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May 21, 2015, 3:00 PM
RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

If you're the doting owner of a dog or cat, odds are you think it feels pretty great when your animal companion saunters over for a snuggle. Still, there are times when you want to keep your hands free for other activities, like reading a book or ...


Crunchyroll is proud to announce yet another addition to its catalog in Amagi Brilliant Park, produced by Kyoto Animation and adapted from the light novel series of the same name. The romantic comedy centers around a mysterious but pretty transfer...

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

You can rent pretty much anything in Japan. Even people, it would seem. With so many people working long hours and not having the time to devote to cultivating real relationships, it's just easier to hand over some cash and pay someone to act as y...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Fukuda Kanon announced her graduation from Angerme (ex S/mileage) and Hello! Project. She is going to continue her activities with Angerme and Hello! Project until her graduation scheduled this autumn.

Siliconera Ishaan

Three years after the original announcement, it's finally happening. MMORPG Blade & Soul is coming to North America and Europe this Winter, NCSoft have announced. The game was released in Asia in mid-2012.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In South Korea, you can eat lots of delicious food. Bulgogi, bibimbap, fried Pikachu. Wait, what? Actually, it's fried pork shaped like Pikachu. People aren't actually killing real Pikachus for you to eat!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Gangsta' Anime Cast & Staff Expands Posted by Chris Beveridge May 20, 2015 at 05:31 PM The anime adaptation of the Gangsta manga by Kohske has is set for a July premiere and as we inch closer to it and the major promotion coming up, more details ...

RocketNews24 Fran Wrigley

As Japan's penal system struggles to cope with a rising number of older inmates, a number of prisons are taking unusual steps to help inmates stay healthy in mind as well as body. The number of prisoners in Japan aged 65 or over increased almost f...

Crunchyroll sponsors its own Sohoku High School Bicycle Club racers in California The cast of the bike racing anime Yowamushi Pedal have made a special announcement. Six members of the cast will be competing in bike competitions around the world, ...

The official website for the live-action film of Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's Bakuman. manga began streaming the film's teaser trailer on Thursday. The trailer includes narration by Mayumi Tanaka, who voices One Piece's Luffy and Dragon Ball Z...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

North American publisher XSEED Games have revealed that they will be porting Acquire's Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed to Steam next week on May 26th for European and North America users. The game itself will be utilising the PlayStation 4 versio...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Here's this week's full episode stream of Shuriken Sentai Ninninger subbed in english from Over-Time. In this episode, Shurikenjin and Bison. . .

japanCRUSH Beth

A small Korean "online newspaper" known as the Daily Journal went viral in Japan this week after an article berating Japan for a variety of issues from the Comfort Women to whaling. The article further claimed that earthquakes were a form of divin...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Japan's Weekly Blu-ray & DVD Anime Rankings Ending May 17th, 2015 Posted by Chris Beveridge May 19, 2015 at 07:01 PM Saenai Japanese Volume 3 Cover The latest round of Japanese sales have arrived that details what's shaking and moving there betwee...

SGCafe spartanchef

We are now midway through the Spring 2015 anime season and most certainly, some fans already have their own personal favorites, and with that, the Japanese music and entertainment website, Recochoku, has asked fans to vote for their favorite title...

SeventhStyle Seven

Oregairu has joined with a local baseball team to do something incredible - put Yui in a sexy sports outfit. A marketing collaboration has resulting in a pair of satisfying baseball-themed illustrations.

Andrei Lacatusu: "Memories Stick", Retro USB Drives Romanian artist Andrei Lacatusu took inspiration from his childhood and created these amazing USB stick mock ups that tap right into feelings of nostalgia.

"I quit the band. " Impression It was coming. I can't say I'm all that surprised - even at the end of last week's episode, Aoi-chan wished Kumiko luck with the auditions as if she wasn't involved with them herself.

Electro-pop fairy queen Yun*chi recently released her anime theme song cover EP, Ani*Yun~anime song cover~, on April 15th. To promote the release, a contest was held to receive fan art submissions to be used in a short PV for her cover of "Kimi ni...

SeventhStyle Seven

Plastic Memories is offering a limited edition of its first Blu-ray volume which comes packaged in a special box featuring our characters in extra sentimental artwork with sparkles and shimmers of light.


NIS America has a limited edition on the way for action spin-off Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls. Priced at $64. 99, the set is exclusive to the NISA Online Store and comes with the game, a 32-page art book, 15-track original soun...

キャス狐スレ: 西の狐婦人 It's been a while since I last featured a cosplayer of my beloved Tama-chan on my blog. So starting with this one, I'll probably do some posts on Tama-chan cosplayers from around the world, under the tag キャス狐スレ.

Siliconera Ishaan

A couple of weeks ago, Samurai Warriors Chronicles 3 was rated for release in Australia, indicating that Koei Tecmo intend to release the game in the West. The catch was that only the PS Vita version of the game was rated, with no mention of the 3...

moetron pKjd

"Super Robot Wars BX" - First Promotional Video Posted by pKjd on May 20, 2015 @ 7:10 pm 20 May A new SRW game, entitled Super Robot Wars BX, will be released for the Nintendo 3DS handheld on August 20th, 2015 - 6,640 JPY retail price.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the making-of video of the Kamen Rider Drive x Gaim: Movie Wars Full Throttle film, which was found in the collector's pack of the film's home video release. The film was released in two editions, the regular and the Collector's Pack. jrharbort

Project Mirai DX, the unique 3D rhythm game developed specifically for the Nintendo 3DS™ system, will now launch on Sept. 8, in North America and Sept. 11 in Europe from SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe, Ltd.

SeventhStyle Seven

In collaboration with Love Live, a Japanese domain name registrar has plastered top level domains (TLDs) across the faces of nude Love Live idols in order to convince the masses that they need domains now.

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I've always wanted to try being someone's elder brother, and I got that chance today while taking a look at this adorable Nendoroid. . . Nendoroid Umaru! ♡ From the upcoming anime series 'Himouto!


With the May 20th release of volume 8 of Yū-Go Ōkuma and Yoshiaki Tabata's Young Black Jack manga, TBS has launched a site and Twitter for the fall 2015 TV anime, set to be broadcast on the network and BS-TBS.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Seven Seas Acquires 'Tomodachi x Monster' Parody Manga Series Posted by Chris Beveridge May 20, 2015 at 10:33 AM Seven Seas Entertainment has picked up the rights to a series that will certainly delight, especially if it makes good inroads with th...

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