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January 29, 2015, 7:00 AM

Doll☆NEO: New Idol Super Group Posted by Gaki - January 28, 2015 - Dance/Vocal Group, Fresh Music, Idol Focus, Idol News, Idols, JPop, Pure Idol Heart, Video Spotlight - Tagged: Chocolat☆Romantic, Doll☆Elements, Doll☆NEO, Idoling!

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With JKT48 and SNH48 idol groups already representing the massive AKB48 banner abroad, idol group founder, Yasushi Akimoto, has announced his plans to form yet another sister group, this time in the Philippines.

On Jan. 23, the grand opening was held for a new event focused on anime, manga, and games called Universal Cool Japan at the theme park Universal Studios Japan in Osaka. The event will run from Jan. 23 to May 10.

The official website began streaming a promotional video for the second season of the anime adaptation of Wataru Watari and Ponkan8's Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru.  (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) light novel series on Wednes...

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Viz Media announced that its Perfect Square imprint will reprint The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past manga by Shotaro Ishinomori (Kamen Rider, Cyborg 009)! Originally collected into a full-color graphic novel back in 1993 after it was publishe...


Eva merch is getting into yet another market with Evangelion Automotive Accessory, set to introduce an AM/FM radio antenna based on Unit 01's trademark horn this year. The retractable piece is designed to fit on most Japanese cars, is tested for a...

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The official Sailor Moon anime website unveiled the character designs for the Black Moon Clan in the Sailor Moon Crystal anime. Seen from left to right are:Mamoru Miyano (Ulraman Zero, Death Note) as Prince Demande who seeks the Silver Crystal and...


The Sailor Moon 20th anniversary project official site announced today that a new Sailor Moon musical is planned to be performed at AiiA 2. 5 Theater Tokyo and other locations by the end of this year. More details including the story and new cast ...

5-member band on Gundam AGE opening to end final tour with April 29 concert The official website for the rock band ViViD announced on Wednesday that the band will stop performing together after their April 29 concert at Pacifico Yokohama National ...

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Magazine publisher Gakken has accidentally revealed on their Japanese online store the cover of the upcoming March issue of their Megami magazine, which is announcing that there will be a second season of the anime adaptation of Koi's Gochuumon Wa...

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More 'Seraph of the End' Anime Cast Revelad Posted by Chris Beveridge January 28, 2015 at 02:10 PM Casting continues for the spring 2015 anime series Seraph of the End as a pair of new actors have been added to the list.

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New 'Fushigi Yugi' Manga Series Coming Posted by Chris Beveridge January 27, 2015 at 06:27 PM Yuu Watase has returned to her very popular series Fushigi Yugi a few times over the years and now it looks like she's going to do that once more.

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This isn't nationwide. But next month, Hokkaido Prefecture is rolling out "No Video Game Day. " There won't be just one of these days, but two—and two every month. NHK reports that among students nationwide, test scores are down in Hokkaido.

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That game Square Enix plans to reveal during Tokaigi later this week is a PlayStation 4 title.   A teaser site for Project Code Z is up revealing that the game is a PlayStation 4 title. The reveal for Project Code Z will be livestreamed and M.

Bandai Namco Games in Japan have shared a brand new trailer for their upcoming PlayStation 3 / PlayStation Vita release of Sword Art Online: Lost Song. While still based around the characters/concepts introduced in Reki Kawahara's original light n...

Programming block reduced to 3. 5 hours on Saturdays The official Tumblr for Adult Swim's Toonami block announced on Tuesday that Attack on Titan, Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell, and Space Dandy will no longer air after February 7.

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Capcom just announced the latest entry in the Dragon's Dogma series with Dragon's Dogma Online. More details from this week's issue from Famitsu magazine have surfaced. [Thanks, Zaregoto and Otakomu]   Dragon's Dogma Online is in development for P...


The official website for the ongoing PriPara TV anime series today posted a main visual for the upcoming spring season, including the two new characters Aroma and Mikan. The next story arc will feature the biggest PriPara event named "PriPara Drea...

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Aniplex USA Will Distribute The 'Aldnoah. Zero' Import Anime Soundtrack Posted by Chris Beveridge January 28, 2015 at 03:20 PM Aniplex USA is adding a new piece to their plans to bring out things related to Aldnoah.


The Yamada-kun to Nana-nin no Majo/Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches anime franchise, which is based on Miki Yoshikawa's supernatural/romantic comedy manga, today launched its official YouTube channel and posted a 30-second teaser for the upcoming ...

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YuYuYu may be getting a sequel, according to an interview with the director, if the series receives continued support from the fans – and talk about future developments is apparently already underway. What a shocking announcement to start the day,...

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AKB48 founder and producer Yasushi Akimoto announced the formation of the Niigata-based idol group NGT48 at the "AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 1035″ event in Tokyo on Sunday. His aim in creating another local group, he says, is to ultimately fo...

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Two brand new commercials were released for the upcoming Blu-ray release of Sora no Method, the original anime produced by newly opened Studio 3HZ and directed by Masayuki Sakoi (Strawberry Panic, Sono Hanabira ni Kuchizuke wo: Anata to Koibito Ts...

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Toonami Sets 'Kill la Kill' Anime Premiere Time Posted by Chris Beveridge January 27, 2015 at 07:31 PM Kill la Kill Volume 2 Aniplex USA announced earlier this month at Otakon Vegas that they're bringing Kill la Kill to Toonami and revealed that i...

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Check-out these first batch of new magazine scans featuring the Ninninger team's main mecha, Shuriken Gattai Shurikenjin.

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Check-out this new magazine scans featuring Kamen Rider Drive and Kamen Rider Mach's upcoming new forms that will debut this February: Drive Type. . .

Voice actors Shigeru Chiba and Eiko Yamada wrote on Twitter on Saturday that they recorded their roles of Pilaf and Mai for this year's Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu no F film. Yamada is pictured with Chiba and Tesshô Genda (voice of Shu) in her tweet.

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Heck's Angels. Creative Staff: Story: Chuck Dixon Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy Color: Glenn Whitmore Ink: Rich Koslowski Letters: Jack Morelli What They Say: Archie's car is trusty—you can always count on it to break down!

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With the first cour of Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works ending last season, and the second cour airing next season, Chara Ani are selling a new line of anime calendars for 2015 to drum up the hype.

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Daman Mills Boards 'Holy Knight' Anime Dub Posted by Chris Beveridge January 27, 2015 at 03:25 PM Holy Knight While the initial recording session got cut short a bit yesterday due to the weather, MB VoiceWorks has revealed the first piece of casti...

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