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March 11, 2013, 2:00 AM
March 11, 2013, 2:00 AM

Ken Akamatsu: Would rather be an agent for creators & continue e-book initiative Japanese financial newspaper Nikkei reported in an article posted on Sunday that manga creator Ken Akamatsu (Love Hina, Negima) plans to launch a new manga series thi...

AKB48 WrapUp Tommy Kono

At handshake event, AKB48 members Injured! Fatigued! Voice got hoarse! Left earlier due to bad health! Ishida Haruka (AKB48), her voice got hoarse and small, thank you for your corporation and understanding.

Keymochi kureka

“Imouto / Little Sister” Bars Owner Arrested in Osaka “Imouto / Little Sister” Bars Owner Arrested in Osaka 22 minutes ago kureka As you know, “Imouto” (little sister/younger sister) is one of the most popular genre in today’s Japanese pop culture.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Apocalyptic zombie/boob action manga Highschool of the Dead is finally restarting after a 2 year hiatus, raising hopes that the anime will return as well. Serialisation will recommence in the next issue of Dragon Age: With the manga back in play, ...

JEFusion (GekiDan)

Young Magazine announced that the street racing and drifting manga Initial D will be nearing at its end. Author Shūichi Shigeno revealed that he is "at last" heading toward the finale, but the release of its final chapter is yet to be announced.

Kyle Oropesa

Chihaya's superb karuta instinct has been tested again and it's undoubtedly one of the ferocious skill that a Karuta player should be afraid of. Unlike her team mates who already know her so much, her opponents doesn't have that idea until she fac...


Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is known for her wacky and fun fashion sense, and she has been transformed into a fashionable alien in this new CM for fashion retailer g. u.

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It was a case of looks that could kill. On a flight between Fuzhou, Fujian and Harbin, Heilongjiang, China a 40-year-old male passenger was rushed to hospital after sitting next to an allegedly beautiful woman for the entire flight.

With a week to go before the March 14th release of Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment, Namco Bandai has enlisted Asuna to kick off the countdown in a video that includes her wearing some of the alternate costumes from the game's Battle Types system.

Angela's "Boku Janai" ending theme previewed before April premiere The second full promotional video for Sunrise's Valvrave the Liberator (Kakumeiki Valvrave) television anime series began airing in Japan early Friday morning.

tokyohive Shiso

Which female celebrity would you choose as your girlfriend? by Shiso on March 9, 2013 at 8:07 pm Previously, ORICON STYLE revealed the ranking of male celebrities who the public wanted as a boyfriend, and now it is time for the female celebrity ra...

TheAkiba Grizzly

According to Weekly Shonen Magazine and Yaraon blog (週刊少年マガジン), Manga Kimi no Iru Machi (君のいる町) was announced to get a TV Anime adaptation. The Manga is about Eba Yuzuki (枝葉 柚希) who has mysteriously decided to go to high school in the countryside.

Siliconera Ishaan

Full F-Zero AX Arcade Game Discovered On F-Zero GX Disc By Ishaan . March 9, 2013 . 12:00pm   In 2003, Nintendo and Sega released a futuristic racing game titled F-Zero GX for the Gamecube, co-developed by the two companies in collaboration and CO...

While visiting Japan, if you participate at Japanese festivals, you will notice that the most popular temporary stalls (yatai) are, besides the ones selling food, those with kingyo-sukui games, masks, choco-banana, ringo ame (candied apples) and s...

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For this week’s recap, let’s us share with you some the most watched youtube video from many post we have posted over the month. If you are curious as to the post’s content feel free to click into the post and take a look!

Luna Haruna asks fans to bring something green to March 30 concert Aniplex of America is currently streaming a second greeting video from Eir Aoi and Luna Haruna. In the video, the artists give fans advice on how to best enjoy their upcoming conce...

JEFusion (GekiDan)

Here is the cinematic opening the upcoming One Piece Pirate Warriors 2 (One Piece Kaizoku Musou 2) PlayStation 3 and PSVita video game. It shows the Straw Hat Pirates against the Marines from the G-5 headquarters led by Vice Admiral Smoker.

On Thursday, the Japanese Internet service provider BIGLOBE posted the results of its official survey on the most anticipated anime series for the upcoming Spring season. Among the 6,802 votes cast by the self-selected respondents (who can vote mu...


Spring 2013 Anime Lineup We are about 1 month away from the Spring 2013 anime season, and there are many awesome series coming up.  Here’s the visual compilation of the upcoming anime series compiled by Animucharts.


Yozora demands action this week! Welcome back readers we have reached the ninth episode of Haganai NEXT which brings us that much closer to the season finale of this series, but I look forward to seeing what happens this week since we left off wit...

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The world-renowned Studio Ghibli sticks to the traditional techniques in the creation of their anime films despite the advancements in computer animation technology. But what if Hayao Miyazaki suddenly decides to collaborate with Pixar?

Arctic Kitsune's blog ArcticKitsune

Hello folks! Went to a local doll gathering, bringing Varakitsu with me to join up and to get her eyes swapped. Wasn’t expecting to get two gifts from Salica (from figure. fm). Was a neat doll meet and improve on Varakitsu.

I am addicted to Speed. Not the drug, that scares me. Not the Korean boy band, although it’s hilarious they share the name. Not the Keanu Reeves/Sandra Bullock  movie. Addicted is probably too strong of a word, anyway.

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Hatsune Miku Now Has Her Own 7-Inch Tablet Hatsune Miku is taking over the electronics sector with the upcoming 7-inch Andriod tablet released by Japanese company RWC this April 15. The “Hatsune Miku Tablet Navi starring Saki Fujita” seven-inch to...

Kyle Oropesa

The battle between Saber and Lancer have already started and there's one thing that I noticed when I watched this episode and will probably be the case for the rest of the fights of Fate Zero. And that will be very unpredictable to dictate who's g...

Mamoru Hosoda's Wolf Children film won the animation category in the 36th Annual Japan Academy Prizes on Friday. The film was competing against Evangelion: 3. 0 You Can (Not) Redo, A Letter to Momo, Friends: Mononoke Shima no Naki, and One Piece F...

Kurogane's Anime Blog Kurogane Shiroikaze

Aw shit, Plague Loli is voiced by Chiwa Saito YES PLEASE MAKE ME YOUR TOY HAAAAHH HAAAAHHH *ahem* Sigh, one more episode left. I admit, this episode felt wasted to me because of the long-ass negotiation and our heroes trying to figure out the meth...

JEFusion (GekiDan)

Here is the latest teaser for this year's crossover film, “Kamen Rider × Super Sentai × Space Sheriff: Super Hero Taisen Z” featuring some new scenes, including the alignment of Kamen Riders with Akaranger, and a prologue on their battle against D...

Fanart Friday returns, absolutely blown away by how popular last week's installment was. For real, I think it's safe to say that Classic Cartoon Cacophony Edition is one of, if not the most popular Fanart Friday yet!

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