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#1121

Nana Mizuki Looks Cool in Leather Rider’s Jacket in Her Budokan Concert DVD/Blu-ray Jacket

April 28, 2018 1:55am CDT
All special guest sections of the seven days are also included

Steins;Gate 0’s AR Railway Campaign Lets Fans Collect Stamps to Unlock Stories

posted on 2018-04-28 12:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Shaft Art Exhibit Highlights Magia Record, Monogatari Series, Fate/EXTRA Last Encore

posted on 2018-04-28 14:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

SHIROBAKO Spring Festival: The Event Fans Were Waiting For

posted on 2018-04-29 13:45 EDT by Kim Morrisey

Cosplay Mania Hosts 2.5D Stage Play Actors Hiroki Ino and Kousuke Asuma

Apr 29th 2018


#1122

Niconico Chōkaigi 2018 Event Draws 161,300 in Person, 6.12 Million Online

posted on 2018-04-30 00:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Nico Nico Chōkaigi Attendees Destroy Takeshobo, King Records Buildings at Pop Team Epic Booth

posted on 2018-04-30 16:15 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

64-Year-Old ‘Last Boss’ Singer Sachiko Kobayashi Returns to the Virtual World with Kizuna Ai

posted on 2018-04-30 17:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge


#1123

Tokio Bassist Tatsuya Yamaguchi Will Not Be Indicted for Indecent Assault

posted on 2018-05-01 02:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Tokyo prosecutors decide after band member reaches settlement with alleged victim

“Is The Order a Rabbit?” Cafés Pop Up in Tokyo and Osaka in May

May 01, 2018 7:37am CDT
Limited time collaboration cafés with themed menus and character goods will run until July 01, 2018

“Magical Girl Ore” Travels To Switzerland’s Polymanga Convention!

May 01, 2018 5:30pm CDT
Take a look at how the manga’s author took in their first international convention!


#1124

“BanG Dream!” Wrapping Train Starts Running in Tokyo

May 02, 2018 12:05am CDT
Smartphone game “BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!” has been downloaded over five million times

Tatsuya Yamaguchi to Leave Tokio Band After Indecent Assault Accusation

posted on 2018-05-02 02:26 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Other band members apologize at Wednesday press conference

Purely Monster Idol Group Member Yurie Funato Leaves Unit

posted on 2018-05-02 03:10 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
A Centaur’s Life voice actress to focus on recovering from leg injury

Hatsune Miku’s “MAGICAL MIRAI 2018” Official Album Releases in July of 2018

May 02, 2018 8:35am EDT
Concerts & expos with Crypton Future Media’s virtual idols head to Osaka and Tokyo in August and September

Love Live! Sunshine!! Director Comments on Twitter Harassment, Considers Legal Action

posted on 2018-05-02 13:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Hirokatsu Kihara in Montreal

May 2nd 2018


#1125

Montreal’s Otakuthon to Host Former Ghibli Production Coordinator Hirokatsu Kihara

posted on 2018-05-03 02:02 EDT by Karen Ressler
fhána, Lia, Shiena Nishizawa to perform at August convention

Mamoru Miyano Banishes Ignorance as the Voice of “Information Gathering Warrior Shuzaider”

May 03, 2018 9:22am CDT
Voice actor guest stars in a special episode of NHK’s “Ohayou Nippon” info program for Children’s Day

Kirin Beverage in Hot Water Over Sexist Tea Girl Ads

posted on 2018-05-03 13:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Suda51 to Appear at Atlanta’s MomoCon With ‘Special Announcement’

posted on 2018-05-03 16:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
NIS America guests to join game designer’s panel

Girls & Panzer Voice Actress Hitomi Takeuchi Announces Marriage, Pregnancy

posted on 2018-05-03 16:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Anirevo to Host Voice Actress Marina Inoue

posted on 2018-05-03 20:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
Vancouver convention to take place August 3-5


