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January 18, 2014, 10:30 AM
January 18, 2014, 10:30 AM
RocketNews24 Jessica

Japan never fails to amaze when it comes to transforming the quotidian into cute. I mean, this is the country that turns cucumber-stealing, human-throttling swamp monsters into adorable toys for kids. The country's latest go at cute-ification come...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Earlier today, the world's first Kit Kat "specialty shop" opened in Tokyo. It's called the Kit Kat Chocolatory, and you can see a photo of it right up there. As previously reported, the new Kit Kat shop offers gourmet Kit Kats.

Taiyo Matsumoto's manga about 2 friends originally inspired 2002 live-action film Fuji TV's late-night Noitamina programming block revealed on Thursday that Masaaki Yuasa (Mind Game, The Tatami Galaxy, Kick-Heart) will direct a television anime ad...

The spin-off manga Magi: Sinbad no Bōken (Magi: Adventure of Sinbad) from the Magi series, has been green-lit for anime production. The announcement was made on Sunday by Shogakukan, and the adaptation will be bundled together with the special edi...

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Voice actor Seizo Katou (age 86) has passed away yesterday at 11:40 am due to complications from bladder cancer. Katou is best known for his role as Megatron in the 1st Transformers TV series till Transformers: Headmasters.

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Momo Kyun Sword e-Ranobe Gets Anime! January 17th, 2014 / By Tabris / No comments » / Categories: Anime, News Today it was announced that an anime adaptation of the Momo Kyun Sword digital ranobe, which tells the story of a female version of the p...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sailor Moon Sailor Moon fans are going to see a lot of things coming their way this year beyond the new anime series itself since we're getting more 20th anniversary materials hitting. The latest one to get a release comes out on January 29th as w...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Over the past several months, we've seen wave after wave of wearable Sailor Moon merchandise, from accessories to lingerie to even bibs. But what about the other colossal '90s anime hit featuring combat-ready adolescents, Evangleion?

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Inugami-san to Nekoyama-san' Yuri Manga Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge January 17, 2014 at 01:44 PM Inugami-san to Nekoyama-san Every season or so has to have a yuri season and one more for the spring 2014 season has just been...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Four Minute 'Amazing Twins' Anime Promo Surfaces Posted by Chris Beveridge January 17, 2014 at 03:22 PM Amazing Twins Shochiku has put out some good stuff on the upcoming release of Amazing Twins and now they're going big with it by showing off fo...

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Hori has announced that they will be releasing a PlayStation 3 arcade controller for the upcoming vocaloid-based rhythm game, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd and it will feature the Kagamine twins, Rin and Len.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii' Anime Adaptation Studio Named Posted by Chris Beveridge January 17, 2014 at 06:29 PM Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii Announced a few days ago as being a part of the spring anime series, we've now got confirmation of the...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) officially has a rating for the North American release of Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars. Thanks to "Fantasy Violence, Language, Mild Blood, Partial Nudity, and Sexual Themes," the Atlus-p...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This week, a gentleman—no, a hero—named Zhao Ming dressed up as Predator and proposed to his girlfriend at a bar in Changchun, China. According to China News and CRI (via ShanghaiIst), his unsuspecting girlfriend, named Zhu Wenjing, entered the ba...

Recap The girls spy in on Yuuta and Rikka's romantic status, causing Nibutani to call in outside help to spark their relationship. The couple goes out on a date and try to sort out just what their relationship really is.

J-Pop Idols admin

Jessica Veranda (JKT48) – J. V. ~Oshare~ (Photobook) JKT48's Jessica Veranda's photobook J. V. ~Oshare~ will be released on January 17. In this photobook, Jessica Veranda reveals her beauty secrets. It includes pictures from a fashion photo sessio...

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Actor Yamato Kinjo tweeted that the filming for Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger is finally over. Kinjo played Nobuharu "Nossan" Udou aka KyoryuBlue in the said series. If the show will not experience any delays, the series will have a total of 48 episodes.

An announcement was made on Wednesday 15 January 2014 that the light novel Amagi Brilliant Park written by Shoji Gatoh (Full Metal Panic author) will get the anime adaptation, and Kyoto Animation is going to do the production.

Japanator Brittany Vincent

Deltora Quest was a fantasy novel series for young adults that came out while I was in middle school, and everyone was all over it, just like the Broken Sky books that borrowed heavily from anime tropes, even down to the character designs.

The Fandom Post Maria Selke

Jedi Jane doodle by Kelly Light at www. Kellylight. com Welcome back to Star Wars Thursday, a celebration of the wonderful and often wacky world of a galaxy far, far away. I've often claimed that I can find a Star Wars mashup of almost anything.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Tecmo Koei's demon-fighting action game Toukiden—developed by Dynasty Warriors house Omega Force—sets the stage in style with anime produced by Studio 4ºC (Mind Game, Tekkonkinkreet). Now you can see the studio's work with English...

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Actor Hiroshi Fujioka will reprise his role as Takeshi Hongo aka Kamen Rider 1 in the upcomingHeisei Rider vs. Showa Rider: Kamen Rider War feat. . . .

Discotek has revealed its acquisition of home video rights to Studio 4°C's 2006 collection of original anime music videos Amazing Nuts! The collection of four videos features "She Loves the CREAM" performed by m-flo & DOPING PANDA, "Smile Again" b...

Gin no Saji Second Season - 02 Well, you have to admit he's a lot cuter than Dick Cheney. It's quite remarkable how little attention this series gets in English-language forums.   I get very few comments at either place I cover it, and it seems to...

Siliconera Spencer

Final Fantasy VI came out on Android devices today and this is the fourth version of the Super Nintendo classic. The smartphone release includes the extra espers and events from Final Fantasy VI Advance. han siang "Speedknight" wong

SOZO Annouces new platform:Japan Music Festival (JMF) Just yesterday SOZO Pte Ltd announced the creation of a new platform, the Japan Music Festival (JMF), an umbrella brand for Concerts of Japanese artists throughout 2014.

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Looking for some style inspiration? How about Barnaby Brooks Jr. and Kotetsu Kaburagi from Tiger & Bunny? Premium Bandai's Bandai Fashion Net has started selling clothing inspired directly by the characters' duds from the upcoming Tiger & Bunny Th...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge
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Jan15 Magical courtrooms are amazing~ Finally Wizard Barristers is out! I swear after seeing the trailers I was blown away by the eye popping visuals and of all the studios this is done by Arms who brought us Hagure Yuusha no Estetica, Hyakka Ryou...

「ロリ小姑ってのも悪くないわ」 (Rori Kojuutotte no mo Warukunai wa) "It's Not Bad Having a Loli Sister-in-Law" Mashiro-tan really is a nice mix of childish and mature, and–oops! Looks like their secret is out of the bag, even while one still stays hidden from Ko...

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