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February 8, 2013, 2:00 AM
February 8, 2013, 2:00 AM

Much to the dismay of the many fans of risque undead slaying, Daisuke Satō and Shōji Satō's Highschool of the Dead manga has been on hiatus since January 2011. However, color editions of volumes five and six are set to be released in Japan on Febr...

Siliconera Sato

February 20th is a day that’s been keeping the rumor mills buzzing, with Sony expected to announce the PlayStation 4. Major Japanese news publishers, Asahi Shimbun and Nikkei, have more to report in advance of the event.

Siliconera Spencer

If you’re a Metal Gear Solid fan you probably remember Sunny, Olga’s daughter who was loves cooking eggs. Here’s how Sunny looks in Metal Gear Solid 4.     Sunny is all grown up in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.

Aniplex of America announced on Wednesday that the Fate/Zero television anime series will be getting an English dub and will stream on Viz Media's Neon Alley service on the PlayStation 3 starting this spring.

Whether you view it as a publicity stunt or a failed attempt at a cover-up, the scandal involving AKB48 member Minami Minegishi definitely got people talking and debating about Japanese celebrity culture again.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Brian Ashcraft View Profile Email Facebook Twitter RSS Just when you think you've seen it all, you really have not. The wonderful world of Skyrim mods never ceases to delight and amaze. These screenshots recently popped up online in Japan, with a ...

The Japanese language printing of the Asahi Shimbun newspaper wrote on Wednesday that based on the latest rumors and murmurs in the video game industry, it was predicting Sony to release the PlayStation 4 console sometime before the end of 2013, a...

When Disney announced that J. J. Abrams was slated to helm the first of the new Star Wars movies, I thought the man couldn’t be any more king of the geeks. I also worried about the power of a man who controls two of the largest sci-fi franchises o...

Rumors were floating around about Team Ninja's Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge heading to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and Japanese gaming mag Famitsu has since confirmed them. Razor's Edge originally debuted as a Wii U exclusive alongside the console...

Just because you're an otaku, and just because it's winter, doesn't mean you have to stay in the house. Japanese TV show Nani Kore Chin Hyakkei SP caught a group of otaku snowboarders, cosplaying and exhibiting their ita-boards on the slopes of Na...

RocketNews24 Michelle

This onwes for the girls (and guys) who watched Beauty and the Beast as a kid and wished they could visit that gorgeous library. Check out this compilation of the 15 libraries to visit before you die according to Trip Advisor Japan.

Siliconera Spencer

Disgaea Dimension 2 has a new way for monster and human units to work together. Instead of morphing into weapons, monsters in Disgaea Dimension 2 can act as mounts. You can ride dragons, mothmen, and prinnies.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Yes, you can use chopsticks, and yes, you pronounce the words karate and karaoke “correctly” in the middle of your otherwise English sentence, but you’re not a hardcore Japanophile until you’ve kitted your home’s power outlets out with these hugel...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

There's more than meets the eye at this year's winter festival in the northern Japanese city of Asahikawa. There's a huge Transformers snow sculpture. Since 1959, the city of Asahikawa has held an annual winter festival, and this year, Japanese to...

Siliconera Ishaan

Updated report: Tecmo Koei Europe have announced Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge for an Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 release in U. S. and European territories. The game will release in North America on April 2nd and Europe on April 5th, and will featur...

Edge Reports on New Xbox: No Used Games, Internet Required Edge is reporting new details on the next Xbox system. The biggest news about the new console: internet is required to play with the system and used games will be blocked.

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If you liked, here is 4 already but this is not the point. As if getting a chance to watch the Most Powerful Girl Band in JAPAN now is not a reason enough, here are 5 big reasons why you should miss SCANDAL’s concert this coming March 16th and 17th.

Siliconera Spencer

Missed out on getting Battle Dodgeball 3 with Great Battle Full Blast? You have another chance to get Banpresto’s dodgeball game on February 7 with Heroes Vs. Namco Bandai is packing a code to download Battle Dodgeball 3 with first print copies.

SMAP's 49th single "Mistake! /Battery" will be released on 27th February. "Mistake! " will be the next theme song for the group's variety program "SMAPxSMAP", and "Battery" will be part of a collaboration project between SMAP and Universal Studios...

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Toriko, One Piece, and Dragon Ball Z to collaborate for one-hour special by simplymissj on February 6, 2013 at 6:58 am On February 5, it was announced that in April, Fuji TV’s ongoing anime “Toriko” will collaborate with the animes “One Piece” and...

A member of hugely popular Japanese all-girl group AKB48 shaved her head and issued a tearful videotaped apology on YouTube last week for violating the megagroup’s no-dating rule, sparking a national debate over whether the group’s man...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

You'd think that we'd have had enough of nerd "facepalm" moments in the last few days, but it's always worth calling out internet jerks. To shrug and say "Meh, internet" is letting them win. That's the case with one Chaka Cumberbatch, an African-A...

Japanator Salvador G-Rodiles

I didn't think that I would live to see Fate/Zero and English dub in the same sentence, since many of us assumed that Aniplex's release of Fate/Zero's import set would nullify the possibility of seeing a release with a dub.

JEFusion GekiDan

Over the weekend Toys*R*Us got a soft release of the new 2013 Power Rangers Legacy Morpher. This Toys*R*Us exclusive is the 20th Anniversary release of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers' transformation device.

SCANDAL / release On February 6th SCANDAL have released their special collection album "ENCORE SHOW" and the record has just ranked first in the ORICON Daily album ranking, promising a good position in the weekly charts as well!

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