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February 26, 2013, 6:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Do you have a favorite Studio Ghibli film? You know, the anime house behind such wonderful movies as Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro, and Castle in the Sky. In Japan, kids and adults alike love Ghibli films.

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

On 21 February, reports of a loud “Phfffft” sound were heard around the world. Experts traced the source of this sound back to the anal sphincters of millions of Chinese netizens simultaneously shuddering upon hearing this tale of a bike ride gone...

tokyohive Shiso

Popular idol group AKB48’s 30th single “So long! ” (released on February 20th) sold 1,036,000 copies in its first week, and topped the Oricon weekly single ranking for the week of March 4th. This marked AKB48’s 17 consecutive chart topping single ...

JEFusion GekiDan

As we get to know about the Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger, images from the latest magazine issues had revealed more information on what we could expected this March! One of them is the new Brave, KyoryuCyan.

JEFusion GekiDan

The official YouTube channel of dark tokusatsu series GARO started streaming the first promo for its third season, “GARO: The One Who Shines In The Darkness” (牙狼〈GARO〉~闇を照らす者~). The new cast will be led by Wataru Kuriyama and Junya Ikeda (Kaizoku ...

Chukei already published Haruhi Suzumiya English vocab guides Chukei, a Kadokawa Group Publishing company, revealed a poster for its new book that teaches English grammar with Nagaru Tanigawa's Haruhi Suzumiya science-fiction comedy light novel ch...

Worlds collided in Japan yesterday as the electro-pop divas of Perfume teamed up with famed atomic robot cat Doraemon (and Nobita) to help launch the latter’s new animated film, Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no Dougu Museum.

Siliconera Spencer

Starting with Atelier Ayesha, Tecmo Koei is in charge of the Atelier series. It appears they will bring over the PlayStation Vita port, Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland Plus as well.   A rating on Australia’s Classification Board lists Tec...

Siliconera Spencer

Before NIS America’s press conference we sat down with Sohei Niikawa to talk about Disgaea Dimension 2. It’s a new entry in the long running strategy RPG series and the first direct sequel. Niikawa spoke to Siliconera about Disgaea Dimension 2: A ...

Siliconera Spencer
tokyohive Shiso

On February 25, music producer Tsunku♂ announced that there would be a new unit called “Juice=Juice” that will be formed with 6 Hello! Pro Kenshuusei members. The unit’s name stands for “just-harvested”, “freshly-picked”, “fresh”, “natural”, “100%...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Pikachu, the iconic Pokémon from Pocket Monsters, looks slightly different these days. Adorable, sure, but not nearly as adorable as in 1997, back when the Pokémon anime first debuted. Not nearly as fat, either.

JEFusion GekiDan

A new image for this year's crossover film, “Kamen Rider × Super Sentai × Space Sheriff: Super Hero Taisen Z” confirms the appearance of some Metal Heroes, taking part on the war. Six more Metal Heroes join the three Space Sheriffs to regain their...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Final Fantasy XIV's road to the PS3 has been rough. But now that the game is finally coming to the PlayStation 3, Square Enix's Yoichi Wada was asked whether or not the game is headed to the PS4. "Basically," said Wada, "I want to offer it through...

tokyohive ustar

ONE OK ROCK releases PV for “Clock Strikes” by ustar on February 25, 2013 at 6:34 am ONE OK ROCK has released the PV for their new song, “Clock Strikes“, through their official YouTube channel. “Clock Strikes” is one of the tracks off of ONE OK RO...

Kyoryuger gets another Ranger and Super Sentai gets its first non-Japanese Ranger! Yeah, Jiraiya was American, but you know what we me. This guy is an all out Gaijin Sentai Hero! And apparently he’s no stranger to tokusatsu either.

The Red Cross Blood Center in Nara Prefecture joined forces with virtual idol Hatsune Miku in a campaign to encourage young people to donate blood last week. As part of the campaign at the Aeon Mall Kashihara, donors received an original Hatsune M...

In a moment that surprised no one, utterly adorable short film Paperman took the Best Short Film (Animated) Academy Award. In case you guys haven’t seen the short, here it is. Get ready to D’awww.   Paperman beat out Fresh Guacamole, Adam and Dog,...

Japanator Elliot Gay

With Sony's big Vita game, Soul Sacrifice, hitting store shelves on March 7, the hype machine is in full swing Check out the above 15 second TV spot, composed of gameplay, CG, and live action footage. Sure it's cheesy, but I'll be damned if it's n...

Playable characters' new attacks previewed for Summer release in N. America, Europe The European arm of Namco Bandai Games began streaming an "All-Star Attacks! " promotional video for its One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 game on Monday.

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