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October 2, 2013, 1:00 PM
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Location of the club in Gion (Sankei)TOKYO (TR) – A probe into fake marriages in June has lead investigators to a case of industrial espionage involving technology companies and a high-end hostess club in Kyoto's Gion district that employed Chines...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Spotlighting everything from anime studio Madhouse's work to the ability to switch background music, Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl's full trailer celebrates the RPG's North American launch.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Anyone bubbling with excitement for Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies should probably stop what they're doing (but stay with us! ) and download the demo from the 3DS eShop right now. Even if you've already done so, you'll want to see w...

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

Remember back in high school when you'd opened up your textbook to find George Washington picking his nose and Joseph Stalin with a peg leg and eye patch. It was enough to make you bow down and thank the graffiti gods for giving you a much needed ...

RocketNews24 Rachel Tackett

Hisashi Fukushima, a 44-year-old man from Hidaka City, was born with a serious learning impediment, but this handicap has in no way gotten the better of him. This truly gifted individual is an awe-inspiring artist with an unbridled passion for the...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Last weekend's release of the November issue of monthly shoujo manga magazine Aria featured a prologue of the Levi-centric Attack on Titan prequel Kuinaki Sentaku (A Choice With No Regrets) from Gan Sunaaku and Hikaru Suruga.

Kamen Rider Faiz Coming to BluRay in 2014 10 years ago Kamen Rider Faiz was born. To celebrate the occasion, Toei has announced the release of this series on BluRay. Now you can witness Inui Takumi  battle against the Orphenochs in stunning HD!

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

Have a hankering for some yakiniku (grilled meat) but don't have enough money? Just supplement your meal with scented air. That's what one Japanese company is suggesting with their new Hana Yakiniku, or "Nose Grilled Meat" system.

Shueisha has announced the launch of a new shounen franchise titled "Hamatora. " The "mystery x battle entertainment" franchise will debut in November as a manga written by Yukinori Kitajima (Senran Kagura, Layton-Kyouji vs.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

In the Japanese edition of this week's Nintendo Direct features a new gameplay video for the upcoming Attack on Titan: Humanity's Last Wings game for the Nintendo 3DS. The game has a story mode wherein players can experience the story from the pop...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Don’t blink! Or you’ll miss yet another new anime announcement for fall 2013 from Crunchyoll. Starting tomorrow, Wed/2, a new series from Kyoto Animation, Beyond the Boundary, begins streaming.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

A new Kirby game was announced for 3DS during this morning's Nintendo Direct presentation, and all is right with the world once more. See what's in store for the deadly pink puff—which mostly looks like business as usual compared to some of ...

Miss Monochrome The Animation – 01 Filed under First Impressions, Series Introduction, Snapshots by Zanibas | 0 Comments 「#01 FALL」 LIDEN FILMS, with Aiura and Senyuu. behind them, have a reasonably good track record when it comes to adapting shor...


Mighty No. 9 Gets PS4, Xbox One, Vita, 3DS Release If you heard of Mighty No. 9, you should be thrilled as the Kickstarter campaign has garnered approximately $3,400,000, which is sufficient funding for a release on the PS4, Xbox One, PS Vita and ...

The waiting has come to an end: the GazettE revealed details on their upcoming album "BEAUTIFUL DEFORMITY" that is scheduled to be released in October.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In Wacom's latest live-drawing video, Toradora, High School of the Dead and Anohana character designer/animation director Masayoshi Tanaka demonstrates use of the Cintiq 24HD touch. And speaking of art process videos, manga magazine a “Shota...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

In a joint interview with fellow manga author Hiroki Endo (All-Rounder Meguru), Attack on Titan manga creator Hajime Isayama revealed in the Gong Kakutogi magazine his plans on when he will end his popular manga series.

SGCafe Zenko

It's only fitting that the opening for the 2nd season of Valvrave be a second collaboration between T. M. Revolution and Nana Mizuki (they're coming to Singapore in November! ). Now, the album cover art and package details for the new single has b...

Siliconera Ishaan

Idea Factory, the company behind Hakuoki and Hyperdimension Neptunia, have opened an international branch, named Idea Factory International, Inc. , which is based in California.   "As it increases the volume of various content it wishes to make av...

Siliconera Ishaan

  Bravely Default will released in Europe on December 6th, Nintendo announced this morning during a Nintendo Direct presentation. Meanwhile, North America will get the game sometime during the first quarter of 2014.

Japanator Karen Mead

When I saw that Youtube user Evan MacIsaac was attempting to do video reviews of all 200 Sailor Moon TV episodes, I thought "heh, good luck with that. " Then I noticed that he's up to Episode 198, and now I feel like a totally inadequate Sailor Mo...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Set for release on October 29th, Kodansha Comics is showing off the arrival of the material in their office today for Attack on Titan 8, which is currently 40% off on Amazon and is likely to get a lot of people checking out.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Nintendo had quite a few 3DS and Wii U games to cover in this morning's Nintendo Direct presentation, and they busted out release dates and trailers for a bunch of 'em. Super Mario 3D World got the full treatment, with word that the platformer is ...

SGCafe spartanchef

Now you can hunt giant alien monsters and be an idol at the same time as Idolm@ster Million Live costumes will become available for the lovely Alisa Amiella.  This special costume will only be available if you pre order the God Eater 2 PS Vita or ...

SGCafe spartanchef

The cast of popular anime and light novel series OreImo know who they are cheering for in Japan's Pacific League baseball, and it's the Chiba Lotte Marines. This special collaboration between the anime and the baseball team has been planned for Oc...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster
Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

This week sees the arrival of the intriguing PlayStation 3 game rain, which we've covered quite a bit here. As of tomorrow it officially hits PSN, and you can catch one last preview in the launch trailer below.

Ask John: Why do So Many Lighthearted Anime Turn Serious? Question: I finished watch eight episodes of Stella Women's Academy High School Division Class C3. I heard the original manga was a comedy/slice of life, but so far the tone of the anime we...

JEFusion GekiDan

The official website for the upcoming Pocket Monsters: The Origin anime special reveals three new addition voice cast. Follow Red as he travels. . .

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Tokyo Ravens' Anime Debuts Second Promo Posted by Chris Beveridge September 30, 2013 at 03:49 PM Tokyo Ravens With a few promos and commercials having debuted previously, a new two minute promo has been released for the October 9th debut of Tokyo...

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