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February 14, 2014, 5:00 AM
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Square Enix's Shinji Hashimoto and Motomu Toriyama visited Singapore this week as part of an Asia tour to promote Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (PS3) and the upcoming English and Asian (Chinese/Korean) releases of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Re...

This year's 12th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that the stars from five more series are joining the roster of Namco Bandai Games' J-Stars Victory Vs. "team battle action" video game.

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Penguins are, without a doubt, one of the cutest animals in the world. This is not a statement that many people would even think to argue with–it's as close to an obvious truth as you can get without breaking out the math!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

VIZ Media has announced that effective April 1st, the company will transition its Neon Alley weekly episodic anime programming to the ad-supported Hulu and subscription-based Hulu Plus Video-On-Demand services.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Kamen Rider: Battride War II was revealed a couple days ago as a PlayStation 3-bound sequel, but it looks like Nintendo players won't be left behind. According to the official website, it's coming to Wii U, as well.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Tokyo Polytechnic University today reported the result of their recent research for the concept of "Cool Japan" among 1,000 Japanese people in the age of 15 to 49. One of the questions was "Who is the most representative character of 'Cool Japan'?

SGCafe Kyle Charizanis

It all started when this nice couple was interviewed after Japan was hit with an unusually large snowstorm this past weekend. It was the most snowfall Japan has seen from a single storm since 1994; Tokyo was blanketed in 8.

Siliconera Ishaan

As previously reported, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call will feature music from even more Final Fantasy games, including Final Fantasy Type-0, which was never released outside Japan. The latest issue of Jump gives us a look at Theatrhythm ...

SeventhStyle Seven

If suspicious of Terra Formars' TV announcement, well now it's official, along with the reveal of an upcoming OVA – although there's no preview material to join the big news, besides the manga itself of course.

Sega's official YouTube Channel streaming a video on Wednesday highlighting gameplay from its and ASCII Media Works' upcoming anime-based fighting game Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax. The video features gameplay from the game's eight playable chara...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Comic-Con International announced on Wednesday that the Eisner Awards judges have selected three individuals for the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame this year, as well as 14 nominees for four more inductees.

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It Atsuko Maeda has released the jacket covers and music video to her upcoming single Seventh Chord slated for release on March 5th. The Music Video for the single, directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, was shot in Vladivostok, Russia and has ti...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Namco Bandai has a Valentine's Day treat for Tekken Revolution players. Jaycee is joining the free-to-play fighter in an update that's scheduled to arrive today, so look forward to a little luchador flavor if you plan to take on some challengers t...

May'n is back in Singapore for the 8th time and the 2nd time in Indonesia. The live concert tour titled "May'n Road to 10th Anniversary Japan & World Tour 2014-2015 『dots and lines』" will be held in several countries such as Taiwan, Korea, China, ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

From the middle of last month through March 31, Tokyo's Haneda Airport is hosting a Miku Wing Shop with exclusive merchandise and a life sized statue of the vocaloid (and apparently her monster hands).


A recent video from LiveLeak shows the incredible training in small arms maneuvers that members of the South Korean National Police (KNP) SWAT go through. The KNP is responsible for most security operations within the country, including counter-te...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Director Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed, Starship Troopers Invasion, Space Pirate Captain Harlock) and producer Joseph Chou (Appleseed Ex-Machina, Halo Legends) are set to return to Ghost in the Shell creator Masamune Shirow's world of  World War III v...

Cat Tour Guides in Japan Where else than Japan do you get to have cats show you around to popular tourist destinations? Well, you won't have these cats personally guide you, but once you see these pictures you'll be too delighted to care.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the first PV narrated by Nanami Knight Braidfield (CV: Ibuki Kodo), the official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Touka Takei's popular love comedy light novel series Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara, Gaworare for short, today ...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Today's blog will be focusing on…! *Stare* <●><●> Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I see a lot of cute figures in swimsuits, but personally I've never really been related to the ocean and swimming myself.

Japanator Elliot Gay

Those of you who follow me on Twitter have probably read my tweets hyping up Sega's new crossover puzzle game, Puyo Puyo Tetris. A few folks have expressed confusion toward my excitement, going so far as to wonder if I'm just being sarcastic.

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Kahotan is currently away in Hokkaido for the 65th Sapporo Snow Festival & SNOW MIKU 2014, so I have taken over today's blog in her place! My name is Shuutarou Hirase from the planning team, and I'll be writing today's blog!

JEFusion Magnum

A sequel for last year's Kamen Rider: Battride War is revealed to be under development for a PS3 game on Dengeki Playstation issue this week. To be. . .

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Gundam Build Fighters Episode 18City warfare in mobile suits continues to be exhilarating and frightening at the same time. What They Say: The Thai champion Luang Dallara has fallen! Luang, who once fought a fierce battle with Sei and Reiji, was d...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The Japanese Government's Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications launched its official ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Twitter account on January 28, then revealed its original mascot characters fo...

  While initial public reception to the original XIV launch several years ago may have been doom and gloom, Square Enix certainly seem to have picked up a much more optimistic outlook by their decision to pretty much redo the game from its foundat...

Idolminded Thennary Nak

Recommended Jpop♂ Reading: February 12, 2014 Thennary's Picks Shounen Club 2014. 02. 05 Review – J-Everything Outside of some highlights a rather average episode. Ray's Picks Did Jin Akanishi and Meisa Kuroki had a Wedding Ceremony?

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Hajime Isayama's highly popular series Attack on Titan has proven its popularity worldwide with its mangas, dvd's, figures, dolls and other merchandise known to sell out in just mere hours. Now, fans can get to experience the real thing thanks to ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Publisher Aksys Games is on a roll in regards to Arc System Works announcements. In addition to bringing BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma to PS Vita and PlayStation 3 in North America, Aksys announced plans to localize the developer's XBlaze Code: Embry...

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