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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.

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One of the many wonderful things about modern technology is that it not only allows us to visit new places from the comfort of our homes, but also to experience familiar places in completely new ways. For example, I have visited Tokyo numerous tim...

Siliconera Spencer

Laharl has a little sister or at least someone that claims to be his little sister. In Disgaea Dimension 2, a direct sequel to Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness, players will meet Sicily.   Disgaea Dimension 2 lets players walk around the Demon King ...

"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...

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.

The official website for the 2013 space robot anime Ginga Kikōtai Majestic Prince began streaming a new, albeit silent, promotional video in its background on Tuesday: The story follows humanity after it expanded its frontier into space in a quest...

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.

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...

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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Colin Powell has warned the youth of Japan they need more “muscle” and to stop reading manga lest they all turn into a nation of sissy little “herbivores” unable to pay off their national debt. 75-year-old former US Secretary of State and 4-star g...

Kyoto Animation aired and streamed the third television commercial for Tamako Market, the upcoming television anime from the main staff of K-ON! , on Thursday. The tagline for the anime's new ad and the updated website reads, "Rice cake (mochi), e...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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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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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[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...

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