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December 25, 2012, 7:00 AM

The production company Pony Canyon began streaming the first promotional video for the television anime adaptation of the D. C. III ~Da Capo III~ game on Monday. The ad features the opening theme song "Sakura Happy Innovation" by the voice actress...

A television commercial began airing for the Minami-ke Tadaima anime. The ad features the "Shiawase☆High Tension↑↑" (Happiness High Tension) opening theme song by Rina Satou, Marina Inoue, and Minori Chihara — the voice actresses of the three Mina...

Those of us who had been with Nintendo since day one wept not-so-manly tears at the end of Nintendo Power. With the final issue having hit newsstands earlier this month, it seemed like the end of Nintendo-centric gaming publications, but IGN Ninte...

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Square Enix with the help of Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong translated Final Fantasy XIII and Final Fantasy XIII-2 into Chinese. What makes the Asia version interesting is these have Japanese voiceovers and English subtitles.

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Pokémon developer, Game Freak, have published a New Year’s greeting card in Nintendo Dream magazine in Japan. The card, according to Pokémon Memo, includes a brief message from series director, Junichi Masuda.

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Atelier Meruru is headed to the PlayStation Vita, according to a retail leak reported by Japanese blog, Game Jouhou.   Atelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of Arland was briefly listed at 7Net, slated for release on March 20th with new costumes and...

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On December 23rd, it was announced that AKB48’s sister group JKT48, based in Jakarta, Indonesia, would be making their CD debut in January. The announcement was made during their live event to celebrate the 1st anniversary since they started their...

Gintama no Sugoroku takes the cast of Gintama and plops them down in front of the VR Sugoroku, a Sega Genesis-style console on which they jam a digital board game. It's front loaded with unsubbed chatter, but check out the latest lengthy promo below.

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Kingdom Hearts HD 1. 5 Remix has some tweaks to the gameplay in Kingdom Hearts Final Mix. Retailer Tsutaya says Square Enix added Zero EXP and Combo Master from Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix into the game.

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A variety of Sword Art Online products from Hobby Stock will be on sale next year. And one of their amazing offerings is the Kirito long-sleeved cosplay shirt which will be released this coming March 2013.

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It’s almost Christmas, and boy, does the “Sega feat. Hatsune Miku Project” development team have a present for you. Today the Tokyo-based developer has shared on the Net a very special “Merry Christmas” PV for this year’s Hatsune Miku 5th Annivers...

Gundam makers Sunrise have presented a new "Explanation" promo for April's sci-fi mecha anime Valvrave the Liberator. The series will feature the Gundam-like premise in which 70% of humanity has migrated into space, leaving a neutral, but prospero...

Edy Ng wins open division, Allen Ferbrianto wins junior division Edy Ng of Hong Kong won the open division in the second "Gunpla Builders World Cup," the competition dedicated to Gundam plastic models, on Sunday.

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Shinkai Makoto Announces New Anime Movie for 2013 Anime Director Shinkai Makoto has announced a new anime movie that he is working on – Kotonoha no Niwa (言の葉の庭) that is scheduled to premier in Japan in the first half of 2013.

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Merry Christmas メリークリスマス Wishing all my dear readers a happy holiday season, where everyone can spend some quality time with their loved ones. Continuing the tradition, here’s a Christmas e-card which I had made for everyone and I wish that each a...

Christmas celebrations started in Japan after the arrival of Saint Francis Xavier, in 1549. And this was also the beginning of all the Christmas-related celebrations, including Santa Claus (サンタさん Santa-san, or サンタクロース Santa Kurōsu in Japanese).

The wraparound jacket band on the sixth volume of Utako Yukihiro and Madoka Takadono's Makai Ōji: Devils and Realist manga is announcing on Tuesday that an anime adaptation is in the works. The story revolves around William, an aristocratic family...

The video streaming website Niconico began streaming the second 30-second promotional video for the television anime adaptation of Robinson Haruhara's Senyū fantasy battle comedy manga on Monday. The video features JAM Project's opening song "The ...

Blu-ray Discs Overall #1 Blu-ray Disc by Number of Discs Sold: Mobile Suit Gundam UC #5#1 Blu-ray Disc by Money Earned: Fate/Zero Blu-ray Disc Box I Music Blu-ray Discs #1 Blu-ray Disc by Number of Discs Sold: B'z Live -Gym 2011 -C'mon- #1 Blu-ray...

Update 24 Dec 2012. Fan disk cover and release date revealed! Title: DMMd DRAMAtical Murder re:connect ドラマティカルマーダー リコネクト Price:  6,825 (w/tax) Release date: 26 April 2013 Scenario: Fuchii Kabura 淵井鏑 Character design and artwork: Honyarara ほにゃらら Mu...

English-subbed Jump Festa video introduces story, characters The official website for Sunrise's Valvrave the Liberator (Kakumeiki Valvrave) television anime series began streaming its Jump Festa promotional video on Monday.

Senran Kagura isn't an eroge series. The games started out on the Nintendo 3DS before expanding to the PS Vita. The anime adaptation is going to be running on TV in January. Still, we waited up the middle of the night to post the anime website's s...

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