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March 11, 2013, 9:00 PM

Toonami has confirmed that the One Piece anime will run on Adult Swim's Toonami block. A premiere date slated for sometime this year. The announcement was made at Toonami's question-and-answer panel at Atlanta's MomoCon on Sunday.

Iitsuka draws cover for game's bonus design book in video Bandai Namco Games began streaming a live sketch video of Summon Night 5 character designer Takeshi Iitsuka on Thursday. In the video, Iizuka draws the cover for the Official Design Collect...

Goro Naya, the original voice actor for Inspector Zenigata in the long-running Lupin III anime franchise, passed away on March 5 at 3:00 a. m. due to chronic respiratory failure. He was 83. He leaves behind his wife Katsuko.

In last spring's PSP RPG Conception: Please Deliver My Child, you have to save an alternate universe from impurity by mating with 12 Maidens of the Zodiac, voiced by popular actresses like Eri Kitamura, Kana Asumi, and Yuriko Yamaguchi and bonding...

The Japanese prefecture of Saitama announced on Friday that it would become sister states with the fictional Principality of Zeon from the Mobile Suit Gundam anime. Prefectural assemblyperson Takumi Tamura explained the alliance in the assembly's ...

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Here's the promo of the Power Rangers Card Battle arcade game, which will be released in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore this month. There are 66 kinds of cards in Series1 of the Power Rangers Card Battle, which feature Mystic Force (Magiranger)...

Last time we talked about Tales of Xillia was back when Nate hit up a Namco Bandai games showcase and got some hands-on time with the English version. Now the rest of us can get a taste of the localization in the trailer below.

Exactly 2 years ago to this day on 2011 March 11th, a magnitude 9 earthquake struck the east coast of Japan at 14:46. It was the most powerful earthquake to have ever hit Japan. The quake triggered a tsunami which reached 40 feet that devastated m...

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Kousuke is on a crisis, will he chose to sacrifice his grandma to save Shunpei or do otherwise? While he is thinking on what he will do next, he realized the importance of his grandma. What will be Shunpei's final decision?

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Now that the winter season is winding down, Biglobe asked Japanese voters to rank their favorite shows that warmed their hearts during the cold months. The results shouldn't surprise anyone.   The Top Shows of Winter 2013:   1.

Adult Swim's Toonami block in the United States will premiere the Evangelion 1. 11 cut of the Evangelion: 1. 0 You Are (Not) Alone film next Sunday. The announcement was first made at Toonami's question-and-answer panel at Atlanta's MomoCon event ...

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Xi3′s “Piston” Steambox Prices Start At $1,000 By Ishaan . March 9, 2013 . 2:30pm Little is known of Valve’s own “Steambox,” which is currently in development, but another company releasing a similar product with Valve’s support is the Xi3 Corpora...

Yatterman prizes offered to visitors at campaign website Japanese razor company Kai Razor is teaming up with anime production studio Tatsunoko Production to celebrate the studio's 50th anniversary. Visitors to the Tatsunoko Production promotional ...

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KalafinaIllinois' Anime Central to Host Japanese Pop Trio Kalafina. Read more . . . » has announced their 4th original album “Consolation” that’s part of the vocal group’s 5th anniversary. The album includes singles “to the beginning”, “moonfesta ...

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Research company released Popularity and Name Recognition ranking of media personalities in the year of 2012. The ranking shows 3 datas, Exposure - how much they appear on TV, Name recognition and Popularity.

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More details and the teaser for Momoiro Clover Z’s upcoming album, “5TH DIMENSION“, have been revealed! Just yesterday, Momoiro Clover Z revealed their visuals for the album. The album’s track list will consist of 13 songs including their previous...

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I saw the promotional video a few days ago and I’m still laughing today. Apparently, the CEO of Domino’s Pizza Scott Oelkers is teaming up with the popular voice synthesizer Vocaloid developed by Yamaha Corporation.


Hosoda Mamoru’s Wolf Children Wins 36th Annual Japan Academy The 36th Annual Japan Academy Prizes were given out on Friday, and Hosoda Mamoru’s anime movie “Wolf Children (おおかみこどもの雨と雪)” won the best anime film.

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Shounen Club (ザ少年倶楽部 – the Boys/Youth Club) showcases the song-and-dance skills of Johnny’s juniors – the next generation of Japanese male idols – alongside the more recently debuted groups in the Johnny’s Entertainment agency.

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Come to think of it, I haven't learned the name of the cute bishoujo MWPSB officer after several episodes watching Psycho Pass. And it's interesting to learn a lil bit of history on how she came to be one of the enforcers working under Gino.

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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.

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Singer and voice actress Ayahi TakagakiFaylan - God FATE - New Single Release Details. Read more . . . » recently announced her first album “relation” and has revealed the cover jackets and more details.

FLOW is preparing to release their 25th single “HERO ~Kibou no Uta~ / CHA-LA HEAD-CHA-LA” with both songs featured in the upcoming anime movie Dragon Ball Z Battle of Gods (Kami to Kami). The single is their 2nd tied to the band’s 10th anniversary...

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Sunrise Robot Anime Valvrave the Liberator 2nd Promo Posted Sunrise Robot Anime Valvrave the Liberator 2nd Promo Posted 2 minutes ago kureka The second full promotional video for SunriseValvrave the Liberator Mecha Anime 2nd Commercial Posted.


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.

Video highlights female ally Silica before RPG's March 14 release Namco Bandai Games began streaming the second countdown promotional video for its Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment game for the PSP system on Sunday.


For Today’s Japan Photo, we take a look at the lovely Ichigo Densha, a train with lovely strawberry theme that runs between Wakayama and Kishi station.

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