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March 15, 2013, 8:00 PM

Protagonist in Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney returns with new design It was revealed in Weekly Famitsu magazine this week that the titular protagonist of Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban 4) is returning in Ace Attorney 5 for the Ninten...

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.

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Dragon Ball website Kanzenshuu had posted some spoilers from the preview screening of the upcoming “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods” film. The spoilers include Son Goku's acquisition of Super Saiyan God!

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Gravure idol and Hikonin Sentai Akibaranger actress Kyoko Hinami will be starring in a period drama film entitled “Sakurahime”. The film will be based on Tsuruya Namboku IV's (1755-1829) masterpiece, and epic kabuki play “Sakurahime Azuma Bunshō”.

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Bandai Japan started streaming their Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger "Gabu Gabu Gashapon Campaign" featuring the Gabutyra Ohirune Nebukuro, a Gabutyra-designed sleeping bag for kids. One could collect points via gashapon purchases for a chance to win this...

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 ...

In Shuzo Oshimi's Flowers of Evil, a class malcontent catches her poetry-reading neighbor stealing the gym clothes of the girl he likes, and the resulting blackmail opens the door to all sorts of angsty complexity.

A 40 year old Japanese man from Kanagawa Prefecture has been arrested and charged with the theft of nearly 90 items of uniform clothing belonging to female high school students. Originally caught last month sneaking onto the premises of a school i...

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...

「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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Acquire Teases Vita Game That Uses Images From Google Maps By Spencer . March 14, 2013 . 11:07pm Acquire, the developer of the Tenchu and Way of the Samurai games, have been a strong supporter of PlayStation Vita.

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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...

Pikachu 3DS XL Coming To North America March 24 Damn, Nintendo! Give a dude more than a few day’s notice so he can save up some extra scratch! This Pikachu edition 3DS XL drops this coming Sunday for $199.

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.

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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.

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.

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...


The promo video for Namiuchigawa no Muromi-san anime series has started streaming on the official website. The video features the theme song “Nanatsu no Umi Yori Kimi no Umi” sung by Sumire Uesaka, who also plays Sumita-san in the series.

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.


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.

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 ...

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.


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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