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Hilarious Nissin & Final Fantasy Mashup

Put together by the Final Fantasy XV development team, this is being billed by its producers as the first-ever official mashup TV commercial in the history of Final Fantasy.

Robotics Inspired by 'Ghost in the Shell'

University of Tokyo robotics engineer Takuya Umedachi is working on synthetic 'soft-body' technology capable of complex and flexible movement.

Top 20 Fantasy Anime (Best Recommendations)

While the fantasy genre of anime may contain some of the more 'childish' examples of the medium, it also offers some of the greatest anime in existence—some of these being my all-time favorites!

Fullmetal Alchemist Live Action Trailer!

The first trailer for the upcoming 'Fullmetal Alchemist' live action movie was revealed at 8 a.m. on November 16 Japan time.

Which Jump Manga Had the Best Live Movie?

Japanese netizens were polled for the best live-action film adaptations of Jump manga series. Did your favorites make the cut?

Pre-Order Your 'Evangelion' Kimono Today!

A fantastic blend of traditional and contemporary, this new kimono inspired by the hit anime series 'Evangelion' is sure to turn heads.

'Pokémon GO' to Tohoku to Catch Rare Pokémon

Travel to the Tohoku region, the site of the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake, to see the effects of pocket monster Lapras’ real-world healing powers. And with a higher-than-usual catch rate, you can take one home too!

6 Anime Similar to 'Masamune-kun no Revenge'

Based on the manga by the same name, 'Masamune-kun's Revenge' (政宗くんのリベンジ) is a school rom-com anime about Masamune Makabe getting even with Aki Adagaki, a girl who used to make fun of his weight in the past. However, there's an interesting twist...

First 'Attack on Titan' Season 2 PV!

Considering how far Hajime Isayama's manga has progressed in the intervening four years since the first season of the 'Attack on Titan' anime, the big question will be just how much of the ensuing story the new season will be able to cover.

5 Fantastic Character Bread Recipes

Find out how to make fluffy, edible versions of Totoro, Baymax, Winnie the Pooh and more!

Who Makes the Most Money in Anime?

Thinking of getting into the anime industry? Read up on how much you can earn with our in-depth comparison of five different positions.

What's on the Menu Today, Ignis?

Take a real-life cooking class with Ignis from 'Final Fantasy XV' while enjoying music, costumes and iconic images from the game.

Teaching English Through Anime

Instead of the standard freshman composition classes, one U.S. university offers a 'Reading and Writing Course About Magical Girls' where you can watch anime in class!

8 Cosplayers Improvise Missing Costume Parts

Find out how a little quick thinking and simple everyday objects can save your day of cosplaying in a pinch thanks to these eight Twitter cosplayers.

The Darker Side: 'Star Wars' Ink Portraits

'Bujin-ga' artist Masayuki Kojo captures characters from 'Star Wars,' creating versions of Darth Vader and the storm troopers like never before.

Relive Your Childhood with Famicon Stationery

From clear folders and memo pads that can all fit snug into the tote bag, Famicon stationery is the perfect gift for your gaming friends this holiday season.

Studio Ponoc's 1st Feature Film Feels Familiar

The newest anime from Studio Ghibli alum Hiromasa Yonebayashi, director of 'When Marnie Was There,' looks and feels a lot like a Ghibli film, but is the first for the newly created Studio Ponoc.

Blade of the Immortal Trailer

Directed by Takashi Miike and starring SMAP boy-band hunk Takuya Kimura, the live-action adaptation of Hiroaki Samura's manga promises to be just as brutal as its print interpretation.

Lupin III: Goemon Ishikawa’s Spray of Blood

Slated for release on February 4, 2017, 'Lupin III: Goemon Ishikawa’s Spray of Blood' fills in a crucial piece of swordsman Goemon's backstory.

Larger Than Life Attractions Coming to USJ

'Big' is looking to be the operative word for 2017's Japanese pop-culture-themed attractions at Universal Studios Japan. We're talking 'Monster Hunter,' 'Godzilla' and 'Attack on Titan' big!

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