#1126

Pop Team Epic Creator Draws Kirin Tea Girl Ad Parody

posted on 2018-05-04 14:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Chinese Court Declares Trademark Invalid for Similarity to Doraemon

posted on 2018-05-04 17:20 EDT by Karen Ressler
Company reportedly registered trademark in 2015

“Samurai Guitarist” and “Bleach” Movie Star MIYAVI to Perform at Anime Weekend Atlanta

May 4th 2018

“Laid-Back Camp” and “Fate” Characters Guide the Way to Machi Asobi

May 04, 2018 11:25pm CDT
Anime stars voice audio tracks for citywide anime convention

“HOW much?!” Professor estimates appropriate salary for housewives, housewife actresses gasp

May 4, 2018 / Sora News 24
In a special press event, a Tokyo professor puts a price to the blood, sweat, and tears of Japanese wives and mothers.

Famous anime voice actress says she was once so poor she had to eat tissues

May 4, 2018 / Sora News 24
Before her salad days, voice of Haruhi Suzumiya says she couldn’t afford actual salad.

Twitter manga diagrams difference between Japanese and foreign men, captivates and confuses

May 4, 2018 / Sora News 24
Illustrator says one group loves Uniqlo, asks women to split the bill on dates.

Beautiful Japanese bikini model is also the descendant of 7th century diplomat

May 4, 2018 / Sora News 24
Miss Magazine contest finalist can thank famous DNA for contributing to her good looks.

Picture Of The Day: Packed kiosk

May 4, 2018 at 06:53 am JST / Japan Today


#1127

Crow surprises Japanese commuters by attempting to buy train ticket from a machine【Video】

May 5, 2018 / Sora News 24
The clever bird even steals a customer’s credit card to pay for the train fare.

When do Japanese women have their first kiss? Survey finds gap between different parts of Japan

May 5, 2018 / Sora News 24
One rural prefecture starts kissing long before any of its neighbors.

Japanese Twitter user embarrassed to learn why American friend is studying Japanese, not Chinese

May 5, 2018 / Sora News 24
Reason goes beyond just “Because I like Japan.”

Dragon Ball’s Frieza discovered conducting train in Japan’s Tokushima Prefecture

May 5, 2018 / Sora News 24
Maybe someone told him to “go train,” and he misunderstood.

Chiba police looking for man threatening to kill kids who don’t play tag with him

May 5, 2018 / Sora News 24
Authorities keeping a close eye on parks in Narashina City for the repeat offender.

Strong winds at Niconico Chokaigi turned out to be a blessing in disguise for one cosplayer

May 5, 2018 / Sora News 24
Bending nature’s elements to your advantage is perhaps the ultimate level of cosplay.

The Yuri Show Must Go On: Yuri Fair 2018 Makes Do Despite Initial Setbacks

posted on 2018-05-05 14:15 EDT by Kim Morrissy
After an initial venue cancellation, girls’ love artist and photographers pull it together. Kim Morissy has ANN’s report.

Mysteries Abound in “Love Live! Sunshine!!” Real Escape Game

May 05, 2018 8:43pm EDT
Tokyo Mystery Circus presents three new challenges for school idol fans

Star of final Aoi Festival of Heisei Era prepares for May 15 big day

May 5, 2018 at 17:50 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

21st Hino Shinsengumi Festival to be held in Tokyo

May 5, 2018 at 05:08 am JST / Japan Today

Picture Of The Day: Shopping in Harajuku

May 5, 2018 at 06:19 am JST / Japan Today


#1128

Potential cat-astrophe! Japanese park goers warned about dangers of cats and shoes, possibly

May 6, 2018 / Sora News 24
Model/celebrity finds confusing sign telling us to do, or not do, something involving small cats and big shoes.

