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January 9, 2013, 10:00 PM

On January 8, it was announced that Mizushima Hiro would be making a comeback as an actor after a 3 year hiatus through the movie “Kuroshitsuji ( Black Butler). ”He last made a appearance in the movie “BECK” which was relea...

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Rank Title Est. Weekly Copies Est. Total Copies Release Date Publisher Cover Author Highest Rank Weeks on List 1 Hunter X Hunter 32 619,064 619,064 2012/12 Shueisha Yoshihiro Togashi 1 1 2 Naruto 63 574,373 574,373 2012/12 Shueisha Masashi Kishimo...

Kuroshitsuji / movie / manga / anime It has just been revealed that popular anime and manga "Kuroshitsuji", also known as "Black Butler" will be released as a live-action movie, starring Mizushima Hiro in the role of demon butler Sebastian Michaelis.

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Actor/model/writer Hiro Mizushima (Kamen Rider Kabuto) revealed that he will be returning to screen as the star of a live action film based on Yana Toboso's manga Black Butler.   Kentaro Otani (live action NANA) and Keiichi Satou (Tiger & Bunny) w...

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It was announced that action comedy manga “Kuroshitsuji” (Black Butler) will have a live action adaptation, starring Kamen Rider Kabuto's Hiro Mizushima. This will be Mizushima's first acting role in 3 years.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

Over the weekend, Hideki Kamiya—director of Resident Evil 2, Devil May Cry, Okami, Viewtiful Joe, and Bayonetta—was asked over twitter about his opinion of Valve, Steam, and PC gaming in general. He responded thusly: I don't know well about Valve.


Deciphering the AKB48 Official Diary 2012-2013 AKB48's [Official Diary 2012-2013] book was released on Friday, March 23, 2012. In the diary were profiles and more information of all AKB48, SKE48, NMB48, HKT48, and even JKT48 members.

Siliconera Spencer

Chaos Code and its wacky cast of characters is available for PlayStation 3, but only in Asia regions like Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan. It’s fairly accessible, but it sounds like FK Digital has bigger plans in mind.

The Family Mart chain of convenience stores in Japan has started offering new sweets featuring popular manga/anime series Natsume Yujin-cho since January 8th. They are limited collaboration products with Animax, an anime satellite television network.

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Newly airing anime Amnesia has so far managed to befuddle viewers with its confusing plot and completely nameless protagonist, but its colourful and immaculate character designs and “reverse harem” setting stand out as well, and may even secure it...

MyAnimeList. net Forum »» News Discussion »» Live Action Movie of Kuroshitsuji Announced News Team Offline Joined: Feb 2008 Posts: 4362 Modified by dtshyk, 15 minutes ago     Online Joined: Sep 2012 Posts: 584 Don't think this will turn out good.

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Last month, a report revealed Capcom Arcade Cabinet, which sounded like a collection of Capcom games for Xbox Live Arcade. This week’s Famitsu magazine has confirmed that Capcom Arcade Cabinet is indeed headed to Xbox Live and PlayStation Network,...

The first episode of Vividred Operation is showcased in a new spot for this week's premiere of the moe sci-fi series.   Strike Witches anime director/character designer Kazuhiro Takamura directs the new A-1 Pictures (From the New World, Magi, Swor...

Siliconera Spencer

Monster Hunter 4 lets players take two Felyne companions with them. One of these is your main Felyne, which you can customize. Famitsu explains players will be able to select things like eyes, ears, and fur for your number one Felyne.


Lots of photos from Meiji Jingu, Harajuku and Odaiba 09 January, 2013 by Chad The Meiji Jingu Shrine is one of those must visit spots for those traveling to Tokyo. Personally this would be something like my 10th time here.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

It's not easy making friends. For some in Japan, it's even harder. Enter "Rental Friend". According to the Yomiuri Shimbun, the country's largest newspaper, a Tokyo based firm called Client Partners offers a "Rental Friend" service—among other ser...

Nintendo announced during its streamed Nintendo Direct presentation on Tuesday that it will release the new Pokémon X & Y games worldwide in October. The games will feature a new generation of Pokémon in 3D on the Nintendo 3DS.

The new anime announcements at Crunchyroll are not over by a long shot! And today, VIVIDRED OPERATION – the latest original title from A-1 Pictures joins the slate and is set to broadcast every Sunday starting on January 13, at 7:00 am Pacific Tim...

Resident Evil fans in Japan are getting one hell of a bundle in celebration of the series' 17th anniversary. The Resident Evil Anniversary Package comes loaded with seven games when it lands on PlayStation 3 in Japan on March 22.

Film director David R. Ellis is reported to have passed away at age 60 in Johannesburg, South Africa of undisclosed causes.  The Snakes On A Plane director was in South Africa at the time to prepare for a live action adaptation of crime tragedy an...

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