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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.

GACKT is a K. Will Fan? general posted by PAK 2 hours ago   ·   6 comments Who would have ever guessed that GACKT, a J-Rock superstar, would be a fan of K. Will. In fact, it turns out that the two are friends.

 Ahead of the series' Friday premiere, the 90 second A Certain Scientific Railgun S promo from the end of March's Anime Contents Expo has been posted.  Get a look at this, plus fripside performing the new theme "Sister's Noise" below.

Another new anime announcement has arrived from Crunchyroll.  My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, based on the light novels by Wataru Watari, is joining the spring 2013 lineup.   My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU is set to broadcast every Thursday starting...

Hark! A new day brings forth new anime announcements from Crunchyroll! And the word is out that studio Madhouse’s Photo Kano is joining the 2013 spring lineup. Photo Kano is set to broadcast every Thursday starting on April 11th at 10:00 am Pacifi...

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,...

Siliconera Ishaan

  Warner Bros. have announced Batman: Arkham Origins via Game Informer magazine. Unlike the previous Batman: Arkham games, this one is being developed by Warner Bros. Montreal rather than the series’ usual developer, Rocksteady.

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...

Siliconera Ishaan

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance’s DLC pack featuring Sam as a playable character in his own side-story is out now for $9. 99 on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. The DLC has been renamed Jetstream (previously, it was called “Jetpack”), and include...

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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...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 [.

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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 ...

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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...

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...

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In the 1960s and 70s, Nintendo released many different Roulette sets. Most of these were traditional roulette games, with a standard spinning wheel and a single white ball. Besides these, Nintendo also designed a couple of original games that are ...

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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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 ...

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A new Kickstarter page was opened to raise funds for the upcoming Street Fighter: Assasin's Fist live-action TV and online series. The series is planned for a 2013 release. Joey Ansah (The Bourne Ultimatum), the director and one of the writers of ...

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.

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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.

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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.

– April 9, 2013Posted in: Steins;Gate Prior to their April 25th launch of Steins;Gate: Linear Bounded Phenogram in Japan – 5pb and Mages have released this additional 15 second trailer for the game. Steins;Gate: Linear Bounded Phenogram is another...

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