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May 29, 2013, 11:30 PM
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Photoshop is a great and powerful tool. It can take ordinary pictures and make them spectacular. . . or make them horrible. In China, there are many people with awesome Photoshop skills, and those who don't have any ability usually ask people for ...

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One OK Rock has announced a European tour this October! If you were planning on visiting Germany, the UK, or France, this may be the perfect excuse for a side-stop. If you weren't planning on visitin"g these countries, this may be an even better e...

43-year-old was competing in Isle of Man TT Races under Tyco Suzuki, Team Mirai 43-year-old motorcycle racer Yoshinari Matsushita was killed during a qualifiying session at the 2013 Isle of Man TT Races near Great Britain and Ireland on Monday.

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According to a promotional poster, it has announced that Naoshi Komi's romantic comedy manga Nisekoi is getting an anime. Yoshitsugu Matsuoka and Haruka Tomatsu will lead the cast voicing Raku Ichijou and Chitoge Kirisaki, respectively.

Movie distributor Shochiku has posted a short trailer for the sixth part of the Space Battleship Yamato 2199 sci-fi anime remake. "Arrival at the Great Magelanic Galaxy" plays in Japanese theaters June 16 before a July 26 Blu-ray release.

A live action Attack on Titan project was first revealed before the anime, but is now slated for 2014. I'm guessing that it's going to feature an all Japanese cast. It was looking for locals in Itako in play extras during 2011 filming, before the ...

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There's a saying that if you want to stay young, you need to stay young at heart. And these Totoro desk goodies might just do the work for you. If you're one of those employees stuck on the computer all day, CoolPencilCase.

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The Subway diet. The cabbage soup diet. The junk food diet. From Atkins to the Zone, there is an array of diets to help people slim down. Have you heard of the masturbation diet? You know, the one in which you drop pounds by playing with yourself ...

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After shooting to stardom in 2012 with hit song Gangnam Style, artist PSY has become something of a household name the world over. Disinterested Japanese netizens may still be confused as to what all the fuss is about, but the artist has become so...

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According to Jump, CyberConnect2 added three more playable characters in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle. You can play as Diavolo, Bruno Buccellati, and Narancia Ghirga in the PlayStation 3 fighting game.

The July issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Asuka Ciel magazine is announcing on Thursday that an anime adaptation is in the works for Eiki Eiki and Taishi Zaou's Love Stage! ! manga. The story revolves around Izumi Sena, a boy born into a family of ultra...

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Ranking the most irritating anime heroines in the history of anime will definitely spawn another controversial list but the results this time from Big Globe Poll is agreeable if you're going to ask me.

Namco Bandai is cooking up the anime heroine equivalent of the franchise-spanning Super Robot Wars games with Super Heroine Chronicle. The strategy-RPG is in the works for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita, and Dengeki PlayStation has a list of some of th...

One of Akihabara's up-and-coming idol groups has a new single releasing this week on May 29th, and they're a pretty unique bunch of characters among the vast sea of idol groups we're currently graced with in this industry.

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Toukiden is headed to North America this Fall. Tecmo Koei will release the game in Q4 of 2013, and are bringing it to E3. They'll be publishing the PlayStation Vita version of the game in the West.   Meanwhile, Atelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice ...

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♪ Sakura Happy Innovation~♪ (゚ω゚) The D. C. III ~Da Capo III~ Stage at February's WonFes! ! This picture is taken the day before the performance, at the rehearsal! (=゚ω゚)ノ On the actual day of the event, the voice actors of all the main cast were ...

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Do you wish there were more anime with romantic relationships between males? If so, now is the time to celebrate. The latest issue of Asuka Ciel has announced that an anime adaptation of the manga Love Stage!

Valkyrie VF-1J Mega Munny from Rotobox Yes, that's a transforming Mega Munny up there. Rotobox's latest custom is their own take on the Valkyrie ships from Macross. The 1982 anime paved the way for thousands of transforming robots.


Here's one you'll have to get from ebayI hate it when something I've wanted turns up for pre-order… where I can't possibly get it. And on that note, meet Nendoroid Senjougahara, from the "-Monogatari" series.

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Sonic games have been trying a lot of gimmicks in the past several years. For the next game on the Wii U and 3DS, they've taken a page (or maybe the whole book) from a certain Nintendo platformer. In a way, Sonic: Lost World looks a lot like past ...

Yamashita Tomohisa will take on the lead role in Fuji TV's Monday 9pm slot again this July with 'Summer Nude'. It has been 3 years since 'Code Blue' and this also marks his 4th lead role in a Getsu 9 drama (Proposal Daisakusen, Buzzer Beat, Code B...

While this spring's Fate/EXtra CCC PSP RPG featured a Hans Christian Andersen caster, the main representative of the class is the playable nine-tailed foxed girl, Tamamo-no-Mae. For her return outing, the kitsune traded the first game's snazzy kim...


GSC's Deep Sea Miku Preview A preview scan featuring the upcoming 1/8 scale figure of "Hatsune Miku Deep-Sea Girl Ver. " from Vocaloid by Good Smile Company ^^ No date or price yet. Via 2chan. Like this: Like Loading.


Mika-tan's Blog has been updated with preview pictures of Nendoroid Morizono Rikka from the series Da Capo III. Reservations to commence on 30 May 2013. Stay tuned!


Nendoroid Miyafuji Yoshika: Shinden Ver. Phat Company has commenced preorder for a new Nendoroid version of Yoshika Miyafuji from the anime series Strike Witches 2. She is produced using the new Nendoroid specifications, with updated Nendoroid des...

After a totally uninformative teaser, plans for Oreimo PlayStation 3 game Good End have started to take shape. The release is now scheduled for September 26th and how to have at least a idol training game element.


Shingeki no Kyojin Seiyuu Cast Sings OP During a recent radio appearance, Shingeki no Kyojin seiyuu cast, Yuki Kaji, Yui Ishikawa and Hiro Shimono offered their take on the OP song, Guren no Yumiya (which is originally sang by Linked Horizon).


She may be in a swimsuit, but she wants you to think about her mouth. There is a sacred place in the world of anime figurines for girls in swimsuits, and Alter's Saber fits right in. She's a little bit dark, a little bit suggestive and a lot sexy.

Yomeishu Herbal Liqueur is gearing up for a summer Golgo 13 campaign with digital wallpapers and screensavers. This culminates in an attache case for the 28 proof stomach ailment cure, inspired by the one used by the long running manga's titular a...

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