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Soine-ya Prime, a dispatch service where women can hire a handsome young man to lay with her in bed for a night. While unrelated to the male-oriented Soine-ya in Akihabara—which, by the way, has been doing so well that they’ve recently...

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AKB48, Mr. Children, and more perform on the November 30th episode of Music Station by GhostWriter on December 1, 2012 at 12:06 pm On the November 30th broadcast of Music Station, AKB48, Mr. Children, Ayaka, Kobukuro, and The MONSTERS took to the ...

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Japan provides its lonely men with plenty of way to find sweet respite from the emptiness and isolation of everyday life—provided you have the cash. And we’re not just talking about prostitution: you can rent a girlfriend at Moé Date for day of “s...

The production company Pony Canyon began streaming a teaser video this week to announce that Tetsuro Araki (Death Note, Highschool of the Dead, Guilty Crown) is directing a new television anime project currently named "Attack" at Wit Studio.

It's perfectly natural to want to train your Pokémon to be the very best, like no one ever was, but these critters do have their limits. Or do they? For a bit of Saturday morning cartoon fun, find out what happens when Pikachu gets jacked in El-Ci...

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Character apparel and goods maker Cospa is planning to sell at Comike 83 a very special set of home-living goods themed after Sword Art Online‘s heroine, Knights of the Blood guild sub-leader Asuna Yuuki.

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The third film in TOEI's “HERO NEXT” project is announced in the latest issue of Hyper Hobby magazine! After the Kamen Rider guys took the spotlight in the first two films, it's now the time for the Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger boys to shine!

While America can't get enough of Psy, Japan and South Korea will bet getting an animated series based on Kpop sensation KARA. The five members will be voicing their own roles, so the show will air in Korea and Japan next spring in Korean, subtitl...

While some unfortunates are still left hoping for a continuation of their favourite anime, some lucky souls already have confirmed sequels lined up for 2013 – the most hotly anticipated of which they have obligingly voted on.

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Team Ninja are in the process of bringing Dead or Alive 5 for the PlayStation Vita, they have announced. Team Ninja head, Yosuke Hayashi, made the announcement via the IGN Pro League and revealed Dead or Alive 5 Plus is coming to the Vita early ne...

Animal Crossing: New Leaf, AKA Tobidase Dōbutsu no Mori, AKA Animal Crossing: Jump Out, is a major success on Nintendo 3DS in Japan. Not only has it topped the charts since release, it's sold out! Good news for Nintendo, bad news for fans, as New ...

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This weekend Japanese netizens have reacted to an article by MSN Sankei News that China had suggested to the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that they might be able to assert territorial rights in Hawai’i.

Ore Ore (It's Me, It's Me) Movie PreviewDirector Satoshi Miki has gained lots of fans from her works, such as: “Instant Swamp” and “Jikou Keisatsu“. Now, she is inviting everyone to see her latest work starring KAT-TUN&lsqu...

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and her 2011 megahit PONPONPON video sort of raised the bar for models-turned singers in Japan. Nowadays if you want your song to get any attention, you have to make the most visually appealing promotion video you can, one that c...

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Characters with weapons in place of body parts is an idea that’s been explored many times across different forms of media. Ash from Evil Dead had a chainsaw for a hand, Barret from Final Fantasy VII had a minigun for an arm, Edward Scissorhands ha...

Animation production company LMD and Dream4's We Seed Your Mission (WESYM) crowd-funding project are collaborating to create moe characters that personify renewable energy sources. Kirara (pictured right) represents solar power, and her name may b...

HyunA Making Progress Towards American Debut music posted by Aysohmay 2 hours ago   ·   11 comments Progress is being made towards 4minute member HyunA's American debut under Scooter Braun's agency. HyunA was present at the 2012 Mnet Asia Music Aw...

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The January 2013 issue of Hyper Hobby Magazine had featured additional information for the upcoming Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters vs Gokaiger team-up film. This basically tells the whole plotline for the film, and it will definitely contain potential ...

This newly released Doujin book features all the evil dictators dated in History. From Hitler to Mao Tse-tung to Pol Pot. This book tells us about a brief history of them and what they have done. But unlike any other history book, this one is diff...

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While waiting for the first official images of Juuden Sentai Kyoryuger, it is officially confirmed that Koichi Sakamoto (Kamen Rider Fourze, Power Rangers) will be the director of the series! His involvement in the Super Sentai franchise began whe...

Premium Bandai, Bandai's official shopping website, began offering brass replicas of the Grief Seeds from the Puella Magi Madoka Magica television anime series for pre-order on Friday. Bandai is making a set of Grief Seeds for four characters: Sin...

The New York Times newspaper listed the manga bestsellers in the United States for the week ending on November 24. Not all works were produced in Japan. Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Publisher Price Weeks on List Cover 1 - Soulless #2 Gail Carriger...

Merchandise maker GEE!  will be selling exclusive Sword Art Online Goods and best of all, it is everything featuring Asuna. The package will come with a bag with printed with Asuna on it. 4 set of badges with Asuna on it, body soap dispenser, once...

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