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January 1, 2013, 4:00 PM
January 1, 2013, 4:00 PM

Happy 50th birthday to televised anime! Japanese anime had been made for theaters, but on January 1st, 1963 Osamu Tezuka revolutionized the medium by managing to get an adaptation of his hit manga Astro Boy on Japanese TV.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Even more of the cosplay gracing Comiket 83′s final day has surfaced, and impressive indeed it is – and obviously rather chilly in the case of the more revealing examples, of which there are surprisingly many.

JEFusion GekiDan

The confirmed cast for the 37th Super Sentai series, Juuden Sentai Kyoryuger (獣電戦隊キョウリュウジャー) have finally been confirmed! Above is this year's cast announcement flier. And the full cast are:KyoryuRed: Ryo Ryusei KyoryuBlack: Syusake Saito KyoryuBl...

Siliconera Spencer

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...

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.

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On December 31st, NHK held their annual “The 63rd NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen” at NHK Hall. This year, the white team grabbed the victory for the first time in 2 years. Below are the performances from this year’s NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen.

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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...

Neko- (White), Kabuki-, Hana-, Otori-, Oni-, Koimonogatari covered The official Twitter account and website for the NisiOisin's Monogatari Anime project confirmed on Monday that the "Second Season arc" will start in 2013.

Kylee, Tomohisa Sakō to perform new opening, ending themes for 2nd half premiering January 10 The official website for the Blast of Tempest (Zetsuen no Tempest) television anime series began streaming the series' fourth promotional video on Tuesday.

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...

As we prepare to enter into the year of the snake, makers of anime, manga and games from AnoHana to Zetsuen no Tempest have gone online to offer their New Years well wishes, and in plenty of cases promote their 2013 projects or big anniversaries.

2013 is slated to be a big year for the anime adaptations of Nisio Isin's *monogatari fantasy light novel series. Plans included a follow-up the Bakemonogatari, Nisemonogatari, and now Nekomonogatari (Black) anime with coverage of  Nekomonogatari ...

The NHK Red and White Song Battle, AKA Kohaku, is an unstoppable New Year’s tradition where some of the biggest music acts in Japan are invited sing their hits of the year-that-was.   If you spend enough time hanging around with Japanese people YO...

When Heroes Vs. hits PSP in Japan on February 7, it's bringing along a slew of crossover throwdowns from the worlds of Kamen Rider, Ultraman, and Gundam. The latest batch of clips from Namco Bandai showcase a variety of those brawls, so watch as h...

MyAnimeList. net Forum »» News Discussion »» Monogatari Sereis 2nd Season To Be Animated in 2013     Online Joined: Jul 2011 Posts: 578 Should be great if it's done like the others.   Online Joined: Sep 2011 Posts: 788 I'm expecting batshit crazy ...


A gift all the way from Gensokyo! ! ! Yes I am a Touhou Project addict now and I am proud of it! Pretty lights! ! ! I still wish I can watch that Tenchou x Touhou crossover! The trailer looks absolutely amazing!


Uber late on this one as Day 2 pictures are already available! Should be up soon here too! Comiket 83 is on the way and I freaking wish I was in Japan right now for this event! I want to go to a Comiket!

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...

Japanator Lifesong

[And here it is, the final promoted Bloggers Wanted article of 2012 (at least, it's still 2012 where I am! ). Lifesong is at hand to walk us through some of the best anime moments we had this year, so why not come see if your personal favourite ma...

The homepage for next year’s Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge television series has added a streaming trailer. The adaptation of Tatsuhiko Hikagi’s fantasy manga revolves around a young girl cursed with “uncuttable” hair who comes to be protected by a y...

Former Morning Musume leader Takahashi Ai recently held a special Christmas live dinner show where she coverd BoA's Meri Kuri. source http://www. youtube. com/watch? feature=player_embedded&v=6pG7jPLwzMc i like it :) This page was loaded Dec 31st ...


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