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June 24, 2016, 11:00 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!

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.

Crunchyroll Scott Green
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!

Kadokawa conducted some research on the most anticipated TV anime of the upcoming summer 2016 season, with a total of 12,169 men and women aged 5 to 69 participating. From May 23-24, the research covered people living in 47 prefectures across Japa...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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Sometimes, we all want to get back at the ones who have bullied us, and in Hazuki Takeoka and Tiv's romantic comedy manga, Masamune-kun's Revenge, that is exactly what the main character wants to do to a girl who has once bullied him, and guess what?

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.

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.

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...

'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 ...

[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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