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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

One man. Two Dance Dance Revolution pads. No shoes. What follows is nothing short of amazing. The DDR player's name is TAKASKE, and he is Japan's barefoot arcade wonder. ゲームはスポーツだなwwwwww [ぴょんそく] Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture,...

Keymochi kureka

Syfy Plans Cosplay Reality TV Show Syfy Plans Cosplay Reality TV Show 17 minutes ago kureka This summer, Syfy channel promises to shed light on the world of cosplayers, albeit through the lens of a reality show competition.

Siliconera Ishaan

Faced with an increasingly competitive videogames market, Capcom have had to lower the sales forecasts yet again for two of their major titles—Resident Evil 6 and DmC Devil May Cry. Here are their new estimates of how many copies they’ve moved as ...

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Recommended Reading: April 18th, 2013 Ray Mescallado and Thennary Nak | April 18, 2013 | no comments Thennary’s Picks Kanjani8′s Nishikido Ryo Denies Relationship with Aragaki Yui – aramatheydidnt And is there anyone really surprised by this?

AKB48 WrapUp Tommy Kono

Jet Lee made a statement that confirms the news which reports his daughter will join SNH48, Taiwan news agency NOWnews reported today. The eldest daughter of Jet Lee and 黄秋燕, 李思 (25) (Lee Soe? ) was reported to have passed the audition for 2nd gen...

If you're not hyped for Hunter x Hunter's biggest, baddest story arc to date, the new trailer might do the trick. See glimpses of the titular foe, as well as Gon's encounter with mentor Kite (voiced by Shuiichi Ikdea, best known as Char Aznable in...

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AKB48′s Watanabe Mayu asks fans for help with her new single! By donburi on April 18, 2013 Tweet Pin It On April 18, 2013 AKB48′s Watanabe Mayu announced that she will be holding a contest to determine the cover art of her upcoming single.

Keymochi kureka

What Japanese Consumers Are Paying for Spring 2013 Anime What Japanese Consumers Are Paying for Spring 2013 Anime 22 minutes ago kureka Since the collapse of the anime boom, English speaking anime fans have gotten a taste of Japanese consumer pric...

Youtube Japan will hold 10 days long “Youtube Music Week” from April 27th to May 6th. (skip) On April 28th, AKB48′s live concert will be live-streamed. Source ---- For those who aren't AKB fans, here's a list of the other participants (with dates)...

Keymochi kureka

Iron Man 3 Movie Shown in 4DX in Japan Iron Man 3 Movie Shown in 4DX in Japan 24 minutes ago kureka If you think you’re excited for Iron ManIron Man: Rise of Technovore Movie by Madhouse & Marvel. Read more .

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

PSY's video for "Gentleman" is getting plenty of play online. However, on Korea's biggest television network, it's banned. The reason might seem rather unusual. In the first six seconds of the "Gentleman" video, PSY strolls down a street and kicks...

The official website for the live-action film adaptation of Yuuki Honda's Tokyo Yamimushi seinen manga began streaming the first trailer on Wednesday. Sakichi Sato (Tokyo Zombie) is directing the film slated to open in Japan this summer.

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flumpool will be holding a 5th-year anniversary live in Nippon Budoukan for two consecutive days. The lives will be on October 1 and 2. This news was announced yesterday, April 17, in NHK Tokyo Hall during the earth day live, “TOKYO FM & JFM prese...

Nishikido Ryo Denies Dating Rumors relationships posted by amiueno 4 hours ago   ·   7 comments On April 17, Kanjani8's Nishikido Ryo and Maki Horikita attended the preview event of upcoming movie “Kencho Omotenashi Ka” (Prefecture Government’s Ho...

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Leo Ieiri “Message” Promo Music Video Streamed Leo Ieiri “Message” Promo Music Video Streamed 24 minutes ago kureka Leo IeiriLeo Ieiri - LEO - 1st Album Announced. Read more . . . » is getting ready to release her 4th single “Message” and has reve...

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Here's are the trailers of the upcoming Naruto Online game created by Tencent Games, a major Chinese company in cooperation with Japan's Namco Bandai Games and CyberConnect2. Naruto online features characters from the popular anime and manga serie...

For albums article, go HERE. In the singles chart, popular singer-actor, Fukuyama Masaharu has reached the top spot with his 30th single, "Tanjoubi ni wa Masshiro na Yuri wo / Get the groove. " This is his 7th consecutive no.

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To celebrate the game’s release date of July 25th, Capcom have revealed a Limited Edition version of Ace Attorney 5, which will include a Phoenix Wright figure, a Phoenix Wright-styled Nintendo 3DS pouch, stickers, and one of three special edition...

New Kamen Rider Battleride War Preview Teaser Released The release of the upcoming Kamen Rider Battle Ride War teaser is right around the corner, and Bandai has released a new preview teaser of the game.

Gen Urobuchi (Madoka Magica, Fate/Zero) revealed (near the 41-minute mark in the below video) on Tuesday that he is planning a project intended for children. Urobuchi appeared as a guest on the debut episode of the "Yoshida Hisanori ga Anime de Ta...

Behold fellow monster hunters, a new MMO based on Capcom's Monster Hunter will be coming out soon on the PC, which will utilise Crytek's Cry Engine 3. This new game was announced earlier today at a conference held by Chinese publisher, Tencent, wh...

Do you know what a pro modeler is? It refers to a person who makes plastic models. Tomoe Ogoshi is very special person in this industry, as she is one of only a handful of women in it. Not only this, but she also plays an active role in the plasti...

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On April 17th, Morning Musume held a release event for their new single “Brainstorming/Kimi sae Ireba Nani mo Iranai“, which was released that day, at Ikebukuro Sunshine City. The girls appeared in front of a crowd of 2,000 and started the event w...

AKB48 WrapUp Tommy Kono

1.  SKE48 Kizaki Yuria’s message to graduating Ogiso Shiori: “Our bond will never end” 2. Maeda Atsuko’s fail at ribbon cutting ceremony at Chloe’s 60th anniversary. 3.  SNH48′s Mayuyu look alike failed to pass Selection Screening SKE48 Kizaki Yur...

There’s an ad currently airing in the US in which children imagine an island made of candy.   On this island, waves from a soda pop ocean crash onto a beach of granulated sugar.   A volcano spews hot fudge lava.

Combo pack of SD card, 3DS XL, Mario & Luigi Dream Team goes on sale July 18 Nintendo revealed on Wednesday that a Luigi 30th Anniversary Pack will be released in Japan on July 18. The pack includes a Luigi 3DS XL (known as the 3DS LL in Japan) mo...

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Digimon World Re:Digitize Decode is heading to Nintendo 3DS in Japan with twice as much content as the PSP version. One of the additions is a new character who's been pulled into the digital world, Rina Shinomiya, and you can see her in the traile...

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

Can you believe Totoro turned 25 yesterday? Two of Studio Ghibli's most famous works, My Neighborhood Totoro, and Grave of the Fireflies still hold their own, and exceed many modern animated films. . .

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