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On the first day of “AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 100 2013” held at TOKYO DOME CITY HALL on January 24th, the MV for AKB48’s upcoming 30th single “So long! ” (to be released on February 20th) was revealed.

More of the cast from the live-action television adaptation of CLAMP's xxxHOLiC manga were revealed on Thursday, along with photographs of them in costume. Four of the cast members were previously announced:Anne as Yūko IchiharaShota Sometani as K...

Tegomass's sixth single is an R&B love song with title Sayonara ni Sayonara. Regular Edition includes 2 more new song that are not included on the Limited Edition. Limited Edition comes with the music video for "Sayonara ni Sayonara" and a making-...

In commemoration of the release of the Senki Zesshou Symphogear character app for iPhone and iPad, Japanese toy/game/movie company Happinet had conducted an internet research on Japanese male otaku between the ages of 20 and 49 from December 14th ...

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Even though Falcom has been a strong supporter of PSP and PlayStation Vita, their roots are in PC development. In North America, a couple of Falcom’s titles are available on Steam. While Steam is available in Japan and there are other digital serv...

The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime single/album of January 14-20. The number one single of the third week of year 2013 is popular anime voice actress/singer Kana Hanazawa's fourth single "Silent Snow" w...

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...

Kodansha editors apologize for canceling despite plans to remove "inappropriate" photo The official website for Kodansha's Young Magazine announced on Thursday that AKB48 idol Tomomi Kasai's photo collection has been cancelled.

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xxxHOLiC Live-Action Drama Cast Photos Comic natalie has unveiled a series of cast photos for the upcoming live-action drama adaptation of xxxHolic, a manga series by CLAMP. The eight-episode drama series will premiere on February 24, and actor So...

100 new voiced scenes created for HD port for PS3 shipping in March Kingdom Hearts -HD 1. 5 ReMIX-, the high-definition port for the PlayStation 3 of the first Kingdom Hearts role-playing game and the Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories follow-up...

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Another Shin Megami Tensei Series is getting an Anime adaptation. Devil Survivor 2 (デビルサバイバー2) is a RPG from Nintendo DS revolves around the protagonist Hibiki Kuze who is given a task to determine the future of Japan.

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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’...

Anime studio SHAFT has provided an anime opening upcoming PSP dungeon crawler RPG Fate/EXTRA CCC, with  frequent director on their anime, including Madoka Magica, Bakemonogatari and new Sasami-san@Ganbranai, Akiyuki Shinbo, helming the work.

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About time. Because Agri lost a bet on some old man for the "possession" of Eri, he has no choice but to work for him just to free Eri out of the possession of the old man. Meanwhile, Avautar of the Research is busy researching on how he can conqu...

The official website for Square Enix's Gangan Joker magazine revealed on Tuesday that Cocoa Fujiwara's (Dear! , Watashi no Ookami-san) Inu × Boku SS manga has entered its final arc with the magazine's February issue.

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon is still a couple months away, but Nintendo outlined a first for Mario's brother (outside of Nintendo Land, at least): Multiplayer. Specifically, Dark Moon will feature both local and online multiplayer with Download Pla...

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...

After last month's issue of V Jump announced that the classic stories of Dragon Ball Z are going to be re-released in colorized manga collections, with a three-volume "Full Color Comics" reprint of the Saiyan story planned for February 4th in Japa...

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Sega have released a new trailer for Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F—that’s a capital F, which means this is the PlayStation 3 version of the game. The trailer gives a look at some of the new costumes on the game, along with a preview of a few of the...

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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...

Even if today the traditional Japanese straw sandals - waraji - are still worn only by a few monks, the old custom of donating to the temple a pair of waraji is still kept. Originally, the tradition was about obtaining protection during travel and...

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