It's time to taste victory!
[Update: The stream is over, but you can watch it here.]
With Chroma Squad's three story routes complete, Sal is ready to take on Chantelise's final boss again. Now that he's found a better defensive item, there's a slig...
This week's Week Ender is all about the Virtual Reality and the great worlds beyond that VR brings us that are great settings for fantasy action anime. There's always something interesting with characters from a world similar...
Living in the Database
They weren't kidding when they said that the 90's is back, one promise of that decade was this exciting new technology called "Virtual Reality". This technology promised to take humans into new worlds beyond our imaginations ...
[Update: The live stream is over, but you can watch it here.]
The time has finally arrived, people; Sal is ready to add the finishing touches to the Japanatorger's final journey. Since he only has one more route left to finis...
Pedal to the Metal
We're going fast this weekend for Week Ender! No, I am totally not making up an excuse to write the least amount as possible on here with the excuse that we are going fast and I have no time to write. No time to talk, LET'S GO FAST!Did I forget any anime about going fast on here? SHARE IN THE COMMENTS BELOW! I wanna know about it.
"Song of the Ancients"
One of the least-expected bits of news out of E3 came from Square Enix, who were on a roll with that Final Fantasy VII remake announcement. Of course, that particular project had long been rumored and treated as somethi...
GOTTA GO FAST
This week's OP Up! is all about going fast! So less time reading nonsense preamble to all these openings and let's get to it! LET'S GO!Are there openings that are about going fast that I didn't include? SHOW ME IN THE COMMENTS! I wanna know!
The Gundam We Saw That Day
[Update: GundamInfo posted a recap video of the show's press conference, which can be watched below]
Now this is what I like to call an unexpected turn of events. During the live stream for the next Gundam series, Mobile Sui...
Watch out for friendly shopkeepers
[Update: The stream is now over, but you can watch it right here.]
Now that Sal has mastered the ways of the Night Driver in Chroma Squad, the guy returns to his adventures in the world of Chantelise. Little did he know, his ...
Summer with SCANDAL
The girls are back from their first world tour and are already producing more songs with their upcoming single Stamp!.
This music video reminds me of Spring breakers before they start to go crazy. Lots of Sun, lat...
700 episodes is a lot of Endings!
One Piece just reached its 700th episode and on this week's Week Ender, we're celebrating by giving you some One Piece endings for your viewing pleasure! When the first episode of One Piece aired, Clinton was still in the Whi...
Unleash the Power!
Ever since Saban got the rights to Power Rangers again, I felt that their latest installments were disappointing. Samurai could've been a decent show, but the terrible acting direction held it back. Right when it s...
Mighty No. Ran anyone?
I may not be up to date with Mega Ran's music, but there's something amazing about the way how the guy tells an engaging story while he raps. Whether it's his tunes about the Blue Bomber, Final Fantasy VII, or other neat top...
700 episodes is a lot of Openings
Having 700 episodes in 16 years, the One Piece anime has amassed quite a collection of openings and endings throughout its run. So this week's OP Up! and Week Ender selections are special, as we celebrate 700 episodes of One ...
ROBOT FIGHT READY GOOOOOO
Back in 2012, Suidobashi Heavy Industries of Japan introduced the world to the 'KURATAS', a big piloted robot mech and pretty much gave hope to anyone who ever dreamt of seeing piloted robots come to reality. Dubbed as an 'ar...
The Otaku Stone has awakened!
[Update: The stream is over, but you can watch it here.]
After going through a second playthrough, Sal has finally reached the point in Chroma Squad where he must make an important choice. For the sake of consistency, the guy...
Love has a Delicious Smell
Love is love! If two people want to love each other, then they should. I'm not in that relationship so it is none of my business. This weekend's selection of anime endings are all about girl's love and boy's love, and there a...
Welcome to Earth
Happy Birthday, USA! This weekend is the celebration of the great nation of the United States of America. So using the rights I am granted by this great nation, I've thrown together a few videos from Japanese animes featuring some USA-related stuff to celebrate the founding of this great union.So slap some burgers and hotdogs on the grill, sit back and enjoy some videos from anime about the USA.
There's plenty of comedy to go around
As Garage Hero continues to work hard on their upcoming projects, the group has taken the time to upload a new Ayakashi Zamurai trailer. This time around, we get to see more of the fantasy samurai show's comed...
