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February 20, 2013, 5:30 AM
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Kaname Jun preparing to get married by ustar on February 19, 2013 at 4:46 am On February 19th, it was revealed that actor Kaname Jun (31) is preparing to get married. Kaname’s agency released a fax statement after several sources reported the acto...

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He has fans around the globe and his novels have been translated into numerous languages, and now readers are only two months away from his latest work. Well, readers in Japan that is. Haruki Murakami‘s Japanese publisher, Bungeishunju, anno...

There are certain anime and manga that only appeal to otaku or other niche audiences. Then there's One Piece. There's a reason why a movie like the recent Film Z would collect over 5 billion yen in the box office.

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Few Japanese movies see the light of day outside of its home country, much less screened simultaneous both in Japan and abroad like director Naoto Kumazawa’s (Kimi ni Todoke live-action) latest film, Jinx!

Why There Is No KyoryuYellow A Yellow Sentai member has been a tradition for 26 years, starting from Flashman. The new series, Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger, breaks this tradition and chief producer, Takahito Ohmori explains why there is no Yellow.

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You might be surprised as we're just covering psycho pass despite the fact that it's been around for months now. As most of you have noticed most of the past these days are concentrated in episode reviews and I think we'll be covering the future p...

Con season has begun! Many weekends will have multiple cons in many cities from now on and last weekend was one of them. I visited Animation On Display in San Francisco, CA and took photos of cosplayers there.

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Square Enix’s glorious policy of recycling as much of the Final Fantasy franchise as possible rather than risking any new games has yet again born fruit – in the form of Final Fantasy X HD, for the PlayStation Vita.

GTO: 14 Days in Shonan vol. 7Revenge is a dish best served by Onizuka By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 2/18/2013 Eikichi Onizuka's return to his old stomping grounds of Shonan has been a long and hard road thus fa...

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Kis-My-Ft2′ latest single sells over 300,000 copies, tops the Oricon chart by Shiso on February 18, 2013 at 5:15 pm Popular group Kis-My-Ft2‘ 6th single “My Resistance -Tashika na Mono-/Unmei Girl” topped the Oricon weekly ranking by selling 316,3...

An otome game is like a visual novel gal game/dating sim, but for the ladies. And, though Gintama originates in prominent boys' manga magazine Shonen Jump, it's little secret that the series isn't hurting for female fans.

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My Neighbor Totoro. Howl's Moving Castle. Princess Mononoke. These aren't only classics, they are stunning. Studio Ghibli is responsible for some of the most loved and best looking films in the past few decades.

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It’s been revealed that T. M. Revolution and Mizuki Nana will be teaming up to sing the opening theme for new anime, ‘Kakumeiki Valvrave‘. The two will be livening up the anime with a new song titled “Preserved Roses“.

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Alice Nine will be releasing a new single “Daybreak” on March 20th, which will be the first from their 3 consecutive months single releases, but before the reveal they have released the 90 seconds version of the PV for the upcoming single on Unive...

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Natsume has at least two PSP games in the pipeline. In addition to Carnage Heart EXA, Natsume also picked up Mystic Chronicles from Kemco. Mystic Chronicles is a throwback to Super Nintendo RPGs with pixilated heroes and turn based battles.

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Starting February 28, both the 3G/Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi only models of the PlayStation Vita will be sold at retail stores all across Japan for the same price: 19,980 yen (~US$213 or ~S$264).   Sony Computer Entertinment Japan announced the price drop, w...

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So good! In Japan, KFC is teaming up with the new Dragon Ball Z anime film, offering DBZ goodies when you order special meal deals. But that's not all. As previously mentioned (here, here and here), Japanese KFCs usually have Colonel Sanders statu...

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Sony are adding another two free games to PlayStation Plus in the U. S. , that subscribers can download starting tomorrow—Vanquish for the PlayStation 3 and Mega Man Maverick Hunter X for PSP, which is also playable on PlayStation Vita.

After a short preview of "Calling" PV has been revealed, another short preview of "Breathless" has been shown this morning via a few morning programs. Here's one of them, showing Ninomiya Kazunari as the center of their dance formation, because th...

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