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Mikudayo [ミクダヨー] is a nickname given to the human-size costume (kigurumi) of Nendoroid Hatsune Miku. The costume was shown for the first time at the Tokyo Game Show 2011 to promote the Nintendo 3DS game Hatsune Miku and Future Stars: Project Mirai.

Date Survey Status 2012-12-04 12:27:47 Reader Survey December 2012 Survey is open; Participate! 2012-12-01 00:00 Which Sengoku Era (Warring States) period series is your favorite? Survey is over 2012-11-24 00:00 Which anime sleuth is the best in t...

L-shaped Dream Cushions decorated with upper bodies of Archer, Rider, Lancer The hobby goods maker Kotobukiya announced on Tuesday that it will begin offering Dream Cushion Covers of the male Servants of the Fate/Zero franchise.

Apparently, J&A has ordered someone to watch-over Kis-My-Ft2‘s Taisuke Fujigaya regarding his close relationship with KAT-TUN‘s Koki Tanaka…As reported, due to SMAP’s barter appearance with Kis-My-Ft2, the group is getting...

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December 1st was World AIDS Day, and events were held all across the world to raise awareness about the disease and to stop its spread. China took part as well, organizing various events, including this rather unique one: the first annual Chinese ...

God of destruction confronts Goku after battle with Majin Buu in March film Toei Animation's website for next March's Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (Dragon Ball Z: Kami to Kami) film was updated on Monday with a story introduction: The story is se...

Siliconera Ishaan

Beta signups for Phantasy Star Online 2 on the PlayStation Vita kicked off in Japan today. Vita owners have until January 1st, 2013 to register for the beta, which will allow for 50,000 participants.   Users who participate in the beta will receiv...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Perhaps you don't have a job. Or maybe you want a new challenge, but you don't know what you want to do with your life. If you are under 45 years old, you don't drink, you don't smoke, you don't use perfume, and you don't have nasal problems, ther...

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This week’s issue of Famitsu (and possibly Famitsu. com) is revealing on Thursday three new characters for Imageepoch and Type-Moon’s 2D fighter Fate/Extra CCC (PSP). Curiously, all three characters bear striking resemblances to Sakura Matou from ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

"This guy is like totally reading a dirty magazine on the train," the high school student's tweet read. Accompanying the tweet was a photo a man, his legs pressed close as he read a magazine. The tweet, and the visible photo of his face set off a ...

Nominees have been announced for the World Music Awards taking place December 19th. You can vote on the official website on the links provided below. WORLD'S BEST FEMALE ARTIST - Ayumi Hamasaki - Namie Amuro http://www.

Mari Matsuzawa's story of sister possessed by girl's spirit who must fall in love with step-brother The official website for Mari Matsuzawa's Saikin, Imōto no Yōsu ga Chotto Okaishiin Da Ga. manga series has announced on Tuesday that an anime adap...

It was announced that NEWS member Kato Shigeaki, who made his novelist debut with “Pink to Gray” back in January, will be releasing his second novel titled “Senkou Scramble” on March 1st in 2013.

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Tamashii Nations product distributor, Bluefin had announced that they'll be releasing the dreaded “CHOGOKIN CHO GATTAI KING ROBO MICKEY & FRIENDS” in the US territories this April 2013! It's a Disney combiner robot that kinda looks like a Super Se...

Avril Lavigne's "Bad Reputation" song, Episode of Luffy's new characters featured This past weekend, a new commercial began airing in Japan for the upcoming One Piece Film Z and the tie-in television anime special One Piece Episode of Luffy: Hand ...

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Katori Shingo & Yamashita Tomohisa’s unit The MONSTERS tops Oricon weekly chart by Shiso on December 4, 2012 at 7:14 am Katori Shingo (SMAP) and Yamashita Tomohisa’s unit The MONSTERS‘ song “MONSTERS” (released on November 28th) sold 160,000 copie...

Exclusive PlayStation 3 console package to retail for 31,960 yen (US$389) Konami Style, the official Japanese e-shop for video game producer Konami, is accepting pre-orders for a number of limited-edition Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance packages, i...

The International Animated Film Society has announced their nominations for the 40th Annual Annie Awards, recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation.  Hayao Miyazaki, Keiko Niwa and Karey Kirkpatric got a Best Writing in an Animated Fea...

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We've gone with Anime Themes, now we'll be looking at Top 10 apparently most beautiful Anime Endings! The ranking shows us what fans decided to be the most beautiful Anime endings. This includes the music and the visual component.

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Missed Tokyo Game Show? Well, you can get a taste of Metal Gear Rising: Revengance on December 13. Konami will release the TGS demo, which was also packaged with Zone of the Enders HD Collection as a bonus.

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The official Kamen Rider Wizard Toei Production site has just posted new images for the upcoming Kamen Rider x Kamen Rider Wizard & Fourze: Movie Wars Ultimatum that features the stunts in the movie! According to the production notes, the action o...

Military shooters are incredibly popular right now, but there is constant, raging debate over using a representation of real-world warfare as entertainment. Some people say it's too much, while others trot out the old "it's just a game" explanation.

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The arrival of Oricon’s light novel sales charts for 2012 has revealed the year belongs to Sword Art Online by a wide margin, with the series being by far the best selling of the year, and with every single SAO title in the featuring in the top 20...

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