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Woman Receives 10-Year Prison Sentence in China For Writing Boys-Love Novels

posted on 2018-11-23 14:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

As Miss Beelzebub Likes Collaboration Café Cancelled

posted on 2018-11-23 19:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

VA Unit Milky Holmes Releases Logo and Key Visual for Their Final Concert

November 23, 2018 10:15pm CST
Five-disc best album “Milky Parade!!!” including 60 songs will be also available in January 2019


Perfect Your Dragon Ball Fighting Moves at the Tokyo Skytree

posted on 2018-11-24 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

Ren Tops Rankings of Most Popular Japanese Boy Names For 3rd Consecutive Year

posted on 2018-11-24 15:45 EST by Kim Morrissy


Rapper Cardi B ‘Likes It’ in Japan in New Music Video

posted on 2018-11-26 16:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Tottori City is Now Home to the “World’s Most Expensive Crab”

November 26, 2018 3:07pm CST
Single crustacean that was purchased for 2 million yen at auction is certified by Guinness World Records

Pokémon Seal Osaka’s Bid for World Expo 2025

posted on 2018-11-26 22:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge


Miss Universe Japan Will Triumph Over Beauty Queens (and Evil)

posted on 2018-11-27 14:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge


Yukari Tamura Releases Trailer for Her Birthday Live DVD/Blu-ray

November 28, 2018 1:15am CST
Her next year’s birthday concert is already scheduled for February 26 & 27, 2019

200 Hatsune Miku Figures to Gather at Yokohama Doll Museum

November 28, 2018 2:15am CST
Mikudayo- will make guest appearance at the “Hatsune Miku Symphony” screening

Families Gather at Kinshi Park For Pokémon Go, Pokémon: Let’s Go Event

posted on 2018-11-28 15:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

Early Disney Animated Oswald Film Discovered in Japan

posted on 2018-11-28 23:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Voice Actor Mamoru Miyano Releases Trailers for His New Live DVD/Blu-ray “EXCITING!”

November 28, 2018 10:10pm CST
The voice of Light Yagami (Death Note), Setsuna F. Seiei (Gundam 00), Rintaro Okabe (Steins;Gate)


Anime NYC 2018: Anisong World Matsuri Q&A Report

by Cindy Sibilsky, Nov 29th 2018

Voice Actor Chiharu Sawashiro Shows Cross-Dressing Look in His 1st Photography Book

November 29, 2018 10:10pm CST
The voice of Sasanishiki (Love Rice), Shima Naoki (Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS)


Superstar Collaborations Shine at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime NYC 2018

Dec 1st 2018

License-less Voice Actress Ayana Taketatsu Named as ‘Driving Instructor’

posted on 2018-12-01 19:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

Fire Emblem Expo Kicks Off in Japan on May 4, 2019

December 01, 2018 5:03pm CST
Fans will be able to purchase tickets starting December 28


‘Bowsette’, ‘Kizuna Ai’, ‘Fate/Grand Order’, ‘Hellshake Yano’ Nominated for Japanese Internet Buzzword of 2018

posted on 2018-12-02 17:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

Miss World Japan: The great-times-20-granddaughter of samurai lord One-Eyed Dragon

December 2, 2018 / Sora News 24
Direct descendant of Date Masamune becomes first Japanese entrant to win talent portion with her beautiful opera vocals.


Shonen Jump-themed J-WORLD TOKYO Theme Park to be Closed as of February 17, 2019

December 03, 2018 1:50am CST
“Grand Finale” campaign will be held from December 21, 2018, to the closing day

Attack on Titan Art Exhibition to Return to Tokyo Next Summer

December 03, 2018 2:50am CST
The tagline reads: “The Final and Largest”

Scandals and weird statues dominate the Japan Buzzword Awards for 2018

December 3, 2018 / Sora News 24
Annual ranking takes a look back at the things the Internet was discussing the most in Japan this year.

Junon Super Boy Contest finalist wows the Internet with his beauty

December 3, 2018 / Sora News 24
He’s like a pretty boy manga come to life.

Super-disturbing whole-roasted Pikachu pastry made by overly talented fan chef【Photos】

December 3, 2018 / Sora News 24
Maximum points for accuracy to the Pokémon source material, zero points for cuteness.