Rare letter to samurai Ryoma reveals plan to battle shogunate

May 6, 2018 at 07:20 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Almost half of Japanese grade-school girls say they’ve never heard of ‘programming’ in survey

May 6, 2018 at 06:08 am JST / Japan Today

Picture Of The Day: Silver finish

May 6, 2018 at 06:28 am JST / Japan Today

Drum Tao to present 241 shows in Tokyo

10:42 am, May 06, 2018 / The Japan News

Man complains about pregnant women on Japanese train, creatively gets told to shut up

May 6, 2018 / Sora News 24
Tactless choice of words reveals embarrassing detail about his personal life.

Beautiful “sandy beach” near Nagasaki Airport is not made of sand…it’s made of glass!

May 6, 2018 / Sora News 24
And it doesn’t hurt to walk on it with your bare feet!

Bungee jumpers ‘swim’ with carp streamers off Ibaraki bridge

May 6, 2018 at 18:45 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Love Live! Sunshine!! Gets Puzzle-Solving Event at Tokyo Mystery Circus Theme Park

posted on 2018-05-06 13:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman


#1129

Professional female shogi player wows Internet by cosplaying as cute anime shogi player

May 7, 2018 / Sora News 24
Manao Kagawa shows she can capture hearts just as well as shogi pieces

Lawson convenience stores continue to hand people their coffee, even though no one wants them to

May 7, 2018 / Sora News 24
At Lawson convenience stores, they’ll hand you your coffee, and you’re gonna like it, dammit

Japan suffers 37th consecutive year of low birthrate, Japanese people may become extinct someday

May 7, 2018 / Sora News 24
Turns out that Japanese citizens are aware of their fate, but there seems to be no solution to avert the impending disaster

Shoplifter drags drug store clerk 130 meters by car in Hyogo Prefecture

May 7, 2018 / Sora News 24
Tenacious clerk simply refused to let some vitamin-deficient bandits get away

Johnny’s Agency Terminates Contract with Tokio Member Tatsuya Yamaguchi

posted on 2018-05-07 01:30 EDT / ANN
Yamaguchi accused of indecent assault on high school girl in late April

China to provide Japan with crested ibis pair as ties improving

May 7, 2018 at 14:40 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Imperial couple reunite with tennis partners at Tokyo club

May 7, 2018 at 14:30 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Smart approach to becoming an instant expert on Nebuta festival

May 7, 2018 at 09:00 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Japanese company is so kind it mails out condolence gifts if it can’t give applicants a job

May 7, 2018 at 06:53 am JST / Japan Today

Picture Of The Day: Waiting for Sho-time

May 7, 2018 at 07:00 am JST / Japan Today

Fo’xTails Group Breaks Up After Solo Concert in August

posted on 2018-05-07 09:30 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Final single for Food Wars! The Third Plate ships on May 23

Penguins Perform “Evangelion” Cosplay at Matsue Vogel Park

May 07, 2018 9:19am EDT
Plucky penguins parade twice daily with hand-crafted costumes designed by their handlers

“Pop Team Epic” Singer Rocks out for New Pepsi Campaign

May 07, 2018 7:45pm EDT
Pepsi J-Cola and Sumire Uesaka team up for fast-paced music video


#1130

The one-year countdown officially begins for the end of the Heisei Era

May 8, 2018 / Sora News 24
Japan has just one year left with Emperor Akihito before his son ushers in a new era

The proper response when your wife says “I can’t make dinner tonight?” Japanese Twitter debates

May 8, 2018 / Sora News 24
Exasperated wife says “OK. Should I pick something up for us instead?” is the wrong answer

The upside of dating a man who’s hobby is joso, or cross-dressing as a woman【Interview】

May 8, 2018 / Sora News 24
Tokyo makeup artist tells us why having a joso-loving lover makes the relationship “twice as fun.”

