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#1371

Buying property in Japan? This mini tower house can be yours for less than $12,000

January 15, 2019 / SoraNews24
The pillar home comes with two levels and an indoor hot spring onsen.

The beautiful booth models of Tokyo Auto Salon 2019【Photos】

January 15, 2019 / SoraNews24
SoraNews24’s Mr. Sato heads to Japan’s largest tuner car show, but it’s his friend who’s really enjoying himself.

Foreigners make up 45% of new adults in Tokyo’s Shinjuku Ward

January 15, 2019 at 14:35 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Shogun family’s coat of arms seen on sunken roof tile in Shizuoka

January 15, 2019 at 07:00 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Crowdfunding Campaign Aims to Spread the Love for Anison DJs

January 15, 2019 6:05pm CST
AniEve X hopes to resurrect popular site for 2019

Voice Actress Manami Numakura Rocks Out with Her Band in New MV

January 15, 2019 10:10pm CST
The voice of Hibiki Ganaha (The Idolm@ster), Saya Endoh (Dagashi Kashi)


#1372

NGT48 Idol Group Cancels More Performances, Changes Other Performances’ Lineups

posted on 2019-01-16 01:45 EST by Karen Ressler
Also: Ichimasa Kamaboko’s NGT48 ads canceled after December incident involving member Maho Yamaguchi

Grab Your Keyblade, Kingdom Hearts Hotel Rooms Are Coming to Japan

January 16, 2019 10:06am CST
Fans can start reserving rooms on January 30

Kimi-tachi wa Dō Ikiru ka Manga Artist Draws Character Designs for Coffee, Spa Resort Animated Ad

posted on 2019-01-16 14:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

Nana Mizuki to Sing at Glee Star Matthew Morrison’s Tokyo Concert

posted on 2019-01-16 18:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

A-Kon Convention Announces Move to Dallas, Date Change

posted on 2019-01-16 19:30 EST by Karen Ressler
Convention comes under new ownership


#1373

Watch Voice Actress Yui Ogura’s New Music Video “Apple Girl”

January 17, 2019 12:30am CST
23-year-old popular voice actress is currently starring in Hugtto PreCure!, Pastel Memories

Orlando’s Omni Fandom Expo to Host Animator Mamoru Yokota

posted on 2019-01-17 06:30 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Event takes place on March 15-17 at Florida Hotel & Conference Center

The BanG Dream! Boys Argonavis Release 1st Music Video

posted on 2019-01-17 16:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Has Chiitan Been Canned?!

January 17, 2019 6:03pm CST
The beloved mascot may have fallen on hard times

Nana Mizuki Releases Hew New Digital Single “REBELLION” Next Monday

January 17, 2019 11:30pm CST
Her MV collection DVD/Blu-ray “NANA CLIPS 8” will be also available on March 20


#1374

Newspaper: Former NGT48 Manager Transferred to AKS Tokyo Home Office

posted on 2019-01-18 07:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Former manager Etsurō Imamura replaced after December incident involving member Maho Yamaguchi

Former Bandai Employees Arrested for Fraud Related to Odaiba’s Life-Size Gundam Statue

posted on 2019-01-18 14:15 EST by Karen Ressler
2 men accused of overcharging Bandai for construction, event

Tenjho Tenge, Ai Tenchi Muyo! Voice Actress Haruhi Nanao Gets Married

posted on 2019-01-18 16:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Akira Toriyama, Naoki Urasawa Nominated for Eisner Hall of Fame

posted on 2019-01-18 17:15 EST by Karen Ressler
2 manga artists included among 16 nominees

Anime Central 2019 to Host Aya Suzaki

posted on 2019-01-18 20:15 EST by Karen Ressler
Voice actress to make 1st N. American convention appearance

Man Arrested for Selling Modified Love Live! Character Figure

posted on 2019-01-18 22:15 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Police confiscated 1,000 female character figures from suspect’s home

VA Unit sphere to Celebrate Their 10th Anniversary at Special Exhibition in Shibuya

January 18, 2019 11:10pm CST
“Kemono Friends” designer Mine Yoshizaki draws a key visual illustration


#1375

Escape Zenigata, Stop Kaito Kid in Universal Studios Japan’s New Ad

posted on 2019-01-19 13:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Organizers Say Comiket is No Place for Hate Speech After Anti-Korean, Chinese Stickers Were Discovered at Doujin Booth

posted on 2019-01-19 16:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

Daimaru Shinsaibashi Department Store Holds Exhibit for ‘Nostalgic’ Anime

posted on 2019-01-19 17:45 EST by Kim Morrissy


#1376

Sword Art Online Author Reki Kawahara Says Female Characters Should Not Be Treated as Trophies

posted on 2019-01-21 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
Kawahara remarks that his outlook changed after receiving feedback at overseas events.

