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December 27, 2012, 6:00 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...

After the Kadomatsu and the Shimekazari, another traditional Japanese decoration is usually placed inside the house, in the kamidana, but you will also find it in stores, restaurants and institutions. This is the Kagamimochi, a simpler decoration,...

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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Today’s Japan Photo: Japanese Name Seals 日本姓印章 In Japan, people do not sign; They use stamps. They are called Han or Hanko, and every individual in Japan has one. For Today’s Japan Photo, we take a look at this interesting capture of Japanese Name...

Siliconera Ishaan

Square Enix have announced a U. S. release date for Final Fantasy XI: Seekers of Adoulin, the next expansion to Final Fantasy XI. In the U. S. , the expansion will be available for both PC and the Xbox 360 on March 26th for $29.

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Famitsu confirmed two more songs for the PlayStation 3 version of Hastune Miku: Project Diva f. “Dream Eater Shirokuro Baku” and “Tokyo Teddy Bear” are in the game.   Dream Eater Shirokuro Baku     Tokyo Teddy Bear     Both songs feature Len who h...

Siliconera Spencer

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...

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Posted by: exilehero on December 26, 2012 | “How do you review a naked figure without sounding like an absolute pervert? ” Is the question that I’ve been struggling with ever since I got this extravagant girl.

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...

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

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.

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A few years ago, a new Katakana typeface called Phonetikana was created by Michael Johnson and his team at Johnson banks.   The ingenius typeface was created from frustration at being unable to read the language during multipe trips to Japan.

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!

British producer/writer/director's most famous work inspired 1982 Techno Voyager anime Gerry Anderson, the creator of Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, Space:1999 and many other puppet science-fiction television shows, passed away o...

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...

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...

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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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...

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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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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...

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 (...

Siliconera Spencer

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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