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The Comic Market (Comiket) Preparations Committee, the organizers of the largest dōjinshi event in the world, reported on Monday that three threat letters were discovered in the area once reserved for Kuroko's Basketball circles.

Lucky Star has a special relationship with real Washinomiya Shrine, where its Hiiragi serve as fictional shrine maidens. Timed for New Years, the venerable Shinto holy site was host to a special Lucky Star announcement, as a prayer ema was hung re...

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Capcom haven’t announced any Wii U games beyond Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, but that doesn’t mean more aren’t coming.   Back in September, Capcom Senior VP, Christian Svensson stated: “There are many thousands of people who are thrilled with the an...

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Imageepoch’s largest project was a HD anime RPG made for PlayStation 3. You may know it as Toki to Towa or by its translated name Time and Eternity. Either way, we’re talking about the same gorgeous looking game, which will be called Time and Eter...

A wooden ema prayer plaques hung in offering at Washinomiya Shrine, the Tokyo area's oldest shrine and a real-life backdrop for the Lucky Star anime series, has announced that an anime adaptation of Kagami Yoshimizu's Lucky Star spinoff manga Miya...

The second teaser trailer for TMS Entertainment’s Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman television series is the first trailer to include animation footage from the show. The adaptation of Nippon Columbia’s CR Ginroku Gijinden Roman pachinko game features orig...

Title Station Date Time Length Average Household Rating Sazae-san Fuji TV December 23 (Sun) 18:30 30 min. 15. 8 Chibi Maruko-chan Fuji TV December 23 (Sun) 18:00 30 min. 10. 2 One Piece Fuji TV December 23 (Sun) 09:30 30 min.

Gurren Lagann celebrated its fifth anniversary in 2012, but the celebrations aren't really kicking off in earnest until 2012. A rebroast is slated for January, and a big announcement is promised to run during the anime's news airing.

Best Eroge OPs of 2012 December 31, 2012 at 12:01 am Micchi As is the custom around here, it’s time for a look back at the best eroge OPs of the passing year. Similar to past years, I’ve selected my favorite eroge OPs from 2012 based on song quali...

Black Lagoon creator Rei Hiroe has a not too secret alter-ego. He's also doujin art Red Bear of the Tex-Mex circle. Under that guise, he regularly creates ero doujinshi for characters from Fate/stay night, Hellsing, or this summer, a Steins;Gate x...

There's bound to innovation in any technology and doujin group Fuji Sengen-dou has unveiled their evolution in hug pillow/dakimakura tech at this weekend's Comiket 83. The fan made Girls und Panzer Yukari Akiyama cover is modular, with swappable o...

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Back in my day, kids used to put little plastic beads on their bicycle wheel spokes to make them “flashy. ”  Now it looks as if these kids grew up and got training in optics. Plastic beads have been replaced with synchronized LED lights which gene...

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「Happy New Year」 by (Redcomet) So I decided to have some fun and create a countdown of my own personal favourite anime openings of 2012 — and to also use this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy New Year!

MyAnimeList. net Forum »» News Discussion »» Spin-off Manga of Lucky Star To Be Animated     Online Joined: Apr 2009 Posts: 1300 So if the absence of Aya Hirano causes this, I fear for further Haruhi.

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It's the 2nd round of cosplay pictures of the biggest geek convention in Japan this month. If you've missed the 1st part of these cosplay pics you can check it out again using this link and scan those amazing  images from the attendees and partici...

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Namco Bandai released a bunch of movies showcasing Heroes Vs. Alien Empera from Ultraman and Turn X from the Gundam series can fight each other in this crossover fighting game.   Check out more videos of heroes and villains from Heroes Vs.

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Surface of the Sea begins with a broken hearted girl who goes to the beach after her boyfriend dumps her. Don’t feel too bad because she stumbles upon a message in a bottle and her luck turns around. The letter is a treasure map drawn by an old so...

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Perfume’s new song “Mirai no Museum” to be used in ‘Doraemon’ tv anime by ustar on December 31, 2012 at 12:27 am Perfume’s new song, “Mirai no Museum“, will air as the ending theme for TV Asahi’s anime, ‘Doraemon‘, starting with its January 11th b...

The following broadcast contains material that is the opinion of the participants. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the other Selective Hearing staff or affiliates of the site. Episode 11 of the audio version of the Selectiv...

The last day of the year in Japan is called Omisoka. There are many traditions on this day, some related to food (toshi-koshi buckwheat noodles), some even related to… TV shows (the Kōhaku Uta Gassen music contest)… But my favorite Omisoka traditi...

The New York Time makes a list of manga best sellers in the US from December 16 - 22. Rankings 1. MAXIMUM RIDE, VOL. 6, by James Patterson. (Yen Press, $12. 99) 2. PUELLA MAGI MADOKA MAGICA, VOL. 3, Magica Quartet.

The 83rd Comic Market/Comiket, the world's largest event for self-published manga (doujinshi) and other nonprofessional materials such as music CDs, games, and original goods, has been held at Tokyo Big Sight from December 29th to 31st.

With preorders launching for the figure, Good Smile Company has posted a preview of the June release of the 1/8th scale Insane Black Rock Shooter. Based on the character's anime incarnation, she's complete with the "burning insanity" look and the ...

With the calendar about to flip to 2013, a host of new anime and comic conventions are on the horizon. To help get prepare for the inevitable awkward male-female confrontations that are sure to result, Australian cosplayer and videographer Ardella...

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