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July 10, 2015, 11:00 PM

*Parasyte: The Maxim* © Hitoshi Iwaaki / Kodansha Ltd. , VAP, NTV, 4 cast Two seasons of Parasyte: The Maxim have been broadcast in Japan since October 2014, and now the anime will be coming to even more fans in the U.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . July 9, 2015 . 9:00am Japanese robotics company Suidobashi Heavy Industry has accepted a challenge from U. S. robotics company MegaBot to a giant robot duel. This is actually happening.

2015年7月4日、クラブ・ノキアにて和楽器バンドのライブが行われた。バンドにとっては、初のアメリカ公演。ファンはこの日を待ちきれずにいた。 撮影:Emi メンバー一人一人がステージに上がる。尺八・神永大輔の顔には'羅府'というフェイスペイント。和太鼓・黒流がドラム・山葵の布を剥ぐと、そこには'米国'と大きく書かれている。 最初のナンバーは一気にバンドの知名度を上げた'千本桜'だ。会場は一気に和の雰囲気に染められる。ボーカル・鈴華ゆう子の美しい歌声が響き渡る。'いろは唄''吉原ラメント'と...

今日は原宿アイドルグループMELTIAを紹介したいと思います。 MELTIAは原宿を代表する最初のアイドルグループです。 MELTIAの目標は、世界中でロリータのかわいいスタイルを広げることです。 偶像の外国人ファンがアイドル規則について考えるとき、彼らは唯一のないデートのルールを知っています。 それはアイドルが尊重しなければならない唯一のルールではありません。 MELTIAは、ビデオによってアイドルのルールを説明します。 アイドルのルール アイドルが正しくダンス アイドルが汚れて話すこと...

The Hatsune Miku official YouTube channel has posted a full MV for "Hand in Hand," the theme song for the upcoming event "Magical Mirai 2015," produced by kz (livetune). This is the first Hatsune Miku song for the kz nearly after one year.

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

Ever since Saban got the rights to Power Rangers again, I felt that their latest installments were disappointing. Samurai could've been a decent show, but the terrible acting direction held it back. Right when it seemed that the brand has learned ...


Eir Aoi's world tour started on July 5 in Paris, France. ◆Eir Aoi - image Eir was so thrilled with her warm welcome at "JAPAN EXPO". It was hard to believe it was her first time performing in France. She passionately performed seven songs, includi...

Active Anime RommelS

3rd Annual Japanese Film Festival For S. F. Bay Area Presents Biggest Program To-Date With Additional New Action, Sci-Fi Anime, Documentary, Historical Drama, Crime Drama, Short Film, And Romantic Mystery Films Scheduled To Premiere At NEW PEOPLE ...

Girls band Le Lien received some great news upon returning home from Japan Expo in Paris, France: they will be making their major label debut on Universal Music Japan in September! Formed in November of 2013, Le Lien is made up of high school stud...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Shiori Ota's mystery novel series Sakurako-san no Ashimoto ni wa Shitai ga Umatteiru (A Corpse is Buried Under Sakurako's Feet) today announced that 31-year-old singer TRUE will perform ...

Crunchyroll Shane Lewis

On the first and third Wednesday of each month, Crunchyroll is (mostly) proud to present "Shane-nanigans", an offbeat new column with a different topic every time, though we'll always have at least a remote relevance to anime, manga, or Japanese c...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Anime about making anime Shirobako engendered plenty of fan enthusiasm, not to mention sales. And, it's creators are evidentally fond of the work. There's also ideas for more of it. Producer PA. Works' founder/president Kenji Horikawa has said tha... Martin Chilton

KBG84 are a female troupe of singers and dancers from Kohama Island in Okinawa in Japan Photo: AFP/Getty Images Taylor Swift's grandmother was 10 years from even entering the world when Japan's newest pop star was born.

Siliconera Sato

Since revealing Tokyo Xanadu late last year, Falcom have only shared a handful of gameplay footage for their upcoming PlayStation Vita title. The latest TV spot for the game shows us a glimpse of gameplay.

