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February 28, 2015, 6:00 AM
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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's MV for her 10th single, Mondai Girl (Releasing on March 18) has been released!   This music video starts with Kyary, dressed like a high class actress, chased by paparazzi. Then, she works with foreign dancers for the first tim...

Some of our readers are undoubtedly aware that we here at RocketNews24 are quite fond of Kit Kats.  And while we're used to seeing the popular chocolate snack in an array of interesting flavors, we have to say we were genuinely intrigued when we h...

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Kyoto Animation have released a brand new video for the first part in the upcoming anime film adaptations of Nagomu Torii and Tomoyo Kamoi's Kyoukai no Kanata (Beyond the Boundary) light novel series, Kyoukai no Kanata -I'll Be Here- Kako-hen (The... jrharbort

In amusing recent news, it seems some unknown Japanese construction company has adopted Hatsune Miku as the (literal) poster girl for their "No Trespassing" posters. A recent photo by @raizinng on twitter revealed the poster for the world to see.

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Japanese anime accessory manufacturer Koubutsu-ya have unveiled a new line of aroma fragrances based on the anime adaptation of Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) manga. The new line of fragrances are supposed to resemble the sc...

Class inflicts status ailments on foes Atlus USA began streaming a video on Thursday introducing the Hexer class in its upcoming Nintendo 3DS game Etrian Mystery Dungeon. The class uses curses to inflict status ailments on enemies.

Atlus began streaming a new promotional video starring the Persona 4 protagonist for its Persona 4: Dancing All Night PlayStation Vita rhythm game on Monday. The video features Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth opening theme "Maze of Life" by Shi...

Charapedia asked 10,000 anime fans the question: Which female anime characters are the coolest? And from thousands of fans, most of the responses are from the female fans (51%), male fans (49%) and teens to their 20s (74.

Rhymeberry Set to Start a New Rhyme Posted by Gaki - February 27, 2015 - Announcement, Dance/Vocal Group, Idol News, Idols, JPop, Pure Idol Heart - Tagged: DJ HIKARU, Graduation, MC HIME, Pure Idol Heart, Rhymeberry, ライムベリー Rhymeberry shocked thei...

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Aw man, it's a good while since I attended a con. Let's just say that my schedule hasn't been open to partake in these events. Luckily, the gang at Beat Down Boogie have done not one but two videos that showcase Katsucon 2015's cosplayers for our ...

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JRA jockey Hiroki Goto commits suicide By Tokyo Reporter on February 27, 2015 under Tokyo Daily Hiroki GotoIBARAKI (TR) – Ibaraki Prefectural Police said on Friday that Japan Racing Association jockey Hiroki Goto has committed suicide.

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The latest issue of Televi-kun magazine we got a teaser on the next Kamen Rider that will debut in the Kamen Rider Drive TV series! Likely to make his debut on April is Kamen Rider Chaser! Chaser's user transforms using the Mach Driver and the Sig...

AKB48's Rina Ikoma stars in film about students trapped in school Team GrisGris' Corpse Party horror game franchise is getting a live-action film adaptation this summer starring Nogizaka46 and AKB48 member Rina Ikoma.


Finally, Gundam Reconguista in G has joined Gundam Build Fighters Try streaming on Bandai's GundamInfo YouTube channel. The anime from series creator Yoshiyuki Tomino debuted for its Japanese broadcast as part of the Gundam 35 anniversary celebrat...

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'Initial D: The Movie – Legend 2: Racer' Anime Feature Gets New Teaser Spot Posted by Chris Beveridge February 27, 2015 at 02:25 PM This year has been good for fans of Initial D so far as we've gotten the first movie out recently on home video and...

A collaboration between Japanese water cooler manufacturer Aqua Clara and Attack on Titan launched today.  Attack on Titan-themed "Hydration Corps" are being rented out with a monthly refill and maintenance fee of 1,500 yen ($12.

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Corpse Party is getting a live-action movie adaptation in Japan this Summer, starring AKB48 member Rina Ikoma, who will make her starring debut with the film.   The movie is directed by Masafumi Yamada, and will also star Ryosuke Ikeoka from D-BOY...

Siliconera Chris Priestman

The latest Humble Bundle Weekly is titled "Made in Japan," which means  that all of the games included in this bargain deal are, yes, from Japan.   You can pay-what-you-want for:   But, if you want to treat yourself, then you can pay more than the...

The official website for the Show By Rock! ! TV anime adaptation of Sanrio's mobile rhythm game of the same name unveiled the first animated promotional video for the series on Friday. Text: A single girl Text: Wandered into another world.

The popular Nintendo horror franchise game "Corpse Party" will be getting a live action film adaptation. The announcement also revealed the cast such as Rina Ikoma a AKB48 member. This will be her first debut in acting career.

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Kobushi Factory – Nen ni wa Nen / Survivor Kobushi Factory's 1st DVD single Nen ni wa Nen / Survivor (念には念 / サバイバー) will be released on March 26. Kobushi Factory is a new idol group from Hello! Project consisting of 8 former Hello Pro Kenshuusei.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Food Wars! ' Anime Gets Another TV Spot Posted by Chris Beveridge February 27, 2015 at 02:02 PM With a pretty solid cast behind it in general, the idea of doing character related TV spots to promote Food Wars!

  Some of the scans from Super Hero Taisen GP: Kamen Rider Sangou that have leaked online has shown some interesting new facts about the movie. Hit the jump to learn about the newly known details! Tetsuo Kurata, who was previously confirmed to rep...


  Toei has announced the release information for Kamen Rider x Kamen Rider Drive & Gaim: Movie Wars Full Throttle. The 93 minute movie hits Japanese home video on May 13, 2015.   The Regular Edition Bluray is bare-bones, with only a theatrical tra...

With their upcoming PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita releases of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Sui set for release in Japan on March 12th, Kaga Create have shared another two of the several opening sequences available with the game.

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'Aoharu x Kikanju' Manga Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge February 26, 2015 at 03:10 PM Add another survival games anime series to your future as the manga series from NAOE called Aoharu  x Kikanju will be making the leap.

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Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata shared the latest details and a look at several gameplay footage clips during the Active Time Report in London. Here's a summary highlighting what was talked about during the event.

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I hope you weren't watching this show for Shinichi, because he's pretty much not in this episode. Yeah, that's right. You heard me, the main character is almost completely not in this episode at all. He's in it for all of about 4 minutes maximum t...

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The official website of Dengeki G's Magazine has teased fans with a mysterious image set on a beach with a girl waving and is presented with the caption "Help, Love Live! "Now, whatever could this teaser be about?

Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka? X Kiniro Mosaic Collaboration Teaser With the second season of Yui Hara's schoolgirl comedy  Kiniro Mosaic manga scheduled for a spring debut and the second season of Koi's 4-panel comedy manga series Gochuumon wa Usagi...

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