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DOG in The PWO to Release New Single "TOKYO electric parade"

J-pop Asia - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 06:46
Visual Kei band DOG in The PWO will release a new single in October.
Categories: General Japan News

Sheik, Darunia And Princess Ruto Are Playable In Hyrule Warriors

Siliconera - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 05:25

Sheik has been confirmed as a playable character in Hyrule Warriors in this week’s issue of Famitsu magazine.

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Categories: Video Game News

Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, July 14-20

Haikyu!! sells 12,515, followed by Yowapeda play, The Wind Rises, Ace of Diamond, Totoro
Categories: Anime

Phantasy Star Nova Details Four Classes, Including The New Buster class

Siliconera - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 05:10

Busters are all-rounders that can use close-ranged weapons along with elemental and healing Techniques.

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Categories: Video Game News

Japan's Animation Blu-ray Disc Ranking, July 14-20

Frozen sells record 1,514,256+32,249, followed by Haikyu, Spirited Away, Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions, Engaged to the Unidentified, Saki
Categories: Anime

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Flash II Might Get A Costume By Monogatari Artist

Siliconera - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 04:20

With a couple more months until the release of The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Flash II, Falcom have put together a campaign for in-game pre-order items.

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Categories: Video Game News

Annotated Tokusatsu: Ressha Sentai ToQger episode 20

Japan News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 04:00

Normally I don’t repeat a pun during my segments, but I couldn’t resist using another “orange” pun, since it’s relevant to ToQger’s 20th episode. That, and I guess this pun is sort of a last resort. I’m kidding.

Anyway, it’s time for us to find out if the show’s quality has gone up or down, as we catch up on my latest rambling about ToQger. Come to think of it, it’s been a while since I used that introduction.

 Ressha Sentai ToQger episode 20 screenshot

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Categories: General Japan News

Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, July 7-13

The Wind Rises sells 6,758 more, followed by Initial D, Hōzuki no Reitetsu, Mekakucity Actors, Saiyuki Gaiden
Categories: Anime

Danganronpa: Another Episode’s Megaphone Weapon Has All Kinds Of Uses

Siliconera - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 03:22

The megaphone-like Hacking Gun shoots programmed codes with various effects.

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Categories: Video Game News

Xbox One Launches With Three Game Bundle In Japan

Siliconera - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 02:36

Xbox One will come out in Japan on September 4 and Microsoft has two limited edition bundles coming out at launch.

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Categories: Video Game News

Monthly Ikki Magazine Announces New Magazine Launching This Winter

Tenten Hosokawa, Tanato, Totempole, Yūta Nishio featured after Ikki ends publication
Categories: Anime

Luigi’s Death Stare Makes It Into A Mario Kart 8 Commercial In Japan

Siliconera - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 02:00

The “Luigi’s Death Stare” animation has managed to work its way into a Mario Kart 8 commercial in Japan.

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Categories: Video Game News

Wii U Firmware Update Allows Transferring Of Content, Nintendo Network IDs

Siliconera - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 01:30

Nintendo have released a new firmware update for the Wii U. System update 5.1.0 U the ability to perform a System Transfer.

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Categories: Video Game News

Dragon Ball Xenoverse’s Mysterious Character Goes Super Saiyan

Siliconera - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 01:00

Bandai Namco's next Dragon Ball game includes a mysterious character first teased in Shonen Jump. New Dragon Ball Xenoverse screenshots show the fighter going Super Saiyan and talking to Yamcha.

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Categories: Video Game News

Brothers Conflict Gets 2 Original Video Anime Volumes

Christmas, Valentine stories with Gero, main voice cast performing themes
Categories: Anime

AKB Otaku Creates Robo-Yukirin: “Now Just Add Hands…”

Sankaku Complex - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 00:58
A fan-created robotic version of AKB48 idol Yuki Kashiwagi has lately been the subject of much attention, being acclaimed as “too realistic” and “creepily close – though whether this is down to the uncanny valley or her inimitable AKB aura…
Categories: Strange

Sailor Moon Crystal Magical Nostalgia Anime

Sankaku Complex - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 00:57
Much praised remake Sailor Moon Crystal has continued its scheduled run, with its 2nd broadcast faithful to the original to a fault, and gracefully depicting the inception of Sailor Mercury – though in the process offering little for those desiring…
Categories: Strange

The Ball And Chain Makes Link Super Strong In Hyrule Warriors

Siliconera - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 00:34

A new trailer for Hyrule Warriors shows Link using another weapon—what appears to be the Power Gloves and Ball-and-Chain.

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Categories: Video Game News

Viz's Shonen Jump to Publish 1-Shot by Psyren Author

Story about boy who can control spirits gets English release next Monday
Categories: Anime
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