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November 29, 2012, 8:00 AM

Sometimes when you are strapped to your seat at 30,000 feet, a little taste of something familiar can help make air travel less. . . distasteful? Maybe that’s why, starting December 1, Japan Air Lines will be serving passengers some of the Colonel...

This winter, Usagi Drop's Kanta Kamei returns to the director's chair for A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online, Magi, From the New World) anime adaptation of Yūji Yūji's not-quite-love triangle light novel Ore no Kanojo to Osananajimi ga Shuraba Sugiru,...

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Prototype located near Phat! Company’s desks! (`・ω・´) It’s amazing how a little sunlight can make both people and figures look so much more beautiful… (´∀`)I also wish I had a room as big as this, then I’d be able to put all my figures on display ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Like everyone, Japan loves Star Wars. It also loves Darth Vader, who has sold everything from smartphones phones to pachinko on Japanese TV. Japan also loves energy drinks. And so, we have this: Pepsi Energy Cola with Vader's face plastered all ov...

Hakusensha's LaLa magazine is announcing that Matsuri Hino will launch the final story arc of her Vampire Knight manga in the March issue on January 24. The series revolves around Yuki, a high school girl whose unique school features a "day class"...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Kuroko's Basketball seems innocent enough. It's a popular basketball manga that debuted in 2008 and was turned into an anime earlier this year. You wouldn't think it would incite threats of revenge, letters mailed with strange substances, and a ra...

K-ON! director, writer, designer reunite for January 2013 anime A commercial announced on Thursday that Kyoto Animation is producing a television anime series called Tamako Market for a January 2013 premiere: Naoko Yamada (K-ON!

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On November 28th, AKB48’s Masuda Yuka announced on her official blog that she will withdraw from the group. According to Masuda, there will be a report that she stayed overnight at DA PUMP member ISSA’s place, on a weekly magazine which will be is...

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AKB48 to hold their own ‘Kohaku Uta Gassen’ again this year by ustar on November 28, 2012 at 8:14 am On November 28th, it was announced that AKB48 will be holding their ‘2nd AKB48 Kohaku Taikou Uta Gassen‘ on December 17th at TOKYO DOME CITY.

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Scandal seiyuu Aya Hirano “hates otaku” and is in the final stages of abandoning what remains of her seiyuu career, with even industry sources apparently not having much nice to say about her. An anime industry source is scathing about her attitud...

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Kashiwagi Yuki’s first starring drama to start in January by ustar on November 28, 2012 at 7:33 am AKB48 member Kashiwagi Yuki’s first starring drama, ‘Mierino Kashiwagi‘, will start on TV Tokyo/TV Osaka on January 11th at 24:52 (12th at 12: 52 am).

Siliconera Spencer

Square Enix’s Ultimania books are like encyclopedias with concept art, trivia, and developer interviews. Most modern Final Fantasy games already have their own Ultimania. For Final Fantasy’s 25th anniversary, Square Enix is releasing three Memoria...


This time the ranking report takes on a special and will be reporting the top 50! Why? Cause Music is f-ing awesome! ! ! So fans have voted on which is the top Anime theme songs. Not really going to argue with much as I agree with most of them.

Siliconera Spencer

It’s the 10th anniversary of Sega’s Initial D racing game series and a new game is coming out on November 28. Initial D Arcade Stage 7 AA X has new cars, new courses, and new rivals. Altogether, there are over 43 cars and 14 courses to race in.

Siliconera Spencer

Famitsu has details about what’s new in Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus. The PlayStation Vita version has Ninja Race mode where Ryu grabs items that give him a speed burst. Tag Mission is another new mode that lets players switch between Ryu, Ayane, Rac...

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Today is a fantastic day for those who are fans of Tripshots, or even HSP (Hiroyuki ODA). The newest PV that’s been teased for months on end on Tripshots’ website and twitter has finally been released.

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“Tamako Market” – New KyoAni TV Anime Coming January 2013 Posted by pKjd on Nov 28, 2012 @ 8:24 am 28 Nov At the end of this week’s Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai episode, Kyoto Animation revealed its next TV anime project, entitled 「Tamako Market」.

Aniplex of America announced on Tuesday that the first two Puella Magi Madoka Magica films will play at the Texas Theatre in Dallas, Texas on December 29, and at the The Edge 12 in Birmingham, Alabama on December 20.

North American anime publisher Viz Media began streaming a 32-second commercial on Tuesday for the Berserk: The Golden Age Arc - The Egg of the King film. Viz Media released the film on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on Tuesday.

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One of GSC’s newcomer in the Manufacturing Department wrote a blog post containing some pics of Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Santa version, which you can see below. Just in case you don’t know yet: Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Santa version will be the B pr...

Anime music lovers have sought to determine which shows have the best theme music, and the results certainly provide an anison tour de force – for once with musical merit rather than the show’s sheer popularity helping settle matters.

RocketNews24 Steven

It’s been a little over a week since Evangelion 3. 0: You Can (Not) Redo opened in theaters across Japan and the film has already grossed 2. 8 billion yen (about US$34 million), making it the most successful film of the year domestically.

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