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Film to open in Japanese theaters on March 30 with instant ramen campaign A 30-second television ad for the upcoming Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (Dragon Ball Z: Kami to Kami) movie began airing in Japan.

Dark fantasy series to premiere on February 17 at 1:30 a. m. EST/PST The TV Guide website lists the Soul Eater anime as premiering on Adult Swim's Toonami block on Sunday, February 17 at 1:30 a. m. EST/PST.

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It was announced that the musical play, “Musical Kuroshitsuji -The Most Beautiful DEATH in The World- Sen no Tamashii to Ochita Shinigami“, would return starring Matsushita Yuya once again. “Musical Kuroshitsuji -The Most Beautiful DEATH in The Wo...

In the spirit of the recent AKB48 scandal, Japanese mobile app developer Applica Zero has developed an Android camera app called "Marubouzu Camera".     The description of this joke app reads: - An app to make it easy for anyone to show that you a...

Morning Musume's Reina Tanaka Names New Band LoVendoЯ music posted by Aysohmay 2 hours ago   ·   9 comments Morning Musume member Reina Tanaka has announced that the name of her new band will be LoVendoЯ.

13,900 yen/US$150 pair intended to reduce eyestrain from staring at screens The eyeglasses store chain Washin unveiled its Hatsune Miku Project Diva model eyeglasses for gamers during the Niconico Live stream of Sega's Puyo Jikan TV on Saturday.

The Black Butler franchise announced the new dates for the widely successful musical, "Musical Black Butler: The Most Beautiful Death in The World – A Thousand Souls and The Fallen Grim Reaper" at Akasaka ACT Theater in Tokyo and Umeda Art Theater...

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The continuation of listing the otaku's haven continues! If you've missed part 2 you can check it here. As usual nothing new to mention, it's still another lengthy list of rooms owned by different kinds of Otakus.

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Rangerboard member Danakin has just posted on-hand images of the Power Rangers 20th Anniversary edition of the Power Morpher! This Toys "R" Us exclusive is best for ages 15 and up. This morpher was sold in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of ...

The Japan Anniversary Association has marked every 2nd of February as Twin Tail Day. They even have website setup to commemorate that day. The website published the reason of why February 2 is marked as Twin Tail Day and a deep explanation of the ...

SHINee To Release New Japanese Single "Fire" single-release posted by Aysohmay 7 minutes ago   ·   0 comments SHINee will be releasing a new Japanese single titled "Fire" on March 13th. For the new single, lyricist Junji Ishiwatari wrote the lyric...

Originally, the samurai were wearing hakama only when riding the horse, because it was meant to protect their legs, like the chaps worn by the cowboys. But in time, the hakama became a symbol of the samurai class and even today, its design reflect...

Hyouka may take place in the fictional town of Kamiyama City, but the city (and locations in the anime) is drawn from the real-life Takayama, in Gifu prefecture. Takayama is playing up their connection to the anime by distributing 10,000 copies of...

 As you might imagine for a tourist destination, otaku mecca Akihabara has a Starbucks coffee shop. Recently, the franchise put up a sign board referencing anime/manga My Ordinary Life's gag spoofing the complexity of ordering beverage at that sor...

Masachika Kawata: Focusing even more on horror & fear in franchise's future In an interview about the upcoming Resident Evil: Revelations port for consoles and PCs, producer Masachika Kawata said that the Resident Evil horror franchise might recei...

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Fire Emblem: Awakening contains highly customizable unit upgrading and jumping, which are achieved through Master Seals and Second Seals, respectively.   Once a unit reaches level 10, he or she can use a Master Seal to upgrade to the next class.

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Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong announced an Ice Silver PlayStation Vita color for Asia. This appears to be the Assassin’s Creed: Liberation Vita, but without Ubisoft’s game as a bonus.     The Ice Silver Vita is a standard Wi-Fi model witho...

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On February 2nd, AKB48’s Minegishi Minami attended a handshake event held at Makuhari Messe. This was her first appearance in front of fans after shaving her head on January 31st because of a tabloid magazine’s report.

KC Komicer on February 3, 2013 in Rants So one often read about art theft. It’s not something new and on our part, we had our fair share of it. While doing my research for this, I tried to access some of the old links containing instances when our...

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