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Siliconera Ishaan

In a recent financial briefing, former Square Enix president Yoichi Wada discussed how Square Enix arrived at their sales forecasts for some of the biggest games they’ve released over the last 12 months.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

The disturbingly impressive results of South Korea’s notorious love of plastic surgery (most statistics have the nation as the most intensively enhanced on earth) have yet again surfaced, with the comparison imagery provided by various clinics pro...

tokyohive Shiso

Starting on April 19th, Fuji TV will begin airing a new late night program “ASIA VERSUS“. The program aims to find talented rookie artists from Asia through video sites such as YouTube. Every week, two finalists will be chosen among eight artists ...

Anime remake scores well with adults, kids & ranks #1, #2 on Twitter's Hot Word list The survey firm Video Research reports that the first episode of the Space Battleship Yamato 2199 anime remake earned a relatively high 5.

Anime director Shinichi Watanabe posted on his Facebook account on Monday that he had a heart attack. "Nabeshin" will be staying briefly in the hospital to recover. Nabeshin is known for directing the anime comedies Excel Saga, Nerima Daikon Broth...

JEFusion GekiDan

The zombie survival manga Highschool of the Dead returns to the pages of Dragon Age magazine this April 9th. Above is the cover of the said magazine with Mikoto Kiba's illustration of HOTD's Saeko Busujima.

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The Magi anime might be off the air for a couple of seasons, but in the meantime, the fans on Japanese art online community Pixiv have begun assembling a set of themed tarot cards. A collaboration has put together 13 major [.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Well, that escalated quickly. First, Japanese schoolgirls started uploading photos of faux Dragon Ball moves. Then, Westerners replied with Star Wars style Force Grips. And now? Japanese schoolboys, it seems, are now uploading photos of imaginary ...

RocketNews24 Michelle

Going on vacation can be stressful. Wandering through an unfamiliar land, deciphering a strange language, and deciding on which places to visit can all lead to a massive headache. Instead of frantically navigating the streets trying to squeeze in ...

Get ready to hear Kirito and Asuna speaking English! Aniplex has posted a preview of the English version of Sword Art Online ahead of the series' planned run on Viz's Neon Alley.   Bryce Papenbrook, who played leads in Aniplex's Durarara!

Siliconera Ishaan

Nintendo have shared a new trailer for Animal Crossing: New Leaf, slated for release this June in North America and Europe. The trailer goes over the game’s “lifestyle” style of gameplay, and you can watch it below:     In case you want to learn m...

JEFusion GekiDan

With its release this April 12, Friday, the story or initial plot for the Kamen Rider Decade: The World of Tsukasa Kadoya ~The Garden Inside the Lens~ novel had been revealed. This reimagination of the TV series was written by Aki Kanehiro with To...

This year's fifth issue of Hakusensha's Young Animal Arashi magazine announced (note: link may not be safe for work) on Friday that Aki Sora creator Masahiro Itosugi will launch a new manga series titled ALL I NEED in the next issue on May 2.

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7th April, Japan – AKB48′s 2nd generation member and Team K ex-team leader, Sayaka Akimoto, announced that she will be graduating from AKB48 and will not be taking part in the 5th AKB48 General Election.

JEFusion GekiDan

Bandai started streaming the promotional video for the new S. H. FiguArts Hikonin Sentai Akibaranger S2 and other Super Sentai additions to the S. H. FiguArts line-up, first seen during the first episode of Akibaranger's season 2.

MyAnimeList. net Forum »» News Discussion »» Light Novel 'IS: Infinite Stratos' to have a New TV Series News Team Online Joined: Sep 2012 Posts: 4218   Online Joined: Jul 2012 Posts: 386 Hm I hope there will be more action this time   Online Joine...

Game adaptation of comedy novel and anime series to be released on June 20 Japanese production company Kadokawa began streaming a 2-minute promo for their upcoming Seitokai no Ichizon Lv. 2 Portable video game for the PSP.

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Teens use smartphone app LINE to extort man in Toyama Line on a smartphone TOKYO (TR) – Toyama Prefectural Police on Sunday arrested four students for involvement in a scam to blackmail a 21-year-old man met via the smartphone application LINE, re...

April 7 has come and gone in the land of the rising sun and that means that the list of candidates for AKB48’S 5th general election has been finalized. With all the new rule changes this year there has been plenty of debate amongst fans about who ...

Street Fighter: Legacy director and writer Joey Ansah launched a Kickstarter campaign on Monday for his live-action Street Fighter Assassin's Fist series that is currently in development. Ansah, who co-wrote the script for the new series with Chri...

VAMPS, who will be releasing their new live DVD & Bluray ‘VAMPS LIVE 2012‘ on April 24, has revealed a new artist photo. They have also launched their official Facebook page. On Facebook, VAMPS plan to occasionally share video messages...

Lo! It’s a new week and that means another round of new spring anime announcements at Crunchyroll! The first of the day is Arata: The Legend, based on the manga by Yuu Watase (Fushigi Yugi)!   Arata: The Legend is set to broadcast every Monday sta...

The time has come to tick off another box on the growing list of spring anime at Crunchyroll. The newest show announcement is Yuyushiki, based on the gag manga by Komata Mikami!   Yuyushiki is set to broadcast every Tuesday starting on April 9, at...

Spike Chunsoft's (Dragon Ball Z Budokai Tenkaichi) Danganronpa: The Academy of Hope and the High School Students of Despair games have big casts of interesting eccentrics, not to mention Higurashi/Battle Royale brutality.

The Otaku Kid Shockerz Lee

Look like us anime lover will have a great time this season and it most probably will cut into our personal lives dramatically with so many good ones being aired. Almost every one that I watched I immediately want to go for the 2 episode.

Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 game Steins;Gate: Linear Bounded Phenogram hits Japan April 25 with promise of exploring the time travel mystery from the perspective of the LaboMen. 5pb. has now posted a pair of videos of the visual novel's Mayuri Shiina p...

Blood-C, Nanoha singer already part of TV series opening theme's "dream team" of 35 singers The official website for the Space Battleship Yamato 2199 anime series/film project announced on Monday that voice actress and singer Nana Mizuki (Blood-C,...

Valhalla Knights 3 is due out on PS Vita in Japan on May 23, and the site for Japanese gaming mag Famitsu shared the opening movie courtesy of Marvelous AQL. See how the RPG opens below.       When Valhalla Knights 3 arrives, it'll also come with ...

Kyle Oropesa

Amazing artwork and decent animation, Finally an awesome mecha and sci-fi anime that didn't get me bored after watching the first episode. Believe it or not I'm not a big fan of Mecha Anime, and there's only a few mecha shows that I find amazing (...

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