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June 6, 2013, 6:30 PM

Whether they admit it or not, everybody has one: a couple they root for. Whether their mutual dysfunctions make them work perfectly together or they just kick too much ass as a duo, an OTP is a sacred thing.

The staff of next year's live-action Black Butler film has released three new images of Hiro Mizushima and Ayame Gōriki in costume as Sebastian Michaelis and Shiori Genpō, a descendant of the prestigious aristocratic family Phantomhive, respectively.

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Tomoko Kuroki is an otaku who has played hundreds of hours of dating sims. When she enters high school, she expects to be instantly popular, but it turns out that games are different from real life (gasp!

Mighty Morphin Power Ranger Gear for your XBOX Avatar Now Available MMPR stuff is available on the XBOX Market Place and VERY well priced! Outfits like these tend to go for more and make me not want to buy them, but these are easy impulse buys.

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Will it address the plot holes from the original, or will it just be another niche western remake? Universal Pictures (Oblivion, Despicable Me and Despicable 2, Dr. Seuss' The Lorax) has acquired the rights to adapt the 2007 CG anime film, Vexille...

Believe it or not, there will be two genders in Kyoto animation's sexy swimming anime Free! , now scheduled to air its first episode on Tokyo MX July the 3rd at 24:30.   Gou Matsuoka -  voiced by Akeno Watanabe (Witch Hunter Robin, Fate/zero's Nat...

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The official images of S. H. FiguArts Ptera Ranger has surfaced online. This figure represents the only female member of Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger. The figure is likely to be released in the U. S. under the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers toy line.

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Here are the official images of S. H. FiguArts White Wizard. This figure represents the mysterious white mage that gave Haruto the power to transform into Kamen Rider Wizard. This figure stands 150mm tall and comes with the Cerberus and White Garu...

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After two successful live-action adaptations starring  Kenichi Matsuyama in 2011 as well as a successful anime adaptation in 2004 by Gonzo, the original manga will have its final curtain call in the next issue of Young Jump.

Japan's Pizza Hut is no stranger to anime tie-ins, previously running campaigns with Evangelion, Code Geass, MariMite, Kannagi, Magica Nanoha, Macross F and even Sky Crawlers. That said, it's a bit extra disconcerting when the tie-in concerns a se...

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Japanese blog site Remoon has reveled that upcoming PS3/ PS Vita game J Stars Victory VS will have to new additional characters earlier today.  When the game was announced earlier this year, only four characters were revealed; Son Goku from Dragon...

While information is still scant when it comes to who's making this summer's adaptation of Nico Tanigawa's otaku cringe-comedy Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaete mo Omaera ga Warui!  aka Watamote or It's Not My Fault That I'm Not Popular!

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The Cooking Mama series slowed down from its yearly releases, but Mama is still starring in games. This year, Office Create will release a sequel to Gardening Mama for Nintendo 3DS titled Gardening Mama: Mama and the Forest Friends.

Tōtatsu! Dai Magellan to open on June 15 in 16 theaters in Japan Film distributor Shochiku began streaming the long two-minute version of the promotional video for the Space Battleship Yamato 2199 television anime series and film project's sixth f...

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In an effort to promote their line of Nodogoshi Draft, Kirin breweries has been airing a series of commercials in which regular people's wishes comes to life. The spots, titled Nodogoshi Yume no Dream celebrated its fourth met desire at a celebrat...

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Snow will be making a return in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, the next issue of Jump reveals (via Re:Zaregoto). He's now dressed in an entirely black outfit and it is mentioned that he still regrets being unable to save Serah.

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I wasn't kidding when I mentioned that Katsuya Terada (Character designer for Blood: The Last Vampire) is going to draw at J-POP Summit 2013, since he's going to be doing a piece on the 27th of July. If you miss out on this event, Terada will be d...

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Arc Systems has officially announced that the console port for Blazblue Chronophantasma will be released October 24, 2013 on the Playstation 3. All the characters that have so far been included in the arcade version will be packaged in the console...

Compile Heart began streaming an 91-second promotional movie to profile the character Vert/Green Heart (voiced by Rina Satou) in its upcoming PS Vita game Kami Jigen Idol Neptune PP (Hyperdimension Idol Neptunia PP) on Thursday.

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Several details for Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru's visual novel have been announced. The visual novel based on Watari Wataru's popular light novel series will be released summer 2013 for the PS Vita.

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Filming for Kuroshitsuji, the live action film version of Yana Toboso's popular manga, has finally been completed. Hiro Mizushima, who will be performing as Sebastian, expressed his belief that the film will showcase all the hard work he put into ...

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With over a billion registered users worldwide, Facebook is the king of online social networking services. In Japan, however, there are signs that its dominance is starting to crumble. Facebook launched a Japanese version of its website in 2008.

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As may have already heard, Japan's beloved electro-pop trio Perfume is going to Europe this year! For their second world tour, they are going to three countries; the center of techno – Germany, the land of rich British rock – the United Kingdom, a...

Detailing the CJC13 At long last, with as little as a couple of Moons away from the big day, Danny-san finally unveil the details of Culture Japan Convention, which will be the major ACG event in Penang for the first time ever!

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Harmonix has quite a legacy: between Frequency, Amplitude, Guitar Hero, Rock Band, and most recently, Dance Central.  Harmonix has built quite the reputation for making games that creatively connect players with music in interactive and interestin...


BABYMETAL Releases "Megitsune" Music Video BABYMETAL's has released the full music video for their latest single, titled "Megitsune" on their youtube channel. The CD single, which will hit store shelves on June 19th, will be BABYMETAL's 2nd major ...


Colossal Titan Head Appears at Kodansha Office Building "Attack on Titan" or "Shingeki no Kyojin (進撃の巨人)" is the current rave now, and if you ever wonder how it would look like to be eaten by a titan, you could somewhat realise your fantasy just b...

Matsuno: Tactics Ogre character designer juggles Bravely Default with FFXIV Video game designer Yasumi Matsuno (Tactics Ogre, Final Fantasy Tactics, Vagrant Story, Final Fantasy XII) reported on Wednesday that fellow designer Akihiko Yoshida (seve...


Ever wonder how the you will look like beside the Colossal Titan from the anime series Shingeki no Kyojin? Well look no more as you can find a 1/1 scale Colossal Titan head at Kodansha office building.

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Last time on Japanator Live we tried out the Google On Air for the show. While it did have some promise, it didn't quite live up to what we wanted. There was just not enough interaction with all you crazy readers out there.

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