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December 28, 2012, 8:00 PM

Nekomonogatari (Black) finds Koyomi Araragi run over by a car, dealing with vampires and contending with possessed class rep Tsubasa Hanekawa over the Golden Week holidays. This latest anime adaptation of Nisio Isin's (Bakemonogatari, Nisemonogata...

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ONE OK ROCK unveils short PV for “Deeper Deeper” by ustar on December 28, 2012 at 3:04 am ONE OK ROCK have unveiled the short PV for their new song, “Deeper Deeper“, through their official YouTube channel.

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Trailer for AKB48’s upcoming documentary film revealed by ustar on December 28, 2012 at 3:11 am The trailer for AKB48’s upcoming documentary film, ‘DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 No flower without rain Shoujo Tachi wa Namida no Ato ni Nani wo Miru?

The start dates aren't exactly up to the minute. For example, it was announced yesterday that the new Chihayafuru kicks off January 21st. That said the anime season chart is a good guide for what to look out for as the new crop of shows start comm...

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 ...

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On December 27th, V6 held a release event for their new single “ROCK YOUR SOUL” at Roppongi Hills Arena, and announced that they would be releasing a new album titled “Oh! My! Goodness! ” on February 20th.

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supercell’s new single chosen as ending theme for ‘Magi’ by ustar on December 28, 2012 at 2:47 am It’s been revealed that supercell will be releasing their new single, “The Bravery“, on March 13th. supercell has been drawing attention since their ...

Sci-fi gaming stories Accel World and Sword Art Online are both based on the light novels of Reki Kawahara. There's a crossover story where Kirito meets Silver Crow, and references to a shared world. There was a combined drama CD and co-promotions.

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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The PlayStation 2 launched in Japan on March 4, 2000 and the console lived beyond its ten year expected life cycle. Sony continues to ship new PS2s, but they won’t release any more new consoles in Japan.

For the past couple years, EXILE member USA has been working on his life project, "DANCE EARTH". In which he explores the roots and essence of dance all around the world. It came to him when he realised that dance is a common universal language.

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Click to see VocaNicoNight website. For veterans of past Voca Nico night performances, you’ll be happy to hear that there’s another event scheduled for February 2nd at 18:00 JST. This is a pretty early announcement, so make sure to use this time t...

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...

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...

Crunchyroll’s announcements for the winter anime season continue with the acquisition of Ai Mai Mi. This new comedic series, about three girls trying to break into manga, is set to broadcast every Thursday starting on January 3, at 7:30 am Pacific...

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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.

Following the initial confirmation of a Hyperdimension Neptunia anime adaptation earlier this Fall, the first details have surfaced courtesy of the opening of the official website earlier today.     First, the anime adaptation will air next year d...

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On December 27th, child actress Ashida Mana (8) held her first solo concert, ‘Ashida Mana First Concert Winter Wonderland‘, at Curian Shinagawa General Citizen Hall in Tokyo. During the middle of the concert, Ashida sang and danced to AKB48’s “Eve...

Like every year at the Tsutenkaku Tower from Osaka, today took place the annual end of the year “zodiac sign replacement” ceremony, where the animals representing the Chinese zodiac signs of the Old Year and the New Year (2013 will be the Year of ...

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Nogizaka46 to release their 5th single in March by ustar on December 27, 2012 at 1:10 pm It’s been revealed that Nogizaka46 will release their 5th single on March 13th. This surprise announcement was made during Nogizaka46’s first one-man live, ‘N...

Famitsu has revealed that 5pb. (Steins;Gate, Muv Luv) will be adapting the stories of moe Lovecraftian evil Nyarko-san into PS Vita game Haiyore! Nyaruko-san Nafushigatai Game no Yōna Mono in 2013.     5pb.

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AKB48 member Kasai Tomomi meets with fans for first time since the announcement of her graduation by simplymissj on December 27, 2012 at 3:34 pm On December 26, AKB48 member Kasai Tomomi (21), who announced her graduation from the group earlier th...

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Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. is a year old now, but Namco Bandai started making new downloadable content for their mecha fighting game ever since they re-released with a lower price tag in Japan. Mobile Suits from Extreme Vs.

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Namco Bandai have shared two new trailers for the upcoming Digimon Adventure game. The first is about the Digital Dungeons, which are areas you can go into to train and fight strong monsters. It appears you can fight boss monsters here.

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