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November 16, 2015, 3:00 PM
Crunchyroll Peter Fobian

Since his debut in 1981, Urasawa has averaged over four volumes of manga annually for the past 34 years. Prolific is a word that has appeared in many of my spotlights, justifiably so given the amount of work each mangaka has produced, but none eve...

RocketNews24 KK Miller

For their 10th anniversary, Wazigen Shizukuya is providing gorgeous modern hakama and yukata styles for all the men. Hakama, yukata and kimono may be the traditional clothing of Japan, but there's no reason that you can't wear and enjoy them every...

AFA Channel! Seiji

Ayana Taketatsu, known as Ayachi, has been a regular voice in many shows. She is well known for her cute and "tsundere" voice, and some of her notable roles include Azusa Nakano (K-On! ), Kirino Kousaka (Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai...

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With all the My Hero Academia hype already building up, TOHO Animation's official YouTube channel has started streaming My Hero Academia's very first PV, introducing us to the upcoming anime's hero without a quirk!

RocketNews24 KK Miller

These are the most powerful anime heroes as chosen by fans outside of Japan. Who will claim the top spot and does your favorite make the list? Heroes are the kind of people you'd want on your side in a fight, and who can pick you up on your worst ...


Nippon TV's year end music show, Best Artist 2015, will take place on November 24 at 7 PM JST. The live show will run for about 4 hours. Arashi's Sakurai Sho will host. A few days ago, the show's first set of performers was announced.

The Japan Times Ronald Taylor

Arashi "Japonism" (J Storm) Arashi is set to take the title of highest-selling album of the year with "Japonism," a feat they've managed by releasing three editions instead of the usual two. The accomplishment originally looked set to go to Sandai...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . November 14, 2015 . 4:30am Square Enix has been uploading videos for Dissidia Final Fantasy's playable characters leading up to the arcade game's launch later this month, and the latest one is for Final Fantasy III's Onion Knight.

The third episode of the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin anime adaptation is set for a spring 2016 theatrical premiere in Japan, so the official website is gearing up with some new promotional material.

Here's a rare style of castle gate architecture, found at the Matsuyama Castle. Called tonashi, a word that literally means "no door", this is a variety of the koraimon gate, built, as the name says, without any doors.

Season 2 has been confirmed for the TV anime Terraformars that was broadcast last year. The title is Terraformars: Revenge and it is slated to begin broadcasting next April. Along with this, news on the cast and staff was also released.

Ecumenical News Bryan Ke

Dragon Ball Super promo art (Official Website) Diehard "Dragon Ball Super" fans in the South and Southeast Asia region are in luck because Toonami Asia has recently announced to the public that they are now bringing the English dubbed version of t...

'剣士殺し II' (Kenshi Koroshi II) "Sword Eater II" While I may have been a little critical of Ayase last week, this week felt like a complete 180 in the correct direction. Betrayal? I think not! Like I said last week, the next few episodes would be pr...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

If you told me even three or four years ago that visual novels would be one of the fastest-growing game genres in 2015, I'd have laughed in your face. But you'd have been right: Ever since it came out that people would be willing to pay for that s...

Parco Museum has set up a celebratory exhibition consisting of a variety of illustrations and goods for the Love Live! franchise, albeit with a western touch in honor of the Powerpuff Girls's 15th anniversary in Japan.

It may not be the same console version that it available in Japan, but MangaGamer have begun re-releasing 07th Expansion's renown Higurashi no Naku Koro ni sound novel series as new 'Hou' editions. At the moment, they are going arc-by-arc, with ea...

'しのぶメイル 其ノ壹' (Shinobu Meiru Sono Ichi) "Shinobu Mail Part One" (My heart goes out to all those who suffered in the terror attack in Paris, but my moping here on an anime blog isn't going to help any. And what better time is there for a distraction...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

All the perfect ingredients. What They Say: Hino Akiharu lost his parents when he was young, and was adopted into his uncle's family. When he noticed that his uncle is after his inheritance, he decides to enter the Hakureiryou boarding school.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The wraparound the latest volume of Yasuo Ohtagaki's Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt manga has announced that the series will be adapted into an anime. The anime's official website has launched and revealed new information, including the first visual.

Highlander has nothing on sports manga when it comes to aces. The spotlight has cycled onto pretty much all of the big names in Haikyuu, Karasuno and otherwise, but thus far Tsukishima has been the exception.

At least once a season I have the urge to open with the words of Jerry Seinfeld - "It's so nice when it happens good. " Predictably, Wanpanman is quickly rising in the Stalker rankings, starting to take on the air of the commercial success so many...

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The console goddesses of Hyperdimension Neptunia and the console girls Sega Hard Girls are going head-to-head in a new cross-over game titled Hyperdimensional War Neptunia VS Sega Hard Girls: Dream Combining Special for the PS Vita, and Compile He...

Don't worry Yato - size isn't everything. The Bishamon arc comes to a close (though she's still a factor in events) and Noragami Aragoto moves into its next phase with an episode that marks a considerable change in tone.

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6 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 3 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 6 Flares × Do you find the maids in Akihabara too skinny or too small? Are you one of those people who find Super Sonico too skinny and prefer her sister, Super Pochaco?

Lesser idol anime Wake Up Girls! has unleashed a trailer for the 2nd part of its movie "Wake Up Girls! Beyond the Bottom", unfortunately delivering the same questionable quality that may leave the series "beyond the bottom" of such great idol fran...

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