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December 20, 2014, 5:30 PM

On December 14th cheeky and aggressive 9-member idol unit Cheeky Parade held their "Cheeky Parade's Triumphant Return from NY Party" at Zepp Diver City Tokyo. Having been the first Japanese artist to perform on the main stage at the CBGB Music and...

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The official Live Spectacle Naruto stage musical website posted the first images of the main cast in costume. The upcoming musical is also planned for an overseas release. The upcoming musical will cover the manga's first to 27th volume, which rou...

In NYC, Boston, Houston, Dallas, L. A. , S. D. , S. F. , Seattle, other cities starting February 20 North American anime distributor Viz Media announced on Friday that it is collaborating with film distributor Eleven Arts to release The Last -Naru...

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It may come as no surprise if you've ever been to Japan, but Japanese people often sleep on the train. It doesn't just happen during the morning rush hour, either. It happens on the way home from work, commuting from one place to another in the af...

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The U. S. rock band KISS is no stranger to merchandise collaborations with Japan, but the maskedglam rock band is marking its first time working with a Japanese musical artist with a new single next year.

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The ever-so controversial voice actress, Aya Hirano, is finally returning to the role she became famous for, as Haruhi Suzumiya, however, it will be for the spin-off of the Haruhi Suzumiya series, which is the Disappearance of Yuki Nagato-chan whi...


Fanart Friday returns, and you have no idea how nice it is to not hear Christmas music every day at work. I sympathize with you, retail employees, you lose your holiday cheer real quick that way. Last week, we gave Middle-earth one last hurrah, bu...

The voice of the eccentric Haruhi Suzumiya, Aya Hirano, has leaked on Twitter that the anime adaptation of Nagaru Tanigawa and Puyo's The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan (The Vanishing of Nagato Yuki-Chan) manga will be airing from the Spring 20...

Dec 15, 12:08 ― Congratulations to our Grand Prize Winner: Mathew Vandiver from Lubbock, TX And our Runners Up: Liz Barillas, Glendale, CA Brandon Marksberry, Grayson, KY Matthew Shufflebarger, Grayson, KY Dani Schocken, Tampa, FL Didn't win?

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The official Free Comic Book Day site announced the titles that will be available in next year's Free Comic Book Day. Some of those titles are from manga publishers. Viz Media will offer a sampler that includes JoJo's Bizarre Adventure and Yu-Gi-Oh!

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Here's the full trailer of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders anime's Egypt arc. The trailer features Iggy's debut and the a couple of enemy Stand users Jotaro and friends will soon face.

Many groups change their names at some point. AKB48 used to be called Akihabara 48, Momoiro Clover Z didn't always have a Z, Morning Musume added year designations to become Morning Musume '14 this year and the (KARI) in UPUPGIRLS (KARI) implies t...

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It's been almost two years since the theatrical release of the third Rebuild of Evangelion movie. The film series is a reboot of the phenomenally successful and influential psychological science-fiction anime Neon Genesis Evangelion.

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Aldnoah. Zero Second Cour – Trailer 2 [English Subtitled] Aniplex USA has released the second trailer has been released for upcoming second cour of the Aldnoah. Zero anime. This English subtitled version of the second commercial reveals a little m...

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Tokyo MX have just updated their anime listings for January 2015 and have revealed that the Angel Beats! anime will be rebroadcasted on the network from January 8. The listing reveals that the Angel Beats!

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Written by: William on December 19, 2014 at 6:58 pm | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments Gotta catch 'em all. Or should that be "eat and drink 'em all"? Shibuya Parco will open the Pokémon Cafe (Pokémon cafe Ω Ruby & α Sapphire) next month.

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Many South Koreans also love anime, and Korean anime distributor and broadcaster, Aniplus, has recently asked its viewers to vote for their favorite anime characters for this year's Aniplus Character Tournament.


The release day for the upcoming Nintendo 3DS game Terraformars: Akaki Hoshi no Gekitou (Fierce Battle on the Crimson Planet) in Japan is officially set for April 2, 2015. The 3D battle action game is based on the story of the Annex 1 arc, and the...

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The Love Live! rhythm action mobile game, School Idol Festival, has now reached over 10 million users around the world, which really speaks how popular the series is. And to celebrate this milestone, Bushiroad and Klab have collaborated with Japan...

Just two days away from release and the official website for the Sword Art Online series has released the preview video for the upcoming 24th episode of Sword Art Online II titled "Mother's Rosario". Episode 24 is the last episode of the series an...

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Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata said himself that the theme behind Final Fantasy XV is "bromance" between Noctis, his friends, and the royal car. The latest issue of Jump magazine introduces one character that isn't a bro, and she looks li...

The official website of the anime adaptation of Masaki Tsuzuki's manga Dog Days 3 began streaming the fourth commercial on Friday. The video introduces the new character Sharu who will be voiced by Sumire Uesaka (Momoka from Cross Ange).

The latest entry into the murder mystery game series Danganronpa has arrived in the form of "Danganronpa: Unlimited Battle", a cooperate action game for smartphones – unfortunately leaving those desiring the next thrilling visual novel iteration i...

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The third key visual has been released online for the 2015 Kantai Collection TV anime adaptation. In addition to the new visual, information about an advanced screening and a new 2015 anime event has also been revealed.

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It's not easy when your favorite game isn't mainstream. This one's a bit more recent, but it struck a chord with me. Log Horizon has done a fantastic job of not just making its game world believable, but also its characters and their motivations.

THE DR. DREIDEL Perfect for your hip-hop loving Jewish friends, this laser-etched Dr. Dre dreidel designed by Hannah Rothstein features the good doctor's likeness on all four sides complete with fancy packaging and reverse Beats by Dre logo.

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The second promotional video has released for the upcoming Binan Koukou Chikyuu Bouei-bu Love! anime. This new video features one of the introductory scenes from the anime and also shows off the boys' transformation scenes into magical boys.

Kyoani redemption anime Amagi Brilliant Park begins to wrap up with its latest broadcast as its cast of characters hastily scatter to accomplish their goal, bounding with limitless enthusiasm – yet not being so remiss as to forget the inclusion of...

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