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February 29, 2016, 5:00 PM
Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Crunchyroll previously reported how She and Her Cat, a 1999 short animation by Makoto Shinkai, was being expanded into a short-form TV anime for the Ultra Super Anime Time programming block on Tokyo MX and BS11.

AFA Channel! Firelit

Starting with a walk down memory lane, the Pokemon Direct on the 26th of February 2016, was a celebration of 20 years since the release of the original trilogy of games on 27th February 1996. The highlight of the live event was undoubtedly the ann...

GoBoiano Media Nate Lou

Get your hype thrusters ready because the official Twitter account for Food Wars! (Shokugeki no Soma) anime series revealed that the show's second season is premiering this summer titled Shokugeki no Sōma: Ni no Sara (Food Wars!

The Fandom Post Cody Perez

Originception. What They Say: March 25th-just another day during spring break. Koyomi Araragi, a second year high school student at Naoetsu High School, befriends Tsubasa Hanekawa, the top honors student at his school.

Source: Fujimi Model In March, the Japanese hobby manufacturer Fujimi will launch their new series of Godzilla plastic models. The snap-together kits are sculpted in the "chibi" (little/cute) style and feature ball-jointed moving parts.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Whether you're putting the finishing touches on a blog post or finding a way to wrap up a decade-and-a-half-long epic, concluding almost any affair in a way that satisfies all involved is a challenge. That's the challenge Naruto creator Masashi Ki...

This weekend FUNimation announced and launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new English dub for The Vision of Escaflowne anime, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The goal is to raise $150,000 for the dub, and it's well on its way, w...

Trends in Japan Japan Trends

In the first such event space of its kind, the Miffy Cafe opens at Shibuya Parco's The Guest Cafe & Diner from March 18th to May 8th. Not surprisingly, the Miffy Cafe will serve up a host of themed dishes, sweets, and more.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai today starts accepting pre-orders for "HG Vegeta" from its Next Vendor's Innovation line for a June 2016 release. The 115mm-tall figure is inspired by the scene that the character cried when he was fig...

Siliconera Sato

Arc System Works revealed the latest trailer for Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator, the updated version of their fighter that is releasing this May in Japan and June in North America and Europe. The trailer shows us a variety of character animation, incl...

Famous "celebrity impresonator" Zawachin (23) is set to debut as a singer this Spring. She will release her debut single 'Mada Minu Sekai' ("Yet Unseen World") on 27th April under newly founded label "star".

AFA Channel! kiseki

From Valentine's day to White day, this month-long period saturates the atmosphere with the saccharine sweetness of all things lovey dovey. In Japan, Valentine's day sees girls giving the object of their affections chocolates (honmei-choco); while...

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kouhei Horikoshi's Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) manga began streaming the fourth promotional video on Sunday. The video previews the animation style of the show.

Tami Hoey

US: Computer breach bigger than first thought; 700K victims US: Computer breach bigger than first thought; 700K victims The IRS said Friday that the number of taxpayers whose tax information may have been stolen by computer hackers now exceeds 700...

Selective Hearing Kelly-Mae Matt

Please be aware that the video linked within this review includes themes of a graphic nature that are disturbing, and could disrupt the viewer in some way. If you are sensitive to subjects such as extreme bullying and self harm, please do not watc...

Obsessed otaku unable to wait for the next season of anime to arrive have handily gathered all known PVs for the upcoming spring line-up into one digestible package, sure to prove convenient for those curious about future shows while netting the u...

The official website for the upcoming television anime adaptation of emily's Pan de Peace! (Peace Through Bread! ) manga revealed the cast and staff on Saturday. The series will begin airing on April 3 at 8:55 p.

Wa→Suta (The World Standard) have loaded up the MV for "Ultra Mirakurukuru Ultimate Choco Beam", the lead track from their self-titled 1st album "The World Standard" (release date: May 4)! Contributor Wanted!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Chant it with me: Four more screens! Four more screens! Four more screens! That's what we have from the official website for Digimon World: Next Order, which features the likes of OmegaShoutmon, Titamon, Arresterdramon, and more.

Touhou fans now have the opportunity to play yet another title from the revered franchise in English, as Cubetype's "Touhou Genso Rondo" has been announced for a western release, the game bursting at the seams with more of the bullet-hell mania th...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the upcoming original anime HaiFuri has revealed that the TV series will begin its debut on the midnight of April 9th/10th. In addition, the main theme songs of the anime have also been revealed.

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