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December 21, 2012, 11:00 PM

2013's combined 4th/5th issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine is announcing on Wednesday that a new Hayate the Combat Butler television series has been green-lit for next spring on the TV Tokyo station.

Here's a goofy bit of late night fun for you. Remember how many covers Evangelion end theme "Fly Me to the Moon" got in the TV series days? Well, to my knowledge, no one ever recorded the Bart Howard standard performed on bike horns.

Part of the extras packaged in the Blu-ray releases of Chūnibyō Demo Koi ga Shitai is the "Depth of Field - Love and Hate Theater" shorts, featuring the adolescent delusional girls of the anime fighting in giant robot battles.


After all, anime wouldn’t be complete without lovely ear candy from those OPs and EDs Hello gais! It’s Miyu’s turn to join in the fun in 12 Days of Anime and can you guess what she’s going to be writing about?

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Square Enix created new artwork to promote Kingdom Hearts HD 1. 5 Remix and the image of Sora sitting on a throne with an "I’m too cool to care look" is strikingly similar to one of the key art pieces from Final Fantasy Versus XIII.

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Oricon has just revealed the results of the “2012 Oricon Yearly Ranking” for singles. Check out which single sold the most in 2012 below! === <2012 Oricon Yearly Ranking TOP 50 : Singles> 01 – “Manatsu no Sounds good!

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Kingdom Hearts HD 1. 5 Remix has a release date in Japan. Square Enix will release the PlayStation 3 compilation on March 14th, 2013.   To recap, here’s what’s included in Kingdom Hearts HD 1. 5 Remix:   Kingdom Hearts Final Mix with Japanese voic...

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FromSoftware released concept art for Dark Souls II and a nightmarish skeleton is one of the creatures players will run into. Other pieces show a character in regal looking armor. A friend, perhaps?   Dark Souls II is in development for PlayStatio...

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With 2012 coming to an end, Oricon has released their yearly ranking for “Artist Total Sales Revenue“. This ranking is based on the gross total sales of CDs (both singles and albums), DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs.


Apologies once more for late posts. I blame Mugen Souls! Mugen Souls is pretty damn entertaining. . . But that's for another post. T-MOON COMPLEX X04 is where it's at in here! I also need to start providing download links for stuff I post here.

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Shigesato Itoi, creator of the Earthbound (known as Mother in Japan) series of games and editor-in-chief of the popular Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun website, says that some sort of Earthbound return is underway.

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The latest December 2012 Toynes toy brand rankings revealed that 4 toys based from the Kamen Rider Wizard TV series are on the top 10 spot of the said list! Ranking first place is the Kamen Rider Wizard Henshin Belt DX WizarDriver, making this bel...

The Comic Natalie website began streaming the teaser trailer for the first film adaptation of Hikaru Nakamura's Saint Young Men (Saint Oniisan) manga on Friday. The anime film imagines if the Enlightened One Buddha (voiced by actor Gen Hoshino) an...

The official website for Sunrise's Valvrave the Liberator (Kakumeiki Valvrave) television anime series began streaming the anime's second television commercial on Friday. The new commercial reveals the show's main staff.

The first commercial for the Sasami-san@Ganbaranai television anime series aired in Japan on Friday. The story follows a hikikomori (shut-in) named Sasami Tsukuyomi (voiced by Kana Asumi) who is unmotivated about even changing clothes or eating.

The official website for the Magical Suite Prism Nana anime project began streaming the fourth pilot-version promotional video on Friday. There are seven videos planned. The project's website also posted an interview with director Yukihiro Miyamot...

The new run of alt-history comedy anime Gintama is returning to new content from its recent classic reruns with the January 10th commencement of the Courtesan of a Nation (Ikkoku Keisei) arc. As with some previous serious story lines, it starts wi...

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Nintendo of America is giving Fire Emblem fans a character art book as bonus if they reserve Fire Emblem: Awakening at GameStop. We should see some of No More Heroes artist Yusuke Kozaki’s work in the art book since he is the character artist for ...

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Capcom want your input regarding future endeavours in the downloadable games space. For this purpose, they’ve put up a survey for fans to take, where you can make your voice heard and let them know what you’d like to see in the way of different fr...

At the entrance, a whole array of decorated cars lined up.   This is the eighth Treasure Festa event held at Tokyo Big Sight. Compared to Wonder Festival, it’s a bit smaller and more intimate- you can really communicate deeply with the exhibitors,...

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