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October 20, 2013, 12:00 AM
October 20, 2013, 12:00 AM
Siliconera Ishaan

Last week, The Pokémon Company released Pokémon X and Pokémon Y for the Nintendo 3DS. In Japan, the pair of games collectively sold 1. 86 million copies at retail in their first week on the market.   Additionally, Japanese sales tracker Media Crea...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Quite a few of you joined us in our excitement for The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds 3DS XL bundle, which was recently confirmed for European release. While it's hard to imagine it not coming to North America, a leaked GameStop Black Frid...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

As the clock ticks towards the Dark Hour, a new visual and third preview have been revealed for the anime movie.  Set to hit Japnese theaters November 23rd, the feature adapts the 2006 PlayStation 2 JRPG.

"Border:2 Ghost Whispers" to open in theaters in Japan on November 30 The official website for the Ghost in the Shell Arise anime project and the PlayStation YouTube channel began streaming the theatrical trailer for the second installment on Satu...

Crunchyroll Amanda Rush

Nendoroid Maria Takayama from Haganai is about to get shipped out on the 24th, but first Kahotan wants to give us all a little peek at the nun with attitude – and a few friends came out to visit.                         Maria is the fourth Haganai...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Ikebukuro's Sunshine 60 Observatory in Tokyo is the site for an Attack on Titan exhibition, highlighted by a look at the full scale replica  3D maneuver gear and life-sized character key chart. Between this weekend and the November 4th, visitors c...

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Japanator Tim Sheehy

A hot new Japanese product has been making the internet rounds over the past few days -- Nyan Nyan Nouveau, a wine being marketed specifically for cats. Some of you who've yet to read about it are probably questioning why anyone would ever want to...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Bones is set to adapt Toka Adachi's (Alive: The Final Evolution) Noragami, about a minor deity hoping to one day attract a shrine and followers, and a bullied girl, with storyboard artist Kotaro Tamura (Gosick's opening) directing and Toshihiro Ka...

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Medicom's Real Action Hero (RAH) line has already provided some nice quality 1/6 scale articulated figures over the years and now, Attack on Titan's ab-tastic heroine Mikasa Ackerman joins that already stellar line.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Kumo Project is the work of air conditioning otaku and techies who hope to project images onto clouds. The challenge is to study clouds such that they can predict the appropriate meteorological conditions as well as develop the needed projection t...

Siliconera Ishaan

This is today's daily Super Smash Bros. screenshot from the game's official website:     In case, you're having trouble telling, that's Xerneas from Pokémon X.     On Miiverse, game director Masahiro Sakurai teases: "Pic of the day.

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Ginga Kikoutai Majestic Prince Vol. 5 [25. 10. 13] Volume 5 of the anime series Ginga Kikoutai Majestic Prince will be out on 25 October 2013. Contains Episode 13-15. Two editions will be available: Blu-ray and DVD version.


Oct19 Spoilers: she gets better. Just watch the next episode preview. Wow. Things sure are moving along in Outbreak Company. I honestly didn't expect the show to start tackling the social problems in earnest until much later on, but this is just f...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime single/album of October 7-13. The number one single of the 41st week of year 2013 is "the fantasy band" Sound Horizon's 4th single "Halloween to Yoru no Monogatari" (H...

Siliconera Ishaan

Atlus and Aniplex have shared a new trailer for the first Persona 3 movie, titled Persona 3 Movie #1: Spring of Birth, slated for release in Japan on November 23rd. Watch the new trailer below.   Video game stories from other sites on the web.

Siliconera Spencer

Tecmo Koei keeps integrating Gust's stuff into their other games. Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate adds Sterk as a crossover character and Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends has an Atelier Rorona costume for Wang Yuanji.

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TIFF kicked off Thursday at the Roppongi Hills complexTOKYO (TR) – An appearance by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday highlighted the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo International Film Festival, an event in its 26th year.

19/10/2013: Wolf Children theatrical screening locations confirmed Listed on the Manga Entertainment 'blog There's plenty of hype building for Mamoru Hosoda's Wolf Children, and deservedly so - but if you're still looking for an opportunity to cat...

Japanator Brittany Vincent

This gorgeous volume is a shiny new hardcover edition, with 12 pages of color artwork and the entire snail-boy having, ear-shattering chronicle in one handy place at last. You can pick it up over at Amazon now, but only if you promise to send it t...

AKB48 members Reina Fujie and Miyu Takeuchi will co-star for Kooichi Ueno's upcoming horror film "Nemurihime: Dream On Dreamer".

The Fandom Post Kory Cerjak

Samurai Flamenco Episode 2 Two wrongs certainly don't make a right, so let's all not steal umbrellas. What They Say: Shibiru City is now home to a superhero named Samurai Flamenco. By pure chance, policeman Goto Hidenori learns the identity of Sam...

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Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency is teaming with NASA for a "special satellite project" which is of interest to us because they've contracted White Fox to animate six minutes of moe anime explaining it.

Samurai Flamenco – 02 Filed under First Impressions, Samurai Flamenco by Cherrie | 1 Comment 「傘がない」 (Kasa ga Nai) "My Umbrella is Missing" Savings lives one step at a time… by stopping the people that choose to empty their trash early!

XSEED Games Release First (English) Screenshots and Character Details for Ys: Memories of Celceta by Sam XSEED Games have released their first batch of English localized screenshots for their upcoming RPG release of Ys: Memories of Celceta, develo...

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Amazon Japan pre-order page revealed the cover Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger Character Song Album. The cover features the 10th Kyoryuger, KyoryuSilver. The album features songs performed by the actors in the series.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks Acquires 'Time Bokan: Royal Revival' Anime OVA License Posted by Chris Beveridge October 18, 2013 at 09:00 AM Time Bokan: Royal Revival HOUSTON, October 17, 2013 — Chaos reigns, robot parts rain down and villains are in pain in th...

Golden Time - 03 Well, that episode did everything but say the actual words, "the plot thickens". To call this episode of Golden Time eventful would be a bit of an understatement, considering the intense bombardment of plot we received.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

For this season's sentient battleship sci-fi anime, Arpeggio of Blue Steel, Manami Numakura - voice of the avatar of Fog battleship Takao, Mai Fuchigami - voice of Iona submarine Iona/ I-401 and Hibiki Yamamura - voice of the battleship Haruna hav...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Along with Attack on Titan's Mikasa, Good Smile Company has Mayoi Hachikuji from Bakemonogatari and Symphogear's Chris Yukine joining the super deformed Nendoroid line in January 2014. And, with Snail Girl just now hitting pre-order, get a look be...

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