Yasutaka Nakata is known to many as the music man behind the likes of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and Perfume. But he’s also a performer in his own right with his electro-unit CAPSULE. Now, the group has a new LP on the way, and the first single gets a cool sci-fi friendly music video built around a flying drone race. Watch after the jump!
Say your prayers! Japan’s biggest hard rocking idol unit BABYMETAL has just announced 8 stops on their upcoming 2015 world tour. See if your city is safe from the hellfire of death after the jump!
Florida’s SwampCon scored an exclusive this weekend when Crunchyroll announced at a panel that it would soon be streaming the Comical Psychosomatic Medicine anime, based on the hit title Manga de Wakaru Shinryonaika. Read on for more info!
Last week marked the official launch of Crunchyroll’s first original webcomic HYPERSONIC music club. Now while ace artist Hiroyuki Takahashi toils away on the next page, we bring you a spotlight on one of music club’s main characters and prime movers. Meet COSIMA after the jump and get caught up all things HYPERSONIC!
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!
Today’s dose of crazy Japanese eye candy comes in the form of a new video documenting an eye popping fashion shoot inside Tokyo’s famed Robot Restaurant. Enjoy the colors and blinky lights after the jump!
As you may have heard, one of the stars of Power Rangers Wild Force, was booked eariler this week in Southern California on suspicion of a grisly murder. Now, it turns out that no charges have been filed against former Red Ranger Ricardo Medina Jr. Read on for today’s developments.
Crunchyroll’s original webcomic, HYPERSONIC music club, debuts today with a stunning splash page that features dramatic reveals for all the main characters. Feast your eyes on the first page, along with some bonus art from Hiroyuki Takahashi. The HYPERSONIC saga begins after the jump!
The intrepid shutterbugs at Netageo continue to dazzle us with a cacophony of cool cosplay from the recent Winter Comic Market convention in Japan. Watch a collection of more highlights after the jump!
Owning remote controlled robotic aircraft is not yet common in Japan, but it probably will be eventually, as events like the Japan Drone Championship are shaping up to become a new form of gaming for gearheads. Watch a video report after the jump!
Consider this your official announcement: artist Hiroyuki Takahashi will be creating an all-new webcomic for Crunchyroll called HYPERSONIC music club which kicks off next week. It’s all part of a new “Crunchyroll Originals” line that will bring you exclusive one-a-kind collaborations with Japanese creators! Read on for full details!
Tokyo Game Show was literally “very last year”, but new videos of the cool cosplay on display are continuing to come out of Japan. Need some proof? After the jump, watch a TGS clip from ace cameraman Netageo!
Hiroyuki Takahashi is a Japanese artist whose eye-popping work is supercharged with the influence of anime and manga. Now, he is teaming up with Crunchyroll for a series of exclusive new projects. Read an interview with Takahashi, and get a look at his design of the Crunchyroll Hime, after the jump!
The future of Google Glass may be in doubt, but the race for wearable tech gold continues in Japan! Wearable Expo is a new trade show in Japan that spotlights futuristic devices like head-mounted displays even gizmos for our pets! Get a look via a vidoe report after the jump!