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It's awesome Japanese commercial time!

Yes, I know it's been forever since I've shared Japan's finest commercial offerings. Well, fret no more my friends, let's see all that is for sale across the pond! Of course JPCMHD has lovingly collected these in beautiful HD for our...Show More Summary

A Daily Dose of Music: MAN WITH A MISSION X Zebrahead

This Tuesday we check back in with one of our favorite recent rocks bands out of Japan, Shibuya's MAN WITH A MISSION. This time they team up with the American band Zebrahead, based out of Los Angeles. Their new collaboration is entitle...Show More Summary

Annotated Anime: One Piece Episode 698

Readers that cross-pollinate to other anime sites like Anime News Network may know that they have started doing One Piece recaps as well. The writer of these, Sam Leach disagrees with me almost every week. When I like an episode he thought it was mediocre when I dislike an episode he thinks it's great. Show More Summary

The newest live action Attack on Titan trailer brings the action

I'm still not ready to say wether I'm excited for the live action adaptation of Hajime Isayama's ridiculously popular Attack on Titan series yet. The film has a lot going for it, a decent budget and good actors should help me gain a bit of confidence in the film. Show More Summary

Anchors Aweigh: Tales of Berseria enters the high seas

There's something fulfilling about sailing to places in video games. Whether it's Wind Waker's open seas or Skies of Arcadia's vast skies, the idea of exploring vast areas on a ship has always been an element that I've enjoyed for a good while. Show More Summary

It's officially the start of Third Impact

Hardcore Neon Genesis Evangelion fans have been waiting for today for some time. That's right, synchronize watches... Today June 22, 2015 is the day that the events of Evangelion take place. Today is the day you get in the damn robo...

Annotated Anime: The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode 4

So we're hitting the Valentine's day episode early in this rom-com anime. Usually, I'd expect these episodes to be a lot later at least second half of the season after we have gotten to know the characters a bit more. But since these...Show More Summary

Ultraman X gets a new trailer

I'm way behind (like decades) on my Tokusatsu selection, but this new Ultraman X trailer is looking pretty good! He's looking like he's got some new gear in his arsenal, and can deliver a pretty sweet side kick. The scene with the ship doesn't look so hot, but who knows.. Show More Summary

A Daily Dose of Music: Suiyoubi no Campanella

The hot new group Suiyoubi no Campanella have been causing quite a stir with their latest track aptly named Suiyoubi no Campanell demo 6. The track was only available at the Hokkaido Tower Records location, and the online sore. As you...Show More Summary

Review: Kantai Collection - Kancolle - Season 1

Kantai Collection, often shortened down to Kancolle for the more efficient speaker, has a bizarre premise. It's strange that a veteran anime viewer like myself had to double-take on Kancolle's premise; battle ships that live on in the...Show More Summary

Japan announces an Attack on Drugs

I think anime has been very quiet when it comes to drug culture. For the amount of series' that are based in a high school, none of them has an arc where they are tempted to smoke a reefer behind the bike shed. Although Lucky Star would...Show More Summary

Japanator Live: Chroma Squad Season 5

Watch live video from japanator on It looks like I owe you folks an apology, since I was wrong about my last Chroma Squad stream being the Penultimate Episode. However, this week's installment of Laser Squadron Japanatorger...Show More Summary

Week Ender - Foodie Edition

The weekend is here again and I'm sure y'all have been salivating since last wednesday's OP Up! Foodie openings. So here are some anime endings from anime about food and food products. So much like a hungry customer at a restaurant waiting for their order, let's get down on some food-related anime endings. Show More Summary

Aw snap: Cyborg 009 and Devilman collide in a new OVA

Oh wow, now this is what I call an unexpected turn of events. It turns out that the new Cyborg 009 anime is a three-episode crossover OVA with Devilman. Actas (Kotesushin Jeeg and MazinKaiser SKL's Animation Production) and Bee Media...Show More Summary

Overcome the heat with Beat Down Boogie's refreshing cosplay videos

Summer's around the corner, and the gang at Beat Down Boogie are giving us a tour of ColossalCon '15, which takes place at the Kalahari Waterpark in Sandusky, Ohio. Thanks to this glorious combination, the cosplayers were able to add a nice summer twist to their costumes. Show More Summary

Strong Style: The Landscape of Japanese Pro Wrestling

Through the Strong Style coverage of New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV, Japanator has given a glimpse into the world of Japanese pro wrestling, or "puroresu", to its readers. Through the article, we've taken a look at some of the modern names in New Japan and some of the events and storylines surrounding them. Show More Summary

Japanator Interviews: Cristina Vee

Cristina Vee is becoming one of the most prolific voice actresses in the English dub anime industry. Her sweet vocals can be heard in K-On giving life to the scaredy cat bassist, or as the hot-tempered shrine maiden Sailor Mars in Sailor Moon. Show More Summary

OP Up! Foodie Edition

Who doesn't love food? Food is a universal thing that people love and anime has tackled the subject of food for a long time. From cooking food to appreciating food, anime has done it all, and even more when you check out this week's selection of openings. Enjoy! Did I not feature your favorite anime about food? PLEASE SHARE IN THE COMMENTS BELOW! I want to know! Read more...

Let's log into Sword Art Online: Lost Song and Re: Hollow Fragment's E3 trailers

For a good while, we've known that Sword Art Online: Lost Song and Re: Hollow Fragment were heading West. With E3 '15 happening as we speak, Bandai Namco has conjured up a new trailer for both games that show off their main aspects. In...Show More Summary

Shopping at Costco becomes a manga

There's still so much going on at E3 it's hard to escape the gravitational pull towards writing about video games. But outside of the hot Los Angeles convention centre news is still happening, specifically doujin news regarding American...Show More Summary

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