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May 11, 2013, 1:30 AM
May 11, 2013, 1:30 AM
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Microsoft Excel isn't only for spreadsheets. It can also be used to create art. Don't believe me? Just ask 73 year-old Tatsuo Horiuchi. He'll tell ya. But why Excel? "Other specialized graphic software is expensive, and Excel came pre-installed in...

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Seen in the fifth episode of Hikonin Sentai Akibaranger Season 2, the Powerful Rangers will also be featured in the S. H. FiguArts toy line! To acquire them, extra parts will be included in the Japanese release of S.

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Gravure idol and actress Yumi Sugimoto (Engine Sentai Go-Onger, Mutant Girls Squad) revealed on her blog that she was diagnosed with acute pyelonephritis. She was diagnosed with it after there was a sudden change in Sugimoto's physical condition a...

Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: The Movie Title Unveiled Toei invited 600 extras to perform the ending dance for upcoming summer movie, entitled Gaburincho Of Music. As a present, the participants received a part of the script for the dance scene.


Heavy metal/idol fusion group BABYMETAL has revealed the cover art and track lists for their upcoming second single, Megitsune. The A-Side song, Megitsune will feature the group's usual metal style but will also incorporate a traditional Japanese ...

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May 10, 2013 It seems like Silent Hill: Revelations 3D has yet to reach Japanese shores. While the rest of the world has already experienced the horrors of the Silent Hill sequel, the movie sets its sights for Japan quite late.

 Since Disney bought Marvel Comics in 2009, observers wondered how long it would take for The Mouse to make an animated movie out of someone like The Hulk. Last summer, Entertainment Weekly reported that Disney was looking at little known Japanese...


Mr. Children will release their new single "REM" on the 29th of May as a digital single download. "REM" was writing especially for the upcoming film "Real~Kanzen naru Kubinagariyuu no hi", which will release in theaters 1st of June.

PSY Appreciates Being Compared To Herpes By Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong scandals-issues posted by Aysohmay 53 minutes ago   ·   11 comments PSY has seen immense success ever since his 2012 single "Gangnam Style" became a surprise global pheno...

The official TBS shop began selling (nearly) life-size stickers of the Ho-kago Teatime band members from the K-ON! anime on Friday. The stickers were inspired by decorations displayed at the Lumine Est and Lumine Man department stores in Shinjuku ...

Hajime Segawa developed Toyko ESP while writing Ga-Rei, the supernatural manga that inspired prequel anime Ga-Rei Zero. His first proposal was something like The Matrix with a fart powered hero. When his editor scuttled that, he settled on an acti...

Haruma Miura and Shun Oguri to Do a Voiceover For “Space Pirate Captain Harlock” Film anime posted by Miki 1 hour ago   ·   1 comment It was announced earlier this week that actors Haruma Miura and Shun Oguri will lend their voices to "Space Pirat...

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AKB48 Team B member Komori Mika has officially announced that she will be graduating from the AKB48. She made the announcement on May 9, 2013 during a Team B theater performance at the AKB48 Theater in Akihabara.

Director to make feature film voice-acting debut in Hayao Miyazaki's film opening July 20 The Sankei Sports newspaper is reporting on Friday that 52-year-old Evangelion director Hideaki Anno will make his feature anime film voice-acting debut as t...

Predating the days of televised anime, shorts have allowed the field's top talent to experiment. This long tradition looks like it's going to yield some dazzling results in Short Peace, an anthology presented by Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo and G...

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Fans hoping to replay Devil Survivor 2 over summer vacation will have to wait a little longer to join the JPs. Atlus pushed Devil Survivor 2: Break Record back from July 11 to fall 2013. Atlus says they delayed the game to increase the quality of ...

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If it's taking up residence on beds of sushi, winning hearts with adorable poses or curling up on your face while you sleep, the cats of the world seem to be inching closer to world domination with each passing day.

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Jason David Frank once said that he is likely to return if Saban invites him to return to make a cameo appearance in Power Rangers Super Megaforce. After the said generic invitation e-mail has surfaced online, fans started to speculate if he accep...

More Characters of an Extra Fate It's been more than a Moon since the release of Type-Moon's PSP JRPG sequel, Fate/Extra CCC… Besides the Twitter campaign, the official site has been quite quiet during the passing week.

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The cover art for the Director's Cut release of Kamen Rider Fourze THE MOVIE: Space, Here We Come! had finally been released. This version of director Koichi Sakamoto's film release is said to include 20 minutes of additional footage.

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The most famous people throughout the history of the world have transformed into weapons to fight in this stylish, new battle anime. The latest issue of Comic Earth Star has announced that an anime adaptation of Masato Hisa's battle action manga N...

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Muramasa Rebirth has a new trailer on the PlayStation Blog, courtesy of Aksys Games. The game is slated for release on June 25th, and you can watch the new trailer below:     As previously detailed, Muramasa Rebirth will also have downloadable con...

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Resident Evil: Revelations is getting a demo next week. Capcom have announced that PC (Steam), Xbox Live, Nintendo eShop and the U. S. PlayStation Network will get the game on May 14th. PSN in Europe will see it on May 15th.

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Like Tales of Xillia 2? Now you can have Nails of Xillia, too – if you use these “Tails of” series nail polishers that feature the JRPGs’ male leads on one side. It’s almost like you have Ludgar/Jude/any other Tales of series’s male leads serving ...

In a move that a certain crowd of aliens would doubtlessly approve of, Akihabara's Cure Maid Cafe will be running a Nyarko-san promotion May 16-June 2nd, featuring SAN point reducing drink mixes for 450yen along with theme dishes.

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Former Sony chairman and CEO, and the man widely regarded as "the father of the PlayStation console", has been named an External Director at video games publisher Marvelous AQL, the Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei) reported today.

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Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is headed to North America and Europe. Tecmo Koei have announced that the updated fighting game will be available this Fall on the Xbox 360 and PS3, both at retail and as a download.

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Yesterday, the first image of the Golden Wizard was seen, and now a new photo featuring the DX Super Wizard Battle Ring Set had shown a little bit of additional info for the villain of the upcoming Kamen Rider Wizard The Movie.

On April 19, an original short anime was uploaded to YouTube and Nico Nico Douga. That anime is Little Witch Academia. A lot of fans were surprised to hear the news, as this anime was just released in theaters in March as part of the compilation m...

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