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August 25, 2016, 4:30 PM
August 25, 2016, 4:30 PM
The GLORIO Blog Aquagaze

After their debut performance is met with a less than lukewarm response, Chika and co. get sent back home with their tails between their legs. How could the power of doing one's best possibly have failed?

The "Runner's Pai" series of videos featuring gravure models running on a treadmill in bikinis concludes (for now) with Kaori Masukodera of Bed In! Contributor Wanted! ! Following in the footsteps of her bandmate Mai Chuusonji, who ran in week 3, ...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

I mentioned this last week, but two of this season's standout series make a fascinating contrast. 91 Days could hardly be less "anime" - not only is it set in America and built around a premise rarely used in anime, but in tone and style it's rema...

IGN Kallie Plagge

By Kallie Plagge This week on IGN Anime Club, Miranda, Kallie, Mike, and Meghan discuss what qualifies as anime and goes in depth with some of their favorite not-quite-anime shows, like Avatar: The Last Airbender and RWBY.

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

There was a point in time when we didn't know what anime was. Somehow, someway, we fell into the trap. Maybe a friend introduced it to you, a TV block, or a random Youtube clip. What was your first anime?

Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku take a dramatic step towards the future with the MV for their 10th single "Massugu" (release date: September 21)! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Contributor Wanted! ! Scenes of the members wearing colorful dresses and bl...

Anime Herald Mike Ferreira
Crunchyroll Scott Green

This spring brought the first official still of Scarlett Johansson as the lead in the Hollywood live-action adaptation of Masamune Shirow's influencial sci-fi series Ghost in the Shell. That was followed by set photos of the Johansson and Pilou As...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

The October 2016 issue of Monthly LaLa magazine has revealed new details on the 5th season of Natsume's Book of Friends, which is now officially titled Natsume's Book of Friends Go. According to the magazine, the anime's exact premiere date will b...


Annaka Karunya, a housewife in Indiranagar, explains her trepidation,"I never let my kids watch anime because of this". Subha Rao says he saw his kid watching anime with teenage girls dressed in extremely short skirts.

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice is only a couple of weeks away in Europe and North America, and the demo version will be released tomorrow in both regions. And today, the page for the game was opened on the Nintendo eShop of the N...

The Natsume's Book of Friends (Natsume Yūjinchō) anime, based on the manga by Yuki Midorikawa, is getting ready to return to Japanese TV after four years. The fifth season premieres on October 4, with Takahiro Omori as chief director and Kotomi De...

Gurashii Omar Hedvat

The talking point of the 2016 Olympic Games Closing Ceremony was not about Rio, but about Tokyo; specifically the emergence of Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe from a warp pipe cosplaying as Super Mario.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Tokyo-based IoT product company Vinclu today announced that a demo booth for its holographic communication robot system Gatebox featuring the most famous vocaloid character Hatsune Miku, titled "Gatebox Home Live feat.

With volume 2 and the October issue of home magazine Comic Cune out August 27th, an early look has shown that Mitsuki's Hinako Note is set to be adapted into a TV anime. The 2014 cute girl comedy 4-panel follows an introverted girl whose quiet con...

Anime Evo Random Wanderer

So, did anyone not guess that Nene would be showing up as a part-time debug/playtester this time around? Anyone? This episode was devoted entirely to Nene's first attempts at becoming part of the working world, which is something of a challenge fo...


On September 7, Izumi Macra will release her third album, "Identity. " This is her first released since her single "P. S. " last November. That single is on the album, along with 10 other songs. Macra has now released the music video "Makura", for...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Idea Factory International announced western release dates for SuperdimensionNeptune VS Sega Hard Girls, and there's just a little under two months to go. The crossover action is coming to PS Vita in North America on October 18, followed by Europe...

The-O Network Online Salvador Mateos

Anime Expo may be more than a month ago but the Cowboy Bebop Jazz Cat Experience was something I will remember for years to come. This year, fans of Cowboy Bebop had a chance to attend the Cowboy Bebop Jazz Cat Experience featuring Alice Undergrou...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following the recent news that the streaming service will be offering the fall 2016 TV anime adaptation of Nanbaka, based on the prison action comedy manga by Sho Futamata (now available on Crunchyroll Manga), Crunchyroll has posted an English-sub...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Viz Media is celebrating its 30th anniversary, so congrats to Viz! To mark the occasion, famed manga artists sent signed drawings to the company. One of them in particular, however, stands out in the cool drawing department.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

After all, "playing it loud" was Nintendo's thing. Back in its salad days, Sega was known for having a bit of an edge to its video game marketing. The company has lost a lot of that swagger over the past 15 years, though, since it's hard not to le...

Fate/Grand Order's ongoing summer event has summoned even more alternate class servants and their seductive swimsuits for players to mindlessly ogle, a surefire way of acquiring both attention and cash-shop purchases.

SKE48 tops the singles chart with Kin no Ai, Gin no Ai (金の愛、銀の愛) selling over 251,000 copies. Their 17th single has tie-up as theme for drama 死幣-DEATH CASH staring lead member Matsui Jurina. Tokyo Performance Doll lands at #4 with 5th single Junai...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

The final chapter of Tite Kubo's now-classic shounen manga, Bleach, was officially released inside the pages of Weekly Shonen Jump! magazine on 22nd August. Along with the final chapters, the mangaka himself included a special message of his own: ...

Lust-filled watchers have gotten their fill with the latest episode of Masou Gakuen HxH as it has doled out another hefty amount of sex appeal, with the main protagonist getting the opportunity to play with 2 girls at once - which less cucked view...

A brief trailer for the soon-to-arrive Koe no Katachi movie has hinted at a roller-coaster of emotional drama, something that many would have likely predicted considering the film revolves around a deaf girl and the boy who used to bully her.

little anime blog Elisabeth O'Neill

A 90-second full trailer has been released for the anime film adaptation of Fumiyo Kono's celebrated manga In This Corner of the World (Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni), featuring the introduction of voice actor Non as the heroine, Suzu Hojo.

Japanese retailers have started accepting pre-orders for Kotobukiya's 1/8th scale "Airi Totoki Princess Bunny" figure from The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls franchise for a January 2017 release. The 195mm-tall figure is based on her popular illustra...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This is Mumei from the anime Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress. Okay, it's not actually Mumei, but a life-sized statue. An extremely expensive one, at that. Measuring around 5. 5 feet tall and weighing a whopping 103.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Video game publisher Koei Tecmo has revealed that their upcoming international release of Omega Force's Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom game, based on Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) manga, will be coming to PC via Steam on...

Gameplay footage for Puyo Puyo Chronicles has demonstrated the game's puzzle matching and RPG blend, a unique aspect that may unfortunately receive flak from many due to the similarity to the absurdly popular Puzzle and Dragons.

Siliconera Sato

Mai Shiranui from The King of Fighters series is joining Dead or Alive 5: Last Round in September, but she was made available for Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate: Arcade's location test earlier today in Japan.

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