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May 2, 2013, 9:30 PM

Remember Espressoda? Neither did we until a recent news release from Suntory reminded us. Suntory’s innovative carbonated coffee drink hit the market under a year ago, and a quick search around town by yours truly revealed that, at time of writing...

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A leaked image via Instagram for the upcoming Power Rangers Super Megaforce showcases the series' toy line packaging. This will also be the first time we can see the actual logo for Super Megaforce. The packaging includes a Super Megaforce Red Ran...

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Kaname Jun gets married by ustar on May 2, 2013 at 3:42 am Actor Kaname Jun (31) got married to a non-celebrity woman on April 28th. This was announced by his agency on May 2nd. Kaname commented, “With the addition of a new power called family, I ...

Manga that began in 2000 has inspired anime, 2 live-action films In the 14th issue of Shueisha's Miracle Jump magazine on Tuesday, Gantz manga creator Hiroya Oku wrote that he will be ending the manga very soon.

Deadline is reporting that Daniel Radcliffe, best known as Harry Potter, is set to star as Jake Adelstein in the adaptation of his Tokyo Vice, a memoir following his years reporting on organized crime while working at the Yomiuri Shinbun and locki...

Japanator Salvador G-Rodiles

There's no need to hurry, because the DenLiner is busy with unloading its new screenshots. As a word of warning, most of Kamen Rider Battride War's new images are shot in an unimpressive manner. Now don't get me wrong, I'm still looking forward to...

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It’s that time of the year again! (=゚ω゚)ノ The 2014 Snow Miku Costume Design Contest! This year’s theme is ‘Magical Girl’! ! Plus this year we also want a design for Miku’s pet! In other words you can enter two different design sections this year –...

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Tokyo Girls Style releases the short PV for Unmei By donburi on May 1, 2013 Tweet Pin It On May 1, 2013, TOKYO GIRLS STYLE released the short PV for their new single Unmei. The song will feature alongside Wonderful Smile in the group’s upcoming “D...

Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen is out now on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Hooray! However, an update is causing some players to experience the woes of corrupt save files. Boo! Capcom Unity put out a PSA warning players that this could occur, and Capco...

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Of all the manga and animé series that have found homes in the West, Naruto is arguably one of the most well known after the legendary Dragon Ball. Years after it first appeared, the story of the young ninja on a quest to achieve recognition as th...

Passpo☆’s shares new singles! Posted by Candy - May 1, 2013 - Idols - Tagged: passpo☆ PASSPO☆ has uploaded the short PV’s to their new single, which will be released in May, as well as a preview to their next single, which will be released in June.

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Ever underwent the “purikura” experience (purikura being a Japanese acronym for “Print Club” photo booth marchines in the arcades)? Isn’t it nice how you can pick cute and beautiful backgrounds and themes for a photo with a friend or your signific...

We're a bit over a month away from the Section 23 distributed Blu-ray/DVD release, but Sentai Filmworks has taken to Facebook to post the English dub info for warped romance anime Mysterious Girlfriend X.

Ryukoku in Kyoto lists casting call for extras on 2014 film The official Facebook account of Ryukoku University in Kyoto posted an April 24 casting call for extras on a 2014 film tentatively titled "Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai" from the distribut...

Siliconera Spencer

Cooking video games aren’t exactly new. Cooking Mama popularized the genre and before that there was a Yoshinoya where you made beef bowls and Curry House CoCo Ichibanya where you made curry. I think Vividred Operation: Akane and the Mayo Operatio...

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Bad Boys J is a Japanese drama based on a manga about rival groups of delinquents vying for control over Hiroshima. We got a hint about the contents of this episode from the end of episode one – it’s going to be a Romeo and Juliet tale – a guy fro...

Sportswear company Adidas and credit card company Visa (via Sumitomo Mitsui Bank) collaborate with the Evangelion anime to produce Evangelion style credit cards and sports footwear. Customers that sign up for both Visa cards with Rei Ayanami and U...

Visual kei air band, Golden Bomber, have topped the albums chart for the first time with "The Past Masters vol. 1" since debuting in May 2008. Their previous best placing in the chart was 2nd. Also this year, they have managed to rank 1st in the s...

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To help promote the new manga by GTO artist Tohru Fujisawa, a 3DCG promotional video was recently released. The video was created in 30 days by the same animation company for Wolf Children Ame and Yuki [Ookami Kodomo to Ame to Yuki], who previousl...

Dragon's Crown is back with another character trailer, following recent showcases of the controversially designed Sorceress, the Dwarf, and the Elf. Next up is the Wizard, who forgoes brute strength in favor of powerful spells.

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Gantz Manga Ending Soon Gantz mangaka Hiroya Oku has revealed in the latest issue of Shueisha’s Miracle Jump magazine that the Gantz manga series will be ending very soon. He promises to give his very best all the way till the end.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Are you a budding artist looking to break into the industry? Your breakout moment might just have arrived. Pixiv, the Japanese analogue to DeviantArt, is running a character design contest for Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet that could see your ...

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Bandai Visual's product page for upcoming Ghost in the Shell: Arise is now listing that the Blu-ray will feature English subtitles in addition to Japanese and Chinese. The first 50-minute episode of the four part prequel premieres in Japanese thea...

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TOEI started streaming a promotional video for the upcoming Kyoryuger & Super Sentai: It's Getting Wild! Dinosaur Encyclopedia DVD to be included in the June issue of TV Magazine. Though it mainly focuses on the current series, it will also featur...

An anime short adaptation of Kozue Takeuchi’s shoujo doggie manga Chocotan! , about a talking miniature dachshund advising her young mistress was prepared for Ribbon Festa 2013, and has now been posted online by Shogakukan Shueisha Productions.

Maybe as the convention season starts to heart up, we might hear something about a North American license for Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex director Kenji Kamiyama's sci-fi revival 009: Re Cyborg, but in the meantime, the anime movie is ...

A second TV anime adaptation is planned for the popular manga Yozakura Quartet, the 13th volume to which released on April 9. In 2008, the manga’s first TV anime adaptation was broadcast. However, this anime will be a completely new work and not a...

Kyle Oropesa

One of the most hated anime this spring is Aku No Hana because of it's art and I think I can relate to most of the anime viewers who rants how stupid the art is but it's no good reason to tell if the show really sucks.

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It’s been 20 years since Sailor Moon was created by Naoko Takeuchi sensei. The story of beautiful middle-school warriors was made into five animated series, realised in a movie, adapted into a few live action dramas and a even brought about a musi...

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Home   >   Rankings   >   Oricon Daily Rankings – April 29, 2013 Oricon Daily Rankings – April 29, 2013 By donburi on May 1, 2013 Tweet Pin It Here’s your Oricon Rankings for Sunday April 28, 2013. On the singles chart Kanjani∞ have held onto thei...

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