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May 14, 2013, 5:00 AM
May 14, 2013, 5:00 AM
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One of this year's most talked about new anime series is Attack on Titan. It's not only talked about, though. The show is apparently inspiring a new photo meme in Japan. Originally a manga, Attack on Titan tells the story of a wall city that's bei...

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Capcom has announced today that the next main instalment in the Ace Attorney or Gyakuten Saiban series, as it's known in Japan, is officially titled Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies. They've also released an English version trailer al...

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Critically-acclaimed GameCube and PS2 JRPG Tales of Symphonia, as well as its sequel on the Wii, ToS: Dawn of the New World, may be getting remade or remastered in HD for the PS3, if a report on Spanish site Koi-Nya is to be believed.

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Nissin Foods has collaborated with Mobile Suit Gundam series to release a limited edition of Curry Cup Noodle to the market starting on 27th May. This information is released to commemorate Nissin's 40th anniversary of  selling their Curry Cup Noo...

Who doesn't love a sexy cartoon villain? Artist "J" recently added their hot take on Sleeping Beauty "Mistress of All Evil" Maleficent as the latest in their series of sexy make-overs of Disney's baddies.

Ok, not really. But HSJ fans, if you survived the almost 2 year gap between Mayonaka no Shadow Boy and Hitomi no Screen, you'll survive this. After 1 year and 4 months since Super Delicate, Hey! Say! JUMP will finally release their new single [Com...

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    Ace Attorney 5 for the Nintendo 3DS is being released in North America and Europe this Fall, Capcom have announced. The game will be titled Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies, and will be available as a Nintendo eShop download title.

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Ah Shaq Fu, the fighting game that doubles as a joke. There's no way Shaquille O'Neal would try to make another fighting game, right?   Well, maybe? Mine O'Mine, the company that runs Shaq. com, filed a trademark for Shaqfighter.

Conceptual designer Kouji Tajima (Captain Harlock, Les Miserables, Total Recall remake, Dragon Age, Garo) posted an unofficial poster for the upcoming live-action Attack on Titan film on Monday. Tajima acknowledges that he was inspired by the layo...

It was a good weekend for Girls und Panzer's tank otaku, Yukari Akiyama. A new digest version of the "Snow Wars" OVA, set to be released with five of the series on May 28th, offers a look at her mission with Riko "Erwin" Matsumoto.


Young Females View Kyary Pamyu Pamyu as Fashion Leader Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is the undisputed star of Harajuku fashion, and she was recently crowned the "Kawaii Ambassador of Harajuku" last year. So its no surprise that when Oricon conducted a poll w...

Adult Swim's Toonami block began airing commercials for the One Piece premiere, including a rhyming pirate ad. The series is slated to start on Saturday, May 18 at 1:00 a. m. EDT (effectively Sunday morning).

Established Vocalist alan Competes In Chinese Singing Competition To Stay Relevant music posted by Aysohmay 4 minutes ago   ��   0 comments alan may have established herself in Japan as a talented singer with an impressive vocal range, but this su...

Pilot script submitted last week; creator Urasawa reviewed outline for entire 1st season Director Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth, Hellboy, Pacific Rim) updated fans on the status of his Monster television plans at the Los Angeles Times Hero C...

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David Yost, known for his role as Billy/Blue Ranger in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, posted a tweet that he got invited to join on a cameo appearance in the future episodes of Power Rangers Super Megaforce.

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If you've ever longed to go back to an old Japan, where samurai stayed at old ramshackle inns and merchants filled the air with the scent of food, then some of these traditional streets will be right up your alley.

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This week we will be having some quick and short peek at some Anime Goods, which of course being very useful. Some are look for the peeking eye, and some very nice as decoration. So let peek at them. First off, from the Moekana, come the MoeKanji,...

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Kojiki is the title of an old Japanese text which attempts to explain where the islands of Japan came from. Among other things, it recounts the stories of the gods and their part in creating the land. I found that, while reading Keith Yatsuhashi's...

Destined to be bound forever by the red steel string of fate. 「俺の妹が家に彼氏をつれてくるわけがない」 (Ore no Imouto ga Ie ni Kareshi o Tsuretekuru Wake ga Nai) "My Little Sister Can't Be Bringing Her Boyfriend Home" Today's episode has something for mostly everyon...

Rising idol star Tamashiro Tina guested on TBS’ “Ima, kono kao ga sugoi! ” (Now that face is amazing! ) where her confession involving Sakurai Sho received backlash from furious Arashi fans over the net.

Suisei no Gargantia – 06 Filed under First Impressions, Suisei no Gargantia by Kairi | 13 Comments 「謝肉祭」 (Shanikusai) "Festival" This ship, friends, sails itself. Though some of the more troubling aspects of last week's episode (at least troubling...

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Here's a short promotional video for the upcoming release of the DX White Wizard Driver from Kamen Rider Wizard. Slated for release this May, for. . .

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This is not in anyway an official movie poster of Shingeki no Kyojin. It was drawn by a Japanese professional movie concept artist by the name of Kouji Tajima. Looks awesome doesn't it? On a side note, a live-action film is currently in the works ...

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On May 11, actor and singer Nishikido Ryo (of Kanjani8) was supposed to lead the opening day stage greeting of his new film 'Kenchou Omotenashi Ka', but he and the audience soon discovered that he's not fit to be a host.

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Hatsune Miku fans by now should know about the Hatsune Miku's opera "The End", which will be set to show in Shibuya, Tokyo, on May 23.   While the opera is titled "The End", it does not signifies the end of Miku's (or Vocaloids') popularity or exi...

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All eight of Shovel Knight's bosses have been revealed by developer Yacht Club Games. Keeping with the game's Mega Man-inspired theme, they're all knights of some sort, playing antagonist to the main character, the Shovel Knight.

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The latest movie from the legendary director Makoto Shinkai is coming later this month, but you can watch the first five minutes of the beautiful love story right now. The Garden of Words (Kotonoha no Niwa) is centered around a high school boy nam...

 Manga luminaries Yuma Ando, Miwa Ueda, Tohru Fujisawa, Kousuke Fujishima, Takeshi Maekawa, Akemi Matsunae, and Norifusa Mita made some interesting selections for publisher Kodansha's 37th annual awards.

Lauryn Hill going to jail Lauryn Hill was given a three month stint in prison for failing to file and pay taxes on time. While Hill faced a sentence range of between 24 to 36 months, her attorney asked for probation rather than prison as a nod to ...

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Indie singer Kotone Mai to make her major debut in August by simplymissj on May 12, 2013 at 10:32 pm On May 10, it was announced that singer Kotone Mai (22) will have her major debut under her label Victor Entertainment, Inc.

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