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May 3, 2013, 8:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

There are two versions of Iron Man 3: One is the international version, and the other is the Chinese version, with added scenes. This version was made especially for the People's Republic. But that certainly doesn't mean everybody there likes it.

It’s been reported that former Morning Musume member, Yasuda Kei (32) will be getting married to Italian food cooking researcher, Ozaki Yoichi (35) at the end of this month. According to her agency, the couple met each other through mutual a...

Jewelry and collectibles manufacturer Imperial Enterprises has released a watch based on anime series Dragon Ball Z. Timed to coincide with the release of the newest Dragon Ball Z film, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, the watch is an officially-lic...

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Yesterday, news of a Haganai: I Don’t Have Many Friends live-action movie broke after Kyoto’s Ryukoku University posted a recruitment ad for extras or calefare actors on its official Facebook page. The Facebook post claims that the movie is being ...

73-episode series to get 3 English dub boxsets, 1 complete Japanese language boxset with subtitles North American video distributor Discotek Media announced on Thursday that it will release the Monster Rancher television anime series.

Two hide Tribute Albums to be Released in July album-release posted by Keia 1 hour ago   ·   1 comment We've already reported on hide's 20th Anniversary NicoNico Live Broadcast and his memorial day. Now, 15 years after the death of X-Japan's guita...

Saw the trailer for Pacific Rim when we went to see Iron Man 3 the other day and it immediately went on the "must see" list. Synopsis from the official site as follows. When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the s...


This isn’t conspicuous at all.   Just how many times can Kasuga screw himself over with his decisions? A lot. On the plus side though, this episode we got to see more of Nakamura’s more creepy facial expressions.

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In the recent HideoBlog web radio show hosted by Konami (via: Game Jouhou), Hideo Kojima talked about Zone of the Enders HD Collection and the reason why we might have to wait a little longer to see a Zone of the Enders sequel.

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Kaname Jun gets married by ustar on May 2, 2013 at 3:42 am Actor Kaname Jun (31) got married to a non-celebrity woman on April 28th. This was announced by his agency on May 2nd. Kaname commented, “With the addition of a new power called family, I ...

Remembering hide who was one of the "Godfathers" of Visual Kei and an inspiration to musicians and fans worldwide is very much remembered on two occasions, his birth and his passing. Annual events not only in Japan but around the globe celebrate a...

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New images showing a new batch of Kamen Rider W Gaia Memories surfaced on the internet. It has been more or less two years since Bandai stopped releasing Gaia Memories in any form — DX, Candy Toy, Gashapon.


flumpool and SID to perform at Music Matters 2013 in Singapore It has been revealed that flumpool and SID will be performing at the international event, Music Matters 2013, which will be held in Singapore from May 21st to the 25th.

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will be launching for PC and PlayStation 3 this Summer, Square Enix have announced.   The game is scheduled to enter its third phase of closed beta testing in June.   Phase 3 will make the PlayStation 3 version of...

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Alice Nine releases short PV for ’shooting star’ by Shiso on May 2, 2013 at 2:27 pm On Universal Music Japan’s YouTube channel, the short PV for Alice Nine’s upcoming single “shooting star” was revealed.

Dragon's Crown is back with another character trailer, following recent showcases of the controversially designed Sorceress, the Dwarf, and the Elf. Next up is the Wizard, who forgoes brute strength in favor of powerful spells.

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Bandai Tamashii Nations has just posted the official images of S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider Blade! This figure represents Kazuma Kenzaki's transformed form in the Kamen Rider Blade TV series. This figure stands 150mm tall and comes with the Blay Rou...

Aki Toyosaki has revealed the cover jackets and full track list for her 8th solo single “Flip Flop”. The title track is featured as the theme song for game show Kizuna-taikan TV Mobile Suit Gundam Dai-07 Itakura Shotai (4th season).

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Steve Cardenas known for his role as Rocky of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers recently revealed in a Facebook response that he turned down the offer to make an appearance in the coming episodes of Power Rangers Super Megaforce.

Get ready to collect more Denpa Men! The quirky Nintendo 3DS RPG is getting a sequel with The Denpa Men 2: Beyond the Waves, and this one is also coming to the west. Preview some of the ridiculous action to come in the English trailer below.

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Free Comic Book Day is happening this Saturday, and Viz is ready to reveal their free samples for this year's event! Let's just say that the Shonen Jump part sample has gotten better, because Rurouni Kenshin: Restoration, the Kenshin manga that ti...

Release Date: March 13, 2013 Track Listing AING (アイン♡)(Japanese Version) Magic Girl (魔法少女)(Japanese Version) Cookies, Cream & Mint (クッキークリーム&ミン) Bangkok City (Japanese Version) LIPSTICK (Japanese Version) The Angel’s Wink (天使のウィンク) Lamu no Love So...

The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime single/album of April 22-28. The number one single of the 17th week of year 2013 is "Maji Love 2000%," the OP song for one of the most popular 2013 Spring TV anime Uta...

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Perfume release teaser for "Magic of Love" Details Published on Thursday, 02 May 2013 08:20 Written by Amicia Rai Perfume has released a teaser clip for their upcoming single "Magic of Love" on their official YouTube channel!

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