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February 15, 2013, 5:00 AM
Siliconera Ishaan

The Pokémon Company have confirmed that a new Eevee evolution will be introduced in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y. Called Ninfia in Japan, its English name is Sylveon. Here’s a look at Sylveon in battle:     Just what type Sylveon is hasn’t been reveale...

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It looks like the teasers released a few days ago are real! The first trailer for “HK: Hentai Kamen” live action film is finally out! The film stars Ryohei Suzuki (live-action Gatchaman) as our titular hero.

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AKB48 member Nito Moeno (20) announced her graduation from the group during team A’s theater performance today, 14th February. source We will update this post when further information is collected. « Previous post Music Video of HKT48′s Debut Sing...

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf has a release date in North America. Nintendo of America announced this morning that the game will be released on June 9th for Nintendo 3DS.   Animal Crossing: New Leaf lets you play as the mayor of your town for the firs...

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Nito Moeno announces her graduation from AKB48 by Shiso on February 14, 2013 at 8:48 am AKB48 member Nito Moeno announced her graduation from the group. She made the announcement during the team A stage performance held at AKB48 theater on Februar...

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It was announced that Ando Keishuu’s manga “Kyukyoku! ! Hentai Kamen“, which was serialized on Weekly Shonen Jump in 1992 ~ 1993, will get a live-action movie adaptation starring Suzuki Ryohei, with the title “HK/Hentai Kamen“.

Demonstrating once again that few manga authors on Twitter are cooler than Hiro Mashima, the Fairy Tail creator took to social media to announce that an upcoming volume of the series will be packaged with a super sexy anime OVA based on the swimmi...

In a recent survey, Japanese folks were asked why they were glad to be born in Japan - top 20 results ranked as follows. 1st:Has four distinct seasons 2nd:Tap water is drinkable 3rd:Has tasty food 4th:Has tasty rice 5th:Has entertaining anime and ...

According to the official blog, the airing dates of the remaining two episodes of Girls und Panzer were announced. The airing schedules on BS11 and AT-X channels haven't been fixed yet. Episode 11: March 18th (Tokyo MX) Episode 12: March 25th (Tok...

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MANGA FESTIVAL in Singapore The Manga Festival in Singapore will be happening this weekend from tomorrow(15th Feb) on-wards till Sunday(17th Feb) at multiple locations within Singapore. Opening the festival would be at the Mandrain Orchard hotel f...

Today it was announced that Keishuu Andou's satirical comedy manga "Hentai Kamen" has been made into a live-action film. A trailer was also released. The idea to make a live-action adaptation reportedly came from actor Shun Oguri, who was a big fa...

Final Fantasy: All the BravestShameless Square Enix cash grab By Heidi Kemps Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 2/14/2013 Square Enix’s mobile gaming division has been the subject of much scorn from press and players alike, primaril...

The investigation late last year into a string of mysterious deaths in Hyogo Prefecture captivated the nation, with probably the most intriguing (and grim) aspect of the case involving the continued discovery of multiple corpses.

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VAMPS transfers to Universal Music + tie-up with Live Nation by ustar on February 13, 2013 at 10:56 pm VAMPS has announced that they have transferred to Universal Music’s Delicious Deli Records. They have also received a tie-up with world-known ev...

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Who looks Japanese? Can you distinguish between Korean and Chinese people? Website AllLookSame. com tests people's facial recognition ability. This week, the website's test has been appearing on numerous popular Japanese blogs, such as Rocket News.

Question: I happened to catch an article on The Escapist that asserts that anime isn’t about where it came from, but [is] more of a “style. ” I think anime is unique not just because of where it comes from but also because it is a business targete...

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Stories in videogames often don’t match up with the content of the game itself, says Super Smash Bros. creator, Masahiro Sakurai, in a column for Famitsu magazine. This is something Sakurai finds irksome, he says.

Standard Edition (CD) 1. Calling 2. Breathless 3. オールライト!4. full of love5. -8. original karaoke Limited Edition A (CD + DVD) 1. Calling 2. Breathless Calling PV 12 page lyrics booklet Limited Edition B (CD + DVD) 1.

The continuing the game's roll out of heavy hitters, this week's Japanese Jump has confirmed that Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 will feature Rinnegan Tobi, Edo Itachi, and Nagato as playable characters.

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Now all you need is an intravenous drip, catheter and bed pan… On 7 February, a new day of sloth dawned with the issue of Thanko’s new upside-down laptop desk, aptly named Aomuke Gorone Desk (“Napping Face Up Desk”) for 7,980 yen (US$86).

A new Ghost in the Shell game based on the Stand Alone Complex branch of the franchise from MapleStory developer Nexon was first announced late last year. Now with all the Arise excitement, more details are being filled in.

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We’re getting Darkstalkers Resurrection on the same week as Japan. Capcom will release the collection which includes Night Warriors: Darkstalkers Revenge and Darkstalkers 3 as a PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade download.

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This GREE social game from Love Plus producer Akari Uchida and artist Mino☆Taro tasks players with, er, collecting Japanese beauties whose character designs are based on the 47 different prefectures or cities in Japan, was officially launched today.

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