Nobuo Uematsu Returns to Concert Tour in 2019, But Composing Work Still on Hold

posted on 2018-12-03 13:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Game composer went on hiatus in September due to illness

Magical Girl Site Manga Artist Will Compete in Japan’s Ninja Warrior

posted on 2018-12-03 15:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Death Note Manga Illustrator Takeshi Obata’s First Art Exhibition to be Held Next Summer

December 03, 2018 10:10pm CST
His latest collaboration work with Tsugumi Ohba, “Platinum End” is now serialized in Jump Square


Bleach Manga Author Tite Kubo to Hold Autograph Session for The First Time in 17 Years

December 04, 2018 2:10am CST
500-page deluxe illustration book “JET” is released in Japan today

YouTubers come under fire for destroying traditional Japanese product in controversial video

December 4, 2018 / Sora News 24
The popular vloggers were forced to apologise after their actions sparked outrage in Japan.

Donald Trump will probably be the first foreign leader to meet with Japan’s new emperor

December 4, 2018 / Sora News 24
State visit likely to occur in late spring/early summer of next year.

Japanese cops called in to break up drunken brawl by other Japanese cops who were drunk

December 4, 2018 / Sora News 24
Multiple crimes committed during coworkers alcohol-fueled dinner.

Actor Yūdai Natsume Resumes Entertainment Work as Freelancer

posted on 2018-12-04 16:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda

The Promised Neverland Orphans Search for Freedom at Sky Circus Sunshine 60 Observation Deck

posted on 2018-12-04 18:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Anison Singers Gather to Perform Theme Song for “Lantis Festival 2019” in Video

December 04, 2018 10:10pm CST
JAM Project, Aqours, ChouCho, KISHOW (GRANRODEO), TRUE, ZAQ, and more!


Voice Actor Mamoru Miyano Becomes Presenter on Morning TV Program

posted on 2018-12-05 17:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

Diana Garnet and the Nippon Marathon Team Cooperate for the Perfect J-pop Soundtrack

Dec 5th 2018
The voice actress and singer of songs from Naruto Shippūden, Meow Meow Japanese History and more has a special message for fans of Japanese culture and party games!


Leading Japanese Music Industry Organization Promic Launches the Japan Anime Music Lab. Website

Dec 6th 2018
New JAM LAB. Website Is Designed To Connect International Music and Licensing Professionals As Well As Event and Concert Promoters with the Top Echelon of Japanese “Ani-Song” Artists

Twitter Japan Crowns Hypnosis Mic Most Popular Voice Actor Account

posted on 2018-12-06 16:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge


Death Note Artist Takeshi Obata Holds 1st Exhibition

posted on 2018-12-07 19:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

ANIME CITY - A Certain Magical Index Event Rocks Tokyo!

December 07, 2018 6:00pm CST
Season 3 of A Certain Magical Index is now streaming on Crunchyroll!

Have Yourself a JoJo Little Christmas at the Odaiba Illumination

December 07, 2018 10:15pm CST
VenusFort offers Golden Wind festivities


Danganronpa Attraction in Namja Town Lets You Hold Your Own Class Trial

posted on 2018-12-08 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

Shueisha Will Not Count Valentine’s Day Chocolates from Prince of Tennis Fans in 2019

posted on 2018-12-08 16:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

Japanese parliament descends into utter chaos, shouting match over proposed water law【Video】

December 8, 2018 / Sora News 24
Move to allow private companies to handle public water supply has politicians fired up, supporters unwilling to communicate as dissenter shouts “No! No! No! No! No!”

Japanese school has ridiculous reason for not letting cold schoolgirl wear tights under her skirt

December 8, 2018 / Sora News 24
Mom suspects staff might just be a bunch of perverts.


Man finds incredible “door to another world” right in the middle of Tokyo【Video】

December 9, 2018 / Sora news 24
While out for a stroll in Ginza, he found a portal that seemed to take him not just to another place, but another time… twice.

