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January 18, 2013, 2:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

If Japan is anything to go by, the Wii U hasn't proven to be the smash hit Nintendo hoped it would be. Granted, hardware launches are tough. The 3DS had a difficult time getting off the ground. Now, it's doing gangbusters.

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She’s bigger than a 500ml bottle…? In fact, she’s considerably bigger than this bottle! ! She is easily big enough to be seen as a trophy or something! Today we’ll be taking a look at this adorable figure!

Henshin Justice Unlimited Tom Constantine
Henshin Justice Unlimited Tom Constantine
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Killer Is Dead is an upcoming action game from Grasshopper Manufacture, the folks behind No More Heroes and Killer7. Yesterday, loads of details about the game hit the net (along with blurry magazine pics), and today on Famitsu.

RocketNews24 Steven

When Japanese TV personality and model Aki Higashihara blogs, bad things happen. Higashihara’s blog has been dubbed ”Death Blog” by the Japanese internet, a reference to Death Note, a popular manga about a supernatural notebook that possess the po...

Siliconera Spencer

Get ready to battle Brachydios. The poison spitting cover monster from Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is coming to Wii U and Nintendo 3DS on March 19.   Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is an expanded version on Monster Hunter Tri with more subspecies, Tanjia...

Siliconera Spencer

Lumina is one of the new characters in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. She appears to be a playful girl and at times Lumina guides Lightning. Other times, Lumina distracts her. What is Lumina thinking and why does she have that sly smile wh...

Siliconera Ishaan

Grasshopper Manufacture’s next game looks… like a Grasshopper Manufacture game. Killer is Dead puts you in the shoes of Mondo Zappa, whose job is to kill other killers. Cue the large swords, beautiful women and crazy badguys.

Siliconera Spencer

Tales of Hearts R has a revised battle system for PlayStation Vita. Namco Bandai dropped the 2D sprites from the DS game and brought fights into the 3D battlefields with air combos. Union Artes are another addition to Tales of Hearts R.

Toei Animation announced today that the most recent and successful anime film One Piece Film Z will be released in five Asian countries soon; Taiwan on January 25th, Singapore on February 1st, Hong Kong on February 14th, and followed by Thailand a...

US$39. 99 suit from Chinese retailer alongside Super Sentai, Mario, Nyanko, more Chinese cosplay and dress retailer Milanoo is selling a Lycra Spandex Totoro costume on its website. There are no signs that the item is an official product.

It is confirmed that the official site for Kon Satoshi's last anime film Yume-Miru Kikai (Dreaming Machine) has been disappeared since the end of last year. (http://yume-robo. com/). The official blog is still alive, but nothing has been posted si...

The 59th volume of Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto manga ranked at #15 on Nielsen BookScan's list of top 20 graphic novels in American bookstores for November. The volume was the only manga listed on December's list.

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Perfume reveals jacket covers for “Mirai no Museum” by ustar on January 17, 2013 at 5:47 am Perfume have revealed the jacket covers for their upcoming single, “Mirai no Museum“, which will be released on February 27th.

Siliconera Spencer

Dengeki PlayStation has a scoop about Disgaea Dimension 2 where King Laharl one day wakes up and becomes a girl. Introducing Laharl-chan!     You can see 2P Etna in the screenshot at the bottom. She’s the Etna character who looks blue.

Music channel m-on announced today that they will air a special program to coincide with the release of V6's 12 original album, Oh! My! Goodness! , to be released on February 20th. The program is called "V6 Music Video Encyclopedia" and will be a ...

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For days now Beijing has been suffering from a prolonged spell of the worst air pollution in the city’s history, a crisis so bad that it has been dubbed the “airpocalypse”. The air has been classified as hazardous to human health and has already s...

 Calling is the theme song for Last Hope ,starring member Aiba MasakiRating for the first episode is 14.

A photo of a topless Tomomi Kasai being fondled from behind by a young boy could prove to be costly for KodanshaThe publisher embroiled in a scandal over an “inappropriate” photo of a member pop group AKB48 may face a host of problems,...

Siliconera Ishaan

  Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory is out in March, and NIS America shared two videos of the game this evening, showing off general battles and CPU form footage, which demonstrates special attacks. You can take at the first video above and the seco...

Siliconera Spencer

Nippon Ichi has been working on The God and Fate Revolution Paradox, which is kind of like Z. H. P. Unlosing Ranger vs. Darkdeth Evilman meets Disgaea. The God and Fate Revolution Paradox has a deep dungeons and if you delve into them you might se...

Siliconera Ishaan

Square Enix’s recent “All the Bravest” trademark was for Final Fantasy All the Bravest, an iOS RPG starring characters from the Final Fantasy series. The game is already available on the New Zealand and Japanese iOS App Stores and is headed to Nor...

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Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy made its debut on Nintendo 3DS and in December the game was re-released for iOS. While Square Enix has ported DS games to iOS, Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy is their first 3DS to iOS port.

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