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Siliconera Ishaan

Kasumi from the Dead or Alive series will be joining Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge as a playable character.   Team Ninja head, Yosuke Hayashi, announced during a Nintendo Direct presentation this morning that Kasumi will be added to Ninja Gaiden 3:...

Big Bang's Daesung Announces Japanese Solo Debut music posted by Aysohmay 2 hours ago   ·   4 comments Big Bang member Daesung will be releasing his first solo album on February 27th. The new album, which is currently untitled, will contain 12 son...

Kamen Rider Beast’s True Identity Kamen Rider Beast is soon debuting, but his identity is still unknown. However, because of a mistake on Bandai’s part, the name of the character that transforms into Beast has been leaked through Ganbaride’s mobil...

Siliconera Ishaan

Fire Emblem: Awakening is headed to North America soon—sooner than you might have thought.   Nintendo of America announced via a Nintendo Direct this morning that the game is slated for release on February 4th, 2013.

Siliconera Ishaan

Namco Bandai announced not one, but two projects via Shounen Jump magazine this week. The first is One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 (see here); the other is Project Versus J, which is described as the “ultimate Jump game”.

Siliconera Ishaan

Namco Bandai have announced One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2, a follow-up to One Piece: Pirate Warriors, headed to the PlayStation 3 and to the PlayStation Vita as well.   One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 takes place during the series’ “New World” arc acc...

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After the success of the "dream collaboration" combining the pirate story of One Piece with the Musou action game franchise, the latest issue of Shonen Jump magazine reveals that the sequel One Piece Kaizoku Musou 2, is currently in the works!

2-episode Rurouni Kenshin: Shin Kyoto-Hen series gets bilingual DVD/BD release next year. The North American anime licensing company Sentai Filmworks announced on Wednesday that it has licensed the Rurouni Kenshin ~ New Kyoto Arc (Rurouni Kenshin:...

Yūki Kaneko, Juri Nagatsuma join cast as Tamako's classmates/baton club members Kyoto Animation aired and streamed the second television commercial for Tamako Market, the upcoming television anime from the main staff of K-ON!

Kyoto Animation has posted a new promo for winter's anime Tamako Market.  It reveals that relative voice acting newcomer Aya Suzaki will be joined by other fresh faces in the cast of the cooking anime from the K-on!

Sentai Filmworks announced that they have licensed 2011 anime OVA Rurouni Kenshin ~ New Kyoto Arc.  Kazuhiro Furuhashi (the prior Kenshin anime, Chevalier D'Eon) directs the new adaptation of the samurai series' most popular storyline, based on a ...

It might not be every gamer's dream to own every single Japanese Game Boy Advance cart ever released, but surely it's someone's. That chance came with hit-japan's recent eBay auction, which priced the entire 795-game Japanese GBA library at $5,800...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Hmmm, I’m getting notes of sandalwood, rosemary and a hint of boiled cabbage… We kid you not; there are people out there being paid to smell others’ farts and diagnose physical health based on their various odours.

Siliconera Ishaan

Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon was initially slated for release in holiday 2012, but Nintendo delayed it to 2013. Now, the game has a new release window in North America and Europe.   Nintendo of America have announced that the Nintendo 3DS game will ...

Siliconera Ishaan

Level 5 CEO, Akihiro Hino, gives viewers a short tour of Level 5’s Japanese headquarters in a new behind-the-scenes video for Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. Take a look at Level 5’s swanky workplace below:     Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White...

RocketNews24 Michelle

Ah the life of a “salaryman” (that’s Japanese-made English for “office worker”).   Get up early, commute for an hour, work all day, continue into unpaid overtime, be forced to go out for late night drinks with your boss, drag yourself home, and do...

Siliconera Ishaan

Dragon Quest X is headed to the Wii U in Spring 2013, and this morning, Square Enix released a trailer for the Wii U version of the game, showing off its updated HD visuals. Take a look at it below:     Dragon Quest X on Wii U will support off-TV ...

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ONE OK ROCK reveals details on new single by ustar on December 5, 2012 at 5:59 am ONE OK ROCK have revealed the details for their upcoming single that’s scheduled for release on January 9th. The band will kick off the new year with a double A-side...

RocketNews24 Steven

Big-budget live-action remakes of anime and manga are tricky business. One one hand, you’ve got to please the fans, who you know will be sitting in the theater with pen and paper scrutinizing every scene.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

For years, anime fans have been complaining about crap dubs. It's either the result of amateurs or celebrities who simply don't fit the role. Now it's Japan's turn to nerd rage. "It's just as everyone says, the dubbing is horrid," wrote one indivi...

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Seiyuu Itou Shizuka Announces Marriage Seiyuu Itou Shizuka is not only celebrating her 32nd birthday, she is also celebrating another important milestone in her life as she gets married!  おめでとうございます! Itou-san announced this great piece of news on ...

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Koda Kumi to release a new cover album by ustar on December 5, 2012 at 12:33 pm Koda Kumi, who is celebrating her 13th anniversary on December 6th, will be releasing a new cover album (currently untitled).

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