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June 23, 2015, 6:00 AM

The number of groups scheduled to perform Tokyo Idol Festival (TIF) 2015 (August 1st and 2nd) is up to 123! Last year's festival featured 138 idol groups on stage with over 41,000 fans in attendance! Of special note is the appearance of 2 new Star...

Visuals have been released for the entire cast of the musical Kuroshitsuji: Chi ni Moeru Lycoris 2015 (Black Butler: Lycoris that Blazes the Earth), performances of which will begin this November. The main cast members already announced have spark...

Run on Korean TV & streamed in U. S. , Canada, Britain, Brazil, Mexico, France, more The upcoming live-action Death Note television series will run in the United States and 126 other countries and territories, after it airs in Japan every week thi...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The first two million audience of the upcoming anime film Boruto -Naruto The Movie- will receive a special booklet "Naruto - Hiden Zai no Sho Official Movie Book" which contains a short manga episode "The Day When Naruto Became Hokage" newly drawn...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

June 21 was Father's Day, so hopefully everyone took a moment to appreciate all the things your dad has done for you. But while a father's job includes providing loving support and teaching some of life's most important lessons (such as how to bel...

Charapedia asked 10,000 anime fans the question: Which anime series would you recommend to your parents? And from thousands of fans, most of the responses are from the male fans (51. 9%), female fans (48.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Leading into summer's new season of To Love-Ru Darkness, a life-sized figure of the series' Momo Deviluke was exhibited at manga/doujinshi seller Toranoana's 20th anniversary celebration, held at Makuhari Messe June 21st.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Hirohiko Araki's Jojo's Bizarre Adventure is famous for the music references (frequently obscured in localizations) , usually in the names of characters and Stands. The finale of Stardust Crusaders went a bit further with a direct mention in the d...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

We got a teaser video for Tokyo Ghoul: Jail earlier this month, and now Bandai Namco is here to follow it up with the first proper trailer. The preview introduces Rio-the new character series creator Sui Ishida designed for the visual novel-who wi...

AFA Channel! freakpool

1 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 1 Flares × Some sad news from the seiyuu industry as we have now lost one veteran seiyuu who has influenced the industry in its entirety.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the upcoming anime adaptation of Takumi Yanai and Daisuke Izuka's Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (Gate: The Self-Defense Forces Fight Like This in Another Land) light novel series has revealed that the anime wil...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

"Final Fantasy VII (PC port) for PS4 releasing in October Square Enix has announced that the PC port of Final Fantasy VII will be releasing on PS4 in North America and Europe on October 16th, 2015 for $15.

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

Japanese horror films are their own special brand of awesome. Movies like The Ring and The Grudge will sometimes make you roll your eyes with their cheesy acting and special effects, but at the same time contain certain horrifying scenes that will...


Today on EXILE's official site, it was revealed that 3 members will be leaving the group by the end of the year. Those members are USA, MAKIDAI, and MATSU. Even though they will no longer be EXILE members, they are not leaving LDH.


Nishino Kana is contributing her song Torisetsu (Manual) for the theme song of the Heroine Shikkaku (No Longer the Heroine) film. The film adapts Koda Momoko's shojo manga of the same name. Nishino also sang themes in Soul Eater, Naruto Shippuden:...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Here's another couple of Kamen Rider Ghost rumors to ease up the absence of Kamen Rider Drive yesterday. Remember to take a grain of salt for this. From Kamen Rider via kamenriderghost_tumblr "Sho Aikawa may be the head writer for Kamen Rider Ghost.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . June 22, 2015 . 2:20am Super Robot Taisen BX is the latest installment from the series that will be on the Nintendo 3DS. We previously got a look at some of the mecha in the previous trailer, and this one is an extended "version 1.

Siliconera Sato

Nippon Ichi Software are teasing a new title, and judging by the above video shown on their teaser site, it appears to be some sort of horror that involves two sisters. While we still don't have any details on the upcoming game, if you look closel...

RocketNews24 Jessica

I love socks. Not your boring old gym socks and stockings, though. I like 'em bright and patterned, the more obnoxiously the better. If it doesn't look like something a child should be wearing, I'll pass.

Official website to reveal character visual, voice cast member for Nagare Akiba on Monday The official website and Twitter account for the television anime of Kazuhiro Fujita's supernatural battle manga Ushio & Tora (Ushio to Tora) unveiled the ch...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime second season Non Non Biyori Repeat today posted a two-minute dialogue-less third promotional video. It also announced that an original poster will be displayed at 100 stations across Japan from June ...

Siliconera Sato

The latest trailer gives us a little taste of its battle system. In Land of No Night, you'll play as Arnath, who is in charge of protecting her old friend Rulitis from the "Jayou," also known as Wicked Spirits.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The August issue of Manga Time Kirara Forward (home of Gakkou Gurashi! / School Life, the moe zombie apocalypse manga set to become an anime), hitting Japan on June 24th, will be announcing a TV anime adaptation of Cotoji's Unhappy♪ The 2012, one ...

Active Anime RommelS

HOUSTON, June 22, 2015 - Sentai Filmworks is proud to announce its latest acquisition, The World is Still Beautiful. Based on the original manga by Dai Shiina and broadcasted by Nippon TV in Japan, the story follows the adventures of Nike, fourth ...

Siliconera Sato

Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator is the next version after -Sign-, and Arc System Works are bringing two new fighters with Jack-O and Johnny. Dengeki shows us some gameplay footage of the two new challengers.

Lighter, energy saving CUH-1100 model will also get worldwide release Sony Computer Entertainment announced on Monday that it is releasing the new CUH-1100 model of the PlayStation 4 home console in Japan later this month.

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) the humidity of the rainy season has my hair curling in all sorts of strange directions. Anyway, today I'm going to be taking a look at the new brand announced between Good Smile Company and Max Factory.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's a clip coming from Shuriken Sentai Ninninger's 17th episode, which features the debut of Surfermaru and to an extent, the debut of Shurikenjin Surfer. [via JEFusion] Created by UkiyaSeed Labels: Ninninger, Super Sentai, YouTube Has Somethin...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Anti-drug posters and commercials usually have a way of getting us down. Dark images of despair, death and homelessness rely on realism to get the message across, leaving us with tiny mental scars as a warning to stay away from the dark side and w...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Magical Dreamin's debut single Magical Change (マジカル☆チェンジ) will be released on August 5. Magical Dreamin' is special idol unit consisting of Takahashi Mari, Tominaga Mimori (Dorothy Little Happy), Murakami Rana, Minamiguchi Nana (GEM), Nagao Mami, ...

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

How is it possible that an beach scene with blue skies, crystal water, and pretty girls became the backdrop of an ident. . . - the number 244 Frustration at what this video offers and what it says about being an idol.

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