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A few days ago someone spotted Batgirl on the list of Injustice: Gods Among Us DLC, but the character's name was promptly removed. Now developer NetherRealm Studios has confirmed the addition, which will mark the second update to the roster via DLC.

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As if two anime series, two manga series, a game, and countless merchandise weren’t enough, the popular light novel series Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (English title: I Don’t Have Many Friends) is now to be made into a live action movie and is cu...

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On May 3rd, Kasai Tomomi’s graduation concert was held at AKB48 Theater. This day marked Kasai’s last performance as a member of AKB48. During the middle of the concert, there was a talk segment called ‘the things I love about Tomomi-chan’.

Saturday, May 4, 2013 Search! For the months that we’ve been running Katsu News, we have accumulated so much data that a search box was the next function that we had on the to do list. Now you can search news about your favorite anime, idol, or an...

Sentai Filmworks continues to lay out for the dub casts of the releases that Section23 will be distributing this June. After announcing Mysterious Girlfriend X earlier in the week, they now have the English voices for Dusk Maiden of Amnesia, set t...

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It’s been decided that rock band SPYAIR will sing the theme song for anime film “Gekijouban Gintama Kanketsu-hen Yorozuya yo Eien nare” that is scheduled to open in theaters on July 6th. As the band has sung the ending theme “Samurai Heart (Some L...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Back in 2012, game creator Hideo Kojima unveiled a new Zone of the Enders project titled "Enders Project". And now in 2013, the project is currently suspended. On a recent episode of Hideo Kojima's online radio show, the game creator talked about Z.

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With a little help from an augmented reality app, that is. Back in April, Japanese fashion chains Beams and Village Vanguard teamed up with Bandai to release a “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure OraOra Border T-shirt”, a horizontally striped shirt (the str...

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Sword Art Online Progressive Novel Gets Manga Adaptation Artist Kiseki Himura will launch the manga adaptation of the Sword Art Online Progressive light novel in the August issue of Dengeki G’s Magazine, which will be released on June 29.

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AKB48 has just uploaded all 254 appeal videos for the upcoming AKB48 32nd Single Senbatsu Election, taking place on 8th June, 2013 at the Nippon Budokan. The videos can be viewed on AKB48's YouTube channel, as well as the official election website.

Title: The Cat in the Box Genre: Yaoi, Drama, Romance Publisher: Digital Manga Guild Artist: Kari Sumako Translation: Mikster This manga is available on Emanga. Walking home from school on a seemingly typical day, Kazuo encounters a crowd surround...

The 284-page complete edition of creator Taguchi Hajime’s underground gekiga manga Alive is now available from GEN Manga. The complete edition compiles all of the chapters of Alive previously published in GEN Manga.

On April 3rd, NEWS member Masuda Takahisa’s starring stage play “Strange Fruits” reached the opening day at the Globe Tokyo, and before the performance started, Masuda and Minamisawa Nao, who plays as the heroine, attended the press conference.

NIS America has announced that Daily Lives of High School Boys Complete Series Premium Edition is set to released in North America on August 6. This Premium Edition comes in a 2 Blu-ray disc set, along with a hardcover art book and collectible sli...

Venerable anime studio Tatsunoko Production, which has been celebrating 50 years of making anime like Speed Racer and Gatchman, recently Tweeted a link to the site for upcoming Yozakura Quartet anime TV series.

Previously we showcased some of the bonus Samurai outfits you can get by pre-ordering Shin Megami Tensei IV at various locations. Now we can see a few more of the strange customizable outfits thanks to a video that takes a look at the Digital Devi...

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CDJapan listed the Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger Season 2 opening theme song single. The single will be released this May 22. The single comes with the show's opening theme entitled, "Akibaranger Season 2!

1/1-scale ammo modeled after 7. 5cm KwK 37 tank round The military girls anime series Girls und Panzer is getting it's own hugging pillow, in the form of a 1/1-scale 7. 5cm KwK 37 tank round. The ammo is the same used by character Yukari Akiyama's...

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Recommended Reading: May 3rd, 2013 Ray Mescallado and Thennary Nak | May 3, 2013 | no comments Thennary’s Picks Kuramoto Kaoru & Inoue Mizuki in drama special! – JE News Daily Two of the younger Juniors get to do some acting.

Since it's Golden Week in Japan, this weekend is one of the busiest season for the major anime/manga/game specialized stores in the Akihabara town, especially for Gamers' Akihabara main store which is holding three special exhibitions at the same ...

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Namco Bandai’s upcoming Kamen Rider game will have you rolling over enemies with an all-star cast of Riders and their bikes in Kamen Rider: Battride War. In a new report, Dengeki Online recently revealed Kamen Rider Fourze, along with Riders Beast...

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The original Fatal Frame 2 is headed to the PlayStation Network as a PlayStation 2 Classic on Tuesday, Tecmo Koei have announced. Series director Makoto Shibata made the announcement on the PS Blog, along with a few words on the game’s development.

Kakumeiki Valvrave – 04 Filed under First Impressions, Kakumeiki Valvrave by Seishun | 30 Comments 「人質はヴァルヴレイヴ」 (Hitojichi wa Varuvureivu) “The Valvrave is the Hostage” Let me say this upfront – Kakumeiki Valvrave is a show that demands a complete...

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If you’ve ever found yourself at the counter of a sushi restaurant, nervously watching and copying other customers around you, don’t worry; you’re not alone! It turns out that even Japanese people aren’t too sure of themselves when it comes to din...

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Who are the top female idol groups in the Japanese music industry right now? According to Nikkei Entertainment magazine, who has just published the 2013 results to their annual “Talent Power Rankings” survey in its June issue (on newsstands May 2)...

「DAY 3 – 不穏の火曜日I」 (Fuon no Kayoubi) “DAY 3 – Tuesday’s Disquiet 1″ DeSu2a is one of those shows that make me wonder: Does faithfulness a good adaption make? Lest people misunderstand, it’s not a question about the quality of DeSu2a, but rather the...

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IGN have shared a teaser trailer for what they say is a spiritual successor to Eternal Darkness, a Gamecube horror game developed by Silicon Knights and published by Nintendo.   The successor, titled Shadow of the Eternals, is a crowdfunded title ...

If you ever wanted to see voice actor Tomokazu Sugita (Gintama's Gintoki, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure's Josepher Joestar) naked except for a dog collar. . . First, you're a bit of a sick-o. Second, today's your lucky day.

Two popular CG anime films from Japan are landing in South Korea! The opening day for the highly praised 009 Re:Cyborg will be May 9. The movie will open in 20 theaters across South Korea (15 in 2D, five in 3D).

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JKT48 Trainees will hold the Senshuuraku (Last performance) for their current [Pajama Drive] stage on May 12th. From then onwards they will be performing a new stage [Boku no Taiyou], which originally was done by AKB48's now defunct Himawari-gumi.

Viz Media is now the North American licensee for Accel World, which is currently available on their Neon Alley channel. Being the master licensee gives Viz Media the rights for Videogram, Television, Online Distribution, and merchandising rights f...

OP2 Sequence OP2: 「ZERO! ! 」 by 栗林 みな実 (Minami Kuribayashi) 「魔王と勇者、笹塚を救う」 (Maō to Yūsha, Sasadzuka o Sukuu) “The Demon Lord and Hero Save Sasadzuka” I am so glad I didn’t skip out on this series. Hataraku may not be the season’s greatest entry, bu...

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