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December 21, 2012, 8:30 PM

2013's combined 4th/5th issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine is announcing on Wednesday that a new Hayate the Combat Butler television series has been green-lit for next spring on the TV Tokyo station.

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Square Enix created new artwork to promote Kingdom Hearts HD 1. 5 Remix and the image of Sora sitting on a throne with an "I’m too cool to care look" is strikingly similar to one of the key art pieces from Final Fantasy Versus XIII.

Siliconera Ishaan

Kingdom Hearts HD 1. 5 Remix has a release date in Japan. Square Enix will release the PlayStation 3 compilation on March 14th, 2013.   To recap, here’s what’s included in Kingdom Hearts HD 1. 5 Remix:   Kingdom Hearts Final Mix with Japanese voic...

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Oricon has just revealed the results of the “2012 Oricon Yearly Ranking” for singles. Check out which single sold the most in 2012 below! === <2012 Oricon Yearly Ranking TOP 50 : Singles> 01 – “Manatsu no Sounds good!

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Apologies once more for late posts. I blame Mugen Souls! Mugen Souls is pretty damn entertaining. . . But that's for another post. T-MOON COMPLEX X04 is where it's at in here! I also need to start providing download links for stuff I post here.

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With 2012 coming to an end, Oricon has released their yearly ranking for “Artist Total Sales Revenue“. This ranking is based on the gross total sales of CDs (both singles and albums), DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs.

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Shigesato Itoi, creator of the Earthbound (known as Mother in Japan) series of games and editor-in-chief of the popular Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun website, says that some sort of Earthbound return is underway.

The Comic Natalie website began streaming the teaser trailer for the first film adaptation of Hikaru Nakamura's Saint Young Men (Saint Oniisan) manga on Friday. The anime film imagines if the Enlightened One Buddha (voiced by actor Gen Hoshino) an...

The new run of alt-history comedy anime Gintama is returning to new content from its recent classic reruns with the January 10th commencement of the Courtesan of a Nation (Ikkoku Keisei) arc. As with some previous serious story lines, it starts wi...

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Nintendo of America is giving Fire Emblem fans a character art book as bonus if they reserve Fire Emblem: Awakening at GameStop. We should see some of No More Heroes artist Yusuke Kozaki’s work in the art book since he is the character artist for ...

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Capcom want your input regarding future endeavours in the downloadable games space. For this purpose, they’ve put up a survey for fans to take, where you can make your voice heard and let them know what you’d like to see in the way of different fr...

One of anime's most anticipated sequels kicks off soon with the January 10th debut of Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai NEXT.   Tasuhiko Urahata (Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere) returns for series composition and script writing, with input from Yomi ...

Nico Tanigawa's gag comedy about female gamer who faces real high school life Advertising for the third volume of Nico Tanigawa's Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaete mo Omaera ga Warui! (No Matter How You Think About It It's Your Fault I'm Not P...

Titan of mecha anime Sunrise (Gundam, Code Geass) has followed up last week's announcement of April series Valvrave the Liberator with a new promo, as well as plenty of solid information about who will be making the show and what it's about.

Siliconera Ishaan

Super Robot Taisen UX is headed to the Nintendo 3DS on March 14th, 2013 in Japan, and this week, Namco Bandai shared screenshots of the title, giving a look at the various mecha series represented in it.

While the rest of the world fiddles with stuff like smart phones and clean energy, the Ikei Laboratory of Tokyo Metropolitan University Graduate School of System Design are straight-up working on “virtual body” technology that engages all five sen...

Ask John: Why Do Anime Students Always Sit in the Same Spots? Question: In anime with a predominantly school setting, in the majority of instances, the main protagonist often occupies a window seat in class – according to TV Tropes, “the second se...

If we truly are nearing the End of Days, at least you'll be able to spend your final moments playing a classic RPG. Square Enix rereleased the DS version of Final Fantasy IV on iOS today, and you can grab it now for $15.

At the entrance, a whole array of decorated cars lined up.   This is the eighth Treasure Festa event held at Tokyo Big Sight. Compared to Wonder Festival, it’s a bit smaller and more intimate- you can really communicate deeply with the exhibitors,...

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Namco Bandai have released new screenshots of God Eater 2, showing off one of the new weapons in the game—the Charge Spear. The Charge Spear uses a “hit and away” technique of battling monsters, and comes with its own set of special abilities and ...

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