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November 16, 2012, 8:00 AM

Here's a story that hits close to home for me. Not because I'm constantly farting in my pants all day (ok, I am), but because one of my friends in college once tried to create underwear similar to the odor-killing tech manufacturer Seiren is rocki...

According to Digital Manga Inc president Hikaru Sasahara the company will halt all physical publishing for the DMP, June Manga, DokiDoki and 801Media imprints for six months starting January 1st, 2013.

A press conference for the second season of the widely praised Chihayafuru reveals that the anime will be kicking off in January with Megumi Han (Gon in the 2011 Hunter x Hunter) and Miyu Irino (Sora in Kingdom Hearts) joining the cast.

Company to release all 50 episodes in 8-DVD set on March 26 The North American distribution company New Video Group is listing on its website that it will release the Digimon Adventure 02 television anime series on DVD on March 26, 2013.

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The MONSTERS reveal PV clips for their upcoming single for a limited time by ustar on November 15, 2012 at 1:27 pm Katori Shingo (SMAP) and Yamashita Tomohisa’s new unit ‘The MONSTERS‘ have revealed PV clips for their upcoming single on Victor Ent...

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Shibasaki Kou’s 6th album, “Lyrical*Wonder“, will be released on December 12. This will be Shibasaki’s first original album since releasing “CIRCLE CYCLE” about a year and 7 months ago. It features a total of 13 tracks including her previously rel...

Siliconera Ishaan

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale will have free downloadable characters, Sony announced this morning. Kat from Gravity Rush and Emmett Graves from StarHawk will be joining the game early next year.   Kat is described as a character that focuses...

JEFusion GekiDan

The official blog for the upcoming “KAMEN RIDER SUPER CLIMAX HEROES” confirms that Yuuki Sato will be reprising his role as Kamen Rider Gatack in the latest installment of the popular Kamen Rider Climax Heroes.

New Video is following up their release of the first season of Digimon with a second box set, slated for March 26th, 2013. The eight-disc collection of the entire 50-episode run is going for $79. 95.     Retailers such as Amazon have begun listing...

Siliconera Spencer

Macross 30: The Voice that Connects the Galaxy celebrates 30 years of variable fighters and Namco Bandai put together a planet sized limited edition. The 11,800 yen ($145) package includes:   A 30th anniversary bookletMacross 30: The Voice that Co...

Siliconera Ishaan

The Pokémon Company are bringing the Pokédex to iOS devices in Japan, they announced this morning. Pokédex for iOS looks like it uses the 3D models from Pokédex 3D. Just like Pokédex 3D, you get to view information on the listed Pokémon in six dif...

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Madoka was at the center of a mega-troll by a cyber criminal with a suicide note. The note comes with a noose fashioned from a piece of LAN Cable with a nendoroid figurine in the middle. And she just wrapped up a wonderful weekend at AFA12, with a...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

If there's one word to describe Persona 4, it's "polished".   That is no faint praise, keep in mind. In the years since Persona 3 made its debut, Atlus has had more than half a decade and three full re-releases to expand, refine, and fiddle with t...

Japanator Pedro Cortes

There are some shows that come out and completely alter their genre. Classics like Super Dimension Fortress Macross and Love Hina have altered their respective landscapes to the point where future television shows and media have to have some sort ...

JEFusion GekiDan

The cast of the second arc of the ongoing “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure The Animation” had finally been revealed! Leading the cast is Tomokazu Sugita (Kamen Rider Kiva, Gintama) as Joseph Joestar, the grandson of Jonathan.

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1/8 Altina Mel Sylphis PVC Kotobukiya has commenced preorder for the scaled figure of Altina Mel Sylphis, the Princess of the kingdom of the forest from the game Shining Blade (シャイニング・ブレイド). She is scheduled for release in Apr 2013, and will be re...

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Konami Shows You How They Installed Jehuty Over Akihabara To promote the launch of “Zone of the Enders HD Edition”, Konami erected the large Jehuty mecha on top of Shimura Musen Building in Akihabara early this month.

L'Arc~en~Ciel / DVD / release Tweet It has just become known that L'Arc-en-Ciel will be releasing a DVD of their performance at Madison Square Garden in New York, which had been part of their WORLD TOUR 2012.

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Oooh! ! Is that what I think it is? I’ve been waiting for them to be finished! ! Takamatsu from Phat Company is carrying a little suitcase, and based on the image I can just make out on it, this blog is going to be dedicated to the two and a half ...

