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December 19, 2012, 6:30 PM
Siliconera Ishaan

Lightning has a new look in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, and a member of Japanese board, 2ch, posted an amusing LittleBigPlanet rendition of it yesterday, after having spotted it early in a Famitsu magazine report.

It’s here! It’s finally here! We know you’ve been waiting for it and the great day has come at last…   The Crunchyroll app is now available on Xbox LIVE!   RIGHT NOW, Xbox LIVE Gold subscribers and Crunchyroll Premium Members can access Crunchyrol...

Film of super robot anime planned with Terminator producer's firm, Toei, ANEW Valhalla Entertainment, the American production company headed by Gale Anne Hurd, announced on Tuesday that it is developing a live-action feature film adaptation of the...

tokyohive Shiso

It was revealed that a special project is currently underway for hide, X JAPAN’s guitarist who suddenly passed away in 1998. During the hide’s birthday party held on the 8th, there was a sign that read, “hide ROCKET DIVE 2013~2014 ~20th solo works...

Sony Computer Entertainment unveiled their Final Fantasy and Metal Gear Solid "Ultimate Character Bentō" (Kyūkyoku no Chara Ben) lunch boxes for the 25th anniversary of both the Final Fantasy and Metal Gear video game franchises.

tokyohive Shiso

It was announced that AKB48 group’s general manager Takahashi Minami’s solo debut single is set for release under NAYUTAWAVE RECORDS, in spring of 2013! The song is currently untitled but has already been chosen as the opening theme song to the up...

Kyle Oropesa

The newest movie of One Piece Z is without a doubt will break records and I'm sure that it would only take a few more days before it happens. And because of that, companies will certainly use it's branding power to boost sales.

The Phantom of Baker Street film clip used to decry reported nepotism in Japanese politics State-run Chinese Central Television (CCTV) used a clip from the 2002 anime film Detective Conan: The Phantom of Baker Street in its six-minute piece critic...

The latest issue of the Japanese edition of Shonen Jump has treated its readers to a shot of the new look for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII's titular character. While opinions are likely to be split, I think we can all agree that the ensem...

tokyohive Shiso

As announced previously, AAA is scheduled to release their 35th single titled “Miss you/Hohoemi no Saku Basho” on January 23rd. The single will be their first single for 2013, and will come in a [CD+DVD] version, and [CD only] version.

Metal Gear Solid mastermind Hideo Kojima uses his Twitter account to tweet about food all the time, but it's pretty rare that his grub looks almost identical to the cast of his games. The folks at Sony HQ offered Kojima and co.

tokyohive ustar

On December 18th, SKE48 member Takayanagi Akane appeared at Sunshine Aquarium’s event, ‘Bird Flying Show‘, in Ikebukuro. The crowd congratulated Takayanagi on SKE48’s first independent appearance on the upcoming ‘Kohaku Uta Gassen‘.

Siliconera Spencer

Namco Bandai is working on another game with Ultraman and this one doesn’t have any crossover characters. Ultraman All-Star Chronicle brings together over 12 new and old Ultraman together plus notable monsters from the series.

While North America is the largest English language anime market, it's not unheard of for others to get anime that it never sees. The UK got Mamoru Oshii's anime documentary Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai.

tokyohive HPriest

(02) 'Yokai Ningen Bem' / (01) 'ONE PIECE FILM Z' / (03) 'Kyo, Koi wo Hajimemasu' As mentioned in an earlier article, the anime ‘ONE PIECE FILM Z‘ has become the movie of the weekend, the year and even the decade.

It's a few days old now, but the following tribute to The Legend of Zelda from Freddie Wong and the folks at Rocket Jump is worth sharing for a variety of reasons. Not only are the effects really well done as usual, but the video also features a s...

A teaser for the upcoming Hollywood reboot of king of kaiju, Godzilla, screened at this past summer's Comic Con. It opens with shots of a destroyed city and the voice of J. Robert Oppenheimer (father of the atomic bomb) heard reading from the Bhag...

Siliconera Spencer

An early report from Famitsu floating around 2ch says Dark Souls II will have paid downloadable content. Namco Bandai and FromSoftware will sell extra item and weapon storage for a fee.   The magazine also says the trailer shown during the Video G...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

When Hideo Kojima isn't making Metal Gear games, he's taking photos of his food. And today, those two things—games and food pics—congeal into one amazing lunch box. Kojima was at Sony's Tokyo headquarters to check out the special PlayStation 3 ben...

tokyohive ustar

Maeda Atsuko to appear on ‘MUSIC STATION SUPER LIVE’ by ustar on December 18, 2012 at 10:03 am It’s been revealed that Maeda Atsuko will be appearing on TV Asahi’s ‘MUSIC STATION SUPER LIVE 2012‘, which is scheduled to air on December 21st from 6:...

Question: Is there any reason why the Niji-iro Hotaru film, the brother of Letters from Momo, hasn’t shown up in the American community yet? The DVD and BD came out several weeks ago. Answer: A number of factors contribute to the seeming absence o...

Bubble Punch Supermarket Night*Market was a blast! Our KKS booth! Check out more photos on Bubble Punch Facebook! Thanks MVC photography for awesome photos! This past Saturday, we had our first booth experience at Bubble Punch Supermarket Night*Ma...

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