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January 14, 2018, 7:30 AM

A Basquiat masterpiece, bought by a Japanese billionaire for a record $110. 5 million, will make its museum debut this month, going on display in the artist's home borough of Brooklyn, New York. Jean-Michel Basquiat's 1982 "Untitled" has been virt...

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JYP heard Park Jimin complaining that she wanted a song, and put out "Candy Pop" with his marquee group TWICE as if to ask her, "You want me to make you sing shit like this too, fucker? Try me. " Power moves only.

Why is Japan populist-free? Businessmen and women cross a road in Tokyo. Even as a wave of right-wing populism is sweeping Europe, the United States, India, and parts of Southeast Asia, Japan has so far appeared to be immune.

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Makoto Shinkai's Your Name (Kimi no Na wa) continues to set records as it steamrolled its way to become the most watched TV broadcast movie. TV Asahi revealed that Your Name earned a 26. 3% combined real-time and time-shift viewer rating.

The third season of the Attack on Titan anime is gearing up for its big return this July, so it's time to rev up the ol' hype train. While the winter 2018 anime season chugs along nicely, the official website is here to turn our attention to summe...

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Monster Hunter: World adds Kirin Another Elder Dragon confirmed. The Elder Dragon-type monster Kirin will appear in Monster Hunter: World as a huntable monster, a new TV spot for the game in Japan has revealed.

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© Go Nagai / Devilman Crybaby Project Crying through pain is what makes us human, so says Yuasa in this adaptation. What They Say: Akira Fudo is informed by his best friend Ryou Asuka that the demons will revive and reclaim the world from the humans.

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Not all heroes receive a happy ending once their journey ends. In fact, some meet tragic or bittersweet finales, which can be a punch to the gut. Goo Ranking asked the Japanese community to rank the anime with saddest farewells (and deaths) that b...

AFP / TED ALJIBE Marvel's new editor-in-chief C. B. Cebulski has been hiring talent in Asia Chinese superheroes will soon be joining the pantheon of larger-than-life Marvel universe mainstays Spider-Man, Iron Man and the X-Men, a company official ...

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Kirito's Elucidator may just be Sword Art Online's most iconic sword. Now, the makers of the realistic Psycho-Pass Dominator, Cerevo, is creating a more technological version of it. In fact, they're making a new line of replica swords called BLADE...

Earlier this week the Toko Metropolitan Police Department apprehended Hidehiko Yokoyama for allegedly emailing a death threat to Japanese voice actress Ayana Taketatsu. The 32-year old unemployed resident of Shizuoka Prefecture's Kakegawa City was...

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The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Kotoyama's dagashi (cheap sweets and snacks)-themed comedy manga Dagashi Kashi has confirmed that the ongoing second season's Blu-ray will be released in two boxes and that the manga author newly...

In commemoration of Pretty Cure's 15th anniversary in 2018, a new series HUGtto! Pretty Cure will air from 4 February 2018 and the movie Pretty Cure Super Stars! will start its roadshow from 17 March 2018.

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NisiOisiN's light novel Bakemonogatari will get a manga adaptation! It will start serialization on 14 March 2018 in the 15th 2018 issue of Weekly Shonen Magazine. Bakemonogatari is the first volume in a light novel series with over 20 volumes by N...

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The upcoming all-heroines 2v2 fighter SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy is getting a fancy "Diamond Dream Edition" limited edition for PS4 and Switch, and it comes with all kinds of goodies. The SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy's Diamond Dream Edition co...

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BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle will release in Japan and Asia on May 31 and North America on June 5, 2018 for PS4, Switch, and PC. The above is a look at a new trailer courtesy Persona Central that was shown during the Arc System Works Fighting Game Aw...

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Last week, Japan saw some time off work and school and plenty of time to buy and play new games to start 2018. No new releases were in the top-20 in the first week of the year, but it was still pretty interesting.

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The Dissidia Final Fantasy NT open beta has begun. From January 12-21, 2018, people will be able to test out the 3v3 online Ranked Matches in 12 areas or try the offline Gauntlet Mode 3v3 fighters where 2 AI allies join you.

WOWJAPAN freakpool

After playing Saki Miyanaga in the original Saki live-action adaptations, now, it looks like Minami Hamabe is returning. However, she's not reprising her role as Saki, but she'll be playing Saki's elder sister, Teru Miyanaga.

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Bandai Namco shared a bunch of new character action trailers for The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia with Diane, Arthur, Twigo, Gilthunder, Jericho, Guila, and Elizabeth. Diane (Human size and giant size versions) Arthur Pendragon Twigo Gi...

The AnimeJapan 2018 convention staff accidentally revealed that Grand Blue is receiving an anime. According to an exhibitor list, Avex Pictures will introduce Grand Blue and other projects at the event.

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The New 2DS XL Pikachu Edition has been confirmed for a January 26, 2018 release. It will cost $159. 99. The New 2DS XL Pikachu Edition has already appeared in Japan. It launched there on November 17, 2017.

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In isekai or alternate world series, protagonists usually die first before getting transported to another world. There are a ton of these works these days, which means there are many reasons how the protagonist died to get to the alternate world.

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Last year, Sega teased a new project for Border Break, which has now been revealed to be a PlayStation 4 free-to-play digital title with microtransactions. Border Break was released by Sega into arcades in 2009, as a 10v10 'high-speed robot team b...

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© Kakeru Utsugi · comico The anime adaptation of How to keep a mummy, which is known as Miira no Kaikata in its original Japanese, landed yesterday but promotion for it continues. The official site and social media has dropped a new promo for the ...

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