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May 2, 2016, 8:00 AM
Crunchyroll Scott Green

Cute idols, rockers or boy bands? This week, Charapedia's 10,000 Reader Poll asked anime fans to name their favorite music acts. The 49 suggestions were mostly from guys, with a 66. 6/33. 4 gender ratio in the responses.


By Kallie Plagge, Miranda Sanchez, Meghan Sullivan, M May 1, 2016, 2:13 p. m. From the destruction of civilization to a cute club of motorcycle enthusiasts, this spring anime season has a lot to offer.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

At the recent K-Do you know K? event at the Pacifico Yokohama, in Yokohama, Kanagawa, the event's staff revealed that a brand new K anime project is currently in production. In addition, a stage play and a dance project were also revealed.

Forbes Ollie Barder

Knights of Sidonia was also recently adapted into an excellent anime series that is readily available on places like Netflix. Following on from this anime adaptation for Knights of Sidonia, Blame! is currently getting the same treatment from Polyg...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The Golden Week block of holidays has kicked off in Japan, and among its big pop culture events is Niconico Chokaigi at Chiba's Makuhari Messe Convention Center, the concept of which is to recreate NicoNico's online media world in real life.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

The time has almost come for the PlayStation 4 to be graced with a proper [email protected] presence, and Bandai Namco has seen fit to remind us all of that fact, with some new gameplay footage straight from the Nico Nico Choukaigi event this week...


Tonight, the BBC aired a documentary titled "Babymetal: Wembley to Tokyo. " But BABYMETAL is only one part of the show. The film delved further into Japanese pop culture, and included a discussion about idol culture, featuring AKB48.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Fans of the Mahoromatic franchise have something new to look forward to this summer as NBC Universal Japan has just announced a new Blu-ray box set that's reduced in price compared to the previous separate season releases.

JEFusion Gaiatron

Here is this week's Kamen Rider Ghost action clip taken from the 29th episode guest starring Go-Buster's Yellow Buster (Arisa Komiya). And yes, we have another dramatic turn of event for Alain. Disclaimer: All images and videos here are property o...

Siliconera Viet Do

By Viet Do . May 1, 2016 . 11:05am If you have somehow not loaded up your Steam client since Friday, Steam Store is running a giant "Anime Weekend" Sale, essentially featuring Japanese titles at great prices.

Photos courtesy of Bluefin. Figures to be Sold in Japan and America Source: Bandai Official Site: tamashii. jp/darumaclub (Japan) Bandai's Tamashii Nations presents DARUMA CLUB, a funky new figure series that takes Japanese themes and characters a...

'桜の中の占い師' (Sakura no Naka no Uranaishi) "A Fortune Teller Veiled in Cherry Blossoms" I think this was the best episode of this show to date. Festival Time! Just like your typical beach episode where you have cute girls doing what cute girls do, a ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Daring fans who want to work up a sweat while displaying their love for snake or bird or horse women can now do both with Monster Musume cycling gears. Now on sale from Mono Clover made-to-order, the items are 16,200 yen for jerserys, 14,040 - 17,...

Headlines & Global News

The voice cast of "The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya" came together Saturday to advertise "The Complete Soundtrack of Haruhi Suzumiya," which will be released in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the anime's release.

The award winning manga "Your Lie in April" is back as a live action film this coming September! "Your Lie in April" manga is by Naoshi Arakawa and it turned into an anime adaption in October 2014 to March in 2015.


Apr30 The face of the man who knows the answers. (. . . Apparently) People still aren't really dying, but at least I've come up with some sort of justification of why, so that makes the arguing slightly more tolerable.

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