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We have five to give away!
[Last chance! Be sure to enter now or forever hold your peace! - Chris] Oh, you lucky folks! Thanks to MoeNovel we have five boxed copies of the upcoming If My Heart Had Wings English release. What's more, each of these will ...

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Enjoy your prizes, people!
Sorry for taking too long on revealing the winner. Apparently, there was this major power outage at Japanator HQ, and we had to drive away the cats in the most non violent way possible. It was a long battle, but we were able ...

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Four packs, two ways to win.
[Update #2: The contest is now closed. Thanks for entering, the winner will be revealed later on in the day] [Update: We have revealed the two surprize prizes that Hiroko is giving away for option number one.] At the end of M...

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Double the Ghibli pleasure
That's right, now's your chance to win two amazing Hayao Miyazaki classics! Walt Disney Home Entertainment has just released a couple of my favorite Studio Ghibli films, My Neighborhood Totoro, and Howl's Moving Castle s...

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We've teamed up with the folks at JManga and JManga7 to give away a YuruYuri figure set, featuring Akaza Akari (visible and invisible versions) and Yoshikawa Chinatsu! What do you have to do? It's quite easy: sign up for...

Contest! Win a slick T-shirt from Boomslank!

Oct 29 // Hiroko Yamamura
In the spirit of Halloween we want to see your awesome costumes! In the Disqus comments below, please upload your lovely images. Your twisted Japanator editors will make a selection next week and award 5 random T-Shirts to our readers. The shirts we have are L or XL, so while ladies may enter the contest, these shirts may be a bit on the large side. Also, ONLY US CONTESTANTS MAY enter. I apologize to our international readers, but rule are rules! Now strike a pose, and get uploading! Winners will be notified next week via their Disqus accounts. If you don't have an email registered, I can't get your info, and I'll keep your shirt for myself! So, make sure your account allows me to get ahold of you easily. Also, make sure to hit up our awesome contest sponsors, and load up on Christmas gifts for me, before it's too late!  
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Quit walking around naked
Since it's almost Halloween, we think it's about time we gave you guys another little treat. This time we have an awesome giveaway from our friends over at Boomslank.com. The Boomslank brothers kicked off their awesome T-shir...

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Well, here we are! Today is the 31st of August, the day that Tales of Graces f hits stores across Europe, and we're about to give one of you a fantastic poster signed by none other than Hideo Baba himself. I gathered the Japa...

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[This contest has ended! Thanks for entering, and we'll reveal our winner shortly!] On August 31st, the much anticipated Tales of Graces f will finally be available in Europe. I'm sure the RPG fans amongst us are waiting pati...

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The contest is over, and we have a winner! Actually, we have five winners who will be receiving copies of Ef ~The First Tale~ from MangaGamer! Without further ado, here they are: gold163 aiprincess Kuraddo Pokedude1013 Chaos...

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Fullmetal Alchemist. That show brings up a lot of feelings for a lot of people. For some, it's a fond memory of those early days of anime -- staying up late to watch each episode of the show on Adult Swim. For others, it migh...

Congratulations Marvel contest winners!

Apr 20 // Michelle Rodanes
Congratulations, guys! you will be receiving an email from us very soon. After we collect your mailing information, Sony Entertainment will be taking care of sending you your prizes. Thanks to everyone who participated!
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For the past week, we've been trying to find homes for two awesome DVD bundle packs containing all 12-episodes of both the X-Men and Iron Man Madhouse Studios animated series. As mentioned last Friday, the shows were directed...

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A while back, Marvel got together with Madhouse Studios and Sony Entertainment to produce two 12-episode animated shows based on the internationally acclaimed comic books X-men and Iron Man. Both series, directed by Fuminori ...

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The time is now, people! MangaGamer have just released their newest H-game Magical Teacher: My Teacher's A Mage?, and gamers looking for the magic of love can now get "it" here. There were, however, a handful of lucky co...

Congratulations Divina raffle winners!

Apr 12 // Michelle Rodanes
Congratulations, guys! You will be receiving an email from us very soon. After we collect your mailing information, Gamania Entertainment will be taking care of sending you your posters. Thanks to everyone who participated!
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For the past month or so we have been running a weekly feature through which we have been gradually introducing the amazing cast behind the English language version of Divina, Gamania Entertainment's latest free-to-play ...

