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February 6, 2016, 4:00 AM
RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Who said wrist rests have to be boring? In Japan, a computer wrist rest is more than just a soft, cushiony item designed for support and comfort; it's a blank canvas full of design opportunities and an open invitation to go crazy and bring out the...

AFA Channel! freakpool

ERASED, or Boku Dake Ga Inai Machi, is considered as one of this winter 2016 season's best anime, by both critics and fans alike. Kei Sanbe's mystery manga is also getting a live-action movie adaptation, and its official YouTube channel has now st...

Tokyo Girls Update tinyredman

Ever since their unit debut in June 2014, Kido Ibuki and Yamazaki Erii has been working together as the JK seiyuu unit, every♥ing! . With Shining Sky soon to be released next week, the duo looks back at some of the behind the scene shots for Yumei...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The 8th Asian Winter Games, an international multi-sport event sponsored by the Olympic Council of Asia, is coming to Sapporo in February of 2017, and Sapporo's resident virtual idol, Snow Miku, has been appointed as a PR ambassador to represent t...

SGCafe spartanchef

We're already a third of the way through the Winter 2016 anime season, and clearly, there are some anime which stood out, and some which are destined to be quite forgettable. There are many series which people have already dropped, while there are...

The third 2016 issue of Jump SQ has a little treat for fans of Katsura Hoshino's D. Gray-man. As previously reported, a new anime series is on the way, and while it features a fresh staff and cast, it's considered a followup to the 2006 adaptation.

The official website of the Macross franchise revealed a new visual for the upcoming Macross Delta anime. It was also revealed that the series will premiere on all Mainichi Broadcasting System stations in Japan on April 2016.

Nikkei Entertainment, a pop culture magazine published by the Japanese media giant of the same name, has an anime-centric issue out this month, and it's highlighted five anime directors fans might want to keep their eyes on.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Gido Amagakure's Sweetness and Lightning aka Amaama to Inazuma, another bookstore worker pick for 2015 (like My Hero Academia, Re-Life and Dagashi Kashi),and fan pick for manga to make a big break in 2015 (Academia and Re-Life again, Himouto Umari...

AFA Channel! freakpool

Every year, Good Smile Company releases several new Hatsune Miku figures, the most popular of them being from their Nendoroid line of cute and super-deformed figures. Now, they are teaming up with robotic toy makers, iDoll, in order to make a thei... Mercuryw

The SNOW MIKU 1/4 scale figure is now available for preorder! The figure was first announced last year in celebration of the Snow Miku Sky Town's 1st anniversary on December 21st. Presales at the Snow Miku Sky Town has also begun starting today.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco announced today that Dragon Ball Xenoverse has shipped over 3 million copies worldwide across PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360. [Thanks, Game Jouhou. ] The total shipment for Dragon Ball Xenoverse is actually 3.


On May 14, "Tono, Risoku de Gozaru! " will be released in theaters across Japan. The movie stars Abe Sadao, Eita, Tsumabuki Satoshi, Matsuda Ryuhei, Chiba Yudai, Takeuchi Yuko, Yamamoto Maika, and Johnny WEST's Shigeoka Daiki.

JEFusion Tamiya Kei

The 10th issue of Shueisha's weekly Shonen Jump magazine this year revealed the main casts for the Death Note 2016 live-action film. Sosuke Ikematsu, Higen from The Last Samurai film, as Ryuzaki. Masahiro Higashide, Hideo Shimada from the live act...

Siliconera Sato

Marvelous revealed the latest trailer for Uppers, their upcoming PS Vita brawler by Senran Kagura producer Kenichiro Takaki, featuring two new characters in Shion Ukyo and Liu Wuchang. The video starts out with a look at Shion Ukyo who fights with...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The promotional video for the upcoming 3rd OVA of the TV anime adaptation of ONE and Yuusuke Murata's One Punch-Man manga has been released. The video itself briefly showcases the first moments of the 10 minute OVA.

The Fandom Post AJ Adejare

Hosoda once again delivers a great movie. What They Say: "The Boy and The Beast" ("Bakemono no Ko" in Japanese) tells the story of Kyuta, a young orphan living on the streets of Shibuya, who stumbles into a fantastic world of beasts.

Anime Evo setsuken

If there's one word that perfectly encapsulates the appeal of Boku Dake ga Inai Machi, its "unpredictable". In this day and age where people seem to think that its all been done, and there's nothing truly unexpected or original left, Boku Dake ga ...

Variety Justin Kroll

"Boardwalk Empire" actor Michael Pitt is in talks to play the villain opposite Scarlett Johansson in DreamWorks' "Ghost in the Shell. " Rupert Sanders ("Snow White and the Huntsman") is directing the adaptation of the popular anime film, with Para...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Sashihara Rino's new photobook will be published on March 22nd. Sashihara Rino took up the challenge the pose for sexy photos as a gravure idol. According to the description, the pictures in lingerie aim to emphasize her legs and buttocks.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Plans for Naruto Shippuden's spring adaptation of the Itachi Shinden-hen ~Hikari to Yami~ spin-off novels have been updated with news that the TV anime will run starting March 3rd. The announcement was accompanied by a new preview.

New School Kaidan Serrina Lam

Serrina and Dave paneling at Anime Los Angeles (Screenshot from boykunnn's vlog) Hello readers. My name is Serrina and I am a content creator and correspondent at New School Kaidan. I am currently nineteen years old studying media and film at Univ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Ayuko Hatta's shoujo manga Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji/Wolf Girl & Black Prince has posteda 30-second teaser introducing introducing Fumi Nikaidou as the protagonist high school g...

Siliconera Sato

Pokkén Tournament is releasing worldwide on March 18, and The Pokémon Company started a series of demonstration videos, with the first one featuring Pikachu and Lucario. The video demonstrates a some of its gameplay with a fight between Pikachu an...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Ayano Takeda and Nikki Asada's Hibike! Euphonium (Sound! Euphonium) novel series has revealed a brand new visual for the April recap anime film, Gekijouban Hibike!

Siliconera Sato

Nippon Ichi Software released the first trailer for Rose and the Old Castle of Twilight, their upcoming PlayStation Vita by htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary director Masayuki Furuya. The game is about a girl named rose who wakes up in a collapsed dunge...

Siliconera Sato

We previously got a look at Bandai Namco's trailer featuring Kamen Rider: Battride War Genesis' Heisei era Riders from 2000 to 2006, and the latest trailer shows Riders from 2006 to 2009. The trailer shows Riders in the following order: Kamen Ride...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Looking to reveal the cast in piecemeal mode it seems, we've got our first two character announcements out now for the upcoming Qualidea Code anime series. The new casting includes Soma Saito as Ichiya Suzaki and Yui Ishikawa as Canaria Utara, whi...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The main cast for upcoming TV anime Mayoiga, an original collaboration directed by Tsutomu Mizushima and written by Mari Okada with animation by Diomedéa, has been announced. The line up includes: Koudai Sakai as Mitsumune, a 16 year old student w...

JEFusion Tamiya Kei

Today, February 2, host Aya Takashima announces through her agency that she is six months pregnant with her 2nd child. On the same day, husband and member of the popular duo Yuzu, Yujin Kitagawa expresses the same delight over the said news throug...

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