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January 5, 2013, 12:30 PM
January 5, 2013, 12:30 PM

Lo! Another winter streaming anime announcement from Crunchyroll! This time, Bakumatsu Gijiden Roman, featuring character designs by the creator of Lupin III, gets the spotlight.   In addition to Lupin artist Monkey Punch’s characters, Bakumatsu G...

The fourth new streaming anime announcement of the day at Crunchyroll is Da Capo III, based on the third installment of the Da Capo visual novel franchise developed by Circus.   The Da Capo III anime is set to broadcast on Monday, January 7th, at ...

Box to contain TV series & 2 films with Hiroyuki Imaishi supervising HD refilming The retailers Sofmap, Amazon, and HMV are reporting that Aniplex will release a "Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Complete Blu-ray Box" in Japan on June 26.


Original video anime to come with 14th manga volume on June 7 The wraparound jacket band on Masahiro Anbe's 13th Squid Girl (Shinryaku! Ika Musume) manga volume is announcing on Tuesday that the limited edition of the next volume will bundle an or...

Tobira Oda's award-nominated manga about 4th-grader's misadventures in apartment complex This year's combined 6th/7th issue of Shogakukan's Big Comic Spirits magazine is announcing on Monday that a television anime adaptation of Tobira Oda's Danch...

RocketNews24 Michelle

With the myriad of cosplay costumes available in Japan, first-time cosplayers must be overwhelmed with all the choices. Luckily, Cospa, a major cosplay costume company in Japan, has narrowed down the choices, releasing the 2012 costume sales ranki...

Maiden Japan has announced its acquisition of domestic distribution rights to the 2009 television series Tokyo Magnitude 8. 0. The eleven-episode disaster survival anime from studio BONES will be released on bilingual DVD & Blu-ray on April 2.

Using pretty moe girl labels on the bottle of alcoholic drink has been very popular in Japan. The latest one is "Moe Shochu Lily" which features one of the vocaloid characters Lily in oiran (courtesan) costume.

Siliconera Ishaan

As reported last week, big Pokémon news of some sort is headed our way on January 8th. A teaser displayed at the end of a Pokémon Black/White 2 trailer in Japan mentioned the reveal, and the news soon made its way onto the net.

Tackey & Tsubasa‘s Hideaki Takizawa appeared for a dress rehearsal for “Johnny’s World”last New Year’s Eve at Marunouchi, Tokyo. Takizawa will do a specialperformance for the said play where the rehearsals have been o...

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If watching the live-action drama adaptation of Clamp’s xxxHolic, which begins airing on Japanese cable channel WOWOW in February 2013, isn’t good enough for fans to visualise what the atmosphere within witch Yuko Ichihara’s store must be like, th...

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Some sports are just better watched on television.   Although it’s always great to see athletes perform in person, for many events you just can’t get the right vantage point to see all the action. Take the Hakone Ekiden relay marathon held every y...

North American publisher Udon Entertainment confirmed with ANN that it will release the Summer Wars: Material Book and the Takehito Harada Art Works book this spring. Summer Wars: Material Book (Summer Wars: Kanzen Settei Shiryō-Shū) will arrive o...

As reported, Arashi was the host of NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen for the third year in a row.   They also ranked in the top of 2012 CM income rankings with 12 CMs for Sakurai Sho, 10 CMs for Matsumoto Jun, Kazunari Ninomiya, Masaki Aiba and 9 CMs for Ohn...

According to the cover note of the 13th volume, a new OVA of Shinryaku! Ika Musume was announced to be released on June 7th. It will be bundled with the 14th volume of the comic book.

Siliconera Sato

We saw the top three PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita games for girls according to Japanese developers. Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f got first prize. The readers of SPA! Magazine also took the same poll, and made some surprising selections.

No Regret Life Announces Disbandment music posted by Aysohmay 1 hour ago   ·   2 comments No Regret Life has announced that they will be disbanding on July 6th. According to natalie, the band's bassist Genta Matsumura requested to leave the band i...

Japanator Elliot Gay

Oh Sword Art Online, I had such high hopes for you. I had always been a fan . hack and its deadly MMORPG premise. I had hoped that somebody would come around to the concept again, so one can imagine how quickly SAO showed up on my radar.

Oh Yeon Seo And Lee Jang Woo Begin Dating, "We Got Married" Unsure Of Show's Future relationships posted by kiMi67 28 minutes ago   ·   1 comment It has been revealed that actors Oh Yeon Seo and Lee Jang Woo are dating!

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

Remember that fan made Robotech project we got a peak at a while ago? It looks as though this Spanish speaking group isn't messing around, and has some amazing progress on the project. You can really feel the love on this one.

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