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July 27, 2013, 12:00 AM
RocketNews24 Rona Moon

Can you read kanji? It certainly looks like these birds can! Wait, do these birds know more kanji than some foreigners who've lived in Japan for years and never learned to read? ? Well, after all the birds were born in Japan and grew up seeing it ...

As reported previously, the work has begun on the live-action movie of Yana Toboso's popular manga "Black Butler" ("Kuroshitsuji").

Kotaku East Toshi Nakamura

Hey, remember Super Smash Bros. Brawl? Remember the Subspace Emissary adventure mode? Did you see the CG cutscenes? Well, thanks to spoilers, you won't have any of those in the upcoming Super Smash Bros.

You are a fan of Visual Kei and Anime? Then we have good news for you: A new Anime Cover CD has been announced! Find out if your favorite Visual Kei band will participate in this project!

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Siliconera Ishaan

Aksys' next otome game, Sweet Fuse, has you playing as the niece of game designer Keiji Inafune. The game will be released for PSP on this August in North America, and Aksys have provided the following story summary:   Sweet Fuse: At Your Side sta...

Kahotan's Blog gscmikatan

Only 2 days left until WonFes! ! Here is a list of the event products! I've already covered most of the WonFes products on the blog, and you can find my reviews of them at the links below – if you're interested be sure to take a look!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

A picture is worth a thousand words and we've got a few thousand words worth of pictures below as the cover art for the November slate of releases from Sentai Filmworks and Maiden Japan has been revealed via the DVD/BD Cover Art Discussions forum.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Westerners often say Japanese TV is "odd. " It's not, really—even less so once you understand what people are actually saying. That doesn't mean that peculiar or unexpected things don't sometimes happen.

JEFusion GekiDan

An announcement poster for the 15th Heisei Kamen Rider series, KAMEN RIDER GAIM, had been revealed unveiling three more riders, making a total of. . .

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Not for the first time, Leonardo DiCaprio is in the conversation for a live-action, Hollywood adaptation of anime. He was in talks to produce Ninja Scroll and produce and maybe star in Akira. Now, he might be in line for a Robotech role.

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

If Hadaka Apron (a naked girl with only an apron) has been a fantasy for Japanese men for a long time, then what would be the equivalent fantasy for Japanese women? Hadaka necktie, as it turns out. P&G Japan has created a series of videos featurin...

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New rumors about Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger has surfaced online, which talks about Yayoi having a larger role later in the series and a new Deboth commander. Take these rumors with a grain of salt. Doctor Ulshade's granddaughter, Yayoi will replace h...

“We believe you are the only one who can help us. ”That ominous plea comes about halfway through the new trailer for “47 Ronin,” and while it’s directed at the character played by Keanu Reeves the entreaty could also ...

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This year's 35th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced that the limited edition versions of Kuroko's Basketball Vol. 25 will include an original anime DVD. The OAD is based on the "Baka Ja Katenai no yo" story that was featured in the man...


Nendoroid – Saber Extra is now up for pre-order via Amiami! For those who are not familiar she's the "Saber" of the game Fate/Extra. This slideshow requires JavaScript. Very well. Let the song of battle begin.

Megan Fox as April O'Neil Here's your first look at Megan Fox's April O'Neil [thumbs up] in Michael Bay's bastardization of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [thumbs down].

Harmony Gold U. S. A. Inc. has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Hasbro, Inc. seeking an injunction against Hasbro's continued sale of the "G. I. Joe and the Transformers … The Epic Conclusion" boxed toy, specifically because the toy ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Yuuka Nanri's 'Blood Lad' End Song Promo Video Released Posted by Chris Beveridge July 25, 2013 at 09:12 AM With the Blood Lad series rolling right along (and being simulcast by Viz Media), the production company behind it has released a nearly th...

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The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) is almost upon us and before we go to the event's festivities, let's take a look at three of the very special guests attending one of Singapore's most anticipated events.

Japanator Kristina Pino

8 minutes ago - 10:00 AM on 07. 25. 2013 Eat like a Sumo wrestler I recently went to a restaurant in Tokyo which specializes in Chankonabe, or the hot pot-style cooking of Chanko, which is the traditional soup that Sumo wrestlers eat in order to g...

Japanese publisher Core Magazine has announced the end of publication of the Comic Megastore adult manga anthology magazine following yesterday's arrest of Core Magazine editorial department chairman, 55-year-old Akira Ota, along with two other em...

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Kuramochi Asuka 1st Photobook Kuramochi Asuka's 1st photobook (倉持明日香 1st写真集) will be released on September 11. The photobook includes sexy pictures of the AKB48 member Kuramochi Asuka. The shooting was done in Yokohama.

Siliconera Sato

Monster Hunter 4 will be introducing two new weapons to the series in the Charge Axe and Insect Staff. While the Charge Axe and its many features have been in the spotlight lately, Capcom still had a few Insect Staff tricks up their sleeves, which...


The beautiful Etna has come out from the darkness of the Netherworld! Nendoroid Etna is now available for preorder! This slideshow requires JavaScript. From the ever-popular 'Disgaea' game series that began in 2003 comes a Nendoroid of the self-pr...

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A second season of the Oshiri Kajiri Mushi ("Bottom-biting Bug") anime television series will premiere on the NHK-BS Premium channel on September 30. The 20-episode first series aired from October 2012 through February 2013.

Funding has passed US$11,000 of US$19,000 goal with 2 days remaining Anime Sols posted a video greeting on Thursday from Magical Angel Creamy Mami character designer Akemi Takeda. In the video, which is viewable for Anime Sols members, Takeda says...

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With her figure debut forthcoming, it comes as no surprise that this December Good Smile will be releasing Tsukiko Tuskakushi in Nendoroid form replete with nekomimi, faces, and fodder. Tsukiko is available for pre-order now.

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New episode summaries for Kamen Rider Wizard has surfaced online. The summaries reveal a greater focus on Koyomi in future episodes. Spoiler alert! Read at your own risk! Episode 45: The Smile in My Heart (07/28) Haruto must split his attention on...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Square Enix shared the lengthy first part of a video that tours the lower-level dungeons of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Check out the environments and everything you'll find within them below.       Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn hits Pl...

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