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June 25, 2013, 9:30 AM

If you want to work in Japan in the anime, game and hobby field then this entry may be of interest - but first you need to know a little bit about Culture Japan. If you are going to apply for any of the positions then make sure you read this entry...

Former KAT-TUN member and Johnny's Entertainment talent Jin Akanishi is reported to make his comeback this August.

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    Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will have an outfit based on Yuna's costume from Final Fantasy X. Director Motomu Toriyama and producer Yoshinori Kitase revealed this in a recent E3 video feature on the two games.

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Well, it took a while for Production I. G. to decide, but it seems that the people behind Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet have picked a gaggle of winners for their big fan-created character contest last month.

J-Stars Victory VS is set to be released for Playstation 3 and PS Vita this year  with Toriko, Goku, Naruto, Monkey D.  Luffy, Ichigo Kurosaki  and Himura Kenshin battling in celebration Shonen Jump's 45th.

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There's a ramen noodle shop in Akasaka, Tokyo, appropriately called Akasaka Ramen, that's been around for ages. One of the reasons it has lasted so long is a menu item that gets a lot of press: the Jumbo Spare Rib Challenge.


Kyary Pamyu Pamyu will be performing at JPOP Summit Festival in San Francisco Details Published on Monday, 24 June 2013 16:06 Written by Aramaki     Big news to all the US Kyary Pamyu Pamyu fans! She is returning to the United States by holding a ...

S. H. Figuarts Sailor Mercury Previewed in New PicsPre-orders kick off on July 1 By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 6/24/2013 It's almost time for pre-orders to kick off for the S.

 After a couple of brief promos, we're now getting a full preview introduction to the girls of Love Lab, the July anime in which YuruYuri producer Dogakobo has reunited with Masahiko Ohta, director of YuruYuri, Minami-ke and Mitsudomoe and writer ...

The latest promotional clip for Grasshopper Manufacture and Suda51's insane looking action game Killer is Dead is a doozy. Be wary if you want to go into the game blind, but if you don't care then get ready for some intense action against enemies ...

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As if there wasn't already enough hype surrounding the steamy summer swimming anime Free! , the book division of Kyoto Animation has decided that a prequel is in order. After all, sexy men were once incredibly adorable boys.

A new TV teaser has offered an early look at The Wind is Rising, the first anime movie directed by Hayao Miyazaki since 2008's Ponyo.   Based on his manga and a novel by Tatsuo Hori, the movie opening in Japanese theaters on July 20th explores the...

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The August issue of LaLa magazine announced that Hiro Fujiwara's Kaichou wa Maid-sama! shojo manga will end in three more chapters. If the manga continues without a break until its end, it will conclude in the November issue on September 24.

Japan is getting an extra special bundle when Dragon's Crown launches over there on July 25. The Famitsu DX pack release of Vanillaware's beat 'em up packs a seductive Sorceress tapestry (sounds less damning than "wall scroll," huh), two clear pos...

Shueisha, publisher of the Jump family of manga magazines, recently conducted a survey of 1000 men about their favorite anime and how they watch the medium, then published by rankings aggregated by age.

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After a man wielding a knife disrupted the Hyperdimension Neptunia event in Cinema Sunshine Ikebukuro last June 22, voice actress Rie Tanaka's management agency explained through her blog that she suffered a few minor injuries which includes a bru...

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A few weeks ago, voice actor Shigeru Chiba tweeted that he is filming for a certain ◎◎ger and that he filmed his own transformation sequence. Considering the info we have in recent weeks, it is pretty much confirmed that he will guest star in Zyud...


1/7 Tharja PVC Preview Mika-tan has uploaded some very gorgeous preview images of the scaled figure of Tharja, the dark mage from the Nintendo 3DS "Fire Emblem: Awakening". MaxFactory would be commencing preorder for her would be commencing tomorrow.

Official Pics of S. H. Figuarts Den-O Rod Form and Gun form 2 Pack! For those that missed it, Figureoh Magazine announced that we'll be seeing Den-O Rod Form and Gun Form released in a two pack! The pre order page has now gone live, and with it: a...

Sel'm Sel'm are are back with a new single! "Dears" is scheduled to be released on July 31st! It will cost 1. 050 Yen and there are no further information given until now. As soon as we get more details, we will make sure to let you know!

Koisuru Fortune Cookie is the name of AKB's new summer smash. HKT48 member, and the new AKB48 center, Sashihara Rino has revealed the title of AKB48's latest single "Koisuru Fortune Cookie"(恋するフォーチュンクッキー,In Love with Fortune Cookies) on Fuji TV's ...

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Above is latest promotional poster for Digimon Fusion, the English dub of the most recent anime, Digimon Xros Wars. The anime is also confirmed to. . .

Ask John: Why Hasn't the Suzumiya Haruhi Anime Franchise Been Continued? Question: I am huge Haruhi Suzumiya fan, and I am wondering if you have any insight into why more of the light novels have not yet been animated.

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It's caption time again, but first things first is to reveal the winner for last week's competition: Like TnAdct1, I too would like to see Tamaki dress up as Yune, but I couldn't resist continuing the theme started a couple of weeks ago.


Dear LiSA fans from all over the world, Today is a special day for all of us. Not only because it is the birthday of LiSA, Today we proudly present you "the" LiSA-Lab T-shirt. The shirt has been designed by Mori☆ Mori☆ Has been inspired by LiSA's ...

RocketNews24 Cara Clegg

Ever wanted to take your favorite anime/TV/movie character to bed with you? Of course, Japan has the answer in dakimakura covers, essential items in any otaku home that usually feature cute anime girls (bishōjo) splayed out and staring up with wid...

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AKB48 - The tracklist and CD covers for Watanabe Mayu's 4th single [Rappa Renshuuchuu] was revealed. - Itano Tomomi and Akimoto Sayaka will both graduate at the [AKB48 2013 Summer Dome Tour] together with Shinoda Mariko.

The Spring season is coming to a close, and July officially marks the beginning of the Summer anime season. With around 50 anime being aired, there is just not enough time to watch every single show. To make your life a little easier, here are the...

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Written by: William on June 24, 2013 at 10:32 am | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments Having conquered the female market, Shiseido is next targetting younger consumers. It has created a beauty salon for kids since the children of today are the customers o...

Set to be released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in Japan on August 22nd, 5pb. 's (Steins;Gate) thriller adventure game Disorder 6 follows young male and female amnesiac murder suspects, chained together.

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