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June 29, 2018, 9:00 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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

Voice actress Chika Fujitō revealed on Twitter on Wednesday that she has married. Fujitō posted a handwritten letter for the announcement. Fujitō said she married someone who has been her friend for several years.

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.

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.

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...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

It looks like a few Persona 5 fans have been misbehaving in some of the game/anime's pilgrimage sites. This is because the franchise's own official website has issued a statement regarding the behavior of a few P5 fans out there.

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.

Author: Seb Reid Seb has been an anime fan since the late 90s and is particularly fond of anything post-apocalyptic, amusing, catgirly, ecchi or containing exquisite aerial battles. Living in Leeds with his cats and living up the bachelor life, Se...

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.

WOWJAPAN Rochelle

Japanese cosplay website "COSPLAYERS ARCHIVE" has opened a new recruitment site, aimed at cosplayers looking to do some part-time work while in costume. Dubbed "COSJOB", the site offers a variety of cosplay-centric jobs in retail, F&B, event staff...

Siliconera Sato

Aniplex and Sega announced during the a Fate/Grand Order Arcade live stream that the game will launch in Japan on July 26, 2018, and it'll also launch with a single-player mode. Starting July 26, Fate/Grand Order Arcade will make its way to arcade...

Siliconera Jenni

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Popular Japanese baseball manga series "Dokaben" ended its 46-year history with its last episode published in a weekly comic magazine released Thursday. Many people in their 40s and 50s who have read the series by Shinji Mizushima...

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...

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...

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