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May 20, 2013, 2:00 PM
May 20, 2013, 2:00 PM
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Latte art, created with a skilled pour of steamed milk and some clever manoeuvres, has been mesmerising coffee lovers for well over a decade. While the most common creations are heart and leaf designs in different shades of mocha, here in Japan we...

1999 PlayStation title follows heroes battling sorceress from the future Square Enix launched Final Fantasy VII International for PC in Japan on Thursday and announced that an HD PC remaster of Final Fantasy VIII is also in the works.

Both Mizuki Nana and Tamura Yukari's official sites have been updated with photos and details confirming their own nendoroid!     Mizuki Nana            T. M. Revolution and Mizuki Nana "Preserved Roses" Valvrave OP       Tamura Yukari         Tra...

In anticipation of December's Lupin III vs Detective Conan anime movie, the site for the thief and crime solver have posted a pair of teasers.   Conan version   Lupin version   Revealed last month in Conan home magazine Shounen Sunday the announce...

Closing out the news from the Arc System Works festival, the company has also posted the first trailer and details on a new adventure game for the Playstation Vita in X-BLAZE CODE: Embryo. The game will be tied to the BlazBlue universe according t...

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Published on May 19, 2013, by KarbyP - Posted in Anime, Gaming, News A few additional details on the anime adaptation of Arc System Works's 2D fighting game franchise BlazBlue has come out of Arc Fes 2013 today.

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HOME MADE Kazoku's new single "Kimi ga Ita Kara" is set for release on July 31st. Today, May 19th (JST), is the day they made a major debut 9 years ago. Their new single will be the first single of their 10th anniversary year.

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Nippon Ichi Software's headquarters is in Gifu, a prefecture in the middle of Japan. Showing hometown pride, the Disgaea publisher announced they are the official sponsor of the soccer team F. C. Gifu.

The September issue of Dragon Magazine, on sale July 20, will formerly announce that Scrapped Princess author Sakaki Ichirou's Hitsugime no Chaika (Coffin Princess Chaika) light novel series is set to be adapted into anime.

GazettE, the / SUMMER SONIC / event It has been announced that the GazettE will be performing at "SUMMER SONIC2013", that will be held on 10th and 11th of August. Following the performance in 2011, it's the second time for the GazettE to be perfor...

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It has been revealed that Momoiro Clover Z will be releasing 「Momoiro Clover Z JAPAN TOUR 2013『5TH DIMENSION』」 on DVD and Blu-ray. It is set to be released on July 24. The footage for this release will be taken from their performance on Nippon Gai...

The adaptation of Yui Hara's four-panel comedy manga Kiniro Mosaic (Golden Mosaic), about the meeting of British and Japanese school girls, has added Satomi Satou voice actresses (K-on's Ritsu, Fairy Tail's Wendy) and Yukari Tamuri (Magical Girl L...

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Toei announced that they are recruiting people who will join Shocker, the enemy organization of the first Kamen Rider TV series! The Shocker Project official website opened to invite Shocker's quest for world domination.

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As Namie Amuro graced the cover of the magazine mina, she revealed that her upcoming summer album will be titled FEEL.  While no exact date has been set, FEEL will be Namie Amuro's eleventh album. One of the twelve songs on the album is 'Contrail'...

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As a crossover project, Atlus invited other notable RPG artists to make their interpretation of Shin Megami Tensei IV. Check out how Tales character designer Mutsumi Inomata and Final Fantasy VI artist Hideo Minaba have unique takes on the Flynn, ...

I often get asked questions about what living in Japan is like. Of course, there are the serious questions, but those are no fun, so let's talk about the silly ones! 1. Do people eat sushi/hibachi/[insert stereotypically Japanese food] all the time?

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The obi strip on the 2nd volume of "BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger" light novel series confirms that the popular fighting game franchise will be adapted into an anime series. Source: オタク. com|オタコム Like this: Like Loading.


Nendoroid Snow Miku 2014 Winning Design Fans voted for their favorite Snow Miku design on Friday's evening live broadcast on Nico Nico Douga "Hatsune Miku no Jikan", and the winning design for the Nendoroid Snow Miku and her accompany pet has been...

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Momoiro Clover Z Japan Tour 2013 5th Dimension Momoclo will release Momoiro Clover Z Japan Tour 2013 5th Dimension on DVD and Blu-ray on July 24. The concert was recorded on March 17 at Nippon Gaishi Hall, Nagoya.

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The popular visual novel maker Key will be releasing their next visual novel on June 28. Kud Wafter, an alternate point of view for the popular series Little Buster! recently bundled the test version of their For Everyone extension of Kud Wafter w...

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Shingeki no Kyojin Blu-ray to Have Visual Novel Games The official website of Shingeki no Kyojin has revealed the first copies of the third and sixth Blu-ray volumes will include bonus visual novel games for the PS3.

009 Re:Cyborg, where the nine scattered cyborg warriors try to reunite once again, ended up as movie with a story that strongly impresses just before the final scene. This movie also delivers a unique sequel, that is, an accessory project based on...


Sakamoto Maaya to Release New Single "Hajimari no Umi" Sakamoto Maaya will be releasing a new single on 31 Jul 2013, titled "Hajimari no Umi (はじまりの海)". The song is being featured as the OP theme song for the anime series "Tamayura: More Aggressive...


It's that time again for a Weekly Review.   Nothing to spectacular happened this week.   I was going to work on the car but I didn't get to far when I realized that I didn't have the right parts and I had a bigger problem that I needed to fix first.

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