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June 15, 2013, 8:30 AM

During a live streaming event, Aniplex of America announced that they'll be bringing Nekomonogatari (Black) to North America.   Nekomonogatari (Black), from Nisio Isin's (Bakemonogatari, Nisemonogatari) supernatural series , finds Koyomi Araragi r...

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The two new Super Smash Bros. games for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U will not feature the tripping mechanic that was present in Super Smash Bros. Brawl.   Speaking with Kotaku, Super Smash Bros. series creator Masahiro Sakurai confirmed: "To answer ...

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Fans have greatly anticipated how Jin Akanishi and Meisa Kuroki's daughter look like, and as surprising as it is, a cute snappy with their baby girl has been revealed.

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As you've probably heard by now, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII allows you to outfit Lightning with different costumes, each one with its own special abilities and stats. One of these is a catgirl outfit.

My Bedsheets Are Ready One lucky Redditor was fortunate enough to StreetPass Nintendo of America President and Chief Operating Officer Riggie Fils-Aime during E3. One of the new features of Animal Crossing: New Leaf is being able to walk into mode...

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  Phoenix Wright's greatest rival and greatest ally, the genius prosecutor Miles Edgeworth returns to the Ace Attorney series. In this installment of the Ace Attorney series, Edgeworth has risen to the position of Attorney General.

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You know how people are comparing the new Mac Pro to a garbage can? Turns out one Japanese garbage can is already reaping the rewards. Below, you can see the Mac Pro. No, strike that. Below, you can see a garbage bin by Osaka-based design firm Ide...

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Actor Ryo Yoshizawa (Kamen Rider Fourze, Daily Lives of High School Boys) will star in the drama and stage adaptation of Ranjō Miyake's Bussen manga as the monk-in-training Shōsuke Tamura. The manga centers on a Buddhist temple that opens the "Bus...

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Originally announced during the press conference for Ultraman Ginga, the official page for the upcoming release of the Ultraman HD Remaster 2. 0. . .

After number of short promo for this summer's Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya anime, there's a second extended preview of the adaptation of the magic girl take on the Fate series, from the studio and director of the Baka and Test anime, with Baka a...

Rune Factory 4 is currently scheduled to arrive on Nintendo 3DS in North America this summer, and XSEED offers up the first taste of the English version in the E3 trailer. Get ready to "make new memories together" below.

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Perfume will be having their second World Tour this coming July, with all three venues in Europe. Their London live broadcast in Japan will be extended to 5 other worldwide locations. Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore and Los Angeles will rec...

Starting this week, Sword Art Online is crossing over with the TalesWeaver MMO.  The event will feature characters like Asuna, Silica and Lizbeth as NPCs, a themed dungeon, Aincrad arc and Fairy Dance arc inspired quests, dual wielding ability and...

Anime Expo has announced that popular ani-son singer Aya Ikeda and J-Pop group CARAT will be joining AX 2013 as Industry Guests. The event will hold a special free concert featuring them at 6:00 pm on Thursday, July 4th.

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Image source As the season winds down and the shows you love turn into the shows you hate, it's time to turn to the siren call of the next season! This summer season is packed with good-looking shows, and it looks like there's something for everyone!

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The notorious, freedom-loving space pirate, Captain Harlock, along with the crew of the Arcadia, are back and they look better than ever. With the movie being released this September, Toei Animation has released its latest action-packed trailer.

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Do you like anime such as Yuru Yuri, featuring cute, innocent girls making subtle advances towards each other? If so, this anime is being made for you. The August issue of Manga Time Kirara Miracle has announced that an anime adaptation of Tachi's...

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Ikimonogakari's upcoming album "I" has just been announced.  The long overdue album (it's been a year and five months since their last one) will be called "I" and is slated for release next month, July 24.

Gaming has lost of one of its most talented artists today, as Secret of Mana (Seiken Densetsu in Japan) illustrator Hirō Isono passed away late last month due to heart failure at the age of 68. Graduating from Aichi University of Education's Fine ...

First Transformers Go! OVA Teaser Released While it might not be the official replacement for Transformers Prime, the first trailer of Transformers Go! Japan's new take on the Transformers has now been released onto Takara's official Youtube channel.

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Oh, you lucky folks! Thanks to MoeNovel we have five boxed copies of the upcoming If My Heart Had Wings English release. What's more, each of these will come with a mini comic/art book, which I'm sure you'll appreciate looking at the screenshots!

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E3 was amazing this year, and I didn't expect to see Sony's PS4 obliterate the Xbox One during their press conference on Monday. In fact, Sony and Microsoft had a secret battle where they packed their consoles inside of two robots to see which one...


A new Gundam anime will be announced on 2nd July at 11:59 Japan Standard Time (GMT+9). The keywords given are "1/144 GUNDAM 機動". 機動 means manuveur or mobile in some ways. The latest Gundam anime series was Gundam AGE, which was first announced in ...

Manga Reborn is a new Japanese site bringing digital manga for Japanese and English readers. The site works in a similar way to Digital Manga Guild. A title is posted on-line, a user can translate it, then another using can Photoshop the translate...

If you plan on playing Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn on PlayStation 3, you might want to tune into Square Enix's handy developer's commentary clip, which dives deep into the console version's user interface.

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Japan has an array of arcades. Many of them have their own personalities, but only one of them looks like this. Located in Kawasaki and called "Anata no Warehouse" ("Your Warehouse"), this arcade is apparently based on Hong Kong's Kowloon Walled C...

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