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Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It Keiko Fuji [藤圭子], mother of famed international star Hikaru Utada, passed away yesterday due to injuries sustained from a fall from her high rise apartment last night. The Metropolitan police are currently investigating to determine w...

Kamen Rider Wizard To Have 53 Episodes As the toy catalogs previously said, there would be two Kamen Rider TV specials.   These two TV specials will be included in Kamen Rider Wizard's episode count. The episodes are called, "The Beginning of the ...

Hikaru Utada's mother Keiko Fuji was former enka singer. She fell to her death from a 13th floor apartment in Tokyo, spreading through the medias the idea of a suspected suicide.

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'Woman in Shinjuku'TOKYO (TR) – The mother of singer Hikaru Utada died early Thursday morning in Shinjuku Ward in what police are ruling a suicide, reports Nikkan Sports (Aug. 22). At around 7:00 a. m.

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Interested in Aquapazza? You might want to give Chaos Code a look too. While it doesn't have any characters from Utawareumono in it, Chaos Code has an anime aesthetic and a lead character that's an otaku.

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'Nisekoi' Manga Getting Winter 2014 Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge August 22, 2013 at 01:51 PM Nisekoi Add another Shaft series to your upcoming schedule as Nisekoi is now slotted for a January 2014 broadcast date.

2-hour special on August 31 to feature 4 stories A live-action drama adaptation special of four of Shigeru Mizuki's ghost stories will air on Fuji TV on August 31. The two-hour special, called Shigeru Mizuki no Gegege no Kaidan (Shigeru Mizuki's G...

The September issue of ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Hobby Magaizine is announcing on Saturday that a second season of the anime adaptation of Yoshiki Usa and Tomoko Fujinoki's Wooser no Sono Higurashi (Wooser's Hand-to-Mouth Life) manga has been gre...

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

S This past week, I told you about the five anime you should be watching this summer. To prepare, I asked Kotaku readers to vote on their picks. The winner by a landslide was Watamote. I am dumbfounded by this.

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When some images of the actors for the live-action adaptation of Boku Wa Tomodachi ga Sakunai (or more popularly known as Haganai) surfaced in the internet, fans of the series all around the world only caught a glimpse of the actors playing Yozora...

For all of Studio Ghibli's acclaim, the famed House That Miyazaki Built has never once put out a direct sequel to one of its works. While various thematic threads run through all of Miyazaki's films, the man, for all his genius, apparently lacks t...

Tezuka biographical manga that inspired Fall TV show to resume in September Akita Shoten's Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine announced that the acclaimed manga Black Jack Sôsaku Hiwa - Tezuka Osamu no Shigotoba Kara (The Untold Story of How Osamu Te...

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Warships zip around whilst unleashing their heavy arsenal in Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio's fifth PV – this clip tries to center on the awe and thrill of the battleship combat aspect of this upcoming series.

The cast of the live-action stage production of Steins;Gate called "Living ADV Steins;Gate" is finally revealed. The upcoming stage production will be playing at Odaiba's Zepp Diver City from October 12 to 20 (a total of 13 shows).

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Koroshiya-san' Anime Gets First Pomo, Cast List Posted by Chris Beveridge August 20, 2013 at 05:03 PM Koroshiya-san Upcoming flash animation series Koroshiya-san, aka The Hired Gun, has its first promo out today.

Question: What do you think is the reason that magical boy anime don't exist? Answer: An examination of the history of transforming magical girl anime in relation to gender roles should go a long way to explaining why anime has no "mahou shounen" ...

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Recently, I got a look at both the of the new characters in the new Persona 4 Arena—Yukari Takeba and Junpei Iori, both of whom were playable at a recent location test for the game in Tokyo.   When Yukari first entered the battle, I could have swo...

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Nine months after it was first announced, Namco Bandai has finally released a first promo video for Shonen Jump's 45th anniversary commemorative fighting game, J-Stars Victory VS (PS3, PS Vita). In it we see a recap of all the playable characters ...

"Animelo Summer Live" is the world's largest anime song concert event held yearly at the Saitama Super Arena. This summer festival, which is being held for the ninth time this year, will spread across three days.

Additional cast for Fuji TV's live-action adaptation of the Kami-sama no Beret Bō ~Tezuka Osamu no Black Jack Sōsaku Hiwa (God's Beret: The Untold Story of How Osamu Tezuka Created His Black Jack) manga were revealed on Thursday.

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A new promotional video had been released showcasing the gameplay of the new One Piece video game, One Piece Unlimited World Red, to be available for. . .

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Set to be released in October, the "Full Burst" update for Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 will include a brand new chapter featuring an uneasy alliance between Sasuke and Itachi Uchiha as they take on Sage Mode Kabuto, who will also be p...

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The indie game Chroma Squad's Kickstarter campaign is finally over! After 30 days, the game exceeded its goal of $50,000 and earned a total of $97,148 with 3,964 backers! For those who are living under the rock, Chroma Squad is a tactical turn-bas...

SuG We waited until December 29, 2012 and the front-man of SuG, the band which had taken a break in activities, began activity on his solo project. Takeru is having such feelings as being unfaithful to SuG and having collaborated with various crea...

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Bandai just has posted the first wave of official photos for the S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider Agito Burning Form from the 2001 Kamen Rider series. It is. . .

Crunchyroll Scott Green

After offering a glimpse early in July, Namco Bandai is back with a full preview for September's Nintendo 3DS action RPG adaptation of ninja versus bug series Mushibugyo.       In the game, you pick one of five confirmed playable characters and th...

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Rain, the PlayStation 3 game from Sony's Japan Studio and PlayStation C. A. M. P. , has a release date. The game will be available in North America on October 1st for $14. 99 and in Europe on October 2nd for €12.

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[GoodSmile Co. ] Nendoroid Saber Alter : Super Movable Ver. 21 Aug Here's a quick preview of the recently previewed at the recently concluded WonFest. Nendoroid Saber Alter : Super Movable Version! This slideshow requires JavaScript.

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The official Bandai YouTube channel posted a video of how you can give a cool pose to your S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider Blade. This video also shows us the many points of articulation in this new figure.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Brian Provinciano's killer open-world ode to games of the past, Retro City Rampage, has hit a bunch of platforms since its initial release, and it looks like Nintendo 3DS is next. After being listed as one of the playable games at next week's PAX ...

Minami-ke Natsuyasumi (OVA) This is the pose for wishing for more Minami-ke. This is familiar territory for fans of Minami-ke: wondering if the latest anime is going to be the last, and hoping there's more to come.

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