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October 1, 2016, 8:30 AM
Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Kles, a special non-profit organization based in Kyushu, has announced that its first full orchestra concert dedicated to anime, game, and tokusatsu music and songs, titled "Anison Classic Kitakyushu 2016 vol.

If you enjoyed the summer season's Japanese-Taiwanese puppet wuxia action show Thunderbolt Fantasy, you'll be delighted to know it's not the last we'll see of the series. The 13th and final episode of the season premiered today, and with it comes ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This year marks the last release of a Naruto Shippuden title. Developer CyberConnect2 has been making Naruto games since the PlayStation 2 era, but now that the Naruto manga is finished, they are ending their popular series of games.

Traveller Steve Meacham

The Peace Pagoda and cherry blossom in San Francisco's Japantown. Photo: Ei Katsumata, Alamy The five-tiered concrete Peace Pagoda on Osaka Street stands as a striking symbol of Japanese culture, especially during the cherry blossom festival each ...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy
RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Industry market value estimated at 1. 83 trillion yen The Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) published its "Anime Industry Report 2016," which examines industry trends from 2015, on Friday. According to the report, the total market value of ...

Siliconera Casey

while back, the NES Classic Edition was announced for Europe and North America. A similar console is also headed to Japan in the form of the Nintendo Classic Mini: Famicom. [Thanks, Nintendo Everything.

METANORN Overcooled

Sep28 By Overcooled, posted under ANIME, Mob Psycho 100 "But. . . but. . . these shoulderpads are Gucci! " Here we are. The end. It feels like this show was over in the blink of an eye. We've come so far since the humble episode 1, where Mob was d...

Tezuka productions, Ltd. for Osamu Tezuka's manga production, has revealed the "Tezuka Osamu touch illustration of Hatsune Miku" that was drawn for the event "Isao Tomita Memorial Special Performance Isao Tomita x Hatsune Miku 'Dr.

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Now you can destroy Godzilla and his foes with your jaws in the heart of Tokyo! To celebrate the continuing success of Shin Godzilla, the Namja Town indoor amusement park in Tokyo's Ikebukuro district has decided to extend the kaiju monster-themed...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Japanese convenience store chain Lawson has presented their Christmas cake line-up, and they are highlighted by cakes inspired by three of Japan's most iconic bear mascots, Kumamon, Rilakkuma and Korilakkuma.

Log in Sign up UK Anime Network @ukanime News: Crunchyroll streams Magical Girl Raising Project, Brave Witches, Bungo Stray Dogs this autumn - uk-anime. net/newsitem/Crunc. . . #anime pic. twitter.

Nissan's recently unveiled "chair motion" technology has at last been put to use with these "ProPILOT" chairs, which a variety of businesses have hastily purchased to cater to those particularly lazy individuals who aren't fond of standing around ...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . September 30, 2016 . 11:00am Cave has announced the Steam launch date for the Windows PC version of DoDonPachi Resurrection. On October 14, 2016, the shoot'em up will come to the digital distributor.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Toei Animation's official YouTube channel has posted a new 15-second CM for Tiger Mask W, its upcoming TV anime inspired by Ikki Kajiwara and Naoki Tsuji's Tiger Mask manga series in late 1960's to early 70's.

Siliconera Sato

We always look forward to watching the opening movies of new Monster Hunter games, and while Monster Hunter Stores is a spinoff title, it keeps the tradition of the series' impressive opening cinematics.

Siliconera Sato

Persona 5 released two weeks ago, and Atlus announced that the hit RPG on PS4 and PS3 has already shipped over 550,000 copies. To celebrate, they're releasing some DLC ahead of schedule, and for free. Catherine Costumes: The Catherine Costume & BG...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Aniplex has announced Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story: Magia Record, a new iOS and Android game due out in spring 2017. The game is developed by f4samurai, the same studio responsible for Hortensia Saga and Ange Vierge.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the fourth season of the Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-Ohki OVA series today posted a 30-second first PV narrated by Ryoko (CV: Ai Orikasa). Meanwhile, Mantan Web also released another PV narrated by Tenchi Masaki (Masami Kikuchi).

Source: Sentai Filmworks press release Official Site: flipflappers. com (Japan) Special Thanks to Carolyn Medrano © FliFla Project High-flying otherworldly adventures abound in Sentai Filmworks' newest acquisition for the Fall 2016 anime season, F...

This summer, BS11 is broadcasting the Majestic Hour, pairs of episodes of 2013 mech anime Majestic Prince leading into a new episode 25 that bridges the series to the series movie, coming opening November 4 for a limited time of two weeks.

In November, we Americans will choose our new leaders. Turns out the Japanese have us beat to the punch. Japanese anime fans, that is, who have been asked by pollmasters Charapedia, "who are the anime leaders you'd follow to the bitter end?

Hello Kitty creator Sanrio has seemingly attempted to exploit those suffering from the 7. 3 magnitude earthquake that occurred in April with this new promotional video, stating that they will donate ¥1 for every view that the video acquires - a mo...

Honey's Anime HoneyFeed

China's history in regards to the rise of animation in its culture is very much different than that of Japan's. China's development in the aftermath of World War II was one that did not encourage a rise in the arts, whereas in Japan animation woul...


After a long wait of nearly 2 years, Spotify is finally launching its service in Japan with 40 million songs in its music catalog - but not everyone is getting access to it just yet. The company is currently running an invite-only beta, which mean...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Compile Heart has opened a teaser website for Four Goddesses Online: Cyber Dimension Neptune called "Vert's Room. " A tweet from the company reads, "On a certain day, in 'Vert's Room'. . . " The company announced last week that the Tamsoft-develop...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Capcom has released a new downloadable content episode for Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice titled "Turnabout Time Traveler. " It costs $5. 99 / £5. 39 / €5. 99 and can be purchased directly from the in-game menu.

Siliconera Jenni

The BlazBlue: Central Fiction Azure Edition is identical to North America's limited edition. People receive a PlayStation 3 or PlayStation 4 copy of the game, the Noel Vermillion Nendoroid Petite, the 100-page art book, and the 10-track BlazBlue S...

Anime Evo FlareKnight

If there is anything to say about Macross Δ (Macross Delta) is that it did start out well. I have only watched a handful of Macross series, but this one had me enjoying it out of the gate. This show did combine a lot of things that I do enjoy whic...

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