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May 24, 2016, 8:00 PM
GoBoiano Media Kill la Jill

Kill la Jill, Contributing Writer Kill la Jill is a normal person who enjoys figures, anime, and the dark side of the internet. When not killing people in League of Legends, Jill likes to stalk all her old senpais who never noticed her.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

All-Japanese cast set to start filming in Europe next month. After decades of indifference regarding turning its wealth of animated and comic franchises into live-action productions, Japan has warmed up to the idea in a big way.

Maho is best known for voicing Erena Tōdō in Love Live! School Idol Project. Maho's other leading roles were Izumi Nijō in Saki Episode of Side A and Kurumi Kashiki in NAKAIMO - My Little Sister is Among Them!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

An early look at this week's issue of manga magazine Shonen Champion has shown a preliminary listing for a live-action drama adaptation of Wataru Watanabe's 2008 cycling manga Yowamushi Pedal. The series will run on BS SKY PerfecTV in starting in ...

The official website of the television anime adaptation of Ryō Asai's Cheer Danshi! ! (Cheer Boys! ! ) novel revealed the theme songs for the anime on Monday. Japanese rock band Luck Life will perform the opening theme song "Hajime no Ippo" (First...

The Tokyo Reporter Roland Shichijo

Tomohiro Iwazaki TOKYO (TR) - The man who admitted stabbing pop star idol Mayu Tomita some 30 times on Saturday will likely be charged with attempted murder, police said. Police informed the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office of plans to ch...

Siliconera Casey

In Polygon's latest video in their "Devs Make Mario" series, Zero Escape creator Kotaro Uchikoshi takes his turn at making his own stage in Super Mario Maker. "In terms of how the idea that design constantly changes and how that relates to game de...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Shinji Ishihara on the cover of his book 'Risking My Life To Protect You' Last week, police in Toyama arrested four members of a criminal syndicate affiliated with the Yamaguchi-gumi for allegedly kidnapping a rival boss and severing one of his fi...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Not all Pokémon are created equal, and a recent online poll on Goo Ranking asked Japanese fans to pick which Starter Pokémon they'd rather start without. The poll ran from April 14 to April 23, 2016, and the results were published on May 20, 2016.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft
AFA Channel! freakpool

As Universal Studios Japan is preparing for their limited-time Shonen Jump! collaboration this summer, which will include attractions for One Piece, Dragon Ball, and Death Note, the Osaka-based theme park has announced another collaboration for th...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the big One Piece film out this summer in late July, it's no surprise that there will be a lead-in to some of the background elements of it on TV to provide some continuity for fans - as well as essentially serving as one really long commerci...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I prefer my pumpkin on the sweet side! To the point that it could rather be a dessert! ! Anyway, today I'm going to be taking a look at a figure that made her painted debut on last week's live broadcast.

Mayu Tomita, an idol singer, was stabbed repeatedly at a fan event Saturday by a man who had reportedly been stalking her for months. She is in critical condition and has yet to regain consciousness. The suspect, Tomohiro Iwazaki, was arrested and...

Siliconera Sato

In Bandai Namco's latest trailer for their recently released 3DS title My Hero Academia: Battle for All, we get a look at one of the main villains in Tomura Shigaraki. Tomura Shigaraki uses a Quirk called "Collapse" which basically crumbles anythi...

Siliconera Casey

The guide will be 350 pages and will be available in a standard version for $25 as well as a collector's edition for $40. For those of you in Canada, the standard guide can be found here and the collector's edition is here.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the anime adaptation of Yuuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma) manga has revealed the main theme songs of the second season, set to air this July.

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Tomita Mayu (ex AKB48) has been stabbed 24 times in the neck and chest by a fan. The J-Pop idol is in critical condition. She has yet to regain consciousness. Tomita Mayu was a victim of stalking for a few weeks.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially confirmed today that a TV anime adaptation of Natsume Ono's ACCA Jusan-ku Kansatsu-ka (13th Ward Observation Department) manga is in the works. A teaser site for it also launched with its title logo.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Extremely talented builder needs neither stone, lumber, nor paper for this amazing project. With enough talent, imagination, and, of course, blocks, you can make just about anything out of Legos. Still, there are some things that are more difficul...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

On June 6th, Hiyoko Kobayashi's "sexy and stupid water polo comedy" Hantsu x Torasshu will be getting an OAD adaptation with its 10th volume. Testament of Sister New Devil's Hisashi Saito directs with Mr Osomatsu's Naoyuki Asano on character desig...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Accompanying a new anime preview showcasing the series' League of Villains, Takahiro Fujiwara (Kurobas' Eikichi Nebuya) has been introduced as the voice of My Hero Academia's Kurogiri. The warping character's designs were published along with mons...

'喫茶コンクルシオ' (Kissa Konkurusio) "Cafe Konkurushio" What better way to start an episode than to pick on little ol' Chito-san? Chito-San Besides the random moments and the occasional half episode, we don't really get to see much of Chito.

Anime Evo setsuken

Toshokan Sensou (Library Wars) is a little series from 2008 that mostly passed many an avid anime watcher by, the year it came out. 2008 was a very powerful year for anime, with several notable series like Code Geass R2, Macross Frontier and Soul ...

The police found 27-year-old Tomohiro Iwazaki near the Tokyo concert venue with a bloody, 3-inch-long folding knife close by. Iwazaki admitted he had lost his temper. He'd sent a gift to pop star Mayu Tomita, 20, which she refused.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Attack On Titan There can never be enough Attack on Titan materials - especially to tide us over until the second season of the anime actually makes its way out. Kodansha Comics is looking to expand the interest level for fans with a pair of inter...

AFA Channel! freakpool

With July getting ever closer, the official Love Live! website has made several announcements regarding the anime adaptation for Love Live! Sunshine, which has now been revealed to premiere this 2 July 2016 at 10:30 p.


May24 From killing ghosts to stopping buses, apparently pitchforks are always the answer Shocking truth! Masaki wasn't a ghost after all! Though it's too bad about her cousin not having a face. And then they proceeded to ignore all of the signs th...

Standard Standard-Examiner

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. The police found 27-year-old Tomohiro Iwazaki near the Tokyo concert venue with a bloody, 3-inch-long folding knife close by. Iwazaki admitted he had lost his temper. He'd sent a gift to pop star Mayu Tomita, 20, whi...

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