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January 14, 2018, 1:30 PM
The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

A 50-year-old man donned a wig before entering a women's bathhouse in Sapporo on Wednesday HOKKAIDO (TR) - Hokkaido Prefectural Police have arrested a 50-year-old man who disguised himself as a woman and entered a women's public bathhouse in Sappo...

Asian Junkie IATFB

JYP heard Park Jimin complaining that she wanted a song, and put out "Candy Pop" with his marquee group TWICE as if to ask her, "You want me to make you sing shit like this too, fucker? Try me. " Power moves only.

The Jakarta Post The Jakarta Post

Chinese superheroes will soon be joining the pantheon of larger-than-life Marvel universe mainstays Spider-Man, Iron Man and the X-Men, a company official said as the comic book giant makes a major thrust into Asia.

A Basquiat masterpiece, bought by a Japanese billionaire for a record $110. 5 million, will make its museum debut this month, going on display in the artist's home borough of Brooklyn, New York. Jean-Michel Basquiat's 1982 "Untitled" has been virt...

The third season of the Attack on Titan anime is gearing up for its big return this July, so it's time to rev up the ol' hype train. While the winter 2018 anime season chugs along nicely, the official website is here to turn our attention to summe...

GoBoiano Media Soperos

Makoto Shinkai's Your Name (Kimi no Na wa) continues to set records as it steamrolled its way to become the most watched TV broadcast movie. TV Asahi revealed that Your Name earned a 26. 3% combined real-time and time-shift viewer rating.

Siliconera Sato

Get ready to dodge lightning and farm horns, Capcom confirmed Kirin, the thunder-type Elder Dragon that's been around since the very first Monster Hunter game, will make its way into Monster Hunter: World.

The Fandom Post AJ Adejare

© Go Nagai / Devilman Crybaby Project Crying through pain is what makes us human, so says Yuasa in this adaptation. What They Say: Akira Fudo is informed by his best friend Ryou Asuka that the demons will revive and reclaim the world from the humans.

GoBoiano Media Baam Amaam

Not all heroes receive a happy ending once their journey ends. In fact, some meet tragic or bittersweet finales, which can be a punch to the gut. Goo Ranking asked the Japanese community to rank the anime with saddest farewells (and deaths) that b...

Why is Japan populist-free? Businessmen and women cross a road in Tokyo. Even as a wave of right-wing populism is sweeping Europe, the United States, India, and parts of Southeast Asia, Japan has so far appeared to be immune.

Earlier this week the Toko Metropolitan Police Department apprehended Hidehiko Yokoyama for allegedly emailing a death threat to Japanese voice actress Ayana Taketatsu. The 32-year old unemployed resident of Shizuoka Prefecture's Kakegawa City was...

In commemoration of Pretty Cure's 15th anniversary in 2018, a new series HUGtto! Pretty Cure will air from 4 February 2018 and the movie Pretty Cure Super Stars! will start its roadshow from 17 March 2018.

AnimeRide Subhendu Pattanaik

NisiOisiN's light novel Bakemonogatari will get a manga adaptation! It will start serialization on 14 March 2018 in the 15th 2018 issue of Weekly Shonen Magazine. Bakemonogatari is the first volume in a light novel series with over 20 volumes by N...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Kirito's Elucidator may just be Sword Art Online's most iconic sword. Now, the makers of the realistic Psycho-Pass Dominator, Cerevo, is creating a more technological version of it. In fact, they're making a new line of replica swords called BLADE...

Siliconera Sato

The upcoming all-heroines 2v2 fighter SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy is getting a fancy "Diamond Dream Edition" limited edition for PS4 and Switch, and it comes with all kinds of goodies. The SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy's Diamond Dream Edition co...

Siliconera Sato

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle will release in Japan and Asia on May 31 and North America on June 5, 2018 for PS4, Switch, and PC. The above is a look at a new trailer courtesy Persona Central that was shown during the Arc System Works Fighting Game Aw...

Siliconera Sato

Last week, Japan saw some time off work and school and plenty of time to buy and play new games to start 2018. No new releases were in the top-20 in the first week of the year, but it was still pretty interesting.

WOWJAPAN freakpool

After playing Saki Miyanaga in the original Saki live-action adaptations, now, it looks like Minami Hamabe is returning. However, she's not reprising her role as Saki, but she'll be playing Saki's elder sister, Teru Miyanaga.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco shared a bunch of new character action trailers for The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia with Diane, Arthur, Twigo, Gilthunder, Jericho, Guila, and Elizabeth. Diane (Human size and giant size versions) Arthur Pendragon Twigo Gi...

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