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December 1, 2015, 4:30 PM
December 1, 2015, 4:30 PM

Award-winning Japanese cartoonist Shigeru Mizuki, known for his comics of ghosts and monsters inspired by folklore and for his accounts of World War II horrors, died today at 93, his office said. Mizuki, whose real name was Shigeru Mura, was hospi...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

These Star Wars folding screens, unveiled at Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto, are based on a traditional Japanese design. . . and they're pretty awesome too! The folding screens pictured below were revealed on Monday at Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto, one of J...

Something big is presumably brewing in the world of Masashi Kishimoto's concluded-but-far-from-dead Naruto. The official Weekly Shonen Jump website kicked off a teaser site that includes a "countdown to the next generation" along with silhouettes ...

The quickly ascending danger levels of One Punch Man have seemingly reached their zenith with the anime's latest airing, as more formidable heroes are effortlessly dispatched by the show's most powerful enemy yet; the fearsome foe being deftly era... jrharbort

Eager Hatsune Miku music game fans will be happy with today's news: SEGA has just announced a March 24th, 2016 release Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X on PlayStation Vita! Along with the announcement comes other exciting updates.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

For goodness' sake, someone get out there and help Domo-kun! The mascot appeared at an NHK Trophy skating competition in Nagano, even taking to the ice in a special Domo-kun on Ice event. This isn't Domo-kun's first time on the ice.

1. Chris Brown Uses Anime Again and Proves He is a Weeb From copying anime style on his latest cover to getting a DBZ tattoo. Chris is not shying away from the anime. Read more on GoBoiano 2. 13 Short Guides That Will Make You A Color Expert Color...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Kengo Hanazawa's survival zombie manga I am a Hero today announced that its release day in Japan is set for April 23, 2016. The latest issue of Shogakukan's Big Comic Spirits als...


Dec1 Asking a serious question in lovely soft focus Ask, and ye shall be answered Relaxation Time? They always compose these officers like this Not a whole heck of a lot overt happenings in this week's Cavalry.

It was incredibly special to see Tekkadan have the chance to celebrate with a true party, for what was the first time in their lives. They had a number of reasons to celebrate, starting with Tekkadan being accepted by Teiwaz's boss McMurdo Barriston.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft
Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Whilst the final episodes of ufotable's (Kara no Kyoukai, Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works) anime adaptation of God Eater have yet to be broadcasted, the first Blu-ray volume of the anime has already been released.

Siliconera Sato

Croixleauf Sigma, the high speed hack-and-slash action title on PC by Souvenir circ. is headed to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, and Sony Computer Entertainment shared a look at the game in action on the handheld version.

Serving as one of the publisher's more major visual novel releases in 2015, MangaGamer have recently announced their English localised release of ClockUp's visual novel euphoria. Now available via the official MangaGamer online store, this title i...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Ototachibana's Shonen Maid comedy manga series opens today, announcing its main staff. The 8-Bit-produced adaptation will premiere on TBS and BS-TBS in Spring of 2016.

The highly coveted Queen's Blade series has made its return after a year long absence with a PV for the upcoming Queen's Blade Grimoire OVA, absolutely bursting at the seams with an abundance of its much-loved service, hopefully to give rise to an...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . November 30, 2015 . 1:00am Spike Chunsoft and tri-Ace's upcoming "side-View" RPG Exist Archive has a variety of characters that gain immortality from an evil deity, that lands them in trouble with the gods.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The original Japanese broadcast of Symphogear GX concluded in September, but the Japanese home video release for the series is on-going, and to drum up interest in the Blurays and DVDs, the official Youtube channel is offering a peak at some of th...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's a beautiful (if increasingly chilly) Sunday morning and there's a good slate of anime to check out today from the main service providers. Crunchyroll is running with a few shorts with more Hakone and Komori while also digging into more Diabol...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that they will be releasing an English language version of the Lord Marksman and Vanadis manga written by Tsukasa Kawaguchi and illustrated by Nobuhiko Yanai. The series is an adaptation of the series of fant...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . November 30, 2015 . 5:00am In Bandai Namco and CyberConnect2's latest trailer for the upcoming stylish brawler JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven, we get a closer look at Part IV: Diamond is Unbreakable's main protagonist Josuke Hi...

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

Sailor Moon is the one show that keeps on giving, and sure enough there are brand new accessories. This latest Luna Leather Collection is a versatile edition to the Sailor Moon accessory lines, in which they are more functional and fit for every d...


Asajo recently compiled a list of the top 15 lowest rated Jdoramas of all time (regular, primetime). It's a given that drama ratings are down these past years. As I also do the weekly ratings chart, it comes a bit interesting to note that several ...

NHK has announced the artist line up for its annual New Year's Eve music program 'The 66th Kohaku Uta Gassen'. This year's hosts will be Ayase Haruka for the red team and Inohara Yoshihiko(V6) for the white team.

Release Date: October 27, 2015 Track Listing 4 Walls Glitter Déjà vu X Rude Love Diamond Traveler feat. ZICO Papi Cash Me Out When I'm Alone Review 4 Walls is the fourth album from K-Pop group f(x) and their first since Sulli left the group to pur...


The Japan Times recently started its series of year end articles on the current music scene. Last week, Patrick St. Michel wrote about Namie Amuro's dominance among female soloists. This week, my article was released.

Nihongogo Greg Abesamis

X JAPAN premiered the music video for their new single "Born To Be Free" Friday with Kerrang! Magazine. The fan-driven video, released on Yoshiki's birthday as a gift to X Japan fans, celebrates the worldwide commercial release of the single "Born...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Is that Eva Unit-01 in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me? The Evangelion marketing train (which, sometimes, is literally a train), has made multiple stops in the lingerie industry, with no fewer than eight bra and panty sets based on the...

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