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November 17, 2012, 4:30 AM
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Photographer Ihara Miyoko has been photographing Granny Misao (88) for the past twelve years. Then, eight years ago, Misao started to keep a cat, who she named ‘Fukumaru’, meaning that the gods of fortune (Fuku no kamisama) would come, and everyth...

Detective Conan: Private Eye in the Distant Sea set on Maritime Self-Defense Force ship This year's 51st issue of Shogakugan's Shonen Sunday is revealing information about the 17th Detective Conan (Case Closed) movie, Meitantei Conan: Zekkai no Pr...

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Almost everybody is excited when a rumor about the return of the unofficial Super Sentai, Hikōnin Sentai Akibaranger, for a second season. The "reliable 2ch poster" is now back with a few additional information.

What would the world of gaming be like without Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto? That's the kind of horrific Twilight Zone scenario it's best not to think too much about, so instead let's celebrate the fact that we do have Miyamoto, who turns 60 today!

The Yahoo! Movies Japan website began streaming the full 112-second trailer for Berserk Ōgon Jidai-Hen III: Kōrin (Berserk Golden Age Arc III: Descent), the third part in Studio 4°C's film adaptations of Kentarou Miura's Berserk manga, on Friday.

With a voice over suitable for a Super Bowl or MMA championship fight, the tv ads for the November 17th debut of the new movie have declared "It's Not Anime, It's Evangelion! " This build up then culminated in a six minute, 38 second preview of Ev...

"Sakura Nagashi's" full music video posted; Evangelion designer Sadamoto draws jacket art Singer Hikaru Utada contributed a new song, "Sakura Nagashi," as the ending theme song of Evangelion: 3. 0 You Can (Not) Redo (Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban Q Q...


Actually her birthday was yesterday, November 15th, but I was kind of busy.  Anyhow, there was no way I could not wish my oshi a happy birthday even if it was a day late.  After the jump I will have a picspam and some videos that you can enjoy.

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Strategy and Partners, proprietors of the Madoka Magica Online browser game, announced today that they’re working with Good Smile Company and Tetsujin Inc on Black Rock Shooter Arcana, a social game for smart and feature phones that takes the seri...

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Well we are all waiting for this yah? I wanna watch EVA 3. 0 even more after this short 7 minutes teaser… … No fair… When will we in Singapore get it… Either way, If you are itching for a movie, you can try Jack Neo’s Ah boy to man, or Kenji Kamiy...

New Video Group, which released the complete English dubbed Digimon Season 1 DVD set last month, has announced plans to release the complete Digimon Adventure 02 DVD set on March 26, 2013. The second Digimon Adventure series premiered in Japan in ...

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Sega’s Miku Flick team today released a new song pack for Miku Flick/02 (iOS). Entitled “Autumn_Pack01″, this in-app purchase contains three songs picked specially to match the breezy Autumn weather in Japan.


We visit the new and improved AFA 16 November, 2012 by Mus Another AFA weekend has come and gone, as crowds thronged the Singapore EXPO in search of anime merchandise, and festivities lasted into the night fueled by Japanese pop music.

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“Johnny’s Journey – Hey! Say! JUMP Takaki Yuya & Chinen Yuri Futarikki France Juudan Kakuekiteisha no Tabi” (縦断各駅停車の旅) has been getting better with each episode, and with the preview at the end of the show last week, it was pretty clear that this ...

J. C. Staff has released its first teaser trailer for its The “Hentai” Prince and the Stony Cat (Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko) anime TV series. Sou Sagara’s original comedy light novel series revolves around a high-school boy that wants to be mor...

Car company Toyota has released its original ITS Ha:mo Concept Eizo “Yakusoku e no Michi” (Intelligent Transport Systems Harmonious Mobility Network Concept Film “Path to the Promise”) and ITS Ha:mo Kaisetsu Eizo (Intelligent Transport Systems Har...

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AKB48 dances with Pink Lady’s Mie for new ‘Puccho’ CM by ustar on November 16, 2012 at 6:34 am It’s been revealed that AKB48 will dance with ’70s pop duo Pink Lady’s Mie in the new CM for UHA Mikakuto’s popular soft candy, Puccho.

Jellyfish Eyes fantasy film about boy who can see jellyfish-like beings opens in April Contemporary artist Takashi Murakami will be directing his first live-action film titled Mememe no Kurage (Jellyfish Eyes).

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In case you still haven’t watched enough Persona 4: Golden videos, here’s another lot of them, just to be safe. These show off new character, Marie, along with the Investigation Team, family scenes, the Midnight Channel and Personas.

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We did it for STGCC, we’ll do it for AFA. This year’s show had a whopping estimated 80, 000 attendees, and that was just through known sales. The biggest draw was almost certainly the Sword Art Online booth, which saw complete and utter annihilati...

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On November 16th, Fuji TV announced that they are going to air another special episode of the popular drama remake ‘GTO‘ starring EXILE’s AKIRA (31). The new special is titled ‘GTO Oshogatsu Special (tentative)‘ (lit.


BEST DRAMA – Umechan Sensei (NHK) Readers' Vote: 1. Umechan Sensei (NHK) 2. Rich Man, Poor Woman (Fuji TV) 3. Tokkan Tokubetsu Kokuzei Choushukan (NTV) 4.   GTO (Fuji TV) 5. Beginners! (TBS) TV Reporters' Vote: 1.

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Packed with panels, presentations and competitions all weekend was AFA2012′s Main Stage, one of which was the special “K” anime presentation featuring director Go Nakanishi as well as AFA regular Danny Choo of Culture Japan.

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One Piece author Eiichiro Oda, and Dragon Ball Z author Akira Toriyama drew a collaborative illustration for the advance tickets of each respective films, “One Piece Film Z” and “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods”.

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