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February 16, 2018, 12:30 AM
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You've heard the one about the Tower of Babel. But what the 350-meter wooden tower? The somewhat cryptically named W350 is set to be the tallest wooden structure in the world, standing 350 meters (1m148 feet) when it is completed in Marunouchi, ce...

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A new Japanese ad for a Dragon Ball branded bath cleaner features the Vegeta and Bulma. Vegeta sounds like he is voiced by long-time voice actor Ryo Horikawa. Last fall, Bulma's voice actress Hiromi Tsuru suddenly passed away.

The latest update for the upcoming Steins;Gate 0 anime is here via the official website. This one concerns the opening and ending themes, both of which now have artists lined up to do the honors. Steins;Gate 0 will open with Kanako Itou's "Fatima,...

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Marvelous shared a new prologue trailer for Senran Kagura: Burst Re:Newal that tells us about the origins of Hanzo and Hebijo academies along with a look at some gameplay featuring Asuka and Homura. First is the "Hanzo National Academy Volume" pro...

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With Sentai Filmworks dropping DVD releases this year for the majority of their properties and other distributors looking to slice them away as they can as well, Discotek Media is looking to deal with the standard definition side in a way that def...

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Koei Tecmo shared a new trailer for Attack on Titan 2 that highlights most of the game's main features, including the custom protagonist you can make, a peek at its original story, and more. The trailer's highlights start with a look at the charac...

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Arc System Works revealed the next set of BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle characters to be added via DLC and they are BlazBlue's Platinum the Trinity, Persona 4 Arena's Kanji Tatsumi, and Under Night In-Birth's Orie.

Hardcore Gamer Kirstin Swalley on February 14, 2018

We found out most recently that the Layton anime would feature Katrielle as the main character instead of her detective father, but now we've finally gotten a look at the actual animation in action and it's right on par with the gorgeous CG featur...

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By Jenni . February 14, 2018 . 10:00am Tango Gameworks and Bethesda are giving The Evil Within 2 owners an incentive to possibly return to the game. A free update is bringing a first-person perspective.

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Fire Emblem Warriors 'DLC Pack #2 - Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon' character trailers Latest add-on available today. Koei Tecmo has released a set of trailers for the new characters added to Fire Emblem Warriors via the game's "DLC Pack #2 - Fire Emb...

Takahashi plays Minori Nanahashi, who helps at her grandfather's bathhouse The official website for the One Room television anime revealed on Wednesday that Rie Takahashi will play the new character Minori Nanahashi.

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Your Four Knight Princesses Training Story Alpana character trailer Founder of the Great Kamara Faith. The latest character trailer for Your Four Knight Princesses Training Story introduces Alpana. Here is an overview of Alpana, via our previous c...

Skydance Television's executive producer for the live-action Hollywood production of Sword Art Online, Laeta Kalogridis, recently revealed that the upcoming series has been sold to Netflix. Netflix icon The series' screenwriter confirmed in an int...

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Bandai Namco recently announced a new browser game The Idolmastrer: Shiny Colors and we got to meet the girls from the new idol unit "L'Antica" in an update on the game's official website. Kogane Tsukioka (CV: Karin Isobe) Age: 19 Height: 165cm We...

NHK's News Web site posted the first part of a multi-article report about manga piracy websites on Monday. The report included comments from Ashita no Joe manga creator Tetsuya Chiba and a statement from the Japan Cartoonists Association (JCA) tha...

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© 2018 Kafka Asagiri / Chunghwa 35 / KADOKAWA / Bungo Stray Dogs DA Production Committee After getting word back in June 2017 that the feature film for this franchise would be called Bungo Stray Dogs: Dead Apple, we've gotten a few updates and som...

UK Anime Network‏ @ukanime 2m2 minutes ago #anime review: What better way to spend Valentine's Day than expressing our love for Pikachu? @Hel1981 chooses @MangaUK's Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You! http://bit.

Otaku USA Magazine‏ @Otaku_USA 8m8 minutes ago Sponsored Spotlight: Have you seen Kenji Kamiyama's Napping Princess? Now's your chance to own it, because the acclaimed anime film is officially available in a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack!

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As we all know, today is the 14th of February, which many know as Valentine's Day. Today is also known in many other names, such as Vday, Ash Wednesday, and of course, Singles Appreciation Day. In Japan, Valentine's Day is very popular, where girl...

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Lots of new information for Kirby: Star Allies dropped today, including the ability to only play as generic enemy characters, new Copy and Friend Abilities, and a cute, stylized trailer for the game. New special movie: New Copy Ability: Stick On t...

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Muv-Luv and Muv-Luv Alternative, so people can have an idea of how the visual novels will look and work on the PlayStation Vita. Muv-Luv and Muv-Luv Alternative are both available for the PC. Video game stories from other sites on the web.

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Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima held a financial briefing for Fiscal Year 2017, and in the conference he answered investor questions on whether Nintendo has any activities planned for the China region for Fiscal Year 2018.

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The enhanced Steins;Gate Elite was previously set to launch on PS4, PS Vita, and Switch in Japan on March 15, but 5pb. says the game needs some more time in the oven. In order to assure the utmost quality, the publisher announced a delay that move...

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Last week in Japan, it was quite the busy one with four new major releases that included Dynasty Warriors 9, Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet, Shadow of the Colossus, and Dragon's Crown Pro. Japanese sales tracker Media Create released the latest vi...

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Code: Realize ~Bouquet of Rainbows~ and Code: Realize ~Future Blessings~ limited editions revealed Due out on March 30. Aksys Games has revealed the visual for the Code: Realize ~Bouquet of Rainbows~ and Code: Realize ~Future Blessings~ limited ed...

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GungHo recently announced a new digital card game called Chrono Magia, a smartphone game that emphasizes on strategic play and artists from Puzzle & Dragons. Here's a look at a new animated trailer. In Chrono Magia, there's a variety of cards to c...

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British singer Rita Ora, also known for her movie roles in the Fifty Shades series of movies, is the next person to join the cast for the upcoming Detective Pikachu movie. [Thanks, Hollywood Reporter] She joins Ryan Reynolds, who will voice Detect...

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Since its worldwide launch in July 2017, Splatoon 2 has surpassed 2 million copies in sales in Japan, where it is now the very first Nintendo Switch title to hit the milestone, according to Famitsu's sales tracker.

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