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January 8, 2015, 8:00 AM
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During the winter months Japanese people often like to relax under their heated tables (kotatsu) and enjoy a nice mikan tangerine. Its juicy sweetness and vitamin C is a great compliment to these chilly nights.

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In an article on "child-porn comics and cartoons", the BBC, the state-run propaganda agency of a country that arrested a man for having provocative drawings, featured pictures of Kantoku creations. Kantoku wasn't the only artist put on the spot.

The first promotional video for Ezaki Glico's new product "Pocky (Demitasse)" that uses Kinnikuman as its image character has been released online. The theme behind "Pocky (Demitasse)," which will release on Jan.

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YouTube user takumi146 fiddled around with his DX Mach Driver Honoh revealing an interesting sound effect related to someone named "Rider Chaser". It is still unknown if this is an intentional or unintentional mix-up of sound effects and lights, b...


More new anime announcements come catapulting out of Crunchyroll today, and the first to arrive on the scene is Military! , based on the four-panel manga by Mamo Williams.   Military! is set to broadcast every Thursday starting January 8th at 11:3...

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And here we have a new spy-shot direct from the the set of Super Hero Taisen GP featuring various riders from the movie and for the fangirls, some. . .

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In addition to songs from SaGa and Mana games, Square Enix pulled a track from Xenogears for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call. "Soaring the Skies," the music that plays when Maria boards Seibzehn and fights Nikolai is available in Japan as d...

We've seen the opening animation for the yuri of the season, Yuri Kuma Arashi and the opening animation which screams quality for Absolute Duo. Now it's time to sit back and relax and check out the opening animation for the TV anime adaptation of ...

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Bandai Namco is releasing a lot of games this 2015 outside Japan – from J-Stars Victory Vs to that new Naruto Shipudden game. What about Digimon, you say? They released one this December. This year however, a fan translation is coming up for Digim...

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Shuzo Oshimi Plots Next Manga Series Posted by Chris Beveridge January 7, 2015 at 03:17 PM Shuzo Oshimi While Shuzo Oshimi doesn't have a lot of material under his belt overall, he gained a lot of attention for Flowers of Evil and that has raised ...


Announced back in November, Higurashi When They Cry is coming to PlayStation 3 and PS Vita in Japan with a handful of enhancements. The new version features all 19 chapters of Higurashi, as well as a drama CD segment, new chapters, new swimsuit-la...

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Japanese poll website Goo asked 500 fans about the manga series they can't wait to see the ending. Here are the Top 10 results:KochikameDetective ConanOne PieceGlass MaskHunter X HunterGolgo 13OishinboHajime no Ippo (Fighting Spirit)NANAJoJo's Biz...

ONE OK ROCK will be releasing their new album in February 2015! Check out the newly revealed tracklist and trailer!

The February issue of Square Enix's Shonen Gangan magazine is announcing on Saturday that the multi-franchise crossover story by A Certain Magical Index author Kazuma Kamachi is inspiring a manga series.

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Yesterday, Nintendo of America announced a limited edition of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D, which comes with a Skull Kid figurine. Here's a closer look at the figurine in question (and no, it isn't an Amiibo):     As of now, the collector...

The official website for the television anime of KOEI Tecmo Games' Samurai Warriors (Sengoku Musou) game franchise began streaming an updated promotional video on Tuesday. Nobuyuki: I will join the Tokugawa in order to protect the Sanada clan.

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Actor Masaru Nagai, best known for his role as Tatsuya Asami in the 2000 Super Sentai series, Mirai Sentai Timeranger, finally ties the knot with. . .

10 performances by Eigeki, who also put on 1st play last August The official website for the Hamatora the Stage play announced on Tuesday that a second production has been green-lit. The new play will run for 10 performances from March 14 to March...

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The new Futaba Future School, a combined junior and senior high school set to open in Hirono, Fukushima Prefecture this April, is getting some pretty snazzy uniforms. They were designed by Shinobu Kayano, the woman behind AKB48's colorful and memo...

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Takehiko Inoue's 'Vagabond' Manga Return Set Posted by Chris Beveridge January 6, 2015 at 06:29 PM Vagabond Volume 34 Fans of manga creator Takehiko Inoue are used to breaks in the story with how it's put on hiatus, which is what he did early last...

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Yuri Kuma Arashi introduces us to its world of sexy female bears – this episode doesn't live up to our expectations in terms of suggestive yuri interactions, but it doesn't defeat any anticipation either.


Last weekend at IKKiCON, Crunchyroll announced the acquisition of highly anticipated battleship girl anime KanColle (AKA Kantai Collection). Now, we have full details for the upcoming simulcast, including starting date and regions.

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Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend's light novel has been ongoing for over two years now, and in addition to its upcoming anime adaptation, it's also getting a game by 5pb. , according to this week's issue of Famitsu magazine.

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As you can see, I was off during the holidays. Apart from finally finishing the anime ToraDora, I have also completed the main story of Pokemon Alpha Sapphire, and boy was it marvelous. Alpha Sapphire is now in the running as my favorite game in t...

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Tweet Pin It Death Rabbits are an Idol Metal group comprised of three young girls (Yuzu, Emi, Karin) and their producer Akira Death. Their sound is described as Japanese Death Pop, and many listeners will compare them immediately to BABYMETAL.

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Are you upset over the fact that FUNimation's anime streams are only available in North America? Luckily, the studio's help section has revealed that they're planning to expand their digital content to other regions this year.

Eva's First Impression HELP I CAN'T BREATHE, WHAT IS AIR, I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO, THIS IS- I CAN'T. I AM LOSING IT. Calling it now, this show is probably going to be the highlight of the season just because of it's insanity and hilarious characters.

Martial fantasy drama Arslan Senki has been set to receive an anime adaptation and has additionally received a new TV CM to help build the hype – though very little footage of the anime itself has yet to be divulged.

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Crunchyroll Adds 'Samurai Warriors' For Winter 2015 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge January 6, 2015 at 02:02 PM Crunchyroll continues to flesh out their streaming catalog for the winter 2015 season with a show that'll be landing in a few da...

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The official website of the Persona 3 anime movie series has released a brand new visual of the upcoming third film, Persona 3 The Movie #3: Falling Down, that reveals the release date of the movie, April 4th.

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The Yokai Watch madness transcends to movies as the first film: Yokai Watch: The Secret of the Invention (Yo-Kai Watch: Tanjyo no Himitsuda-Nyan! ) has now earned 5 billion yen in just 15 days after it was released.

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