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December 22, 2012, 7:00 AM

Kaori Nazuka plays Heroine who lost her memories in anime debuting January 8 The official website for the anime adaptation of Otomate's female-oriented video game Amnesia began streaming the first promotional video with animated footage on Friday.

SHAFT, the studio who brought us Madoka Magica, has shared the fourth in a series of seven promo pilot videos for new mahou shoujo anime Magical Suite Prism Nana.  This one features character design by light novel illustrator Kantoku (Hentai Ouji ...

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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BlayzBloo: Clone Phantasma is headed to the Nintendo eShop in Japan on December 26th. Arc System Works will release the cutesy brawler for 800 yen in that territory, but there’s been no word of a western release yet.

The first trailer for the Saint Young Men (Saint Oniisan) anime film has appeared online. The adaptation of Hikaru Nakamura’s best-selling comedy manga about Buddha & Jesus living together as roommates in present-day Tokyo is being animated by A-1...

The official website for the upcoming Minami-ke Tadaima anime began streaming the first promotional video on Friday. The video features the "Shiawase☆High Tension↑↑" (Happiness High Tension) opening theme song by Rina Satou, Marina Inoue, and Mino...

Time to showcase more photos of Tsukiko, in what may appear as a similar lighting setup as seen in this photo set of her. Although both photo series have bright sunlight and deep shadows, these particular shots were actually taken early in the mor...

2013's combined 4th/5th issue of Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine is announcing on Wednesday that Yoshinobu Yamada is ending his Cage of Eden (Eden no Ori) manga series in three more chapters. If Yamada does not take a break, the manga will end i...

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Ayaka to release a new single in February by ustar on December 21, 2012 at 6:21 am It’s been revealed that singer-songwriter Ayaka will be releasing a new single in February! This will be Ayaka’s first single since returning from her 2-year hiatus...

The official website for the Bodacious Space Pirates (Mōretsu Pirates) film project opened on Friday and revealed the new character designs and the Winter 2014 opening date. Tatsuo Sato is returning as the director and the screenwriter at the anim...

Show about girl with ESP & her new school's ESP club to debut on January 10 The official YouTube channel for the Kotoura-san anime series began streaming a new 30-second television ad and the third mini episode about the male character Yuriko Mifu...

A sixth commercial for Vividred Operation, the upcoming "girl science-fiction action" anime from ASCII Media Works' Dengeki G's Magazine and Aniplex, began airing on Friday. Voice actress Yuka Ōtsubo (Nyarko-san: Another Crawling Chaos, Yuruyuri) ...

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On December 20th, rock band X JAPAN’s leader YOSHIKI held a press conference where he announced that he would be making his world debut as a soloist. He will be release the ‘Golden Globe Awards‘ theme song in 111 countries worldwide through iTunes...

Shonen Sunday has continued its announcements of new anime adaptation with another returning favorite. While Hayate the Combat Bulter -Can't Take My Eyes Off You wrapped this week, another series is in the pipeline, planned for spring 2013.

Here's a goofy bit of late night fun for you. Remember how many covers Evangelion end theme "Fly Me to the Moon" got in the TV series days? Well, to my knowledge, no one ever recorded the Bart Howard standard performed on bike horns.

The Oricon Style website has posted the CD ranking of 2012 which covered sales in Japan from December 12th, 2011 to December 9th, 2012. The top-selling anime theme song of the year is Masaharu Fukuyama's 28th single "Ikiteru Ikiteku", which is fea...

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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.

MyAnimeList. net Forum »» News Discussion »» New Season of Hayate no Gotoku! Due in Apr 2013 News Team Online Joined: Feb 2008 Posts: 4326 Modified by dtshyk, 5 minutes ago   Online Joined: Nov 2009 Posts: 2643 So this will be the continuation fro...

News Team Online Joined: Feb 2008 Posts: 4327 According to AT-X satellite channel, episodes 14-17 of Kokoro Connect will be aired on the channel on December 30th. The special episodes have already been shown at the theaters in Japan.

On 13 May, 2012, 66 year-old Osaka resident Masafumi Tsuruhara was visiting Mount Koya in Wakayama Prefecture. While there, he thought he might help himself to a ten-yen coin (US$0. 12), which was left at a statue as a religious offering.

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Moby Dick Studio have uploaded an “alternative version” of the debut trailer for The Phantom Pain. This trailer is more or less the same as the original but features a different audio track. Watch it below:     And in case you want to compare it t...

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It has been announced in the V Jump February 2013 issue that Akira Toriyama's adventure manga Dragon Ball Z will be reprinted in three full-color volumes, to be released this February 4th, 2013. The three full-color Dragon Ball Z manga reprint wil...

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Arc System Works re-released BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger, the first game in the BlazBlue series, as a PC download via Windows 8′s app store today. This version has arcade mode, versus mode, and score attack mode.

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Friday • December 21, 2012 • by hightrancesea Crypton has now revealed a teaser website for its upcoming VOCALOID3 sound library, KAITO V3. According to the site, KAITO V3 will have four sound banks — STRAIGHT, SOFT, WHISPER and ENGLISH.

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The 179th issue of Figure-Oh magazine revealed the upcoming release of S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider Wizard Flame Dragon! The figure represents the first of the four Dragon form upgrades that Kamen Rider Wizard has in the series.

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On 13 May, 2013, 66 year-old Osaka resident Masafumi Tsuruhara was visiting Mount Koya in Wakayama Prefecture.   While there, he thought he might help himself to a ten-yen coin (US$0. 12), which was left at a statue as a religious offering.

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