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

Ash's Charizard is back. That's right, because tonight on Pokémon: Best Wishes! , Pocket Monster trainer Ash once again got his Charizard. Fans of the anime will know that this Charizard is the fifth Pokémon Ash nabbed, and tonight's episode, told...

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It was announced that big hit manga “Itazura na Kiss“, which was serialized on “Bessatsu Margaret” (Shueisha) during 1990 ~ 1999, will get a live-action drama adaptation with the title “Itazura na Kiss ~Love in TOKYO.

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Last weekend, it has been announced that the Fairy Tail anime series will be ending this March, but the author of fantasy adventure manga, Hiro Mashima do noted in Twitter that the "anime will not be ending", and there will be more to come soon.

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Here's the very simple roll call video clip from the recent team-up film Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters vs Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger THE MOVIE. The film debuted at the 4th spot of the Japan Box Office Weekend.

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Bandai Namco Games started streaming the second full promo for the latest Kamen Rider game for the PlayStation 3, Kamen Rider Battride War (仮面ライダー バトライド・ウォー). The promo showcases various gameplay scenes and other features.

Since the Winter Wonder Festival, Goodsmile Company has been revealing their set of 12 vocaloid mini figures in the Nendoroid Petite: Hatsune Miku Selection Set. This second set, following on from the popular Nendo Petite Vocaloids sold in 2009, 2...

Toren Smith, one of the looming figures in the story of localizing manga and anime for English speakers, passed away on March 4th at age 52. Smith was an influential, outspoken and sometimes controversial translator who helped bring classics like ...

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Now that everyone has probably sobered up from last year’s Rolling Stones and Suntory collaboration, a new rock legend is bringing a slightly classier offering to Japan. For just a few weeks of March, in Ginza, Tokyo you can enjoy the sights, soun...

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This is Transformers MP-10 Cybertron Commander Convoy or also known as Optimus Prime produced by Takara Tomy of Japan. An all-new mold at a smaller scale than the MP-01 and MP-04 (and their variants). Convoy is approximately the same height as Rod...

Siliconera Spencer

In the year 20XX, mysterious gates appear in different regions in the world. Invaders emerge from the gate and Zillions of Enemy X ravage the Earth. The five gates are in Washington (USA), Tokyo (Japan), Pretoria (South Africa), and Paris (France).

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Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F is headed to North America and Europe, Sega  announced via their Facebook page this morning. Well, sort of.   The Vocaloid rhythm game, originally developed and released for the PlayStation Vita, was also released on t...

‘Deadpool’ Looks Like It Might Be A Fun Game To Play On Mute Below is the new trailer for the upcoming Deadpool video game. You already know how we feel about the character. Even Kotaku recently posted an article that echoes our thoughts.


T. M. Revolution Sings “Memeshikute” on Wii U Karaoke To promote the Wii U Karaoke, a collaboration game between Nintendo and Joysound, they have roped in one of our favorite anisong singer T. M. Revolution.

There is a huge reaction to the new KyoAni and Animation Do project, otherwise known as "that swimming anime"! Here is our previous news about the project.   Then this link came to me while expecting the full details of the project, appropriately ...

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A new photo from the set of a Power Rangers Megaforce shows a very familiar sight for tokusatsu and Super Sentai fans. Although it's only minor, you can see GokaiGreen's boots there. Could this be the confirmation of the Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger su...

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The PS Vita edition of breast simulator game Senran Kagura has become an instant hit, selling out in stores everywhere immediately after hitting store shelves. However, the question stands: With these virtual boobs in the hands of so many, how can...

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SKE48 Hata Sawako announced her graduation from the group during today’s team K2′s theater performance. She will leave the group at the end of March to attend voice actress training school from April.

If you happened to pick up Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance for PlayStation 3, it's almost time for the arrival of the platform-exclusive VR Missions. PS3 users are getting 30 more missions on March 12, and the set will be available as a free downlo...

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“Kimi no Iru Machi” – Manga to TV Anime Adaptation Posted by pKjd on Mar 7, 2013 @ 11:46 pm 7 Mar According to this year’s 15th issue of Weekly Shounen Magazine, a TV anime adaptation of Seo Kouji’s romance-drama manga series, 「Kimi no Iru Machi ~...


Japan, famously known for their wide selection of café and bars, will be opening a new android girl-themed café and bar for the techies alike. The cafe, called “Androidol,” will dawn girls in android outfits hoping to bring the “future” vibe.

Vividred Operation – 09 Filed under First Impressions, Vividred Operation by Zephyr | 0 Comments 「晴れときどきふわふわ」 (Hare Tokidoki Fuwafuwa ) “Sunny and Sometimes Fluffy” “God’s in his heaven, all’s right with the world.

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It has been announced that Takeru Sato (Rurouni Kenshin, Kamen Rider Den-O) will star in the live action adaptation of Kotomi Aoki's shoujo manga “Kanojo wa Uso o Aishisugiteru” (roughly translated as Love, I Lied About Loving You).

Frontwing head talked about anime plans for school title before its release The April issue of Kadokawa Group Publishing's COMPTIQ magazine is announcing on Saturday that the anime adaptation of Frontwing's adult PC game Le Fruit de La Grisaia (Gr...

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Nekogami Yaoyorozu Anime Added by NIS America Nekogami Yaoyorozu Anime Added by NIS America 8 minutes ago kureka NIS America (NISA), the American subsidiary of the Nippon Ichi Software game company, confirmed on Thursday that it will release the T...

Siliconera Ishaan

Releasing older games on newer consoles is often an effective way of exposing them to more people, and Capcom USA Senior VP, Christian Svensson, has been wanting to do this with the Ace Attorney series for a while now.

Aniplex USA has confirmed plans for a domestic home video release of next month’s second Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai television series. The show will premiere on Japanese television and Crunchyroll on April 6.

Latest video focuses on organization trying to escape labyrinth for PSP game shipping in March after delay The official YouTube channel for Marvelous AQL began streaming a short promotional movie for Fate/Extra CCC's student council.

Ask John: Why Isn’t Macross as Prolific as Gundam? Question: Having watched the first movie over again and remembering how much I enjoyed Macross Frontier, it struck me… why isn’t there more Macross? Between CD and toy sales, they must make excell...

Siliconera Ishaan

As previously reported, Mewtwo is returning for the next Pokémon movie, titled Extremespeed Genesect: MewTwo’s Awakening. This afternoon, The Pokémon Company shared a new promotional video for the movie, giving a look at Mewtwo, who shows up to sa...

While traveling through Japan, I tend to visit a lot of shopping arcades: for me these are places where I always manage to spend a few hours of fun. I’m not doing anything special, I just try to blend into the crowd (well, sort of speak… as you ca...

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