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August 14, 2015, 1:30 AM

The girl society chaos, of course, exists within Japanese society too. I mainly grew up in America, and after 7 years, I came back to Japan. I was totally confused since there were unwritten rules within the girl community.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Today, it was reported by ABC News that a 41 year old father was found guilty of possessing child pornography. He was arrested in April 2012, and the police found 361 anime images of children and 44 images of actual child pornography.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

If you're putting together a profile for a video game or anime character, the inclusion of certain bits of information are optional, such as favorite food, hobby, or breast weight. But just about every fictional character coming from Japan has an ...

Yoshiki Tanaka's space opera novel series spawned previous video anime series in 1988-2000 Production I. G opened a website on Thursday to announce that it will produce a new anime project based on Yoshiki Tanaka's The Legend of the Galactic Heroe...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

"Doujinshi" (同人誌) is Japanese for fan-created, self-published comics, magazines, and novels. While Japan has strict copyright laws, doujinshi tend to get a free pass and flourish. A new trade agreement could change that forever.

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It was a sad day for cat lovers and train fans alike when Tama, the cute calico that had served as stationmaster of Kishi Station in Wakayama Prefecture since 2007, recently passed away. Heartbroken as Tama's many supporters were, though, life goe...

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The most recent issue of Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump has teased that a sequel of the TV anime adaptation of Yu Sasuga and Kenichi Tachibana's Terra Formars manga has been green-lit for production. This more than likely indicates that there will b...

Yami Kawaii idol group Zenbu Kimi no Sei da has released MV for their second digital single "ShitEnd Placebo"(release date: August 12th). Learn more about "Yami Kawaii" : http://tokyogirlsupdate. com/zenbu-kiminoseida-2nd-single-20150853742.

Japanese media watchdog group Broadcasting Ethics and Program Improvement Organization (BPO) unveiled a summary of viewer comments they received during the month of July, including several complaints about anime content.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . August 13, 2015 . 1:25am Koei Tecmo revealed at Gamescom 2015 that their Warriors studio Omega Force is working on an Attack on Titan project for PS4, PS3, and Vita. Producer Hisashi Koinuma recently spoke with Dengeki in an interview ab...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . August 12, 2015 . 4:24am Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata had a lot to share during Gamescom last week, where he talked about the game's debugging and localization that's making the wait a little longer.

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Ikki Kotsugai Ikki Kotsugai TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Thursday arrested a 24-year-old university student for assaulting and emasculating a lawyer in Minato Ward, reports TBS News (Aug. 13).

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It has been confirmed that 50-year-old actor Takaya Kamikawa, known as the voice of Anti-Spiral in Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann among anime fans, is cast as Ryo Saeba in the upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation of Tsukasa Hojo's Angel Heart mang...

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The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Riku Misora's action fantasy light novel series Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan: A Tale Of Worst One/A Chivalry of a Failed Knight today updated with a 110-second new PV featuring its OP song ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

FUNimation kicked off their Broadcast Dubs last night and revealed the information for Sky Wizards Academy for it just beforehand. The series will be coming out in English language form every Wednesday at 8pm ET for fans watching on FUNimation and...

Good Smile Company recently launched a new figure line dedicated just to male characters. Orange Rouge initially focused on the immensely popular Tōken Ranbu mobile game but also expanded out into Durarara!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Ahead of the breakdown of who is involved with it on their site, FUNimation has let loose with the first preview for the Broadcast Dub of Gangsta. Check it out below; we'll update the cast and staff information as soon as it becomes available!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Thursday is Noitamina day and this week the alt-anime block presented a new theatrical trailer for the first in a trio of anime movie adaptations of the works of of Satoshi Itō, a sci-fi novelist who wrote under the name Project Itoh, and who pass...

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The 11th issue of Yamato Crew Kaihou, published an interview with Space Battleship Yamato 2199 producer Shoji Nishizaki, revealing that a second season of the Space Battleship Yamato 2199 anime is in development.

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The Hatsune Miku character DLC was announced for Persona 4: Dancing All Night last month will launch in Japan on August 27. Miku will be playable via the song "Heaven feat. Hatsune Miku (ATOLS Remix). " Additionally, a free "P-Color Selection 2″ a...

FUNimation is getting ready to begin another season of its Broadcast Dubs program, which has English-dubbed versions of current-season series running relatively close to their original debuts. First up is Prison School, starting tonight at 8:30pm ...


Today, model and actress Kiko Mizuhara updated her Instagram account with a picture of Felicity Huffmann and the caption "Single and fabulous, exclamation point. " which led to break-up rumors about her unconfirmed relationship with BIGBANG member...

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The creators of Senran Kagura has launched a massive multi-media project known as Valkyrie Drive, and it consists of an anime, a PS Vita game, and a smartphone game app. Marvelous has now started streaming the latest PV for their smartphone game a...

Parents, teachers, and lawmakers are none too happy about some bootleg Assassination Classroom wear that's been popping up on sites like Amazon. The shirt shows Koro-sensei's iconic grin along with the slogan, "Keep Calm and Kill Your Teacher," wh...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

After being revealed previously as part of the upcoming drama CD due out later this month, it's now been formally announced that Ryohei Kimura and Nobunaga Shimazaki will also be participating in the anime adaptation.

Siliconera Spencer

Look forward to playing Super Mario Bros. stages as Bowser, Link, and maybe even Mega Man. Nintendo shared an extended Super Mario Maker video which notes the Wii U game is compatible with more than 50 amiibo.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

MAGES announced a nice little bonus for Steins;Gate 0 in an update on the official website. Those who pick up first-print copies of the game will get a downloadable copy of a PlayStation 4 HD remaster of the original Steins;Gate.

You hear a lot of news about the weird foods coming out of Japan. It's almost as if, once a year or so at one food retailer or another, the guys in the marketing department have a meeting to determine the next delicious flavor to serve up to the m...

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0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 0 0 Flares × Sometimes, there are collaborations which make a lot of sense, like Kantai Collection and Arpeggio of Blue Steel. However, there are ones which we would never see c...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The upcoming second season of Diabolik Lovers has been set for the fall for awhile and now a few new details have arrived over the More, Blood subtitled series. The serise is now scheduled to p remiere on September 23rd on AT-X before making a wid...

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