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February 15, 2014, 12:30 AM
February 15, 2014, 12:30 AM
RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

It's Valentine's Day in Japan, and as the tradition goes, women and young ladies across the country have been busy preparing homemade chocolates to give out to male friends, colleagues, and that special someone.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

A grisly truth is coming to light as Japan's Tohoku region recovers from the massive earthquake and tsunami that occurred in 2011. When the water receded from damaged areas, it took much of what had been struck, including the bodies of victims.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Miss Monochrome' Anime Site Debuts Valentine's Day Wallpaper Posted by Chris Beveridge February 13, 2014 at 03:33 PM While teasing a few other wallpapers, the official site for Miss Monochrome has updated with a free new wallpaper for the charact...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

NIS America had a handful of announcements to make during yesterday's press event, including word that the Fairy Fencer F RPG is coming to the west. Compile Heart's RPG is due out both physically and digitally on PlayStation 3 in North America and...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While Media Blasters has previously licensed and released the main Squid Girl series, which had those episodes simulcast on Crunchyroll, the service is now branching out to bring more OVAs to fans as the Squid Girl OVAs are starting to populate th...

According to the official website of Trinity Seven – 7-nin no Masho Tsukai manga, the series will be getting TV animation. The announcement was announced along side with a special Valentine's Day celebration on the website.

ComingSoon. net published an exclusive interview with stalled Akira live-action film director Jaume Collet-Serra on Monday. In the interview, Collet-Serra gave his opinion on Katsuhiro Otomo's original work, and it wasn't exactly stellar.

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

Nagi no Asukara (Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea) takes place in a world where some people live on land and some people live underwater. Although no such place exists in real-life as far as I know, real-life locations in Japan that the anime may have ...

Final Fantasy Tactics' Matsuno involved in RPG for PC, Mac, Windows Tablets, Linux, iOS, Android Playdek met its Kickstarter goal of US$600,000 for its Unsung Story role-playing game late Thursday night, with less than a day left before its deadline.

Siliconera Spencer

If you played Virtue's Last Reward, you're probably awaiting the next game in the Zero Escape series. Directory and story writer Kotaro Uchikoshi went on Twitter to talk to fans about what's going on with Zero Escape 3.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai has started accepting pre-orders for three apparel items inspired by the on-going TV anime Space Dandy created by the staff of Cowboy Bebop. "Dandy Suka-Jum" and "Dandy Belt" are designed after the cos...

Are Matsumoto Jun and Inoue Mao dating at home? Arashi's Matsumoto Jun (30) rumored dating actress Inoue Mao (27) at the end of last year and was photographed spot on had become a commotion within the industry.

Crunchyroll Amanda Rush

The popularity train that is Kantai Collection cannot be stopped. On the heels of an astounding showing at WonFes, Good Smile is extending the KanColle café, adding in new character-themed drinks, food and art.

Siliconera Ishaan

  Little Mac from Punch-out! ! will be a playable character in Super Smash Bros. , Nintendo revealed via an ongoing Nintendo Direct presentation.   Video game stories from other sites on the web. These links leave Siliconera.

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Square Enix's Motomu Toriyama and Shinji Hashimoto were here in Singapore yesterday for a Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Creators Event, organised by Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong (SCEH) as the last leg of an Asia tour to promote th...

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As we have reported earlier, Ro-Kyu-Bu! 's female elementary school basketball ace, Tomoka and Sword Art Online's infamous dual-wielding Black Swordsman, Kirito will be fighting Dengeki Bunko's very best.

  With the release date for Tales of Symphonia Chronicles drawing ever closer for the PlayStation 3, Namco Bandai Games Europe have released three new character introduction trailers for three of the characters present in both games.

「そうだ、小姑でうめよう」 (Souda, Kojuuto de Umeyou) "I Know! I'll Fill It with a Sister-in-Law" A Valentine's Day episode so warm and fuzzy that I…I just can't eat another bite. They're so sweet! Benio Pivots To Mashiro It's been clear for a while, but final...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Tomorrow is Valentine's Day. And there's nothing more romantic than a penguin crush. Romantic? Sorry, I meant adorable. According to Mainichi Daily News, a ten-year-old female penguin named Sakura has become very attached to Tsuyoshi Notsu since l...

Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha - 05 This show is starting to give me whiplash. Every time I've started to wonder about Inari Konkon it's done something to convince me it's a keeper, and every time I've been convinced it's done something to make me doubt...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Kamen Rider: Battride War II was revealed a couple days ago as a PlayStation 3-bound sequel, but it looks like Nintendo players won't be left behind. According to the official website, it's coming to Wii U, as well.

SeventhStyle Seven

If suspicious of Terra Formars' TV announcement, well now it's official, along with the reveal of an upcoming OVA – although there's no preview material to join the big news, besides the manga itself of course.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

VIZ Media has announced that effective April 1st, the company will transition its Neon Alley weekly episodic anime programming to the ad-supported Hulu and subscription-based Hulu Plus Video-On-Demand services.

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It Atsuko Maeda has released the jacket covers and music video to her upcoming single Seventh Chord slated for release on March 5th. The Music Video for the single, directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, was shot in Vladivostok, Russia and has ti...

Siliconera Ishaan

More information from CoroCoro magazine's reveal of new Pokémon, Diancie, has made its way onto the Internet. Serebii. net reports that Diancie's ability is Clear Body and that it can learn moves like Hyper Beam and Explosion.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Namco Bandai has a Valentine's Day treat for Tekken Revolution players. Jaycee is joining the free-to-play fighter in an update that's scheduled to arrive today, so look forward to a little luchador flavor if you plan to take on some challengers t...

Ani-Culture avalonexa

Indonesia, Singapore, Taiwan, Korea and China are joining the party of May'n Road to 10th Anniversary Japan & World Tour 2014-2015  "dots and lines". Continuing the spirit from 2012 "ROCK YOUR BEATS" Worldwide Concert tour, May'n comes again with ...

Cat Tour Guides in Japan Where else than Japan do you get to have cats show you around to popular tourist destinations? Well, you won't have these cats personally guide you, but once you see these pictures you'll be too delighted to care.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Terra Formars' Manga Getting Anime Series, OVA Posted by Chris Beveridge February 13, 2014 at 04:00 PM Terra Formars All signs were pointing positive for Terra Formars going the anime route after the domain was picked up at the end of January, an...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Artist James Clyne (Avatar) recently posted the concept art he created for Warner Bros.  stalledAkira live-action film. Clyne was brought on when director Ruairi Robinson was attached to the film. Since then, several other directors have came on g...

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