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December 11, 2012, 6:00 PM
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Jakarta, Indonesia-based sister group JKT48 members Takajo Aki and Nakagawa Haruka are set to make their JKT48 stage debut on December 26th. On December 9th, Takajo and Nakagawa appeared on one of Indonesia’s most popular music programs, RCTI’s “d...

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The plot of the 37th entry of the Super Sentai series, Juuden Sentai Kyoryuger is finally revealed! The plot was revealed in the series' official toy catalog. Long ago, in the time of the dinosaurs, the earth was invaded by forces from outer space.

According to Hanteo, Super Junior has sold the most physical CDs in 2012, selling 177,718 copies of their album "Sexy, Free & Single". This is the 3rd year in a row that Super Junior has had the best selling album in terms of physical sales.

A week after Skyfall usurped Evangelion 3. 0 at the top of the Japanese box office, Bond has been beaten by the latest Kamen Rider flick. For the weekend of December 8th/9th, Eva fell to #4 behind Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Wizard & Fourze: Movie W...

With preorders opening for the figure tomorrow, Good Smile Company's Mika-tan Blog has posted an extensive preview of the upcoming super deformed Nendoroid figure of Sword Art Online's Kirito.   With Mika-tan commentary.

Takarajimasha Inc. shipped the 2013 edition of the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! guidebook on Monday with its list of the top titles in four categories. The lists are the result of surveys conducted among professionals in the fields of manga and publishing.

The Pokémon Company, the company responsible for handling the Pokémon franchise around the world, has officially released its Pokédex iOS app in English after launching the app last month in Japan. The base version of the app is now available via ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Just look at Jabba! He's so cute. And George Washington. And Bismarck. All of them are just adorable with those big Japanese anime eyes. This fall, Tumblr site The Kawaii Project started getting attention online for its series of "cuted up" photos...

AKB48's "Eien Pressure" Sells Over 1 Million Copies, Continues Record-Breaking Streak music posted by Aysohmay 23 minutes ago   ·   1 comment AKB48's latest single "Eien Pressure" has sold 1,073,000 copies in its first week of sales, becoming the ...

Ayumi Hamasaki Reveals "A CLASSICAL" Track List & Cover album-release posted by Aysohmay 1 hour ago   ·   2 comments The track list and cover for Ayumi Hamasaki's upcoming compilation album "A CLASSICAL" has been revealed.

Siliconera Ishaan

In Japan, Capcom recently released an anime-esque spin-off of their Lost Planet series, titled E. X. Troopers, released on the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation 3. A 4-player co-op shooter featuring manga-style cutscenes, E.

The 59th volume of Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto manga ranked at #7 on Nielsen BookScan's list of top 20 graphic novels in American bookstores for November. Other manga top-sellers include Naoko Takeuchi's Sailor Moon volume 8 at #9, Akihisa Ikeda's ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

PSY is sitting on top of the world. His song Gangnam Style is about to log its one billionth view, and PSY is performing in Washington D. C. in front of the President. Everything is going well for PSY, except one thing: his anti Anti-American prot...

Siliconera Ishaan

Subscribers to Sony’s PlayStation Plus service have another free game to look forward to on the PlayStation 3—Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition.   Also available to PS Plus subscribers will be Rochard, a downloadable puzzle-platformer.

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A recently published collection of illustrations turning some of history’s most odious dictators into cute and sexy moe bishoujo has been pre-emptively slammed by the Japanese themselves for its historical insensitivity… The mook (“magazine/book”)...

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BoA to release her first Japanese single in two and a half years by ustar on December 10, 2012 at 12:13 pm BoA has announced that she will be releasing a new Japanese single next year! This will be her first Japanese single in about two and a half...

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Movie Walker Plus announces the top 10 films for the Japan Box Office weekend of December 8th-9th, and topping the list is the latest installment of the annual Kamen Rider team-up film, “Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Wizard & Fourze: Movie War ULTIMAT...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

One Piece fans the world over will have no doubt lost count of the number of times they’ve seen Monkey D. Luffy chomping on a big hunk of meat. Keen food fans that the RocketNews24 writers are, we can’t help but feel a little peckish every time we...

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Kamen Rider Ultimatum Slams Into Number One Place On Opening Weekend Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Wizard & Fourze: Movie War Ultimatum opened this weekend in Japan to great success, landing the the number one place, dethroning 007 Skyfall off the top.

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