Exclusive: Meet Divina's cast & win - final episode

Apr 11 // Michelle Rodanes
Vic Mignogna - Orwell For our grand finale we are happy to introduce Vic Mignogna as Orwell. If you guys have seen any dubbed anime at any time during the past 20 years, it's likely that you have seen his name pop up in the credits. You may recognize him as the voices of Hikaru from Macross, Edward Elric from Full Metal Alchemist, and Broly from Dragon Ball Z. Previously revealed cast members: Yuri Lowenthal, Laura Bailey, Michelle Ruff.
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Award-winning online game publisher Gamania Entertainment will be bringing the free-to-play fantasy MMORPG Divina to fans in North America. Featuring tons of quests, a colorful cast of characters, and an exciting PvP combat s...

Exclusive: Meet Divina's cast + contest - Part 3

Mar 29 // Michelle Rodanes
Michelle Ruff - Clarisse & Claudia Michelle Ruff has played lead roles in hit animated show ranging from Lupin III to Bleach, with a resume this impressive it's quite a difficult task to handpick just a few highlights --she played Fujiko Mine, for heaven's sake! You may recognize her as the voices of Kaori from Akira, Yoko from Gurrenn Lagann, and Chi from Chobits. More recently, she voiced bombshell Shonoshee McLaren from Redline, and Yuki Nagato from Haruhi Suzumiya. Previously revealed cast members: Yuri Lowenthal, Laura Bailey
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Award-winning online game publisher Gamania Entertainment will be bringing the free-to-play fantasy MMORPG Divina to fans in North America. Featuring tons of quests, a colorful cast of characters, and an exciting PvP combat s...

Congratulations L'Arc-en-Ciel contest winners!

Mar 23 // Michelle Rodanes
Congratulations! we will be contacting you right away about your prize. Enjoy the show! We would sincerely like to thank everyone who participated in the contest, we were amazed at how many of you signed up on such short notice. And as usual, remember to stick around for more contests to come!
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Last night, we got our hands on 5 pairs of tickets for L'Arc-en-Ciel's Madison Square Garden concert at the absolute last minute, it was a completely unexpected and extremely exciting event! it's not every day that an op...

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If you didn't know yet, MangaGamer has just announced that preorders are open for their newest release, Magical Teacher: My Teacher's A Mage?. Now, you could opt to get your copy via traditional means...but five lucky folks c...

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[Update: Winners have been announced. Thanks to everyone who participated!] You guys won't believe what just happened: we just got our hands on 5 pairs of tickets for L'Arc-en-Ciel's New York City concert on Sunday! --I ...

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For the past two weeks we have been running a feature through which we have been introducing the amazing cast behind the English language version of Divina, Gamania Entertainment's latest free-to-play MMORPG. So far, we have ...

Update: Koihime Musou beta keys have been sent!

Mar 22 // Michelle Rodanes
If you are on this list, please submit your Japanator username below: * Please verify that you have registered an email address with us.  Arche Cyn3x DustinJosephFitzgerald fateddarkness * fireaxe (has an account but didn't submit an email address) Genorage JohnLaskowski jqs kuzu pole12345 SaylorScott SergeBekenkamp * Sozuke (has an account but didn't submit an email address) Zetsumei Niiro
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[Update: Gamania Entertainment has changed the beta sneak peek date to April 10th 8:00 pm PDT/ 3:00 UTC, your keys will be effective on that date. Any players who received their codes by March 28th will be receiving an additi...

Get a Web Koihime Musou beta key from us and Gamania!

Mar 21 // Michelle Rodanes
After you retrieve your key, you will have to follow these steps -- The beta opens on April 10th at 03:00PM PST 23:00 UTC, you must wait until then to activate your code otherwise it won't work:  Download the official Beanfun launcher.  Select "guest login" under the "login mode" menu. Enter your beta key into the "code" section.  Select "start game", and then "I have a promo code" --enter your key once more. Select "play", profit!
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[Update: Gamania Entertainment has changed the beta sneak peek date to April 10th 8:00 pm PDT/ 3:00 UTC, your keys will be effective on that date. Any players who received their codes by March 28th will be receiving an additi...

