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September 5, 2015, 9:30 AM

The fourth movie in the Persona 3 the Movie series which began in November 2013 and is based on the popular Persona 3 video game will finally be released on Jan. 23, 2016. Advance ticketing information has also been revealed.

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

With thousands of temples, beautiful gardens, geisha and maiko (geisha-in-training), and more history than you can shake an encyclopedia at, Kyoto is the place to be when visiting Japan. So with so many tourists from around the world crowding into...

The Good Smile Company has announced the new 1/8 size figurine of Hatsune Miku, the proud Japanese virtual singer, titled, "Hatsune Miku Greatest Idol Ver. " This will be released in May, 2016, and the reservation has started from September 3 (Thu...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Sanrio's musical TV anime, Show by Rock! ! , is being adapted into a stage musical in February of 2015. The official title of the stage play is Show by Rock! ! Musical: Shout, You Cattle! Crimson Falldown Revolution Apocalypse.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . September 4, 2015 . 10:00am Your greatest dreams or worst nightmare might be about to come true. 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment are making a Mega Man movie according to The Tracking Board.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is confirmed that a live-action film adaptation of Naoshi Arakawa's Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso/Your Lie in April music-themed school manga is in the works for a 2016 release. 17-year-old Suzu Hirose, who is also cast as Chihaya Ayase in the upcomi...

Perfume announced new single STAR TRAIN with tie-up as theme song for their upcoming documentary film WE ARE Perfume - WORLD TOUR 3rd DOCUMENT hitting select theaters in Japan on October 31st 2015. Single STAR TRAIN comes on two editions scheduled...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

From the sound of it, some English-speaking Splatoon players are either afraid of or annoyed with their Japanese counterparts. A few even hate playing against them. Earlier today, several popular Japanese game sites and blogs (here, here, and here...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While anime fans are excited for the anime adaptation coming, AQUAPLUS is also doing its marketing for the game side of it with Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen. With it set for a September 24th, 2015 release date on the PlayStation family of cons...

Siliconera Sato

Harumichi might look like your regular delinquent, he's actually devoted to fighting the fair fight, and he actually doesn't like forming groups. In Crows: Burning Edge, you'll play along an original story that will depict the drama that takes pla...

Musou-style game gets Western release on PS4/PS3/Xbox One in early 2016 KOEI Tecmo Games began streaming two action introduction videos on Friday for its upcoming Arslan: The Warriors of Legend (Arslan Senki x Musou) action game.

Siliconera Sato

Sega's latest batch of videos for 7th Dragon III Code: VFD show us more of its fights against the dragons, making characters and parties, and other features for the upcoming Nintendo 3DS title. The above video starts us out with some of the basics...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A fifth teaser offers a showcase of the character designs for the second Garo anime. Called "Guren no Tsuki," the fall anime will focus on a female version of semi-historical Heian Period onmyōdō mystic Abe no Seimei in a jedaigeki-style period pi...

The Cyborg 009 vs. Devilman OVA is getting a limited theatrical release in Japan, starting October 17 and running for two weeks. Posters and fliers will be promoting the screening event with a newly-revealed key visual sporting the tagline, "Who W...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

For a limited time, Media Factory is streaming the fifth Overlord spin-off episode featuring comedy chibi-chara adventures of Ainz's combat maid squad, the Pleiades Six-Stars. Here, "Pretense of Predator" gives some attention to "Insect Loving Mai...

Fighting game ships in February This year's 41st issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump will announce on Monday that Double Sharingan Kakashi and Kakashi's Complete Body Susanoo will be playable in the upcoming game Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninj... Reuters

London's British Museum takes a look at manga, Japan's widely popular graphic art form, in a new exhibition showcasing the works of different generations of artists. "Manga now: three generations" features recent and newly commissioned artwork fro...

Charapedia asked 10,000 anime fans the question: Which female anime characters bust do you like the most? And from thousands of fans, most of the responses are from the male fans (67. 4%), female fans (32.

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

A prototype of a new Technics turntable that went on display this week in Berlin TOKYO (TR) - Panasonic announced this week it will be bringing back its Technics line of turntables, five years after it discontinued the very popular line.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Sentai Filmworks has scheduled DVD and Blu-ray releases of Brynhildr in the Darkness scheduled for October 6th. In preparation for the release, they've announced the series cast. ABOUT BRYNHILDR IN THE DARKNESS Haunted by memories of his childhood...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

As Ultraman X continues to rock the airwaves with its hero that fights bad guys with his sweet-looking monster armors, the Japan Animator Expo project has united with the Giant of Light to bring us a short that'll make any Ultra fan rejoice.

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It's been reported that AI has given birth to her first child, a baby girl, on August 28. AI married KAIKIGESSHOKU's leader HIRO in 2014, and announced her pregnancy this spring. She expressed, "I still can't believe that I gave birth to her.

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It is only a matter of weeks before the new season of Haikyu! ! premiers in Japan, and the hype has only gotten stronger with some exciting new information! A surprise cast announcement was made during the Haikyu!

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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Nihon TV has announced that 19-year-old fashion model/actress Ayaka Miyoshi will play the main heroine Xiang-Ying in the upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation of Tsukasa Hojo's Angel Heart manga series.

As a little bonus for those opting to buy Samurai Warriors 4-II on Steam rather than on consoles, Koei Tecmo have confirmed a free compilation of downloadable content for those who opt to pre-purchase the game via Steam.

A new visual for the upcoming anime adaptation of ONE and Yuusuke Murata's One Punch-Man manga has been revealed on the official website. The new visual was recently revealed in a Japanese anime magazine.

The official website for the upcoming adventure RPG Tokyo Ghoul: Jail for the PS Vita has revealed that anime's österreich returns for the theme "Luxurious Bone. " The opening theme for Tokyo Ghoul √A was performed by österreich titled "Munou.

RocketNews24 Joan Coello

We commonly associate coloring books with children, but some months ago, coloring books designed for adults were all the rage in many countries, including Japan. Grown-up coloring books have been around for some time, but the sudden trend triggere...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Noriaki Kubo - the author of Bleach, who writes under the pen name of Tite Kubo - has removed his account from the Twitter social media platform. Before the account was deactivated, Kubo's final Tweet read: "【お知らせ】明日木曜夜、今から約24時間後にTwitterアカウントを一旦削除...

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