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January 26, 2019, 8:00 PM
theGrio Brianna Rhodes

A Japanese noodle company on Wednesday pulled an online ad campaign featuring Naomi Osaka after complaints that the tennis champ's image was whitewashed, according to The Washington Post. The Nissin Foods animé-style ad showed Osaka, 21, who is Ja...

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When it comes to video games with mainstream appeal, Fortnite is one of the most popular. In fact, it's the most well known game for casual gamers, or even people who aren't into video games in general.

Black Panther film star Michael B. Jordan has made it no secret that he's a fan of anime, declaring that the medium is "the best" in a video interview with Vogue magazine. "Anime is the best. "- Michael B.

Sakon Kaidō's Infinite Dendrogram light novels tread similar territory, and they're officially getting an anime adaptation. The series' website is now live with cast info and the anime's first key visual.

Siliconera Sato

The reveal of Dai from Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai in Jump Force was a bit of an unexpected one, and we now got a closer look from Bandai Namco with some new screenshots. As previously detailed, Dai has a variety of moves that revolve aroun...

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

Tennis star makes first comment regarding Cup Noodle ad that's drawn accusations of whitewashing. It took a couple days for Cup Noodle maker Nissin's recent anime-style ad featuring an illustrated Naomi Osaka to attract international attention, bu...

"Everything I do is for the poor masses of this Earth! " bellows the deep voice over bombastic classical music. This is Karl Marx, but not as you know him: dashingly tall, with a pronounced jawline, suave brown curls and blue eyes, and speaking Ch...

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Moero Chronicle H gameplay trailer Dungeon RPG due out on January 31 in Japan. Compile Heart has released a gameplay trailer for Moero Chronicle H, its newly announced Switch port of the dungeon RPG due out via the Nintendo eShop on January 31 in ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Things are moving along with the Hakubo anime feature film from Yutaka Yamamoto that's been crowdfunded. With Yamamoto doing the original script and direction, Sunao Chikaoka is on board as the character designer for it and Twilight studio being l...

The PV for THE YELLOW MONKEY's new song "I don't know" has been uploaded onto YouTube. SEE ALSO: THE YELLOW MONKEY, JUJU and more to perform on MUSIC STATION's November 23 broadcast "I don't know" is a rock tune with the theme "memory," and it was...

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While "Suki To Iwasetai" was debuted with a performance on a 2018 year-end show in Japan, IZ*ONE has just released the music video for it. While I'm still not a fan of the song itself, the choreography, sets, and girls themselves all look amazing ...

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Japanese manga creator Rumiko Takahashi has become only the second woman to win the top prize at France's biggest graphic novel festival. The 61-year-old, one of the stars of the Japanese form, took the grand prize at Angouleme Comics Festival -- ...

Siliconera Sato

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox is set in a prison city where you'll meet individual with special powers known was the "Monstrum. " Falcom President Toshihiro Kondo shared extra tidbits on Adol and the Monstrum in the latest issue of Dengeki PlayStation.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Last month, it was discovered that the Blu-ray release of Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly was censored. Now in Japan, Toei is apologizing and offering customers a refund. Below are the edits made to Dragon Ball the Movies Blu-ray #6 disc release.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . January 25, 2019 . 5:22am Nintendo has just announced a new Metroid Prime 4 development update. A video starring Shinya Takahashi, Nintendo's Senior Managing Executive Officer, has been released discussing the game's progress.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© ÖYSTER / Futabasha · Over Drive Girl 1/6 Production Committee It was revealed in September 2018 that an anime adaptation of the Over Drive Girls manga from Oyster had been given the green light as Over Drive Girl 1/6.

Siliconera Sato

Kingdom Hearts III just released in Japan but director Tetsuya Nomura says he still has some work to do, including reconsideration of simultaneous worldwide releases of his next games due to its recent leak.

Siliconera Sato

Toshihiro Nagoshi, best known as the creator of the Yakuza series has been at Sega for quite some time-30 years, in fact, and he recently talked about working there and how Ryu ga Gotoku Studios evolved.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With three volumes in the visual novel series released previously, the reveal hit awhile ago that an anime adaptation for Grisaia: Phantom Trigger is in the works. The project is set for a March 15th, 2019 theatrical debut and now a new promotiona...

'181045' Taking a ball a ball to the face is not fun at all. I speak from experience. Once upon a time a younger, fitter Passerby made football (soccer to the Americans, association football to the pedantics) his school yard pastime of choice.

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco's upcoming arcade game Sword Art Online Arcade: Deep Explorer is different from all the other SAO games as a bit of a Diablo-style dungeon crawler action RPG with 3-player online co-op. Here's a look at some highlights with its latest...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Takane & Hana Volume 1 North American manga fans had Viz Media bring out the Takane & Hana series just about this time last year from Yuki Shiwasu and it's been doing well for them and in Japan. We learned a couple of weeks ago in Hana to Yume mag...

Japan will aim to tighten its grip on copyrights after a government panel called Friday for making it a criminal offense to download still images from manga, novels and other literary works without the permission of their copyright holders.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Home " All News " 'Ages of Mages: The Last Keeper' Announcement Trailer Arrives Another game is making the leap to the PlayStation 4 with the reveal of Ages of Mages: The Last Keeper with its new announcement trailer.

Siliconera Sato

Arc System Works announced that BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle is headed to Japanese arcades in Spring 2019. We also got a look at a new trailer that has what sounds like a possible Naoto Kurogane teaser. The above is a new trailer for BlazBlue: Cross...

Siliconera Sato

Spike Chunsoft announced that it will be revealing a new collaboration project with Zero Escape creator Kotaro Uchikoshi next week, on January 30, 2019. Uchikoshi-san, who recently launched his own company Too Kyo Games, also shared a message for ...

Siliconera Sato

Success announced that the upcoming platformer Umihara Kawase Fresh! is coming tot he Nintendo Switch worldwide on April 25, 2019 with Japan getting both physical and digital releases. While they'll get both physical and digital versions in Japan,...

Siliconera Jenni

Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain has an April 11, 2019 release date. There will be a $59. 99 standard edition, which only includes the game, and a $89. 99 Ultimate Edition that has an extra mission and "critical weapon.

Sankaku Complex Ayanami

The second film in the Fate/Stay Night: Heaven's Feel trilogy has made ¥1 billion in ticket sales within less than two weeks. Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel II. lost butterfly has made over ¥1 billion in its first 12 days according to its official...

Sankaku Complex Ayanami

Square-Enix has released a new trailer showing Kingdom Hearts III gameplay in action. A new trailer for Kingdom Hearts III has been published, showing Sora fighting in battle alongside his Disney allies.

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