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January 15, 2014, 12:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

You remember the last one, don't you? A movie so bad that the games' lead developer actually apologized. If you haven't wiped that from your brain, there's apparently another live-action Tekken happening.


Get Your Official Lupin III License Plate in Chiba In celebration of Lupin the Third's 60th anniversary, the city of Sakura in Chiba prefecture will be issuing Lupin III motorcycle license plates. 3,000 of these limited edition license plates woul...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Cuteness sells, even if what you're selling is recruitment for the Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) and the National Defense Academy (NDA). Since last July, the JSDF's Okayama Provincial Cooperation Office has been using three adorable mascot girls...

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While we recently learned that mayonnaise would be one of the things the world would miss if Japan were to disappear, it seems that Japan might not miss mayonnaise all that much if a recent incident is anything to go by.

Siliconera Spencer

Before Monolith Soft created Xenoblade, many of the key staff including director Tetsuya Takahashi and composer Yoko Shimomura developed Xenogears with Squaresoft.   Xenogears is a classic with an innovative create your own combo system.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Last month, Korean pop group Sistar transformed into "Sailor Star" for a commercial to promote online Korean shopping site 11st. Some aren't happy about that! Online in neighboring Japan, online commenters wondered if the online shopping site got ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Having created Cloud's iconic Buster Sword last year, master swordsmith and renowned propmaster Tony Swatton returns to Final Fantasy VII this week to try his hands at forging his take on Sephiroth's blade.

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Last week a twitter user posted a chart that they saw on morning television. The show was running a special on large-sized women and classified two types: "OK Chubby" and "NG Chubby" (No Good Chubby). Once put online many overweight twitterers fou...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Lambert, a Tokyo-based pachinko/video game design company, is now developing a 3D surreal gag anime series Xmaiden featuring bishoujo girls in space. The anime will be streamed on Nico Nico Douga for free shortly.

After months of waiting, fans of Sailor Moon now have a release date to look forward to for the latest anime. Toei Animation is has announced that Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon will be premiering in July 2014.

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Each year, Sony celebrates the New Year by giving huge discounts on some great games from the previous year. Last year, the good folks over at Playstation discounted 13 celebrated PS3 games as part of the 13 for '13 sale and this year they are tak...

Siliconera Ishaan

Next month, Tecmo Koei will publish Toukiden: The Age of Demons in North America and Europe, but the game will only feature an English-language localization, the publisher revealed via the Koei Facebook page.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Previously planned for spring, the second game based on the Magi series, Magi: The Kingdom of Magic, now has a concrete date. The Nintendo 3DS game aims to cover the Sinbad and Magnostadt arcs when it hits Japan on February 13.


Jan14 Love works in strange ways when you're in the mafia. Before I begin, I should first say that I will be doing something different for Nisekoi. Usually if I'm not familiar with the source material, I just watch the show as is.

Alternate Titles: False Love, Not Double Arts Manga Adaptation by Shaft Simulcast on Crunchyroll Premise Ichijou is the heir to a powerful Yakuza family, but all he wants is to lead a quiet, normal life and find the girl he promised to marry as a ...

Wake Up, Girls! is an original anime produced by Ordet and Tatsunoko [竜の子]. It is directed by Yamamoto Yutaka [山本 寛] (Lucky Star, Kannagi) and is written by Machida Touko [待田 堂子] (Lucky Star, IDOLM@STER, Tears to Tiara).


1/8 Yuzuriha Inori PVC [Yukata Ver. ] FREEing is back with another lovely yukata series featuring Yuzuriha Inori from the anime series Guilty Crown, as she dons a beautiful orange yukata.  In her hand she holds a fan featuring the 'EGOIST' logo.

Siliconera Spencer

Corpse Party: Blood Drive from 5pb picks up where Corpse Party: Book of Shadows left off, which was a sequel to the original Corpse Party. The story continues with Ayumi Shinozaki as the protagonist. During a Corpse Party event, 5pb gave fans a lo...

That's My Jam: Toni Braxton – Unbreak My Heart Greg January 12th, 2014 That's My Jam is a weekly feature where one person from the Selective Hearing staff goes to wax poetic about music that is pivotal to their musical tastes.

Siliconera Eugene

  At least, that's what this video is implying. It's Sengoku Basara 4 being picked up by a couple of tarento ladies as the video attempts to show us how easy the PlayStation 3 game will be, even if you just button mash.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Chuunibyou Demo Koi Ga Shitai! Ren Crunchyroll is simulcasting Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren in the USA and Canada only, which you can find here, and now ahead of the second episode we've got a few new images revealed that shows off the cast ...


「カドケス高等学校飛空科」 (Kadokesu Koto Gakko Hi Sora Ka) "Cadoques High, Aerial Division" Here we go. As training gets underway, this could be the start of something great… or one of the bigger disappoints of the season.

Noragami – 02 Filed under First Impressions, Noragami by Cherrie | 2 Comments 「雪のような」 (Yuki no Youna) "Snow-like" Noragami has taken a slower turn this second episode with the introduction of Yuki. Perhaps it's because I read really fast or I have...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Jan. 13. 2014On January 11, SKE48 held their first handshake event of the year at Port Messe Nagoya. During this event, they announced that they will release the 14th single (currently untitled) on March 19.

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