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; None of the Idolmaster games made it overseas, but Namco Bandai might be localizing the Idolmaster: Shiny Festa series. Namco Bandai filed trademarks for The Idol Master and Shiny Festa in Europe.     These could be protective trademarks, but th...

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.

Japan and robots are ­meant to go together, which is why no current trend in the world of tech is more gratifying than the rise of real-life mecha inspired by anime. Recently, we’ve seen giant piloted robots make their debut, along with massive ro...

Happy 11th birthday to Evangelion's Asuka! The official birth date of everyone's favorite red headed tsundere Sagittarius is December 4th, 2001. So, with all her 3. 0 rekindled fame, let's wish Miss Langley Soryu/Shikinami a happy birthday!

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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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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HJU Radio #43 – SUPER HERO TAISEN Nothing but Tokusatsu in this installment of HJU Radio. What have been geeking on? JETMAN. What else? SUPER HERO TAISEN! Let’s get right in to it, shall we? Special Ops Team of Geeks: Vangelus Lynxara Tom Constant...

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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To those who have yet to see the movie Rurouni Kenshin, would be most pleased to hear that the movie has been extended by Filmagarde. More sessions will be opened for this movie as well as a bigger screen hall for your viewing pleasure, starting f...

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 ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In Japan, there are tons of adult movies based on video games and anime. A good way to judge the popularity of a game or a cartoon is to see if it's inspiring blue movie adaptations. Is new anime Sword Art Online popular in Japan?

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Back in the 90s, I was a huge fan of the Iron Chef when it got imported to North American television.   Although I was normally uninterested in cooking programs, something about the drama and pageantry that went on in Kitchen Stadium struck a chord.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

This year has been a great year to be a Macross fan. To celebrate the franchise's 30th Anniversary, there has been a new movie, concerts, a TV documentary, and the release of the anime classic Macross: Do You Remember Love?

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...

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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...

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