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November 22, 2012, 1:00 AM
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On November 19, it was announced that Johnny’s Entertainment founder Johnny Kitagawa (81) has been certified by the Guinness World Records for “producing the most number of artists who have claimed number 1 on music charts.

Creator Eiichiro Oda selects outfits designed by fashion label for part of film The fashion label A|X Armani Exchange collaborated on suits that the One Piece anime cast will wear in next month's One Piece Film Z.

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Previously, it was reported that Hey! Say! JUMP’s Yamada Ryosuke would be making his solo debut early next year. Now, the details have been revealed! Yamada’s debut single, “Mystery Virgin“, will serve as the theme song to NTV’s special drama, Kin...

Philadelphia adds 2nd screening of SHAFT's anime films on December 2 Aniplex of America announced on Tuesday that the first two Puella Magi Madoka Magica films will play at the Cinema Paradiso in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on December 22, at the Pla...

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The full potential of the PlayStation Vita’s elaborate touch surfaces may finally have been unlocked – or so think the enthusiastic ero-gamers who have been cheering the release of Compile Heart’s “MonMon,” described as “pure eroge” and featuring ...

No humans to appear onstage as Vocaloid idols sing, act on set designed by OMA NY architect For THE END opera that will be held on December 1 and 2 at the Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media in Yamaguchi City, director Toshiki Okada and digital mu...

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Sega’s free-to-play PC MMORPG Phantasy Star Online 2 will be released for the PlayStation Vita February 28 next year, this week’s issue of Famitsu magazine revealed. Like on the PC, the basic level of service in PSO2 for the Vita will be free, wit...

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One of the new features added in Tales of Hearts R, a remake of the Nintendo DS JRPG Tales of Hearts, is a “Chase Link” combat mechanic in which you launch an enemy up into the skies and follow-up for an air combo.

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It is only days to Perfume’s last leg of their WORLD TOUR 1st, which will be held at SCAPE in Singapore this Saturday. A special documentary is to be broadcast on NHK on Boxing Day. The special documentary will feature Perfume’s WORLD TOUR 1st foo...

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Dengeki Online reports that Kamen Rider Cyclone will be included as one of the playable characters in the upcoming “KAMEN RIDER SUPER CLIMAX HEROES”, who will debut in the new Kamen Rider W novel that will be released this November.

Over the summer, the Whole Hog Theatre company announced that, with the cooperation of Studio Ghibli, they will be presenting the world’s first theatrical staging of Hayao Miyazaki’s renowned animated film Princess Mononoke at London's New Diorama...

The distribution company GKids announced on Tuesday that it has acquired the North American theatrical rights to Isao Takahata and Studio Ghibli's Grave of the Fireflies film from Toho Co. , LTD. GKids is planning a 25th anniversary theatrical rel...

ONE PIECE / release Tweet On December 12th, the original sound track for the "ONE PIECE FILM Z" will be released and two of those songs will be provided by Avril Lavigne, which had stirred the excitement for the release quite a bit!

G-Dragon Opens His Own Hotel In South Korea general Big bang's leader G-Dragon has opened a pension in Pochun, Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea which will be completely administrated by his parents. Their new pension is called "Dolce Vita Pension" and gue...

Hopefully you have your order in for Dark Horse's release of The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, which was Amazon's #1 book back in August. The gorgeous hardcover tome is due out on January 29, 2013, and Dark Horse is getting everyone pumped wit...

Event in Osaka was scheduled to open on November 23 The Animate Café Tennoji in Osaka announced on Tuesday that the café's planned Kuroko's Basketball collaboration event has been cancelled. The event was scheduled to open on November 23.

Tatsuhiko Hikagi's action romance inspires Spring 2013 anime The wraparound jacket band on the volumes of Tatsuhiko Hikagi's Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge manga is revealing this week that a television anime adaptation has been green-lit for next spr...

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As if enough doubts had not already been raised in response to the profusion of moe mascots for Windows 8, now Microsoft is attending Comiket 83, begging attendees to drop by their booth with the enticing prospect of “being able to photograph a be...

Yūki Yogo and Yoshiaki Tabata will debut their Shin Mazinger Zero vs. Ankoku Daishōgun manga series in the February 2013 issue of Akita Shoten's Champion RED magazine on December 19. The duo's previous Shin Mazinger Zero manga ended in the current...

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New information on Digimon Adventure is out via V Jump magazine and a new trailer for the game. A subbed version of the trailer can be seen below (courtesy of the WiththeWill forums). Be warned that the trailer contains spoilers for the anime series!

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GLAY to hold one-man lives in Tohoku in December by ustar on November 20, 2012 at 1:11 pm It’s been revealed that rock band GLAY will be holding a one-man live in Ofunato City, Iwate and Iwaki City, Fukushima in mid-December.

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It was a normal day at the Murayama Zoo in Sapporo. Baby red pandas are frolicking in their pen, and it looks like nothing can go wrong. Then a traumatic experience begins as Gin the red panda suffers from a shock that was caused by an intruder th...

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