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April 11, 2016, 12:30 AM
GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

It's official: Ellen Baker is the queen of the Spring 2016 anime season. She's not even an anime character! The last character to trend this much within the community was DanMachi's Hestia's boob ribbon (such a quality ribbon).

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

The next saga will see the Japanese government strengthen their copyright law so they can take legal action against "Reach Sites" based in Japan. These types of websites collect links to illegally uploaded anime and movies, and tend to rank high o...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The May issue of Game Informer has Final Fantasy XV on the cover, so you can expect to read a whole lot about the next game when you have the magazine in your hands. There's also some talk of the Final Fantasy VII remake, though, including clarifi...

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As Bakuon! ! will begin screening simultaneously on the three channels, TOKYO MX, Sun Television, as well as BS11, on 4 April (mon) at 12 midnight, a special screening event was held on 2 April at Tokyo Ichikawa Cinema City.

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Sakura leaves are beautiful whether they're clinging to trees or fallen on the ground. This years has produced a gorgeous display of sakura petals for the annual hanami revelers to enjoy. Sadly, the cherry blossoms don't hang around too long, and ...

New School Kaidan David Liao

David Liao 16 hours ago PV, PV Release List Leave a comment The final PV of the new C-ute triple A side. Check out the new somber release. C-ute summer wind 2016-04-09 David Liao Share Facebook Twitter Google + Tags C-ute summer wind About David L...

The official website of Kouji Wada has announced that the Japanese singer has passed away at the age of 42, on Sunday, April 3 due to cancer in his upper pharynx. Wada, born in Fukuchiyama, Kyoto, Japan on January 24, 1974, is most known for perfo...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Nintendo shared a new trailer for Bravely Second: End Layer, highlighting the unique risk/reward of the 3DS RPG's battle system. Refresh yourself and start planning your combat strategies in advance of the North American release below.

Siliconera Casey

During a recent live stream the Game Theorists held with some Nintendo Treehouse members, over an hour of gameplay from Star Fox Zero and Star Fox Guard was showcased. You can watch it all in the video below.


rooms 32 - February 2016 One of Tokyo's most important fashion and design exhibitions, rooms, took place again this week. JAPANESE STREETS picked a few favorites 2 comments A Look Back at Last Year's JAPANESE STREETS Photo Exhibition Last year, Is...

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As the Aquors of are readying themselves to take the mantle from μ's as Love Live! Sunshine is getting a TV anime adaptation this Summer 2016, Lantis Channel is giving fans a taste of their second single, "Koi ni Naritai Aquarium," with a few new ...

Hi everyone! It's Nana here, back from a long period of silence, and what better way to make my return to posting here than a brand new exhibition? Sailor Moon fans in Japan can now look forward to an exciting treat less than a week from now!

New gameplay PVs for Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization have emerged, showcasing various battles and mechanics to inform potential buyers about what to expect of the game - though the title will likely garner numerous sales regardless simply due...

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The official website for Kyoto Animation's anime film adaptation for Yoshitoki Oima's Koe no Katachi (A Silent Voice) manga opened on Friday to reveal the film's release date, teaser visual, teaser video, more staff, and main character designs.


Four years ago, a white cat with two different coloured eyes took the internet by a storm. His name was Fukumaru. Numerous photographs depicting the daily countryside life of Fukumaru and his owner Ihara Misao, captured the hearts of not only peop...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Japanese animation studio Shaft, Inc. presented a "Madogatari" exhibit, combining Puella Magi Madoka Magica and the Monogatari series. This presented a "Madoka concept movie," which developed Madok Magica's relat...

Chinatopix Krezna de los Reyes

The 'Attack on Titan' game developed by Koei Tecmo will be released in North America on August 30. Along with the announcement, a new trailer was revealed featuring the cast of the big hit anime and manga series.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Vic Mignogna The Skip Beat! Kickstarter project has hit the $130,000 mark on its journey to the fully funded amount of $155,000 and that's resulted in a new bit of news. The fourth bit of casting has been revealed with Vic Mignogna taking on the r...

People are lighting up online about the DokiDoki Drawing channel on YouTube. They have a wide range of videos but people seem to really enjoy the masterful mini-lessons from the 'veteran animator Hinoe.

Anime Evo setsuken

Can a Mary Stu Character, a character that's fundamentally perfect to the point of being broken still be interesting? That's the fundamental question that Sakamoto desu ga? (Haven't you heard I'm Sakamoto?


Brave Brothers is a notable name in the KPop scene, having worked with the likes of Big Bang, Sistar, 4Minute, and T-ara. He's now expanding to Japan, with his new girl group CHERRSEE. Two years ago, Brave Brothers auditioned 5,800 people in Japan.

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

You know that Studio Megaane is an impressive person when he releases a chiptune version of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable's ending theme within the same timeframe that the anime's tune made its debut.

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

' はたらかざる者食うべからず' (Hatarakazaru Mono Kuubekarazu) "Those Who Do Not Work Shall Not Eat" Shounen Maid is a series that will surprise a lot of people - if they give it the chance. I'm not sure I've seen many anime as widely - and wildly - misjudged i...

This is an RSS version of the original article. Please visit www. otakustudy. com for the full post. Following many other PlayStation Vita to PC ports for games in the Hyperdimension Neptunia franchise, Idea Factory International have announced th...

Headlines & Global News

Rumors have emerged that the second season of the hit anime series "One Punch Man" would delve deeply into Saitama's origin. By Peter de Jesus | Apr 09, 2016 11:07 AM EDT Rumors have emerged that the second season of the hit anime series "One Punc...

Final Fantasy XV Story Raised To 50 Hours, Report Fans who can't wait to try out the game can also play the Platinum Demo, which is available now on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. "Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV" is the name of the anime, which wi...

Megaman illustrator Keiji Inafune has dabbled with the absurdly popular Super Mario Maker, creating a level that his legion of hardcore fans will no doubt be excited to try out while also sure to be a source of insight for those looking to improve...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

North American anime distributor Discotek Media has taken to social media with news that they have licensed A Wind Named Amnesia, a 1990 anime movie adaptation of novel by Vampire Hunter D author Hideyuki Kikuchi previously released by Manga Enter...

The GLORIO Blog Irothtin

Authors of mystery fiction have superpowers and form a supernatural private detective agency. Iro's verdict: Good Dog I liked this a fair amount, but that's probably because it scratched my Blood Blockade Battlefront itch.

The atrociously offensive pose present in Blizzard's frantic FPS Overwatch has at last acquired its replacement, with the tantalizing Tracer ironically becomes sexier than ever before - leaving some wondering if this was Blizzard's plan all along.

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