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January 3, 2013, 3:00 PM
January 3, 2013, 3:00 PM

New anime for the winter season continues to find a home at Crunchyroll, and this time the hotly anticipated fantasy series Maoyu has been announced! Maoyu is based on the light novel series by Mamare Touno that initially appeared on 2channel in 2...

Real Kyary Pamyu Pamyu responds to singer who cosplayed as AKB48 last year Takanori Nishikawa, the singer better known as T. M. Revolution, posted a photograph of himself on Wednesday with the following caption: That prompted the real model/singer...

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Nintendo have been posting character art and brief descriptions from Fire Emblem: Awakening to their Nintendo 3DS Facebook page. They plan on adding more from now up until the game’s release in February.

On January 1st, 1963, anime was revolutionized by the debute the of the first televised series, Astro Boy.  To mark the occasion, Japan's public NHK network tried to determine the top anime heroine. A "My Favorite Heroines" popularity poll narrowe...


So I was too lazy to sort out the whole thing so here they are. Repeats of Day 2 and Day 3 obviously! Once again I wished I was in Japan for Comiket. So many chances for awesome pictures and obviously "pantsu"!


We're close to the twelfth day. . . not that it's anything special mind you. . . This is a pretty big one folks and once again a NSFW one! ! ! Yup, not really safe for kiddos ok?

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Were you looking forward to trying out the Ragnarok Online 2 open beta this week? If you don’t live in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam, you’re going to have to wait a little longer.   A day before the Ragnarok Online 2 open beta kicks off...

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We’ve seen video games play on the Arthurian legend, but Princess Arthur certainly surprised us since Idea Factory turned it into a dating sim. Whoever can pull out the holy sword from the stone becomes king and in Princess Arthur a young girl nam...

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Sick and tired of his son playing video games and not listening to him, a father in China decided to take matters into his own hands. . . well, sort of. Instead of sending his son off to addiction camp or stripping him of internet and gaming right...

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In an interview with 4Gamer, former Dark Souls director, Hidetaka Miyazaki, and new director, Tomohiro Shibuya, discuss their new roles and plans for Dark Souls II.   No longer in the director’s chair, Miyazaki is now acting as the “supervisor” fo...

GEN Manga wraps up 2012 with a solid issue 16 that’s satisfying if not exceptional. This issue, like its previous installments, brings English-speaking readers exclusive new indie manga straight from upcoming Japanese doujin artists.


A Documentary of Japanese Style Wedding This lovely video by Happy Days Production brings us behind-the-scene of a traditional Japanese style wedding that took place the small Otari village in Nagano Prefecture.

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Latest Fire Emblem strategy RPG to arrive in English on February 4 Nintendo of America began streaming the teaser trailer for the English release of the strategy role-playing game Fire Emblem Awakening on Wednesday.

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We're in 2013 now and like all the previous years, 2013 will once again be filled with a lot of new movies, as well as prequels, sequels and remakes. Thank god the world didn't end lol because I've got a lot of movies to catch up this year!

Ahead of the show's February 24th premiere, WOWOW's site for the live-action drama adaptation of CLAMP's horror manga xxxHOLic has offered a second look at its take on Yuuko and Watanuki.   The show is slated for eight 50-minute episodes, with act...

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It was announced that popular group Arashi has been chosen as the main personality for NTV’s annual charity telethon “24-Hour Television 36 Ai wa Chikyuu wo Sukuu. ” This will mark the 4th time for the group to serve as the main personality, and m...

ROBOTECH: Live Action Trailer By Keith Justice | January 2, 2013 HOLLY FREAKING BALL! No time to talk! Hit the jump, scramble the fighters and get to your ships! This trailer is fwickin BADASS!

NHK's Shibuya Anime Land radio show announced the final results of its vote for best anime heroine on Wednesday night. 10. Rei Ayanami (Neon Genesis Evangelion) - 1% 9. Haruhi Suzumiya (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya) - 2% 8.

Aya Matsuura And w-inds. Member Keita Tachibana "Preparing To Get Married" relationships posted by Aysohmay 1 hour ago   ·   3 comments Aya Matsuura and w-inds. member Keita Tachibana are set to get married soon, according to sources for Nikkan Sp...

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