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January 2, 2016, 7:00 AM
GoBoiano Media alissachu

As a Fangirl in the anime world, there are many moments that are beautiful, magical, and doki-doki inducing. But there are quite a few moments that are pretty annoying. Mainly other people's reactions to you being an Anime Fangirl.

Tokyo Idol Festival is the world's biggest idol festival where idol fans from across the globe come together. In fact, last year's festival featured 154 idol groups on stage with over 51,000 fans in attendance.

A new ad for the Fate/Grand Order smartphone game recently hit the official Type-Moon YouTube page, highlighting the fourth scenario, "A. D. 1888, Shikai Makiri Toshi London," and showing off some of the new Servants in the process.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . December 31, 2015 . 8:30am Square Enix revealed on their official website that Final Fantasy IX is finally headed to PC after 15 years of waiting since its original release on PlayStation. It's also getting a smartphone release on Androi...

Fairy Tail's author Hiro Mashima is back again and this time thanking fans for remarkably successful 2015 and to prepare for the 10th anniversary thrills of 2016. He also asked fans who should be 2015's MVP.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

As noted earlier today, we kicked off the Ten Years Later project back in 2014 as a way to talk about anime series from that time period as a lot of them are finding a second life through either new Blu-ray releases or as license rescues.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Harukaze, a developer of adult-oriented computer games, has announced that its upcoming game Nora, Princess, and Stray Cat will be adapted into a short form TV anime. The premise of the game involves a young man and his adopted sister encountering...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming KING OF PRISM by Pretty Rhythm has posted a three-minute new trailer introducing the newly-produced footage from the upcoming film. The story of the all-new film centers on three-member male idol unit Over The...


On December 31, NHK aired its annual year end music show, Kohaku Uta Gassen. This year, the Red Team (the women's team) won, with a score of 356,832 to 346,929. Several popular acts performed, including Arashi, AKB48, Shiina Ringo, and Perfume.

Three If By Space Robert Prentice

It's that time of year again and we have now finished another year of anime. Our Best Anime Series Of 2015 may not be the most popular series of 2015 but they are, in our opinion, the best series in terms of: Animation, story and musical scores.

Nine months ago, animator Henry Thurlow's Reddit AMA shone a spotlight on one of the lowest rungs of the anime industry-- the hardscrabble life of an in-between animator (douga-man), trying to get established and start a career at small studios.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

As Madoka Magica prepares to celebrate its fifth anniversary in 2016, its producers at Shaft greeted the Year of the Monkey with a card on their site, and more art from character designer Junichiro Taniguchi on their Twitter feed.

Popular tennis series Teekyu will get a spinoff series called Usakame in 2016, according to a report by Anime Anime. The series will be based on the manga by Teekyu author Roots and artist Juzo Kirisawa and will revolve around a group of rivals to...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Crunchyroll announced another addition to its winter anime lineup today, with ERASED set to premiere exclusively on Crunchyroll on January 7 at 10:20am Pacific Time. After that, starting with episode 2, new episodes will launch every Thursday at 9...

Winter weather is nothing for these ladies who cosplay during winter Comiket 89. Despite the cold, they brave it and cosplay their most beautiful outfit to impress everyone. So we had compiled photos over Twitter for you to enjoy.


Arashi wrapped up their "ARASHI LIVE TOUR 2015 Japonism" at the Tokyo Dome last December 27. With this, the group has achieved another record, 17 years from their debut. Attendance to Arashi's concerts officially exceeded 10 million.


Phantasy Star Online 2 and ARK: Survival fans have next year won already, with the Japanese game hitting the anime industry and ARK: Survival finally hitting all consoles. Both games will be scoring huge victories throughout 2016.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sailor Moon Crystal Japanese Volume 1 Cover After revealing their plans a bit earlier this month to release Sailor Moon Crystal in Germany and giving the voice actresses a chance to introduce themselves, Kaze Deutschland is now setting the schedul...

SGCafe spartanchef

It's finally 2016, so before anything else, Happy New Year! Now, since it's 2016, we would like to start things of with some GOOD NEWS, and we are just gonna say it: LOVE LIVE! 's μ's ARE NOT BREAKING UP!

A team of Japanese scientists have met the criteria for naming a new element, the synthetic highly radioactive element 113, more than a dozen years after they began working to create it. Kosuke Morita, who was leading researcher at the government-...

Dread Central David Gelmini

As both a lifelong fan of horror and Japanese animation, the news that a new Berserk anime adaptation is on the way certainly has me hooked. The insanely violent manga series by Kentaro Miura followed two mercenaries called Guts and Griffith as th...

Project JeForceX JeForceX

Image: Cover Picture for the Year In Review 2015 feature article. We have arrived at the end of the calendar year 2015 and it is that time of the year again when we take a look back at how far we have traveled and how much we have accomplished wit...

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