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December 29, 2012, 12:00 AM
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2013's seventh issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine is announcing next month that Hiromu Arakawa's Silver Spoon manga is being adapted into a television anime. Arakawa launched this manga about a boy's life in an agricultural school...

Nekomonogatari (Black) finds Koyomi Araragi run over by a car, dealing with vampires and contending with possessed class rep Tsubasa Hanekawa over the Golden Week holidays. This latest anime adaptation of Nisio Isin's (Bakemonogatari, Nisemonogata...

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ONE OK ROCK unveils short PV for “Deeper Deeper” by ustar on December 28, 2012 at 3:04 am ONE OK ROCK have unveiled the short PV for their new song, “Deeper Deeper“, through their official YouTube channel.

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Trailer for AKB48’s upcoming documentary film revealed by ustar on December 28, 2012 at 3:11 am The trailer for AKB48’s upcoming documentary film, ‘DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 No flower without rain Shoujo Tachi wa Namida no Ato ni Nani wo Miru?

The start dates aren't exactly up to the minute. For example, it was announced yesterday that the new Chihayafuru kicks off January 21st. That said the anime season chart is a good guide for what to look out for as the new crop of shows start comm...

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The PlayStation 2 launched in Japan on March 4, 2000 and the console lived beyond its ten year expected life cycle. Sony continues to ship new PS2s, but they won’t release any more new consoles in Japan.

One of the most popular customs of the New Year in Japan is to buy good luck charms for the year to come. At the same time, the old charms and decorations are brought to temples and shrines to be burned in a ceremony called Dondo yaki.

The 13th episode of GoRA Project and GoHands' K television anime aired in Japan late Thursday night (effectively early Friday morning) and announced that production on a sequel has been green-lit. The anime premiered in October with Shingo Suzuki ...

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MIYAVI has announced that he will be releasing his new single, “Ahead Of The Light“, on February 20th! The new single will be available for purchase in limited and regular editions, both of which will come with a DVD containing different videos.

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On December 27th, V6 held a release event for their new single “ROCK YOUR SOUL” at Roppongi Hills Arena, and announced that they would be releasing a new album titled “Oh! My! Goodness! ” on February 20th.

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supercell’s new single chosen as ending theme for ‘Magi’ by ustar on December 28, 2012 at 2:47 am It’s been revealed that supercell will be releasing their new single, “The Bravery“, on March 13th. supercell has been drawing attention since their ...

While Gangnam Style never took off in Japan many people in the country are still well aware of its success. However, given recent political tensions between Japan and Korea, and a general mutual loathing between the internet communities of both co...

Sci-fi gaming stories Accel World and Sword Art Online are both based on the light novels of Reki Kawahara. There's a crossover story where Kirito meets Silver Crow, and references to a shared world. There was a combined drama CD and co-promotions.

For the past couple years, EXILE member USA has been working on his life project, "DANCE EARTH". In which he explores the roots and essence of dance all around the world. It came to him when he realised that dance is a common universal language.

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The official website for the Yama no Susume (Encouragement of Climb) anime was revamped on Thursday with character designs and a streaming promotional video. The title tells the story of childhood friends Aoi (a girl who prefers staying inside and...

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Promotional video streamed just before film opens in Japan on Friday The official website for the Blue Exorcist movie began streaming a new promotional video for the film before it opens in theaters throughout Japan on Friday.

Right now there isn't much to go on other than the fact that it's been green-lit, but fans of GoHands' K anime can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that a sequel is in production. Here's the notice that appeared in the 13th episode:     Viz has be... jrharbort

Click to see VocaNicoNight website. For veterans of past Voca Nico night performances, you’ll be happy to hear that there’s another event scheduled for February 2nd at 18:00 JST. This is a pretty early announcement, so make sure to use this time t...

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On December 27th, child actress Ashida Mana (8) held her first solo concert, ‘Ashida Mana First Concert Winter Wonderland‘, at Curian Shinagawa General Citizen Hall in Tokyo. During the middle of the concert, Ashida sang and danced to AKB48’s “Eve...

Like every year at the Tsutenkaku Tower from Osaka, today took place the annual end of the year “zodiac sign replacement” ceremony, where the animals representing the Chinese zodiac signs of the Old Year and the New Year (2013 will be the Year of ...

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Nogizaka46 to release their 5th single in March by ustar on December 27, 2012 at 1:10 pm It’s been revealed that Nogizaka46 will release their 5th single on March 13th. This surprise announcement was made during Nogizaka46’s first one-man live, ‘N...

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AKB48 member Kasai Tomomi meets with fans for first time since the announcement of her graduation by simplymissj on December 27, 2012 at 3:34 pm On December 26, AKB48 member Kasai Tomomi (21), who announced her graduation from the group earlier th...

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