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February 26, 2013, 3:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Do you have a favorite Studio Ghibli film? You know, the anime house behind such wonderful movies as Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro, and Castle in the Sky. In Japan, kids and adults alike love Ghibli films.

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

On 21 February, reports of a loud “Phfffft” sound were heard around the world. Experts traced the source of this sound back to the anal sphincters of millions of Chinese netizens simultaneously shuddering upon hearing this tale of a bike ride gone...

JEFusion GekiDan

As we get to know about the Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger, images from the latest magazine issues had revealed more information on what we could expected this March! One of them is the new Brave, KyoryuCyan.

Worlds collided in Japan yesterday as the electro-pop divas of Perfume teamed up with famed atomic robot cat Doraemon (and Nobita) to help launch the latter’s new animated film, Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no Dougu Museum.

Siliconera Spencer

Starting with Atelier Ayesha, Tecmo Koei is in charge of the Atelier series. It appears they will bring over the PlayStation Vita port, Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland Plus as well.   A rating on Australia’s Classification Board lists Tec...

JEFusion GekiDan

The official YouTube channel of dark tokusatsu series GARO started streaming the first promo for its third season, “GARO: The One Who Shines In The Darkness” (牙狼〈GARO〉~闇を照らす者~). The new cast will be led by Wataru Kuriyama and Junya Ikeda (Kaizoku ...

Siliconera Spencer
tokyohive Shiso

On February 25, music producer Tsunku♂ announced that there would be a new unit called “Juice=Juice” that will be formed with 6 Hello! Pro Kenshuusei members. The unit’s name stands for “just-harvested”, “freshly-picked”, “fresh”, “natural”, “100%...

JEFusion GekiDan

A new image for this year's crossover film, “Kamen Rider × Super Sentai × Space Sheriff: Super Hero Taisen Z” confirms the appearance of some Metal Heroes, taking part on the war. Six more Metal Heroes join the three Space Sheriffs to regain their...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Final Fantasy XIV's road to the PS3 has been rough. But now that the game is finally coming to the PlayStation 3, Square Enix's Yoichi Wada was asked whether or not the game is headed to the PS4. "Basically," said Wada, "I want to offer it through...

tokyohive ustar

ONE OK ROCK releases PV for “Clock Strikes” by ustar on February 25, 2013 at 6:34 am ONE OK ROCK has released the PV for their new song, “Clock Strikes“, through their official YouTube channel. “Clock Strikes” is one of the tracks off of ONE OK RO...

Kyoryuger gets another Ranger and Super Sentai gets its first non-Japanese Ranger! Yeah, Jiraiya was American, but you know what we me. This guy is an all out Gaijin Sentai Hero! And apparently he’s no stranger to tokusatsu either.

The Red Cross Blood Center in Nara Prefecture joined forces with virtual idol Hatsune Miku in a campaign to encourage young people to donate blood last week. As part of the campaign at the Aeon Mall Kashihara, donors received an original Hatsune M...

Siliconera Ishaan

Persona 2: Eternal Punishment will be available as a PSOne Classic this week. The game is a follow-up to its predecessor, Persona 2: Innocent Sin, and was originally released in North America in the year 2000.

In a moment that surprised no one, utterly adorable short film Paperman took the Best Short Film (Animated) Academy Award. In case you guys haven’t seen the short, here it is. Get ready to D’awww.   Paperman beat out Fresh Guacamole, Adam and Dog,...

Playable characters' new attacks previewed for Summer release in N. America, Europe The European arm of Namco Bandai Games began streaming an "All-Star Attacks! " promotional video for its One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 game on Monday.

Japanator Elliot Gay

With Sony's big Vita game, Soul Sacrifice, hitting store shelves on March 7, the hype machine is in full swing Check out the above 15 second TV spot, composed of gameplay, CG, and live action footage. Sure it's cheesy, but I'll be damned if it's n...

Kahotan's Blog gscmikatan

Monokuma has many fans here at GSC! ! This Monokuma hoodie belongs to Oonoshi from the web team! It was so cute that I had to make an animated . gif out of the photos! So anyway, today we’ll be playing with the Nendoroid version oh him, which you ...

Seiyu Chiba Chiemi has announced on her official blog that she got married to a man unrelated to the anime industry. She is 38 years old.

Newly discovered Mythical Pokémon Meloetta looks graceful, but can shift from Normal/Psychic to Normal/Fighting when in Pirouette Forme. It will be making its big entrance with a special distribution event at GameStop.

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