The yellow one of the Kiseki Seven, a.k.a. Generation of Miracles, Kise Ryota from Kuroko's Basketball celebrates his birthday today. Celebration posts flooded Japanese Twitter yesterday in anticipation of the second season set to start in October. See more images and birthday wishes after the jump!
Our pals at YATTAR NEWS went to the Tokyo Toy Show over the weekend and brought back a metric ton of pics and info about upcoming toys soon to delight and entertain the land of the rising sun. Get a look at a selection of good that would put Santa’s workshop to shame after the jump!
OreImo fans, if you're wondering whether Crunchyroll will stream the OVA episodes that follow the second season of the TV series and are being included on the home video release, wonder no more. Crunchyroll and Aniplex USA will be working together to bring the 3 episodes simultaneously with the Japanese streaming campaign this August! Hit the jump for all of the details.
CoMix Wave Film's (5 Centimeters Per Second) original content Anime Bancho youtube channel is back with the first short in a new series. Trigger (Little Witch Academia) cofounder Masahiko Otsuka and Ren Shimorenjaku bring us Turning Girls, as in "tonight, the girls face yet another sour battle against the turning point of their lives." Get a look after the jump.
If Interlink gets their way, you may be able to locate your website or email under .moe In an application filed June 13th, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is asked to accommodate niche subculture with a .mode top-level domain. More after the jump.
Cinema Today recently profiled actress Ayame Goriki's efforts playing the lead in the live-action Black Butler. Goriki plays the heir of the Phantomhive family legacy, who, in the year 2020, must assume a male identity to maintain the position and extract revenge. Goriki discusses adopting male speech patterns and mannerisms, as well as making sure that the portrayal satisfies manga fans. See some still of the results, after the jump.
Rondo Robe has posted a new promo for the end theme to this summer's adaptation of bizarre murder mystery game Danganronpa. The single for "Zetsubousei: Hero Chiryouyaku" by Suzumu (known for his vocaloid work) and soraru (best known his his utaite cover singing work) will be released August 7th. The release will be packaged with a short story by Suzumu. Get a preview after the jump.
When Ace Attorney 5—now known in the west as Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies—was announced for release outside of Japan, it was revealed it would be available as a digital title in the 3DS eShop only. According to Capcom USA senior vice president, Christian Svensson, that doesn't have to be the case. Read on for more.
Popular voice actress Yoko Hikasa will release her first full album "Glamorous Songs" as the finale to her solo singer project on July 17th. It is revealed today that "Through the Looking-Glass", one of the songs in the album is composed by famous music producer Komuro Tetsuya. Hit the jump for more details.
In commemoration of the release of the fifth volume of Ansatsu Kyoushitsu, Banpresto will start a new session of its popular lottery series Ichiban Kuji featuring the manga characters, mainly the invincible alien teacher Koro-sensei, in Japan on July 4th. Check the Koro-sensei prizes after the jump.
With sci-fi fishing anime Tsuritama set to be distributed by Section23 on DVD and Blu-ray this August, Sentai Filmworks has announced the English dub cast for the upcoming release. See who's who after the jump.
Remember the sets of interactive figures that can be inserted into Pokémon Scramble U (Pokémon Rumble in the west)? They're back with a third batch, and this one's full of Legendaries. Check out the lineup after the jump.
For the first time since Metal Gear Rising: Revengance, CRN's HOTT GAME BOYZ, Joseph Luster and Nate Ming, team up again to take a look at Naughty Dog's harrowing survival-horror adventure The Last of Us. Hear their thoughts on what it does right, what it does wrong, and Joel's manly musk after the jump!
Special event broadcasting service Live Viewing Japan will host a series of live-viewing events featuring J-Rock artists, including the live broadcast of a VAMPS concert in Tokyo at Regal Cinema L.A. during Anime Expo 2013. The event is titled J-Music Live Viewing 2013 and it will showcase 7 popular J-rock artists including VAMPS, JAM Project and BREAKERZ. More about the event plus the result of the HYDE 48 poll after the jump!
YATTAR NEWS brings us pics and info on an instant curry inspired by Japan's legendary superhero Ultraman featuring a recipe created by one of the show's stars! Read on for full details!