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AKB48 WrapUp Tommy Kono

The catchphrase of Minegishi Minami also known as Miichan is “I’m rebellious throughout the year”, she is 1gen member of AKB48. She is like a little sister that needs much care and is loved by many members of AKB48.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

On Google Maps, there are locations of several North Korean prison camps: Gulag 16, Gulag 22, and Chongjin Gulag. Very serious reviews are appearing on Google Plus, and many of them are hardly flattering.

Siliconera Spencer

Grasshopper Manufacture, makers of games like Lollipop Chainsaw and No More Heroes, has been acquired by GungHo Online Entertainment. In a short press release, GungHo says the combination of Grasshopper Manufacture’s planning and development power...

Siliconera Spencer

Famitsu has tidbits about Shin Megami Tensei IV’s battle system this week. The magazine confirmed Shin Megami Tensei IV uses the press turn system, which increases the number of actions your party can take if you exploit an enemy’s weakness.

A sequel to the live-action film adaptation of Mari Yamazaki's Thermae Romae manga going into production for next year. The film's main cast members, including star Hiroshi Abe as a Roman who time-travels from ancient times to modern Tokyo via bat...

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

A couple of days ago this little graph surfaced online displaying some interesting statistics. It’s a bar chart of the busiest train stations in the world, measured by the number of people who pass through them each year.

Siliconera Ishaan

UPDATE: The game will feature a separate “jump” button, unlike the Wii version, which used “up” on the D-Pad or analog stick for jumping.   Following our reveal earlier today, Aksys have officially announced the PlayStation Vita version of Muramas...

Siliconera Ishaan

Siliconera can reveal that Aksys Games are publishing Muramasa: The Demon Blade for PlayStation Vita in North America.   In Japan, the PlayStation Vita version of Muramasa: The Demon Blade is being published by Marvelous AQL.

Manga creator Isuzu Shibata (Your captive) announced on Wednesday that she is drawing a manga adaptation of the Mawaru Penguindrum anime, nearly two years after the anime aired. The March issue of Gentosha's Monthly Comic Birz magazine, the home o...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Last year, Vertical Publishing asked their fans if they want Kamen Rider SPIRITS manga in US shores. In a recent Tumblr post, they replied a fan's question in regards to this series. And I quote: To be completely honest, the title is not a priorit...

As reported, Japanese high school girls duo ClariS will perform the OP song "reunion" for the upcoming second season of the Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai, Oreimo for short, TV anime series.

It's up front season, which means TV networks are letting prospective advertisers know what to expect for the year to come. In the case of Cartoon Network, their preview of the year to come came with the bad news for super hero fans that Young Jus...

In a host of interviews, Scott Pilgrim author Bryan Lee O'Malley has discussed following anime like Sailor Moon and Ranma 1/2 in the '90s. He even had an early web presence at the time. So, it wasn't terribly surprising to see him Tweet a bit of t...

Those of 2012′s many anime which failed the crucial test of persuading viewers to stick around after the episode 1 ED have been ranked by jilted anime fans – although whether it is always down to the quality of the episode (or the blandness of the...

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On January 29th, actress Takei Emi held a presentation event for her wedding dress collection, ‘f-emi collection emi takei‘. For this collection, Takei designed a total of 14 dresses. At the event, she modeled a pure white dress with pearls glitte...

The official website for Yoshishige Miyake’s upcoming movie Kencho Omotenashi-ka, starring Ryo Nishikido and Maki Horikita, has been updated with a new 30-second teaser trailer. Those hoping for a romance drama will probably be disappointed ...

Siliconera Spencer

Arc System Works is making Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R for PlayStation Vita. We saw a build of the game at Tokyo Game Show, but so far the title has only been announced for Japan.   Since it’s Guilty Gear we figured it would be localized, pe...

RocketNews24 Michelle

“School lunch” and “healthy”; these two things don’t always go together. Despite numerous doctors and scientists stressing the importance of properly fueling the growing bodies of young children, budget cuts and time constraints (among other excus...

Siliconera Ishaan

Last year, Capcom released a Mega Man social game for iOS devices in Japan. Titled Mega Man Xover, the game melds a whole bunch of Mega Man history into a single game that plays conveyor belt-style, with Mega Man running through stages automatically.

Question: Many of my friends in America apparently don’t get mecha series. They either don’t care, or just don’t get it. All they know are Seed and Wing. But they do like stuff such as Pokemon. So in my mind, I am differentiating between “Western ...

Siliconera Spencer
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If you’re a fan of Kinoko Nasu’s works, then I’m sure you’ve heard or played Type-Moon’s Mahou Tsukai no Yoru (Witch on the Holy Night). If you loved the visual novel and you happen to be a Nendoroid collector, the upcoming Nendoroid Alice Kuonji ...

JEFusion GekiDan

This Saturday will be the premiere of the upcoming Power Rangers season, Power Rangers Megaforce. And with that, here are some previews on the first episode entitled “Mega Mission”. The set of videos feature the Megaforce rangers summoning their w...

Siliconera Spencer

Here’s a surprise we didn’t see coming Ninja JaJaMaru-kun one of Jaelco’s oldest franchises is getting a new game. Yeah, we remember the Ninja JaJaMaru-kun game for the DS that Jaleco quietly canceled, but Ninja JaJaMaru-kun: Princess Sakura and t...

Siliconera Spencer

Experience, makers of Students of the Round and Demon Gaze, is bringing another first person dungeon crawler to PlayStation Vita. Labyrinth Cross Blood isn’t exactly new. The game was first released for PC and later ported to Xbox 360 under the na...

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