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February 23, 2013, 4:00 AM

Succumbed to cancer on February 18 The talent agency Aoni Production announced on Friday that voice actress Chieko Honda passed away due to multiple forms of cancer on February 18. Honda was undergoing treatment for cancer before succumbing.

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10th February at the Makuhari Messe was… Wonder Festival 2013 (Winter)! ! This is a photo of the GSC/Max Factory booth – the WonHobby booth! So many people came through the booth which made for a great event for all the staff!

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NIS America confirmed they will bring Disgaea Dimension 2: A Brighter Darkness to North America this fall. The PlayStation 3 game puts Laharl back into the spotlight as the main character. Laharl is the King of the Netherworld in this game, but no...

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Perhaps wanting to go one up on the kid who was caught dropping a chop on a train last year, a parent on board a passenger plane in China this month has been photographed allowing her child to squat down and defecate in the aisle of a plane full o...

Dragon Ball enthusiasts have been wondering how Dragon Ball Z Battle of Gods will handle the epitome of Saiyan power considering that Akira Toriyama is involved with the movie and wasn't with Dragon Ball GT - which previously presented a Super Sai...

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On February 21st, KAT-TUN’s Kamenashi Kazuya appeared at a promotional event for his starring movie “Ore Ore (It’s me, It’s me). ” “Ore Ore” is based on Hoshino Tomoyuki’s award-winning novel, and it’s directed by Miki Satoshi (“Jikou Keisatsu”, “...

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Time and Eternity will be released in Spain and other countries. At NIS America’s press event, the publisher confirmed that Time and Eternity will be released in North America for PlayStation 3 in summer 2013.

  Started as a highly successful drama CD franchise and branched out into handheld games last year, now it will be an anime. Diabolik Lovers features six handsome vampire brothers who are absolute jerks and girls seem to love them.

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NIS America will also localize The Guided Fate Paradox, a roguelike developed by the Disgaea team. If you played Z. H. P. Unlosing Ranger Vs. Darkdeath Evilman you have a good idea how The Guided Fate Paradox plays.

"Senbonzakura" varsity jackets, 200-yen "Po Pi Po" juice, more in spring campaign The FamilyMart chain of convenience stores will begin selling Sakura Miku Man (Koshian) — sweet bean jam buns inspired by the springtime variant of virtual idol Hats...

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Just in case Super Robot Taisen UX’s already star-studded lineup isn’t enough for you, Bandai Namco are adding some original characters and mechas for you to use in the battlefield.   Agnes Berge 19 year-old pilot of the Earth Federation Force of ...

Staff hopes to create "smaller, more intimate setting" for January 3-5 convention The organizers of Otakon announced on Thursday that a spin-off convention in Las Vegas is planned for January 3­-5, 2014.

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New footage from the upcoming 2013 film, “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods” was seen in a Japanese TV report. These scenes will be later seen in the film's third official trailer that will be released soon.

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Sony are cutting the price of the PlayStation Vita in Japan, but a similar price cut is not planned for other regions, according to a Polygon report.   According to Polygon, Sony Worldwide Studios president, Shuhei Yoshida, revealed at a roundtabl...

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Arashi reveals the short PV for ‘Breathless’ by Shiso on February 21, 2013 at 3:54 pm The short PV for Arashi’s “Breathless” has been revealed. “Breathless” is one of the title tracks of the group’s upcoming double A-side single “Calling/Breathles...

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Nippon Ichi Software America, the North American publishing wing of Nippon Ichi Software have today held a press event where they announced three brand spanking new acquisitions – all three of which have featured prominently on The Otaku’s Study f...

Slice-of-life story set in rural school with only 4 girls & 1 brother The wraparound jacket band on the fifth volume of Atto's Non Non Biyori is announcing on Saturday that an anime adaptation has been green-lit.

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