7-Eleven, Lawson Convenience Stores Will Cut Adult Magazines From Shelves

posted on 2019-01-21 15:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge
Change comes in preparation for 2020 Olympics

10 from Japan, Europe Charged With Overturning Truck in Shibuya on Halloween

posted on 2019-01-21 18:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Luna Haruna to Perform at Sony’s Lost in Music Venue in NYC

January 21, 2019 8:57pm CST
Live concert on 1/23 at 6:30pm EST


#1377

GO! GO! Goma-chan Ending Theme Singer SymaG Posts New MV “Suns River Revive”

January 22, 2019 1:10am CST
Self-proclaimed 82-year-old artist’s 3rd album hits Japanese stores January 30

Top Talents Compete in “Voice Actor Red-and-White Singing Matches 2019”

January 22, 2019 8:12am CST
Main roster revealed for live music event that will be held at the Maihama Amphitheater on April 14, 2019

FamilyMart Joins 7-Eleven, Lawson in Dropping Adult Magazine Sales

posted on 2019-01-22 16:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Ga-Rei: Zero 10th Anniversary Event Includes Live Concert, Talk Show

posted on 2019-01-22 18:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge
Event includes scheduled appearances by voice actors Minoru Shiraishi, Minori Chihara, singers yozuca*, Faylan, director Ei Aoki, more staff

Virginia Court Convicts Man for Violating Supervised Release Terms With ‘Anime Child Pornography’

posted on 2019-01-22 19:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Man was disallowed from viewing pornography as part of release terms

Jouji Nakata’s Seiyu Red and White Contest Announces 1st Performers

posted on 2019-01-22 20:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge


#1378

Kingdom Hearts Orchestra Concert Tour Gets New Run in 7 U.S., Canadian Cities

posted on 2019-01-23 18:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Also gets stops in Singapore, Germany, France, Italy, Australia, Brazil, U.K., Mexico

Yu-Gi-Oh! Puzzle-Solving Event Lets Fans Become Duel King

posted on 2019-01-23 19:45 EST by Jennifer Sherman


#1379

Voice Actress Ayana Taketatsu Challenges the Fujiyama Rollercoaster at Fuji-Q Highland

January 24, 2019 9:37am CST
“Ayachi Highland” collab event includes in-park announcements, collaboration cafe, limited edition goods, and more

Tokyo’s Bridges Reimagined as Pretty Boys in Hashidanshi PR Project

posted on 2019-01-24 16:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge


#1380

Japan’s Moomin Theme Park Reveals Attractions’ Voice Cast

posted on 2019-01-25 13:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Japan’s Influenza Outbreak Strikes Voice Acting Industry

posted on 2019-01-25 14:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge
At least 8 voice actors cancelled events in January after flu diagnosis

AnimeJapan 2019 Prepares to Rock with Sword Art Online Guitar Charity

posted on 2019-01-25 16:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Life-Size Statue of Man-gatarō’s Wrinkly Baba Let’s It All Hang Out (NSFW)

posted on 2019-01-25 17:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge
Note: Some of the images below are NOT safe for work

In Startling Post, Yamakan Again Hints He May Retire from Anime

posted on 2019-01-25 19:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge
Additional post threatens legal action against film critics

Three Maids from Akihabara’s @Home Cafe Form Idol Unit “Rev:robe”

January 25, 2019 11:10pm CST
Their debut event is scheduled to be held on February 6


#1381

Macross Star Megumi Nakajima is ANiUTa’s Artist of the Month!

