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Siliconera Sato

Earlier today, it was made official that Sega have acquired Index Corporation, the parent company of Atlus. Many fans have shared their concern regarding the acquisition, but the director of Atlus' consumer software department, Naoto Hiraoka, look...

Aniplex of America announced on Wednesday that it will stream Magi: The Kingdom of Magic, Kill la Kill, and the second season of Valvrave the Liberator on Daisuki, Crunchyroll, Hulu, and AniplexChannel.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Dragonball characters tend to look like, well, Dragonball characters. And that's fine! But here's how a handful of them appear if they were slightly more realistic—and darker. They look tough! This the work of Chinese artist Angus—make that the da...

Sorry for going all Garden of Words, but fall is definitely the envied big sibling of all other anime seasons. With 40+ offerings, hopefully all of you will find at least one show to immerse yourselves in, maybe while sipping tea as the leaves fall.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call – Tokyo Game Show 2013 Trailer Aside from the repetitiveness of the songs included in the release and the logic behind putting many of the great Final Fantasy songs through the ages behind a DLC pay wall, la...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Earlier today we posted a Japanese release date and a few details for Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind, which takes the series and turns it into an action game on 3DS. Since then Famitsu. com delivered the goods in the form of a handful ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

If you were holding out hope that Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune's Mighty No. 9 would make its way to consoles, it's time to celebrate. The Kickstarter-funded spiritual successor to the Blue Bomber officially hit the stretch goal that will bring i...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Whenever I'm at events I often make use of Multiple Shadow Clone Jutsu to get around everywhere at once… but since watching the new Railgun series I'm quite worried that I might have doppelgangers out t...

Phantasy Star Nova – Tokyo Game Show 2013 Trailer While Phantasy Star Online 2 still remains strong in Japan – although its presence internationally has remained in doubt for quite a while now, Sega have decided to continue on with the home video ...

SeventhStyle Seven

History will soon be rewritten as the Kantai Collection is confirmed as receiving a light novel series – it's all part of the diabolical plan, from manga, now to novel, and eventually, a complete TV animation.

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More rumors about this year's Movie Wars film has surfaced online. Rumored to be titled "Kamen Rider x Kamen Rider: Movie Battle Samuraizing", the movie is set to premiere this December. Kamen Rider Wizard's chapter will be called "Chapter Vermili...

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A love hotel in KawaguchiKAWAGUCHI (TR) – Police authorities on Tuesday arrested a 64-year-old man from Tochigi Prefecture for obscene acts with a high-school girl, reports TV Asahi (Sept. 17). Officers took Yoshio Shimazaki into custody for alleg...

DesmondChieng Desmond

Bandai Online Hobby Shop has recently announced the voting results of the "Best of My Master Grade", which is an online voting contest previously open from 24th June till 1 September – a total of 13,000 votes were accumulated to determine which Ma...

Siliconera Ishaan

While Bravely Default: For the Sequel is set for release on the Nintendo 3DS this December in Japan, Square Enix are also working on a second, entirely new Bravely Default game.   Maybe not-so-coincidentally, Square Enix have also trademarked Brav...

Siliconera Ishaan

The Pokémon Company and Nintendo have shared their TV commercial for Pokémon X and Pokémon Y online. The video shows life-sized Pokémon alongside real life players, and you can watch it below:     Pokémon X and Pokémon Y will be released for Ninte...

Natalie, a major manga news website, has announced its 2013 "Comic Natalie Daishou" award list. The awards are based on polling from professional manga editors for what they consider works they read this year that are particularly stimulating.

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Poor Tomoko hasn't been getting a lot of breaks in her hit anime series and she still remains painfully unpopular. However, Guttetsu is giving the poor girl a chance as they are featuring Watamote in their latest collaboration menu!

Alafista

SEGA Acquires ATLUS For 14 Billion Yen Nikkei reports that Sega has finalised the bid for Japanese computer and video game developer Atlus. The deal involves 14 billion yen and is set to conclude in Nov 2013.

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Cats often get a bad rep for being lazy and selfish, but in fact they can back it up with a stellar job performance when necessary. For example, I once saw a cat swat and eat a cockroach in mid-flight.

TheAkiba YoU

It's getting bit cool recently in New York and by checking out the calendar, it's almost Fall, another new season that we Anime fans are all waiting for. We have probably over 50 TV series in this season and I basically list about 37 titles below ...

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Last night AKB48's 34th single janken tournament ended with Matsui Jurina as the last girl standing. Of course the Internet was a flurry of activity screaming "rigged! " or the classic "worst… senbatsu… ever" lines dropped like they were going out...

Alafista

Hirano Aya "Promise" Short PV Universal Music Japan has released the short version music video of seiyuu Hirano Aya's upcoming single "Promise". The song will be featured as the insert song for the upcoming live-action film Kitakitsune Monogatari:...

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At last week's press conference for the Japanese market, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia (SCEJA) introduced a new piece of hardware in the PlayStation family: the PS Vita TV, that will play non-touchscreen PS Vita games, as well as all your...

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In yet another Twitter update, actress Reiko Chiba (Zyuranger's Ptera Ranger Mei) answered yet another question related to the rumored Kyoryuger & Zyuranger thing and this time, it has something to do with Abaranger.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

XSEED Games shot out some details today on the upcoming Valhalla Knights 3, which is set to arrive on PS Vita in North America next month. First up, the action-RPG's latest trailer: In addition to the local ad-hoc option for multiplayer, the North...

SeventhStyle Seven

Take mahou shoujos whenever you go with the Madoka Walkman, Sony's unpopular MP3 now comes branded in two flavors of mahou shoujo to make it fly off the shelves it otherwise would collect dust on. Putting the magical engravings aside for a moment,...

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It Tonight at the legendary Tokyo Nippon Budokan Jurina Matsui won her right to be the lead center for this years 34th Jankenpyon Single. It was a colorful night with intricate costumes and a handful of surprises.

Alafista

TGS2013: PS4 Launching in Singapore and Selected SEA Regions in Dec 2013 At today's Tokyo Game Show press conference, Sony confirmed that they would be launching the PlayStation 4 in selected South-East Asian countries including Singapore, Hong Ko...

JEFusion GekiDan

The latest issue of Shonen Jump magazine announces that titular characters from gag comedy manga Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar and Chinyūki -Tarō to Yukaina. . .

Japanator Salvador G-Rodiles

12 minutes ago - 11:22 PM on 09. 17. 2013 Let's pray that Atlus's great localization streak remains unaffected. The intense moment that we have been waiting for has finally arrived! That's right, people; it's time to see who the new owner of Atlus...

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