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December 18, 2013, 5:30 PM
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Fresh off Hayao Miyazaki's final anime movie The Wind Rises being nominated for the "Best Foreign Language Film" Golden Globe, actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt commented to USA and social media about voicing plane designer Jiro Horikoshi in the English ...

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Everybody's favorite alien bookworm from The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya will finally be having her own spin-off anime… but it will be one based on her alternate dimension self (a regular girl) introduced during the events on "The Disappearance ...

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All thanks to Funaroboard, here will be our first look at summaries for the upcoming first 15 episodes of Power Rangers Super Megaforce. The season. . .

The advertising obi found on new copies of the fifth volume of Yume Mizusawa's light novel series Ore, Twin Tail ni Narimasu (I, Will Become a Twin Tail) will receive an anime adaptation. The satirical action comedy stars a teen boy obsessed with ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Back in January of 2013, during their upfront presentation to the industry, Cartoon Network announced plans for a new Power Puff Girls special, with a new look Beatles legend Ringo Starr and without Craig McCracken.

The Fandom Post Mark Thomas

Aria Season 1 Litebox Living the life of a gondolier on Mars never seemed so fun. What They Say: Akari Mizunashi, at the age of 15, has left everything behind to travel to a sparkling planet covered in water, Aqua.

With another season and a new year of Glorio Blogging ahead of us, it's time for a fresh batch of anime to help us through the cold Winter months. The delightfully goofy Space Dandy has certainly grabbed a lot of attention with its creative pedigr...

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The first new playable character designed by Masashi Kishimoto for Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution is finally revealed. This new character is no other than Mecha Naruto! Mecha Naruto has three modes: the normal Mecha Naruto, Kyub...

  Aniplex of America have today announced the launch of their Aniplex Special Store. This store is set to over the coming months, give anime fans the option to purchase items that would otherwise not usually be available to them from series that t...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Kadokawa Anime channel on YouTube has posted a 15-second TV CM and 1-minitue 40-second promotional video for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Morohe Yoshida's love-comedy manga Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha.

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When Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution comes out for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles next year, it will not only feature over 100 playable characters from the entire Naruto manga and anime series, but also a brand new chara...

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「コウシンカイシ×デ×コウドウカイシ」 (Koushinkanishi x de x Koudoukaishi) "Taking Stock x And x Taking Action" I don't want to say that episode was tense, but if my phone had rang my upstairs neighbor would have seen something like this… As arcs go, "Chimera Ant" ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official site for the upcoming TV anime Future Card Buddyfight added two new promotional videos yesterday, a 30-second TV CM and 8-minute long PV to introduce the theme songs and main characters with their partner monsters.

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o Bandai teased a new Digimon game and Jump just revealed the title. Digimon Story is in development for PlayStation Vita and is slated for release in 2015. The game is a training RPG set in the near future and a picture shows the protagonist in t...

Story of girl with supernatural sight & mysterious pink creature Pō-chan On Monday, anime studio AIC began streaming a promotional video to promote the Friday premiere of the horror comedy television anime Pupipō!

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The Cloud Strife costume is a pre-order bonus, but you will still be able to get the costume for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. On December 17, Square Enix will sell Final Fantasy Legendary Collection costumes in Japan.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Earlier today Nintendo announced plans for a new Nintendo Direct presentation set for tomorrow, December 18. This time around the video will focus on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS software that's set to launch through spring 2014.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Japanese role-playing game Persona 3 is coming to the Tokyo stage. Here's a first look at the cast members in full Persona 3 garb. As JetFusion notes, the stage play is called Persona 3: The Weird Masquerade ~The Blue Awakening~ and opens next Jan...

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One day while I was playing Pokémon in my parent's basement, my uncle Sam came down and asked me to help him. He handed me a Womédex (a smartphone loaded with online dating apps) and a set of Woméballs (tennis balls painted red and white) and told...

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

Japanese food, called washoku in Japan, has just been registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, but you didn't need an official declaration to know that sushi and tempura are absolutely delicious.

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TV Tokyo just launched the official website of the next Yu-Gi-Oh! TV anime series entitled "Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V". Just like the past shows, the series will feature a new protagonist and of course, new cards!

Cardfight! ! Vanguard Movie on the way! Bushiroad's popular Trading Card Game, already with a successful Anime and popular Live Action TV Special featuring Daigo of the J-Rock band Breakerz, is set to hit the big screen in a planned Double Feature!

The Mainichi Shimbun newspaper reported on Monday that 36-year-old Hirofumi Watanabe, the suspect arrested in the Kuroko's Basketball threat letter case, told police, "I was jealous about [Tadatoshi Fujimaki's] success.

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Click For Larger We've had site updates and key visual pieces revealed recently for the Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai!  second season which will premiere on January 9th in Japan. Now we're getting our first look at the first commercial for the ser...

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Nendoroid Uno Uzume from the anime series Fantasista Doll has been previewed by Kahotan and has been available for pre-order since last week. "Reveal your true form to me now! " From the anime series 'Fantasista Doll' comes a Nendoroid of Uzume Un...

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Spring's Date a Live anime ended with the announcement of a second season of the light novel adaptation. Well timed for the new, ninth book, "Natsumi Change," and OVA 13th episode, the official anime site has been updated with news that the second...

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Tweet Pin It The 10th generation members of Morning Musume were put on the hot seat when press asked them about their thoughts on the recent name change to Morning Musume '14 starting in less than two weeks.

On top of the singles charts are the idols of AKB48 with their 34th single Suzukake no kinomichi de 'Kimi no Hohoemi wo Yume ni Miru' to itteshimattara bokutachi no kankei wa do kawatte shimaunoka, bokunari ni nannichika kangaeta uedeno yaya kihaz...

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Medicom is turning Japanese idol Shoko Nakagawa, better known as Shokotan into one of their Real Action Heroes or RAH figures. The figure is based on her role as Yumeko Aikawa or Dame-ko in the Tokusatsu movie Nuigurumaa Z.


Today's Japan Photo: Washinokamihama Christmas Lights For Today's Japan Photo, we take a look at the beautiful Christmas lights in the Washinokamihama district of Miyagi Prefecture Onagawa which was affected by the tsunami of the Great East Japan ...

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