January 26, 2019 1:10am CST
Subscribers can enjoy an interview, a Megumi-curated playlist, and an intro to her upcoming 10th anniversary single

Anime Voice Actors Endorse ‘Strong Woman Maker’ Service

posted on 2019-01-26 15:45 EST by Kim Morrissy


#1382

Male Idol Group Arashi to Suspend Activities at End of 2020

posted on 2019-01-27 04:23 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
5-member group formed in 1999

Dragon Ball Super: Broly Stamp Rally Takes You to Graveyard of Japan’s Famous Warlords

posted on 2019-01-27 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy


#1383

WIT Studio Animates Eve Music Video ‘We’re Still Underground’

posted on 2019-01-28 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy


#1384

Real-World Inspiration for Free! Opens Website for Anime Tourists

January 29, 2019 1:05pm CST
Iwami is making it easier than every to explore the world of Swimming Anime

Life-Size Transformer Bumblebee Erected Near Life-Size Gundam in Odaiba

posted on 2019-01-29 14:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Mob Psycho II Exhibition Brings Reigen’s Office to Shibuya

posted on 2019-01-29 19:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

BanG Dream!'s Kasumi Toyama to Perform Duet Song with Hatsune Miku at Sapporo Snow Festival

January 29, 2019 9:15pm CST
The special collaboration song “Yakousei Haizu” is written/composed by DECO*27


#1385

JAM Project Decided to Release Two New Singles Simultaneously

Jan 29th 2019

Ariana Grande Tries for “7 Rings” Tattoo, Gets “BBQ Grill” Instead

January 30, 2019 4:06pm CST
Her new song is still a bop, though

10th Anniversary Festivities Kick off for Megurine Luka

January 30, 2019 5:07pm CST
Celebrate the Vocaloid’s birthday with albums, events, chocolate, and more


#1386

1 of 2 Remaining Members in SpecialThanks Band Leaves

posted on 2019-01-31 15:01 EST by Karen Ressler
Group performed Wolf Girl & Black Prince theme song

Voice Actress Izumi Kitta to Study Abroad for 1 Year in Great Britain

posted on 2019-01-31 15:21 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Milky Holmes idol unit disbanded on Monday

KAIJU CITY - Godzilla and His Monster Pals Destroy Tokyo at the Tokusatsu DNA Exhibit!

January 31, 2019 7:00pm CST
Actual movie props and miniatures on display and up close

Celebrate 100 Years of Yuri with Yuricon and Pac-Set Travel

Jan 31st 2019


#1387

Watch MV for Voice Actress Nao Toyama’s New Song “Gunjou Infinity” Written/Composed by Herself

February 01, 2019 1:05am CST
The voice of Karen Kujo (Kin-iro Mosaic), Reina Prowler (Macross Delta)

Actor Hirofumi Arai Arrested for Alleged Sexual Assault

posted on 2019-02-01 13:30 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Incident reportedly occurred in Gintama, Bakuman. film actor’s home last July

Former AKB48 Idol Amina Satō Announces Marriage

posted on 2019-02-01 15:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Touken Ranbu’s Shokudaikiri Mitsutada Becomes Honorary Station Master

posted on 2019-02-01 17:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Court Hands Suspended Prison Sentence to Former AKB48 Member’s Stalker

posted on 2019-02-01 18:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Police arrested suspect last June for stalking Karen Iwata

Kana Hanazawa to Perform in Shanghai for One Night Only

February 01, 2019 6:06pm CST
Voice actress’s popularity in China inspires upcoming concert


#1388

Wasuta Celebrates Third Year Performance at Japan Expo Thailand 2019

Feb 2nd 2019

Pop Team Epic’s AC-bu Creates Music Video for DJ Powder

posted on 2019-02-02 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

‘World of Yoshiyuki Tomino’ Exhibition Tours Japan Starting From June

posted on 2019-02-02 16:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

Online Quiz Tells You Which Pretty Boy Would Be Your Ideal Partner

posted on 2019-02-03 16:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
The five options are voiced by Yuichiro Umehara, Yuuki Kaji, Kenichi Suzumura, Tomokazu Sugita, Kensho Ono.

Watch Behind-the-Scenes from Voice Actress Ayana Taketatsu’s Photo Book Shooting

February 03, 2019 11:35pm CST
“Ayachi Highland” collaboration event will be held until February 17


#1389

Tokyo One Piece Tower Celebrates Its 4th Anniversary Next Month

February 04, 2019 12:35am CST
Theme song singer Hiroshi Kitadani and Maki Otsuki will hold a special live concert

Voice Actress Yū Aisaka Returns to Work

posted on 2019-02-04 16:15 EST by Karen Ressler
Aisaka to hold concert on May 18

Shanghai Zoo Names Baby Servals After Kemono Friends Catchphrase ‘Tanoshii’

posted on 2019-02-04 18:45 EST by Kim Morrissy


#1390

Princess Jellyfish Creator Akiko Higashimura Participates in ‘Moe Character’ Drawing Battle

posted on 2019-02-05 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy