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March 23, 2016, 1:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Don't get me wrong! I like McDonald's as much as the next person. I also like how much better it looks in anime. In Japan, the service at McDonald's, and any another fast food restaurant, is generally quite good.

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Square Enix announced it will launch Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness for PlayStation 4 this summer in North America and Europe during its first "Star Log" live stream. The western release will feature both English and Japanese audio.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick
RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Whether you're into pink frills or black one-piece dresses, there's a knife here for you! Despite changes in fashion trends, lolitas and goth lolitas have managed to maintain a certain presence in Japanese pop culture for about as long as we can r...

Toonz, the animation software used by Studio Ghibli on every film since 1997's Princess Mononoke, will go open-source and available for free starting March 28. The software, renamed OpenToonz, will contain the custom Ghibli Edition developed by th...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

The Japanese government initiative has been finding ways to spread Japanese pop culture around the world. The newest proposed project is a "National Manga Center", which will be dedicated to Japanese video games, anime, and manga.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco revealed that their upcoming anime for the Tales series' 20th anniversary, Tales of Zestiria the X by ufotable, will begin broadcasting in Japan in summer 2016. [Thanks, @yinyi982 via Game Jouhou.

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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the successful first set released in June 2015, Bandai's apparel division releases the second set of deodorant waters inspired by the seven popular characters from the Kuroko's Basketball anime series.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Modern anime fans are familiar with Hiroyuki Imaishi's work. He's directed hits like Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt. Gurren Lagann. Kill la Kill. He is also directing Space Patrol Luluco. Space Patrol Luluco is a shorts series, and will premier ...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco and Granzella shared the latest on their collaboration survival-action adventure game, City Shrouded in Shadow, with a peek at what appears to be an EVA Unit silhouette from Evangelion in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . March 22, 2016 . 5:45am Sega revealed the latest details on their upcoming PlayStation 4 rhythm game, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone, with details on two versions that the game is getting when it releases later this year.

15-year-old Junna debuts with opening & insert songs, while Minori Suzuki sings ending The second session of the "Macross Delta Hōsō Chokuzen Runpika Jōeikai" (Macross Delta Pre-Broadcast Runpika Screenings) announced on Monday the theme songs and...

Today new promotional videos for the upcoming anime adaptation of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable hit screens across Japan. Three screens, that is. The videos debuted on large screens outside major train stations across the countr...

With Viz Media bringing the 2011 Hunter x Hunter anime adaptation to DVD and Blu-ray, an English dub is currently in the works. Viz revealed the main members of the dub cast during their panel at this past weekend's C2E2 event, so see who's playin...

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo revealed their ninth and final character introduction trailer with one for Kasumi, the runaway shinobi and former member of the Mugen Tenshin Ninja Clan, who debuted in the very first Dead or Alive game.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

There is only a very short time left until the start of the Spring 2016 season and if you haven't seen what there is to offer, be quick. To make it easier on what you should be watching, Japanese fans have been hard at work picking their most anti...

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By Jenni . March 21, 2016 . 10:00am Bandai Namco's latest One Piece: Burning Blood video is all about the sorts of adventures and action players will enjoy as they go through the game. To be more specific, the trailer goes over some of the gamepla...

Siliconera Sato

During the "Phantasy Star Thanksgiving 2016" event that is being held today, Sega and Square Enix announced a collaboration between Phantasy Star Online 2 and Final Fantasy XIV. The announcement of the "dream collaboration" was made on a giant scr...

Siliconera Casey

By Casey . March 20, 2016 . 3:30pm Those of you who play Final Fantasy XIV have more than likely run into a person with an adorably-chubby Fat Cat minion in tow, or perhaps you own one yourself. In addition, you may also be familiar with the giant...

Another trailer has run amok for the upcoming Hentai Kamen: The Abnormal Crisis movie, promising watchers more hilarious perversions than ever before, that will no doubt have some reconsidering their opinion on exhibitionists (others not so much).

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With the current Fairy Tail TV anime already about to air its final episode this 26 March, the 17th issue of this year's Shounen Sunday magazine has revealed that a new Fairy Tail TV anime project is now in the works.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Yuu Miyazaki and okiura's Gakusen Toshi Asterisk (The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water) light novel series has revealed that the second cour of the series will begin its broadcast from Apr...

"AKB48 45th Single General Election" ("The 8th AKB48 General Election") will take place on June 18th at HARD OFF ECO Stadium Niigata in Niigata City. This became known on March 21 during a photo session event for "AKB48 0 to 1 no Aida" at Pacifico...

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Itano Tomomi's 8th single Hide & Seek will be on sale on April 20th. It is the theme song for the horror movie Nozokime (のぞきめ) starring Itano Tomomi. The MV and the covers are inspired by Beauty and the Beast.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . March 21, 2016 . 11:18am Dragons are attempting to destroy the world in 7th Dragon III Code: VFD on the Nintendo 3DS. In the latest trailer from Sega, people see how their Nodens Enterprises team will travel through time to deal with dr...

Siliconera Sato

Sega revealed this weekend at their SXSW 2016 panel this weekend that their upcoming Nintendo 3DS title, Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice, will release on September 27, 2016. The upcoming action adventure platform game is being developed by the California-b...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Fresh off the Japanese publication of the 20th volume of Yona of the Dawn, a fantasy shōjo manga by Mizuho Kusanagi, Hakusensha has announced that the publication of the 21st and 22nd volumes of the manga will include special, limited edition vers...

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Here's a short promo for yet another slice-of-life show about a bunch of kawaii schoolgirls. animecomedySansha Sanyouschoolslice of lifetrailervideo Anime News Video Gallery Japan Games Figurines Cosplay Models Manga Monthly Goal: $100 Current Tot...

Unit TrySail revealed more details for new single High Free Spirits with tie-up as opening theme for upcoming anime Hai-Furi (はいふり, High-Free). Plus unit members voice lead characters - Amamiya Sora as China Moeka and Natsukawa Shiina as Misaki Ak...

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