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October 17, 2014, 10:00 AM
October 17, 2014, 10:00 AM

A lawmaker in Hong Kong who supports the Chinese government reportedly cited Kung Fu movies as a justification for the violent crackdown on the protesters who have become known as the "Umbrella Revolution.

Siliconera Ishaan

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS sold more than 750,000 copies in the U. S. in its first two days, Nintendo of America announced this afternoon. Of that figure, over 135,000 copies were sold digitally through the Nintendo eShop.

As this yeas is Sailor Moon 20th anniversary, various kind of Sailor Moon collaborated items have been produced and attracted especially young girls. As the Sailor Moon fans are always looking forward to seeing what is coming up next, and this tim...

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MOVIC has opened pre-orders for the official 1/1-scale 3D Maneuver Gear replica from the Attack on Titan anime series. This item weighs 10 kilograms (22 pounds) and recreates the 3D Maneuver Gear as seen in the anime series, which includes the bla...

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After previewing the limited edition version last month, Aksys Games announced an official release date for Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign-. The Arc System Works fighter hits PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in North America on December 16 in both standard ...

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Bandai Namco are developing a new Kuroko's Basketball game for Nintendo 3DS, Japan's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced. The game is titled Kuroko's Basketball: Ties to the Future, and it is the third such game for the platform.

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Next week's Shonen Jump is set to reveal the student cast for the TV anime adaptation of Assassination Classroom. The series follows a middle school class who have one year to learn how to assassinate their alien teacher or he'll annihilate Earth.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Senran Kagura' Getting Bundled Anime Episode Posted by Chris Beveridge October 16, 2014 at 04:36 PM Senran Kagura While North American fans recently got to check out the Senran Kagura TV series that was originally broadcast in 2013 through the ne...

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It's been announced that NMB48 Team M and SKE48 TeamKII member Nana Yamada will be graduating from the group on her 23rd birthday, April 3, 2015. On October 14, NMB48 kicked off their 4th anniversary concerts at Osaka International Convention Center.

Remember Gudetama, the apathetic anthropomorphized egg character from Sanrio with no desire whatsoever to do anything at all? Well, it seems the most unmotivated character we've ever seen from Sanrio has actually gotten down to business, if only f...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The New Nintendo 3DS went on sale in Japan last Saturday. You could either get the regular sized one or the larger New Nintendo 3DS XL. Which did most gamers in Japan purchase? The XL, it seems. Famitsu reports that during it's first week on sale ...

The team enjoys school life in January 16 bundle with Hiroshi Fukuda's 17th manga volume The wraparound jacket band on Hiroshi Fukuda's 16th Jōjū Senjin! ! Mushibugyō manga volume is announcing on Friday that the next volume will bundle the third ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

In addition to the upcoming film and anime adaptation, Yusei Matsui's Assassination Classroom is getting a Nintendo 3DS game. This week's issue of Jump reveals Assassination Classroom: Grand Siege on Koro-sensei as a "comical assassin action game.

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Months ago, eagle-eyed Batman fans who watched Kamen Rider Gaim during that time noticed that the Zamawe City map resembles the map of Gotham City. The "Zawame City" map was first and last seen in Kamen Rider Gaim's 33rd episode entitled "The Grea...

The Tokyo Reporter Brett Bull

Locked groove: Vestax vanishes By Brett Bull on October 16, 2014 under National Turntable manufacturer Vestax ended operations on August 31TOKYO (TR) – Vestax, the Japanese maker of disc jockey and audio equipment, has ended operations, according ...

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That feel when your favorite voice actress is only #10. Charapedia posted the results of their poll of the most attractive voice actresses. 10,000 fans participated the poll and topping it is Kana Hanazawa (Oreimo's Kuroneko) with 1,913 votes!

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Nike's Jordan brand is paying homage to one of the best bastketball manga/anime series, Slam Dunk. Series creator Takehiko Inoue found inspiration from NBA's legendary player, Michael Jordan, during Slam Dunk's formative years.

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An anime adaptation of the novel "Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai" has been announced – a series that innovatively combines a long title with a story not related to imoutos. "A Boring World Where the Concept of 'Dirty Jok...

With only a few weeks to go until Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire launch on the Nintendo 3DS, The Pokemon Company International have confirmed and detailed some of the upcoming differences in both games compared to their original Gam...

Siliconera Sato

Earlier last week, FuRyu announced that they're developing a Terra Formars game for the Nintendo 3DS, titled Terra Formars: Fierce Battle on the Crimson Planet. The game's official website shares a few details, along with a first look from Gamer.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Nike Taiwan is teasing an upcoming collaboration with the Jordan brand and Takehiko Inoue's Slam Dunk manga. The upcoming footwear release is set for an October 18 launch, with more details to come, but for now we have the brief video below.


About the PhotographerInspired by the stunningly creative street fashion that exploded on the streets of Tokyo and Osaka in the late 1990's, photo-journalist Kjeld Duits launched JAPANESE STREETS in 2002.

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Oregairu is confirmed a second season set to premiere in 2015, but with a troubling change in staff – Brains Base has been put aside in favor of studio "feel", slice of life experts, but not of this kind.

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Nintendo previously announced plans to include Link among the new characters in the first Mario Kart 8 DLC pack, and now we have a nice look at The Legend of Zelda hero's vehicle. Nintendo tweeted the following picture of the Master Cycle earlier ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Working! ! ' Manga Gets Final Date Posted by Chris Beveridge October 15, 2014 at 03:31 PM The end of the Working! ! manga from Karino Takatsu is just about here as the latest issue of Young Gangan has announced that the final chapter will debut i...

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A system update just added themes to Nintendo 3DS and Bandai Namco already has a set of themes planned for Tales of the World: Reve Unitia. First print copies of the 3DS strategy RPG includes a download code which can be redeemed for seven themes.

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6 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 3 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 6 Flares × A brand new LUPIN III (「ルパン三世」) anime series has been announced! The series will be helmed by Kazuhide Tomonaga (Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro), assisted by Y...

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Atlus USA released some finalized mock-ups for the Premium Edition and Limited Standard Edition versions of Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth. Get a quick peek at how they both look below, followed by some new character trailers for Ken Amada and...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Critically acclaimed Japanese director Shunji Iwai (Love Letter, Swallowtail, All About Lily Chou-Chou) is now working on his first anime feature Hana to Alice Satsujin Jiken/The Case of Hana & Alice, slated for February 2015.

Anime studio Tatsunoko posted a staff recruitment notice for a managerial position on the Gatchaman Crowds 2 project. The notice lists the project with a 2015 date. The second season of the Gatchaman Crowds anime was announced under the title Gatc...

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