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February 8, 2019, 9:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Since Ariana Grande revealed her new tattoo last week, the pop star has been criticized in the English-speaking world for cultural appropriation. But what does the Japanese internet think? Let's find out!

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When it comes to OG idol anime, Macross is one of the biggest. It introduced us to Lynn Minmay, one of the earliest idol characters in Japanese anime. It also gave us Sheryl Nome and Ranka Lee, as well as Walkure.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Saito Kenji · Nao Akinori / KADOKAWA / Trinity Seven HC Production Committee With a feature film that arrived last year and a TV series back in 2014, the Trinity Seven manga from Kenji Saito and Akinari Nao revealed this summer that a second fil...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Love & Art The winter 2019 anime series Meiji Tokyo Renka is getting a bit of an expansion as Funimation has added it to their overall lineup for the season. The streaming side of the company has brought out the first two episodes in dubbed form...

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Organizers hint that the beloved anime/video game franchise's mascot himself might make an appearance on your special day. Recently, romantic gamers' hearts got all aflutter when a wedding chapel in Kobe revealed it will start offering Final Fanta...

Shueisha's Manga Plus website published an interview with manga creator Mikio Ikemoto on Wednesday where he stated that he hopes to finish the Boruto manga within 30 volumes. He said that he hopes to keep "the entire saga" (including the 72-volume...

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Falcom's 2012 PS Vita action RPG Ys: Memories of Celceta released for PC last July, and the company announced it will be taking its adventure to PlayStation 4 this May in Japan as Ys: Memories of Celceta - Kai with a rare bonus soundtrack album fo...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© ADK-EM / BEM Production Committee As part of the 50th-anniversary(! ! ) of this property, a new incarnation is coming this year for Humanoid Monster Bem. A site and social media presence launched today that has revealed a key visual, a trailer, ...

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KonoSuba is getting itself an anime movie, which will premiere later this year. Its title is KONOSUBA - God's blessing on this wonderful world! Crimson Legend, and it will be an explosive one. Why? Because it will focus on the Crimson Demon hersel...

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Fast-food restaurant chain Yoshinoya Co. apologized on Monday over an incident in which cockroaches were found in a chicken dish served in Fukuoka Prefecture last year. The matter emerged after footage showing the insects was posted online over th...

JEFusion Nikko Amano

We finally meet the cast of Ryusoulger! See the vlog below! Kou/Ryusou Red - Hayate Ichinose Mert/Ryusou Blue - Keito Tsuna Asuna/Ryusou Pink - Ichika Osaki Towa/Ryusou Green - Yuito Obara Banba/Ryuou Black - Tatsuya Kishida Categories: actor , Ne...

Siliconera Sato

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland, the fourth entry of the Arland series that takes place several years after Atelier Meruru, will head Westward in May. Here's a new trailer with English subtitles. Below are details on the game from Koei Tecmo: A...

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By Jenni . February 7, 2019 . 9:00am One of Sting's strategic Dept. Heaven games is making a comeback. The company's official Twitter account has revealed Android and Apple iOS devices will be getting Yggdra Union: We'll Never Fight Alone in Sprin...

The animation and 3D visual effects are a lavish sensory experience as Alita's world is rich, diverse and believable, thanks to gorgeous sets and fascinating inhabitants. This possible vision of the 26th century is a marvel to behold.

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Makoto Yukimura's Vinland Saga manga is undoubtedly one of the most new hyped titles coming up this year. And now, the anime's staff revealed a brand new trailer for series, as well as a new key visual.

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Exclusive: PQube and Art Co. announce visual novel Kotodama: The 7 Mysteries of Fujisawa for PS4, Switch, and PC Nothing is as it seems at Fujisawa Academy. Following a tease last week, publisher PQube and developer Art Co.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The game of "important announcement" continues to be played in the manga world as the latest issue of Grand Jump magazine is teasing one coming up soon for the Furin Shokudo manga. The manga comes from creator Masakazu Yamaguchi which began in 201...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The leap from manga to live-action is a lot easier than it is to anime for a lot of properties and a new one is on track for this spring. The Iyasaretai Otoko manga is set for an April 2019 debut on TV Tokyo and heading to BS TV Tokyo in July.

Sankaku Complex Ayanami

Members of a J-Pop group have offered their used bath water for sale at a price of nearly $1,000 for a bottle. Members of J-Pop group The Banana Monkeys have found a rather ingenious method of recouping the costs of expensive bath powder that was ...

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The 2010 Wii game Kirby's Epic Yarn is getting an updated version for the Nintendo 3DS with Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn. Here's a new trailer from Japan that shows how it's played with a look at some new features.

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By Jenni . February 7, 2019 . 7:00am When it comes to the Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice story, we know that it involves a ninja with one arm that goes by the name Sekiro, the one-armed wolf. Now, a new trailer offers a little more insight into how thi...

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With the 2018 Anime Awards fast approaching, Crunchyroll has revealed the show's host and lineup of presenters who will deliver this year's honors. Revealed in a press release on Feb. 7, the show has a number of high profile individuals in the wes...

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The English-language trailer for GKIDS release Okko's Inn has been unveiled. The movie premiered back in 2018 at the Annecy animation fest and later screened at Animation Is Film in Los Angeles in October.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Bandai Visual has been digging into some of its sports properties with some new releases coming up on the Blu-ray side with The Prince of Tennis. The distributor had set five box sets focusing on the OVA side and they recently announced a sixth se...

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Sword Art Online Alicization is currently one of the hottest anime of the season. And during the annual Sapporo Snow Festival, the anime revealed a very special snow sculpture featuring Alicization's three main characters.

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Langrisser I & II demo now available in Japan Try out a total of six stages between the two titles. A demo for Langrisser I & II is now available for PlayStation 4 via the PlayStation Store and Switch via the Nintendo eShop in Japan.

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Death end re;Quest cinematic trailer Will you risk it all? Idea Factory International has released a short new cinematic trailer for PlayStation 4 RPG Death end re;Quest. The trailers dives into the glitched-out virtual reality MMO "World's Odysse...

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Destiny Connect second trailer Nostalgic RPG due out on March 14 in Japan. Nippon Ichi Software has released the second official trailer for Destiny Connect. The trailer, narrated by voice actor Ran Terai, includes a look at battle scenes, charact...

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Rock legend HYDE has teamed up with fellow legend YOSHIKI for his latest track "ZIPANG" The MV portrays HYDE dressed as some sort of emperor or God, belting out the song while in front of Toji Temple located in Kyoko.

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Last week in Japan, we saw the release of several new titles with the biggest one being the Atelier spinoff Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists for PS4, PS Vita, and Switch among others. The #1 title of the week is Kingdom Hearts III again with 91,01...

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