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June 12, 2013, 12:00 AM

Currently Sony Entertainment is having their press conference at this year's E3, the world's largest gaming expo. During the conference, fans were shown trailers for future PS4 games Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts III.

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Neither Arc System Works nor Aksys have announced BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma for release in North America yet, but the game has an English trailer, complete with an ESRB notice up on the PlayStation YouTube account:   Video game stories from other...

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Kingdom Hearts III is coming to PlayStation 4, Square Enix announced at the Sony E3 press conference this evening. Square did not specify whether the game is exclusive to PS4. Video game stories from other sites on the web.

TLC will be releasing a special 20th anniversary greatest hits album and Namie Amuro will be featured on one of the new tracks! They will be recording a new version of one of TLC's biggest hits "Waterfalls".

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Nintendo have announced Super Mario 3D World for the Wii U, a 3D Mario game that will be similar in concept to Super Mario 3D Land, which combined the 2D and 3D styles of play.   Super Mario 3D World will feature four playable characters—Mario, Lu...

Nintendo shared a bunch of new features for Pokémon X and Pokémon Y in its currently ongoing Nintendo Direct E3 presentation, including a concrete release date. The Nintendo 3DS pair will launch worldwide on October 12.

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As of Sunday (June 9th), Detective Conan: Private Eye in the Distant Sea is now the highest-grossing Detective Conan movie with 3,509,406,150 yen (about US$35,553,793) in box office revenue. The movie sold 2,915,894 tickets in the 51 days since it...

The official YouTube channel for the Higurashi Project began streaming the second trailer for the new Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kaku ~Outbreak~ anime on Tuesday. The new anime adapts the short story "Higurashi Outbreak" by Higurashi no Naku Koro n...

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I think I need to get myself checked up, because I haven't played any of the Touhou games yet. As for the reasoning behind my latest sin, the answer is unknown. For now, I will blame time, which is a factor that affects many people when it comes t...

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Good Smile Company has announced that their latest figures are now finally up for pre-order. Their new IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls Stage 02 nendroid petites, A new Merona nendroid from Queen's Blade as well as FREEing's new 1/4 Sora Takanashi figure!

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Sony showed off the PlayStation 4's new controller at their PS4 reveal back in March, but they didn't show the console itself.   At their E3 press conference this evening, though, they gave a first look at what the system looks like.

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The Cinema Today website began streaming the full trailer for the upcoming Gekijō-ban Toriko Bishokushin no Special Menu film on Tuesday. The trailer features the theme song "Gōshoku My Way! ! " by Akira Kushida.

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D2 member Yamada Yuki, best known for his role as Joe Gibken in Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger announced that he'll be releasing a solo photobook on July. . .

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Japan, as I'm sure you know, is a gorgeous country. Whether it's sand dunes, beaches, forests, mountains, or snowy plains, there's something for nearly everyone. But even with so much amazing scenery, some places still manage to stand out, like To...

Following "Shining Moon Powder" which is scheduled to be released in October this year, Bandai Premium will also start accepting pre-orders for "Miracle Romance Nail Collection," the second product from its real cosmetic brand "Miracle Romance" in...


Gaming, News | June 11, 2013 by Wolfen | It's that time of the year again, another Electronics Entertainment Expo (A. K. A E3). We've got the big three briefing the world on new games, consoles and services, and in light of it all, I'll be doing a...

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Amazon Japan recently updated their pre-order page for the Kamen Rider W Blu-rayBOX 1 set. Said Blu-ray box set will contain episodes 1-16 of the Kamen Rider W TV series. The first press release of the Kamen Rider W Blu-rayBOX 1 one include a spec...

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Dragon's Crown is looking sharp and this new trailer shows some of the areas you'll explore and artwork you can unlock by completing quests. Levels in Dragon's Crown have more than one path to explore, kind of like the Dungeons & Dragons arcade ga...

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Box office revenues for Meitantei Conan: Zekkai no Private Eye, the 17th movie for popular anime series Detective Conan— also known as Case Closed —recently exceeded 35 billion yen. That's a pretty penny.

Microsoft were the first company to host their pre-E3 conference this year, and boy did they take advantage of that privilege. To start off this E3, Microsoft packed their conference with everything they had and managed to do it all without losing...

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Exactly 30 years ago, June 11, 1983, video game history was made as Capcom Co. , LTD. was established. From then on, they charged through with hit after hit. They innovated the fighting game genre by introducing COMBOS in 'Street Fighter II', gave...


Today's Japan Photo: Intersecting Junctions For Today's Japan Photo, we take a look at this interesting capture of many roads intersecting across one another at the Nishisemba junction of Hanshin Expressway.

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Warner Bros. have revealed a brand new trailer for Batman: Arkham Origins, featuring gamplay footage from the game. Batman: Arkham Origins will be out this October on PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii U.

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Free-to-play MMO game 'World of Tanks' is coming to Xbox 360.  Leading free-to-play developer wargaming. net announces their console debut with the Xbox 360 edition of World of tanks at this year's E3.

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EA took to the stage earlier today to show-off what new games they have in the works, and finished things up with a big surprise. EA had previously announced Titanfall and a hint at what their new sports line up might be during Microsoft's press c...


Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII E3 Trailer Shows Off Gameplay Square Enix has started streaming a two-minute gameplay video from Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. The video shows Lightning traversing the Yusnaan palace in pursuit of Snow.


It's hard to believe that we've already been on the net for four years. From our small beginnings as a simple and casual anime meta-review blog, year after year, we face new challenges and are pushed into new horizons, further expanding our presen...

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Written by: William on June 11, 2013 at 2:01 pm | In CULTURE | No Comments Starbucks may well have coffee shops in around sixty countries and regions worldwide but other than North America, Japan is the first to reach 1,000 branches.

Supernatural school comedy's 2nd season begins with Excalibur story from light novels The official website for High School DxD New, the second season of the High School DxD anime, began streaming its second promotional video on Monday.

It has been announced that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will be released on Aug. 27. The game will be released for the PC and PS3. Linking up with the release date announcement, pre-orders for the game began.

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Transistor E3 Trailer Bastion developer Supergiant Games announced that its next project Transistor will make its console debut on the PlayStation 4 next year. Like this: Like Loading. . .

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