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December 4, 2012, 2:30 PM

God of destruction confronts Goku after battle with Majin Buu in March film Toei Animation's website for next March's Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (Dragon Ball Z: Kami to Kami) film was updated on Monday with a story introduction: The story is se...

Nominees have been announced for the World Music Awards taking place December 19th. You can vote on the official website on the links provided below. WORLD'S BEST FEMALE ARTIST - Ayumi Hamasaki - Namie Amuro http://www.

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.

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!

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.

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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.

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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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Metal idol group BABYMETAL has revealed the jacket covers and track list for their single, “Ijime, Dame, Zettai“. BABYMETAL will be making their major debut with this single, which has been a popular tune since the girls started performing this so...

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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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Every year during the summer solstice, the night skies of Poland are filled with thousands of paper lanterns being released into the heavens. People write their wishes on the lanterns before sending them up into the sky in the hope that their wish...

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Generally speaking, cafes are good places to grab a cup of coffee and relax a bit, but a truly great cafe will have such delicious food and such a chill atmosphere that you can while away hours in complete contentment.

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.

This list covers sales surveyed from November 21, 2011 to November 18, 2012. Rank CoverTitle Creator Estimated Copies Sold   1 One Piece 65Eiichiro Oda 3,336,992 2 One Piece 66Eiichiro Oda 3,320,744 3 One Piece 67Eiichiro Oda 3,044,901 4 One Piece...

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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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