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March 5, 2015, 12:00 PM
March 5, 2015, 12:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Previously, Kotaku reported that a Godzilla hotel was opening in Tokyo this April. Next to the hotel, a huge 'Zilla head was slated to appear, but all we've seen were computerized concept images. Until now.

RocketNews24 Scott R Dixon

Despite the Game Boy's revolutionary specs for its time, the small screen, the lack of a backlight and minuscule speaker left much to be desired for gamers in the 1990s. And although many just considered the Game Boy's limitations a minor price to...

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With the season of spring almost in the air, Japanese convenience store chain, Family Mart, will be releasing a few limited edition goodies featuring the virtual diva herself, Hatsune Miku, along with her Vocaloid friends.

On the 16th manga volume of Akira Hiramoto's manga series Prison School (Kangoku Gakuen) there will be a wraparound jacket band announcement revealing that the TV anime adaptation of the manga will premiere this summer.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Late last month, we got indisputable visual evidence (which is by no means to be confused with humorous photoshopped evidence) of something we've been suspecting for the last several years: U. S. President Barack Obama is a huge fan of cute girl a...

It's fairly well known that if you search for "Japanese commercial" on any video site, you are in for hours of amazing entertainment. Kirin has spared no expense in the new series of commercials for Mets soda starring characters from Dragon Ball Z...

On February 27, 2015, it was hinted on Viz Media's Shojo Beat's official Twitter account that two new shoujo manga series will be filling up the English licensed manga shelves this year. And earlier this morning, the wait is over and the two new m...

Think of the two greatest animation achievements in history least likely to go together, and you might come up with an incongruous mishmash of The Simpsons and Akira. Perhaps precisely because of the way these two animated works (with the exceptio...


Nintendo 3DS owners in Japan are getting their first taste of Theatrhythm Dragon Quest soon, with a demo officially scheduled to hit the eShop on March 11. The demo will feature two songs, one from Dragon Quest III and one from Dragon Quest V.

New chapter is 1st in 5 years for long-running baseball manga This year's 14th issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine announced on Wednesday that Takuya Mitsuda will begin the continuation of his long-running Major manga in the magazi...


Kancolle, meet can opener. Aniplex Mobile is gearing up for Kaden Shoujo, a free-to-play puzzle RPG for iOS and Android devices, launching this spring.  In the year 20XX, a mysterious portal opened, producing chips that gave life to over 100 types...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'He Is a Ultimate Teacher' Cast Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge March 4, 2015 at 05:25 PM With an April 4th, 2015 debut set, the anime adaptation of the 2011 manga series Denpa Kyoshi, aka He Is A Ultimate Teacher, has a little bit of new infor...

Metal Gear Online multi-player environment pits teams against one another Kojima Production's online community manager Robert Peeler gave insight into Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain game's online tactical gameplay, Metal Gear Online, in a ne...


Tokyo-based company S-Drive has launched a new regional revitalization project for Katsushika Ward in Tokyo, named Katsushika Heroine Collection, KatsuColle for short, featuring moe bishoujo characters designed and named after the stations and are...

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The first commercial has been revealed for the upcoming anime adaptation of Front Wing's Grisaia sequel visual novels Grisaia no Meikyuu (The Labyrinth of Grisaia) and Grisaia no Rakuen (The Eden of Grisaia).

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Japan's J-League Division 2 has recently announced their collaboration with three anime series for the "Ani X Soccer" or Animation X Soccer project. Now, new details on the collaboration have recently been announced during a press conference in Ni...

Shuhei Yoshida outlines key changes in new model at GDC event Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida announced at this year's Game Developers Conference (GDC) and on the U.

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It looks as though Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition will be available on PC in addition to its Xbox One and PlayStation 4 releases. The game has been rated for PC by the USK, the rating board in Germany.

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Avex's youtube channel has just released a short preview version for "Who's That Guy? ", the theme song for the upcoming Super Hero. . .

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The first episode of the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin anime opened in Japan last week in 13 theaters in Japan and debuted at #7. Here's how much it earned. The episode sold a total of 56,397 tickets for 73,726,200 yen in just two days.

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Japanese streaming giant Niconico has recently announced that it will be streaming a marathon of classic 90s shoujo anime MAGIC KNIGHT RAYEARTH (魔法騎士マジックナイトレイアース, Mahou Senshi MAGIC KNIGHT RAYEARTH). Image by kodansha.


AliceNine changed their band name to A9 and appeared in front of their fans with a new song. ◆A9's new song "Phoenix" - music videoAliceNine celebrated 10 years together in 2014. At the end of their Fujikyu Highland Conifer Forest concert, they an...

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The official Live Spectacle Naruto stage play site announced that FLOW will perform the play's official image song. The upcoming play covers the first 27 volumes of the manga. FLOW previously performed opening themes for the Naruto anime.

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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will be released on September 1st worldwide for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. A PC version will be released via Steam two weeks later on September 15th.


Following the two child actresses for the protagonist Sana Kurata, Nelke Planning has announced double casting for Akito Hayama, Sana's main counterpart in the story, for the upcoming stage play adaptation of Miho Obana's popular shoujo manga seri...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Japan's Weekly Blu-ray & DVD Anime Rankings Ending March 1st, 2015 Posted by Chris Beveridge March 3, 2015 at 03:15 PM The latest round of rankings has come in from the Japanese home video market and once again there's definitely some interesting ...

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New Manga Releases For Week Of March 4th, 2015 Posted by Chris Beveridge March 3, 2015 at 02:32 PM The realm of manga is getting off to a good start in March as there's nearly twenty new volumes out this week, with a few omnibus releases mixed in ...

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Mobile Suit Gundam the Origin I: Blue-eyed Casval premiered last 28 February, and needless to say, it was a huge success. And with the numbers from what the first part of the Origin series has earned now released, it seems that the film has indeed...


The Recording Industry Association of Japan has announced the winners of this year's edition of The Japan Gold Disc Award. These awards are based on sales from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014. Arashi took the top prize this year, Artist Of Th...

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