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May 4, 2013, 4:00 AM
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Tori Matsuzaka (Samurai Sentai Shinkenger) had won the "Best Starring Actor Award" in the recently concluded "22nd Annual Japan Film Critics Circle Awards Ceremony", for his first starring film, “Tsunagu” an adaptation of Mizuki Tsujimura’s best-s...

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NMB48’s Yamamoto Hitomi to graduate from the group by ustar on May 1, 2013 at 2:50 pm It’s been reported that NMB48 Team M’s Yamamoto Hitomi will be graduating from the group. This was announced on May 1 during the final stage of NMB48 Team M’s ‘I...

Because there's a Gintama movie coming out this summer, and because Sword Art Online is just still blazing hot, character goods maker Cospa has slated some neat SOA dangling charms and Yorozuya-wear for July.

Live-action Tokyo Shock label also acquires 3 Lust for the Dead films North American video distributor Media Blasters announced on Friday that its AnimeWorks label has acquired the Rio - Rainbow Gate! television anime series.

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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.

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Ah, it’s spring again – that time of year when young boys’ and girls’ thoughts turn to mayhem, destruction and chaos.   Boy, this story sure takes me back to my preteen days. On 1 May, Police in Odawara City, Kanagawa Prefecture announced that the...

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It's been years since Bandai released its last batch of Kamen Rider W Gaia Memories. A recent magazine scan revealed that they will release new Gaia Memory toys in the future! Seen in the scan above are new Kamen Rider Fourze, OOO Putotyra Combo, ...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Another week, another deliciously fresh-baked slice of Annotated Anime, the whole-wheat, fiber-rich, gluten-free* weekly cartoon recap roundup from your friends at Japanator! It's time to cap off your work week with a heavy dose of nutritious, del...

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...

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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.

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...

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.

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...

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...

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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.


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.

Click here to read the first part of this interview. TOM: Looking back at your one year as a creator, what do you think? saaki: When I started being active as an illustrator, I wanted my works to be known to foreign audiences right from the beginn...


May3 And they lived happily ever after. Once again, Maou-sama! ventures away from the realm of romcom and into more serious waters.  Well ok, the show does retain some comedic aspects. And while some might complain about the flip-flopping between ...

Siliconera Sato

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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Recommended Reading: May 1st, 2013 Ray Mescallado and Thennary Nak | May 1, 2013 | no comments Thennary’s Picks Hey! Say! JUMP Returns with ‘BOUNCE’ – aramatheydidnt If only they would release a single.

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.

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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