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May 2, 2016, 1:00 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.

Hona Cafe, the popular pancake eatery from Fukuoka Prefecture in southern Japan, has arrived in Tokyo and is offering Tokyoites a taste of sweet, fluffy heaven! Like popcorn, cafe-served pancakes have become a hit food item in Japan, and it looks ...


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.

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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...

Hardcore Gamer Jeremy Peeples on April 30, 2016

Anime-inspired games used to be a lean category on Steam - now they have their own sale! There are hundreds upon hundreds of games, and even a lot of Naruto movies on sale - so here's a big highlight listing.

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The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Naoshi Arakawa's tragic musical manga, Your Lie in April, has finally been updated. It revealed a brand new visual featuring Kousei and Kaori, and readers of the manga may find i...

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 ...

Japanese rock band BAND-MAID continue to spread their powerful combination of Akihabara-maid-cuteness and hard-rock-sound across the world with their announcement of their Latin American debut in Mexico later this year.


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.

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They're Baaaaaaaaaaack! The Haruhi Suzumiya series' lovable S. O. S. Brigade have returned in a new video, which Haruhi herself describes as their "YouTube debut. " The lovable group is actually advertising for the release of the complete soundtra...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Anime Limited has been doing their work for the UK with the Gundam franchise by bringing out the first series over the last few months. Now they're starting to look ahead to the next piece of the puzzle and have revealed the basics for Mobile Suit...


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.

Photos courtesy of MediaLab. Premiere Japanese Pop Culture Event Announces Exciting Slate Of Top Japanese Pop/Rock/Electronica/Dance Artists Source: MediaLab press release Official Site: J-POP. com Special Thanks to Erik Jansen Image courtesy of M...

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