Macross Frontier Café Opens On Character’s Birthday

Anime themed cafes are a great way to further immerse yourself in the overall atmosphere of a series, Macross Frontier fans will get their chance to experience this when the MacrossF Café and Bar opens at Namcos‘ Characro on the 27th of July. Located in Ikebukuro Tokyo, the Characro will have all the traditional elements of a themed cafe; dishes and drinks inspired by the anime series, speci...

Live Adaptation Planned For Strobe Edge Manga

With the anime adaptation of Ao Haru Ride premiering last week mangaka Io Sakisaka should be feeling pretty happy, and now that another one of her manga has been confirmed for adaptation she and her fans will be over the moon. Strobe Edge has been green lit for a live action adaptation, the news was announced in the August issue of Bessatsu Margaret magazine which published the manga from 2007-200...

Hatsune Miku Eye Drops Available With Special AR Capable Box

Let’s face it, we all spend too much time in front of our smartphones and computers, well fret not my friends because Hatsune Miku is here to help. The popular Vocaloid has teamed up with Japanese pharmaceutical company Rohto to release a new pack of eye drops designed to help reduce digital eye strain, they will be on sale in two days and will only cost 800 yen ($7.90 USD). The drops will come in...

Eric Clapton X Eva Author Collab For The Second Time

Unfortunately this may not be what you’re thinking; the famous musician hasn’t written a song about Evangelion, nor is he in the next rebuild movie (although both would be amazing), but he does share a connection with the mangas’ author and they have reunited once again. Yoshiyuki Sadamoto has created the jacket art for the album Eric Clapton & Friends The Breeze; the highly detailed ill...

Gangsta Manga Green-Lit For Anime

Kohske’s manga Gangsta has recently announced plans to adapt the popular crime thriller into an anime series. News of the adaptation was included with the sixth volume of the manga which was released in Japan yesterday, it was also announced that the voice actors from the drama CD will be voicing the same characters in the anime. One of the main characters will be voiced by Junichi Suwabe who you ...

Kuroko’s Basketball Season Three Announced

Great news for all fans of Kuroko’s Basketball, a third season for the anime has been officially confirmed with plans to premiere next year. The announcement was made on the official website and twitter page just a few hours ago, apart from a special promotional image on the site, no additional info has been given at the time of writing. The wait may be long for some of you, but keep your ey...

Yûki Furukawa to attend 2014 Japan Film Festival

It has been announced that Japanese actor Yûki Furukawa will be a special guest of honor for the 2014 Japan Film Festival of San Francisco where he will be attending the special U.S. theatrical premiere of “wo ai ni” in Tokyo. This critically acclaimed short film will be shown at New People Cinema on July 20th at 4:20 PM and is being held alongside the 2014 J-Pop Summit Festival. Yûki ...

‘KAWAii’ fashion events announced and detailed for 2014 J-Pop Summit

As you may have already heard, the 2014 J-Pop Summit will be held this year on July 19th and July 20th this year in San Francisco, CA and while a number of special events have already been announced for those days the company has just revealed some fashion events that will be held as well. The event holders have announced that they will be bringing back a variety of ‘KAWAii!” themed fa...

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax – Yu Narukami/Tohru Adachi Gameplay Trailers Released

ATLUS have today released another two character spotlight trailers for their upcoming “Persona” fighting game “Persona 4 Arena Ultimax” and those two fighters just so happen to be, well, let’s call them…archenemies. Yu Narukami and Tohru Adachi both take center stage in the latest pair of gameplay trailers with each of them showing their super cool, “Perso...

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth – Gameplay Trailer Released

Bandai Namco Games Japan have today released a brand-new trailer for their upcoming PlayStation Vita title “Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth“. This new trailer gives audiences a nice look at the game’s design as well as it’s dungeon-crawling gameplay mechanic and it’s RPG-style battle mechanic. So far only announced for Japan, “Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth” is a...

Persona Q: Shadow Of The Labyrinth – First String Of Paid DLC Announced

ATLUS only just released their new “Persona” 3DS title “Shadow Of The Labyrinth” over in Japan and already they’ve announced the first paid DLC for the new game, luckily for players…it’s pretty cheap. The game’s initial DLC release came in the form of two free Personas (Kaguya and Orpheus) that can be “equipped” by character and used in b...

selector infected WIXOSS Episode 12 Impressions

selector infected WIXOSS Episode 12: That Choice… Well here it is folks, the semi-conclusion to what has been a rather strange series. With last episode ending on yet another Hitoe related breakdown, it’s time to see if this group of tormented friends can ever enjoy the simplicity of a life without WIXOSS. But once all is said and done, as Ruko’s final confrontation against Iona ...

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