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May 15, 2013, 9:30 PM

Warning: Please be aware that there are quite detailed mentions of sexual abuse in this article.   Shock is currently waving through the industry due to an article published in the recent issue of the magazine, "FLASH" (Kobunsha).

The Big Ten of the Returning Rangers Confirmed for Super Megaforce From left to right, top then bottom:  Jason David Frank, Jason Faunt, Najee De-Tiege, Brittany Pirtle, Hector David Jr. , Sean Johnson, Selwyn Ward, Danny Slavin, Melody Perkins, R...

Manga that began in 2000 inspired anime, 2 live-action films This year's 24th issue of Shueisha's Young Jump magazine, which ships this Thursday, is announcing that Hiroya Oku's manga series Gantz will end in two more chapters.

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This beautiful photo collection, sourced from a Korean website, takes us back to Tokyo and Seoul in the '60s, when both cities were undergoing a period of renewal, redefining themselves after years of war.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

We are now about halfway through the Spring anime season of 2013, and for weeks now I have been bombarded with the question, "What anime should I be watching this season? " Well, with a good chunk of episodes under my belt from many of the differe...

Lots of Gintama updates today! Following up on the Gintama x Mameshiba news, Premium Bandai opened reservations for the biggest official Elizabeth plushie ever made for sale.   It is 90 cm tall (approx.

After endlessly teasing fans that a YG artist would be releasing new music on May 28th, the company has finally revealed that 2NE1 member CL will be releasing her first solo single on that day.

"Aoi Minase, a boy whose dreams were shattered has returned to his hometown of Kazegaura where there, on top of a hill lined with windmills, he encounters a wheelchair-bound girl, Kotori Hanabe, and a large, white glider soaring through the sky.

An official press release from Namco revealed the specs for the new J-World Tokyo indoor theme park on Monday. The Shonen Jump magazine-themed theme park will be on the third floor of the Sunshine City World Import Mart Building in Tokyo's Ikebuku...

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Dengeki Online posted new information about the upcoming Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger Nintendo 3DS game entitled, "Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Game de Gaburincho". The game is set to be released this August 8th and costs 4,980 yen.

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It has only been a week since she has released her 7th single 「Run Real Run」 last May 8, but May'n already has her 8th single decided. It has been announced that she will be releasing her 8th single 「ViViD」 on July 24.

ImageEpoch's PlayStation 3 JRPG Time and Eternity aka Tokitowa goes after an anime fan audience hard with Satelight (AKB0048) produced hand-drawn 2D sprites for characters and enemies on 3D backgrounds, along with an all star cast.

Its that time again where we go for a photo walk around my most fave place on Earth - Akihabara ^o^ Today we visit places such as Hobby Tengoku, Sega Game center, Toranoana, Animate, Don Quijote, Melon Books (newly opened 2号店), Sofmap, Kotobukiya,...

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Oricon has revealed its weekly charts for May 6th to the 12th. The results are below. ===== <Single Weekly Ranking> 1. "sister's noise" – fripSide : 5/8 (27,275) 2. "Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji LOVE 2000% Idol Song Hijirikawa Masato" – Hijirikawa Mas...

The four additions from Pokémon X & Y, recently revealed in CoroCoro Comics, now have their English names. Let me re-introduce you to Gogoat - a Grass Type Riding Pokémon, Helioptile (Elikiteru) - an Electric/Normal-type Generation Pokémon, Fletch...

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On May 13th, it was announced that actress Ishihara Satomi is going to star in the TBS special drama 'Koi' this fall. 'Koi' is based on a novel of the same name by writer Koike Mariko, and is being appraised has Koike's best work and was awarded w...

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This morning, Capcom announced that Ace Attorney 5 is being released in the West as a download-only title via the Nintendo eShop. Titled Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies, the game is slated for release in the West this Fall.

Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. has announced a new DVD distribution deal with Sunrise Inc. for Mobile Suit Gundam UC (Unicorn). Blu-rays of the series have  previously been released simultaneously with the Japanese release along w...

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Dengeki Online had posted the latest batch of in-game screenshots for the first Kamen Rider game on PlayStation 3, Kamen Rider Battride War. . .

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After having posted the worst losses in its history and sacking its CEO, Square Enix has announced its new focus will be social games. Its final balance sheet for the last fiscal year showed an operating loss of 6 billion yen – the first time sinc...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The characters Miles Edgeworth and Trucy Wright will be appearing in the upcoming Ace Attorney game, Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies, as apparently noted in a leaked Japanese magazine article (Court Records via Japanator).

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Earlier this month, the Bandai-hobby website and other news source have indicated that Bandai will be revealing a brand new Master Grade kit soon. Seems like the new kit turns out to be a RX-78-2 Gundam 3.

Since he did not reveal himself on the day he enlisted, many wondered what Super Junior's Yesung looked with his military haircut. But fans got their first look of the idol and his new look thanks to the 35th division in Jeolla Province's website.

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Atlus re-imagined Etrian Odyssey and created a detail story for New Etrian Odyssey: Millennium Girl. The tale begins when you meet Frederica, an amnesiac girl inside a ruin. Simon Yorke wants to solve the mystery behind the ruin so he shares a goa...


The figma Blog has been updated with preview pictures of figma Kuroki Rei from the series Vividred Operation. Reservations to commence later in the day today. Stay tuned!

Tamashi Reveals DX MMZ-02 Munya Munya Zuban Cho AkibaRed's henshin device the DX MMZ-02 Munya Munya Zuban has finally been revealed. Photos were recently posted on Tamashi's Akibaranger page, though release details are currently unknown.


Nendoroid Shizue (Isabelle) GoodSmile Company has commenced preorder for the kawaii Nendoroid figure of the village major's personal secretary, Shizue (Isabelle) from the popular 3DS game "Animal Crossing: New Leaf" Her trademark hair accessory ev...

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We've already revealed the opening movie and the main characters of Acquire's upcoming PS Vita game. Now, we finally get to see some fancy gameplay footage. MIND≒0 is an RPG developed by Acquire (Akiba's Trip) and ZeroDiv (Class of Heroes) centere...

Dōjinshi manga author Takeshi Nogami (Strik Witches: The Witches of Africa) has released the first chapter of Marine Corp Yumi in English on Sai-Zen-Sen. His new manga follows Yumi, who is an ordinary Japanese high school student.

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Fans of the iconic manga periodical Weekly Shonen Jump should be clearing their schedules and marking down July 11 on their calendars. For on this day, the clouds will part and a shaft of light will appear as the doors to a new manga paradise will...

The homepage for creator/director Hiroyuki Imaishi's next anime television series, Kill la Kill, has added a new, second teaser trailer. The schoolgirl battle action anime will be the first original series developed by Imaishi's animation studio T...

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