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January 4, 2013, 6:30 AM

Hark! Here's another winter announcement at Crunchyroll! This time, Student Council’s Discretion Level 2 joins the ever-growing lineup of streaming anime.   Based on the light novels by Sekina Aoi, this sequel to 2009's Student Council’s Discretio...

Tokyo's eyemirror asks Shanghai Alice for collaboration Tokyo eyewear store eyemirror announced that it is making eyeglasses in the design of two characters from the Touhou Project dōjin games, in a collaboration by Shanghai Alice.

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Weekly SPA! magazine asked Japanese developers on their top three recommended PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita games for girls. Here’s what the developers picked.   1st Place – Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA f (PS Vita) The Vocaloid Miku we all love...

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Happy 2013 from The Pokémon Company and McDonalds who are selling this calendar. Yeah, I know paper calendars are antiquated thanks to smartphones, but this Pokémon calendar is kind of neat. One page has a scratch and sniff flower smell and anothe...

Real Kyary Pamyu Pamyu responds to singer who cosplayed as AKB48 last year Takanori Nishikawa, the singer better known as T. M. Revolution, posted a photograph of himself on Wednesday with the following caption: That prompted the real model/singer...

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After almost 8 months, here's the second part of my Super Sentai 199 Hero Great Battle movie review and continuing where we left last time, the Gokaigers are forced to team up with the Goseigers as they are stuck with them in different areas gover...

Gearing up for this month's Hunter x Hunter Phantom Rouge movie, Banpresto's Ichiban Kuji has kicked off a Scarlet Eyes prize figure lottery, tied to the central plot device of the Yoshihiro Togashi planned anime feature.

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T. M. Revolution (aka Nishikawa Takanori) held his new year 2-day live concert “T. M. R. NEW YEAR PARTY ’13 LIVE REVOLUTION“ at Nippon Budokan on January 1st and 2nd. During those 2 days, a total of 20,000 people attended.

Ranger Keys in MegaForce… CONFIRMED. Our brothers in arms, The RangerCrew have confirmed that Saban Brands will not be passing up the extra coin they could be earning with neat and collectible plastic Ranger Keys.

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Nintendo have been posting character art and brief descriptions from Fire Emblem: Awakening to their Nintendo 3DS Facebook page. They plan on adding more from now up until the game’s release in February.

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The annual “running of the nerds” that takes place before the doors of Comiket (Comic Market) open to the public is a sight to be seen. Every year, Comiket offers hoards of otaku their chance at snagging some extremely limited edition items, and t...

On January 1st, 1963, anime was revolutionized by the debute the of the first televised series, Astro Boy.  To mark the occasion, Japan's public NHK network tried to determine the top anime heroine. A "My Favorite Heroines" popularity poll narrowe...

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In an interview with 4Gamer, former Dark Souls director, Hidetaka Miyazaki, and new director, Tomohiro Shibuya, discuss their new roles and plans for Dark Souls II.   No longer in the director’s chair, Miyazaki is now acting as the “supervisor” fo...


We're close to the twelfth day. . . not that it's anything special mind you. . . This is a pretty big one folks and once again a NSFW one! ! ! Yup, not really safe for kiddos ok?

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We’ve seen video games play on the Arthurian legend, but Princess Arthur certainly surprised us since Idea Factory turned it into a dating sim. Whoever can pull out the holy sword from the stone becomes king and in Princess Arthur a young girl nam...

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While McDonald’s Japan has been known to run some customer-pleasing promotions in the past, no amount of free hamburgers can top the stunt performed by the young female crew of one Taiwanese McDonald’s, who dressed up in pink maid outfits on New Y...

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Since Square Enix is about to re-release the original Kingdom Hearts with HD graphics, let’s take a trip down unseen memory lane. When Squaresoft (now Square Enix) and Buena Vista Games (now Disney Interactive) created Kingdom Hearts the character...

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Female anime leads ranked by fans on NHK's Shibuya Anime Land which was recently organized last November (2012). The Finalists have been drafted a few weeks back but was not ranked until today, NHK finally counted the results.

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Dragon Quest IX was a smashing success in Japan due to its StreetPass map trading. That feature didn’t exactly take off in the West, so Square Enix is bringing the StreetPass Stone trading in Dragon Quest VII online.

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