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January 11, 2019, 4:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

When Japanese politicians visit the Yasukuni Shrine, the country's most controversial Shinto shrine, it causes an international incident. The same is true for when Pokémon developers. In Japanese, the first Shinto shrine visit of the year is calle...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Catherine Classic now available for PC The original Catherine comes to PC. Publisher Sega and developer Atlus have released Catherine Classic for PC via Steam for $19. 99. It is an enhanced port of the original Catherine released for PlayStation 3...

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Since 2015, Yuya Matsushita has been part of the boyband X4. On March 27, he will resume his solo career by releasing a new album, "BLACK NEVERLAND. " This is his first solo album since 2013's "#musicoverdose.

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👉👉Big news! ! #DBSuperBroly will now be the FIRST ANIME to hit @IMAX theaters in the US! 😱🔥 Don't miss your chance to see this incredible Saiyan battle go down across a GIANT screen! Limited IMAX theaters on January 16 ONLY--find a theater at http...

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Bandai Namco announced that they'll be hosting a Jump Force open beta test from January 18 to January 20, featuring 17 characters and five stages for players to try out before its release next month. The Open Beta Test will have four sessions in t...

Japanese boy band SMAP and its powerful agency, Johnny's Entertainment, are largely responsible for creating the K-pop model. Even though SMAP broke up last year, its influence is still being felt. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: The lineup for this summer's...

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Heads up Fate/Grand Order fans, because it looks like we might see the end of the game's story soon enough. Type-Moon writer and Fate series co-creator Kinoko Nasu recently sat down with 4gamer for an interview.

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

Hotel admits up front that you probably won't get much sleep, but will thoroughly enjoy your stay anyway. Japan's capsule hotels are sometimes scoffingly referred to as "rent-a-coffins" in English guidebooks, and even among Japanese people, they h...

Siliconera Sato

Devil May Cry 5 is coming out in a couple more months and director Hideaki Itsuno made a stop in South Korea where he answered some questions about its story, using the RE Engine, and more. [Thanks, Ruliweb via Gamestalk.

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Viz Media recently scheduled the Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission property for a home video release and now they're doing a limited theatrical run for it. The distributor has set screenings through CineLife Entertainment with its run beginning on...

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By Jenni . January 10, 2019 . 7:00am Another system is getting SNK 40th Anniversary Collection, the compilation from SNK, Digital Eclipse, and NIS America that contains 24 classic games. On March 19, 2019, it will arrive on the PlayStation 4.

K-Pop fans go full force for their idols, it's never done half-heartedly. When they love and follow a band, they try their very best to attend all the concerts, fan-signings, and buy all the merchandise.

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Gosho Aoyama is putting Detective Conan on a four-week hiatus as he conducts research for a new storyline. The manga recently resumed from a nine-week hiatus due to a previous round of research. Aoyama is infamous for putting Detective Conan on va...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The war may end but the fighting continues. What They Say: In Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt - Bandit Flower: Earth, eight months after the end of the One Year War. Captain Monica launches a secret mission, Operation Thunderbolt, and selects Io to...

Gematsu Sal Romano

NIS America to announce new title on January 17 Ringing in the new year. NIS America will announce a new title, likely a localization of an already-announced Japanese title, on January 17, the publisher teased in an e-mail sent to press today.

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Earlier in the day NGT48 member Maho Yamaguchi appeared on Showroom, a live broadcast where fans can interact with various 48 members mostly used for asking questions. Fans were quite excited for this, seeing as back in December 2018 Yamaguchi too...

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Catherine Classic rated for PC in Germany More evidence of imminent PC release. The German USK has rated Catherine Classic for PC. A Catherine Classic rating first surfaced in Australia in December. However, its platform was not specified.

John | January 9, 2019 | Random Thoughts | At my age, and given how many years I've been watching anime, I consciously try to avoid being jaded or cynical. I don't want to be that old guy grumbling, "Back in my day.

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By Jenni . January 9, 2019 . 10:00am The mobile version of Langrisser has a release date. People will be able to begin playing on January 22, 2019. It is possible to "preorder" the free-to-play game on both Google Play and iTunes.

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School Live! (Gakkou Gurashi) is known as a "Healing Anime", and is definitely full of rainbows and sunshine. It follows a girl named Yuki, and she has lots of friends. And now, the staff for the live-action adaptation have released a new trailer,...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco announced that it will reveal a brand-new Gundam game on January 21 with a teaser trailer that will first be shown in Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation 2 on PS4. The teaser trailer will become available in the game starting 7:00pm ...

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Atlus shared the first trailer for the recently announced 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Prologue that will let you play the prologue of the anticipated Vanillaware game for PS4. You can check out the trailer for 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Prologue below: B...

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The Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California is one of the most haunted houses on Earth. They even rank it as one of the scariest places in the world. Now, the story behind that house has inspired a new Hollywood horror film starring Acade...

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"I am me" declares actress in video for department stores that's sparking debate and controversy. With December winding down and the new year on the way, jointly owned Japanese department store chains Seibu and Sogo released a new advertisement st...

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Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ardyn Prologue anime short launches in February, second teaser trailer New 55-second clip. Square Enix has released the second teaser trailer and confirmed a February release window for Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ardyn Pro...

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Blade Arcus Rebellion from Shining full-length trailer Shining fighting game due out on March 14 in Japan. Sega has released the first full-length trailer for Blade Arcus Rebellion from Shining. If you missed our previous coverage, get a general o...

Meiji Tokyo Renka is an adaption of an otome game I have read reviews about LONGGGGGGGGGGGGG ago, and have entirely forgotten pretty much all the details. I had desperately tried to find the movie, but unfortunately it has not been translated and ...

OP Sequence OP: 'Unknown World' by Schrodinger's Cat 'Episode 1' Some shows have their tone set based on their promo material or posters. With Doukyonin wa Hiza, Tokidoki, Atama no Ue. , it's set from its first minutes where Mikazuki Subaru attend...

As previously prophesied, false rape accusation anime Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari managed to enrage those online who take offense at the mere thought that a precious woman could falsely accuse a man of rape.

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By Jenni . January 9, 2019 . 9:00am There is some unfortunate news for people who were excited about playing Song of Memories on the Nintendo Switch. PQube has canceled that port. While the PlayStation 4 version is still on the way, and in fact no...

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