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The winners for the prestigious Shogakukan Manga Award's 59th edition have finally been announced with Shinobu Ohtaka's highly acclaimed Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic and Noboro Takahashi's crime manga Mogura no Uta winning big.

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The latest issue of Japanese gaming mag Famitsu is revealing a nice little collection for fans of the Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) series. The first three games are reportedly coming together on Nintendo 3DS in Ace Attorney 123: Wright Selection...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This weekend I was shopping for snacks. I picked up a bag of corn soup-flavored "Gourmet" Doritos. But that's only the tip of the iceberg. Most Doritos in Japan are typical Doritos—"Dorito-flavored," if you will.

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Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I can't believe I still haven't seen ant snow this Winter yet! There should have been some last night but it ended up as a little drizzle of rain instead! I get the feeling that this Nendoroid was respo...

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With pre-registration now open, DeNA and Mobage have posted a promo for their new Japanese Android and iOS Attack on Titan: Jiyuu e no Houkou (Roar to Freedom) smartphone game.   In the Clash of Clans like game, the survey corp must fortify towns ...

Accessories of the fan-favorites Chibiusa, Sailor Uranus, and Sailor Neptune have finally been announced! Pre-orders for the "Sailor Moon Crystal Carillon Pendant," "Sailor Moon Space Sword Pendant," and the "Sailor Moon Deep Aqua Mirror Pendant" ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Some folks have played Resident Evil 4 to death at this point, but even more shockingly, some still haven't played it at all! Another chance is coming soon, with the ultimate HD edition of Resident Evil 4 making its way to PC on February 28.

Impression Romantic Milestones Making a contract ☑ Holding hands ☑ Touching noses ☑ …Wait, what? Shichimiya Satone is a… strange girl, but that's probably to be expected of the person responsible for Yuuta's chuunibyou outbreak.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Fourth 'Pretty Rhythm' Anime Series Coming Posted by Chris Beveridge January 22, 2014 at 02:05 PM Pretty Rhythm: Aurora Dream While more and more shows do get picked up and simulcast outside of Japan every year, there are still those that don't fo...

⬈ ⬋ - + column Jan 20, 16:30 This week, lots and lots of fanservice. Exploding clothes, bath scenes, swimsuit competitions, it's there. Also, superheroes. - Ikki Tousen: Great Guardians - OniAi - Zetman column Jan 19, 15:22 David crosses an item o...

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Earlier today, Famitsu teased an upcoming project from an interview with Masahiko Tokushima of B. B. Studio and Ken Kuwahara from Namco Bandai for this week's issue of the magazine. As it turns out, they'll be working on the latest incarnation of ...

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This week's Famitsu magazine reveals Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story: Missing Link for the PlayStation 3. This series of games was last seen on the Sega Saturn and Dreamcast, and the new title is a third-person shooter using three-unit groups.

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Recommended Jpop♂ Reading: January 22, 2014 Thennary's Picks Imai Tsubasa's Joins "Burn the Floor Dance with You" for 2nd Time - JE Fandom I wonder if he and Tackey plan on doing anything together this year.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Akame ga KILL! ' Anime Teaser Site Opens Posted by Chris Beveridge January 21, 2014 at 11:31 AM Akame ga KILL! Announced just over the weekend, the official teaser site has open for Akame ga KILL! at http://akame.

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Speaking of Yuna's summoner costume in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, More! SoniComi from Nitroplus and Kadokawa Games has plenty of costumes for Super Sonico. You play as a photographer and have missions to take photos of Super Sonico.

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This week's Famitsu magazine reports that the first three Ace Attorney games—Ace Attorney, Justice for All, and Trials and Tribulations—will be part of the Ace Attorney 123: Wright Selection for Nintendo 3DS.


Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has announced that she would be holding her 21st birthday event, <ASOBINITE! ! ! KYARY PAMYU PAMYU 21st BIRTHDAY SPECIAL>, at Shinkiba ageHa. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Enlarged Picture Considering that the 20th birthday event, which took...

From the Azurer website: "Azurer, which began in Japan and spread worldwide, is a cutting-edge fashion style which consists of wearing a beard made out of adzuki beans. Currently, there are 1,720,000 azurers in Japan, and the numbers international...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Futsu no Joshikosei ga Locodol Yattemita' Anime Site Goes Live Posted by Chris Beveridge January 21, 2014 at 01:27 PM Futsu no Joshikosei ga Locodol Yattemita Announced as going into production over the weekend, the anime adaptation of Futsu no J...

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Bandai Namco Games posted the first promo video of the new Detective Conan game for the Nintendo 3DS called "Detective Conan: Phantom Rhapsody". The game will feature Conan as his solves cases with Heiji Hattori as his rival.

Comedy Central's satirical news program The Colbert Report took a few quick jabs at marijuana aficionados during their Monday night program, as well as their apparent penchant for Hayao Miyazaki movies.

SUPER☆GiRLS, an Idol group that The Japanese entertainment company Avex produces for the first time, appeared on January 19, 2014, in the event "KAWAII POP FES by @JAM in Taiwan". It was the first live in Taiwan for them and the second time to hol...

Tomomi Itano will be releasing her 5th single "little" and its track list and jacket covers has been unveiled.

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Aside from the announcement of Zeronos Zero Form and Andriod 18, this month's issue of Figure Oh magazine also revealed the upcoming release of. . .

Hunter X Hunter 2011 - 113 It's not that often I can say this with anime, but I've truly never seen anything like what Hunter X Hunter is doing right now. By my calculations something in the neighborhood of 20-25 seconds passed during the course o...

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