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February 11, 2016, 10:00 PM

Jenbae enjoys reading manga, yelling at her laptop, and eating popcorn with extra butter. She also enjoys writing blurbs about herself in 3rd person where she doesn't know what to say but she recommends everyone to check out the webtoons: The Game...

For years, I couldn't remember its name. Films absorbed in the haze of early childhood often have that downside. Nevertheless, images endured, bouncing around my brain for a decade afterwards. Slapstick pirates.

Tokyo Girls Update KAI NAGASE

Seiko Oomori released the MV for "Gekiteki JOY! Before After" from her double A-side comeback single "Aishiteru. com/Gekiteki JOY! Before After" (release date: February 17). Compared to the previous work "Magic Mirror" singing about the unfortunat...

METANORN Foshizzel

What a cool assssss sssssssnake~ Oh boy this week we finally learn about Mana Asuha! Yeah I hope this is the last character themed episode even though I have a feeling they are going to give us some solo episodes for Olga and Yukari or will they j...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Idea Factory International announced western release dates for Trillion 1,000,000,000,000: God of Destruction. The strategy-RPG about taking down a god with a trillion HP hits PS Vita in North America on March 29, followed by Europe on April 1.

Sakura Index Crosse

A new visual for the upcoming Accel World: Infinite Burst anime film was revealed on Wednesday to accompany the announcement of the release date. The film will open on July 23 in Japan. Accel World: Infinite Burst is a brand new anime film of the ...

Siliconera Casey

Japan will be getting a whole bunch of Pokémon sprite-themed merchandise on February 27th, to celebrate the game franchise's 20th anniversary. The merchandise bearing the sprites from the original games will be sold at Pokémon Centers as well as A...

Tokyo Girls Update Christopher Woods

HYPER JAPAN's Christmas Markets are invariably more intimate than their summer festivals. Nonetheless, their 2015 events featured a variety of entertainment: performances from TOKYO GIRLS' STYLE, Honey Spice, Tomoca, ONE NOT'E, Eir Aoi, X Japan, K...


Ken Watanabe has been diagnosed with early stage stomach cancer and has undergone endoscopic surgery to remove it, according to his agent. The 56-year-old actor released a statement Tuesday seeking understanding for the postponement of his return ...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . February 10, 2016 . 9:00am Hajime Saito, the Sega Sammy Group's Chief Executive Officer, announced a Sonic the Hedgehog movie when speaking to The World Folio. The company is working with Sony Pictures on the project.

Siliconera Sato

Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia and Square Enix announced that the upcoming RPG Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness is getting its own limited edition PlayStation 4 in Japan. PlayStation 4 Star Ocean 5 Edition (Jet Black): PlayStation 4...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Warner Brothers Japan's official YouTube channel has posted a 40-second PV to introduce the media mix projects based on the sci-fi action franchise Terra Formars for this spring, including its original manga created by Yu Sasuga (story) and Kenich...

Funimation will be starting the broadcast dub of the Dagashi Kashi anime today, so it's time to have a look at the full English dub cast. The series debuts in dubbed form at 8:00pm EST, and here's who you can look forward to hearing in the roles: ...

Japanator Red Veron

I remember when Mitsurugi Hikae Kamui first made the rounds on the PC indie game circuit almost two years ago and seeing potential with the sword-wielding schoolgirl action game. Mitsurugi Hikae Kamui is now coming to the PlayStation 4 and it has ...


After "TRAGEDY" single released on February 10, KAT-TUN will be releasing their 26th single "UNLOCK". The single will be released on March 2. "UNLOCK" is the theme song for NTV's Kaito Yamaneko drama starring member Kamenashi Kazuya.

The Tokyo Reporter Staff Report

Kensuke Miyazaki TOKYO (TR) - A lawmaker from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party who announced plans to take paternity leave has admitted to infidelity while his wife was pregnant, reports Fuji News Network (Feb.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Casting reveals are underway from Sentai Filmworks for their upcoming release of Monthly Girls Nozaki-kun as there's just over a month until the sets release on March 29th, 2016. The latest casting news is a pretty damn welcome one as we get to se...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Hoshino Mai has just joined LinQ as a new member. She is part of the 7th generation of the idol group. Hoshino Mai is 14 years old. She is a middle school student from Fukuoka. Her hobbies are painting and music.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Sou Yayoi's ReLIFE web manga has revealed the first two cast members in the upcoming series. The two revealed cast members include: Kensho Ono (Slaine Troyard from Aldnoah.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially announced today that a TV anime adaptation of Kiri Wazawa's comedy web manga series Fukigen na Mononokean (The Morose Mononokean) is in the works. Its official website also opens with a teaser visual featuring its three main chara...

The official website for Endride, an upcoming anime and smartphone game project with original character designs byBastard! ! manga creator Kazushi Hagiwara and Rurouni Kenshin manga creator Nobuhiro Watsuki has revealed two additional cast members.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

While North American RPG fans have to wait until April 15 to play Bravely Second: End Layer, Europe gets to dig into the full game on February 26, with a demo set to launch in the region tomorrow. Thus, it's the perfect time for Nintendo UK to int...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The casting reveals continue for the upcoming Qualidea Code anime series as a pair of new actors have been revealed via the Monthly Newtype magazine that's just now out. The new casting includes Chika Anzai as Asuha Chigusa and Yuuma Uchida as Kas...

This year's 11th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine will be announcing on Monday that Yuuki Kaji will voice the character Shouto Todoroki in the anime adaptation of Kouhei Horikoshi's Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) manga.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Hakusensha has posted a two-minute preview for "Kamisama, Hanayome ni Naru" (God, Becomes a Bride), the third OAD episode based on the "past arc" of Julietta Suzuki's Kamisama Hajimemashita/Kamisama Kiss manga.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco shared the latest trailer for their upcoming brawler, Kamen Rider: Battride War Genesis, giving us a look at some of the series' Heisei era Riders from 2009 to 2012. The trailer shows Riders in the following order: Kamen Rider W, Kame...

'この魔剣にお値段を!' (Kono Maken ni o Nedan o! ) "A Price For This Cursed Sword" Kazuma meets the real Chosen Hero. Of Aqua and Cages The first half of the episode could have easily been too much. The comedic sociopathy (trope!

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

If you've never been to Iida city in Japan's scenic and historic Nagano Prefecture, now's your chance to explore the region remotely via new travelogue series called Iida Tokimeki Trip. The first episode launches today at 8pm Pacific Time, and new...

Unit BOYS AND MEN top the singles chart with single Wanna be! selling over 102,000 copies. The Nagoya based boy idol group also known as BOIMEN, 16th single includes opening and ending for their TV drama Shiratori Reiko do Gozaimasu.

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