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March 9, 2013, 7:00 PM
March 9, 2013, 7:00 PM

Much to the dismay of the many fans of risque undead slaying, Daisuke Satō and Shōji Satō's Highschool of the Dead manga has been on hiatus since January 2011. Back in February, the color editions promised that the series is coming back, and now, ...

Media Blasters CEO John Sirabella posted a message on Friday on Media Blasters' official website regarding the state of many of its licenses. Sirabella confirmed in the post that Media Blasters no longer has the rights to the Bakuman.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Studio Ghibli still uses traditional animation techniques. You know, hand-drawn. And while it did loan out Totoro—well, a plush toy version—from My Neighbor Totoro to Pixar's computer boffins for Toy Story 3, don't look to Studio Ghibli to go all ...

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2ch posted some spoilers coming from the recently released Kamen Rider Kiva and Kamen Rider Blade novels. These novels were released last March 8th. The Kamen Rider Kiva is a reimagining of the original TV series and is written by Toshiki Inoue an...

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Most Anticipated Spring 2013 Anime by Biglobe Poll Most Anticipated Spring 2013 Anime by Biglobe Poll 15 minutes ago kureka On Thursday, the Japanese Internet service provider BIGLOBE posted the results of its official survey17 Recommended Anime T...

Bōkyō no Gingakan Kūkan to open on April 13 Film distributor Shochiku began streaming a promotional video for the Space Battleship Yamato 2199 television anime series and film project's fifth film on Friday.

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As reported previously, popular idol group AKB48 has created another charity song for the 2011 Tohoku earthquake titled “Tenohira ga Kataru Koto“, and it is now available for free download through the special site of their reconstruction support p...

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The European Union is now considering banning all pornography as it is an “infringement of the human rights” of women and “promotes gender stereotypes. ” The proposal, readable in full on the European Parliament’s website, explains that porn and “...

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The official website for this year's crossover film, “Kamen Rider × Super Sentai × Space Sheriff: Super Hero Taisen Z” had been updated and relaunched, featuring additional images and a new background, similar to the poster revealed the other day.

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[NEWS] 36th Japanese Academy Award – Wolf Children Wins Best animated work! 0 Posted by tueac - March 9, 2013 - Entertainment, News The winner of the 36th Japanese Academy Award, Best Animate Work goes to Director Mamoru Hoseda’s Wolf Children – R...

Without much fanfare, the corporate entity behind the Hatsune Miku VOCALOID software has confirmed a Summer release timeframe for the long-awaited English version of the voice synthesis software that gave rise to an entire subculture around Hatsun...

FujiTV announced recently that it will ban singers from lip-synching in its music programs i. e. MUSIC FAIR, Bokura no Ongaku and Doumoto Kyoudai. The news was first made known when Kikuchi Shin, the producer of these music programs, mentioned on ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The Pokémon anime debuted on Japanese television what seems like ages ago. The year 1996 is a distant memory. But last night, it came flooding back. As previously mentioned, Ash's Charizard is returning to the Pokémon animated series as a regular ...

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Here’s A Good Look At How Uchiha Madara Plays In Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 By Ishaan . March 8, 2013 . 11:00am Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 released in North America this past Tuesday and in Europe today.

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Kaoru Tada's classic shoujo manga Itazura na Kiss will have another live action drama series adaptation. To be entitled “Itazura Na Kiss ~Love in Tokyo”, the drama stars Honoka Miki (Kamen Rider OOO's Mezool human form) as the lead character, Koto...

Recently we did a quick rundown of all the DLC coming for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, from the PlayStation 3-exclusive VR missions to playable Wolf missions. Platinum Games is showing off the first two releases—the 30 PS3 VR Missions and the o...

JEFusion (GekiDan)

From the same distributor and movie house that brought us Rurouni Kenshin last December, Pioneer Films and SM Cinema have teamed-up again to bring us TOEI's highest grossing film, One Piece Film Z to the Philippines.

Saturday, March 9, 2013 Timeline and Tokyo Hi All! We’ve been improving our site for the past three months. Improvements that you might not see at once and improvements that are obvious. 1. Improved scoring algorithm and clustering.

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The jacket covers and track list for AKB48 member Takahashi Minami’s solo debut single, “Jane Doe“, have been revealed! “Jane Doe” is currently being used as the opening theme for Fuji TV’s drama, ‘Saki‘.

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“Grisaia no Kajitsu” – Bishoujo Game to Anime Adaptation Posted by pKjd on Mar 7, 2013 @ 11:31 pm 7 Mar According to the April issue of Comptiq magazine, an anime adaptation of Front Wing’s bishoujo PC game, 「Grisaia no Kajitsu ~Le Fruit de La Gri...

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If you’re living in Japan and find yourself recently unemployed or facing an extended vacation you’re in luck! That’s right. Currently there is a job offer for work inside the nuclear power plant of sunny Okuma, Fukushima, home to the Fukushima Da...

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The official website for the Detective Conan films began streaming the second trailer for the 17th anime movie, “Detective Conan: Private Eye in the Distant Sea”. Conan and Ran are up against the dangerous Spy "X".

The website for the television anime adaptation of Wataru Watari's Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. (My youth romantic comedy is wrong as I expected. ) light novel series began streaming its first promotional video on Friday.

The official website for the Hidamari Sketch × Honeycomb anime began streaming a promotional video for the episode of Sae and Hiro's graduation. The episode was announced at the "Chō Hidamatsuri in Nippon Budōkan" event on Sunday.

On the latest issue of FRIDAY, Nakamaru Yuichi (29) of KAT-TUN and actress Katase Nana (31) were caught on a 'late night gyutan date'. They are currently working together in Nihon TV's Sunday Countdown Show Shuuichi.

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Readers will be sad to hear that manga industry pioneer Toren Smith passed away on Tuesday March 5th 2013. We could write an obituary about the man who brought manga to the English speaking world, but we don't have the words.

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Fairy Tail manga creator Hiro Mashima in a recent issue of Weekly Shonen magazine that the Fairy Tail anime is not over yet. I quote, "it's actually not over yet. I can't say more than this, but I hope you watch the rerun starting in April and wai...

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

We've seen some really interesting themed cafes come and go in Japan. There's of course the maid cafes, a Gundam cafe, even an AKB48 cafe. Now we have a pop up David Bowie cafe! Very cool. For a limited time, The Pub Cardinal, a cafe located withi...

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Available for preorder from today… Nendoroid Petite: Hatsune Miku Selection! and Publicity Ambassador Mikudayo’s expression is priceless! She’s really been trying her best… great job Mikudayo! ! ( ´∀`)ノ” But the Nendoroid’s aren’t quite released y...

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