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On December 25th, it was announced that the popular Fuji TV drama ‘Rich Man, Poor Woman‘ – starring Oguri Shun and Ishihara Satomi – is going to return with a special episode this coming spring. The drama portrayed the relationship between ‘Hyuga ...

The special edition of the live-action film adaptation of the Helter Skelter manga debuted at #12 on the overall Blu-ray chart for the week. It sold 11,631 copies. Rank Last Week Title Weekly Copies Total Copies Release Date Maker Artist/Category ...

2nd Tiger & Bunny film to show "shocking fate of the hero combo" next fall The official website for the Tiger & Bunny anime franchise began streaming the "super teaser trailer" for Tiger & Bunny The Movie -The Rising-, the second film based on the...

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The official performance order for the ‘63rd Kohaku Uta Gassen‘ has been revealed! As reported earlier, this year’s Kohaku will feature performances from a total of 50 artists such as AKB48, Momoiro Clover Z, Hamasaki Ayumi, EXILE, SMAP, and more.

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Former Morning Musume member Iida Kaori announces her 2nd pregnancy by ustar on December 25, 2012 at 10:52 am Former Morning Musume member Iida Kaori (31) has announced through her official blog that she is pregnant with her 2nd baby.

Studio Trigger, the new anime studio co-founded by director Hiroyuki Imaishi (Dead Leaves, Gurren Lagann, Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt), began streaming first episode from the new Inferno Cop work on the Anime Bancho YouTube channel on Tuesday.

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Just because the PlayStation Vita version of Phantasy Star Online 2 will share the same servers as the PC version, doesn’t mean that this is a mere port with no new features or content added to it (as a matter of fact, even for the PC version the ...

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Hiroshima atomic bomb survivor drew semi-autobiographical story which was translated into over 10 languages Keiji Nakazawa, the creator of the world-renowned Barefoot Gen manga about the Hiroshima atomic bombing and aftermath, passed away on Decem...

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Here is a video review of the TOEI Hero Net exclusive S. H. FiguArts GokaiChristmas represents GokaiSilver, merging the fused GokaiRed and GokaiGreen ranger keys first seen during the series' 44th and Christmas special episode.

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Sega have shared the opening movie for Phantasy Star Online 2 on the PlayStation Vita vita Famitsu. com. Take a look at the intro movie below:     And here’s a second promo video of the game:     As previously reported, Phantasy Star Online 2 will...

Natsume Yujin-cho (aka Natsume's Book of Friends) is gearing up to start celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2013.  Yuki Midorikawa's popular supernatural shoujo first ran as a one shot  in the July issue of LaLaDX, on sale in May 2003, before lau...

The newly released February issue of V Jump has announced that the classic stories of Dragon Ball Z are going to be re-released in colorized manga collections. So far, a three volume "Full Color Comics" reprint of the Saiyan story is planned for F...

Episodes #11 & #12 already tentatively planned for next March The Monday edition of Jōyō Shimbun, a newspaper in Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture, reported that a sequel to the Girls und Panzer anime is being tentatively planned, in addition to the upco...

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Rock band THE ALFEE performs for the 81st time at the ‘Nihon Budoukan’ by simplymissj on December 25, 2012 at 3:42 am On December 24, rock band THE ALFEE performed at the Nihon Budoukan in Kitanomaru, Tokyo.

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Excuse me, ladies? Yes you. Have you ever wanted to be in the arms of the anime man of your dreams? If you answered yes, maybe, or even no, have I got something for you! The good folks at Kotobukiya are here to help your dreams come true with Evan...

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring…just the virtual diva known as Hatsune Miku! And for Xmas, SEGA's Miku dev team has delivered an Xmas makeover to the 5th anniversary Miku song “39” in a new se...

Report comes from Sankei Shimbun website, which indicated that Comiket is preparing to lose hefty amount of money of over 10 million yen or more. This is because Comiket has suspended all doujin circle that is related to the Kuroko’s Basketball th...

Kodansha will publish the 12th volumes of two shōjo manga series — Kanae Hazuki's Say "I love you". (Suki-tte Ii na yo) and Robico's My Little Monster (Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun) — this summer, and both volumes will have special editions that will bu...

Bust out some eggnog or a warm cup of cocoa and pull up next to the fire for this one. Each year composer Yasunori Mitsuda (Chrono Trigger, Chrono Cross, Xenogears) streams a Christmas music arrangement from his home page, and 2012 is no exception.

YuruYuri manga author Namori and Fairy Tail manga author Hiro Mashima both tweeted festive Christmas sketches early in the week, and both came back for seconds with additional holiday sketches.    ------ Scott Green is editor and reporter for anim...

This week's issue of Shōnen Champion magazine is revealing an upcoming TV anime adaptation of Yowamushi Pedal (Weakling Pedal), a cycling manga by Wataru Watanabe (Densha Otoko) that's been running in Akita Shoten's mag since 2008.

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