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September 28, 2013, 3:30 PM
September 28, 2013, 3:30 PM jrharbort

Click to view Hatsune Miku V3 (Japanese) product page. On August 26th JST, Hatsune Miku's V3 Japanese and bundle software packages launched to the world. It has undoubtedly made the largest impact of any previous Vocaloid software release.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In Malaysia, a member of Parliament named Reezal Merican Bin Naina Merican is asking his government to ban Grand Theft Auto V due to violence. His rationale is that the United States and the United Kingdom have already banned the game.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

We don't know about you guys, but when we were kids our parents always told us not to play with our food. Judging by the number of "banana tattoo" photos doing the rounds on Twitter today however, it looks like there are plenty of people here in J...

Siliconera Spencer

o Bandai filed a new trademark for . hack in Europe. Perhaps, we'll see the . hack games as PS2 Classics or a digital release of . hack//Versus?   Square Enix filed a new trademark too for Cupcake Kingdom.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

One of the most memorable scenes in My Neighbor Totoro is the one at the bus stop. Wouldn't it be great to visit a real Totoro bus stop? Good news. You can. In Japan, there are a couple or so Totoro bus stops with real working buses.

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"Noo! I can't believe I'm going down like this…" Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Let's get straight into today's prototype review! A character from the hugely popular browser game 'Kantai Collection ~KanColle~'… Nendoroid Shimakaze!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Actor/comedian Robin Williams is one of Hollywood's known friends of anime, between the Evangelion figure from his personal collection in One Hour Photo or mentions about excitement for releases like Steam Boy.

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It sounds too good to be true, Degenki G's coming November issue promises Angel Beats! game specifics – hopefully a useful expanse of details, with at least one, if not several, stills pulled from the game.

Running a small company while being very hands on with projects such as Mirai Suenaga, Smart Doll & running events around the world means that I need to constantly seek ways to optimise my time. I do so through trying to use technology and gadgets...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Angel Beats! ' Game Adaptation Finally In Development Posted by Chris Beveridge September 27, 2013 at 01:00 PM It really is a case where you wonder why it hasn't been done already, especially since there was talk about it as far back as 2010.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Hinata no Aoshigure, the work of Hiroyasu Ishida, an animator known for his viral indie short "Fumiko's Confession," and Shashinkan by Takashi Nakamura (Fantastic Children, A Tree of Palme), are being prepared by Studio Colorido for an October 3rd...

Studio Eiken has announced that next month it will switch from creating its weekly Sazae-san anime television series with hand-painted cels to using digital animation. For roughly the past 11 years, Sazae-san has been the only remaining anime tele...

Eyeliner and lipstick from Premium Bandai Premium Bandai's Creer Beaute cosmetics brand has released two more products in their "Miracle Romance" line of Sailor Moon-inspired cosmetics. The first is the "Moon Stick Lipstick," a lip balm designed t...

Toyota is offering a customizable Toyota Auris inspired by Gundam's Char. Beginning October 1, Toyota Marketing Japan will be selling a customizable Char Aznable-inspired Toyota Auris. Called "Char's Customize Auris," it was first announced in Aug...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

 It's just a matter of week's now before we find out what the heck was going on at the end of the first season of Valvrave.  The mecha series returns October 10th with Nana Mizuki and T. M. Revolution reuniting for the second opening "Kakumei Dual...

The latest November issue of G's Magazine has confirmed that Jun Maeda's made Angel Beats game will be releasing in Spring 2014. The game has been made for a very long time which lead to some speculation that it was cancelled.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Any aspiring artists out there? Or people who just enjoy drawing, um, breasts? Well, here's a helpful guide. Note: This post contains content some readers might find objectionable. Artist Meghan Hetrick created this how-to a while back, but recent...

Attack on Titan creator Hajime Isayama revealed that he aims to complete his manga in 20 book volumes. Isayama mentioned this during a discussion with fellow manga creator Hiroki Endo (All-Rounder Meguru, Eden - It's an Endless World!

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With classic anime and manga series Sailor Moon's 20th anniversary celebrations now in full gear, Premium Bandai is offering some Sailor Moon-themed nail decorations. These special nail decorations are part of Premium Bandai's Charanail line which...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Things have been busy this morning on the international version of the Studio Ghibli Twitter account as they've posted up nine new images from the feature film The Princess Kaguya. The film, set for release in Japan on November 23rd, is directed b...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

One Peace Books, a publisher of English translations of Japanese literature, who is the latest English publisher of Crayon Shin-chan, and whose other manga include Yumiko Shirai's Tenken, and Doton Yamaaki's Breeth Deaply, has an edition of Takash...

Crunchyroll Amanda Rush

It feels like it's been a long wait since Good Smile Company announced Gargantia's Amy. The good news? That wait is almost over. Kahotan took to the Good Smile blog to show us pictures of Amy and all of her accessories.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Minna Atsumare! Falcom Gakuen' Manga Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge September 27, 2013 at 01:40 PM Minna Atsumare! Falcom Gakuen Add another four panel manga series getting an anime adaptation in 2014 with Minna Atsumare!

The boy band Infinite has released a digital single "Request", which is being used for Samsung Galaxy CM.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Third 'Infinite Stratos 2' Anime Promo Debuts Posted by Chris Beveridge September 27, 2013 at 03:21 PM Infinite Stratos 2 It's been a bit since the previous series but there's still a good bit of enthusiasm out there for this which makes this fall...

The next two collected volumes of Kouji Seo's romantic drama manga Kimi no Iru Machi (A Town Where You Live) will be released in limited editions that include original anime episodes produced by the staff of the current TV series.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Sazae-san, the anime adaptation of Machiko Hasegawa's strip about three generations of traditional family, has recently been certified as the world’s longest-running TV cartoon show by Guinness World Records.

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Sen-ti-nel is ready to fight the titans and they are enlisting humanity's greatest champion to do it with their latest 1/8th scale figure featuring the renowned grumpy cat… I mean cleaning lady… I mean Survey Corps captain, Levi.

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The third PV of Infinite Stratos' season two has slices of action mixed between a character intro segment – every bishoujo is introduced, because we'd definitely be watching this if we didn't already know them.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'Yowamushi Pedal' For Fall 2013 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge September 27, 2013 at 09:43 AM The fall season of simulcasts is starting to grow rather well here as the latest one to be added comes from Crunchyroll as they'...

Compile Heart Release Opening Sequence for Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 Japanese video game developer Compile Heart have released their brand new opening sequence for Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 (超次次元ゲイム ネプテューヌRe;Birth1).

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