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Red Veron . Mar 26

Weekend Japanatainment - Japanese Food Edition

Food and culture are very intertwined, and Japan is one of those countries that likes to take it very seriously (Yes, more than you) which is probably why a lot of their food is known across the world (instant ramen counts). ...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 24

ANiUTa to let otaku around the world stream their favorite music

Trying to stream Japanese music legally is not easiest thing for those who love those eastern jams that are outside Japan. The Japanese music industry is notorious for not making it easy to stream their music but it seems tha...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 22

Death Note live action teaser from Netflix is here

After a decade of waiting, a western-made movie adaptation of the hugely popular (and easily cosplayable) Death Note is finally a real thing that you can watch soon. This is an adaptation from Netflix, the same service t...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 18

Enter the virtual world of Ghost in the Shell with the VR Diver app

Virtual Reality was pretty hot when the first Ghost in the Shell film in 1995 came out (but died shortly after). VR suddenly came back to life in recent years just in time for that new Hollywood adaptation of Ghost in th...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 18

Did You Know Anime tells us how the Ghost Stories dub turned spooky to funny

If you've been around anime circles in the last decade, you might have heard of the Ghost Stories US English dub. This English-language dub is not like your usual dub where they localize and translate the anime to be und...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 18

Typhoon Noruda to hit US via Sentai Filmworks

Sentai Filmworks is bringing the film Typhoon Noruda to US shores, the 2015 movie is directed by former Studio Ghibli animator Yujio Arai ( From Up On Poppy Hill, Secret World of Arriety). Its character designer and...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 17

Eureka Seven shreds the skies with giant mechs again in new movie trilogy

12 years ago, Eureka Seven first introduced us to giant mecha that can surf giant waves of invisible energy waves in the sky. This year, a new film trilogy based on Eureka Seven will start with the first film named Eureka Sev...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 14

Power up with the 831 episode Power Rangers Marathon!

For those of you out there who are lucky enough to not have any responsibilities or obligations for the next 17 days, then you are in even more luck! All 831 episodes of Power Rangers are now being streamed for free on t...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 12

Weekend Japanatainment - Japanese Spider-Man Edition

Power Rangers is one of the most cleverly disguised cultural import the US has ever received from Japan, taking Japanese footage from Super Sentai and then mixing in some bad acting footage from US actors. We've taken a...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 10

The Real Black Swordsman returns this spring in this new Berserk teaser trailer

I've heard mixed opinions of the latest animated adaptation of the Berserk manga, with many comparing that the suffering of fans' while watching this adaptation is comparable to (or even more than) the suffering of the B...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 10

WTF Fridays: Cute Anime Girls Speak English

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Red Veron . Mar 08

Take a brief tour of Ghost in the Shell history

The live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell is almost ready to break through that window to shoot some murderous robo Geishas, but not many know about that this franchise has been around for a long time all starting...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 07

Holy heck! Is that a motherfather JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Live-action film teaser???

Many were surprised when news of a JoJo's Bizarre Adventure live action adaptation was in the works and even more where caught off guard learning that it would focus the fourth part of the long-running JoJo manga sa...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 06

Macross Frontier's Sheryl Nome returns to celebrate Macross Anniversary

Screens in Shinjuku and Akihbara just teased a return by Sheryl Nome from Macross Frontier. In a video captured by Twitter user @giantrobo, a "New song" and a "New movie" are teased on March 12 at 14:30 "on screen". Now, thes...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 06

Unicorn Gundam to replace Gundam statue at Odaiba

If you never got the chance to have your picture taken with the life size Gundam in Odaiba, well I regretfully must inform you that last Sunday was the final day to view the Mobile Suit from the titular Mobile Suit Gundam. Th...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 05

Weekend Japanatainment - Anime Games Edition

[Possible mature language for the videos below] Video games based on anime are never in short supply, anime is a very exciting visual medium that lends well to the interactivity of video games. However, making video games is ...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 03

Plug in your eyes for some new Ghost in the Shell trailers and a Japan-exclusive poster

As the premiere of the live action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell film nears, we get to see a bit more of the very pretty looking and controversial film. Setting aside those issues for a bit, I must confess that t...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 02

Pokemon: I Choose You! takes us back to the beginning with Ash and Pikachu

The Pokémon anime (or Pocket Monsters) first aired 20 years ago in Japan back in 1997, and this latest movie is all about celebrating those two decades of the show by going back to the beginning. The new movie, Pocket ...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 02

Hurricane Polymar live action trailer features song from Good Morning America

Wait, first let's clear this up. There is a band in Japan named "Good Morning America", which for people outside the US, is also the name of a long-running morning show on the channel ABC that has been airing since 1975. This...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 02

Ask the Gundam Wing staff questions for the upcoming Blu-ray & DVD later this year!

