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April 7, 2016, 12:00 AM
April 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

As part of the promotions for the upcoming Marvel movie Captain America: Civil War, three major shounen manga titles have also revealed their own version of "civil war", illustrated by the respective manga artists themselves.

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

"I'm not sure what I'm about to see. . . but I'm pretty excited about it! " Babymetal is having a pretty good month, we'd say. They've just kicked off a world tour, Metal Resistance, which getting great reviews, and it looks like their album is al...

News Originals Lists List by Munie - Apr 5th, 2016 Have you seen Zootopia? Did it shred your heart with it's cuteness and characters? Then get ready to feel your heart be beaten to a bloody pulp with the kawaii because the cosplayers SeeU and 小小白 ...

Siliconera Casey

With Bravely Second releasing in North America next week, Nintendo has shared a new trailer for the Nintendo 3DS game. Here's a look at the official overview trailer in which we get a glimpse of the game's story, battle and job system, as well as ...

Sentai Filmworks announced the acquisition of Onigiri, based on CyberStep's MMORPG. The 13-episode short-format anime series starts airing in Japan on April 7, and Sentai will be bringing it to select digital outlets.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the first two seasons of Sailor Moon Crystal having generated thirteen volumes across its release, the reveal of how the third season is being handled is surprising. The show, which is set for a thirteen episode season, will be getting a thre...

Fairy Tail's author Hiro Mashima is known for producing sketches for each holiday, but with his busy schedule he forgot about April Fool's things and fans took to social media to remind him.


Hiromu Arakawa's Fullmetal Alchemist joins the ranks of live-adapted manga series. Daily Cyzo, a Japanese entertainment publication, reported that a live-action film adaptation of the action-fantasy manga is currently in development for a 2017 rel...

The emergence of an adorable 2D English teacher (hailing from a New Horizon middle school textbook) has caused quite a stir online thanks to her considerable charm, sure to fill those who have already braved the hardships of the educational system...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Tokyo-based anime production company ufotable was established in 2000, then has worked on many successful anime series including Ninin ga Shinobuden (2004), Tales of Symphonia (2007-2011), The Garden of Sinners (2007-2013), Fate/Zero (2010-2011), ...

DesmondChieng Desmond

Dropped by Ginza for a quick stroll and here are some street photography shots during the day. Ginza is a shopping district in Tokyo and you can find lots of upscale shops and restaurants here. If you're visiting Ginza as a tourist, I would recomm...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Crunchyroll's latest spring 2016 anime announcement is Tanaka-kun is Always Listless. The anime adaptation of Nozomi Uda's comedy manga is set to premiere this Saturday, April 9 at 7:00am Pacific Time.

The new live-action Death Note movie is slated to open in Japan on October 29, and the staff recently updated everyone with two fresh stills. The latest shots show Yūgi Shion, a genius hacker played by Masaki Suda.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Japan is set to get new Marvel Comics based Captain America: Civil War on April 29th, ahead of the US May 6th opening. Weekly Shonen Magazine will be clear the path with its own clash of heroes in the 2016 issue 20, on sale April 13th.

tokyohive HPriest

Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - April 2nd/3rd 01 (01) Assassination Classroom: Graduation (Weeks: 02) 02 (02) Doraemon Movie 36: Shin Nobita no Nippon T...

Rio Hiiragi launches a full-frontal audio-visual attack in the MV for "BANZAI! BANZAI! " (release date: April 6)! Contributor Wanted! ! "BANZAI! BANZAI! " was produced by Hyadain (Ken'ichi Maeyamada) and the music alternates between chaotic high-s...

BiSH revealed a new MV "DEADMAN" (Release Date:4th May). They make a raid on conventional idol-ness on major idols with their major debut! Contributor Wanted! ! The whole MV casts their destruction of buildings in Asakusa and Akihabara.

The Washington Post

Trump's rise has been met with a combination of amusement and bewilderment here, with a huge dollop of concern as his candidacy looks ever more certain. On the campaign trail, The Donald has not mentioned Japan anywhere near as much as he's talked...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . April 5, 2016 . 6:30am Capcom recently announced that Sengoku Basara: Legend of Sanada Yukimura is releasing in September, and they've provided additional information in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine.

The Fandom Post Kate O'Neil

Sailor Moon Crystal Episode #27 A new dawn for Sailor Moon Crystal, and the salvation of the viewers is at hand. What They Say: "Act. 27 Infinity 1 Premonition - First Part" Usagi and her friends return to enjoying their regular lives.

Visual Kei band NIGHTMARE have announced that they will be taking a temporary hiatus at the end of the year. This was announced on April 2 during the opening day of their tour "NIGHTMARE TOUR 2016 Awakening of Clowns" at Sendai PIT in Miyagi.

Crunchyroll Guest

Tonight, BABYMETAL will perform on a late night American talk show! The group will be a guest on the CBS show "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. " The show airs at 11:35 PM EST. Make sure to check it out!

Soon after the final love live concert, the seiyuu thought they could take a long break before starting off a new project. Well at least all but one are able to. This week, Japanese Twitter blew a firestorm with images circulating around on the in...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Naruto Shippuden's Itachi Shinden Book: Light and Darkness arc continues this April with the 14th's "Dawn of Darkness" and 21st's "Partner," featuring a Country of Water assassination meeeting, the partnership with Kisame, and Deidara and Sasori t...

625Kenn Kenn

Dark Souls has always fascinated me with it's designs. Everything generally looks and feels coherent and well thought out. Things are grotesque, and yet have an air of majesty to them. The art book goes into more detail about the designs of enemie...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

The Kanazawa Ward office KANAGAWA (TR) - Kanagawa Prefectural Police have arrested a male employee of the city of Yokohama for allegedly exposing himself in the lobby of an apartment building, reports the Sankei Shimbun (April 4).

First up, that release date - it's September 20, 2016, and Square-Enix dropped a stunning new trailer set to a version of Stand By Me performed by Florence + The Machine. A prequel to Final Fantasy XV, it's the first of a five-part story which wil...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

DMP is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to publish an English language version of the full run of Izumi Matsumoto's classic romance / science fiction manga, Kimagure Orange Road. Kimagure Orange Road, which originally ran in Shueisha's Wee...

Humanity has Declined takes a post-apocalyptic world where the human population has decreased to a rather small percentage of the current numbers we have now, and where technological advancement has come to a complete standstill.

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