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January 12, 2013, 1:30 AM
January 12, 2013, 1:30 AM

Akibaranger Coming Back With Season 2, Officially Confirmed! As previously reported, Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger would very likely come back for a second season. It was confirmed at an Kamen Rider and Super Sentai event called, “Super Hero Festi...

For those who have missed the memo, Nippon Ichi Software in Japan confirmed a short while ago that they would be developing a sequel to the original installment in the Disgaea series (Disgaea: Hour of Darkness), which will see you return to the Ne...

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...

Penultimate chapter to debut in 16 theaters on March 2 with theme by Aimer Bandai's Anime Channel service began streaming a short version of the promotional video for episode 6 of the Mobile Suit Gundam UC anime series on Friday.

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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 ...

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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After many years, Japanese girl band SCANDAL will be officially releasing one of the unreleased songs in their indie days, “PLAYBOY”. The song will be included in their second compilation album, “ENCORE SHOW”.

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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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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).

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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.

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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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The 10th Niconico musical, Senbonzakura (1,000 Cherry Blossom Trees),will be starring two of the members of idol group AKB48. The musical is adapting the popular Hatsune Miku song and music video. AKB48's Haruka Ishida (AKB0048) will play as Hatsu...

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Cinema Today started streaming the 2-minute full trailer for the upcoming second film of dark tokusatsu series, entitled “GARO: Blue Cries of the Demon Dragon” (牙狼〈GARO〉~蒼哭ノ魔竜~ Garo ~Sōkoku no Maryū~).

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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.

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Tecmo Koei plans on releasing Dead or Alive 5+ for PlayStation Vita in March and you can get it with a copy of the PlayStation 3 game. The Dead or Alive 5 Cross Play Pack includes:   Dead or Alive 5 for PlayStation 3 Dead or Alive 5+ for PlayStati...

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Kirito has a new ally in Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment. Strare is a brand new character made for the PSP game who you can choose to be Kirito’s partner. She wields a great sword and is quite knowledgeable almost like a walkthrough for the virt...

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.

The Japanese publisher Kodansha announced on Thursday that it is delaying this year's seventh issue of Young Magazine due to an "inappropriate" depiction in the magazine of an ad for former AKB48 idol Tomomi Kasai's upcoming photo collection.

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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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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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