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December 23, 2015, 6:00 AM

This futon, although technically meant for an iPhone (because Japan), is now home to a little hamster who seems to have found his new favorite spot. This has got to be the cutest case of theft we've ever seen!

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco announced today that they're bringing Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. Force to the west in 2016 for PlayStation Vita. Here's a look at the game's key art and latest screenshots: About the game: 2 Fighting Systems In 1 Game: Experience...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Why celebrate Christmas with a turkey when you can have Santa sushi? Japan has a knack for picking up the joy of Western holidays and giving them a unique cultural twist. And when it comes to Christmas, they've created their own version of the fes...

Siliconera Sato

Project X Zone 2 got its latest trailer today, showing off a peek at some of its many characters that are featured in the upcoming Nintendo 3DS game. Project X Zone 2 will release in North America on February 16, 2016.

Kuroneko, the pure and dedicated fujoshi / otakukko (female otaku) and also one of the supporting characters from the popular series Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute) has received a new figure which ...

JEFusion Gaiatron

At long last, the official series poster for the 40th Super Sentai Series has been finally unveiled! Plus More toy 1st quarter catalog images has just surfaced! Here's a more clear version for the Awakening Mask.

D. Gray-man, Katsura Hoshino's manga series about battles between exorcists and demons, will be receiving a new anime adaptation in 2016, it was announced at Jump Festa this week. The TV series will apparently be unrelated to the earlier D.

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The winner of the design competition to find a replacement for the much-troubled New National Stadium is Proposal A, designed by Kengo Kuma. The new stadium will be the prime venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games but has been one of several albat...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Toho Today posted a 30-second teaser for the upcoming 19th Pokémon anime feature film Pokémon the Movie XY & Z 2016 introducing a new legendary pokémon named Volcanion who can shot highly-heated steam from the two arms on its back.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The first promotional video has been revealed for the upcoming OAD of the anime adaptation of Akira Hiramoto's Prison School (Kangoku Gakuen) manga. The video itself showcases scenes from the special, which will be adapting the manga's Mad Wax Arc.

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The "Naruto" legacy continues, Kojima's new business ventures, anime and game announcements and more were revealed last week. By David Gromer | Dec 21, 2015 03:12 PM EST "One Piece" characters show their Support for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Otagamers Miette-chan

Hi peeps! Are you all doing your best today? I sure tried do my best and finish the year with a strong note with a nice look at the very lovely Shimamura Uzuki New Generation Version by the folks at Good Smile Company.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Nitroplus music mascot Super Sonico and her band First Astronomical Velocity are celebrating the season by streaming their Christmas song "Very Merry" on Spotify and Google Play. The song from album Love & Peace Plus starts with Sonico wishing her...

AFA Channel! freakpool

Ever dream of being a mangaka but felt that was impossible because you don't live in Japan? Now you don't have to worry about that, because Shonen Jump +, the digital version of one of the most famous manga magazines on Earth, Weekly Shonen Jump!

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After much anticipation when its second season was announced, Warner Brothers Anime has finally released the very first PV for the new season of the highly popular, Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma anime: Though the video did not announce when we will...

tokyohive ustar

The set list for "MUSIC STATION SUPER LIVE 2015", which will broadcast on December 25, has been revealed. Artists will perform their popular songs of the year as well as some of their old-time hits. You can check out the set list below.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco announced today that their stylish brawler, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven, will release in the west in summer 2016 on PlayStation 4. Here's a look at the game's key art and latest screenshots from the press release: Along w...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The Hakuoki series will be expanding into the silly realm in the spring as we learned previously, doing something a number of shows do with the Hakuouki ~Otogi Soushi~ short-form comedy work. While we're a ways off from its debut, a TV spot has ar...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The official Twitter account of Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, a hot-blooded 2007 science fiction mecha TV anime directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi with animation by Gainax, has published a teaser website promising that a new project is "Coming Soon.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

A new trailer for Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna ("Setsuna of Sacrifice and Snow"), a JRPG developed by Tokyo RPG Factory and published by Square Enix, is now available online. The game is set in an icy fantasy world in which players control a party of...

In Japan, the force was with Jibanyan-not the Jedi. More than 974,000 people watched the latest movie from the popular Yo-kai Watch anime franchise on its opening weekend, putting it ahead of the global hit "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" at theate...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco revealed the latest on Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 with a new trailer that showcases some of the game's new abilities, along with a new battle video. The above video shows off some of the new moves we'll get to see in the...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

24-year-old anime voice actress Sumire Uesaka, best known as Fubuki in Kantai Collection/KanColle and Anastasia in The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls, will release her 2nd solo album "20 Seiki no Gyakushu" (The 20th Century's Counterattack) in Japan ...

The Fandom Post Chris Homer

Like all series, especially ones that are heavily hyped and well received, it will still have its detractors, and Clannad is no exception - even among some of my friends. As I like to consider all opinions as long as they are explained, this is wh...

Trends in Japan William

Take three cups, add some clever drawing and cutting, plus a fair amount of skill. . . and then you can create your very own animated One-Punch Man comic, a sort of modern-day kamishibai-style rotating storybook.

Bonus items included in 1st print copies of March 24 game also shown The official website of Bandai Namco Entertainment's upcoming Ansatsu Kyōshitsu: Assassin Ikusei Keikaku! ! (Assassination Classroom: Assassin Raising Project!

AFA Channel! freakpool

2016 may not be here yet, but the year has already shaped up to be a year full of break-ups. Not only will Love Live! 's μ's be breaking up, but also the vocal unit from Arpeggio of Blue Steel: Ars Nova, Trident, who are made up of Mai Fuchigami (...

Increasing the speed in which they confirm plans to bring 'Tales of' games to markets outside of Japan, Bandai Namco Entertainment have announced they will be bringing Tales of Berseria to Western gamers on the PlayStation 4 and PC (Digital) at a ...

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