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February 23, 2016, 7:00 PM

Maryam, known online as Mari945, is a 20 year old artist who loves anime, manga, gaming and super cute things! She's drawn great fanart for awhile and recently made Disney fanart in our favorite style!

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Maybe the U. S. presidential candidate doesn't have as much otaku cred as some people think he does. Last month, a political commentator, in discussing the supporters of U. S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump, insinuated that most of them masturb...

Who would have thought that we could go without this ice cream flavor for over two decades? We're happy to report that Baskin Robbins in Japan, known as B-R Thirty One Ice Cream in the country, will soon be coming out with a new seasonal flavor th...

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Wataru Watanabe, the mangaka behind Yowamushi Pedal, is one huge cycling enthusiast. Despite being busy as a mangaka (though not in the same level as One Piece's Eiichiro Oda), he still has some time to ride his bike with his buddies.

February 22 is Cat Day in Japan, so Ikumi Mama Animal Doughnuts is making delicious, adorable cat doughnuts. And we got some! Yes, February 22 is Ninja Day, but it's also Cat Day in Japan (though International Cat Day is actually August 8)!

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Shiori Amase's high school rugby football-themed manga ALL OUT! ! today updated with a teaser visual introducing its four main characters with a tagline "Anyone can be a star here," and ...

So here we are, back again with the second half of Unlimited Blade Works. When I reviewed the first half of this series, I stated that it was a very compelling action show with a few solid characters overall, held down by some lousy writing and un...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

The gorgeous eight-piece collection features a number of adorable, special details. Japan's leading eyewear brand JINS has just announced it will be teaming up with the nation's beloved cast of Sailor Moon schoolgirls for an exciting collaboration...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Nyanbo - a cat-ear wearing, cat-tail sporting spin-off of the popular cardboard robot character Danbo from Kiyohiko Azuma's heart-warming Yotsuba&! manga - is getting its own short-form TV anime on NHK E TV in Autumn of 2016.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This is not a Gamera figure. It's a Gamera dessert. You can eat this. Shoya Okamoto is a student at Otemae College of Confectionery in Japan, and he created this Gamera out of sweet bean paste, with food coloring mixed in to achieve the proper hues.

New School Kaidan David Liao

There's a new PV by Country Girls and I LIKE IT! It's called Boogie Woogie LOVE and it's faintly reminiscent of Morning Musume's Mr. Moonlight, maybe? Boogie Woogie LOVE country girls ブギウギLOVE 2016-02-22 Share Facebook Twitter Google + Tags Boogie...

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NIS America announced at its annual press that htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary to PC in March and Criminal Girls: Invite Only to PC in April. Sources: Gematsu & tononet. Related Criminal Girls: Invite Only Games htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary Nis NIS Ame...

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Onder Pinarbasi TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested two Turkish nationals currently applying for refugee status for allegedly raping a woman in Kita Ward, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Feb.

Siliconera Sato

NIS America released the latest trailer and screenshots for Spike Chunsoft's tactical RPG, Grand Kingdom, by Grand Knights History director Tomohiko Deguchi, which will release in the west this summer.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While anime fans have missed out on getting Ajin simulcast at the same time as it got its Japanese broadcast, it does look like we're getting closer to its streaming debut. Netflix has the rights to the series and we're seeing confirmations from n...


In last Saturday's broadcast of "Kaito Yamaneko" drama starring KAT-TUN's Kamenashi Kazuya, Horikita Maki made a cameo appearance as her character Kinomiya Nagisa of "Higanbana" drama. The reunion of the two since 2005's "Nobuta Wo Produce" drama ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the four-episode final chapter of Tamayura anime series, Tamayura: Sotsugyo Shashin (Graduation Photos), has posted a 30-second trailer for the upcoming fourth episode "-Ashita-.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Tokyo-based stage play company NEGA today announced that a stage play adaptation of Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold (Persona 4 Arena Ultimax), a fighting game from the Persona 4 franchise, is in the works.

Blackbeard joins the Burning Blood roster as a playable character. Fans of the hit anime One Piece have been anxiously awaiting the release of the upcoming One Piece: Burning Blood. The fighting game, developed by Spike Chunsoft, is being publishe...

Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Ghost's 20th episode titled "Explosion! The Flames of Friendship! " Can Kanon and Takeru stop Necrom Specter's rampage? Takeru tries to teach the Art Supplies Gamma the meaning of friendship, but must also deal wi...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Silicon Studio, the folks behind Bravely Default and Bravely Second, are teaming up with Mistwalker Silicon Studio, the folks behind Bravely Default and Bravely Second, are teaming up with Mistwalker to co-develop a new title.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

German distributor KSM Anime announced last month their acquisition of the Akatsuki no Yona anime series. While details for the release were slim at the time, they've now updated what to expect with it so that fans can get their preorders in.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Toho has posted a music video for "FLASH," the theme song for the upcoming two-part live-action film adaptation of Yuki Suetsugu's shoujo manga series Chihayafuru performed by three-member techno pop unit Perfume.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

TOHO really does impress with its strong promotion for Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash as it moves through the winter 2016 season. The latest batch of videos that it's let loose into the wild involves a new subtitled two-minute long music video for the...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official Twitter for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Ayuko Hatta's shoujo manga Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji/Wolf Girl & Black Prince today posted a new poster visual featuring Fumi Nikaidou as the protagonist high school girl Erika ...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

At the "Kamisama no Kanshasai: Hestia Party" special event held on February 21, 2016, at Katsushika Symphony Hills Mozart Hall in Katsushika, Tokyo, Japan, the producers of the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon?

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