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January 23, 2013, 10:00 PM
January 23, 2013, 10:00 PM

The March issue of Kodansha's Monthly Afternoon magazine is announcing this week that an anime adaptation of Shimoku Kio's Genshiken: Second Season sequel manga has been green-lit. The manga continues the adventures of the otaku college club "The ...

Anime watchers will have undoubtedly encountered hikikomori who have withdrawn from society, but before it was a well established character trait, hikikomori was a social phenomenon, described and named by psychologist and critic Tamaki Saitō.

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Kingdom Hearts HD 1. 5 Remix has two playable games and videos that summarize the story of Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, the interquel story that focuses on Roxas and Axel.   Famitsu explains the Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days part is 2 hours and 50 minut...

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On top of Soul Sacrifice, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan has another Vita title in the pipeline. Famitsu revealed Let’s Do Our Best! Brain-chan, which has a collection of brain training mini-games.   The Vita title will boost your powers of obs...

The Japan Academy Prize Association for excellence in film announced the nominees for the 36th annual awards on Tuesday. The five movies that have been nominated for Animation of the Year are: Evangelion: 3.

"Unveiled Edition" port of 3DS game to arrive in May CAPCOM confirmed on Wednesday that it will release its Biohazard/Resident Evil: Revelations Unveiled Edition game on the PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360, and PC platforms on May 23 in Japan.

Rumor has it that Matsumoto Jun is becoming hooked at this dubious-adult play called “night interview“…As reported,According to some concerned club personnel, Arashi‘s Matsumoto Jun enjoys hanging-out at a certain VIP room...

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Ever wonder what the characters of the series Steins;Gate will look like 10 years later? A Pixiv artist named バンジョー did some fan art that depicts the cast ten years later. Which future character are you loving the most now?

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Last week, fans rejoiced at the announcement of a new Ghost in the Shell anime set to come out sometime in 2013. So far, information on the new anime is scarce, with little more than rudimentary staff information and a single piece of character ar...

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Single release from Aya Suzaki (seiyuu for Tamako Kitashirakawa), titled Neguse is the ED for anime series Tamako Market. Will be out on 25 January 2013. Only 1 edition available for preorder.

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Over on the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn development blog, Square Enix have posted images of an in-progress high-poly model for Shiva, which was created using the Z-Brush software. High-poly models are normally used to generate normal map dat...

70 amateur musicians to perform 15 songs from TV anime series at 'Walpurgis no Yoru no Yume' concert A Puella Magi Madoka Magica-themed orchestral concert will be held at the Ichō Hall at the Hachioji City Art & Cultural Hall in Tokyo on April 6.

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The inner gamer of me always like to go ahead in time and find out what awesome titles are awaiting me to get my hands on. Almost every year now I will go through what catches my eyes and share them here — my readers.

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Check out the PV preview for Kashiwagi Yuki’s solo debut single by Shiso on January 22, 2013 at 9:07 pm AKB48 member Kashiwagi Yuki will be releasing her solo debut single “Shortcake” on February 6th. “Shortcake” is a ballad song that expresses th...

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AKB48 appeared on the TBS‘ music program “Kayou Kyoku! ” which aired on January 22 as a special 2-hour live broadcast. On the program, they performed their upcoming 30th single “So long! ” (to be released on February 20th) for the first time.

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Yesterday, Namco Bandai announced Project X Zone, a crossover RPG featuring Namco, Capcom and Sega characters, for a western release on the Nintendo 3DS. The game has over 50 selectable characters from across 29 different videogame series.

Wave's line of Beach Queen figures is now producing swim suit wearing heroines year round, but the character goods line has now moved into scheduling releases for the seasonally appropriate months. June and July is being filled out with new figuri...

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A Kotaku report reveals that Xseed recently registered web domains pertaining to Grasshopper Manufacture’s Killer Is Dead.   Last week, Xseed registered three domains—killerisdead-game, killandlove. com, and loveandkill.

Remember when you were a kid, how excited you felt when you discovered your mom left you a note or a treat in your lunch? There’s a doctor/mom in Japan who took that principle to a whole new level in order to help her kid eat healthier in style - ...

Are you ready to head back into Tamriel? If you’re one of the select few, you may get a shot at beta testing Bethesda’s new massively anticipated MMORPG, Elder Scrolls Online.   How to sign up? Go to their webpage and fill out the form.

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As much as I dislike Japanese game developer Imageepoch, I respect the fact that they just don't seem to give up despite how below average their games tend to be. Their track record in the States has been decent; Fate/Extra and the Luminous Arc ti...

Ailee Recording New Music? music posted by Aysohmay 1 hour ago   ·   1 comment Ailee tweeted a photo of herself in the recording studio, hinting at a comeback in the coming months. "Cant contain my excitement everytime i come into the studio!

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