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May 5, 2016, 10:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In Japan, the rep for many modern movie posters is that they're not cool. The ones distributors create for the local market are often criticized for lacking in style. Shame, because there are truly awesome one-sheets being done, many of which are ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Many anime studios tend to look like regular, bland offices. They're functional, which is fine, but lack personality and style. The new headquarters for anime studio P. A. Works is functional, too, but it also looks quite nice.

The long-awaited anime adaptation to the Ace Attorney video games is finally here. The story follows rookie lawyer Phoenix Wright/Ryūichi Naruhodō as he makes a name for himself in the Japanese courts.

When street culture meets geek culture, amazing things tend to happen. Case in point: this epic collection of street art inspired by Star Wars. Enjoy!

JEFusion Gaiatron

Been missing Gaku Sano (Kamen Rider Gaim) for a while? Well here he is again in an exclusive interview with Oricon Style regarding his thoughts about Marvel's Captain America: Civil War. And yes, our favorite orange flavored Kamen Rider is Team Ca...

Japanese netizen was awoke by a sad new this morning. Tomohiro Matsu passed away on Monday at the age of 43 due to illness. The illness in question was not publicly announced, therefore it is not known.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While we had some Amazon listings previously that indicated a February 2016 release, we now have a more formal confirmation of the release date for the first Sailor Moon Crystal anime home video releases.

Video featuring theme song, teaser trailer streamed for April 11 film The official website for Garo: Divine Flame, the first Garo anime film, announced last Saturday that Sayaka Sasaki will perform the film's ending theme song "HOWLITE.

Kellogg's clearly gives zero shits about childhood obesity. You can now stuff your offspring's chubby little face with Pop-Tarts that taste like A&W Root Beer and Orange Crush soda because you are a bad parent who would rather binge-watch House of...


Nikkei Entertainment has released its "Talent Power Ranking" list for 2016. We now have the list for the top girl groups. Perfume tops the list for the fourth year in a row. They are followed by Momoiro Clover Z, also for the fourth year in a row.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It was incremental but it was wrapped up fairly quickly as Funimation's new UK streaming service has now added the third and fourth "seasons" of the Yu Yu Hakusho series to their service. This mirrors what was being done on the US side, just a lit...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The folks at Media Blasters are getting things in order a bit more for the upcoming English-language dub of Juden-chan. With plans for it to come out on Blu-ray after the dub makes its debut on Crunchyroll this year, more casting has been revealed.

Siliconera Sato

Capcom recently added Guile to Street Fighter V and he's featured in their latest official character guide video, showing us the basics to the arts of Flash Kick and Sonic Boom. Street Fighter V is currently available for PlayStation 4 and PC.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following a presentation at the Golden Week Machi ★ Asobi event, the site for this year's NTV anime adaptation of Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari has been updated with a preview of designs for the leads Souta Tawara and Poko.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Funimation's additions for the UK streaming service continue, though they're not quite as out front promoting them as they were before the service went live. They've now brought out another quiet addition with the twelve episode run of No-Rin, whi...

NMB48 tops the singles chart with 14th single Amagami Hime (甘噛み姫) selling over 230,000 copies. ANGERME (former S/mileage) lands at #2 with Tsugitsugi Zokuzoku / Itoshima Distance / Koinara Tokkuni Hajimatteru their 21st single overall.

Siliconera Sato

One Piece: Burning Blood is released at the end of the month in North America. While waiting, Bandai Namco uploaded some move set trailers for Sengoku, Smoker, Whitebeard, Marco, and Joz. Sengoku Smoker Whitebeard Marco Joz One Piece: Burning Bloo...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Get ready for some more Yowapeda action! Crunchyroll is now streaming Yowamushi Pedal Re:RIDE, the first entry in a series of compilation films. The movie is available as of 4:00pm Pacific Time for premium members, with free members able to watch ...

Siliconera Sato

In celebration of the Resident Evil's 20th anniversary, Capcom has been releasing interview videos featuring key developers of the series. Today we get one with Masachika Kawata. Kawata has started out on the series as a backgrounds creator on Res...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

One of the more enjoyable series within the Gundam franchise for me was Gundam Build Fighters because it played to a larger concept but also did the fun and creative move of blending together just about every other series in the franchise in a way...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

At long last, the mystery behind the identity of cryptocurrency bitcoin inventor "Satoshi Nakamoto" has been resolved! Maybe, if you believe the claims of Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright. Last December, Wired wrote that Wright "either invente...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The spring 2016 anime series Anne Happy, originally listed as Unhappy in its first mentions, had its home video release plans set recently. Now the focus is on updating each of the installments as they get closer to coming out.

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

I'm going to be honest with everyone on here: I'm a really huge sucker for games that look like a beautiful illustration. From Vanillaware's titles to stuff like Indivisible, I can't help to want these things inside of me.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The Fairy Tail manga franchise from Hiro Mashima has worked out well for the creator as a good range of spinoff books have been produced for it, keeping the world alive in different ways and exploring the vastness of it all.

Crunchyroll Humberto Saabedra
Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

During my recent visit in Tokyo for the Golden Week Holiday events including Nico Nico Chokaigi and Character 1 (report 1, 2), I also went to the Akihabara town to check the latest anime/game street ads as always.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . May 3, 2016 . 11:00am The PlayStation 4 Grand Kingdom beta begins today. To help people prepare, as well as understand what happens in the game's online component, NIS America has put together a trailer showing war footage.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Pretty much conceding to the fact that those 3D mousepads are basically just novelties (though, if you want to call them "therapeutic", go ahead), character good makers ACG is now introducing a set of four Prison School Mini Oppai Mouse Pad Straps...

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