Japan’s Calpis beverage can leave a gross residue in some people’s mouths, and here’s why

May 8, 2018 / Sora News 24
It’s the name that turns many English-speakers off, but even people in Japan sometimes take issue the way Calpis can linger in your mouth

Centuries-old Kurokawa Noh tradition saved in 3-D CGI anime

May 8, 2018 at 08:00 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Toyota dealer cuts customer service for sake of stretched staff

May 8, 2018 at 07:10 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Lisa’s In and Around Tokyo: Mayo Terrace–Adventures in mayonnaise in Chofu

May 8, 2018 at 09:00 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Animal repellent suspected as cause of odor at Kyoto temple

May 8, 2018 at 06:01 am JST / Japan Today

Japanese fans flock to U.S. to see Ohtani

May 8, 2018 at 06:40 am JST / Japan Today

MY HEROES / Suit actor springs to action at joyous event

10:41 am, May 08, 2018 / The Japan News

Beauty, like the lotus, has roots as well as flowers

10:00 am, May 08, 2018 / The Japan News

‘Mitchy’ takes new music to the edge

10:32 am, May 08, 2018 / The Japan News

Aqua Timez Band Breaks Up After 2018

posted on 2018-05-08 09:50 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Group’s final tour begins on Saturday


#1131

Tokyo International Film Festival Highlights Masaaki Yuasa, Kōji Yakusho

posted on 2018-05-09 00:02 EDT / ANN
DEVILMAN crybaby director, The Boy and The Beast actor showcased this year

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Creepy Japanese construction site display celebrates Children’s Day, gives passers-by goose bumps

May 9, 2018 / Sora News 24
Mannequins celebrating various yearly events have Japanese Twitter freaking out

Ludicrously unbelievable diet product claims to convert beer and chicken into water

May 9, 2018 / Sora News 24
New breakthrough boldly defies both science and common sense

Dragon Ball Voice Actress Masako Nozawa Receives Japanese Government’s Child Welfare Award

posted on 2018-05-09 01:03 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Minister of Health, Labour, and Welfare recognizes Nozawa for contributions to sound upbringing of children

VIDEO: Voice Actress Ayaka Ohashi in Recording Booth for Her Latest Song “Sing-along Shinkaron”

May 09, 2018 2:30am EDT
Her 11-song second full album “PROGRESS” will be available on May 23

Voice Actor Toshiyuki Toyonaga Announces Birth of Daughter

posted on 2018-05-09 17:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman


#1132

Maths professor from Japan’s optical illusions will have you doubting your own eyes【Video】

May 10, 2018 / Sora News 24
Perplexing perspectives: when left is right, and right is right, our brains melt but we’re impressed nonetheless

Tokyo crow who tried to buy a train ticket gets illegally captured

May 10, 2018 / Sora News 24
Local citizen takes the law into her own hands and catches the prepaid card-stealing bird, but lands in trouble with the authorities herself

This may look like an ordinary vending machine from afar, but it’s a different picture up close

May 10, 2018 / Sora News 24
What’s unique about this vending machine may draw your eye if you look carefully enough

Deer in Nara refuse crackers after Golden Week visitors leave them too full to eat【Photos】

May 10, 2018 / Sora News 24
Tourists were shocked to see the usually ravenous deer turn down their favourite treats

Voice Actor Yuichiro Umehara Hospitalized Due to Autoimmune Disease

posted on 2018-05-10 00:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
DARLING in the FRANXX, Tada Never Falls in Love voice actor takes indefinite hiatus

Voice Actor Yuki Kaji Releases His First Autobiography “Everything Becomes Your Power Someday”

May 10, 2018 3:30am EDT
“The title of the book is the words that I myself have treasured.”

Machi Asobi Event Issues Statement After Man Allegedly Takes Photos in Restroom

posted on 2018-05-10 15:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge
Man took images, touched toilet allegedly used by voice actress Yūki Takada & shared on social media

Texas’ A-Kon to Host Voice Actor Toshio Furukawa

posted on 2018-05-10 16:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Dragon Ball Z, One Piece actor to attend June event

Ready, set… woomy! Sanrio new character collaboration poll starts, featuring Splatoon 2 and more

May 10, 2018 / Sora News 24
Hello Kitty’s home company is running its yearly poll to decide which out-of-company character will get their own event at the Puroland theme park

Furious woman berates men on women-only Tokyo train with spot-on anime girl voice【Video】

