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June 14, 2013, 5:00 PM
June 14, 2013, 5:00 PM
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As you've probably heard by now, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII allows you to outfit Lightning with different costumes, each one with its own special abilities and stats. One of these is a catgirl outfit.

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You know how people are comparing the new Mac Pro to a garbage can? Turns out one Japanese garbage can is already reaping the rewards. Below, you can see the Mac Pro. No, strike that. Below, you can see a garbage bin by Osaka-based design firm Ide...

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Artist and illustrator Hirō Isono has passed away on May 28th due to heart failure. He is best known for his work with the Mana (Seiken Densetsu) video game franchise. Some of his work include: Final Fantasy Adventure, Secret Mana (pictured) and H...

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The recently revealed Final Fantasy XV was one of this year's biggest surprises at E3 this week. In the midst of a busy schedule for director Tetsuya Nomura, Famitsu. com were able to catch up and discuss future plans for the much anticipated fift...

Kamen Rider Fourze's Ryō Yoshizawa to star in both as airheaded Buddhist monk-in-training Ranjō Miyake's Bussen manga is getting both a live-action drama and a stage adaptation this year. Ryō Yoshizawa (Kamen Rider Fourze's Ryusei Sakuta, live-act...

Anime Expo has announced that popular ani-son singer Aya Ikeda and J-Pop group CARAT will be joining AX 2013 as Industry Guests. The event will hold a special free concert featuring them at 6:00 pm on Thursday, July 4th.

Yuri Manga "Sakura Trick" by Tachi will be getting TV animation as this was revealed on the latest issue of Manga Time Kirara Miracle! magazine published by Houbunsha. The manga had been around since 2011 and now in its second volume.

Last week Sega announced plans to bring Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F to PlayStation 3 in North America and Europe, and now, as promised, a demo is available in the PlayStation Store. Europeans will have to wait an extra day, but if you're in North...

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Ikimonogakari's upcoming album "I" has just been announced.  The long overdue album (it's been a year and five months since their last one) will be called "I" and is slated for release next month, July 24.

After posting a pair of cityscapes and a look at a non-teenage version of Kaneda last November, movie/comic artist Rodolfo Dimaggio (Hulk, Iron Man, Green Lantern, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull) has expanded his look into the ...

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Japan's Toyota Motors has announced that it will display its Camatte 57s concept car at the Tokyo Toy Show 2013, which begins tomorrow. The family oriented three seater is designed to be so simple that "even a child could drive it", and features a...

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E3 was amazing this year, and I didn't expect to see Sony's PS4 obliterate the Xbox One during their press conference on Monday. In fact, Sony and Microsoft had a secret battle where they packed their consoles inside of two robots to see which one...

Manga Reborn is a new Japanese site bringing digital manga for Japanese and English readers. The site works in a similar way to Digital Manga Guild. A title is posted on-line, a user can translate it, then another using can Photoshop the translate...

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First Transformers Go! OVA Teaser Released While it might not be the official replacement for Transformers Prime, the first trailer of Transformers Go! Japan's new take on the Transformers has now been released onto Takara's official Youtube channel.

With the movie premiering at this week's Annecy animated film festival in France,  a new trailer offers a look at Patema Inverted. The subterranean girl-meets-boy from Yasuhiro Yoshiura (Time of Eve, Pale Cocoon) is now planned to open in Japan on...

Good news for fans of bishoujo and markets! You can now pick up the first of three episodes of Spicy Tales' World End Economica in English. Beyond the subject matter, what's interesting about this all-ages visual novel is that it's written by Isun...

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Bulletin boards in Japan are hot with rumour and speculation today after videos recorded by an as yet unidentified Japanese male threaten random knife attacks on members of the public at stations in Japan, with Fukuoka's Hakata Station ultimately ...

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According to their official Facebook page, MUCC will be releasing a new single this September. Although the title is not yet known, the single will mark the end of nearly a year long silence from MUCC since their last album, Shangri-La, was releas...

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The popular dating sim brand Saga Planets is porting one of their Four Seasons games to the PSP, for all of you who like portable dating simulators and romantic comedies. Kisaragi Gold★Star -Nonstop Go Go!

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With the third season of the Milky Holmes series titled, 'Futari Wa Milky Holmes' premiering this July, new voice cast members for the anime have been announced at last. The voices of Kazuyuki Okitsu, Ikumi Nakagami, Aimi Terakawa and rookie voice...

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  Additional cast members for the animated adaptation of Mamare Touno's fantasy novel Log Horizon— scheduled to hit the airwaves this autumn —have been announced. Daiki Yamashita will be playing high school student Touya.

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Another topic BlazBlue producer Toshimichi Mori and Siliconera talked about was the roster in BlazBlue: Chronophantasma. Arc System Works revealed all of the characters that will be in the PlayStation 3 version.

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Virtual Reality is not only gaining ground in the way we look at it, but also in the way we move through it with the Omni system. You may remember us talking about the Oculus Rift, and the strides it has helped make in bringing VR closer to a real...

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In most of the trailers, it is shown that Mondo can change his weapons to suit the situation at hand easily during battle with his cybernetic left arm. So far, several types have been introduced but today, a fourth type of weapon was briefly intro...

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Image Source A Kobe man has been arrested for what Facebook users see as a unique and somewhat ingenious crime. Hirai Yasuomi (26), was reported to police after someone discovered him lying face-up in a street gutter so that he was able to look up...

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Bushiroad will be unveiling their latest trading card game, 'Futurer Card Buddyfight! ' during the ongoing International Tokyo Toy Show 2013. This will be their latest trading card game along the lines of 'Weiss Schwarz' and of course, 'Cardfight!

Japanator Salvador G-Rodiles

Hiroko is busy with scoping out the latest tech in a faraway land, so I have dropped in unofficially to keep Daily Dose going. In this super duper late edition of Daily Dose, we are going to take a look at Silly-Go-Round by FictionJunction YUUKA.

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