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December 4, 2015, 1:00 AM
Crunchyroll Scott Green

Universal Studios Japan is bringing back its "Cool Japan" attractions for 2016 with Evangelion The Real 4D:2. 0, Attack on The Real 2, Biohazard/Resident The Escape 2, and Monster Hunter The Real, running January 15 to June 26, 2016, and joined by...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Is this the best ramen in the world? The Michelin Guide's evaluators seem to think so. For some time now, Tokyo has had more Michelin-starred restaurants than any other city on the planet. And while you'd be right in guessing that many of them are...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Will the fact that they're perpetually soft boost or hinder sales? Anime targeting female fans has plenty of boys with pretty faces, but Kyoto Animation's Free! franchise is all about the bodies. The central cast of five high school boys are all s...

Here's a great 1/8th scale figure of Anastasia aka "Anya," the lovely half-Russian half-Japanese idol from THE IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls in her "LOVE LAIKA" outfit! The tranquil mood of the figure as well as the careful paintwork that brings out...

5pb. began streaming a new trailer for the highly anticipated sequel to 5pb. and Nitro+'s Steins;Gate visual novel, Steins;Gate 0, on Wednesday. The highly anticipated sequel to 5pb. and Nitro+'s Steins;Gate visual novel will release in Japan on t...

Siliconera Sato

Spike Chunsoft and tri-Ace shared their latest trailer for the upcoming PlayStation 4 and Vita "side-view" RPG Exist Archive, with an introduction for the white-haired heroine Mayura Tsukishiro. The video starts out with Mayura having memories of ...

Crunchyroll Isaac Akers

Back in the day, I was a big fan of the LEGO Company's Bionicle line of toys. Like, I expect, many fans of my age, I was enraptured by the cool fantasy world, the ability to build and play with the characters out of the story, and most of all.

The lovely Amatsukaze of Kantai Collection has obtained a new cosplay, demonstrating the girl's threatening charms while accompanied by her formidable (to say nothing of cute) turret accomplice and bound to prove inspirational to any aspiring KanC...

The upcoming launch date for Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax Ignition has prompted Sega to reveal the game's hype-inducing OP sequence, sure to have fans familiar with the previous title excited for the new changes and also sure to amass good sales ...

AFA Channel! freakpool

Looks like Boruto: Naruto the Movie ain't going to be the final Naruto story after all, as a new countdown timer website has been opened, and it teases to the "Next generation" of ninjas from Masashi Kishimoto's beloved ninja franchise.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Another Part II: Battle Tendency character is leaping into action in the latest JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven battle trailer, which shows off Nazi-turned-ally Rudol von Stroheim. Previously: Jonathan Joestar Robert E.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

A new preview video for upcoming fantasy light novel to TV anime adaptation, Hai to Gensou no Grimgal (aka Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash, aka Grimgar le Monde des cendres et de fantaisie), is now available online.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

We all knew that the saga of Danganronpa would continue. Though excellent and relatively self-contained, Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair left a few threads from Trigger Happy Havoc dangling. The shooter spinoff, Ultra Despair Girls, was even more i...

Posted 03/12/2015 Another day brings another supernatural manga license acquisition from publisher Seven Seas Entertainment, and this time around the series they've picked up is Holy Corpse Rising, which we can expect to see arrive in its English ...

Siliconera Sato

We previously got a look at Hyrule Warriors Legends newcomer Linkle during the Nintendo Direct last month, and Koei Tecmo uploaded a new gameplay trailer showcasing some more of her acrobatic moves. You can also check out gameplay footage and trai...

So I've been watching K-On! lately. This hasn't been difficult. It's a very easy show to watch! You can just sort of lie back on your couch and lean your head in its general direction and you'll probably get a sense of what the show is going for.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Kei Sanbe's Boku dake ga Inai Machi (The Town Where Only I Am Missing) manga has revealed that the upcoming series will start its broadcast from January 8th.

NEWS Three for Summer 2016 Posted by Milton Griepp on December 3, 2015 @ 3:24 am CT 'Asterisk War' anime Yen Press announced several new licenses on Twitter Wednesday for manga and light novel titles to be launched next summer.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . December 3, 2015 . 6:30am JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven from Bandai Namco and CyberConnect2 got its latest character introduction video, and this one's for Trish Una from Part V: Vento Aureo.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Ayano Takeda and Nikki Asada's Hibike! Euphonium (Sound! Euphonium) novel series has revealed that the upcoming compilation film of the TV anime will release in Japanese cinemas from April 23rd.


On the singles ranking, HKT48 feat. Jiji Tsuushinsha takes the top spot with their latest single "Shekarashika! " (280,567 copies sold), outselling their previous single "12 byou" by roughly 3,000 copies.

Haruhichan's blog Olivia Lynn

Following the heroine Sakura Kinomoto's gorgeous figma earlier in June is Tomoyo Daidouji of the world famous magical girl anime, Cardcaptor Sakura, is receiving her very own adorable figma following the main heroine Sakura Kinomoto's figma that w...

Japan is suffering from a pencil supply crisis (AFP Photo/Justin Tallis) Tokyo (AFP) - Japan's usually sedate stationery sector has been rocked by a pencil supply crisis that is drawing a backlash -- and panic buying -- among architects and animat...

A pair of acclaimed anime films received nominations for the International Animated Film Society's 43rd annual Annie Awards. Up for consideration in the new Best Animated Feature-Independent category are Mamoru Hosoda's The Boy and the Beast and S...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix announced that their upcoming 3DS RPG Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 3 is releasing in Japan on March 24, 2016 and will be available for 5,250 yen plus tax. Both retail and digital downloads are going for 5,250 yen plus tax.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Natume Akatsuki's fantasy comedy light novel series Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (Gifting this Wonderful World with Blessings! ) today released its 2nd PV introducing the OP so...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The Case Closed franchise continues to roll on and with another successful one in its pocket recently, the focus is now shifting towards the 2016 release of the twentieth feature film for the property.

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Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Crunchyroll announced the addition of four Beyblade anime series to its catalog today, including Beyblade season 1, Beyblade: BeyWheelz, Beyblade: Metal Fury, and Beyblade: Metal Masters. All are dubbed and available to Crunchyroll members in the ...

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