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April 9, 2016, 6:30 PM
IGN Meghan Sullivan

Share. The WWE superstar on bringing Dragon Ball Z to Mania and his other favorite anime. By Meghan Sullivan Last weekend at WrestleMania 32, uber-popular tagteam New Day made an eye-catching entrance by emerging from a giant box of their "Booty-O...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Starting April 16, a special Sailor Moon exhibition opens in Tokyo to celebrate one of Japan's most successful manga and anime. The exhibition will be held at the top of Mori Tower in Roppongi Hills. On display, there will be original color art as...

You would be forgiven if you mistaken Kabaneri for Attack on Titan. Read More: Attack on Titan Season 2 is Getting Delayed Afterall, the original series is adapted by the same team behind the Attack on Titan anime.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Illustrated English teacher suddenly has legions of fans and even an unofficial theme song, but her visual creator is hoping the good-time ruckus won't lead to a backlash by parents and educators. With the school year getting underway in Japan, ea...

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.

The currently-running second season of the Assassination Classroom anime is getting ready to enter its final arc. The last leg of the story kicks off on April 14 with the 15th episode, "Kokuhaku no Jikan" ("The Confession Time").

Japanese polling site Charapedia is getting inventive. For its 114th anime-and-manga-related poll, it's asked its readers, "what two characters from totally unrelated shows have you always thought would make a good couple?

On April 8, 2016, after being an AKB48 member for 3,775 days, Minami Takahashi had her final stage performance at the AKB48 theatre on her 25th birthday. Titled "Minami Takahashi Graduation Special Performance ~Looking Back on the Past 10 years~",...

Crunchyroll Nate Ming

Fanart Friday returns, and we've got one last leg to run. Last week, I goofed around at my desk with an April Fools edition, but this week we're gonna catch up on the last six months of Fanart Friday with a FF (and anime!

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.

JAST USA to release PC game with dual audio tracks this summer JAST USA announced on Friday that it will feature an English dub option for its release of Nitroplus' Communication With Sonico (SoniComi) PC game.

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The air is infused with the spirit of anime for Spring. Thank goodness there are now new things to look forward to, and naturally think and write about. I have recognised a few anime adaptations in this new line-up, because I have either bought th...

Siliconera Sato

Romancing SaGa 2 recently released in Japan for smartphone and PlayStation Vita, and Square Enix announced via Twitter that they're bringing the game Westward for Android and iPhone. The upgraded version of Romancing SaGa 2 features revamped chara...

Siliconera Casey

Just a few weeks ago in Japan, a field test for Pokémon GO began and, according to developer Niantic, the test will spread to Australia and New Zealand "later this month. " Those who live in either of those two territories can sign up for the fiel...

Siliconera Joel Couture

By Joel Couture . April 8, 2016 . 2:30pm Tomoyo After ~It's a Wonderful Life~, the sequel to visual novel Clannad that follows Tomoyo's ending, is raising votes on Greenlight for a Steam release. The game, originally released in 2005, follows Tomo...

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Toei's official youtube channel has released the minute long trailer for their next Super Sentai V-Cinema presentation, Shuriken Sentai Ninninger Returns: Ninnin Girls VS Ninnin Boys Final Wars featuring an animated Fuuka and Kasumi!

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English will never be Japan's first language of choice, and the country is known for its struggles with the language. And to help the Japanese with their well-documented troubles with Engrish, a new English-teaching textbook titled New Horizon was...

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Renowned and critically-acclaimed anime director, Makoto Shinkai, is back with another movie offering, which is titled "Kimi no Na wa. " or "Your Name. ". Much like his previous works, this one promises to be quite emotional.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . April 7, 2016 . 11:00am Nintendo is preparing new ways for people to display their amiibo in Japan. The company will be releasing Kirby and Super Smash Bros. -themed diorama kits, with each offering spaces for figures to be displayed an...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Good Smile Company has launched pre-orders for two upcoming, super-deformed Nendoroid figures this week. Repping AmeComi and super-hero movies is Captain America with a base that links up with Iron Man for a fight along the lines of the upcoming C...

Atsuko Maeda, former AKB48 front-girl, opened a new account on Instagram on 6th April. Acchan is not a newcomer to the app. She actually had a huge follower base already on her previously owned account.

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The official website of the anime adaptation of Tappei Nagatsuki and Shintarou Otsuka's Re: Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (Re: Life in a Different World from Zero) light novel series has revealed that the series will have a total of 25 episod...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Crunchyroll has another addition to its manga library with the arrival of Atsuko Watanabe's Piacevole. The first volume of the comico manga is now available to members worldwide. Synopsis: High schooler Morina Nanase starts work at Trattoria Festa...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Idea Factory International announced plans for a western release of Superdimension Neptune VS Sega Hard Girls this fall. The PS Vita adventure is coming to North America and Europe, and will be available in both physical and digital form.

I try not to form stereotypes about other cultures but. . . well, there's not denying Japan produces some really, really weird popular culture. Japan's penchant for weirdness was out in full force this week when Japanese heavy metal girl group Bab...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

If you've ever purchased a Gundam model kit in America, you've probably seen the name Bluefin on the back somewhere. Having recently opened a brand-new warehouse space in Southern California, Bluefin is currently handling a tremendous amount of di...

The game, based mostly off of the anime (which is based off of a manga), is a fast paced combat game filled with gore and everything fantastic. Koei Temco recently announced that the Attack on Titan video game is set to launch on August 28 in the ...

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