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BORN's Spiral Lie PV is being blamed as the cause of a rejuvenation of an eyeball licking trend known as 'worming' or by the scientific term, oculolinctus and the reason why many Japanese students are suddenly showing up with eye patches to cover ...

he official website for the live-action Gatchaman film began streaming the full trailer and second teaser trailer on Friday. The website also announced that the rock band BUMP OF CHICKEN (Tales of the Abyss , One Piece: Dead End no Bōken) is contr...

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In 2011, the world was first baffled and then enthralled by the release of BABYMETAL's "Doki Doki☆Morning" music video. Not quite metal, not quite idol music, the video of three "dangerous kawaii" Japanese middle school girls singing and dancing t...

Ken Hirai got married! His partner is that muscular, bearded, short-haired boyfriend. . . Ken Hirai has always had the rumour of being a "gaynoujin [gay performer]" stuck to him. It seems that Ken had a wedding in complete secrecy.

Ahhhh summer. Traditionally thought of as one of the weaker seasons, I for one think we have another excellent crop of anime ahead of us. But then again, what do I know – we all know I have terrible taste!

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Bluefin Tamashii Nations USA posted the official images of S. H. FiguArts Armed Tyranno Ranger! This figure represents Tyranno Ranger Geki after his brother, Dragon Ranger Burai handed him Dragon Caesar and the Zyusouken before he breath his last.

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Twitter doesn't only inform at 140 characters a tweet, but it also amuses and delights with pictures. Here's a look at some, certainly not all, of Japan's most adorable, entertaining, and interesting photos found on Twitter.

Tales of Symphonia Chronicles HD packs enhanced versions of Tales of Symphonia and the follow-up, Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of a New World, on one PS3 disc. It's set to arrive in Japan on October 10, followed by a western release in 2014, and Namco...

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Bandai Tamashii Nations posted the official images of S. H. FiguArts KyoryuRed! This figure represents the transformed form of Daigo "King" Kiryu from Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger. This figure is estimated to be at least 140-150mm tall and it comes wit...

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Saint Seiya is going back into the fighting game genre with Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers. Oh, and Namco Bandai already confirmed plans to release Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers outside of Japan. The game will also be avaialble in Europe and South Amer...

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Bluefin Tamashii Nations USA posted on Facebook the Power Rangers figures, which will be exclusively sold in this year's San Diego Comic Con! The S. H. Figuarts Power Rangers Super Samurai Metallic Coating Deluxe Action Figure Set will be sold at ...

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It has just been revealed yesterday, June 18 that vocaloid idol Hatsune Miku will be coming to grand fashion event  'Asia Style Collection by stylexstyle. com'. The event will be held in Singapore Expo on June 22.

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If you have been collecting Nendoroids for a while, then you might have stumbled across a "problem" mostly suffered by old Nendoroids: stickiness. Yes, some old figuresThis is a common problem among Nendoroid collectors and there was no definite s...

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The much awaited basketball anime Ro-Kyu Bu SS will premiere this July and now, its main female cast members comprised of Kana Hanazawa, Yui Ogura, Rina Hidaka, Yoko Hikasa and Yuka Iguchi will be performing live this July  for 'Ro-Kyu-Bu!

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A short teaser for Monogatari Second Season has been released on Youtube. It features the Nekomonogatari (shiro) story arc, with Tsubasa Hanekawa. The series will air on July 6, 2013, and will span Nisio Isin's works from Nekomonogatari (shiro) to...

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It was announced that Bandai Visual will release Blu-ray box sets of Mobile Suit Gundam Wing this winter. Both box sets costs 29,400 yen. The Mobile Suit Gundam Wing Box 1 will include 25 episodes of the series, a 32-page booklet, a drama CD "BLIN...

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Romantic comedy "Oh My Goddess! " had it's promotional video of the 3rd OVA streamed on Kodansha's official Youtube Channel. The anime has been popular way back in the 90's and early 2000. I've been a big fan of the series which aired in several c...

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Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z opens with a duel between NInja Gaiden lead Ryu Hayabusa and Yaiba who takes a swig of sake before the fight. Yaiba makes a cocky comments, but Ryu gets the last laugh when he slices Yaiba's left arm off.

Looks like you don't have to worry about whether Silver Spoon will be streaming. Aniplex of America has posted an English subtitled trailer for Sword Art Online director Tomohiko Ito's adaptation of Fullmetal Alchemist author Hiromu Arakawa's best...

I'm Totally Jelly Over This Adventure Time Bedroom This bedroom by Mighty Oaks, Little Acorns is beyond amazing. The characters are cut-outs from oversized prints that she had made at Staples - and she did all of this with two weeks left in her pr...

Meet SHOCKER GIRLS: the evil alter egos of the Kamen Rider Girls, a group of leggy lovelies whose goal in life is to help promote Japan's ever-popular Kamen Rider superhero franchise (we actually wrote about them on Crunchyroll News way back in 20...

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New Super Luigi U, the downloadable expansion to New Super Mario Bros. U, is now available for download via the Nintendo eShop. As previously detailed, the game features 80 new courses, Luigi as a playable character, and Nabbit playable in its mul...

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Here is the 2nd full trailer of the first Toriko anime film Toriko The Movie: Gourmet God's Special Menu (Gekijō-ban Toriko Bishokushin no Special. . .

godsend (Fri Jun 21, 2013, 12:16 am) +1 points reply Actually it was fairly new. And I honestly wasn't all that big on it, because the art was, IMO, odd. Had the same story been drawn by the likes of Yamatogawa, Id've probably loved it.

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Dengeki, Taiwan's gaming mouse producer, is now selling a collection of "High-resolution gaming mouse" for 599 NTD (New Taiwan Dollar)/ 20USD. These gaming mouse supports Windows-operated computer and laptops.

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Fifty years after the world was decimated in the Great Destruction, humanity lives on. Metal Max 4: Moonlight Diva takes place on Concrete Island where a boy named Hinata lives with Gib and Sasha. The three lived peacefully until a mysterious pers...

acttil, the company comprised of former NIS America staff, announced its first project yesterday with plans to bring Studio TRIGGER's Little Witch Academia short to Blu-ray in North America. The collector's edition release is due out this summer.

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The second promo video for the anime adaptation of Hyperdimension Neptunia game series is now available for viewing. The video previews the ED theme song, Neptune☆Sagashite. sang by Afilia Saga. The anime will premiere on July 12.

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Today's Japan Photo: Amanohashidate 天橋立 For Today's Japan Photo, we will be visiting Amanohashidate 天橋立, which is well-known for being one of Japan's three scenic views. It is actually a thin strip of land covered with pine trees that connects two...

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