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Tokyo Sky Tree, opened to the public in May last year, with its 634 meters is the tallest tower and the second tallest construction in the world. But why the builders chose to make it 634 meters tall? They wanted a height to be easily remembered a...

AKB48's 30th single will be titled [So Long! ] and will be released on the 20th February 2013. The single will be released in 3 CD+DVD editions, Type's A, K, B, in both Limited and Regular Editions, as well as a CD only Theatre Edition.

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Itano Tomomi wants to get her driver’s license this year by ustar on January 11, 2013 at 5:19 am On January 11th, AKB48’s Itano Tomomi attended a new CM press conference for ‘Goo Kantei‘. For this year’s goal, Itano declared that she will get her ...

One of the greatest debates in the world—no, the UNIVERSE—is who would win in a death battle between Goku and Superman. Well, the folks at ScrewAttack have gone well out of their way to answer that very question in a 30+ minute video, so prepare f...

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It has been confirmed! This year's crossover film will be entitled “Kamen Rider × Super Sentai × Space Sheriff: Super Hero Taisen Z” (仮面ライダー×スーパー戦隊×宇宙刑事 スーパーヒーロー大戦Z). A post from Ibaraki Film Commission revealed it, when looking for extras for t...

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The Australian Government Classification Board has finally created a new adult category for games that went into effect on January 1st—the R 18+ rating, which will allow retailers to sell violent and controversial videogames for the first time in ...

It's been a long and brutal seventh generation of video game consoles, with the Wii completely kicking the crap out of the much-more-powerful PS3 and Xbox 360 in terms of sales and stacks of cash made, if not necessarily in terms of who had the be...

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Toyota has announced earlier this Wednesday on 9 January on commercializing the production of the Toyota Auris. It’s no ordinary production, as it is a collaboration between Mobile Suit Gundam’s iconic antagonist, Char Aznable and his trademark red.

JEFusion GekiDan

Heroes on each of their own franchises, Son Goku of the hit Dragon Ball manga, and Superman of the hit DC Comics of the same name, have always been a topic between debates on who is much more powerful than the other.

The Tokyo Reporter Amy Takahashi

TOKYO (TR) – A weekly comic book has delayed the release of its upcoming issue after editors deemed a lurid photo of a member pop group AKB48 to be “inappropriate,” reports the Sankei Shimbun (Jan. 11).

Musical adapted from the original Vocaloid song to open in Japan in March The cast for the 10th Niconico musical, “Senbon Zakura” (1,000 Cherry Blossom Trees), the musical adapted from the song composed by Kurousa and video with art by Ittomaru, w...

Hatsune Miku's KEI designs story of robots waging war long after humans' extinction The official website has opened on Thursday for Straight Title Robot Anime (Chokkyū Hyōdai Robot), a television anime produced in the free CG software MMD.

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19 works from AKB48 simultaneously rank on Oricon’s ‘TOP 100′ weekly album chart by simplymissj on January 10, 2013 at 1:34 pm 19 works by popular idol group AKB48 have simultaneously ranked on Oricon’s latest ’TOP 100‘ album chart for the week of...

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Also, the debut of this guy. Continuing what was left in the previous episode, RyuseiOh fights Baron String. Can the Dairangers finally defeat Baron String? Later, Shouji's friend is kidnapped as a sacrifice for Gorma's ritual called "Niidoro Budo...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Think back to 2008. That September, Pokémon Platinum, an enhanced version of Pokémon Diamond/Pearl, hit shops in Japan. Yet, people online made one sort of accurate prediction—and one very accurate prediction.

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The long awaited Gundam Unicorn Episode 6 Trailer has just been released on Bandai’s Anime Channel on youtube. Gundam Unicorn Episode 6 will be released on the 2nd of  March via on-demand streaming while the DVD & Blu-ray will be sale on 22nd of M...

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Here we go again! This time, Takizawa Hideaki-san (hereafter Tackey-san) is taking on the Johnny’s Journey challenge, and thankfully doing so with a much more manageable official title for the show – 滝沢秀明 南米縦断4800キロの旅 (Takizawa Hideaki Cutting Thr...

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On January 9th, it was reported that singer-songwriter YUI who has been hiatus after the end of last year, performed at some live events in the Kansai region, under the artist name “flower flower. ” According to a person concerned with the events,...

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On January 9th, live event “Acid Black Cherry & BREAKERZ 5th Anniversary Live ‘Acid BREAKERZ Cherry 69-sixnine-’“ was held at Nippon Budokan. This was the live event to commemorate the 5th anniversary since Acid Black Cherry (ABC) and BREAKERZ‘ de...

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It’s been revealed that Perfume’s new single, “Mirai no Museum“, will be released on February 27th. As reported earlier, “Mirai no Museum” was written as the theme song for the new ‘Doraemon‘ movie, ‘Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no Himitsu Dougu Museum‘,...

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On January 10th, popular idol group Arashi member, Aiba Masaki appeared at the stage greeting for the pre-screening for his upcoming drama “Last Hope” held at Omotesando Hills. In the drama, Aiba will be playing the role of a doctor for the first ...

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Kodansha postpones the release of “Young Magazine” next issue due to a photo of AKB48’s Kasai Tomomi by Shiso on January 10, 2013 at 11:40 pm On January 11th, Kodansha announced that they postponed the release of their weekly manga magazine “Young...

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