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December 4, 2012, 11:00 AM

After at least a year of work, fan animator Melvin E. Dompig aka Mellavelli has unveiled his own Dragon Ball sequel, "Absalon. "      ------ Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News.

On Thursday, Ikaros Publications released Nyotaika! ! Sekai no Dokusaisha Retsuden (Transformed Into Females! ! Biographies of World Dictators), a book that profiles about 70 real-life dictators and illustrates them as moe girls.

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In a small two story 76 square meter loft located 30 minutes from the northern edge of Beijing just outside the fifth ring road, 27-year-old Wang Xiao Kang sits at his work desk looking at blueprints. Towering right over the slightly hunched Wang ...

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood has announced the nominations for the 40th Annual Annie Awards, which will be presented at UCLA in Los Angeles on February 2, 2013. Hayao Miyazaki, Keiko Niwa, and the English-language dub's...

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Speaking with 4gamer, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII director Motomu Toriyama talked a big more about how the "world driven" game works. The Final Fantasy XIII team reiterated that FFXIII was "story driven" and FFXIII-2 was "player driven".

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Namco Bandai released more details about the Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch demo which is coming to PlayStation Network tomorrow. The demo has two areas to explore and two bosses: Guardian of the Woods and Moltaan.

As Girls und Panzer has recently demonstrated, history otaku can be a bit frightening. Here's another example.   Ikaros just published a mook (magazine/book) featuring the chronicles of the 20th century's worst dictators, entitled Nyotai ka!

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Drama Prime Time Report – 11/30~12/02 Most of the weekend dramas didn’t suffer additional losses this week and some were even able to regain a couple of viewers. The Friday drama timeslot was opened by the two-hour drama ‘Akuto‘ on Fuji TV, starri...

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Sony Computer Entertainment Japan holds their own awards ceremony for the best selling and fan favorite PlayStation games every year.   The Gold Prize goes to games that ship at least 500,000 units in Japan.

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Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F on the PlayStation 3 has its first trailer, and it provides a rundown of all the new features that will be included in the PS3 version of the game.     Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F on the PlayStation 3 will include six...

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posted on 2012-12-02 19:00 EST This list covers sales surveyed from November 21, 2011 to November 18, 2012. Rank Estimated Copies Sold Title Publisher Creator 1 23,464,866 One Piece Shueisha Eiichiro Oda 2 8,070,446 Kuroko's Basketball Shueisha Ta...

This list covers sales surveyed from November 21, 2011 to November 18, 2012. Rank CoverSeriesCreators Publisher Estimated Copies Sold 1 Sword Art OnlineAuthor: Reki Kawahara  Illustration: abec ASCII Media Works 2,764,454 2 Accel WorldReki Kawahar...

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Namco Bandai will release a playable demo of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch on PlayStation Network. You can hear Drippy chatter on with an English accent on Tuesday.   We’ve seen a couple of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch demos.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Some of the most infamous dictators of the 20th century have now been turned into cute anime characters with not so cute accompanying biographies. The book is Nyotai ka! ! Sekai no Dokusaisha Retsuden (にょたいか!!世界の独裁者列伝 or loosely, "In Female Form?

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Lighting Returns, the upcoming Final Fantasy XIII title, uses a time mechanic. In the game, the world has only 13 days left before it ends. In a recent interview with 4Gamer, game designer Motomu Toriyama went into slightly more detail about the g...


Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to Release Double A-Side Single in Jan 2013 Kyary Pamyu Pamyu will be releasing her 4th single “Kimi ni 100 Percent / Furisodation” on 30 Jan 2013, the day after she celebrates her 20th birthday.

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Sony Computer Entertainment Japan announced a bundle for Soul Sacrifice. The Soul Sacrifice Premium Edition includes a special cosmic red PlayStation Vita with an image of the sorcerer on the back.   You also get a copy of the game, 4 GB memory ca...

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Our lovely 部長~ Photo by Xian Yang AFA12 ended and we had a fun time meeting May’n in many occasions on stage, within the booth and in a private interview. Ani-culture. net was granted an interview with May’N at AFA12.

Following the craze of brainwave controlled "necomimi" ears, there are have concept videos aboout brainwave controlled tails to go along with them. Now, "Project Tailly" has been launched to make it a reality.

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It’s been revealed that Kyary Pamyu Pamyu will be releasing her new single, “Kimi ni 100 Percent / Furisodation“, on January 30th. Kyary’s 4th single will be her very first double A-side single. As reported earlier, “Kimi ni 100 Percent” is curren...

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The most beautifully arranged anime end credits have been rigorously ranked by anime watchers, taking into account not just music but also the visual accompaniment – and the results actually for once leave K-ON!

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