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July 12, 2013, 12:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

When visiting South Korea, there are the traditional museums and sites to see. The country is soaked in history and culture, so there is much to do. Then, there are the more peculiar sites. You know, places like this sculpture garden dedicated to ...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Hot enough for ya! ? Despite having enjoyed an extremely mild spring, summer in Japan has kicked off with the ferocity of a right-wing tiger with a bad case of hemorrhoids and a stinging mouth ulcer. If you're from more tropical climes and current...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

July 11th saw the opening of J-World Tokyo, a 6,168 square meter indoor amusement park located on the third floor of Ikebukuro's Sunshine City World Import Mart building in Tokyo, boasting a host of attractions based on Shonen Jump classics Dragon...

Today, July 10th, singer and actor Rain finished his military services and left the Korean army after 21 months of training at the Department of Ministry of National Defense and Public Relations office in Yongsan.

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Capcom is undergoing a staff re-oraganization today, and it has resulted in the resignation of its Senior Vice-President Christian Svensson, Polygon reports.   According to Polygon's report, Svensson stated on Facebook that he volunteered to leave...

1st of 2 films to tell all-new story to open in Japan on August 24 The Japanese film news website Movie Collection began streaming a teaser trailer on Tuesday for the Hakuōki Dai-isshō Kyoto Ranbu anime film.

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Capcom recently revealed new characters for Sengoku Basara 4, which is said to take place in a parallel world set in the Muromachi period. To commemorate the occasion of their latest announcement, series producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi and director Ma...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

After building plenty of anticipation with Twitter teasers, 2PMWorks has begun selling Acid&Mofcana limited tattoo style Madoka Magica stockings. Delivery is scheduled for August.   The collection includes     Charlotte "Post Transformation Desser...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Moe mahjong returns to the PSP this summer in a Saki Episode of Side A, expected to be release August 29th.   Miyuki Hashimoto sings the opening, "Moment of Glory," on the Alchemist developed game.   Get a look.

Siliconera Ishaan

CoroCoro magazine has revealed the next round of details on Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, Serebii. net reports. This week's reveals include information on a number of new as well as previously-announced Pokémon.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

If you never got a chance to play the original Shantae platformer from developer WayForward (Contra 4, Mighty Switch Force, Double Dragon Neon), you'll be getting another opportunity next week when it hits the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console.

Question: What exactly makes the Lyrical Nanoha franchise so successful in Japan but unsuccessful in America compared to other mahou shoujo franchises like Sailor Moon, Madoka Magica, and Cardcaptor Sakura?

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The July 10th release of Linked Horizon's Attack on Titan single with the first opening, "Guren no Yumiya" and second, "Jiyū no Tsubasa," scored a second place position in Oricon's Daily Sales CD rankings, behind Exile Tribes' "Burning Up.

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"Hitsugi no Chaika" – LN to Anime Adaptation Posted by pKjd on Jul 11, 2013 @ 6:24 am 11 Jul Early today, publisher Fujimishobo revealed an anime adaptation of Sakaki Ichirouon's (author) and Ookuma Nekosuke's (illustrator) fantasy light novel ser...


First Look at Studio Ghibli's Kaguya-hime no Monogatari A special trailer was aired for Studio Ghibli upcoming movie "Kaguya-hime no Monogatari (かぐや姫の物語)" on NTV's 1 Oku Nin no Dai-Shitsumon! ? Waratte Kora Ete!

Kotaku East Toshi Nakamura

Coming to theaters in Japan on July 25th is the anime movie, Short Peace. The movie consists of four short movies by various directors – a couple of which (Hinoyoujin and Farewell to Arms) are from Akira creator, Katsuhiro Otomo.

Crypton, the developer and licensor of Hatsune Miku, needs your help! They are hosting an official campaign called "Help Us Find You! " on Mikubook, the official Hatsune Miku fan community, to receive your requests for Hatsune Miku concerts, event...

Alternate titles: No Matter How I Look At It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular! ; Watashi ga Motenai no wa dou Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui Manga Adaptation by Silver Link Simulcast on Crunchyroll Premise: After logging countless hours playing O...

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Have you ever watched the anime 'IS: Infinite Stratos'? You know, the one with those girls in powerful, futuristic exoskeletons fighting each other as a sport? Well, it may become a reality one day. Japanese electronics manufacturer Segawa has alr...

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Here's a preview of the upcoming Nendoroid Maria Takayama from the series "Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai NEXT". This slideshow requires JavaScript. From the anime series 'Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai NEXT' comes a Nendoroid of the 10 year-old nun w...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

������������������������������! ��� (Tsuioku no Disutansu! ) "Memories in the Distance! " Like its main character, Free! is only really exceptional when it's in the water. I can't really say I saw anything here that changed my opinion about Free!

Siliconera Ishaan

Summer is coming, and that means it's time for swimsuits in Phantasy Star Online 2. Well, technically, that's Phantasy Star Online 2: Episode 2, which will see a "Heroes Summer Beach" scratch from July 24th onward, along with a new story quest.

Click here to add note or comment Mouse over photo to load notes or add comment Anime Expo 2013 - the biggest one to date! Today we take a look at my Day 1 - Opening Ceremonies in the morning, Press Conference in the afternoon and spending time in...

S. H. Figuarts Kamen Rider ZX Teased! Another future Figuarts release was teased by Tamashi. This time, we'll be getting some more Showa Era Kamen Riders with the pending release of Kamen Rider ZX! Information for this release is still TBA.

Story, photos, and videos Copyright © 2013, S. Summers/Selective Hearing. At this year's Anime Expo convention in Los Angeles, CA, we idol fans were blessed with not only getting one or two idol groups appearing, but a total of three of them throu...

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DAZZLING DISPLAY. Still fabulous. Free! Episode 2 Review Iwatobi Swim Club Episode 2 Review "Memories in the Distance! " "Tsuioku no Disutansu! " (追憶のディスタンス! ) With all of the man-service that's in this anime and this being obviously fujoshi bait,...

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Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness will be available on October 8 in North America and September 27 in Europe. The PlayStation 3 game will retail for $49. 99 alone and as part of a giant limited edition sold on NIS America's store.

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Here's the second promo for the Kamen Rider Wizard In Magic Land net movies called "Net Version: Kamen Rider Wizard In Magica? ! Land". The new promo features the different segments of this series of comedy shorts.

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Yesterday news broke on the Web that Sega is announcing this week on Thursday, via Weekly Famitsu magazine, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd for the PS3 and PS Vita, a new instalment in the popular Vocaloid rhythm game series that will feature son...

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