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We are now about halfway through the Spring anime season of 2013, and for weeks now I have been bombarded with the question, "What anime should I be watching this season? " Well, with a good chunk of episodes under my belt from many of the differe...

An official press release from Namco revealed the specs for the new J-World Tokyo indoor theme park on Monday. The Shonen Jump magazine-themed theme park will be on the third floor of the Sunshine City World Import Mart Building in Tokyo's Ikebuku...

The Big Ten of the Returning Rangers Confirmed for Super Megaforce From left to right, top then bottom:  Jason David Frank, Jason Faunt, Najee De-Tiege, Brittany Pirtle, Hector David Jr. , Sean Johnson, Selwyn Ward, Danny Slavin, Melody Perkins, R...

Its that time again where we go for a photo walk around my most fave place on Earth - Akihabara ^o^ Today we visit places such as Hobby Tengoku, Sega Game center, Toranoana, Animate, Don Quijote, Melon Books (newly opened 2号店), Sofmap, Kotobukiya,...

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This morning, Capcom announced that Ace Attorney 5 is being released in the West as a download-only title via the Nintendo eShop. Titled Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies, the game is slated for release in the West this Fall.

Video games have made pretty steady progress into the cultural mainstream. Even people who aren’t gamers themselves can at least see the entertainment potential of a Mario title with its breezy fun, or the sweeping adventure of a Final Fantasy.

The four additions from Pokémon X & Y, recently revealed in CoroCoro Comics, now have their English names. Let me re-introduce you to Gogoat - a Grass Type Riding Pokémon, Helioptile (Elikiteru) - an Electric/Normal-type Generation Pokémon, Fletch...

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After having posted the worst losses in its history and sacking its CEO, Square Enix has announced its new focus will be social games. Its final balance sheet for the last fiscal year showed an operating loss of 6 billion yen – the first time sinc...

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Dengeki Online had posted the latest batch of in-game screenshots for the first Kamen Rider game on PlayStation 3, Kamen Rider Battride War. . .

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The Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn OVAs will be having a North American home video release, thanks to Right Stuf. Four volumes will be released on DVD, each containing two epsides, except for the fourth volume, which will contain the seventh episode p...

Since he did not reveal himself on the day he enlisted, many wondered what Super Junior's Yesung looked with his military haircut. But fans got their first look of the idol and his new look thanks to the 35th division in Jeolla Province's website.

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The Bandai Tamashii Nations Super Sentai page has just updated with the preview images of DX MMZ-02 Munyu Munyu Zubaan. This transformation item is from Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger Season 2 and is used by AkibaRed to become Super AkibaRed.

Excellent works of art are always long lasting, that is especially true for one such old title, a work well worthy of comparing to Godzilla (which is currently facing a Hollywood remake). That work is Shotaro Ishinomori's Cyborg 009.

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We've already revealed the opening movie and the main characters of Acquire's upcoming PS Vita game. Now, we finally get to see some fancy gameplay footage. MIND≒0 is an RPG developed by Acquire (Akiba's Trip) and ZeroDiv (Class of Heroes) centere...

Dōjinshi manga author Takeshi Nogami (Strik Witches: The Witches of Africa) has released the first chapter of Marine Corp Yumi in English on Sai-Zen-Sen. His new manga follows Yumi, who is an ordinary Japanese high school student.

After more than a year, JE idol group Hey! Say! JUMP will be releasing a new single on June and its title track "Come On A My House" is being used as the CM song for House Foods' Vermont Curry.

It was announced that HKT48 member Sashihara Rino would produce SKE48’s “lifetime honorary Kenkyuusei”, Matsumura Kaori’s solo debut. The announcement was made by Sashihara herself during the live broadcast of late-night va...

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On May 13th, TV Tokyo announced that they will be adapting the manga 'LIMIT' by Suenobu Keiko ('LIFE') into a drama starring actress Sakuraba Nanami (20) for the upcoming summer season. 'LIMIT' has been serialized in the manga magazine 'Bessatsu F...

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Fans of the iconic manga periodical Weekly Shonen Jump should be clearing their schedules and marking down July 11 on their calendars. For on this day, the clouds will part and a shaft of light will appear as the doors to a new manga paradise will...

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The Saudi Arabian television program Hawatel Kaizen (a combination of the Arabic word for "thoughts" and the Japanese for "improvement") is a series of reports by Arabic reporters in which they share things they have been impressed by in Japan.

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Perfume "Magic of Love" Short PV Perfume has released the short version of their music video for the upcoming eighteenth single "Magic of Love". Really like how they played with visual tricks in the music video.

Kim Jho Kwang Soo's production firm Rainbow Factory made an announcement yesterday that the filmmaker will marry his partner this September.

After first being announced late last year -- and drawing much attention for its focus on older anime titles as well as its adoption of a Kickstarter-alike model for home video release -- AnimeSols officially began operations yesterday with its sl...

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Arc System Works turns 25 this year, and they're celebrating their birthday with the Arc System Works Festival, featuring a big tournament called Arc Revo, short for Arc Revolution Cup. The official portal site of the event seems to have some sort...

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Attack on Titan is a hot topic among the anime community. It has inspired parody videos of its opening theme and tons of anime shops in Japan even have their own Attack on Titan display. And now, concept artist Kouji Tajima has ridden the wave by ...

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Capcom Europe's YouTube channel posted the English trailer of Ace Attorney 5, which is renamed in the West as Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies. The game will be released digitally in North America and Europe for the Ninento 3DS this f...

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Last night, AKB48 and JKT48 member Takajo Aki announced that she would be holding an urgent special event on Ameba's AmebaStudio service called JKT48 Takajo Aki Kinkyuu Kikoku Tokuban ("JKT48 Takajo Aki Urgent Homecoming Special")("JKT48 Takajo Ak...

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Conceptual Poster for Live-Action Attack on Titan There is absolutely no news that "Attack on Titan (進撃の巨人)" is being adapted into a live-action movie, but conceptual designer Kouji Tajima has created the awesome unofficial poster above.

New version of Square Enix's sequel game for PS3, Xbox 360 to include all DLC, "Lost Report" videos Game developer Square Enix announced on Monday that it will release the Final Fantasy XIII-2 Digital Contents Selection video game in Japan for the...

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