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December 20, 2012, 9:00 PM
December 20, 2012, 9:00 PM

In 2013, Square Enix will be wrapping up the main FFXIII storyline in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, a "world driven game" that director Motomu Toriyama promises will be "the most complete and polished game in the Final Fantasy series.

May 2013 is shaping up to be a strong month for Sword Art Online figures, headlined by the Max Factory Kirito figma.     Max Factory's Kirito figma - due in late May for about 3000yen ($35. 50) ABS & PVC Pre-painted Posable Figure Size: Appx.

GATCHAMAN Live Action Preview Video and First Look at the Cast It’s not much, but it is a first look a the cast gathered together. It’s also not subtitled, so the most we get is just them next to each other, editted in with some footage from the o...

Imagine a music landscape dominated by just one individual—an all-powerful Svengali who, for more than 45 years, has held a virtual monopoly on male pop groups, producing a world-record-holding 289 No.

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On December 19th, Yokoyama Yui who is a member of both AKB48 and NMB48, made her NMB48 theater performance debut in Namba, Osaka, and there, it was officially announced that she would be joining Team N.

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Hong Kong police are investigating Jackie Chan for saying his life is like something out of, dare I say, an action flick. While speaking with Guangzhou-based magazine Southern People Weekly, Chan recalled how he did something most Hong Kong actors...

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Square Enix have prepared a new trailer for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, which was presumably meant to be debuted in coordination with the Jump Festa event in Japan. A certain website accidentally broke embargo and ran the trailer public...

Warner Home Video, who handles distribution for VIZ Media, has listed a new Blu-ray collection of the four InuYasha movies, slated for March 26th release. The two-disc set will sell for $29. 99.   The second set of InuYasha: The Final Act is sched...

A new promo has been posted for Pokémon Best Wishes Season 2's Episode N anime story line.  Yūichi Nakamura (Gray Fullbuster from Fairy Tail, Sōshi Miketsukami from Inu x Boku SS, Kintama's Kintoki) joins the cast for the role of Team Plasma leade...

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Capcom Fighting Evolution and Capcom vs. SNK 2 are available for download on the PlayStation Network in Japan as PS2 Classics, but are nowhere to be seen in the west. In light of this, a user on Capcom’s forums recently asked if there are plans fo...

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One of the main new characters in Disgaea Dimension 2, a direct sequel to Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness, is Sicily, Laharl’s younger sister. She left Heaven and landed in the Netherworld to become a demon.

Four promos in, we finally get an animated look at KyoAni's new rice cooking anime from the K-on!  team (director Naoko Yamada, writer Reiko Yoshida and character designer Yukiko Horiguchi), Tamako Market.

The Japanese maid café chain MaiDreamin announced on Friday that it will open a branch in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles next year. An opening date is planned no earlier than Summer 2013. Branches are also being considered in New York City and Boston.

New Details About AKB48 Member Minami Takahashi's Solo Debut Revealed music posted by Aysohmay 2 hours ago   ·   3 comments AKB48 member Minami Takahashi will be releasing her debut solo single during the spring under NAYUTAWAVE RECORDS.

Hidehiro Mitani quotes Shinji, gave up rare Miku figure to show his commitment 36-year-old lawyer Hidehiro Mitani of Minna no Tō ("Your Party") won the 480th and final seat in the Japanese legislature in this week's national elections.

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In Steins;Gate Phenogram of Linear Restraint (STEINS;GATE 線形拘束のフェノグラム), apparently series protagonist puts on a superhero costume – “Alpaca Man”, he calls himself – and spends his carefree days protecting the city of Akihabara.

 The long promised Steins;Gate movie, Fuka Ryoiki no déjà-vu, will be colliding with our timeline in Spring 2013 with an original story presenting a new conclusion to the time travel mystery. New magazine spreads have offered the latest look of at...

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AKB48’s Itano Tomomi attends press release for color contact lens, ‘candy magic’ by ustar on December 19, 2012 at 11:09 am On December 19th, AKB48’s Itano Tomomi attended a press release event for the color contact lens, ‘candy magic‘, as their ne...

Technically, the Pillar Men antagonists of JoJo's Adventure Part II - Battle Tendency are the superhuman progenitors of vampires rather than actually vamps, but blurring that a bit, let's say that in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, vampires don't sparkle.

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Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers is coming to North America in spring 2013. Originally released for Sega Saturn, Soul Hackers has been enhanced for the Nintendo 3DS with an auto-mapping function on the bottom screen and the ability...

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