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November 17, 2015, 12:30 AM
AFA Channel! 18thAngel

The hit web comic One Punch Man is now an anime and is coming to AFA Singapore! With a million views under its belt, this series that packs shounen action with a dose of daily humour is a the latest hit with audiences coming to Singapore!

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

William and Jim Reid of The Jesus and Mary Chain TOKYO (TR) - In recalling his first trip to Japan, back in 1987, Jim Reid, the front man of noise-pop band The Jesus and Mary Chain, remembers fans in the audience genuinely enjoying the performance.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

If you are strolling through Terminal 3, you might notice something. A giant rebel fighter. You can do more than just look at this replica. Toggle and The Strait Times report that regular folks can even climb into the cockpit for photo ops.

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...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . November 15, 2015 . 4:00am Square Enix shared the latest of their character highlight videos of Dissidia Fantasy with a look at Final Fantasy IV's main protagonist Cecil Harvey, who is a Heavy-type character with access to Paladin and Da...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Hime Kyun Fruit Can's new single Ano Sakamichi wo Sakeagare! (あの坂道を駆け上がれ!) will be released on December 2. This is their 2nd single as Barikyun (BRKN), a special collaboration unit consisting of Hime Kyun Fruit Can and Bary-san the mascot of Imaba...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The first promotional video has been released online for the upcoming anime adaptation of Kouhei Horikoshi's Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) manga. The new video introduces to us the main characters of the series and also presents to us a...

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...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The official Twitter feed of the One-Punch Man anime is offering prizes as a part of a special Twitter campaign in which Japanese fans are challenged to post pictures of themselves reacting to a punch from Saitama, the protagonist of the series wh...

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.

fripSide announced new single white forces with tie-up as opening theme for upcoming anime Schwarzesmarken. Unit member Nanjo Yoshino also voices supporting character Liz Hohenstein in the action sci-fi anime.


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.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Online voting has begun for the 2nd annual Sugoi Japan Awards, which seek to celebrate the works of anime, manga, light novels, and entertaining novels that Japan wishes to share with the rest of the world.

OLDCODEX unveiled the title for their new single Aching Horns with tie-up as theme song for upcoming anime movie High Speed! -Free! Starting Days-. Unit member Suzuki Tatsuhisa (VO) continues as the voice of key character Tashibana Makoto.

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 ...

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.

Capsule Computers Kyle Roberts

Posted by Kyle Roberts on Nov 16, 2015 Categories: Anime News, Funimation, News | 0 comments | Toonami Asia announced last week that they have acquired the television broadcast rights to the 52 episode anime series Dragon Ball Super.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The first commercial has been aired on Tokyo MX for the upcoming first episode of the 6 part Digimon Adventure tri. series. The new video showcases new footage and designs of the Digidestined of the upcoming sequel, set 6 years after the end of th...

SGCafe spartanchef

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...

'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.

'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...

Anime Evo setsuken

I'm really not sure what to say or how to feel about One-Punch Man. On the one hand, the show continues its refusal to really commit to a solid idea, a central conflict and its definitely worse off for that decision.

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