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February 3, 2013, 7:00 AM

Twin tails you like? if so then its time to celebrate - today is officially Twin Tail Day in Japan. The Japan Anniversary Association has officially declared that Feb the 2nd is "Twin Tail Day" (ツインテールの日)The Japan Anniversary Association websites ...

Goro Miyazaki's film to open in L. A. , N. Y. on March 15 with more cities to follow The film distributor GKids began streaming the English-dubbed trailer for Goro Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's From Up On Poppy Hill film on Apple's iTunes service.

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Bandai of America's official page for the upcoming Power Rangers season, Power Rangers Megaforce began streaming the series' opening theme as the site's background music. Power Rangers Megaforce features Gosei, a supernatural guardian, who protect...

Kamen Rider W: The One Who Continues After Z Review Kamen Rider W: The One Who Continues After Z written by Riku Sanjo was released back December, and I’ve finally managed to get a copy of the novel. So here’s a first of many Kamen Rider novel rev...

Thursday’s image of AKB48 member Minami Minegishi with a shaved head tearfully apologizing on YouTube was one of the most shocking sights to emerge from Japan entertainment industry in recent memory.  The story of this fallen idol guilty spending ...

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Remember when Britney Spears cut off all her hair? That was disconcerting. This week, Minami Minegishi, a member of Japan's biggest girl group AKB48, appeared in a YouTube video, apologizing and crying.

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A few days after a mysterious list of the 51 busiest train stations in the world emerged on the Internet an expanded version listing the 100 busiest train stations around the globe has shown itself. Although other countries such as China and Germa...

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Metal Gear Solid creator, Hideo Kojima, has his own figurines. Square Enix, who own the Play Arts brand of action figures, sent Kojima a figure in his likeness with Raiden’s costume. Kojima showed it off via Twitter earlier in the week:     This o...

Miyuko cosplaying Kuroneko from Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai. She is from South Korea.

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SHINee to release new single “Fire” in March by ustar on February 2, 2013 at 1:34 am It’s been revealed that SHINee will be releasing a new single titled “Fire” on March 13th. The title track for SHINee’s 7th Japanese single has the theme “the det...

Muv-Luv alternative anime side story Total Eclipse adds a line of interesting apparel to their franchise. An apparel adaptation of the scary "BETA" monster turned out to be a somewhat lovable hoodie and fans are all over it.

Before we actually get to the meat of this story, a bit of real talk is in order. Companies are all about getting your hard-earned cash, but the best companies are the ones to whom we happily fork over our green.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Ajo is a regular at Taiwanese game events, decked in dangerously skimpy garb. She's one of Taiwan's most famous cosplayers. For Ajo, cosplay has been more than a hobby, but a way to strive to drop 40 pounds and look like the idealized characters s...

The following broadcast contains material that is my own opinion. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the other Selective Hearing staff or JPH! P Radio. Topics include: Minegishi Minami breaks the golden rule, gets demoted and ...

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Namco Bandai are releasing a new DLC Familiar for Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, called the Draggle. The DLC will be available for free on February 12th and Namco also released a new trailer for the game along with their announcement:   Vid...

Fanart Friday returns, finding absolutely nothing offensive about the Kate Upton/Mercedes-Benz Super Bowl commercial, other than it being kind of dumb. Last week, in celebration of the release of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, we took a loo...

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Amazon Japan has just opened pre-orders for the Blu-ray and DVD release of Kamen Rider x Kamen Rider Wizard & Fourze: Movie Wars Ultimatum! Much to my surprise, the site also listed the Director's Cut version of the movie!

A Warcraft movie has been a long time coming. Perhaps too long. Legendary Pictures (Batman, the upcoming Godzilla) picked up the fantasy game series rights in 2006 and announced it at BlizzCon 2007 with a projected 2009 release.

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Toei has just announced their scheduled movie line-up for 2013. Aside from the previously revealed release dates for Super Hero Taisen Z, the site also revealed release dates of three tokusatsu related movies!

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Whether it's the Power Rangers, Ultraman, or Kamen Rider, male Japanese superheroes have one thing in common: they are tough and masculine. These poses aren't. Blogger BakAnki snapped pictures of the superhero figurines doing poses that are, as he...

AKB48's Tomomi Itano Plans On Graduating From Group This Year music posted by Aysohmay 50 minutes ago   ·   2 comments During the premiere event for the movie "Documentary of AKB48: No Flower Without Rain", AKB48 member Tomomi Itano revealed that ...

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