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January 16, 2013, 3:00 PM

7-episode series from Mamoru Oshii to get bilingual DVD/BD release The North American anime licensing company Maiden Japan announced on Tuesday that it has licensed the Patlabor video anime series. Maiden Japan will release the series in conjuncti...

The February issue of Kodansha's Monthly Young Magazine is announcing on Wednesday that the Ghost in the Shell Arise anime will launch in 2013. Kazuchika Kise will serve as the chief director, and Tow Ubukata is supervising and writing the series ...

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Temco Koei will publish Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk in Europe and North America. While Tecmo Koei is handling the title’s distribution, NIS America did the localization work. Atelier Ayesha will only have English voiceovers.

Last month, the January 2013 (Vol. 8) issue of Type-Moon Ace offered a look at the Fate/zero creator's highly-anticipated remake of vampire story Tsukihime. A new promo offers a look at the latest takes on the designs for maids Hisui and Kohaku an...

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Brian Ashcraft View Profile Email Facebook Twitter RSS Cat cosplay is a thing. We've proven this over and over and over. So don't be totally surprised by this! Be amazed. At once, the above photo is both totally adorable and completely badass.

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A teaser trailer for Type-Moon’s Tsukihime remake from the Type-Moon 10th anniversary box set is up for viewing now, and you can check it out below. It shows off the characters designs we’ve posted previously, along with a remixed piece of music f...

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Capcom have released a few of their Nintendo 3DS games on the Nintendo eShop as download titles in Japan. Most notable, Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate are both available as downloads already.

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When Capcom released Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for the Wii U in Japan, the game allowed players to use the Wii U GamePad as a virtual keyboard, but didn’t support USB keyboards at launch. Then, Capcom announced that the game would be patched to in...

Tiffany Grant, the English-language voice actor of Asuka from the popular anime series "Neon Genesis Evangelion", discussed during the anime convention SwampCon how those involved with the show's production seemed to be cursed.

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It was announced that SKE48 members Kuwabara Mizuki, Takada Shiori, Hiramatsu Kanako (team S), Akaeda Ririna, Ogiso Shiori (team KII), Ueno Kasumi, Hara Minami (team E) and Kobayashi Emiri (Kenkyuusei) will be graduating from the group.

  Fuji TV’s reality show Terrace House is one that follows 6 young people as they go through the highs and lows of life. Not really that compelling right? If you live in America or Europe this is old hat and you’ve seen this kind of show before.

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Square Enix loves their countdown sites and are teasing a reveal for January 17. The news popped up on their RSS feed with this amusing headline – ( ・ω・)=つ≡つ 2013. 1. 17 ⊂≡⊂=(・ω・ ).     The enemy sprite is clearly the Behemoth from Final Fantasy V...


Mika-tan’s Blog has been updated with preview pictures of Nendoroid Fujiwara no Mokou from the series Touhou Project. Reservations to commence later today. Stay tuned! BioLatest Posts zenical. . .

MyAnimeList. net Forum »» News Discussion »» Light Novel 'Yusha ni Narenakatta Ore wa Shibushibu Shushoku wo Ketsui Shimashita. ' To Be Animated News Team Online Joined: Feb 2008 Posts: 4369 According to Fujimishobo, light novel "Yusha ni Narenaka...


Animelo 2012 which took place at Saitama Super Arena during 25 and 26 August 2012 will finally be released on 27 March 2013. Cover as seen below. Now I am waiting for preorder details to be up over at CDJapan.

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The Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance demo will be released worldwide on January 22nd for Xbox Live and PlayStation Network, Konami and Platinum Games have announced.   Previously available only in Japan or along with the Zone of the Enders HD Collec...

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By pre-ordering the game via the Namco Bandai Games Online Store, you can get the Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Collector's Edition that includes various bonuses! For $79. 99, the special release includes the following items: Naruto Shi...


Hanazawa Kana to Release First Album in Feb 2013 In conjunction with the release of seiyuu Hanazawa Kana’s 4th single, a great piece of news has been announced – Hanzawa will be releasing her first album in Feb 2013!

According to publisher Fujimishobo, the latest light novel series with a cumbersomely long name to get an anime adaptation is Jun Sakyō's Yusha ni Narenakatta Ore wa Shibushibu Shushoku wo Ketsui Shimashita (I Reluctantly Decided to Find a Job Bec...

Ahead of the February premiere of the live action adaptation of CLAMP's horror manga xxxHOLic, a new teaser photo shows model/actress Anne as dimensional witch Yuuko greeting the 2013 year of the snake.

 Yesterday, a now storm hit the Tokyo region, accompanied by wind gusts approach 60 mph. It was enough to snarl transportation and inspire some otaku. No Neo Armstrong Cyclone Jet Armstrong cannons were spotted, but there was some snow sculptures ...

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Arcana Heart 3 went from arcades to consoles in 2011. Examu is bringing the gals fighting game back to arcades as Arcana Heart 3: Love Max. The game will be tested in Akihabara’s Hey! arcade on January 19 and January 20.

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