Japanese visual kei singer DAIGO from the band Breakerz did not know about Summer hit anime Free! at first, but soon found out that his outfit from his new music video from his solo project was very similar to Rei's butterfly outfit by after some research. More after the jump!
I guess humans are overrated these days. If being in love with a human is too boring, how about this new Japanese indie game called Fall In Love With Creatures! Kokonoe Kokoro. Fully voiced except for the main character, this Non-Human Dating Sim is free and waiting for you to play. Watch the introduction movie after the jump!
Ryuko in Kill la Kill is cool and all, but how many Mako fans are out there? The anime's really animated sidekick has an adorable hairstyle and her voice actress accidentally copied her hairstyle! She then posted the results on her blog. Does she look good as Mako? See the private photo taken by the voice actress herself and you be the judge after the jump!
Sexy summer swimming anime Free! gave us a season of touching friendship wrapped in beautiful animation, and impressive eye candy with Makoto Tachibana. Fans around the world are now celebrating his birthday. More after the jump!
Asian mobile messaging service LINE had recently introduced a collection of anime stamps for users with titles such as Magi, Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Attack On Titan, but as soon as the Uta No Prince Sama LINE stamps were introduced, fans immediately started spamming each other! But, there is one stamp in the set of 40 that challenged fans creativity to use it in interesting ways. Check out the funny Japanese reaction after the jump!
The Survey Corps from Attack On Titan have 3D Maneuver Gear to battle for their lives. Now for the Survey Corps in the present, 2PMWORKS and Japanese brand GARNI, who is known for accessory design are now offering a leather business card case with the Survey Corps logo on it for "Soldiers who challenge to work outside the wall." See the image after the jump!
Ryuko may have found her Senketsu in the rubble of her home's basement in Kill la Kill, but you don't have to even bother with that mess because COSPA is offering a new Senketsu hoodie for the rest of us! Pre-orders for a hoodie with Senketsu's design are now open on COSPA's website, with the hoodie to be shipped in mid-January. See the image after the jump!
Out of all the great characters voice actor/singer Mamoru Miyano has voiced, many fans choose Okabe Rintaro, a.k.a. the lunatic mad scientist Hōōin Kyōma and Okarin to adorable Mayuri from STEINS;GATE as their favorite. Now imagine Miyano himself cosplaying the leader of the Future Gadget Laboratory? Are you ready to burst out the Kyoma laugh? Come see the image after the jump!
The year is coming to an end and the Japanese postal service wants to remind people to write New Years greetings by offering a special site to play with Japanese calligraphy! As a Gintama fan, the subtitle screen always comes to my mind when I think of Japanese calligraphy....try it for yourself after the jump!
Light novels are still widely popular in Japan, providing a rich pool of original stories for possible anime adaptations. But, there are so many of them available, so just how do you choose what to read? That's where the power of beautiful illustrations on the cover comes in. Find out the top 10 new illustrators who are currently grabbing the attention of light novel readers, as chosen by light novel experts in Japan after the jump!
Tatsuhisa Suzuki, a voice actor and the singer for the band OLDCODEX (as Ta_2) is celebrating his 30th birthday today, but not before shocking fans by revealing that he suffered from anisakiasis recently and is recovering from it on his blog. But that did not stop fans from celebrating his birthday and many are wishing for his fast recovery. More after the jump!
A few weeks ago, we posted a poll about favorite friendships between anime characters, now lets see which male rivalry is adored by male fans in Japan! Just like the last poll, Goo Ranking polled their registered users for the topic in September and we can see some of the same shows from the last poll are very popular among those people. See the results after the jump!
Seirin High School's cute mascot dog, Tetsuya 2 Go from Kuroko's Basketball has become a neck warmer that you can wear! Pre-orders are now open at Movic Japan and its long body and adorable face that reminds you of certain shadow is sure to get your attention. How about a pair of very wearable KuroBasu school branded socks or a new fall-themed clear file set? All of that follows after the jump!
Adorable Pokémon, Eevee is featured on a new upcoming silver ring! The ring isn't costume jewelry, either and it's sure to impress Pokémon-loving grown-ups and it has the the price tag to prove it. The pre-order for the Silver 925 ring with Eevee is now open at selected places including Animate Japan. See the image after the jump!
The KyoAni Shop has updated the special site for the Free! Illustration WORKS book that will be released on November 15th with moving samples of the DTA Mascot software! It's software that will be included in the anime's first official illustration book that installs desktop characters for you to click, drag or just let them be in your own monitor. Check out the deformed swimming boys in action after the jump!