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January 29, 2013, 5:30 AM
AKB48 WrapUp Tommy Kono

It revealed that Akimoto Yasushi, the man who plays the leaning role in AKB48′s BIG success mentioned his graduation day in the talk with Mr. Tahara Soichiro, the famous journalist. The talk between the two was held for the new book titled “AKB48 ...

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, manga artist/character designer Yoshikazu Yasuhiko's 23-volume retelling of the One Year War featured in the original mecha war series, has been picked up for a 2014 anime TV series from Sunrise.

Siliconera Spencer

Square Enix released more screenshots of Kingdom Hearts HD 1. 5 Remix showcasing the members of Organization XIII. Organization XIII takes center stage in Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days and Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories.

Super-1 in Super Hero Taisen Z The upcoming Kamen Rider × Super Sentai × Space Sheriffs: Super Hero Taisen Z crossover movie will be featuring the Showa era Kamen Rider Super-1! The villains this time is the evil army, Space Shocker with monsters ...

[Spoilers] White Wizard and DragoTimer Beware that this contains spoilers of the upcoming episodes of Kamen Rider Wizard. The White Wizard appears before Haruto, and together they create the DragoTimer by using the power within his transformation ...

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 is slated to hit the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in North America and South America on March 5, Europe and Australia on March 8, and Japan on April 18, 2013. The which region gets what preorder DLC costumes ...

RocketNews24 John Stuart Translations

How much do you love your cat? Really, how much? Would you consider purchasing an entire home specifically designed to make life as pleasant as possible for your favorite feline? If so, Japanese homebuilder Asahi Kasei may have just what you’re lo...

RocketNews24 Andrew Miller

Few meat eaters have ever had to butcher their own meat, and we’d wager that most would, given the choice of “slaughter and prepare your own or go vegetarian”, choose to lead a herbivorous life over getting busy with a cleaver.

Siliconera Spencer

Lightning is the world’s last hope in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, so she has to save the world alone. Since you won’t have Sazh to soak up damage, Lightning has to defend herself by using a guard move to reduce damage.

AKB48 WrapUp Tommy Kono

As AKB48 received a bit critical message from Akimoto Yasushi, the general producer of the group, on the second day of AKB48 Resuest Hour Setlist Best 100, where he slammed sloppy MC of the first day, especially that “team battle thing”, as well a...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Whether it’s luxury hotel rooms or a seemingly ordinary computer mouse, it’s important to present whatever you’re selling online as attractively as possible. Advertisements must be concise and informative, and of course the product presented in as...

RocketNews24 Jessica

It’s not surprising that in Japan, the land of cute and cuddly, pretty much everything has a fuzzy mascot. Even prefectural and city governments are getting in on the merchandising mania with adorable (or terrifying, depending on your point of vie...

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JEFusion GekiDan

A few days ago, we reported a rumor or unconfirmed information on Kamen Rider Wizard's White Wizard. With new magazine images finally up, it turns out that the rumor is true. Along with it is the silhouette for Kamen Rider Beast's upgrade.


Arcadia’s Elin Reservation Starts! ! This new figure of “Elin” from TERA, will be available this coming May 2013 by Arcadia for 12,800 Yen retail price. Hobby Search is taking reservations for her as of today.

A television commercial for Berserk Golden Age Arc III: Descent (Berserk Ōgon Jidai-Hen III: Kōrin), the third part in Studio 4°C's film adaptation of Kentarou Miura's Berserk manga, began airing in Japan.

Kyle Oropesa

I didn't believe it at first, I thought it's ridiculous but when I saw the final result and countless inspection I therefore conclude that it's legit! I've been receiving a couple of chain mails in the office before and I received a similar image ...

Top winners in LAWSON store campaign to attend exclusive event with cast The LAWSON chain of Japanese convenience stores is holding a collaborative campaign with Toaru Majutsu no Index: Endymion no Kiseki (A Certain Magical Index: The Miracle of E...

Japanator Kristina Pino

One of the things that gets my eyes rolling fast is when people dismiss popular shows based on some kind of moral high-horse principle in the vein of, "The boobs are way too huge in that anime! " or "Why is there a token pervert in this show?

Visiting Japan, especially in the Buddhist temples but also in some Shinto shrines, you will surely notice these beautiful covered corridors, surrounding the inner courtyards, similar to the European cloisters, called in Japanese kairo.


ZAQ’s Alteration PV Making Video Alteration, the OP for Sasami-san@Ganbaranai was released on 23 January 2013. To promote the single, Lantis has posted on their YouTube channel the makings of the PV of Alteration.

Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters vs. Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger: The Movie, the latest in the Super Sentai VS film series, debuted at #4 during the January 19-20 weekend. The film ranked at #6 on Box Office Mojo's chart and earned US$1,581,020 on 175 screens.

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