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Square Enix expanded into Southeast Asia with Square Enix Smileworks. The publisher of Final Fantasy and Tomb Raider selected Indonesia because the region has been growing economically and people in the region have more buying power.

Tatsuya Fujiwara will be taking the lead role for TV Asahi's drama SP "Inemuri Sensei".

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With the latest anime season of 'IS: Infinite Stratos' premiering this fall, Overlap Bunko has announced that a new spin-off manga based on the series will be released. The new spin-off manga will be titled 'IS Sugar & Honey' and will follow the l...

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STGCC 2013 Features Illustrator Redjuice, DJ kz (livetune) and Cosplayer Vampy Bit Me The annual Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) will be returning for another fun-filled weekend at the the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Marin...

A new trailer and TV spot promote the July anime adaptation of fantasy light novel series Kami-sama no Inai Nichiyoubi ("A Sunday Without God"), based on the award-winning books written by Kimihito Irie and illustrated by Shino.

Superhero appears in costume at bookstores to promote new Monthly Action magazine Last month, Futabasha launched its new Monthly Action magazine with Action Kamen, a manga series based on the hero of the same name in Yoshito Usui's comedy manga Cr...

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So many Alices looking out at the Skytree! ! (*゚∀゚) She isn't using magic to float in the air here, this is actually a test of the Nendoroid More: Suction Stands 1. 5! The 1. 5 Nendoroid More stands were announced on the GSC site the other day, an...

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Still recovering from Sony's attacks at E3, Microsoft continues to stumble with their XBox consoles. Microsoft and the XBOne have been making headlines recently, but not necessarily for the right reasons.

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What if you are being bullied every single day? What if one day, you see a message on a restroom saying "I will solve all your problems"? What if a homeless man suddenly appears in front of you and claims to be a god?

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Yandere may be potentially murderous, but that has not stopped fans from voting for their favourite psychopaths in this new disturbing ranking of killer girlfriends… The ranking: 1. Yuno Gasai (Mirai Nikki) 2.

Who is the coolest dad in anime? NTT DoCoMo conducted a poll in Japan for coolest dad in anime and the result was posted on Goo Ranking. Voting opened on June 1st and closed on June 14th, 2013, just in time for Father's Day.

1958 color work Mole's Adventure to air again on July 21 The discovery of the film for Mogura no Aventure (Mole's Adventure), the oldest surviving Japanese television animation, was revealed on Friday.

NIS is getting ready to release overhead action-RPG The Witch and the Hundred Knights on PlayStation 3 in Japan on July 25, so a new promo has arrived to show off more of the cast and gameplay. NIS America will be bringing it to the west at some p...

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf is out in both the U. S. and Europe by now, and we've prepared another batch of costumes for our readers to try out in-game. (Find the first batch of Final Fantasy costumes here) Some of these are based on characters from...

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With the summer anime season right around the corner, anime website  Anime One conducted a poll asking people which of the anime premiering this summer had the highest expectations. Now, the voting is over, the ballots are counted and the results ...

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Fans of the green-haired singing star Hatsune Miku will be glad to know the next issue of Miku-Pack is out and she's brought some of her Crypton friends along for the ride. The magazine Miku-Pack 02 might seem like it costs a bit, retailing at 980...

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The newest Licca-chan dolls were on display over the weekend, and they included not only Hatsune Miku but some magical girls as well. You won't have to make a contract to see the latest additions to the Licca-Chan doll lineup.

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After what feels like years of writing about Compile Heart's Neptunia games, I'm actually in the process of playing one for a review. It feels like my entire career has come full circle or something. This Thursday marks the release of the new Vita...

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After the registration of the Kamen Rider Gaimu copyright last week, a new rumor regarding his rider belt. Current Japanese rumors states that it. . .

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The multimedia store Tsutaya may not specialize in anime and manga goods, but they're certainly appealing to fans with the chance for a cat-eared Hakase.   Fans of Nichijou may have had not much to look at recently, with the anime ending two summe...

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One of the things I love most about otaku culture is how quickly its most creative elements can jump on a fun bit of news. And there was little news that was more fun than the roster update for Nintendo's upcoming Super Smash Brothers fighter on t...

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The first line of artistes have been announced to perform during this year's Saporro Kitamae anime and manga festival. The annual event will feature the performances of KOTOKO and Mami Kawada who have performed during last year's Sapporo Kitamae a...

With the Blu-ray and DVD of One Piece Film Z getting ready to hit Japan in regular and limited editions on June 28, the advertisements are officially rollin' out. Watch the commercial that ran during the anime's 600th episode below.

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Forget everything you know about Idol music, Obachaaan are here to turn J-Pop on its head! Taking a cue from the ultra popular AKB48, 47 ripe old ladies from Osaka are here to get your Monday going. Sure, yesterday was Father's Day, but that doesn...

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Jun16 Misaka is in need of a recharge  Welcome back Railgun S fans to another action themed episode because last week ended with Meltdowner wanting to challenge Misaka to a one on one fight after discovering her true identity, but how will things ...

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Here's the opening sequence of the Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters vs. Animal Sentai Go-Busters V-Cinema. The video features the "Animal Sentai Go-Busters" theme performed by Yukio Yamagata. The V-Cinema takes place in an alternate universe wherein the ...

You may have noticed that several other sites around our small community have started offering idol inspired clothing for you to wear. After much consideration, we have decided to throw our hat into the idol fan fashion foray.

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The second promo video for Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya is now available for viewing. The video features starlog, the opening sang by Choucho. Single Title: starlog Catalog Number: LACM-14116 Release Date: 31 July 2013 Retail Price: 1,200 yen Pr...

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