Top News

June 1, 2015, 11:30 PM
Siliconera Sato

During the latest Nintendo Direct Presentation, we got some new footage from Fire Emblem If's new village-building feature, where you'll get to make buildings, deepen bonds with allies, and interact with other players.


A cast appearance has revealed that the OVA based on Tokyo Ghoul[JACK], Sui Ishida's 2013 manga prequel about the young Kishou Arima and Taishi Fura joining the forces to investigate the death of Taishi's friend, has been scheduled for fall.

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Besides those new Drive toys, Bandai has also released the official images for the DX Surfermaru, part of the Otomo-Nin series from Shuriken Sentai. . .

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Current Nintendo hardware use proprietary operating systems. But according to Nikkei, one of Japan's largest newspapers, that will apparently change. One insider tells the paper that the NX will supposedly use the Android OS.


It is officially confirmed today that a stage play adaptation of Roots and Piyo's comedy manga series Teekyu is in the works for this summer. Its official website also launched today, announcing its schedule.

A new key visual for anime adaptation of Ayano Takeda's Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Euphonium) light novel series featuring a certain memorable scene from episode 8 where Kumiko Oumae and Reina Kousaka are together has been revealed in the July issu...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

At the recent Monster Hunter event in Tokyo, Capcom have just announced the next instalment in the Monster Hunter series, Monster Hunter X. The game itself will be released on the Nintendo 3DS in Japan later this Winter.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

IGPX Discotek Media took to social media today to talk about their acquisition of IGPX last year and have some new information about it, though no home video release date yet: "IGPX update! Toonami had a panel at Momocon where they showed a new tr...

Siliconera Sato

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, the upcoming spino-ff title for the Nintendo 3DS, is getting a lot of extra goodies in Japan, Nintendo announced in their latest Direct presentation. In Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, players will get t...

linkMichiko to Hatchin and linkAkame ga Kill! were announced at MomoCon to air on Adult Swim's Toonami block on June 10th and August 8th, respectively. Michiko to Hatchin first aired on October 16, 2008 and received a dub release by FUNimation on ...

ARAMA! JAPAN Ryusenkai

Popular rock band Mr. Children have just announced that they'll be providing their new song "Starting Over" as the theme for the upcoming animated movie "Bakemono no Ko" ("The Boy and the Beast"). The film is the latest work by famed director Hoso...

Popular photo idol Hinako Sano (live-action Jigoku Sensei Nube) will play the idol Misa Amane in July's live-action Death Note television series, while Yutaka Matsushige (Sukiyaki Western Django, Miss Hokusai) will play Sōichirō Yagami.

eShop download with new touch-based mode, "Special Remedy" items, online one-on-one battles Nintendo launched the Dr. Mario Gyakuten! Tokkōyaku & Saikin Bokumetsu (Dr. Mario Reversal! Special Remedy & Germ Buster) game on the Nintendo 3DS via an e...

Trends in Japan William

Written by: William on June 1, 2015 at 10:26 am | In GO SEE | No Comments We've seen grapefruit and maca beer and even cherry blossom-flavored beer, but how about green tea beer? Green Tea Restaurant 1899 Ochanomizu (the numbers are pronounced "ic...

SeventhStyle Seven

"Love Rec. " is the name of a new eroge from Alcot - it features colorful designs, and a story that's surprisingly not a complete forgery of past tales despite the presence of a childhood friend and the likes.


The official website for the ongoing TV anime based on Hiromu Arakawa's manga adaptation of Yoshiki Tanaka's fantasy novel series The Heroic Legend of Arslan has announced the voice cast for the four characters who will join the second half of the...

Otaku no Podcast Donald Burr

Crowdfunding is one of the many unique and innovative ideas to come out of today's Internet-savvy, high-speed connected, social media-saturated world. Crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo make it possible for a person or a group wh...


Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King might not support 3D on Nintendo 3DS, but there are still plenty of enhancements to the PS2 RPG. This weekend's Japanese Nintendo Direct presentation showed off a bit of the port, and you can see some ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Media Blasters Shows Off 'Double Duty Nurses' Hentai Anime Cover Posted by Chris Beveridge May 31, 2015 at 02:02 PM Media Blasters has revealed the cover artwork for their upcoming release of Double Duty Nurses, which is known as Special Ward, aka...

Gordonator sergeant gordon

Organisers for Gundam Docks at Singapore announced Singapore's very own SG50 limited edition Gundam model kits today. To be launched and available only during the exhibition, the exclusive Gundam model kit is designed by the legendary mechanic des...


AKB48 member Watanabe Mayu will be releasing her first solo single in 2 years, titled "Deai no Tsuzuki", scheduled to be released on June 10. The song currently serves as the theme song for her drama Tatakau!

Japan has seen to the creation of yet another bizarre product as toy company Kitan Club offers some stylish pantsu for water bottles, to prevent the condensation-related moistness from soaking surfaces - sure to prove a match for coasters amongst ...

Here are the Manga and Light Novel sales rankings for the first half of the fiscal year of 2015. (November 17, 2014 - May 17, 2015) Manga Sales by Series *1. 7,059,400 linkNanatsu no Taizai *2. 7,046,066 linkOne Piece *3.

Village-building system outlined for 3DS game shipping on June 25 Nintendo began streaming a trailer on Sunday for the upcoming Fire Emblem game, titled Fire Emblem if in Japan. The video introduces "my castle" system, which allows players to buil...


Given how long both Godzilla and Shin-chan have been extremely popular in Tokyo and for overseas fans, you'd think they would have been official residents by now, right? That wasn't the case up until recently, with both Shin-chan and Godzilla both...


After "Kaguya" in January and their album "White", NEWS is back with their newest single "Chumu Chumu"! NEWS' second single of 2015 is a platonic love song with "India" as its theme. The word "chumu" means "kiss" in India.

Displays of PAM15 After a general view on the event itself, we'll have a look at various displays that scattered all over the exhibition halls. . . Unlike Anime Festival Asia or many of the localised fan events (COSPAR, MOEPA, etc.

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Ever wanted to see the worlds of Pokemon and Puella Magi Madoka Magica collide? This very talented modder, known as Epic Miki on Tumblr, has created a mashup of the popular shoujo series and Pokemon, playable on 3DS.

This page

This is a Katsu News archive page. It shows how the site appeared at June 1, 2015, 11:30 PM JST.

The most current version of the site is always available on our home page.

Back to top