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July 27, 2013, 2:30 PM
July 27, 2013, 2:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

If you've ever wondered how addictive cigarettes are, look no further than this turtle. Various Chinese TV news programs are reporting that a man in Changchun owns a turtle that smokes ten cigs a day. The turtle even makes chirping noises when it ...

JEFusion GekiDan

Director Guillermo del Toro asks Blood: The Last Vampire illustrator Katsuya Terada to make his own rendition of the film poster for 2013's Hollywood. . .

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime single/album of July 15-21. The number one single of the 29th week of year 2013 is, again, Linked Horizon's 3rd single "Jiyuu eno Shingeki" which was released in Japan...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Blue Exorcist Blu-ray Box Set 1Being the son of Satan isn't all it's cracked up to be. What They Say: "Assiah, the realm of humans, and Gehenna, the realm of demons. Normally, these two dimensions would never intersect, but having possessed all ma...

RocketNews24 Rona Moon

Can you read kanji? It certainly looks like these birds can! Wait, do these birds know more kanji than some foreigners who've lived in Japan for years and never learned to read? ? Well, after all the birds were born in Japan and grew up seeing it ... (Kyle Oropesa)

The most enjoyable episode as it's the funniest by far. After Rei joined the Iwatobi swimming club, he immediately undergo coaching from the boys but no matter what instructions and tips they teach to Rei he never seemed to move forward in pulling...


It's been announced that the CD for Galileo Galilei's new song, "Circle Game" will be released on August 21. As previously reported, this song is to be used as the main theme song for the animated film version of the anime, "Anohana: The Flower We...

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"Kyousougiga" – TV Anime Announced Posted by pKjd on Jul 26, 2013 @ 11:59 am 26 Jul According to Animate TV, the Banpresto/Toei anime collaboration project, 「Kyousougiga」, will be receiving its own TV series this Fall.

JEFusion GekiDan

After all the massive new about the 15th Heisei Kamen Rider series yesterday, here's a TV news report about the KAMEN RIDER GAIM press event, and a. . .

On Friday it was announced that popular child actress Mana Ashida will get her first solo starring role in Isao Yukisada’s Entaku (lit. round table). If you’re one of the 20+ million people who have seen Guillermo del Toro’s sci-...

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In Tokyo earlier yesterday at their establishment party, Wargaming Japan announced that one of its free-to-play titles, World of Tanks, will officially launch on September 5th within the country. World of Tanks is an award-winning game that even h...

Kahotan's Blog gscmikatan

Only 2 days left until WonFes! ! Here is a list of the event products! I've already covered most of the WonFes products on the blog, and you can find my reviews of them at the links below – if you're interested be sure to take a look!

Siliconera Sato

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster will have content from the Japan-only International editions and a brand new 30-minute long drama featuring the original voice actors. Square Enix shared a small sample of the drama, where Tidus talks a bit about hi...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

After recapping director/character designer/animation director Ryo-timo's work on theYozakura Quartet  OVA series Hoshi no Umi, a new promo is offering a preview of the Hana no Uta October anime TV series.

You are a fan of Visual Kei and Anime? Then we have good news for you: A new Anime Cover CD has been announced! Find out if your favorite Visual Kei band will participate in this project!

Crunchyroll Amanda Rush

It’s Saber’s world, and we’re just buying merch in it. Good Smile is out to prove that when it comes to Saber, there is no such thing as too many figures. Their latest offering puts the mighty heroine in red.


Here's a sneak peek at what will be seen in the coming Wonfest! I'll be doing a coverage of it as well so stay tuned! This slideshow requires JavaScript. Some of the items above are known to be as : Nendoroid Mikasa Ackerman [?

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Siliconera Ishaan

Aksys' next otome game, Sweet Fuse, has you playing as the niece of game designer Keiji Inafune. The game will be released for PSP on this August in North America, and Aksys have provided the following story summary:   Sweet Fuse: At Your Side sta...

Nendonesia animaster

For those who have played the first installment of Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai on Nintendo 3DS, you should have known how cute the chibi Vocaloid sing and dance. The sequel of the Nendoroid x Vocaloid game, aptly titled as Hatsune Miku: Project Mi...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Westerners often say Japanese TV is "odd. " It's not, really—even less so once you understand what people are actually saying. That doesn't mean that peculiar or unexpected things don't sometimes happen.

Hollywood is carrying on its tradition of making white people the lead protagonists in movies about samurai with the 2013 47 Ronin, headed by Keanu Reeves. But while the Japanese didn't seem to bat an eyelid when it was revealed (spoiler) that Tom...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

A picture is worth a thousand words and we've got a few thousand words worth of pictures below as the cover art for the November slate of releases from Sentai Filmworks and Maiden Japan has been revealed via the DVD/BD Cover Art Discussions forum.

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RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Kaspersky Lab, the Russian computer security company, has recently released detailed statistics about what kids are attempting to access on their parents' computers. Surprisingly enough, the number one thing kids worldwide were looking for wasn't ...

Trends in Japan William

Written by: William on July 26, 2013 at 12:28 pm | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments J-World Tokyo, the world's first theme park dedicated to Shonen Jump manga, has opened in Ikebukuro, north Tokyo. Visitors can find the new amusement center in the Sunsh...

Megan Fox as April O'Neil Here's your first look at Megan Fox's April O'Neil [thumbs up] in Michael Bay's bastardization of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [thumbs down].

Siliconera Ishaan

Disney and Square Enix have shared a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts HD 1. 5 Remix that shows off the game's pre-order bonus art book, featuring concept art and more. Watch it below:     Kingdom Hearts HD 1.

The 25th collected volume of Tadatoshi Fujimaki's high-school basketball manga Kuroko no Basuke will be released on December 4 in regular editions and a limited edition that includes an exclusive OAD. The bonus anime episode will adapt the "Baka J...

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The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) is almost upon us and before we go to the event's festivities, let's take a look at three of the very special guests attending one of Singapore's most anticipated events.

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