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January 17, 2013, 2:30 AM

Its been snowing in Japan a lot and we got a load of snow around the Yokohama and Tokyo area. Tokyo had 8cm of snow while Yokohama had 14cm. Some places in Japan got 40cm of snow within 24 hours. Many flights were cancelled and trains grounded to ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

It's flu season. Time to either protect yourself from getting sick, or, if you are already sick, prevent your illness from spreading to others. Hence, sickness masks. But not everyone who wears sickness masks are, well, sick!

Hatsune Miku's KEI designs story of robots waging war long after humans' extinction The first commercial for the Straight Title Robot Anime (Chokkyū Hyōdai Robot Anime) television series began streaming on niconico on Tuesday.

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Hmm? That looks like a prototype! But why would there be a prototype here at the sales department? It must be from a company other than Good Smile… The bag looks rather big, so I guess the figure must be quite big too… let me take it to my desk an...

Siliconera Spencer

V-Jump confirmed two characters for JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle. CyberConnect2′s fighting game will have Caesar Zeppeli and Jonathan Joestar as playable characters.   Jonathan Joestar has an interesting attack called Zoom Punch which...

Maiden Japan has announced its acquisition of the classic political police action-comedy Patlabor. The original 7 episode OVA series is directed by Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell) with scripts by Kazunori Ito (Dirty Pair), character designs by A...

RocketNews24 Steven

There’s certainly no shortage of amateur Michael Jackson cover videos on YouTube, but few are as ambitious as this cover of “Thriller” by Inhyeok Yeo, a Korean university student living in Japan. Check out the video below!

Kyle Oropesa

I'm not too sure if I'll be happy reading the news as Ghost in the Shell: Arise is set to be released this year. If most have been excited of Gen Urubuchi's Gargantia, I've been more excited when I heard the latest project of the franchise.

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Sony-fanboy leaker posted some details about the upcoming Kamen Rider: Battle Ride Wars PS3 game online. Some of his info were later proven to be true and here are some of the unverified info we had coming from him.

Yu Yagami reunites elf Celsia & 3 travellers from Japan with mysterious girl G-mode's Comic Meteor web manga site announced on Wednesday that Yu Yagami will return to his Those Who Hunt Elves (Elf o Karu Mono-tachi) manga with a new series on Janu...

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Short PV for SKE48’s “Sore wo Seishun to Yobu Hi” revealed by Shiso on January 16, 2013 at 12:44 am The short PV for “Sore wo Seishun to Yobu Hi“, which is one of the coupling tracks for SKE48’s upcoming single “Choco no Dorei” (to be released on ...

Siliconera Spencer

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.

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Tohoshinki to release a new album in March by ustar on January 16, 2013 at 4:36 am Tohoshinki’s new album, “TIME“, will be released on March 6th. This will mark Tohoshinki’s first album since releasing “TONE” about a year ago.

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...

Here's something Fire Emblem fans are going to enjoy getting confirmation of. According to Siliconera, who checked out an early copy of Fire Emblem: Awakening, Nintendo of America saw fit to include both Japanese and English voice tracks in the do...

JEFusion GekiDan

With the second season coming around soon, the unofficial Super Sentai, Hikōnin Sentai Akibaranger, opens a Super Sentai-themed cafe called “Akibaranger Cafe Delusion Base”. The shop opened today, January 16th.

Japanator Elliot Gay

I guess at this point all Type Moon fans can breathe a collective sigh of relief. It would appear as though TM is actively working on their Tsukihime remake. Huzzah! The above trailer is only a couple minutes long, but it shows off all the female ...

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The great thing about Internet shopping, especially in Japan, is that sometimes packages arrive early. For instance, although the Type-Moon Fes Blu-ray set is not slated to be released until today (January 16) in Japan, a few lucky fans have alrea...

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The Precure anime franchise is recruiting young fans of the mahou shoujo anime series for their upcoming TV commercial. The official website has launched a campaign entitled みんなでプルキュアのCMをつくろう!キャンペーン (Let’s Create a Precure Commercial with Everyone!

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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