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February 7, 2013, 9:00 PM

Much to the dismay of the many fans of risque undead slaying, Daisuke Satō and Shōji Satō's Highschool of the Dead manga has been on hiatus since January 2011. However, color editions of volumes five and six are set to be released in Japan on Febr...

Aniplex of America announced on Wednesday that the Fate/Zero television anime series will be getting an English dub and will stream on Viz Media's Neon Alley service on the PlayStation 3 starting this spring.

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February 20th is a day that’s been keeping the rumor mills buzzing, with Sony expected to announce the PlayStation 4. Major Japanese news publishers, Asahi Shimbun and Nikkei, have more to report in advance of the event.

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Brian Ashcraft View Profile Email Facebook Twitter RSS Just when you think you've seen it all, you really have not. The wonderful world of Skyrim mods never ceases to delight and amaze. These screenshots recently popped up online in Japan, with a ...

Rumors were floating around about Team Ninja's Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge heading to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and Japanese gaming mag Famitsu has since confirmed them. Razor's Edge originally debuted as a Wii U exclusive alongside the console...

Just because you're an otaku, and just because it's winter, doesn't mean you have to stay in the house. Japanese TV show Nani Kore Chin Hyakkei SP caught a group of otaku snowboarders, cosplaying and exhibiting their ita-boards on the slopes of Na...

When Disney announced that J. J. Abrams was slated to helm the first of the new Star Wars movies, I thought the man couldn’t be any more king of the geeks. I also worried about the power of a man who controls two of the largest sci-fi franchises o...

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There's more than meets the eye at this year's winter festival in the northern Japanese city of Asahikawa. There's a huge Transformers snow sculpture. Since 1959, the city of Asahikawa has held an annual winter festival, and this year, Japanese to...

"Tenkaichi Shokuōkai" race assembles Toriko, Luffy, Goku, Sunny, Nami, Gohan, Zebra, Choppe, Goten, more On Wednesday, Toei Animation revealed the cast and story for the "Dream 9 Toriko & One Piece & Dragon Ball Z Chō Collaboration Special!

Edge Reports on New Xbox: No Used Games, Internet Required Edge is reporting new details on the next Xbox system. The biggest news about the new console: internet is required to play with the system and used games will be blocked.

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If you liked, here is 4 already but this is not the point. As if getting a chance to watch the Most Powerful Girl Band in JAPAN now is not a reason enough, here are 5 big reasons why you should miss SCANDAL’s concert this coming March 16th and 17th.

SMAP's 49th single "Mistake! /Battery" will be released on 27th February. "Mistake! " will be the next theme song for the group's variety program "SMAPxSMAP", and "Battery" will be part of a collaboration project between SMAP and Universal Studios...

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Disgaea Dimension 2 has a new way for monster and human units to work together. Instead of morphing into weapons, monsters in Disgaea Dimension 2 can act as mounts. You can ride dragons, mothmen, and prinnies.

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Toriko, One Piece, and Dragon Ball Z to collaborate for one-hour special by simplymissj on February 6, 2013 at 6:58 am On February 5, it was announced that in April, Fuji TV’s ongoing anime “Toriko” will collaborate with the animes “One Piece” and...

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I didn't think that I would live to see Fate/Zero and English dub in the same sentence, since many of us assumed that Aniplex's release of Fate/Zero's import set would nullify the possibility of seeing a release with a dub.

Bandai Visual has announced that their Ghost in the Shell launch event, scheduled for Friday February 12, 2013 will be webcast live worldwide with simultaneous translation from 9:00 pm (Japan time) on Niconico, Bandai Channel and YouTube.

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Namco Bandai actually makes Mario Kart games, but only for arcades. After a six year break, Namco Bandai announced a new game Mario Kart Arcade Grand Prix DX. The upcoming game adds features from Mario Kart 7 like the gliders and underwater racing.

To promote the new “Ghost in the Shell Arise” anime due out later in 2013, Production IG has made the entire first season of “Ghost in the Shell: Stand-Alone Complex” available on the official Youtube GITSchannel (攻殻機動隊ARISE Channel).

SCANDAL / release On February 6th SCANDAL have released their special collection album "ENCORE SHOW" and the record has just ranked first in the ORICON Daily album ranking, promising a good position in the weekly charts as well!

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