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    Wednesday March 31, 2021
  • Aikatsu Planet! VA Idol Unit Sings about Complicated Feelings of Love in New MV "Lady・Lady・Lady"

    The eight members also voice their characters in the virtual world

    Following the TV show's ED theme song "Kirari☆Party♪Time," the eight-member voice actress idol unit STARRY PLANET☆ from Aikatsu Planet! has released their new music video "Lady・Lady・Lady" on YouTube. The pop tune was used in the show's 11th episode aired in Japan on March 21. Check out their cute performances after the jump!

  • Saturday March 27, 2021
  • Funko's POPs Officially Debut in Japan With Dragon Ball Z Line

    Dragon Ball Z line of POP figures formerly exclusive to select retailers

    In news that will surprise many, figure manufacturer Funko has officially expanded into the Japanese retail market with the launch of its popular, if polarizing POP! line of super deformed collectible figures with Dragon Ball Z leading the way. Read on for the details.

  • Tuesday January 12, 2021
  • PROPLICA's Soft Replica Toy of Rimuru Tempest Can Talk When Pressed

    More than 100 voices of Rimuru and Great Sage are included in a small body

    BANDAI SPIRITS will release a soft replica toy of Rimuru Tempest, the slime protagonist of the That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime franchise, from its PROPLICA brand at 4,950 yen (about 47.45 USD). The cute palm-sized item can talk with the anime's original voices when pressed with a finger. Check out how it works in a PV after the jump!

  • Wednesday December 9, 2020
  • New Shining Idols Show Off Cheerful Dance Moves in Aikatsu Planet! ED Song MV

    The much-awaited new Aikatsu! TV series is set to premiere on January 10, 2021

    Just one month ahead of its TV premiere in Japan, the official YouTube channel for Aikatsu Planet!, the upcoming new installment in the idol-themed Aikatsu! franchise, has started streaming a three-minute full music video for the ED theme song "Kirari☆Party♪Time" performed by the eight-member voice actress unit STARRY PLANET☆. Watch their cheerful dance moves after the jump!

  • Tuesday November 24, 2020
  • Funimation Adds Mobile Suit Gundam and More to Streaming Catalog

    Sunrise mecha series will stream in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland

    Good news for fans of Sunrise mecha of both the classic and the modern varieties: Funimation will begin streaming four Mobile Suit Gundam anime series on their platform in select world markets beginning on November 25, 2020. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday November 4, 2020
  • Aikatsu Planet! OP Movie Introduces Its Idols in Live-action & Anime Hybrid World

    The voice cast from the previous Aikatsu! series will also join as the support mascot characters

    Two months ahead of its premiere in Japan, the official website for Aikatsu Planet!, the upcoming new installment in the idol-themed Aikatsu! franchise, has posted a key visual and a 90-second OP movie introducing its main cast members both in the live-action and anime world. Meet the new idols fro the ambitious series after the jump!


  • Thursday October 29, 2020
  • ZEONIC TECHNICS Lets You Control a Toy Zaku with Your Mind

    Collaboration between Bandai and NeU combines brain-monitoring sensor with smart phone app-controlled toy

    Newtype technology may be closer to reality than ever before, because Bandai and NeU (a joint venture between Tohoku University and Hitachi High-Tech) have developed a suite of hardware and software that allows the user to remote control a miniature Zaku toy using signals from their brain. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday October 18, 2020
  • Meet Shining Brand New Idols in Aikatsu Planet! Special Movie

    The ambitious live-action & anime hybrid series is set to premiere on January 10, 2021

    The official website for Aikatsu Planet!, the upcoming new installment in the idol-themed Aikatsu! franchise, has started streaming a four-minute special movie to introduce its main cast members and their anime characters in the virtual Aikatsu Planet world. For the first time in the franchise's eight-year history, it will be a live-action and animation hybrid TV show. Meet the brand new idols after the jump!

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