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November 6, 2015, 7:00 AM
Crunchyroll Scott Green

Ahead of publication in next week's issue of Shonen Jump, an early look at the staff of the anime adaptation of t Kōhei Horikoshi's superhero manga My Hero Academia has revealed that Gundam Build Fighters' Kenji Nagasaki will helm the Bones (Blood...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . November 5, 2015 . 5:00am JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven is a month away from release in Japan, and there are still some new characters trickling into its roster. This week's issue of Jump magazine reveals the latest.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Boku Dake ga Inai Machi, Kei Sanbe's award-nominated manga, is set to be adapted into a winter 2016 Noitamina TV anime and a 2016 live-action film starring Tatsuya Fujiwara and Kasumi Arimura. The anime's site has now been updated with a look at K...

RocketNews24 evie lund

A while back, we had some fun talking about five of the more noteworthy types of foreigners you'll meet in Japan, based upon observations drawn from our time spent working and living here in the Land of the Rising Sun.

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The Heroic Legend of Arslan is getting its very own Sengoku Musuo/ Samurai Warriors-style action game, titled "Arslan: The Warriors of Legend", with the young and inexperienced Prince Arslan leading the path to retake his kingdom.

RocketNews24 KK Miller

Halloween is over, so we can officially talk about all the presents we want this holiday season! A gift that has always been popular is the Easy-Bake Oven, which is one of the coolest presents ever and a great way to get young ones interested in t...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . November 5, 2015 . 3:30am Koei Tecmo announced that they're releasing a limited edition "Treasure Pack" version fro their upcoming action game of Attack on Titan, along with a look at some new screenshots.

Nogizaka46 tops the singles chart with Ima, Hanashitai Dareka ga Iru (今、話したい誰かがいる) selling over 626,000 copies. Their 13th single has tie-up as theme song for anime movie The Anthem of the Heart. Landing at #2 is C-ute with 28th single Arigato - M...

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . November 4, 2015 . 2:30pm SNK Playmore has announced that it has stopped making pachinko slot machines and will be re-focusing its efforts on making console and smartphone games (thanks Dream Cancel).

Crunchyroll Scott Green

LAst week, the live-action drama version of Prison School debut. This adaptation of Akira Hiramoto's manga comes courtesy of Noboru Iguchi, AV (as in "adult video") filmmaker turned director of over-the-top and gross-out flicks like Zombie Ass, Ma...

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ADAMS is a unit that conducts activities as visual-kei with the theme of homosexual. They have been broadening the range of their activities aggressively whether it is a domestic activity or not, since the unit formation in 2011.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

From the folks that gave us the Macho Cafe, comes this: the Macho Meat Shop. Hope you like your beef lean and muscular! Located in Tokyo, the Macho Nikuya ("nikuya" can mean "butcher" or "meat shop") is staffed by musclebound men who are prone to ...

RocketNews24 KK Miller

Anime based on a successful manga series sometimes run into an awkward situation where they have to use "filler episodes" in order to give the manga time to add more story. These episodes are generally more of the same stuff fans already love, but...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Things start to pick up in the animated chronicle of the man who Belive In Justice and Hold A Determination To Fist*, as the theme of this week's episode is "testing", whether against bureaucracy, your teacher, or yourself.

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"My Hero Academia" has released its main visual on its website for it anime adaptation. The key visual features the protagonist of Kōhei Horikoshi's manga "Boku no Hero Academia," Izuku Midoriya. Like Us on Facebook According to Crunchyroll, the o...

ARAMA! JAPAN Ryusenkai

Every year popular magazine Nikkei Entertainment releases a series of Power Rankings which arrange musical artists and other celebrities according to varying different criteria such as familiarity or interest.

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

Police arrested a 68-year-old woman for stealing a wallet inside a store in Nishinomiya HYOGO (TR) - Hyogo Prefectural Police on Tuesday arrested a 68-year-old woman on charges of theft - and it was far from her first violation, reports the Sankei...

Trends in Japan Tokyo Cheapo

This article by David Ishikawa first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. The 44th Tokyo Moto Show started October 29th and is running through November 8th, so you still have time to check it out. Being located at Tokyo Big Sight might not be the cheapest lo...

A couple of months back, we got in touch with the organizers of AkibaExpo. Out of everything we discussed together emerged a contract stating that CDS will be a special guest to attend their inaugural convention.

The 12th annual Tokyo International Music Market (TIMM) was held October 20-22 at Grand Pacific le Daiba in Tokyo, boasting record attendance from international music labels, journalists, promoters, and industry professionals.

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Love Live Selfies Rate this: Share this: Like this: Like Loading. . . Related About sergeant gordon TD8316, proud member of the 501st Legion 銀河帝国五〇一軍团。 Loves anime, Sasara, photography and looking for droids, pretty ones.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the first one introducing Yuichiro Hyakuya and Mikaela Hyakuya, Nelke Planning's official website for the upcoming musical adaptation of the Owari no Seraph/Seraph of the End dark fantasy manga has posted the second main visual also incl...

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Japanese techno-pop group Perfume is definitely a familiar name amongst all fans of Japanese popular culture. They even made a surprise appearance in the recent celebrity-filled promotional campaign for Apple's new iPhone 6s.

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4 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 2 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 0 4 Flares × With a new sequel anime announced during an event, Kyoto Animation's official YouTube channel has started streaming a new video which formally introduces us to the ...

SANTA MONICA, Calif. , Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently formed multi-media entertainment company LEVEL-5 abby Inc. will begin airing full episodes of its Japanese cultural phenomenon YO-KAI WATCH on its official YouTube channel, it was announ...

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For those not in the know, the recent passing of Miyu Matsuki prompted a bit of coming out when previously disappeared seyiuu opened up, with Omo summarizing it thus: You can read ANN's take on it (originals archived by Yaraon), but there's more t...

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