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December 31, 2015, 12:00 PM
Siliconera Sato

Dissidia Final Fantasy launched for arcade in Japan last month, and Director Takeo Kujiraoka recently spoke with Famitsu about some more characters that will be added to the action title in the near future.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The first commercial has been released for the TV anime adaptation of Natsume Akatsuki and Kurone Mishima's Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (Give Blessings to This Wonderful World! ) light novel series.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

From Love Live! to Sword Art Online, Kadokawa had a lot of series to show off at this week's Comiket 89, with a booth presenting merchandise from over 20 titles. Along with the t-shirts and charms, they had hug pillows for a selection of 2015 and ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The first cour for Concrete Revolutio finished up this week and it's definitely bee a conflicting series for a lot of fans as it laid out its story and really made you pay attention to the date/time stamps on it.

Siliconera Sato

The first preview video for the upcoming second season anime adaptation of Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) manga has been revealed. The video itself is the brand new ending scene of the anime, which has been added for the Att...


At 7:15 PM JST on December 31, the 66th Kohaku Uta Gassen will air on NHK. The show will be about 4 and half hours long. There will be many acts performing on the show, including Arashi, AKB48, Sandaime J Soul Brothers, Perfume, Shiina Ringo, Gesu...

tokyohive Shiso

TOKYO GIRLS' STYLE member Konishi Ayano will be graduating from the group and retiring from the showbiz industry. SEE ALSO: TOKYO GIRLS' STYLE's Konishi Ayano to temporarily suspend her activities Konishi has been on hiatus since June in order to ...

The official website of the recently announced anime adaptation of Key and Visual Art's Rewrite visual novel has opened for Comiket 89 revealing that the series will air in Summer 2016. In addition, the first visual, main cast members and promotio...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . December 29, 2015 . 10:00am In Japan, a Hyrule Gold New 3DS LL will be released alongside Hyrule Warriors Legends. While the system doesn't come with a copy of the game, it does include something special for it.

Last week's 2016 3/4 double issue of Shonen Jump was the final issue to hit Japanese shops this year. It follows the November 30th release of the 2015 issue 53. Between the two, as of today, if you go by calendar date or cover date, there was no c...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . December 29, 2015 . 9:00am A PlayStation 4 entry in The Idolmaster series has been in development, with Bandai Namco offering a brief glimpse of the game at the Masters of Idol World 2015 10th anniversary event back in July.

The official website for the upcoming anime adaptation of of Shoutarou Tokunou's New Game! manga has launched and has revealed a new key visual. The television anime adaptation of Shoutarou Tokunou's New Game!

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Comiket 89's cosplay legion continues its charge onto the enemy cameras, chill temperatures apparently doing little to reduce their ardor in the face of the manic hordes.

Adding to their January 2016 simulcast slate, Sentai Filmworks have confirmed they hold the rights to Norn9, which is set to begin airing next month as part of Japan's Winter 2016 anime season. Based on the visual novel by Idea Factory (Which has ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The upcoming winter season sees the debut of an anime adaptation of Dagashi Kashi, Kotoyama's 2014 sweets cooking comedy manga about a young would-be manga author, who meets a strange girl who has traveled to his rural, family dagashi (penny sweet...

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Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The latest issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that the upcoming anime adaptation of Takashi Yano's Naruto spin-off novel Itachi Shinden (The True Legend of Itachi) will be airing from March 2016.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Usakame, a comedic manga that spun-off from Teekyu, is receiving its own TV anime adaptation in 2016 which will feature many of the same staff as the Teekyu anime. The series will star the rival tennis team from Usakame High School that faced off ...

A new visual for the girls from the upcoming anime adaptation of Souichirou Shinno and Shirabi's Musaigen no Phantom World (Myriad Colors Phantom World) novel has been featured as a double page spread in the February 2016 issue of Dengeki G's Maga...

Siliconera Sato

Pokkén Tournament has been available in arcades since earlier this summer and it's releasing for Wii U in Japan in March 2016. Here's a look at a TV spot that shows off some of its flashy moves. Pokkén Tournament will release in Japan on March 18,...

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Jouji Nakata is known for many great roles, from the soft-spoken Otoo-san in Working! ! ! , to the lovable Nyanta from Log Horizon. But his most iconic role may just be the one from Fate/ Stay Night, where he voices the corrupt priest, Kirei Kotom...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A first preview offers a look at Bakuon! ! , Mimana Orimoto's Young Champion Retsu motorcycle manga set to be adapted into a March OVA and April TV anime. Cast: Hane Sakura: Reina Ueda Staff Original: Mimana Orimoto (Akita Shoten "Young Champion R...

'福の神の言伝' (Fukunokami no kotodzute) "The God of Fortune's Message" What a way to end it. Unlike last season-or even the last arc, for that matter-Noragmi Aragoto's second half concludes not with the flash or spectacle of some epic, high-stakes batt...

tokyohive Shiso

Three-member idol unit Ayumikurikamaki was involved in a car accident. According to their official site, it occurred on December 27. The members were in a vehicle that rolled over because of a rear burst tire.

Game developer Harukaze unveiled their eroge game work "Nora to Ōjo to Noraneko Heart" to be getting an short TV animation during Comiket 89. An official website was opened on the first day of Comiket 89 and the website had also unveiled the visua...

AFA Channel! freakpool

Japanese singer, Rena Uehara, is going on a hiatus from work, as she is experiencing some problems with her voice, and that she will be receiving treatment for them. This was announced by her recording company, F.

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