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January 24, 2015, 6:00 PM
January 24, 2015, 6:00 PM

Liberta, a company that specializes in beauty and skincare products, is launching a line of cosplayer-targeted facial cosmetics called COSCOS. Aimed specifically at cosplayers, the line-up currently includes four items: HD foundation, setting powd...

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In 2014, Dr. Shuji Nakamura, along with two other scientists, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics for his work in creating bright blue LEDs. In 1993, Nakamura held only a master's degree and worked with just one lab assistant for a small manuf...

Musician HYDE previews Evangelion & other attractions before Friday opening Universal Studios Japan is formally opening its new Attack on Titan attraction on Friday. "Attack on Titan The Real" is part of the Universal Cool Japan event (along with ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

It isn't like they took the anime characters and made them look real. That's exactly what they did. They being Universal Studios Japan, which, starting tomorrow, is opening an Attack on Titan attraction at its Osaka theme park.

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Nippon Columbia has opened their official Shuriken Sentai Ninninger music page. The page unveiled the cover of the single and posted samples of the show's opening and ending themes. Ninninger Opening Theme Sample [LISTEN IT HERE]Ninninger Ending T...

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Cupitron – Battery Cupitron's new single Battery (バッテリー) will be released on February 11. It is the 2nd single from Cupitron. The idol group performes techno pop songs. The MV has been unveiled. The CD is produced by Tobeta Bajune.


Earlier this month, Crunchyroll teased an original upcoming creative collaboration with Japanese artist Hiroyuki Takahashi, whose work is supercharged with the influence of anime, manga, and the wild energy of the Tokyo music scene.


Animated programming block Toonami has announced a new shorter schedule, rolled out starting this week. Toonami co-creator Jason DeMarco explained on Twitter: " fans- so I don't get inundated, yes we are being shortened due to ratings.


Following the premiere schedule yesterday, NHK's official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of internationally acclaimed manga artist Rumiko Takahashi's ongoing serialization work Kyoukai no Rinne/Rin-ne today posted a 90-second promoti...

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Disney enjoys broad popularity with Japanese children, with tykes across the nation regularly getting excited for the studio's animated films and begging their parents to take them to Tokyo Disneyland.

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Producer Katsuhiro Harada shared a first look at Pokkén Tournament's arcade system today, and also shared a look at the controller that will be used to play the game.   During the livestream, Harada first reiterated that Pokkén Tournament isn't go...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

At least they'll have photos to remember this moment. Near Universal Studios Japan's Attack on Titan attraction, there are one-to-to scale Eren Titan and Female Titan statues, which I checked out during a press preview.

The future of Namie Amuro's career has come into question from music industry insiders now that the singer is being managed by an Avex label.

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

Get ready to buy all your anime needs with this new stylish credit card.  Japanese credit card company Mitsubishi UFJ NICOS have announced that they will be producing a special line of credit cards themed after Sunrise's popular idol anime Love Live!

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Out next month in Japan is God Eater 2: Rage Burst. The latest round of screenshots show the new blood arts attacks and special duty missions. According to gaming site Gematsu: "A new system where highly difficult missions occasionally occur.

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The latest issue of Figure-Oh magazine revealed the release date of the S. H. Figuarts VulShark & VulPanther from Taiyou Sentai Sun Vulcan and more. The S. H. Figuarts VulShark & VulPanther Set was first unveiled at the Tamashii Nations 2014 and w...

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Voice actress Kana Hanazawa is one of the biggest names in the voice acting industry, and it seems that she is not just a beautiful voice as she takes her talents from voicing iconic anime characters to acting out in real life.


Atlus had a couple of Etrian Mystery Dungeon updates to share earlier today, including a look at the dungeon-crawler's Protector class. See a sample of the battle tank class, which boasts high DEF stats and a tower shield, along with some giveaway...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

It has been revealed in the latest issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump that a compilation film of the first season of the anime adaptation of Haruichi Furudate's Haikyuu! !  manga has been green lit.

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Sony is currently auctioning a copy of the limited edition 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 on Yahoo! Auctions. What's more is that it's #1 of the 12,300 copies released worldwide. The proceeds of the auction will go to Save the Children Japan charity.

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Famitsu has released the first ever gameplay footage of the next installment of Senran Kagura, Senran Kagura Estival Versus, showing off the game's visual upgrades which meld together traditional 2D animated cutscenes with 3D bust-'em-up action, t...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Maiden Japan Acquires First 'Patlabor' Anime Feature Posted by Chris Beveridge January 22, 2015 at 03:10 PM Maiden Japan had a quiet year in 2014 and while it may be similar in 2015, they're going to give us something very anticipated in May.

In a frank interview with Shuukan Bunshun, current Johnny's & Associates Vice President Mary Kitagawa confirmed that her eldest daughter Julie Keiko Fujishima will become the next president of the company.

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"Sound! Euphonium" – Main Cast Info; PV Posted by pKjd on Jan 23, 2015 @ 12:26 am 23 Jan The official webpage for Kyoto Animation's next animated project, 「Sound! Euphonium」 (Hibike! Euphonium / 響け! ユーフォニアム), has updated with new info regarding th...

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Here's a guide to the Shuriken Sentai Ninninger episodes that will air in February. The said series will premiere in the said month. Story 1 - Shuriken Sentai, Departure! (2/15)The descendants of the Last Ninja, Takaharu, Fuka, Yakumo, Matsuo, and...

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Sword Art Online: Lost Song will throw you into a new continent called Svartalfheim, where you'll fight dragons, golems, and all kinds of new monsters. Here's a look at how you'll fight off foes and stay safe in ALO.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Baby Steps' Anime Episode count Set As New Actors Sign On Posted by Chris Beveridge January 23, 2015 at 06:29 PM After getting the date firmed up earlier this week for the second season of Baby Steps, now some new casting information has arrive.


Square Enix is back with another Orience News special report for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. This time the focus is on combat, detailing the ways you'll be fighting with Class Zero's 14 playable members.       Final Fantasy Type-0 HD hits PlayStation...

Visual Novels Now Reading MangaGamer Ask What Visual Novels You Would Like Licensed MangaGamer Ask What Visual Novels You Would Like Licensed International visual novel publisher MangaGamer have today launched a brand new survey they would like VN...

X JAPAN YOSHIKI's sudden Tweet the other day has caused speculation start to rise among X JAPAN FANS. YOSHIKI tweeted asking "Which festival do you like? ", adding Twitter accounts of various music festivals to the Tweet.

Anime about Tokyo college club's chit-chat follows Kami-Usagi Rope shorts The TOHO Cinemas chain will screen Anime-gatari (literally, Anime-chat), its second original short anime project, during intermissions.

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