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January 16, 2016, 5:00 AM
RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

A cup of tea, a piece of fruit, or a bit of chocolate can all make for a delicious and relaxing moment, and this new Kyoto confectionary lets you enjoy all three in a single bite. Japanese tea company Itohkyuemon was founded in 1832, when Japan wa...

Hayao Miyazaki's animation has touched the hearts of old and young time and time again. The films produced by his incomparable Studio Ghibli often depict beautiful countryside scenes, some of which were inspired by real hills and mountains in Japan.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft
Siliconera Sato

NIS America announced today that they're bringing Spike Chunsoft's tactical RPG Grand Kingdom by Grand Knights History director Tomohiko Deguchi to the west this summer for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.

Two more voices have been announced for the cast of My Hero Academia, which adapts Kōhei Horikoshi's hit manga of the same name when it premieres this April. The latest cast members are Aoi Yūki (Madoka Kaname in Puella Magi Madoka Magica), who wi...

Virtual reality continues to dominate at the start of 2016, with Universal now joining in on the act, debuting its first VR coaster at its park in Osaka themed around Japanese fashion model and singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (Crayon Shin-chan).

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . January 14, 2016 . 9:15pm The PlayStation Blogcast revealed another digital classic for PlayStation 4 owners to pick up next week. When the PlayStation Store updates on January 19, Dark Cloud 2 will be among the included games.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This morning, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced its nominees for the 2016 awards, commonly known as the Oscars. Representing anime will be Studio Ghibli's When Marnie Was There, which will be competing against Charlie Kaufman...

Light novel author Masamune Kuji unveiled on his official Twitter account on Thursday that the anime adaptation of Masamune Huji, Kurogin and Hisasi's Masou Gakuen HxH (Hybrid x Heart Magias Academy Ataraxia) light novel series will be a TV anime.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We're just a bit away overall from the debut of the anime adaptation of Kono Danshi, Mahou ga Oshigoto desu as part of the Ultra Super Anime Time Block for February and now Comix Wave has let loose with the second promo for it.

SGCafe spartanchef

20 years ago, Nintendo introduced two games which have revolutionized the gaming world, they were called Pokemon Red Version and Pokemon Blue Version. These two classics went on to spawn various other Pokemon games, but without the original two, w...

The fourth and final volume of Nami Sano's award-winning Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto manga hits Japan on January 15, and it's bringing with it the announcement of anime adaptation plans. The much-loved series, published in North America by Sev...

Anime Evo setsuken

Boku Dake ga Inai Machi follows up that killer of a start with a nice, slow and reserved second episode. While not the same stunner as the first, the second episode actually reaffirms a belief of mine, namely that Boku Dake ga Inai Machi won't jus...

tokyohive Shiso

Actor Higashide Masahiro and actress Anne, who tied the knot on New Year's day last year, are expecting twin babies! According to the agency, Anne is scheduled to give birth in the summer. The announcement released by the agency states, "As it wil...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Ototachibana's Shonen Maid comedy manga series today announced its three main voice cast: Natsumi Fujiwara (a member of Tekkadan in Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans) as the prota...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Set to a "Main cast goes live! ! " preview, the who's who of Bakuon! ! , Mimana Orimoto's Young Champion Retsu motorcycle manga, has been announced. The 2011 series is set to be adapted into a March OVA and April TV anime.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

King Records has posted a 90-second short version music video for "Shinning Sky," the upcoming 2nd single of two-member voice actress idol unit everying! , consisting of Ibuki Kido and Erii Yamazaki. The song is used as the OP theme for the ongoin...

Siliconera Sato

Sega released the latest trailer for Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X, giving us a sample of four tracks with "Calc. ," "Babylon," "Streaming Heart," and "Umiyuri Kaiteitan. " The trailer shows the tracks in the following order of "Calc.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . January 13, 2016 . 5:30pm In the latest video update for Yandere Simulator the creator reveals that he wants the change the game's name. He explains that it was called "Yandere Simulator" in the first place just to easily comm...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

It's been more than two decades since the original Ghost in the Shell film came out, and the name still resonates as one of the most well-known examples of Japanese anime around. At the same time, it's been quite a while since the film sparked the...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

And I got infected with the T-virus. Don't you hate it when that happens? Universal Studios Japan is once again rolling out its "Cool Japan"-themed area with attractions for Neon Genesis Evangelion, Monster Hunter, Attack on Titan, and Resident Evil.

ZAQ revealed jacket covers, track list, and preview music video for new single hopeness. Her 10th single has tie-up as opening theme for anime Pandora in the Crimson Shell (Kokaku no Pandora, 紅殻のパンドラ).

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The Japanese official website for the TV anime adaptation of Hiro Mashima's fantasy action manga series Fairy Tail today posted a 30-second PV for its new arc Fairy Tail Zero, which is based on the prequel manga of the same name set about 100 year...

Anime Evo FlareKnight

And one of the last of the new shows this season has finally arrived. I have to say this is the show that most surpassed my expectations. If Hai to Gensou no Grimgar is considered the dark fantasy of the season, where everything is bleak but reali...

AFA Channel! freakpool

The Pokemon Trading Card Game has been part of many's childhood. Each Pokemon card, apart from energy cards, features a distinct and beautiful artwork, some of which, are illustrated by well-known illustrator in Japan.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Kyoto Animation's more perverse following have been working their magic on Phantom World's already famous oppai limbo scene, with results that would be sure to project the BD's sales into the stratosphere if only KyoAni would but see the light.

DoubleL is a company that manages intellectual property including mainly manga, anime, and games and develops them globally, and they've begun fundraising for a remake project to the popular manga Magical Taruruuto-kun that uses VR titled "Magical...

'迷惑UFOをやっつけろ!' (Meiwaku UFO o Yattsukero! ) "Take out the Annoying UFO! " It's a curious thing to be introducing the second episode of an anime. When taste testing anime based on the three episode-the notion that a show has one episode to hook and... Carlos Chism

by Carlos Chism on 14th Jan, 2016 Follow @gameranx KOEI TECMO announced today that its upcoming title, Arslan: The Warriors of Legend will launch on PC via Steam simultaneously with the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions, on February 9.

One Punch Man has just been finished; however the frenzy over the anime is still not over. If you still haven't watched One Punch Man, you can still watch it on OVA. According to reports Murata Yusuke (Creator of One Punch Man Series) has already ...

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