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December 28, 2012, 4:00 AM

The 13th episode of GoRA Project and GoHands' K television anime aired in Japan late Thursday night (effectively early Friday morning) and announced that production on a sequel has been green-lit. The anime premiered in October with Shingo Suzuki ...

Winter announcements are well underway at Crunchyroll, and today kicks off with no less than two titles. The Encouragement of Climb and Mangirl anime will both begin streaming on the site next week!   Based on the manga serialized in Comic Earth S...

Promotional video streamed just before film opens in Japan on Friday The official website for the Blue Exorcist movie began streaming a new promotional video for the film before it opens in theaters throughout Japan on Friday.

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AKB48’s sub-unit No Sleeves will be releasing their new single “Kirigirisujin” on January 16th. “Kirigirisujin” is a party-tune that has a message of ‘Let’s just sing, dance, and make happy memories without worrying about future.

Right now there isn't much to go on other than the fact that it's been green-lit, but fans of GoHands' K anime can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that a sequel is in production. Here's the notice that appeared in the 13th episode:     Viz has be...

In honor of the Okumura brothers' December 27th birthday, and ahead of the December 28th opening of the Blue Exorcist anime movie, www. ao-ex. com has posted a third preview of the feature, which sees Rin and his peers travel to Taiwan with with R...

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We don’t know the exact date yet, but on Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s official website event organiser Asobisystem has confirmed that the Harajuku electro-pop performing sensation will indeed be making a stop here in Singapore as part of her 100% KPP World...

Anime movie lovers have compiled a ranking of their most beloved anime films – with Gainax and KyoAni for once handily supplanting the inescapable Ghibli movies. The ranking: 1. Evangelion: 2. 0 You Can (Not) Advance 2.

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...

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It's been 13 years since that fateful Christmas day that changed the lives of Hiromu, Ryuji, and Yoko and to some extent, Kuroki and Jin. Instead of mopping over the events, Ryuji and Kuroki decided to celebrate Christmas at an orphanage but their...

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First and foremost, I'm not a big fan of Transformers series and thus I don't know much about it. I did watch the recent 3 movies from Hollywoood but beyond that I don't know much. However, I do love mecha or robots with humanoid form - a lot - pl...

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...

Confirms acquisition for North American market NIS America confirmed with ANN on Wednesday that it acquired the Love Live! School idol project anime for North America. The media service Crunchyroll had previously listed NIS as the publisher of its...

One Piece Film Z debuted at #1 during the December 15-16 weekend. The film features "Z" (Zetto), the Straw Hat pirate crew's "strongest enemy yet" who was designed by original One Piece manga creator Eiichiro Oda.

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,...

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Tohoshinki’s “I Know” chosen as ending theme for ‘Catherine Sansei’ by ustar on December 27, 2012 at 3:18 am Tohoshinki’s new song, “I Know“, has been chosen as the new ending theme for Kansai TV/Fuji TV’s ‘Catherine Sansei‘.

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On December 25, actor Shirota Yu (27) appeared at a public recording event in Tokyo for CS Josei Channel♪LaLaTV program “Ikemen Cooking” (Mondays at 1:30 PM); Shirota is a regular on the show. “Ikemen Cooking” is a cooking show hosted by Shirota a...

The son of Gerry Anderson,  British maker of "supermarionation" puppet sci-fi mecha shows such as Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet, revealed that his father passed away at age 83 on Wednesday after battling with mixed dementia for serveral years.

GazettE, the / FC INFO / live On December 24th, the GazettE had been performing a Christmas concert at Shibuya O-EAST, which was their first Christmas live in roughly three years. While usually going for large halls like Makuhari Messe or in 2010,...

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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...

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Nippon Ichi Software has a place in the Guinness Book of World Records and you might be able to guess why! No, it’s not for dealing the most damage dealt in one attack or for having the most peg-legged penguins on the screen.

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Poor Ika Musume has found herself co-opted into helping a creepy child predator in his efforts to invade a tender young schoolgirl, prompting police to issue a warning. The incident reportedly occurred on Christmas day in Okinawa, when a man appro...

Japanator Kristina Pino

While all my fellow Japanator writers are busy picking and choosing the best anime, music, and games of the year, I'll be bringing in a look at which anime inspired the most merchandise based on what I've seen in the way of figures and more.

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