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January 28, 2013, 2:00 AM

Voice actress Ai Maeda confirmed on Sunday that she and voice actor Ryotaro Okiayu had gotten married. Both belong to the same agency, Aoni Production, and Maeda said that she plans to continue working.

Following the first episode released in December 2012, Assistant Professor Tara L. Knight from The University California, San Diego, has posted the second episode "Ephemeral/hologram/weird" of her documentary series "Mikumentary" with Japanese, En...

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After at least 5 months, here is the full stream of Kamen Rider Fourze THE MOVIE: Space, Here We Come! . Double-billed with the Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters film, it debuted at the top spot of Japan Box Office Weekend.

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Man, I wish someone told me this in the days of free AOL trial CD’s. It seems that putting an ordinary Compact Disc into your average microwave creates freaky lightning and a dramatic fiery demise. Although you might expect them simply to burn up ...

AKB48 REQUEST HOUR 2013 RESULTS AKB48 REQUEST HOUR 2013 RESULTS Today marks the end of AKB48 REQUEST HOUR top 100 songs. Check out the results below. During the end of the show, they also announce that AKB48 will held a concert that will house app...

There are so many giant Buddha statues in Japan, but surprisingly in Kyoto there’s only one… Truth is, there was another, the Hōkō-ji Temple’s Daibutsu, built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi, but it was destroyed long time ago… So, the only really giant sta...

Watch Shimura doubutsuen 26/01/2013 (LQ) Aiba Masaki, one of the co-hosts of the variety program 'Tensai! Shimura Doubutsuen' since 2004, cried in the last episode. But it was broadcasted in cuts, so the reason he cried is unknown.

Hawaiian anime fan/chiptune artist /Chunmeista/ has recently updated his library of work with 8-bit covers of Psycho-Pass theme "Abnormalize" and songs from Sword Art Online.   The music is created with Garageband and Magical 8Bit Plugin.

While the weather might be cold, Fairy Tail manga author Hiro Mashima's Twitter feed @hiro_mashima has been on fire the last week. Sketches that he's been posting include some neat pics that he comments were distractions or impulses he felt like p...

Fan art comes in many forms. Whether your canvas is a computer, a piece of paper or your fingernails, one thing is for certain: why be a good artist, when you can be a good nerdy artist? Chieko Nakayama has that principle down, because her anime-t...

When the console version of Resident Evil: Revelations arrives in Japan, it will also be available in a pricy limited edition known as Biohazard: Revelations Unveiled Edition. At ¥42,000 ($467) you would expect some real treasures, one of which ha...

As far as I'm concerned, Saturday morning hasn't truly started until you've got an eyeful of caaaah-toooons. Thankfully Sly Cooper is here to save the day with a fun animated short. Watch as Sly and the gang pull off an airborne heist below.

SKE48's official youtube channel recently uploaded a video of SKE48's new manager. In the video he vows to not have an inappropriate relationship with any of the girls, and if it does happen in the future he will perform seppuku.

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Do you ever see “faces” in the front of cars; the headlights being the “eyes” and the side mirrors being the “ears”? The following collection of images, put together by the adolescent minds of Japan’s largest internet message board, 2channel, are ...

Siliconera Ishaan

Konami’s Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Decade Duels Plus card game saw an update on Xbox Live Arcade this week, along with a debut on PlayStation Network. Here’s what you’re getting for $9. 99 or 800 Microsoft Points:   Voice and Text chat compatibilityOver 2,00...

Siliconera Spencer

Ever since Namco Bandai re-released Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs.  in December, they have been expanding the mecha fighting game with more downloadable content. Strike Noir Gundam just came out and in December we got GP03 Gundam.

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It was announced that the AKB48 groups will hold a 4-day live concert (total 6 stages) at Nippon Budokan in April. The announcement was made during the 3rd day of “AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 100 2013” held at TOKYO DOME CITY HALL.

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From Silent Hill to Blade Runner, Beijing's air pollution is helping the metropolis look otherworldly. And this latest batch of photos make Beijing's skyline look more like Bespin's. According to China.


ClariS to Perform Oreimo Season 2 OP According to the official website for the second season of the Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (Oreimo) anime, ClariS will be releasing a new single this April 17.


Check out these delicious bento boxes featuring the anime series One Piece. This is from a particular doctor/mum who makes these healthy bento lunches for her kid! She blogs about the process and you can check her blog here.

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