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January 25, 2015, 9:30 AM
Siliconera Sato

February 5 marks the day of the "Persona Super Live 2015" concert, where we can expect to hear the latest news for Persona 5. Atlus just announced that they'll be streaming a massive 30+ hours of Persona-related… stuff… prior to the event.

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Whether our parents like it or not, food is an art form. Playing with food is awesome, and we've seen some spectacular examples of shaved-ice masterpieces, printed designs onto food, or corgi omelets. But if you've been looking for a quick, easy a...

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The third batch of actors on costume have finally been unveiled for the upcoming live action Naruto musical, and they include two of the series most recognizable villains as well as the character considered one of the greatest perverts in anime.

Liberta, a company that specializes in beauty and skincare products, is launching a line of cosplayer-targeted facial cosmetics called COSCOS. Aimed specifically at cosplayers, the line-up currently includes four items: HD foundation, setting powd...


Fanart Friday returns, bidding a fond farewell to our current office as we move into a bigger space. Last week, we took a trip through the filmography of Production I. G, but this week we turned to you, the readers (something we kinda do every wee...

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When you look at them a certain way, huggy pillows with pictures of cute anime girls on them are kind of creepy. Well, actually, they're creepy in several ways, but for right now, let's limit our discussion to one way in particular.

Idea Factory International announced on Wednesday that it will release Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 for PC via Steam on January 28. The company will offer the game for US$14. 99 for the first week of its launch.

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The official Toei YouTube channel has posted the announcement video of the Ressha Sentai ToQGer Returns V-Cinema, which will be released on June 24th. The V-Cinema is 45 minutes long and the Blu-ray/DVD comes with the following special features an...

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Nippon Columbia has opened their official Shuriken Sentai Ninninger music page. The page unveiled the cover of the single and posted samples of the show's opening and ending themes. Ninninger Opening Theme Sample [LISTEN IT HERE]Ninninger Ending T...

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During a special Famitsu Nico Nico livestream, Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada revealed the latest playable Pokémon for the upcoming arcade fighter, Pokkén Tournament.   The characters revealed today were Suicune, Gardevoir and Pikachu.

Out of respect for the two Japanese hostage taken by ISIS earlier this week, KAT-TUN has decided not to promote its latest single "Dead or Alive".

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Tweet Pin It The AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 1035 2015 gave fans a treat as the 2nd ever Draft Kaigi was official announced for 2015. The 2nd Draft Kaigi, hitting Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo on May 10th, looks to recruit new members into the 48 ...

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With Bandai's very first Love Live! SH FiguArts articulated figure, Honoka Kousaka, already about to be released this February, Bandai has announced that the bubbly school idol will be backed by her two best friends, Umi Sonoda and Kotori Minami.

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Just out, SONY MVR's youtube page was just updated to with their take of 2 songs, EIR AOI's "sirius" and GARNiDELiA's "ambiguous" taken at the recent AFA2014 I Love Anisong concert in Singapore. It features the use of over 50 cameras all over the ...


Earlier this month, Crunchyroll teased an original upcoming creative collaboration with Japanese artist Hiroyuki Takahashi, whose work is supercharged with the influence of anime, manga, and the wild energy of the Tokyo music scene.

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Fortunate is the return of Death Parade, for it seems everything is back on track. This third outing brings a lighthearted approach unexpected from a death game. Still, the variety in tone is welcome. One curious aspect in Death Parade is that eve...

Three new combatants have entered the arena for upcoming Pokemon fighting game "Pokken Tournament": Pikachu, Suicune and Gardevoir – bound to get eager Pokemon enthusiasts excited for its release. More details about gameplay also surfaced, such as...


Animated programming block Toonami has announced a new shorter schedule, rolled out starting this week. Toonami co-creator Jason DeMarco explained on Twitter: " fans- so I don't get inundated, yes we are being shortened due to ratings.

Japan Animator Expo, the project of weekly anime shorts from Hideaki Anno's Studio Khara and the media company Dwango, began streaming the full 10th short titled "Yamadeloid" on Friday. Takashi Horiuchi (Boku wa Ō-sama) and Masahiro Emoto (Trigun:...

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Cupitron – Battery Cupitron's new single Battery (バッテリー) will be released on February 11. It is the 2nd single from Cupitron. The idol group performes techno pop songs. The MV has been unveiled. The CD is produced by Tobeta Bajune.

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Holy Breaker, a Comiket 87 success from founder of Key, Hinoue Itaru, was unsurprisingly successful enough to warrant a sequel and continued sales of the original game, initially intended as a Comiket exclusive.

The team at LupieSoft have shared a new teaser clip for their upcoming visual novel project, The Menagerie, which they will be distributing through their publishing partner MangaGamer. As would be expected from most teaser videos, the above video ...

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Universal Studios Japan has opened the Attack on Titan The Real attraction as part of its Universal Cool Japan series of attractions. The "Attack on Titan The Real" attraction will feature a full-size 15-meter (49-foot) Eren Titan and a 14-meter (...

E-commerce and digital publishing company Degica released MAGES' Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds PlayStation Vita game on PC via Steam on Friday. The game launched on PS Vita in North America on August 5.

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On January 23rd, 2015, the official website for the anime adaptation of widely acclaimed mangaka Takahashi Rumiko's manga, Kyoukai no Rinne, began streaming first promotional video for the anime on Friday.

Anime about Tokyo college club's chit-chat follows Kami-Usagi Rope shorts The TOHO Cinemas chain will screen Anime-gatari (literally, Anime-chat), its second original short anime project, during intermissions.

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Producer Katsuhiro Harada shared a first look at Pokkén Tournament's arcade system today, and also shared a look at the controller that will be used to play the game.   During the livestream, Harada first reiterated that Pokkén Tournament isn't go...

The future of Namie Amuro's career has come into question from music industry insiders now that the singer is being managed by an Avex label.

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Get ready to buy all your anime needs with this new stylish credit card.  Japanese credit card company Mitsubishi UFJ NICOS have announced that they will be producing a special line of credit cards themed after Sunrise's popular idol anime Love Live!


Atlus had a couple of Etrian Mystery Dungeon updates to share earlier today, including a look at the dungeon-crawler's Protector class. See a sample of the battle tank class, which boasts high DEF stats and a tower shield, along with some giveaway...

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