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June 2, 2015, 2:00 AM

Sponsored links Attention please! 3 lucky subscribers will receive copies of "PASSPO☆ no Dappi" (release date: May 23) signed by all 8 members! With PASSPO☆ heading towards its 6th year and all of the members having reached the age of adulthood in...

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Current Nintendo hardware use proprietary operating systems. But according to Nikkei, one of Japan's largest newspapers, that will apparently change. One insider tells the paper that the NX will supposedly use the Android OS.

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During the latest Nintendo Direct Presentation, we got some new footage from Fire Emblem If's new village-building feature, where you'll get to make buildings, deepen bonds with allies, and interact with other players.

Fall spinoff shows how investigators Kishō Arima, Taishi Fura first met During the "Tokyo Ghoul √A Ghoul Carnival" event on Sunday, the Tokyo Ghoul anime cast presented the first promotional video with animation for the original video anime (OVA) ...

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Besides those new Drive toys, Bandai has also released the official images for the DX Surfermaru, part of the Otomo-Nin series from Shuriken Sentai. . .


Over the weekend schedule and images for the Tokyo Ghoul JACK OVA were revealed, but that's not all the Ghoul-related news that popped up. Bandai Namco Games busted out a teaser trailer for PS Vita adventure game Tokyo Ghoul: Jail, which has been ...


It is officially confirmed today that a stage play adaptation of Roots and Piyo's comedy manga series Teekyu is in the works for this summer. Its official website also launched today, announcing its schedule.

A new key visual for anime adaptation of Ayano Takeda's Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Euphonium) light novel series featuring a certain memorable scene from episode 8 where Kumiko Oumae and Reina Kousaka are together has been revealed in the July issu...

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At the recent Monster Hunter event in Tokyo, Capcom have just announced the next instalment in the Monster Hunter series, Monster Hunter X. The game itself will be released on the Nintendo 3DS in Japan later this Winter.

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IGPX Discotek Media took to social media today to talk about their acquisition of IGPX last year and have some new information about it, though no home video release date yet: "IGPX update! Toonami had a panel at Momocon where they showed a new tr...

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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, the upcoming spino-ff title for the Nintendo 3DS, is getting a lot of extra goodies in Japan, Nintendo announced in their latest Direct presentation. In Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, players will get t...

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Popular rock band Mr. Children have just announced that they'll be providing their new song "Starting Over" as the theme for the upcoming animated movie "Bakemono no Ko" ("The Boy and the Beast"). The film is the latest work by famed director Hoso...

Popular photo idol Hinako Sano (live-action Jigoku Sensei Nube) will play the idol Misa Amane in July's live-action Death Note television series, while Yutaka Matsushige (Sukiyaki Western Django, Miss Hokusai) will play Sōichirō Yagami.

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Tweet Pin It Sakiko Matsui announced her plans to graduate from pop idol conglomerate AKB48. Matsui, a member of AKB48's Team A, announced her intention to leave the group during her May 29th performance at AKB48 Theater in Akihabara, Tokyo.

eShop download with new touch-based mode, "Special Remedy" items, online one-on-one battles Nintendo launched the Dr. Mario Gyakuten! Tokkōyaku & Saikin Bokumetsu (Dr. Mario Reversal! Special Remedy & Germ Buster) game on the Nintendo 3DS via an e...

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Written by: William on June 1, 2015 at 10:26 am | In GO SEE | No Comments We've seen grapefruit and maca beer and even cherry blossom-flavored beer, but how about green tea beer? Green Tea Restaurant 1899 Ochanomizu (the numbers are pronounced "ic...

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"Love Rec. " is the name of a new eroge from Alcot - it features colorful designs, and a story that's surprisingly not a complete forgery of past tales despite the presence of a childhood friend and the likes.


The official website for the ongoing TV anime based on Hiromu Arakawa's manga adaptation of Yoshiki Tanaka's fantasy novel series The Heroic Legend of Arslan has announced the voice cast for the four characters who will join the second half of the...


Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King might not support 3D on Nintendo 3DS, but there are still plenty of enhancements to the PS2 RPG. This weekend's Japanese Nintendo Direct presentation showed off a bit of the port, and you can see some ...

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Media Blasters Shows Off 'Double Duty Nurses' Hentai Anime Cover Posted by Chris Beveridge May 31, 2015 at 02:02 PM Media Blasters has revealed the cover artwork for their upcoming release of Double Duty Nurses, which is known as Special Ward, aka...

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Organisers for Gundam Docks at Singapore announced Singapore's very own SG50 limited edition Gundam model kits today. To be launched and available only during the exhibition, the exclusive Gundam model kit is designed by the legendary mechanic des...


AKB48 member Watanabe Mayu will be releasing her first solo single in 2 years, titled "Deai no Tsuzuki", scheduled to be released on June 10. The song currently serves as the theme song for her drama Tatakau!

Japan has seen to the creation of yet another bizarre product as toy company Kitan Club offers some stylish pantsu for water bottles, to prevent the condensation-related moistness from soaking surfaces - sure to prove a match for coasters amongst ...

Here are the Manga and Light Novel sales rankings for the first half of the fiscal year of 2015. (November 17, 2014 - May 17, 2015) Manga Sales by Series *1. 7,059,400 linkNanatsu no Taizai *2. 7,046,066 linkOne Piece *3.


Given how long both Godzilla and Shin-chan have been extremely popular in Tokyo and for overseas fans, you'd think they would have been official residents by now, right? That wasn't the case up until recently, with both Shin-chan and Godzilla both...


After "Kaguya" in January and their album "White", NEWS is back with their newest single "Chumu Chumu"! NEWS' second single of 2015 is a platonic love song with "India" as its theme. The word "chumu" means "kiss" in India.

Displays of PAM15 After a general view on the event itself, we'll have a look at various displays that scattered all over the exhibition halls. . . Unlike Anime Festival Asia or many of the localised fan events (COSPAR, MOEPA, etc.

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The life of a giant monster is tough. You wake up after a long nap and immediately people start shooting missiles and Maser cannons at you. You don't even have a chance to shake the dust off. At least, that's the story you can tell with the new "G...


Ever wanted to see the worlds of Pokemon and Puella Magi Madoka Magica collide? This very talented modder, known as Epic Miki on Tumblr, has created a mashup of the popular shoujo series and Pokemon, playable on 3DS.

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