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September 18, 2013, 3:00 PM
Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

A potential localization for Final Fantasy Agito rumbled even more recently when Square Enix filed a trademark for the title and logo in Europe. According to producer Hajime Tabata, who spoke with US Gamer, Agito "will definitely be localized," an...

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The recent announcement of Attack On Titan spin-off comic to run in Shojo manga magazine ARIA was received with mixed emotions by some fans since it will be done by Sunaaku Gan and Suruga Hikaru and not the original author, Isoyama Hajime.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Sushi rolls that look like great works of art. Or video game characters. Or dookie or dicks. Meet Takayo Kiyota, a makizushi ("rolled sushi") artist. Makizushi is sushi wrapped in rice and seaweed. The cylindrical roll is cut, revealing the roll's...

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Hatsune Miku's appearance has been described as beautuful, angelic and doll-like. Now, Volks has unveiled their latest doll for their Dollfie Dream line and they are most certainly drawing out Miku's doll-like characteristics.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

2014 'Z/X Ignition' Anime Series Unveils Key Visual Posted by Chris Beveridge September 17, 2013 at 01:43 PM Z/X Zillions of Enemy X The official site for the anime adaptation of Z/X Zillions of enemy X has gone live for Z/X Ignition today, which ...

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Tweet Pin It Phoenix Wright is about to step back into the courtroom this October 24th, and we don't see any objections! The highly anticipated follow-up to Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, released in 2008, will finally hit the Nintendo e-Shop a wee...

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As some of you have seen in our Facebook Fan Page, actress Reiko Chiba, who previously played Ptera Ranger Mei, made an update on the supposed Kyoryu. . .

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Imagery of Madoka Magica's upcoming game gives a clear image of the game – a standard real-time RPG with added action components, like combos, time limits, and radars, to make it a feel a little less cheesy.

See 3rd Madoka Magica Anime Film's New Character in TeaserMovie opens in Japan on October 26 By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 9/17/2013 The third Madoka Magica anime movie, Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion-, ope...

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Sony Music is currently holding open auditions for aspiring artists who wants to be the next Vocaloid and anisong (anime song) artists! Called "Utakatsu! ", this open audition is open for teens up to the age 25 who are currently not signed to a re...

So far, the running tally for Hello Kitty-branded items runs the gamut from airplanes to toilet paper to dictionaries, so it's inevitable that she'd cross over into canned adult beverages. Brewed by the Taiwan Tsing Beer Company, Hello Kitty beer ...

Siliconera Spencer

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 included a DLC code that gave Naruto a Goku costume. If you want to see the opposite, Goku dressed as Sage Mode Naruto, pick up a first print copy of Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z.

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The 43rd issue of this year's Weekly Shonen Jump revealed that the old Joseph Joestar (Part III) and Lisa Lisa (Part II) are DLC characters for the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle game for the PS3!

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To commemorate the 30th anniversary of legendary anime series Macross, Good Smile Company is releasing a set of Nendoroid Petite figures featuring the heroines of Macross.   A smaller version of the cute Nendoroid figure series, the newest additio...

This year's 43rd issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Saturday that characters from the gag comedy manga Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar and Chinyūki -Tarō to Yukaina Nakama-tachi- are joining the lineup of Namco Bandai Games' J-Stars Victory...


Monster Hunter 4 Ships Over 2 Million Copies Capcom released Monster Hunter 4 in Japan last week, and in the short span of just 4 days, over 2 million copies of the game have been shipped. Capcom ealier set a target of 2.


The 3rd promo video for upcoming anime series Machine Doll wa Kizu Tsukanai is now available for viewing. The video features the OP "Anicca" by Hitomi Harada, who voices the main character, Machine-Doll Yaya.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

It rarely appears in beginner or intermediate textbooks, but spend a day with any native Japanese speaker and you'll soon realise that onomatopoeia is a vital part of the language. Utterances such as, "The rain fell like 'pssshaaaa'" and, "My hear...

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Xbox One launches in 13 territories this November, but Japan isn't one of them. Microsoft confirmed their next console will be available in Japan sometime in 2014.   Xbox One has a couple of games geared for the Japanese market like Crimson Dragon...

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One day, some unsung genius stared at the fluffy pure-white fur of their beloved cat, thought "mmm, looks just like fluffy white rice", and grabbed a red towel and a black sock to make their dream come alive.

Zelda Stained Glass Wall Decals Blik Surface Graphics now has a collection of eight stained glass removable wall decals. Each decal tells a story and features Link with a different iconic item from the Wind Waker game.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

ArcheAge, a MMORPG with more sandbox elements from Jake Song (former developer of Lineage) has launched a promotion with sci-fi anime Gargantia. For a limited time, you can buy "realistic" Amy and Ledo outfits for your avatars and buy a virtual Le...

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The Mighty No. 9, Keiji Inafune's recently announced spiritual successor to Mega Man, is headed to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii U.   The game recently hit its $2. 2 million stretch goal on Kickstarter, which was the requirement for a console re...

Japan's biggest game-related event, Tokyo Game Show 2013 (TGS), will be held for four days starting from Sept. 19. According to the schedule, the 19th and 20th, which fall on weekdays, will be Business Days, and the weekend of the 21-22 will be Pu...

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Actress Reiko Chiba (Zyuranger's Ptera Ranger Mei) updated about the status of the Kyoryuu Sentai Zyuranger special announcement she revealed weeks ago and it has something to do with Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger.

Watamote certainly hasn't lost the ability to surprise me. I must be well-conditioned, because all throughout this episode I kept waiting for the other shoe to drop, but it stayed solidly airborne.   For once there really was a light at the end of...

I'll admit, going into this I was expecting 50 Shades of Grey reverse engineered into Twilight if the later was an anime reverse harem, but that's not exactly what I got. …In a sense. This first 14-minute episode follows Yui, a girl whose dad has ...

Hikaru Yamamoto Joins Movie Taisen 2013 As previously reported, Minehiro Kinomoto, the actor of Kamen Rider Accel, would be starring in Movie Taisen 2013. However, he's not the only W cast member to return.

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The highlight for the GUNPLA EXPO SINGAPORE 2013 have been released! Meet Voice Actress, Ms. Ayumi Fujimura! This year, will for the first time see the voice actress of Gundam Unicorn's Audrey Burne, Ms.

If you are visiting Japan and looking for fun and unique gifts and books to bring back to your friends and family, you must visit Village Vanguard! They have stores throughout Japan, and they have a decently sized one in Shibuya.

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