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July 27, 2016, 9:00 PM
GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Recovering from Re:Zero episode 17? Just stop and get ready for more despair. Episode 18 is being hyped by the Re:Zero production committee as "the worst, the best, the despair, the hope, and. . . this 25 minutes and 45 seconds which burns your he...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

We have a "controversy" in otaku-dom. Hiroshi Kamiya is one of the hottest voice actors in the industry. His roles include Kou Ichinomiya (Arakawa Under the Bridge), Levi Ackerman (Attack on Titan) and Izaya Orihara (Durarara!

RocketNews24 KK Miller

Because nothing says Mountain Day more than being able to cook instant noodles in nature. The first holiday of the summer Umi no Hi, or Marine Day, has been enjoyed in Japan since 1996 as a way to give thanks to everything the ocean has to offer.

The toast goes flying as UPUPGIRLS (KARI) take a page straight out of the handbook of anime cliches and make it unforgettably bizarre in the "Future Music Video" for one of their classic songs "Bare Bare I LOVE YOU"!

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Luffy and the Straw Hat Pirates find themselves more powerful than ever yet still their gullible and goofy selves in One Piece Film: Gold, their 13th leap to the silver screen (and first since 2012). Maintaining the thrills and visual excitement o...


EXILE will release their new single, "Joy-ride ~Kanki no Drive~", on August 17! The song serves as the theme song for Fuji TV's coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics. The ATSUSHI-penned single is released a month before EXILE celebrates the 15th anniv...

It's not just your average fan that's getting swept up in the mania of Pokémon Go. Even Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi couldn't resist joining in with the rest of us, and he did so shortly after the Japanese launch with some tribute art.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

This month, the Twitter account for the three-OAD episode adaptation of Kore Yamazaki's supernatural fantasy/mystery The Ancient Magus' Bride passed 10,000 Twitter followers. To celebrate, the WIT STUDIO (Attack on Titan, Kabaneri) production shar...

It's like the light has finally dawned on me and suddenly, it all makes sense! . . . Well it doesn't ALL make sense, but I can piece together more of the story now about what's going on. . . I think. This week's episode revealed a lot more than I ...

Siliconera Sato

Level-5 announced Yo-kai Watch for Smartphone at Level-5 Vision 2016 for Android and iPhone. The game is made to be easily playable on smartphone with high-end graphics, new controls, and network compatibility.

The Fandom Post Darius Washington

Hey, folks. I'm just going to start right off the bat and say Star Trek Beyond is the best summer offering this year so far. This year has been rather stale since X-Men: Apocalypse (a most divisive movie, I know) in that it hasn't had much that co...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

According to the newest Oricon report, the first press limited edition Blu-ray disc of Kyoto Animation's 2015 film High☆Speed! - Free! Starting Days - sold 15,000 units in its first week, becoming the top-selling disc in its overall weekly Blu-ray...

DualShockers Giuseppe Nelva

During Level-5's Vision 2016 presentation a new cross-media project was announced, named Megaton Musashi. It will include an action JRPG, an Anime, a series of toys and more. The story is set in a future where humanity lives in shelters, defending...

Siliconera Sato

Nep-Nep Connect: Chaos Champuru and this week's issue of Dengeki PlayStation has provided the first details, revealing it as a F2P PS Vita card game. [Thanks, Hachima. ] Nep-Nep Connect: Chaos Champuru is an upcoming card game that features over 1...

@geekdotcom Daniel Starkey

Instant noodles (most often ramen) are the pick-me-up of choice for college students and budget-conscious geeks the world over, but they weren't always so ubiquitous. Nissin, one of the major brands for instant ramen, recently debuted an anime-ins...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Due out in North America this September, the Attack on Titan Coloring Book aims to get in on that ever-growing market of coloring activity books for adults. Only. . . aren't those supposed to provide stress relief?

Siliconera Jenni

Summon Night 6 is coming to the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in February 2017, and PlayStation 4 owners will have the option of picking up a Wonderful Edition with a price that varies depending on when you order it.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

You can't keep a good team down and it looks like the Bikini Warriors property from the summer 2015 anime season is coming back. The show that has its basis in Monthly Hobby Japan is going to get two new OVAs that will be released this fall.

Source: Toho Co. , Ltd. Official Site: shin-godzilla. jp (Japan) A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE With the Japanese theatrical release of SHIN GODZILLA (シン・ゴジラ, Shin Gojira, aka GODZILLA RESURGENCE) only a few days away, we thought we would share the Engli...

Honey's Anime HoneyFeed

What You Need to Know: It has been revealed that in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Kazuya Minekura's Saiyuki series, the currently serialised sequel Saikyuki RELOAD BLAST will be getting an anime adaptation.

Siliconera Sato

Sega announced today at the Akihabara event in the UDX Theater that Yakuza 6: Poetry of Life is releasing in Japan on December 8, 2016 and that it will be the "final chapter of Kazuma Kiryu's legend. " Other than the reveal of the official title, ...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

At least 19 people were killed in a stabbing rampage at the Tsukui Yamayuri-en facility in Sagamihara City early Tuesday KANAGAWA (TR) - Kanagawa Prefectural Police have arrested a 26-year-old former employee at a facility for the disabled in Saga...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Players of Pokemon Go have been involved in 71 traffic incidents since the game's launch on Friday TOKYO (TR) - Police in Japan have responded to dozens of traffic incidents involving players of Pokemon Go since the launch of the popular smartphon...


Everyone's surprised that "Pokemon Go" is getting people out from behind their screens and out of the house. But Japanese animated creations have a much longer tradition of sending people on real-world adventures, although in a very different way.

Descendants of the Sun, a South Korean TV drama featuring a romance between a soldier and a surgeon in a fictional war-torn nation, is reigniting K-drama fever across Asia. In China alone, where the program is simultaneously broadcast online, it h...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . July 26, 2016 . 9:15am Square Enix shared a new sample video for World of Final Fantasy, showing the making of its opening theme called "Innocent²" along with a peek at its animation featuring Final Fantasy heroes in chibi forms.

Boy, can I talk about bell peppers. One of my favorite things to eat now-a-days due to their great taste, ease in preparation, and tons of health benefits (comparatively speaking), I clearly remember despising the things growing up.

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, the CG-animated film that's a key part of the Final Fantasy XV franchise, will be released in digital form August 30, reports ANN. That'll follow the film's limited American theatrical release, which begins August 19.

The exceedingly popular maid twins Rem and Ram of Re:Zero have unsurprisingly obtained another enchanting cosplay (with even more to surely come), attaining a level of ephemeral notoriety not dissimilar to that of the already long forgotten goddes...

Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - July 23rd/24th 01 (00) One Piece Film: Gold (Weeks: 01) 02 (01) Finding Dory (Weeks: 02) 03 (03) Pokemon the Movie XY&Z ...

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