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Robot mecha in teaser for 2nd "Depth of Field ~Ai to Nikushimi Gekijō" extra The official website for Kyoto Animation's Chūnibyō Demo Koi ga Shitai! anime began streaming a preview on Friday for the second unaired "Depth of Field ~Ai to Nikushimi ...

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...

Kyoto Animation aired and streamed the fourth television commercial for Tamako Market, the upcoming television anime from the main staff of K-ON! , on Thursday. This is the first ad with animated footage.

Cast from next August's film also interviewed on-set NTV's morning television program Zip! aired the first on-set footage from the live-action film adaptation of the classic Tatsunoko Productions science-fiction hero anime Science Ninja Team Gatch...

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.

ABLE omnibus manga features short stories that 'begin with a single gun' The January issue of Shogakukan's Monthly Sunday GX magazine announced on Wednesday that Akihiro Itou (Geobreeders, Belle Starr) will begin serialization on his new manga ABL...

posted on 2012-12-19 16:45 EST Rank Title Est. Weekly Copies Est. Total Copies Release Date Publisher Cover Author Highest Rank Weeks on List 1 March comes in like a lion 8 223,556 223,556 2012/12 Hakusensha Chika Umino 1 1 2 Chihayafuru 19 208,74...

RPG sequel serves as last chapter in Lightning's story on Xbox 360/PS3 next year The GameTrailers service began streaming the first trailer for the Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII role-playing game sequel on Wednesday: The game will represen...

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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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‘Kayou Kyoku! ’ announces artist line-up for their 4-hour long live broadcast special by ustar on December 19, 2012 at 11:27 pm TBS has announced the artist line-up for the upcoming episode of their music program ‘Kayou Kyoku!

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.

Ahead of the game's February 7th release, Namco Bandai has posted the opening cinematics for Heroes’ Vs. , a Spike Chunsoft developed digital card game for the PSP featuring characters/mech from Gundam, Kamen Rider and Ultraman.

Bioshock Infinite makes its debut on March 26, 2013, but if you just can't wait that long, developer Irrational Games is sharing the game's first five minutes. Those who don't mind getting a taste of the opening can see how it all begins below.

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Sega’s 3D remake of Space Harrier has a staggering number of options. You can tweak the difficulty (4 different levels), the amount of points you need to earn for an extra life, toggle time trial mode, and turn on an option to move the arcade cabi...

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.

Golden Bomber / release Tweet On December 23rd, the February edition of fashion magazine "Zipper" will be released in Japan and it has been revealed that "Gita-" Kyan Yutaka will be shown in full nude in the issue.

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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...

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