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December 10, 2012, 5:00 PM
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Power Rangers Megaforce, the show that marks the 20th Anniversary of the Power Rangers franchise is said to surprise fans and it did as it was confirmed that the show will reuse the Goseiger suits for its 2nd season!

Anime is a business that loves to repeat and refine its successes. The result is that there are some pretty overused models for anime series. A recent Biglobe Anime Ranking asked Japanese readers to anime which they're most tired of.

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This month’s first Shounen Club (ザ少年倶楽部 – the Boys/Youth Club) kicks off with Jinguji Yuta-kun welcoming the audience and the juniors performing “WANNA BEEEE! ! ! ” from Kis-My-Ft2. The Double Yuta team (Jinguji, Kishi, Iwahashi, Haniuda, Takahash...

Back in September it was announced that G4—a network which originally catered specifically to gamers before branching out into a broader demographic (read: COPS and Cheaters)—would be rebranding to cater to an older crowd.

The Japanese Red Cross Society announced today that they will start a new blood donation campaign featuring popular anime series Naruto Shippuden at all of the donation rooms in the Kanto and Koshinetsu area on December 22nd.

The Digimon Adventure RPG is set to span the complete 1999 anime series episode by episode—including the Our War Game movie, original sub-episode quests, and more—when it hits PSP in Japan on January 17, 2013.

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Above is the official pamphlet for the upcoming 37th Super Sentai series, Juuden Sentai Kyoryuger (獣電戦隊キョウリュウジャー), that was revealed (and leaked) to toy distributors last December 6th. Kyoryuger transforms using the GabRevolver, by inserting the B...

Update 10 Dec 2012: Restock order starts today! Guess who’s coming over to play? December restock order starts: 10 December 2012, 3 pm Japanese time (Shipped in January 2013) Restock Shop Link: http://giftshop.

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Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Mega Man game franchise, Capcom will be officially releasing the “Street Fighter X Mega Man” fan-made PC game for FREE! The "Blue Bomber" fights new enemies and acquires new powers based on the Street Fighte...

KARA will be getting their first TV anime The anime, tentatively titled ‘Kara The Animation’, is scheduled to air next spring. KARA will be voicing their own characters and there will be an episode for each member, for a total of five.

I keep saying this over and over, but only because it’s true. In an era where Japan’s population of idol groups threatens to reach market saturation, you need a serious gimmick to help stand out from the pack.

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On December 8th, idol group AKB48 held their 7th anniversary concert at AKB48 Theater in Akihabara. AKB48 general manager Takahashi Minami placed the group’s 7th ribbon onto the two pillars of AKB48 Theater.

Here are the pictures of cosplay taken during EOY.

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Valve are getting ready to roll out Steam-enabled PCs that you can hook up to your TV next year, company founder, Gabe Newell, shared with Kotaku during a recent interview.   These PCs, according to Newell, won’t be as open-source or malleable as ...

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Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney, Level 5 and Capcom’s crossover tale featuring characters from both series, hasn’t done well, either by Professor Layton standards or Ace Attorney standards.   As we reported earlier in the week, the game sold 128...


Not that you didn’t know it already, but Hippo team is badass. They’ll play a role in a key situation in the near future, no doubt. Some shows are pretty consistent in quality, while others are is very good at some things but mediocre at others.

Spike TV's Video Game Awards shows trailer with clues to Kojima, Ogre, MGS5 A "Phantom Pain" trailer revealed a new project during Spike TV's Video Game Awards on Friday. The listed company "Moby Dick Studio" describes itself as being "founded by ...

Namco Bandai Games began streaming "Myōe, Bōzu Kaku Katariki," the fourth episode from the second batch of Kyousogiga anime episodes, on Saturday. Unlike the previous episodes in the second batch, this new one is over 12 minutes long.

Marvel completists, take note! The new Japanese trailer for the upcoming Iron Man 3 offers some tantalizing new footage not seen in the US version. While the original preview offered views of the villainous Mandarin and more and varied action scen...

On December 7th in Aoyama was held the funeral of actress Mori Mitsuko (92) who passed away on November 10th due to heart failure and pneumonia. More than 1,000 celebrities attended the ceremony plus 1,300 general people, making a total of 2,300 p...

In honor of the 25th anniversary of Mega Man, or Rockman as he's known in Japan, a Sound Holic album will present the music of the game series rearranged in Jazz, Rock and Dance styles. Ahead of the Rockman Holic's December 19th release, music lab...

Shinichiro Shirakura as Producer for the Second Superhero Taisen Shinichiro Shirakura, who directed the first Superhero Taisen, confirms himself as the producer for the upcoming Superhero Taisen 2 through his twitter.

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