May 10, 2018 / Sora News 24
Tongue-lashing has fans of Idolmaster, Evangelion franchises thinking they’ve heard that voice before


#1133

Woman makes Fate/Grand Order fan husband a beautiful present; boosts debuff resistance by 5%

May 11, 2018 / Sora News 24
The loving wife of a diehard mobile game fan recreated the gorgeous Rune Stones from the game, and shows us how to make our own too

Women in Japan reveal their worst dating experiences

May 11, 2018 / Sora News 24
From love hotels to 7-Eleven carparks, some of these first-date experiences are truly mind-boggling

Exhibit honoring Kasuga Taisha shrine now on show in Nara

May 11, 2018 at 07:30 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Voice Actor Yuma Uchida Shows His Singer Side in His Solo Debut Song “NEW WORLD” MV

May 11, 2018 4:45am
The voice of Hayate Immelmann (Macross Delta), Ginshi Shirazu (Tokyo Ghoul:re)

Voice Actors Send Support Messages for Yuichiro Umehara’s Recovery

posted on 2018-05-11 19:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Test Your Fandom with “Girls und Panzer” Tank Road Test

May 11, 2018 8:25pm EDT
Top fans will get top marks

Japanese netizens worry over structural stability of new “sparrow residential complex”

May 11, 2018 / Sora News 24
A Twitter photo of a modern nest neighborhood ruffles some feathers online.

Civil servant spends 20 minute hitting on schoolgirl in Japan, gets arrested instead of a date

May 11, 2018 / Sora News 24
Man with more determination than brains says after initial rejection days earlier, he “just couldn’t forget her.”


#1134

Japanese women come out in cosplay to celebrate Maid’s Day in Japan【Photos】

May 12, 2018 / Sora News 24
It’s the day in May when maids of all shapes and sizes come out to play

Japanese women show continuing decline in how much they expect a husband to earn in survey

May 12, 2018 / Sora News 24
This year’s top answer is one to two million yen less than a year ago.

Aquarium workers in Kochi resort to tweeting “Please come so we can get our salaries!”

May 12, 2018 / Sora News 24
The twitter account of an aquarium is willing to stoop to some serious lows to get more patrons. Literally!

Hornets: The perfect pet for people living in Japan?

May 12, 2018 / Sora News 24
One enthusiastic owner is singing their praises, while others are screaming in terror

Heroic story of 3-legged canine used to promote guide dogs

May 12, 2018 at 07:00 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

The Yamagata forest that floods with snowmelt into reservoir

May 12, 2018 at 14:25 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Sapporo may bid for 2030 Winter Olympics, instead of 2026

May 12, 2018 at 04:00 pm JST / Japan Today

KABUKI ABC (77) / Actors show their personal sides in Kabuki-yawa talk events

5:00 am, May 12, 2018 / The Japan News

Fantastic legends surround mountaintop castle

5:00 am, May 12, 2018 / The Japan News

Voice Actress Suzuko Mimori Performs a Smooth Rap in Her Latest MV “Arekore”

May 12, 2018 1:55am EDT / Crunchyroll
The voice of Umi Sonoda (Love Live!), Sherlock Shellingford (Detective Opera Milky Holmes)


#1135

Fish recycling program begins at conveyor-belt sushi chain Kurazushi

May 13, 2018 / Sora News 24
New project makes the popular chain the first of its kind to utilize 100 percent of the fish they acquire

Afghan relics rescued from ruins, restored in Japan

May 13, 2018 at 07:20 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Cash-strapped JR Hokkaido plans no-frills tourism train

May 13, 2018 at 07:10 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

On a flower trip

8:00 am, May 13, 2018 / The Japan News

“Death Note” and “Free!” Star Rocks out in New MV

May 13, 2018 1:45am EDT / Crunchyroll
Mamoru Miyano previews “EXCITING!” music video[/url]

Voice Actress Sora Amamiya Diagnosed with Chorditis Vocalis

May 13, 2018 10:55pm CDT
Her solo tour in this summer is currently set to be held as planned


