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May 18, 2013, 12:00 AM
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What, is it made of gold? Damn right it is. Pure gold. To mark the 10th year anniversary of its Saint Seiya figure line, Bandai is releasing a solid gold Sagittarius statue. Tokyo's Ginza Tanaka oversaw the creation of the statue, which is valued ...

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The official Toei YouTube channel posted the trailer of Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger 10 YEARS AFTER V-Cinema. The trailer shows what happened to our heroes 10 years after they defeated Jakanja. The cast of the 2002 Super Sentai series reunited in th...

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While McDonald's in many countries is trying (feigning? ) to be healthier, in Japan, the fast food chain really doesn't seem to give a crap. If anything, McDonald's is running fast and hard to unhealthy.

Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru anime spinoff episode, game OVA The ongoing anime My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. /My youth romantic comedy is wrong as I expected.

The new Ghost in the Shell anime film series has kicked off with a trailer! On June 22, the Ghost in the Shell: Arise Border 1: Ghost Pain anime film will release in theaters. On May 11, a trailer for the film was released on the series' official ...

These days, cosplay functions as a 40 billion yen (US$390 million) industry and has a large impact on Japan’s economy. Now, before moving on, please allow me to clarify that ‘cosplay’ to Japan does not only refer to people dressi...

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We previously reported that Black Foster hinted on Twitter that he will make a cameo appearance in Power Rangers Super Megaforce. In his official Facebook account, he announced that he will not reprise his role as Justin Stewart aka Blue Turbo Ran...

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Most fans of the Kuroshitsuji series would know that a live action movie will be out soon. Now we have more news on this! CanCam Model Mizuki Yamamoto will be also starring along with Hiro Mizushima and Ayame Goriki in this live action film.

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Dengeki Online had posted a new batch of in-game screenshots and information for the first Kamen Rider game on PlayStation 3, Kamen Rider Battride. . .

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Ever have one of those nights where you knock back one too many and wake up not remembering what happened the night before?   Then as you fumble around for clues like a matchbook or photos on your phone, you discover that you've cut off your own p...

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The Neptunia team is hard at work on a big project called Fairy Fencer F. The game is built using Neptunia's battle system as a foundation and Tsunako, the character artist from the Neptunia series, created characters for Fairy Fencer F.

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With the spring 2013 season reaching its halfway point, fans have collectively ranked the anime series they have most frequently dumped from their watch lists – revealing imouto fanciers are none too satisfied with their latest offering….

Not only is Mizuki Yamamoto set to star in the live action adaptation of The Daily Lives of Highshcool Boys, she's now been cast as the maid in the live action Black Butler movie.  The story, set 130 years after the manga/anime (2020 specifically)...

Watching Japanese performance artist Miyoko Shida's physics-defying balancing act is a more intense experience than your closest game of Jenga, guaranteed. At Rocketnews24, a lot of our writers have trouble just walking straight, so trying to imag...

The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime single/album of May 6-12. The number one single of the 19th week of year 2013 is flipSide's 6th single "sister's noise" which was released in Japan on May 8th.

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As we all know, Jason Smith who is best known for his role as Casey Rhodes aka Jungly Fury Red will have a Jungle Fury tribute episode in Power Rangers Super Megaforce, but he will do more than the in the show.

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Whatever this game is, (we're guessing it's called Panopticon, based on Sony's URL), it's certainly got me intrigued with the flashes of Psycho Pass, Gantz, God Eater and even Minority Report its debut trailer is showing.

Gagaga Bunko has announced plans for an anime adaptation of Koroku Inumura's Toaru Hikūshi e no Koiuta, a light novel set in the same context/before The Princess and the Pilot.         The 2011 Madhouse adaptation of The Princess and the Pilot.

North American anime distributor FUNimation Entertainment revealed its English dub casts for Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine, EUREKA SEVEN AO, and Michiko and Hatchin on Thursday. The Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine dub cast is as ...

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k2eizo posted his video review of the DX White Wizard Driver, which was released this month. The Driver comes with two Wizard Rings and can scan Kamen Rider Wizard's Wizard Rings.


1/8 Narumi Nakuru PVC [FREEing Ver. ] FREEing has commenced preorder for their fourth figure from the Mayo Chiki anime series, and this time it is the the glasses-loving beauty Narumi Nakaru. She is sitting in a cute pose that show's off her sleek...

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Nintendo will be holding a Nintendo Direct presentation on May 17th that will provide an update on Wii U and 3DS games launching this Summer, the company has announced. Here are the timings:   North America – 7am PT (10am ET) Europe – 4pm CEST   N...

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A few announcements have been announced regarding the anime Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Firstly, the anime would have twelve episodes plus one "extra edition" which is a totally original story not found in the light novels.

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DAZZLE VISION to release live CD from Tekkoshocon performance by Shiso on May 16, 2013 at 3:54 pm Japanese metal band DAZZLE VISION will release a live CD  "LIVE in Pittsburgh" on July 5 from their performance at Tekkoshocon 2013.

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    Footage of Level 5's Guild 02 game The Starship Damrey has been scarce. The suspense adventure game is available on the Nintendo eShop now, but in case you want to take a closer look before you decide to spend the $8 on it, you can watch a tra...

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Puzzle & Dragons Z is a puzzler RPG mash-up, where your goal is to collect as many monsters possible to become the Dragon Master, by participating in puzzle battles. GungHo Online Entertainment explains the basic rules and tactics for the 3DS vers...


Penguin Parade has continued their Petanko series with another set of figure of the kawaii duo of Kujikawa Rise & Narukami Yu from the anime series Persona 4.  Both of them are scheduled for release in Aug 2013 and will be retailing for around 2,6...


Two More Chapters Before Gantz Manga Ends I've mentioned it earlier back in May, but Gantz manga is finally coming to an end with just 2 more chapters left. So who has been following the manga series closely all the way till now?


figma Kaito MaxFactory has commenced preorder for another figma VOCALOID figure, and this time it is finally Kaito, the big brother of the VOCALOID family. He comes with three expressions: a smiling face, a powerful singing face and a gentle smili...

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