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The Best of 2013: 'The Wind Rises'

The best animated film of 2013 is anime extraordinare Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises .

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Japan Box Office: 'Lucy' Opens In Third As 'Doraemon' Stays Top

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.

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Daily Mail

Forget Hello Kitty, now Japan spawns even MORE cat characters: So...

Forget Hello Kitty, now Japan spawns even MORE cat characters: So will kids be clamouring for Kumamom and Funassyi merchandise soon? Hello Kitty.

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Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, Hobbies, Family, Kids

CNET News.com

DIY Dalek and dapper Time Lord battle in 'Japanese Doctor Who'

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.

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Related Topix: Science Fiction TV, Doctor Who, Entertainment, Television, Life, Hobbies, Sherlock, Science / Technology, Robots

CollectionDX

High Grade G-Self from Gundam Reconguista in G Updated

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.

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Gaming Age

Persona 5 gets a new trailer, adds a console with PS3 & PS4 release

SCEJA's pre-TGS conference debuted a series of games today, 44 to be exact, with a "surprise" trailer for Persona 5 at the end of it all: The anime trailer features little to no music, although it sets a tone and debuts who we can only assume is the game's main character.

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Related Topix: Persona, Video Games, Atlus Co., Persona 5, ATLUS, Life, Hobbies

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Asia News Network

My little Voltes V rebellion

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.

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Examiner.com

'Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie' review: How to be a mundane ninja

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.

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Examiner.com

Secret music can be awesome. Review of Stealth Symphony.

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.

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WRAL.com

It's not just Hello Kitty: Japan's character craze

There are thousands, and they are ubiquitous: Long-time favorite Doraemon has a daily quiz in a national newspaper.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Business News

Studio Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki to receive honorary Oscar

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.

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On Social Marketing and Social Change

From Free! : Rin Matsuoka's Stripper Dance

PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

I4U Future Technology News

Harry Belafonte about to receive Special Oscar Award

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.

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Northwest Music Scene

Kieran Strange to play five northwest dates on North America and Asia tour.

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.

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Lurgan Today

Multilingual Amyrose is toast of St Michael's

Top performer at St.Michael's Grammar Amyrose McInerney is congratulated on her results by principal Mr Gerard Adams.

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Sun-Star

Maglana: You say Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno; I say criminality...

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.

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Kotaku

This is the World's First "Live Anime"

You've seen live sporting events and live concerts. Now Japan brings you the world's first "live anime," Minarai Diva .

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Filmexperience.blogspot.com

Tim's Toons: In praise of the long-dead Osamu Tezuka

"Personally, I'm opposed to capping wins or even nominations, even if seeing Modern Family win year after year drives me up the walls.

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Cape Cod Times

"Les Mis," "Pride and Prejudice," manga-style

Captain Comics: A manga 'Les Mis'? UDON can take a bow By Andrew A. Smith McClatchy-Tribune News Service If anyone needs evidence that comics can tell any kind of story, adaptations of two Western literary classics by UDON should put the subject to rest.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

'Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment' review: Sheep in wolf's clothing

Sword Art Online : Hollow Fragment is ingenious. Based off the popular Sword Art Online anime , where players trapped inside a virtual reality massively multiplayer online role-playing game must struggle to survive -- because if they die in the game, they die in real life -- Hollow Fragment is a simple experience masked in an intricate format.

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