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Pokemon 2DS to be released in Japan

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While the US and Europe have sold Nintendo 2DS, Japan didn’t.

That was until Nintendo and the Pokemon Company announced that on Feb. 2016, they will release four 2DS in the colors of red, green, blue and yellow on Feb. 27th, the 20th Anniversary of Pokemon.

The price will be sold for 9980 yen and will come with a Pokemon game.

Apple to discontinue “Lucky Bags” in 2016

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On New Year’s Day, Fukubukuro is a New Year’s Custom in Japan in which people go to stores that offer Lucky Bags and to see what kind of swag they got.

One of the more popular locations that people lineup for lucky bags is Apple, especially at the store in Omotesando.

Unfortunately, Apple has announced that they will no longer be doing Lucky Bags in 2016.

Netizens reach to AKB48, SKE48, Nogizaka46 and Arashi dominating the singles charts on Twitter

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Netizens commented on their displeasure of the singles ratings featured on CDJAPAN.

AKB48 and Nogizaka46 dominated the singles charts for 2015 but for non-idol fans, to see AKB48, SKE48, Nogizaka46 and Arashi dominating the charts may have been too much for them.

As for the album charts, Arashi took the #1 spot ahead of Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE and Dreams Come True’s best album coming third.

AWESOME! The J!-ENT 2015 Annual is now available!

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J!-ENT’s 2015 ANNUAL is now available!!!

Here is an excerpt of what is on the J!-ENT site:

Our yearly J!-ENT Annual for 2015 is now available for download.

And this time, J!-ENT GOES TO JAPAN!  But also many other awesome events in such as Anime Japan and Tokyo Outdoor Expo.  And in the U.S. like San Diego Comic Con, Star Wars Celebration, Anime Expo, J-Pop Summit, Comikaze, ZAPPCON and many more.

Featuring over a thousand pages which includes interviews with Eir Aoi (our second interview), Little Glee Monster, Ken Ishii, GARNiDELiA, FES ☆ TIVE , Gacharic Spin, Jeanist, Amiaya,Kanako Ito, Musubizm, Jaru Jaru, photo gallery featuring Momoiro Clover Z, LinkStar’s, Cheeky Parade, Faint☆Star, Gouhou Shojou Shoukougun, FEMM, Rio Hiiragi, Ayumi Seto, YuRi, Hiko Achiha, RinRin and more!

For this year’s cosplay interviews, we interview Riki “Riddle” Lecotey, Valerie Perez, Giada Robin and Holly Brooke.

For voice talent, we interview legendary voice actress (Ghibli animated films) Sumi Shimamoto, Haruka Terui and English dub voice talents Cristina Vee, Christine Cabanos, Kyle Hebert and Erika Harlacher.

We interview “BlazBlue” creator Toshimichi Mori and voice actresses Kanako Kondo and Kana Ueda.

We also interview artists and animators Hiromi Kato, Osamu Kobayashi and also figma toy founders Max Watanabe and Masaki Apsy.

Here is a link to the downloads:


LOW-RES (Single Page Version)

PDF (210 MB) | Download from Google Drive (208MB)

Compressed ZIP Format (193 MB) | Download from Google Drive (192MB)


MID-RES (SINGLE-PAGE VERSION):

PDF (662 MB) | Download from Google Drive (661MB)

Compressed ZIP Format (646MB) | Download from Google Drive (645MB)

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PREFERRED TWO-PAGE VIEW VERSION!!! [MUST BE READ via ADOBE READER, NOT WITH A BROWSER]

(For the Two-Page View Version – Please note that in order for us to do this, we had to insert a page right after the cover, so table of contents will be off by one page)

PDF (662 MB) | Download from Google Drive (661MB)

Compressed ZIP Format (647MB) | Download from Google Drive (647MB)


HI-RES

PDF (2.7GB) | Download from Google Drive (2.8GB)

Compressed ZIP format (2.7GB) | Download from Google Drive (2.7GB)