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May 20, 2015, 5:00 PM
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Riding the Shinkansen in Japan is always a fun experience. Not only does it go super-fast (you can totally feel those G-forces! ), it's also guaranteed to be quiet and incredibly clean. But with 323 Shinkansen trains departing from Tokyo every day...

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Fire Emblem games have used the same "Weapon Triangle" system for a while now, where swords beats axes, axes crush lances, and lances triumph over swords, but this week's issue of Famitsu magazine shares how things will be a bit different in Fire ...

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Shukan Post May 29 According to a report that came out of China earlier this month, former adult video (AV) starlet Rola Misaki had inked a 15-year "monopoly" contract with a wealthy Chinese businessman.

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A Youtube user has leaked the full battle scene of Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan Goku and Vegeta VS Golden Frieza from the Dragon Ball Z Resurrection. . .


Originally slated for western release this month, Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX has been pushed back until later this year. Now the Nintendo 3DS rhythm game is set to launch in North America on September 8, followed by Europe on September 11.

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On the outside, Japan may seem to be a peaceful and modern country which accepts foreigners to visit with whole heart, however, there is still a bit of a dark side to that as racism and xenophobia are still rampant in the country.


The anti-immigrant and anti-ethnic Korean demonstrations of Zaitokukai (short for Zainichi Tokken o Yurusanai Shimin no Kai - Association of Citizens against the Special Privileges of the Zainichi) have raised debates about hate speech and Japanes...

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With 3-meter Gundam and Char's Zaku II statues coming to Singapore for Gundam Docks in Singapore, Singaporean Gundam fans have definitely have a lot to be happy about, and they are about to become happier.

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Marvel Comics Sets Manga Variant Cover Month Posted by Chris Beveridge May 19, 2015 at 12:40 PM Marvel Comics had a lot of positive feedback to their Secret Wars Free Comic Book Day issue that had the Attack on Titan crossover within it, scripted ...

If you're gonna slay a dragon, you might as well do it in style. May we suggest these crazily cool-looking cutting knives that only need to be sharpened every 25 years? You read that right: These knives will keep their edge for an astonishing 25 y...

DLCs added for PS Vita game shipping June 25 in Japan This year's June 4 issue of Famitsu Magazine will announce on Thursday that Margaret and Teddy (Kuma) will join the upcoming PlayStation Vita rhythm game Persona 4 Dancing All Night.


The official website for Robot Girls Z Plus, the upcoming sequel of the nine-episode series Robot Girls Z in 2014, has announced two additional voice cast, Minami Takahashi as Bong and Manami Maeda as Gurangen, with rough designs of the characters.

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'Dragon Ball Super' Anime Getting Manga Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge May 18, 2015 at 10:41 PM It's amusing in a way to see Dragon Ball Super, the first TV series from the property in far too many years, getting a manga adaptation and not t...


With the May 20th release of volume 8 of Yū-Go Ōkuma and Yoshiaki Tabata's Young Black Jack manga, TBS has launched a site and Twitter for the fall 2015 TV anime, set to be broadcast on the network and BS-TBS.

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This week's issue of Famitsu magazine will reveal a new Super Robot Taisen game for the Nintendo 3DS, the publication's website teases. The reveal will consist of six pages of coverage on the new title, including an interview with the game's produ...


The updated Sengoku Basara 4: Sumeragi has plenty of bonus outfits planned already, and there's another new batch that might be the oddest mix yet. Famitsu went up with a new preview of Sumeragi this week, and one of the new reveals tosses some Re...

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Here are the Kamen Rider song portion from the Kamen Rider x Super Sentai LIVE & SHOW 2015 event. The groups featured in these portions are Rider Chips, Mitsuru Matsuoka EARNEST DRIVE, and of course, Gaku Sano and Yutaka Kobayashi.

T. M. Revolution released his 10th album, "TENN", on May 13, the day of his 19th debut anniversary. He held a commemorative release event named "GIVE ME TENN" for those who purchased the album. 8000 people gathered at Lazona Kawasaki for T.

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Check-out the making of the Kamen Rider X Kamen Rider Drive & Gaim Movie Wars 2015: Full Throttle that came with the special collectors pack. . .

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According to Otakomu, the Muv-Luv Alternative spin-off light novel series by Kouki Yoshimune (author), Hiroki Uchida (author), and Carnelian (illustrator), entitled 'Schwarzesmarken', has been green-lit for production.

This week, the official TOHO Animation YouTube channel revealed a video previewing the anime adaptation of Takemaru Inui's popular Monster Musume manga. The video contains clips of the anime and previews the opening theme song, "Top Speed Fall in ...


Nintendo recently announced plans to resurrect the Nintendo World Championships last seen 25 years ago in 1990. Now we have a few more details on the qualifying events, which will be held at eight Best Buy locations across the country on May 30.


Arahi's Ohno Satoshi will be holding his second art exhibition "FREESTYLE II" in Tokyo, Omotesando Space O. The exhibit will be held on July 24 - August 23. This comes 7 years after his first art exhibition "FREESTLYE", which was held in 2008.

"Crybaby Saxophone" 'なきむしサクソフォン' (Naki Mushi Sakusofon) Hyouka Vibes: It should be no surprise to learn that this gloomy, dramatic episode was produced by the staff of Hyouka. This whole episode was lacking in the colour and vibrance we've come to...


Japanese band Good Morning America, who performed Dragon Ball Z Kai (Buu Edition) ending "Dear Zarathustra" will be returning for "Hello Hello Hello" on this summer's new Dragon Ball Super TV anime. They're joined by The Yellow Monkey vocalist Kaz...

The Twitter account for manga creator Kôji Kumeta's Kodansha editing staff confirmed on Monday that Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine will publish a new Joshiraku manga one-shot on July 9. The account and Comic Natalie website also notes that the Joshiraku...

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Muv-Luv's expansive light novel spin-off, Schwarzesmarken, has revealed to have an anime adaptation in progress in the latest issue of Tech Giant magazine, big news for fans of the Muv-Luv series. Schwarzesmarken is well-regarded in the Muv-Luv un...


There's a joke in M. Bison being revealed for Street Fighter V on a Tuesday, but I don't think I need to repeat it. Just know that the infamous Street Fighter villain has officially been added to the roster, as you can see in IGN's introductory tr...

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'Einstein Septych' by Mr. Brainwash TOKYO (TR) - Ben Mori is an artist who loves animals. "There is nothing more pure and honest than animals and nature," says the 34-year-old, attired in a white-shirt and glasses, from inside the Satelites Art La...

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'AntiMagic Academy' Anime Adaptation Character Designs Previewed Posted by Chris Beveridge May 19, 2015 at 02:10 PM AntiMagic Academy The anime adaptation of the light novel series Taimadou Gakuen 35 Shiken Shoutai, aka AntiMagic Academy "The 35th...

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