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November 11, 2015, 1:30 AM
RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Japan does small better than pretty much any other country in the world. From intricate origami to beautiful bonsai to sushi made with barely a dozen grains of rice, the Japanese people are known for their dexterity and attention to detail.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . November 9, 2015 . 5:30pm Ever wanted to date a skeleton? I bet after playing Undertale you have. How about this then: Sukerunton To Koi Ni (To Love a Skeleton), a skeleton dating sim (thanks IndieGames).

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Crunchyroll has another '90s anime for the catalog with the addition of Dragon Half. Both episodes will be available to Crunchyroll's audience in the United States and Canada today at 4:00pm Pacific Time.

After a decidedly tepid instalment in the form of Tsukimonogatari (if you're wondering how mundane it was, I couldn't even rouse enough interest to review it for the site), the Monogatari franchise rolls back into town this autumn with the promise...

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The title of AKB48's 42nd single, which will be released on December 9th, is "Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby" ('唇に Be My Baby'). This announcement was made on November 7th during a handshake event at Makomanai Sekisui Heim Ice Arena in Hokkaido.

An enthralling 3D short for Seiken Densetsu 3 has been unleashed by fan group "DNA" in celebration of the franchise's 20th anniversary, motivating aspiring modelers and artists with its breath-taking quality, and simultaneously earning acclaim for...

DualShockers Giuseppe Nelva

Spike Chunsoft just released a new trailer of the upcoming JRPG by tri-Ace Exist Archive: The Other Side of The Sky, which has been billed as a spiritual successor of Valkyrie Profile. The video is a lovely anime cutscene showcasing the game's pro...

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From November 5 - 11, the Tokyo Geijutsu Gekijou Playhouse will show a unique stage play which will the "very first" play to incorporate 3D videos in the actors' performance. That play is the live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell: ARISE, an...

Crunchyroll Nate Ming

Lara Croft's 2013 comeback was very well-received among critics and fans, and brought the character back in a great way. Instead of a goofy, invincible sex symbol, Lara became vulnerable, believable, and--since you need to feel fear to show courag...

fripSide provides the opening theme for anime Seraph of the End: Battle in Nagoya with their 10th single Two souls -toward the truth-. They updated the release details revealing the full track list and teaser music video TVCM spot.

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Yasuomi Hirai hid in a storm drain for 5 hours to film up women's skirts HYOGO (TR) - Hyogo Prefectural Police have again arrested a 28-year-old male company employee for hiding inside a storm drain to take illicit photographs of female pedestrian...

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EXILE have revealed a new artist photo as well as the jacket covers for their new single "Ki・mi・ni・mu・chu" that's slated for release on December 9. ATSUSHI wrote "Ki・mi・ni・mu・chu" with the hope that people can forget their stress and unpleasant th...

Anime Festival Asia 2015 (AFASG15), the region's biggest premier festival for Japanese Popular Culture and anime, will offer fans a refreshing line-up of celebrity performances as well as a new area for cosplayers.

Siliconera Sato

Logix Fiscario, one of the protagonists from Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky is making an appearance in Atelier Sophie: Alchemist of the Mysterious Book, and Gust shared a look at his spotlight trailer.

2nd OVA about Shū Tsukiyama's high school years ships on December 25 Marvelous began streaming a TV ad on Monday for the Tokyo Ghoul: Pinto video anime. The video outlines the extras that will be available on the different versions of the home vid...

London based fans of Japanese cinema will be interested in the Japan Foundation's screening and discussion of Samurai Warrior Queens. The event is set to run on Saturday 21st November 2015 from 2pm at the Courthouse Cinema in London.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We learned this weekend that the Last Exile: Ginyoku no Fam Movie - Over the wishes film will debut on February 6th, 2016. Now a new key visual has arrived as well as the first trailer. The trailer comes from Flying Dog/Victor Entertainment, which...

Chuck Chiang

Imagine a Western standup comedy show. Now imagine the performer sitting down instead of standing up. Now mix in the fact that the performer plays multiple characters at the same time. And finally, change the storytelling into Japanese.

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

'彼等について' (Karera ni Tsuite) "As For Them" So far Tekketsu no Orphans is sticking pretty close to the template, but it seems to be working. I had a chance to see Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterun da (Anthem of the Heart) this weekend, which I bring up her... jrharbort

Pixiv's new recent Hatsune Miku art trend has been started once again by Piyo, the same Korean illustrator that came up with the popular "Marine Miku" design concept. The new design goes by the name "Winter Night Miku", and styles Miku's hair with...

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Here's a trailer for one of the most anticipated shows of next year, Bungou Stray Dogs by Bones. The show is based on the manga series of the same name, which tells about fictional adventures of the real-life authors, such as Ryuunosuke Akutagawa ...

The teaser movie for "SUSHI POLICE" has been released on Youtube! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Contributor Wanted! ! "SUSHI POLICE" is a movie that won the Poster award at the Cannes Movie Festival Film Market.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . November 8, 2015 . 11:30am Metal Gear Solid series composer Norihiko Hibino and pianist AYAKI (who perform together as GENTLE LOVE) have paid tribute to Satoru Iwata with a new cover track.

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The latest addition to the BlazBlue franchise, BlazBlue CentralFiction, will finally be hitting Japanese arcades later this month, and to further tease the fans, the official Arc System Works YouTube channel has started streaming the game's openin...

EGOIST is about to release new single Reloaded (リローデッド) that includes the three theme songs for the Project Itoh anime films. Preview music videos for each song - Reloaded, Door, and Ghost of a smile all revealed.

HKT48 has revealed the MVs for "Buddy" (Team H) and "Ijiwaru Chu" (Nako Yabuki) from their 6th single, "Shekarashika! "(release date: November 25)! Contributor Wanted! ! "Buddy" by Team H (Type-A exclusive track) is a spanky retro rock tune with Y...

One Punch Man seems to have found its stride. It sounds funny to say about a show I've been enjoying as much as One Punch Man, but the last two episodes have felt like a real turning point. For the first month that enjoyment was mostly superficial...


A few weeks ago, the nominees were announced for the MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2015. Today, the winners were announced for all the categories except for Best Video of the Year. That award's nominees are the winners that were announced today.

The sensuous Valkyrie Drive Mermaid and its gargantuan amounts of breast service have gotten a sizable upgrade courtesy of a busty giantess, no doubt garnering further praise from fetishists and oppai lovers alike, but unfortunately leaving pettan...

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