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June 25, 2013, 6:30 PM

Here's an impressive fan project: An Attack on Titan enthusiast built their own semi-functional three-dimensional maneuver gear. While I wouldn't necessarily take then up to a rooftop to try out, I'm sure they work well enough to be banned by our ...

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Square only ended up releasing one Final Fantasy game for the NES, but there were three Final Fantasy games for the Famicom. Final Fantasy II (the NES one with Firion and Maria) was translated and Square planned to release it as Final Fantasy II: ...

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It's been about a year since we've heard anything about the popular singer and voice actor Jin Akanishi. Of course, this could have something to do with his recent marriage to Meisa Kuroki and the even more recent birth of their baby, Theia.

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...

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Are you excited for the next season of Genshiken? If so, you should see this new trailer, plus a video of the voice actress Sumire Uesaka singing the peppy opening theme. The story of Genshiken Nidaime is centered around "The Society for the Study...

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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.


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 ...

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A visit to Max Factory's studios! (・ω・)ノ It's been about a year since we moved offices to the Skytree, but in all that time I've never had much of a chance to enter Max Factory's work studios! (I'm pretty sure that all I'd manage to accomplish by ...

The August issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Monthly Shōnen Ace magazine is announcing on Wednesday that Jinsei Kataoka and Kazuma Kondou's Deadman Wonderland survival action manga will end in the next issue on July 26.

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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.

After Japanese "performer" Miu GaGa's laughably over-enthusiastic "dance" appearance on America's Got Talent, Japan was in desperate need of a representative to show Las Vegas – where the show is based – and America at large that many Japanese, in...

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Football (or soccer) players from F. C. Tokyo and some mascots will be dancing in Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger the Movie: Gaburincho of Music in the movie's ending sequence! These football (or soccer) players from F.

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.

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Project X Zone's release is right around the corner in North America (Europe will have to wait a couple weeks longer), and Namco Bandai have released two short promotional videos for the game, featuring character team-ups.

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...

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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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.


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...

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  AKB48's Senbatsu queen Rino Sashihara has just announced the title of their 32nd single, where she'll serve as center. The title of the single is "Koi Suru Fortune Cookie". The announcement was made during "AKB Eizou Center", a show hosted by Li...

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Sasami-san@Ganbaranai's Kagami showed how dangerous she can be with her pantsu exposed, but now Sasami shows that she's not the heroine for nothing – unveiling the waist of a goddess and pantsu of the heavens.


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 ...

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!

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.

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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