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August 4, 2016, 6:30 PM
Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo revealed in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine that Nosferatu Zodd, also known as "Zodd the Immortal," will be playable in their upcoming Berserk game by Omega Force. The preview image from the magazine shows the giant Apostle Nosfer...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Fashionable case will appeal to fans of the occult, anime, and video games. It's a fine time to be a fan of wizardly fashion in Japan, what with both the Grimoire Bag and Wizard Parka currently on sale.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Ditto is one of the cutest Pocket Monsters ever created. And now, there is a big stuffed Ditto you can snuggle. Priced at 13,000 yen (US$129), the Ditto plushie cushion thingy weighs a whopping 8 pounds!

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Mashable Jeff Sneider
RocketNews24 Oona McGee

This cat's hilariously well-timed, meow-filled responses are convincing the world he understands Japanese! One of the reasons we love cute cat videos is the fact that they give us a taste of a worry-free life of luxury, with days devoted to nothin...

Siliconera Asma

By Asma . August 3, 2016 . 3:30pm Fans eager to try out Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X before launch can download a demo on both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita beginning August 9. The latest Project Diva X trailer provides a few new scenes of th...

SGCafe spartanchef

According to media website, Mashable, veteran actor, Willem Defoe, best known to many fans as the actor who played Spider-Man villain, Green Goblin, has been cast as Light's partner-in-crime, the Shinigami known as Ryuk for Netflix's live-action m...

Siliconera Sato

Following the recent videos showcasing the game's fishing and Persona summoning, Atlus released a new gameplay video for Persona 5, featuring Ryuji Sakamoto's All-Out Attack. Persona 5 is releasing in Japan on September 15, 2016 for PlayStation 4 ...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . August 3, 2016 . 10:00am The Volcanion Pokémon distribution event for Pokémon X, Y, Alpha Sapphire, and Omega Ruby has been dated. The legendary fire and water type will be distributed in October 2016 in both North America and Europe.

@geekdotcom Michelle Nguyen

Always donning his face-covering mask, the purpose of which is still unknown to fans, the secret that is the lower-half of his head was explored way back in episode 101, when Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura decided that they must figure out what their ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Like the spice, the Naruto TV anime music flow. Konoha Shinden: Steam Ninja Scrolls, a light novel by Shō Hinata concerning Mirai Sarutobi, along with Kakashi Hatake and Might Guy and set between chapter 700 and the manga and Seventh Hokage and th...

Anime Expo 2016 in Los Angeles attracted an all-star array of top talent from Japan, including several manga creators. One notable guest making his first visit to a N. America comics convention was OKAYADO, the creator of 12 Beast and Monster Musu...

This may be the film Hideaki Anno was born to make. Make no mistake: though Godzilla Resurgence, the first Japanese Godzilla film in 12 years, was technically directed by both Neon Genesis Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno and Attack on Titan helmer...

tokyohive HPriest

Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - July 30th/31st 01 (00) Godzilla Resurgence (Weeks: 01) 02 (02) Finding Dory (Weeks: 03) 03 (01) One Piece Film: Gold (We...

Forbes Ollie Barder

The newly elected Governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, is keen to celebrate the medium of anime and turn the city into a veritable "anime land". Koike is actually an interesting figure in Japanese politics.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Madman Entertainment began streaming the entire run of InuYasha last year on the AnimeLab service and now they're looking to bring it out in a big way on home video for collectors that may have passed up on it before.

Siliconera Sato

Mobius Final Fantasy, Square Enix's latest smartphone game made by staff known for having worked on several major Final Fantasy titles, is now available for download in the West. Story: The Warrior of Light Despair has cast a long, dark shadow acr...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Updating a project spotted in January, a site and preview have launched for the fall TV anime adaptation of Bai Mao's Romance of the Three Kingdoms inspired Chinese novel series Soul Buster. Knights of Sidonia's Kobun Shizuno is series director wi...

Nogizaka46 (乃木坂46) tops a very strong week of singles with 15th single Hadashi de Summer (裸足でSummer) selling over 728,000 copies. Johnny's WEST lands at #2 with Jinsei wa Subarashii (人生は素晴らしい) featured as OP for anime Ace Attorney.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Forget the Pokémon GO wrist-strap, it doesn't even have CRYSTALS in it! That's why my money is on the Pokémon Sun and Moon Z-Ring as Best Accessory of 2016. Takara Tomy is preparing to release this special bracelet for kids (or adults, no judgment...

Sarah K. Burris

In a fascinating social experiment, Reddit asked its users who are supporting Donald Trump for president, what it would take for them to switch to another candidate. Then, as only Reddit can, it proceeded to mock Trump as well as some of the answers.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the teaser poster visual posted last week, a 30-second teaser trailer for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Matcha Hazuki's Isshukan Friends. /One Week Friends manga is now officially available on the web.

Selective Hearing Kelly-Mae Matt

Release Date: June 1st, 2016 Track List Muteki no Uta Lemon Juice (Lemon ban version) Byuti (Beauty ban version) 100% Orange (Orange ban version) Review Delivering their third release overall and the first for 2016, Tokimeki Sendenbu bring you the...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Toei Animation has announced the five main voice cast of Tiger Mask W, its fall 2016 TV anime inspired by Ikki Kajiwara and Naoki Tsuji's Tiger Mask manga series in late 1960's to early 70's. The characters that they will voice in the show will be...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The first release week of any month is typically pretty big and with two dozen volumes hitting today, well, that certainly qualifies when you figure most are about 200 pages each. Vertical gets in on the game with new Wolfsmund while Seven Seas En...

Voters of this new ranking have determined the best characters from the currently airing Macross Delta, with the franchise's adorable idols naturally hogging the spotlight but still paling in comparison to one particularly charming girl.

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo released the newest video for their upcoming strategy RPG, Dynasty Warriors: Eiketsuden, with its opening cinematics that shows off several key characters in action. Dynasty Warriors: Eiketsuden will release in Japan on August 3, 2016 f...

I'm not sure if I was spoiled for this and forgot, or if I just clued into it immediately, but it would appear that the adorable little loli Erica (Morohoshi Sumire), who is so full of pride, is one of the Ainsworths.

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