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March 27, 2013, 6:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Today, it was announced that Square Enix president Yoichi Wada is stepping down. He will no longer be serving as Square Enix's Representative Director. Yousuke Matsuda, who joined Square in 2001, will take over Wada's role in running the company.

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Sanspro reported that actor Kousei Amano (Kamen Rider Blade, Kamen Rider Fourze) and actress Akiko Hinagata (Sagishi Ririko) just got married according to a fax from Amano's agency. The two met while working on a drama in 2007 and dated for four a...

Piccolo, Trunks, Freeza, and Cell join character roster for iPhone and Android game Namco Bandai Games began streaming a promo video for their Dragon Ball Tap Battle game for smartphones on the game's official website on Tuesday.

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As the filming for Power Rangers Super Megaforce continues, fans had spotted various characters taking part in Power Rangers Megaforce's second season, which will be using Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger footage.

The anime adaptation of Hiroshi Hiroyama's Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya manga is slated for this summer. Additionally, the May issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Comp Ace magazine is revealing on Tuesday that the anime's main cast will be reprising thei...

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On April 1st, an interview between ONE OK ROCK and FALL OUT BOY will air on UStream. ONE OK ROCK’s new album, “Jinsei Kakete Boku wa“, and FALL OUT BOY’s new album, “Save Rock and Roll“, will both drop in stores in April.

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Published on March 25, 2013, by bj0rN - Posted in Consoles / Arcade, Gaming, News Square Enix has released the first official trailer for Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster.  The HD remastered versions of Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 will be...

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Phantasy Star Online 2’s release in North America has been delayed, Sega shared in a statement with Polygon today.   "Originally slated for an early 2013 launch, Sega can officially confirm that PS02 has been delayed," a Sega spokesperson told Pol...

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I guess there are a lot of fans waiting for Nendoroid Hasegawa Kobato to be available for pre-order and … we get it today! “My name is Leysis Vi Felicity Sumeragi… an ancestor of the Great Blood Clan of the Night!


Osaka's AKB48 shop is better than even Akiba's 26 March, 2013 by Chad Last year, we stumbled upon the AKB48 Cafe and Shop in Namba, Osaka. The shop occupies an impressive space right across the NMB48 Theater in the recently renovated NGK Building,...

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Winter Anime You Shouldn’t Have Dropped by Biglobe Poll Winter Anime You Shouldn’t Have Dropped by Biglobe Poll 46 minutes ago kureka We’ve all made that mistake: a couple of episodes in, and a show just doesn’t grab you.

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It has been revealed that the voice actress of Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger's Deboss commander Candelilla, Haruka Tomatsu (Sword Art Online's Asuna/Les Miserables' Audrey) is said to appear in the series as the villain's human form.

TV show's OLM animates talking Pikachu to promote game's recent debut The Pokémon Company began streaming the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity (Pokémon: Mystery Dungeon: Magnagates and the Infinite Labyrinth) anime shorts with an English...


1/7 Lucy PVC Good Smile Company has commenced preorders of the 1/7 scale figure of Lucy PVC from the series Fairy Tail. Figure: Lucy PVCManufacturer: Good Smile Company Scale: 1/7 (Approximately 210 mm) Release Date: August 2013 Retail Price: 8,80...

Editors: 8th page flipped since Haru ni Naru to Uzu Uzu Shichau author missed deadline without notice The April issue of Square Enix's Big Gangan magazine intentionally flipped the eighth page of the four-panel manga Haru ni Naru to Uzu Uzu Shicha...

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GIRLS RIDING TANKS DRIVING IN TO THE SUNSET BACK TO THEIR GIANT SCHOOL-SHIP CARRIER. WHY CAN’T MORE ANIME END SO PERFECTLY AS THIS? Time to pay tribute to the heroines that fearlessly and boldly provided us with so much tanoshii over the past few ...

Organizers of Canada's Anime North convention announced on Tuesday that Japanese voice actor Ryo Horikawa and voice actress Eriko Nakamura will be guests of honor at the event. Horikawa is best known for voicing Dragon Ball Z's Vegeta, a role he i...

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Game follows invisible boy who can only be seen in the rain Sony Computer Entertainment America associate producer Dais Kawaguchi introduced more details and a gameplay video for Japan Studio's upcoming rain video game.

The May issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Comp Ace magazine is revealing on Tuesday that it will launch five new manga in the coming months. The magazine's June issue will begin serializing three of those new titles on April 26.

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After being dated for a July 25 Japanese release, many were wondering when Dragon’s Crown would be making its way to North America. While it’s not a specific date, Atlus put out a press release this morning that has Vanillaware’s hack ‘n slasher t...

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It’s official: Studio Ghibli’s Kazu Tachinu, or “The Wind is Rising”, will be released in Japanese cinemas from July 20 this year. Announced last December together with Kaguya Hime no Monogatari, this will be the first feature film that Hayao Miya...

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Osamu Kogure, a stage play actor, posted a blog entry which states that a stage play inspired by the Slam Dunk basketball manga is under consideration. But instead of an actual theater, the play would use a gymnasium.

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The official YouTube channel for Marvelous AQL began streaming a short promotional movie for Fate/Extra CCC's battle system. The video features Saber (voiced by Sakura Tange) in battle with her male master, the player, standing behind her.

Kyoko Hinami Returns to Akibaranger Kyoko Hinami, the actor of Mitsuki Aoyagi (Old AkibaBlue), confirmed on her own twitter that she’ll be returning to Akibaranger. It’s currently not known how many episodes she’ll be in or if she’ll even transform.

At the industry booth section of Tokyo International Anime Fair 2013, which was held at Tokyo Big Sight from March 21st to 24th, many anime and anime/manga-related companies used female cosplayers to promote their popular and newest titles.

Aibu Saki To Study In California announcements posted by amiueno 1 hour ago   ·   1 comment According to the actress' agency, Box Corporation, Aibu Saki will be going to the US to further study English at a Californian Univeristy from mid-April to...

The release of Bioshock Infinite is finally upon us, with Irrational Games' long-awaited sequel hitting retail worldwide tomorrow. Thus, it's time for one final glimpse of the experience to come before we all get sucked into the floating city of C...

Kotobukiya has posted the Shunya Yamashita design for their upcoming seventh figure in the Tekken Bishoujo line. Joining Asuka, Lili, Christie, Alisa, Jaycee, and the upcoming Xiaoyu will be Jun Kazama.

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