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December 29, 2012, 11:00 AM
December 29, 2012, 11:00 AM

1st indication that RPG-based project has more than 1 film in the works On Saturday, Aniplex updated the official website for the Persona 3 film with a new key visual and the following words: Persona 3 the Movie #1 2013 in theaters This is the fir...

The February 2013 issue of Shueisha's Ribon magazine announced on Friday that an anime adaptation of Kozue Takeuchi's Chocotan! (Chocolate & Tan! ) shōjo manga has been green-lit. The Ribon Festa 2013 event will show the anime next spring.

"Birth", the short film produced by France's Shibuya International film studio for its 10th anniversary, began streaming on Friday. The film features art direction by Yoshitaka Amano and music by Akino Arai.

It's been a long and successful ride, but production on PlayStation 2 units is finally coming to an end in Japan. The last shipment is out the door and on the way to Japanese retailers, putting a cap on a nearly 13-year run.

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In the light novel series, Sword Art Online protagonist Kirito first meets Sinon in the VRMMO game Gun Gale Online (not covered in the recently concluded TV anime show). Catch a glimpse of her in the latest TV commercial for the PSP JRPG, that Nam...

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So the time has came. You've made your voice heard and here is the winner's of this year's end of year awards! Song of 2012ARASHI - Face DownDrama of 2012Kagi no Kakatta HeyaMovie of 2012Rurouni KenshinTV Show of 2012Music StationActress of 2012Ay...

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2013's seventh issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine is announcing next month that Hiromu Arakawa's Silver Spoon manga is being adapted into a television anime. Arakawa launched this manga about a boy's life in an agricultural school...

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The Ragnarok Online 2 open beta for English-speaking players was scheduled to launch yesterday, December 27th, with online games portal PlayPark and MMO publisher, Asiasoft Online, handling the game.   Unfortunately, it appears that the two compan...

Crunchyroll has confirmed plans to stream next year’s Ai Mai Mi, Mangirl! , and Yama no Susume ~ Encouragement of Climb moé anime TV series. The Mangirl! school comedy and the Yama no Susume moé drama will premiere on Japanese TV and Crunchyroll o...

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.

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YUI performs with Stereopony at their last live by simplymissj on December 28, 2012 at 11:06 am On December 27, girl band Stereopony, known for their song “Namida no Mukou,” which peaked at second on the Oricon Charts, performed their final live a...

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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.

One of the most popular customs of the New Year in Japan is to buy good luck charms for the year to come. At the same time, the old charms and decorations are brought to temples and shrines to be burned in a ceremony called Dondo yaki.

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...

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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McDonald’s Japan and Nintendo partnered to create the has a Mac de DS service. Users can browse the web from a DS and play made for McDonald’s video games like Dragon Quest VII: McDonald’s’ Mysterious Stone Tablet.

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Nippon Ichi released this new video for Disgaea Dimension 2 and since this is a direct sequel we don’t need to introduce Laharl, Etna or Flonne. Sicily, the girl shown after Flonne, claims to be Laharl’s sister.

Film of Masaaki Nakayama's shōnen omnibus series to open in 2013 2013's combined 4th/5th issue of Akita Shoten's Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine announced on Thursday that a live-action film adaptation of Masaaki Nakayama's Fuan no Tane (Seeds of ...

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The Spear of Longinus has crashed down in front of the Tokyo Skytree. Or so it seems. Don’t worry, the Angels aren’t coming. It’s just the replica of Eva’s Spear of Longinus which was set up because of Evangelion 3.

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