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May 19, 2013, 3:00 AM
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Pinkie Pie cosplays Optimus Prime on Botcon edition of My Little Pony Micro Series comic The comics news website Comic Book Resources posted the variant cover for the My Little Pony Micro Series comic book volume #5 on Friday.

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This collection of culturally important buildings, moved from their original locations in Japan and preserved in a park in Tokyo, gives us a glimpse into time periods from the Edo era (1603-1868) through to the early Showa era (1926-1945).

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As previously reported, Konami are releasing a Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection compilation for the PlayStation 3. This will contain the following Metal Gear games:   Metal Gear Solid Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions Metal Gear Solid 2: HD Edi...

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Square Enix announced they will release a PC version of Final Fantasy VIII, but it won't be the same game released over a decade ago. Final Fantasy VIII for PC will have high resolution graphics, Famitsu reports.

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  Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is headed to PC. Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima mentioned the tidbit in a recent episode of his HideRadio podcast. The news was later confirmed by PlatinumGames' J.

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On May 16th, it was announced that Kis-My-Ft2 member Tamamori Yuta will star in TBS' upcoming drama "Pintokona" as the son of a noble Kabuki family. This will mark the first serial drama to feature the world of Kabuki, a Japanese traditional perfo...

We've been holding back on releasing the news hoping that it was a rumour, but it is with a heavy heart that we have to report about Japanese top gay porn actor Koh Masaki's passing away this morning (18th May 2013) due to complications from acute...

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The official Kamen Rider Battride War blog revealed the additional voice cast for the upcoming PS3 game. The additional voice cast has something to do with the game's villains and navigators. Villains Kiyoyuki Yanada - El of the Water (Kamen Rider...

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KANJANI8 has announced their 2nd single of 2013 "Namida no Kotae" with the title track featured as theme song for movie "100 Kai Naku Koto" (To Cry a 100 Times). The movie which hits theaters June 22nd 2013, stars member Tadayoshi Okura and actres...

Ako Shimaki's (Boku ni Natta Watashi) shōjo manga series Pin to Kona is getting a live-action television adaptation that will premiere in July. Kis-My-Ft2 idol group member Yūta Tamamori (Gokusen's Ryōta Takasugi, Nobunaga no Chef's Ken) will star...

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Here's the preview of Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger Season 2's 8th episode. Our heroes will once again face the 3rd Gouraiger. . . now that it has some upgrades thanks to General Tsuu.

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Despite the desperate cries from fans to cancel the live action adaptation of beloved light novel and anime Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai), the filming rolls on. For better or worse it seems filming has been going smoothly and they've alre...

This summer's Fantasista Doll anime is one the interesting projects, a bit lost in the shuffle given how many other interesting anime are coming up, and given how relatively quiet its promotion has been.

It was earlier announced that Girls' Generation will be having a new Japanese single "Love & Girls" which will be their 7th release and now its full music video has already been unveiled though YouTube!

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Over in Japan, Nintendo have announced another game from Sega headed to the Wii U via Nintendo Direct. Yakuza 1 & 2 HD are headed to Wii U in Japan with Wii U-specific features, including off-TV play.   Nintendo have not announced Yakuza 1 & 2 HD ...

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Dengeki Online posted the latest batch of screenshots for the upcoming Kamen Rider Battride War game for the PS3. The new screenshots features the free DLC, and more images of the playable Riders. We previously reported that the game will have fre...

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The quality of Chinese artists has been in the spotlight after some of the candidate Vocaloids for the 2nd "Vocaloid China" project were revealed – securing much approval even in Japan. The top-runners of the 666 entrants the competition received ...

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Sega are developing two exclusive Sonic the Hedgehog games for Nintendo consoles, Nintendo announced this morning—a new Mario & Sonic game for Wii U and Sonic: Lost World for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.   However, there's a third exclusive Sonic game ...

Kamiyama: To revive a big title of the past without making it high tech, that is the trail Ghost in the Shell followed, so I thought I shouldn't do that. If something from that age survived until the present time, why did it survive?

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「ゆくへもしらぬ こひのみちかな」 (Yuku e Moshiranu Kohi no Michi kana) "I Do Not Know Where This Love Will Take Me" Well, that was a surprising turn of events… Or rather, it would have been if a commenter hadn't spoiled this week's ending after last week's episode.

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Fairy Fencer F is the inaugural game from Compile Heart's Galapagos RPG, a label that wears that fact that it's specifically for Japanese consumers on its sleeve.  The project features the Neptunia Team working with Final Fantasy artist Yoshitaka ...

Ever since a trademark was registered for Sonic: Lost World, there's been the usual minor buzz and speculation and snarky attitude that always comes with the announcement of a new Sonic game. Not wasting any time, Nintendo has unveiled that title ...

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SUPER☆GiRLS release short music video for their upcoming single by Shiso on May 17, 2013 at 5:44 pm As we reported previously, SUPER☆GiRLS will be releasing their new single "Tokonatsu High Touch" on June 12.

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A Composer Profile and Some Awards Hope you've been keeping up with our updates over on the anime music blog side of things.   As summer comes, we're going back into gear with updates about the music scene and what you should be looking for once t...


Who Is Japan's Female Fashion Leader? With spring now in full swing, Oricon wanted to know which Japanese woman they thought was among the top fashion leaders in the country. Every year, Oricon conducts this poll and asks their readers, "Who do yo...


As reported previously, Gantz manga was reported to be ending soon; And apparently there are only 2 more chapters left! This was confirmed in the 24th issue of Young Jump magazine. Sadly another great piece of work is ending.

Girls und Panzer's Ōarai Girls Academy School Ship is big. Bigger than the Castle in the Sky. Bigger than the Macross SDF1. The 7600m vessel has been reproduced in a 1/40000 scale model, previewed at the recent Shizuoka Hobby Show along with a rad...

Dazzle Vison New Live CD recorded at Tekkoshocon 2013, titled "Live In Pittsburgh"!

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