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February 20, 2019, 4:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The March issue of shojo manga magazine Margaret features the debut of a new artist named Nana Hoshiki. She created a 16-page manga called Inshin no Yuki (音信の雪) or Tidings of Snow. Hoshiki is only thirteen and already shojo manga fans are impressed.

The official English Twitter account for the new television anime of Natsuki Takaya's Fruits Basket manga announced on Monday that John Burgmeier is joining the cast of the English dub. Burgmeier is reprising his role as Shigure Sohma from the ori...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . February 18, 2019 . 4:30am This April, Sunshine City Prince Hotel in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, is kicking off its "IKEPRI 25" concept floor located on the 25th story of the hotel with four shared spaces and 20 concept rooms that are different fr...

Gizmodo Beth Elderkin

Last summer, voice actor Vic Mignogna went into a booth with a few others to record audio for a video game. At one point, Mignogna asked the client, who was overseeing the session, if she was okay with his performance.

Siliconera Sato

Sony Interactive Entertainment revealed through its official Japanese PlayStation website that the PlayStation Vita handheld console will be ending its production in Japan in the near future. On the page for both the Black and Aqua Blue color vari...

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Surreal videos show event that led to the creation of four new couples, and might be a surprisingly good fit for Japanese society. There's a bit of a contradiction to the concept of a speed-dating party.

Those obsessed with the Resident Evil 2 remake may have yet another excuse to run through the survival horror again, as a nude mod has stripped the lovely Claire of all her clothing, leaving her to fend off zombies in the nude.

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© Mitsuru Adachi · Shogakkan / Yomiuri Television · ShoPro The anime adaptation of the Mix manga from Mitsuru Adachi is moving right along with a planned spring 2019 debut. With it set to tie into the spring baseball season, the official site has ...

Siliconera Sato

XSEED Games Announced that the upcoming Servant action game Fate/Extella Link will make its way to North America on March 19, 2019 for PS4, PS Vita, Switch, and PC via Steam. Here are a couple announcement trailers, starting with one for PS4 and S...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Atsushi Ohkubo / Kodansha The anime adaptation of the Fire Force manga is in the works and it looks like we're going to get a range of interesting promotion for it. The latest is the reveal that Daisuke Sakaguchi will be playing Victor Licht in ...

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It's awards season folks, and of course, this includes the ones in Japan too! And now, the 13th Annual Seiyuu Awards have announced the winners of some of their special awards. These are the Merit Award, Kei Tomiyama Award, Kazue Takahashi Award, ...

The Pokémon franchise has inspired some seriously huge merchandise in the past, from massive Snorlax plushes to a Lapras that's big enough to ride. The latest may take the cake as far as sheer length is concerned, though, as it brings the Johto Re...

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New information on Nintendo and Platinum Games' newly announced Switch action game Astral Chain have come in via Platinum Games' official game page. ■ About The Ark: A massive, prosperous, multicultural city.

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An editor at publisher Kodansha accused of fatally strangling his wife three years ago pleaded innocent at the opening of his trial on Tuesday, reports TV Asahi (Feb. 19). At the Tokyo District Court, Park Jung-hyun, the former editor of the popul...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We learned back in December of 2016 ahead of the game from 5pb came out that YU-NO was going to get some sort of anime project with Genco and studio feel. With the series set for a spring 2019 premiere in April, Crunchyroll was able to showcase th...

Pitifully animated Shonen Jump fighting game Jump Force has already managed to acquire its own nude mods thanks to the ever perverted modding community, with Boa Hancock and custom-made characters all able to be witnessed fully in the nude.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With the game announced as coming between Viz Media and Rose City Games back in early 2019, Viz Media has now revealed their plans for the property. The game is now set for a March 28th, 2019 release where it will be available for the Nintendo Swi...

Image courtesy of VIZ Media. © VIZ Media Award-Winning Narrative-Driven Puzzle Battler Launches for the Nintendo Switch console and PC/Mac Source: VIZ Media, MediaLab press releases Official Site: viz.

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Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists details exploration, battle Koei Tecmo has released new information, video, and screenshots of Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World detailing exploration and battle.

Source: Tsuburaya Productions, Shochiku Co. , Ltd. Official Site: m-78. jp/rb/movie (Japan) Official Twitter:twitter. com/ultraman_series A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE Tsuburaya Productions Co. , Ltd. and distributor Shochiku Co.

Bangkok Post Bangkok Post Public Company Limited

Japan has aged; Singapore is ageing. Japan's workforce is shrinking; Singapore's has plateaued. Japan's homogeneous society has struggled with immigration; Singapore's island culture has been welcoming of foreigners, though increasingly less so.

Siliconera Sato

FromSoftware's upcoming action game Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is a month away from release, and we caught a glimpse of a new boss character known as "Lady Butterfly" in its latest video. Here's a look at the short clip introducing Lady Butterfly: ...


Here is what you've all been waiting for, the winners of The 2018 Arama! Japan Awards, selected by you, the readers of Arama! Japan! We had a great turnout for our fourth awards show, and the winners can be seen after the jump!

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By Jenni . February 19, 2019 . 5:00am Blade Strangers, a crossover fighter involving multiple characters from Studio Sanzensen-developed or Nicalis-published games, appears to be getting DLC. Nicalis tweeted out a picture of Aban Hawkins, from 100...

Siliconera Sato

Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission takes the card battle RPG action from arcade to Nintendo Switch, and the latest issue of V-Jump shared more details on its features including Card and Mission Edit.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Hajime Isayama / Kodansha / ATTACK ON TITAN Production Committee The third season of Attack on Titan is getting its second half of the third season in order as we knew previously it was set for an April 2019 premiere.

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This past Saturday, February 16th, Crunchyroll held its Third Annual Anime Awards. The award show streamed exclusively on Twitch, making it available to the millions of fans. If you didn't have the chance to catch the awards show live on Twitch, d...

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