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January 8, 2016, 3:30 AM
Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . January 6, 2016 . 10:00am The Steam product page for Final Fantasy IX is now available, revealing key details about what will be added in the Windows PC port of the PlayStation JRPG. Like the rereleases of Final Fantasy VII and Final Fa...

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...

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...

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?

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Here's a short promo for the Koukaku no Pandora anime series, the first episode of which will be aired on January 8. Koukaku no Pandora Anime News Video Gallery Japan Games Figurines Cosplay Models Manga Monthly Goal: $100 Current Total: $27 Perce...

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today announced an agreement by which the leading interactive entertainment publisher will become the Official Anime Entertainment Partner for the 2016 Wizard World Comic Con and Gaming Tours, bringing BANDA...

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.


Today, Shukan Bunshun revealed that Kawatani Enon of the bands Gesu no Kiwami Otome. and indigo la End is supposedly dating Becky. The problem though is that he is currently married. Enon has secretly been married since last summer.

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.

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 Anime News Network

The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences announced on Tuesday that it will induct video game director and Metal Geargame series creator Hideo Kojima into its Hall of Fame at the 19th D. I. C. E Awards on February 18.

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...

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...

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.

FUNimation announced the full English dub cast for the Snow White with the Red Hair anime, with all the dubbed episodes for season 1 set to debut throughout the month. The season 2 Broadcast Dub will follow in February, but for now you can watch e...

Welcome to Anime News Network's Winter 2016 Preview Guide! Here's how it goes: our team of critics write up their impressions instantly and they get posted as they go along. Each critic will cover as many shows as they can handle, resulting in alt...

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...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Finally! You no longer have to let language barriers keep you from lying to random girls you meet on the street of a foreign land. I'll be honest: I don't put much faith in the process of automated translation, especially when English and Japanese...

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...

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.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The anime adaptation of Ojisan and Marshmallow has found itself a simulcast partner and home for the season as it gets underway with Crunchyroll announcing their pickup of the series. THe service will bring out the show every Thursday starting tod...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We're a few weeks away from hitting the final volume for the summer 2015 anime series Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei! Herz! and now the full sized cover artwork for that fifth volume has arrived. This release was scheduled for January 29th, 2...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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