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January 4, 2013, 3:00 PM
January 4, 2013, 3:00 PM

Hark! Here's another winter announcement at Crunchyroll! This time, Student Council’s Discretion Level 2 joins the ever-growing lineup of streaming anime.   Based on the light novels by Sekina Aoi, this sequel to 2009's Student Council’s Discretio...

New title anime announcements at Crunchyroll conclude for the day with Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East, a new version of the oft-told classic Japanese legend set to broadcast on Thursday, January 10th, at 10:35 am Pacific Time for premium members.

I prefer to buy my games new. However, there's a lot to be said for buying used games, or borrowing them from friends--in fact, GameStop's "Buy 2, Get 2 Free" sales are actually pretty dangerous for the slowly-dwindling space on my shelves.

The second part of the Tokyo Photo series where I aggregate all the latest photos I've been posting to my Instagram account ( http://instagram. com/dannychoo ). Today we take a look at life in Tokyo and my time in Malaysia so far.

Siliconera Spencer

Leveling up all of your characters to 100 in a role playing game isn’t that unusual, but one dedicated Tales fan grinded his or her way up to level 100 in the Tales of Hearts R demo.     Namco Bandai released the Tales of Hearts R demo on Japan’s ...

Siliconera Spencer

Demon’s Souls is the game that keeps selling for Atlus and after a Greatest Hits re-release and a soundtrack CD bundle its finally going digital. You will be able to purchase Dark Souls on January 8 as a PlayStation Network download for $19.

On December 31st, rumors surfaced that singer Matsuura Aya (26) and w-inds. member Tachibana Keita (27) will be getting married. According to sources, the couple has been spending their time going back and forth to each other’s places.

Super Junior M Reveals Release Date For Upcoming Album "Break Down" album-release posted by Aysohmay 1 hour ago   ·   3 comments Super Junior's Chinese subunit Super Junior M will be releasing their new album "Break Down" on January 7th.

In Depth Look at S. H. Figuarts Basco and Sally! By Dark Kabuto | January 3, 2013 Shishioh brings us an extensive hands on look at the recently released Tamashi Web exclusive S. H. Figuarts Basco and Sally from Pirate Sentai Gokaiger!

Tokyo's eyemirror asks Shanghai Alice for collaboration Tokyo eyewear store eyemirror announced that it is making eyeglasses in the design of two characters from the Touhou Project dōjin games, in a collaboration by Shanghai Alice.

 For a special New Year's treat, radio station Tokyo FM aired an early preview of rock band Flow's cover of classic Dragon Ball Z theme "Cha-La-Head-Cha-La," which is set to be featured in the March 2013 anime movie  Dragon Ball Z - Battle of Gods.

RocketNews24 Michelle

Much like Christmas in many western countries, New Year’s is a time for family in Japan.   No ball drops and champagne popping over here, just time spent with family huddled under the kotatsu, eating mikan and watching New Year’s specials on TV.

JEFusion GekiDan

Released last November 29th, the latest installment of the popular Kamen Rider Climax Heroes fighting game, “KAMEN RIDER SUPER CLIMAX HEROES” debuted at the eleventh spot of the Japan Video Game Rankings for that week.

The Tokyo Reporter Amy Takahashi

Japan’s celebrity blogosphere filled with fake product endorsements Ameba is known of paying celebrities to endorse products on their blogs By Amy Takahashi On January 3, 2013 At 7:10 pm Category : JASPO Tags : Aki Hoshino, CyberAgent, gravure, Ja...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

After almost 8 months, here's the second part of my Super Sentai 199 Hero Great Battle movie review and continuing where we left last time, the Gokaigers are forced to team up with the Goseigers as they are stuck with them in different areas gover...

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

Name: Ai Shinozaki  Birthdate: February 26, 1992  Hometown: Tokyo, Japan  Measurements: 87/60/88 cm Did you guys think it could be anyone else. To say we're obsessed with Miss Shinozaki over here, would be the understatement of the year.

tokyohive Shiso

T. M. Revolution (aka Nishikawa Takanori) held his new year 2-day live concert “T. M. R. NEW YEAR PARTY ’13 LIVE REVOLUTION“ at Nippon Budokan on January 1st and 2nd. During those 2 days, a total of 20,000 people attended.

Gearing up for this month's Hunter x Hunter Phantom Rouge movie, Banpresto's Ichiban Kuji has kicked off a Scarlet Eyes prize figure lottery, tied to the central plot device of the Yoshihiro Togashi planned anime feature.

Ranger Keys in MegaForce… CONFIRMED. Our brothers in arms, The RangerCrew have confirmed that Saban Brands will not be passing up the extra coin they could be earning with neat and collectible plastic Ranger Keys.

As I was writing a few days ago, I attended a couple of times to the New Year’s Japanese traditions, starting with the Joya no Kane and continuing with the Hatsumode. But the most special experience was to follow, like many Japanese people, a 7 Lu...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

The sight of sweet young McDonald’s burger flippers dressed as maids for New Years at a Taiwan branch of the fast food giant has lately delighted patrons and otaku maid fanciers alike. The event was limited to one branch only, but there were soon ...

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