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RocketNews24 Audrey Akcasu

Over the past couple of years there has been something a revolution in the perception and treatment of chubby girls in Japan. With the coining of the term "Marshmallow Girl," plus-sized girls across Japan have been gaining confidence and options i...

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is visiting the White House today as part of ongoing trade discussions between the United States and countries within the Pacific Rim. While Abe's visit is mostly business, a certain amount of fanfare is also plan...

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On April 28th, the KanColle browser game launched its big seasonal event, spring 2015's "Order! 11th Battle Operation" (possibly based on World War II's Indian Ocean Raid / Easter Sunday Raid ). Three new Kanmusu make their debut, including Katsur...

The official website for Hetalia The World Twinkle, the sixth anime season inspired by Hidekaz Himaruya's Hetalia manga, began streaming the first promotional video on Thursday. The video confirms that the series will begin streaming on the d Anim...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The first ever One Piece 3D art exhibit is getting underway in Hong Kong. If you're into optical illusions and manga pirates, this is probably for you. This week, websites Hopetrip, New Monday, and Daliulian checked out the exhibit at the Hong Kon...

Movie about suffering art student opens on July 25 Tōkyō Mukokuseki Shōjo (Tokyo Stateless Girl,) the latest live-action project from director Mamoru Oshii (Angel's Egg, Ghost in the Shell, Patlabor The Mobile Police), will open in Japan on July 25.

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Tohsaka Rin tries on a new outfit in the latest Unlimited Blade Works artwork to come from Ufotable - she's wearing a female variant of Archer's wardrobe, raising many questions about her virginity. This isn't the first time she's caught wearing A...

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Seas Entertainment has announced their acquisition of Wataru Karasuma's virtual gender-bender manga series, Not Lives. Seven Seas will release the new and on-going series f or the first time in print in North America as single volume releases, all...

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan is currently in the United States for a state visit which includes talks on the US and Japanese automotive industry as well as some trade deals with its military and economic ally.

Sponsored links During the April 29th episode of Hello Pro Station, Hello! Project announced the formation of a new unit named Tsubaki Factory. The members are Kiki Asakura, Yumeno Kishimoto, Kisora Niinuma, Risa Ogata, Ami Tanimoto, and Riko Yama...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Punisher' Netflix Series Rumored Posted by Chris Beveridge April 29, 2015 at 03:27 PM After some choice words from Daredevil showrunner Steven DeKnight and some from series star Charlie Cox talking about the Punisher in relation to that series, i...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

If you have even a passing interest in video games, then you'll no doubt have heard that Silent Hills, the new, crazy-scary, Daryl-from-The Walking Dead-featuring reboot of long-running survival horror series Silent Hill, has been cancelled.

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Mayday just announced their 2-day Budokan concert, a first for a Taiwanese band. They will release their first single in a year on June 17. ◆Mayday - image The title of the single is "YOUR LEGEND ~MOYURU INOCHI~".

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Fire Emblem If is split into versions of White Kingdom and Black Kingdom, along with an entire third route that will be available via DLC. Intelligent Systems project manager Masahiro Higuchi and Nintendo producer Hitoshi Yamagami shared more with...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Ami (E-Girls, Dream) is going to make her solo debut this summer. This news was announced during E-Girls Live Tour 2015 Colorful World final performance on April 29 at Saitama Super Arena. The title and the release date of Ami's 1st solo single wi...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Do you want to see what's under Kakashi's mask? Do you? For years, fans have wondered what was under the ninja's cowl. Last year, in an interview with Shonen Jump (via Saiyan Island), Kishimoto was asked if was going to show the character's full f...

AFA Channel! Sheng Zhi

The cast of THE iDOLM@STER came to AFASG in Decemeber 2014 and performed at ourI Love Anisong concert! Here at AFAChan, we caught with Asami Imai, Yumi Hara, Manami Numakura, Azusa Tadakoro and Ayaka Ohashi for an interview just before their perfo...

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In Xenoblade Chronicles X players players can join 32-man "Squads" as part of the same network, which allows them to trade items or even take on quests with each other. The latest video demonstrates what it's like to go on online quests.

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Experiments have shown a guaranteed way to instantly feel better any time of the day is to stare at bishoujo belly buttons, thus here is a gallery replete with the scientific subject matter in question.

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Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX is coming to Nintendo 3DS near the end of next month, but Sega is giving Japanese players a little taste with a demo. Due out on May 13, the Project Mirai DX demo will feature the songs "LOL -lots of laugh-" and "Sen...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Early scans continue to bring out some interesting information early and the latest comes from the newest issue of Dengeki G's Magazine where the cast for the Love Live! Sunshine! ! theatrical anime project has had its main cast revealed.

"Will You Accept? Or Won't You? " Sundays at 12:30 pm EST on Crunchyroll Ito convinces Yamada and Miyamura to help obtain a club budget from the Student Council. Unfortunately the Student Council President has his own agenda and will only grant th...

While I still personally remain unconvinced that distributing DLC for Harvest Moon games is a good route to take, especially considering its role in the family-oriented / young gamer market, Natsume have released two new pieces of DLC content for ...

The Oricon weekly physical music rankings for the week of 4/20-4/26 have been released! Fukuoka's own HKT48 find themselves at the top of the charts with their fifth single "12 Byou" selling 277,916 copies, oddly enough near-exactly matching the f...

Acid Black Cherry will show "gratitude once every four years! " with "ABC Dream CUP 2015 LOVE". Applications for the Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka concert series meant for 80,000 people started on April 24 at 18:00.

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