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Japanator LIVE: Let's unlock Bunny Must Die! Chelsea and the 7 Devils' true route

[The stream starts at 9 p.m. Central Standard Time.] I may have sworn that I was done with Bunny Must Die! Chelsea and the 7 Devils, but it seems that I might be able to unlock the game's real ending and its second mode. Let's just say...Show More Summary

Plug in your eyes for some new Ghost in the Shell trailers and a Japan-exclusive poster

As the premiere of the live action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell film nears, we get to see a bit more of the very pretty looking and controversial film. Setting aside those issues for a bit, I must confess that the visual effectsShow More Summary

FLOW joins Otakon '17: Anisong World Matsuri's roster

It was only a matter of time until we got to hear more about rest of the performances at the Anisong World Matsuri event at Otakon '17. This time, FLOW is on the list of singers who'll perform at the con. Considering that they did Tales of Berseria's opening, "BURN," this sounds like a perfect time for them to perform at a convention. Show More Summary

Pokemon: I Choose You! takes us back to the beginning with Ash and Pikachu

The Pokémon anime (or Pocket Monsters) first aired 20 years ago in Japan back in 1997, and this latest movie is all about celebrating those two decades of the show by going back to the beginning. The new movie, Pocket Monsters the Movie:...Show More Summary

Hurricane Polymar live action trailer features song from Good Morning America

Wait, first let's clear this up. There is a band in Japan named "Good Morning America", which for people outside the US, is also the name of a long-running morning show on the channel ABC that has been airing since 1975. This band that...Show More Summary

Ask the Gundam Wing staff questions for the upcoming Blu-ray & DVD later this year!

The fine folks from Nozomi Entertainment just announced that they will be releasing the Blu-ray and DVD of Mobile Suit Gundam Wing in the US later this year. Soon, you shall be able to relive the glorious moments of Heero being Heero...Show More Summary

Ladybeard and bodybuilder wrestling idol Reika Saiki form idol unit Deadlift Lolita

Ladybeard, former member of the idol unit Ladybaby and crossdessing professional wrestler whose real name is Richard Magarey, has now teamed up with the bodybuilder idol Reika Saiki to form the new idol unit "DEADLIFT LOLITA". Reika Saiki is a fitness trainer and pro wrestler, is known as the "Muscle Idol". Show More Summary

Ghost in the Shell's 'motion posters' are gif-tastic

With just a few weeks to go until the Ghost in the Shell live-action film actually happens, I continue to find myself surprised it exists and even more surprised that it looks kind of rad. What we've seen so far isn't the same as the...Show More Summary

Usain Bolt and Pikachu Thunderbolts us all by joining Team Skull on Pokemon Day

Happy 21st Birthday to Pokémon ! Now get those legal drinking age jokes out of your system because today is the anniversary of the Japanese release of Pokémon back in 1996. Now, Pokémon is stronger than ever with their behemoth of aShow More Summary

Meet the Manholers: Fans of Japanese Manhole cover art

Just when you thought the "Japan is so wacky" thing is overplayed and nothing will surprise you because the internet lets you see everything in Japan, we learn about art in the most unlikely places: Manhole covers! If the title hasn't...Show More Summary

Boomslank's latest poster will make you feel magical

February is almost over and Boomslank, the guys behind Ai-Fi's design, hit us with a new piece of art to commemorate their view on humanity's ability to invent things. While the title "Paladin" sounds strange for a poster with a sorceress...Show More Summary

Japanator Unboxing: TokyoTreat - January 2017

[TokyoTreat provided the box and the reviewer has an affiliate partnership with TokyoTreat] The nice folks over at TokyoTreat sent me a box from their New Year 2017 to check out and it is a greatly delicious way to ring the New Year!...Show More Summary

Japanator LIVE: It's time to conquer Bunny Must Die! Chelsea and the 7 Devils' Wabbit Heck

[The stream starts at 9 p.m. Central Standard Time.] So our last segment was supposed to be the one where we wrap up Bunny's journey through the hellish labyrinth, but things didn't go according to plan. It seems like we hit a wall that...Show More Summary

Strong Style: Aerial Assassin vs Time Splitter

Greetings mat fans and welcome to Strong Style, Japanator's look at New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV. This week we are traveling to Osaka (waka laka party time!) to the Osaka-Jo hall for Dominion 2016. Our first look at this BIG card has three titles on the line so let's get to the action from June 19. 2016! Read more...

Find Vengeance and Death in Blade of the Immortal live action trailers

After seeing the live action of adaptation of Rurouni Kenshin a while ago, I've been hankerin' for some more live action adaptations of manga featuring samurai and it seems Kami-sama has heard my wish. These trailers for the upcoming...Show More Summary

New ReLife music trailer gives us that youthful feeling again

A new music trailer of the live action adaptation of ReLife just came out featuring a cover of the song "Sakura", performed by singer-songwriter Sonoko Inoue with the part rap done by the film's lead actor Taishi Nakagawa. The song,Show More Summary

Kick off the cherry blossom season with Sankt Gallen's sakura beer

There comes a time when you just want to bring out the booze to commemorate a joyous occasion. Of course, it's important to do this responsibly. With the cherry blossom season hitting Japan, Sankt Gallen is making sure that everyoneShow More Summary

BLAME! anime film to hit Netflix this May

The cyberpunk anime BLAME! will premiere worldwide on Netflix on May 20, 2017. Animated by Polygon Pictures, the same folks behind the anime adaptations of Knights of Sidonia and Ajin, BLAME! is based on the cyberpunk manga of the same name. Show More Summary

Justin Bieber and Piko Taro smash together for SoftBank ad campaign

From the same people that brought you "Oto-san" (which means father), a talking white Hokkaido breed dog that is somehow the patriarch to the human Shirato family (video of that below), comes the newest advertisement campaign from Japanese...Show More Summary

Vertical announces a lot of manga licenses at Katsucon

Last weekend at Katsucon, North American publisher Vertical announced a few interesting licenses for you to enjoy in the physical format. Why am emphasizing the "physical" aspect? One of the first few licenses they announced is an omnibus...Show More Summary

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