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October 14, 2017, 9:00 AM
NextShark Bryan Ke

Grape-kun, the world-famous Humboldt penguin from Tobu Zoo in Saitama Prefecture, Japan, reportedly passed away. He was widely known around the globe for having a 2D cardboard cutout "waifu" inside his enclosure.

WOWJAPAN freakpool

You know those giant robot battles in mecha anime like Valvrave, Knights & Magic, and of course, the Gundam franchise? Well, it's really gonna happen in real life, and it's happening live next week! This is because Megabots, one of the participant...

Siliconera Sato

The Nintendo Switch in Japan is getting a bunch of hack-and-slash action next month with the release of Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires, Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada, and Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate. Here's a look at trailers for the three titles.

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

AKB48 members Rena Kato (left), Yui Yokoyama (center) and Haruka Komiyama (TBS News) TOKYO (TR) - Members of the popular all-girl idol group AKB48 and law enforcement participated in an event in Chiyoda Ward on Wednesday that seeks to eradicate on...

Seinen is RIGHT Member 4:22 pm, Oct 13 2017Posts: 1600 Ashita no Joe Quote Ikki Kajiwara (pen name Asao Takamori) and Tetsuya Chiba's Ashita no Joe manga is inspiring a new television anime series that will premiere in spring 2018.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

An early look at next Wednesday's Shonen Sunday reveals that Takuya Mitsuda's baseball manga sequel Major 2nd is set to be adapted into a TV anime. The 2015 series about the son of the earlier series' lead has run 10 (soon to be 11) volumes, while...

The official website for Basilisk: Ōka Ninpōchō - the television anime adaptation of Masaki Yamada's Ōka Ninpōchō Basilisk Shinshō (Ōka Ninja Scrolls Basilisk New Chapter) novels - revealed the anime's cast, staff, new visual, and January premiere...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Plans for the anime adaptation of Hakumei And Mikochi - Tiny Life In The Woods (aka Kobito Hiyori) have been updated with the news that the series will broadcast in the winter season, starting January 2018.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

A shortened season with plenty of tension and twists. What They Say: Arslan and his troops counter an invasion in Peshawar while Etoile guides refugees to Ecbatana. But when a royal relative makes a surprising appearance, Arslan is banished until ...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 13, 2017 . 9:00am Last month on September 28, 2017, Poisoft's Order Land! joined the Nintendo Switch eShop in Japan. Now, a Kickstarter campaign has been launched in the hopes of not only translating the Nintendo Switch version ...

Tokyo Ghoul Live-Action Movie Hits Theaters October 16-22 by Otaku USA Staff October 13, 2017 Featured Spotlight: Funimation Films Sui Ishida's Tokyo Ghoul manga is a certified fan-favorite thriller, with people around the world glued to its pages...

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Hello! Project group Juice=Juice has revealed four more dates in South America for their current "JUICE=JUICE LIVE AROUND 2017" tour. Yesterday on October 10th, the girls successfully completed a concert at Zepp Tokyo in celebration of "Juice=Juic...

The official website for the two-part anime film series based on Nanae Chrono's Peacemaker Kurogane manga began streaming a teaser video for Peacemaker Kurogane - Omou-michi (Path of Thoughts), the first film in the series, on Friday.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

The City of Angels gets a new guardian of manners with the bilingual Japanese/English Super Kind series. So when I heard that there's a new series of bilingual Japanese/English videos encouraging people riding the Metro to mind their manners, I fi...

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Takuto Kashiki's Hakumei to Mikochi: Tiny little life in the woods (Hakumei and Mikochi) manga revealed on Friday that the anime will premiere in January.

Fig crowdfunding campaign ended on Thursday without reaching goal Game developer Hidetaka Suehiro (also known as Swery or Swery65) posted a message regarding the crowdfunding campaign for developer White Owls' proposed game The Good Life on Thursday.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . October 13, 2017 . 10:30am Kirby: Battle Royale, a multiplayer Nintendo 3DS game with both competitive and cooperative elements, was announced back in September 2017. Now, we have a better idea of how the game will look and play.

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The Japan Cartoonists Association confirmed that mangaka Enaga Takabatake passed away on August 21st due to a stroke. Takabata was 29 years old. The news came after Takabatake's family held a Buddhist memorial service on October 7th.

Bloomberg Masahiro Hidaka

Amid the gloom and struggle that Osaka has gone through in recent years, a tourism boom has been an unexpected boon for Japan's gritty second city. The commercial roots and boisterous and friendly people of Osaka and the surrounding Kansai region ...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco released the first batch of screenshots for the recently announced God Eater 3 with a closer look at its protagonist, several new God Arc, Aragami, and the world that takes place after Rage Burst 2.

BD bundled with manga's 6th volume The official website for My Girlfriend is Shobitch - the television anime of Namiru Matsumoto's Boku no Kanojo ga Majime Sugiru Shojo Bitch na Ken (My Girlfriend is Faithful Virgin Bitch) manga - revealed on Thur...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Viewing schedules are about to get crowded for anime dub fans. Funimation has laid out a large chunk of their fall 2017 SimulDub premieres with lots of premiere dates coming up on the next two weeks. See what is turning up when during the latter h...

Tokyo Ghoul Volume 14 cover image Rated "T+" for "Older Teen" Ken Kaneki was a shy, ordinary college student. He studied Japanese literature at Kamii University. This book-loving freshman was excited to go on a date with the beautiful Rize Kamishi...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Wake Up, Girls! New Chapter has now premiered not only in Japan, but also in Southeast Asia via Aniplus. However, it seems that not everyone is happy, especially WUG's own creator, Yutaka "Yamakan" Yamamoto.

Siliconera Sato

Asksys Games announced that Tokyo Xanadu eX+, the PlayStation 4 version of Falcom's PS Vita action RPG Tokyo Xanadu, will release in North America on December 8, 2017. A limited edition version will also be available for $149.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

With just a couple of days until the release of the first film in ufotable's (Fate/Zero, Kara no Kyoukai) anime adaptation of the Heaven's Feel route in Type-Moon's Fate/stay night visual novel, Fate/Stay Night: Heaven's Feel - I .

The fifth compiled book volume of Kakeru Utsugi's How to keep a mummy (Miira no Kaikata) manga revealed on Thursday that the manga's upcoming television anime adaptation will premiere in January on TBS and BS-TBS.

Siliconera Sato

The world of Million Arthur can now be checked out in VR on PC with the release of Kai-ri-Sei Million Arthur VR for HTC Vive. The game offers VR card battles as well as character interaction features. Here are more details on the game from its Ste...

Siliconera Sato

PM Studios and Acttil finally announced the release date of the rhythm game Superbeat: Xonic's Nintendo Switch version for North America and Europe. Here are more details and videos. The game boasts 65 tracks ranging from R&B to rock, and even tec...

When strolling or driving in downtown Huntington Friday-Sunday, Oct. 13-15, you might think Halloween arrived early or that a time warp opened. Actually, you'll see throngs of anime (Japanese animation), cosplay and gaming attending the city's big...

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