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December 18, 2012, 9:00 AM

Anne, Shota Sometani star as Yuuko & Watanuki in TV show debuting in February The premium channel WOWOW updated its official website for the live-action xxxHOLiC television program with a photograph of the two main leads in costume.

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Next summer, a Weekly Jump "theme park" is opening in Tokyo. Weekly Jump, of course, is a popular weekly manga that features iconic titles like One Piece, Dragon Ball and Naruto. The theme park will be housed in a building complex in Tokyo's Ikebu...

If you enjoy the adventures of the Black Lagoon crew but were bummed out when author Rei Hiroe put the series on hiatus in 2010 fearing that wouldn't have picked it back up, great news. In a new post on his personal blog, he has confirmed that the...

If you squinted at the scan in the last post about Project Versus J—Namco Bandai's crossover fighter that's set to celebrate Shonen Jump's 45th anniversary—you probably noticed some screens of the game in action.

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Voice actress Maria Yamamoto announced on Monday that the got married this month. Yamamoto noted that her husband is an office worker in a non-voice-acting field. Yamamoto added that she plans to continue her voice acting career at her own pace, a...

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The ESRB have published their rating for Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan. The game has received a T (Teen) rating with content descriptors like Mild Blood, Mild Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, and Mild Suggestive Themes.

Manga creator Choboraunyopomi will debut Maite wa Ikenai Rozen Maiden, a new spinoff manga based on Peach-Pit's Rozen Maiden manga, in Shueisha's Miracle Jump magazine on December 27. Like the original manga, the spinoff manga will center around R...

Namco Bandai Group announced on Monday that it will open the world's first theme park devoted to Shueisha's manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump next summer. The theme park will span 6,168 square meters (1.

US$585 tailored formal wear with US$163 dress shirt, US$56 tie, US$226 film jacket Premium Bandai, Bandai's official shopping website in Japan, began taking pre-orders for the tailored suit worn by the Straw Hat Pirates' chef Sanji in Eiichiro Oda...

Manga creator Rei Hiroe announced on Monday that he will "finally" resume his Black Lagoon manga in Shogakukan's Sunday GX magazine in January or February. The manga has been on hiatus since the middle of 2010.

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Brian Ashcraft View Profile Email Facebook Twitter RSS Project Versus J is an upcoming team battle fighting game that, so far, features Goku from Dragon Ball, Luffy from One Piece, and Toriko from Toriko.

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Square Enix sure make a lot of social and browser games these days. There’s Traveling Fairy for Mobage, Emperors SaGa for GREE, and Final Fantasy: Airborn Brigade to name just a few. Recently, Square also announced Star Galaxy.

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Capcom have announced a release date for Resident Evil 6 on PC. The PC version will be released on March 22nd, 2013 in both North America and Europe.   As per usual with Capcom’s PC titles, North America will see the game released via digital down...

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Popular idol group AKB48’s Kasai Tomomi (21) has announced her graduation from the group during the “The 2nd AKB48 Kohaku Taikou Uta Gassen” held at TOKYO DOME CITY HALL on December 17th. Kasai appeared alone in front of fans, and first thanked th...

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Capcom USA have kicked off Mega Man’s 25th anniversary celebration today with the release of Street Fighter X Mega Man, a crossover fan game developed in collaboration with the company.   As previously reported, Street Fighter X Mega Man is a free...

Tops Evangelion: 3. 0 for highest weekend box office, fastest to sell 1 million tickets Film journalist Hiroo Otaka reported on Monday that One Piece Film Z earned 1,372,050,000 yen (about US$16,339,700) this past weekend, and thus topped Evangeli...

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Namco Bandai has a crossover fighting game for Shonen Jump’s 45th anniversary. Project Versus J is a team battle game where characters fight to be the strongest Jump star.     Luffy from One Piece, Toriko from Toriko, and Goku from Dragon Ball Z a...

Love it or hate it, Sword Art Online has become one of the biggest hits in Japan in recent years with the light novel breaking sales records and the anime regularly registering at the top of the charts in terms of video sales and popularity rankings.

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Nendoroid No. 300! ! Congratulations! ヽ(゚∀゚)ノ A big thank you to all the fans too! ! On Saturday we ran the Nendoroid No. 300 Commemoration Campaign which was a great success! I think the staff are quite glad they can relax a bit now!

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Here is the full stream of the “Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters the Movie: Protect the Tokyo Enetower! [COMPLETE PACK]”. This is an uncut version of the film, which will last for 60 minutes. In “Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters the Movie: Protect the Tokyo Ene...

Magi makes top 10 chart for 2nd time Eiga Kaibutsu-kun, the 3D live-action film adaptation of Fujiko Fujio A's Kaibutsu-kun supernatural action manga starring Arashi band member Satoshi Ohno, aired on NTV on Friday, December 7 at 9:00 p.

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CyberConnect2 put all nine Jinchuriki in Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja 3 as a playable characters. There’s all of them ready to a brawl.   Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 has a few gameplay changes.

Start from no. 22, the only artist you can see are from Johnnys & AKB48 family. . :) I'm not complaining. I love both. <3It's kinda pity, HSJ is really busy with their Asia Tour & Johnnys' World, they only have 1 single for this year.

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