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June 20, 2013, 6:30 PM
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In a sensational new video, a "Can-Do Mother (Married-Type)" Titan fan has shared her work sewing up a replica Scouting Legion uniform for her 5-month-old daughter. The Attack on Titan tribute drew 1,800 comments on NicoNico, 1,000 of which were a...

The 2013 Japan Film Festival of San Francisco, "the first fully dedicated annual Japanese film event for Northern California and the S. F. Bay Area," will screen the American premiere of Evangelion: 3.

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Since Square Enix went all Koihime Musou with Sangokushi Rumble we're wondering what Occult Maiden will turn out to be. The publisher behind Dragon Quest also registered Star Ocean again. Trademark renewals happen all the time, but Square Enix ten...

Rumors have surfaced on the net and netizens have identified the woman Tegoshi Yuya was caught kissing in FRIDAY magazine.   She was Julie Keiko Fujishima, Johnny Kitagawa's niece, Vice President of Johnny&Associates.

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As a reverse birthday gift for his fans, Linked Horizon's Revo made an appearance in one of the large outside monitors in Shibuya to premiere the full music video of "Guren no Yumiya", which is Attack on Titan's opening theme!

Microsoft Changes Their Mind About Trying To Ruin The Video Game Industry for Consumers Xbox One games will now be playable offline, used games will work, and you can trade/borrow/lend games to friends.

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The Japan Film Festival of San Francisco can't help but to expand its roster of films before the main event continues its rampage from July 27th through August 4th. Now that FUNi has the inevitable rights to Eva 3.

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A couple of months ago, we mentioned about the closure of RAMS, an artist management agency that specializes in managing voice talents. The closure caught quite a few people by surprise as over night the company's office space was left empty.

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Firmware updates have always been a part of the PlayStation 3 as they have proven to improve the performance of the console, but as update 4. 45 comes in, many users have already reported problems. This news comes as Sony's PlayStation support pag...

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It is common for Hollywood movies to have their dialogues dubbed over in Japanese before they are released in Japanese theaters. It is also common for the voice actors and actresses that does the dubbing to also work in the anime industry.

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

You like Japanese vending machines? That doesn't make you cool, we all like 'em. However, if you pull up to one sporting a monkey, that makes you cool. This dude has so much swagger he doesn't even put the money in himself!

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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's soon-to-be-released album 'Nandakorekshon' is now up for trial listening on Warner Music Japan's official site. For the trial listening, short versions of all the songs were uploaded to the site.

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Have you been having problems with saving up the funds to plan a trip to Japan? If so, then you are in luck, because Anime Sols is giving people the chance to win a free trip to the land of the rising sun.

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Dragon Ball Z BATTLE OF Z is an awful name. Far be it from me to judge Bandai Namco's naming sense though.   What is BATTLE OF Z you ask? It's the latest Dragon Ball Z game from the folks over at Bandai Namco, and it's slated to hit the PS3, Xbox ...

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14 minutes ago - 4:00 PM on 06. 19. 2013 Our takes on the pressers, the trailers, and everything E3E3's over! Well, it has been for a while, but now we've all had time to digest the news, and this being a "hardware year", there was a lot of news.

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Not too long ago, we reported that Trigger would be bringing their phenomenal half hour animated film, Little Witch Academia, to BD. There weren't a whole lot of details to be shared. Until now. The Little Witch Academia Collector's Edition BD wil...

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Voice actress Natsuko Kuwatani, whom we mentioned a little while back to be taking a break to concentrate on treatment for her vocal cord has recovered from her condition and will be returning to work soon.


Nendoroid Yukari Tamura Preview Mika-tan has uploaded some very lovely preview images of the upcoming exclusive Nendoroid figure of the popular seiyuu and singer Yukari Tamura (田村 ゆかり). Her oufit is based on the costume she wore on the jacket cove...

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An anime adaptation for adult visual novel 'Walkure Romanze' has been announced in the August issue of Tech Gian magazine. "Walkure Romanze' is based on the adult visual novel by Ricotta which also developed 'Princess Lover'.


Today's Japan Photo: Cherry Blossom in Kyoto Even though Spring season is over, I still love looking at photos of sakura blossom. For Today's Japan Photo, we take a look at this gorgeous capture of cherry blossoms in Kyoto Prefecture.

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SKE48 – Utsukushii Inazuma SKE48's 12th single Utsukushii Inazuma (美しい稲妻) will be released on July 17. Each version of the single includes 2 different coupling songs. The regular and the limited editions come with a DVD featuring 2 music videos an...

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Your eyes are not deceiving you. The cute tank cakes from Girls und Panzer are real! If you're a fan of Girls und Panzer, you should recognize these tank cakes from episode 5. Patisserie Swallowtail White Rose created these cakes in real life and ...

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After more than a year since the game's release, Final Fantasy Theatrhythm is finally receiving it's very own OST set. Although largely a compilation of past Final Fantasy songs, the rhythm game that helped get the genre underway on the 3DS, is fi...

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Jun 19, 2013 We're obviously surprised to hear that JJ Abrams knows Kyary Pamyu Pamyu. Or perhaps, he's a fan of the pop singer and her quirky antics? According to JapanToday (via Sankei Shimbun), JJ Abrams personally handpicked Kyary to sing the ...

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The delicious deserts of the summer are starting to make their commercial appearances, and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu alongside Momoiro Clover Z are helping them into your stomach. This all comes courtesy of the mighty JPCMHD and his awesome commercial col...


1/8 Kirigaya Suguha PVC Alter has commenced preorder for this lovely scaled figure of Kirigaya Suguha, Kirito's diligent cousin from the anime series Sword Art Online. She is wearing a simple red jersey and posed seated on the veranda just like on...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments. Forget everything you know about Idol music, Obachaaan are here to turn J-Pop on its head! Taking a cue from the ultra popular AKB48, 47 ripe old... Humberto Saabedra

After seeing reports that GameStop had pulled the Xbox One from inventory late yesterday afternoon, I decided to get to the bottom of the reports by doing some good old-fashioned footwork. The early reports pegged the delisting as the result of ru...

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