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November 30, 2013, 7:30 AM
Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

It's a sad day for Neverland—the developer that's handled the Rune Factory series since the beginning, including the recently released Rune Factory 4—as they cease operations. Sluggish performance due to recent changes in the business ...

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

There's something so romantic about rows of wisteria swaying in the breeze. Although you can find the purple plant in various places around the world, there are three particular spots in Japan that are home to dozens, and in some cases hundreds, o...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

But that doesn't mean it's not scary! Last month, an "unknown creature" was filmed climbing up an apartment building in Russia. You can watch it above. If you dare. And earlier this week, the video reappeared on YouTube and website Before It's New...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

There's a live-action Lupin the Third movie being made in Japan. Master thief Lupin is being played by Japanese actor Shun Oguri. Here's what is being called the first look at him in costume. The image surfaced on 2ch, Japan's largest forum, and l...

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Japanese model and actor Louis Kurihara joins the wacky cast of the upcoming Haganai live action movie and he will surely spell trouble for Kodaka, Sena, Yozora, Rika and the rest of the "Rijin-bu" or Neighbors Club.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Square Enix has a small handful of short clips for Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster, which is set to make its Japanese debut on PlayStation 3 and PS Vita on December 26. Enjoy the videos of Yuna and Lulu, as well as a quick tour of some of the envi...

Siliconera Spencer

Puzzle & Dragons maker GungHo Online Entertainment's next major RPG is Divine Gate. The game is developed by Acquire, the studio behind Akiba's Trip, and they added an interesting take on monster evolution.

Siliconera Ishaan

Sega have erected a 20th anniversary website for their Virtua Fighter series of fighting games. A blog post on the site states that it will gradually be updated with a variety of information and content pertaining to the series' history.

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"Hatsune Miku Project DIVA F 2nd" – Second Promotional Video Posted by pKjd on Nov 29, 2013 @ 2:32 am 29 Nov Earlier today, SEGA released their second promotional video for the upcoming PS3/Vita rhythm game, 「Hatsune Miku -Project DIVA- F 2nd」.

Impression: This is what I've been waiting for for the last couple episodes… my God. An amalgamation of Nagi no Asukara's most promising traits, episode 9 shows the viewer what the series is capable of and sets the scene for, what I hope will be, ...

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It is coming to the end of 2013!  And here is the Anime Festival Asia 2013 Survey!  We are asking friends from the region to help us shape a better AFA and while you are at it – stand a chance to win a NOKIA Smartphone!

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially announced that a TV anime adaptation of a web project Mahou Shoujo Taisen/Magica Wars is in the works. The TV anime, which is slated for spring 2014, is produced by acclaimed studio Gainax (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Gurren Lagann).

Ryunosuke Kamiki plays right-hand man of Makoto Shishio in next summer's seequels A photograph of Ryunosuke Kamiki as Sōjirō Seta in next summer's two live-action Rurouni Kenshin sequel films debuted on Friday.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website and Twitter account for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Touka Takei's popular love comedy light novel series Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara, Gaworare for short, are launched today.

Samurai Flamenco – 08 Filed under First Impressions, Samurai Flamenco by Cherrie | 1 Comment 「猛攻! 悪の軍団」 (Moukou! Aku no Gundan) "Fierce Attack! The Army of Evil" Continuing on from last week, I notice a common theme here – animals are being crossb...

Siliconera Eugene

Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2 is out now and this 10 minute long mega video has all 47 songs from the game in bite-sized chunks, alongside a bevy of the costumes you can change Miku and her friends into.

Japanator Elliot Gay

Since the announcement of Arc System Works' Guilty Gear Xrd, we've had character reveal after character reveal for the game. This time around we finally get our first new character announcement. His name is Bedman.

Entravity Entrav Riccardo

Time to stab. Reaching the climax. Kyoukai no Kanata Episode 9 Review Beyond the Boundary Episode 9 Review "Silver Bamboo" "Shiroganetake" (������) The mysteries of the Nase family and its adversity that is the Society of the Spirit World Warriors...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The spotlight of Nintendo's character-centric eShop sale was previously on Link and Mega Man, but now it's Mario's time to shine. A selection of the proud plumber's adventures are now on sale on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS from now until December 5.

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Sad news folks, Globecast is ceasing operations of MyGlobeTV. Because of this, the Toei Japan Channel is now cancelled. According to the message, the distribution will end on December 31, 2013. For those who don't know what is Toei Japan Channel o...

JEFusion GekiDan

The new heroes in town, the Power Rangers Super Megaforce makes their debut in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2013. Saving the world from evil, this. . .

Golden Time - 09 Thursdays this season are one big challenge for me to put my money where my mouth is. A couple podcasts back the Random Curiosity gang and I played a round-table game I'd suggested, about what the one element was that tied all our...

Question: So many American cartoons in the 80's were produced in Japan (ex: DiC shows, Mask, Thundercats, Hasbro licensed shows, etc. ) but yet these shows are never considered "true" anime because the ideas and character designs came from the West.


figma 211 – Nishizumi Miho Max Factory has started preorders of figma Nishizumi Miho from the series Girls und Panzer. Figure: figma Nishizumi Miho Manufacturer: Max FactoryScale: Non (Approximately 125 mm) Release Date: April 2014 Retail Price: 4...

  Just a few short days after a Playstation 3 release for Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold was confirmed, the Midnight Channel anime sequence for the game has been shared. Similar to the one present in Persona 4 Arena, this anime cutscene ...

  Almost three years after originally launching on the Playstation 3 in Japan, Nippon Ichi Software are set to launch their Playstation Vita port Disgaea 4 Return on the 30th January 2014. Similar to their release of Disgaea 3 Return, this port is...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

35-year-old Toshiyuki Itakura is a member of the comedy duo "Impulse" and has been known as a deep Gundam otaku. He also has written two hardboiled novels as a novelist; "Trigger" in 2009 and "Arijigoku" (doodlebug) in 2012.

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