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November 13, 2012, 5:00 PM
November 13, 2012, 5:00 PM

Bone-in meat, pirate bento, Sky Fish sauté, Fruit Macedonia, more recipes offered in new book The Japanese publisher Shueisha is offering a new cookbook inspired by Eiichiro Oda's One Piece pirate manga.

In July the "next stage" of Shōji Kawamori's sci-fi idol anime, AKB0048, was announced for next year, but that's all we had to go on at the time. Now it looks like the pop culture saviors are set to return on January 5, 2013.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

China’s latest pork-barrel prestige project will reportedly take the form of a giant ring, but so pointless is the project that it soon found itself the butt of mass Photoshop mockery. Liaoning province’s 157m tall ring will consume 3000 tons of s...


Kirito’s so hot, he’ll make your panties drop as fast as your mana! OOOHHHH! The epic elf quest continues with Leafa, Yui and Kirito on their crazy adventures! So last week she almost discovered Kirito’s MMORPG playing secret, but of course she re...

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Two limited edition Nintendo 3DS XL colours are headed to Europe this winter. The first is a white Nintendo 3DS XL, which will include a download copy of either Super Mario 3D Land or Mario Kart 7 pre-installed on the system, depending on which yo...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Japanese otaku have been delighted to learn they can now stamp all manner of official documents with moe girls thanks to the advent of the “ita-in” seal, with fans busily registering them for use at banks and other official institutions, and some ...


At the press conference on Oct 27 to launch the "Johnny World" stage show commemorating his Guiness Word record, Johnny Kitagawa commented about Jin for the first time since the birth of his baby.   The media felt that Johnny's feeling for Jin and...

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Team Ninja is one of the early third party Wii U developers and when we met with studio head Yosuke Hayashi we asked him we he thought about Nintendo’s new console.   "In terms of power, it’s right up there with PS3 and Xbox 360 plus the power to ...

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As of today, the Weekly Jump manga, Katekyo Hitman Reborn! has shot its last bullet. I will admit that I haven't read anything related to Reborn! , but I did adore the concept of having Mafia babies that shoot bullets that can revive others, so th...


Nov12 Delicious cake, you must eat! After the excellent episode 4, the question in my mind about Girls und Panzer was, could it keep up the great action? Was the 4th episode more than just a one-off, but rather a sign of greatness to come?

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This week’s VS Arashi (VS 嵐)began with a bit of talk about Arashi’s Popcorn Tour and something involving Ohno-san, choreography, and rollerskates. It might actually be more fun to use your imagination on this one than to know what they actually said.

There are all types of end of the year  publication, product manufacturers and industry awards that artists can receive and one is the “Golden Bird Newcomer Award” This year the award was given to Alice 10 brand new sister unit Steam Girls .

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With Sou Sagara and Kantoku's Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko (The Perverted Prince and the Cat Who Won't Smile)  light novels set to become a TV anime next spring, a new promo offers an early look at the J.

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