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January 31, 2013, 11:00 AM

Right after News zero was aired last monday people at 2channel started commenting like: 'When I saw Sakurai I had to laugh, he is too fat' 'My sister watches this show, but lately she stopped watching because Sakurai turned into a fat middle aged ...

The 2nd volume of the To Love-Ru Darkness anime has arrived, and just as with the first, it is finally freed of all the censorship which plagued the original broadcasts and packed with more raunchy action than ever.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Ah, Japan! On a regular basis, I get emails from readers wanting to know about where they should go on their trip to Japan. Where should I stay? What should I eat? Questions like that. For a moment, forget that.

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Hubert and Pascal from Tales of Graces f make a cameo in Tales of Hearts R. Instead of their usual attire, Pascal dresses in a Toro costume (that’s the white PlayStation cat mascot) and Hubert is an a Kuro costume.

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While we got Fighting Vipers and Virtua Fighter 2, Cyber Troopers Virtual-On and Virtua Striker are Japan only. The Virtual-On team says Sega has no plans to release the two upcoming arcade games outside of Japan.

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Nintendo have shared another three character profiles on their 3DS Facebook page from Fire Emblem: Awakening. This week, we’re looking at Cordelia, Tharja and Cherche.   Today’s character spotlight is Cordelia, an Ylissean Pegasus knight who has b...

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Last night, GungHo Online Entertainment announced that they have acquired No More Heroes and Lollipop Chainsaw developer, Grasshopper Manufacture. The acquisition, GungHo stated in a press release this morning, makes Grasshopper their “fourth prom...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

On Google Maps, there are locations of several North Korean prison camps: Gulag 16, Gulag 22, and Chongjin Gulag. Very serious reviews are appearing on Google Plus, and many of them are hardly flattering.

AKB48 WrapUp Tommy Kono

The catchphrase of Minegishi Minami also known as Miichan is “I’m rebellious throughout the year”, she is 1gen member of AKB48. She is like a little sister that needs much care and is loved by many members of AKB48.

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On the latest issue of “Shukan Bunshun” (BUNGEISHUNJU Ltd. ) that was published on January 31st (JST), it was reported that AKB48’s Minegishi Minami spent the night at Shirahama Alan’s place on the 17th of this month.

The organizers of Otakon announced on Wednesday that it will host Takanori Nishikawa — the singer and actor better known as T. M. Revolution — during the August 9-11 convention in Baltimore, Maryland. Before assuming the stage name of T.

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Famitsu has tidbits about Shin Megami Tensei IV’s battle system this week. The magazine confirmed Shin Megami Tensei IV uses the press turn system, which increases the number of actions your party can take if you exploit an enemy’s weakness.

Namco/Bandai has squeezed in another promo for Accel World 02: Apex of Acceleration before its January 31st PlayStation 3/PSP release. The new game from Reki Kawahara's (Sword Art Online) light novel turned multi-media franchise will have the same...


Accel World 2nd Game 6th Web Exclusive Video Here is the 6th web exclusive promo vide streamed by Namco Bandai Games for the Accel World: Kasoku no Chouten game. In the game, player assumes the role of the protagonist Haruyuki as he enjoys school ...


What Goes On Behind Dark Souls II. . Some sneak pictures taken by Namco Bandai inside FromSoftware where the team is working on Dark Souls II. These pictures give us a peek at some weapons, armor, and perhaps a familiar character.

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Versailles’ KAMIJO to make solo debut this summer by ustar on January 30, 2013 at 11:09 am It’s been revealed that KAMIJO, the vocalist from visual kei band Versailles will be making his solo debut this summer.

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Crystal Warriors or, as it’s known in Japan Ariel: Crystal Legend, is an internationally developed strategy RPG from Sega. The game came out for Game Gear in 1991, a year before Shining Force.   Crystal Warriors will be re-released as a 300 yen ($3.

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Photo Kano Kiss from Kadokawa Games is part Pokémon Snap and part dating sim. Your dad gives you a digital single lens camera at the end of summer vacation. At first you’re like "meh," but after playing for the camera you become fond of it and joi...

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A couple of days ago this little graph surfaced online displaying some interesting statistics. It’s a bar chart of the busiest train stations in the world, measured by the number of people who pass through them each year.

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See Yozakura above? She is Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus producer Kenichiro Takaki’s favorite character from the Death Cram School squad. While the 3DS games were side-scrolling beat ‘em ups, Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus is a Dynasty Warriors sty...

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Warner Bros. have put out a new trailer for Injustice: Gods Among Us that gives a glimpse of the game’s story. Judging by the trailer, Injustice looks like another take on the familiar concept of members of the League being tempted to take the law...

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