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Contest: Win Tickets to Japan Expo!

It's only a couple weeks away until Japan Expo launches its first convention on US soil! I had the pleasure of attending the show they did in Paris last year, and was totally blown away by all the entertainment, and exciting things that wer...

 
 
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Congratulations to our contest winners!

First of all, I'd like to thank everyone that entered this contest! We received a crazy number of responses, and we couldn't be happy to see so many people leave their lurker-selves behind to give us their character ideas.  However, we...

 
 
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Contest: Win a copy of If My Heart Had Wings!

[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 come with a min...

 
 
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Congratulations to our Moekanji Contest winners!

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 to come to a cl...

 
 
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Contest: Win a pack of Moekanji Cards from Danny Choo!

[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 May, the cutenes...

 
 
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Contest: My Neighborhood Totoro & Howl's Moving Castle

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 separately, ...

 
 
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Contest: Win a YuruYuri figure courtesy of JManga7

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 a free trial o...

 
 
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Contest! Win a slick T-shirt from Boomslank!

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-shirt business by f...

 
 
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Congratulations to our lucky Tales of Graces winner!

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 Japanator staff in ...

 
 
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Live in the UK? Win a signed Tales of Graces f poster!

[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 patiently, but we'v...

 
 
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Congrats to our Ef - The First Tale - giveaway winners!

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 ChaosOmegaZero Cong...

 
 
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Contest: Win Fullmetal Alchemist The Sacred Star of Milos

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 might bring up insi...

 
 
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Congratulations Marvel contest winners!

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 by Fuminori Ki...

 
 
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Win an Iron Man & X-Men DVD bundle pack from Marvel

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 Kizaki (Afro Sa...

 
 
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Congrats to our MangaGamer Magical Teacher winners!

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 community members...

 
 
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Congratulations Divina raffle winners!

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 MMORPG. We have...

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

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 system, the game...

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

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 system, the game...

 
 
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Congratulations L'Arc-en-Ciel contest winners!

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 opportunity like ...

 
 
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Win a copy of Magical Teacher from MangaGamer!

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 could get a copy...

 
 
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Urgent: Come rock out with L'Arc-en-Ciel in NYC!

[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 know, we're sti...

 
 
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Uh-oh: Next Divina cast reveal postponed until next week

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 brought you vid...

 
 
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Update: Koihime Musou beta keys have been sent!

[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 additional 300 in gam...

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

[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 additional 300 in gam...

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

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 system, the game...

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

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 system...

 
 
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Calling all Miku fans, there is a contest waiting for you

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 her music. Now th...

 
 
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Jin Akanishi contest winner announcement

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.  Here at Jap...

 
 
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Contest: Jin Akanishi JAPONICANA tour ticket giveaway!

[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 anticipated U.S debut al...

 
 
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Contest! Post New Generation Madness, win Chaos Head!

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 FUNimation! Now you...

 
 
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Congrats to our Eden of the East contest winners!

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 a little while,...

 
 
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Contest: Win Eden of the East: Paradise Lost from FUNi!

[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 having watched th...

 
 
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PSA: Grab a Rusty Hearts beta key right now

Rusty Hearts is a thing that is going to happen, and by "thing", I mean "Free-to-Play Massively Multiplayer Online Game". That's "F2P MMOG" for people who like to make acronyms.  Developed by WindySoft and run by Perfect World Entertai...

 
 
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Answer hard questions, be in Atlus' next Catherine promo

The catch, though, is that you'll have to answer those questions in video form, specifically, as a video response to this informational clip below recorded by Atlus' resident PR maestro Aram Jabbari. All you need to do is make your own vide...

 
 
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Gods Eater Burst contest winner

We've decided on a winner for our Gods Eater Burst figure giveaway. We really enjoyed reading the comments. Some were pretty inventive, others were -- well, they were comments. That said, we had a hard time choosing our favorite, ...

 
 
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Reminder: Win a full set of Gods Eater Burst figures!

[Reminder: Keep commenting for your chance to win!] Last week we gave away five copies of Ys: I & II Chronicles for PSP. This week we're teaming up with D3Publisher and Namco to bring you another exciting giveaway. To promote their...

 
 
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Thanks for participating in the Ys giveaway contest!

If for some reason you weren't aware, we had an awesome contest on Twitter over the course of Thursday and Friday giving away PSN codes for Ys I and II Chronicles for their PSP or PSP Go. Along with XSEEDGames we gave away five codes t...

 
 
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Tweet to win a digital copy of Ys I & II Chronicles!

As Ben mentioned the other day, Ys I & II Chronicles has finally hit store shelves. I know a lot of you are fans of the series and have already rushed out to buy a copy. Some are still waiting for their copies in the mail...

 
 
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Buy Cat Shit One from Amazon, win some sweet figures

In case you've been living in a desert terrorist hovel with your animal-person hostages for the last month or so and haven't seen Cat Shit One yet, here's a good reason to buy in. Anima and iDA are entering anyone who buys a DVD or Blu-ray ...

 
 
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Contest: Win some Black Blood Brothers for your Valentine

[Update: Contest winners after the jump] Everyone deserves something on Valentine's Day. It might be a card in the mail from your mom, or your significant other going over-the-top with a gift, hoping to impress you enough to have sex with t...

 
 




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