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Japanator and Siliconera are merging!

Japan News - Tue, 02/11/2020 - 06:00

We are about to head into a new era… a Siliconera, if you will. Siliconera and Japanator are teaming up. All of the news and features you’d expect from Japanator are going to find a new home at Siliconera, where we’ll all work together to talk about our passion for Japanese games and culture. Now that we’re both part of the same network, we feel like it’s only natural to perform a Fusion Dance and team up.

Don’t think of this as a goodbye. Think of this as a “We’re moving down the street.” The people you know and love from Japanator will all still be here. We’re just all coming together as one community. You’ll just stop at this website to visit Japanator instead: japanator.siliconera.com.

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Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid Receives 2.0 Update; Adds PS4 Cross-play & Cross-progression

Japan News - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 12:31

Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid, the fighting game based on the popular Power Rangers franchise have received a 2.0 update. The fighting game based on the Japanese tokusatsu franchise Super Sentai now features  crossplay and cross-progression across PS4, Switch, Xbox, and PC. 

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MBLAQ's Seung Ho Assaulted By Former Employee

J-pop Asia - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 13:20
A former J.Tune Camp employee hit MBLAQ member Seung Ho over the head with a glass cup during a drunken argument at a bar.
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Super Junior's Siwon Displays Opposition Against Same-Sex Marriage, Supports Kim Davis

J-pop Asia - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 12:21
Super Junior member Siwon has come out in opposition of same-sex marriage through a series of retweets on his twitter account.
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TOKIO's Taichi Kokubun To Get Married

J-pop Asia - Fri, 09/11/2015 - 11:21
TOKIO member Taichi Kokubun has announced that he will be getting married to a non-celebrity woman.
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Perfume Makes Appearance In New Apple iPhone 6s Commercial

J-pop Asia - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 11:59
Perfume has made an appearance in the celebrity-filled commercial for Apple's new phone, the iPhone 6s.
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Rihwa Covers Yu Takahashi's "Ashita wa Kitto Ii Hi ni Naru", Featured In New Commercial

J-pop Asia - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 10:46
Rihwa has covered Yu Takahashi's latest single "Ashita wa Kitto Ii Hi ni Naru" which has been picked up for a new car commercial.
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Ailee Won't Delay Album Release Despite Fractured Foot

J-pop Asia - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 10:09
Despite fracturing her foot during a music video shoot, Ailee's upcoming album release will not be delayed.
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f(x) To Release First Album As 4-Member Group In October

J-pop Asia - Tue, 09/08/2015 - 21:25
f(x) has announced that it will release its 4th album, its first as a 4-member group, in October.
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Former Wonder Girls Member Sunye Pregnant With 2nd Child

J-pop Asia - Tue, 09/08/2015 - 20:35
A representative for former Wonder Girls member Sunye has revealed that the singer is pregnant with her 2nd child.
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Meisa Kuroki & Jin Akanishi Considering Having 2nd Child Together

J-pop Asia - Tue, 09/08/2015 - 11:14
Meisa Kuroki and Jin Akanishi are thinking about having a second child together.
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Radiator Falls On Ailee's Foot, Fractures It

J-pop Asia - Tue, 09/08/2015 - 09:35
A radiator fell on Ailee's foot during her music video shoot, leaving it fractured and in need of 4 weeks of recovery.
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iKON Reveals Debut Release Schedule

J-pop Asia - Mon, 09/07/2015 - 23:20
iKON's debut schedule has been released.
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MTV World Stage In Malaysia Free Pass Giveaway Winners

J-pop Asia - Mon, 09/07/2015 - 21:55
JpopAsia has determined the winners of our free pass giveaway to MTV's World Stage In Malaysia. Find out if you've won!
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Akai Koen Announces First New Single In Nearly 2 Years Titled "KOIKI"

J-pop Asia - Mon, 09/07/2015 - 20:26
The all-girl band Akai Koen has announced that it will be releasing a new single titled "KOIKI" on November 25.
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Arashi's "Ai wo Sakebe" Tops Oricon Chart

J-pop Asia - Mon, 09/07/2015 - 15:27
Arashi's latest single "Ai wo Sakebe" has topped Oricon's weekly single chart with 463,000 copies sold.
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Juice=Juice's Akari Uemura Diagnosed With Tonsillitis, Takes Break From Activities

J-pop Asia - Mon, 09/07/2015 - 14:59
Juice=Juice member Akari Uemura will be taking a brief hiatus from her activities to receive treatment for tonsillitis.
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Hey! Say! JUMP Announces New Single "Kimi Attraction"

J-pop Asia - Mon, 09/07/2015 - 14:21
Hey! Say! JUMP will be releasing its 15th single "Kimi Attraction" on October 21.
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Girls Beat!! Resumes Group Activities Without Ai Kago

J-pop Asia - Mon, 09/07/2015 - 12:52
Girls Beat!! has resumed its group activities without its founding member Ai Kago.
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Aoi Eir Hospitalized With Aspiration Pneumonia

J-pop Asia - Mon, 09/07/2015 - 11:40
Aoi Eir has been revealed to have been hospitalized after being diagnosed with aspiration pneumonia.
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