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December 26, 2014, 12:00 AM

It's Christmas Eve here in Tokyo and we will definitely miss going to look at Christmas lights and seeing people dressed up as Santa Claus, elves, or reindeer. Here's one last look at some of the really cute costumes some of our favorite idols wer...

SuperGroupies, the purveyors of all manners of otaku-inspired fashion accessories, is releasing a collection of Madoka Magica handbags, each one inspired by the outfits of each girl. The larger Madoka, Sayaka, and Kyoko bags retail for 9,800 yen (...

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It The collaboration of a lifetime emerges as pop idol group Momoiro Clover Z and legendary rock band KISS formally announce the title to their upcoming project. The single, titled Yume no Ukiyo ni Saitemina, will be released under the M...

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In last year's Tokyo Game Show, Sony teased a new Gravity Rush project, but we haven't heard much about it since then. Director Keiichiro Toyama recently shed some light on what's been going on with it, in the latest issue of Famitsu magazine.

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It has been revealed in the February issue of Media Factory's Monthly Comic Alive magazine that the second season of the anime adaptation of Atto's Non Non Biyori manga will be called Non Non Biyori Repeat.

The official website for Kunihiko Ikuhara's Yuri Kuma Arashi (Yuri Bear Storm) television anime began streaming a third promotional video for the series on Saturday. Ruru: Roar roar! Once upon a time, the asteroid belt Kumaria exploded.

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PC gamers rejoice because Idea Factory International has announced some very good news this Christmas as they just announced that Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 and 2, and Fairy Fencer F are finally getting PC versions.

Arctic Kitsune's blog ArcticKitsune

Merry Christmas! Hope you are having, or had a lovely Merry Christmas or the 2014 season. Varakitsu, Renge, and Kohiru wanted to also wish you a very strong Merry Christmas in a happy manner. As do they,  I as well would love to wish you all a Mer...

I wouldn't change a frame of that episode, but boy - was it hard to watch. Merry Christmas from everyone at Madhouse! There's a kind of leapfrog going on this season between Kiseijuu and Akatsuki no Yona for the top spot in my non-Mushishi list.

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Check-out these awesome magazine scans featuring Ultraman Ginga Victory, the fused form of Ultraman Ginga and Ultraman Victory from the upcoming. . .

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It's Christmas in Japan, and what better way to celebrate than uncensored Grisaia no Kajitsu nudity available now on Blu-ray? We actually happen to have an answer to that very question as one will find.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the upcoming Yoru No Yatterman (Yatterman of the Night) anime has revealed a brand new visual for the January 2015 series. The site has also revealed the main cast of the anime with a new set of character designs and the fi...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Japanese 'Shonen Hollywood' Anime Site Sends Holiday Greetings Posted by Chris Beveridge December 24, 2014 at 01:25 PM The official Japanese Shonen Hollywood site has updated with a new key visual in time to help fans celebrate the holidays and it...

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Check-out all of these hi-res stills from the upcoming Ressha Sentai ToQger VS Kyoryuger the movie plus let's take a better look on the. . .

Trends in Japan William

Written by: William on December 25, 2014 at 9:26 am | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments Karaoke is an ever-evolving social activity. In recent years we've seen karaoke-for-one services springing up, karaoke rooms transform into a fashion pop-up shop, and...

Key Visual Arts game based on 2010 anime to ship May 29 Japanese singer Lia (Air, Clannad) announced on her blog on Tuesday that she will sing the theme song "Heartily Song" for the upcoming Angel Beats!

Fairy Tail Author Hiro Mashima Shares Lucy Heartfilia Christmas Illustration Fairy Tail's author Hiro Mashima is back once again but this time with a Christmas illustration of Lucy Heartfilia in a Santa Clause costume wishing you all a Merry Chris...

As you previously might have read, Idea Factory had applied for both Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth, and Idea Factory's president, Yoshiteru Sato, had announced that the English version of the series is to be launched on Steam in Japan's Dengeki...


The next web broadcast promoting the YuruYuri Nachuyachumi! OVA takes place on December 25 at 21:00 Japanese time, and to hype the "Merry Christmas! " online event, series author Namori has sketches a special holiday illustration.

Video Games Now Reading Danganronpa: Unlimited Battle – Promotional Trailer Danganronpa: Unlimited Battle – Promotional Trailer Spike Chunsoft have shared their very first trailer for Danganronpa: Unlimited Battle.

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GungHo Online Entertainment is taking their crossover strategy from Puzzle & Dragons and applying it to Divine Gate, a smartphone game developed jointly by Akiba's Trip maker Acquire and GungHo. Divine Gate had a crossover with the Steins;Gate ser...

The February issue of Kadokawa's Monthly Shōnen Ace magazine is announcing on Friday that Tetsuto Uesu's eighth Shinmai Maō no Testament (The Testament of Sister New Devil) light novel volume will bundle an original anime Blu-ray Disc.

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It's that jolly time of year once again where everybody is filled with good cheer and good will, and to celebrate the holiday known as Christmas, several manga creators and an anime's official twitter page have gone out of their way to get into th...

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Disaster Report, a survival action game originally released in Japan as Zettai Zetsumei Toshi back in 2002, went on to spawn some sequels, and there's more on the way now that the creator's studio Granzella has the worldwide rights.

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

The next Final Fantasy game, well, there are lots of FF games coming out! Let's check out the new trailer for the smartphone FF – Final Fantasy Legends: The Space-Time Crystal As mentioned in my earlier blog post.

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Bandai Namco released a new demo of Gundam Breaker 2 for PlayStation Vita. This demo supports ad-hoc and online multiplayer with a little caveat. You have to be invited into a room by someone who purchased Gundam Breaker 2.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

An English subtitled version for the second promotional video for the upcoming IDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls anime adaptation has been released by fansubbing group UTW. This new video introduces the series' main cast and characters and the Opening ...


The lineup for "Music Station Super Live 2014" is already incredible with acts such as Mr. Children, L'Arc-en-Ciel, B'z with Golden Bomber, Ayu, Momoclo, and BABYMETAL. X JAPAN was just confirmed to be the final weapon of the lineup.

Between Linux and Anime Jason "moofang"

Not an update worth writing home about, but an update nonetheless, with what little significance it brings. I guess this is a giving of voice, however small, to a defiance of sorts – a flail and a flinch that says I'm not quite ready nor willing t...

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