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September 12, 2013, 1:30 PM
September 12, 2013, 1:30 PM

Hey! Say! JUMP's Ryosuke Yamada, Haruna Kawaguchi return as teen detective & friend Kindaichi Shōnen no Jikenbo (Kindaichi Case Files) will return with a new live-action television special, Kindaichi Shōnen no Jikenbo: Gokumon Juku Satsujin Jiken ...

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The Pokémon Company has shared a sneak peek at the upcoming Pokémon the Series: XY anime. The trailer starts out with the Pokémon: Black and White anime, showcasing the finale, and then cuts to footage from the new XY series:     The current Pokém...

Toei Japan Channel Details Earlier we reported that TOEI was going to be bringing tokusatu to your shores via IPTV on what they're calling Toei Japan Channel. Courtesy of @purplevalkyrie on Twitter, we've received details that this new channel wil...

Tokyo Man Already Lined Up for iPhone 5S Twitter user @xxxprius is already lined up to wait for the iPhone 5S in Tokyo, even though the phone was literally just announced yesterday. His Twitter account has revealed him dealing with rain, reporters...

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Square Enix detailed its upcoming mobile RPG Final Fantasy Agito in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine, revealing that it will be released as a free-to-play app for iOS and Android in Japan this winter.

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Dareka No Manazashi Originally streamed last week without subtitles, Dareka no Manazashi is back this week as the channel has updated the video to now include English subtitles.  Makoto Shinkai manages to bring out some interesting and atmospheric...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Though we doubt anyone was looking for it to come out TOO soon, Square Enix advises folks to manage expectations when it comes to Kingdom Hearts III. With Tetsuya Nomura directing both that and Final Fantasy XV, it's going to be a while before the...

Bandai Announces Padlock Lock Seeds and Anhk Lock Seed Recent magazine scans have revealed that Bandai will be making Lock Seeds that will also function as actual working padlocks! In addition, everyone's favorite Ice Candy-eating Greeed Anhk will...

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Disgaea 4 Return has a release date in Japan, this week's issue of Famitsu reveals. The PlayStation Vita port of Disgaea 4 will be released on January 30th, 2014.   The game will cost 6,279 yen when it is released.

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Ian Sinclair introduced in an excerpt from a 20 minute interview featured as a bonus with "One Piece: Strong World" November 19th releaseThe newest member of Luffy's crew makes his English debut in the upcoming One Piece Film: Strong World.

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Phantasy Star Nova was one of Sony's surprises during their PlayStation briefing. The game is being made by Sega and Star Ocean developer tri-Ace.   Famitsu magazine says Phantasy Star Nova has a story in single player mode and ad-hoc multiplayer.

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Blazblue: Chronophantasma will have an extra playable character on PlayStation 3. Kokone, a catgirl that helps guide players with her humorous Help Me! Professor Kokone interludes, will be join the fighting game's roster. jrharbort

Click to view Project Diva F English site. The first week's sales of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F in North America may have been a resounding success, depending on how you want to look at the news. Reports of sales and attempted sales indicate tha...

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A new museum dedicated to expose a vast collection containing the story of tokusasu heroes called the "Toei Hero World: Namco Action Museum" museum will open in Japan this December. Toei teamed up with Namco for this museum, thought of entertainme...

Artist's Category1. Sakurai Sho (Arashi)… 49 votes 2. Fukuyama Masaharu… 39 votes 3. Matsumoto Jun (Arashi)… 37 votes 4. Aiba Masaki (Arashi)… 25 votes 5. Ohno Satoshi (Arashi)… 18 votes 6. Domoto Tsuyoshi (KinKi Kids)… 17 votes 7.

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By lugiamania Hey guys, Even though the Oreimo OVAs are now over, we've got a special treat for you! We had the opportunity to interview some of the creative minds behind the whole Oreimo series at Otakon, and you can read about what went into the...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Attack on Titan isn't the first anime you'd pick to inspire perfumes, but Cafe' Reo is offering Eren, Mikasa and Levi Eu de Toilette never the less.   No, they don't smell like 3D maneuver gear oil and titan saliva.

Girugamesh are back! And not only with their brand new single "INCOMPLETE" but also with a new album titled "MONSTER". Check out the details on their upcoming release!

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In a licensing expo that happened in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the promotional poster for the upcoming 2014 Godzilla remake was seen, and by the looks of it, the King of Monsters is really back. The Godzilla reboot is directed by Gareth Edwards and stars...

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Japan Gets PS4 on 22 February 2014 This November, the PlayStation 4 is launching in North America and Europe, but not Japan. Probably a first since rarely do the Japanese gamers get their releases delayed.

JpopAsia had an opportunity to meet the guest stars of Anime Festival Asia (AFA) Indonesia 2013 through a press conference, including May'n, Aya Hirano, Eir Aoi; also had a special roundtable interview with fripSide, Kalafina and BABYMETAL.

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Though it doesn't appear we'll be getting a proper new entry anytime soon, Japanese gaming mag Famitsu revealed an upcoming free-to-play SoulCalibur game. Titled SoulCalibur: Lost Swords, Namco Bandai plans to release the fighter on PlayStation 3 ...

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As previously reported, Persona 3 will see a live stage play in Japan in 2014. Back when we reported the news, we noted that the flier for the play displayed both the male in the original game as well as the female protagonist that was added in Pe...

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A full list of the Pokémon that will receive a Mega Evolution in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y was leaked on 2chan recently. By the looks of it, only a select Pokémon will receive a Mega Evolution. The list confirms that all three Starter Pokémon from t...

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The biggest dedicated Attack on Titan fan event is probably Fall of Wall, the fourth iteration of which is scheduled for October 20th. However this one probably has the best location. The venue for the September 29th cosplay gathering is a dam rat...

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The mahjong gambling madness of the Akagi anime is the latest addition to Crunchyroll's library of streaming anime, based on the manga by Nobuyuki Fukumoto, of Kaiji fame.  Premium members have access to all episodes as of 5pm PDT today whilefree ...

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Autumn 2013 Series 'Pupa' Anime Gets First TV Spot Posted by Chris Beveridge September 11, 2013 at 09:30 AM Pupa While some Comic Earth Star shows are pretty fun and silly, the company also has some other diverse works, including a horror series t...

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Gundam Extreme VS: Full Boost, an expansion to the original Gundam Extreme VS that added a number of new mechanics (a new Burst Attack move, as well as the ability to pick from two types of Extreme Burst super mode – the A-type Assault Burst and a...

Black & White: Adventures in Unova & Beyond to end on September 26 in Japan The Pokemon Company began streaming the latest promotional video for the finale of Pocket Monsters: Best Wishes! Season 2: Decolora Adventure (Pokemon: Black and White!

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Dragon Ball: Battle of Z developer Artdink and Namco Bandai are developing a Madoka Magica for consoles. Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Battle Pentagram was announced for PlayStation 3 slated for release this winter.

Cartoon Network to Air Pokemon the Movie: Genesect and the Legend Awakened on the 19th October 2013 While there is no word on any airings outside of North America, The Pokemon Company International have brought news on the next Pokemon movie.

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