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June 25, 2013, 3:00 AM
June 25, 2013, 3:00 AM

If you want to work in Japan in the anime, game and hobby field then this entry may be of interest - but first you need to know a little bit about Culture Japan. If you are going to apply for any of the positions then make sure you read this entry...

Former KAT-TUN member and Johnny's Entertainment talent Jin Akanishi is reported to make his comeback this August.

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    Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will have an outfit based on Yuna's costume from Final Fantasy X. Director Motomu Toriyama and producer Yoshinori Kitase revealed this in a recent E3 video feature on the two games.

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There's a ramen noodle shop in Akasaka, Tokyo, appropriately called Akasaka Ramen, that's been around for ages. One of the reasons it has lasted so long is a menu item that gets a lot of press: the Jumbo Spare Rib Challenge.

52-episode inter-dimensional fantasy with toys to premiere this year Tenkai Knights, an animated television series from the licensing company Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions Co. , Ltd (ShoPro) and the Canadian toymaker Spin Master Entertainment, w...

 After a couple of brief promos, we're now getting a full preview introduction to the girls of Love Lab, the July anime in which YuruYuri producer Dogakobo has reunited with Masahiko Ohta, director of YuruYuri, Minami-ke and Mitsudomoe and writer ...

Popular shoujo manga, "Kaicho was Maid Sama! ", will end in the November issue of Hakusensha's LaLa magazine.

A new TV teaser has offered an early look at The Wind is Rising, the first anime movie directed by Hayao Miyazaki since 2008's Ponyo.   Based on his manga and a novel by Tatsuo Hori, the movie opening in Japanese theaters on July 20th explores the...

Shueisha, publisher of the Jump family of manga magazines, recently conducted a survey of 1000 men about their favorite anime and how they watch the medium, then published by rankings aggregated by age.

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Well, it took a while for Production I. G. to decide, but it seems that the people behind Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet have picked a gaggle of winners for their big fan-created character contest last month.

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The month of July would be the debut of the new Kyoryuger hero and his partner Zyudenryu, "KyoryuViolet" and Plezuon. Days before the publication of. . .

Sel'm Sel'm are are back with a new single! "Dears" is scheduled to be released on July 31st! It will cost 1. 050 Yen and there are no further information given until now. As soon as we get more details, we will make sure to let you know!

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Bandai Tamashii Nations has just posted the official images of S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider Den-O Rod Form & Den-O Gun Form Set. These figures represent the Den-O forms once Ryotaro is possessed by Urataros and Ryutaros respectively.

Koisuru Fortune Cookie is the name of AKB's new summer smash. HKT48 member, and the new AKB48 center, Sashihara Rino has revealed the title of AKB48's latest single "Koisuru Fortune Cookie"(恋するフォーチュンクッキー,In Love with Fortune Cookies) on Fuji TV's ...

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Above is latest promotional poster for Digimon Fusion, the English dub of the most recent anime, Digimon Xros Wars. The anime is also confirmed to. . .


1/7 Tharja PVC Preview Mika-tan has uploaded some very gorgeous preview images of the scaled figure of Tharja, the dark mage from the Nintendo 3DS "Fire Emblem: Awakening". MaxFactory would be commencing preorder for her would be commencing tomorrow.

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Ever wanted to take your favorite anime/TV/movie character to bed with you? Of course, Japan has the answer in dakimakura covers, essential items in any otaku home that usually feature cute anime girls (bishōjo) splayed out and staring up with wid...

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AKB48 - The tracklist and CD covers for Watanabe Mayu's 4th single [Rappa Renshuuchuu] was revealed. - Itano Tomomi and Akimoto Sayaka will both graduate at the [AKB48 2013 Summer Dome Tour] together with Shinoda Mariko.

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It has been confirmed that the upcoming Lupin III vs Detective Conan THE MOVIE will premiere on December 7th. The plot of the film is yet to be. . .

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Written by: William on June 24, 2013 at 10:32 am | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments Having conquered the female market, Shiseido is next targetting younger consumers. It has created a beauty salon for kids since the children of today are the customers o...

Oricon Half Year Ranking 2013 report published. http://www. oricon. co. jp/music/special/2013/musicrank0621/index. htmlEarning rankings (single + album + music DVD + music BD):#1 - Arashi (10. 95 billion yen, 3.

Set to be released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in Japan on August 22nd, 5pb. 's (Steins;Gate) thriller adventure game Disorder 6 follows young male and female amnesiac murder suspects, chained together.

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AKB48 Janken Tournament 2013 AKB48 Janken Tournament 2013 (AKB48 34thシングル選抜じゃんけん大会) will be held on September 18. The event will take place at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo. The top 16 members will be featured in AKB48's 34th single to be released in la...

LAGNA, the new band of ex-NEXX' guitarist Hide, announced the release of their two digital singles in August and September!

24/06/2013: New Releases (24/06/2013) Kids on the Slope, Panty & Stocking and more! It's another busy week for new anime release here in the UK, so grab yourself a cup of tea and settle in for our round up of what's new this Monday!

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According to the official website for the Code Geass: Akito the Exiled, the teaser movie for the anime's "Dai ni Shou: Hikisakareshi Yokuryuu" episode is now available for viewing. The second volume has been delayed until September 14; it was alre...

Anime Limited have announced they have licensed the 2007 GAINAX TV show Gurren Lagann for release in the UK and Ireland. The Glasgow based label says that it will release the series on DVD in one collection and two sets of blu ray's.

Welcome to the Weekly Anime News Rush! What's been happening in the anime industry lately that you need to know about? Don't be left behind, we have all the highlights in one easy to read location to keep you up to date without all the senseless c...

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