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December 27, 2012, 12:00 PM

The February 2013 issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Monthly Shōnen Ace magazine announced on Wednesday that Jinsei Kataoka and Kazuma Kondou's Deadman Wonderland survival action manga will be returning from hiatus on January 26 in the magazine's March is...

Recent visitors who wanted to do a bit of last minute holiday shopping or catch a screening of Evangelion 3. 0 at Tokyo Sky Tree Town, the commercial complex around the second tallest structure in the work, had to watch for a falling Lance of Long...

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Capcom already made one Monster Hunter spinoff called Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Felyne Village where players lived life as one of the game’s cat creatures. Poogie racing was part of Monster Hunter Diary and a trademark hints Capcom is spinni...

Crunchyroll’s new announcements for winter continue with the acquisition of the Love Live! School Idol Project anime. This idol music themed series from Sunrise studios (the house that Gundam built) is set to begin streaming on January 8, at 8am P...

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Earlier this year when Sword Art Online hit its halfway point, I called it the smartest anime I had seen in years because of its in-depth look at the long-term effects of being trapped in a virtual reality world.

The official website for the Saint Young Men (Saint Oniisan) anime film began streaming two more teasers, in addition to the teaser trailer streamed last week, on Christmas. Special Video 1, "The Deities' Descent!

If you're really keen on seeing more of Monster Hunter 4, Capcom recently put the game in the hands of Japanese comedian Satoshi Inoue, a big Monster Hunter fan. Even if you can't understand the jokes he cracks, you can still enjoy some fresh game...

Filmmaker/comedian Takeshi Kitano co-stars as reincarnation of Toyotomi Hideyoshi in new ad series for Toyota Filmmaker and comedian Beat Takeshi (Takeshi Kitano) is co-starring alongside French film star Jean Reno (Léon: The Professional, Mission...

Despite the long running series of threats made against everyone involved either directly or indirectly with the production of the series and related multimedia, the next issue of Shonen Jump Next has confirmed that Kuroko's Basketball will indeed...

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SKE48 has revealed that the title of their upcoming 11th single will be “Choco no Dorei“. This was announced during the research students’ performance on December 25th at SKE48 Theater. Without notice, the music video for the new song was also rev...

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Drama Prime Time Report – 12/21~12/23 The weekend before Christmas featured a few more concluding dramas. On Friday, Fuji TV aired the second episode of the drama special ‘Akujotachi no Mes: Episode 2‘ starring Nakama Yukie, but the ratings fell s...

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GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE to release their 2nd single “ANIMAL” by Shiso on December 26, 2012 at 12:06 pm 7-member dance & vocal unit GENERATIONS who made their debut with “BRAVE IT OUT” back in November, will be releasing their 2nd single title...

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On December 27th, it was finally made official that the popular ‘SPEC‘ series – starring Kase Ryo and Toda Erika will be spawning another movie named ‘SPEC~Close~‘ in the fall of 2013. Moreover they announced that there is going to be another TV d...

Shonen Sunday announced today that Rumiko Takahashi will draw a one-shot of her popular manga series Inuyasha for the Heroes Come Back earthquake charity on the magazine's 10th issue of 2013 which will be published in Japan on February 6th, 2013.

Shueisha's Shonen Jump Next magazine is announcing on Friday that production on a second season of the Kuroko's Basketball anime has been green-lit. The first season based on Tadatoshi Fujimaki's manga ran from April to September of this year.

The release of the tenth and final episode of the Hellsing Ultimate OVA is being packaged with a bonus anime short/promo for manga author Kohta Hirano's follow-up series Drifters - about especially belligerent and zealous warriors out of history (...

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Square Enix have announced their plans for the upcoming beta test for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. The beta test will be divided into four phases and will initially only be for the PC version of the game.

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While Gangnam Style never took off in Japan many people in the country are still well aware of its success. However, given recent political tensions between Japan and Korea, and a general mutual loathing between the internet communities of both co...

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Square Enix announced Final Fantasy XI’s fifth expansion pack Seekers of Adoulin will be available on March 28, 2013. Seekers of Adoulin adds new jobs like the Gemonacer and the Rune Fencer plus four new areas.

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Super Mario Bros. 3 is headed to the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console in Japan. Nintendo will release the game on January 1st for 500 yen.   Super Mario Bros. 3 was the game that introduced the Tanooki Suit and the Super Leaf to the series.

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You can play The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Flash at home on a PlayStation 3 connected to a big TV and take your game on the go with the Vita version. In an interview with Dengeki PlayStation, Falcom confirmed players will be able to transfer...

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