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February 5, 2013, 5:00 PM

Alan Shirahama Apologizes For Scandal With Minami Minegishi scandals-issues posted by Aysohmay 1 hour ago   ·   4 comments GENERATIONS member Alan Shirahama, whose relationship with AKB48's Minami Minegishi caused a huge stir, has publicly apologi...

Ahead of next month's PlayStation 3 release of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F, Washin has unveiled a pair of themed gamer glasses, designed to reduce eye strain. A pair will set vocaloid fans back 13,900 yen ($150).

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Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game is a fantastic beat ‘em up and since I’m a fan of River City Ransom it’s also one of my favorite downloadable titles. The project started in Ubisoft Montreal, but the newly formed China studio, Ubisoft Chengdu...

What do Sword Art Online’s Asuna, Accel World’s Megumi, Magi’s Morgiana and Hanasaku Iroha’s Yuina Wakura have in common? Their voice actress, Haruka Tomatsu. Today just happens to be her birthday.       Fans of SAO’s heroine are celebrating her b...

A preview of Arashi's latest PV "Calling" for their double A-side single, Calling/Breathless, has been revealed. version 1: version 2: also according to some magazine, Ninomiya Kazunari and Sakurai Sho will make a cameo appearance on Last Hope 9th...

The weekly manga and light novels rankings for January 21st - 27th Rank / This week's sales by copies / Cumulative sales / Titles Manga *1, 473,368 *,473,368 Kimi ni Todoke, Vol. 18 *2, 179,928 *,179,928 Giant Killing, Vol.

Bandai Visual announced on Friday that it will provide simultaneous worldwide streaming for the project launch event of Ghost in the Shell Arise, the newest series in the Ghost in the Shell anime franchise.

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Popular idol group SKE48’s 11th single “Choco no Dorei” (released on January 30th) sold 539,000 copies in the first week, topping Oricon’s weekly single ranking. This is the best first week sales for the group, and is the 7th consecutive single to...

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First time in public since scandal, Shirahama Alan apologizes to fans by Shiso on February 4, 2013 at 12:14 pm On February 3rd, GENERATIONS held a release event for their second single “ANIMAL” which was released on January 30th, at Yokohama BLITZ.

After being excluded from Jump Festa 2012 (official event) and Winter Comic Market 2012 (unofficial event) due to the yet ongoing threat case, Kuroko's Basketball finally surfaced again on the consumer market with the release of manga vol.

A bit along the lines of Aoi Sekai no Chushin de, Hyperdimension Neptunia is another spoof of the gaming industry's console wars, though it started life as a PlayStation 2 RPG rather than a manga. With an anime adaptation coming this fall from Dav...

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Nakashima Mika tops Oricon album chart for the first time in over 4 years by Shiso on February 4, 2013 at 9:24 pm Singer Nakashima Mika’s 7th original album “REAL” (released on January 30th) sold 49,000 copies in the first week, and topped Oricon’...

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As the social phenomenon which goes by the Japanese name of “hikikomori” continues to grow in Japan and other parts of the world, with the first generation is now well into middle age.   Hikikomori refers to people who engage in social isolation b...

TOHO cites unfinished storyboards as cause for delay; Kaze Tachinu to still open this summer The distribution company TOHO announced on the official website for Isao Takahata's Kaguya-hime no Monogatari (The Tale of Princess Kaguya) anime film on ...

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Posted by David Liao in Podcast | 0 Comments 4 Feb 2013 Recorded February 4th, 2012.

Aspiring manga authors, here's a talent contest for you. Manga publishing titan Kodansha has teamed up with Japanese art community Pixiv for that scouting competition that could see you work printed in one of five magazines (Nakayoshi, Aria, Siriu...

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It was announced that popular voice actor and singer Miyano Mamoru, who is known for being the voice of “Yagami Light” from “DEATH NOTE“, will be holding a live concert at Nippon Budokan on October 4th.

In a new video, over forty anonymous frequenters of the (in)famous 4chan's anime-dedicated /a/ image board performed a cover of this season's psychic comedy/drama Kotoura-san's opening theme "Sonna Koto Ura no Mata Urabanashi Desho.

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The Pokémon Company are doing a GameStop-exclusive distribution of Meloetta for Pokémon Black/White and Pokémon Black/White 2 in the U. S. , they announced this morning. The distribution will kick off on March 4th.

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It was announced that Fujiwara Tatsuya will be starring in Shinagawa Hiroshi’s third movie “Sanbun no Ichi. ” His co-stars will include KAT-TUN’s Tanaka Koki, Kosugi Ryuichi of comedian duo “Black Mayonnaise”, and Nakashima Mika.

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According to a Kotaku report, Sony have “cut ties” with PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale developer, SuperBot Entertainment, days after the studio laid off a number of employees. Future DLC content for the game will be handled by Sony’s Santa Mo...

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Everyone knows what a ripe strawberry looks like: bright red and dotted with tiny pips. But strawberry pips, like all seeds, are meant to grow new plants. So have you ever wondered what it looks like when all those little seeds sprout?

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