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November 17, 2012, 1:00 AM
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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.

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.

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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...

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...

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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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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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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.

The Pokémon Company announced on Thursday that it is releasing an official Pokédex app in Japan for iOS devices on Friday. The Pokédex for iOS app will cost 170 yen (about US$2. 10). The app uses 3D models similar to those in Pokédex 3D for Ninten...

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).

The long-awaited newest Evangelion film Evangelion 3. 0: You Can (Not) Redo finally hits Japanese theaters tomorrow. By the huge popularity, more than 20 Japanese companies have collaborated with the series.

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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 ...

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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.


…Give it a few years. I just realized that the scenes in the OP are making more and more sense as the series continues on. Like Jonah in the car watching the 3 figures go by. I assume those are the children he saved.


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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