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June 10, 2016, 5:00 AM

Atsuko Maeda takes another bold step forward in the MV for "Selfish", the lead track off her 1st album "Selfish" (release date: June 22)! Contributor Wanted! ! Opening with Atsuko riding a taxi on a rainy night, the scene shifts to her with a blon...

Siliconera Sato

We've seen Hatsune Miku and her pretty stylish form in Persona 4: Dancing All Night's collaboration appearance. We'll once again get to see the "P4D Style" Miku in Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X and Future Tone.

PR Newswire Tubi TV

"Sentai Filmworks strives to deliver anime to our fans, wherever they are," said John Ledford, President and CEO of Sentai Filmworks. "Tubi TV allows us to give our fans more options to watch their favorite shows on multiple platforms.

© Ichigo Takano 2014 Time travel is the ideal plot device to make readers care about a high school pairing. One day, 16-year-old Naho Takamiya gets a letter from her future self, asking her to befriend transfer student Naruse Kakeru.

Most of Japanese schools have their own "seifuku" (school uniforms), and especially girls' uniforms have evolved to have a variety of unique styles. One of the outstanding features of a school girls' uniform is the shortness of their skirts.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco previously announced Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters as a new cross-media project, and they've recently revealed that it's headed to Nintendo 3DS along with more info from the project. Prior to the upcoming retail release of Digimon ...

All things considered, the most recent hiatus for Kentarou Miura's Berserk manga hasn't been too lengthy. After being absent since December, the series is set to return to the pages of Young Animal on June 24, and the plan is to resume a regular m...

Crunchyroll Nate Ming

Crunchyroll's catalog is home to plenty of legendary shonen titles like Rurouni Kenshin and Flame of Recca, but one long-running shonen classic only recently received a full anime series: Kazuhiro Fujita's Ushio and Tora!

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . June 9, 2016 . 6:30am Following the Atelier and Gust collaboration costumes we saw last month, Koei Tecmo revealed in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine the latest collaboration costumes for Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, and this time ...

Studio Shaft's 40th Anniversary MadoGatari art exhibition has recently just ended with a surprise. New figures have been revealed featuring the two girls from Shaft's two most popular anime, Hitagi Senjougahara from Monogatari and Madoka Kaname fr...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Producer of When Marnie Was There pontificates on psychological differences between men and women. You'll find very few entities in any creative field that enjoy the sort of widespread respect and goodwill that Studio Ghibli does.

AFA Channel! freakpool

The [email protected] has gotten itself its own live-action drama. . . in South Korea, and after the 19 actress audition finalists were revealed, they headed off to a 10-day training camp, where they were divided into teams of two, with both teams...

'すばるの修行 THE BEWITCHING GUARDIAN' (Subaru no Shugyou THE BEWITCHING GUARDIAN) "Subaru's Training - The Bewitching Guardian" Trolling masters are dime a dozen among Japan's exorcists. Troll Date The purpose of Mitejima Subaru (Sawashiro Miyuki) as a...

We still have a decent wait ahead of us before the live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie adaptation hits theaters in Japan, but it's currently shooting in Volterra, Italy. That means Italian newspaper La Nazione had an opportunity to snap a few ph...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Yuigadokuson, winners of the Japan Expo Official Contest "Tokyo Candoll", have released their schedule for Japan Expo 2016 in Paris! They will be on the KARASU STAGE July 8th(Fri)at 2:30pm! Contributor Wanted!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Filming is underway in New Zealand for the Hollywood live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell and with the main casting having been set for a bit, and the recent addition of Rila Fukushima, some on-set photos have now surfaced that you can see...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Just as we see updates to classic properties in North America, so to the Japanese delve into this realm. The latest is an updated version of the Time Bokan property with Time Bokan 24, which is set to air in October 2017 as part of Tatsunoko Produ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kiri Wazawa's comedy web manga series Fukigen na Mononokean/The Morose Mononokean today released a two-minute third PV featuring its OP song "Tomodachi Meter" performed by Japanese duo T...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . June 8, 2016 . 10:30am NIS America has picked up another Touhou game for a western release. The PlayStation 4's Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet will be followed by Touhou Genso Wanderer for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.

Kahotan's Blog Kahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) The new graduates that joined us this year are currently moving between the different sections in the company as a part of their training! I remember doing the same thing when I first joined.

The Tokyo Reporter Roland Shichijo

Photos uploaded to social media showing 'nipple man' (Sankei Shimbun) KYOTO (TR) - A male Shiga Prefecture city official known online as the "nipple man" was arrested on Sunday for allegedly flashing high school girls on a train, drawing shock and...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Avex has posted two preview videos for four character songs from the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Cotoji's school comedy manga series Anne-Happy, performed by Anne Hanakoizumi (CV: Yumiri Hanamori), Ruri Hibarigaoka (Haruka Shiraishi), Botan Kum...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

A brand new trailer has been released at E3 2016 for Square Enix's Kingdom Hearts 3; Kingdom Hearts HD 2. 8 Final Chapter Prologue. The video previews the two HD remasters in the collection, but mostly focuses on Kingdom Hearts 0.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

New cast additions have been announced for ClassicaLoid, an upcoming original anime TV comedy about meddlesome classical composers whose music has all sorts of unusual effects. The new cast members include: Mikako Komatsu as Kanae Otowa.

'追跡' (Tsuiseki) "Pursuit" Ah, I've been waiting for an episode like this. That is, one dedicated to Lieutenant Colonel Yuuki. You may remember that I noted in previous weeks that it's my opinion that the 'main character' of Joker Game is definitel...


Though the first two seasons of the 'Sailor Moon Crystal' anime ultimately proved controversial, the ongoing third season seems intent on redeeming the franchise from the flaws of its predecessors. Sign Up for Newsletter Though the first two seaso...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The results of the inaugural "Pokémon General Election 720" have been announced, and the winners of the top 10 spots in the rankings may come as a surprise to new fans and veteran Pokémon trainers alike.

Trends in Japan Japan Trends

The virtual reality buzz in Tokyo continues to unfold. Following VR Zone Project i Can in Odaiba and Sky Circus in Ikebukuro, the latest virtual reality experience attractions in Tokyo are Zero Latency and VR Living Dolls.

Posted 08/06/2016 Having unveiled a number of new license acquisitions at the recent MCM London Comic Con, we now have ourselves a look at Manga Animatsu's line-up for the third quarter of 2016 as pre-orders open on a variety of titles - including...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Kodansha Comics is doing some really fun stuff with the release of the finale volume Yoshitoki Oima's manga series A Silent Voice this week. The latest is a really great short video that shows her illustrating the two main characters from the book...

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