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December 4, 2012, 9:00 AM
Kotaku East Eric Jou

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...

Siliconera Spencer

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.

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.

Siliconera Ishaan

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...

Register / Log in Archive Tags About Follow Us Twitter Facebook Questions Contact   5 days ago | 20 comments 1 week ago | 34 comments 1 week ago | 83 comments 6 days ago | 152 comments 6 days ago | 25 comments   meoinkie2 9:05 am - 12/03/2012 [GOO...

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...

Siliconera Spencer

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

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...

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?

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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.

Siliconera Spencer

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...

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.

On December 2nd it was announced that Arashi’s Matsumoto Jun (29) and actress Ueno Juri (26) will work together for the first time in the film adaptation of Koshigaya Osamu’s popular novel “Hidamari no Kanojo”.

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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...

JYJ Plans On Releasing New Album In The Middle Of 2013 album-release posted by Aysohmay 1 hour ago   ·   2 comments JYJ member Junsu revealed during a press conference that the group is working towards releasing a new album in the middle of 2013.

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Now that Sega has set a confirmed release date for Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F (PS3), it’s time to the kick-start the hype machine. And there’s no better way to do that than by giving fans something to look at: here’s an over-two-minute-long “sto...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

The prominent use of Madoka cosplayers at a political rally, and even on top of the campaign truck, has been attracting distaste from anime fans. Kenji Utsunomiya, a 66-year-old lawyer campaigning as an independent candidate for election as mayor ...

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Published on December 3, 2012, by sentinel011 - Posted in Music / Media, News Regional fans of the “Most powerful Japanese Girls Band” Scandal will be happy to know that the ladies (no longer girls! ) are coming to Southeast Asia this coming March.

Ronde Robe has posted the Animate Girl's Festival 2012 preview for the anime adaptation of otome game (the female audience equivalent of a gal game) Amnesia.   The games' cast will reprise their roles for January Brains Base (Durarara!

On one hand, there all there is go on in regards to newly announced TV anime Project "Attack" is the staff credits. On the other hand, it is very intriguing team. Dead Note and Highschool of the Dead director Tetsuro Araki will helm the work at Pr...

Here's a silly, but fun poll - as well as a excuse to post a few Christmas pics. Biglobe Anime Rankings recently got six and a half thousand otaku to answer which anime heroine looks best, or would look best, in a santa suit.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

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!

The Tokyo Reporter Amy Takahashi

You can rent a Japanese boyfriend, girlfriend, an entire family…or watch the movie A film depicts the life of a professional stand-in Monthly tabloid Shukan Jitsuwa The Taboo (January) decides to delve into well-worn territory, namely the service ...

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