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December 4, 2013, 8:00 PM
Crunchyroll Scott Green

Kenji Itoso, a unit director on Satoshi Kon's unfinished Dream Machine, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund Christmas anime Santa Company. After attempting to finance it on his own, Itoso hopes to get at least $50,000 in crowd funding to c...

Siliconera Ishaan

Originally posted May 15th, 2013 on Impress Watch. Translated by SEGA. Siliconera is coordinating with SEGA to share these in-depth interviews about classic games like Sonic the Hedgehog and Altered Beast.

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Siliconera Spencer

After all of those flashbacks to other mothership Tales games, Namco Bandai's Tales of teaser site… led to another countdown. But, wait! We will actually find out what the next Tales game is on December 12.

RocketNews24 Rachel Tackett

The central police station in Nagano Prefecture is revamping its image by introducing a new pair of mascot characters. But unlike the jiggling yellow blobs and big-headed animal abstractions that we're used to seeing, these two image characters ar...

Tomino compares series to pornography, calling it "grotesque. " 72-year-old Yoshiyuki Tomino, the outspoken creator of the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, revealed in his online magazine "Tomino Ryū no Tomino" that he is not a fan of Hajime Isayama'...

RocketNews24 blaine

You better watch out. Having a credit card with Idolmaster characters plastered across the surface is good enough to get you arrested in the U. S these days. That is precisely what happened to a Japanese Twitter user's father on a recent trip to L...

Premature Lock Seeds From Helheim Forest Will be Made Into a Toy Fresh from the farm, recent toy catalog scans reveals new Lock Seed releases that will soon be ripe for the picking. Be forewarned that these Seeds represent spoilers from the show…l...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Ah, the credit card. For better or worse, it's practically essential to modern living, especially in the developed world. And with that ubiquity comes the natural tendency for less-than-savory types to try and get away with all manner of nefarious...

Idolminded Thennary Nak

Recommended Jpop♂ Reading: December 3, 2013 Thennary's Picks Tegoshi Yuuko continues on to put a shame on the female population – aramatheydidnt By now I would not be surprised if Tegoshi cross-dressed in his own free time as well.

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Madoka Magica is clearly one of the hottest anime titles around right now and it seems that even the celebrities love it. In a recent handshaking event, fans got a huge surprise when all five AKB48 members scheduled to show up during the event dre...

Anime Evo setsuken

Opinions (A-): As we near the last few episodes of the series, things are really starting to ramp up now. We even get some long overdue battle sequences, and while they are brief, they are an upgrade from what we've seen so far.

  The team at North American video game publisher Aksys Games have announced that over the next couple of days at least, they will be holding a digital download sale for a number of their titles. If you are interested in picking up any of their ba...

Take Yoshida, a writer and a friend of director Ryuhei Kitamura, told the website zakzak that the director intends to change the setting of the live-action film adaptation of Monkey Punch's Lupin III manga and anime franchise.

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

We’ve officially lost track of how many advertising campaigns Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has been a part of since her debut with 2011's PON PON PON song and video, but the results are always enjoyably strange.


Dec4 Aladdin has no idea how to read a map. I know what you are thinking! Wait Fosh is reviewing Magi this week with Kara? ! Yes I do enjoy Magi and I have been reading the manga so I kind of know where things are going, but I am just covering for...

Siliconera Spencer

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva developer Dingo is making a Persona rhythm game for PlayStation Vita. Persona 4: Dancing All Night picks up after the events in Persona 4. Rise Kujikawa leaves Inaba and goes back to becoming an idol.

Siliconera Sato

In addition to producer Naoki Yoshida's recent talks on upcoming changes to Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, the adventurers of Eorzea will be welcoming new faces when the game officially launches on PlayStation 4 in April 2014.

Riken Harima Branch's SPring-8 Angstrom Compact Free Electron Laser (SACLA) research center began streaming the "Mirai Koshi: Harima SACLA" anime short on Monday promoting the center's X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL) device, which makes it possib...

Fire Emblem: Awakening, $15 At Best Buy Wow, this is a killer deal. Fire Emblem: Awakening is only $15 at Best Buy right now if you purchase it online. I don't think I've seen this title at a lower price.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Samurai Flamenco will be continuing into the winter anime season, at which point it will be joined by the second part of Silver Spoon in the Noitamina line-up. So, rather than preparing to wind out, the anime series will be expanding its cast.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is confirmed that the 2nd season of the TV anime adaptation of Shiro's Yama no Susume/Encouragement of Climb manga is in the works. It was announced yesterday at the Yama no Susume Fan Event in Hanno-city, Saitama Prefecture, where the story of...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially announced today that the live-action film adaptation of Takatoshi Nakamura's high school soccer-themed sport manga 1/11 is in the works. The manga has been serialized in Shueisha's Jump Square magazine since May 2010 and so far se...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Right now, how terrified would you be if we told you that Shimizu Corporation, one of Japan's largest and most powerful engineering and contracting conglomerates, is in the planning stages for a project to send a team of robots to the moon in orde...

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Namco Bandai Games is streaming the latest promo video of Kuroko's Basketball: The Path to Victory game for the Nintendo 3DS. The game features an original story set before the Winter Cup tournament. Players can create their own dream teams after ...

JEFusion GekiDan

Author Eiichiro Oda's pirate adventure manga One Piece manages to prove that it's the most popular manga in Japan. Oricon recently announced that the. . .

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Kodansha streamed a preview of the Attack on Titan drama CD, which is bundled with the January issue of Bessatsu Shonen Magazine. This issue will ship in Japan on December 9. The audio drama entitled "Squad Leader VS.

NEWS On November 26, former NMB48 member and current Yoshimoto Shingeki comedy troupe member Fukumoto Aina performed her first solo live at the Dotonbori ZAZA HOUSE in Osaka. During the show, she was slapped with a harisen (slapping fan), and also...

Siliconera Ishaan

Nintendo are releasing a Nintendo 3DS XL bundle pre-installed with Mario & Luigi: Dream Team in time for the holiday season, the publisher announced this morning.   Starting today, a special silver-coloured 3DS with a Mario & Luigi design will be ...

Siliconera Ishaan

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