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March 7, 2013, 12:30 AM

What qualities do otaku men have that attract females to them? Goo research polled 1,072 Japanese women for their top 20 reasons to go out with otaku males. The poll was conducted in January of 2013 and here are the results.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Meet Yukimi Matsuo. She is representing Japan in the Miss Universe competition. And she not only loves manga, she also draws it. Yesterday, Matsuo was named Miss Universe Japan and will represent the country in the upcoming Miss Universe Pageant.

You know, people often ask me:- Danny, danny, danny. You are a grown man for christ sake - why on earth do you play with dolls? ! Not only are you too old to play with dolls - you are a man! I laugh at this comment with passion - its pretty obviou...

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The official website for Koichi Sakamoto's “Travelers: Dimension Police” film had been updated with its first promotional trailer. The film stars Nao Nagasawa (Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger) and Ayumi Kinoshita (Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger).

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Goo research polled 1,072 Japanese women for their top 20 reasons to go out with otaku males. The poll was conducted last Janaury 2013 and here are the results. 1. Always Faithful (100) 2. Knowledgeable of IT stuff (93.

Yukimi Matsuo, the winner of the Miss Universe Japan (MUJ) 2013 beauty pageant on Monday, revealed in press interviews that since she had achieved the title, she now wants to become a serialized manga artist.

Quoting a MISSOSOLOGY member, Xamurai to give some background info:MUJ is now functioning as a talent and modeling agency. Some of the finalists since 2009 have become contract models under MUJ, and they are the ones who provide their talents with...

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Today we start off with a quiz… Do you know what this is? Just by seeing this, it looks like some figure part with someone’s signature written on it in permanent marker… but in actual fact… It’s Wingal’s front paw!

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

The British stage production of Studio Ghibli’s 1997 animated classic Princess Mononoke, originally only intended for audiences at London’s Diorama Theatre this April, will be brought to Japan, it was announced earlier today.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Snagging a seat on the subway or crosstown bus ain't always easy, especially in China's crowded cities. That's why, according to The Beijing News, "pregnancy pads" are supposedly hot sellers. People with good manners give up their seats for elderl...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

After the info we have about Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger Season 2's plot and the details that happened during the press event, we have another report where does this season take place chronologically!

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A new image for this year's crossover film, “Kamen Rider × Super Sentai × Space Sheriff: Super Hero Taisen Z” shows a brand new gattai that competes with last year's inter-franchise combination! This time, let me you introduce you to Kyoryuzin Dol...

10. Ohno Satoshi (Arashi) 9. Hyde (L~Arc~en~Ciel) 8. Tegoshi Yuya (NEWS) 7. Aiba Masaki (Arashi) 6. Kamenashi Kazuya (KAT-TUN) 5. Kazutoshi Sakurai (Mr. Children) 4. Domoto Tsuyoshi (KinKi Kids) 3. Arashi 2.

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NMB48’s 1st album, “Teppen Tottande! ” (released February 27th), has sold 328,000 copies in its first week, and has topped Oricon’s weekly album ranking for March 11th. With this, NMB48 have become the 2nd female artists to top the charts with bot...

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Yasuhiro Wada, the creator behind Harvest Moon, has announced that the official title for Project Happiness will be HomeTown Story. Its first trailer has also debuted via Famitsu. This announcement trailer has a full English voice work.

A few days ago, I was asked to recommend a place to visit in Kyoto on a very short trip (only a day), during the sakura season. It was really hard to decide, but in the end I recommended Higashiyama, the district from the eastern part of Kyoto.

The Tokyo Reporter Kenji Nakano

Examining why Japan’s biggest breasts found in Kyoto, smallest in Saitama Josei Seven Mar 14 The results of last year’s nationwide breast-size survey conducted by Tokyo-based firm LClove cosmetic, a marketer of sex aids sold via mail-order, reveal...

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Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk will be available in North America today and in Europe this Friday, and Tecmo Koei have released a trailer for the game that summarizes the game’s story involving an alechemist  named Ayesha Altugle whose sist...

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Update: The next Thief game is in development at Eidos Montreal, the studio that produced Deus Ex: Human Revolution and the multiplayer mode in Tomb Raider. The game, revealed by Game Informer magazine this morning, will simply be titled Thief, an...

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I seriously thought that being a beauty queen and a mangaka were polar opposites, but I was dead wrong. Japan’s representative for the Miss Universe 2013 pageant is Yukimi Matsuo, a model and a mangaka.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Sick and tired of all this new-fangled technology? Yearn to cradle a good, solid handset between your head and shoulder while talking calls? The new Sanwa Direct telephone receiver for iPhone could be just the thing!

With Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 coming to North America on the 5th and Europe on the 8th, Namco Bandai's branch from the latter region has been counting to release with Jinchūriki gameplay videos.

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This is a good year for Ro-Kyu-Bu fans. Not only is the second season of the anime coming this summer, but so is a new PSP game.  The game, entitled “Ro-Kyu-Bu! Himitsu no Otoshi Mono” (The Secret Lost Items), is scheduled to be released on June 20.

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Bandai Tamashii Nations had recently released the official photos for the upcoming release of S. H. FiguArts Dragon Ranger. It represents the Knight of the Yamato tribe known as the "Warrior of Power", in Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger.


In the Japanese gaming industry, it is not a foreign concept to implement social aspects into games (read RPGs) a la dating simulators. However, with the growth of Japanese games being localized for a western audience, many western gamers have beg...

Also: Jinbe and Hancock return as playable characters, third promo streamed The 15th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine will reveal on Monday two new playable characters for Namco Bandai Games' One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 game, as we...

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At a Microsoft media event here in Singapore we went hands-on with OverRun, one of two new multiplayer modes that Gears of War: Judgement is bringing to the table. How does it play? In a nutshell: You’ve played Gears of War before, but never in a ...

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SMAP tops Oricon weekly single ranking with ‘Mistake! /Battery’ by Shiso on March 4, 2013 at 11:23 pm Popular group SMAP’s 49th single “Mistake! /Battery” (released on February 27th) sold 162,000 copies in the first week, and topped Oricon weekly ...

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