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July 5, 2013, 6:30 AM

The 32nd issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that the anime adaptation of Naoshi Komi's romantic comedy manga Nisekoi will be directed by Akiyuki Shinbo (Bakemonogatari and other Monogatari anime, Arakawa Under ...

Siliconera Sato

The Pokémon Company shared plenty of new Pokémon X and Pokémon Y info during E3 last month, including a fourth gameplay trailer detailed the game's characters, setting and Pokémon. In addition, they also demonstrated how 3D models are created for ...


Nendoroid Madoka Kaname: Maiko Ver. Preview Mika-tan has previewed another very beautiful Nendoroid figure, and this time it is Madoka Kaname from Puella Magi Madoka Magica dressed as an elegant maiko.

RocketNews24 Rachel Tackett

Earlier this week in China a man dressed as a female anime character was approached in the street by a group of foreign men. The man revealed his true gender after enduring a taste of their unwelcome flirting and received violent lash-back from th...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

According to the official site, it looks like famed anime director Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell, Patlabor, etc. ) is involved with the live-action Patlabor movie. That's good news! The movie is due out in 2014.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In the classic Japanese anime Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, the heroine Nausicaä flies a glider called a "Mehve". The anime might be a work of fiction, but the glider isn't. Not any more. Since 2003, Kazuhiko Hachiya has been working on a re...

Siliconera Ishaan

This morning, Namco Bandai announced Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Burst, an updated version of Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 that's headed to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3… and PC. Here's a trailer for the new game:     Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate N...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

More info about the upcoming tokusatsu series, Shougeki Gouraigan has surfaced online. The series is directed by Keita Amemiya (GARO, Kamen Rider ZO) and written by Toshiki Inoue (Kamen Rider Agito, Choujin Sentai Jetman).

Siliconera Ishaan

Tales of Symphonia Chronicles HD will have dual audio voice tracks for the first time in the history of the Tales series, Namco Bandai have announced.     "We are extremely excited to announce that Japanese voiceovers will be implemented for the f...

SGCafe KarbyP

At a Final Fantasy Conference presentation in France's Japan Expo, Square Enix revealed that Lightning from the Final Fantasy XIII games will make an appearance (as an NPC) in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The August issue of Nakayoshi and a new flyer are listing a host of Sailor Moon plans. Momoiro Clover Z, the idol group slated to perform the theme for the new  anime, will be having a concert August 4th, with an announcement being teased for the ...

SeventhStyle Seven

Hyperdimension Neptunia's world domination campaign has expanded with another bishoujo billboard – the moe creatures of the higher world demand we purchase their first Blu-ray and DVD volume, anime yet to air. Humberto Saabedra
Crunchyroll Scott Green

Nanamori Middle School Amusement Club, also known as YuruYuri voice actresses Shiori Mikami, Yuka Ōtsubo, Minami Tsuda and Rumi Ookubo, will be singing the second opening theme for the Japanese broadcast of Friendship is Magic.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya' For Summer 2013 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge July 4, 2013 at 04:38 PM It's a good time to be a Fate/ fan as Crunchyroll has picked up the really intriguing series Fate/kaleid liner Prisma...

Wazego Collective wants to produce an American Version of Boys over Flowers, the international hit series. To Air in Late 2013 on Roku. But is in need of Funds~Hana Yori Dango (花より男子 Lit: Boys over Flowers?

Siliconera Ishaan

Nintendo and The Pokémon Company will be releasing a special "Xerneas-Yveltal Blue" Nintendo 3DS XL system in Japan, alongside the release of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, featuring the two legendary monsters from the game.

Website launches new contest, e-commerce platform The streaming service Daisuki announced on Wednesday that it is now streaming both the Dragon Ball Z and One Piece television anime series. Both series will stream in Japanese with English subtitles.

RocketNews24 John Stuart Translations

Bringing commuters to Tokyo from neighboring Saitama Prefecture, the Saikyo Line, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East), is one of the busiest in the metropolitan area. During morning rush hour its trains are packed to 200 percent c...

SeventhStyle Seven

High School DxD has revealed itself a 3DS based ero-fighting game – with the sort of series this is, one can already imagine why the choice of console was Nintendo's handheld instead of the usual Sony PSP.

Count up your crimes and return to the Windy City of Futo, Toy Reviewer Shishioh brings us our photo coverage of the recently released Tamashi Web Exclusive S. H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Cyclone! Hit the jump to see Shishioh's full gallery!

Siliconera Spencer

Dragon's Crown is a cooperative action game where you explore dungeons with your friends, but what if you want to fight them? Vanillaware thought of that and added an arena mode. Famitsu reports the arena will allow players to fight each other onl...

Anime Aura Rasul Mammadov

New pilots can be either shy or divas.  In Majestic Prince's case, they decided to go with both. After its week off – some recap episode that never got subbed as the result of that – Majestic Prince is back and finally introducing a character we'v...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The most anticipated Japanese horror film in this summer is no doubt Sadako 3D 2, the sequel to the latest 3D reboot of the Koji Suzuki's Ring novel series. The full trailer of the film and the poster are revealed to the Japanese media today.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official site of Shogakukan's Ciao monthly shoujo manga magazine announced on July 3 that the magazine will start including an anime episode of its popular title Nijiiro Prism Girl by An Nakahara in its supplement DVD "Ciao Ciao TV!

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially confirmed today that a TV anime adaptation of Natsumi Eguchi's Houzuki no Reitetsu comedy manga is now in the works, announced by the 31st issue of Kodansha's Weekly Morning manga magazine. Humberto Saabedra

Originally posted on Crunchyroll News Not long after the premiere of the first episode of the long-awaited Free! , the official site has added multiple sets of Twitter icons for fans to deck out their Twitter profiles.

Entravity Entrav Riccardo

MAGNIFICENT HAIR SWAYING. It begins… Free! Episode 1 Review Iwatobi Swim Club Episode 1 Review "Starting Block of Reunions! " "Saikai no Sutātingu Burokku! " (再会のスターティングブロック! ) This. Anime. Is. Fabulous.

Siliconera Ishaan

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster will have a new 30-minute-long drama that will play during the compilation's credits sequence, this week's issue of Shounen Jump magazine reports from Japan.   This 30-minute sequence will feature newly recorded voi...

Otakultura The Mistress

Jul 3, 2013 For the first time in Oh-No Manga history, the yearly Cosplay Camp event will be featuring a Japanese band. For this year's Cosplay Camp 2, it will be the up and coming J-rock band NO LEAF CLOVER.

Kahotan's Blog gscmikatan

Live performances must always have glowsticks! (ノ゚∀゚)ノ Blue glowsticks are always used at a certain someone's performances! …and I've managed to get hold of a sample of that certain someone's Nendoroid today!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In September 2010, the 40th issue of Young Magazine announced that an anime adaptation of Tomonori Inoue's Coppelion was announced, only for the production to be later shelved due to themes that evoked the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.

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