20 highlights from 66th Kohaku Uta Gassen

From anime to Disney, to Star Wars and Vocaloid, this year was a definitely a year of surprises… not only for viewers but also the performers, as proven in one medley. 1.

66th Kohaku Uta Gassen features anime special

For the first time ever, Japan’s annual Kohaku Uta Gassen will premiere a special “Anime Kohaku” section! Kohaku Uta Gassen is Japan’s biggest and most popular show, taking place on

New update on KuroBas stage play cast

The official website for Kuroko no Basuke’s Stage Play, called Kuroko no Basuke: The Encounter, has revealed the cast members for five of the main characters of the series: Kuroko Tetsuya

Ford releases second commercial featuring Dragon Ball Z

In one of the most bizarre team-ups in advertising history, Ford has enlisted the help of the Z-Fighters from Dragon Ball Z to help sell their new cars. The first

End of Kuroko no Basuke Extra Game in March 2016

Today marks the release of chapter 7 of Tadatoshi Fujimaki’s Kuroko no Basuke Extra Game, to the excitement of fans worldwide. On a sadder note, that’s one step closer to

15 anime Christmas songs to add to your songlist

Christmas is here! With all the holiday celebrations, why not add some anime Christmas songs to your playlists? Here’s 12 non-traditional anime Christmas songs to consider adding to your music

Chat with Sword Art Online’s Asuna with Wake Me Up Asuna app

Ever wanted Sword Art Online’s Asuna Yuuki to wake you up and help you remember any important meetings you may have scheduled? You are in luck as Sony Music Communications Inc.

Create your ultimate Digimon army in Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth

Prepare to raise and train your ultimate Digimon army in the upcoming Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth from Bandai Namco Entertainment. The game lets you select from either a male or

Kuroko no Basuke stage play set for 2016!

Popular sports series Kuroko no Basuke (Kuroko’s Basketball) is getting a new stage play this coming spring! It was revealed today in the release of the combo 3rd and 4th

Shokugeki no Soma (Food Wars! anime) is getting a 2nd season

If you were disappointed in how the 24th episode of the Shokugeki no Sōma (Food Wars!) anime series ended last season, you are in for some great news. The second issue

Danganronpa 3 – The End of Hope’s Peak Academy anime coming in 2016

Danganronpa fans will have a few things to look forward in 2016, as a new anime series was announced taking place after the events of Danganronpa 2. The anime series

Gegege no Kitaro Manga creator passes away at 93

You may not know who Shigeru Mizuki is, but you’ve probably seen hints of his influence in many modern titles. On November 11th, Kitaro fell and injured his head and

Sword Art Online II Volume 3: -Calibur- review

In an age where everyone can watch anime online with sites like Crunchyroll and Hulu, it’s a surprise for me to see Aniplex release the third volume of Sword Art

One-Punch Man takes the fight into Fallout 4’s Wasteland

Hands down my favorite anime series this season is One-Punch Man. It’s a pretty hilarious take on superheroes genre centered around one hero Saitama, who doesn’t have your average superhero

Final Fantasy illustrator Yoshitaka Amano announced as guest for Anime Expo 2016

Anime Expo 2016 is still eight months away and is already starting off strong with the announcement of Japanese artist, character designer, and illustrator Yoshitaka Amano. Amano is probably best known for

Ghost in the Shell’s villain to be portrayed by Maleficent’s Sam Riley?

Sam Riley from Disney’s Maleficent Who wants some more news for the live-action Ghost in the Shell movie? Sam Riley, who can be seen playing Maleficent’s sidekick in the Disney

Digimon Tri airing on Crunchyroll starting today

After Digmon tri was announced as a six-part theatrical film series rather than an animated series, the question remained of how long fans in North America would have to wait for

Check out what it takes to take on the best at Capcom Cup 2015!

Want a closer look at one of the greatest American Street Fighter players in the world? Red Bull TV has released the first of five episodes of their Cultivation web

Dragon Ball Z: Fall of Men is the best fan film you’ll see this year

Dragon Ball Z is a franchise that is near and dear to the hearts of its fans, and will continue to live on for a long time. It was one

Netflix wants to produce anime in the future

Netflix is a great option if you just want to relax, sit back and watch one of the many original shows like Orange is the New Black and Marvel’s Daredevil. You