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July 3, 2015, 10:00 AM
RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

Oh, babies. Their chubby little malleable faces bring so much joy to everyone around them. . . When the babies themselves are not screaming and crying of course. One Japanese father recently recorded himself turning his baby daughter's face into a...

Though it was meant to be announced officially sometime during this week's Anime Expo 2015 convention, the appearance of an AX shuttle bus wrap revealed plans for the Parasyte anime to make its way to Toonami.

Siliconera Ishaan

Tales of Symphonia HD is coming to PC, Bandai Namco have announced. The PC release will be based off the HD version released last year, and will be available sometime in 2016. As previously reported, Tales of Zestiria is also coming to Steam and w...

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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Nihon TV/Nippon TV has posted the synopsis of the first episode of the upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation of the Death Note manga series created by Tsugumi Ohba (story) and Takeshi Obata (art). The story's setting is very different from the ...

As the summer is just beginning, more and more idol MVs filmed on the beach or poolside have been coming out lately and it's not just in Japan! It looks like Team NII and HII from SNH48 may have filmed their version of AKB48's classic summer song ...

We love our robots But real life has never really lived up to our robot obsession Until now. USA vs JAPAN Americans just issued a challenge to Japan to face off in a giant robot duel! Japan has heard the cry for battle and has basically said on th...

Draws distinction between copyrights & trademarks, which it must enforce or lose North American anime distributor Funimation is issuing the following statement on fan art and intellectual property - particularly trademarks - on Wednesday.


Utada Hikaru has announced on her official website that she has given birth to a healthy baby boy! Back in 2014 Utada married Francesco Calliano, an Italian bartender. The name of the baby and date of birth was not mentioned in the announcement.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

After a big spring that saw the idol group collaborating with American rockers KISS and featured in Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection of F, idol group Momoiro Clover Z are in LA, prepared for this weekend's Anime Expo.

Among Viz Media's announcements at Anime Expo earlier today was the acquisition of the One-Punch Man anime. Based on the manga by Yusuke Murata and ONE-also released in North America by Viz-the series is "coming soon," and you can see an English-s...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This weekend's event, such as Paris' Japan Expo, are offering a look at BONES' new original anime Concrete Revolutio Chojin Genso. Fullmetal Alchemist and Un-Go director/writer collaborators Seiji Mizushima and Sho Aikawa are back at the studio fo...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster
Crunchyroll Scott Green

Vitreous Flower & Destroy the World, A-1 Pictures and director Masashi Ishihama's (From the New World) 2015 anime movie inspired by Physics Point's illustration and novel work D. backup, which won the Grand Prize in Pony Canyon's first Anime-ka Ta...

IGN erich schuler

Share. Shut up and take my rupees! By erich schuler Akira Himekawa, the name of a two-person team of manga creators, announced it's returning to the Legend of Zelda manga series after a seven-year hiatus.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Lots of countries are good at Vine. It should be no surprise that Japan is one of them. Below, you can see some of the well-known and interesting Japanese Vines from the past year or so, collected via Naver Matome and, well, Vine.

Chinese news program Focus Today recently ran a short segment accusing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of seeking war with China, which further went on to describe the arsenal of weaponry the villainous country has at its disposal - including a...

Nihongogo Greg Abesamis

Japanese rock band URBANGARDE made their USA debut at A-Kon 2016 in Dallas, Texas, earlier this month, performing for an audience of 2000 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. Fans welcomed the group to the stage by waving a mass of flags showing URBANGARD...

Siliconera Ishaan

By Ishaan . July 2, 2015 . 2:09am Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden is headed to the West, and Bandai Namco have released an English trailer for the Arc System Works fighter. You can watch it above. Additionally, Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden is get...

Trends in Japan William

Written by: William on July 2, 2015 at 5:49 pm | In CULTURE | No Comments We recently featured a beautiful video featuring miniatures of traditional Japanese architecture and gardens. Well, here's the modern-day version!

The Tokyo Reporter Amy Takahashi

Flash July 7 One key element in the creation of the widespread popularity of all-girl idol group AKB48 and its affiliates is the fact that fans can actually meet the members at events. This pseudo-intimacy has necessitated that members maintain a ...

Siliconera Spencer

Unlike the previous Onechanbara games released in the West, Onechanbara Z2: Chaos is a faster paced and has a combo system that lets you switch between the bikini clad Zombie Punitive Force on the fly.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

TOKYOPOP has been on a slow build for a couple of years now with what they've been doing since they effectively shuttered their doors with traditional manga and let almost all of their licenses go. They've been bringing out OEL manga through digit...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Fans of Miho Obana's classic shōjo manga, Kodomo no Omocha (Kodocha for short) are in for a treat, because the September issue of Shueisha's Ribon magazine will feature a new original Kodocha story, the first to appear in Ribon in 17 years.

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The official website for the 4th and final movie in the 'Persona 3 Movie' film series has updated with a new trailer, key visual, and release date. The 4th film, "Winter of Rebirth" from studio A-1 Pictures, will premiere in Japanese theaters on J...

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We are getting ourselves a new To Love-Ru game for the PlayStation Vita titled To Love-Ru Darkness: True Princess, and now, FuRyu, which develops the game, has announced new details for this new game, including its release date and price, and also...

Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe began streaming a Japan Expo trailer in English for its Project X Zone 2 sequel 3DS game on Thursday. The trailer reveals the more than 30 characters that will be playable in the game.

Re: Hollow Fragment for PS4 gets renewed English translation Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe began streaming an English trailer from Japan Expo on Thursday for both the Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment and Sword Art Online Lost Song games.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The newest issue of Megami magazine has revealed a new visual for the upcoming second season anime adaptation of Atto's Non Non Biyori manga, which will air on July 7th. Additionally, the anime's official website has revealed the first commercial ...

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