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December 16, 2013, 7:30 PM

36-year old man arrested for obstructing business, says "I'm sorry. I've lost" The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department's 1st Investigation Section arrested a 36-year old man, suspected to be the culprit in the threatening letters sent to convenie...

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Oricon, a data compiling company specializing in providing data for the Japanese music/book industry, yesterday announced the sales ranking of the 2013 top-selling singles and albums in Japan, which was compiled between December 10, 2012 and Decem...

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Following the announcement in October, the official title for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of KOEI Tecmo Games' dating simulation game for girls Kin-iro no Corda 3/La Corda D'Oro 3 was announced at the "Neo Romance 20th Anniversary Eve" event ...

Diago, Aichi, Kai star in hybrid live-action/anime film next fall; 2nd 3DS game outlined The "Cardfight! ! Vanguard Special Conference" event announced on Monday that Bushiroad's mixed-media franchise is inspiring a hybrid live-action/anime film n...

The official website for the live-action film adaptation of Monkey Punch's Lupin III manga announced on Saturday that the movie will open in theaters in Japan on August 30, 2014. The movie began filming on October 3.

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From the Airsoft-based anime Stella Women's Academy C3-bu comes Wave's newest Beach Queen, the feisty and competitive Yura Yamato. This 1/10 scale PVC figure measures in at approximately 120mm and is sculpted by b-full.

First the singer had announced the release of one new single titled "P. S I LOVE U" but now it has been revealed that there will be five more releases!

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Avex's official YouTube channel posted a short version of hitomi's latest single called "TEPPEN STAR", the theme song of Kamen Rider Gaim & Wizard: The Fateful Sengoku Movie Battle. Bits of the song can be heard in the latest promos for the film.

The second issue of 2014 of Shueisha's Grand Jump magazine is announcing on Wednesday that Yōichi Takahashi will begin a new Captain Tsubasa manga titled Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun in the magazine's third issue, which is scheduled to ship in Japa...

Welcoming their 15 years anniversary in 2014 since formation and debut, popular group Arashi will perform a special medley live consisting of 15 songs on Arashi ni Shiyagare broadcasted on 2014 New Year's Day (21:00 NTV).

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Death Note is one of the most celebrated manga series in history and that very classic piece of Japanese manga is getting adapted into a stage musical for the first time in history. The hit manga by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata has so far had an...

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The PC version of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is still coming—in fact, it should be available any day now, say members of Kojima Productions.   During the latest episode of Kojima Productions Alert (via: Metal Gear Informer) Kojima Productions ...

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To celebrate Madoka Magica's recent box office success, a special art book was distributed in limited quantities to people watching the Madoka Magica: The Rebellion Story movie in Japan starting yesterday, December 14, 2014.

Kyoukai no Kanata – 11 Filed under First Impressions, Kyoukai no Kanata by Cherrie | 0 Comments 「黒の世界」 (Kuro no Sekai) "Black World" That ending was beautiful. I am a huge fangirl when it comes to insert songs; especially at the end when the viewe...

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It is officially confirmed that the feature film of the Space Brothers anime series is scheduled to be released in Japan in summer 2014. The screenplay of the film is newly written by the original manga creator Chuya Koyama.

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Just a few days ago we posted about Corpse Party: Book of Shadows making its way to iOS devices in Japan. Now there's a concrete date to go along with it, with 5pb. 's sequel to the original horror adventure set for December 17.

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Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 2 are going to be leaving the Xbox Live and PlayStation Network stores, Capcom have announced, recommending that you grab the two games while you can if you still want them.

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Dec. 15. 2013On December 15, AKB48's members made appearance at the event titled "Go Global Japan Expo" held at Waseda University as a part of the campaign "Tobitate! Ryugaku JAPAN (Go Study Abroad JAPAN)" hosted by Ministry of Education, Culture,...

Hardly a month has passed since the premier of the first Persona 3 movie (called Spring of Birth), and now, the second movie has been announced. HUZZAH! It is titled Midsummer Knight's Dream, and my guess would be that it is a continuation of the ...

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Opinions (A+): Its a really bittersweet moment, as we get the big moment that's supposed to serve as the payoff to all the investment we as viewers have put into this series. Its not a moment that disappoints at all, and yet the wealth of emotion ...

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Dear Diary, Perhaps it is time to up and say that all this fighting and stripping might represent a shift in personal priorities. Not so much in the minds of those behind Kill la Kill per sé, but rather in my own.

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Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Gaim's 11th episode entitled "The Truth About the Christmas Games". The battle in the Helheim Forest continues to become more intense as Armored Rider Zangetsu enters the battle.

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The next Pokémon film is finally announced! To be entitled Pocket Monster XY: Hakai no Mayu (Pokémon XY: Cocoon of Destruction), the film will. . .

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