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December 4, 2014, 3:30 AM
RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

It's hard to believe that 13 years have passed since Hayao Miyazaki's classic Spirited Away, otherwise known as Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi, first came onto the world scene. The film holds a special place in my heart for being the first, and to ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

To mark the 20th anniversary of the PlayStation, Sony is releasing a special 20th anniversary PlayStation 4. The console is limited to only 12,300 numbered units worldwide. The anniversary edition's color scheme harks back to the original PlayStat...

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The actor who will play Kamen Rider Mach in the Kamen Rider Drive TV series is finally revealed! The actor's name is Yu Inaba (Kimi to Boku). Inaba wil play the role of Gou Shinjima aka Kamen Rider Mach, Kiriko's brother in the series.

Siliconera Spencer

Today, PlayStation turns 20 and Sony Computer Entertainment Japan unveiled a special PlayStation 4 to mark this milestone, the 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 system. This limited edition console has a color scheme reminiscent of the PsOne and it h...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Who wants to eat cookies when you can drink cookies? Starting this month in Japan, you can. Country Ma'am—for my money, Japan's best cookie brand—is rolling out a beverage called "Drinkable Country Ma'am" (飲むカントリーマアム or Nomu Kantorii Maamu).

Siliconera Ishaan

  Remember Devil's Third? That's the third-person shooter being created by Tomonobu Itagaki, formerly of Team Ninja. Nintendo announced at E3 this year that they would be publishing the game, and had Itagaki's studio, Valhalla, demonstrate it duri...


Well, that was fast. Following a leaked listing, Atlus confirmed plans to bring the crossover between Etrian Odyssey and Mystery Dungeon to the Americas as Etrian Mystery Dungeon. The two series are blending their styles together on Nintendo 3DS, ...

The Japanese news site Gadget Tsuushin has unveiled its choices for the Anime Ryuukougo Taishou 2014, or the "Great Anime Buzzword Awards. " The winners are: GOLD MEDAL: 「レロレロレロレロ」("Rerorerorerorero") from JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusad...

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Looks like we wont be waiting for 3 days just to know what the suits of the Ninningers would look like because a banner that represents the 39th. . .

With the release of its latest single "Kibouteki Refrain", AKB48 has become the first female artist in Japan to sell more than 30 million copies of its singles.

Siliconera Sato

Marvelous recently shared the latest details on Senran Kagura: Estival Versus, where you'll meet Asuka's grandmother and a few new girls. Producer Kenichiro Takaki tweeted some new screenshots and the latest on the game's development.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Neon Alley Sets Up More December Anime Debuts Posted by Chris Beveridge December 2, 2014 at 08:30 PM Sailor Moon Neon Alley has a number of new Viz Media episodes coming up this month for fans to get excited about across different genres.

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Tokyo woman previously accused of distributing 3D data of her genitals arrested again By Tokyo Reporter on December 3, 2014 under Crime,Tokyo Daily Megumi IgarashiTOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Wednesday announced the arrest of an artis...

Finally managed to get this out - the 4 month overdue look at our new office in Gotanda Tokyo. I've longed for this office for soooo many years ><But before we take a look at the new office, I wanted to cover what my workspace looked like over the...

While Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- is still set for release in North America beginning December 16th 2014, Aksys Games have today confirmed that its Limited Edition has had to be delayed for possibly a week or two.

RocketNews24 KK Miller

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then how much is a pixel worth? We guess that really depends on how many pixels are in a piece of art. The following works by @1041uuu certainly capture more than your ordinary dots of color.

3rd tour to start in late January, feature music from 3DS remake Nintendo's "Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses" concert series will begin a new tour in 2015 with a new title: "The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses Master Quest.

Recent photo leaks have apparently given us our first look at the next Super Sentai- Shuriken Sentai Ninninger! As always, until there's an official announcement, take this with a bit of caution, but with that in mind, hit the jump for more!

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A special website for voice actress/singer Sumire Uesaka's upcoming 5th single "Enma Daiou ni Kiitegoran" to be released in Japan on December 10th has been launched, and a full version MV for the song has been also revealed.

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Bandai Namco Games has posted the first trailer of the upcoming Lost Heroes 2 game for the Nintendo 3DS. Just like the first game, it will feature heroes coming from the Gundam, Kamen Rider, and Ultraman franchises.


Through December 4th, a new Vs/024 Aldonoah. Zero part two visual is being displayed at Shinjuku station, and if you were astonished by the sight, you weren't the only one. Inaho voice actor's Natsuki Hana had to check it out for himself before Tw...

Siliconera Ishaan

Bravely Second, Square Enix's next Nintendo 3DS RPG, will receive a free downloadable demo via the Nintendo eShop in Japan on December 10th, the publisher has announced.   Just what the demo will contain hasn't been announced yet, but we'll report...

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Japanese megastar Utada Hikaru is back with a new album and she has teamed up with several notable artistes and other personalities, including Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts designer Tetsuya Nomura, and the team behind Neon Genesis Evangelion.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We last talked about the Sailor Moon Crystal PROPLICA items back in August when the Cutie Moon Rod was shown off. Now Bandai Japan is back with another piece that will definitely make fans happy to add to their collection with the make-up case.

release / STARMARIE STARMARIE is going to release a new single "Circus wo Koroshitano wa dareda" ("Who killed Circus") on December 3rd in Japan. The music video for this song is like a horror movie. Takamori Shino, "Shinohamu", says this video is ...

Australian anime publisher Siren Visual have filled their currently announced 2015 anime release slate with a number of classic series including Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water and Rahxephon. Taking a step back from their focus on classic anime ye...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

Capcom has released a promotional video for their upcoming browser game Monster Hunter Mezeporuta Kaitaku-ki, which represents many of the series' iconic locations, armour, weapons and characters into your typical anime tropes: with cute girls wit...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Isuca' Manga Getting Bundled Blu-ray Anime Episode Posted by Chris Beveridge December 2, 2014 at 01:25 PM Isuca The winter 2015 series Isuca is going to extend beyond that in a fun way for fans of the original work as it's now being revealed that...

The carnivorous Kuroko of hardcore magic anime To Aru Kagaku no Railgun has attended a festive matsuri for her depiction in this 19. 5cm figure from Freeing, with the seductive girl donning a stylish yukata and enjoying the lively atmosphere – Kur...


The official site for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Yusei Matsui's Ansatsu Kyoushitsu/Assassination Classroom manga today revealed the cast for Ritsu/Autonomously Thinking Fixed Artillery.

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