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August 8, 2018, 6:30 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 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.

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...

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?

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...

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 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.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Langrisser series "restart" countdown website launched Strategy RPG series has sold over one million units. Chara-Ani Corporation has launched a Langrisser countdown website with 15 days on the clock teasing a "restart" for the series in 2018.

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...

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Hello everyone! ! Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) After watching Cells at Work! I have an all new onlook as to how my body works when I have hay fever! My cells are way more amazing than I thought! Today I'm going to be taking a look at.

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...

WOWJAPAN Rochelle

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.

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...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Black Clover: Quartet Knights Charmy trailer Make sweets out of thin air. Bandai Namco has released a new trailer for Black Clover: Quartet Knights introducing playable character Charmy. Charmy fabricates sweets out of thin air to recover her squa...

WOWJAPAN Rochelle

Keyakizaka46's Yui Imaizumi will be graduating from the popular Japanese girl group soon. The announcement was made via the official Keyakizaka46 website, as well as Imaizumi's official member blog on the same website.

Siliconera Sato

Fire Emblem Heroes revealed its next special Summoning Focus event with the "Festival in Hoshido" featuring Xander, Elincia, Ryoma, and Micaiah in Japanese summer festival-style outfits. Here's the new trailer for the limited-time Heroes: Check ou...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco shared the latest on God Eater 3 in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine with the introduction of a new AGE named Lulu Blanc and a new Aragami called Guuzou. [Thanks, Ryokutya2089. ] Lulu Blanc (CV: Ayaka Nanase): An AGE from Minato ...

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!

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...

Another scene in a recently broadcast anime has been deemed too offensive for young eyes, as internet denizens were seen complaining to Japan's BPO (Broadcast Ethics and Program Improvement Organization) about a troubling scene in Youkai Watch: Sh...

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...

Negi Haruba's The Quintessential Quintuplets manga has been running in Weekly Shonen Magazine since last August, and it's already getting an anime adaptation. This year's double issue 36/37 of the magazine announced plans for a TV anime, which is ...

WOWJAPAN Rochelle

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!

Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - August 4th/August 5th 01 (01) Code Blue (Weeks: 02) 02 (00) Mission: Impossible - Fallout (Weeks: 01) 03 (00) Incredible...

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