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December 13, 2012, 7:00 AM
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Ready those "F*cks of the North Star" jokes, because the iconic manga is now helping people practice safe sex. For those who aren't familiar with the series, Fist of the North Star debuted as a manga in the early 1980s and was turned into an anime...

Get ready for some prophylactics inspired by history's deadliest assassination art. The Fuji Latex's "Just Fit" condoms branded with the characters from Shonen Jump classic Fist of the North Star have hit Japanese stores.

"One Piece Film Z" New Trailer Feature Avril Lavigne tv-movies The new preview for the One Piece Film Z features the former marine general "Z" and the theme songs "Bad Reputation" and "How You Remind Me" by Avril Lavigne.

Siliconera Ishaan

Earlier today, we reported details on Monster Hunter 4’s second new weapon—the Charge Axe. The Charge Axe lets you switch between Sword and Axe modes. Take a look at the weapon below:     In Axe mode, the Charge Axe has better reach and attack pow...

Next Pokémon to feature red version of Genesect with hyper speed The January 2013 issue of Shogakuan's Corocoro Comic magazine is announcing this week that the next Pokémon film will open on July 13, 2013 under the title Shinsoku no Genosekuto (Di...

Meet KyoryuBlack, His Name is Ian Our inside sources have spotted the novice actor Shusuke Saito as the actor for KyoryuBlack. Shusuke Saito previously had a minor role in the Japanese drama series, Kaseifu no Mita.

Skyward Sword manga drawn by veteran Zelda manga artist duo Akira Himekawa The website Kotaku began hosting a full preview of the 35-page bonus manga The Legend of Zelda: The Skyward Sword included in Dark Horse's release of The Legend of Zelda: H...

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We have reported last December 10 that the Goseiger suits will still be used in the second season of Power Rangers Megaforce called Power Rangers Super Megaforce. Most fans assumed (including me) that they will not use the Gokaiger suits.

Siliconera Spencer

Namco Bandai will release Tales of Hearts R on March 7 and if you pick it up at launch you’ll get two games. First print copies include a code to download Tales of Hearts R Infinite Evolve, a 2D action RPG.

Siliconera Ishaan

Yep, Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy is headed to iOS devices. There’s a listing for the game on the iTunes App Store in New Zealand, where it will be available today as a free download with paid downloads.

Siliconera Spencer

NIS America sent us this trailer for Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory, which takes place in a different dimension that looks like Gamindustri in the ’80s. In this world, Neptune is not the CPU of Planeptune, there are new enemies called the Seven S...

Siliconera Spencer

Early magazine leaks revealed Project Versus J will be for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. The first time we saw Project Versus J there was a teaser image of Luffy from One Piece, Goku from Dragon Ball Z, and Toriko from Toriko.

RocketNews24 Steven

The photos above are the contestants for the upcoming Kanto Miss JK Contest, a beauty pageant to be held on December 27 in Shibuya, Tokyo to decide on the cutest Japanese high school girl in Kanto, the region on the main island of Japan encompassi...

Siliconera Spencer

Namco Bandai announced some holiday items for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Unlimited, the arcade version of TTT2. Starting today and until January 23, players will be able to get Christmas items like the Santa one piece, snowflake, and Christmas tree.

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Japan reporter for Screen International, Jason Gray tweeted that “Rurouni Kenshin”, or better known as “Samurai X” locally, had already earned at least US$100,000 in just 3 days during its Philippine screening.

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On December 11th, Nihon Montor revealed the yearly ranking for the number of CM contracts for 2012. For the female category, popular idol group AKB48’s Itano Tomomi and Shinoda Mariko were tied for the title of ‘CM queen’ with 20 CMs.

Siliconera Spencer

Gamindustri needs your help! OK, so may have defeated the evil Arfoire in another Neptunia game. The CPUs have been living peacefully since then, but Neptune until Neptune somehow ends up in another dimension that feels like Gamindustri… from the ...

JEFusion GekiDan

TVShowsOnDVD confirms that Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad, the American adaptation of the Japanese tokusatsu series Denkou Choujin Gridman, will be coming to DVD this February! Mill Creek will bring the first 28 of these to a 3-disc set for just $12.

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[The first promoted article for this month's Bloggers Wanted! The wonderful jel x has given us what he believes to be the best opening and ending music from 2012! Hit the jump and see if they match your own, but if they don't, why not write your o...

Jay

Be Sociable, Share! Tweet Related Posts: December 10, 2012 — Rhianna Floresca is the New Animax Ani-Mate December 3, 2012 — Alodia to Welcome New Ani-Mate Co-Host at Animax Carnival Dec. . .

Jay

Animax Carnival Dec. 9, 2012 Robinson’s Midtown Atrium Mall To be continued… つづく Be Sociable, Share! Tweet Related Posts: December 10, 2012 — Rhianna Floresca is the New Animax Ani-Mate. . .

Japanator Chris Walden

It's been less than a week since the Ni no Kuni demo landed on the PlayStation Network for Studio Ghibli and Level-5 fans alike to clamour over. It offers two trips into the game, each at about 25 minutes long apiece, but perhaps that isn't enough...

James

Want to support the people of Fukushima prefecture, but don’t have to time to travel up to Tohoku? Don’t worry – if you come to Tokyo, you can shop at one of Fukushima’s two special “antenna” shops. Yesterday, I went to the Fukushima shop that is ...

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