#1136

Kamen Rider 555 Actor Toshinobu Matsuo Arrested for Suspected Stimulant Use

posted on 2018-05-14 04:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Toshinobu allegedly used stimulants from April to early May

Japanese Bookstore Gets Medieval With “Armored Battle Group War Training Camp”

May 14, 2018 8:23am CDT
One-day event sponsored by Castle Tintagel introduces onlookers to the art of European knightly combat

Ryuo’s Work is Never Done’s Shirow Shiratori Gets Married

posted on 2018-05-14 16:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Comic-Con Int’l to Host Illustrator Yoshitaka Amano

posted on 2018-05-14 17:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Vampire Hunter D, Final Fantasy illustrator to attend San Diego event

Fist of the North Star’s Heart Gets in Shape in Gym Collaboration

posted on 2018-05-14 17:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Niantic employee creates awesome augmented-reality 3D Tokyo subway system for his son【Video】

May 14, 2018 / Sora News 24
Understanding Japan’s complex train lines just got a lot easier.

Japanese train company issues official apology for “inexcusable” 25-second early departure

May 14, 2018 / Sora News 24
Because 25 seconds early is not the same as right on time.

Beautiful woman stuns Japanese Internet, no one will ever know her name because she’s a painting

May 14, 2018 / Sora News 24
Breathtaking artwork form Hiroshima artist looks more like photography than oil paintings.

Man arrested for living in elderly woman’s home unnoticed for half a year

May 14, 2018 / Sora News 24
Unidentified suspect is a modern-day ninja, using his powers for creepiness.

Mother’s Day challenge: Can you name every anime mom in this awesome group illustration?

May 14, 2018 / Sora News 24
Decades’ worth of anime moms assemble for amazing group shot that even features an Undertale shout-out.

Picture Of The Day: Fujio wins S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 award

May 14, 2018 at 11:04 am JST / Japan Today


#1137

Singer LiSA’s 2 Catalog Albums Rank #1, #2 on Weekly Chart

posted on 2018-05-15 02:55 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
1st anime song singer to chart 2 catalog albums at #1, #2 simultaneously

Cynics and romantics in Japan debate list of promises for lovers in five-year relationships

May 15, 2018 / Sora News 24
Some see a road map to lasting romance, others see a direct course to a pain in the butt.

Whimsical Singaporean sushi chain “Maki-san” opening first location in Japan this summer

May 15, 2018 / Sora News 24
I mean, wouldn’t you pay it a visit just for the clever “Roll with Maki-san” catchphrase?

Tokyo International Shark Film Festival honors the contributions of sharks to the art of cinema

May 15, 2018 / Sora News 24
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Loft, the TISFF returns.

Famous Japanese actor set to measure busts at bra campaign event in Tokyo

May 15, 2018 / Sora News 24
Participants are being warned that “breasts may be touched inadvertently during the measuring process“.

Seven million yen in cosmetic surgery later, Japanese coplayer looks completely different

May 15, 2018 / Sora News 24
Combined with a healthier diet and more exercise, she couldn’t be happier about the changes.

Dojo offers chance to fight like in medieval war days of yore

May 15, 2018 at 08:00 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

New Kagoshima wine bar named after ‘grape king’ of California

May 15, 2018 at 07:00 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

‘Pregnancy order’ rule among nursery workers stirs controversy

May 15, 2018 at 06:06 am JST / Japan Today

Picture Of The Day: Amuro jet

May 15, 2018 at 06:45 am JST / Japan Today

Let’s go to the museum / Edo women were crazy about iridescent lips

9:15 pm, May 15, 2018 / The Japan News

Exhibit features paintings by pioneering father, daughter

10:00 am, May 15, 2018 / The Japan News


#1138

Otaku Coin Cryptocurrency Slated to Launch in Summer or Fall

posted on 2018-05-16 18:20 EDT by Karen Ressler
Committee issues concept paper outlining plans

