Fall 2017 is going to be spectacular
Ever since I watched all of Full Metal Panic!, my desire to see a new series was one of my biggest wishes of all time. While this project was revealed last year, new details about the upcoming anime were revealed at the Fanta...
Continuing the story
After a smashing premier, what does this new generation of Tiger Mask have to keep the momentum going? Turns out quite a bit!
Japanese Nintendo Cartoons
If you've been around the interwebs lately, you may have heard of Nintendo's new gaming device that both does portable and home game console gaming, the new system called "Nintendo Switch". Now I wouldn't be a good "journalis...
This is not a lie
It looks like November might be a good month for fans of Vocaloid music, as PinocchioP's upcoming album, HUMAN, comes out during that period. From the looks of it, it might be a good way to start the holiday season.
We're about to go Megaman on people
[Update: The stream is over, but you can watch it here.]
With October being the month that Halloween takes place in, I felt that it was time to play something that fits with the season. The Doujin Game RosenkreuzStilette...
Battle for the belt!
Ladies and Gentlemen. It is now time for our Maaaaaaain Event of the evening!
Welcome to Strong Style, Japanator's look at New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV. Tonight is our last look WrestleKingdom 10 with the main even...
Teamwork is important
It's time to hit the book again, people. Garage Hero's Tokusatsu Film School series is back with a new episode that focuses on giving us some advice on the filming scene. Of course, it talks about the importance of keeping tr...
Sounds like a rad opportunity
For a good while, I've always been behind the idea of contests that let people get the chance to get their stories published if they win. Speaking of which, the Comic Website MediBang is teaming up with the folks at Weekly Sh...
World of Zippers and Buttons
[Stream will begin at 10PM US Central Time over at the Japanator YouTube page and the video of the stream will also be posted here during and after the stream, so check it out!]
The demo of World of Final...
Artist looking for backing for puzzle
The company Playing Ground Puzzles has joined with the artist Fuzichoco to bring the deep and colorful anime-inspired illustrations to puzzle fans with a Kickstarter program.
The anime inspired illustrator has partnered with the puzzle company to bring a fun way to pass some time and bring together a wonder picture to take you away to a far off land.
Slice of Life
It wouldn't be too much of a stretch at this point to declare that Jiro Ono - head chef at Tokyo's Sukiyabashi Jiro restaurant - is one of the most visible Japanese culinary professionals in the world. Thanks to his and his r...
The J-Novel Club has arrived
A new Website has been launched that will bring Japanese light novels in English to eager fans all over the world. J-Novel Club is partnering with publishers Hobby Japan and OVERLAP, with hopefully more to come in t...
More from WrestleKingdom 10
Greetings one again to Strong Style, Japanator's look at New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV. We are looking at the big show, WrestleKingdom 10, from the Tokyo Dome on January 4, 2016. We have seen some incredible action so far and this week looks to be just as amazing.
Let's get to the action!
Horoscopes are no joke
[Update: The stream is over, but you can watch it here.]
So I was able to progress further in This Starry Midnight We Make, but I hit a couple walls while I was trying to complete the last set of character stories to complete...
Cool anime OPs for cool weather
The fall anime season is here and I'm gonna be referencing something about the change in weather with the new anime line up but I'll save you from that cliche and I'll bring up that there is something for everyone this season...
We kinda saw this coming
In a crossover that many fans of Japanese wrestling knew would probably happen, the title character from the new anime Tiger Mask W made his debut in a real-life wrestling ring on October 10th.
During the pre-show for N...
CHA LA HEAD CHA LA
If you're unfamiliar with The Voice, it's a show where a singers attempt to grab the attention of four famous singers with nothing but their voice. But it's never been that interesting to us until now. 35 year old Dittha...
How many loaves of bread have you eaten?
Announced earlier this year, this English dub release of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure's first season, Phantom Blood, is releasing on Toonami this Saturday! Airing after Dragonball Z Kai, let's hope JoJo will get the wider audienc...
Hope will never die
Ever since the Danganronpa 3 anime’s staff was revealed, I always had faith that this show would do a great job in wrapping up the whole series. With Kazutaka Kodaka (The Danganronpa game series’ Writer) being inv...
I found you, Ms. New Booty
Keijo!!!!!!!! has both the best and worst first episode I have ever seen in anime. It's most likely one of the biggest surprises of the Fall season merely for its audacity to exist. In a wonderful maelstrom of fan service, sl...
[Stream will begin at 9PM US Central Time over at the Japanator YouTube page and the video of the stream will also be posted here during and after the stream, so check it out!]
Dragon Quest Builders is finally...
Would you change your past?
I was very excited for Orange, an anime adaptation of the manga, since it did incredibly well as a live-action film and there was generally a positive buzz surrounding this series. Did it meet my expectations? I enjoyed it an...
Let's start off our week with a bang
Alright, people. It's time to shoot evil where it hurts because the first episode of the Gun Caliber web series is now on Garage Hero's YouTube channel. Of course, this is the original movie split up into various parts.
The golden light shines strong
Ladies and gentlemen: It appears that hell's temperatures have reached a subzero level since another miracle has happened. During Atlanta's Monsterama Convention that happened last weekend, Section 23's division known as Krak...
This is going to be sweet
Whenever I hear about a bunch of cool groups collaborating on a production, I tend to rejoice over this wonderful news. Speaking of team-up projects, Crunchyroll revealed at New York Comic-Con '16 on Oct. 6 that they're worki...
Part 2 of WrestleKingdom!
Welcome, my friends to the show that never ends, Strong Style, Japanator's look at New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV.
This week, we are in week two of our coverage of WrestleKingdom 10, the big event held on Jan. 4, 2016...
The cosmos can change people's lives
[Update: The stream is over but you can watch it here.]
Well, folks. Tonight, I attempt to complete my task of mastering the ways of making stars again, as the folks of This Starry Midnight We Make's world are in need of some...
English is not easy
Regular anime viewers may have encountered a moment of a poor attempt of speaking English once or twice, even though English is the second most spoken language in the world, not everyone will speak it well. Japan is a country...
Now that's what I call a punch
If there's a side of tokusatsu that's piqued my curiosity the most, it's the local hero side of things. These characters are exclusive to specific regions of Japan so their presence is mostly known by those in that area. Spea...
There’s something wonderful about having a segment that one saw from a mile away surprise them greatly. In fact, this is one of the joyous feelings that the Danganronpa series offers to its audience.
We may have known t...