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The bikini samurai squad returns in Oneechanbara Z2: Chaos

If I've learnt anything from working in this industry it's that everything is made better if it was put in a bikini. From Left 4 Dead's Boomer to the shameless DOA: Xtreme series, gamers can't get enough of leaving nothing to the imagination. Show More Summary

A Japanese crow, in flight

On a sombre anniversary in Japan, this photo, somehow, seemed fitting.

Pull out your Henshin Devices: Chroma Squad gets a release date

Heroes and heroines; it's time for us to transform into our Ultimate Form-- excuse me while I change into Crocodile Sunshine. Why you say? Because Behold Studios has announced Chroma Squad's. the indie game where you manage your own tokusatsu studio, release date. Show More Summary

Japan uses their ninja skills to increase tourism

I know that I joked around in the past about 2015 being the Year of the Ninja, but Japan's recent tourism-related move might as well turn my made-up holiday into a real thing. Long story short, the Japanese government have decided to...Show More Summary

Safety first for the Attack on Titan motorcycling fans

There's not a lot of things that are more dangerous than taking down Titans as part of the Survey Corp, but I think riding a motorcycle is a close second. At least riding a bitchin' chopper makes you look 10 times cooler than those dorks...Show More Summary

Fifteen secrets about Funassyi

Fresh from his appearance at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan, goo Ranking revealed fifteen secrets on Funassyi, the hyperactive pear fairy from Funabashi in Chiba. Let’s skip the usual demographics and get to the secrets revealed by Funassyi’s own words: Rank Secret 15 Funassyi’s rival is Rob Halford, lead singer of Judas Priest 14 […]

Eccentric Tokyo salesman

The purchase of sensible work shoes is never pleasant, but the pain can at least be partially eased when the seller is a fella who wouldn’t know sensible if it sidled up to him and said hello.

Food Wars: Shokugeki no Souma trailers look delicious

Shounen cooking anime Shokugeki no Soma, known in the US as Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma, is going to air this April. Food Wars is about Soma Yokihara, a young and skilled chef who wants to work as a chef in his father's restaurant.Show More Summary

Hibike! Euphonium trailer shows off all that nice brass

Kyoto Animation's adaptation of the manga Hibike! Euphonium (Sound! Euphonium) is set to air this upcoming spring season on April 7, 2015. While this anime seems similar to K-On!, another KyoAni anime about girls playing musical instruments...Show More Summary

100 yen shop regrets

goo Ranking recently reported on a survey into regrets on buying items at a 100 yen shop. Demographics goo Rankings asked iBRIDGE’s Research Plus to conduct this survey, where between the 19th of January and 2nd of February 2015 500 members, 50:50 male and female, of their monitor group completed a private internet-based questionnaire. No […]

Durarara!! x2 Shou English dub announced by Shizuo and Izaya

Headless riders? Gangs based off internet chat rooms and geometric clothing items? An urban fantasy anime set in the dangerous streets of fictional Ikebukuro? This can only mean one thing. Durarara!! Be prepared to re-enter the interpersonal...Show More Summary

Check out the new Beyond the Boundary movie trailers and premiere bonus items

Back in 2013, Beyond the Boundary proved that Kyoto Animation can do still do action anime since it's been a while since their last attempt with Full Metal Panic: The Second Raid. I loved it and wanted much more of this action fantasy...Show More Summary

Annotated Anime: Stardust Crusaders episodes 28-33

It's been a while since we last checked in with JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, but the fun thing about this kind of story is that not a lot of plot movement happens from week to week. The true character of the series really only unfolds over the course of the arc itself, which is one of the interesting ironies about these types of fighting stories. Show More Summary

Week Ender - Chuunibyou Edition

The term "Chuunibyou" translates to "Second Year Middle School Syndrome" and is simply defined as "one who has delusions of grandeur". Those who have it, mainly young teens in the second year of middle school, believe that they haveShow More Summary

Overcome the apocalypse with Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker's extra goodies

With two month left until Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker arrives in North America, Atlus has revealed the extra goodies that'll come with the game's survival kit. Of course, you can't overcome the Septentrione and the title's new Triangulum without your very own soundtrack. Show More Summary

Persona 4: Dancing All Night's new trailer is fixated on...meat

Mention "meat fixation" to a fan of Persona 4 and you'll most likely trigger fond memories of Chie Satonaka, the franchise's resident martial arts junkie and legendary carnivore. That said, I think even Chie would find it difficult to...Show More Summary

The new Haruhi visuals have me quite worried

I'm not quite sure what to think here. I was pretty darn excited to hear that Haruhi Suzumiya was returning to television with The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan. The the fear hit. A new studio was taking over the adaptation of the spin off manga, meaning changes from the anime would surely happen. Show More Summary

A Daily Dose of Music: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Our favorite Harajuku girl, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is back with a great new single, Mondai Girl. It's easily the best release she's had all year, keeping fresh and modern. The video is a pretty hilarious parody of herself, showing that even after a stressful year, she hasn't lost her lighthearted approach. Very excited to hear the rest of the new stuff, and I love the visuals!

Animator Expo's new trailer gives us a taste of its 2nd season

As the Japan Animator Expo gets ready for its triumphant comeback next week, the project gives us a spectacular trailer that showcases the new shorts that'll invade the rest of the year. This time around, we get to see a hero that looks...Show More Summary

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