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May 1, 2013, 5:00 AM
Japanator Elliot Gay

After 18 long years, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto's Neon Genesis Evangelion manga will finally be reaching its conclusion. Some of you may not realize this, but Sadamoto's manga treatment of the hit series actually started its run before the anime even bega...

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This year's crossover film, “Kamen Rider × Super Sentai × Space Sheriff: Super Hero Taisen Z” only manages to take the third spot of the Japan Box Office Weekend, Movie Walker reports. The film failed to beat fellow newcomer Iron Man 3 at the seco...

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The official blog of Kamen Rider Battride War is confirming that Keisuke Kato will be voicing Kamen Rider IXA, in the first Kamen Rider game for the PlayStation 3. The current confirmed list of returning actors are Masahiro Inoue, Kimito Totani, K...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Last summer, the above teaser image was posted online. It announced that classic anime Princess Mononoke was coming to the London stage. Pictures of said collaboration have surfaced online in Japan, where some seem totally shocked by the production.

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Yesterday the management behind Japanese electropop act Perfume sent out a press release to Japanese media, informing them that production work on the music video for the group’s latest single, Magic of Love, is finally complete.

Members of the GLOBAL PS COMPANY Fanclub will already have recognized the following, but we wanted all fans to know about what's happening there right now. It seems like the GLOBAL PS COMPANY FANCLUB will dissolve soon!

The Kud Wafter visual novel is a spin-off of Key's earlier all-ages Little Busters!  and expanded, adult version Little Busters! Ecstasy, set after the events of Ecstasy, and featuring Riki Naoe and Kudryavka "Kud" Noumi.


Osano Fumio, the Kodansha's Sailor Moon manga editor, confirmed on April 26th that the new Sailor Moon anime has been delayed. The previous announcement stated the anime was slated for release this summer.

The fujoushi revolution is HEEEERE! ! For those who haven’t heard, the KyoAni CM formerly known as “Swimming Anime” is officially going to be made into an anime known as Free. You should also probably stop living under a rock.

Create your profile now With JpopAsia you find worldwide friends easily. Interact and connect with people all over the world who love Asian music! Buy shares in celebrities, enjoy unique features, and become a JpopAsia celebrity yourself!

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You know the saying “you scratch my back, and I’ll scratch yours? ” Replace the word “back” with “itch” and that’s basically the gist of what Scarlett Missions – optional challenges in Kadokawa Games and Grasshopper Manufacture’s sexy va-va-voom a...

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Starting on May 27 some familiar faces will be joining Puzzles and Dragons as part of a collaboration with the third Evangelion movie. As part of the Gungho Online Entertainment Event, a new collaboration between Puzzles and Dragons and Evangelion...

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Ladies and gentlemen, Rockstar fans everywhere, the moment you’ve been waiting for is finall here. Behold! The latest trailer for Grand Theft Auto V! Grand Theft Auto V for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 home consoles is slated for release on Sept...

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If you’re a JRPG fan who’s planning to visit Tokyo this year during the summer month of August, chances are this is one game music concert you probably won’t want to miss. I’m talking, of course, about the Persona Music Fes 2013 in Nippon Budokan ...

2013's six issue of monthly shoujo magazine LaLa, on sale in Japan this past week, was a big one.  Hiro Fujiwara's Kaichou wa Maid-sama!  has kicked off its final story arc. The 2006 manga has so far run 16 volumes in Japan.

Click here to read Part 2 of this interview. At the exhibition we attended, Kazuharu Kina challenged himself with woodblock prints. As a result, he joined the circle of woodblock print artists who have been invited to Artjeuness, an art gallery in...

RocketNews24 Michelle

Hatsune Miku is now coming to a bento near you (that is if you have to time and patience to make her). The folks over at Japanese culture website, Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi, have just created a step-by-step video explaining how to make an edible versio...

Sankaku Complex Bitfrost

Where most rankings concentrate on the most popular characters, this one shows the heroines fans think the least likeable, whether through glaring personality defects or sheer annoyance… The ranking: 1.

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“Fantasy Kaleidoscope ~The Memories of Phantasm~” – Episode 2 of Touhou Fan-made Anime Series Posted by pKjd on Apr 29, 2013 @ 6:54 pm 29 Apr 「東方三魔女」 by (純粋) Earlier this week, the doujin circle Manpuku Jinja released a new promotional video for t...

In a teaser video released on Bandai’s official youtube channel, actress Honoka appears to promote the fourth coming release of the DX MoyaMoya Z Cune. And she’s completely in character as Malushina while doing it!

OBJECTION! Phoenix Wright 5 Announced He’s back! Phoenix Wright returns as the lead character in the next installment of the franchise. Gyakuten Saiban/Phoenix Wright 5 has been announced for the Nintendo 3DS with a localization already in the works.

Ah! My Goddess OVA Hits Japan in AugustAnime arrives alongside volume 46 By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 4/29/2013 Some more animated Ah! My Goddess is getting ready to take on Japan this fall.

Kotaku East Eric Jou

Traveler's Thrombosis, or deep vein thrombosis is an affliction that is often associated with flying. However in China, it appears that it is more commonly associated with video gaming than it is with air travel, especially now that after a young ...


Petanko Makise Kurisu Penguin Parade is back with another kawaii figure for their Petanko series, featuring Makise Kurisu the talented neuroscience researcher and main heroine of the seriesfrom the Steins;Gate series.

Get ready to wad an oddball classic into your life with the return of Katamari Damacy. No, it's not another entry in the series, but the unforgettable first game, which is coming to PS3 as a PlayStation 2 Classic on PSN this week.

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Capcom is hyping up a collaboration with Dragon Ash, which has the rock group making a music video tie-in with Resident Evil: Revelations. The special video for their song "Trigger" will debut in May, featuring snippets of Revelations footage thro...

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It’s been a while since I got fed up with KisuHama Learning, dropping the only Kis-My-Ft2 show I was covering. Will the group’s new regular show, Kis-My-BUSAIKU, be able to capture my interest and put Kis-My-Ft2 back into my review queue?


It is that time of year again! AKB48 is releasing their annual bubble-gum pop, large group, swimsuit single. This tends to be my guilty pleasure when it comes to AKB48 singles. This will be one of the last (if not the last) single for Akimoto Saya...

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Remember the short preview for Acquire’s dark and stylish RPG that was featured a while back? If you’ve been waiting to see more of that fancy video, as well as more characters from the game, your wait is over.

Kaze Tachinu (The Wind is Rising), the first anime movie directed by Hayao Miyazaki since 2008's Ponyo, opens in Japanese theaters on July 20th, and the promotional push is just starting to pick up. Four posters will be displayed in theaters start...

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