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January 24, 2013, 12:30 AM

So do you feel lucky? Think you lady luck is with you? Try this one for size! So I started making EDH decks according to what sleeves I’m going to be using. For example: my Madoka –from Puella Magi Madoka Magica– sleeves are literally going to be ...

The March issue of Kodansha's Monthly Afternoon magazine is announcing this week that an anime adaptation of Shimoku Kio's Genshiken: Second Season sequel manga has been green-lit. The manga continues the adventures of the otaku college club "The ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The eternal question of whether or not otaku (geeks) like anime ladies over real ladies has apparently been answered. Or something! Over a four day period last fall, a Japanese tech firm used a free Senki Zessho Symphogear iOS app to poll male ani...

There are over 6000 kōban all over Japan and some of them are really famous. There are such police boxes with real historical value, like the oldest kōban from Tokyo, while others are well known because of their unusual architecture, like the kōba...

Anime watchers will have undoubtedly encountered hikikomori who have withdrawn from society, but before it was a well established character trait, hikikomori was a social phenomenon, described and named by psychologist and critic Tamaki Saitō.

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This week’s issue of Weekly Famitsu magazine has got a first look on Senbonzakura and Rin-chan Nau! , the final two of six new songs that Sega will add to the PS3 version of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F.

Yesterday, the Japan Academy Awards announced its nominees for the 36th annual awards, the best film of 2012. The five nominees for Animation of the Year are: Evangelion: 3. 0 You Can (Not) Redo (chief director: Hideaki Anno), Wolf Children (direc...

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Alice Nine / release During Alice Nine's Zepp Diver City Performance last year it had been announced that Alice Nine would be moving record labels - from Tokuma Japan to UNIVERSAL's NAYUTAWAVE RECORDS.

Siliconera Spencer

Kingdom Hearts HD 1. 5 Remix has two playable games and videos that summarize the story of Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, the interquel story that focuses on Roxas and Axel.   Famitsu explains the Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days part is 2 hours and 50 minut...

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Even though news everywhere has listed Metal Gear Rising to be released yesterday for download on the Playstation Store and Xbox Live, it isn’t so for many of Asian gamers out there.   Apparently, only Playstation Plus members and Xbox Live Gold o...

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On top of Soul Sacrifice, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan has another Vita title in the pipeline. Famitsu revealed Let’s Do Our Best! Brain-chan, which has a collection of brain training mini-games.   The Vita title will boost your powers of obs...

The Japan Academy Prize Association for excellence in film announced the nominees for the 36th annual awards on Tuesday. The five movies that have been nominated for Animation of the Year are: Evangelion: 3.

"Unveiled Edition" port of 3DS game to arrive in May CAPCOM confirmed on Wednesday that it will release its Biohazard/Resident Evil: Revelations Unveiled Edition game on the PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360, and PC platforms on May 23 in Japan.

Rumor has it that Matsumoto Jun is becoming hooked at this dubious-adult play called “night interview“…As reported,According to some concerned club personnel, Arashi‘s Matsumoto Jun enjoys hanging-out at a certain VIP room...


Ever wonder what the characters of the series Steins;Gate will look like 10 years later? A Pixiv artist named バンジョー did some fan art that depicts the cast ten years later. Which future character are you loving the most now?

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

Last week, fans rejoiced at the announcement of a new Ghost in the Shell anime set to come out sometime in 2013. So far, information on the new anime is scarce, with little more than rudimentary staff information and a single piece of character ar...

Siliconera Ishaan

Over on the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn development blog, Square Enix have posted images of an in-progress high-poly model for Shiva, which was created using the Z-Brush software. High-poly models are normally used to generate normal map dat...

Shockerz Lee

The inner gamer of me always like to go ahead in time and find out what awesome titles are awaiting me to get my hands on. Almost every year now I will go through what catches my eyes and share them here — my readers.

tokyohive Shiso

AKB48 appeared on the TBS‘ music program “Kayou Kyoku! ” which aired on January 22 as a special 2-hour live broadcast. On the program, they performed their upcoming 30th single “So long! ” (to be released on February 20th) for the first time.

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