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January 22, 2014, 11:30 AM
January 22, 2014, 11:30 AM
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Martin Hsu and Bigshot Toyworks have teamed up to create a limited run of "Miya-san" figures modeled after acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki. Sale of the six-inch figures will be donated to the "Karakuwa-Maru" organization to support restoration o...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

You think drawing your favorite with paper and pencil is difficult? Trying drawing them with chocolate sauce on plates. In Seoul, there's an anime, comic book, and video game shop called Saboten Store.

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International hacking group "Anonymous" has stated that it breached and shut down the official Wakayama Prefecture website earlier today as a taste of what may come should local fishermen continue to hunt dolphins.

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Namco Bandai Games began streaming the fourth promotional video for its J-Stars Victory Vs. "team battle action" video game on Tuesday. The 158-second video features the new theme song "Fighting Stars.

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'Blood Alone' Manga Gets Premature End In Japan Posted by Chris Beveridge January 21, 2014 at 07:41 PM Blood Alone Sometimes the history of a manga is intriguing all in its own and could make for a story, which seems to be the case for Masayuki Ta...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Just don't pull of a Spinning Bird kick, m'kay? Previously, Kotaku reported that in Japan, you can dress up as whatever when you take your driver's license photo—just as long as you are not wearing a hat.

Media service Crunchyroll announced on Tuesday that it is releasing Tsutomu Mutsuki's Is This Girl for Real? ! (Kono Onee-san wa Fiction desu! ? ) manga series as it is published in Japan. The latest chapter of the monthly series is launching on t...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Light Novel 'Momo Kyun Sword' Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge January 21, 2014 at 06:19 PM Momo Kyun Sword Light novels continue to be plundered for anime adaptations and the latest one to get the nod is Momo Kyun Sword, which t...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Gust recently pushed Ar no Surge—its blend of the Ciel no Surge world and aspects of the Ar tonelico series—back a few months from its original January slot. While Gust works on improving quality, you can see a snippet of the characters, gameplay,...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Last week brought the announcement of four additions to Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution's playable roster. The Second Tsuchikage, Third Raikage, Second Mizukage, and Fourth Kazekage are joining the lineup, and Namco Bandai has a ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

D-Frag! Episode 3The festival is here and the club is in a real pinch. What They Say: The FuF Festival is coming up soon and the (fake) Game Creation Club needs to come up with something quick! Can they come up with something other than elemental-...

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Monster musume fans look to be overjoyed and enraged in equal measure with the news that Compile Heart's PSV card 'em up Monster Monpiece is being released internationally – but that due to their "strong sexual nature" a large number of monster gi...

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While she wasn't in the beta phase of the game, it comes as no surprise that Ivy, the Twisting Blade of Solitude, will be joining Soulcalibur: Lost Swords. 4Gamer shares the latest on the addition, including some extra notes on the upcoming F2P fi...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Magical Girl Apocalypse Seven Seas Entertainment has added a new license today for their growing manga library with Magical Girl Apocalypse. The series began in 2012 from Kentaro Satou in Weekly Shonen Champion as his first main work under the nam...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Keiji Inafune and the folks at Team Ninja, Comcept, and Spark Unlimited are offering a new look behind the scenes of Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z. In the first of a series of developer diaries the staff explores the east/west collaboration, creating a un...

Japanese media outlet Daily Cyzo made claims that the reason KARA's Jiyoung was leaving the group is because she is dating Supernova's Geonil.

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It Musician and producer Masahide Sakuma, member of the classic Tokyo new wave act the Plastics, passed away early in the morning on January 16 following a battle with cancer. Sakuma was 61. The Plastics gained a worldwide audience thank...

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Gundam creator Yoshiyuki Tomino discussed in a press conference the first projects in his collaboration with Hollywood's Legacy Effects via his company, Ookaze no Okorusama. He revealed that he is personally directing a new unnamed animated projec...

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Jan. 21. 2014Shinjuku Station is known for the largest number number of the passengers in Japan. A footage shot with high-speed camera features various people standing in the platform is getting public attention now in Japan.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

One Piece Episode 629 It's time to set sail for Dressrosa. What They Say: The world is in shock from Doflamingo's sudden resignation from the Seven Warlords. In the midst of all this, Law gives him information about the location and conditions for...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Having learned the hard way that some TV series exist simply to keep viewers hanging for years (yes, Lost, I am looking at you), I have to admit that I gave the TV adaptation of Game of Thrones a wide berth for quite some time after it first aired.

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Crunchyroll Adds 'Star Light Woman' Manga Simulpub Series Posted by Chris Beveridge January 21, 2014 at 02:06 PM Star Light Woman Crunchyroll has another title from the Manga Action magazine with the simulpub pickup of Star Light Woman by Rie Kanou.

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

Live-action adaptations of your favorite anime series are sometimes painful to watch. On rare occasions, they're actually pretty decent, even though stories with supernatural or sci-fi elements tend to be especially difficult to reproduce faithful...

This week's featured releases come from AKB48, Brand-new Idol Society and LinQ.   AKB48 – "Tsugi no Ashiato" AKB48 release their 5th studio album this week. It's titled "Tsugi no Ashiato" and if you've enjoyed the last year or two of AKB's musical...

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An "Isshūkan Friends" PV and assorted character visuals are out, a series of beautiful yet disarrayed sentiment – delicate feelings of a boy interested in a female who seems rather peculiar and reserved.

Sentai Filmworks Adds Magical Warfare AnimeSeries to hit digital and home video By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 1/21/2014 The latest anime addition from Sentai Filmworks is Magical Warfare.

The Fandom Post Daniel Briscoe

Villains appear! What They Say: It is the day after training with Makishima. Sakamichi, Imaizumi, and Naruko thought they had the day off, but the third years were actually participating in a race! The Review:
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inb4 doujinshi I don't get how I'm always late for Magi (probably because of the yaoi eroge I've been playing for the entire week), but this week's episode contributes to my laziness to blog it. Since I read the manga, I knew that this part of Mag...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

5pb. announced a delay for Corpse Party: Blood Drive back in October, scheduling the Vita sequel for sometime in 2014. Hopefully we'll be seeing its arrival on PS Vita in Japan soon, because the official website is now open.

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With Capcom already celebrating its 30th Anniversary, Banpresto has announced their collaboration with the gaming giant and joins in on the celebrations with the Capcom 30th Anniversary Ichiban Kuji lottery.

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