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February 19, 2014, 3:00 PM
February 19, 2014, 3:00 PM
Japanator Elliot Gay

To say that Persona 3 changed the RPG landscape in significant ways is no overstatement. Atlus' PS2 RPG arrived late in the life cycle of the console, yet miraculously managed to find dedicated audiences on both sides of the Pacific.

The GLORIO Blog Aquagaze

Recap Mai tries to throw a big performance with all the Beat Riding teams, but none of them are willing to take part as long as Team Baron are. Meanwhile, the aforementioned Team Baron goes through some big changes and Pierre and Jonouchi hatch a ...

Killua, Ace, Hiei, Momotarō to appear in March 19 crossover fighting game The April issue of Shueisha's V Jump magazine is unveiling 52 characters from Namco Bandai Games's J-Stars Victory Vs. "team battle action" video game on Friday.

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Voice Actors are treated as celebrities in Japan with names like Yukari Tamura, Nana Mizuki, Kana Hanazawa, Aya Hirano and Mamoru Miyano all having strong fan bases and are known for selling out venues whenever they have concerts and other events.

JEFusion Magnum

Have you ever wondered how do Togashi Yoshihiro's Hunter x Hunter looks like when drawn in a less conventional style? Well, Takumi has already. . .

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Second 'Kingdom' Anime Series Gets End Date Posted by Chris Beveridge February 18, 2014 at 04:04 PM With over thirty volumes of the manga published so far and still going on, Yasuhisa Hara has created more than enough material for a lot of anime e...

Singer Leo & anime Leo co-star in live-action/anime music video for album's title song 19-year-old singer-songwriter Leo Ieiri collaborated with the Jungle Emperor (Kimba the White Lion) anime for the music video of the title song from her second ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Following last fall's announcement that Hayao Miyazaki will retire, Japanese telecom provider NTT Docomo conducted a non-scientific "Voice of the People" survey in which 8585 responded to the question of who they think will carry the banner of ani...

Siliconera Sato

The last time Atlus shared a message for their fans, it was following their acquisition by Sega last year. Since then, they've announced Persona 5, Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth and much more. This morning, following the recent events surroun...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Nintendo made a lot of fans happy when it made 2013 the Year of Luigi. The year-long celebration kicked off on February 14, 2013, and Mario mastermind Shigeru Miyamoto declared that the fun will officially end on March 18.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

With Winter Wonderfest earlier in the month, Kotobukiya posted a look at Shunya Yamashita's design illustration for their Bishoujo line figure of Street Fighter's Juri far ahead of its Q1 2015 release.

Crunchyroll Nate Ming

For those of you who don't keep up with recent video game history, Final Fantasy XIV was kind of a trainwreck. It launched in 2010 to a myriad legitimate complaints from critics and fans, and was completely taken back to the drawing board, relaunc...

Siliconera Ishaan

Atlus, developers of the Shin Megami Tensei and Persona games, have been through quite the ride these past few years. A ride that, as of this morning, has come full circle. Below is a rundown of the events to help you get caught up.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story: Missing Link now has an official release date. According to this week's issue of gaming mag Famitsu, the third-person action game hits PlayStation 3 in Japan on May 29. Fans of previous games in the series are in for...

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3 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 3 Flares × BREAKING! ! The first round of winners for this year's Seiyuu Awards have been announced! In this first wave of winners announced, the awards focus on the most expe...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Following up on the original spring release window, Tecmo Koei has Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate's new goth loli character slated for release on Japanese consoles next month. Marie Rose will make her PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 debut in the region in Ma...

RocketNews24 Jessica

A restaurant in the trendy Shimokitazawa neighborhood of Tokyo thought they would get into the spirit of Valentine's Day by offering a limited edition chocolate kakigori, a traditional Japanese snack that involves putting toppings on shaved ice.

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Mario has been teeing off since 1984 with Nintendo's Golf arcade game and 30 years later, Mario fans can now enjoy the noble game in real life with the Mario Golf Bag. Its design truly brings together the world of Mario and the game of golf as it ...

GEN's Latest Offerings Reviewed Gen Manga has recently released two exclusive English translated manga short stories, the third chapter of professional mangaka Nagumo's lighthearted drama "Let's Eat Ramen," and "One is Enough" doujinshi artist Aji...

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Voice actor Banjou Ginga (Mobile Suit Gundam's Ghiren Zabi) will succeed the late Ichiro Nagai as the voice of Chairman Netero in the Hunter x Hunter anime. Nagai passed away last month. In the anime's current story arc, the Chimera Ant Arc, Chair...

Series to premiere on Niconico February 28 The Mainchi Shimbun paper's Mantan Web began streaming a promotional video the upcoming "surreal gag 3D anime" series X Maiden on Monday. The new anime, game, and pachinko design company Lambert is develo...

「散華」 (Sange) "A Glorious Death" Coming off of last week's episode, it was all but confirmed that something bad was going to happen, and it did. Mitty meets his unfortunate demise as expected, but everything else ends up generally contrary to expec...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

A man who handcuffed a 10-year-old girl and put her in his bag with the intention of taking her home has been arrested after police singled him out from 6,000 other buyers of the same handcuffs – and as if his crime were not already heinous enough...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Forbidden Magna—the recently announced simulation RPG from Marvelous AQL and some of the folks behind the Rune Factory series—is currently in development for Nintendo 3DS. Producer Yoshifumi Hashimoto put a message on the official website saying F...

Siliconera Spencer

Take a trip to Neo-Paris and give Blanka a beatdown tomorrow. Remember Me for PlayStation and Street Fighter X Tekken for PlayStation Vita will be free for PlayStation Plus members in North America tomorrow afternoon.

TV-Nihon Subtitles Used in Super Megaforce Toy Commercial A new toy commercial for Power Rangers: Super Megaforce debuted at Toy Fair but pay very close attention to what appears in the 50 second mark.

A pretty good episode this week. It made me laugh at least. The transfer student thing is way overused, but it actually worked because they did it halfway through the series, not at the beginning, and with a robot.

Siliconera Spencer

This is our second photo report of Winter Wonder Festival 2014! We've got 174 great photos of all the cute and sexy goodness from the event! Take a look!

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Models from Shoko Nakagawa and Chiaki's talent company donned Peach John Sailor Moon-inspired intimates in a recent magazine ad campaign. Sailor Moon Sailor Mercury Sailor Mars Sailor Jupiter Sailor Venus Each 4,980-yen (US$50) Sailor Moon Complet...

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