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In order to celebrate the production of Ghost in the Shell: ARISE. There will be a free streaming of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex between the 1st February to 20th February. On the 12th of February  the official YouTube channel will have...

The Tokyo Big Sight convention center posted a letter last Friday to discuss the recent threats that led to cancellations of events linked to the Kuroko's Basketball manga. Since October, more than 30 locations linked to Kuroko's Basketball creato...

Yapiko Animation, a new studio based on collaboration between French and Japanese animators, launched in October. The studio was founded by animator Eddie Mehong (Casshern Sins, Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine), director Jean-Louis Vandest...

Turns out the effort to produce a live action adaptation of Robotech are not only live, they're progressing. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Nic Mathieu has been tapped to direct Robotech, Warner Bros.

Ex-Gainax animator refuge Studio Trigger has produced a new anime promo for Naruto Kiriyama's Entame Prize award winning light novel Rejected by 420 Girls in a Row.  Takuya Eguchi (Inu X Boku Secret Service's Banri Watanuki) voices the male lead i...

Fanart Friday returns, armed with a heavy-handed message about how the environment is precious. Last week, we rocked out in the house of Rockman with a Capcom-themed installment, but this week--in honor of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch--we'...

After posting and pulling an extended look at the Nintendo 3DS adaptation of Arabian Nights fantasy manga/anime Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Namco Bandai has re-added the video to their YouTube channel.

RocketNews24 Steven

In many Western countries, crooked teeth are seen as imperfections and most people consider a straight set of pearly whites ideal. The story is slightly different in Japan, where yaeba, or snaggletooth, are considered cute; with some men finding t...

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Tecmo Koei released an army of videos showing different generals from Dyansty Warriors 8. Watch Xiahou Dun and a dozen other characters slice through armies.   Dynasty Warriors 8 comes out on February 28 for PlayStation 3                          ...

Siliconera Spencer

Megpoid the Music# from ParaPhray is a PSP rhythm game all about Gumi. Similar to Hatsune Miku: Project Diva, players will tap away to songs and can dress up Megpoid’s mascot character. Three costumes have been revealed so far – native, Grace Moon...

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In a previous hands-on piece, we focused on the many ways the support system can help your characters in battle in Fire Emblem: Awakening. Support level is increased by participating in battle together, whether it involves attacking or blocking an...

Siliconera Ishaan

Sales tracker, Media Create, have released a list for the top-30 best-selling games in Japan for 2012, and 4Gamer have published it for public viewing. Take a look at the list below, followed total hardware sales to date.

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In an Iwata Asks interview with Nintendo president, Satoru Iwata, two members of PlatinumGames—Atsushi Inaba (executive director) and Tatsuya Minami (president)—discuss the company’s goals and even talk a little about their hiring preferences.

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Nintendo will release a save data transfer tool for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan this March (via: Nintendo World Report). The tool, which will be downloadable from the Nintendo eShop, will allow 3DS owners to transfer save data from 3DS game cartridg...

Siliconera Ishaan

DmC Devil May Cry was released in Japan last week and sold 110,429 copies on the PlayStation 3. The Xbox 360 version of the game wasn’t featured in the top-20 sales ranking, but sales tracker, Media Create, report that it sold approximately 6,000 ...

Siliconera Spencer

Part of Fenrir fell and in God Eater 2 this is a new Aragami infested field called the Scarred Barricade. The ruined buildings were once Fenrir’s central building and residential areas. Now, Aragami roam in the area and players will fight in place...

S. H. Figuarts Final Form Freiza and S. H;Monster Arts Destroyah Evolution Coming to US Retail! 
 Good news everyone! Bluefin USA announced via Facebook that they’ll be releasing S. H. Figuarts Final Form Freiza and S.

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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.

Naruto Kiriyama's Yonhyaku-Nijū Renpai Girl (Rejected by 420 Girls in a Row) On Friday, Enterbrain's Famitsu Bunko imprint began streaming the anime promotional video that it commissioned for the winner of the 14th Entame Prize.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

Over the course of my 28 years of life, I've beaten more video games than I can count. I've never been the type of gamer who finds one game and sticks with it for months or years. Rather, from childhood on, I was the kid who would rent a different...

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Mika-tan’s Blog has been updated with preview pictures of Nendoroid Nishizumi Miho from the series Girls und Panzer. Tank sold separately Reservations to commence on 29 January 2013. Stay tuned!

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Tegomass to release a new single in March by Shiso on January 25, 2013 at 11:44 am Tegomass will be releasing a new single titled “Sayonara ni Sayonara” on March 6. The title track is produced by Matsuo Kiyoshi, and it’s said to be a medium ballad...

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Bruno Mars, NEWS, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, and more perform on January 25th episode of Music Station by GhostWriter on January 25, 2013 at 11:41 am On the January 25th broadcast of Music Station, Bruno Mars, NEWS, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, MONGOL800, and Rabbi...

Female duo sang 1st season's opening also; ending chosen from open submissions The official website for the second season of the Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai. (Oreimo) anime announced on Friday that "reunion," the new single that the...

Last year, the 10th anniversary of Gundam SEED was celebrated with an HD remaster of the mecha franchise early 00's relaunch. The series returned to TV and streamed online ahead of Blu-ray set releases.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

At approximately 3:30 p. m. yesterday, all trains on Japan Rail’s Yamanote line came to a sudden halt. The words jinshin jiko could be heard echoing through stations across Tokyo as announcements rang out explaining that service on the Yamanote li...

Siliconera Ishaan

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers has a pre-order bonus. Atlus are including an arranged soundtrack CD if you pre-order the game from select retailers in North America and Canada. The CD will come with newly-arranged versions of the...

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