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May 4, 2013, 11:00 PM
May 4, 2013, 11:00 PM

1/1-scale ammo modeled after 7. 5cm KwK 37 tank round The military girls anime series Girls und Panzer is getting it's own hugging pillow, in the form of a 1/1-scale 7. 5cm KwK 37 tank round. The ammo is the same used by character Yukari Akiyama's...

Before launching into a trailer tailored for the Japanese market, director Guillermo Del Torro discusses how he studied manga, mecha and kaiju film when making this summer's Hollywood blockbuster Pacific Rim.

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If you’ve ever found yourself at the counter of a sushi restaurant, nervously watching and copying other customers around you, don’t worry; you’re not alone! It turns out that even Japanese people aren’t too sure of themselves when it comes to din...

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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IGN have shared a teaser trailer for what they say is a spiritual successor to Eternal Darkness, a Gamecube horror game developed by Silicon Knights and published by Nintendo.   The successor, titled Shadow of the Eternals, is a crowdfunded title ...

'Little PSY' Hwang Min Woo Victim of Vicious Hate Comments, Company Asks for an Investigation scandals-issues posted by PAK 2 hours ago   ·   6 comments Star Zone Entertainment has requested Gangnam police to investigate a large amount of racist c...

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Who are the top female idol groups in the Japanese music industry right now? According to Nikkei Entertainment magazine, who has just published the 2013 results to their annual “Talent Power Rankings” survey in its June issue (on newsstands May 2)...

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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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JKT48 Trainees will hold the Senshuuraku (Last performance) for their current [Pajama Drive] stage on May 12th. From then onwards they will be performing a new stage [Boku no Taiyou], which originally was done by AKB48's now defunct Himawari-gumi.

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.

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...

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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, ...

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...

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...

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

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.

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