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Lupin the Third creator Monkey Punch passes away

Monkey Punch, whose real name is Kazuhiko Kato, has passed away last April 11 due to Pneumonia. He was 81 years old.

‘Love Live!’ voice actress Suzuko Mimori, IWGP Heavyweight Champion Okada announces...

Japanese voice actress and media personality Suzuko Mimori has announced on her blog on Friday that she had married the current IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada.

Japanese pop culture scene Celebrates April Fool’s Day 2019!

The Japanese have some of the best imports, including the anime and the pop-culture scene, but when the clock strikes midnight on the 1st of April, all hell will surely break loose!

Japanese animation studio ufotable under investigation for suspected tax evasion

Japanese animation studio ufotable, best known for their anime adaptions of the popular Fate anime franchise, is under investigation by the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau for alleged tax evasion.

‘Barangay 143’ voice actor Migo Adecer arrested for alleged hit-and-run incident

GMA Network actor Migo Adecer was arrested by Makati City Police on Tuesday evening for reportedly hitting two Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) employees and trying to evade the authorities.

Crunchyroll to increase premium membership rates for the first time

Japanese entertainment content provider Crunchyroll has announced in an email to its subscribers on Saturday that they will be increasing its premium membership rates.

Making MNL48 Exciting for the Fans

Hallo Hallo Entertainment's Paulo Kurosawa explains to Anime Pilipinas the plans for the girl group’s first major concert, the criticisms, and their upcoming General Election.

Japan Cartoonists Association issues statement on expansion of Japan’s copyright law

The Japan Cartoonists Association has issued a formal response last Wednesday to the proposal by the country's Agency for Cultural Affairs to expand the scope of its copyright law to include manga, video games and literary writings.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse wins OSCARS 2019’s Best Animated Feature Film

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was awarded Best Animated Feature Film in the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday (Monday in the Philippines), which was held at the at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

Japan’s crackdown on online piracy to include all forms of copyrighted...

Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs has called for expanding the scope of illegal online piracy in the country to include all forms of copyrighted media with a policy recommendation it adopted last Wednesday.