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March 6, 2013, 1:30 AM
March 6, 2013, 1:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

There's a stereotype that all Japanese people are very clean and neat. This stereotype is just not true. Some folks in Japan keep a clean house, but some roost in pigsties. And, yes, many of those folks are female.

JEFusion GekiDan

It has been revealed that idol group AKB48 have already sold over 20 million copies of their single releases. Last November, they have achieved the same feat but the count includes their album releases.

Kahotan's Blog gscmikatan

March is here! Spring is here! ! ヽ(゚∀゚)ノ All the girls are hanging up their coats from Winter and starting to wear more Spring-colored clothes! Watching the change makes me feel all happy inside! And speaking of Spring… this lovely pink Nendoroid ...

A beauty queen living a double life. . . . a life of a model and a mangaka! It almost sounds like a manga or an anime plot, but that is the life of the new Miss Universe Japan, Matsuo Yukimi.     Matsuo has been working as a model for 8 years whil...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Doodling in your text books is bad! I do not recommend it. At all. However, let's say you have to doodle in your text—like, if you don't, you get in trouble. Then, by all means, please deface the book in the most entertaining way possible.

The official Niconico channel for the Higurashi Project began streaming a trailer for the new Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kaku ~Outbreak~ anime on Tuesday. The new anime adapts the short story "Higurashi Outbreak" by Higurashi no Naku Koro ni creato...

Japanese girl group Berryz Koubou and Hello! Project's other idol groups including Morning Musume, ℃-ute, and S/mileage held a special two-day event "Hello! Project Haru no Dai Kansha Hinamatsuri Festival 2013" at Pacific Yokohama Denshi Hall in K...

AKB48 WrapUp Tommy Kono

This is a quick recap of this week’s (March 5th) episode of Ariyoshi Kyowakoku (Ariyoshi Republic), in which the two SNH48 members, Miyazawa Sae and Suzuki Mariya, as well as Shimazaki Haruka appeared as guests.

RocketNews24 Andrew Miller

The Japanese word “karoushi”, meaning “death from overwork”, is a term that has gained recognition across the globe and is arguably testimony to the zeal with which many Japanese people carry out their work.

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Bluefin Tamashii Nations has just posted the official images of S. H. FiguArts Tyranno Ranger, which will be released in the U. S. as S. H. FiguArts Red Ranger! The figure comes with interchangeable hands, Ryugekiken (Power Sword), Thunder Slinger...

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More details about Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger Season 2 has finally surfaced online and part of those details is the plot of the show's second season! The show's second season roughly takes place 9 months after the first season.

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“Hatsune Miku Project DIVA F” (PS3) – Complete PVs in HD Posted by pKjd on Mar 4, 2013 @ 9:51 pm 4 Mar 「glow」 by (Rella) With the initial release of Sega’s rhythm game, 「Hatsune Miku -Project DIVA- F」, for the Playstation 3 just a few days away, a...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Back in 2010, Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki said he wanted to do Shenmue III. Now, in 2013, he reportedly told a French journalist that he still wants to do Shenmue III. But this time, he's apparently thinking about doing a Kickstarter for the game.

The Tokyo Reporter Kenji Nakano

Examining why Japan’s biggest breasts found in Kyoto, smallest in Saitama Josei Seven Mar 14 The results of last year’s nationwide breast-size survey conducted by Tokyo-based firm LClove cosmetic, a marketer of sex aids sold via mail-order, reveal...

JEFusion GekiDan

The pre-orders for the upcoming One Piece Pirate Warriors 2 (One Piece Kaizoku Musou 2) PlayStation 3 video game have already reached over 500,000. The game will be released on March 20th in Japan. Furthermore, the demo for the game will be releas...

Crunchyroll to stream series starting on April 6 North American anime publisher Aniplex of America announced on Monday that it has licensed the second season of the Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai.

NICO Touches the Walls To Sing New "Naruto Shippuden" Opening Theme Song tv-movies posted by Aysohmay 2 hours ago   ·   2 comments NICO Touches the Walls' new song "Niwaka Ame ni mo Makezu" will be used as the 13th opening theme song for the TV To...

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Gears of War: Judgement, I’ve been telling folks this whole time, is this spin-off prequel to the Gears of War trilogy that explores the story of series stalwarts Damon Baird and Augustus Cole before the main protagonist – Marcus Fenix – finds and...

haruno21 5th-Mar-2013 05:03 am (UTC)I LOVE ITwhy she didnt use this concept for the covers! ?

2013 merchant simulation game Hometown Story is 50-60% complete On Monday, Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada unveiled the official title and the latest video for his next game, which he first teased at last year's E3 under the code name "Project ...

With an anime adaptation of Yūki Kodama's horror action manga Blood Lad slated to hit Japanese TV this year, an early look at Kenji Fujisaki's (Ozma, Battle Girls - Time Paradox) character designs previews what's to be expect from the Shigeyuki Mi...

The Cinema Today website began streaming the full trailer for the Aura: Maryūinkōga Saigo no Tatakai anime film on Monday. Singer and voice actress Arisa Noto of the group StylipS performs the theme song "Blue Moon Dream.

Yesterday’s “Chou Hidamatsuri in Nippon Budoukan” publicity event included an announcement that a new Hidamari Sketch anime is in development. The new installment will illustrate characters Sae and Hiro’s graduation from the Yamabuki Art High School.

Siliconera Spencer

Ready to take a trip to Sky Island with Luffy and Trafalgar Law? One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 will take players there when Namco Bandai distributes a downloadable demo for PlayStation 3 on March 7. The One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 demo also has tw...

KARA THE ANIMATION made its debut on NOTTV with all of the episodes available for premium viewers. All 5 episodes that each feature member of KARA – aired on March 1st, 2nd, and 3rd on the NOTTV streaming service for ¥500 for all episodes.

2nd PSP game to ship on March 20 with new story about daily lives of 8 heroes Japanese developer D3 Publisher began streaming the second promotional video for its Tiger & Bunny: Hero's Day adventure game for the PSP on Monday.

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As part of Final Fantasy’s 25th birthday celebration, Square Enix partnered with Japanese cable TV network Family Gekijo to broadcast Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children. The CG film takes place two years after the events in the PsOne game.


Max’s Figma Miyako Reservation Starts! ! This new “Figma Miyako” from Hidamari Sketch x Honeycomb, will be available this coming July 2013 by Max Factory for 3,200 Yen retail price. Hobby Search is taking reservations for her as of today.

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