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July 25, 2013, 7:30 PM
RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Despite being known as the office video game nerd here at RocketNews24, one of my secret passions is architecture. But not just any old architecture, oh no; the only thing that interests me is kyoushou juutaku micro homes where, either for the sak...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

When choosing a place to stay while traveling, most people look for very specific things in hotels: location, price, continental breakfasts that are open until ten so that lazy people like us can still get some food.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The official Gargantia site has posted a new preview video of the OVA, set to be released with the first Blu-ray box set on August 28, along with a look at Yuichi Nakamura (Oreimo's Kyōsuke Kōsaka) voiced Ritenour.

This weekend Sword Art Online is going to premiere on Toonami at 2:00 am, and to help build the hype an English dub preview was released.  Sword Art Online was dubbed by Aniplex of America and features a talent cast, and will be released on home v...

Trends in Japan William

Written by: William on July 25, 2013 at 11:25 am | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments You might have thought that communism was safe from mascots but then you'd be wrong. As shared by Matt Alt, the Japanese Communist Part has its own kawaii characters now...

japanCRUSH Beth

The maestro of the Japanese anime world, Miyazaki Hayao, has courted controversy this week when he criticised the proposed revisions to the Japanese constitution ahead of the opening of his latest film, "Kaze Tachinu".

Anime Diet gendomike

  SHOKKU Summary Tomoko will go to great lengths to avoid socializing with her peers, especially if they are boys. She'd rather go without a textbook she forgot to bring than share her neighbor's, which always gets her in trouble.

Siliconera Sato

This week's issue of Famitsu reveals that the latest installment of the Medabots series, titled Medabots: Dual will be released in two versions of Kabuto and Kuwagata, later this year for the Nintendo 3DS.

JEFusion GekiDan

It has been announced that actor/singer Koji Seto (Kamen Rider Kiva) and singer/actress Kie Kitano (Jōkyō Monogatari) will be starring in live action. . .

Japanator Salvador G-Rodiles

Hiroko's taking some time off at the moment, so I have decided to watch over Daily Dose until she returns. For today's non Hiroko edition of Daily Dose, we're taking a look at DD JUMP by Dancing Dolls.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following the spring announcement that Sekai de Ichiban Tsuyoku Naritai! (Wanna Be the Strongest in the World! ) is set to be adapted into an anime series this October with Ayana Taketatsu as idol turned pro-wresler Sakura Hagiwara and Kana Asumi ...

JEFusion GekiDan

Lasting for three chapters Shonen Sunday S magazine, a manga adaptation of the 2009 Lupin III vs Detective Conan crossover TV anime special has been. . .

Japanese commuters teamed up to heave a 32-ton train carriage away from the platform to free a woman who had fallen between the train and the platform at rush hour. In a nightmarish scenario, the woman, who is in her 30s, slipped and fell into the...

While the concept of this expansion pack has been known for as long as we have known about The Sims 3: Island Paradise, Electronic Arts and Maxis have confirmed that the final expansion pack for The Sims 3 will be titled The Sims 3: Into the Future.

SGCafe KaleNagasaki

「聖剣、破壊します!」 (Seiken, Hakai Shimasu! ) "I'll Destroy the Holy Sword! " "Ero is power, Ero is justice" – say what you will about Hyoudo Issei, but you must admit he has his heart in the right place! Yes, I know damn well Issei's a thoroughgoing mega...

– July 25, 2013Posted in: Final Fantasy XIV One month and two days out from the games official re-launch on the PC and Playstation 3 platforms, Square Enix have shared a brand new nine minute trailer looking at the dungeon aspects of the game – wh...


After finishing their five cities tour, JKT48 is ready to give another surprise by producing a film in contract with Maxima Pictures. On 6th July, Maxima Pictures and Dentsu Indonesia had officially signed the contract of the film with the tempora...

Kotaku East András Neltz

Dragon's Crown wasn't always a PS3/Vita game. Back in the olden days, it was slated to become a Dreamcast title—sadly, the project was ultimately shelved for a long time. This piece of concept art, shared by Siliconera, shows what the game's chara...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Need for Speed was one thing, but the latest racing game series to be greenlit for a feature film adaptation is kind of an oddball choice. According to The Wrap, Sony is moving forward with plans to bring its Gran Turismo games to the big screen.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Things haven't slowed down for comedian Shinya Arino's long-running Game Center CX, AKA Retro Game Master. The show—which has Arino attempting to triumph over classic games that tend to be more than he can handle—is celebrating its 10t...

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Bandai Tamashii Nations posted the official images of S. H. FiguArts KyoryuBlue and S. H. FiguArts KyoryuGreen, which will be released in a single set. These figures represent the transformed forms of Nobuharu "Nossan" Udou and Souji Rippukan.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Originally designed as a smartphone RPG, Square Enix ported Chaos Rings to PlayStation Mobile, and that means everyone with a PS Vita can check it out in English via the PlayStation Store.     Chaos Rings is pretty much a straight port that's opti...

Free! – 04 Filed under First Impressions, Free! by Takaii | 1 Comment 「囚われのバタフライ! 」 (Captive Butterfly! ) "Toreware no Batafurai! " After last week's debacle with Rei's inability to swim, I was nervously excited for this week's episode.

Kahotan's Blog gscmikatan

Only 4 days left until WonFes! ! There is no way I'll finish all the reviews in time! ! There is only three days left to post things up on the blog before WonFes! ! Plus there are still other things I want to show on the blog before the event, so ...

Siliconera Spencer

First introduced in Atelier Rorona, Sterk will represent the Atelier series and Gust in Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate. He's a guest character just like Kasumi from Dead or Alive 5 and Momiji from Ninja Gaiden.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Bandai Tamashii Nations posted the official images of S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider 2 (Original Suit Ver. ). The figure represents Hayato Ichimonji's first transformed appearance in the 1971 Kamen Rider TV series.

Doraemon, cat cafes, Hello Kitty, nekomimi (cat ears). . . A list of all of Japan's cat-inspired content could go on for days. Now, marshmallow shop Yawahada, a gourmet sweets online boutique from Japan, has created their own cat-inspired marshmal...

– July 24, 2013Posted in: Final Fantasy VII While we are still no closer to seeing that next-gen HD port / remake of Final Fantasy VII that has been demanded ever since it was teased many years ago as part of a tech demo, the game is still receivi...

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