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April 2, 2013, 3:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

April Fool's Day is definitely a thing in Japan. And here is a round-up of some, certainly not all, of the country's internet pranks. Many of them are either game or geek related things, but not all of them.

As announced at a Sengoku Basara festival, Capcom is ready to leap back into action with another chapter in the Sengoku Basara saga. Sengoku Basara 4 is currently gunning for an early 2014 release on PlayStation 3 in Japan.

The official website for the anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day anime began streaming the first trailer, a special video, and the second commercial for the upcoming film on Monday. The original Spring 2011 television anime followed several childh...

A collaboration to boost more passenger on Chiba Urban Monorail and also to publicize the upcoming second season of Oreimo. A campaign was set up to make a Oreimo anime theme Monorail. Passenger who board this special monorail received an A4 size ...

Earth Star Entertainment's Comic Earth Star magazine began streaming the promotional video that formally announced the anime adaptation of ESE and Kiyohito Natsuki's Sekai de Ichiban Tsuyoku Naritai! (Sekai de Ichiban Tsuyoku Naritai!

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Located at the Dhoby Ghaut Exchange, unit B1-38(Within the Dhoby Ghaut Train Station), the BONJAPAN STATION will be opening on the 6th of April at 12pm. BONJAPAN is the go-to station for food and beverages featuring 100% Japanese desserts, snacks ...

[Video] Mirai Melancholic – Dance video released 0 Posted by Sir - April 1, 2013 - Entertainment, FEATURES, Specials, VIDEOS, Virtual Live Danny Choo just released this great Mirai dance video! From Danny’s facebook, this video is the MMD model of...

Recently, we interviewed TOM special creator Sheng Kixkillradio, who is known for her heartwarming figure photography. Read on for the interview! Creator Introduction Name: Sheng Gonzales, also known as Kixkillradio Experience: I started figure ph...

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The official website for the High School D×D anime series had revealed the first promotional video for its second season, “High School D×D New”. Although the video contains no recorded voice, it shows lots of previews for the coming episodes that ...

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It's been a while since I have stepped foot inside of an aquarium, and the Nagoyako Aquarium's sardine tornado is making me want to visit one right now. Speaking of which, there was a time when the sardines started to get lazy from the lack of dan...

We have indeed received reports of a possible new season of Sword Art Online that will be released next year. This report was leaked at Sakura-Con yesterday. When we saw some rumors online that Reki Kawahara, the SAO creator seems to be hinting th...

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Aniplex confirmed at the Anime Contents Expo that the second season of Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai or simply known as Oreimo will have 16 episodes. The first 13 episodes will air on TV, and the last three episodes will be made avai...

Yoshifumi Ōtera draws side story after drawing prologue & prototype The Magi television anime series revealed on Sunday that Sinbad no Bōken (The Adventures of Sinbad), a side story to Shinobu Ohtaka's original Magi - The Labyrinth of Magic manga,...

The official website for the Kara no Kyōkai - the Garden of sinners anime franchise began streaming a promotional video for the Mirai Fukuin film on Monday. The film adapts Kinoko Nasu's Kara no Kyoukai: Mirai Fukuin (The Garden of Sinners/recalle...

Anime of girl cursed with uncuttable hair & boy with magic scissors that can cut her hair Anime production company Pony Canyon began streaming the second promotional video for The Severing Crime Edge (Shingeki no Kyojin) television series on Sunday.

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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to release new single “Invader Invader” in May by ustar on March 31, 2013 at 7:12 pm Kyary Pamyu Pamyu will be releasing her new single, “Invader Invader“, on May 15th. The title track for Kyary’s 6th single is currently being us...

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When fruit attacks Well, time to say goodbye to Zetsuen no Tempest. It was a fun ride. …I  wish I could honestly say that this was the best anime I’ve ever watched that revolved around magical fighting trees and Shakespeare references, but there’s...

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Shiina Ringo has announced that she will be releasing a new single, titled “Irohanihoheto / Kodoku no Akatsuki“, on May 27th, which marks the 15th year anniversary since her debut. Ringo’s upcoming single is a double A-side which have both receive...

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Aniplex confirmed on Saturday that it will ship the Blu-ray Discs and DVDs for the first two Puella Magi Madoka Magica films in Japan on July 24. There will be four editions: a limited-pressing Blu-ray set of both films, a regular-edition Blu-ray ...

First indie single from H! P's newest group juice=juice. 私が言う前に抱きしめなきゃね (Before I Say So, You've Gotta Hug Me, Okay) comes out April 3rd. source: http://www. youtube. com/watch? v=cchjirF7zM4&feature=youtu.

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On March 31st, during SDN48’s one-day revival concert at AKB48 Theater, member Chen Qu (26) announced that she would be getting married. Her partner is 6 years her senior and is an executive officer of a company.

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AAA’s Atae Shinjiro appears at event for photobook by simplymissj on March 31, 2013 at 1:18 pm On March 30, 7 member co-ed group AAA’s Atae Shinjiro (24) appeared at a commemorative sales event for his photobook “ATAE BEST” (2200 Yen, Shufu-to-Sei...

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On March 29, Sugiura Taiyo and Tsuji Nozomi, who welcomed their third child into the world earlier this month on March 21, revealed on their blog that they named their newborn son “Sora. ” They explained that on the day of his birth, “We looked to...

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The ACE2013 promo video for the anime adaptation of Yuyushiki is now available for viewing. The main cast consists a little of the Yuruyuri cast:Rumi Ookubo as YuzukoMinami Tsuda as YuiRisa Taneda as YukariRumi and Minami previously voiced Yuruyur...

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The official Facebook page for the 10th anniversary celebration of Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger had officially announced the upcoming release of Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger: 10 Years After V-Cinema. The ninjas are now back, 10 years after the group f...

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The 2nd promo video for Shingeki no Kyojin is now available for viewing. Seiyuu cast involved:Kishô Taniyama as JeanYu Shimamura as AnnieRyota Ohsaka as MarcoHiro Shimono as ConnyYu Kobayashi as SashaShiori Mikami as ChristaYuuki Kaji as Eren, a b...

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Irenesharda says: Ok! I finally got to see the finale to Kotoura-san and I have to say that I really loved it. It was a real tearjerker and it really ended the series pretty well. I like that the president was smart enough to learn from her mistak...

Japanese idol supergroup Morning Musume has been around in one form or another since first debuting i1997. The original lineup helped set the standard for the hyper exaggerated, multiple sub units, too-many-members-to-count style of presentation c...

Story of boy whose little sister transforms into man-eating creature The "Earth Star Anime Matsuri" event at Anime Contents Expo announced on Sunday that an anime adaptation of Sayaka Mogi's Pupa manga is in the works.

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After an awesome episode today, here is the preview for Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger's 8th Brave, “Where Am I? Get Through the Maze. ” Daigo is having a hard time choosing which thing to prioritize: family or being a Kyoryuger!

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