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More images coming from this year's New York Toy Fair surfaced online! Here are the new images of S. H. FiguArts Tyranno Ranger and S. H. FiguArts Dragon Ranger from Kyouryuu Sentai Zyuranger. As we have previously reported, S.

Ayumi Hamasaki Holds 1st Public Appearance In Nearly A Year general posted by Aysohmay 29 minutes ago   ·   1 comment Ayumi Hamasaki held a CD release event in Tokyo this weekend for her new album "LOVE again", marking the singer's 1st public appe...

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On February 9th (local time), Kyary Pamyu Pamyu started her world tour “100%KPP WORLD TOUR 2013” at Vk* concerts in Brussels, Belgium. The audience of 850 gave big “Kyary Pamyu Pamyu” calls before the live started.

Uzumaki horror creator's "Shard of Evil" series to run in revived Nemuki magazine Junji Ito is launching his Ma no Kakera (The Shard of Evil) manga series in the inaugural issue of The Asahi Shimbun Company's revived Nemuki magazine on April 13.

We’ve all had our hearts broken by an incredible series that walked in like a boss, destroyed our attention span, got us good and obsessed and then vanished like a thief in the night. We’re left a weird combination of elated and devastated, and lo...

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Production work on the music video for Japanese techno-pop group Perfume’s 17th single, Mirai no Museum, has been finished. The newly-minted MV, a computer-generated animation with the group’s members inserted via chroma-key, was shown today for t...

The most famous torii from Japan is undoubtedly the O-torii of the Itsukushima Shrine from Miyajima. This is a truly magical place, one of the Nihon Sankei (Three Views of Japan) and also the home of some of the most beautiful legends… One of them...

The story follows the journey of a boy called Nai who is looking for someone called Karoku with only a bracelet as a clue. Through a series of unfortunate events he winds up partnered with a thief called Gareki and they learn that the bracelet is ...

Blogger Alafista’s feature, “Today’s Japan Photo,” brings readers some of the most stunning photography out of the origin country for our collective obsession from all around the internet. The sometimes beautiful, sometimes weird but always intere...

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Following in the footsteps of Samus, Link and Pit, two more Nintendo characters are getting figurines. At the Wonder Festival in Japan, Max Factory teased two figures based on characters from Fire Emblem: Awakening.

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A large number of Japanese women have bought Nintendo 3DS systems specifically to play Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Nintendo shared in a recent earnings Q&A session.   Nintendo president, Satoru Iwata, presented the above chart to attendees.

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When Dragon Quest VII was first released in 2000, it was the first of the series to be placed on a CD as opposed to a cartridge.   Because of this move, the game’s creators needed to brainstorm what could be used to fill up the sudden vast increas...

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, so Oricon's own magazine, Only★Star, has released various rankings, all chosen by their fellow female peers. There are several categories: Women's Top 10 Favourite Female Artists, Women's Top 10 Favourite...

Author Harutoshi Fukui and artist Hiyon Katsuragi launched their Kidō Senshi Gundam UC: Niji ni Norenakatta Otoko (Mobile Suit Gundam UC: The Man Who Could Not Ride the Rainbow) manga in the 18th issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Newtype Ace magazine on ...

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Toy catalogs for the third quarter of Kamen Rider Wizard have been leaked, revealing two new weapons, previously rumored, for the upgrade forms of both Kamen Rider Wizard and Kamen Rider Beast. First up is the Shining Axe-Sword (Kaki OnoKen) AxeCa...

A concert celebrating the 30th anniversary of the science-fiction romance anime franchise Macross was announced at the Macross stage event at Wonder Fest 2013 Winter on Sunday. Mari Iijima (Minamy in the first Macross), Yoshiki Fukuyama (Basara in...

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Here's the full stream of Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters Mission 50 FINALE, “Together, Forever”. This will be the Special Ops' final battle against the Vagrass. Will the succeed in deleting Enter? With Hiromu still acting as a back-up for Enter, the Go...

Between an anime movie, a new collection Blu-ray set of the TV series and game Phenogram of Linear Restraint heading to the PlayStation 3/XBox 360, spring is going to be crowded with Steins;Gate excitement.

The live action adaptation of CLAMP's xxxHOLiC is set to kick off on the 24th, with a run eight 50-minute episodes featuring actress and model Anne as dimensional witch Yuuko, and Shota Sometani as Watanuki, a put-upon teen who can see spirits, Ma...

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On February 9th, actress Ayase Haruka received the ‘ORICON Valentine Queen Award 2013‘ at a public event in Tokyo. It’s her second Valentine Queen Award after first receiving one in 2011. The award was the result of a recent survey ORICON STYLE ha...

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It’s been revealed that AKB48 sub-unit NO NAME will be releasing their 2nd single, “Kono Namida wo Kimi ni Sasagu“, on April 10th. The new release was announced on February 10th during AKB48’s handshake event at Saitama Super Arena.

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This month’s first Shounen Club (ザ少年倶楽部) began with Nakajima Yuto, Arioka Daiki, and Yabu Kota from Hey! Say! Jump performing “愛ing-アイシテル” (Ai-ing Aishiteru): I haven’t seen this song performed in a while, so it was a nice way to kick things off.

It was revealed that Sexy Zone member Kikuchi Fuma (17) has passed the entrance exam for Keio University, Faculty of Policy Management. In recent years, there has been an an increase in Johnnys entering college.

In a neat new MAD fan mash-up, Akiyuki Shinbo's Shaft produced hit Madoka Magica is spliced with his new work from this season, Sasami-san@Ganbaranai     ------- Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain...

A long time ago, when there was no Internet and no video games… the kids were playing simpler but definitely healthier games. (^_^) One of these games, preferred especially by boys, was takeuma (that can be translated as “bamboo horse"), the Japan...

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