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12 works by popular idol group AKB48 have simultaneously ranked on Oricon’s latest ’TOP 100′ album chart for the week of January 7th . Until now, the best record for the “number of albums ranked simultaneously on the TOP 100″, for a female group, ...

Despite all the crime and consternation with the related doujinshi, it isn't all bad for Kuroko’s Basketball.  The anime has been greenlit for a second season for one thing.  Shonen Jump has been celebrating that and next month's release of volume...

A new world record for “crazy” was broken yesterday in Japan, when a single bluefin tuna, weighing 489 pounds, sold on auction for 155. 4 million yen (think: US$ 1. 7 million dollars).   This whopper rang in the first auction of the year at Tokyo’...

Following the special edition of volume 35 of the Fairy Tail manga, with its beach/hot spring OVA anime, the February release of 36 will hava another bonus package. This one features a DVD with summer's theatrical anime Fairy Tail the Movie: The P...

Culture Japan Noon When Danny-san announced the news some weeks earlier, it was an incredible surprise to all of us Islanders that he’s going to hold a CJN on our island! To be held in the St. Joseph’s Novitiate at the Gurney Paragon, Penang, the ...

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On January 4, McDonald’s Japan launched their “Enjoy! 60 Second Service” campaign, which promises customers their meal in less than 60 seconds or their next hamburger free. The service is only in effect from the hours of 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM and th...

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In Japan, gift wrapping is an art form and the wrapping a gift comes in is sometimes more important than the gift itself. Wrapping paper designs are intricate and there is a wide range of wrapping styles.

The official YouTube channel for Fuji TV's Noitamina programming block began streaming a new promotional video for Robotics;Notes on Sunday. Like last week's Comic Market 83 promotional video, this new video highlights the dramatic events in the s...

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Last December, we got our first look at the live-action film adaptation of the classic sci-fi anime “Science Ninja Team Gatchaman”. And recently, a Japanese program aired a few additional footage from the filming of the movie.

The average ratings for the 2012 Kouhaku Uta Gassen are out. The first half was able accumulate to 33. 2% in viewer ratings while the 2nd half was able to accumulate 42. 5%. Below is the comparison with previous years (Kantou) Other regions Kansai...

j_linker444 5th-Jan-2013 07:19 am (UTC)I thought this isn't the MV yet though. . .

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Dutch-British game developer James Kay found his way into the videogame industry after studying Audiovisual design at the Willem de Kooning Academy and moving to London to work at Intelligent Games and Criterion Software.

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Completing 10 years, Comic Fiesta sets a new record in being the biggest Anime Convention of Malaysia. Hello. I’m back again to provide you more coverage of Malaysia’s Anime Convention scene. This post was delayed due to holidays and what not but ...

 A new preview looks ahead to episode 14 of Saki Episode of Side A, the second bonus bonus episode of the moe mahjong series. It confirms that the episode will be 24-30 minutes long rather than the 48-60 that some retailers list       A Saki: Zenk...

One of the most common customs after the New Year is to buy omamori, small amulets for protection or good luck that can be bought from Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples. In fact, the Japanese tradition places a great deal of emphasis on protecti...

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Hiro Mashima has worked on a bunch of different manga series like Rave Master and believe it or not a Monster Hunter manga. Monster Hunter Orage was a shonen style manga where you followed Shiki’s adventures as he hunts the Myo Galuna.

Tackey Can Get Married Without Telling Johnny Kitagawa First general posted by Aysohmay 23 minutes ago   ·   3 comments Johnny Kitagawa has stated that Tackey & Tsubasa member Hideaki Takizawa could get married without informing him first, taking ...

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