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October 13, 2017, 12:30 AM
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Image copyright Japan Health Ministry Image caption Superheroes: The perfect metaphor for mankind's greatest problems Japan's health ministry has enlisted characters from cult anime series Mobile Suit Gundam in its campaign against the overuse of ...

The Citizen Alastair HIMMER/AFP

by Alastair HIMMER/AFP An hour later, the pint-sized Nagoya housewife is close to tears after narrowly failing to retain her title from a field of 34 bronzed and impressively buff ladies, most of them in their fifties.

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Otaku USA Magazine‏ @Otaku_USA 7m7 minutes ago Sponsored: Tokyo Ghoul: The Movie hits select theaters October 16-22! Grab tickets for a truly faithful adaptation: http://bit. ly/2xvaXyw pic. twitter.

ARAMA! JAPAN Ryusenkai

Last month we reported that popular singer Kenshi Yonezu would be releasing a brand new album titled "BOOTLEG" on November 1st. Now that this date has drawn closer, Kenshi has revealed the identities of the two remaining guests whom will feature o...

SGCafe spartanchef

For the first time, the Sword Art Online video game series finally takes us to the world of Gun Gale Online (GGO). And now, this week's issue of Dengeki PlayStation magazine has revealed new details about the upcoming Sword Art Online: Fatal Bulle...

Siliconera Sato

Aksys Games is bringing over School Girl/Zombie Hunter, the Tamsoft-developed survival game that takes place in the world of Onechanbara. Here's a look at the game's opening trailer. The five main heroines of the game are: Sayuri Akiha (CV: Asuka ...

Sequel series Dagashi Kashi 2 premieres in Japan in January 2018, so broadcaster TBS has updated the official website with a fresh promo. This one introduces a new character named Hajime Owari, who is voiced by Chinatsu Akasaki (Alice in Food Wars!

Siliconera Sato

The Pokémon Company updated the official website of Pokémon Sun and Ultra Moon with a new trailer and details on recently reveled new Z-Moves of Necrozma's forms and the upgraded Rotom Dex. New Z-Moves for Solgaleo and Lunala In Pokémon Ultra Sun ...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 10, 2017 . 11:00am Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle has launched. This fighter is now available for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita, for folks to fight as iconic Touhou characters.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Koei Tecmo has updated the official website for its upcoming Attack on Titan 2 game with new information and screenshots about the game's features, first seven of over 30 playable characters, and "Town Life" system.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Koei Tecmo's Attack on Titan 2 four new Famitsu screenshots A look at the monocular in action. Famitsu has posted a new preview of Koei Tecmo's Attack on Titan 2, providing four new direct-feed screenshots of the upcoming action game.

Gematsu Sal Romano

The King of Fighters: Destiny CG animated series episode 10 now available on YouTube "Side Story: Nikaido Benimaru. " SNK has released the 10th episode of The King of Fighters: Destiny, its CG animated series based on its The King of Fighters figh...

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo shared the latest on the upcoming open-world action game Dynasty Warriors 9 with a look at casual outfits for Xu Zhu, Ling Tong, Liu Bei, and Xiahou Ba in the game's official website. Xu Zhu (CV: Takahiro Yoshimizu) Ling Tong (CV: Taiki...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Itadaki Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary 'Minfilia' character trailer The latest Itadaki Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary character trailer introduces Minfilia from Final Fantasy XIV.

Flickering Myth Samuel Brace

Taika Waititi has said that he would want to craft an adaptation of the Akira manga, rather than the anime. There has been a lot of talk over the years about a live action adaptation of the much beloved Japanese property Akira.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 10, 2017 . 9:00am Good news for people who have been following along with the English localization of Little Busters! . The game now has a release date. VisualArts has confirmed the game will come to Steam on November 1, 2017.

Japanese Twitter Shocked to Learn Totoro has a Sequel by Julian Gnam October 11, 2017 Japanese twitter user @33kitta recently posted some screencaps from 2003 film Mei and the Kittenbus, commenting about how hardly anyone seems to have heard of it.


C3 AFA Singpaore is bringing all fans of anime, cosplay, and anisong from all over the region to the sunny shores of Singapore on the 24th to the 27th of Novembers 2017! In what has become the gold standard for Japanese pop culture events in South...

Kyoto Animation recently shared a video featuring the behind-the-scenes animation process for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kana Akatsuki's Violet Evergarden light novel series. '第3回京アニ&Doファン感謝イベント'メイキングステージ(10/29)で解説する特選カットが到着!カット完全版は10/21'...

SGCafe spartanchef

The Summer 2017 season has now ended, and many titles certainly left a mark on fans, including us here over at SGCafe. Hey, we even have our own list of the anime we truly enjoyed last season here. Animeanime.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Anime Limited has been making some progress on their roll out for A Silent Voice which is getting its home video release on October 30th, 2017 in the UK and Ireland. We've gotten a couple of clips and a trailer for it already and now a third clip ...

The GLORIO Blog Artemis

A young woman named Cardia has a deadly poison running through her body, making her literally untouchable by others. She is rescued from capture by the gentleman thief Arsène Lupin and taken with him to London, where she attempts to unlock the mys...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 11, 2017 . 9:30am With the launch of Shinji Mikami's The Evil Within 2 this week, a launch trailer has arrived to help people better understand the position Detective Sebastian Castellanos is in.

Nintendo filed a trademark in Japan on September 15 that is leading some to speculate that a Mini Game Boy console release could be on the horizon. Nintendo's trademark includes an image resembling the company's original handheld gaming device and...

Siliconera Sato

Last week, Japan got several new titles including a remake and a port with Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minion on 3DS and Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen on PS4. Other new titles include Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 and Tokyo Clanpool to make i...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

As we're seeing with most seasons, just before the new season starts a number of Chinese based adaptations are announced. One of those was the Evil or Live property that's known as Lixian Jinque from Zhannan Li.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

A girl's gotta do what it takes to make it in a man's world! SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - October 11th, 2017 - J-Novel Club LLC is proud to announce the acquisition of their first light novel series from Earthstar Entertainment's Earthstar Novels line, "W...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco shared the latest character introduction trailer for Dragon Ball FighterZ, and it features Son Gohan in his form from the Cell Games Saga show off some flashy moves. Dragon Ball FighterZ releases in February 2018 for the PlayStation 4...

NextShark Ryan General

In hopes of fostering a more harmonious commuting experience for its riders, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is using the power of J-Pop's catchy tunes and the eye-catching visuals of Japanese television produc...

Gamasutra Brandon Sheffield

The Tokyo Game Show is one of the biggest consumer-oriented events for video games worldwide. It has also traditionally been a big place for business, and all the major Japanese game announcements. But over the years, the show has evolved from one...

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