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March 5, 2013, 8:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

There's a stereotype that all Japanese people are very clean and neat. This stereotype is just not true. Some folks in Japan keep a clean house, but some roost in pigsties. And, yes, many of those folks are female.

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It has been revealed that idol group AKB48 have already sold over 20 million copies of their single releases. Last November, they have achieved the same feat but the count includes their album releases.

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Doodling in your text books is bad! I do not recommend it. At all. However, let's say you have to doodle in your text—like, if you don't, you get in trouble. Then, by all means, please deface the book in the most entertaining way possible.

Japanese girl group Berryz Koubou and Hello! Project's other idol groups including Morning Musume, ℃-ute, and S/mileage held a special two-day event "Hello! Project Haru no Dai Kansha Hinamatsuri Festival 2013" at Pacific Yokohama Denshi Hall in K...

A beauty queen living a double life. . . . a life of a model and a mangaka! It almost sounds like a manga or an anime plot, but that is the life of the new Miss Universe Japan, Matsuo Yukimi.     Matsuo has been working as a model for 8 years whil...

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More details about Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger Season 2 has finally surfaced online and part of those details is the plot of the show's second season! The show's second season roughly takes place 9 months after the first season.

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Back in 2010, Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki said he wanted to do Shenmue III. Now, in 2013, he reportedly told a French journalist that he still wants to do Shenmue III. But this time, he's apparently thinking about doing a Kickstarter for the game.

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The pre-orders for the upcoming One Piece Pirate Warriors 2 (One Piece Kaizoku Musou 2) PlayStation 3 video game have already reached over 500,000. The game will be released on March 20th in Japan. Furthermore, the demo for the game will be releas...

Crunchyroll to stream series starting on April 6 North American anime publisher Aniplex of America announced on Monday that it has licensed the second season of the Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai.

NICO Touches the Walls To Sing New "Naruto Shippuden" Opening Theme Song tv-movies posted by Aysohmay 2 hours ago   ·   2 comments NICO Touches the Walls' new song "Niwaka Ame ni mo Makezu" will be used as the 13th opening theme song for the TV To...

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Gears of War: Judgement, I’ve been telling folks this whole time, is this spin-off prequel to the Gears of War trilogy that explores the story of series stalwarts Damon Baird and Augustus Cole before the main protagonist – Marcus Fenix – finds and...

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S. H. Figuarts Akibaranger Season 2 Suits, Tyrannoranger and Dragon Ranger Release Info Thanks to a Press release PDF File, we have some info on the Season 2 Akibaranger S. H. Figuarts, as well as the Japanese release of S.

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“Hatsune Miku Project DIVA F” (PS3) – Complete PVs in HD Posted by pKjd on Mar 4, 2013 @ 9:51 pm 4 Mar 「glow」 by (Rella) With the initial release of Sega’s rhythm game, 「Hatsune Miku -Project DIVA- F」, for the Playstation 3 just a few days away, a...

2013 merchant simulation game Hometown Story is 50-60% complete On Monday, Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada unveiled the official title and the latest video for his next game, which he first teased at last year's E3 under the code name "Project ...

With an anime adaptation of Yūki Kodama's horror action manga Blood Lad slated to hit Japanese TV this year, an early look at Kenji Fujisaki's (Ozma, Battle Girls - Time Paradox) character designs previews what's to be expect from the Shigeyuki Mi...

The Cinema Today website began streaming the full trailer for the Aura: Maryūinkōga Saigo no Tatakai anime film on Monday. Singer and voice actress Arisa Noto of the group StylipS performs the theme song "Blue Moon Dream.

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Initial images for the upcoming release of S. H. FiguArts Super AkibaRed from Hikonin Sentai Akibaranger Season 2 was recently revealed! This figure is scheduled for June release with a price tag of 3500 yen.

Yesterday’s “Chou Hidamatsuri in Nippon Budoukan” publicity event included an announcement that a new Hidamari Sketch anime is in development. The new installment will illustrate characters Sae and Hiro’s graduation from the Yamabuki Art High School.

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Ready to take a trip to Sky Island with Luffy and Trafalgar Law? One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 will take players there when Namco Bandai distributes a downloadable demo for PlayStation 3 on March 7. The One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 demo also has tw...

KARA THE ANIMATION made its debut on NOTTV with all of the episodes available for premium viewers. All 5 episodes that each feature member of KARA – aired on March 1st, 2nd, and 3rd on the NOTTV streaming service for ¥500 for all episodes.

2nd PSP game to ship on March 20 with new story about daily lives of 8 heroes Japanese developer D3 Publisher began streaming the second promotional video for its Tiger & Bunny: Hero's Day adventure game for the PSP on Monday.


As part of Final Fantasy’s 25th birthday celebration, Square Enix partnered with Japanese cable TV network Family Gekijo to broadcast Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children. The CG film takes place two years after the events in the PsOne game.

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An effort to cosplay Hatsune Miku in line with Islamic strictures which surfaced at a recent Indonesian event has been attracting much praise, both for its cleverness and its cuteness. The event in question, CLAS:H 2013, also saw plenty of other J...

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SCANDAL finally fulfilled their dream to perform at the Osaka-Jo Hall on the 3rd day of the 3rd month of 2013. The concert is filled to the brim with 10,000 concert goers, undergoing more then 2 hours of impressive and emotional performance from t...

The anime studio Gonzo is producing a television anime adaptation of the Gree mobile social game Zettai Bōei Leviathan (Absolute Defense Leviathan) for an April 6 premiere. The game is a role-playing game set on Aquafall, a fantasy world abound wi...

The homepage for this summer’s original magical girl anime television series Genei wo Kakeru Taiyou ~ il sole penetra le illusioni has added a trailer. The studio producing the animation and the animation staff will be formally revealed at the Ani...

Studio Trigger began streaming an extended 72-second trailer for Little Witch Academia, its entry in the Anime Mirai 2013 initiative, on Monday. Director/character designer/animation director Yoh Yoshinari (episode director for Panty & Stocking wi...

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[Movie] Dragon Ball Z – God Vs God A new Nemesis have appeared, the god of destruction, Berusu! In the film, earth is again on the brink of destruction, facing this time, an enemy that even Vegetta is not a match for him.

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