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Watch Voice Actor Shouta Aoi’s Dynamic Dance Performance in Newest MV “Tone”

March 16, 2019 1:10am CDT
The voice of Ai Mikaze (Uta no Prince-sama), Licht von Glanzreich (The Royal Tutor)

Brass de Bravo Final Fantasy Kicks Off 2019 Interactive Concert Series

March 16, 2019 3:04pm CDT
“BRA★BRA FINAL FANTASY Minna de Erabou! with Siena Wind Orchestra” lets the audience choose the set list

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Virtual YouTuber Kaguya Luna Livestreams 1st Virtual Commercial Presentation

posted on 2019-03-17 13:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

Shōwa Era Lifestyle Museum Recreates House from In This Corner of the World

posted on 2019-03-17 15:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

Showtaro Morikubo Voices Cyborg Guitarist from Virtual Hard Rock Band Ironbunny

posted on 2019-03-17 20:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

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Takashi Murakami Produces Animated Music Video for Billie Eilish Song

posted on 2019-03-18 15:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Soul Eater, Fireworks Singer Kana Nishino Gets Married

posted on 2019-03-18 16:15 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge
She put her career on indefinite hiatus last month

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Multimedia Rap Project Hypnosis Mic Drops First Full Album

March 19, 2019 3:06pm CDT
Anime boys rap for your amusement in new multi-disc set

Platinum Games Designs PR Characters for JMSDF’s New Submarine

posted on 2019-03-19 17:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Exhibit Heads to Nagasaki in 2020

posted on 2019-03-19 18:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Chinese Virtual Idol Unit “ReVdol!” to Make Their Debut at AnimeJapan 2019

March 19, 2019 9:15pm CDT
The lyrics of their first Japanese song “Hurry&Hurry” is written by May’n

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Soon You’ll Be Able to Say “Alexa, Play Devil May Cry 5 Music”

March 20, 2019 6:03pm CDT
DMC Jukebox is coming to Amazon Echo as an Alexa Skill

Visitors Vote to Name Taiwan Zoo’s Serval Pair After Kemono Friends

posted on 2019-03-20 19:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Asus Japan Announces Line-up of Computers Suitable for Clip Studio Paint

Mar 20th 2019

Yoshiki’s Final Performance of Anniversary in the Heisei Era

Mar 20th 2019

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New Marriage Registry Gives Your Big Day Some Osomatsu Style

March 21, 2019 6:10pm CDT
Wedding mag Zexy collaborates with Mr. Osomatsu

PreCure Singer Mayumi Gojo Launches Her Debut 20th Anniversary Project

March 21, 2019 9:10pm CDT
Crowdfunding for her new mini album begins today

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Japan Night Event in NYC Hosts Hyde, Wagakki Band

posted on 2019-03-22 00:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Misia, PuffyAmiYumi also perform at May 12 concert

Awesome Artists to Watch Out for in Japan Night at NYC!

by Cool Japan Music, Mar 22nd 2019

Live Photos from AnimeJapan 2019

by Kyle Cardine, Mar 22nd 2019

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Yuri Fair 2019 Caps Off Heisei Era with Largest Artist Representation Yet

posted on 2019-03-23 15:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

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Sanrio Character My Melody Takes Up New Gig as Radio Show Host

posted on 2019-03-24 13:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

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Lelouch VA Jun Fukuyama Releases His New Music Video “dis-communicate”

March 25, 2019 4:10am CDT
TV anime “Midnight Occult Civil Servants” OP song will be released on April 24

11 Cosplayers Arrested on Alleged Immigration Violations in Malaysia

posted on 2019-03-25 13:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Figure Skater Keiji Tanaka Channels His JoJo Stand on the Ice

posted on 2019-03-25 16:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge
Tanaka’s World Figure Skating Championship Gala performance used “Diamond is Unbreakable” track

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6th AnimeJapan Event Draws 146,500 Visitors During Public Days

posted on 2019-03-26 01:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Convention to return to Tokyo Big Sight on March 21-24, 2020, but in smaller West & South Halls

Inside AnimeJapan 2019: Aniplex, Magia Record, Fate/Grand Order Booths

posted on 2019-03-26 14:41 EDT by Kim Morrissy

Asaka Is ANiUTa’s March Artist of the Month!

March 26, 2019 3:05pm CDT
Check out interviews, videos, and more from the Laid-Back Camp theme performer

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AnimeJapan 2019 News Roundup

posted on 2019-03-27 00:33 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Here is all the news from this week’s AnimeJapan 2019

One Piece’s Zoro Slashes 104 ‘Enemies’ for Latest Indeed Job Collab

posted on 2019-03-27 13:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Steins;Gate Town of Chiyoda Officially Acknowledged as Anime Tourism Destination

posted on 2019-03-27 16:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Add a Little Sakura (the Card Captor Kind) to Twitter with Special Hashtag

posted on 2019-03-27 20:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

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‘Otaquest Live’ Concert Hosts m-flo, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Hiroomi Tosaka, More

posted on 2019-03-28 03:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Concert takes place in Los Angeles on July 3, 4

UN’s Human Rights Division Proposes Considering ‘Cartoons, Drawings’ as Child Pornography in Draft of Guidelines Document

posted on 2019-03-28 10:45 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New guidelines refer to optional protocol under “Convention on the Rights of the Child” treaty adopted in 1989

Anime Central 2019 to Host Singers Asaka, Sayaka Sasaki, TRUE, ZAQ

posted on 2019-03-28 11:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Anime North to host former Studio Ghibli production desk Hirokatsu Kihara

Inside AnimeJapan 2019: Bandai Namco Animation Airport, Bandai Spirits, Gundam Narrative Booths

posted on 2019-03-28 13:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

Chairman Kazuo Hirai Retires From Sony This Summer

posted on 2019-03-28 15:20 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Former CEO stays on as senior advisor after retiring on June 18

Tōken Ranbu Fans Raise US$328,000 for Sword Restoration Crowdfund

posted on 2019-03-28 15:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

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FEMM to Appear at Anime Midwest

Mar 30th 2019
Japanese artist FEMM will be performing at the annual Anime Midwest convention in 2019, in Rosemont, Illinois.

