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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japan's mountainous topography means that real estate is always at a premium. The towering skyscrapers of major cities like Tokyo, Yokohama, and Osaka are a natural response to this, as often there's no direction left to build but up.

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Schoolgirl manga's creator Yui Hara thanks fans for new season The June issue of Houbunsha's Manga Time Kirara Max magazine is announcing on Saturday that the upcoming Kin-iro Mosaic (Kinmoza! /Golden Mosaic) anime sequel will be a new second tele...

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It was announced that Berryz Kobo & ℃-ute are going to be invited to the 15th Japan Expo in Paris as the guest of honor! Japan Expo in Paris is the largest celebration of Japanese culture and entertainment in Europe.

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Nippon Ichi Software has released the second fairy book-style video for Hotaru no Nikki, introducing the ominous shadow firefly. In the previous video, we met the heroine, Mion, who wakes up with amnesia and follows a firefly through a dark ruins,...

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The 21st issue of this year's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced that Masashi Kishimoto designed Shisui Uchiha's Susanoo ability for the Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution game. Said ability will be seen in action in the a previo...

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16-year-old actress Sara Takatsuki (Black President, Otomen, GTO, Daily Lives of High School Boys, Haganai) and 21-year-old actress Kasumi Arimura (Amachan, Hagane no Onna, Clover, Judge) will star in Studio Ghibli's next film, this summer's anime...

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Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially announced today on April 17 that a live-action film adaptation of Akiko Higashimura's Kurage Hime/Princess Jellyfish manga is set for a December 2014 release with the launching of its official site.

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The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge New!

Ghost Issue 3 Hunting monsters can sometimes turn you into one. Creative Staff: Story: Kelly Sue DeConnick & Chris Sebela Artwork: Geraldo Borges & Andy Owens What They Say: While Doctor October sends her demonic enforcers to attack Elisa and her ...

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014  |  Daily Life  |  Share Actually my birthday is already over by 4 hours (April 15) but still Happy 22th Birthday to myself!   Poor imitation of Rose from Titanic I forgot to jio Jack.

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The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Yami no Moribito' Novel Gets Manga Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge April 16, 2014 at 07:35 PM Moribito Originally published in 1999 with a new release of it in 2007, the second installment in the Moribito series of books by Nahoko Uehashi is...

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Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Last month we posted about 3D OutRun being the next of Sega's games to make its way to the Nintendo 3DS eShop as a Sega 3D Classic. At the time the Sega Archives site just had the logo listed, but it's since been updated with a Japanese release da...

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The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Fans of the spring 2013 series My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, which is getting a home video release from Sentai Filmworks in July, will be glad to know that a second season has been given the green light.

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Confirmation of a new season of long winded light novel title anime "Yahari Ore no Seishun Rabu Kome wa Machigatteiru" has surfaced, proving something of a surprise to some and a joy to at least a few.

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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

As so much of video game and animation character design shifts from sketching on a piece of paper to modeling on a computer, I've often wondered about the differences in the two skill sets. Not long ago, designing a character was about imagining h...

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Crunchyroll Scott Green

The otaku artists at color's "ita nail salon" ("ita" as in itasha, the "painmobiles" you see decorated with anime decals) regularly share a look at their work on Twitter. Today, @colors_sumina really went all out with their design, laying on the 3...

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Siliconera Ishaan

Pokémon XY: A Fragment of the Heavens is a brand new anime feature connected to the Pokémon XY anime series, and will be featured in two planetariums in Tokyo this July. (Thanks, Anime News Network)   In A Fragment of the Heavens, Ash and co.

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RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

With Lady Gaga's rehabilitation from hip surgery apparently having progressed enough that the pop star is ready to contend with a grueling performance schedule, she's about to kick off a world tour celebrating her third album.

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Crunchyroll Scott Green

Sentai Filmworks has announced the license of Kamigami no Asobi. The supernatural romance series is directed by Tomoyuki Kawamura (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, Good Luck Girl! ) with series composition by Tomoko Kanparu (Kimi ni Todoke – F...

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SUMMER LAC EVENT J-POP GO will be making a return appearance at the next LAC scheduled for 5th-6th July. Please note that this is the new revised date due to refurbishment work at the venue (full story here).

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The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

New 'Kindaichi Case Files' Manga Spinoffs Coming Posted by Chris Beveridge April 16, 2014 at 01:32 PM Kindaichi Case Files With a new resurgence in popularity as the new anime adaptation arrives in the form of Kindaichi Case Files Returns, it's no...

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Siliconera Spencer

Soulcalibur V replaced Taki, who is now in her mid-forties, with her student Natsu. Soulcalibur's original kunoichi returns for the free to play game Soulcalibur: Lost Swords. Bandai Namco announced Taki will join the game in April.

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This week's issue of Famitsu magazine has revealed that the full retail version of Ultra Street Fighter IV (PS3/X360) will be released in Japan on August 7, 2014. In Japan, first-print editions of the game will receive the 2014 Challenger's Pack, ...

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Siliconera Sato

Last month, Capcom revealed that the fifth Ultra Street Fighter IV character was Decapre, one of M. Bison's Dolls, who shares Cammy's appearances but fights with scramble moves and psycho power attacks.

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Siliconera Sato

Last week, Unity Technologies Japan held an event where they showcased various features of their cross-platform game engine, Unity. The event also included a special feature on their mascot character in Japan, "Unity-Chan".

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Siliconera Sato

GungHo Online Entertainment revealed Puzzle & Dragons Battle Tournament, an upcoming competitive arcade game. In recent events, Marvelous AQL revealed yet another arcade title for the series, that involves the use of collectable cards similar to t...

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In an interview with Miracle Jump, novelist Hiroshi Sakurazaka revealed that he is working on the sequel to his All You Need Is Kill novel. The said novel already spawned a manga by artist Takeshi Obata (Death Note, Bakuman.

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「狂気の仮面」 (Kyouki no Kamen) "Mask of Madness" While the pacing felt a bit off and the story couldn't decide if it wanted to build our emotions or blow us away with awesome action scenes, I must say that I enjoyed this second episode a lot more than ...

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The official website of the light novel series AntiMagic Academy "The 35th Test Platoon" (Taimadou Gakuen 35 Shiken Shoutai) has revealed that an anime adaptation is currently in production.  In addition to the new anime series, the website also r...

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GUEST OF HONOR of 15th Japan Expo in Paris Goes to Berryz & ℃-ute!!

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Ghost #3 Review

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We resist the urge to climb Denny's Japan's Tower Pancake so we can eat it instead

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Hotaru no Nikki's new trailer introduces the shadow firefly [video]

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