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While McDonald's in many countries is trying (feigning? ) to be healthier, in Japan, the fast food chain really doesn't seem to give a crap. If anything, McDonald's is running fast and hard to unhealthy.

GACKT accused of Rape and Sexual Assault and claims it is not true!

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Kanjani8 will be releasing a new single titled "Namida no Kotae", which will be used as the theme song for member Okura Tadayoshi's movie "100-kai Naku Koto" (premiering in theaters on June 22) on June 12.

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Max Factory's desks are right beside us! ! (σ゚∀゚)σ I've been waiting ages for a certain prototype to be ready… (*゚∀゚)=3 I know it's due to be completed soon, so I've been checking their desks everyday waiting patiently, and when I saw it I very qu...

Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru anime spinoff episode, game OVA The ongoing anime My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. /My youth romantic comedy is wrong as I expected.

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As we all know, Jason Smith who is best known for his role as Casey Rhodes aka Jungly Fury Red will have a Jungle Fury tribute episode in Power Rangers Super Megaforce, but he will do more than the in the show.

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If a wardrobe filled with musty coats brought people to Narnia, we wonder where these beautiful tunnels might bring you. Let's take a look at ten beautiful passageways from around the world.  1. Bonn, Germany  This tunnel in Bonn, Germany is creat...

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Whatever this game is, (we're guessing it's called Panopticon, based on Sony's URL), it's certainly got me intrigued with the flashes of Psycho Pass, Gantz, God Eater and even Minority Report its debut trailer is showing.

Gagaga Bunko has announced plans for an anime adaptation of Koroku Inumura's Toaru Hikūshi e no Koiuta, a light novel set in the same context/before The Princess and the Pilot.         The 2011 Madhouse adaptation of The Princess and the Pilot.

Not only is Mizuki Yamamoto set to star in the live action adaptation of The Daily Lives of Highshcool Boys, she's now been cast as the maid in the live action Black Butler movie.  The story, set 130 years after the manga/anime (2020 specifically)...

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k2eizo posted his video review of the DX White Wizard Driver, which was released this month. The Driver comes with two Wizard Rings and can scan Kamen Rider Wizard's Wizard Rings.

While several retailers have Eureka Seven AO coming out August 13th, FUNimation has attached an October 15th date to the English dub trailer. And, with that they've listed the cast.     The electrifying successor to the mecha epic Eureka Seven pro...

The organizers of Otakon announced on Wednesday that prolific Japanese composer Yoko Kanno will perform a concert at this year's convention in Baltimore, Maryland. Kanno will premiere her latest project "Piano Me," a solo piano concert with experi...

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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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1/8 Narumi Nakuru PVC [FREEing Ver. ] FREEing has commenced preorder for their fourth figure from the Mayo Chiki anime series, and this time it is the the glasses-loving beauty Narumi Nakaru. She is sitting in a cute pose that show's off her sleek...

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Nintendo will be holding a Nintendo Direct presentation on May 17th that will provide an update on Wii U and 3DS games launching this Summer, the company has announced. Here are the timings:   North America – 7am PT (10am ET) Europe – 4pm CEST   N...

These days, cosplay functions as a 40 billion yen (US$390 million) industry and has a large impact on Japan’s economy. Now, before moving on, please allow me to clarify that ‘cosplay’ to Japan does not only refer to people dressi...

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The 2014 Snow Miku Outfit Design Contest! http://piapro. jp/static/? view=2014yukimiku A big thank you for all the entries! This year we were looking for both an outfit for Snow Miku with a 'Magical Girl' theme as well as a design for a pet to be ...

Magical girl anime has become notably grimmer and grimmer recently – and when you have a genre that's been running for nigh on fifty years, it's understandable that it's going to want to subvert and deconstruct itself to stay fresh.

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A few announcements have been announced regarding the anime Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Firstly, the anime would have twelve episodes plus one "extra edition" which is a totally original story not found in the light novels.

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A new entrant into the legal international anime streaming scene has arrived—Daisuki. What makes Daisuki unique is that it enjoys the direct backing and co-production of several major Japanese animation studios, namely Aniplex, Sunrise, Toei Anima...

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DAZZLE VISION to release live CD from Tekkoshocon performance by Shiso on May 16, 2013 at 3:54 pm Japanese metal band DAZZLE VISION will release a live CD  "LIVE in Pittsburgh" on July 5 from their performance at Tekkoshocon 2013.

Siliconera Ishaan

    Footage of Level 5's Guild 02 game The Starship Damrey has been scarce. The suspense adventure game is available on the Nintendo eShop now, but in case you want to take a closer look before you decide to spend the $8 on it, you can watch a tra...

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.

SM Entertainment officially announced today that EXO will be making a comeback, exciting fans who have waited a year for their return.

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...

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...

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Penguin Parade has continued their Petanko series with another set of figure of the kawaii duo of Kujikawa Rise & Narukami Yu from the anime series Persona 4.  Both of them are scheduled for release in Aug 2013 and will be retailing for around 2,6...

Siliconera Sato

Puzzle & Dragons Z is a puzzler RPG mash-up, where your goal is to collect as many monsters possible to become the Dragon Master, by participating in puzzle battles. GungHo Online Entertainment explains the basic rules and tactics for the 3DS vers...

Siliconera Sato

We recently got a look at Miles Edgeworth in Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies, who seems to look older and now wears glasses. Capcom have updated their official Ace Attorney site with new info on the game's story, along with the profiles of the recent...

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