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June 24, 2016, 9:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

On June 23, 1996, the Nintendo 64 first went on sale in Japan. Twenty years ago! Think about that. Facing off against Sony's PlayStation, the Nintendo 64, which was the last major home console to use cartridges and which came with a unique control...

DualShockers Giuseppe Nelva
Kahotan's Blog Kahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I love having breakfast that includes thick-cut bacon, but most days I just end up eating sweet breads! They do say it's good to get some sugars in the morning!

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Trees will "breathe" with light and sound as their beauty takes visitors' breath away. One of the core beliefs of Shintoism is that divinity exists in all aspects of the natural environment. Meanwhile, one of the core beliefs of travelers is that ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green
Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco revealed in this week's issue of Jump magazine that Dragon Ball Fusions will feature Dr. Slump's Arale as a Fusion partner. [Thanks, @Kazu4281. ] The Jump scan shows us an "EX Fusion" character named "Towale," a fusion between Arale a...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Retail chain Animate is dedicating an all-new store in Tokyo to girls' anime and manga. Animate, Japan's largest chain of anime specialty stores, already has two branches in Tokyo's Akihabara, one of which is a six-story tower of Japanese animatio...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Japanese toymakers Good Smile Company are celebrating their 15th anniversary and the 10th anniversary of their Nendoroid toy-line, and the celebrations include the release of a giant-sized Hatsune Miku Nendoroid that will be initially sold at the ...

Earlier, it has been announced on the volume 7 release of Tokyo Ghoul:re that there will be a live-action adaptation for the famous Tokyo Ghoul. Written by Ishida Sui, it has sold a total of 18 million copies and has been animated in 2014.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The upcoming anime adaptation of Tsuyoshi Yasuda's manga DAYS has been going full steam ahead for some time with announcements and reveals. Now that we're getting closer to the debut of the series, the first full promotional video has arrived for it.

Kasra asks: I was reading your earlier column, Why Is Animation Only For Kids In The US? I was asking why do we care so much if animation or anything in the nerd culture considered adult by some in the society.

Siliconera Casey

By Casey . June 22, 2016 . 8:00am Nintendo UK recently got the chance to meet up with Monster Hunter producer Ryozo Tsujimoto at a community event. There they asked his advice on what items players should take along with them on hunts in Monster H...

tokyohive ustar

AKB48's new song "Hikari to Kage no Hibi" has been picked up as the theme song for TV Asahi's broadcasts related to the '98th National High School Baseball Championship,' which include the 'Nitto Koshien' and 'Sohoku!

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco shared the latest on their upcoming RPG Tales of Berseria with a system introduction trailer showcasing various parts of the game, along with a look at some new costumes. The video starts out with some field exploration, followed by t...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's summer in a big way here and that means that July is about to kick off and Netflix has a lot of material on the move. On the anime side, we get the two new premieres in bilingual form with Magi: Adventures of Sinbad and Kuromukuro, two recent...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Hazuki Takeoka and Tiv's Masamune-kun no Revenge (Masamune-kun's Revenge) manga will be adapted into a TV anime. The anime's website has opened and revealed a teaser visual for the upcoming adaptation: Masamune-kun no Revenge (Masamune-kun's Reven...

Back in the days when it was almost impossible to find Disgaea: Hour of Darkness on the PlayStation 2, Phantom Brave served as my introduction to the world of Nippon Ichi Software developed tactical RPGs.

Feminists, look away! Fashion police in Japan want to 'empower' women by persuading them to wear high heels, insisting the country's historic 'kimono culture' has led to many women having poor posture.

Elana Pidgeon

Today we are excited to welcome Roku and SiriusXM for Windows 10 PCs and tablets to the Windows Store, as well as Crunchyroll for all of your Windows 10 devices! They're all available to download for free from the Windows Store.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

28-year-old singer/voice actor Shouta Aoi has opened his official YouTube channel and posted a short version music video for his next 6th single "Innocent" to be released on July 27. The song will be used as the OP theme for the upcoming TV anime ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Warner Bros. Japan has publisher a new look at Bones' (Blood Blockade Battlefront, Space Dandy) summer TV anime Mob Psycho 100 with a commercial for the adaptation of the manga by ONE, best known as the author of the original, self-published One-P...

Mayoiga has to be one of the most misunderstood shows in recent years. On a surface, the premise alone has a lot of potential. The idea behind putting 30 people, each of them has very different set of personalities, together in a bus to a mysterio...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

There's plenty going on with Key's (Kanon, Air, Clannad, Little Busters! ) ninth work, Rewrite. In anticipation of summer's adaptation by 8-Bit's team from the Grisaia anime, VisualArts has published a preview of the themes "Philosophyz" and "Saya...

'勘弁しろし BASARA BOY KAMU' (Kanben Shiroshi BASARA BOY KAMUI) "Give Me a Break - Basara Boy Kamui" What Yuto is to Rokuro, Kamui is to Benio. Cooking Gags The first part of this episode is an interesting object lesson.

The-O Network Online Theodore Mak

Returning to Anime Expo 2016 is the stunningly beautiful professional cosplay duo of Doremi and Tasha from the South Korean cosplay group Spiral Cats. Famous for their amazingly accurate depictions of video game and anime characters including Leag...

The first season of Bungou Stray Dogs has gone out with a bang as the anime's cast of justice-seekers are involved in another dangerous predicament, with the more crazed tendencies of one character in particular leaving quite a lasting impression ...

Featured Posts Joker Game - 12 Upon finishing yet another rather uneventful episode of Joker Game, I began to wonder just what this series had planned for its finale. "How best to top off a rather mediocre series such as this?

[June 23, 2016] Voltage Inc. (TOKYO:3639) (Shibuya, Tokyo, CEO: Yuzi Tsutani) will be hosting a booth at Anime Expo 2016, Los Angeles, USA, from July 1st until July 4th. Anime Expo is North America's largest anime and manga convention.

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