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February 10, 2013, 12:00 PM

We already knew there was more Highschool of the Dead in the works; now we know what the next round of manga is calling itself: Highschool of the Dead Apocalypse. Sounds cheerful, doesn’t it? I feel like the cast of The Walking Dead would be proud.

Manga/comic publisher Dark Horse publishes some interesting Evangelion titles, including Shinji Ikari Raising Project, based on the alternate universe glimpsed in episode 26 of the TV series, and the shoujo reimagining Campus Apocalypse.

Learn to Make Chiptunes Vol. 1 If you are anything like me, you’ve probably messed around with making chiptunes before. Again, if you are like me, you’ve probably quit after a few hours of messing around on your Gameboy or hacked PSP with LSDJ.

"Yamato All-Stars" to cover Sasaki's classic opening theme for April broadcast Hironobu Kageyama (Dragon Ball Z, Saint Seiya), his JAM Project group (Cardfight! ! Vanguard, Bakuman. ), Shoko Nakagawa ("Shokotan," Beelzebub, Fullmetal Alchemist: Br...

Event featuring game art, exclusive merchandise to run until Dec 31 Building on the success of last year's “Idolm@ster Museum” opening at Namco's arcade branch in Nihonbashi, Osaka, two additional exhibits based on the popular Idolm@ster video gam...

Cosplay retailer Cospa began taking pre-orders for hugging pillow (dakimakura) covers of Accelerator from the (A Certain Magical Index II) Toaru Majutsu no Index II anime. The two sides of the pillow feature both the Level 5 ESPer (voiced in the a...

This April, while A Certain Scientific Railgun S hits Japan, FUNimation will be releasing the first series on DVD in North America. Ahead of the release on 4. 16, the distributor has posted a preview along with cast list.

A new promo offers another look at Suisei no Galgantia (Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet), Madoka Magica and Fate/zero writer Gen Urobuchi and Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos director Kazuya Murata's Production I.

Ever wish you had someone to snuggle with? Someone with an affinity for black and white clothes, science, and toying with vectors? You’re in luck, because Cospa just put A Certain Magical Index’s Accelerator hugging pillow on pre-order.

We were introduced to Tomb Raider's Base Camp system in the first Guide to Survival episode, and now the series is back with a look at how the system assists in exploration. Some of the ideas presented in the trailer—like Fast Travel and "Gear Gat...

Houston's Alamo Drafthouse Theater to screen the film on February 16 Kinji Fukasaku's live-action Battle Royale film joined the film lineup at Tugg, a service that lets crowds vote to decide which films will play in their area at participating the...

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Yamashita Tomohisa to release “Ke・Sera・Sera” in March by ustar on February 8, 2013 at 10:09 pm It’s been revealed that Yamashita Tomohisa will be releasing his new song, “Ke・Sera・Sera“, on March 13th. “Ke・Sera・Sera” is currently being used as the ...

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On February 8th, it was announced that Miyabe Miyuki’s best seller novel “Kogure Shashinkan” would be getting a live-action drama adaptation on NHK BS Premium starring Kamiki Ryonosuke. Narumi Riko has been cast as the heroine.

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This. . . . I didn't expect this. And that's awesome. I am, of course, referring to an impending live-action (! ) adaptation of Hentai Kamen, perhaps manga that has perhaps come closest of all to making the descriptor "Pants-on-head crazy" into a ...

It would appear that someone in the Pokemon merch camp has a thing for tails, because the fluffy backsides take the spotlight in a whole lot of new Pokemon products. Have an iPhone 5? How about some incredibly adorable cases that come with a match...

Fanart Friday returns, manly tears still flowing from the 49ers' so-close-I-could-taste-it loss. Last week, we got ready for Super Bowl XLVII with a look back at Eyeshield 21, but this week we're brofisting it up with some of the best friends in a...

Sega has posted a "B Version" of the opening anime for RPG Shining Ark, featuring different characters and different lyrics to singer/voice actress Nana Mizuki's (Naruto's Hinata Hyuuga, Blood-C's Saya) "Melodia Miracle.

March 14 Infinity Moment RPG begins at Aincrad labyrinth's 75th floor Namco Bandai Games began streaming the third five-minute promotional video for its Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment game for the PSP system on Friday.

We previously discussed the subject of Mondo's very limited, jealousy inducing posters in relationship to the Studio Ghibli art they produced with GKids. Now, they have another interesting take on Japanese pop culture in the works.

Enma-kun teams up with Osamu Tezuka's Dororo character to fight yōkai in new series Manga creator Go Nagai and Dynamic Pro are turning their one-shot crossover between Nagai's Dororon Enma-kun and Osamu Tezuka's Dororo manga into a full manga series.

The New York Times newspaper listed the manga bestsellers in the United States for the week ending on February 2. Not all works were produced in Japan. Dark Horse Comics' release of The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia ranked at #1 on the newspape...

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