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April 9, 2016, 5:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Or, who knows, maybe she knew exactly what she was doing? As pointed out on Sina (via ShanghaiIst) and IT Home, an elderly woman was making incense offerings and kneeling before League of Legends character Garen.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

As strange as it sounds, Japanese Twitter users have fallen in love with a fictional character from an English text book. Her name is Ellen Baker. She's also a Red Sox fan. You're a Yankees fan. You'll work things out, don't worry.

SuperHeroHype Max Evry

Sweet, fruity bliss is coming to Starbucks Japan again, this time in cantaloupe flavor! If you love fruit, then Starbucks Japan's latest Frappuccino drink, set to come out next week, should make your mouth water in sweet anticipation.

By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 4/7/2016 Kimi no Na wa (aka Your Name. ), the latest film from director Makoto Shinkai, is set to open in Japanese theaters this August.

Brad Reed

9nine's Kawashima Umika have announced her graduation from the group. This announcement was made on April 6 during 9nine's one-man live "9nine LIVE 2016 Sakura Cloud9" at Zepp DiverCity TOKYO. Kawashima explained, "After our live at Nippon Budokan...

Siliconera Joel Couture

By Joel Couture . April 6, 2016 . 2:30pm Fourteen animated, unique fighters have come to PS Vita to battle for a wish-granting artifact in Skullgirls 2nd Encore. Like the PS4 version before it, this version, which is available now, gives players a...

Siliconera Sato

It's recently been revealed that publishers XSEED has recently registered the domain name for Type-Moon's upcoming action game Fate/Extella with fateedxtella. com, pointing out a possible localization.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The an early look at the May issue 49 Dengeki Bunko MAGAZINE, out April 9th, has revealed plans for Isuna Hasekura and Jū Ayakura's economics informed fantasy series Spice and Wolf's 10th anniversary. It starts with the "Spring Log" chapter, a Law...

Crunchyroll Guest

It's another big day here at Crunchyoll filled with big brawny new announcements, including the first title of the day: BIG ORDER, based on the manga by Sakae Esuno of Future Diary fame. BIG ORDER is set to begin streaming staring Friday, April 15...

IGN Eric Van Allen

Share. We can finally anime-Netflix and chill. By Eric Van Allen Netflix has obtained the exclusive streaming rights to upcoming anime Kuromukuro. The streaming service will offer a high-definition stream of the new show from P.

AFA Channel! freakpool

After the success of the second Locodol OVA, which was released late December of last year, the Nagarekawa Girls are back for a third OVA. This time the girls are trying to make a PV or Promotional Video for their town in an unaired episode titled...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

Ever since I watched the original Gun Caliber film, its sequel became one of the tokusatsu projects that I'm looking forward to the most. Part of it had to do with the way how the Main Hero Soma's development from a washed-up hero who drowns in hi...


On April 27, Nishino Kana will release her new single, "Anata no Suki na Tokoro. " She recently released the music video for the song. In the clip, Kana plays with a deck of playing cards with different phrases written on them.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

A new alliance is about to be born! Creative Staff: Story: Phil Hester Art: Brent Peeples Colors: Morgan Hickman What They Say: Turok, Dinosaur Hunter. Magnus, Robot Fighter. Solar, Man of the Atom. The Mighty Samson.

On February 27th, 2016, Morning Musume。'16 performed their first solo concert of the year as the main guest of Anime Matsuri in Houston, Texas. It's been approximately a year and a half since their last concert in the United States, and fans were ...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Kunio Inoue is the top boss of the Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi, a gang now designated as a boryokudan, or 'violent organization' TOKYO (TR) - The National Public Safety Commission confirmed on Thursday that a recently formed organized crime group would be...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Comic Earthstar's official YouTube channel today posted a 15-second CM for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of the Usakame comedy manga series, introducing its OP theme song "Hashire! Usakame Koukou Tennis-bu!

Crunchyroll Guest

Whoosh! Here comes another new anime announcement at Crunchyroll: Flying Witch, based on the manga by Chihiro Ichizuka, is set to begin streaming soon! Flying Witch starts Saturday, April 9 at 12:30pm PT and is available to Crunchyroll members in ...

Super spy mystery anime Joker Game has added an actual plot-based series to the new season line-up, stimulating the minds of viewers rather than their nether regions while likely to disinterest simple-minded B-type otaku due to the show's relative...

Crunchyroll Guest

Grab some hot mustard, some sauce, and a pair of headphones! A tasty new anime is coming to Crunchyroll in the form of Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro, based on the Shonen Jump+ digital manga. Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro is set to begin streaming Sunday, April 10th, ...

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

New video shows that North Korea is possibly in possession of the Action Movie FX app, arguably the most devastating weapon simulation app known to man. The video released last Monday by DPRK Today on YouTube shows several South Korean landmarks u...

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