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June 13, 2013, 3:00 PM

Also: Trailer for Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster, HD trailer for Final Fantasy XV posted Sony unveiled a new trailer at E3 for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, which will ship for PlayStation 3 on August 27 and for PlayStation 4 in 2014.

2013 Kamen Rider Confirmed: Gaimu! It's that time of the year for the copyrights. Searchable in JPO's copyright database. The next Kamen Rider is called Kamen Rider Gaimu, also using the kanji 鎧武 meaning Armored Warrior/Armored Martial Arts.

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Fans of PIKO in Singapore, the singer made famous on Nico Nico, will have a chance to see him live this summer. PIKO became famous for his covers on Nico Nico Douga several years ago, especially with his natural ability to change pitch and range f...

Also: PlayStation 3's tech specs posted Sony Japan employee Brad Douglas reported on Tuesday that the PlayStation 4 will have "no region locking," according to Sony Computer Entertainment public relations.

It is announced today that a launch event for the new Gundam visual project will be held on 11:59 am, July 2nd (JST), 7:59 pm, July 1st (PST). The event will be live-streamed simultaneously on Gundam. info, the special site for the project, and Ba...

Back in March, Janet Varney, voice of Korra herself Tweeted that she suspected that Legend of Korra would be around"mid-April. " It didn't quite make that time frame, but Nickelodeon is evidently gearing up for Book 2 with new preview footage post...

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Sega has been kind enough to explain some new features and additions in their upcoming sequel to the extremely popular 3DS rhythm game Hatsune Miku and Future Stars: Project Mirai, Hatsune Miku Project Mirai 2.

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Every city has its bad parts and areas to avoid, but there's no denying that these less favorable areas give even the poshest urban centers something to talk about. While Kowloon Walled City no longer exists, its fixture in popular imagination wil...

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Index Corporation, the parent company of Atlus is currently under investigation by the Japanese Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission for accounting irregularities. The company is being investigated on suspicion that it was committing ro...


The E3 story and gameplay trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is now available for viewing. The trailer reveals that the game will be available for Xbox One; It will also be released on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Company's international venture may receive support from Japanese government's 'Cool Japan' initiative Tezuka Productions revealed at France's Annecy animation festival that it is in talks with Channel TV, a network made up of eight Nigerian telev...

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Atelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of Arland is headed to the West, and Tecmo Koei brought the game to E3 along with a new trailer containing English-language footage and the theme song. Watch the trailer below:     Atelier Meruru: The Alchemist ...

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Sega have released a new trailer for Sonic Lost World on the Nintendo 3DS, showing off pieces of footage from different stages in the game, as well as a look at some of the moves Sonic can use in the game.

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  It has just been revealed that Perfume will be releasing Blu-ray versions for six previously released concert DVDs. It will include lives from "Fan Service(bitter)" to their most recent nationwide tour, "Perfume 3rd Tour 'JPN'".

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Microsoft has announced the Xbox One will only go on sale in "select" Asian markets, and only at the end of 2014 – with Japan conspicuously absent from the list. Microsoft told the Wall Street Journal its "staged approach" to introducing their con...

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Famed music producer Yasutaka Tanaka and director J. J. Abrams teamed up for the latest Star Trek movie Star Trek Into Darkness. Yasutaka Tanaka has become a big name in the Japanese industry since he premiered in 1997 with the group capsule.

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We're at Nintendo's Wii U presentation at E3, where the publisher is talking about a a variety of Wii U games, one of them being The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD.   The Wind Waker HD will have new Wii U controls.

One of the characters that earns Jojo's Bizarre Adventure its name is Iggy, a Boston Terrier with an addiction to coffee flavor gum, the ability to manipulate dust participles at will, and the habit of vindictively farting on the Part III: Stardus...

Recently, we interviewed TOM Special Creator Retsuna, whose beautifully striking art uses soft lines and colors. Read on for the interview! Creator Introduction Name: Retsuna Creator's Portfolio Page: http://otakumode.

The government has set a goal of increasing the number of visitors from Southeast Asia to 2 million in 2016, a 2. 5-fold rise, according to the 2013 white paper on tourism adopted Tuesday. To help meet the target, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabin...

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It has been 3 days since the election ended, but we finally completed our election commentary for the AKB48 32nd Single Senbatsu Election (5th Senbatsu Election)! Three tiring days to compile all our feelings about the election into one single post.

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Some more art work has been released from the upcoming Super Science Ninja Team Gatchaman remake. Just when I said I was happy to see little evidence of the previous shows in the new Gatchaman Crowds, a very familiar face.

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Ah Aria -- not to be confused with Aria: The Scarlet Ammo. Another anime series that I've heard good things about, but haven't gotten the chance to watch. The only thing that I know about the series is that it covers the everyday life of the gondo...

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Luck Land Communications is at it again with their line of Jojo baby apparels! Seriously, these people are determined to make sure that infants will have the right clothes to strike a dynamically fabulous pose when they get older.

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Oh, how I wish that sub-head was true. Instead all we can do is crib a few panels from the latest chapter of Bleach to represent what I figure some Microsoft reps were feeling around the time Sony incited the crowds.

"Cu-poche" is Kotobukiya's popular small posable figures with a chibi style. So far the company has released Haruka Amami (The Idolm@ster), Madoka Kaname (Puella Magi Madoka Magica), and Kirino Kosaka (Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai)...

Fighting techniques, villains, bonuses previewed from Summer PS3 game Bandai Namco Games began streaming a full promotional video for the North American release of One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 on Tuesday.

WOW JAPAN by AFA CHANNEL, is an online entertainment show that features the latest pop culture trend in Japan by showcasing fun and exclusive entertainment content happening around the SEA region. Every episode, we will reveal some of the most int...

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In today's Nintendo Direct, we got a first look at a new Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS, along with an introduction to three newcomers in the Villager from Animal Crossing, Mega Man and the Wii Fit Trainer.

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The worldwide simultaneous distribution of Bandai Namco's 'Tekken Revolution' finally begins! A few days after its announcement during the E3 preview, the game will officially be distributed today, June 12, 2013!

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