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September 5, 2013, 12:30 PM
September 5, 2013, 12:30 PM
Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Earlier today Nintendo announced plans for a new Nintendo Direct presentation, this time focusing on Pokémon X and Pokémon Y. The special streaming video will take place tomorrow, and it promises to deliver new details on the upcomin...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

There's a stereotype that only American food is jumbo-sized. That stereotype is wrong. Japan also has its own super-sized helpings—known as "ohmori" (大盛り) or "large serving. " Recently on 2ch, Japan's largest web forum, images of "mega ohmori" mea...

JEFusion GekiDan

Three more species will get Mega Evolutions in the latest installments of the Pokémon game franchise, Pokémon X and Pokémon Y. It's no other than the. . .

JEFusion GekiDan

Writer Gen Urobuchi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet) stated in an interview at the latest issue of Hyper Hobby Magazine. . .

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Namco Bandai's next spin on the Musou franchise is taking things back to the world of Mobile Suit Gundam once more. According to Japanese gaming mag Famitsu, Shin Dynasty Warriors Gundam is gunning for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita in Japan on Decembe...

Siliconera Ishaan

Nintendo will be releasing Pokémon X and Pokémon Y-themed Nintendo 3DS XL systems in the U. S. and Europe. The special 3DS XL systems will be available in two colours on September 27th, and you can take a look at them below:     Update: Both Ninte...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Chalk it up to growing pains, but everyone has embarrassing photos. Some people's are just more embarrassing than others. Here's a proud look at some of China's delightfully awkward childhood photos. Recently on Chinese micro-blog Sina Weibo, peop...

Only two weeks ago DEAN and Hancho had joined MUCC. Today the band announced that they've already left the band.

The End of Tokusatsu in the New York Times How is this for some world wide recognition? Our beloved genre gets mainstream attention in the New York Times and is even called tokusatsu by name and not some kind of condescending "weird Japanese Power...

Pokémon X and Y Gen 1 Mega Evolution With the release Pokémon X and Y getting closer and closer (October 12th world wide) new Mega Evolutions have slowly been coming out. The latest Mega Evolutions are of three beloved Pokémon, Vensaur, Charizard,...

Indonesian remake of Dragon Zakura to be released digitally this month. For years, Japanese students studying and preparing for entrance exams have had a hero to look up to, thanks to Norifusa Mita's popular Dragon Zakura manga series.

Kotaku East András Neltz

Nintendo Japan has released two trailers showcasing some gameplay from the HD Wii U version of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. One of them happens to be a nice little comparison video. Let's take a look!


Sep4 Pero pero After just three episodes, Tomoko's summer is coming to an end. So far she's done the following: laze around, go to mini-recording event, hang out with cousin, laze around. Let's see how she does today.

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

After months of speculation as to when the Xbox One will become available to gamers, Microsoft has just announced the release date of the much-anticipated console. Finally. While Sony announced back in mid-August the exact day PlayStation fans cou...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Madoka Magica isn't the only anime movie coming this fall. Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai! The Movie - Rikka Takanashi Revision will open in 27 Japanese theaters on September 13th. The movie will retell the story of the fall 2012 anime from the per...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Tonari No Seki-kun' Anime Series Gets Winter 2014 Premiere Posted by Chris Beveridge September 4, 2013 at 08:29 AM Tonari No Seki While word surfaced during the start of the spring season this year, new information has arrived about the anime ada...

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

After last month's false alarm of a large earthquake over our mobile phones, Nara and surrounding area residents' blood pressures are finally getting back to normal. Well, don't put away those paper bags yet.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

More 'Ace Of The Diamond' Anime Cast Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge September 4, 2013 at 11:12 AM While some of the cast was revealed previously, the full cast has been brought out due to an upcoming event where members will be participating i...


[Max Factory] figma – Mikasa Ackerman – Shingeki no Kyojin 04 Sep Last seen in the previously concluded WonFest, figma blog now presents us with a preview of Mikasa Ackerman from the series Shingeki no Kyojin.

In celebration of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y releasing on Oct. 12 for the Nintendo 3DS, an original TV anime based on the games Pokémon Red and *Pokémon Green titled Pokémon: The Origin will begin broadcasting in Japan on Oct.

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The October issue of Nakayoshi magazine revealed the two new illustrations for the perfect edition of the Sailor Moon manga series illustrated by Naoko Takeuchi, the creator of the original Sailor Moon manga.

25-pound, 4 ¼ foot plush doll to be released this December in celebration of Fujiko F. Fujio's 80th birthday For fans of everyone's favorite robot cat Doraemon, this giant, life-sized Doraemon plush might just be the coolest present anyone could e...

Nihongogo Cesar Ramos Jr

You Kikkawa [吉川友] was first introduced to the world in 2006 when she auditioned for Morning Musume, and we couldn't keep our eyes off of her. Making her debut in 2007 as a Hello! Project Egg, the Hello!

J-Pop Idols admin

Itano Tomomi – Tomochin (Photobook) Itano Tomomi's photobook Tomochin (ともちん) will be released on September 30. The photobook contains pictures of Itano Tomomi in swimsuit and uniform. It also includes a talk about her memories with AKB48, and some...

This day, 99 years from now, was (will be? ) Doraemon's birthday! And to celebrate, Bandai has decided to loose this behemoth Doraemon doll on the world to delight fellow Doraemon fans and send small children screaming out of the room and directly...

SGCafe Zenko

The main site for the last Madoka Magica movie updated again and has revealed another surprise for fans, and it's a magical one at that. Nagisa Momoe, a new character, will be joining the magical girls for Madoka Magica Rebellion Story on October 26.

Siliconera Spencer

While Square Enix is best known for their RPGs, they also have a second label called Extreme Edges that localizes Western games for Japan. Most of the Extreme Edges games are Activision titles like Call of Duty or Eidos games.

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1/8 Aty PVC [Alter Ver. ] Alter has started preorders of the 1/8 scale figure of Aty PVC from the series Summon Night 3. Figure: Aty PVC [Alter Ver.

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

Shukan Bunshun Feb. 18TOKYO (TR) – The Tokyo District Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of AKS, the management agency of the popular all-girl group AKB48, over publisher Bungeisha regarding an article published three years ago that insinuated the ex...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The World God Only Knows Goddesses Episode 9Can Keima complete the deal with Chihiro? What They Say: It's the night before the Mai High Festival. Keima and Chihiro are alone on the roof of the school. Chihiro seems confused by Keima's behavior, bu...

moetron pKjd

"Kyoukai no Kanata" – New Promotional Video and Key Visual Posted by pKjd on Sep 4, 2013 @ 9:06 am 4 Sep 「境界の彼方」 by (wishroom) A new PV and TV ad for Kyoto Animation's upcoming 「Kyoukai no Kanata」 (境界の彼方) anime series was released earlier today.

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