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May 14, 2015, 5:30 PM

Sponsored links As most fans would know, the famous idol group AKB48 had their second AKB48 Sports Day at the Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo, where they battled it out to see how they'd do in the world of athletics.

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Nearly twenty-feet high, this marvelous sculpture recently went on display in Shenyang, China. [Photo: ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images] Robert Downey Jr. might be cool and all, sure, but he's not panda cute.

Plenty of fans were disappointed when Digimon Adventure tri. was delayed from its anticipated spring television release only to find out it's going to be a series of films. Other fans took issue with Atsuya Uki's character designs.

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"Jitsu wa Watashi wa" - New Anime Key Visual Posted by pKjd on May 13, 2015 @ 6:18 pm 13 May The official website to the upcoming TV anime series, 'Jitsu wa Watashi wa' (The Truth Is I Am. . . ), has been been updated with a new key visual and bro...

WebNewtype, Monthly Hero's magazine both will host manga Ushiro, the PSP ghost horror role-playing game that Level-5 announced in 2009 but has yet to release, is inspiring a manga series. The manga is actually based on Ushiro: Fukigen na Shinigami...

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Grandia II is coming to PC via Steam in remastered format, GungHo Online Entertainment have announced. The Steam version of the game is being released following feedback from a survey subsidiary Game Arts conducted in April.

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The PlayStation 3 and Vita versions of Steins;Gate will be released in Europe on June 5th, PQube have announced. The game will be available both physically and digitally. Meanwhile, the North American version of the game is still in its submission...

Recreation of Usagi's uniform in fluffy materials to retail for 9,800 yen (US$82) Online retailers SuperGroupies and Premium Bandai are starting pre-orders for fluffy loungewear themed after Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon's Usagi Tsukino and her midd...

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I never thought I'd actually watch this anime, but thanks to someone posting that gif image of Shiraishi being cute and all, I was a bit interested to watch it. The anime itself is pretty good for me. It started pretty well and I really don't unde...


With the spring 2015 anime joining their "Broadcast Dub" line-up today, FUNimation has announced the English cast for Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign. CAST FERID Eric Vale MIKAELA Justin Briner YUICHIRO Micah Solusod GUREN Dave Trosko YOICHI Chri...

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Discotek Streams 'Dallos' Anime On Crunchyroll Posted by Chris Beveridge May 13, 2015 at 01:21 PM The relationship between Crunchyroll and Discotek Media continues to grow bit by bit and the latest addition to it is that the first OVA release in J...

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'Hacka Doll' Anime Gets Premiere Date Posted by Chris Beveridge May 13, 2015 at 04:24 PM The fall block for the Ultra Super Anime Time block of anime shows added Hacka Doll recently as one of the three shows that will run in the block for the fall.

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'No-Rin' Manga Ending Soon Posted by Chris Beveridge May 13, 2015 at 03:33 PM The light novel series No-Rin from Shirow Shiratori and Kippu has done pretty well since its debut back in 2011 in GA Bunko Magazine as it has a manga adaptation and bac...

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In a recent interview, Ariana Miyamoto, Japan's representative for Miss Universe Japan, talks about her reason for joing the pageant. As well as the goals she wants to accomplish within this role. She also talks about how people view her and how s...

Port includes new scenario, 2 new characters, voiceovers, orchestral score Square Enix announced on Wednesday that it will port its 2004 PlayStation 2 role-playing game Dragon Quest VIII: Sora to Umi to Daichi to Norowareshi Himegimi to the Ninten...

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And so we return to our adorable little romance show that is Ore Monogatari. Does it stay as adorable as it usually is? Let's find out. So the episode picks up where the last one left off with Yamato holding in a big secret (although it's obvious ...

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Otaku have had a massive new breakthrough, determining that by adding excessive blush to otherwise normal anime girl imagery, they can make these illustrations instantly appear perverse and ero-oriented.


About the Photographer Inspired by the stunningly creative street fashion that exploded on the streets of Tokyo and Osaka in the late 1990's, photo-journalist Kjeld Duits launched JAPANESE STREETS in 2002.

Actor Keisuke Sagawa reported on Wednesday that his wife, voice actress Nobuyo Oyama, is currently suffering from dementia. According to Sagawa on the TBS radio program Ōsawa Yūri no Yūyū Wide, Oyama is unable to retain short-term memory.

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The latest Kamen Rider Drive toy catalog has finally gave us our first look on the Kamen Rider Drive Type Tridoron, Drive's ultimate/final form in the TV series. In addition to that, new Shift Cars are also revealed as well.

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Ten Years Later: Speed Grapher Anime Series Posted by Mastilo von Plume May 12, 2015 at 05:00 PM After absconding with the 15-year-old centerpiece of an underground club that caters to the depraved desires of the rich and famous, a former war phot...

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Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I like my omelettes fluffy! Just thinking of omelettes makes me really hungry though! Anyway, today I'm going to be taking a look at. . . Nendoroid Yamato! ♡ From the popular browser game 'Kantai Collec...

In an odd announcement via Twitter/USA Today, you can now order pizza from Domino's by simply tweeting a pizza emoji. The reveal came shortly after Domino's went HAM with pizza emojis on Twitter yesterday.

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Unit V6 tops the singles chart with first single during their 20th anniversary year Timeless selling over 93,000 copies. The single's used as theme for drama Shin Keishicho Sosa 1 ka 9 Kakari featuring member Inohara Yoshihiko.

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Previously, the CEO of Japanese game company ImageEpoch went missing and his Twitter page vanished. Now, the studio has officially started bankruptcy proceedings, owing 43 creditors 1. 1 billion yen or US$9 million.

Kadokawa has launched ComicWalker Global, a platform that specially publishes works by overseas creators. The aim of the platform is to create a place where works born from creators at Kadokawa's overseas locations and schools abroad and works by ...


Kodansha announced the winners of the 39th Kodansha Manga Awards on May 12. It started in 1977 and the first winners were Black Jack and Mitsume ga Tooru by Osamu Tezuka, Haikara-san ga Tooru by Waki Yamato, and Candy Candy by Yumiko Igarashi and ...

The Otaku's Study in September 2011 Next week, The Otaku's Study is set to celebrate its 9th Anniversary online as an independent website, and I am ecstatic to have joined many of you on this journey these years.

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Right Stuf listed the complete DVD release of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Season 1 anime, and confirmed that it will have both Japanese and English audio and English subtitles. The DVD set is distributed by Warner Home Video cost US$49.

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With Silent Hills officially cancelled and its P. T. demo not anymore available in the U. S. , some PS4 owners are selling their PS4s that contain said demo on eBay! Not surprisingly, one listing for a PS4 with P.

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