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July 9, 2015, 4:30 PM
July 9, 2015, 4:30 PM
Daily Mail Online Sarah Michael for Daily Mail Australia

The sufferers of 'Hikikomori' - mostly young men - have such severe social withdrawal they isolate themselves in their bedroom, in some cases for years. One of the few hikikomori experts in Japan, Dr Takahiro Kato, suffered from the condition as a...

Anime has a vast array of romance with good (and bad) examples of love. Let's use science as a guide to see what nonverbal tips in anime can be used to make people to fall in love! Act interested and confident!

Haruhichan's blog Kaelasage

On July 6th, 2015, the announcement came that the so called "Final Season" of NisiOisin's Monogatari Series, Owarimonogatari, is scheduled to be released as a TV anime in October of 2015, during the 2015 Fall anime season.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

We've seen cats and dogs getting along together just fine. But cats and owls? Welcome to the world of Hukulou Coffee. Located in Osaka, Hukulou Coffee is an owl cafe, serving up cups of hot coffee and oodles of owl cuteness.

IGN Kallie Plagge

By Kallie Plagge Good cosplay is an under-appreciated art. It's not just about looking good in an outfit - you have to pick the right materials, sew cleanly, mold armor and weapons, style wigs, do intense makeup, nail the character's personality, ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Each era of pop culture at some point has to go through the uncomfortable transitional period where it's too old to be trendy and too new to be retro. Right now it's the '80s turn in the hot seat, with the decade's movies, music, and fashion facin...

SGCafe spartanchef

Over the weekend we posted about Vertical's plans to release the Attack on Titan: Lost Girls novel in English next year. The novel has Hiroshi Seko collecting three short stories that focus on Mikasa and Annie-"Lost in the cruel world," "Wall Sina...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Today is Tanabata! Now that I think about it. . . last year at about this time I was just coming home to Japan after visiting JAPAN EXPO in France. . . ! Anyway, today I'm going to be taking a look at s...

Crunchyroll Isaac Akers

At the end of a season of anime and at the beginning of a new one, the question that seems to be on everybody's mind is: "Is this season going to be better or worse than the last? " Now, while the answer to this question is (obviously) pretty much...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Along with chapter 500 of Hayate the Combat Butler, Weekly Shonen Sunday, out in Japan July 8th (yeah, Sunday is released on Wednesday) announced that author Kenjirou Hata is preparing to start a new manga that will run along side Hayate in Sunday.

SGCafe spartanchef

Digital drawing table-makers, Wacom, have teamed up manga publisher, Manga University, and mangaka, Mosoko Miyatsuki (Ani ga Rival! manga series), for a step-by-step video guide to drawing mangas, and may help launch the careers of a few future ma...

Siliconera Ishaan

Additionally, a batch of new screenshots is available as well. Rise: She needs the help of the Investigation Team to save her Junior Idol group, Kanamin Kitchen when they go missing. Rise calls upon her old friends to go into the Midnight Stage an...

Anime Festival Wichita will be full of people who love Japanese animation but probably none more so than Brooke Stephenson. After studying at the Savannah (Ga. ) College of Arts and Design for two years, the Tulsa native relocated to Japan to purs...

Featured Posts Knights of Sidonia S2: Battle for Planet Nine review - 73/100 The second season of Sidonia makes a number of mistakes that a lot of second seasons do. That namely being that the anime slows down and introduces characters and conflic...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

After Kamen Rider Drive's fan favorite gimmick, the Shift Cars, a new rumor has surfaced regarding the Ghost Driver's gimmick and it involves dolls. Yes, you just saw it. Dolls. From kamenriderghost_tumblr: "The Ghost Driver is a "Doll Driver" and...

Attack on Titan and K-pop are both making huge cultural waves in Japan right now. Attack on Titan, presumably, because of its inherent badassness (plus its currently screening and upcoming movies), and K-pop because men and women alike find the me...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco are developing a game for the World Trigger anime series with World Trigger: Borderless Mission, an upcoming PlayStation Vita action title with 23 playable characters and 8 player ad-hoc multiplayer.

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DMM Games, best known for developing Kantai Collection and Touken Ranbu, is currently developing a new game based on Okayado's New York Times bestselling ecchi manga, Monster Musume, which will also be getting a much-deserved anime adaptation prem...

AFA Channel! freakpool

5 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 2 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 5 Flares × For the first time in her career, Lisa visited Manila on 27 Jun 2015 for her live and fan meet session "LiSA - Another Great Day in Manila".

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

It's summertime! And you know what that means? New anime-47 of them to be exact. But with so many anime, how do you know which ones to watch? Easy. Read on and see what piques your interest. [*Note: Series ordered by premier date.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Last week we posted the Japan Expo 2015 trailer for Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden, which is coming to Nintendo 3DS in the west this October. Europe is getting a handful of pre-order bonuses, including a digital copy of the Super Famicom game Drag...

Siliconera Sato

Steins;Gate is getting an upcoming sequel by 5pb. and Mages. , in Steins;Gate 0, which will tell the story of an alternate world line where Okabe had given up on saving "her. " The latest trailer shares a little more on the game's story.

Posted 08/07/2015 Distributor Anime Limited had previously teased that they'd have an interesting guest at this year's MCM Manchester Comic Con, and now we know who that guest is courtesy of a press release from the MCM Group themselves, who have ...

The girls of μ's would greatly disapprove. 44-year-old Eichiro Wakiyama was arrested on July 6 for illegally selling fake Love Live! pins in bulk under copyright violations. Official pin design While normal pins are traditionally made with metal, ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The plot for the Kamen Rider Gaim Gaiden: Duke/Knuckle film has surfaced online, revealing new details on when will the Duke and Knuckle portions take place. As previously reported, the Kamen Rider Duke portion of the film takes place during the d...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

Animator Expo will be shown in 10 cinemas across Japan, promoting 15 unique anime shorts produced for the expo, 12 from 2014 and 3 from the upcoming 2015 season. A new trailer has been revealed teasing of all the shorts that will be shown.

Siliconera Sato

Dragon Quest Builders: Revive Alefgard for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita. Dragon Quest Builders is set in "Alefgard," which is actually the name of the geographical setting of the very first Dragon Quest game.

Siliconera Ishaan

By Ishaan . July 8, 2015 . 11:01am Period: The week of June 29th - July 5th (2015) Top-seller: Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright / Conquest (3DS) - 54,896 Nintendo 3DS sales: 1,394 | Tot. sales: 9,844,530 Nintendo 3DS XL sales: 861 | Tot.

The Fandom Post Kate O'Neil

Snow White with the Red Hair Episode #01 A fairy tale beginning. What They Say: In the kingdom of Tanbarun lives Shirayuki, an independent and strong-willed young woman. Her resourceful intelligence has led her become a skilled pharmacist, but her...

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