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February 6, 2013, 5:30 PM
Siliconera Spencer

Cyberfront has two business streams one porting PC games like Ever17 to handhelds like PSP. The other is localizing games from other countries for Japan. Cyberfront brought DJMax Technika Tune and DJMax Portable 3 over.

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As we all know, the most recent anime, Digimon Xros Wars, will be dubbed in the West as “Digimon Fusion”. Saban Brands had announced that it will air on Nickelodeon this year. Description of the series from the announcement material:Digimon Fusion...

JEFusion GekiDan

Apart from the upcoming crossover video game Project Versus J, Toriko, Dragon Ball Z and One Piece will have a crossover anime special entitled “Dream 9 Toriko & One Piece & Dragon Ball Z Super Collaboration Special!

Be aware that you'll be seeing a lot less fantasy than you may typically expect with the latest Studio Ghibli movie, From Up on Poppy Hill.  The nostalgic shoujo manga adaptation, co-written by the legendary Hayao Miyazaki and directed by his son,...

Siliconera Spencer

The rumor is true, Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge will be released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge has revised enemy AI and fewer quick time events. The game was first announced as a Wii U exclusive, Nintendo even publis...

RocketNews24 Jessica

There are train hobbyists and then there are train hobbyists. Japan’s particular breed of railway aficionados are referred to by the somewhat-affectionate term densha otaku, or train nerds, and are famous for feats like memorizing complex, phonebo...

Voice cast members & Touhou Project creator at September con in Georgia The Anime Weekend Atlanta (AWA) convention announced on Tuesday that voice actress Yuu Asakawa (Fate/stay night's Rider, Azumanga Daioh's Sakaki, Love Hina's Motoko, Megurine ...


  My initial plan for Day 4 was to visit Jiufen/Shifen to do some other things but I realised there is actually a One Piece Memorial Log event in Taichung! So after adjusting my itinerary I’ve decided to drop Jiufen/Shifen and slot my One Piece in.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Cosplay fans have been amazed by the before and after comparisons of Taiwanese cosplayer Rolan Ajo, who says she went on a diet and lost some 20kg so she could cosplay her favourite characters – a diet which looks to have been a resounding success...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

If those North Korean propaganda games weren't odd (and unsettling) enough, the country's state media is incorporating Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and "We Are the World" to show the U. S. under attack.

How do you like your legs? Socks, leggings, or tights? There are more daring designs available and they are creating a buzz.   Gadget Tsushin reports on new designer tights called "abilletage corset tights," by a Japanese corset brand called abill...

Ichibankuji will release their Uta No Prince Sama Maji LOVE 1000% prizes on February 16th. A great promotion for the anime's second season in Uta No Prince Sama Maji LOVE 1000%.

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AKB48′ producer Akimoto Yasushi receives Annie Award by simplymissj on February 5, 2013 at 2:50 pm AKB48’s executive producer Akimoto Yasushi (54) was recognized with the Outstanding Achievement, Music in an Animated Feature Production award at th...

In an effort to endow his town with a bit of culture, a resident of the town of Okuizumo donated two replica statues for display - the Venus de Milo and Michelangelo’s David. Seems like a lovely gesture, doesn’t it?

tokyohive Shiso

The legendary NHK morning drama “Oshin” will be getting a movie adaptation which will be directed by Togashi Shin, and the main cast members have been revealed at the public presentation held on February 5th.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

Over the past year, Berserk has returned to the limelight in a big way with a trilogy of movies based on the first arc of the popular manga. I panned the first of these movies as an ugly, inferior rehash when compared to the 1997 anime adaptation ...

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“Anime Weekend Atlanta” – Touhou Project Creator ZUN to make US Debut Posted by pKjd on Feb 5, 2013 @ 8:11 am 5 Feb According to the official website for Anime Weekend Atlanta, Touhou Project creator ZUN will be attending this year’s annual AWA co...

Siliconera Ishaan

Namco Bandai are running a four-week 50% off sale on the PlayStation Network in North America. This includes games as well as DLC that are available on PSN for the PlayStation 3, Vita and PSP. Here’s the list of content being discounted:   PlaySta...

Siliconera Sato

According to TaleTaleSource reports, the latest Famitsu issue gives us a look at Toukiden, made by Dynasty Warriors developer Omega Force. The game was actually revealed last year. Here’s the teaser from Jump Festa.

Kaguya Hime no Monogatari, the forthcoming title from Japanese animation giant Studio Ghibli, has been delayed until autumn this year, it was announced earlier today. The title, along with fellow Ghibli production Kaze Tachinu, was announced at th...

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