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January 12, 2013, 7:00 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...

The official website for the Yuyushiki television anime began streaming a 30-second promotional video on Friday. The same video debuted at the Comic Market 83 event last month. The original four-panel manga by Komata Mikami follows the school life...

Live-action spoof of Toei's own Super Sentai franchise premiered last April The official website for the Hikōnin Sentai Akibaranger (Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger) live-action television series confirmed that production on a second season has been...

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We haven’t heard a squeak out of Square Enix about Final Fantasy X HD for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. That might be changing soon if Square Enix Europe are to be believed.   In reply to a fan asking about the game, Square’s European di...

Anime auteur  Makoto Shinkai (5 Centimers Per Second, The Place Promised in Our Early Days, Voices of a Distant Star) has tweeted that he has prepared anime short Someone's Gaze, set to be screen by the Nomura Real Estate Group as part of their Pr...

Mushi Production veterans to train animators, voice actors on planned December film Hamamatsu, a city southwest of Tokyo, is making an anime film tentatively titled Mina no Mori no Kanna-sensei for a projected December release.

Question: Being an aspiring artist, not only in media arts, from drawing, illustration, and crafting, but to literature, humanities, and aesthetics design, and wishing to pursue an independent career due to the current economical climate, I was cu...

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...

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...

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.

NIS America has formally announced plans for a domestic disc release of the 2011 slice-of-life drama Hanasaku Iroha. The first half of the 26-episode show will be released in a limited edition subtitled DVD/BD combo with 36-page hardcover illustra...

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AKB48 will be releasing their 30th single on February 20th, and now more details on the upcoming single have been revealed! The title of the 30th single is “So long! “, and it’s said to be a soft and heartwarming song with the theme of graduation.

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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~).

Sentai Filmworks had another announcement to make today, and this time it was none other than Little Busters! The anime based on Key's visual novel will be available soon through select digital outlets, with a home video release planned for later ...

The official website for the upcoming anime Tenshi no Drop/Angel's Drop announced that they have posted a 41-second first promotional video on YouTube and Nico Nico Douga on January 10th. The anime is based on Chizuna Nakajima's comedy manga which...

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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...

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