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In case you needed another reason to hope the world doesn’t end on December 21, Studio Ghibli has officially announced it will announce two new films on the same day in summer 2012. The first film is Kaze Tachinu (“The Wind Rises”) and tells the s...

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Freelance animation director Akiyuki Shinbo is a busy man. Currently, the esteemed director is busy working on the third Madoka Magica movie as well as 2013 TV anime series Sasami-san@Ganbranai. Nevertheless, he’s making time to direct Fate/Extra ...

Frequent collaborator Hisaishi, Future Boy Conan's Ikebe score next summer's films Studio Ghibli and its distributor TOHO officially announced Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises) and Kaguya-hime no Monogatari (The Tale of Princess Kaguya), the latest fi...

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Namco Bandai released more tiny trailers for Tales of Hearts R. We have movies of Beryl Benito, Amber’s brother Jadeite Hearts (aka Hisui Hearts in Japan), and some of the characters you’ll meet on your journey.

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It was announced that there will be a sequel to the movie “Kamisama no Karute“, which was released back in August of last year starring Arashi’s Sakurai Sho. The sequel “Kamisama no Karute 2” is scheduled for release in 2014, and Sakurai and Miyaz...

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Macross 30: The Voice that Connects the Galaxy from Namco Bandai isn’t just another mecha vs. mecha game. Artdink turned the series into a "flight action RPG" says Namco Bandai.   Macross 30 has an original story with characters from different Mac...

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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...

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AKB48’s 30th single will be their customary “sakura song” by ustar on December 13, 2012 at 7:37 am It’s been revealed that AKB48 will be releasing their 30th single on February 20th. While the title is still undecided, the new single will be AKB48...

Last week saw the reveal of Project Versus J—an upcoming game featuring Luffy, Goku, and Toriko—but little was known about what to expect, platform included. While it was speculated that Project Versus J might end up on Nintendo 3DS, the latest sc...

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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 ...

Bandai Namco Game's official online store LaLaBit Market has started accepting pre-orders for the limited edition G-shock collaborative watches with Katsuhiro Otomo's epoch-making manga Akira. Otomo himself gave his full cooperation in the making ...

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Konami released a Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance demo on PlayStation Network. You can download it from Japan’s PlayStation Store, but you cannot play it unless you have a Japanese PS3.   The Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance demo is region locked.

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Sega filed a lawsuit for 900 million yen ($11 million) against Level-5 claiming that Inazuma Eleven violates two patents owned by Sega.   After examining the discrepancies, Level-5 responded with a statement saying Inazuma Eleven does not infringe...

Home video distributor Section23 Films announced its March slate of releases today, headlined by Rurouni Kenshin ~ New Kyoto Arc, which will be available on both DVD and Blu-Ray. It's also a nice month for genre titles, with new collections of Bod...

The iTunes App Store in New Zealand has an interesting addition listed: Theatrhythm Final Fantasy. It looks like Square Enix's formerly 3DS-only rhythm game is starting to make the rounds as an iOS app, which is free to download, but the songs and...

As usual, there's another Pokémon feature planned for next summer, and this one focuses on a special red version of Genesect with a flight mode. Titled Extremespeed Genesect, the film is scheduled to open in Japanese theaters on July 13, 2013 alon...

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Capcom have released new screenshots of Monster Hunter 4, giving a first clear look at the game’s new Charge Axe weapon, which can switch between Sword and Axe modes. For details on the Charge Axe, check this report.

Because the traditional Japanese house, built from wood and paper, was completely unprotected against fire, the supplies and valuables were kept in a storehouse (kura in Japanese). Kura was also made of wood, but the walls were covered with clay a...

SID / live Tweet On January 16th, SID will be releasing their first best-of album titled "SID 10th Anniversary BEST" and it has been announced that they are going to perform a special concert with regard to their anniversary previously.

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Rarrgh, says the Cosmo Phantom (left). This peculiar Dragon Quest VII monster with a sword made of light is originally from Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry’s Wonderland 3D. Square Enix also added the Wing Tiger (right) and Draco Slime from Terry’s Wo...

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Here is the latest trailer for the upcoming Dragon Ball film, “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods”. This is the high quality version of the recently revealed trailer in Fuji TV. Earlier today, it was announced that Japanese band FLOW will cover the son...

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