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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

I think we can all agree: This room has the best view in Tokyo. On April 24, the Hotel Gracery in Shinjuku will kick off its grand opening in monster style. Godzilla style. The 30-story hotel sits atop the Shinjuku's Toho Cinema (Toho, of course, ...

Mikudayo, the Nendoroid-shaped Hatsune Miku mascot created by Good Smile Company, has volunteered her head to be a New Nintendo 3DS XL case. The Mikudayo deluxe stuffed pouch will be released by Sega on May 28, and includes a plush pouch in which ...

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Spring 2015 has really shaped up to be one of the most exciting anime seasons in recent memory, and one of the reasons is Gintama's new TV anime series, and its official website has now announced its air date, which will be on April 8, 2015 at 18:...

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Not all 2D fighting games are created equal. Ultra Street Fighter IV purports to be all about controlling space and making calculated, strategic decisions. Guilty Gear Xrd puts offense first, giving players loads of freedom in how they move and at...

Popular TV anime Kantai Collection (KanColle), broadcast from January 2015, has collaborated with pizza chain restaurant Pizza Hut. The campaign's name "Pizza Hut Hakuchi Teitoku Hokyuu Sakusen - Pizza wo Hokyuu Shite Hoshuu o Kakutokuseyo!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Sacred Blacksmith' Manga Adaptation Ending Posted by Chris Beveridge February 24, 2015 at 08:30 PM Sacred Blacksmith Isao Miura began his Sacred Blacksmith light novel series back in 2007 and brought it to a close in 2013 with sixteen volumes, bu...

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Marvelous is working on a vocaloid game starring IA. Originally, scheduled to come out last year, IA/VT Colorful was delayed for almost a year. During this time, Senran Kagura producer Kenichiro Takaki changed the gameplay system to have eight but...

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Look anywhere on YouTube and you'll find any number of independently conceived concepts attributed to the Ameritoku crossover series, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. There are a few in the works on smaller scales as well as a feature film from Lions...

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Written by: William on February 24, 2015 at 12:16 pm | In PRODUCT INNOVATION | No Comments Head to Shinjuku Station to try popping 100,000 Slime bubbles. No, it's not what it sounds. Slime is the mascot character in the PlayStation game Dragon Que...

Lawson, a Japanese convenience store chain, have started their promotional campaign for Attack on Titan and Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica liquor products. The Attack on Titan branded umeshu (Japanese liqueur made from steeping ume fruits) are from Ha...

Producer Is the Best Idol According to the Cinderella Girls Popularity Poll A Japanese anime goods store based in Akihabara called Lashin Yokohama recently held a popularity poll for the popular ongoing idol-themed anime series, The IDOLM@STER: Ci...

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Bandai Namco Games Europe have released the final set of screenshots for the Western release of Dragon Ball Xenoverse, which will be out on consoles in North America today and in European regions on the 27th.

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

Yuss! 5 minutes ago - 1:00 PM on 02. 24. 20150 One of the finest anime every made is finally making its way to Blu-Ray! Discotek Media announced that the Hayao Miyazaki classic will finally makes its US Blu-Ray debut on April 28th!

Siliconera Sato

  Ys and The Legend of Heroes makers, Falcom, recently announced a new title by the name of Tokyo Xanadu, a game that blends Falcom's action RPG knowhow with a modern day setting. According to the latest report, the game will be on PlayStation Vita.

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Razzle's Dazzles has uncovered something interesting about the Power Rangers Legacy line listing in Toys 'R' Us. He found out the future release of the Power Rangers Legacy Blade Blaster. In the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers TV series, the Blade Bl...

Siliconera Spencer

While Microsoft hasn't been making strides in Japan, their Hong Kong division is actively promoting the system with a little help from Koei Tecmo.   They have a Dead or Alive 5: Last Round bundle which includes an Xbox One system with a 500 GB har...

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Bandai announced a new line of Gunpla kits called REVIVE, in which older Gundam models will get an updated High Grade (HG) model kits. The REVIVE line will use current molding techniques and features better proportions and better range of motions ...

Siliconera Sato

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth will have plenty of Digimon for you to collect and train, but the game's story will also have you do plenty of detective work between the real world and cyberspace. The latest trailer shows us more of its story and game...

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The official S. H. Figuarts Marvel's The Avengers: Age of Ultron website has finally unveiled the next set of Avengers figures and teased a future release. As what we have previously reported, Captain America, The Hulk, and Thor will get S.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Original 'Ghost in the Shell' Anime Film Begins Hulu Distribution Posted by Chris Beveridge February 23, 2015 at 09:00 PM We're closer to the the time that this film takes place in than when it came out, which is a scary concept for some.

Former pastry chef and current dessert blogger Katharina McCawley knows a thing or two about scrumptious treats that are as tasty to look at as they are to eat. She runs the blog Pretty Cake Machine, where she provides detailed recipes and directi...

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The official website to the upcoming zombie anime, Gakkou Gurashi (School Live! ), has made several new announcements, including the upcoming anime's main voice cast as well as the season it will premiere in.

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It is confirmed today that an anime adaptation of Shiori Ota's mystery novel series Sakurako-san no Ashimoto ni wa Shitai ga Umatteiru (There are bodies buried under Sakurak-san's foot) is in the works.

On March 3, the April issue of Shueisha's Ribon magazine will reveal that Nana Haruta's (Stardust Wink, Chocolate Cosmos) sports, romantic-comedy, shoujo manga, Tsubasa to Hotaru, will receive more anime in March.

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Tweet Pin It The 48 groups look to be headed back to the United States and we couldn't be more excited. In a recent social media entry from Yasushi Akimoto, producer and creator of pop idol group AKB48, he responds to a recent message from concurr...

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The delayed fifth episode for Tantei Kageki Milky Holmes TD has finally been aired in Japan, and it has caused a lot of celebration from the series' fans, not only because the long-awaited "Ransom for Carol" episode has finally been aired, but the...

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Last time we posted about the beefed-up DmC Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition it was all about Vergil, but Capcom recently highlighted the release with another side-by-side comparison video. This time we get to compare the original speed to the ne...

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Compile Heart has been all about countdowns lately, and one of their recent teaser sites resulted in a new game reveal. What started as a nine-panel puzzle countdown still has two days to go, but this week's issue of Dengeki PlayStation magazine h...

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