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May 1, 2013, 12:30 PM
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Popular idol group AKB48 recently revealed the music video and the new visual for their 31st single “Sayonara Crawl” (to be released on May 22). The title track has already been performed at the live concert on the 28th, and Watanabe Mayu, Shimaza...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Whoops. A Hong Kong Starbucks made one customer unhappy after totally screwing up a first name. Imagine that! A Starbucks spelling fail? Impossible. On the Hong Kong Starbucks' Facebook page (via HongWrong), a customer posted an image of the fail,...

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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...

Japanese pop group Momoiro Clover Z is known for its unusual outfits. Sometimes the members dress like pirates. Other times, they dress like superheroes. Their latest album features the group's most outrageous outfits yet.

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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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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.

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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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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...

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!

Campaign adds stretch goal to cover advertising, Mirai Mizue retrospective Award-winning abstract animation director Mirai Mizue's (Toru Matsumoto: AND AND. , Modern No. 2) Kickstarter campaign for the animated short film project "WONDER" has hit ...


From Good Smile Company comes this beautiful figure of Kuroyukihime from Accel World in 1/8 scale. "Wouldn't you like to accelerate even faster? " From the anime "Accel World" comes a 1/8th scale figure of the elegant and cunning young lady, Kuroy...

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.

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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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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...

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...

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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 ...

Everybody has one: an anime character you derive actual satisfaction from trashing. Whether it’s a character so awful they almost ruin a show you love or someone who epitomizes everything that’s wrong with a show you loathe, sometimes the greatest...

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!

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Arashi ni Shiyagare (嵐にしやがれ) is an hour-long variety show that features Arashi and famous male guests from a range of backgrounds who share their expertise with the five hosts. In this episode, though, the guest is Okada Junichi-san from V6 – Aras...

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.


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.

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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.

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...

Perfume embarking on European tour This summer, Perfume will be holding concerts in Germany, UK, and France for their first European tour. Comments: So Europe in summer eh? Maybe America in the fall or winter?

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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.

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