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July 4, 2018, 7:30 AM
Mashable Marcus Gilmer

While Monday's World Cup action gave us some typical Neymar antics, it also delivered a bittersweet moment of class. It happened following Japan's heartbreaking loss to Belgium. SEE ALSO: Someone brought an IRL World Cup meme to a soccer match Aft...

A man by the name of Alonzo Rodriguez sent at least one threatening text message to a friend, which have since become public, describing a potential shooting at an anime convention. Screenshots of the text conversation were originally shared on Fa...

The official website and Twitter account for the My Hero Academia the Movie: The Two Heroes anime film updated with a special peek at some designs. In addition to a look at Deku and the rest of the gang all dressed up to the nines, we now have ano...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Kotobukiya is one of the biggest names in plastic model kits in Japan. The're responsible for several model kit lines like Zoids HMM, Frame Arms, and of course, Frame Arms Girls. And now, they've teamed up with Sega's Border Break video game to cr...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Summer in Japan is the worst. But you know what's good? Anime. So let's stay inside in watch some. Here are this summer's anime shows. This list will be updated as more simulcast announcements are made.

Siliconera Sato

The 2007 Nintendo DS title The World Ends With You is headed to Nintendo Switch as a Final Remix version with some updates. Square Enix shared more on what's new in the updated version of the game. The first new part is the HD resolution, which wi...

Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi Martin Nevarez

On the evening of June 29, Hatsune Miku performed at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, one of the many cities part of MIKU EXPO Summer 2018 US/Mexico tour. Before the show started, a crowd of ecstatic fans lined up and could not wait for the c...

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

School asserts that it will accept female-identifying students even if they are listed as male on their legal family registry. Though it hasn't been happening with identical speed and along the exact same vectors as in other countries, same-sex co...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

A mountain of waste has been accumulating in a residence in Nagoya over the past 10 years (Twitter) AICHI (TR) - Workers began removing a large quantity of trash at a so-called "garbage house" in Nagoya after the resident refused to do so over an ...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 3, 2018 . 7:54am Yesterday, it seemed that Microsoft may have leaked the Shenmue I & II release date a little early. Today, we have confirmation that the collection will be available on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on August ...

ARAMA! JAPAN Reileen

Hey! Say! JUMP is dropping a new album "SENSE or LOVE", out on August 22! Hey! Say! JUMP were born out of and grew along with their era, and they truly were a ""turning point in the times" in keeping with their name.

Collider Dave Trumbore

Our exclusive clip from the upcoming GKIDS release Fireworks offers up a summer spectacular. The follow-up to producer Genki Kawamura's hit anime film Your Name arrives in theaters this July 4th holiday, delivering another sci-fi fantasy tale cent...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge
Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco revealed a new AGE (Adaptive God Eater) named Sieg Pennywort and a new Aragami named Barbals in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine. The issue has images and details on Sieg Pennywort, an AGE, or Adaptive God Eater, a new type of Go...

Siliconera Sato

Pre-orders for Shenmue I & II went live today over at the Microsoft Store and it appears to have leaked the release date ahead of time with August 21 for the upcoming HD remasters. [Thanks, @Wario64. ] The August 21 release date for Shemue I & II ...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Remember when the city of Numazu released Love Live manhole covers and then vandals defaced them? That certainly caused a lot of stir in Japan, as well as the global anime community. But now, it seems that the police have now arrested two suspects...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

An Inagawa-kai member mistakenly blew off one of his fingers with a gun in Shinjuku Ward early Monday (Twitter) TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police have launched an investigation after an organized crime member blew off one of his fingers with ...

UPDATE: Anime Conji chairman Allison Meyer responded to Anime News Network's request for comment regarding alleged threats by Alonzo Rodriguez at the convention involving a knife. Meyers stated that Rodriguez was not present at Anime Conji this June.

Popular light novel series and anime Violet Evergarden has announced a new film will have a simultaneous worldwide premiere in Jan. 2020! The big news was accompanied by a visual and trailer, which promises a completely new story for the next adap...

Gematsu Sal Romano

New 2DS XL Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Mario Kart 7, and Minecraft Editions announced for Japan Due out in July and August. Nintendo has announced three special design New 2DS XL models for Japan.

Siliconera Alistair Wong

WarioWare Gold's official Japanese site has gone up, adding a new prologue video for the story, as well as short descriptions for several of the appearing characters. Prologue: Wario comes back from yet another globetrotting quest for treasure, on...

Otakultura The Mistress

The Yuri! ! on Ice concert was held in Osaka recently, and with its climax came the best surprise of the night. The Yuri! ! on Ice film has officially been revealed, teaser and first visual in tow. Officially titled as Yuri!

PS4 version slated for summer; Switch version slated for July in Europe Neko Works announced on Tuesday that CFK's PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch versions of Neko Works' Nekopara Vol. 1 game have been delayed in some regions.

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo revealed a new playable character for Warriors Orochi 4 in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine, and it is none other than Athena who is shown flying over the battlefield. In case you missed it, check out its latest trailer as well as ...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Capcom has released new information and screenshots of Mega Man 11 detailing new Robot Master Blast Man and the new Balloon Attack mode. Blast Man You'll pay for the whole seat, but you'll only need the edge - a new boss bursts onto the scene of M...

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Marvelous' The Thousand Musketeers (Senjūshi: The Thousand Noble Musketeers) smartphone game began streaming the show's second promotional video on Monday.

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Despite its main title, K: Seven Stories is a 6-part film series based on GoRA and GoHands's K anime project. And now, the anime's staff have revealed not one, but three new trailers for the films. Each trailer is for one of the final three films ...

Comic Book Robert Workman - July 2, 2018

We're just a few days away from the start of Anime Expo 2018 in Los Angeles. But Square Enix already has some big plans for the show, including something for Kingdom Hearts III fans. The company has revealed a number of activities that will take p...

Kahotan's Blog Kahotan

Hello everyone! ! Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I made a terrible error and left my home in long sleeves today. . . it seems like the rainy season has passed and full blown Summer is here! It's so hot! !

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Kohei Horikoshi / Shueisha · My Hero Academia Production Committee The third season of My Hero Academia is underway and TOHO is doing some promotion for the next episode for it. The latest comes as the series is getting ready to enter a new stag...

Siliconera Sato

Following the reveal of Locke last month, Square Enix announced its next Dissidia Final Fantasy live stream for July 10. A new playable female character from the newer half of the series will be revealed.

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