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March 23, 2016, 3:30 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.

The new game in the Danganronpa series, New Danganronpa V3, was announced at last year's Tokyo Game Show for the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation Vita. During the Danganronpa Press Conference in September of last year, Spike Chunsoft announced th...

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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...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This Easter, Madokami is gracing Japan's Lawson convience stores with a Madoka Magica Soul Gem Egg promotion that includes clearfiles, buttons and other goodies at this weekend's AnimeJapan, prizes for helping get the word out, limited bromide car...

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.

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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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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.

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McDonald's wants to hire more Millennials as part-time staff in Japan, so it created an anime mini-series to help drum up interest. The first ad to be released is a classic coming-of-age drama, showing one young woman's journey from nervous novice...

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By Jenni . March 22, 2016 . 10:30am The Resident Evil series is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. As a means of honoring the horror games, Capcom has been celebrating with game remasters, rereleases, and retrospectives.

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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.

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 ...

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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.

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...

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...

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...

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An early look at 4/8 issue of Young Animal magazine, out in Japan March 25th, has revealed the staff and cast for the new anime adaptation of Kentaro Miura's fantasy horror Berserk, slated to run on the MBS late-night Animeism block and satelite b...

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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...

Siliconera Jenni

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...

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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...

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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.

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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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