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June 21, 2013, 11:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Twitter doesn't only inform at 140 characters a tweet, but it also amuses and delights with pictures. Here's a look at some, certainly not all, of Japan's most adorable, entertaining, and interesting photos found on Twitter.

Ken Hirai got married! His partner is that muscular, bearded, short-haired boyfriend. . . Ken Hirai has always had the rumour of being a "gaynoujin [gay performer]" stuck to him. It seems that Ken had a wedding in complete secrecy.

Tales of Symphonia Chronicles HD packs enhanced versions of Tales of Symphonia and the follow-up, Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of a New World, on one PS3 disc. It's set to arrive in Japan on October 10, followed by a western release in 2014, and Namco...

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A short teaser for Monogatari Second Season has been released on Youtube. It features the Nekomonogatari (shiro) story arc, with Tsubasa Hanekawa. The series will air on July 6, 2013, and will span Nisio Isin's works from Nekomonogatari (shiro) to...

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It was announced that Bandai Visual will release Blu-ray box sets of Mobile Suit Gundam Wing this winter. Both box sets costs 29,400 yen. The Mobile Suit Gundam Wing Box 1 will include 25 episodes of the series, a 32-page booklet, a drama CD "BLIN...

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I have once again recieved an interesting mail! Hello! My name is Tii! I love reading your blog. ^^ The other day I finally managed to find and buy Nendoroid Totori after searching for ages! I took her home and opened the box filled with anticipat...

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Romantic comedy "Oh My Goddess! " had it's promotional video of the 3rd OVA streamed on Kodansha's official Youtube Channel. The anime has been popular way back in the 90's and early 2000. I've been a big fan of the series which aired in several c...

Looks like you don't have to worry about whether Silver Spoon will be streaming. Aniplex of America has posted an English subtitled trailer for Sword Art Online director Tomohiko Ito's adaptation of Fullmetal Alchemist author Hiromu Arakawa's best...

Meet SHOCKER GIRLS: the evil alter egos of the Kamen Rider Girls, a group of leggy lovelies whose goal in life is to help promote Japan's ever-popular Kamen Rider superhero franchise (we actually wrote about them on Crunchyroll News way back in 20...

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New Super Luigi U, the downloadable expansion to New Super Mario Bros. U, is now available for download via the Nintendo eShop. As previously detailed, the game features 80 new courses, Luigi as a playable character, and Nabbit playable in its mul...

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Here is the 2nd full trailer of the first Toriko anime film Toriko The Movie: Gourmet God's Special Menu (Gekijō-ban Toriko Bishokushin no Special. . .

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Dengeki, Taiwan's gaming mouse producer, is now selling a collection of "High-resolution gaming mouse" for 599 NTD (New Taiwan Dollar)/ 20USD. These gaming mouse supports Windows-operated computer and laptops.

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Fifty years after the world was decimated in the Great Destruction, humanity lives on. Metal Max 4: Moonlight Diva takes place on Concrete Island where a boy named Hinata lives with Gib and Sasha. The three lived peacefully until a mysterious pers...

acttil, the company comprised of former NIS America staff, announced its first project yesterday with plans to bring Studio TRIGGER's Little Witch Academia short to Blu-ray in North America. The collector's edition release is due out this summer.

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.


The second promo video for the anime adaptation of Hyperdimension Neptunia game series is now available for viewing. The video previews the ED theme song, Neptune☆Sagashite. sang by Afilia Saga. The anime will premiere on July 12.


Today's Japan Photo: Amanohashidate 天橋立 For Today's Japan Photo, we will be visiting Amanohashidate 天橋立, which is well-known for being one of Japan's three scenic views. It is actually a thin strip of land covered with pine trees that connects two...

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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Exstetra, the RPG where you save the world with a kiss, has a teaser trailer. Unchained Blades developer FuRyu, who are working on the game, shared one via Famitsu. com this week. Watch it below:     Exstetra is slated for release on the Nintendo ...

Ask John: Why Can't the Harem Hero Ever Make Up His Mind? Question: Why is it such a common aspect of the harem anime that the guy at the center or a hurricane of women that all love him be totally oblivious to it all, or totally unable to pick one?

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Key visual for the exhibition Following the 2012 exhibition held in Sendai and Tokyo, Hirohiko Araki's upcoming JoJo Art Exhibition will be held in Italy. Hirohiko Araki's official site had announced that the art exhibition, titled "HIROHIKO ARAKI...

Linked Horizon Premieres Full Attack on Titan Music VideoSong debuts on monitors in Shibuya By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 6/19/2013 Linked Horizon's theme song to Attack on Titan became quite the hit along with...

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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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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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.

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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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