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October 23, 2015, 6:00 PM
RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Shoko Hamada is a seven-year veteran of Japan's gurabia industry, the subsection of the modeling world focused on women in swimwear and other skimpy outfits. In youth-obsessed Japan, she's at an age where it wouldn't be at all odd for her to be re...

Performances will begin next February of a play based on Nobuhiro Watsuki's manga Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story by Takarazuka Revue's Snow Troupe, and on Oct. 20 the newest visual was posted and the cast announced on a special site.

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

Ah Halloween. After Christmas, it's easily the best time of the year to be a kid. You get to dress up, scare people with your friends, and then best of all. . . go to your local organized crime branch to get a giant bag of candy.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Sometimes, you just feel awkward while watching an anime. That is not to say the series are bad, but something about the characters, jokes, or writing is just cringe inducing. 1. WataMote WataMote isn't a bad anime, but the amount of awkwardness t...

tokyohive ustar

Matsui Jurina will cancel her concurrent position in AKB48. She will continue her activities as a member of SKE48 only. This announcement was made by Jurina herself on Nippon Broadcast's "AKB48 All Night Nippon ~Konya, Matsui Jurina ga Namahousou ...


Furukawa Yuki currently stars in the new Fuji TV drama "5→9 ~Watashi ni Koi Shita Ikemen Sugiru Obousan~", along side Ishihara Satomi and Yamashita Tomohisa. His new film "Lychee Hikari Club" recently debuted at The Busan International Film Festival.

It's only October and the Christmas season is approaching fast. AniSugar is already rolling out their selection of anime-themed Christmas cakes, and there's a nice variety to choose from. The price for all the cakes are 4,980 yen ($41.

Some big things are brewing for Kōhei Horikoshi's My Hero Academia manga, which is published in North America by Viz Media. First up is the reveal that a new spin-off manga from Hirofumi Neda, My Hero Academia Smash!

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 22, 2015 . 9:35pm Villains never act alone, and Stella Glow's Witch of Destruction is no different. Hilda has people aiding her as she travels the world, singing her Song of Ruin and crystallizing innocent people.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The popularity of recent anime remakes such as Mr. Osomatsu, Gatchman Crowds, and even Fist of the North Star: Strawberry Flavor prompted iResearch, a market research consulting company, to conduct an online poll aimed at Japanese adult male anime...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the first one for Nanase Haruka and second for Makoto Tachibana, the official website for Kyoto Animation's upcoming film High☆Speed! - Free! Starting Days - today posted a 25-second third special character PV featuring Asahi Shiina.

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Star Wars fans in Japan have to be the luckiest group of Padawans on the planet. From samurai figurines to cup clingers to ukiyo-e woodblock-style covers, limited-edition releases in the Land of the Rising Sun are blessed with extraordinary detail...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Earlier this year, volume 7 of Big Order, the ongoing 2011 manga by Future Diary author Sakae Esuno, announced that the release of volume eight would feature an OVA episode with its limited edition. Now, the standard edition of volume eight, out O...

Last year, BookWalker launched an English version of the site, with little fanfare. Despite having titles like Hajime Segawa's Ga-Rei, Kouhei Azano's Tokyo Ravens, and Moroke Yoshida's Inari Kon Kon, little attention was paid to the service, eithe...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In Dragon Ball Super, there is a Saiyan form called Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan or SSGSS. It's a mouthful! Surely, there has to be an easier way to say this. Now, there is. A Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan is when a Saiyan gets the power of a Sup...

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

It's time for another fun survey from anime informational website Charapedia! The site recently asked 10,000 of its users to share their top picks for the top 20 manga/anime series that they would like to show to their children.

Siliconera Casey

Idea Factory International has announced today that the strategy RPG Trillion: God of Destruction is getting a localization and will release in North America and Europe sometime in Spring 2016. In Trillion: God of Destruction, you play as Zeabolos...

Posted 22/10/2015 We live in a time - a bubble if you will - where western anime distributors of various stripes are becoming interested in investing directly into new anime productions over and above their usual method of licensing shows for simu...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The official site for the Active Raid: Kidou Kyoushuushitsu Dai Hakkei series has updated and now a new promotional video has surfaced for the new original series. The show is scheduled for a winter 2016 debut and will be on most of the main netwo...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 22, 2015 . 10:30am Koei Tecmo now knows exactly when Arslan: The Warriors of Legend will be released outside of Japan. To celebrate, the company has released three new trailers and a bevy of screenshots and pre-order information...

Siliconera Sato

Compile Heart's upcoming dungeon crawler Death Beneath the Labyrinth. Its latest trailer shows how they'll be put to action in battle. The basics of battle will have you team up each heroine with a Guardian.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . October 22, 2015 . 2:00am Spike Chunsoft and tri-Ace are collaborating for Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky, an upcoming "side-view" RPG for PlayStation 4 and Vita, featuring Valkyrie Profile-like gameplay and music by Motoi Saku...

Japanator Christian Chiok

Boruto: Naruto the Movie takes place several years after the Fourth Shinobi World War, in which Naruto has become the Seventh Hokage of Konoha and formed a family of his own. However, even though Naruto has already reached his goal, he still has h...

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Rei Ayanami, Asuka Soryuu Langley, and Kaworu Nagisa. The winners of the lottery will then have to pay a measly 1,728,000 yen in order to get that figure. Really cheap, huh? Rei measures in at 158cm while Asuka comes in at 157cm.

Image provided in press release In terms of real life experience opportunities surrounding video game franchises, in 2014 Bethesda Softworks teamed up with Warner Bros. Movie World to host an 'The Evil Within' inspired maze during the theme parks ...

Siliconera Sato

The trailer shows us a look at the game's eleven heroines that will try their best to show Rito their love through various situational events, which will likely involve plenty of his usual lucky pervert moments.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

It looks like the hot, shirtless boys of Iron-Blooded Orphans aren't the only game in town when it comes to Gundam. There's also the undying chronicles of the Universal Century, which Bandai will never abandon so long as there are plastic Zakus to...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Here are the list of the confirmed actors and actresses that will join Kamen Rider Chaser in the upcoming V-Cinema presentation, Kamen Rider Drive Saga: Kamen Rider Chaser. According to Carception_Henshin the confirmed cast are: Shinnosuke Tomari ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is confirmed that 34-year-old Japanese light novel writer Manta Aisora, best known for his Haiyore! Nyaruko-san series, is now working on a novel adaptation of Kotoyama's dagashi (cheap sweets)-themed manga Dagashi Kashi.

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