AKB48 WrapUp Wolf Wang

She is 20, meaning she can legally drink alcohol in Japan. During MC talk, Sakaguchi Riko revealed that Mariri, 20, got drunk when they were drinking together and screamed in the midst of downtown, 'I WON'T GO HOME!

Photo courtesy of Bandai Co. © Tsuburaya Productions Product Line for Latest Ultraman Show Source: Bandai Co. , Ltd. Official Site: b-boys. jp/ultrax/cybercard01 (Japan) Tsuburaya Productions' new ULTRAMAN X (ウルトラマンX, Urutoraman Ekkusu) series con...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Back in the cold days of winter, weather forecaster Yuko Nakagawa gave men across Japan a little summery fantasy when she made her bikini-modeling DVD debut. But while Nakagawa certainly has the figure and facial features for that line of work, wh...

The official website for the second TV anime season of Adachitoka's Noragami manga has announced that Hisako Tojo and Takanori Hoshino will join the cast as Aiha and Kugaha, respectively. The website also revealed designs for the two characters.

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

And wonders of wonders boys and girls, the 4th quarter toy catalog for Shuriken Sentai Ninninger has been finally leaked featuring the final mecha of the team: Gekiatsu Daioh! This mecha consist of 6, yes 6 not 5, mystical animals that is fused wi...

The official website of Osomatsu-san updated with more cast and character designs per day since Tuesday for its Fall 2015 anime premiere. Just few days ago, an anime sequel for a 27-year old anime, Osomatsu-kun, has been announced.

RocketNews24 evie lund

Remember the joy of getting a fresh new pack of coloured pencils when you were a kid? The artistic possibilities! You were going to make masterpieces with those things, weren't you? Unfortunately, coloured pencils are kind of a difficult tool to w...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Max Factory is releasing a figma of Asuna from Sword Art Online depicted in her "Alfheim Online" avatar. The figma comes with a rapier, a "Crest of Yggdrasil" wand, detachable wing parts, and three swappable expressions (smiling, fierce, and smug).

AFA Channel! freakpool

5 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 2 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 5 Flares × A display in Tokyo's Shosen Book Tower book store has announced that Owarimonogatari, part of the final season of NisiOisin's bestselling light novel series' "Final...

A notice from the editorial department that Shueisha will publish in the 33rd issue of Weekly Shonen Jump on Monday will reveal that Naoshi Komi's Nisekoi - False Love manga will not appear in the issue due to the author's sudden illness.

On the Oricon Charts for this week, it has been shockingly revealed that the 78th volume of Eiichiro Oda's One Piece manga sold over 1,676,264 copies. The amount sold 8,000 copies more than volume 77, with 1.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sometimes you can get to the world you were meant to be born into. What They Say: On the internet, they're legends: the tag-team duo known as BLANK, famed for their incredible game-playing skills. In the real world, however, the lives of 18-year-o...

GoBoiano Media Tsubaki

Akagami no Shirayuki-hime or Snow White with the Red Hair is the romance anime to look out for this season! I'm a sucker for Shoujo romances, so when a friend told me about this anime I had to check it out!

tokyohive HPriest

Recochoku, the biggest online and mobile music download portal in Japan, recently released the 2015 half-year download charts for the period from January 1st until June 30th, 2015. Check out the top ranking for digital singles, albums, artists and...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I've recently had an insatiable craving for candy floss. Candy floss goes hand-in-hand with Summer festivals here in Japan! I can't wait to go enjoy some of the upcoming festivals!

Maon Kurosaki (黒崎真音) added more details and unveiled a teaser music video for new single Harmonize Clover. Her 9th single has tie-up as ending theme song for new anime School-Live! (Gakkou Gurashi! , がっこうぐらし!

Gangsta as a series is a whole lot like Nicolas Brown's voice. I really like Gangsta, for a whole myriad of reasons. It's yet another throwback series, very much a relic of what anime was like 15 years ago (and I'm old enough to remember).

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