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August 1, 2018, 5:00 PM
SoraNews24 Oona McGee

Totoro chopstick rests, lanterns, cups, and figurines created by Shigaraki craftsmen specialising in tanuki raccoon dog figurines. Japan has a long and revered history of pottery making that stretches all the way back to the Jōmon period (10,000-3...

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

New game saves you the awkwardness of having to ask a real girl, "Hey, would you mind poking me in the chest? " As the most immersive form of electronic entertainment we have today, virtual reality can let you do some amazing things, like take to ...

The official promotional video for the How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord anime series drew attention after its content proved to be too lurid for underage viewers. Avex Pictures uploaded the video on YouTube in March but it has since been flagged wit...

The first-print editions of Steins;Gate Elite's Switch version - an updated version of the original Steins;Gate from 2009 - will be accompanied by a special Famicom Steins;Gate game, with this trailer bound to have many feeling quite nostalgic due...

Asian Junkie IATFB

EXID recently released a music video teaser for the Japanese version of "Up & Down", and like with the photo teasers, it's notable because of Solji's participation. She back. Admittedly, I question why the hell they're releasing "Up & Down" as the...

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

Approached Japanese man she met at cosplay event and offered to pay him to be her husband for visa purposes. In 2012, Canadian citizen Shannon Wong came to Japan on a four-year student visa. But while that may sound like a long time, anyone who's ...

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter Staff

TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a knife-wielding man who slashed a woman in Meguro Ward on Monday, reports the Yomiuri Shimbun (July 30). At around 10:00 a. m. , the man slashed the woman, aged in her 60s, as she peddled a bic...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Yoichi Takahashi / Shueisha The latest anime adaptation of Yoichi Takahashi's Captain Tsubasa soccer manga got underway in Japan as part of the spring 2018 season and now some new North American distribution has been set.

Crunchyroll Wilhelm Donko

Beautiful beaches, crystal-clear water, and Shisa statues everywhere. Okinawa has been one of the locations I've been wanting to write about in my column for a very long time now, and thanks to Harukana Receive, the time has finally come!

Gematsu Sal Romano

Race the Sun developer Flippfly announces puzzle game Evergarden for PC, smartphones Due out on August 16. Race the Sun developer Flippfly has announced Evergarden, a new puzzle game due out for PC via Steam and iOS via the App Store on August 16.

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Japan has become renowned worldwide for it's unique and exclusive Kit Kat flavors. The beloved chocolate will be putting it's popularity to good use by releasing another Japanese exclusive flavor nationwide, and the proceeds will help raise funds ...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

During the recent "MF Bunko J Summer School Festival" event, the Re:Zero stage presentation revealed new details on the upcoming Re:Zero Memory of Snow OVA. This includes a new visual which features Emilia and Subaru in a field of flowers.

Siliconera Sato

Sony Interactive Entertainment shared the latest of the PlayStation 4's sales performance in its consolidated financial results of three months ended June 30, 2018. In the latest quarter, Sony has sold roughly 3.

Siliconera Sato

In celebration of Fate/Grand Order's third anniversary, Type-Moon put together really cool video called "The Essentials of Fate Series" to look back at 14 years of the Fate franchise and its many entries.

GoBoiano Media Simonzi

Great news - Yuichiro Umehara has been discharged from the hospital! The 27-year-old voice actor has been recovering from acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, which is an autoimmune disease that causes swelling in the brain and spinal cord.

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . July 30, 2018 . 4:00pm Type-Moon and Aniplex announced a new FGO anime project that will bring a new TV anime for Fate/Grand Order's Seventh Singularity: Babylonia by CloverWorks and a two-part anime film based on the Sixth Singularity: ...

JEFusion Nikko Amano

Sayaka Yamamoto, leader and center of NMB48, announced her intent to leave the group. On July 30 2018 during NMB48's Summer Live Tour the 25-year-old idol has made her announcement near the end of the concert.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Peach Ball: Senran Kagura launches December 13 in Japan Senran Kagura pinball game dated for Japan. Peach Ball: Senran Kagura will launch for Switch on December 13 in Japan for 4,980 yen, the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu reveals.

Siliconera Sato

Nintendo shared its updated worldwide sales figure for the Nintendo Switch console in the company's latest financial results for the quarter ended June 2018 with a current total of 19. 67 million units.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 31, 2018 . 10:30am Sega has begun a new series of videos designed to promote Shenmue I & II. The first installment in "What is Shenmue? " The two minute long video talks about the story in the first two games, with Corey Marshall a...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Akatsuki Inc. With a mobile game out last summer in Japan, an anime adaptation of the Hachigatsu no Cinderella Nine property is in the works from Akatsuki and Kadokawa. There are no details about the adaptation itself and what approach or format...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Digimon will be celebrating its 20th anniversary, and what better way to do that than with a new film! However, this time, this new film will feature the DigiDestined not as kids or teens, but as adults!

Everybody's passing out anniversaries this summer. Whether you're a longtime fan of Kamen Rider and hyped for the nostalgic rollercoaster sure to roll out from the latest Kamen Rider Zi-O, or are a fan of their American cousins in live-action, the...

Siliconera Sato

Robotics;Notes, the third main game in 5pb. 's Science Adventure series is getting a new title called Robotics;Notes DaSH on PS4 and Switch this November. Here's a preview from this week's issue of Famitsu magazine.

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Girl group Perfume have dropped the short ver. MV for "Let Me Know". "Let Me Know" is one of the lead promotional songs for their upcoming studio album titled "Future Pop". When "Let Me Know" originally made it's debut on Perfume's radio show, it ...

The two new episodes of the Yu Yu Hakusho anime that are coming as part of the fourth Japanese Blu-ray box set will be screened at Anime Film Festival Tokyo 2018, and we now have another peek at the project ahead of its debut.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Mario Tennis Aces version 1. 2. 0 update now available Various changes and additions. Nintendo has released the version 1. 2. 0 update for Mario Tennis Aces, which includes changes to game balance, Adventure Mode, Swing Mode, additional settings, ...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . July 31, 2018 . 8:00am Valkyria Chronicles 4 is headed Westward this September and Sega put in a lot of localization work that includes full English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish subs as well as full English voicing.

JEFusion Gaiatron

Kamen Rider Grease Blizzard in on the rampage to protect the memories of his fallen comrades and that of his friends but can he survive this battle? Find out in the next episode of Kamen Rider Build! Advisory: Kamen Rider Build will take a break t...

JEFusion Gaiatron

This Sunday on Kaito Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger, to retrieve the next part of the Lupin Collection, both Noel and Umika must disguise themselves and infiltrate a secret auction. Our Popular Videos Categories: Lupinranger VS Pa...

OK! Magazine Nicole Douglas

Onsen or hot springs are a popular form of recreation in Japan [Getty] While Japan is renowned for being a haven of technological advances and indescribable cuisine, it's the relaxing nation of the onsen which is far becoming something the country...

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