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July 24, 2013, 11:00 PM
July 24, 2013, 11:00 PM
Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

This summer's Wonder Festival, the biggest event focused on garage kits in Japan, will be held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba prefecture, on July 28. Two famous Japanese figure companies Max Factory and Good Smile Company will organize a joint booth n...

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that creative director Taro Yoko considers "his own Drakengard 3".     In addition to a download code for Kaine's costume, the Drakengard 3 10th anniversary box set will come with the script for the first Drakengard game, too.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official site for the upcoming CG remake film Captain Harlock posted a new 3 minutes trailer today. The film is based on a classic manga series created by legendary artist Leiji Matsumoto (Galaxy Express 999, Space Battleship Yamato).

Kotaku East András Neltz

Dragon's Crown wasn't always a PS3/Vita game. Back in the olden days, it was slated to become a Dreamcast title—sadly, the project was ultimately shelved for a long time. This piece of concept art, shared by Siliconera, shows what the game's chara...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Need for Speed was one thing, but the latest racing game series to be greenlit for a feature film adaptation is kind of an oddball choice. According to The Wrap, Sony is moving forward with plans to bring its Gran Turismo games to the big screen.

It was announced earlier this week that Kanae Hazuki's shoujo manga "Sukitte Ii na yo (Say "I Love You")" will be made into a live-action movie.

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Who hasn't wanted their own mecha to get through rush hour, pick up dates, or smite one's foes? While current technology is slowly getting closer to the real thing, we're still a ways away from the mobile suits we've come to love.


Hatsune Miku official youtube channel has streamed a video that showcases the new Hatsune Miku V3 software, where she sings in English.  The updated software includes an English vocal database that is voiced by Miku's original seiyuu Fujita Saki.

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Get your Cosmo Dragoon and Gravity Saber ready as we prepare to save the Earth with Captain Harlock and the rest of the Arcadia's crew. Just like what they did for other anime movies such as HAL, Yahoo!

LoVendoЯ, best known as the band former Morning Musume member Reina Tanaka is in, may be a newcomer to the J-rock scene, but the band is already performing internationally. JpopAsia had the chance to catch up with the band ahead of their first sch...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Things haven't slowed down for comedian Shinya Arino's long-running Game Center CX, AKA Retro Game Master. The show—which has Arino attempting to triumph over classic games that tend to be more than he can handle—is celebrating its 10t...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

It looks like figure maker Good Smile Company is about to make Attack on Titan's 60-meter Colossal Titan a bit less menacing. How, you ask? Rather than taking it down with 3D Maneuver Gear, GSC is turning the massive creature into a squat Nendoroid.

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Bandai Tamashii Nations posted the official images of S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider 2 (Original Suit Ver. ). The figure represents Hayato Ichimonji's first transformed appearance in the 1971 Kamen Rider TV series.

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Ladies and gentlemen, the moment we have all been waiting for is finally here. For a while we thought it might never happen, but we're happy to announce that the hugely successful Japanese charity breast-squeeze is back!

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Shinra Productions LLC, the group responsible to the short live-action Final Fantasy VII video last year opened a Kickstarter project to create an unofficial live-action Final Fantasy VII web series! The project called "Final Fantasy VII: The Web ...

The official website for the Code Geass: Akito the Exiled anime project began streaming the full trailer for the anime's "Dai ni Shō: Hikisakareshi Yokuryū" (Second Volume: Wyvern Torn Apart) episode on Friday.

The tokusatsu fandom may be small by comparison to the anime fandom, but it is as immensely passionate about their love for adults in skin tight suits and rubber monster costumes as any anime fan toward attractive animated teenagers.

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First introduced in Atelier Rorona, Sterk will represent the Atelier series and Gust in Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate. He's a guest character just like Kasumi from Dead or Alive 5 and Momiji from Ninja Gaiden.

On July 22, the graduation performance for AKB48 member Shinoda Mariko was held at AKB48 theater in Akihabara, Tokyo. With this performance, Shinoda ended her 7 and a half years as a member of AKB48. As it was Shinoda's final performance, applicat...

Kimi no Iru Machi - 02 And so, a taste of the source of rage at last. . . Given that my only exposure to this mythology - which includes the earlier manga/anime Suzuka, set in the same universe - is the two-episode OVA from Tatsunoko, the way the ...

May'n: It's not about how loud your voice is, or your singing techniques. . . when it comes to the real live performance, you just want to sing for your fans. During those moments, you just want to have fun together.

– July 24, 2013Posted in: Disgaea D2 With their release of Time and Eternity now well and truly out on the market, Nippon Ichi Software America can finally focus on their two NIS 20th Anniversary titles that they have planned for later this year –...

Fukuoka Aquarium's black finless porpoises proved themselves to be the true wizards of the sea earlier this month when they began blowing incredible bubble rings like Gandalf the Grey high on pipe-leaf, even passing them back and forth relay-style.

「薬師坊の奥座敷」 (Yakushibo no Oku Zashiki ) "Yakushibo's Inner Parlor" I think it's testament to the brilliance of Uchouten Kazoku that three episodes in, it remains a spellbinding experience; and in fact, every episode have progressively gotten better ...

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Written by: William on July 24, 2013 at 11:17 am | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments Tokyo Reporter has posted about another incident in the ongoing "No dancing" saga that is affecting Japan's nightlife. GP Bar in Roppongi was raided and the manager and ...

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After its first Fateful battle, Prisma Illya adds yet another adorable mahou shoujo in the form of Finn Miyu Edelfelt, even doubling down on the addition with gratuitous sukumizu and bloomer service, all making for what looks to be by far the cute...

Kotaku East András Neltz

Here's Game Freak's newest game, which involves a "collaboration" the developer started referencing last week with a mysterious message on its site. It's called Soritia Horse, and the collaboration in this case is between two genres: solitaire and...

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Good Smile Company has always been known for giving us great figures with good detail. They are also known for those really cute super deformed versions of our favorite anime characters, the nendoroids.


First Look at Live Action Rurouni Kenshin Movie Sequel First peek of the movie sequel for the live action adaptation of Rurouni Kenshin has been uploaded onto Takeru Satoh's staff blog, which features Kenshin walking thought a traditional Japanese...

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