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October 17, 2015, 4:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

And it's the first My Little Pony Cafe. . . in the world. How magical! According to Model Press, PR Times, and Omotesando Info, the My Little Pony Cafe is serving up special Pony-themed meals and selling limited edition goodies.

Kotaku East Toshi Nakamura

Bakuman the movie is based on the manga of the same name by the creators of the popular Death Note manga series. The story is about two high school classmates who set off to become manga creators for Weekly Shonen Jump, the biggest name in the man...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Marza Animation Planet is joining forces with Capcom for a feature-film length CG Resident Evil flick. It's slated for a 2017 worldwide release. According to Inside, filmmaker Takashi Shimizu (creator of Ju-on) will be the executive producer, Taka...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The debut of a new official Twitter account and website for Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki Dai-4-Ki has revealed that a fourth series is in production for the venerable property. Originally debuting back in 1992 and serving as the launching point for Pione...

The international animation film festival "Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2016″ will be held at TOHO Cinemas Nihonbashi from March 18 until March 21, 2016. The key visuals for the 2016 festival were created by Thomas Romain, a renowned French animatio...

GoBoiano Media Nate Lou

Prison School Live Action trailers just keep rolling out the past few weeks to build hype for the upcoming release on October 25th. Hell clearly froze a few weeks back when news broke of Prison School getting a live action adaptation.

TOKYO, Oct 16 - Bubblegum-pink hearts, tulle skirts and polka dots: the unapologetically feminine fashion that originated in Tokyo has exploded in the West with Hollywood celebrities earning brickbats for adopting the "girly" style.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . October 16, 2015 . 2:00am Nintendo has updated the official website for Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem, or Genei Ibun Roku#FE, with the latest character videos for the cool top musician Kiria Kurono and the half-Japanese Eleonora Yumiz...

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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

As much as Japan loves Halloween, the country's favorite foreign-introduced holiday is still Christmas. It's not hard to see why, since in Japan the December celebration is both the nation's biggest date night and also its most accepted excuse to ...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

The November issue of Shueisha's Miracle Jump magazine is revealing on Tuesday that Hiroya Oku and Keita Iizuka (Blue Gralia) will launch a Gantz spinoff manga temporarily titled G-GANTZ in the magazine's December issue on November 17.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming anime film adaptation of Asumiko Nakamura's BL manga Doukyusei (classmates) today announced its theatrical release day in Japan, February 20, 2016, and the list of 30 theaters.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The site for the World Trigger Fugitive Arc anime has been updated with a staff listing that features some turn-over from the previous series. Notably, veteran episode director Kouji Ogawa steps up to helm the project taking over from Mitsuru Hong...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

First off, some apologies for confusion: A few days ago we reported that a third version of Yo-Kai Watch Busters was coming to Japan as its own release. It turns out "Moon Rabbit Team" is just the name of the free update that will be available for...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 16, 2015 . 10:00am Sometimes, games appearing on Nintendo platforms contain easter eggs that reference other titles. Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water is one of those titles, as Koei Tecmo.

Yuka Iguchi (井口裕香) updated the release details for new single Little Charm Fang (リトルチャームファング) - jacket covers, full track list, and preview music video with comments revealed. Her 5th single has tie-up as opening theme for OVA episodes of anime St...

Siliconera Casey

XSEED Games has announced today that they are bringing three new legacy titles to Windows PC. Little King's Story and Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus will receive high-definition upgrades for their PC releases, and the Nihon Falcom title Xanadu Next...

For 15 days from Oct. 17-31, Tokyo One Piece Tower, a large theme park inside Tokyo Tower, is holding a special event for the Halloween season: "Zombie Pretty Fever," a dance performance show with popular character Perona.

Entravity Entrav Riccardo

As decently entertaining as many anime this season are, there were quite a few disappointments as well. Charlotte ended up being a clusterfuck of a disappointment (Oh don't worry, you'll read a lot about it in my rant below.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Publisher Overlap has announced plans for a winter 2016 adaptation of Ao Jyumonji and Eiri Shinrai's trapped in a fantasy RPG-like environment light novel series Hai to Gensou no Grimgal. Aiura's Ryosuke Nakamura will write and direct the A-1 Pict...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 16, 2015 . 11:00am The Sega Blog has posted an update regarding the status of Yakuza 5 for the PlayStation 3. An exact release date isn't available yet, but the company is shooting for a November release.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Bandai Namco has been trickling out new batches of screens for Digimon World: Next Order on a semi-regular basis. The official website's 10/16 update is here with a few more gameplay stills showing the protagonists and Digimon like Kyubimon, Angem...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

The recent boom in live-action movie, TV, and stage adaptations of hit anime has to be a headache for producers. Most anime start out as manga, where the only limits on outlandish character and costume design is the imagination of the original art...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

It looks like dieselpunk anime Last Exile might be getting a follow-up to the 2003 Gonzo TV anime and 2011 follow-up, Fam, the Silver Wing, or at least a movie version. Eirin, Japan's movie regulation board, has listed a G rating for a 1 hour, 59 ...

Siliconera Casey

Xseed Games recently released two new videos for The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel by Falcom for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. Here's a look at both of the videos. The first video gives us a glimpse into the game's story and setting...

'ガリバーを縛る雑兵たち アラスカ極寒環境雪上戦 III' (Garibaa o Shibaru Zouhyou-tachi Arasuka Gokkan Kankyou Setsujou-sen III) "The Little Soldiers Who Tie Down Gulliver The Snowy Deep Winter Battle of Alaska III" Goliath, meet David.

RPG out now in Europe on PS3/PS4; PC, N. American console release set for October 20 Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe posted a trailer Thursday coinciding with the launch of its Tales of Zestiria role-playing video game.

The Tokyo Reporter Kenichiro Takafuji

Shukan Shincho Oct. 22 TOKYO (TR) - A report appearing in a weekly magazine suggests that newly appointed cabinet minister Tsuyoshi Takagi has a long history as an underwear thief. The new reconstruction minister, appointed by Prime Minister Shinz...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 16, 2015 . 10:30am When Ghostlight Ltd. brings Compile Heart's Mugen Souls to Steam, it will also release all of the DLC. The company announced plans to distribute add-ons that were also part of the console release.

It was unveiled on October 16, 2015 that ex-AKB48 member Sayaka Akimoto, who plays the main character in the movie "Bikuu", will also be singing the theme song to the movie, titled "Sengetsu~Hikari to Yami no Soba de".

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