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June 30, 2018, 10:00 AM

Director Masaaki Yuasa's acclaimed anime film The Night is Short, Walk on Girl is about to come to US theaters for a special two-night event. GKIDS and Fathom Events have teamed up for the theatrical screenings, which are scheduled for August 21 a...

Japanese Survey Shows 1/20 Otaku Bathe Only Once Per Week by Julian Gnam June 29, 2018 Earlier this week Japanese twitter user Lambda39 chose to do some light research into the personal hygiene habits of anime fans.

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.

Actor Tamaki Hiroshi (38) and actress Kinami Haruka (32) have officially announced their marriage. On his official website, Tamaki wrote, "It's already been reported, but I, Tamaki Hiroshi, have married Kinami Haruka-san.

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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Kodansha Comics is continuing their big push for digital distribution in English of a lot of their titles and with the July 2018 slate they have five new series launching. These come out through the digital platforms that they're working with that...

The Verge Michael Moore

The summer 2018 anime season is upon us, and with 42 new series and 11 continuing from the spring, there is a lot to sift through. With such a massive slate, we've decided to highlight some that might be interesting for anime fans and non-fans alike.

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.

Otakultura Pandasal

Daiko Hamano is replacing Yuichiro Umehara as Goro in Darling in the FRANXX anime. This is according to the information on Trigger and A-1 Pictures' official website for the anime. Hamano is set to debut his role in the anime's 23rd episode on Jun...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

'相互再帰のマザーグース' () "Mother Goose of Mutual Recursion: Recursive Mother Goose" I'm not quite sure in what context to view this episode of Steins;Gate 0. Last week felt like the end of something to be sure, so it would be logical enough to think this ...

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...

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...

Siliconera Sato

It looks like Fantasy Life Online is finally shaping up now that Level-5 announced its pre-registration campaign and a new Summer 2018 window. Here's a trailer highlighting key features of the game. It starts out with a look at the 12 different Li...

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...

JEFusion Nikko Amano

Tomomi Kasai, a former member of AKB48 announced her role as Usagi Tsukino in the upcoming Sailor Moon Super Live play! Via her Twitter account, the former idol turned solo artist announced than not only will she appear as the main protagonist, bu...

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.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Kotoko Ayano · Kyoto animation / Tsurune Production Committee NHK revealed last October that an anime adaptation of Tsurune: Kazemai High School School's Archery Club was coming in 2018. The property is based on the novel by Kotoko Ayano with ar...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Project SIRIUS The folks at P. A. Works are behind another series coming up this year with Sirius the Jaeger whic has a premiere date of July 12th, 2018 set for it. As we get closer to it, Warner Bros.

Siliconera Sato

Now that Arc System Works' romance and mystery hybrid visual novel World End Syndrome has a release date, the publishers shared a new trailer featuring its main characters. The story takes place in a seaside town called Mihate, where the protagoni...

Siliconera Sato

Mario Tennis Aces has gone up with its Version 1. 1. 1 update that adds a new "Rating" feature for your online matches starting July 1, adjustments for Adventure mode, and other changes. Here are the full patch notes from Nintendo: Changes to Onli...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

It's called "Cos Job," and the new recruitment site is aimed at cosplayers and the businesses that want to hire them. As Anime Anime notes, the site is run by cosplay social-networking site Cosplay Archive, Cos Job lists help wanted ads for cospla...

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.

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

A man plunged to his death from his 10th-floor residence in Ushiku City on Wednesday (Livedoor) IBARAKI (TR) - A man plunged to his death from his tenth-floor residence in Ushiku City after police visited on Wednesday night, reports TV Asahi (June...

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 ...

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...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Ys: Memories of Celceta for PC launches July 25 HD resolutions, fixed frame rates up to 120 frames per second, and more. Ys: Memories of Celceta will launch for PC via Steam, GOG, and The Humble Store on July 25 for $24.

Overlord III, Third Season of Overlord, Previewed in New Trailer by Matt Schley June 27, 2018 More Overlord coming at you. The third season of the series, Overlord III, hits screens July 10, and now we've got a fresh look with a new trailer with E...

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...

Next up for the always-exciting Studio Trigger (Kill la Kill, Little Witch Academia) is the SSSS. Gridman TV anime, which reimagines Tsuburaya Productions' 1993-1994 tokusatsu series. The latest update has OxT lined up to perform the opening theme...

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.

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