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January 15, 2013, 1:00 AM

It's been less than a week since Nintendo unveiled October's 3DS game Pokémon X and Y and already Japanese online art community Pixiv is fill with fan posting their impressions of new Grass-type Chespin (aka Harimaron), Fire-type Fennekin (aka Fok...

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Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2 covers the Raoh, Celestial Emperor, and Land of Shura stories from the manga. Tecmo Koei also created brand new scenarios for the game that focus on characters that weren’t as prominently featured in Dream Mode.

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After releasing Knights in the Nightmare and Gungnir, Sting has been working with Idea Factory. The two companies formed Super Sting, which created Generation of Chaos: Pandora’s Reflection. Sting’s next project appears to be a video game adaptati...

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On Tuesday, you can make Mid-Boss feel the wrath of Laharl and raise an army of Prinnies on PlayStation 3. Atlus will re-release the game that started the Disgaea series, Disgaea: Hour of Darkness, as a PlayStation Network download.

Commentator: Incident could cause Kodansha 3 hundred million+ yen The official website for Kodansha's Young Magazine posted two new notices to further explain the delays on the magazine's next issue and AKB48 idol Tomomi Kasai's photo collection.

In the second Monday of January, Japan celebrates the Coming of Age Day (Seijin no Hi), a ceremony for the young adults reaching the age of 20 during the current school year. 20 years is the age of adulthood in Japan, the age of the right to vote ...

Marc Pedowitz: Interest in remake predated Colorado & Connecticut mass shootings Marc Pedowitz, the president of The CW television network in the United States, confirmed on Sunday that his network is not planning a remake of Koushun Takami's Batt...

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Sena and Yozora want a peaceful season two…  Today is the best day of anime ever with the return of Boku wa tomo or better known as Haganai season two! Last season kind of ended on a strange turn with Yozora chopping off her hair and Kodaka finall...

The latest anime series to be the subject of a wave of amisports cycling gear is The Ambition of Oda Nobuna - the recent light novel retelling of the Sengoku conquest of Japan with bishoujo characters replacing the historical warlords and warriors.

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AKB48 member Kashiwagi Yuki had a special talk with former Morning Musume member Ishikawa Rika who Kashiwagi always claimed to be a fan. This special talk was for Kashiwagi’s solo debut single “Shortcake“, and it will be included as a bonus track ...

To make any kind of impact in the crowded j-pop idol game, you’ve gotta have a gimmick and the people behind the group panache!  must have had the “chocolate + peanut butter” moment of the century when they decided to push a cosplaying idol group ...

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On January 14th, model Masuwaka Tsubasa announced on her official blog that she and her husband, model Umeda Naoki have filed for divorced. With the tile “Announcement to everybody”, she wrote, “I, Masuwaka Tsubasa, am filing for divorce from Umed...

Organizers confirm the note specifically demanded cancellation of February event The organizers of "Touhou Kamuisai 7,” a Touhou Project dōjinshi event, revealed in a new notice on Saturday that a threat letter was specifically directed at the eve...

Idol Round Up # 20 Another round of Idols that you may know and may not know 2& [Double And] 左Saki http://ameblo. jp/saki-dm-0311/ 右Saya http://ameblo. jp/dm-saya-0515/ http://dm-produce. com/artist/2and.

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The Japan Red Cross Association’s blood donation drive at Comic Market 83, where attendees who stopped by to do a good deed were rewarded with exclusive not-for-sale memorabilia, was a huge success. Never mind the actions of a few unscrupulous fol...

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E-girls has revealed the details on their upcoming 4th single “THE NEVER ENDING STORY” that is scheduled for release on February 20th. As previously announced, the title track is a cover of Limahl’s “The NeverEnding Story“, and it has been chosen ...

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Police have forced a Touhou event to cancel after threats were mailed to its venue, mirroring what happened with Kuroko and confirming the worst fears of doujin fans that a wave of unchallenged event cancellations may be imminent.

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Winter in Japan is a particularly dry time of year. So it’s only natural that folks who generally enjoy a humid climate tend to break out the old humidifier every once in a while. One such simple desktop dehumidifier was one indie inventor’s inspi...

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This site has covered some frankly ridiculous foods in the past. Who could forget our articles on deep-fried caterpillars, the 1050-bacon strip Whopper, or the bright blue curry challenge? But this is the first time we’ve covered something that ac...

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Check out the PV for TOKYO GIRLS’ STYLE’s “Yakusoku” by Shiso on January 12, 2013 at 4:51 pm TOKYO GIRLS’ STYLE will release their 3rd album titled “Yakusoku” on January 30th. The album will be released with three different versions; Type-A (CD+Bl...

  A new digital camera will let photographers insert “Madoka Magica” characters into their photos.   M-ON! Entertainment is currently taking preorders for a digital camera that lets users insert characters from anime series "Puella Magi Madoka Mag...

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