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    Wednesday March 30, 2016
  • FEATURE - Meet Kamen Joshi, Japan's Masked Underground Idols!

    "Since we can’t get by on our looks, we became a group and wore masks"

    Grab a hockey mask and the weapon of your choice! Crunchyroll News brings you a breaking report on Japan’s latest underground idol sensation: Kamen Joshi, a wild pack of masked girls who will stop at nothing to entertain you. Enjoy an exclusive interview and live footage after the jump!

  • Saturday March 26, 2016
  • "Ensemble Stars" Mobile Game To Get Anime Adaptation in 2017

    Mobile card game featuring male idol units also getting stage play this June in Tokyo

    During AnimeJapan on Saturday, the cast members for the forthcoming stage play adaptation of the EnsembleStars mobile game joined developers Happy Elements to confirm a future anime adaptation. Hit the jump for the confirmation and details on a new stage play also set for June.

  • Monday December 14, 2015
  • Characters Designs for Walküre Idol Unit of "Macross Delta" Previewed

    Latest installment of "Super Dimension Fortress Macross" franchise features group of 5 idol singers

    The official home page for Macross Delta, the latest installment in the long-running Super Dimension Fortress Macross franchise which mixes music with mecha mayhem, has unveiled the character designs for the members of Walküre, the 5-member idol unit at the center of the story. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday December 4, 2015
  • Anime Adaptation Announced for "Ensemble Stars" Smart Phone Game

    A stage-play is also in the works for free-to-play mobile game about training male idols

    Ensemble Stars, a free-to-play mobile game by Happy Elements Corporation that allows players to train up male idols at an exclusive private school, has announced that the game will be receiving an anime adaptation and a live-action stage-play. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday December 2, 2015
  • VIDEO: Dance, Dance Robot Idol Premaid AI!

    Footage from the International Robot Exhibition 2015

    This week’s International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo got a power-up in the form of Premaid AI, a “robot idol” with an uncanny ability to mime idol music and dance moves. Crack open a glow stick and enjoy the sight of Premaid AI getting’ down after the jump!

  • Tuesday November 3, 2015
  • FEATURE: Aniwords – IDOL WARS (Part 2)

    This time, it's not just the idols fighting—it's their worlds!

    Following up on last week's IDOL WARS (Part 1), Isaac returns with the second installment of this idol battles—featuring a death match between Love Live!, The Idol Master, and AKB0048. Which idol show will come out on top? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Tuesday October 27, 2015
  • FEATURE: Aniwords – IDOL WARS (Part 1)

    Idols, fight! Or something like that...

    Ever wonder who the best anime idol character is? Don't worry, Isaac's got you covered in this week's ANIWORDS! And not only does he have the authoritative list of the best five anime idols, he's also got some thoughts on the battle he endured to acquire such knowledge—hit the jump for all of this, and more!

  • Monday September 14, 2015
  • VIDEO: Preview for “WE ARE Perfume-WORLD TOUR 3rd DOCUMENT”

    New song, STAR TRAIN, teased

    The singing, dancing electro-divas of Perfume had a busy year performing around the world in cities like LA, New York, Taipei, and London. Now, their globe-trotting adventures have been captured in a documentary film to be released next month. Enjoy the trailer, and a tease of a new song, after the jump!

  • Saturday September 12, 2015
  • VIDEO: "Akihabalife”, the New PV from Dempagumi.inc

    New single on sale 9/16

    Akiahabara-bred idol group Dempagumi.inc bring it all back home with their new song and promo video “Akihabalife”, a time-travelling trip through Tokyo’s world famous otaku neighborhood. Enjoy after the jump!

  • Monday August 31, 2015
  • VIDEO: "If the Earth Breaks into Bits Tomorrow", the New PV from Dempagumi.inc

    New single on sale 9/16

    Akihabara’s other sensational idol group, Denpagumi.inc, deliver their latest visually stunning and brain-busting new PV today in the form of the manga-inspired “If the Earth Breaks into Bits Tomorrow". Enjoy some trippy sights and sounds after the jump!

  • Thursday February 5, 2015
  • VIDEO: J-idols Discover 8-Bit Graphics in “Koi no BRKN!!” PV

    New single on sale Feb. 11

    Alarmingly genki idol group Hime Kyun Fruit Can have a game they want you to play in the form of their new retro-inspired PV for their song ““Ai no BRKN!!” Enjoy a sugar rush of a song, with some cool graphics to boot, after the jump!