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November 10, 2015, 8:00 AM

During the handshake event in Hokkaido on November 7, 2015, it was revealed that the title of AKB48's 42nd single, also the final single for graduating group leader Minami Takahashi, will be "Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby.

The popular manga Hetalia is getting a stage play adaptation. Performances of Musical Hetalia: Singin' in the World will begin in December. With it being such a long-running popular series, it's already stirring up a buzz.

The December issue of Kadokawa's Dengeki G's Comic magazine revealed on Friday that the upcoming Sword Art Online anime movie will be taking place after the events of the anime adaptation's Mother's Rosario arc.

Chuck Chiang

Imagine a Western standup comedy show. Now imagine the performer sitting down instead of standing up. Now mix in the fact that the performer plays multiple characters at the same time. And finally, change the storytelling into Japanese.

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Yasuomi Hirai hid in a storm drain for 5 hours to film up women's skirts HYOGO (TR) - Hyogo Prefectural Police have again arrested a 28-year-old male company employee for hiding inside a storm drain to take illicit photographs of female pedestrian...

Haruhichan's blog himecatherine

On November 4th, the Tokyo Metropolitan Police rearrested 27-year-old Ai Takabe for cocaine use in Tokyo. She already went down for cocaine possession less than a month ago, on October 15th, however, a urine test showed that this time not only did...

Siliconera Sato

Shokugeki no Soma's first season ended, but in the meantime fans looking forward to getting their serving of mouth-watering animated foods will be able to do so in the series' upcoming 3DS game, Shokugeki no Soma: The Plate of Bonds and Friendship...

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By Chris Priestman . November 8, 2015 . 11:30am Metal Gear Solid series composer Norihiko Hibino and pianist AYAKI (who perform together as GENTLE LOVE) have paid tribute to Satoru Iwata with a new cover track.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The official trailer for SUSHI POLICE, an upcoming 3DCG film about employees of the Japanese government cracking down on subpar sushi restaurants, is now available online. The film takes its title and concept from a real-life incident when Toshika...

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Here's this week's clips taken straight from the 5th episode of Kamen Rider Ghost featuring the very first Ghost VS Specter encounter! And yeah, see Makoto's first transformation into Specter too! Disclaimer: All images and videos here are propert...

Jason Hidalgo,

I Need A Hero One Punch Man I've never read the One Punch Man manga. Which is probably a good thing because it makes the new anime way more fresh in my eyes. One Punch Man is the story of the hero Saitama, who has the power to unceremoniously disp...

Siliconera Sato

Capcom revealed today that Monster Hunter X is collaborating with The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker and Macross Delta with a look at new videos, including a look at its latest game trailer. Here's a look at Monster Hunter X's latest gameplay tra...

Siliconera Sato

Arc System Works released the latest video for BlazBlue: Central Fiction with an opening movie for the upcoming arcade fighter that launches in Japan on November 19th. As previously reported, BlazBlue: Central Fiction adds adjustments to the game'...

EGOIST is about to release new single Reloaded (リローデッド) that includes the three theme songs for the Project Itoh anime films. Preview music videos for each song - Reloaded, Door, and Ghost of a smile all revealed.

Siliconera Sato

Logix Fiscario, one of the protagonists from Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky is making an appearance in Atelier Sophie: Alchemist of the Mysterious Book, and Gust shared a look at his spotlight trailer.

New character trailers have arrived for upcoming fighting game Blade Arcus from Shining EX, featuring familiar faces from the Shining series illustrated by the one and only Tony Taka, who might very well be the sole reason for purchasing the game ...


A few weeks ago, the nominees were announced for the MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2015. Today, the winners were announced for all the categories except for Best Video of the Year. That award's nominees are the winners that were announced today.

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Nakashima Mika, who recently celebrated her 15th debut anniversary on November 7th, has launched a new project called "MIKA RANMARU". SEE ALSO: Nakashima Mika to release new single 'Hanataba' Nakashima formed "MIKA RANMARU" with her tour member, g...

The official Twitter account for the anime adaptation of Koutarou Kosugi's Futsuu no Joshikousei ga [LocoDol] Yattemita. manga announced during an event on Sunday that the anime's second OVA project is a Christmas special.

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

A female guest from the Japanese variety show, Tantei Knight Scoop, along with a Kamen Rider suit actor, has demonstrated all of the 32 Rider Henshin sequences. So what do you think of this girl's talent in memorizing and also acting out every Kam...

625Kenn Kenn

For 12 episode series, we're half way through the run. That calls for the mid-season review of where things have gone, the movers and shakers of the season if you must. 3 series have been cut, while two new ones join the ranks, bringing the new to...

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The official website of KOEI Tecmo's game based on Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan manga revealed new characters and story details about the game on Sunday. The new characters include: Yu Shimamura as Annie Leonhart Saki Fujita as Ymir Shiori Mik...

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Uemastsu, who composed the soundtrack for the original Final Fantasy VII, was asked in an interview with French video game publication Jeuxvideo, whether or not he would be working on the remake, to which he responded, "Not at all.


Today, Nippon TV announced the first bits of information about their year end music show, Best Artist 2015. This year's show will take place on November 24 at 7 PM JST. The live show will run for about 4 hours.

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'そだちロスト 其ノ參' (Sodachi Rosuto Sono San) "Sodachi Lost Part Three" I was hoping that Ougi was out of the game for the rest of the arc, because her meddling has never been good news for our heroes, ever. Indeed her re-entrance was heralded by as much...

'素顔の少女' (Sugao no Shoujo) "The True Face Of The Girl" This was definitely a Kirin-centric episode. Kirin Toudou Rank number one and one of the youngest members in our entire cast, Kirin made a pretty big impact with her debut last week.

'フラワーボーイ' (Furawaaboui) "Flower Boy" Kaon is the focal point of this episode, but that doesn't mean she gets to win. A Field Trip When You Should Be Running Scared In my continuing quest to understand why this series isn't working (I'd much rather...

METANORN Overcooled

Nov8 Subete ga F ni Naru: Perfect Insider - 05 Can't sleep, the bread phantom is haunting me. . . The big mystery this episode: where on earth did Nishinosono got those cute pajamas from? ! ? ! Most of my enjoyment of this week's episode was tarni...

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