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September 1, 2016, 7:00 PM Mercuryw

Ouch, that was painful. Not only to my heart, but to my eyes (in fact, mainly to my eyes). Let's get that massive elephant out the room: this episode looked atrocious. My screencaps may not convey the intensity of the terrible art and animation pr...


Two months after we got our hands on the first stills for the upcoming Fullmetal Alchemist live-action movie, the official twitter announced yesterday that the 3-month long filming for the movie has ended on August 26th.

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Seven Arcs studio released a promo video and a key visual for its new original TV anime ViVid Strike! . The first episode of ViVid Strike! will hit the blue screens on October 2, 2016: The post ViVid Strike!

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Tokyo-based publisher Gakken has started accepting online entries for the three categories of "Moe Chara Grand Prix 2016" today. The moe character contest is held to commemorate the 35th anniversary of its Animedia magazine and the publication of ...

Siliconera Sato

Atlus released the latest gameplay video for Persona 5 with a feature on the protagonist reading a book during a morning train ride to school. The video shows how you can choose to spend time reading a book during the morning train ride to school,...

Siliconera Asma

Idea Factory's visual novel Amnesia: Memories is one of the games being offered on PlayStation Vita. On the list of PlayStation 4 titles are thatgamecompany's Journey and the Dark Souls-inspired Lords of the Fallen.

Siliconera Sato

Following the European announcement for Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse and 7th Dragon III Code: VFD, publisher Deep Silver announced the two titles are headed to Europe this Winter. Deep Silver, who announced that they're going to publish Atlus...

Gematsu Sal Romano

The side-scrolling action game features more than 70 playable Kamen Riders, the most in any Kamen Rider game to date in celebration of the series' 45th anniversary. There will also be cross-over conversation events, and the characteristics of each...

Gematsu Sal Romano

D3 Publisher will also live stream Tokyo Game Show 2016 through Niconico and Fresh! by AbemaTV on September 15, 16, 17, and 18. Its stage events are as follows: September 15 Happy Manager Happiness Level Check - Featured guests to be announced.


Having a career that has spanned the entire history of TV anime, 79-year-old voice actress Masako Nozawa, has noticed that there is a lack of uniqueness in today's VAs. Nozawa began her career in the early 60's and has since voiced characters from...

Yufu Terashima revealed the unique MV "Watashi ni Naru" from her first album "Watashi ni Naru" released in September 21st, 2016. She finally became an actress in the MV! Contributor Wanted! ! As the title shown in the first is "TV drama series", t...

Anime Evo Random Wanderer

From the perspective of a manga reader, this episode was quite interesting, because, with the exception of the last 30 seconds of it, none of this material existed before. That's right, we have an episode here that is 99% anime-original.

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

No question, the last two days have offered an object lesson in the sometimes harsh realities of anime production, courtesy of two of the Summer's best series. As Orange - the product of a mid-sized studio and working on a limited budget - has see...

RocketNews24 Joan Coello

Here's your chance to meet, and maybe even take language lessons from or tour Russia with, Russian cosplayer and maid cafe manager Nastyan! There are a couple hundred maid cafes across Japan, but the soon-to-open ItaCafe, an all-Russian maid cafe,...

This week, the celebrations around the 10th anniversary of light novel author Fushimi Tsukasa's debut continued with a Nico webcast helping to decide on a FIGUREX life-sized Oreimo statue. With Ayase Aragaki winning out over Kirino and Kuroneko, t...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Max Factory is preparing to serve up a new Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma: The Second Plate scale figure of Ikumi Mito, sculpted based on her reaction scene from the Totsuki Tea Ceremony and Cooking Academy's Autumn Elections curry round, where she ...

With the summer 2016 anime season rapidly heading towards a conclusion fans have been discussing what they believe to be the best late night anime of the season, with action and moe both striking out in favor of the hearty American sport of baseball.

Siliconera Sato

Compile Heart released some new details on their upcoming dungeon crawler, Godly Prison Tower: Mary Skelter, on the game's official website, with details on weapon upgrades using "Blood Crystals. " While fighting Merchen in battle, you'll acquire ...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix revealed their lineup of games we can expect to see from them at Tokyo Game Show 2016, featuring various Final Fantasy titles, Kingdom Hearts HD 2. 8, NieR: Automata, and more. Akashic Re:cords - Android, iOS (New Trailer, Studio) Diss...

Siliconera Sato

Arc System Works revealed in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine that they're releasing Kunio-kun Nekketsu Complete Famicom Series, an upcoming compilation featuring 11 Famicom titles from the series on Nintendo 3DS.

Siliconera Sato

Compule Heart shared new details on their upcoming free-to-play PS Vita card game, Nep-Nep Connect: Chaos Chanpuru, with information on its story and several Compile Heart characters. After numerous dimensions combined into one, a world of disorde...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Today, Japan gets the release of a single for Nagi Yanagi's Berserk end theme, "Meimoku no Kanata," composed by Shiro Sagisu and arranged by Sagisu and CHOKKAKU. The disc also features an English version translated by Chika and B-side "Kimi Mikuri.

The Zegapain TV anime is getting the big screen treatment in the form of a compilation film that mixes scenes from the original series with newly-animated portions. A limited two-week engagement is planned for Zegapain ADP in select Japanese theat...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Japanese music magazine "CD & DL Data" went on a quest to discover the most popular anime songs. 6,956 people from 47 prefectures participated in the research, which was conducted on July 4-5. Here are the top 20, which were published in the lates...

The Japan Times Kaori Shoji

The word "seishun" ("youth") comprises the kanji characters for the words "blue" and "spring," which connotes the freshness and innocence of those earlier years in life. It's also the name of a genre of anime and manga.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

What comes to mind when one thinks of "tattoos"? Some might imagine the anchor on Popeye's forearm, the pointy tribal band encircling a local gym fiend's bicep, or the crude inkings associated with prison art.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

After running the three-chapter Jump Start run recently within Weekly Shonen Jump, the magazine has made the decision to turn The Promised Neverland into an ongoing serialization. With the ending this month of both Nisekoi and Bleach they definite...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With a lot of dramas and live-action films produced for Shotaro Ikenami's novel series Onihei Hankacho since it came out in 1967, it's next year as part of the 50th anniversary of it that we're finally going to see an anime project for it.

oprainfall Steve Baltimore
@geekdotcom Michelle Nguyen

Breaking news: Virtual idol from Japan stars in commercial about achieving your dreams via straight hair, along with ScarJo. World is round. We shouldn't be surprised that this seemingly random mishmash of stars from opposite ends of the globe hav...

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