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November 27, 2012, 9:00 AM
November 27, 2012, 9:00 AM

Some more footage, more cast members from film that sold 2 million tickets in 9 days The official website for the Evangelion anime franchise began streaming a followup trailer for the Evangelion: 3. 0 You Can (Not) Redo (Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban...

Nine days after impact, Evangelion 3. 0 has taken about $35 million at the box office with over 2 million tickets sold. With the beast rampage going strong, the folks at Khara have unleashed an extended, nearly two-minute trailer for the anime fea...

If the prospect of Cyber Monday shopping doesn't have you charged, we have the fan art sure to do the trick.  So, kik off your week our latest survey of new works from Japanese online art community Pixiv below!

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This last Friday and Saturday in Tokyo, Square Enix held their 2012 Open Conference. While there was some talk about the relaunch of Final Fantasy XIV, the majority of the two-day event focused on Agni's Philosophy: Final Fantasy.

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For decades, no, centuries, Japanese parents were happy giving their kids regular Japanese names. Sure, there have been trends, but the latest one is producing some kids with peculiar names—and even worries about bullying.

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Sega didn’t skimp on the "seiyuu" budget for 7th Dragon 2020-II. The PSP game features 40 famous voice actors and players can choose if they want their idol to have Solid Snake’s voice actor.   Akio Ohtsuka (Solid Snake in Metal Gear Solid), Tomok...

AKAGUMI aiko Ayaka Ikimonogakari Ishikawa Sayuri AKB48 SKE48 Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Kousai Kaori Koda Kumi Godai Natsuko Sakamoto Fuyumi Tendo Yoshimi Nakashima Mika Nishino Kana Perfume Hamasaki Ayumi Fuji Ayako Princess Princess Mizuki Nana Mizumori ...

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It's the time of the month again for new Kamen Rider Wizard updates, which now focuses on the debut of Wizard's new form, the Kamen Rider Wizard Water Dragon, and the first appearance of the man / Phantom called "Wiseman".

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An otaku wedding where the bride arranged for the surprise destruction of her new husband’s (ex) virtual girlfriend Nene by ceremonially smashing the memory card with a mallet has prompted a wave of disgusted criticism online, with even non-Love P...

Updated Photo Kano Kiss PS Vita version also coming next spring A television anime adaptation of Enterbrain and Dingo's Photo Kano PSP dating simulation game has been officially announced. MADHOUSE is animating the anime, and the television statio...

The Japanese public television broadcaster NHK announced the artist lineup for this year's Kōhaku Uta Gassen (Red and White Song Battle), the New Year's Eve singing contest that is Japan's most viewed music television program.

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Appearing during this year's Kamen Rider team-up film, “Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Wizard & Fourze: Movie Wars ULTIMATUM” is a new Fourze states, called Kamen Rider Fourze Meteor Nadeshiko Fusion States.

The January issue of Kodansha'a Nakayoshi magazine is confirming on Saturday that Dokidoki! Precure (Heart-Throbbing! Precure) is the new Precure project, and it is also revealing the new Precure's logo.

Fourze’s New States and Inazuman Movie-only forms are not uncommon for Kamen Riders. In Movie Taisen Ultimatum, Kamen Rider Fourze gains yet another “ultimate strongest form” By using the Fusion Switch along with the Nadeshiko Switch, which contai...

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While you can rent audio CDs and DVDs, you can’t rent video games in Japan. That’s part of the reason why the used game market is so big. Players purchase games at launch and race to beat them so they can sell them back for maximum value.

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Following last week’s look at the adventure portion of Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney, this week, Level 5 have shared a look at the courtroom part of the game, including the new court system:     In Professor Layton vs.

HKT48 celebrated their 1st Anniversary with a special theatre show. All members were present, however, Sashihara Rino was absent until her unit song as she was delayed travelling from her other commitments.

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More images for Kamen Rider x Kamen Rider Wizard & Fourze: Movie Wars Ultimatum has surfaced online and this time, it is about the new Wizard Rings for the movie and Inazuman. As we all know, the identity of Sanagiman is Jiro, one of Gentaro's stu...

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Capcom is planning to release a free downloadable content for Dragon’s Dogma on December 4. The upcoming Challenge Pack adds Hard Mode and Challenge Mode.     Hard mode is designed for players that cleared Dragon’s Dogma once.


NHK Announces Official Kouhaku 2012 Lineup Watching Kouhaku Uta Gassen (紅白歌合戦) is definitely one of the best way to spend your New Year’s Eve and NHK has confirmed the list of performers that will be going on stage this year for the 63rd Kouhaku.

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