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July 4, 2018, 9:30 PM
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...

ARAMA! JAPAN Reileen

First announced via video message by the 6 members of Kanjani8 to fanclub members, Yasuda Shota revealed that he underwent surgery to remove a benign brain tumor called meningioma in February 2017. The tumor was detected early and the operation is...

Manga already inspired 2014 TV anime, 2017 film The official website for the anime film adaptation of Kenji Saito and Akinari Nao's Trinity Seven manga announced on Tuesday that a second anime film has been green-lit.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . July 2, 2018 . 7:15am We previously got a look at Bleach's characters Ichigo Kurosaki, Rukia Kuchiki, and Sosuke Aizen in the upcoming crossover game Jump Force. Bandai Namco revealed that the three will be playable characters and shared...

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.

JEFusion Gaiatron

A rumor regarding the gimmick of the upcoming new rider hero next to Kamen Rider Build after he exits this year, Kamen Rider ZI-O, has surfaced. According to the rumor, ZI-O will use 24 different clock faces which will represent the past rider's t...

To mark the release of the iOS/Android version of Pokémon Quest, classic Pokémon jumped out to the streets of Harajuku in their adorable boxy forms! Pokémon Quest is a free-to-play game that was first released on the Nintendo Switch, amassing over...

SoraNews24 Krista Rogers

The classic theme song comes to life in a brand-new way that evokes a different style of "miracle romance. " "Moonlight Densetsu ('Legend')," the opening theme of the 1990s anime classic Sailor Moon, is still a beloved tune and karaoke go-to even ...

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...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

The body of Kazumi Kitaguchi was found in her residence in Izumi City on Monday (Twitter) OSAKA (TR) - Osaka Prefectural Police have launched an investigation after the discovery of the body of a 40-year-old woman inside her residence in Izumi Cit...

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.

WOWJAPAN Rochelle

Manga author Takahiro Satou, best known for his sumo manga series "Bachi Bachi", passed away yesterday - 3rd Luly 2018, at age 41. The announcement was made by his publisher, Shounen Champion, via their official website.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge
The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The summer season is getting underway and that means for at least one of the streaming services their breakdown is an absolute mess. Crunchyroll doesn't list new shows until they air and that means we're going to err on the side of caution and jus...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Code Vein Yakumo Shinonome trailer A combat professional and former mercenary Yakumo. The latest Code Vein trailer introduces partner character Yakumo Shinonome. Yakumo is a combat professional and former mercenary Yakumo who fights with a cool he...

LDH USA announced details for its first North American event, OTAQUEST LIVE. Eight stars from Japan's pop and electronic music scene will be performing, including three first-timers: DJ group PKCZ, R&B trio m-flo, and Yasutaka Nakata, the renowned...

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 ...

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

Mangaka Gosho Aoyama came back from a 4-month long hiatus back in April. However, it looks like he's going back on hiatus, but this time for just seven weeks. According to issue #32 of Shonen Sunday, Detective Conan will be going on hiatus until t...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for singer nano has posted a new artist photo and a music video for her 9th single song "Utsushiyo no Yume" (Dreams of This World). Her first Japanese-taste rock tune featuring the sounds of shamisen (a lute instrument with th...

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...

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...

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.

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...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Bullet Girls Phantasia 'Reverse Interrogation' gameplay Another three-minute gameplay video. D3 Publisher has released a new, three-minute gameplay video of Bullet Girls Phantasia showcasing the game's "Reverse Interrogation" system.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Digimon Thanksgiving 2018 Special Meeting and Latest Game Report live stream set for July 29 New Digimon game project to be introduced. Bandai Namco will host a "Digimon Thanksgiving 2018 Special Meeting and Latest Game Report" live stream on July...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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...

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