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February 1, 2013, 8:00 AM

Toei presented an English-narrated international teaser trailer for its tentatively titled Space Pirate Captain Harlock computer-graphics film on Thursday evening, and various news sources updated their articles on the project to include the teaser.

AKB48 WrapUp Tommy Kono

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...

Emi Ishikawa's collection of scary stories told by ghost girl in Ribon magazine The March issue of Shueisha's Ribon magazine is announcing on Friday that Emi Ishikawa's Zekkyō Gakkyū (Screaming Lessons) horror shōjo manga will get a film adaptation.

Tamashi Nations Show Casing S. I. C PuToTyra, Ultra Act Ultra Father, S. H. Figuarts Iron Man and War Machine Official galleries for many of Bandai’s May offerings are now live on the Tamashi Nations Web Page.

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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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Shukan Bunshun reported with their latest issue published on January 31st, that AKB48 member Minegishi Minami spent a night at the house of GENERATION member Shirahama Alan. Now, on AKB48’s official blog, it was announced that she will be demoted ...

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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...

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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 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.

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 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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Initially scheduled to be released sometime in Spring 2013, today Rockstar Games has issued an official statement saying that Grand Theft Auto IV will instead be delayed and arrive on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 platforms on September 17 instead.

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This Saturday will be the premiere of the upcoming Power Rangers season, Power Rangers Megaforce. While waiting, MegaforceCast got us an early look at this year's transformation sequence. IT'S MORPHIN' TIME!

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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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Sega have released a lengthy new trailer for the PlayStation Vita version of Phantasy Star Online 2, which is slated for release this February in Japan. Take a look at it below:     As previously reported, the PlayStation Vita version of Phantasy ...

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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‘.

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Capcom made new monsters for Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen like the Salamander. This fiery fellow’s scales are covered in flames so you’ll want flame resistant armor and   The Garm is an agile, wolf-like creature with sharp fangs.

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.

Creator Kazuma Kamachi conceives new story for film opening February 23 The official website for A Certain Magical Index (Toaru Majutsu no Index) franchise began streaming the full trailer and two television commercials for the Toaru Majutsu no In...

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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