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March 16, 2013, 1:00 AM
March 16, 2013, 1:00 AM
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First Artwork From Hyperdimension Idol Neptunia PP By Spencer . March 15, 2013 . 1:51am As mentioned yesterday, Compile Heart is making a Hyperdimension Neptunia game for PlayStation Vita. No, it’s not a RPG.

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Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara & Tower Of Doom Are Coming To PS3 And Xbox 360 By Spencer . March 15, 2013 . 12:50am Capcom has a big surprise at PAX East. They’re porting arcade classics Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow over Mystara and Dungeon...

Debuts with latest Mystery Dungeon; people in Tokyo waited 4+ hours for color variant last year The Pokémon Company confirmed on Thursday that the limited-edition yellow Pikachu Nintendo 3DS XL is heading to North America on March 24.

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Tapping into Japan’s new-found love of Oreo cookies, McDonald’s Japan announced yesterday that for a limited time only it will be adding a maccha and Oreo-flavoured McFlurry dessert as well as a maccha milkshake to its seemingly ever-growing menu.

Following January's announcement that Young Magazine (Akira, BioMega, Chobits, xxxHoLic) manga Stella Women's Academy, Highschool Division Class C3 ,about a girls group of airgun gun game players, has been slated for a TV anime adaptation, the ser...

JManga7 already ends service; subscribers offered Amazon gift cards, refunds JManga, a platform for reading legal manga online, emailed subscribers on Thursday to announce that it "will be concluding its retail and viewing services on May 30th 2013.

In Japan, it's customary for women to give chocolates to men on Valentine's Day, and men return the favor on White Day (March 14). Below are some images that anime, manga, and game creators — both women and men — across Japan have posted to celebr...

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The latest issue of Dengeki magazine revealed new info about the Kamen Rider Battride War game for the PS3. It revealed two new characters that will act as allies to the main heroes! These heroes are Kamen Riders NEW Den-O and Kaixa.

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The official Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger Season 2 has posted the latest promo of the series! The promo first aired in the show's press conference held last week. Taking place in a parallel world 9 months after they defeated the Stema Otsu Corpor...

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“Children Who Chase Lost Voices” Anime Streamed by Crunchyroll “Children Who Chase Lost Voices” Anime Streamed by Crunchyroll 19 minutes ago kureka Global Shinkai Day, which celebrates the work of master anime creator and director Makoto ShinkaiMa...

The bell had been tolling for a while, but it looks like development of Rockman Online (Mega Man Online) is officially kaput. Both Capcom and NeoWiz Games decided to pull the plug on the online PC game, which was originally announced in summer 2010.

In Shuzo Oshimi's Flowers of Evil, a class malcontent catches her poetry-reading neighbor stealing the gym clothes of the girl he likes, and the resulting blackmail opens the door to all sorts of angsty complexity.

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The promo video for Namiuchigawa no Muromi-san anime series has started streaming on the official website. The video features the theme song “Nanatsu no Umi Yori Kimi no Umi” sung by Sumire Uesaka, who also plays Sumita-san in the series.

Pikachu 3DS XL Coming To North America March 24 Damn, Nintendo! Give a dude more than a few day’s notice so he can save up some extra scratch! This Pikachu edition 3DS XL drops this coming Sunday for $199.

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Bandai Japan started streaming their Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger "Gabu Gabu Gashapon Campaign" featuring the Gabutyra Ohirune Nebukuro, a Gabutyra-designed sleeping bag for kids. One could collect points via gashapon purchases for a chance to win this...

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Gravure idol and Hikonin Sentai Akibaranger actress Kyoko Hinami will be starring in a period drama film entitled “Sakurahime”. The film will be based on Tsuruya Namboku IV's (1755-1829) masterpiece, and epic kabuki play “Sakurahime Azuma Bunshō”.

The official Gundam portal site announced on Friday that two new Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny side stories, Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny Astray R and Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny Astray B, are launching.

HD Remaster of 2004 series to begin streaming later this month The official Gundam portal site began streaming a promotional video with English subtitles for the Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny HD Remaster project on Friday.

Gameplay of Kizaru, Kezan, Garp, Franky, Zoro streamed before March 20 release Namco Bandai Games began streaming five more gameplay videos for its One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 game for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita on Friday.

A 40 year old Japanese man from Kanagawa Prefecture has been arrested and charged with the theft of nearly 90 items of uniform clothing belonging to female high school students. Originally caught last month sneaking onto the premises of a school i...

Momoko Sakura's (Chibi Maruko-chan) Nagasawa-kun manga is getting a live-action drama adaptation starting on April 1. The drama will star Hitori Gekidan (Ikigami, Dororo, Densha Otoko) as Nagasawa-kun, Satoshi Hanada (of the Hannya comedy duo) as ...

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Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai Gets Anime Adaptation Adult game maker August has announced that an anime adaptation of Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai: A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd visual novel has been green-lit.


Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods IMAX Trailer Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods is set to hit the Japanese theatres on 30 Mar 2013, and a new trailer has been released promoting the movie as the first Japanese movie that is shown in IMAX format.

Marvel has released a new trailer for Madhouse’s upcoming feature-length OVA Iron Man: Rise of Technovore. Hiroshi Hamasaki (Shigurui, Steins;Gate) is directing the film from a script by Iron Man: Armored Adventures screenwriter Brandon Auman.

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Acquire Teases Vita Game That Uses Images From Google Maps By Spencer . March 14, 2013 . 11:07pm Acquire, the developer of the Tenchu and Way of the Samurai games, have been a strong supporter of PlayStation Vita.

「不破愛花」 (Fuwa Aika) “Fuwa Aika” Continuing a string of great episodes, this week brings us literally a calm before the storm — the lull before the final battle. With Hakaze’s revelation of the truth, both Mahiro and Yoshino are forced to accept Aik...

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The most exclusive car show in Asia will now also play host to the most popular Japanese idol group when they come to perform here in Singapore during the show’s mid-April dates. Japan’s most popular idol group AKB48 will be performing “LIVE” at t...

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New “Ita-suits” for Otaku Salarymen New “Ita-suits” for Otaku Salarymen 31 minutes ago kureka We have seen “Ita-sha” cars, “Ita-PC” computer, “Ita-snobo” snowboards and other things that are decorated with “moeMoe Characters Raise Awareness for Re...

supercell, Piko to perform new songs for rerun starting on April 11 Fuji TV's Noitamina programming block began streaming two teaser videos for the upcoming rerun of the Katanagatari television anime series.


Today’s Japan Photo: A Ride to Kobe For Today’s Japan Photo, we enjoy a quite and relaxing train ride to Kobe. Love this shot as the sun is shinning through the windows and how everyone is crowded on the sunny side to enjoy the warmth during winter.

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