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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In Japan, there's the salary you get from your company. And if you are a married man, there's the salary you get from your wife. It's called "okozukai" (お小遣い), which is sometimes translated as "pocket money".

GACKT's LINE Message - May 15, 2013 This is apparently a digest of what he posted in his own blog, so once that has been translated, you all should definitely check it out, there's a lot more written there (as well as in Nico Blomaga).

I'm the sort of person that normally reserves his opinion on a series until a good five or six episodes into the season; early impressions are good and all, but the premiere episodes can be deceiving and often don't give a good impression on the s...

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The new free and legal anime streaming site Daisuki was launched recently. Currently, the site has five titles being streamed with more titles to be added in the future. These titles are: Lupin III: Part II Mobile Suit Z Gundam (English Dub) Mobil...

New season to debut this summer after Magical Star Kanon 100% video anime in June This year's 24th issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine confirmed on Wednesday that the third season of The World God Only Knows' (Kami Nomi zo Shiru Se...

RocketNews24 John Stuart Translations

Ever wonder what happened to the remains of the Stay Puff Marshmallow Man when Venkman and the rest of the gang destroyed it by "crossing their streams" in Ghostbusters? Well, it appears they may have fallen through a crack in a New York City side...

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  The second case in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies, also known as Gyakuten Saiban 5 in Japan, will pit the game's titular lawyer against his rival in the original series, prosecutor Miles Edgeworth, this week's issue of Famitsu mag...

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Do you like ice cream?  Do you like putting birds in your mouth? Of course we all do, but with only two hands it can be hard to do both at once. That's why Torimi Cafe came out with a line of ice creams modeled after three breeds of small birds.

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It was announced that AKB48's Itano Tomomi will hold a dance contest "Itano Tomomi '1%' Dance Trial 2013" for her 4th solo single "1%" that is set for release on June 12th. Participants post their dance video on YouTube, using the 90 seconds sampl...

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As reported last night, prosecutor Miles Edgeworth is back in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies. Edgeworth returns looking older and now wears a pair of glasses. Here's a first look at him, courtesy Famitsu magazine:     Trucy Wright i...

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Earlier today, we reported a new Metallic Red Nintendo 3DS that will be released in Japan next month. The official Pokémon Center store answers back with a limited edition Eevee Nintendo 3DS XL.   According to Hachima, who spotted tweets from rece...

With an anime adaptation coming this summer, if you don't know the personified gaming system girls of Neptunia, you soon might. Before that, the core RPG series is getting an idol game spin off June 20th, with the release of Hyperdimension Idol Ne...

We're not new to the idea of video games collector sets coming with crazy bonuses, but there's a new one out there that's putting the others to shame. Feudal Japan strategy simulation series Nobunaga's Ambition 30th anniversary set comes with a gun.

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Here's the "making-of" video of Kamen Rider x Super Sentai x Space Sheriffs: Super Hero Taisen Z. Currently, the movie is now #8 in the Japanese box office. Produced by Shinichiro Shirakura (Super Hero Taisen), this movie is directed by Osamu Kane...

SS501 was a popular boy band in South Korea when the Hallyu Wave was in its infancy. Since 2010, the group's members have been focusing on individual activities such as acting, solo music and military duty, but a reunion is something they all hope...

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A scan from V-Jump reveals Rohan Kishibe and Kars are playable characters in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle.   CyberConnect2 is known for recreating the feel of an anime series into a video game.

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The Pokémon Company have released official images of their upcoming limited edition Eevee Nintendo 3DS XL system. As reported last night, this system is only available by entering a lottery at Pokémon Centers in Japan and getting lucky.

Warning: Please be aware that there are quite detailed mentions of sexual abuse in this article.   Shock is currently waving through the industry due to an article published in the recent issue of the magazine, "FLASH" (Kobunsha).

Japanese publisher Kodansha has announced that the 22nd volume of Yuki Suetsugu's Chihayafuru manga will bundle an original anime DVD when it ships on September 13. The bundled set will cost 3,675 yen (US$36.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The characters Miles Edgeworth and Trucy Wright will be appearing in the upcoming Ace Attorney game, Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies, as apparently noted in a leaked Japanese magazine article (Court Records via Japanator).

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In our previous report on recent Famitsu snippets, Shin Megami Tensei IV director Kazuyuki Yamai talked about the game's protagonist and his unique view of Japan. In the same interview, Yamai also mentioned fan feedback of Shin Megami Tensei: Stra...

AnimeNews.biz Humberto Saabedra

In a new post on Tumblr, Vertical Inc has spelled out some forthcoming significant changes to its model for licensing manga as a result of its latest sales projections still ending up in the red, while also commenting on the possibility of licensi...

Chapter 381 of trangressive sci-fi manga Gantz, included in the new issue 24 of this year's Weekly Young Jump run, announced that "it seems everything is headed for despair. Two more chapters, then it's the end.

After endlessly teasing fans that a YG artist would be releasing new music on May 28th, the company has finally revealed that 2NE1 member CL will be releasing her first solo single on that day.

VOCALOID CHINA, the official Vocaloid site in China, was holding the second illustration contest for their new Vocaloid characters between March 25th to April 31st. They have posted 15 illustrations selected from 666 entries on their official site.

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It has only been a week since she has released her 7th single 「Run Real Run」 last May 8, but May'n already has her 8th single decided. It has been announced that she will be releasing her 8th single 「ViViD」 on July 24.

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Dengeki Online posted new information about the upcoming Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger Nintendo 3DS game entitled, "Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Game de Gaburincho". The game is set to be released this August 8th and costs 4,980 yen.

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ToyCoin Home @Site Place - PoMo Buliding B1 Ok, in case you wondering sometime where do I go and peek at Figurines other than the LaTenDo which mentioned long ago, then it would Anime House. But I seldom go there to peek unless I went with my frie...

ImageEpoch's PlayStation 3 JRPG Time and Eternity aka Tokitowa goes after an anime fan audience hard with Satelight (AKB0048) produced hand-drawn 2D sprites for characters and enemies on 3D backgrounds, along with an all star cast.

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Mika-tan's Blog has been updated with preview pictures of figma Kaito from the series Vocaloid. Preorders to commence later in the day. Stay tuned!

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