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December 16, 2012, 4:00 AM

There are still a few places left in Tokyo where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of the modern city and go to experience more of the traditional Edo side. Kawagoe is located outside of Tokyo but not too far away and then there is Asakusa.

The official Twitter account for the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni anime franchise confirmed on Saturday that a relaunch of the anime has been green-lit.

Higruashi no Naku Koro ni Kaku follows virus outbreak in village The official Twitter account for the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (When They Cry - Higurashi) anime franchise confirmed on Saturday that a relaunch of the anime has been green-lit.

At some point in the development of computer storage between punch cards and the cloud, we used to use floppy drives. If you watched Power Rangers when it originally aired, you probably remember the archaic devices.

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On December 14th, Arashi held the Tokyo concert of their live tour, ‘Popcorn‘, at Tokyo Dome and performed a total of 34 songs for their fans. This tour will run until January and is reported to have attracted 730,000 people with 16 shows.

Culture Japan Night is an event that takes place around the world which brings together folks who share the same passions for Japanese Pop Culture. These folks are brought together to grow their own network of not just business contacts but new fr...

Mondai-Ji-tachi ga Isekai Kara Kuru Sou Desu Yo? (Don't Problem Children Come From an Alternate World? ) [問題児たちが異世界から来るそうですよ? ] (Mondai-ji or Mondaiji [問題児] for short) is an upcoming light novel adaptation being directed by Kusakawa Keizou [草川 啓造]...

Sony Computer Entertainment announced the PlayStation 3 "Ultimate Character Bentō" (Kyūkyoku no Chara Ben) on Friday. The bentō is part of the 25th anniversary celebrations for the Final Fantasy and Metal Gear video game franchises.

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Along with the surprising Nendoroid #300 announcement, GSC also announced several new Nendoroid scheduled to be released sometimes next year. Nendoroid Kagamine Rin: Append version and Nendoroid Kagamine Len: Append version are among those 2013 re...

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Ayumi Kinoshita, best known for her role as Marika "Jasmine" Reimon aka DekaYellow in Special Police Dekaranger and Aki Izayoi in Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's just got married to one lucky 38-year-old designer running a clothing company.

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The mystery of what character is going to be the Nendoroid #300 has been resolved, thanks to the live Nico Nico broadcast earlier. Yep, in a move that probably surprises no one, GSC has decided Nendoroid Hatsune Miku 2.

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Monolith Soft, best known for developing the critically-acclaimed Xenoblade Chronicles, opened a new studio in Kyoto, Japan, last year, in order to be closer to their parent company, Nintendo. What exactly have they been up to since then?

Earlier this month Nintendo slapped a North American release date on the highly anticipated Fire Emblem: Awakening. Their Nintendo Direct presentation also came packing a video introduction to the 3DS strategy-RPG, and the company popped it on You...

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This Christmas, Japanese retail conglomerate Aeon is conjuring an ancient evil from a centuries-long slumber— and bringing it to the dinner table for your family to enjoy! At the beginning of the month, Aeron launched their “Many Christmas” campai...

The Great Buddha Hall (Daibutsuden) from the Todai-ji Temple from Nara is the largest building in the world made entirely of wood. Here is one of the most famous Great Buddha statues from Japan, the Vairocana Daibutsu.

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

I imagine a lot of you can see what made this dusk photo of a parking lot in Nagoya a hit on the internet.   If not just take a minute and let it soak in, or if you’re impatient just read the whole article.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

We’re sure that you’ve all by now had the experience of ordering a single item online only for it to arrive on your doorstep up in an enormous, oversized box or buried beneath a ludicrous amount of polystyrene.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

The Professor Layton series follows an English gentleman solving brain teasers and occult mysteries with his apprentice Luke. The Ace Attorney series follows lawyer Phoenix Wright as he breaks down the logical flaws in witnesses' testimonies to pr...

Siliconera Ishaan

Volume 8 of Type-Moon Ace magazine in Japan provides an early look at character art from the upcoming Tsukihime remake, and photographed “scans” of the magazine have made their way onto the net. Take a look at the redone character designs from the...

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Hello again fellow Busou Shinki fans! Time to enjoy a Hina-filled episode and epicness! We finally get to see some tournament style combat and Moon Angel-esque conflict. – sneaky, sneaky! ~ Shhh! A gift for Hina.

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