The fine folks from Nozomi Entertainment just announced that they will be releasing the Blu-ray and DVD of Mobile Suit Gundam Wing in the US later this year. Soon, you shall be able to relive the glorious moments of...   0

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Red Veron . Mar 01

Ladybeard and bodybuilder wrestling idol Reika Saiki form idol unit Deadlift Lolita

Ladybeard, former member of the idol unit Ladybaby and crossdessing professional wrestler whose real name is Richard Magarey, has now teamed up with the bodybuilder idol Reika Saiki to form the new idol unit "DEADLIFT LOLITA"...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 27

Usain Bolt and Pikachu Thunderbolts us all by joining Team Skull on Pokemon Day

Happy 21st Birthday to Pokémon! Now get those legal drinking age jokes out of your system because today is the anniversary of the Japanese release of Pokémon back in 1996. Now, Pokémon is strong...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 27

Meet the Manholers: Fans of Japanese Manhole cover art

Just when you thought the "Japan is so wacky" thing is overplayed and nothing will surprise you because the internet lets you see everything in Japan, we learn about art in the most unlikely places: Manhole covers! If the tit...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 26

Japanator Unboxing: TokyoTreat - January 2017

[TokyoTreat provided the box and the reviewer has an affiliate partnership with TokyoTreat] The nice folks over at TokyoTreat sent me a box from their New Year 2017 to check out and it is a greatly delicious way to ring the ...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 24

Find Vengeance and Death in Blade of the Immortal live action trailers

After seeing the live action of adaptation of Rurouni Kenshin a while ago, I've been hankerin' for some more live action adaptations of manga featuring samurai and it seems Kami-sama has heard my wish. These trailers for...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 24

New ReLife music trailer gives us that youthful feeling again

A new music trailer of the live action adaptation of ReLife just came out featuring a cover of the song "Sakura", performed by singer-songwriter Sonoko Inoue with the part rap done by the film's lead actor Taishi Nakagawa. Th...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 23

BLAME! anime film to hit Netflix this May

The cyberpunk anime BLAME! will premiere worldwide on Netflix on May 20, 2017. Animated by Polygon Pictures, the same folks behind the anime adaptations of Knights of Sidonia and Ajin, BLAME! is based on the cyberpu...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 23

Justin Bieber and Piko Taro smash together for SoftBank ad campaign

From the same people that brought you "Oto-san" (which means father), a talking white Hokkaido breed dog that is somehow the patriarch to the human Shirato family (video of that below), comes the newest advertisement campaign...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 22

Vertical announces a lot of manga licenses at Katsucon

Last weekend at Katsucon, North American publisher Vertical announced a few interesting licenses for you to enjoy in the physical format. Why am emphasizing the "physical" aspect? One of the first few licenses they announced ...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 22

Hatsune Miku: Future Delivery manga to hit the US in late 2017

The multimedia empire of the digital diva Hatsune Miku is ever expanding and a new manga is set to arrive later this year from Dark Horse comics! Hatsune Miku: Future Delivery by writer Satoshi Oshio and artist Hugin Miy...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 21

Three people arrested for unauthorized sharing of latest Makoto Shinaki film

Japan is the country that is really strict with their copyrights, especially in certain segments of their entertainment industry, and they take piracy very seriously when it comes music and anime. Makoto Shinkai's latest film, Your Name., was found to be "shared without permission" by three suspects in Osaka Prefecture who were charged for violating the Copyright Act.   0

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Red Veron . Feb 21

Anime about a rice-themed Idol group is a thing that is happening

"In a world where people are losing interest in eating rice, five students will come together to save their school, Inaho Academy, from shutting down by getting people to eat rice again." Sounds wacky, huh? Well, that's a real anime that is coming out in April for the spring anime season.   0

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Red Veron . Feb 21

Oh! my Toyota!! Street Fighter 2 takes on Toyota's new car

Those who have played Street Fighter II back in the day may remember the iconic bonus stage where the player must partake in property damage and beat up a car in under 40 seconds to the dismay of a random car owner. Now,...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 21

Devoted moviegoer spots unfinished anime movie at theater

A movie theater in Aomori city recently discovered that it had been screening an unfinished version of the anime movie In this corner of the world. This had gone for over seven weeks and the unfinished version had missin...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 21

Feel the emotions of March comes in like a lion movie songs

March comes in like a lion is one of last year's best anime and is getting a two-part live action movie in March and April. From Honey and Clover author Chica Umino, March comes in like a lion is all ...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 21

Learn some Durarara!! facts with Did You Know Anime

Durarara!! is one the most unique franchises out there from the author of Baccano!!, it starts out as a urban light drama about people in modern metropolitan Tokyo that turns into an intriguing intertwining web of myster...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 15

Husbando Alert! [email protected] SideM gets anime adaptation

Male idol lovers (and haters) beware! You're all gonna be in for a new wave of animu male idols that will likely flood anitwitter in the near future. The mobile game, The [email protected] SideM, will receive an anime adaptati...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 15

Radwimps brings songs from Your Name to English

The official theatrical release of the English-language dub of the hit film Your Name is coming to the west on April 7 and with that upcoming release are English-language versions of the songs made for the film by the b...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 15

Japanator LIVE - Yakuza Zero (Part 3) Redo

[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!] Tonight, I try not to be ...   0

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Red Veron . Feb 12

Weekend Japanatainment - Hatsune Miku Commercials Edition

Japan is quite commonly stereotyped as a land full of crazy commercials and this belief is not wrong. Attention-grabbing attempts at trying to sell consumers on products and other tactics such as mascots only get bigger and l...   0




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