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Perfume's 10th Anniversary Festivities Draws Huge Crowds

J-pop Asia - 8 hours 4 min ago
Festivities held across Japan for Perfume's 10 year anniversary drew huge crowds as fans celebrated the group's legacy.
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ZE:A's Junyoung Promises To Wage War Against Other Entertainment Companies With Netizens' Support

J-pop Asia - 9 hours 47 min ago
In a new series of tweets, ZE:A's Junyoung has defended his erratic behavior and promised to wage war against other entertainment companies if he gets netizens' support.
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HERO to Release First Single in 2014

J-pop Asia - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 01:16
In May this year the HERO's first major album has been released and now the band is back with its 3rd major single: "zero" (ゼロ).
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ZE:A's Junyoung Had Tearful Reconciliation With CEO

J-pop Asia - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 21:04
After threatening to expose damaging secrets about Star Empire's CEO Shin Joo Hak, ZE:A's Junyoung is now defending the man after the two had a tearful heart to heart.
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ZE:A's Junyoung Announces Major Changes To Star Empire's Structure & Contracts

J-pop Asia - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 17:13
After threatening to go public with damaging information against Star Empire's CEO Shin Joo Hak, ZE:A's Junyoung has negotiated new contract terms and a change in the structure of the company.
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ZE:A's Junyoung Shocks On Twitter With Suicide Confession, Threats Against CEO

J-pop Asia - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 11:11
ZE:A's Junyoung is making huge waves through his twitter account where he has made bold accusations and revealed shocking truths.
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Kiyoharu to Simultaneously Release Remastered Versions of First Four Albums

J-pop Asia - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 10:14
The influential rocker will release the remastered versions of his first four albums as a solo act on November 05.
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Annotated Manga: Bleach chapter 596-597

Japan News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 09:00

The continuing freak-off that is the Vandenreich army persists in the latest installments of Bleach, as if we weren't yet sure who the good guys were in this fight.

Of course, being not-a-freak has never been an especially telling sign of moral superiority in this series, what with freak-in-chief Kurotsuchi being one of Soul Society's top people. And yet one can't shake the feeling that every new Sternritter revealed is another underline in the mission statement: "These Quincy guys are EVIL! Can't trust 'em!"

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Track List of amazarashi's New Album has been Revealed

J-pop Asia - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 07:46
You might remember that Japanese band amazarashi announced the release of a new full album - three years after the release of its latest one. Today we can give you some details on the track list and different types.
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Review: Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair

Japan News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 04:00

I almost don't want to be writing this review.

That's because Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair is quite a lot like its predecessor, Trigger Happy Havoc. That means it's one of the few games where "spoilers" really matter, and the more I say about it, the more I risk lessening the experience for potential players. 

Here then, is the quick advice: If you played and enjoyed Trigger Happy Havoc, go get Danganronpa 2 now. It's everything the first one was, and more.

But if you're new to the series, get the first game and play through that before starting off with this one, for despite a premise and cast that's friendly to series newbies, Goodbye Despair works best when taken as sequel to Trigger Happy Havoc

And if you're still hungry for more info, keep reading. No spoilers, of course. That path leads only to despair.

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TGS 2014: Devil Survivor 2: Break Record finally gets a trailer

Japan News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 18:00

At long last, Atlus has uploaded a new video on Nicaea that covers Devil Survivor 2: Break Record's visuals. Originally, the game was supposed to come out during the Fall Season back in 2013 for the 3DS, but Atlus decided to push the game to 2014 to improve the game's quality. Now that the Tokyo Game Show is among us, the company has revealed that the title's hitting Japan on Jan. 29, 2015.

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misono Will No Longer Sell CDs Unless Next Album Sells 10,000 Copies

J-pop Asia - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 15:51
misono has garnered the attention of netizens and news outlets alike about declaring that she would not sell anymore CDs unless her upcoming album sells 10,000 copies.
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Kalafina Announces New Single "believe"

J-pop Asia - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 13:12
Kalafina will be releasing its 16th single "believe" on November 19.
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EXILE's ATSUSHI Release New Single And New DVD/Blu-Ray

J-pop Asia - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:58
"EXILE ATSUSHI LIVE TOUR 2014 - Music -" and the single "Precious Love" will be released simultaneously on October 29th. The DVD will feature scenes from EXILE's ATSUSHI's solo tour held from April to July earlier this year.
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"FOOL COOL ROCK! ONE OK ROCK DOCUMENTARY FILM" Gets a BR/DVD Release Date

J-pop Asia - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:37
ONE OK ROCK's documentary film screened only in Japan last May will be released in Blu-ray and DVD format on November 12. It will also be screened at theaters in Thailand from October 18-19.
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KARA To Make Japanese Comeback On November 5th

J-pop Asia - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 09:10
This will be KARA's first work as a 4 member group. The single "Day&Night" will feature 6 songs including the recently released dance track "Mamma Mia". In the meantime, KARA will perform their "KARA 3rd JAPAN TOUR 2014" and its final will be broadcast in 58 select theaters nationwide.
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All-female Heavy Metal Band SHOW-YA Covers X Japan and L'Arc~en~Ciel in New Album

J-pop Asia - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 08:45
The trailblazing quintet from the 80's pays tribute to jrock heavy-weights X Japan, L'Arc~en~Ciel, GLAY and Luna Sea among others in their latest album, out October 22.
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Yukky will Leave Black Klaxon

J-pop Asia - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 08:44
The members of Black Klaxon just updated their blogs with sad news: guitarist Yukky decided to leave the band.
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VAMPS Marks Halloween with New Album and Halloween Party 2014

J-pop Asia - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 07:13
The popular rock unit will be releasing a new album called "BLOODSUCKERS" this October. Details about their "HALLOWEEN PARTY 2014" have also been unveiled. This year's installment of VAMPS' annual extravaganza happens October 17-19 and 25-26.
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Takeru Sato Co-Stars With Aoi Miyazaki In A New Movie

J-pop Asia - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 06:25
After the million-grossing film series, Rurouni Kenshin, Takeru Sato is set to star in a new movie titled, "Sekai kara Neko ga kieta nara" together with Aoi Miyazaki.
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