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January 24, 2015, 9:30 AM
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In 2014, Dr. Shuji Nakamura, along with two other scientists, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics for his work in creating bright blue LEDs. In 1993, Nakamura held only a master's degree and worked with just one lab assistant for a small manuf...

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Disney enjoys broad popularity with Japanese children, with tykes across the nation regularly getting excited for the studio's animated films and begging their parents to take them to Tokyo Disneyland.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

At least they'll have photos to remember this moment. Near Universal Studios Japan's Attack on Titan attraction, there are one-to-to scale Eren Titan and Female Titan statues, which I checked out during a press preview.

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Out next month in Japan is God Eater 2: Rage Burst. The latest round of screenshots show the new blood arts attacks and special duty missions. According to gaming site Gematsu: "A new system where highly difficult missions occasionally occur.

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The latest issue of Figure-Oh magazine revealed the release date of the S. H. Figuarts VulShark & VulPanther from Taiyou Sentai Sun Vulcan and more. The S. H. Figuarts VulShark & VulPanther Set was first unveiled at the Tamashii Nations 2014 and w...

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Voice actress Kana Hanazawa is one of the biggest names in the voice acting industry, and it seems that she is not just a beautiful voice as she takes her talents from voicing iconic anime characters to acting out in real life.

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Kodansha has posted the promo for the Attack on Titan: No Regrets anime spin-off's 2nd and final episode. This spin-off takes place prior to the start of the main anime series. The Attack on Titan: No Regrets tells a story that takes place prior t...

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It has been revealed in the latest issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump that a compilation film of the first season of the anime adaptation of Haruichi Furudate's Haikyuu! !  manga has been green lit.

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Sony is currently auctioning a copy of the limited edition 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 on Yahoo! Auctions. What's more is that it's #1 of the 12,300 copies released worldwide. The proceeds of the auction will go to Save the Children Japan charity.

The official website for the television anime of Rumiko Takahashi's Kyōkai no Rinne (RIN-NE of the Boundary or RIN-NE) manga announced the voice cast on Friday. It is also playing a promotional video previewing the cast.

System comes in 2 colors, includes laser-etched HDD bay cover & limited first edition of the game Sony unveiled a "Bloodborne Limited Edition" PlayStation 4 console bundle on Thursday as a tie-in with From Software's upcoming PlayStation 4 game Bl...

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Maiden Japan Acquires First 'Patlabor' Anime Feature Posted by Chris Beveridge January 22, 2015 at 03:10 PM Maiden Japan had a quiet year in 2014 and while it may be similar in 2015, they're going to give us something very anticipated in May.

North American anime publisher Sentai Filmworks have announced that they have recruited cosplayer Jessica Nigiri to voice the lead character, Sonico, in their upcoming DVD and Blu-ray release of SoniAni: Super Sonico the Animation.

In a frank interview with Shuukan Bunshun, current Johnny's & Associates Vice President Mary Kitagawa confirmed that her eldest daughter Julie Keiko Fujishima will become the next president of the company.

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Sword Art Online: Lost Song will throw you into a new continent called Svartalfheim, where you'll fight dragons, golems, and all kinds of new monsters. Here's a look at how you'll fight off foes and stay safe in ALO.

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Here's a guide to the Shuriken Sentai Ninninger episodes that will air in February. The said series will premiere in the said month. Story 1 - Shuriken Sentai, Departure! (2/15)The descendants of the Last Ninja, Takaharu, Fuka, Yakumo, Matsuo, and...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Capcom is rolling out an official Resident Evil attraction at Universal Studios Japan. It's four floors of terror—and puzzles. While the attraction doesn't officially open until tomorrow, Kotaku was able to have a look during today's press preview.

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"Sound! Euphonium" – Main Cast Info; PV Posted by pKjd on Jan 23, 2015 @ 12:26 am 23 Jan The official webpage for Kyoto Animation's next animated project, 「Sound! Euphonium」 (Hibike! Euphonium / 響け! ユーフォニアム), has updated with new info regarding th...

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'Baby Steps' Anime Episode count Set As New Actors Sign On Posted by Chris Beveridge January 23, 2015 at 06:29 PM After getting the date firmed up earlier this week for the second season of Baby Steps, now some new casting information has arrive.


Square Enix is back with another Orience News special report for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. This time the focus is on combat, detailing the ways you'll be fighting with Class Zero's 14 playable members.       Final Fantasy Type-0 HD hits PlayStation...

Visual Novels Now Reading MangaGamer Ask What Visual Novels You Would Like Licensed MangaGamer Ask What Visual Novels You Would Like Licensed International visual novel publisher MangaGamer have today launched a brand new survey they would like VN...


Japanese film production/distribution company Toho announced today on January 22 that it will launch a "Shinjuku Anime" project featuring various types of animation works, to be based at Toho Cinemas Shinjuku.

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Here's a good news for Ultraman Tiga fans, Ultra-Act has released the official images for their newest Ultraman Tiga 2 pack that consist of. . .

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Narudoma Anime Adaptation Announced for This Year An anime adaptation of Kometokaite Meter's web manga Narudoma (Nar Doma) has been announced on the wraparound of the manga's first published volume. The anime itself will be airing later this year.

X JAPAN YOSHIKI's sudden Tweet the other day has caused speculation start to rise among X JAPAN FANS. YOSHIKI tweeted asking "Which festival do you like? ", adding Twitter accounts of various music festivals to the Tweet.


Following the 15th volume released with the first episode last month, the limited edition of the upcoming 16th volume of Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan manga comes with the second OAD episode based on Levi-featured spin-off manga Kuinaki Sentaku...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

It isn't like they took the anime characters and made them look real. That's exactly what they did. They being Universal Studios Japan, which, starting tomorrow, is opening an Attack on Titan attraction at its Osaka theme park.

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The official website of the Tsukimonogatari anime adaptation has revealed the cover of the second volume of the anime's Blu-ray and DVD release. Additionally, the contents what the release will contain was also revealed.

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Famitsu has released the first ever gameplay footage of the next installment of Senran Kagura, Senran Kagura Estival Versus, showing off the game's visual upgrades which meld together traditional 2D animated cutscenes with 3D bust-'em-up action, t...

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When a video supposedly uploaded by the international terrorist group known as ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) threatened the Japanese government  into paying 200 million US dollars for the release of two Japanese hostages, one would think ...

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