With 61 magical girls to its name, PreCure (also known as Glitter Force) can be hard to keep tabs on. Fortunately, a new app gives fans a full encyclopedia of the characters in the long-running anime franchise. Find out more about it after the jump!
Naruto and Cardfight!! Vanguard star Showtaro Morikubo is here to sing the praises of Manga One—literally! Check out the new CM for the manga app, along with Morikubo's dulcet tones, after the jump.
Otsukai is looking for ways to make Japan-only anime merch accessible around the world. Beta tests are already popular, and Japanese participants can now pre-register to help overseas fans get their hands on exclusive items. Hit the jump to find out more!
Need help getting out of bed? Let Maika of Blend-S help! The sadistic waitress has more than 100 voice lines to create custom wake-up calls. And there's a Twitter campaign with cool autograph rewards. Hit the jump for all the info!
Everyone wants to see sets of Japanese phonetic characters re-imagined as handsome young men with character designs by Yukiko Horiguchi, but is the world ready for a MikuMikuDance-animated song and dance routine by the Hiragana Danshi? Hit the jump to find out.
Prepare to meet the Hiragana Danshi -- the latest anthropomorphized characters. And yes, it's exactly what it sounds like: they're boys based on hiragana characters. What's going on? Find out more about their creation and the game they'll be starring in after the jump.
It's time to start putting names to faces for Magia Record. Next up in our new magical girl roster is the mysterious blue-haired girl we've seen with Iroha. Who is she? See for yourself after the jump!
A new PV is out for the Madoka Magica spinoff game Magia Record, featuring game footage, new characters, and more. What's the story behind Iroha and her missing sister? Find out the latest after the jump!
Get ready to ante up -- your chance at being a magical girl is just around the corner when Magia Record goes live in spring 2017! A new PV has been released, with more information on the new magical girl joining Madoka in her weird world of entropy. Hit the jump to see everything we know so far!
Get ready for real-time battle with your favorite characters from Kingdom! Bandai Namco have finally released Kingdom: Seven Flags, which promises a variety of challenges and beautiful animation. Find out more after the jump!
If you're interested in having a daydream relationship, why stop at virtual characters Love Plus-style? Now you can receive phone calls from your favorite voice actors. Details on the new, Japanese smartphone app, Seiyu+Plus after the break! Update: Works on US Android phones!
Strum Stage is a new virtual guiar app for the iPhone and iPad. It allows users to play along with songs from their iTunes libraries using a variety of sampled guitar sounds. Recently, an unknown player unleashed palm-sized "hot lixx" while playing along to the song GO! GO! MANIAC from the K-On! soundtrack. Check out the video after the jump!
In an effort to make streaming simulcasts that much easier—especially for users with access to smart phones—Crunchyroll has partnered with Marvelous Entertainment to launch streaming-specific applications. As they develop, apps will be made available via both the Japanese Android storefront and Apple's App Store.