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Alice Nine Leaves Label PS Company

Alice Nine Leaves Label PS Company

j-rock
Posted on 18 August, 2014 at 05:30 pm by kenryoku · 19 comments
Alice Nine vocalist Shou has revealed via Twitter that the band would be leaving PS Company upon the expiration of their contract on August 25th.
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Hunter X Hunter Enters Indefinite Hiatus!

Hunter X Hunter Enters Indefinite Hiatus!

anime
Posted on 18 August, 2014 at 02:26 pm by teddiez · 8 comments
The growing concern of the increase in pace of the anime series production in contrast with the original manga production has affirmed the negative concern that Hunter X Hunter 2011 episode 148 will be marked as the final episode, as said by the voice actress, Megumi Han. However, she still insists to call episode 148 as the 'turning point'?
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Shanghai West Bund Music Festival Special Guest: Jin Akanishi

Shanghai West Bund Music Festival Special Guest: Jin Akanishi

j-pop
Posted on 17 August, 2014 at 12:16 pm by NihonGaijin · 3 comments
Jin Akanishi is announced to be a special guest at a Shanghai West Bund Music Festival.
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Hunter X Hunter New Arc Visual Revealed

Hunter X Hunter New Arc Visual Revealed

anime
Posted on 17 August, 2014 at 04:42 am by teddiez
Following the prior placeholder featuring new character designs for the new arc, the official website of the anime series has finally updated with a finalized visual for the Election Arc. This new arc is currently being aired in Japan.
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Attack On Titan Manga To End In 3-4 Years?!

Attack On Titan Manga To End In 3-4 Years?!

anime
Posted on 17 August, 2014 at 04:06 am by teddiez · 17 comments
This devastating insight was discovered from the interview between The University of Tokyo Newspaper and the editor of Attack of Titan manga, Shintaro Kawakubo. It was published in the university's newspaper on Wednesday.
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Former SKE48 Research Student Stars in Stage Play

Former SKE48 Research Student Stars in Stage Play

general
Posted on 16 August, 2014 at 08:46 pm by holsetymoon
Former SKE48 research student Imade Mai is currently starring as a wicked girl for the stage play "Eden no Sora ni Furiyuku Hoshi Uta." The play is performed until August 17 at Rikkoukai Hall in Kitashinagawa.
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"Attack On Titan" Labor Day Toonami Marathon

"Attack On Titan" Labor Day Toonami Marathon

anime
Posted on 16 August, 2014 at 02:06 am by NihonGaijin · 5 comments
Toonami announces a "Attack On Titan" anime marathon for the Labor Day weekend.
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"Hanamonogatari" Streaming on Crunchyroll

"Hanamonogatari" Streaming on Crunchyroll

anime
Posted on 16 August, 2014 at 01:32 am by NihonGaijin
Crunchyroll has just announced that they will be streaming the anime "Hanamonogatari" soon for premium members followed by free users a week after.
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"Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid" Getting Anime Adaptation

"Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid" Getting Anime Adaptation

anime
Posted on 15 August, 2014 at 05:56 pm by NihonGaijin · 1 comment
The magical girl manga written by Masaki Tsuzuki and illustrated by Takuya Fujima is being adapted into a anime.
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L'Arc~en~Ciel's New BR/DVD Release to Come with Bonus USB
The upcoming "L'Arc~en~Ciel LIVE 2014 at the National Stadium" Blu-ray and DVD release will include a special USB containing a digest video in 4K quality.
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landz. Calls It Quits

landz. Calls It Quits

j-rock
Posted on 14 August, 2014 at 04:11 pm by kenryoku · 8 comments
After announcing a hiatus last June, visual kei band landz. has just recently confirmed that they would be disbanding.
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AKB48's DiVA to Disband

AKB48's DiVA to Disband

j-pop
Posted on 14 August, 2014 at 08:58 am by Arashiis1 · 7 comments
On their radio show, the members of AKB48 have announced that the sub-unit DiVA will be disbanding within the year.
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AKB48 Searches for Part-Time Worker

AKB48 Searches for Part-Time Worker

j-pop
Posted on 13 August, 2014 at 11:16 pm by holsetymoon · 4 comments
The popular idol group AKB48 is looking for a part-timer to assist with their various activities, including attending handshake events, performing at concerts, and appearing on TV and in commercials. The position was created as part of the collaboration between AKB48 and Baitoru, a recruitment site.
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Durarara!! X2 Introducing Three New Characters

Durarara!! X2 Introducing Three New Characters

anime
Posted on 13 August, 2014 at 12:26 pm by teddiez · 7 comments
The official site of the anime series, Durarara!! recently updated with a never seen before visual featuring a trio of new characters. Durarara!! fans who have watched the first anime adaptation might even missed out on two of the characters who actually made their brief appearance. However, they seemed to have more screen time in the OVA.


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Moran to Go on Hiatus as Drummer Departs

Moran to Go on Hiatus as Drummer Departs

j-rock
Posted on 13 August, 2014 at 03:17 am by kenryoku · 5 comments
Drummer Soan has announced that he will leave the band Moran next year although reasons were not specified. The remaining members have decided then to go on hiatus.
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