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April 26, 2013, 5:00 AM

Looks like the Hollywood adaptation of Death Note is still in play. Speaking with Bleeding Cool, Iron Man 3 director (and Leathal Weapon writer) Shane Black addressed the subject of upcoming projects. "Right now I’ve got this thing at Warner Bros.

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The all but indistinguishable contestants of a “Miss Korea” contest have been the subject of considerable attention online, in no small part thanks to Korea’s reputation as a powerhouse of plastic surgery.

Atsuko Maeda Will Take Home Japanese Professional Movie Award for Best Actress general posted by Miki 2 hours ago   ��   1 comment As the winners of the 22nd Annual Japanese Professional Movie Awards (Nichi Pro Taisho) were recently announced, it ...

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Nintendo will not be holding a large-scale E3 presentation, the company’s president, Satoru Iwata, shared in a financial results presentation today.   The reason for this, Iwata says, is that different groups of people—gamers, analysts and distrib...

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Atlus have shared a TV commercial for Devil Survivor 2: Break Record in Japan that shows a glimpse of what looks like the game’s new animated cutscenes. Watch the short video below:     Devil Survivor 2: Break Record will be released on July 11th ...

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

Last month, I posted a video from the Genesis Climber MOSPEADA OVA, MOSPEADA Love, Live, Alive. It looks as though I wasn't the only one reminiscing about the music of Yellow Belmont, as Harmony Gold has announced their "adaptation" of the OVA wil...

With how the anime portrays the appearance of the characters, it might very well be a moe series. This Spring brought us the highly-anticipated anime adaptation of one of Japan's top manga series, Hajime Isayama's “Attack on Titan.

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New Zealand Man Jailed for Possessing Hentai Anime New Zealand Man Jailed for Possessing Hentai Anime 22 minutes ago kureka A New Zealand man was sentenced to three months in jail for possessing and viewing Japanese anime that depicted fantasy cre...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In Japan, he's called the "Sailor Suit Old Man. " And he's called that for good reason, too. Whenever you see Hideaki Kobayashi on the weekend, he's dressed as a Japanese schoolgirl. Recently, Japanese sites and Twitter users in Tokyo have spotted...

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Youtube Music Week Fans of Japanese music would have a great reason to tune into Youtube starting this weekend! Youtube Japan is hosting a special “Youtube Music Week” starting 27 Apr 2013, where fans can watch real-time broadcast of live concerts...

It looks like Guillermo del Toro's involvement with Japanese media inspired stories doesn't stop at mecha versus kaiju summer blockbuster Pacific Rim. According to Deadline, HBO and del Toro are teaming on developing a potential series based on Na...

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Through several recently aired TV anime series, we’ve had a peek at what Japanese high school life is like, along with what the students spend their time doing in their respective school clubs.  There’s the Karuta Club (Chihayafuru), the Chorus Cl...

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Wii U’s killer app in Japan might be Wii Karaoke U. Nintendo partnered with Joysound to turn living rooms into karaoke boxes. Wii Karaoke U has over 10,000 songs available on a subscription basis. One hour costs 100 yen ($1).

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The Premium Bandai shop opened a page for the Premium Wizard Ring Legend Rider Selection. This special set of Wizard Rings features Wizard Rings based on the main Riders from Decade to Wizard. This Premium Bandai set comes with the following rings...

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Kasai Tomomi has revealed the jacket covers, track list, and short PV for her 2nd solo single, “Mine“. The single will be released in 3 different versions: Type A, Type B, and Type C. Kasai’s pet cat is featured in the Type A jacket cover.

Siliconera Sato

The topic of a recent Arc System Works interview with Famitsu was the two new characters in BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma, Kagura Mutsuki and Yuki Terumi. BlazBlue director Toshimichi Mori talked about their fighting styles and what sets them apart f...

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Romance Manga Usotsuki Paradox Gets Live-Action Film Romance Manga Usotsuki Paradox Gets Live-Action Film 10 minutes ago kureka This year’s ninth issue of Hakusensha’s Young Animal magazine is revealing on Friday that Nanki Satō and Akira Kiduki’s...

Released with volume 8 of Izuru Yumizuru's IS: Infinite Stratos light novels, a new 100 second trailer offers a longer look at the recently confirmed second anime adaptation.  Yasuhito Kikuchi (Macross Frontier, Busou Shinki) returns to direct the...

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The new singing unit Hero Music All Stars Z had released the full music video for their single “Jouchaku ~We are Brothers~”. This will be used as the theme song for this year's crossover film, “Kamen Rider × Super Sentai × Space Sheriff: Super Her...

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Summer 2013 Visual Guide and Anime Schedule Posted by pKjd on Apr 24, 2013 @ 11:02 am 24 Apr 「雀色コンデンサ」 by (あさぎり) *Note: This list will continuously be updated as further premiere dates are announced. All recent activity concerning this post will b...

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If you’re a Vocaloid fan who’s planning to make your way down to the Nico Nico Chokaigi 2 super conference at Chiba’s Makuhari Messe international convention complex this weekend, be sure to stop by the “Hatsune Miku and Piapro Exhibit booth (初音ミク...

Japanator Elliot Gay

This one came out of nowhere. HBO and director Guillermo Del Toro are teaming up to bring a live action adaptation of Naoki Urasawa's Monster to television. Del Toro will be co-writing the series with Steven Thompson, the latter of which has done ...

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Udon has an Atelier art book that covers the Arland trilogy. Atelier: Artworks of Arland has 256 pages of illustrations and drawings from  Atelier Rorona, Atelier Totori, and Atelier Meruru. This art book uses neon pink ink that makes the skin ton...

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AKB48′s Tomomi Kasai in fling with president of AKS management agency Shukan Bunshun May 2 TOKYO (TR) – Photos published in a tabloid magazine this week show AKB48′s Tomomi Kasai staying overnight with the president of AKS, the management agency o...

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The question “why don’t anime character look Japanese? ” has been asked and answered countless time. By fans. By students of art. By students of social sciences. But, the subject is inevitably going to come up again.

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Kyle Herbert, Sean Schemmel Returning in Dragon Ball Z Kai English Dub Kyle Herbert, Sean Schemmel Returning in Dragon Ball Z Kai English Dub 27 minutes ago kureka Kyle Herbert and Sean Schemmel, the voice actors of Gohan and Goku respectively in ...

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Sentai Filmworks Adds Makoto Shinkai’s The Garden of Words Film Sentai Filmworks Adds Makoto Shinkai’s The Garden of Words Film 8 minutes ago kureka North American anime licensing company Sentai FilmworksSentai Filmworks Licenses Qwaser of Stigmat...

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Square Enix to End E-Manga Service in N. America & France Square Enix to End E-Manga Service in N. America & France 16 minutes ago kureka Game and manga publisher Square EnixNew Agni's Philosophy Demos Video from Square Enix.

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Microsoft’s Next Xbox 720 to Be Revealed on May 21 Microsoft’s Next Xbox 720 to Be Revealed on May 21 13 minutes ago kureka Are you ready for MicrosoftMicrosoft First Visit To Comiket With Claudia Announced.

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Kami Jigen Idol Neptune PP (also known as Hyperdimension Neptunia PP in the West) is a lot like Namco Bandai Games’s idol-producing simulator The Idolm@ster. Heck, one of the voice actresses is even in both franchises: Asami Imai, who plays Chihay...

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