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August 8, 2018, 2:00 PM
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What makes Japan very convenient for non-Japanese speaking travelers is that they usually have plastic food samples. Known as "shokuhin sanpuru" (食品サンプル), customers can know what they're ordering, or just point at them to staff to show their orders.

SoraNews24 Katy Kelly

Fans of fat Pikachu rejoice! The classic designs from the original Pokémon games star in this reprint of an old line. Gotta catch 'em all! Pokémon has already proven it can stand the test of time, with Pikachu and friends battling their way throug...

Popular anime Code Geass has announced that Code Geass: Lelouch of the Resurrection, an original sequel to its compilation movie trilogy, is set to premiere in Feb. 2019! A visual featuring the mysterious C.

Cooler Joins the Dragon Ball FighterZ Roster by Joseph Luster August 6, 2018 Last night's Dragon Ball FighterZ Evo 2018 finals were seriously impressive. SonicFox ultimately came away with the win, and Bandai Namco followed it all up with the reve...

Crunchyroll Jared Clemons

As viewers of HANEBADO! become more familiar with how badminton is played competitively, it raises a question. For a sport just now getting an anime made about it, how much does Japan care about badminton?

Siliconera Jenni

The World Ends with You: Final Remix. Nintendo Switch owners will be able to pick up the game on October 12, 2018. In addition to the release date, a new The World Ends with You: Final Remix trailer has appeared.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© DO1 PROJECT / Hashigo Sakurabi' / Libre 2018 The upcoming fall 2018 series Dakaretai Otoko 1-i ni Odosarete Imasu has hasn't had too much come out since the first revealed but we do know that it's set for an October 2018 debut with Tokyo MX amon...

Hot springs episode shipped in Japan in December 2016 HIDIVE announced on Monday that it will stream the Is it Wrong to Expect a Hot Spring in a Dungeon? original video anime (OVA) in English and in Japanese with English subtitles.

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

We all expected Snoopy-themed rooms to be cute, but we never imagined they'd be this stylish, and even romantic. When choosing where to stay during a trip in Japan, many people consider a night in a ryokan inn to be a must.

Get Your Eyeballs on the Kill la Kill Video Game in Action by Matt Schley August 6, 2018 As we learned back in June, Arc System Works (Guilty Gear) is currently working on a game based on the 2013 anime series Kill la Kill.

SoraNews24 Krista Rogers

The fight against the illegal distribution of manga online is somewhat ironically led in part by a famous pirate character. Weekly Shonen Jump and other staples of the manga industry have had enough with online pirating.

Artist teases additional stories after the end Manga artist Natsuki Takaya announced on Twitter on Monday that her Fruits Basket Another manga will end with the next chapter. She acknowledged, however, that it is only "tentatively" the final chapt...

Siliconera Sato

NIS America announced that it is bringing over The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince, that tells a cute story about a wolf disguised as a princess to help a blind prince, to the West on PS4 and Switch in 2019.

Siliconera Jenni

Dissidia Final Fantasy in arcades on August 10, 2018. PlayStation 4 owners will need to wait until late October 2018 for the Crown City to appear in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT. Dissidia Final Fantasy is available in arcades in Japan.

Siliconera Sato

Warriors Orochi 4 boasts over 170 playable characters with five brand-new ones including Zeus, Athena, and Perseus. This week's issue of Famitsu magazine reveals Areas and Odin as the other two. We'll get a closer look at the two new characters Ar...

Siliconera Sato

Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker releases later this month and Bandai Namco had more to share with a new trailer that highlights its different class types you'll get to try out in 4v4 action. The four classes include the "Attack" class that deals...


Popular Square Enix smartphone game "Grimms Notes" will be getting a TV anime adaptation on Japanese channel TBS. The game's voice actors Ryota Ohsaka, Reina Ueda, Miyu Kubota, and Takuya Eguchi will be reprising their roles for the anime, which h...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Memories Off: Innocent Fille after-story fan disc announced for PS4, PS Vita, and PC Due out in spring 2019 in Japan. 5pb. has announced a Memories Off: Innocent Fille after-story fan disc for PlayStation 4, PS Vita, and PC.


Finally, the official broadcast date for the upcoming season of "A Certain Magical Index" has been revealed! As previously reported on WOW Japan, Season III will be aired in October - which turns out to be Friday, 5th October 2018!

Yotsuba&! Is teaming up with Capcom Cafe for a limited time only collab menu! Until Sept. 19, the cafe will feature the adorable heroine of Azuma Kiyohiko's manga alongside her "robot" friend Danbo while serving up a series of sweet and savoury tr...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Voice actors Haruka Shiraishi and Manami Numakura will perform the opening and ending themes for Uchi no Maid ga Uzasugiru! ("The maid at my house is too annoying! ), an upcoming TV anime based on the loli-comedy manga by Kanko Nakamura about a yo...

Anime B&B Marina

We're back with episode twelve of Kaiseki Anime Podcast talking about two comedies from this summer season: Chio's School Road, and Grand Blue Dreaming. We also returned to our shorter, 30-minute format for your listening convenience!

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo announced a new expansion, Nobunaga's Ambition: Taishi with Power-Up Kit, for PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine. The new expansion features the base game as well as new features including "Siege Battl...

Siliconera Sato

Compile Heart released a new trailer that gives us an overview of main features including its witches, various gameplay parts, and a flashy battle scene. Since the trailer covers different aspects, you can check out more with info on its battle sy...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Negi Haruba / Kodansha Kodansha Comics picked up the rights to the Quintissential Quintuplets manga for domestic release back in June and the timing was certainly right. The latest installment of Weekly Shonen Magazine is revealing that the prop...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . August 7, 2018 . 2:15am Happinet announced in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine that the yokai castle-maze adventure game Hyakki Castle, which is currently available on Steam, is getting a PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch release in...

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