Never back down on LOVE
Being able to love the one you love is great and here at Japanator, we support that. I mean, if you want to spend the rest of your life with someone you love, you should have that choice to do it. So this week's OP Up! is all...
And now for something different
[Update: The stream has ended, but you can watch it here]
It turns out that Sal's last Chroma Squad stream ended up being his final one. While he managed to help the Japanatorger and their sixth member save the world from evi...
The Testosterone Game
Weekly Shonen Jump is one of the biggest manga umbrellas in the industry, collecting some of the biggest franchises like; Dragon Ball, One Piece, Bleach, Naruto, and Gintama. Their ventures from the black and white weeklies ...
I don't know what you've been told
This weekend's Week Ender is all about military-related anime endings! Seems like I forgot a fan-favorite, Jormungand, which needs to be on here. So rejoice that your favorite loco arms dealer gets some loving this weekend.No...
Just what the bartender ordered
Back when Japanator Managing Editor Josh Tolentino wrote about VA-11 HALL-A, the bartending game that's set in a cyberpunk setting, my interest for the title was at a normal level.
While I didn't get to play the project's pr...
When your squad just wants to chill.
It's almost the weekend
Closing out these hectic weekdays is a track from the lovely Maaya Sakamoto. The Tokyo native is no stranger to anime music, contributing to huge series like Macross Frontier. She's also an acomplished voice actress, known b...
[Update: Courtesy of Gematsu, an alternate link to the trailer has been found. Check it out below!]
Much to some fans' disappointment, Persona 5 didn't make a huge splash at E3 this year. Rather than put Atlus' lat...
New Generation, Old Moves, New Boruto
The follow-up to the massively popular Naruto series is Boruto: Naruto the Movie. Apart from the title having a massive identity crisis, the feature film will follow on from the last chapter of the manga series that ended la...
This dude has some sweet hair
Slicing a wedding cake together is so passé nowadays. Why not be hip and butcher a giant sea creature with your 3D waifu? With hair like this guy, you know there's no way his wedding is going to be less than awesome!
You are voluntold to enjoy this list
This week's selection of anime openings for OP Up! is all about military themed anime. The military has been a theme ripe for action and anime has always found it to be a good source of great entertainment. From the military ...
This is your warning
This is a fair warning to your wallet in advance now. Yo-kai Watch is on its way, prepare your wallet. The anime and video game phenomena that has swept through Japan and emptied the wallets of many Japanese parents is set t...
Take a breather
I have to tell you, it's been a hell of a week. While there's been a plethora of amazing new songs hitting Japanese charts and new acts coming out of the woodwork, I think we deserve a bit of a relaxing tune. Yes, I have you...
Hard looks included
Stage plays and live musicals aren't really my thing. However, seeing the footage of the Yakuza theatre run makes me think I might have been missing out on some serious fun. The show isn't running at this time, but they've c...
Yes, I know it's been forever since I've shared Japan's finest commercial offerings. Well, fret no more my friends, let's see all that is for sale across the pond! Of course JPCMHD has lovingly collected these in beautiful H...
This Tuesday we check back in with one of our favorite recent rocks bands out of Japan, Shibuya's MAN WITH A MISSION. This time they team up with the American band Zebrahead, based out of Los Angeles. Their new collaboration...
I'm still not ready to say wether I'm excited for the live action adaptation of Hajime Isayama's ridiculously popular Attack on Titan series yet. The film has a lot going for it, a decent budget and good actors should help m...
Let's set sail for adventure!
There's something nice about sailing to places in video games. Whether it's Wind Waker's open seas or Skies of Arcadia's vast skies, the idea of exploring vast areas on a ship has always been a thing that I've enjo...
The LCL will flow!
Hardcore Neon Genesis Evangelion fans have been waiting for today for some time. That's right, synchronize watches... Today June 22, 2015 is the day that the events of Evangelion take place.
Today is the day you get in the damn robot.
I'm way behind (like decades) on my Tokusatsu selection, but this new Ultraman X trailer is looking pretty good! He's looking like he's got some new gear in his arsenal, and can deliver a pretty sweet side kick. The scene with the ship doesn't look so hot, but who knows.. could be a great romp!
The show hits the airways on July 14th, and will be the 41st Ultraman on the lineup!
Now that's a demo
The hot new group Suiyoubi no Campanella have been causing quite a stir with their latest track aptly named Suiyoubi no Campanell demo 6. The track was only available at the Hokkaido Tower Records location, and the onli...