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January 12, 2013, 9:00 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...

Everyone seems to be gearing up for battle, set to Aimer (Bleach, No. 6, Natsuyuki Rendezvous) theme "Re: I Am" in the "Two Worlds, Two Tomorrows" promo for the sixth episode of Gundam Unicorn. The episode hits Japanese theaters March 2nd before a...

Siliconera Ishaan

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...

posted on 2013-01-11 16:45 EST The New York Times newspaper listed the manga bestsellers in the United States for the week ending on January 5. Not all works were produced in Japan.

tokyohive Shiso

It was announced that Arashi’s new double A-side single “Calling/Breathless” is set for release on March 6th. As reported earlier, one of the title tracks “Calling” has been chosen as the theme song for member Aiba Masaki’s starring drama “Last Ho...

The North American anime distributor FUNimation Entertainment announced on Friday that it will stream the Senran Kagura television anime series. (Note: link can only be accessed by Elite subscribers. ) The site will begin streaming the first two e...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Well, it's about friggin' time! Starting this month, a new service will deliver ninja on the time and to the place of your choosing. The name of this new service? Why, Ninja Delivery. So clever. Don't expect these on-demand ninja to climb walls an...

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Sushi has become a world famous dish, and this has drawn mixed feelings from the people of Japan. While the general population is happy to have positively influenced global cuisine, at the same time they are also dismayed at how poorly it’s usuall...

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...

ZUCK Disbands announcements posted by Keia 40 minutes ago   ·   4 comments Visual Kei band ZUCK will disband after their live at Shibuya O-EAST on March 20th. After 3 years of activity the duo decided that they will go different paths after their ...

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.

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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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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.

tokyohive Shiso

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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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...

Siliconera Spencer

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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