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Arashi's 40th single 「Calling×Breathless」 (Released 6th March) tops the weekly single sales ranking chart with 756k copies. This is their highest record for weekly single sales since their debut in November 1999.

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ONE OK ROCK has released the PV for their new song, “Be the light“, through their official YouTube channel. “Be the light” is one of the tracks off of ONE OK ROCK’s latest album, “Jinsei Kakete Boku wa“, which was released on March 6th.

Gust's RPG port of 3rd game in Arland series to ship on March 20 The video game developer Gust began streaming the first countdown video on Monday for the Meruru no Atelier Plus: Arland no Renkinjutsushi 3 (Atelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of A...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

I didn't know what to say. I thought the mild-mannered Japanese man in glasses, perhaps, wanted to talk to me about a game he had made. But no, it was about an article I wrote about him. His name was Makoto Goto.

Toonami has confirmed that the One Piece anime will run on Adult Swim's Toonami block. A premiere date slated for sometime this year. The announcement was made at Toonami's question-and-answer panel at Atlanta's MomoCon on Sunday.

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On March 11, AKB48 and their sister groups SKE48, NMB48,and HKT48 held special performances on the 2nd year anniversary of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake. The performances were held to support the ongoing reconstruction and they were held at the group...

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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu releases the PV for ‘Ninja ri Bang Bang’ by Shiso on March 11, 2013 at 3:32 pm The PV for Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s upcoming single “Ninja ri Bang Bang” that is scheduled for release on March 20 was released on WARNER MUSIC JAPAN’s off...

Voice of games' Sima Yi, Power Ranger's Carlos Vallertes/Black Ranger was 37 years old Voice acting agency Aoni Production announced on Monday that voice actor Tsuyoshi Takishita had passed away on Sunday.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

This afternoon in Tokyo, a government-hosted remembrance ceremony will be held for the 15,881 people who died and the 2,668 who remain unaccounted for as a result of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami that struck Northeastern Japan two year...

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Here's the promo of the Power Rangers Card Battle arcade game, which will be released in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore this month. There are 66 kinds of cards in Series1 of the Power Rangers Card Battle, which feature Mystic Force (Magiranger)...

Two years ago today, Japan was struck by disaster in the form of an earthquake and tsunami that lead to a massive loss of life, property, and a nuclear disaster in Fukushima. Now Crunchyroll is showing their support and remembrance by helping out ...

Naya Gorou, famous for his voice acting role as Inspector Zenigata of Lupin the Third, has passed away due to chronic respiratory failure at 3am on March 5th. He was 83 years old.     Besides Zenigata, Naya also voiced Captain Okita in Space Battl...

English track included on new livetune album shipping on March 20 Apple's iTunes store is listing that an English version of Hatsune Miku's song "Tell Your World" will be released March 20. The listing currently features a 90-second preview of the...

AKB48 WrapUp Tommy Kono

Today, all AKB48 groups hold charity concerts at their respective theaters. Plus, AKB48 holds mini charity live concert at 6 cities and towns in disaster hit area simultaneously. AKB48 Dareka no Tameni ~What can I do for someone~ project 2013.

Personally, I think the term "slice of life" is overused when describing anime genre, but it's certainly useful for this sort of conversation. Biglobe anime ranking recently got nearly eight thousand Japanese otaku to name their favorite everyday ...

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[BREAKING] Kyary Pamyu Pamyu 100%KPP World Tour in Singapore Details announced! 1 Posted by tueac - March 11, 2013 - Artiste, Event, News The Fashion Monster will be heading to Singapore in May 2013! Announced earlier this year, Singapore will be ...

Iitsuka draws cover for game's bonus design book in video Bandai Namco Games began streaming a live sketch video of Summon Night 5 character designer Takeshi Iitsuka on Thursday. In the video, Iizuka draws the cover for the Official Design Collect...

RocketNews24 Michelle

By now, students in Japan have completed the entrance examinations required to enter high school and college, and until this past week, they had been diligently studying for the early March test. The tests, which cover core subjects such as math, ...

Goro Naya, the original voice actor for Inspector Zenigata in the long-running Lupin III anime franchise, passed away on March 5 at 3:00 a. m. due to chronic respiratory failure. He was 83. He leaves behind his wife Katsuko.

The official YouTube channel for CAPCOM's Darkstalkers Resurrection HD port began streaming a release trailer on Monday for the game. The trailer confirms that the game will be available on PLAYSTATION Network on Tuesday and XBox Live on Wednesday.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Just last week, after having sat through it for possibly the tenth time in just a couple of hours, I took a screen grab of an unskippable YouTube ad and shared it on my personal Facebook feed. Whether it’s the theme tune, the overly dramatic prese...

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Daisuke Amaya, the indie game developer responsible for the popular freeware game Cave Story, took the stage at the independent developer conference BitSummit to announce his newest game, Gero Blaster.

The Japanese prefecture of Saitama announced on Friday that it would become sister states with the fictional Principality of Zeon from the Mobile Suit Gundam anime. Prefectural assemblyperson Takumi Tamura explained the alliance in the assembly's ...

Exactly 2 years ago to this day on 2011 March 11th, a magnitude 9 earthquake struck the east coast of Japan at 14:46. It was the most powerful earthquake to have ever hit Japan. The quake triggered a tsunami which reached 40 feet that devastated m...

Now that the winter season is winding down, Biglobe asked Japanese voters to rank their favorite shows that warmed their hearts during the cold months. The results shouldn't surprise anyone.   The Top Shows of Winter 2013:   1.

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First Look At Tales Of Xillia With English Voice Acting By Spencer . March 11, 2013 . 1:50am A new Tales of Xillia gameplay video popped online which showcases the game’s English voice acting. Milla Maxwell has a tough sounding voice similar to he...

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Adult Swim’s Toonami block in the United States will premiere the Evangelion 1. 11 cut of the Evangelion: 1. 0 You Are (Not) Alone film next Sunday. The announcement was first made at Toonami’s question-and-answer panel at Atlanta’s MomoCon event ...

Preparing to visit Japan, several friends passionate by architecture asked me about about places to see the traditional Japanese architecture. The discussion lead to this photo which I would like to share with you today, taken at the Hie Jinja fro...

Yatterman prizes offered to visitors at campaign website Japanese razor company Kai Razor is teaming up with anime production studio Tatsunoko Production to celebrate the studio's 50th anniversary. Visitors to the Tatsunoko Production promotional ...

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