Even after reaching its goal of 20 million yen, people haven't stopped supporting the crowdfunding for an anime feature project based on Fumiyo Kouno's award-winning manga Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni (In This Corner of the World). As of today, it has finally reached an amazing 30 million yen mark. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the upcoming original TV anime Classroom☆Crisis has announced that its ED theme song "Anemone" is performed by two-member anison unit ClariS, while its OP song is sung by three-member voice actress unit TrySail. Hit the jump for more.
If you’re in Los Angeles between June 6 and July 5, 2015, don’t miss your chance to visit a special Pokémon Boutique pop-up shop, In addition to Pokémon products, the shops opened in collaboration with Japan LA Pop Culture Shop will have exclusive themed fashion from designers like Japan LA, Onch Movement, and Omocat. More after the jump.
Happy 50th birthday to Mitsuo Yamaguchi , better kown as by his voice acting stage name Kappei Yamaguchi and work as One Piece's Usopp, Ranma, InuYasha, Laitō Kid/Kaito Kuroba, Kiki's Delivery Service's Tombo and plenty more. Join the celebration after the jump.
Following the movie's May 15th North American opening, Mad Max: Fury Road hits Japan on June 20th with EXILE's AKIRA dubbing Tom Hardy's "Mad" Max Rockatansky role, yakuza movie vet Riki Takeuchi as Hugh Keays-Byrne's Immortan Joe and New Japan Pro Wrestler Togi Makabe as Nathan Jones' as Rictus Erectus. In addition from some a promo reading from the boy-band vet star, the cast added a few anime voice actresses' this week.
"Seichi Whitebook", a free smart phone app developed by DIP, helps otaku plan their anime-inspired tourism with a directory of 4500 anime hot spots in Japan's 47 prefectures. Hit the jump to learn more.
Data Discs, a London-based company with the goal of releasing classic video game soundtracks as vinyl records, has announced the first two sountracks that it plans to publish: Streets of Rage and Shenmue. Hit the jump to learn more.
Whether for drying off after a shower or just for relaxing around the house, the Official Legend of Zelda Bath Robe from Merchoid is a great way to show your Nintendo fandom in comfort and style. Hit the jump to check it out.
During December of last year, Japanese snack maker Koikeya made a splash with a brand of orange-flavored potato chips. Now due to popular demand, the chips are coming back. Hit the jump to learn more.
Recently, it was announced that Dragon Quest VIII would be receiving its own Nintendo 3DS port. Now that the release is getting ever-closer, some Japanese shop locations are putting up posters that depict additional characters in the port to go along with the extra scenarios we already knew about. Hit the jump to see the promotional artwork!
Atlus' upcoming Lost Dimension will feature a whole cast of interesting characters, including the latest two introduced by the trailer below. Both Mana Kawai and George Jackman make the scene, the "powerhouses" of S.E.A.L.E.D. and possible obstacles in your way to stop The End from ending life as we know it. Hit the jump for the trailer!
Have you ever wanted to be like the great Saint Tail? The classic anime's Saint Illusion stick is available as of today as a special crane game prize for you to use for all your letter-writing needs. Hit the jump for more details!
During its panel at Animazement, Aniplex of America has detailed the contents of the second Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works Limited Edition set. Hit the jump for the details.
Kodansha's Weekly Young Magazine is about to reveal on Monday that CLAMP's current ongoing series xxxHOLiC: Rei series will be taking a break for a whole month. No need to worry, though! It will be returning in the 31st issue, which will ship on June 29. Hit the jump for more!
2015 smartphone (iOS/Android) game Fate/Grand Order features the battle for the Holy Grail across seven time periods with scenario by TYPE-MOON founder Kinoko Nasu and a very impressive collection of artists. It'll feature Fate/stay nighter's Heracles Berserker, Fate/zero's Lancelot, a new Berserker with connections to Fate/Extra's Saber, and, the subject of the latest promo, another new Berserker with implied connections to Fate/zero's Rider.