Seiyuu fails. Otaku prevail.

Posted by Brian on March 9th, 2012. Filters:

Seiyuu Aki Toyosaki, famous for her voice acting in K-ON and Kanamemo, has managed to spark a rage amongst Japanese netizens of 2chan and more recently international Beatles fans. What’s the issue at hand? During a live recording Akichan, 25 years old and hailing from Tokushima prefecture, made a tribute to Beatles song she really […]

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AKB48’s Anime “AKB0048″ Cast Announced

Posted by Dean on February 4th, 2012. Filters:

Back in October, it was announced that AKB48 would be creating their own original anime. After the “Voice Actress Battle” where 30 members where chosen, the 9 main character voice cast list has been announced; Nakaya Sayaka (AKB48 Team A) as Aida Orine Sato Amina (AKB48 Team B) as Ichijo Yuka Hata Sawako (SKE48 Team KII) as Kanzaki Suzuko Sato Sumire (AKB48 Team B) […]

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Anime for the Bento Enthusiasts

Posted by Loc on October 24th, 2011. Filters:

Posts on Bento are really popular around here so I’m assuming we have a lot of Bento lovers in our midst! Well, you’re in for a treat because this Fall, a new anime premiered and it’s all about Bento.

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AKB48 Original Anime Series to Begin Airing in Spring of 2012

Posted by Dean on October 18th, 2011. Filters:

AKB48 will be getting their own original anime series. Member auditions will be held with a twist.

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Danish Otaku Interviewed on Japanese TV

Posted by kiMi67 on October 6th, 2011. Filters:

One of the most viewed videos on Youtube Japan today shows a Danish otaku interviewed by a Japanese announcer in the streets of Akihabara. The announcer asks him where is he from and why he came to Japan, and he tells her that he is here to study Japanese so he can better understand anime […]

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K-On! Hokago Tea Time Train

Posted by Dean on August 20th, 2011. Filters:

As the K-On! movie release date nears the Keihan Electric Railway Company will be running a Hokago Tea Time train.

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X JAPAN provides the theme song for the new anime movie “Buddha”

Posted by kiMi67 on May 27th, 2011. Filters:

The full name of the movie is “Tezuka Osamu no Buddha: Akai Sabaku yo! Utsukushiku” and it will be aired on 2011.05.28. The theme song will be provided by X JAPAN with a new song called “Scarlet Love Song” that will be released on 2011.05.27. The song is a fantastic ballad with a strong use […]

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Top 10 Anime with the Most Annoying Fans

Posted by kiMi67 on May 27th, 2011. Filters:

The website asked its anime fans to identify the anime with the most annoying fans. Check out the results under the cut:

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Children who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below

It was announced that the next release of the creator of 5 Centimeters per Second and The Place Promised in Our Early Days will be Children who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below. The film follows a girl named Asuna who lost her father and lives a lonely life listening to mysterious music coming from […]

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Asahi Shimbun “ARASHI Meets MANGA 僕らの肖像 (Bokura no Shozou)”

Posted by Amy on February 9th, 2011. Filters:

On February 3rd Asahi shimbun published special feature which consisted of eight pages of all of the Arashi members in manga form. Each member was drawn by a manga artist whose character they had portrayed in a drama or film.

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