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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In the 1970s, the dictatorship controlling South Korea stipulated the length of women's skirts. Now, due to a new law, some in South Korea worry that those days are returning. Last year, a law was passed in South Korea regarding, among other thing...

CG mecha battle in space in preview for April anime The website for the upcoming spring anime Ginga Kikōtai Majestic Prince began streaming the third promotional video on Friday. The 131-second video outlines the story: In the Earth calendar year ...

. . . as radio personality Hikaru Utada will return to the entertainment business after three years away — not as a singer, but as a radio personality. She announced on Friday that she will begin hosting a monthly radio program called Kuma Power H...

Sakai Masato (39) and Kanno Miho (31) are set to get married in early April. The pair have gotten to know each other during their filming of the movie they both starred in last year, Ohoku ~Eien~. They met early last year for the crank in of the f...

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Find today’s prototype in this photo! It wasn’t too hard, I’m sure most of you found him! This is actually the desk of the WEB team’s manager! I secretly took the photo without him noticing… it’s so nice to work in a place where everyone has figur...

Yana Toboso's supernatural manga Black Butler will inspiring a second stage play in Tokyo in May. The play, titled Musical Kuroshitsuji- The Most Beautiful DEATH in The World- Sen no Tamashii to Ochita Shinigami, revolves around a noble English bo...

Siliconera Ishaan

Square Enix have confirmed Final Fantasy X HD Remaster and Final Fantasy X-2 HD Remaster for a U. S. and European release. The two games will be released sometime this year.   As in Japan, on PlayStation 3, the two will be bundled together as Fina...

The official website for Saki Episode of Side A updated with the full television schedule for special episodes #15 and #16 on Thursday. Episode 15 is scheduled to premiere on AT-X on April 2 at 7:30 p.

The latest promo for the second season of Oreimo seems to pick up roughly where the last one left off with the fruits of Kirino's Akihabara run.   The creative staff back is back for the new series, but production moves from AIC Build to A1-Pictur...

Usagi & Chibi-Usagi share TOKYOViVi cover with model Lena Fujii The characters of Naoko Takeuchi's magical girl manga Sailor Moon made the Vol. 3 cover of Kodansha's fashion magazine TOKYOViVi on Friday.

Disney has been accused of plenty of malfeasance over the years, but inviting a Sith invasion? That's pretty low! In a new promo, they have Darth Vader and a pair of storm troopers (presumably neither of which is Danny Choo) scouting the country i...

Back in 2008, Keio University developed an optical camouflage system that can make a person nearly invisible, along the lines of what you see in Ghost in the Shell. We're not really talking about that here.

Anime of Kōshi Tachibana's light novel premiered online earlier this month The third character promotional video for the Date A Live television anime aired in Japan on Friday. The video features the spirit girl who steals lives, Kurumi Tokisaki, v...

Musician's formal return to entertainment after 3-year hiatus; Utada sang Evangelion: 3. 0 theme Hikaru Utada will return to the entertainment business after three years away — not as a singer, but as a radio personality.

Rieko Saibara's (Mainichi Kaa-san, Onnanoko Monogatari) loosely-autobiographical Jōkyō Monogatari manga is getting a live-action film adaptation starring actress Kii Kitano (Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life's Sheena, GeGeGe no Kitaro Sennen N...

Siliconera Ishaan

While Tales of Xillia is still slated for release this Summer, Namco Bandai are putting Tales of Graces f onto the PlayStation Network in the U. S. and Europe first.   On March 26th, Tales of Graces f will be available as a download on the PlaySta...

While I am sure there are many folks out there who would like HD Remasters of different Final Fantasy titles, to me – I was introduced to the Final Fantasy series through X and X-2 so to me these two games have a special place in my gaming history.

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Disney started streaming an English trailer for the upcoming Kingdom Hearts HD remaster for the PlayStation 3, Kingdom Hearts HD 1. 5 Remix. It is scheduled to be released this Fall 2013. The game was released in Japan last March 14th.

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Good Smile Racing has opened up preorders for the the Racing Miku 2013 Nendoroid along with various sponsorship packages for the 2013 racing season. For the moment, only the basic and Nendoroid sponsorship courses have been made available, but you...

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Toaru Kagaku No Railgun S 2nd CM The 2nd commercial for Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S is now available for viewing. You can hear the OP song, sister’s noise sang in the commercial by fripSide. The single will be out on 8 May.

Tatami Galaxy author's comedy of shape-shifting raccoon-dogs designed by Zetsubou-Sensei's Kumeta The official website for the new Uchōten Kazoku (Ecstatic Family) anime from P. A. Works (True Tears, HanaIro, Tari Tari) opened on Thursday and bega...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Following the enormous success of our cup noodle gourmet experiment, we decided that it was time to give a couple of other cheap and cheerful snacks an image overhaul by turning them into something a little more glamorous.

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The official website of High School DxD has revealed the new visual of the anime. The site also reveals that more details at the upcoming Anime Contents Expo happening this March 30-31.

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Kodaka Must Die By NovaJinx | Published: March 22, 2013 Okay, look. We have our differences. You love Rika, I think she’s plain annoying. Some of you may even love Yozora for whatever goddamn reason. But I think right now we can all stand united i...

Vanillaware's '2D action RPG' to ship in Japan on July 25 Atlus began streaming the first full promotional trailer for its Dragon's Crown PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita game on Thursday. The trailer highlights the game's characters features fo...

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Japanese My Little Pony Anime Theme by HKT48 Streamed Japanese My Little Pony Anime Theme by HKT48 Streamed 18 minutes ago kureka My Little PonyMore Japanese My Little Pony Dub Cast Announced. Read more .

Film based on Shoji Kawamori's original concept to open in South Korea this summer A poster displayed at the Tokyo International Anime Fair (TAF) on Thursday revealed that a 3D-animated film based on the Anyamaru Tantei Kiruminzuu franchise will o...

Rerun on Noitamina programming block to premiere on April 11 Fuji TV's Noitamina programming block began streaming a third teaser video on Thursday for the upcoming rerun of the Katanagatari television anime series.

North American anime distributor Sentai Filmworks announced on Thursday the English dub cast for its release of the Hiiro no Kakera - The Tamayori Princess Saga television anime series. The cast is as follows: Tamaki Kasuga — Emily Neves Takuma On...

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