Picture Of The Day: Odaiba Illumination ‘YAKEI’

Dec. 9, 2018 06:40 am JST / Japan Today

UNESCO World Heritage site lets foreign visitors do Shinto rituals

December 9, 2018 at 08:00 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Citizen marks centenary with watch dial light show in Tokyo

December 9, 2018 at 18:00 JST / The Asahi Shimbun


Nissin collaborates with taxi app to introduce “Donbei Cabs”, offers users free rides this month

December 10, 2018 / Sora News 24
Reserve these cute cabs to pick you up from select areas for a free ride to any of the 23 wards of Tokyo.

Homeless dropout becomes Lamborghini-driving ladies’ man and top host in Kabukicho 【Video】

December 10, 2018 / Sora News 24
Akaya Kunugi owes it all to his rich “princesses” who spend up to US$35,000 a night on him.

Foreigner attempts to fend off six Japanese police officers at Tokyo Starbucks 【Video】

December 10, 2018 / Sora News 24
The violent scuffle and eventual arrest was captured on camera by an eyewitness.

Paper creations that morph into figures work of Toyama creator

December 10, 2018 at 18:00 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

‘Ghost in the Shell’ VR ride offered in Tokyo’s Odaiba

December 10, 2018 at 08:00 JST / Translated by The Asahi Shimbun from the website of Anime Anime Japan Ltd.

Listen to Voice Actress Saori Hayami’s Cool Singing Voice in Her New MV “Let me hear”

December 10, 2018 10:10pm CST
The voice of Ayase Aragaki (Oreimo), Miyuki Shiba (The Irregular at Magic High School)


Oriental Stork Newly Joins Kemono Friends’ 2nd Collaboration with Toyohashi Zoo

December 11, 2018 4:10am CST
“Serval Soft Cream” will also return

The all-new Kyotrain, maybe Japan’s most Japanese train ever, will take you to Kyoto this spring

December 11, 2018 / Sora News 24
Beautiful, quick, and inexpensive, there’s no cooler way to get to Kyoto than this.

Triumph sums up Japanese women, trends and achievements in Heisei bra and skirt lingerie set

December 11, 2018 / Sora News 24
Nightclub dancers, the Japan women’s national football team, and a famous Tokyo landmark are all hidden inside the design.

2018 Top 20 Day Trip Onsen Hot Spring and Spa Ranking in Japan

December 11, 2018 / Sora News 24
No trip to Japan is complete without a dip in one of the country’s quintessential hot springs.

Japanese museum holds on to child’s lost stuffed animal for 30 years, gives it bath, new clothes

December 11, 2018 / Sora News 24
Beyond-kind lost and found corner still hopes it can find original owner.

Japanese Knife Man creates a gorgeous blade with UV resin that looks like slice of the ocean【Vid】

December 11, 2018 / Sora News 24
The man who can make knives out of pasta and underwear is back with his most beautiful idea yet.

Lisa’s In and Around Tokyo: Kiyoken–Check out the shumai factory, then tuck into a few

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

Picture Of The Day: Reaching for the universe

Dec. 11, 2018 03:30 pm JST / Japan Today


Check Out Voice Actor Mamoru Miyano’s Passionate Performances from His New Live DVD/Blu-ray

December 12, 2018 8:15pm CST
Two-disc set “ARENA LIVE TOUR 2018 ~EXCITING!~” will be available on December 26

Picture Of The Day: Yoyogi gets the blues

Dec. 12, 2018 06:50 am JST


‘Disaster’ Chosen as 2018 Kanji of the Year

posted on 2018-12-13 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

YouTuber Builds Official Life-Sized Bumblebee Transformer

posted on 2018-12-13 15:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

Kaito Kid Steals the Spotlight in USJ’s Detective Conan Attractions

December 13, 2018 7:04pm CST
New mystery events will tie into upcoming Case Closed movie

Dear AniTwitter: The Voice of Sailor Moon Has Joined the Brawl

December 13, 2018 8:10pm CST
And she really wants to talk about herbal tea

Picture Of The Day: Tall tower

Dec. 13, 2018 03:40 pm JST


Announcing the “One Piece Cosplay King Grand Prix” for the 20th Anniversary of the One Piece Anime

Dec 14th 2018

Trigger Animator Sushio Draws Billboard Ad for Dental Clinic

posted on 2018-12-14 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

Picture Of The Day: Don’t look down

Dec. 14, 2018 06:18 am JST