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January 28, 2013, 9:00 AM
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Anime in 3840×2160 “2160p” UHDTV resolutions should be available by the summer of 2014, as the Japanese government is pressing for the rollout of 4K UHDTV 2 years ahead of schedule in an effort to save the TV industry from collapse.

In a depature from the days when Sega Saturn was personified by a beefy judoka, Kei, the artist known for designing the look of Hatsune Miku, has illustrated a series of Segakko (Sega Daughters) for the game maker's 13 consoles.

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Kei, the illustrator who came up with Hatsune Miku’s image, designed the personified forms of Sega’s 13 consoles. Veteran illustrators in the anime industry, including Total Eclipse character designer Yumiko Hara, will be handling the designs for ...

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.

The March issue of Shinchosha's Comic@Bunch premiered a new manga series based on the classic novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes on January 21. The novel is being adapted by writer Yūshi Kawata and artist Yukito into a series titled Don Quix...

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...

Ever wonder what sort of building houses Studio Ghibli or Gainax or Shaft? It's not quite every major anime producer, but a collection of labeled exterior shots captures most of the anime makers you've heard of and probably a few you haven't.

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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 ...

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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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Tabidachi Sotsugyou-gumi performs their graduation song at ‘Request Hour’ by Shiso on January 26, 2013 at 8:00 pm On the third day of “AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 100 2013” held at TOKYO DOME CITY HALL on January 26th, ‘Tabidachi Sotsugyou-gu...

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.

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...

In a new short, Taiwan's counter656 presents the first in a series of Dragon Ball Z stop motion battle royales. This one has Piccolo and Trunks versus various Gundam mecha and each other.  Goku, Cell, Vegeta, Freeza and so on are promised the futu...

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...

Asuka wearing her test plugsuit from “Evangelion: 2. 0”.   Anime figure and model kit company Amie-Grand is currently taking preorders for a figure of Evangelion’s Asuka Langley Shikinami wearing her test plugsuit.

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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 ...

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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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Joujuu Senjin! ! Mushibugyo TV Anime Announced0by Guest Blogger 29 mins ago The ninth issue of Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine which is set to come out on the 30th of January is going to confirm the Joujuu Senjin!


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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