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November 22, 2012, 8:00 PM

Johnny’s 7 member group Kanjani8 has been invited to attend New Year’s Eve (7:15~11:45PM), 63rd NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen. Being this the year of their 8th debut anniversary, they’ve held large events and tours.

As we have reported regularly, Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom is a showroom of Bandai, the most successful Japanese toy company, for their popular and newest character figures at JR Akihabara station.


On November 21st it was revealed that Takizawa Hideaki (30) will be starring in NHK-BS Premium drama “Mayonaka no Panya-san” (Sundays 10PM). Set in a mysterious bakery that only opens at midnight, a smiling owner, a bad mouth but talen...

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It’s a brand new day for Persona music, people. Atlus reached out to the truth Apple and put the Persona 3 & Persona 4 Vocal Sound Selection CD on iTunes. This collection of has songs from different versions of too like "Soul Phrase" from Persona ...

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Disgaea Dimension 2, a direct sequel to Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness, is coming to PlayStation 3 on March 20. Nippon Ichi Software will release a limited edition with a copy of the game, art book, and a two disc soundtrack.

McCartney’s ‘Great Wall of Vagina’ deemed obscene by Tokyo police Weekly tabloids Shukan Post and Shukan Gendai warned over photos of white plaster figures shaped like female genitalia TOKYO (TR) – The editorial departments of two weekly tabloids ...

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Laundromat lady in west Tokyo gives guys a thorough washing She approaches men in a laundromat: ‘May I borrow some change? ’ If monthly tabloid Jitsuwa Jiho Golden (Dec. ) is to be believed, there is a woman fishing for a little erotic action at a...

Evil Gokaigers in Go-Busters VS Gokaiger? As expected, the Gokaigers are returning in the annual Super Sentai VS series, but with new outfits. But why are they dressed in black without Gai? It’s all revealed in Figure-Oh 178 with the plot summary ...

Staff considering plans for presenting more of Asemu, Zeheart's story The official Twitter account for the Mobile Suit Gundam AGE anime posted a rough sketch of the characters Asemu and Zeheart by designer Michinori Chiba on Wednesday.

Girls' Generation To Release First English Language Album In 2013 music posted by Aysohmay 42 minutes ago   ·   5 comments Girls' Generation is reportedly planning on releasing their first English language album sometime in 2013.


The official website of the upcoming ‘Strawberry Night‘ movie – starring Takeuchi Yuko – was recently updated with a full trailer that gives fans of the TV drama a better look at the new difficult case and the character dev...

Manga creator Kaworu Watashiya confirmed on Thursday that her Kodomo no Jikan comedy manga will end soon. However, she also noted that it will not end in the January issue of Futabasha's Comic High! magazine on December 22.

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Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan is coming to North America on February 26, 2013. The Nintendo 3DS game will be available in stores and as a Nintendo eShop download. Atlus plans on spoiling fans that pre-order the game or pick it up at laun...

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December 5th. It's the date that Japanese entertainment fans are waiting for. SM Cinema, began listing the screening dates for the upcoming Philippine premiere of the live-action adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki's Rurouni Kenshin manga and anime.

When not lampooning national politics with Final Fantasy mash-ups, fan artist SquidManExE has been remixing anime favorites like Madoka Magica and Dragon Ball with distinctly Thai style. This seems to have turned into a bit of a mini-trend.

More art for the shelved Hollywood live-action Akira has cropped up online. Movie/comic artist Rodolfo Dimaggio (Hulk, Iron Man, Green Lantern, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull) has posted a trio of cityscape concept pieces, as w...

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Kyogre and Groudon, the mascot legendaries from Pokémon Ruby/Sapphire, are headed to Pokémon Black/White 2 in Japan. Both will be level 100 and will be distributed at Pokémon Centers and select stores in celebration of Pokémon Ruby/Sapphire’s 10th...

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Atlus added new content to Persona 4: Golden, but it’s possible to miss some key items. Since we’ve been playing the Vita version for a couple of weeks here are some pointers for Inaba 2. 0. There are some spoilers here, but we’ll try to keep thos...

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Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F (now with a capital “F”) is headed to the PlayStation 3, and tentative packaging used for promotional purposes reveals the game’s release date—March 7th, 2013.     As previously reported, Project Diva F on PlayStation ...

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Level 5 have released a new trailer for Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney, the upcoming game that has Layton and Phoenix solving mysteries together and defending a girl branded as a witch, sentenced to be burned at the stake, in court.

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