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February 1, 2013, 4:00 AM
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Togasaki Tomonobu   2013 1/31 18:28 This is regarding Minami Minegishi’s scandal that was reported on a weekly magazine that was released today. We decided what her punishment will be and so, I want to take this opportunity to inform the fans abou...

Regarding AKB48's Minegishi Minami scandal by Shunkan Bunshun earlier, it seems that the management already find the solution. From tgsk’s G+: 本日発売の週刊誌にて報道されました、峯岸みなみに関する件について、その処分を以下のように決定致しましたので、ファンの皆さまにご報告させて頂きます。 About the issue involved Mineg...

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Even creepy AKB48 fans have recoiled at Minami Minegishi’s shocking act of atonement for being caught “spending the night” with a male friend: the distraught idol was made to shave her head and apologise to fans on YouTube – although her unflatter...

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Xseed also picked up Falcom’s reimagining of Ys IV. Ys: Memories of Celceta begins with an amnesiac Adol Christin and without Dogi. The goal of the game is to restore Adol’s memories by entering the Sea of Trees.

AKB48's Minami Minegishi Demoted To Trainee, Shaves Head As Punishment For Scandal scandals-issues posted by Aysohmay 44 minutes ago   ·   10 comments AKB48 member Minami Minegashi has been demoted to trainee status in AKB48 after a sex scandal in...

For those who didn't catch it in front of Wreck-It Ralph, Disney has posted John Kahrs' Best Animated Short Film Oscar nominated "Paperman" online.   The short will be released on Blu-ray/DVD with Wreck-It Ralph on March 5, 2013.

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Xseed will release a PC optimized version of Ys I&II Chronicles on Steam. The compilation was released on PSP back in February 2011. Ys I&II Chronicles+ includes Ancient Ys Vanished: Omen and Ancient Ys Vanished: The Final Chapter.

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While Natsume handled the numbered Rune Factory games, Xseed will publish Rune Factory 4 in North America. This isn’t Xseed’s first Rune Factory title, they also released Rune Factory Frontier for Wii.

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Xseed confirmed they picked up Grasshopper Manufacture’s next game, Killer is Dead. In this game you play as Mondo Zappa an executioner who wields a katana in one hand and can change his left arm into different weapons.

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 What has exotic supercars, Itashas, Cosplay showcases and Race Queens have in common? The prestigious Tokyo Auto Salon will be held in Singapore at the Sands Expo in Marina Bay Sands come this April. Heading the press conference are top figures i...

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A new image for this year's crossover film, “Kamen Rider × Super Sentai × Space Sheriff: Super Hero Taisen Z” was revealed, featuring Gavan -typeG- against two of the members of the new villain, Space Shocker.

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Maeda Atsuko to star in her first CM for an alcoholic beverage by ustar on January 30, 2013 at 8:14 pm On January 30th, it was revealed that former AKB48 member Maeda Atsuko has been chosen as the new image character for Sapporo Beer’s ‘Mugi to Hop‘.

Space pirate returns 3 decades later with Appleseed helmer Aramaki, Gundam UC writer Fukui Toei announced on Thursday that its film remake of Leiji Matsumoto's Space Pirate Captain Harlock anime will open this fall.

Hida Takayama is where Hyouka anime was based. Since the anime popularity was all time high. The tourism board of that area had decided to have a joint event with Kyoto Animation to promote tourism in that area.

Everywhere in the world, the old sanctuaries and places of worship are carefully preserved, conserved and protected. Of course, the same is true for Japan… with one huge exception - the Ise Jingū, the most venerable shrine in Japan.

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After the first set of scans we have for the upcoming Kamen Rider x Super Sentai x Space Sheriffs: Super Hero Taisen Z movie, here's a new scan featuring two members of Space Shocker, the villains for this movie.

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 ...

Megurine Luka was the third Japanese Vocaloid2 from Crypton, released on January 30, 2009 with a "cool, somewhat mysterious" voice based on Yū Asakawa and a slightly asymmetric design by KEI to represent the fact that she was bilingual with Englis...

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Nogizaka46 to hold their anniversary live at Makuhari Messe by ustar on January 31, 2013 at 6:31 am Nogizaka46 will be holding their 1-year anniversary live on February 22nd at Makuhari Messe Makuhari Event Hall in Chiba.

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The Nintendo 3DS is selling like hot cakes in Japan, having crossed 10 million in sales in under two years, but it isn’t doing as well in the west. In the U. S. and Europe, 3DS sales are below expectations, and Nintendo need to do something about it.

Because the prize is selected by book store workers rather than publishing industry insiders or artistic luminaries, the Manga Taisho Awards have the potential to be a bit more populist and a bit more free wheeling than other major manga awards.

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We’re not sure what the fate of Phantom Breaker is, but the Xbox Live Arcade beat ‘em up will be released worldwide. Mages set February 7 as the release date for Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds. Even though you don’t know about Yuzuha’s ninja trai...

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It looks like Xseed are up to their old tricks again. The publisher made the following tweet earlier this evening along with the image attached below:   [End of the Day Delights(? )] Our intern wants to be an editor, so he tried his hand at writing.

Creepy But Awesome My Neighbor Totoro Art That fan theory about Totoro being a god of death is looking pretty relevant right now. Check out this awesome sculpt from artist J*Ryu of artist group Army of Snipers.

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