Exclusive: Meet Divina's cast + contest - Part 2

Mar 15 // Michelle Rodanes
Laura Bailey - Leona the Sorcerer For our second reveal we are happy to introduce voice actress Laura Bailey. You may recognize Ms. Bailey as the voices of Serah Farron from Final Fantasy XIII, Catherine from the popular Atlus puzzle-platformer by the same name, Chun-Li from Street Fighter IV, and Isara Gunther from Valkyrie Chronicles. She also played Amber in the animated TV series Darker than Black, and adorable Nodoka Manabe in K-ON!! Previously revealed cast members: Yuri Lowenthal
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Award-winning online game publisher Gamania Entertainment will be bringing the free-to-play fantasy MMORPG Divina to fans in North America. Featuring tons of quests, a colorful cast of characters, and an exciting PvP combat s...

Exclusive: Meet Divina's cast + contest - Part 1

Mar 08 // Michelle Rodanes
Yuri Lowenthal - Garrett the Knight Best known in the anime community as the voices of Simon from Gurren Lagann, Suzaku Kururugi from Code Geass, and Shinra Kishitani from Durarara!!, Yuri Lowenthal has also scored a massive amount of video game roles throughout his career. You may recognize him as the voice for Luka from the hack and slash action game Bayonetta, and for his work in the English versions of Persona 3 & 4. Make sure to also check out Divina's official story trailer and class introduction videos. See you next week!
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Award-winning online game publisher Gamania Entertainment will be bringing the free-to-play fantasy MMORPG Divina to fans in North America. Featuring tons of quests, a colorful cast of characters, and an exciting Pv...

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I did not lie about there being a contest, except that Japanator has nothing to do with this event. The social networking site of Hatsune Miku known as Mikubook is having a special contest for people who enjoy listening to he...

Jin Akanishi contest winner announcement

Feb 24 // Michelle Rodanes
Congratulations, Ashuri  --lady luck was on your side! The Japanator crew will contact you shortly to arrange the delivery of your prize. Please, give us a few business days to get everything together --you gotta let us know which of the five shows you would like to attend! Enjoy the concert, we hope you have a great time! Thanks again to everyone who participated, and remember, keep your eyes peeled for future contests!
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After one long week of waiting we are finally ready to announce the winner of the Jin Akanishi JAPONICANA tour ticket giveaway. We were delighted to see how many people participated. Overall, the contest was a big success.&nb...

Contest: Jin Akanishi JAPONICANA tour ticket giveaway!

Feb 22 // Michelle Rodanes
All you have to do to participate in our ticket raffle is post a comment below. We will close the contest on Friday, February 24th by drawing a name at random. That's it --it really is that simple! The winner will be able to choose which of the five shows they would like to attend (travel costs not included). The JAPONICANA tour schedule is as follows:  Fri. March 9 - Los Angeles, Club Nokia Sat. March 10 - Vancouver, Centre for Performing Arts Mon. March 12 - Honolulu, Hawaii Theater Thurs. March 15 - New York, Best Buy Theater Sat. March 17 - San Francisco, Warfield Theater.  The best of luck to you all!  For more information on the JAPONICANA tour, please visit Jin Akanishi's official site.   
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[Update: The contest is now closed-- the winner has been officially announced. Thanks to everyone who participated!] J-pop sensation and #1 Itunes dance music recording artist Jin Akanishi is soon releasing his much anticipat...

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Hey everyone! Are you caught up in the New Generation Madness, yet? If not, this is your time to join the party, because we've got three DVD box sets of Chaos;Head: The Complete Series to give away, courtesy of FUNi...

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First off, I'd like to thank all of you for entering our hypno-penis contest. It took some balls to enter in this, and it took a great deal of discretion for our staff to review these images while at our day jobs. It took us ...

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[Reminder: This contest is still going on, so get your entries in!] I know a number of you are Eden of the East fans out there. The show's been a terrific hit since it launched, and I have been constantly lambasted for not ha...


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