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The February issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Newtype magazine is announcing the cast and staff for the "second season" arc of the Monogatari series, titled Monogatari Series Second Season, on Thursday. The series will cover the material from six volume...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Swiss surrealist artist H. R. Giger is credited with designing the Alien (née Xenomorph) from the iconic movies and games. The character appeared in a 1976 work by Giger. But could it be actually much older than that?

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The service you get at McDonald's in Japan is world class. The staff is polite and prompt, and there's still a focus on presentation. So it's a shame that McDonald's just screwed things up. In Japan, McDonald's is mucking things up with a special ...

It’s a new week and Crunchyoll is kicking it off with a new round of streaming anime announcements! First up is AMNESIA, based on the visual novel and PlayStation Portable game.   AMNESIA is set to broadcast every Tuesday starting on January 8, at...

I remember the exact day I got a PS2--it was just a few days after launch, and I picked up a shiny new copy of Dynasty Warriors 2 to go with it. Time sure flies--twelve years later, Sony is pulling the plug on what is arguably its best video game ...

Japanese text message board 2ch spun off the image board Futaba Channel ("2chan"), which in turn inspired America's (in)famous 4chan. With 2012 wrapped up, annual polls on the two sites offer some insight into how the anime tastes of online cousin...

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Honestly, I totally forgot about this one. . . I didn't even check it to see if it was NSFW so I shall put it as such! This year there wasn't really much inspiring images for Christmas and the ones I had before my laptop crashed and burned on me h...

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The holidays are over, you’ve gained a few extra pounds, but you’re finding it difficult to start a workout routine after so many peaceful days spent lounging around.  What you need is a workout buddy to help you stay motivated.

Popular Drama "Ataru" Gets Movie Deal tv-movies posted by Aysohmay 30 minutes ago   ·   2 comments Popular TBS drama "Ataru", which recently ran a 4 hour series special, has announced that the drama has been picked up to get a film adaptation.

Actor Oguri Shun (30) and model Yamada Yu (28) who registered their marriage last March held their wedding reception on the small Hawaiian island of Lanai on 5th January. The garden reception at the Four Seasons Resort Lana’i at Manele Bay w...

  The Barnaby White Day cake is the perfect gift for any “Tiger & Bunny” fan.   Bandai’s official online store, Premium Bandai, has begun taking preorders for a White Day cake based on the popular anime series “Tiger & Bunny”.

This list covers sales surveyed from December 12, 2011 to December 9, 2012. The top 3 animation Blu-ray Discs releases (among the top 50 DVDs overall) were listed last month. Rank Estimated Discs Sold Title Releaser Release Date Artist 1 65,697 Mo...

The oldest roof style used in the Japanese traditional architecture is Kirizuma: a roof made simply from two sides connected at the ridge. Kirizuma can be translated as “cut out gable” and it indicates that seen from a side, the wall seems to be c...

JEFusion GekiDan

As of Saturday, January 5th, the latest One Piece movie, “One Piece FILM Z” has earned 5,286,555,200 yen (about US$60,542,100). It immediately became TOEI's highest grossing film since 2000. One Piece Film Z broke the record of Jun'ya Sato's 2005 ...

JEFusion GekiDan

That's it! After Japan stopped shipping new PlayStation 2 consoles, Sony Entertainment confirms that the production of brand-new PS2 consoles has now ceased worldwide. The PlayStation 2 was originally released in 2000, and became the world's most ...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Top bust ‘em up Senran Kagura’s anime adaptation has finally burst onto the screens of fans of gigantic breasted schoolgirls pendulously doing battle between bouts of groping, although its bland content and rather tame service do not seem to have ...

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While it was previously reported that Kyary will be having a concert in Singapore, the dates are still unknown, even till today. However, the eccentric artiste tweeted on her arrival at Singapore’s Changi Airport just moments ago.

A new promo has airing showcasing the anime adaptation of otome game (the female audience equivalent of a gal game) Amnesia.  The games' cast will reprise their roles for January Brains Base (Durarara!

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The poster you see above was recently shared on Japanese internet message board 2channel and appears to be aimed at raising awareness of sexual minorities among in Japan, with the slogan ”love takes many forms” written at the top right corner.

Originally a story posted on message board 2Ch, Touno Mamare's macroeconomic fantasy Maoyuu Maou Yuusha (Demon Queen and Hero) aka MAOYU found a publishing deal and inspired five manga adaptations before becoming this season's anime that reunites ...

Yakuza affiliate, 10 others busted for pimping 17-year-old girl in Fukuoka Girl is alleged to have serviced 5 customers per day in local hotels By CJ On January 7, 2013 At 5:15 pm Category : Tokyo Daily, Yakuza Tags : boryokudan, enjo kosai, Fukuo...

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CyberConnect2 is known for making Naruto games and the . hack series, but the Fukuoka based studio also creates original games like Solatorobo and Asura’s Wrath.   Hiroshi Matsuyama, president of CyberConnect2, talked about his company’s plans for...

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