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Earlier tonight here in Tokyo, Bandai Visual held a launch event for Ghost in the Shell: Arise, the new Ghost in the Shell anime series announced earlier this year. The event was full of interviews with the various creators of the new series and h...

Maaya Sakamoto stars in 4-part series premiering in Japanese theaters in June The staff of the Ghost in the Shell Arise anime announced the details of its project on Tuesday. The project will consist of four 50-minute parts.

Singer/voice actress Maaya Sakamoto, who voiced the Major in young bodies in original movie and in Stand Alone Complex, will be reprising the role of Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost in the Shell: Arise, a four part OVA/theatrical run series with the firs...

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The very Chinese ingenuity with which a souvenir foodstuff has been packaged is the latest made in China product to be securing praise for its “innovative” marketing, both in China and beyond. More examples were soon exhumed: Online there is some ...

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Luna Sea kicks up a storm with its last leg of its concert tour in Singapore, with suitable weather to match.   When LUNA SEA disbanded in the year 2000, many J-Rock fans were devastated. With the disbandment, the dream of seeing LUNA SEA perform ...

The Pokémon Company has launched a free Pokémon TV app for iOS and Android systems, allowing fans to stream episodes of the popular anime series.       via WTK   ------- Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment ...

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KAT-TUN tops Oricon weekly chart for 20 consecutive singles since their debut single by Shiso on February 11, 2013 at 8:33 pm Popular group KAT-TUN’s 20th single “EXPOSE“, which was released on February 6th, sold 155,000 copies during the first we...

For the next installment of the Batman: Arkham series, it was only a matter of when. According to a transcript of a Warner Bros. financial meeting, release plans have it making its debut sometime in 2013.

If you were excited by the early look at Ghost in the Shell: Arise from today's preview event event, you weren't the only one. The otaku artists at color's "ita nail salon" (as in itasha, the "painmobiles" you see decorated with anime decals) took...

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If you’ve been following Siliconera closely you might remember Zillions of Enemy X, a card game developed by Nippon Ichi and Broccoli. Not the vegetable, the anime/video game company that makes games like the Uta no Prince-sama series.

It's not been confirmed or listed for North America, but VIZ UK has scheduled an August release for Shinobu Ohtaka's original manga Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic - the source material for the currently running Arabian Nights inspired anime.

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The full name of the next upcoming Pokémon movie is “Extreme Speed Genesect and the Awakening of Mewtwo”, according to the latest issue of Japan’s CoroCoro magazine. Prior to the main film,  a short titled “Eevee & Friends” will be shown, which wi...

Its time once again to show you some of the erotic figurine showcase in Wonder Festival 2013. As usual, every year the eroge figurine companies will showcase their figurine to let buyers know and buy at a later date.

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Disgaea Dimension 2 has more gender variations like the male healer and according to Dengeki PlayStation a male Celestial Host. In other Disgaea games, the Celestial Hosts were only female.   The Celestial Host class in Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkn...

I thought the last Macross concert was the final one, but I guess they meant it was the last "Macross F" concert. . . but I am not complaining!   A Special site opened on February 10th.     The site calls the concert "the Ultimate Macross Live" an...

Medicos Ent. to release Pannacotta Fugo, Silver Chariot, Dio figures this year Japanese collectible manufacturer Medicos Entertainment displayed two life-size figures from JoJo's Bizarre Adventure at the Wonder Festival this weekend.

TOKYO (TR) – Hot on the heels of a scandal involving an AKB48 member and a liaison with a dancer, a former member of the idol group last week released her adult video (AV) debut. The contents of the disc, however, are not nearly as scandalous as h...

Assures fans that he is fine & back at work, despite "hovering between life & death" Voice actor Masakazu Morita revealed on Tuesday that he was hospitalized for anaphylactic shock, but he has recovered and is returning to work on Tuesday.

SISTAR's Hyorin Admits To Getting Plastic Surgery general posted by Aysohmay 43 minutes ago   ·   6 comments SISTAR's Hyorin admitted on the Lunar New Year special of "Mama Mia" that she has had double eyelid surgery.

Former AKB48 Member Yuka Masuda Gets Her Own Program general posted by Aysohmay 19 minutes ago   ·   0 comments Former AKB48 member Yuka Masuda announced over her twitter account that she will be getting her own program sometime in April.

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