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On November 19th it was revealed that president of the agency, Mr. Johnny Kitagawa (81) has been certified with another Guinness World Record, this time as “Most Number of Singers who have achieved the No.

Hey, this is Patrick reporting from Tokyo where pretty much the only thing that happened over this weekend was the opening of the new film Evangelion: 3. 0 You Can (Not) Redo.   Even Hollywood entertainment bible Variety has taken note, and has re...

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Idol group SKE48’s first album, “Kono Hi no Chime wo Wasurenai“, has been certified with the “most number of music videos in an album” by the Guinness World Records. On November 19th, an awarding ceremony was held in Tokyo, where the girls of SKE4...

Siliconera Spencer

The Wii U is sold out almost everywhere, but stores will have more consoles on Black Friday.   "There will still be more available not only for Christmas, we will have more available for Black Friday in retail locations," announced Nintendo of Ame...

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On November 19th, it was revealed that singer-songwriter YUI will be putting a halt to her music activities at the end of the year. Through a handwritten announcement on her official website, YUI explained that she has found something new that she...

Singer/songwriter YUI (Bleach, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood) posted a handwritten "Message From YUI" on her official homepage that informed fans of her upcoming hiatus from music on Monday. She explained in the message that she wanted to try s...

Siliconera Ishaan

  Square Enix will be implementing a marriage system in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, that will be added to the game via an update in the future. Responding to fan queries, the game’s producer-cum-director, Naoki Yoshida, also says that he is...

I'm tempted to say that, in the wake of Evangelion 3. 0, I've seen enough eye-patch wearing Asuka pics for a lifetime and will never post another again. But, I'd be lying if I said I thought I'd follow through.

Kyle Oropesa

Just last week, November 11 (11-11) to be exact, Japan celebrated it's Pocky Day. We've been late to make a dedicated post for Japan's well loved snack but that's a lot better than nothing. And obviously we're making one today :)For those of you w...

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  It’s been 1 week plus since’s AFA over. I have forgotten what I initially wanted to type/say. I only remembered I know I have a lot of things to say but now I can’t think of anything! ! Next time shall try to post earlier.

Smartphone game lets you raise a Vocaloid idol; Android beta now available Sega began streaming a promotional video for Hatsune Miku Live Stage Producer, the game that lets the player raise the Vocaloid idol Hatsune Miku and train her to be a star.

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After NEWS‘ Keiichiro Koyama mentioned that he is doing bench-press while backstage of his latest stage play- “Hello, Goodbye”- Goo made a poll about Johnny’s that could make you fall in love with their skinny but muscular ...

The IGN video game news website began streaming a 43-second trailer on Monday for Dark Horse Comics' upcoming release of The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia encyclopedia book. Dark Horse Comics is partnering with Nintendo to release the full-colo...

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Kai-”Damn it another episode huh? Does that mean I have to do things AGAIN? ” So last week we watched Aki and Kai break apart from each other for a little bit, but that episode seemed to really follow Kai learning the truth about the sun possibly ...

Otaku-friendly former Japanese Prime Minister and reputed fan Taro Aso got some welcome news over the weekend.  Rozen Maiden is now slated to make its return to anime. Young Jump, the current manga magazine home of the PEACH-PIT series, about livi...

Comedian/blogger Saki Inagaki has become an otaku favorite and minor TV celebrity thanks to her mimicry of Evangelion heroine Asuka Langley Soryu. So far, she doesn't seem to have done any appearances in the redhead's new 3.

Siliconera Ishaan

A new DLC add-on for Sleeping Dogs is set for release this week, and it turns Wei Shen into a drunken master. The Drunken Fist Pack gives Wei a new costume and a new set of melee combat moves to use.   Once you have the Drunken Fist Pack, Square s...

Siliconera Ishaan

Robotics;Notes’ female lead, Akiho Senomiya, is getting her very own Nendoroid figure. The Good Smile Company posted images of her on their Mikatan blog today, and you can view a few of them below:     The Akiho Senomiya will be up for pre-order i...

Japanator Elliot Gay

[SPOILER WARNING! ! ! This review was written to be as spoiler-free as possible. Unfortunately, in order to talk about Evangelion: 3. 0 in any substantial way, I do spoiler the basic premise of the film.

Sells 771,764 tickets for 1,131,004,600 yen (US$13,913,200) on 223 screens Evangelion: 3. 0 You Can (Not) Redo (Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban Q) earned 1,131,004,600 yen (about US$13,913,200) this past weekend, and thus earned the highest weekend box...

Siliconera Spencer

Move over PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. Astro Boy creator Osamu Tezuka’s all stars are coming together for a battle of their own. Great Battle! Tezuka All Stars brings together characters from Astro Boy, Black Jack, and Jungle Emperor Leo f...

Siliconera Spencer

Is that Sack…kat? Sony Computer Entertainment Japan announced a crossover between LittleBigPlanet and Gravity Rush. You can get costumes to dress Sackboy up as Kat, Raven, Yunica, and Alias.     You can get the Gravity Rush costume pack and 20 sti...

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