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Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Stage Play Reveals Cast

Anime News Network - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:30
Keyakizaka46 members star in play debuting in Tokyo on August 24

Princess Mako’s visit marks 110 years of Japanese migration to Brazil

News from Japan - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:06
When 8-year-old Eiki Shimabukuro left Japan in 1959 with his parents and five siblings for the two-month sea voyage to Brazil, passengers were given ribbons ...

Ore ga Suki nano wa Imōto dakedo Imōto ja nai Anime's Main Cast, Staff, Visuals Unveiled

Anime News Network - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:00
Tasuku Hatanaka, Reina Kondo star in October anime about light novel writer siblings

North Korea puts planned August reunion of war-separated families in doubt

Asia/Pacific - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 22:47
North Korea said Friday that an August reunion of Korean families separated since the 1950-53 Korean War may not happen if South Korea doesn’t immediately ...

Anima Yell! Cheerleading Anime's Promo Video Reveals Cast, Staff, October Premiere

Anime News Network - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 22:30
Yuka Ozaki, Yuina Yamada, Mikako Izawa, Tomori Kusunoki, Haruka Shiraishi star in Doga Kobo anime

Comfort for the sole: More salarymen opting to wear sneakers on the job

News from Japan - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 22:22
More Japanese are wearing sneakers to work as companies look to improve the health of their employees.In a country where rigid dress codes often place ...

S’pore company director accused of supplying almost S$6m in luxury goods to North Korea

Singapore: Today - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 22:08
Louisa Tang1 hour 52 min agoSINGAPORE — The Singaporean director of two companies was hauled to court on Thursday

Fantagraphics Adds Moto Hagio's The Poe Clan Manga

Anime News Network - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:52
Print releases of classic manga slated for late 2019 - early 2020

With digital project, Nagasaki A-bomb survivor’s story reaches wider audience

News from Japan - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:45
For decades, Hiroyasu Tagawa had no intentions of breaking his silence about the terrible experience he had as a child, having lived through the U.S. ...

Nagoya court hands woman two-year prison term for destroying 54 violins owned by her former husband

News from Japan - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:31
The ex-wife of a former violin maker was sentenced by a court to two years in prison Thursday for breaking into his house and destroying ...

Next Shin Evangelion Film's Teaser Reveals 2020 Opening Date

Anime News Network - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:18
Shin Evangelion Gekijō-ban :|| film was announced in 2012

Global slavery report slams North Korea and other repressive regimes

Asia/Pacific - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:17
Modern slavery is most prevalent in North Korea and other repressive regimes, but developed nations also bear responsibility for it because they import $350 billion ...

New Doctor Who is a woman

Japan: Culture - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:03
British actress Jodie Whittaker was unveiled Thursday as the first woman to play Doctor Who, telling fans of the cult BBC series she felt the ...

'Trump Derangement Syndrome' isn't new

America: CNN - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:57
Is 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' a real thing? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a "cure."

Fireworks Anime Film Earns US$522,600 in U.S. Theaters

Anime News Network - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:00
Film opened in U.S. on July 3

Sochi bronze medalist Denis Ten slain in Almaty

Japan: Sports - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:48
Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten was killed Thursday, and prosecutors in Kazakhstan said they were treating the case as murder.Ten was stabbed after a ...

Top FBI cyber officials set to retire

America: CNN - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:42
The FBI's top two cybersecurity officials are planning to leave the bureau, the FBI confirmed Thursday.

Udon Entertainment Licenses FLCL Archives Art Book, Mega Man X: Mega Mission Manga

Anime News Network - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:00
Release windows updated for Infini-T Force manga volumes, Atsushi Nishigori art book

U.N. diplomats: Russia puts ‘hold’ on U.S. requests over North Korea oil sanctions breach, with China backing

Asia/Pacific - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:11
Diplomats say Russia has asked for additional time to investigate U.S. allegations that North Korea is smuggling refined petroleum products into the country beyond the ...