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May 4, 2013, 1:00 PM

Looks like we won't be waiting too much longer for an anime version of the manga that wore its 4chan popularity on its sleeve, boasting that it's a "smash hit on the overseas version of 2chan! ! " on a cover.

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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...

Up until now I've hosted an event called Culture Japan Night around the world where like minded comrades gather together to not only make new comrades but to also share and enjoy events that revolve around our passions.

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.

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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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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...

Attack on Titan is a new anime that has arguably picked up the most attention of any anime to debut this season. The original manga written by Hajime Isayama is also a huge hit, with more than 12 million copies in print.

NMB48's Hitomi Yamamoto Announces Graduation From Group music posted by Aysohmay 2 hours ago   ·   1 comment NMB48 member Hitomi Yamamoto will be graduating from the group on May 30th. Yamamoto, a member of Team M, made the announcement during the...

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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.

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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.

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...

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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.

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 ...

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The live action film adaptation of Keishuu Andou's manga, “HK: Hentai Kamen” had earned 101,983,300 yen (about US$1,050,000) from 27 different screens as of April 29th. The film stars Ryohei Suzuki (live-action Gatchaman) as our titular hero.

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Recommended Reading: May 2nd, 2013 Ray Mescallado | May 2, 2013 | no comments Ray’s Picks Hello Venus returns to ask “Do You Want Some Tea” in their new MV + mini album – allkpop After all the teasers, it’s finally here.

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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