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January 8, 2016, 1:00 AM

Bras are one of the necessities for women in many countries. Compared to most countries, Japanese women don' have large boobs in average. But instead, we have created bras that are just too high tech. Let me introduce to you our magical bras of Ja...

Charapedia asked Japanese fans "Which anime character from 2015 was the most attractive? " and they got their answer. There were 10,000 respondents and an almost even split of male/female (48. 4% vs 51.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Legendary all-female performance troupe Takarazuka Revue famously looks to a broad range of source material for their musicals, from Faust and West Side Story to Phoenix Wright and Ocean's 11 to Legend of the Galactic Heroes.

Makoto Shinkai independently released a five-minute anime short titled She and Her Cat back in 1999, and now it's returning as a TV anime. Kanojo to Kanojo no neko -Everything Flows- is coming to the Ultra Super Anime Time block on Tokyo MX and BS...

The official website for the upcoming second season TV anime adaptation of Yanai Tagami's light novel series Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (Gate: The Self-Defense Forces Fight Like This in Another Land) began streaming the preview for...

The winter season is upon us! With so many shows coming out it's hard to file down the season's offerings to the handful of shows you want to watch all the episodes of. Watching the first episode and making your own judgment is a tried and true me...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Because it's not like it can choose itself, is it? Lovers of alcohol are no doubt thankful to the High Sour brand, which popularized the drink that Japan calls the "sour" (a mix of shochu, soda water, and fruit juice) when it went on sale in 1980.

Wan Abrar Rei

New season is just around the corner, and here is another of our seasonal post of what I think is good to watch for this Winter season. Same as the previous season's post, at the end of every opinion there will be rating to let you guys know my in...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The zodiac would suggest that 2016 should be The Year of Monkey D. Luffy. However, going into the holidays, at the end of 2015's Jump Festa event, One Piece author Eiichiro Oda suggested that fans should expect things from a certain curly eyebrowe...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The main cast for Sansya Sanyo, an upcoming TV anime based on the comedy manga of the same name by Cherry Arai, has been announced. The cast members include: Mai Kanazawa as Futaba Odagiri, an energetic girl.

Sentai Filmworks picked up the My Love Story! ! anime license back in May of last year, and it looks like they have even bigger plans for this one. My Love Story! ! , which adapts the romantic comedy manga written by Kazune Kawahara and illustrate...

Siliconera Sato

Nintendo and HAL Laboratory stealth-released BOXBOY! One More Box (Hako Boy! Mou Hito Hako,) a sequel to the popular title BOXBOY! in the Japanese Nintendo eShop. The above is a look at the official trailer for the game.

Haruhi's classic bunny girl outfit has served as the inspiration for another luscious cosplay, with the alluring cosplayer posing desirably while keeping her handy guitar closeby, in case any last minute concerts are in need of a hand.

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

A 2015 calendar featuring members of AKB48 KYOTO (TR) - Kyoto Prefectural Police used a lost wallet to apprehend a 26-year-old man from Yamashina Ward who is alleged to have illegally obtained an identification card from a local government office.

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

There's something wonderful about getting the chance to share a hobby with one's own kid. It acts as a way for the parents to bond with their children in a whole new way, and their teamwork gives off a warming aura to those around them.

Collaborating with Regista, Yeti and Lemnisca, Sekai Project have started off their year by launching a new Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for Takumi Nakazawa's visual novel Root Double -Before Crime * After Days- Xtend Edition.

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When the actors for the upcoming Seraph of the End musical were revealed in costume, it had fans talking about how great they looked, and how the costumes were accurate. However, a brand new visual might get a few fangirls and fujoshis screaming.

Siliconera Casey

Polygon has shared a 14-minutes of gameplay from Fire Emblem: Fates, showcasing an important turning point in the game's plot. The video gives us a look at the scenes leading up to the end of Chapter 5, wherein the main character must make the piv...

Siliconera Sato

Atlus announced that first-print copies of Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final is getting a DLC set that includes a custom Nintendo 3DS theme, along with a couple in-game items. The DLC set, called the "Forbidden God-Slayer DLC Set" features a 3DS theme ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

FUNimation looks to be making a bit of a splash to get 2016 underway as the company has announced that they have a lot of initiatives in the works that will make this year a lot more engaging for fans, especially that use their services as a new l...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Fukagawa Mai announced her graduation from Nogizaka46. Maimai will leave the idol group in May or June. She will participate in the various events (handshake. . . ) held for the release of Nogizaka46's 14th single which is going to be on sale on M...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

After falling off of the service for awhile, Hulu has a returning play now from FUNimation with the full Rosario+Vampire series now streaming again in its original Japanese language form. They also have the first four episodes in dubbed form if th...

Nerd Reactor Jose Gutierrez III

Anime Impulse is a new upcoming convention in LA, but don't let its newness fool you. They are bringing in some heavy hitters to kick off its inaugural launch. It will be held at the Pamona Fairplex alongside the 35th Annual Asian American Expo.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco recently uploaded the latest trailer for their upcoming PlayStation Vita game, The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water with a look at its customizable protagonist and various heroines.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Warner Entertainment Japan has posted a 150-second music video for 27-year-old singer Kanon Wakeshima's 9th single "Love your enemies" on its official YouTube channel. It will be featured as the theme song for the upcoming anime film selector dest...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The spring 2015 anime series Sound! Euphonium finished up its home video release last month with the seventh volume arriving on December 16th, 2015. Kyoto Animation is doing a lot of prep work for the film and new TV series, but they're also highl...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Snow White With The Red Hair Japanese Cover 1 While fans eagerly away the second cour of Snow White with the Red Hair, FUNimation has kicked off the dubbed version of the first cour ahead of doing the Broadcast Dub for the second cour.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Every New Year's Eve in Taiwan, the staff at local McDonald's restaurants cosplay. This year, some of the threads didn't exactly go over well. At all. In the past, staff have dressed up as Dragon Ball characters, maids, and even Chucky from Child'...

RocketNews24 evie lund

Beyond silly mistakes like wearing toilet slippers on tatami or forgetting to add "san" to someone's name, what other things do foreigners unknowingly do to reduce their chances of living happily in Japan?

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix established Shinra Technologies, a subsidiary to explore the cloud gaming space back in September 2014. It has been announced that the company will be shutting down. Shinra Technologies, based in New York and Tokyo, will both be shutti...

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