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  • AKB48's Maeda Atsuko featured on a manga magazine cover!

    June 15, 2011 @ 6:10 am

    The newly published July issue of “Friend”, a shoujo manga magazine, featured the collaboration of AKB48’s Maeda Atsuko and manga author, Nanba Atsuko. The headline of this volume stated “Double Atsuko Festival!”, which referred to the singer and the author. Not only did the front magazine cover feature Maeda Atsuko and Nanba Atsuko’s protagonist from “Tonari no Atashi”, but it was also revealed that magazine had featured their interviews, M

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  • Kamikawa Takaya & Yusuke to participate in new NARUTO movie

    June 14, 2011 @ 7:00 am

    [caption id="attachment_160676" align="aligncenter" width="470" caption="Kamikawa Takaya"][/caption] It's been revealed that actor Kamikawa Takaya and singer Yusuke (Kamiji Yusuke) will be participating in NARUTO's 8th film, "Gekijhouban NARUTO Blood Prison." Kamikawa will be voice acting for a mysterious man, "Maroi", while Yusuke will sing its theme song, "Otakebi" (will be released on August 3rd). The script for the movie was written by

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  • New Gundam series "Mobile Suit Gundam AGE" to begin airing this October

    June 13, 2011 @ 10:06 pm

    Beginning in October 2011, the first new Gundam anime series in two years will begin airing on television! The latest addition to the franchise will be titled "Mobile Suit Gundam AGE", and revolves around three main characters across multiple generations: Asuno Frit, his son Asuno Asemu, and his grandson Asuno Kio. Gaming company Level-5's president Hino Akihiro is said to be in charge of the story. New plastic models and figurines will

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  • Mizuki Nana to release new single, "Junketsu Paradox"!

    June 11, 2011 @ 11:07 am

    Popular seiyuu and singer Mizuki Nana has announced the title of her newest single, "Junketsu Paradox"! Mizuki's latest single will be released on August 3rd, but for fans who can't wait to hear her new song, "Junketsu Paradox" will begin airing as the ending theme to the anime "BLOOD-C" beginning in July. "BLOOD-C" is the latest in the "BLOOD" series, which includes the 2000 anime film "BLOOD THE LAST VAMPIRE", a light novel trilogy, video

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  • Voice actors, directors, and other guests of honor at Anime Expo 2011!

    June 10, 2011 @ 9:00 am

    We've covered the main musical guests for Anime Expo this year, but let's not forget that Anime Expo is not a musical event, as it is (obviously) anime based. If you're into anime and know your voice actors/actresses and directors, then this year's guests of honor may attract your attention if the musical guests didn't. --- Voice actor Morikawa Toshiyuki is one of many voice actors gracing AX this year. Many fans will know him for his

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  • Nirgilis joins Kalafina and Kurosaki Maon at Anime Expo 2011!

    June 10, 2011 @ 6:08 am

    As the date draws closer, Anime Expo is releasing numerous guests for 2011. First they announced pop group Kalafina, and then Akihabara sensation Kurosaki Moan. Now for their third musical guest of honor, Nirgilis will be joining the other two. --- Nirgilis is an electronic dance act from Japan and is known for their ability to fuse different music styles with melodic songwriting and mash-ups in Japan. They will be performing at Club N

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  • 'Hello Kitty and Friends' wants your brains...

    June 10, 2011 @ 1:28 am

    Sanrio fans get ready, because Hello Kitty and her friends are coming to get you! Sanrio gave the popular character an undead makeover with  "Hello Kitty Zombie Friends by Mad Barbarians". The once cute kitty is seen stretching out her arms in a typical 'zombie pose', with paint coming out of her eyes and mouth. To give that Sanrio twist on a horror figure, the cute little ribbon Kitty wears will also have paint dripping from the bow in or

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  • Oricon Comic Chart for week of June 13th revealed!

    June 9, 2011 @ 5:18 am

    Below is the Oricon Comic Chart for the week of June 13th! This week, we see the 56th volume of "NARUTO" storming to the top of the charts, raking in more than half a million copies. Take a look at the top 5 this week! —– 1. NARUTO, Volume 56 - Masashi Kishimoto : (538,406) 2. BLEACH, Volume 50 - Kubo Taito : (387,322) 3. Bakuman., Volume 13 - Written by Ohba Tsugumi / Illustrated by Obata Takeshi : (270,024) 4. D.G

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  • FLOW's new song "Hey!!!" to be new theme song for "Beelzebub"

    June 6, 2011 @ 6:00 pm

    Five member' rock band, FLOW has an upcoming song titled, "Hey!!!" and it will be used as the new theme song for ongoing anime "Beelzebub." The song will be used for the anime with the episodes starting in July and it's also been revealed that it'll be released as a single in August. "Hey!!!" is the song for people in Japan who have been having a rough time of things because of the devastating earthquake. In the song, the members put a mes

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  • POKKA collaborates with Dragon Ball for their canned coffee!

    June 5, 2011 @ 1:02 pm

    POKKA Corporation has announced that they would collaborate with Dragon Ball for their long selling canned coffee brand, "POKKA COFFEE", with 30 different designs for a limited time period. POKKA has collaborated with "Kinnikuman" or "Hokuto no Ken (Fist of the North Star)" in the past, which targeted on the consumers in their 30s~40s and received a favorable review.  Since Dragon Ball has many fans in all different generations, this colla

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