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February 8, 2013, 11:00 AM

February is a big month for xxxHOLiC with the CLAMP manga returning in xxxHOLiC Rei, and the live action drama set to premiere on the 24th.  The series will run eight 50-minute episodes, with actress and model Anne as dimensional witch Yuuko, and ...

Anne, Shota Sometani star in this month's show based on CLAMP's manga Japan's WOWOW premium television station ran a commercial for this month's live-action television adaptation of CLAMP's xxxHOLiC manga.

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A new Assassin’s Creed game is in development, and will take place in a new time period with a new lead character, Ubisoft CEO, Yves Guillemot, shared during an earnings call this morning.     Details are scarce, but Ubisoft also indicated that th...

The website for the original anime film Hal updated on Friday to reveal the film's full trailer, a new main visual art, the main cast, and the performer of its theme song. The "near-future romance" follows a girl named Kurumi (voiced by Yōko Hikas...

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In an odd move, the online servers for Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on Wii U are region-locked, Capcom have revealed.   Monster Hunter series producer, Ryozo Tsujimoto, shared the information with Gamereactor in a recent interview.

 The girls of Lucky Star are back with a second chem book from Chukei Publishing Company, and this time things are getting a bit complicated.  Impressive Learning  Organic Chemistry with Lucky Star features Konata and company, with teacher Takashi...

A few days back, we showed you the GraPhing origami Snow Miku - now there’s another floating around - of course, with Sapporo Winter Festival coming up, this influx of Snow Miku merch is to be expected.

Dark Horse has made a pair of announcements concerning their comic book partnership with Nickelodeon on Avatar: The Last Airbender books. First, you can now get their library of releases following the adventures of Aang and his crew digitally, to ...

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...

Toshimaen, a Japanese amusement park that is famous for their collaboration with Tokusatsu hero shows is hosting a live action game where participants solve a mystery as the show's Enforcers from Psycho-Pass.

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Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days on the Nintendo DS had a mix of cutscene styles. Some cutscenes in the game were CG movies while others used the in-game character models. While Kingdom Hearts HD 1. 5 Remix won’t include the game itself, it will have clo...

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How romantic! Japanese computer peripheral maker I-O Data is teaming up with a confectionery maker named Maple House for a special campaign in which three lucky individuals will get chocolate that's shaped like a memory circuit board.

After stopping for so long, Highschool of the Dead manga is finally resuming, since they last stopped at March 2010. This was revealed in the latest publication of the full colour of volume 5 and 6 of the manga.

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One of China’s burgeoning legion of otaku has been attracting a great deal of attention for holding a cosplay wedding in which he married not only holographic princess Hatsune Miku but Arthurian damsel Saber as well.

Japanese anime magazine Newtype has printed a profile of animator/director Hiroyuki Imaishi, accompanied by a tantalizing preview of a character from an upcoming mystery anime.  The project will be produced at ex-Gainax animator refuge Studio Trig...

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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.

livetune's Hatsune Miku remix of "Spectrum" added as bonus to Zedd's major debut Zedd, the 23-year-old producer who remixed several of Lady Gaga's songs and is producing her next album, is collaborating with the virtual idol Hatsune Miku for his o...

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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.

To celebrate the third anniversary of the Toriko television series, the two-part “Dream 9 Toriko & One Piece & Dragon Ball Z Chou Collaboration Special! ! ” will air on April 7. The special will pit the core casts of the three television series in...

Saban Brands has announced that the 2010 Digimon Xros Wars television anime will air in America on the Nickelodeon network later this year under the title “Digimon Fusion. ” Source: Anime News Network This entry was posted on Thursday, February 7t...

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MONKEY MAJIK reveals PV for “If” by ustar on February 7, 2013 at 5:24 am MONKEY MAJIK have revealed the PV for their upcoming single, “If“, through avex’s official YouTube channel! “If” is MONKEY MAJIK’s first single of 2013 that’s scheduled for r...

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Famitsu has a bunch of screenshots of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle. The new pictures show Jonathan Joestar, Will A. Zeppeli, and Johnny Joestar fighting each other. The PlayStation 3 game from Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm de...

The corporate sponsored hero tale was what attracted many adult fans to Tiger & Bunny and now they are getting the best use out of that set up. Unique and exclusive additions to their first movie DVD/BD package which will be released on February 2...

You know it's a bad sign when I was first reading about this and thought, "Reboot? There was already a Hitman movie? " How could I possibly forget the 2007 masterpiece starring Timothy Olyphant? Whether you remember that one or not, Agent 47 is ge...

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On February 6th, idol group ℃-ute held a release event for their 20th single “Kono Machi“ at Sunshine City Funsui Hiroba. As announced previously, “Kono Machi” is a cover of a song by Moritaka Chisato who belongs to the same agency as them.

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Probably one of the shortest press conferences we have attended, SGCafe caught a glimpse of one of the forefathers of JRock in Singapore.  We were greeted with 4 of the members as Ryuichi couldn’t attend the press conference due to circumstances, ...

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Being a direct sequel, Disgaea Dimension 2 has a lot of familiar classes like Magic Knight and returning monsters like the Dragon. Nippon Ichi Software added some new jobs for this game like the female Heavy Knight.

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Black Tiger (aka Black Dragon in Japan), Capcom’s spiritual successor to Ghosts ‘n Goblins and precursor to Magic Sword, will be available for free. Capcom is giving the ’80s arcade game away on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade as part of ...

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Sony have lowered their estimated sales forecast for the PlayStation Vita for a third time. In an earnings report for the company’s third quarter (ended Dec. 31st, 2012), Sony mentioned that they now expect to sell 7 million PSP and PlayStation Vi...

Manga creator Yūji Nishi passed away on Wednesday, February 6 due to stomach cancer. He was 59. Nishi was born in Fukui Prefecture, and he worked as a writer with a number of artists to create manga such as Hana China and Minna no Bus.

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