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Pick up digital manga based on this season's anime on sale!

45 minutes agoLocal Interest / Japan : Japanator

If you're into traveling light but want to have some manga with you on-the-go, check out a few digital manga on sale from Kodansha Comics. Among these manga on sale are adapted into shows currently airing this Winter season: Interviews with Monster Girls, Fuuka, and Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju. Show More Summary

Japanese Bus tries out free USB charging for passengers

Don't you hate it when your portable entertainment device just dies in the middle of your viewing of homoerotic ice skating anime? Or when you're reading the latest volume of your Monster Girl manga? Carrying USB power banks to charge...Show More Summary

Licensing GET: Shout! Factory grabs Digimon Adventure tri.

It's been a good while since Digimon Adventure tri.'s theatrical event occurred in North America. Luckily, this won't be the last that we'll hear from the original series' new sequel as Shout! Factory digivolves the film's first three parts into a Blu-ray, DVD and digital release. Show More Summary

Strong Style: Best Match Ever

Hello Japan wrestling fans and welcome back to Strong Style, Japanator's look at New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV! We are back after a break and we start off the first show of the year with WrestleKingdom 11's MAIN EVENT! It seems AXS TV had some real forethought and is bringing the coverage of WrestleKingdom 11 WAY earlier than normal for them. Show More Summary

Catch JAM Project at Anisong World Matsuri at Otakon '17

With 2017 marking the Otakon anime convention's debut in Washington, D.C., an interesting bit of news drops our way as the event's group join forces with the Anisong World Matsuri to bring us the con's musical performances. The niceShow More Summary

Weekend Japanatainment - Winter Anime OP 2017 Edition

The new winter anime season has just begun and we have a lot of great new shows for everyone to watch while you cuddle up indoors, whether it is freezing or warm out or whatever crazy weather it is where you live. We've got both newShow More Summary

Impressions: Fate/Grand Order: First Order

I have to admit that I was initially rather disappointed to learn that Fate/Grand Order: First Order was being planned as a one-off TV special, rather than a full-season TV series, as the rumors had originally stated. After all, it’s...Show More Summary

Japanator LIVE: Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is about to take us on a magic carpet ride

[The stream starts at 9 p.m. Central Standard Time.] It's time for us to go back to our time with Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, and we might be going through a segment where we ride on magic carpets. My guess is that it has to do with the...Show More Summary

What if rock-paper-scissors and shonen anime collide?

If there's one debate that is serious business, it's the one to decide on which place to get food at. When you have two people set on two different cuisines, it's important to settle the whole thing in a civil matter; otherwise, things won't be pretty. Show More Summary

Final Impressions: Keijo!!!!!!!!

At the start of the Fall 2016 season, as the Japanator staff chose anime to cover, Managing Editor Josh Tolentino warned me about selecting Keijo!!!!!!!!. He told me to be sure about covering this show because I'd have to keep up with it even if the show declined in quality. Show More Summary

Safety First: Carranger is up for pre-order on Shout! Factory's Website

Now this comes as a surprise. It turns out that Shout! Factory plans to launch Gekisou Sentai Carranger, the show where Power Rangers Turbo got its footage from, on April 25. Just like their previous releases, if you pre-order it onShow More Summary

Annotated Anime: Tiger Mask W episodes 11-13

We are back at it with the further adventures of Tiger Mask W after a holiday break. We are at the end of the first season and the GWM's Masked World tournament is in it's second round so let's get started with the action! Read more...

Watch Kyuranger's heroes strike a cosmic pose

At long last, we get to see Uchu Sentai Kyuranger's constellation-themed heroes in action. Thanks to TV Asahi, the first teaser for the show gives us a better look at the team's costumes. While we only get to see the team doing a pose,...Show More Summary

Snow Miku's 2017 music video will take you to a winter wonderland

No matter how cold the winter season can get, but that isn't stopping Hatsune Miku from warming people's hearts. Speaking of Vocaloids, AO FUJIMORI and yuiti hinata team up to bring us an animated music video of n-buna and Orangestar's...Show More Summary

Weekend Japanatainment - Cartoons Made in Japan Edition

Wait, what? Yes, I just blasphemously compared your beloved Japanese anime with American cartoons. Now, before you all start grabbing your imitation 'Made in China' Katanas and ninja run over to the Japanator building intending to HISATSU-RENGAN-CURRYPANSHIMASU my face off, here me out. Show More Summary

Japanator LIVE: Dance through the darkness with Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

[The stream starts at 9 p.m. Central Standard Time.] With this weekend being the first that's not on a major holiday, it's time for me to enter the scene again. Thanks to a close friend of mine, I was able to nab the PC version of the latest Shantae title, Half-Genie Hero. Show More Summary

Are you there? Fafner's next project gets a trailer

To this day, Fafner is one of the shows that I never expected to get a continuation. With a prequel OVA, a sequel film and a second TV series, the anime is an example of a situation where the team is willing to do what they can to continue their story-- no matter how long it takes. Show More Summary

Review: Kaiju Girls

When it comes to tokusatsu franchises branching out into other mediums, I’m always open for these types of ideas since they can pull off things that could be hard to pull off in a live-action series. In this case, Tsuburaya, the company...Show More Summary

Japanator LIVE - Nier Automata

[Stream will begin at 10PM US Central Time over at the Japanator YouTube page and the video of the stream will also be posted here during and after the stream, so check it out!] The new year is finally here so let us check out the latest...Show More Summary

Japanator Awards 2016: Soul's picks for the best of the year

Hey, Gang! It's that time of the year where we look back at the last twelve months and decide what was the best of the best. Since I like to cover more than just animated adventures, I'm putting my stamp on other things Japan related I've been encountered in the last year. So hope on and here is what I think was the best of the best in 2016. Read more...

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