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October 22, 2015, 1:00 PM
Siliconera Sato

By Sato . October 21, 2015 . 5:45am Sanoyas Interaction announced that they're opening a hands-on edutainment facility, "Pokémon EXPO Gym" in Osaka on November 19th. Inside Games shares some more details.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Maybe Zooey Deschanel was on to something after all. Last year, pictures surfaced of the Hollywood actress wearing a randoseru, the type of Japanese backpack that for decades has been exclusively used by elementary school kids.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Not cafe, but cafes. Plural! Today is October 21, 2015. You know, BACK TO THE FUTURE DAY. And to mark the franchise's thirtieth anniversary, five (count 'em, five! ) Back to the Future pop-up cafes have opened in Japan.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Every manga fan likely has at least one long-running series that they've given up on and stopped purchasing in the middle, and a recent online poll by My Navi Student wanted to give fans the opportunity to unburden themselves.

We are so used to seeing the finished cosplay photo, that we sometimes take for granted how much work goes on behind the scenes. Sometimes, cosplayers have to use some creative techniques to get the shot that they want.

Can't wait to see the second episode of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin? Well, the wait is over. Uh, for the first eight minutes, anyway. The official Gundam YouTube channel is giving Gundam fans a peek at the beginning of the new episode, entitled...

Publisher Yen Press announced plans to simul-pub Yana Toboso's Black Butler manga at New York Comic Con, and the endeavor has officially begun. New chapters of the series will arrive alongside their Japanese debut each month, and will be available...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The November issue of manga magazine Miracle Jump, out in Japan October 20th, announces that Blue Gralia author Keita Iizuka will be returning to the periodical for a spin-off to Gantz, launching in the December issue on November 17th.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Sanoyas Interactions has announced plans to open a Pokémon EXPO Gym in Osaka on November 19th. There's a 500yen admission fee, which comes with membership Pokepera translator (IC card). Then young, would-be trainers will use attractions like Chari...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix released their annual report for 2015, which provides us an in-depth look at how the company has fared thus far in the current fiscal year ending March 2016, along with plans for the future.

SGCafe spartanchef

It's official, the long-awaited Evangelion Shinkansen train is now operational and ready to transport passengers from Shin-Osaka station to Hakata Station. Images of the train , including the interior, have now been released, and we can now take a...

Could you introduce yourself and tell us a little bit about what TASCA is and how it started? Hi, my name is Beni from Benihannah Cosplay. I founded The Allied Shinobi Cosplayer Army (TASCA) in 2013 with help from my friend Patrycja.

FUNimation has a small theatrical run brewing for Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie, which originally debuted in Japan back in June. The latest big-screen outing-featuring Kazuchika Kise (Ghost in the Shell: Arise) as chief director, Kazuya Nomura...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

I know, I know, hold back the shock. TOHO has apparently registered a new domain in Japan with HeroAca. com, which pretty much means My Hero Academia is going to shift into anime territory soon. With five volumes to its name, it might seem early b...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Pile revealed a preview music video for new single Dream Trigger. Her 3rd major label single has tie-up as 3rd theme song for anime World Trigger. Single Dream Trigger comes on four editions releasing November 4th 2015.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Legendary all-female performance troupe Takarazuka Revue famously looks to a broad range of source material for their musicals, from Faust and West Side Story to Phoenix Wright and Ocean's 11 to Legend of the Galactic Heroes.

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RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

Japanese commercials are known all over the world for being just as entertaining as the programs they interrupt. Whether they're ridiculously cute, heartbreakingly sad, a little confusing, or nightmare-inducingly bizarre, most commercials have som...

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Today I'm going to be taking a look at. . . Erina Nakiri! ! ♥︎ From the anime series 'Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma' comes a long-awaited scale figure of "God's Tongue" Erina Nakiri!

Siliconera Casey

Nintendo has released a new trailer for upcoming Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash which was announced earlier this year at E3. Here's a look at the official video. The trailer gives us a good look at the gameplay and we also get to see some of the playab...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Even as the world of otaku becomes an increasingly co-ed one, many of Japan's obsessive fans of anime, video games, and other forms of pop culture struggle in finding a romantic partner. That's where Aeullura, a matchmaking company specializing in...

In association with Idea Factory and Design Factory, Aksys Games have announced their release of Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ on the PlayStation Vita. This visual novel is now available via retail and digital channels in North America, with...

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"Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F" home video is already available in any store shelves in North America. Fans must be excited that the wait is over. PR News Wire reports that the much awaited home video versions of "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F" hi...

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Ahhhhhhhh, the "Lucky Pervert", the trope has been quite the staple for any anime for that instant fanservice scene be it for ecchi, harem, or even the occasional shounen or slice of life anime. "Lucky Pervert" often pertains to scenes where one c...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The November issue of Square Enix's Gangan Joker manga magazine is announcing that Matcha Hazuki's drama / romance manga, One Week Friends, is being adapted into a live-action movie. No further details, such as a director or a release date, are cu...

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3 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 2 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 3 Flares × Prepare for another feels trip as the team behind AnoHana has reunited in what promises to be the next big tearjerker, titled The Anthem of the Heart.

Kis-My-Ft2 tops the singles chart with 14th single AAO selling over 181,000 copies. The title track has tie-up as theme for TV series Seishun Tantei Haruya staring member Tamamori Yuta. Rock band MAN WITH A MISSION lands at #3 with Raise your flag...

Posted 21/10/2015 Now that Scotland Loves Anime 2015 is done and in the books (unless you're in Aberdeen this weekend), it's a perfect time to reflect upon what we - and over 6,000 others - saw on the big screen over the past couple of weeks.

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