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March 9, 2014, 1:30 AM

Dear me, this emotional morass is just getting deeper and deeper. Uroko-sama may have detected the scent of a woman in the air this week (Hoo-ah! ) but what I'm catching more than a whiff of is impending heartbreak.

RocketNews24 Fran Wrigley

A worker pulls a passenger cart over a wooden bridge, Mount Fuji's snowy peak rising in the background. Men wear long dark robes as they catch fish from traditional Japanese boats, and women dive for pearls in the river.

CAPCOM's official YouTube channel began streaming a trailer for the Ultra Street Fighter IV update to its Super Street Fighter IV video game on Friday. The trailer introduces Rolento, one of the new characters that the update will add to the fight...

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Hiroyuki's Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to (The Comic Artist and His Assistants) manga began streaming the first promotional video on Friday.

Auditions accepted for women 30-years or older The popular AKB48 idol group is looking for a temporary member for its Papico 2014 spring campaign — and she has to be at least 30. In the above ad, members of AKB48 announce the campaign, showing tha...

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Hayao Miyazaki's retirement movie, The Wind Rises takes in yet another prestigious accolade as it wins the Japan Academy Prize's Animation of the Year award. The prestigious award was given by the Nippon Academy-shou Association for excellence in ...

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Proving that Japanese courts have no monopoly on such rulings, a US high court has ruled taking upskirt photos of women on trains is legal "because they are not nude," and because they have "no reasonable expectation of privacy" in so public a place.

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The official live-action Rurouni Kenshin website posted some new photos for the upcoming film sequels. Though it doesn't reveal much, these new photos featured some new scenes in the films & a good profile shot of Kenshin and Shishio.

Japanator Amber Hunt

Alright, can we talk about how creepy this is? A lot of people say cosplaying is the best way to take your love for a show or character to the next level. However, I think this goes beyond it. A Higurashi van.

the Raid. will release a new single titled "raison d'etre" this April. Check out more details on it!

Visual Kei band Capella will release one last album before going different ways.

IKEA Singapore recently posted a bedroom makeover video featuring a cosplayer named Frank, whose hobby was starting to clutter his space. Check out his story below, which features several of his costumes.

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The ending theme of the Heisei Rider vs. Showa Rider: Kamen Rider War feat. Super Sentai will be determined on who will win in the Heisei Riders and Showa Riders poll for the film. Mission Complete by Kamen Rider GIRLSIf the Heisei Riders win, the...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

VIZ Media announced plans to expand their Studio Ghibli Library imprint expansion with two books in the fourth quarter of the year. A Princess Mononoke art book re-release will be joined Hayao Miyazaki's early, 1980 watercolor version of the story.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Recently, My Sister Is Unusual' Live Action Film Debuts First Trailer Posted by Chris Beveridge March 7, 2014 at 03:21 PM There was much gnashing of teeth when the anime adaptation of the manga Saikin, Imouto no Yousu ga Chotto Okashii n da ga, a...

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The official site for Kyoto Animation's highly anticipated film Tamako Love Story announced on March 7 that Aya Suzaki, the voice actress who plays the protagonist character Tamako Kitashirakawa, will sing the theme song "Principle.

Nothing in fiction is quite so heartbreaking as that which is completely believable and realistic. There are definitely times where I feel as if I'm doing a series a disservice by writing about it, because an episode does such a perfect job of spe...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Along with an April 10th start date, the site for the Studio Gokumi (Kinmoza! , Saki) adaptation of RPG Atelier Escha & Logy has been updated with a new visual and character art.       Director: Yoshiaki Iwasaki Series Composition: Tatsuhiko Uraha...

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Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders is most certainly on of Spring 2014's most highly anticipated anime and Warner Anime has just released its latest PV which previews Noriaki Kakyoin. Noriaki Kakyoin and his stand, Heirophant Green will ...

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Bernama Today reported that the Ultraman: The Ultra Power comic book is banned in Malaysia as the said book is alleged to contain material that is detrimental to public order. In a statement issued by Malaysia's Home Ministry, it states that the c...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The World's Leading Digital Manga Magazine Offers Limited Time Special For Fans That Renew Or Sign Up For A New Annual Subscription San Francisco, CA, March 6, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of m...

Revolving Sushi brought to the home, in the form of the best toy ever  Many people don't know this about themselves but they have an empty space in their life reserved for something special. This is that special something.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

A complaint commonly lobbed against manga made for young men is that the main character is just a blank slate for the reader to project himself onto, allowing him to vicariously live out his fantasies.

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The full trailer for the upcoming Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary CG film had begun streaming on their official website on Friday. This popular. . .

Ijigen no Sniper film opens on April 19 with FBI agent Shuichi Akai in sniper case The website for the Detective Conan films began streaming the newest full trailer for the 18th film, Detective Conan: Ijigen no Sniper (Detective Conan: Sniper From...

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Here's a clip coming from Power Rangers Super Megaforce's 4th episode, which features the Super Megaforce Rangers transforming into the Wild Force Rangers for the first time! One thing to note about this scene is the use of original footage.

Animedia magazine has revealed word that Marvelous AQL's PSP "adventure rhythm" game Bakumatsu Rock will get an anime TV series adaptation this July. The historical fantasy pits rock & roll & pro-Westernization revolutionary Ryoma Sakamoto against...

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Here's the promo of the Kamen Rider Gaim Hyper Battle DVD entitled "The Birth of the Fresh Orange Arms". As the title suggest, this special marks the debut of the Kamen Rider Gaim Fresh Orange Arms. As seen in the promo, Kouta can't use the regula...

Japanator Ben Huber

The curious case of Goto's girlfriend. After all the insanity from last week, it's time for Hazama to take it easy. We can just sit back, relax, and enjoy the peaceful world he's helped create. No serious crimes, no violence, just an average life.

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The imminent release of Motto! Sonicomi onto the not-so moribund PS3 sees the final crop of bra-busting "D" rated previews burst into view, providing even more generously animated Super Sonico action than the anime.

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