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February 19, 2016, 12:30 PM
GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

This is one of the stories that can change your perspective on life. Ichigo Takano's hit manga has a strange publication history - it started out as a shojo when it began, but ended as a seinen. Orange will be directed by Hiroshi Hamasaki (Steins;...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Just because you love cats' free-spirited nature doesn't mean you have to put up with a messy apartment. In their heart of hearts, a lot of people have such a soft spot for cats that they'd like to own more than one.

GoBoiano Media Tsubaki

Remember when Drake became a internet meme with his Hotline Bling song? Well cosplayer Rawjudgement decided to grace Katsucon 2016 with the best Drake cosplay of all time. The Twitter was pretty hype about Drake being at Katsu.

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Now you can enjoy all the delights of a cat-shaped dessert while immersed in the traditional culture of Kyoto. Machiya, traditional wooden townhouses, dot the landscape in the historical city of Kyoto, creating a distinct atmosphere and extending ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Next week's issue of manga magazine Shonen Jump is set to lay out plans for wrapping up Yūsei Matsui's Assassination Classroom. The 2012 series has five chapters to go, with its finale slated for next month in a 29-page chapter with color climax.

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix announced Love Live! School Idol Festival: After School Activity as the newest title for the idol series, and it'll launch for arcade in Japan. The above is a look at a teaser trailer for the upcoming arcade game by Bushiroad, based on...

Siliconera Casey

Nintendo of America recently shared a couple of new images for Fire Emblem Fates, featuring the members of Hoshido and Nohr, the opposing families in the game. You can check out the images below to learn more about the two families.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

There's no going back now. Japan is getting Case Closed (AKA Detective Conan) themed shoes and socks, which are inventive and cute. Little neckties and bowties for your feet! According to Fashion Press, the socks and shoes are from Japanese brand ...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Crunchyroll previously reported about how the 5th volume of Kiss Him, Not Me was being published alongside a drama CD featuring the voices of Kana Hanazawa, Takahiro Sakurai, and others. Now the series is teasing a major announcement that will be ...

The official website for the anime adaptation of Yu Sasuga and Kenichi Tachibana's popular sci-fi action Terra Formars manga series revealed a new key visual for the upcoming second season of Terraformars, titled Terraformars Revenge, on Thursday.

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American late night TV is getting another taste of Japanese pop culture, as the Late Show With Stephen Colbert will be hosting Japanese metal idol group, Baby Metal, to promote their latest album, Metal Resistance.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks has picked up a new sports comedy series for release this year with the acquisition of the 2011 soft tennis comedy Softenni! The series is based on the original 2008 manga series written and illustrated by Ryo Azuchi which was ser...

Siliconera Sato

Series creator Kotaro Uchikoshi announced that Aksys Games will fully reveal Zero Time Dillema next month sometime during the same time as GDC 2016. We also got a look at some of its characters. The following is a look at some of the participating...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The anime adaptation of Yuu Watase's classic girl-transported-to-mystical world shoujo manga Fushigi Yugi was added to Crunchyroll's catalog of streaming anime today at at 5pm Pacific Time. This includes both subbed and dubbed versions.

iCON DOLL LOUNGE announced to hold an event "iCON DOLL LOUNGE ~2016 SPRING&SUMMER COLLECTION~" on 24th April, 2016 at Hibiya Yagai Dai Ongakudo. This event will be the largest scale ever in their event.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's been quiet since we last year about the anime adaptation of the Tanaka-kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge manga back in DEcember. Now that we're getting closer to the spring season where it'll debut, a new key visual has arrived that you can see to the r... Mercuryw
Jason Motes

Warner Brothers division New Line is in negotiations to pick up the film rights to 'Astro Boy', based on a 1950s manga and anime created by Osamu Tezuka. Tezuka is described as the Japanese Walt Disney and his creation has endured all these decade...

It's been announced that BABYMETAL will participate in the rock festival "CHICAGO OPEN AIR" to take place from July 15 to 17 in Chicago, Illinois. Other artists participating in the festival include Rammstein, Chevelle, Disturbed, Korn, Slipknot, ...

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Superbowl 50 ended with a win for the Denver Broncos over the Carolina Panthers, and also featured a few unforgettable Superbowl ads, one of which celebrated 20 years of Pokemon. The ad, which gained approximately 825,000 views on TV, sparked a lo...

Dempagumi. inc announced to release their third album named "GO GO DEMPA" (Release Date: April 27th)! Its title comes from their tour "GO GO DEMPA TOUR 2016 ~Madamada Yume de Owaranyo! ~". Dempagumi. inc now releases new singles three months in a ...

JEFusion Tamiya Kei

December of last year when the stage production of Fairy Tail was announced. This will be the first time Fairy Tail will have a theatrical adaptation. Meet the characters of this stage play after the jump.

Bandai Namco Entertainment posted a new Kamen Rider Battride War Genesis game trailer, which highlights all the playable Heisei Kamen Riders from 2012-2016. The trailer confirmed that Shunya Shiraishi (Wizard), Tasuku Nagase (Beast), Gaku Sano (Ga...

Next week's issue of Shounen Jump has revealed a preview of the designs for the upcoming anime adaptation of Hirohiko Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Part IV: Diamond Is Unbreakable. The anime adaptation of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 4, JoJo...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The anime series Ace of the Diamond is powering on as is the manga from Yuuji Terajima. The first act of the series finished out last year at 47 volumes and the Ace of the Diamond Act II series is moving right along.


Shota Matsuda is featured in the new issue of L'Uomo Vogue, the male counterpart to the Italian edition of Vogue. The magazine gave an introduction of the actor to its readers, saying "Among the most promising Japanese movie actors at the internat...

' シュレーディンガーの猫屋敷' (Shurēdingā no Neko Yashiki) "Schrödinger's Cat Mansion" I mentioned Japan's fondness of Alice in Wonderland last week, and now here's another one: the Schrödinger's cat thought experiment.

Star Ocean 5's scantily clad mage Fiore Brunelli has obtained a trailer of her very own, showcasing her devilishly sexy appearance along with her formidable magic that will hopefully add a much needed abundance of sex appeal to the game, an appare...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official blog for the Girls und Panzer anime franchise today revealed the details of the upcoming DVD/Blu-ray of the feature film Girls und Panzer der Film to be released on May 27. It will be released in three editions: 9,800-yen special limi...

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