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January 1, 2013, 12:00 PM

The Comic Market (Comiket) Preparations Committee, the organizers of the largest dōjinshi event in the world, reported on Monday that three threat letters were discovered in the area once reserved for Kuroko's Basketball circles.

Neko- (White), Kabuki-, Hana-, Otori-, Oni-, Koimonogatari covered The official Twitter account and website for the NisiOisin's Monogatari Anime project confirmed on Monday that the "Second Season arc" will start in 2013.

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On December 31st, NHK held their annual “The 63rd NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen” at NHK Hall. This year, the white team grabbed the victory for the first time in 2 years. Below are the performances from this year’s NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen.

As we prepare to enter into the year of the snake, makers of anime, manga and games from AnoHana to Zetsuen no Tempest have gone online to offer their New Years well wishes, and in plenty of cases promote their 2013 projects or big anniversaries.

Lucky Star has a special relationship with real Washinomiya Shrine, where its Hiiragi serve as fictional shrine maidens. Timed for New Years, the venerable Shinto holy site was host to a special Lucky Star announcement, as a prayer ema was hung re...

2013 is slated to be a big year for the anime adaptations of Nisio Isin's *monogatari fantasy light novel series. Plans included a follow-up the Bakemonogatari, Nisemonogatari, and now Nekomonogatari (Black) anime with coverage of  Nekomonogatari ...

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Imageepoch’s largest project was a HD anime RPG made for PlayStation 3. You may know it as Toki to Towa or by its translated name Time and Eternity. Either way, we’re talking about the same gorgeous looking game, which will be called Time and Eter...

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Capcom haven’t announced any Wii U games beyond Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, but that doesn’t mean more aren’t coming.   Back in September, Capcom Senior VP, Christian Svensson stated: “There are many thousands of people who are thrilled with the an...


A gift all the way from Gensokyo! ! ! Yes I am a Touhou Project addict now and I am proud of it! Pretty lights! ! ! I still wish I can watch that Tenchou x Touhou crossover! The trailer looks absolutely amazing!


Uber late on this one as Day 2 pictures are already available! Should be up soon here too! Comiket 83 is on the way and I freaking wish I was in Japan right now for this event! I want to go to a Comiket!

A wooden ema prayer plaques hung in offering at Washinomiya Shrine, the Tokyo area's oldest shrine and a real-life backdrop for the Lucky Star anime series, has announced that an anime adaptation of Kagami Yoshimizu's Lucky Star spinoff manga Miya...

The homepage for next year’s Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge television series has added a streaming trailer. The adaptation of Tatsuhiko Hikagi’s fantasy manga revolves around a young girl cursed with “uncuttable” hair who comes to be protected by a y...


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This is the Shounen Club (ザ少年倶楽部) Christmas Special for 2012 – a panoply of exactly the kind of energetic and cheerful performances that are perfectly suited to this season, but Johnny’s juniors put on all year long.

The second teaser trailer for TMS Entertainment’s Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman television series is the first trailer to include animation footage from the show. The adaptation of Nippon Columbia’s CR Ginroku Gijinden Roman pachinko game features orig...

Former Morning Musume leader Takahashi Ai recently held a special Christmas live dinner show where she coverd BoA's Meri Kuri. source http://www. youtube. com/watch? feature=player_embedded&v=6pG7jPLwzMc i like it :) This page was loaded Dec 31st ...

Title Station Date Time Length Average Household Rating Sazae-san Fuji TV December 23 (Sun) 18:30 30 min. 15. 8 Chibi Maruko-chan Fuji TV December 23 (Sun) 18:00 30 min. 10. 2 One Piece Fuji TV December 23 (Sun) 09:30 30 min.

Gurren Lagann celebrated its fifth anniversary in 2012, but the celebrations aren't really kicking off in earnest until 2012. A rebroast is slated for January, and a big announcement is promised to run during the anime's news airing.

Black Lagoon creator Rei Hiroe has a not too secret alter-ego. He's also doujin art Red Bear of the Tex-Mex circle. Under that guise, he regularly creates ero doujinshi for characters from Fate/stay night, Hellsing, or this summer, a Steins;Gate x...

There's bound to innovation in any technology and doujin group Fuji Sengen-dou has unveiled their evolution in hug pillow/dakimakura tech at this weekend's Comiket 83. The fan made Girls und Panzer Yukari Akiyama cover is modular, with swappable o...

The New York Time makes a list of manga best sellers in the US from December 16 - 22. Rankings 1. MAXIMUM RIDE, VOL. 6, by James Patterson. (Yen Press, $12. 99) 2. PUELLA MAGI MADOKA MAGICA, VOL. 3, Magica Quartet.

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