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November 11, 2015, 6:30 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.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

This season there are 54 new anime on the air, so it can be more than a little difficult to know which ones to watch. But now that the season has reached its half-way point, we at Kotaku East come bearing our recommendations.

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RocketNews24 Oona McGee

If you sit down to watch Japanese TV during the evening, you'll be inundated with talk shows filled with celebrity antics, riotous laughter and an array of stand-up comedians. While the majority of comedians like to poke fun at each other with pun...

Fans of ridiculous comedy will be delighted to learn that Mr. Osomatsu (Osomatsu-san)-the anime celebrating the 80th anniversary of the birth of "Gag Manga King" Fujio Akatsuka, who passed in 2008-has been updated with plans for a second cour.

Siliconera Sato

The story of Exist Archive begins with the protagonist and heroine going missing after a mysterious explosion in Tokyo. Spike Chunsoft's prologue video gives us a look at how it all begins. The prologue video shows us how the story starts, as a gi...

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...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Sony announced on Tuesday that after four decades, it will stop shipping Betamax (or Beta) and MicroMV video cassette tapes next March. The company explained that it is ending sales in these formats in light of the changing marketplace, due to the...

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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...

Marvelous began streaming new promotional videos for the upcoming Tokyo Ghoul: Pinto OVA on Sunday. The OVA will adapt the third story in the Tokyo Ghoul: Hibi novel when Shuu Tsukiyama and Chie Hori met.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Avex has posted two short version music videos for "Touch Tap Baby" and "Happy Days Refrain," the OP and ED theme songs for the ongoing TV anime Hackadoll the Animation. Both are performed by the voice actress unit "Hackadoll" formed by its three ...

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...

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The winners of "MTV VMAJ 2015" have been announced. The polls were open for a period of one month on the official website for "MTV VMAJ 2015". As a result, the Best Male Video went to Hoshino Gen's "SUN" and the Best Female Video went to Amuro Nam...

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...

The Fandom Post Christopher Campbell

Is Bust to Bust a lusty must or a musty rut? Creative Staff Story/Art: Yasui Riosuke Translation/Adaptation: Jocelyn Allen Lettering: Reymond Ramirez What They Say: A quiet class-ace with a big secret, a jealous-yet mischievous childhood friend tu...

Much of what we know about anime is from a friend or a favorite forum. Let's review some big misconceptions and drop some knowledge about the past of anime. This video sums up a lot of it but it's an hour long so I'll just cover the main points 1.

The official website for Sanrio's original TV anime based on a popular smartphone app, Show By Rock! ! , announced on Sunday that the show is getting a sequel, as well as a new short anime. The official Twitter account stated that the information ...

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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.

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...

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.

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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.

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