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May 12, 2013, 2:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The HD revamp of Final Fantasy X-2 looks quite nice in high-definition. However, looks aren't everything! It's what's inside that counts. And what's inside Final Fantasy X-2 HD? According to Famitsu (via Yahoo!

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Being in Japan gives you plenty of opportunities to knock back a beer. The country is filled with pubs, and alcohol consumptions is so accepted that should you tell people, flat-out, "My hobby is drinking," they're more likely to ask you to recomm...

JKT48 Releases First Single "RIVER" single-release posted by Aysohmay 1 hour ago   ·   1 comment JKT48, AKB48's sister group based in Indonesia, has released their first single, "RIVER". JKT48's first single is being released in two different edit...

Psychological story about 9 strangers who must sacrifice each other for alleged sins The June issue of Square Enix's Monthly Shonen Gangan magazine is announcing on Saturday that a live-action film adaptation of Yoshiki Tonogai's psychological sus...

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After an awesome episode today, here's the preview of Kamen Rider Wizard's 36th episode: "The Myna Bird Speaks". As a new Gate appears, Haruto finds himself against Wiseman. With Sora's words in mind, Haruto enters Koyomi's Underworld to try to re...

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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This Sunday is Mother's Day in Japan. At supermarkets across the country, children can submit drawings of their moms to have tacked up in the store. The drawings are cute, simple reminders of the joys of motherhood.

  Here are the Oricon chart toppers from the week of April 29:     #1: "Real Sexy! /Bad Boys"- Sexy Zone   Recently debuted male idol group Sexy Zone charted number one this week with their fourth major single package "Real Sexy!

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Looks like Sailor Moon won't be the only one from her series getting Tamashii Nations's S. H. Figuarts treatment after all! When the figure was announced earlier this year as part of the plans to celebrate the franchise's 20th anniversary series, ...

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After an awesome episode today, here is the preview for Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger's 14th Brave, "Oh No! Spirit Base". Luckyuro had accidentally appeared in the Spirit Base. Can they fend him off before he get some back-ups?

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What's for afternoon tea? A donut, black tea, and Meat. Oh my, think of… all the… calories! Teatime has never felt this sinful. Nijigen Cospa is rolling out a series of decorative plates themed after Haganai: I Don't Have Many Friends Next's (僕は友達...

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If you haven't seen them already, the images of Disney villains given a more attractive spin have been making the rounds. In fact, some think they appear so beautiful that despite their notorious villainy, they're probably out of most people's lea...

Kakumeiki Valvrave – 05 Filed under First Impressions, Kakumeiki Valvrave by Seishun | 1 Comment 「歌う咲森学園」 (Utau Sakimori Gakuen) "The Sakimori Academy Sings" Just when you thought you have Kakumeiki Valvrave figured out, the show introduced a comp...

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There is another great anime item to be use as a decoration, or to use it since it a nice item. The Rubber Mat which many commonly known it as a mouse mat, or for some, the foot mat in car. But we are not going to step on them, but more like going...

Fans of classic tokusatsu (special effects) television have something new to look forward to on the domestic front. Shout! Factory officially opened pre-orders for Ultra Q, the 1966 show that kicked off the Ultra series prior to Ultraman.

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Here's a short clip from the annual Kamen Rider team-up film, "Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Wizard & Fourze: Movie War ULTIMATUM" featuring the film's climatic transformation sequence! The film, which debuted at the top of Japan Box Office, earning 2...

Shoko Nakagawa Goes Nearly Nude For Upcoming Single Images general posted by Aysohmay 2 hours ago   ·   2 comments Shoko Nakagawa will be releasing a new single titled "Zoku Konton" on June 5th. Promotional photos have been released, showing the s...

Moe mountaineering anime Encouragement of Climb is set to be collected in a Japanese Blu-ray release on May 24th, with the 12 short episode collected along with an unaired 13th.   Get a look at the new ep below.

Because Tsukasa Hiiragi voice actress Kaori Fukuhara did such a stellar job throwing out the first pitch last year, the cast of Lucky Star will again be teaming up with the pro baseball team of the geek comedy's home town, the Saitama Seibu Lions.

Did you know that singer Namie Amuro's last name is connected to the world of anime? That's right! Fans of Japanese anime may have realized that she shares her name with the character Amuro Ray of Mobile Suit Gundam.

Hataraku Maou-sama! – 06 Filed under First Impressions, Hataraku Maou-sama! by Kairi | 5 Comments 「魔王、学校の階段を昇る」 (Maō, Gakkō no Kaidan o Noboru) "The Demon Lord Climbs the Stairs to School" What would you do for a Pasta console?

This summer's anime season looks promising. So promising, that there are intriguing series that I'd completely forgotten about! In a new reader poll, Biglobe readers named the anime that they have the highest expectations for.

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Japanese online store Brain Police are taking pre-orders for a series of nail files inspired by the Tales of series, Dengeki Online reports (via: Anime News Network). What are they called? "Nails of," of course.

In the wake of teens Twittering their photo recreations of Kamehamehas and Hadokens, we're now getting a flood of Attack on Titan pics. It was an easily forecastable meme, but no less amusing for its inevitability.

AKB48 Umeda Team B's Komori Mika has also announced her graduation tonight during the [Theater no Megami] show in the AKB48 Theater, just mere minutes after SKE48's Hioki Miki and Itou Akane announced theirs at the SKE48 Theater.

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It looks like Crunchyroll has taken off with full afterburners after cruising around for a few years.   They have been a completely legitimate web portal for anime for years now and they even turned a good profit this year with a growing subscribe...

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