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June 29, 2018, 7:00 PM
WOWJAPAN freakpool

Last 22nd June, a Ghibli icon descended upon Hiroshima, surprising motorists and cyclists. . . sort of. During the night of 22nd June, several motorists and cyclists in Hiroshima saw a replica of the Cat Bus from My Neighbor Totoro.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

As Japan continues to gray, one thing is inevitable: anime fans are also getting older. That's why Bandai is teaming up with an elderly goods maker for anime-themed canes. Via website 1up Jouhoukyoku, have a look: Screenshot: ©光プロダクション ©永井豪/ダイナ...

WOWJAPAN Rochelle

Seiyuu Ayaka Imamura has announced her sudden and immediate retirement from voice acting. The statement was made today - 29th June 2018, via her management's official website WITH LINE. © With Line From WITH LINE Official Site An Announcement Rega...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Tite Kubo has been enjoying a two-year break since Bleach ended in 2016. He's usually interacting with fans on social media, especially the newly launched Bleach Instagram page, but Kubo is finally writing a new manga.

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix wants to hear from its fans to help shape the future of the company, and in order to do so they've launched a short player survey that will be available through July 8. Those of you interested in participating can complete the Square E...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

Yoshimasa Tamura (Twitter) TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 56-year-old man who posed as a foreigner during the robbery of a convenience store in Nerima Ward earlier this month, reports Fuji News Network (June 28).

Gematsu Sal Romano

My Hero One's Justice adds Gran Torino, Muscular New hero and villain fighters confirmed. Hero Gran Torino and villain Muscular will be playable in My Hero One's Justice, the latest issue of Weekly Jump reveals.

Siliconera Sato

Smartphone games occasionally end its service overseas while continuing in Japan, but this won't be the case for Terra Battle 2, as Mistwalker announced that it'll also shut down in Japan this September.

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Miyuki Sawashiro is one of the most popular seiyuu in history. She's been married since 2014, and is now pregnant. And now, her talent agency, Aoni Production, has revealed that she will be on maternity leave.

Sankaku Complex Ayanami

A suicidal teenager in Gansu province received questionable moral support from a crowd of people who encouraged her to jump off a building and cheered when she did so. The 19-year-old student climbed out of a window on the eighth floor of a depart...

Japan may be the world's third-largest economy and a high-tech hub but it has been surprisingly slow to warm to the sharing economy that has disrupted markets across the globe. According to 2016 figures compiled by research institute Yano the shar...

The official website for the Persona 5 video game and anime series issued a statement about poor behavior taking place at the series' pilgrimage site. The game takes place within Tokyo with certain locations drawn from the Sangen-Jaya area of the ...

Gematsu Sal Romano

World End Syndrome overview trailer Mystery / love adventure game due out on August 30 in Japan. Arc System Works has released an overview trailer for Toybox Games-developed mystery / love adventure game World End Syndrome.

Anime B&B Marina

Can anyone even think of another spring season in recent memory as strong as this one? Spring 2018 will likely be a season to remember for years to come as providing a strong line-up of originals and continuations, and that's even after a winter s...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Marvelous Entertainment and Line Games' The Thousand Musketeers mobile game is getting a TV anime adaptation, and the summer simulcast is HIDIVE-bound. Sentai Filmworks licensed the series, which is set to kick off on July 3, with weekly episodes ...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . June 28, 2018 . 11:30am Cybird and Liber Entertainment have announced that A3! , an otome game where players help manage aspiring actors, is going to be localized. No release date has been set yet.

Otakultura Pandasal

The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky (Gekijōban Nanatsu no Taizai: Tenkū no Torawarebito) will open in Japan on August 18, 2018. Anyone who will purchase advance tickets, and a copy of the manga's volume 33 from 7net will get a ne...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Tsuburaya Pro / TRIGGER / Tetsu Amemiya Announced back in July 2017 as part of a trio of projects from studio Trigger, the collaboration with Tsuburaya Productions has SSSS. Gridman in the works for the fall 2018 season.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© 2018 Atto / Kadokawa After getting a good bit of information so far, we're moving closer to the debut of the Non Non Biyori: Vacation anime feature film that's set to cover the Okinawa trip from the manga.

Siliconera Sato

In Spike Chunsoft's upcoming survival RPG you'll see a repeat of the main characters aging, dying, and reviving as clones again. We get a glimpse of that in a live-action cinematic trailer. Each character in Zanki Zero has a 13-day lifespan, and t...

JEFusion Gaiatron

The final battle is almost near and more surprises keeps popping out of the woodwork for Sento and the gang as we bring you the all new scans from the latest issues of Televi-Kun and Televi Magazine featuring Evolt's monster form, Misora turning i...

Perfume is getting ready to release their new album "Future Pop" on August 15. At this time, the details have been unveiled. The group's seventh original album will include a total of 12 songs, such as their already released singles "TOKYO GIRL," ...

Guo Degang, a popular Chinese traditional crosstalk performer, will perform in Britain, introducing the Chinese comedic performing arts to Britain for the first time. Guo, along with his De Yun She Performance Group, will perform at the iconic com...

Siliconera Sato

The Yo-kai Watch spinoff action game called Yo-kai Watch Busters in Japan is finally getting a Western release as Yo-kai Watch Blasters, in Red Cat Corps and White Dog Squad versions on September 7, 2018.

Siliconera Alistair Wong

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night got a new trailer today focusing on the story, as well as a Kickstarter update that reveals what will be available in the Beta Backer Demo that is available to those who backed the campaign for at least $60.

DENVER, June 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Following "Your Name" producer Genki Kawamura's "Fireworks," coming to cinemas nationwide on July 3, 5 and 7, GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of multiple Academy Award®-nominated animated features, and Fathom...

Siliconera Sato

Following the reveal of Overwatch's new hero Wrecking Ball, Blizzard has shared new details including a developer update with Jeff Kaplan. The hero is now available to try out in the PTR servers. Name: Wrecking ball Real Name: Hammond Age: 14 Occu...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© GCREST The mobile game Yume Oukoku to Nemureru 100-nin no Ouji-sama has had its anime adaptation in the works since last August with a localized name of 100 Sleeping Princes and the Kingdom of Dreams.

This is a remake of a series made way back when which is one of the most highly acclaimed anime in the medium. It is of legendary status but you would be hard pressed to recommend it as to many the barrier of entry is too high to consider.

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