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January 21, 2014, 11:00 PM
January 21, 2014, 11:00 PM
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Namco Bandai Games began streaming the fourth promotional video for its J-Stars Victory Vs. "team battle action" video game on Tuesday. The 158-second video features the new theme song "Fighting Stars.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Just don't pull of a Spinning Bird kick, m'kay? Previously, Kotaku reported that in Japan, you can dress up as whatever when you take your driver's license photo—just as long as you are not wearing a hat.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Last week brought the announcement of four additions to Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution's playable roster. The Second Tsuchikage, Third Raikage, Second Mizukage, and Fourth Kazekage are joining the lineup, and Namco Bandai has a ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

One Piece Episode 629 It's time to set sail for Dressrosa. What They Say: The world is in shock from Doflamingo's sudden resignation from the Seven Warlords. In the midst of all this, Law gives him information about the location and conditions for...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Namco Bandai Games has added a new two and a half minute trailer for the new Magi game on the 3DS system with Magi: Aratanaru Sekai, which also spends some of its time showing off a bit of DLC content as well that's coming out on January 29th for ...

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

Live-action adaptations of your favorite anime series are sometimes painful to watch. On rare occasions, they're actually pretty decent, even though stories with supernatural or sci-fi elements tend to be especially difficult to reproduce faithful...

Sentai Filmworks Adds Magical Warfare AnimeSeries to hit digital and home video By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 1/21/2014 The latest anime addition from Sentai Filmworks is Magical Warfare.

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Crunchyroll’s growing selection of manga gains two new additions today as “Okitenemuru” and “Star Light Woman”, both from Japanese publisher Futabasha, are now available for your reading pleasure at Crunchyroll Manga.

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

Tweet Pin It Netizens around Japan have made the call… it's time to push Heavy Rotation into the record books. In an effort to celebrate Yuko Oshima's decision to graduate from AKB48 this year, fans haven taken the call to make the Heavy Rotation ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Akame ga KILL! ' Manga Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge January 20, 2014 at 01:26 PM Akame ga KILL! Another manga series is getting the anime adaptation as Akame ga KILL! is the latest to get the announcement.

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

Without a doubt, the word "geisha" is one that even those who know little to nothing about Japanese culture are familiar with. Written with the kanji characters 芸 meaning "art" and 者 which represents "person", geisha are masters of traditional dan...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

5pb. announced a delay for Corpse Party: Blood Drive back in October, scheduling the Vita sequel for sometime in 2014. Hopefully we'll be seeing its arrival on PS Vita in Japan soon, because the official website is now open.

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With Capcom already celebrating its 30th Anniversary, Banpresto has announced their collaboration with the gaming giant and joins in on the celebrations with the Capcom 30th Anniversary Ichiban Kuji lottery.

Japanator Pedro Cortes

According to a list published by Japanese economic magazine Toyo Keizai, Namco Bandai is the most powerful video game company of the last year. The list grades companies based on their growth, profitability, safety and scale, then ranks them accor...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Not sure why companies in Japan keep insisting on this kind of imagery, but they do. And this time, it's not just a Japanese company. As noted by websites Japan Probe and Debito, ANA's new commercial features imagery that some non-Japanese residen...

Six years ago, the rebellion that led and won the Wind Revolution turned Balsteros Empire to a Republic. The rebellion was made out of the people of Balsteros Empire, who as Karl had described to be very cold towards his family.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Bad news for fans of the Rune Factory series in Europe: MarvelousAQL's EU branch issued a statement to Eurogamer announcing that the European release of Rune Factory 4 has been canceled. The simulation/RPG was originally set to hit 3DS in Europe t...

Noragami - 03 Shinto is breaking out all over. A recurring theme among the new offerings this season has been the big fluctuations in quality from episode to episode, but Noragami is definitely the most consistent show of the season for me (at lea...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

「笑顔の守り人」 (Egao no Mamoribito) "The Protector of Smiles" As good as last week's episode was, getting its best character back really makes a difference for Nagi no Asukara. Note: Kairi's internet is being an "S" at the moment so I'm filling in this ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

PlayStation 3 port/enchanced "love communication" adventure/photography game Motto! SoniComi (aka More Communication With Sonico) is set to be released in Japan on March 20th. New videos show what that PS3 hardware can do with a Super Sonico model...

Since you're reading our kinda geeky site about Japanese and Asian news and pop culture, we think it's safe to assume you agree with us that cosplay is pretty cool and fun to look at, but it's also natural to be slightly dubious that cosplaying co...

Selective Hearing's News Roundup Greg January 20th, 2014 NEWS AAA's new song Wake up! will be used as the new theme song for the anime ONE PIECE (Fuji TV) starting on January 19. AAA will also be the PR ambassador for the 15th anniversary of ONE P...

Siliconera Spencer

Tecmo Koei is bringing Atelier Ayesha to PlayStation Vita and like the other "plus" games Atelier Ayesha Plus includes new costumes.     Atelier Ayesha Plus comes out on March 27. The limited edition version includes a mini crystal paperweight as ...

Sano Gaku (Kazuraba Kouta/Kamen Rider Gaim) and Kobayashi Yutaka (Kumon Kaito/Kamen Rider Baron) talk about hanging out, what rivalry means, and what they'd like to see in the show in this interview from S.

Space Dandy - 03 Whatever they're putting in the water over at BONES these days, I wish they'd sell it at the local kusuri-ya. I think it's in the very nature of what Space Dandy is trying to do that it's going to be somewhat hit-and-miss.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sengoku Basara Fans of Sengoku Basara are set for some more fun in that particular story universe as at the Sengoku Basara 4 Basara Festival 2014 ~Party of the New Year~ event this weekend, CAPCOM announced that in addition to the game out this ye...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Strange+ Episode 2 Protecting a wealthy high school girl isn't all it's cracked up to be. What They Say: Kou comes to a certain city, in search of his older brother Takumi, who ran away from home and disappeared.

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