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Stand by Me Doraemon spent its fourth weekend atop the box office, with manga adaptation Lupin III bowing in second with $4.3 million , while Luc Besson 's Lucy opened with $1.9 million from 205 screens.
Forget Hello Kitty, now Japan spawns even MORE cat characters: So will kids be clamouring for Kumamom and Funassyi merchandise soon? Hello Kitty.
Dalek with legs? Cybermen in Spandex? Sonic Screwdriver as a sword flute? Crave chats with the "Japanese Doctor Who" filmmaker Joshua Kahan about why he gave the popular British sci-fi show the Tokusatsu touch.
The G-Self is the star Mobile Suit from Yoshiyuki Tomino's highly anticipated anime, Gundam Reconguista in G. Naturally any new Gundam is going to get some model kits and the G-Self is no different.
When I was growing up in a suburb south of Manila, there was one year when a specific hour of a specific day of the week commanded an unrivalled reverence among prepubescent boys.
In the village of Konohagakure , Naruto has developed the reputation of being the son of two heroes since his parents, his father and Fourth Hokage Minato Namikaze and mother Kushina Uzumaki who was the second jinchuriki of the Nine-Tailed Demon Fox Kurama, gave their lives to seal part of the Nine-Tails into a newborn Naruto.
Hey Baltimorians. Long time no see right. Well since Otakon was so long ago, let's catch up on some old times with a new series.
Amid recent reports of hard times for Studio Ghibli, it comes as welcomed news to hear former studio director Hayao Miyazaki is to be honoured at the Oscars.
He is a man for all seasons. Harry Belafonte , who is getting on in years, will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in the first half of November.
On the heels of a forthcoming EP titled Last Hero Standing , British rock musician Kieran Strange is currently undergoing a tour through North America and certain parts of Asia.
Top performer at St.Michael's Grammar Amyrose McInerney is congratulated on her results by principal Mr Gerard Adams.
IT COULD very well just be part of the post-final exam syndrome, but watching the first installment of Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno got me thinking about criminality and lawlessness in societies transitioning from say, colonialism to post-colonialism, or from armed conflicts to stability.
You've seen live sporting events and live concerts. Now Japan brings you the world's first "live anime," Minarai Diva .
"Personally, I'm opposed to capping wins or even nominations, even if seeing Modern Family win year after year drives me up the walls.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 01:30 am
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