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Japanator Chris Walden

If you are in contact with anime-loving friends and/or the Internet, you may have heard rumblings about certain shows. Each new anime season brings with it a large palette of Japanese cartoons that can be a little overwhelming to look at, so when ...

Augmented-reality app brings "Ora Ora Border T-shirt" to life Bandai posted a video last week to demonstrate the "Ora Ora Border T" — t-shirts that can activate the virtual Stand power of Star Platinum from the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga, than...

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When people think of Japan they often think of Hello Kitty, portable watermelon fridges, or haircuts that look like tomatoes. It’s a country often under-appreciated for all the nature it has to offer. It being the Golden Week holidays here in Japa...

Sony Music Japan signed group for major debut last August The cosplay idol trio Panache announced their breakup last Friday. According to their comments on the group's official website, the breakup is due to restrictions from member Kuroneko's new...

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skip to main | skip to sidebar Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Wizard's 35rd episode entitled, "The Other Side of the Sky". In this episode, we learned more about Sora/Gremlin's past. With Chiaki revealed to be the Gate sought out by Argus, Omok...

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.

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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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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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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’.

MELOS no Michi Melos Michi

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...

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.

Licensed and simulcast by Nippon Ichi Software America many months ago, it was still up in the air as to when the company would be giving the series the ol’ NIS America Premium Edition release. Turns out that fans won’t have to wait much longer wi...

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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!

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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.

RocketNews24 Cara Clegg

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...

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 ...

「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...

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...

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

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.

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...

Siliconera Sato

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...

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...

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).

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...

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...

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