ONE PIECE PIRATE RECIPES 海の一流料理人 サンジの満腹ごはん Don’t you wish to try soem of the delicious looking meals Sanji cooks in One Piece Anime? ( It’s always better in Anime than Manga right? )  I just found out the Sanji’s recipe book is coming out on 11/28...

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Today’s Japan Photo: Maruoka Castle 丸岡城 For Today’s Japan Photo, we will be visiting Maruoka Castle 丸岡城, with a special legend that surrounds it.  The castle is also known as Kasumi-ga-jou (霞ヶ城) due to the legend that whenever an enemy approaches ...

Have a look at the Photo of the Day! Feature: LEO IEIRI Poster at Shibuya Spain-Zaka! Location: Shibuya, Tokyo Date: 2012/09 On of the more famous little backstreets in Shibuya is the so-called "Spain-zaka", which leads up to a radio station and t...

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Danny Choo has organized yet another successful Culture Japan Night in Singapore, with several esteemed producers and presidents of companies like ASCII Media Works, Production I. G and Good Smile Company attending to give talks at their panels.

SGCafe Neubronner Eugene

Published on November 14, 2012, by Neubronner Eugene - Posted in Consoles / Arcade, Gaming, PC, Tech & Geek In the crowded Christmas rush for games, SGCafe looks to bring you as many of the titles as we can to help you make an informed choice on w...

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It would be impossible for even the most distant of anime fans not to recognise Takanori Nishikawa, frontman of T. M. REVOLUTION, known for his contributions of opening and ending themes to many notable anime and game series.

MyAnimeList. net Forum »» News Discussion »» Berserk Movie Part 3 Rated as Adult Film News Team Offline Joined: Feb 2008 Posts: 4253 According to Eirin (Film Classification and Rating Committee of Japan), Berserk Ougon Jidaihen III: Kourin was rat...

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When Danboard Tries to Emulate E. T. We had seen an earlier collaboration commercial where Danboard meets Jaws, and now Danboard tries to emulates E. T. magic glowing finger. Its pretty cool to see Danboard being featured in these commercials for ...

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Berserk Golden Age Arc III Movie Rated R18+ in Japan Earlier we saw the movie trailer for “Berserk Golden Age Arc III: Descent (ベルセルク 黄金時代篇III 降臨)”, the finale of the Berserk movie trilogy, and the storyline gets very dark.

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AKB0048 2nd Season to Air Jan 2013 A couple of months back, we heard news confirmation that the anime series AKB0048 would be returning for another season. Now the official website has confirmed that the new season would be returning on 05 Jan 2013.

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Drama Prime Time Report – 11/09~11/11 The drama ratings have somewhat stabilized over the weekend, but at least there where no bad surprises. The Friday drama ‘Ooku ~Tanjou~‘ (TBS) gained a couple of viewers (plus 1.

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Activision Blizzard have announced a release date for StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, an expansion pack to StarCraft II, and the second episode in the planned StarCraft II trilogy.   The expansion will feature a new campaign with Sarah Kerrigan,...

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Apart from revealing a new character in BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma (Arcade/PS3), this week’s issue of Famitsu has also outed BlayzBloo: Clone Phantasma -  a super-deformed fighting game that Arc System Works will release as a download title on the...

CoolPencilCase. com’s Biggest Sale of the Year The kakkoii people over at CoolPencilCase are throwing a big sale from Friday, November 23, 2012 (12:00 a. m) to Monday, November 26, 2012 (11:59 P. M. )!

Have a look at the Photo of the Day! Feature: ONE PIECE Chopper-Man in Pink! Location: Tokyo Date: 2012/11/13 Well, of course this has to be pink right? It's a steamed bun filled with milk cream, Chopper mark branded and with "WANTED" paper attached!

MJP Twitter Stories: SCREW and Struggle with Food on Tour! -- While we have learned in previous episodes that Japanese are very enthusiastic, if not obsessed with food, we must believe that being on tour and not having a regular eating schedule, m...

All thoughts within this post are my own, and do not affect the thoughts of the other Selective Hearing staff members. Thank you. I’ve been gone so long, I bet you thought that I was dead. Heck, even I thought I was because it’s been so long since...

METANORN Karakuri

After the Mahiro fanservice a couple episodes back, I suppose this is fair. I think I said last week that this didn’t seem to be the kind of show to pull plot twists (or something along those lines; maybe I said it was straightforward, I can’t rem...

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