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Anime on Xbox
The console anime playing field was leveled again today, with Viz Media releasing their Neon Alley video app for the XBOX 360. The subscription based service, which provides 24 hours streaming anime content, was previously on...   read

Network Roundup
After a short cliffhanger, The Walking Dead season three will finally resume this Sunday. I was totally snoring last season, and approached the first half of this series with caution. Luckily, the show's morphed into somethin...   read

Kobayashi
  Watch Video Super Bowl Sunday represents different things for many people. Friends, cold beers, and sports rivalry fill the festive air. However, for one man it could only mean on thing, inhaling pizza. Japan's top eating ...   read

Final Fantasy
I was one of the unfortunately masses who happened to miss my chance to purchase the amazing Final Fantasy Vinyls set. Like many of fans of the series' amazing music, I was totally bummed out. Things aren't all bleak for us v...   read

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  Watch Video This was a week full of amazing news, broken hearts, and broken records. Everything pales in comparison to the record set in Japan yesterday, The Synchronized Mascot Dancing record. What yo...   read

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  Watch Video Soft, fruity, chewy. Man, what isn't there to love about Morinaga's delicious candy treat, Hi-Chew? For those of you who haven't had a chance to indulge in a pack of this sugary snack, it's probably best described as somethi...   read

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So, how many of you are excited about JJ Abrams taking the helm of the next Star Wars movie? Since it was announced that Disney acquired the Lucas Films property, rumors have been spinning around to who would take o...   read

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  Watch Video Today we honor the life of the late, great, Martin Luther King Jr. Besides giving many of us a day home from the office, we look back at a man that pioneered the African American Civil Rights Movement, and all helped changed...   read

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Leave it to the government to stomp on the American dream. The dream of our very own fully operational Death Star. The people of America took their voice to the Obama administration, about the need for a $850,000,00...   read

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  Watch Video Ah MAGFest. Every year I make myself a promise to be inside you, partying my brains out to a variety of video game cover bands and chiptune awesomeness. Alas, I'm sitting at home again this year, looking at images from the M...   read

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Just look at those calendars, 2013. Isn't it such a futuristic sounding number? I guess so many sci-fi things I love always had the dates of 2012, making 2013 sound so far away. Along with a snazzy new date stamp comes the an...   read

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As I awoke from slumber this morning, a small wave of sadness hit me... The world hadn't turned into some futuristic, alien, zombie apocalypse. Sure, the reality of the end of the world is probably the wor...   read

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  Watch Video While Trekkies may be doubting wether the latest sci-fi/action movie from J.J. Abrams reboots truly deserve the Star Trek title. I just can't stop watching the trailer for the upcoming entry, Star Trek Into Darknes...   read

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  Watch Video For years people lauded John Travolta and Olivia Newton Johns' music and acting from the classic film, Grease. Those fans often wished for a future collaboration, and a re-spark of the musical magic that embodied the ro...   read

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If you went to any kind of day job in the States today, your conversations probably included a mention of tonight's interstate Powerball drawing. Clocking in at a sweet $550 million, the little gamble was too m...   read

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The interwebs were full of some pretty sweet deals over the last few days, with all the excitement leading to the magical day known to us as Cyber Monday! Ok, maybe the video game deals weren't as fabulous as the on...   read

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  Watch Video Today celebrated the birthday of famous astrophysicist, astronomer, and cosmologist, Carl Sagan. To me, he will forever be the guy that could make anything sound amazing, and our world feel so small. There have been man...   read

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Today's Network Roundup is dedicated to our East Coast friends and family, currently dealing with varying degrees of Hurricane Sandy's wrath. We're even getting effects all the way in Chicago right now, I ...   read

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  Watch Video Sometimes the world can still amaze you. Yesterday, Felix Baumgartner went 23 miles up into the sky, and just jumped. The footage of the Red Bull sponsored event broke numerous records, the...   read

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So the first half of the new season of Dr. Who has wrapped. After many hints and and insinuations, the Pond family has finally left the building. I'm afraid to say that I just won't miss them. Sure, Karen Gillian wa...   read

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  Watch Video It's hard to imagine that it was 30 years ago yesterday, The Super Dimension Fortress Macross hit the airwaves in Japan. The first series which consisted of 36 episodes would forever change my life, and h...   read

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I stand before you defeated today. I spent the entirety of my Monday unsuccessfully attempting to purchase the new Habro edition of Transformers: Masterpiece Optimus Prime. I can't explain how saddening&nb...   read

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I once again have hope for the world. It turns out a new species of monkey has been discovered in the jungle of Congo. What makes me so giddy is not the fact that there is still undiscovered life on this planet, but...   read

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  Watch Video It looks like famous mechanical mule BigDog now has a big brother. The new brainchild of DARPA and Boston Dynamics is on the loose, and this time AlphaDog seems to want to follow you home. Too bad there's no video of kicking...   read

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  Watch Video During my Mass Effect 3 experince, Lieutenant James Vega never really caught my attention. It could have been Freddie Prinze Jr's voice acting, the character's backstory, or just his design. Dude just gave my FemShep the cre...   read

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As our hung-over reporters stumble home from a memorable PAX this year, we take a quick look back at what stood out. Both Destructoid, and Japanator were on hand to cover the action. It seems as though the parties w...   read

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This season's True Blood was quite entertaining to say the least. Many will argue how most of the season didn't make much sense, or how many important issues were glossed over in the last few episodes. Me? I loved i...   read

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  Watch Video I hope you didn't think the Olympics were the only competitions that mattered last week. The top 400 Pokemon Trainers in the world descended onto sunny Hawaii, where the Pokemon Company International hosted the 2012 Pokemon ...   read

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That uncanny sense of dread that's been hanging over you can only mean one thing, it's Shark Week. I think the only other time I get this excited about salt-water based news, is when Red Lobster kicks off its Endless Shrimp p...   read

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What else matters than the Curiosity Rover landing on Mars? Things don't get much more exciting than space exploration, and being able to control a Mars rover for even just a moment, would be a dream come true. Did you guys h...   read

 

About Hiroko Yamamuraone of us since 1:13 AM on 08.02.2011

I am Hiroko, yes I am a ninja
 
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