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Piece, Mysterious Joker also win this year The judging committee of the 58th Shogakukan Manga Awards announced this year's winners on Thursday. Each winning title will be honored with a bronze statuette and a prize of 1 million yen (about US$11,00...

Motoya Matsu's manga adaptation of Mamare Touno's Log Horizon fantasy novel series is revealing on Saturday that the story is getting a television anime adaptation. The anime studio Satelight is producing the planned 25-episode series for airing o...

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NHK World TV to feature “JOHNNY’s World” by ustar on January 24, 2013 at 2:24 pm On January 23rd, it was reported that Johnny & Associates president Johnny Kitagawa will be making his TV debut on NHK World through a special program titled ‘JOHNNY’...

Spring is looking springy. With shows like OreImo coming back for another season, spring might just be the thing to dust off the cobwebs and get to some obsession-worthy anime. Now there’s a new reason to long for spring -  A Certain Scientific Ra...

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According to a recent survey conducted by the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), as of September 2012, numbers of foreign tourists visiting Japan reach 430,000, an increase of 32. 7 percent. Japan’s tourist industry suffered as a result o...

With Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch released in North America this week, and in Europe on February 1st, Namco Bandai has posted a launch trailer for the PlayStation 3 game, developed by Level-5 (Professor Layton) with designs from Studio Ghi...

MyAnimeList. net Forum »» News Discussion »» Second Season of Toaru Kagaku no Railgun Due in April   Online Joined: Jul 2012 Posts: 3910 FripSide? April? My life is once again complete. Thank you Basedgod.

FEST VAINQUEUR Releases New Single "TRISKELION" single-release posted by Keia 47 minutes ago   ·   0 comments In December Visual Kei band FEST VAINQUEUR announced the release of a new single titled “TRISKELION”.

The official YouTube channel for Marvelous AQL began streaming the opening anime sequence for the Fate/Extra CCC role-playing on Thursday. The studio SHAFT (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Bakemonogatari) produced the opening sequence with director Aki...

The homepage for this spring’s Red Data Girl television series has added its first trailer. Studio P. A. Works (Hanasaku Iroha) is adaptating Noriko Ogiwara’s light novel series about a young girl forced to live in rural Japan because she naturall...

Sentai Reveals New Acquisitions Sentai Filmworks has formally announced its acquisition of two additional TV series and two feature films. Sentai will release the 12-episode 2010 Okamikakushi television series on subtitled DVD later this year unde...

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The competitive world of digital comics is about to get a lot bloodier. On January 23, at the Foreign Correspondent's Club of Japan press conference, the usually somber Mamoru Oshii spoke about his latest creation, Chimamire Mai Love (My Soaked In...

posted on 2013-01-23 20:30 EST Newest Silver Spoon volume sells 414,297 copies to debut at #1 Rank Title Est. Weekly Copies Est. Total Copies Release Date Publisher Cover Author Highest Rank Weeks on List 1 Silver Spoon 6 414,297 414,297 2013/01 S...

Milky Holmes Sisters characters Kazumi, Arisu voiced by Aimi Terakawa, open audition winner Detective Opera Milky Holmes co-creator Rei Kodama confirmed on Thursday that a new Milky Holmes Sisters project was announced during Bushiroad's stage event.

Although with different origin and evolution, Shinto and Japanese Buddhism share some common elements. One of them is the way of receiving the monetary offerings: in front of the main building, you will always find a wooden box called Saisenbako (...

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Amazon Japan started listing the DVD release of Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters' own V-Cinema this June, a few months after the series will end this February. The footage was never been aired in television. Running for a total of 45 minutes, “Limited Ed...

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Singer/actor Fukuyama Masaharu is starring in a new ‘Getsu 9‘ drama (currently untitled). The drama will be a sequel to the hit series from 2007, “Galileo“,  in which Fukuyama played the genius physicist “Yukawa Manabu.

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  Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S (とある科学の超電磁砲S) will join the likes of Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet,  Devil Survivor 2, OreImo Season 2, and other such heavyweight anime shows for the Spring 2013 TV anime season in Japan, the latest issue of ASCII ...

  Twin Pack+: Yoko & Nia + Boota PSG Arrange ver. The figures are based on illustrations that were specially drawn up for the Twin Pack+ by Atsushi Nishigori, who was the character designer for both Gurren Lagaan and Panty and Stocking with Garter...

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Top creepy otaku manga Genshiken is to receive a new anime adaptation, covering its second post-hiatus incarnation and new cast of characters, it has been announced. Amongst fans a certain amount of trepidation has attached to the amount of materi...

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AKB48 reveals jacket covers for their upcoming single “So long! ” by ustar on January 24, 2013 at 1:00 pm AKB48 has revealed the jacket covers for their upcoming single, “So long! “. “So long! ” is AKB48’s 30th single that’s slated for release on ...

For the Kuroko's Basketball fans who don't bow to terrorists, poisoners and other haters, Bandai Premium is offering a set of Kuroko's Basketball smart phone cases.  iPhone 5, iPhone 4 and Galaxy S III varieties sell for 3000yen ($34).

Like most celebrities, Gen Urobuchi has a twitter account. Sometimes he talks about his projects, and sometimes he talks about wanting to go see The Hobbit. Today he tweeted about killing off characters.

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Published on January 24, 2013, by KarbyP - Posted in Consoles / Arcade, Gaming, News, Vocaloid On Wednesday when we reported that Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F on the PS3 would include some sort of photo-superimpose functionality (alongside Famitsu...

While Vita owners in Japan and North America have had time to plow through Persona 4 Golden, fans in Europe have been left waiting. That wait's almost over, though, as NIS America partnered with Atlus to publish Persona 4 Golden in Europe, with a ...

Sentai Filmworks has announced the acquisition of award winning anime feature Colorful ~ The Motion Picture.  This movie about death and rebirth was directed by Keiichi Hara (Summer Days with Coo) and features a screenplay by Miho Maruo (The Dog o...

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  Samurai & Dragons, Sega’s first free-to-play title on the PlayStation Vita, is venturing outside of its homeland in Japan. The Tokyo-based games publisher announced today that it plans to launch a localized English version of Samurai & Dragons i...

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Anisong artiste Kalafina has a new album in the works, the group’s production staff announced today on their official blog. Entitled Consolation, the new release will be the group’s fourth original album, and is slated to hit music stores in Japan...

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Trailer for Makoto Shinkai’s newest anime short film, “Dare ka no Manazashi” (Someone’s Gaze) has been streamed on Youtube by Nomura Real Estate. The trailer shows Aya “Aa-chan” Okamura, the main character, who has been working for two years at a ...

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