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May 26, 2016, 3:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Dreams are real once again! The Ghibli Museum in Tokyo's Mitaka has a Catbus from the classic anime My Neighbor Totoro. Until now, only children (children, ha! ) could get in the Catbus. But this July, there will be a Catbus that adults can also b...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

"Anime that's trying to be like previous hits can never surpass the originals. " If you've watched much anime at any point during the past 30 years, odds are you've heard the work of voice actress Megumi Hayashibara.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Charpedia asked Japanese fans about what series had the most endearing depictions of romance in anime and manga. 10,000 fans picked from a pool of 84 series. Voting was split down the gender demographics - 51.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . May 25, 2016 . 2:30am Yakuza series creator and general director Toshihiro Nagoshi recently spoke with Famitsu in an interview to commemorate the series' 10th anniversary. In the past 10 years, how has the userbase of the Yakuza series c...

Moviepilot Alisha Grauso

I think we can all agree that fan artists are amazing, no? For all its problems, fandoms have a way of giving us some great things in the form of memes, hashtags, and mash-ups. Now thanks to Japanese artist Bin1 Production, we have a delightful re...

The official Twitter account of Kyoto Animation's Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! has revealed that on May 27 a live stream on Niconico Douga will occur. The stream is titled Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!

From the popular mobile game Granblue Fantasy comes this exquisite 1/8th scale figure of demon girl Danua. Her design is absolutely gorgeous, and she is displaying a shy look while her long black hair flows down and her mysterious red eyes glare.

Siliconera Sato

The upcoming anime Tales of Zestiria the X got an update on its official website revealing that the series by ufotable will premiere worldwide in summer 2016 and in Japan on July 3, 2016. [Thanks, Anime News Network.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

In commemoration of the franchise's 10th anniversary, one of the largest Japanese doujinshi and anime/manga merchandise companies, Toranoana today started accepting orders for only 10 units of the life-size figure of Momo Belia Deviluke from the T...


Nounen Rena got her breakthrough role in the asadora, Amachan. Known for her quirky and cute personality, she soon built a steady following and continued her success as an actress in several films and dramas such as the 2014 summer hit Hot Road.

The official website of the TV anime adaptation of Shoutarou Tokunou's New Game! manga has revealed a brand new visual for the July anime. In addition, the main cast, character designs and promotional video were also revealed, among a few other an...


Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - May 21st/May 22nd 01 (01) Zootopia (Weeks: 05) 02 (02) The Magnificent Nine (Weeks: 02) 03 (03) If Cats Disappeared From...

Siliconera Sato

Tokyo Game Show organizers just sent out their main visuals for this year's event, which will take place from September 15 through 18 at the Makuhari Messe in the Mihama-ku ward of Chiba city. The main visual was made by Ippei Gyoubu who has worke...

by Matt Schley Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 5/23/2016 Did you know? The age when you become a legal adult in Japan is 20. It's a pretty magical year for Japanese youth, who get to go to a fancy coming-of-age ceremony, buy alco...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix hosted their third "Star Log" livestream earlier today, and they've followed up with a look at some new videos giving us highlights of what was featured in the program. Anne With looks that could kill and nerves of steel, one would ass...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

To promote the theatrical release in Japan on May 28, the official YouTube channel of the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Ayuko Hatta's shoujo manga Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji/Wolf Girl & Black Prince today posted a 16-minute special video...

The Fandom Post Kate O'Neil

Sailor Moon Crystal Episode #34 A power up and a declaration of war. What They Say: "Act. 33 INFINITY 7 Transformation - SUPER SAILOR MOON" Cyprine and Ptilol of the Witches 5 have placed the Sailor Guardians under a spell that causes them to turn...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . May 24, 2016 . 11:00am NIS America has announced a launch promotion for Grand Kingdom. People who pre-order or purchase the PlayStation 4 or PlayStation Vita game at launch will get a Lord's Set Bundle.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . May 25, 2016 . 10:30am Last year, Steins;Gate was released on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita in North America and Europe. In 2016, Steins;Gate 0 will come to the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in both regions.

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Looks like we are getting a stream of time travelling anime, as a new TV anime has been announced, and it is titled "Time Travel Shouo ~Mari Waka to 8-nin no Kagakusha-tachi" or just simply, "Time Travel Girl.

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo uploaded their latest video for Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, showing off a look at the recently revealed Atelier collaboration costumes with Honoka as Rorona, Marie Rose as Totori, and more.

'ダブル・ジョーカー (前編)' (Daburu Jōkā (Zenpen)) "Double Joker (First Part)" I used to be a dedicated chess player, certainly not at very high level, but at least competitive enough to get into haughty arguments about the proper pronunciation of en prise.

A new trailer for Square Enix's "I Am Setsuna" has showcased the game's premise, world and has even briefly touched on its battle system - with the trailer arriving ahead of its scheduled E3 air date in an effort to give impatient fans an early ta...

The much feared Korean live action drama for the highly esteemed IdolMaster franchise has revealed the 19 finalists attempting to win a role, with numerous dedicated IdolMaster fans still wishing that the drama wasn't being created at all.

The Fandom Post Chris Homer

It is a telling of a good story when the weakest part of the film is the supernatural part. . . What They Say: The last time Momo saw her father, they had a fight. Now all she has left to remember him by is an incomplete letter penned with the wor...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The reveal of the latest Atelier game is here as promised. Well, the title is at least, with more details to surface shortly from this week's issue of Dengeki PlayStation magazine. For the time being, the initial information we have is that this o...

Avid Pokemon specialists may appreciate this new Pokemon-centric ranking as it lists the starter Pokemon that voters have deemed to be the most useless, a topic bound to confuse those not educated in the ways of Pokemon.

'泣いて泣き喚いて泣き止んだから' (Naite Nakiwameite Nakiyanda Kara) "I Cried, Cried My Lungs Out, and Stopped Crying" This is the first episode in a long time which Subaru doesn't end up dead. I was waiting for it and I was anticipating that moment where the mus...

The supposed mystery thriller that is Mayoiga has continued to convince some otherwise as its still-living characters draw yet more ignorant conclusions, with the series now being ridiculed for egregious art mistakes but still (somehow) keeping th...

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