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December 8, 2015, 2:00 PM

"Onigirazu," an innovative take on the traditional "onigiri" rice ball, was chosen as 2015's dish of the year on Monday after the sandwich-like rice dish became a sensation, more than 20 years after it was first introduced in a manga series.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Aaron Magulick, GoBoiano Writer Aaron Magulick has been a fan of anime ever since being exposed to it in the late '90s. A fan of nearly all genres, he is not afraid to explore the creepier side of the industry.

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Anime Backgrounds is a tumblr blog dedicated to sharing and reblogging amazing background art in Japanese and non-western animation. All of the artwork is captured from the actual films with characters edited out.

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If you want to feel like you've stepped into an animated film from Studio Ghibli, "The Road to Laputa" in Kyushu is one place you won't want to miss. As the southernmost of Japan's four main islands, Kyushu is a world away from the bustling metrop...

During the Sega Network Fan Appreciation 2015 event held in Tokyo's Akihabara district on Sunday, more details about the previously announced anime adaptation of card game. The Ange Vierge anime will debut next year and will be produced by Silver ...

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Tsubaki loves mixing her passion for food, fashion and Tumblr to write about interesting topics in the anime community. When she's not obsessing over her OTPs and fandoms, she likes traveling the world and meeting other anime fans within different... jrharbort

Today's newest announcements for Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X have revealed the finalized box art for the PS Vita version of the game, as well as the Aime game card (illustrated by KEI! ) included as a preorder bonus with the Japanese version of t...

The first 2016 issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has revealed on Monday that the next issue will feature an "important announcement" about Yuuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma) manga.

P. A. Works (Shirobako, Charlotte) launched a website to announce its 15th anniversary anime, Kuromukuro. The studio will be collaborating with director Tensai Okamura, who is known for Ao no Exorcist, The Seven Deadly Sins, and other anime.

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Science Ninja Team Gatchaman is a franchise that has expanded greatly since the original TV series debuted in 1972. It's had a complicated history reaching out from Japan onto U S. shores. Some of you who've clicked on this article have likely onl...

Dragon Ball Super's rendition of "The Resurrection of F" has also become subject to minor yet notable change, with the reappearance of a classic DBZ character causing some bewilderment amongst fans as to what purpose the event is meant to serve.

Are you a fan of Food Wars? Keep an eye on this space, because a big Food Wars announcement is due December 14 in Weekly Shonen Jump, the magazine in which Food Wars is serialized. The announcement will come alongside some special color pages of t...

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Sega's popular Mobile RPG Chain Chronicle began streaming the first trailer on Monday. The cast and crew for the anime was previously announced.

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Hold on to your horses as the 1st wave of images from the 1st quarter Juohger toy catalog has been finally leaked. Seen in the image above are the official suit and helmet designs for 40th anniversary super sentai team.

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A new preivew for the Muv-Luv Schwarzesmarken anime has been accompanied by news that cast members Minami Tanaka and Nozomi Yamamoto will perform the ending "Kanashimi ga Jidai wo Tokeru" as the vocal unit Zähre, the single for which will be relea...

A new visual of the upcoming Madoka Magica concept movie has been revealed in the Janauary 2015 issue of NewType. In addition to this, an interview article for the concept movie was also unveiled in the same magazine.

The "Attack on Titan Exhibition" was first displayed at The Royal Ueno Museum, Tokyo in November 2014. Later, in August 2015 it moved on to Oita Prefecture, then Osaka in September with more than 400,000 visitors in total during its duration.

The official website for the Digimon Adventure tri. series updated on Monday with a new visual for the second film, Digimon Adventure Tri. Chapter 2: Ketsui, which will debut in Japan on March 12th and its Blu-ray and DVD release will be out in Ja...

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According to reports, the main Japanese voice cast and staff has been confirmed for the "Please Tell Me! Galko-Chan" anime series. The "Please Tell Me! Galko-chan" anime is currently set to premiere sometime in January 2016.

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Crunchyroll previously reported on how Sansha San'yō, a 4 panel gag manga by Cherry Arai about a group of girls with different personalities but similar names, is being adapted into an anime. New information is now available: the Sansha San'yō ani...

Manga publisher Seven Seas Entertainment continued where it left off last week with its "ten days of licenses," as today the publisher revealed two more new series that fans can expect to see available in 2016, "Magia the Ninth," and "Please Tell Me!

It was recently revealed that the second part of the Digimon Adventure tri. anime film project, "Ketsui" (Determination), is set to open its limited theatrical run in Japan on March 12, 2016. Now we have a brand new visual to go along with that an...

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Capcom revealed the latest on Street Fighter V with a look at a special trailer that showcases all 16 of the game's launch characters. The 16 launch characters are the following: Birdie Cammy White Charlie Nash Chun-Li Dhalsim F.

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URBANGARDE are a Japanese band that have been active since 2002. Their music is a blend of various genres including bubblegum pop, 80's synthpop, progressive rock, chiptune, new wave, goth, industrial and heavy metal just to name a few.

It was revealed at the end of the theatrical screening of Ghost in the Shell creator Masamune Shirow and Excel Saga manga author Koshi Rikudo's Koukaku no Pandora: Ghost Urn (Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn) that their manga of the same na...

A few weeks ago, FAKY debuted their new lineup and released 3 new songs to streaming services. One of those songs, "Afterglow", now has a music video. The clip is shot in a POV style. The viewer sees the video through the eyes of a woman who becom...

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During the recent 2015 PlayStation Experience Event, Japanese developer Level-5 announced Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, the sequel to their 2010 title Ni no Kuni, and its 2013 PlayStation 3 port Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch.

Fuji TV began airing the second commercial for the upcoming TV anime special One Piece ~Adventure of Nevlandia~ on Sunday that will air on December 19. The video previews the theme song by J-Pop singer Namie Amuro titled "Black Make Up.

Idol Renaissance have unveiled the MV for their 3rd single on T-Palette Records, "Funny Bunny" (release date: December 22)! Contributor Wanted! ! In the MV, the members sing powerfully while standing on a hilltop and in various points of a small t...

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The official website for the upcoming short TV anime adaptation Ojisan and Marshmallow directed by Hisayoshi Hirasawa and Noriyoshi Sakaki and based on the notorious Pixiv manga comedy by Rekomaru Otoi has just revealed the character designs.

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