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August 3, 2016, 7:30 AM

Tokyo, Japan's capital and home to more than 13 million people, held a gubernatorial election Sunday, and it's being reported the winner is Yuriko Koike, making her the first female governor in the city's history.

Variety Elizabeth Wagmeister
SegmentNext Ashar Ahmad

Koei Tecmo have revealed a new playable Berserk character in the latest weekly issue of Famitsu. The new playable Berserk character being added to the game is none other than Nosferatu Zodd. Known as Zodd the Immortal to many anime fans, Nosferatu...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Cute faces like these need a sign to protect them from the love of passers-by. Shiba Inu dogs in Japan have been charming us for years with their cute curiosity and friendly, confident nature. We've seen them cosplaying, bathing, eating cake and e...

Siliconera Sato

Multiple people have spotted and provided screenshots showing one of the Legendary birds, Articuno, in a Gym and the Internet has been going nuts trying to figure out what's going on. Numerous Pokémon GO players have recently spotted an Articuno a...

JEFusion Gaiatron

After this year's recent Kamen Rider Blade off-meeting, a couple of fans have heard and reported an announcement about a new V-Cinema movie that will bring back the cast of Kamen Rider Blade. Also, Ryoji Morimoto, known for his role in the TV seri...

NBC News Minh Nguyen

In a newly released video on Ryan Higa's YouTube channel, Lin plays himself in the fictional "Space Jam 3: Anime Edition. " In the video, Lin retires from his basketball career and falls into a world where he meets characters like Naruto (played b...

Would anyone besides me would like to see an Aliens anime spinoff? They could use the art style of Blue Gender or something similar or Knights of Sidonia to pull off the feel. As for the story. . . they could borrow elements from the comics I gues...

RocketNews24 KK Miller

They're Tokyo, but also not Tokyo. What is it that makes Tokyo a distinct city that can be easily identified amongst other cities? Is it possible to take the strongest elements of Tokyo and superimpose them on other cities to make a second or thir...

Now that was one hell of a mind mind-boggling episode. It just got ugly and crazy and insane real fast. The operation to investigate the Protoculture's new structures on Voldor was already jeopardized before they even had a chance to go in when th...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

While staff, cast and broadcast information are still to be announced, a site has begun promoting the anime adaptation of Kouji Seo's (Suzuka, A Town Where You Live) 2014 ongoing relationship drama/comedy Fuuka.

Siliconera Sato

Sega opened a new teaser website that features the keyword "repair" along with a bunch of clocks and years looking like something straight out of Chrono Trigger, minus the marker on Florida. We don't have any details as to what the teaser is about...

Siliconera Sato

Publisher Acttil announced they're bringing the Experience-developed PS Vita dungeon crawler, Ray Gigant, to PC via Steam on August 10, 2016. Here are the latest details from Steam. About Ray Gigant: Ray Gigant is a unique dungeon crawler RPG whic...

Crunchyroll Guest

The Big G's first Japanese movie in 12 years - Shin Gojira, AKA Godzilla Resurgence - opened at number one at the Japanese box office this weekend. But how is movie itself and how does it fit into the works of co-director and scriptwriter Hideaki ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Shin Godzilla (English title: Godzilla Resurgence), the first Japanese Godzilla film in 12 years since Ryuhei Kitamura's box office bomb Godzilla: Final Wars in 2004, finally opened on 441 screens across Japan last Friday.

The 2016 J-Pop Summit (photo: Ian Young) Photos & Words by Ian Young For two days in July, all things Japanese took over the Fort Mason Center in a sensory explosion of food, sake, music, art, tech, film, fashion and dance.

Siliconera Asma

By Asma . August 1, 2016 . 1:30pm Yomawari: Night Alone creator Yu Mizokami and htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary creator Masayuki Furuya are collaborating on a special piece of artwork featuring the young female protagonists of both games.

New School Kaidan David Liao

New PV by Hime Kyun Fruit Can. Looks like that cliff Luke Skywalker was standing at on the last Star Wars movie. Related hime kyun fruit can Iyo Damashii Otome Bushi 2016-08-01 Share Facebook Twitter Google + Tags hime kyun fruit can Iyo Damashii ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The path is there but filled with trials and tribulations in one of the cruelest industries out there. What They Say: The gateway to Idol stardom might have opened for the newly formed singing group Wake Up, Girls, but the path to fame is full of ...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

With its Japanese release date fast approaching, the official Atlus YouTube channel has started streaming two new videos for the latest installment of their Persona video game series, Persona 5. The first video highlights summoning the playable ch...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

A man smokes a cigarette in front of strip club T. S. Music in Kabukicho (The Tokyo Reporter) TOKYO (TR) - The Embassy of the United States issued a warning to its citizens on Tuesday regarding continuing reports of theft or fraud that result from...


Iron-Blooded! So I've been wanting to watch and review this movie for quite some time, and hey, look who came along. . . . . . Talk about delays, eh? It has been more than 6 years since Kizumonogatari movie was announced (July 2010 to be exact).

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . August 2, 2016 . 8:30am Pokémon GO has been experiencing some issues as of late. The game is gradually rolling out in regions. Due to an array of issues, there are server problems when logging in or attempting to play the game.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Sword Art Online is about to come stateside as North American independent production company Skydance Television announced that they have acquired the rights for a live action TV show adaptation of Reki Kawahara's light novel series.

I suppose I will start by saying that according to word of mouth, this episode was a complete 1:1 adaption of the source material. Meaning that every line of dialogue, every action is exactly the same as the source material.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the spring and summer 2016 anime series Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- moving right along, the property has been gaining a lot of attention. The Twitter account in particular broke some barriers with over 110,000 followers at this p...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following last weekend's new commercial and digiFest 2016, a new, full-lengthed preview offers the lastest look at Digimon Adventure tri. , which is set to open for its theatrical run September 24th. G 2016年11月2日(水)発売!デジモンアドベンチャー tri.

Chaos;Child, the fourth entry in the Space Adventure visual novel series and sequel to Chaos;Head is set to get animeized, and today details of the airdate and director for the adaptation have been revealed.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Rem has been having a massive surge in popularity, even getting a spotlight in the anime's most recent episode. However, there is a price with being so popular. The dakimakura cover of the blue haired maid was set to release on August 25th, but du...

So, it looks like Macross suddenly started streaming on Amazon last week. That's pretty cool, considering how influential the series has been. It's also pretty surprising, considering how much licensing drama it's gone through over the years.

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