Christmas Eve in Japan is usually spent with your significant other; sailing on a nice boat, enjoying the Christmas illuminations, or eating KFC. But, our expert opinion, one of the most romantic things you can do together is watch romantic anime and cuddle together, like School Days. If you're in Japan, AbemaTV has you covered by marathoning the sweet series over the holiday. Hit the jump to learn more!
The Internet is swift and ruthless, but also kind of weird. 12 years ago, the "Nice Boat" meme came to be—and while the circumstances were unfortunate, the ride was an interesting one. Look back with us after the jump.
Anime has a way of separating itself from other forms of media, both in its style and the way certain oddities propogate across the medium. Character quirks like a wayward hair, an angry way of showing love, or a strange obsession dark powers show up pretty often and beg to be made into lists. Anime-Planet has gone one further, categorizing them and letting you vote for the ones you love and hate! Hit the jump to see the top 5 in each area for a fan favorite, hair antenna!
In 2007, 0verflow visual novel School Days inspired a TV anime. The story of a high school boy's complicated love life took a violent turn. And, a day before the final episode was scheduled to broadcast on TV Kanagawa, a teenage girl in Kyoto murdered her father. The indecent prompted the station to pull the broadcast, replacing it with footage of Norway. The internet would then immortalize this with a screencap with the caption "Nice boat."
Discotek Media hopped on Facebook to let everyone know that they picked a handful of releases for February 2017, including a trio of new licenses. Among the February titles are releases of Key the Metal Idol on DVD, Izumo: Flash of a Brave Sword on DVD, and Actually, I Am… on Blu-ray and DVD.
Discotek Media had another slew of announcements to make earlier today, and as usual they turned to Facebook to get the word out. Here's a rundown of what they have in the pipes, from new licenses to release dates. Read on for more.
They are bad to the bone and people love to hate them or hate them but can't stop loving them. Japanese anime poll site Charapedia recently posted the results of a recent poll to decide the top 20 anime characters with bad/nasty personalities. See the results after the jump!
0verflow's School Days visual novel series, adapted into a 2007 anime, continues with the June 26th Nintendo 3DS release of Island Days. As the name suggests, this dating/romance game takes place on a tropical island. Its hero must share his food rations with the girl he ends up with, as well as staying safe from wild animals. homicidal threats and the like. More after the jump.
Discotek Media busted out some more announcements via Facebook, topped off with the license of the School Days anime series and its Magical Heart Kokoro-chan OVA. The 12-episode series and spin-off is coming on June 24 in Japanese with English subtitles. More on that and other releases after the jump.
The staff behind adult dating sim brand 0verflow (School Days) have announced on twitter that their next release, Shiny Days, will be their final game. Read on or more details.
With a fully packed house at the JAST USA panel at Anime Expo 2011, JAST talked about their upcoming lineup of games including the adult visual novel Saya no Uta from the script writer for Madoka Magica, the progress on School Days HQ, a possible release for the Starry Sky otome game series, and more. Details below.