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December 29, 2015, 8:30 AM
Nihongogo Tokyo Girls' Update

By Tokyo Girls' Update on December 28, 2015@TGU_Japan Tokyo Girls' Style Official announced that Ayano Konishi graduated from Tokyo Girls' Style and withdrew from even the entertainment industry. She has been in hiatus for her physical health.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

D. Gray-Man creator Katsura Hoshino went on her Instagram to thank fans about the recent announcement for the upcoming 2016 anime adaptation of the series. She mentions that the new series will be a continuation of the story.

2015's final issue of Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine included no new episodes of hit manga Hunter x Hunter, ending a 25-year-long record for series creator Yoshihiro Togashi. It's quite something when simply whether an episode of a manga appears or n...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks is getting ready to dig into the winter 2016 anime season when it comes to acquisitions and one of the first ones out of the gate is Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle. The series, which is set to debut on January 11th, 2016 in Japan, w...

In addition to Sentai Filmworks' currently-available home video release, Samurai Pizza Cats is now up to stream on Crunchyroll. All 52 episodes of the fan-favorite 1993 localization of Kyatto Ninden Teyandee are available for premium members in th...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The site for the spring 2016 adaptation of 8-Bit's TV anime adaptation of Ototachibana's Shonen Maid manga has been updated with a new visual and preview. The comedy from Enterbrain's monthly magazine B's-LOG COMIC follows elementary school boy Ch...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

As the name would suggest, Comic Market, or Comiket, is focused on doujinshi manga. There's also plenty of indie doujin games, enough to fill a four-hour preview of original games of Comiket 89, running at Tokyo Big Sight December 29-31.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . December 27, 2015 . 11:15pm Sega recently uploaded a new trailer for their upcoming PlayStation 4 title, Valkyria Chronicles Remaster, a port of their PlayStation 3 strategy RPG. As previously reported, in addition to its enhanced looks,...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A new commercial offers a mech versus alien battle-filled look at the Muv-Luv Schwarzesmarken anime, scheduled for January 10th. Tetsuya Watanabe (Kimi ga Nozomu Eien, Strain: Strategic Armored Infantry) directs the adaptation of the light novel s...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The winter 2016 scheduled show Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! has gotten a new TV spot streaming through Kadokawa and the official site today ahead of the Japanese premiere date of January 14th, 2016.

AFA Channel! freakpool

The very first official Gundam shop has finally opened in the Kansai region, and it can certainly give its Kanto counterparts a run for their money, as this new store, called the Gundam Square, features a dynamic monument to the Gundam franchise's...

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo shared the latest on their upcoming Attack on Titan action game by Omega Force with a look at three videos showcasing some of its gameplay. The first video shows its basic actions and moves, which mostly consist of simple 3D Maneuver Ge...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

A recent online questionnaire administered by Anime! Anime! asked some 1500 fans to vote for the 2015 anime TV series that they felt most represented the concept of "subarashii", meaning "splendid" or "magnificent".

moetron pKjd

According to AIC Project, production for a new Saber Marionette J OVA, entitled 'Saber Marionette J: Last Story', is underway and will be released in 2016. Further details are expected to be announced soon.

1. New Berserk Anime Has Been Announced for 2016 NBC Universal has announced that a new Berserk anime is being produced, and it's going to be based on the Black Swordsman Arc that will air in 2016! The studio and format of the anime was not revealed.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . December 27, 2015 . 9:30am Tribute Games has announced that its next game will be Ninja Senki DX and that it'll be coming to Steam, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita in February 2016.

Realty Today

Yoshitoki Oima's "Silent Voice" manga gets an anime film. The movie is slated for theater release slated in Fall 2016. According to Crunchyroll, Shochiku recently published in its movie news site a list of movies that are to be released in 2016-2017.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann: Restart project has announced that all 27 episodes of the Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann anime will be broadcasted on Japanese video service Niconico.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of ufotable's anime adaptation of God Eater has revealed a brand new visual for the final 4 episodes of the anime, which will debut from March 5th, 2016. Episode 10 of the anime will air on Tokyo MX on March 5th at 6:30pm JST ...

RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

If you listen closely, you can still hear the squeals of kawaii echoing across the internet. The Easter Bunny may not be visiting houses for a few more months, but it seems to have already come to Japanese Twitter in the form of this adorable pet ...

JEFusion Gaiatron

The cast, production crew and plot for the upcoming 49th anniversary Super Sentai series has been revealed thanks to the official TV Asahi page and the supplied newspaper scans. Before anything else, let's all read about the plot of the series: "A...

5:17 p.m. PST December 27, 2015

War is Hell No. 10: Heavy Object Wait, Heavy Object makes the Top 10? What kind of silly list is this? I'm sure there will be folks out there who will see this and argue that shows such as Owari no Seraph, Fafner or Gochumon wa Usagi Desu Ka are m...

AFA Channel! freakpool

As promised, Gundam. info has now started streaming the very first episode of the new Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt ONA for a limited time until 7 January. The episode is only available in a certain amount of areas, so the video might not be play...

Anime Evo setsuken

Its 3 months late, but the true finale for Working! ! ! has finally arrived. Was it worth the wait? Was this a case of better late than never? I think, after watching this one hour long extra episode, you'd be hard-pressed to disagree with or find...

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

The intersection in Mitaka TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police arrested a 24-year-old male company employee for smearing his own excrement on a girl in Mitaka City, reports TV Asahi (Dec. 27). On December 5 at 9:45 p.

Siliconera Sato

Sega shared a couple trailers over the weekend that gives us a sample of some of the tracks that we'll see in their upcoming rhythm game, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X. The first is a medley mix titled "Hajimari no Medley: Primary Colors" and arran...

More Digimon, more stages, backwards compatibility Anime News Network's merchandise coverage sponsored by Omakase and Tokyo Otaku Mode. With the 15th anniversary of Digimon Adventure 02 this year, Digimon fans are reveling in nostalgia.

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

NHK has announced the set list for this years upcoming Kohaku Uta Gassen and it looks like Japan will be rockin' straight through the New Years. The 66th Kokaku Uta Gassen, Japan's traditional New Year's Ever music program comporable to America's ...

Ono Kensho (小野賢章) revealed more details for single STORY - preview music video, jacket covers, and full track list. His 3rd single has tie-up as opening theme for upcoming anime Luck and Logic (ラクエンロジック) plus he voices lead character Yoshichika Ts...

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