Watch Inori Minase’s Cute Drum Major Performance in Her New MV “Catch the Rainbow!”

March 30, 2019 1:10am CDT
The voice of Hestia (DanMAchi), Rem (Re:Zero), Cure Parfait (kiraKira PreCure)

Check Out Kizuna AI Dancing in Yasutaka Nakata-Produced Song “AIAIAI” Music video

March 30, 2019 2:10am CDT
TV anime “VIRTUALSAN - LOOKING” OP song took No.1 in the iTunes Store’s electronic chart

Anime Central is Honored to Welcome That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime to ACen 2019

Mar 30th 2019

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Voice Actress Yui Horie’s Long-Awaited 10th Album Set for Release on July 10

March 31, 2019 10:10pm CDT
Her recent anime roles include Wiz (KonoSuba), Riko / Cure Magical (Maho Girls PreCure)

New Japanese Era Name is ‘Reiwa’

posted on 2019-03-31 23:36 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Voice Actress Ayumi Fujimura Goes on Indefinite Hiatus

posted on 2019-04-01 09:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Fujimura’s roles include Magi: Adventure of Sinbad’s Pipirika, Squid Girl’s Eiko, Bakuman.'s Aiko

Inside AnimeJapan 2019: Anime Studio Edition

posted on 2019-04-01 15:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

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ZYYG Rock Band Reunites After 20 Years

posted on 2019-04-02 00:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Band performed Slam Dunk anime’s 2nd opening song

Rock Band Janne Da Arc Breaks Up After Bassist’s Departure

posted on 2019-04-02 01:46 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Bassist ka-yu involved in legal matter

Eagle Talon Pokes Fun at New Japanese Era Name in Flash Anime Short

posted on 2019-04-02 14:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

Four new era names the Japanese government rejected before deciding on Reiwa

April 2, 2019 / SoraNews24
The era of orderly peace could have been the era of vast glory instead.

Japanese newspapers announcing the new “Reiwa” era are being auctioned online for high prices

April 2, 2019 / SoraNews24
The making of history sure brings out the collector–and the greed–in people.


Japanese high school teacher in hot water after forcibly giving male student a buzz cut

April 3, 2019 / SoraNews24
Both students and their parents have petitioned for his resignation.

Muji Hotel Ginza: New accommodation in Tokyo takes Japanese minimalism to the next level

April 3, 2019 / SoraNews24

Enjoy a taste of traditional Japan in self-operated Edo period cable car

April 3, 2019 / SoraNews24
A frightening yet exhilarating way to travel for free in rural Japan.

Anime Central 2019 to Host Cast, Staff of That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Anime

posted on 2019-04-03 12:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Director Atsushi Nakayama, character designer Ryouma Ebata, voice actress Miho Okasaki to attend

Non Non Biyori VA Kotori Koiwai Accepted Into MENSA

posted on 2019-04-03 17:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Kase-san Author Hiromi Takashima To Attend TCAF 2019 In North American Debut

April 03, 2019 7:05pm CDT
Author to attend festival in support of her work and 100 Years of Yuri festival programming

Takeshi Obata Unveils Gorgeous Key Visual for His First Art Exhibition

April 03, 2019 11:10pm CDT
His autograph session is planned to be held on July 18 and August 1


Uma Musume Pretty Derby Character’s Namesake Racehorse Passes Away

posted on 2019-04-04 15:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

A Manga Lover’s Dream Hotel Opens In Tokyo

April 04, 2019 2:30pm CDT
Have you ever wanted to live inside a manga bookstore? Here’s your chance!

Voice Actress Mika Kanda Also Accepted Into MENSA

posted on 2019-04-04 16:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Japan’s Self-Defense Force Unveils New Male Moe Mascots

posted on 2019-04-04 19:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

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My Love Story!!, Danganronpa 3 Anime’s Musical Duo Trustrick Disbands

posted on 2019-04-05 12:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Unit went on hiatus in 2016

Indie Voice Actress Phan Masaki Recounts Tales of Unwanted Sexual Attention from Fans

posted on 2019-04-05 14:45 EDT by ANN Interest Team
Content warning: this article contains recollections of sexual assault, self-harm, suicide, and depression. If you or someone you know needs help, and are within the United States, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or use its chat service.

Reiwa era gets anthropomorphised into a Japanese anime girl by otaku artists

April 5, 2019 / SoraNews24
Say hello to Reiwa-chan, who comes in many beautiful forms.


Check Out Photos from Anison Duo ClariS’ Latest Concert in Tokyo

April 06, 2019 1:10am CDT
Their next live tour is already set for September-October 2019

Prince Hotel Summons a First Look at Its Fate/GO Suites

April 06, 2019 3:10pm CDT
Head to Baker Street, Camelot, and more for a Chaldean holiday

Who’s the #1 Female Idol of the Heisei Era?

April 06, 2019 5:25pm CDT
Fans pick their top ten as the Reiwa Era approaches

Ichiro turns down award from Japan’s Prime Minister for the third time

April 6, 2019 / SoraNews24
International baseball legend says there’ll be time to be honored at the end of his life.

Weird Al Yankovic visits Japan, takes hilarious travel pics around the country 【Photos】

April 6, 2019 / SoraNews24
The comedian makes us laugh at famous tourist spots from Tokyo to Kyoto.