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June 16, 2013, 1:30 PM

The upcoming Fuji TV drama "Summer Nude" will be more highly anticipated as its lead actor Tomohisa Yamashita sings the theme song for the drama.

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Typified by the saccharine songs of AKB48, the Japanese idol world is largely the province of the young. One rarely expects to see a singer over the age of 25 among the mini-skirt-clad ranks of the ultra-kawaii groups.

Siliconera Ishaan

As previously reported, the Super Smash Bros. games coming to Nintendo 3DS and Wii U will differ in content. One of these differences is that the games will feature different stages. The 3DS version will feature more stages from handheld games whi...

Perfume’s Live Viewing Event Expands as far as Los AngelesDuring the Great Britain stop of Perfume’s upcoming WORLD TOUR 2nd tour, fans in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, and Los Angeles can also see Perfume through live viewing.

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First seen in this year's Tokyo Hobby Show, here's the first promo of New Ultraman Retsuden, which features Ultraman Ginga, the latest Ultraman incarnation. Thousands of years ago, a mysterious someone had turned all Ultra Beings, aliens, and mons...

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Perfume has just held a special performance on "Ultra Korea (ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL) 2013″, which was held on Jamsil Olympic Stadium. Their stage was on July 14, and they rocked it. It was the first overseas festival for the girls, who are putting t...

Shotaro Ishinomori's 009-1 Being Made Into Live Action Movie 009-1 is a manga written by the famous Shotaro Ishinomori, the creator of Kamen Rider and tons of other tokusatsu shows. 009-1 will be made into a live action movie, titled "009-1 The En...

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A barrage of news has just been announced in today's AKB48 handshake event in Makuhari Messe, Chiba. Included in the news video are Tomomi Itano and Sayaka Akimoto's graduation dates. Akimoto will be graduating on August 22 on their first day Toky...

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A new Pokémon anime TV special will air this July 11th at 7:00pm on Japan's TV Tokyo channel. Entitled "Mewtwo: Prologue to the Awakening", this. . .

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

Back in 2009 at the Tokyo Game show, Keiji Inafune, creator of Mega Man, Onimusha, and Dead Rising said the following: "Man, Japan is over. We're done. Our game industry is finished. " But as this E3 is quick to show, this is hardly the case.

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On 20-21 May in Geneva, Switzerland, a report by the Japanese government was presented for the UN Committee Against Torture. At the end of the two-day session, Mr Hideaki Ueda, Ambassador in charge of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs at the M...

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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will adopt an episodic structure for its story, series creator Hideo Kojima revealed at E3, according to a Polygon report. As with many other recent games, Metal Gear Solid V's creator likened it to a televisio...

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CoroCoro to the fourth game play trailer, news on the latest Pokemon X and Y games continues to be released. During E3, the Pokemon round-table discussion showed off some new features and a handful of new Pokemon.

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The jacket illustration for AKB48 idol Mayu "Mayuyu" Watanabe's new single, Rappa Renshuuchuu— on sale July 10 —has been confirmed. The picture below, created by artist "Miyoro," won the honor of being the jacket illustration.

Earth Defense Force 2025 – PS3 / X360 Do you like suiting up and fighting giant monsters, mechs and aliens alongside your chosen group of heroes? DAMN RIGHT YOU DO! Earth Defeanse Force is one of the best guilty pleasures for gamers like us.

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Earlier this month, Maaya Uchida was announced to play the lead role of Hajime Ichinose for the new Gatchman. Now, more than 40 years after the original 'Space Ninja Team Gatchaman' first aired in 1972, Ken "The Eagle" Washio's voice actor, Katsuj...


Solicitations for the BD and DVD release of the anime adaptation of Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma☆Illya are now out, packaging details and a list of all the store exclusive bonus items and campaigns after the cut.

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It was announced in the 10th anniversary press conference of GameCenter CX (Retro Game Master) that the popular TV show is getting a movie adaptation! For those of you who are living under the rock, GameCenter CX is about comedian Shinya Arino pla...

OP1. 03 Sequence OP1. 01:「Preserved Roses」by T. M. Revolution×水樹奈々 (T. M. Revolution x Nana Mizuki) 「恋の選挙公約」 (Koi no Senkyo Kouyaku ) "The Campaign of Love" When you consider just how many times Kakumeiki Valvrave has upped the ante already, it's ...

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「をのへのさくらさきにけり」 (Sono e no Sakura Sakinikeri) "To See The Beautiful Cherry Blossoms" Let the tears flow – they've been building for a long time. "Frustration won't last forever. Nobody can keep on going without some measure of reward.

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A movie based on Shotaro Ishinomori's classic adult manga 009-1 was announced recently. Entitled "009-1 The End of the Beginning", it stars Mayuko. . .

– June 14, 2013Posted in: Etrian Odyssey While ATLUS USA have only this week announced plans to release Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl internationally, the Japanese division are almost at the end of their promotional period with the ga...

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When one eagle-eyed netizen spotted Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Aso Taro enjoying an ice-cream outside well-known Japanese convenience store chain Lawson, he took a photo and immediately uploaded it to Twitter.

Japanator Salvador G-Rodiles

Brad's still away on his trip, so he has appointed me with the responsibility of keeping Rock the Charts full. Things have gotten a bit interesting this week, as Arashi gets smacked out of first place by SMAP.

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Rejoice, fans of licensing acquisitions, for another one of those has happened! In a move that's sure to delight fans of the Monogatari franchise, Aniplex of America has announced their pickup of the latest two Monogatari properties, the Nekomonog...

Hello Tokyo Otaku Mode fans! Otaku Camera has achieved over 3 million downloads worldwide, and now, new free frames have been added to the Otaku Camera Frame Shop! On June 12, frames themed after the fighting game Tekken Revolution were released!

Japanator Salvador G-Rodiles

15 minutes ago - 11:00 PM on 06. 14. 2013 Look forward to a scrumptious feast after the match. *ding, ding, ding* It's Over! There's no question about it, people! You can't mess with the Epyon system and Milliardo's expertise as a pilot.

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The latest promotional video of highly anticipated summer anime of KyoAni showcases it's awesome animation and finally focuses on what the show is about - Swimming! . The 90-second clip focuses on the anime's greatly animated swimming match-up bet...

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"Noragami" – Manga to TV Anime Adaptation Posted by pKjd on Jun 15, 2013 @ 1:16 am 15 Jun 「神様と神器」 by (栗原) According to the obi strip found on the 7th volume of the manga, a TV anime adaptation of Adachi Toka's action-adventure series, 「Noragami」 (...

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Ryo Yoshizawa (Kamen Rider Fourze, Daily Lives of High School Boys) will be starring as an airheaded monk Shōsuke Tamura in the live action drama and. . .

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