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May 15, 2015, 4:30 AM

Sponsored links Superstar Namie Amuro has unwrapped the MV for "Birthday" from her upcoming album "_genic" (release date: June 10). Contributor Wanted! ! The video, which was shot in one take, has Namie Amuro preparing for her birthday party in a ...

N'Doul also added for PS4/PS3 fighting game shipping this year This year's 25th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is revealing more playable characters on Monday for Bandai Namco Entertainment's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heav...

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With the original Digidestined returning for a new Digimon anime titled Digimon Adventure Tri. . digimon fans who grew up watching the original are as excited as ever. However, the new artwork does not seem to fly as much to other fans who were mo...

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Digimon World Project Ark is a free, fan-made project that aims to revive and expand on the original Digimon World game released back in 1999 for the PlayStation. It's been in the making for a number of years now and has changed in look and engine...

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Dull harem anime "Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata" is putting its girls on pillows, towels, and other various items, and selling them off in their underwear in anticipation of the upcoming second season. The official product photos are quite telling.

Manga about high school girl who plays competitive karuta inspired 2 anime series This year's 12th issue of Kodansha's Be-Love magazine will reveal on Friday that the live-action film adaptation of Yuki Suetsugu's Chihayafuru manga will premiere i...

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Japan's Weekly Blu-ray & DVD Anime Rankings Ending May 10th, 2015 Posted by Chris Beveridge May 12, 2015 at 08:28 PM The first full release week of May in Japan is one that is pretty much awful to watch.

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.


The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Eiji Masuda's romantic comedy Jitsu wa Watashi wa has updated with a new key visual featuring its seven main characters, also announcing its premiere schedule in Japan starting on July 6.

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Tweet Pin It Japanese trauma techno-pop group URBANGARDE has released a music video "Coin Locker Babies" from their live-show only mini-album release Shojou Kaitai, featuring costume design by Japanese lolita fashion company Angelic Pretty.

This year's 25th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is revealing the cast on Monday for the Nintendo 3DS port of Square Enix's 2004 PlayStation 2 role-playing game Dragon Quest VIII: Sora to Umi to Daichi to Norowareshi Himegimi (Drag...

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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The Mitsukoshi department store brought on Toshiba's Chihara Aico as a temporary receptionist last month to test out her in-development voice recognition software. While she isn't as advanced as some of her other employed robot peers, Toshiba is t...

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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...


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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'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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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...

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Outside of Japan, the name "Dragon Quest" may not have the same brand-recognition as other video game franchises, like Final Fantasy or Mario, but inside Japan it's basically on the same level. And if you've ever had the pleasure of slashing your ...

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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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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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Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches is the latest work from manga author Miki Yoshikawa, whose previous popular work was Yankee-kun and Megane-chan (Known in some territories as Punk Flunk Rumble), a comedy about a delinquent guy and a girl with glas...

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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.

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Actor Keisuke Sagawa revealed on his radio show that his wife, voice actress Nobuyo Oyama is currently diagnosed with dementia. He revealed that she is unable to retain short term memory and has exhibited symptoms of the illness some time ago.


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.

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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VAMPS finished the sole headlining show of their 2015 American tour on May 1st by delivering an extra-long concert for their Bloodsucker fans at New York's Best Buy Theater, located in the heart of Times Square.

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.


The lead track, "Let Me Talk To U", is a heartwarming love song about his lover, family, friends, and everybody he loves. The 10-song album includes "Miss California", a song that envisions early summer, "Lionheart", a gem of a ballad, and hit sin...

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