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April 13, 2016, 9:00 PM

Trying to get home on the train after a long day at school is hard enough but, what about when a group of salarymen armed with katana try to ambush you on the station platform? Check out what happens as a schoolgirl fights back and see if your eye...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Forget kung fu action films, the newest kicking badass is this stinky-footed office lady from Japan. Hey, it's Wednesday! Just two more days left in the work/school week for most of us, but even so, Friday still can't get here fast enough.

Crunchyroll Isaac Akers

It's been a couple of years since I watched Non Non Biyori, but it still remains my platonic ideal for being a sleepy, slow-paced, sometimes funny, sometimes poignant iyashikei (commonly translated as "healing") anime.

The Pokemon franchise turned 20 this year, and in the years since 1996, the amount of pocket monsters has increased from 151 to, as of this exact moment, 722. No better time, then, to create a list of Pokemon's top 20 hunks.

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

The Technics SL-1200GAE turntable TOKYO (TR) - Digital is dead. Panasonic announced on Tuesday that a limited 50th anniversary edition of its legendary Technics turntables sold out in under an hour, reports the Sankei Shimbun (April 12).

Siliconera Sato

Arc System Works revealed in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine that their fighter BlazBlue: Central Fiction is headed to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. Additionally, the game will add a new character with Es from Xblaze.

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

Legendary anime studio GAINAX, of Neon Genesis Evangelion, FLCL, and Gurren Lagann fame, has entered the tomato business. Yes, you read that right. Remember that time last year when world-famous anime Evangelion teamed up with Kagome, a Japanese m...

Siliconera Casey

Steamforged Games revealed that they will be teaming up with Bandai Namco Entertainment to create a Dark Souls board game. A Kickstarter campaign will be started sometime this month to help support the project, yet no exact date has been released.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The first promotional video for the 6th OVA short of the TV anime adaptation of ONE and Yuusuke Murata's One Punch-Man manga has been released. The video itself briefly teases some of the moments from the 10 minute OVA.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The Skip Beat! Kickstarter project has hit the $145,000 mark on its journey to the fully funded amount of $155,000 and that's resulted in a two more actors cast in the series. As we're down to the final $7,000 needed to fund the project and just a...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Today's Main Feature. . . ! Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Today I'm going to be taking a look at. . . Nendoroid Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Ver. ! From the popular game 'The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD' comes a Nendoroid of Prin...

Siliconera Joel Couture

By Joel Couture . April 12, 2016 . 2:30pm The Musa and Maehwa classes are coming to Black Desert on April 20, each bringing their own unique playstyle to the game. Musa's high-speed sword slashes turn him into a dervish in the field, lashing out w...

V-Jump have given diehard One Piece fans an up-close and personal look at more gameplay for One Piece: Burning Blood, specifically at the girls of the franchise as they battle in their special first-print bikini DLC outfits that will no doubt obta...

Maeda Atsuko will release her first solo album (currently untitled) on June 22. June 22 marks the anniversary of the release of her solo debut single "Flower" (2011). Now, five years after its release, she is finally working on a full-length album.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Episode two finished covering My Hero Academia's first chapter (it was over 50 pages), and it did a great job. There are a few scenes that are of note. This is obvious, but there are spoilers about the episode.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . April 12, 2016 . 11:00am Hyperdevotion Noire's PC debut has been slightly delayed. Instead of launching on April 18, 2016, as originally expected, the game now has an April 26, 2016 release date.

A trailer for a live action movie adaptation of Shojo Tsubaki has been causing bewilderment online with its array of mind-boggling visuals, a trait that many have come to expect of all things Japan but likely to accrue much attention for the movie...

Siliconera Sato

Level-5 has announced in the newest issue of CoroCoro Comic that Yo-kai Watch 3 will release in Japan on July 16, 2016 for Nintendo 3DS, and it'll come in Sushi and Tempura versions. [Thanks, Game Jouhou.

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Golden Bomber is in charge of the opening theme "Odoru Ponpokorin" for anime "Chibi Maruko-chan". SEE ALSO: Golden Bomber to release new single 'Mizushoubai wo Yamete Kurenai ka' In the opening footage for "Chibi Maruko-chan", the members hold a c...

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 9th/10th 01 (01) Assassination Classroom: Graduation (Weeks: 03) 02 (02) Doraemon Movie 36: Shin Nobita no Nippon ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft
The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Outside the office of the Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi in Ueda City NAGANO (TR) - Nagano Prefectural Police suspect that a shooting incident at an office of the Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi organized crime group in Ueda City on Tuesday is related to an ongoing gang...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

'昼も夜もアゲてやる!' (Hiru mo Yoru mo Agete Yaru! ) Here's a story about two things which are equally part of the Shibuya experience. It's fitting that the guy who plays Onoda Sakamichi stars in Tonkatsu DJ Agetarou, because this series is definitely not ...

Siliconera Sato

Compile Heart and Felistella revealed in this week's issue of Dengeki PlayStation that their upcoming PS Vita RPG Genkai Tokki: Seven Pirates is releasing in Japan on August 4, 2016. [Thanks, Hokanko-Alt.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the Japanese edition posted in February, Gundam. Info's offcial YouTube channel today posted the English-dubbed second trailer for Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin III Akatsuki no Houki (Dawn of Rebellion), the third chapter of the four-ep...

OtakuDX Paris365

San Francisco, CA, April 11, 2016 - VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, announces that it will welcome the creators of the POKÉMON ADVENTURES manga (graphic novel) series...

Siliconera Sato

Compile Heart announced in this week's issue of Dengeki PlayStation that their upcoming dungeon crawler RPG Godly Prison Tower: Mary Skelter will release in Japan on October 13, 2016 for PlayStation Vita.

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Actress Ueno Juri (29) is in a relationship with rock band TRICERATOPS vocalist/guitarist Wada Sho (40). Agencies on both sides neither confirmed nor denied the relationship saying, "We leave private matters to them.

The Bitbag Maria Lileth Abejuela

My Hero Academia anime series has premiered already last April 3, with the 2nd episode that followed suit this week. It is safe to say that the anime adaption of K? hei Horikoshi's manga series is not only a hit in Weekly Shonen Jump but also on t...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Lantis has posted their latest character introduction reading from Love Love! Sunshine! ! . This week, it's Yoshiko Tsushima, a first-year voiced by Aika Kobayashi. If you liked KonoSuba's Megumin, or maybe [email protected]'s Ranko Kanzaki is the...

Selective Hearing Selective Hearing

Japanese kimono-cosplay duo YANAKIKU debuted new costumes at their first hosting event, "YANAKIKU Chindouchuu Hizakurige Sono Ichi" at Tokyo's Daikanyama LOOP on March 30. After high-energy sets by guests Cyntia, LUI FRONTiC Akabane Japan, and Hat...

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