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4:00 PM on 10.30.2011

Trouble behind the scenes of Persona 4 The Animation

Persona 4 The Animation has only been airing for less than a month, yet many people working for AIC A.S.T.A., the studio currently producing the anime, have claimed that there are quite a few internal problems. The second epi...

Chris Walden

2:00 PM on 10.15.2011

NYAF: Blu-ray and English dub for Madoka out Feb 14th

Aniplex of America have announced at the New York Comic Con that the Puella Magi will soon be appearing on DVD and Blu-ray outside of Japan. The first volume of these will be released next year on February 14th, followed by t...

Chris Walden

9:00 AM on 10.11.2011

Squidding hell! No Squid Girl for two weeks

Just three episodes into the latest series and already my squid fix has been torn away from me! The official website for the Squid Girl anime is reporting that there will be no episodes airing on October 24th and November 7th...

Chris Walden

10:00 AM on 09.06.2011

Ni no Kuni's latest trailer is a thing of beauty

I feel like anytime I see something new pertaining to Level 5's Ni no Kuni, I have a hard time getting the franchise off my mind. I think it's about time I brush off my DS copy and start a new game. With the Tokyo Game Show l...

Elliot Gay

3:00 PM on 09.05.2011

Full trailer for the K-On! movie is a riot!

The full trailer for the K-On! movie has finally been released on the official website, ready to tempt you out of your money for the December 3rd release. Fans will be pleased that there have also been three new songs confirm...

Chris Walden

10:45 PM on 01.26.2011

The Borrower Arrietty dated for February 17th, 2012

When I first saw this story, I was happy. Finally, a date for Arrietty in the US! Then I saw the year.Oh.We'll have to wait a full year until we get our Will Arnett and Amy Poehler dub in theaters, on February 17th, 2012. Col...

Ben Huber

11:00 PM on 01.13.2011

Japanese barber shop requires fluency for service

Americans are often under the impression that everyone they encounter in a foreign country will understand some measure of English, and that speaking English rather than whatever the native language may be will still warrant ...

Crystal White

9:30 PM on 12.17.2010

What is your method of payment? ...'Do you take Gundam?'

Indeed, as of next year there will be a Gundam Visa Card available via Suitomo Mitsui Bank. I don't know about you, but I am so ridiculously jealous of everyone who can and will apply for this credit card. While it doesn't ex...

Kristina Pino

8:00 PM on 10.12.2010

Sad news: Gackt's puppy dies

I was squealing with glee when Colette posted the cutest thing ever, announcing that Gackt had adopted two puppies, Angie and Dolce. Today it is my sad duty to inform you that one of the puppies died. According to a...

Crystal White

6:00 PM on 09.04.2010

Kobe considers banning tattoos at the beach

The Western world is much more accepting of tattoos these days, due to their massive popularity among the younger crowd. These days, having a tattoo isn't a sign that you're a hoodlum or troublemaker, but a permanent badge of...

Bob Muir

7:00 AM on 08.18.2010

Watch K-ON!!'s OP/ED played with everyday objects

You thought that bucket-drummer playing on the street corner was good? To hell with him. See these guys perform K-ON!!'s "GO! GO! MANIAC" and "Listen!" with rulers, tissue boxes, straws, suction pumps and a length of garden hose below.

Josh Tolentino

7:00 PM on 07.16.2010

One Piece voice actor arrested for naked tattoo photos

The Internet's days as a wild west of lawlessness may be coming to an end, at least in Japan, if a recent arrest is a sign of things to come. 56-year-old Kiyonori Imamura, known for his role as Emporio Ivankov in One Piece, h...

Bob Muir