Udon Wants to See Your Summer-Themed Street Fighter Artwork

May 16th 2018

Voice Actress Inori Minase Delivers Her Cute Singing Voice in “KIRIN LEMON Tribute” Music Video

May 16, 2018 10:30pm CDT
Her 2nd album’s lead track “Million Futures” MV is also now streamed

“Kemono Friends” Serval VA Yuka Ozaki to Release Her 1st Photobook in July

May 16, 2018 11:30pm CDT
Her 1st solo single “LET’S GO JUMP☆” is also set to be released on August 1

Metal Gear Concert Gets New Performances in Tokyo, Los Angeles, New York, Paris

posted on 2018-05-17 13:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Orchestra concerts debut in Tokyo in July, continue in West in October

Kemono Friends’ Fennec Voice Actress Dotes on Degu for Her Birthday

posted on 2018-05-17 14:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Evangelion XR Roller Coaster Returns to USJ This Summer

posted on 2018-05-17 15:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

2nd Steins;Gate 0 AR Rally Will Send Players Scrambling in Akihabara

posted on 2018-05-17 17:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Voice Actress Yui Ogura Reveals Cover Photos for Her 3rd Photobook “Yuipace”

May 17, 2018 10:30pm CDT
Her 9th single song “Eien Shonen” will be featured as the OP for Summer TV anime “Ongaku Shoujo”

YOSHIKI’s Character Yoshikitty Makes Strongest Start Ever in Yearly Sanrio Ranking

May 17th 2018


#1139

“JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” 30th Anniversary Exhibition Main Visual Posted for August 24 Opening

May 18, 2018 1:55am CDT
Advance tickets with “JOJO’s Sketch Stickers” will go on sale on June 23

“Love Live! Sunshine!!” Aqours Members to be Featured in “MEN’S NON-NO” Magazine

May 18, 2018 4:55am CDT
Limited “Aqours Edition” of the issue will be available only on the Seven Net online store

Agency Apologizes for Ensemble Stars! Stage Play Actor’s Actions

posted on 2018-05-18 16:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Prince of Tennis Valentine Ranking Gets 400,000+ Chocolates in 2018

posted on 2018-05-18 18:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Nana Mizuki Introduces Her New Song “BLUE ROSE” with Her Message in Video

May 18, 2018 9:55pm CDT
Colopl’s popular quiz RPG app has been downloaded over three million times

Hokkaido park’s “sakura on the ground” are a breathtaking reason to venture beyond Sapporo

May 18, 2018 / Sora News 24
The often-overlooked Doto region of Japan’s northern island is off the beaten path, but should be on your itinerary.

How do you split two apples for three people using one knife? Japanese Twitter’s violent ideas

May 18, 2018 / Sora News 24
Many think that violence is the answer, but there’s also a clever, bloodless solution.

Anime sports star Captain Tsubasa tells world betting on horses is as much fun as playing soccer

May 18, 2018 / Sora News 24
Japan’s most popular symbol of the beautiful game continues with his newfound love of gambling.


#1140

Hello Kitty Shinkansen looks set to be cutest Japanese train ever with special kawaii interiors

May 19, 2018 / Sora News 24
JR West has finally revealed what the new bullet train will look like inside.

Cute ducklings cross busy Tokyo street with the help of a good samaritan 【Video】

May 19, 2018 / Sora News 24
The care and patience given to the little duck family in the middle of downtown Tokyo is warming hearts around the country.

Japanese Twitter user sticks googly eyes on pet bunny’s butt, accidentally creates monster【Video】

May 19, 2018 / Sora News 24
Has googly-eye science finally gone too far?

Luminescent mushrooms light up forest in Amami-Oshima

May 19, 2018 at 16:55 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Once-abandoned cat now draws diners at ‘soba’ eatery in Kochi

May 19, 2018 at 07:00 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Fujii becomes youngest shogi player to reach seventh ‘dan’ rank

May 19, 2018 at 04:02 pm JST / Japan Today