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December 10, 2014, 4:00 AM
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Gay marriage is still not legal in Japan, but that doesn't mean there aren't options for LGBT couples dreaming of tying the knot in Nippon. Joining big venues like Tokyo Disneyland, an ancient Zen temple in the picturesque city of Kyoto is offerin...

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A brand new commercial has released advertising the recent release of The Last -Naruto the Movie- with commentary from the various Naruto characters that appear in the film. The commercial itself also features a massive spoiler scene from the movi...

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It all started with a turtleneck sweater with a feature that is not very comfortable given how cold it is in Japan right now. These sweaters feature a cleavage window right in the chest, and it did not take long for people in Japan to make it into...

Tofugu Rich

The term bushido calls forth ghosts of Japan's hallowed samurai class.  A class so bent on preserving honor, they'd rather slit their own bellies in ritualistic suicide than live a shamed existence. In The Last Samurai, bushido melds with Nathan A...


Bravely Second, the sequel to Bravely Default, officially has a Japanese release date. The Nintendo 3DS RPG is set to debut on April 23, 2015, and will also be available in a special limited edition bundle.

The Hikaru Utada 15th anniversary cover album Utada Hikaru no Uta - 13 Kumi no Ongakuka ni Yoru 13 no Kaishaku Nitsuite will release on Tuesday, Dec. 9. The tracklist to the album has now been announced.

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Recommended Eyecandy+ Reading: December 8, 2014 Ray's Picks 小池里奈 – Jurina48 小池里奈 – Jurina48 Koike Rina's looking blue. 足立梨花 – Jurina48 Adachi Rika at rest. Photo – Jurina48 AKB idols reclined. Habit Posting 01 (Sakura + Mion) – who is sulli?

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The first quarter toy catalog of Shuriken Sentai Ninninger is finally revealed. The catalog revealed that the show's main collectible gimmick are shurikens. The collectible items are the Shinobi Shurikens and with these shurikens, they can unlock ...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

It was revealed during a conference for Square Enix's popular arcade game Gunslinger Stratos that an anime adaptation of the series has been green-lit.  The presentation also revealed that Gunslinger Stratos -The Animation- will air in April 2015 ...

AKB48 WrapUp Tommy Kono

Tonight during AKB48 9th anniversary show, the group's leader Takahashi Minami announced her graduation. pic. twitter. com/AFWvpVlTFM — AKB48WrapUp (@AKB48WrapUp) December 8, 2014 In her grad announcement, Takahashi named 9th gen, Team K's c...

Siliconera Sato

Strea and Argo were both characters in Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment, and they'll also be joining the mix in the upcoming game Sword Art Online: Lost Song, according to this week's issue of Famitsu magazine.

When Kojima Productions and Konami launched Metal Gear Solid IV: Guns of the Patriots back in 2008 as a PlayStation 3 exclusive, they also bundled an up to 16-play online game titled Metal Gear Online along with it.

The ninjas are coming and Shuriken Sentai Nininger is right on the horizon. Here's a much clearer look at the first push of toys. The new catalog is here and we finally have our first good look at the team's mecha revealed in a blurry catalog scan...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The temptation to import grows as the third installment of Sailor Moon Crystal in its Japanese release form has revealed the packaging and the items within to get a good look at it. The series is priced at 8,100 yen for the first deluxe edition an...

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A magazine interview confirms the already anticipated truth – the Kantai Collection's anime will be composed of 70% battleship turned shoujo daily life, and a mere 30% of it to focus on the ensuing fights.


The tour finale of the GazettE's "STANDING LIVE TOUR 14 HERESEY LIMITED SAITEIGI" fan club members only live house tour was held on December 3 at Toyosu PIT. The band announced their March 10, 2015 Nippon Budokan concert there.

Dempagumi. inc will be releasing its 3rd studio album "WWDD" on February 18, 2015.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Deadman Wonderland' & 'Cowboy Bebop' Anime Return To Toonami Posted by Chris Beveridge December 8, 2014 at 07:36 PM Deadman Wonderland The always changing Toonami lineup looks to have a few more changes coming up in January when Deadman Wonderlan...

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At the Tekken 20th Anniversary event, a new character was confirmed for Tekken 7. Lucky Chloe has dance-like movements and is recommended for beginner players. Tekken 7 is scheduled to launch in arcades next March.


A new preview offers a first look at the animation for Trigger's spring 2015 Akira Amemiya (Inferno Cop, Kill La Kill episode director) directed adaptation of "Bradley Bond and Philip Ninj@ Morzez'"s Japanese take on the American take on Japanese ...

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The official Twitter account for the anime adaptation of Kohske's Gangsta.  manga has revealed that the upcoming series will be a full TV anime series produced by Manglobe (Samurai Champloo, The World God Only Knows).

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The official twitter page of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association has annpunced some of the winners of their prestigious  L. A. Film Critics Awards, and the winner for Best Animation is none other than Studio Ghibli's  The Tale of the Princess...

According to Satoshi Yamamoto and Hidenori Kusakabe's fourth compiled volume reprint of Pocket Monsters Special Ruby & Sapphire, it was announced that they will begin serializing a new arc titled Pocket Monsters Special Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire.

Aniplex+ are offering life-size stands of Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works's unique cast, sure to be perfect for obsessed fans that yearn for physical interactions with their beloved Saber but are too cheap to buy themselves a Dollfie.

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Fan covers of video game music are nothing new by this point, but that doesn't make them any less awesome. We've seen metal covers, beautiful acoustic covers, and NES cartridge harmonicas, but rarely have we seen someone so dedicated to conveying ...

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Good news to all PS Vita fans: the newest installment in Capcom's survival horror game, Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is also going to get a PS. . .

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Kodansha Previews 'Yamada And The Seven Witches' Anime OVA Posted by Chris Beveridge December 8, 2014 at 01:58 PM Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches It's just a bit until the anime adaptation for Yamada And The 7 Witches in OVA form, which lands on ...

King Records unveiled the first trailer for Ninja Slayer From Animation, the anime adaptation of the Ninja Slayer novel series on Monday. The trailer features the anime's main theme song, "BACK IN BLACK" by BOOM BOOM SATELLITES.

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