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April 15, 2013, 1:30 PM

PSY's "Gentleman" MV Viewed Over 22 Million Times In First Day, Record For Most Views In A Day music-video posted by Aysohmay 25 minutes ago   ·   3 comments PSY's new music video "Gentleman" has been viewed over 22 millions times in the first 24 ...

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When we heard that Mister Donut was teaming up with Hello Kitty to celebrate the opening of a new Hello Kitty cupcake ride at Universal Studios Japan, we knew there would be a sweet surprise. The result?

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Sega Hardware Inspires Sega Hard Girls Novel, Oreimo Crossover Sega Hardware Inspires Sega Hard Girls Novel, Oreimo Crossover 23 minutes ago kureka On Wednesday, publishing imprint Dengeki Bunko announced a collaboration with video game publisher ...

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Maaya Sakamoto & Ai Kayano Contribute to 2nd Tamayura Season Maaya Sakamoto & Ai Kayano Contribute to 2nd Tamayura Season 21 minutes ago kureka The “TamayuraTamayura - Hitotose 2nd Season Anime Slated for July.

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Otaku Fans Pick Their Favorite Anime Studio Masterpiece Otaku Fans Pick Their Favorite Anime Studio Masterpiece 19 minutes ago kureka The fun thing about polls is the debates that they inspire, and a recent Biglobe reader anime ranking doubled dow...

 At Dubai's Middle East Film & Comic Con, Abu Dhabi's Alter Ego unveiled a look at what they're calling "the Middle East's first anime. " While fans of the genre classics might prefer 2D mecha, their Torkaizer does look like a fun Go Nagai inspire...

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Yakuza who stabbed famed wrestler Rikidozan dies in Tokyo Rikidozan TOKYO (TR) – The former organized crime member who stabbed famous wrestler Rikidozan five decades ago has died at the age of 74, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Apr.

 When Mamoru Oshii made Sky Crawlers, he had to animate the dog fights in 3D because the talent for 2D mecha animation wasn't there anymore. It's tough to find 2D animators, but it's also tough to be a 2D animator.

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Here's the preview of Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger's 10th episode entitled, "Thunder! Gold Revival". The Kyoryugers discover Dogold's true identity is that of Utsusemimaru, the Sengoku period's Kyoryu Gold.

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If you’re planning to visit Tokyo, you can get a stack of strawberry pancakes and a cappuccino with chocobo foam art. Those are some of the items Artnia, the Square Enix cafe, serves up.   Artnia also serves cocktails based on summons and materia.

YUI Spotted On A Date relationships posted by amiueno 1 hour ago   ·   5 comments After announcing that her new band Flower Flower will be debuting in May, vocalist YUI was spotted holding hands with fellow musician, Hirofumi Hatano, guitarist of ...

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Nintendo is getting ready to pull the plug on some of the original Wii's online services, with a number of them planned for shutdown in June. Channels getting the axe include Nintendo Channel, News Channel, Forecast Channel, Everybody Votes Channe...

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[LIVE REPORT] AKB48 @ TASSG 13th April 2013 0 Posted by tueac - April 14, 2013 - Event, JPOP, Live Reports 16 members from the Japanese all female pop group, AKB48, performed at the first ever Tokyo Auto Salon Singapore.

Having previously released an Oreimo Kuroko in a sun dress in February, cLayz's line of Resi-Carat pre-assembled kit will be adding a Kirino Kousaka in July. The 21cm, 25 part statuette will sell for 12,000yen ($120).

Fans get to enjoy the singing of voice actors in occasional OPs and EDs of anime and character songs, and many of them display great singing skills. Goo Ranking recently posted the result of the Top 10 Voice Actors Who Can Sing voted on by NTT cus...

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Annabel has updated her new single “Small WorlDrop” (スモルワールドロップ) – cover jackets, full track list and more revealed. The song is featured as the opening theme for anime TV series RDG Red Data Girl. Single “Small WorlDrop” comes on two editions and...

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On April 13, idol group SKE48 held a live concert “Kawaranai Koto. Zutto Nakama na Koto” at Nippon Gaishi Hall, and announced their first-ever team shuffle. According to the shuffle, Matsui Rena will be installed in team E as the new team leader, ...

Online anime streaming provider Crunchyroll have confirmed that they will begin streaming the anime series The “Hentai” Prince and the Stony Cat (Aka.  Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko in Japan) from 6:30AM Pacific Time on the 14th April 2013 – with ...

OP1. 02 Sequence OP: 「この世界は僕らを待っていた」 (Kono Sekai wa Bokura wo Matteita) by 茅原実里 (Chihara Minori)   「始まりの惑星」 (Hajimari no Wakusei) “The Planet of the Beginning” Continuing on from last week, Ledo gets quite the reception—and whereas the first episo...

Capcom recently revealed another video for Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen, which brings the full game plus expanded content to North America and Europe on April 23 and 26, respectively. This time it's all about the enemies, so dig the showcase below,...

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This is the second episode of “A. B. C-Z オーストラリア縦断 資金0円 ワーホリの旅” (A. B. C-Z’s working holiday trip through Australia with 0 yen), in which the five-member idol group takes on the rigors of summer work in Australia while making their way from Cairns...

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Perfume, who has just announced a second world tour, will simultaneously release their second single for 2013, Magic Of Love, and Perfume WORLD TOUR 1st DVD (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore) this coming May 22.


Vocaloid fans would be familiar with Meiko, which is the first Japanese Vocaloid. The singer who provided her voice Meiko Haigou was in the Crypton office, and she did a great live performance of one of her songs for the staff.

There comes a time in a man's, or woman's, life in which one must step out of the shadow of his, or her, forerunners. Today is that time for our fair Giana. It was only about a year ago that Otaku USA took a look at the US release of Giana Sisters...

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Japanese Art Dealer Goes After Otaku With Custom Oil Painting Sales Japanese Art Dealer Goes After Otaku With Custom Oil Painting Sales 32 minutes ago kureka OtakuDream Club Complete Edipyon! PV Skewers American Otaku.

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T. M. Revolution x Nana Mizuki special single “Preserved Roses” has cover jackets and more details revealed. The single’s featured as the opening theme for mech anime Valvrave the Liberator (Kakumeiki Valvrave).

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