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October 13, 2017, 10:00 AM

GLISTENING with sweat, Satoko Yamanouchi's biceps ripple and the veins in her neck throb as if about to pop as she strikes a fearsome pose at the Japan bodybuilding championships. An hour later, the pint-sized Nagoya housewife is close to tears af...

HADO WORLD CUP, which gathered attention last year as the first ever international techno-sport tournament, is back again. This year, the HADO WORLD CUP 2017 has a total of 3,000,000 Yen in prizes! We'd like even readers who had never heard of HAD...

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...

Voice Actor Keiji Fujiwara Gradually Returning Following Hiatus by Matt Schley October 11, 2017 Back in August of last year, voice actor Keiji Fujiwara announced he would be taking a hiatus for medical treatment.

Gizmodo James Whitbrook

If you're familiar with Japanese horror, you've probably heard about the work of Junji Ito-the author behind viral horror stories like The Enigma of Amigara Fault and Uzumaki. Now, some of his most famous spooky tales are being adapted into a new ...

BBC BBC Monitoring

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 ...

Otaku USA Magazine‏ @Otaku_USA 13m13 minutes ago Sponsored Spotlight: Tokyo Ghoul The Movie is coming October 16-22 with a truly faithful take on the source. Tickets http://bit. ly/2xvaXyw pic. twitter.

Karuho Shiina's Kimi ni Todoke romance manga originally kicked off back in 2006, and has been a top-seller in Japan ever since. The end of an era is on its way, though, because home magazine Bessatsu Margaret announced that the series is officiall...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux Japanese limited edition overview video A look at the 25th Anniversary Memorial Box's contents. Atlus has released a new trailer for Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux introducing the game's Japanes...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Life is Strange: Before the Storm Episode 2 launches October 19 The second episode of the three-part Life is Strange: Before the Storm, titled "Brave New World," will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on October 19, Square Enix announced.

Nihongogo Greg Abesamis

Hello! Project's rising idol group Juice=Juice celebrated "Juice=Juice day" on October 10th with a special performance at Zepp Tokyo. During the event, the group expressed their thoughts regarding their recent world tour: Miyazaki stated, "We star...

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 ...

Source: Nozomi Entertainment press release Special Thanks to Jessica Breon and Jake Hockenberry Anime producer Nozomi Entertainment regrets to announce that due to a materials delay, NINJA NONSENSE Blu-ray Collection has been rescheduled.

World Without Horizons Patrick Eyre

Based on the ongoing manga series written and illustrated by Haruko Ichikawa that began in 2012, Houseki no Kuni is a high fantasy story about a race of beings composed of jewels. The show is directed by Takahiko Kyogoku (episode director of Mobil...

AKB48 Members Help Fight Online Crime at Akihabara Event by Matt Schley October 11, 2017 Leaks, hacks, identity theft, fraud: online crime is on the rise around the world, and Japan is no exception. But not to worry: AKB48 is on the case.

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 ...

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...

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.

Siliconera Sato

SNK released the latest episode of the CG anime series, The King of Fighters: Destiny. Episode 10 "Side Story - Nikaido Benimaru" is all about The Shooting Star. Episode 10: Side Story - Nikaido Benimaru No one could stand a chance against Benimar...

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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© 2017 Matsumoto Namir / KADOKAWA The anime adaptation of Namiru Matsumoto's series Boku no Kanojo ga Majimesugiru Shojo Bitch na Ken, which translates as My Girlfriend is a Shobitch, premiered this week and it looks like we've got a bit more in t...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix shared the latest trailer for Fortune Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary featuring an introduction for Minfilia Warde, the head of the Scions from Final Fantasy XIV. Minfilia (CV: Miyuki Sawashiro) You can check out ...

WOWJAPAN Rochelle

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...

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.

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.

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 ...

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