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March 15, 2013, 1:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Apollo Justice starred in his own Ace Attorney game, which was the fourth Ace Attorney game in the series, after Phoenix Wright was disbarred. Even though Phoenix Wright is back for the forthcoming 3DS title Ace Attorney 5, Apollo Justice is once ...

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Drakengard 3 Is Being Made By Deadly Premonition Developer Access Games By Spencer . March 13, 2013 . 12:51am Since cavia doesn’t exist anymore Square Enix had to hire another developer to make Drakengard 3.

Momoko Sakura's (Chibi Maruko-chan) Nagasawa-kun manga is getting a live-action drama adaptation starting on April 1. The drama will star Hitori Gekidan (Ikigami, Dororo, Densha Otoko) as Nagasawa-kun, Satoshi Hanada (of the Hannya comedy duo) as ...

Timed to lead into the April 24th home video release of Evangelion 3. 33, the hit anime will be co-promoting with Creer Beaute. The "COSMETIC with EVANGELION 2WAY Fragrance Mist" campaign runs between March 25th and the release, with billboards an...

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“Children Who Chase Lost Voices” Anime Streamed by Crunchyroll “Children Who Chase Lost Voices” Anime Streamed by Crunchyroll 19 minutes ago kureka Global Shinkai Day, which celebrates the work of master anime creator and director Makoto ShinkaiMa...

「不破愛花」 (Fuwa Aika) “Fuwa Aika” Continuing a string of great episodes, this week brings us literally a calm before the storm — the lull before the final battle. With Hakaze’s revelation of the truth, both Mahiro and Yoshino are forced to accept Aik...

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Super Smash Bros. Creator Discusses Online Play Habits By Ishaan . March 13, 2013 . 10:00am A Super Smash Bros. player wrote in to series creator, Masahiro Sakurai, lamenting the tendency of online players to play the game defensively, Sakurai rep...


Today’s Japan Photo: A Ride to Kobe For Today’s Japan Photo, we enjoy a quite and relaxing train ride to Kobe. Love this shot as the sun is shinning through the windows and how everyone is crowded on the sunny side to enjoy the warmth during winter.

supercell, Piko to perform new songs for rerun starting on April 11 Fuji TV's Noitamina programming block began streaming two teaser videos for the upcoming rerun of the Katanagatari television anime series.

Marvel has released a new trailer for Madhouse’s upcoming feature-length OVA Iron Man: Rise of Technovore. Hiroshi Hamasaki (Shigurui, Steins;Gate) is directing the film from a script by Iron Man: Armored Adventures screenwriter Brandon Auman.

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It was announced that Perfume will hold be holding their live tour, “Zutto Sukidattanjake~ Sasurai no Men Kata Perfume FES! ! “. This will be their first tour using the ‘Battle of bands’ style in which Perfume will appear with three different arti...

Marvelous AQL began streaming a short promotional movie for the Fate/Extra CCC role-playing game on Thursday. The "Secret Garden" video focuses on Rin Tohsaka (played by Kana Ueda). The studio SHAFT (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Nisemonogatari) is p...

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn may be getting the majority of the focus, but Square Enix is also getting ready to build upon Final Fantasy XI with the Seekers of Adoulin expansion. Preview what's to come in the latest Japanese trailer below.

The bell had been tolling for a while, but it looks like development of Rockman Online (Mega Man Online) is officially kaput. Both Capcom and NeoWiz Games decided to pull the plug on the online PC game, which was originally announced in summer 2010.


Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai Gets Anime Adaptation Adult game maker August has announced that an anime adaptation of Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai: A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd visual novel has been green-lit.

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Well, that was unexpected. The gals from Momoiro Clover Z always seem to surprise me with their constantly evolving sound, I just didn't expect them to get so. . . err EDM. To be honest, I freaking love it!

The third compiled volume of Yoshiharu Makita’s risqué romantic comedy manga Rescue Me! will be released on June 20 in a limited edition that includes an exclusive OVA episode on Blu-ray. Publisher Akita Shoten announced last August that an anime ...

If the limited Pikachu 3DS XL is too garish for your tastes, consider something a bit more subtle with the newly introduced Mint x White 3DS XL. The latest variation is set to arrive in Japan on April 18.

Apple's iTunes store is listing that an English version of Hatsune Miku's song "Tell Your World" will be released March 20. The listing currently features a 90-second preview of the song. The Japanese version of the song is already available on th...

Coamix's Monthy Comic Zenon magazine posted a 60- and 30-second commercial to its official YouTube Channel for this year's anime adaptation of Kajio's DD Fist of the North Star (DD Hokuto no Ken) manga.

CAPCOM's expansion game to ship on PS3/Xbox 360 on April 23 CAPCOM Europe posted a new trailer to its official YouTube channel on Wednesday for its PlayStation 3 and XBox 360 expansion Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen.


GRANRODEO Song Previewed in Karneval Anime CM The commercial for the upcoming anime adaptation of Karneval manga has started airing on BS11 channel. The commercial features the opening song Henai no Rondo by GRANRODEO.

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There’s only one week left until Disgaea D2 hits stores in Japan, but if you want an early glimpse of the incoming mayhem, be sure to watch the game’s opening animation here. Ten years have passed since Nippon Ichi Software released Disgaea, the f...


1/8 Melty PVC [Alter Ver. ] Alter has commenced preorders for the 1/8 scale figure of Melty PVC from the series Shining Hearts. Figure: Melty PVC [Alter Ver.

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