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June 8, 2016, 5:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In a general election between all 720 Pokémon in Japan, the winners were announced tonight in Tokyo. Greninja came in first, while Pikachu didn't even crack the top three. According to Oricon Style, a total of 562,386 votes were cast, with Greninj...

The Tokyo Reporter Roland Shichijo

Mayu Tomita TOKYO (TR) - Idol star Mayu Tomita, who was hospitalized in critical condition after a male stalker fan stabbed her over 20 times, has regained consciousness, the Sankei Shimbun reported on Tuesday (June 07).

The February 1992 issue of Kodansha's Nakayoshi magazine introduced a genre redefining manga series to the world: Naoko Takeuchi's Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon. The series quickly captured the imagination of Japanese girls and was adapted into a ma...

Film is shooting on location in Volterra, Italy Italian newspaper La Nazione posted three photographs from the set of the live-action film of Hiromu Arakawa's Fullmetal Alchemist manga on Tuesday. The stills show the film's shooting in the Italian...

Tomboys, spitfires, or the plain and simple "girls who kick ass. " However you describe them, the long history of anime and manga is full of these characters, and choosing the top ten is no easy task. Users of ranking site Goo, however, took up th...

RocketNews24 Meg Murphy

From My Neighbor Totoro to Porco Rosso, these cute kits let you recreate miniature worlds from your favorite Miyazaki films. We've taken a look at a few different Ghibli papercraft art sets in the past, and, well, we honestly can't get enough of t...

Siliconera Sato

XSEED Games announced today their lineup of games that will be showcased at E3 2016, which includes Fate/Extella, Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns, Akiba's Beat, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II, and more.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

June is getting underway in a very big way on the anime side of the equation this week as the distributors are looking to get as much in the pipeline as they can for the numerous summer conventions they'll be hitting over the next few months.

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix announced today that Square Enix will release in North America for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita on October 25, 2016. Here's a look at its E3 trailer: About World of Final Fantasy: World of Final Fantasy, a brand-new title in the ...

Mayu Tomita, 20-year old singer-songwriter and former idol was tragically stabbed in the neck and chest by Tomohiro Iwazaki, 27, recovered consciousness at night on June 7th. Multiple medias, such as Nippon Television, Sankei news, and so on, repo...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

This isn't one of Ondore's lies. Gamers are really getting the chance to go back to Ivalice, and it's never looked better. At almost 30 years old and with over a dozen titles, the Final Fantasy video game franchise is in a unique position: at just...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The anime adaptation of Tappei Nagatsuki and Shinichirou Otsuka's Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- light novel series, which has so far run eight volumes (plus two EX) has been listed for 25 episodes.

[ANIME REVIEW] 2016 SPRING ANIME REVIEWS PART. 1 [ANIME REVIEW] 2016 SPRING ANIME REVIEWS PART. 2 *This review is based on my personal opinions and I do not watch all the anime from every season so please understand.

Variety Janko Roettgers

Courtesy of Ellation How do you sell video subscription bundles to young viewers who've never paid much attention to traditional cable programming? AT&T and the Chernin Group think they have the answer.

iDigitalTimes Phillip Martinez

Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS-Force is making its way to PS Vita in the west, and Bandai Namco Entertainment lined up a date for what will officially be a digital-only release. Gundam fans in North America and Europe will be able to download the ...

Capsule Computers Travis Bruno

Posted by Travis Bruno on Jun 7, 2016 One Piece: Burning Blood Developer: Spike Chunsoft Publisher: Bandai Namco Platforms: Xbox One (Reviewed), PS Vita, PlayStation 4, PC Release Date: Available Now Price: $59.

Fate/stay night's seductive Saber has inspired another impressive cosplay with her beautiful bride form, showing off some 3D wife material that may not be disgusting for once.

The Fandom Post Jun Kuga

It's caption time again, but first things first is to reveal the winner for last week's competition: There were lots of ways to take last week's image, in the end I went with Serial Experiments Nobue's blue and white grail.

Siliconera Sato

With Persona 5 releasing this year, Atlus will be sure to make its presence felt at E3 2016. IGN has provided a look at some of their plans detailing what we can expect to see at the event. Character designer Shigenori Soejima will appear at the A...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

After getting some character designs for the anime adaptation of the upcoming light novel series Girlish Number from Wataru Watari and QP:flapper, previously, progress continues with the project. While we're still waiting on more details about it,...

Siliconera Sato

Ubisoft is hosting a Watch Dogs 2 reveal tomorrow, but IGN posted a banner ahead of time, showing that the game is expected to launch on November 15, 2016 and it'll take place in San Francisco. [Thanks, Eurogamer.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . June 7, 2016 . 9:08am Bandai Namco is bringing Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS Force to both North America and Europe next month and, to help people understand what to expect, it's released a new trailer and screenshots that shows some r...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming original TV anime special RS Keikaku: Rebirth Storage/RS Project: Rebirth Storage, today posted a new 60-second PV introducing its main characters with their voices.

Kodansha Comics gave Comic Book Resources an early look at the upcoming variant cover for Attack on Titan volume 19, illustrated by Eisner Award-winning artist Paolo Rivera. The volume hits stores on August 2, and the special edition release packs...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Looks like fans and judges are going to have a tough time deciding who to keep and who to let go. The Japanese entertainment scene is currently in the middle of an idol boom, the likes of which the country hasn't seen since the 1980s.

Selective Hearing Selective Hearing

KEMURI, who are releasing their first single in 13 years on June 22, have announced their world tour. This tour includes 9 US dates in July and 4 UK dates in October. In the US, they will tour with STREETLIGHT MANIFEST and in the UK, with LESS THA...

AFA Channel! freakpool

An illustration from Chuuya Koyama's space manga, Space Brothers, will be launching into space. . . literally! When an H-IIA rocket will launch later this year to put the Himawari 9 meteorological satellite into orbit, it will decorated with artwo...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

Alright, people! It's time for us to grab our finest drinks and drinking glasses, because Sukeban Game's title about being a bartender in the dystopian cyberpunk setting known as Glitch City hits PC, Mac and Linux on June 21.

Shokugeki no Soma: The Second Plate, the upcoming continuation of Food Wars, is on its way, and a new visual has just been released that shows Soma and his opponents lined up and ready to get cooking. The Second Plate, which premieres July 2, foll...

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