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January 27, 2013, 1:00 AM

The Comic Market Preparations Committee, the group responsible for organizing the largest dōjinshi event in the world, announced on Saturday that the next Comic Market (Comiket) events will accept Kuroko's Basketball circles barred from last month...

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Ishihara Satomi chosen as CM character for ‘LINE’ by ustar on January 26, 2013 at 3:00 am On January 25th, actress Ishihara Satomi attended a press conference for the free communication application, ‘LINE‘, as its new CM character.

MikuMikuDance (MMD) is a free tool for animating of 3D character model, mainly used to choreograph Vocaloid dance numbers.  Wailing Nightmare is a bit more ambitious in that a group of fans are using the tool to create their own anime.

The latest trailer for Injustice: Gods Among Us, Mortal Kombat developer NetherRealm's DC fighting game, gets ready for the upcoming throwdown between heroes and villains, including the likes of Lex Luthor.

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Also, the debut of this sexy hero suit. Yep. Yuji is having a wonderful life when all of a sudden, everything changed after a car accident. Two years later, he wakes up in a world that he barely understands because everything around him moved on a...

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First time to see an awesome idea of putting your favorite anime character as part of the design of a clothes hanger. We all know that clothes hangers are boring and I think it's a good idea to reinvent it by using their heads to mimic them as if ...

Ayumi Kinoshita and Kenji Ebisawa in Kyoryuger The two former Super Sentai actors, Kinoshita Ayumi (Deka Yellow) and Kenji Ebisawa (Go-On Black) will be in Juuden Sentai Kyoryuger according to our inside source!

Action RPG of Arabian Nights-inspired manga ships on February 21 Namco Bandai Games began streaming the second commercial on Friday for Magi: Hajimari no Meikyū (Magi: The First Dungeons/Labyrinths), the new Nintendo 3DS action role-playing game i...

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...

Frequent collaborators Shinobu Hashimoto, Ryuzo Kikushima, Hideo Oguni also honored The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) announced on Thursday that it is honoring Japanese filmmakers Akira Kurosawa (pictured at right), Shinobu Hashimoto, Ryuzo...

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.

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'...

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FUNKY MONKEY BABYS reveals the title of their last single by Shiso on January 25, 2013 at 4:31 pm The title for FUNKY MONKEY BABYS’s last single that is scheduled for release on February 27th has been revealed to be “Arigatou.

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...

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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...

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.

In the wake of their recent showcase of Naruto Shippuden Naruto and Sasuke thermal reveal aluminum bottles and chop sticks, Kotobukiya has returned to Facebook to preview Naruto, Sasuke and Minato silicone ice trays.

Noitamina Apparel has scheduled two sets of eye glasses with dummy lenses modeled on the alternative audience anime programming block's currently running sci-fi series. The Psycho-Pass glasses are based on Nobuchika Ginoza's, while the Robotics;No...

Band Ja Naimon! (the name means, "this is not a band") are not exactly like other Japanese idols. . .   The fact that these two girls --  Misako (black hair) and Kachan (brown hair) -- get down and sweaty during live performances while pounding ou...

In a bit for Conan, host Conan O'Brien and sidekick Andy Richter reteamed with Bang Zoom! , known for the anime work on series such as Haruhi Suzumiya and K-On!  for a dub of hit Chinese soap opera Return of the Pearl Princess.

Resident Evil 6 is finally heading to PC on March 22, and it's bringing a new mode along with it. Capcom announced the addition of The Mercenaries: No Mercy mode, which "ramps up the gameplay to 11" with more enemies on screen than ever before.

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