her massive bust as always – the Sorceress can join a par...

Trends in Japan Japan Trends

Written by: Japan Trends on April 10, 2015 at 10:05 am | In PRODUCT INNOVATION | No Comments We're not going to lie to you: Japan has a history of producing some pretty unusual beauty gadgets. Some are hi-tech, some not so.


D3 Publisher is gearing up for a big otome game announcement, with a special countdown placed on its official website. It's adorned with pink hearts and teases a "major otome announcement," but that's about all we have to go on at this point.

AFA Channel! 18thAngel

7 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 3 Google+ 1 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 7 Flares × Inu x Boku SS's mangaka, Cocoa Fujiwara, had passed away at the age of 31 on 31 March 2015. A notice of Fujiwara sensei's passing was posted at the official website...

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

It's official as AKB48 is set to make their return trip to the Big Apple this May. The rumors were true and Japanese pop idol group AKB48 will be making their first appearance as a team to New York City in nearly 6 years.

Japanese film news website Cinema Today began streaming a new trailer for Production I. G and Keiichi Hara's (Summer Days with Coo, Colorful) Miss Hokusai film on Friday. The trailer unveils "Saihate ga Mitai" (I Want to See the Farthest Reaches")...

Random Curiosity Passerby

'青春プレリュード' (Seishun Pureryūdo) "Youthful Prelude" In my general overview of Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku in the season preview, I noted that it was cut from similar stock as MEKAKUCITY ACTORS. That's not an exactly flattering pedigree by anime terms,...

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The Shuriken Sentai Ninninger third quarter toy catalog has surfaced online and it confirms the rumors we have about its contents! First is the DX Lion Ha-Oh, which is a large castle-type mecha with a lion motif, which has two modes and is piloted...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of Infinite, an anime merchandise producer, has revealed the first of four Daikimakuras (hug pillows) covers for P. A. Works' Fall/Autumn 2014 original anime Shirobako. The first cover features the adorable production assistan...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

If you have been following this blog for a while, you know how psyched I am with Digimon Adventure Tri, the upcoming anime that follows the adventures of the original Digimon characters from the season now that they are in high school.

First Impressions - Ore Monogatari! ! No suspense here - I loved it. OP: "Miraikei Answer" (未来形Answer; Future-Tense Answer) by TRUSTRICK There are more premieres to come this season, including a couple of shows that seem to have outside sleeper po...

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