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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Who would have thought that a cafe packed with Nazi memorabilia would make people incredibly angry? Henry Mulyana, that's who. Back in 2011, the Indonesian businessman opened SoldatenKaffee ("Soldier's Cafe"), a restaurant filled with Nazi emblazo...

Crunchyroll Nate Ming

I don't know about you, but Final Fantasy has never really been about sex appeal to me. Fran aside. See alla y'all at the next FurCon, or whatever it's called Regardless of what you might think of Final Fantasy's occasional sexy side, it's general...

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

Score another win for the anime community today. It seems like only yesterday I was dreaming about getting legal anime content easily into my home. Now, there's just so many awesome options to be able to legally consume the life blood of my day!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Popular voice actress Chiwa Saito (Madoka Magica's Homura, roles in this season's Blood Lad, Class C3, Danganronpa, Dog & Scissors, Monogatari Second Season) has used her agency's website to announced that she's gotten married.

Kotaku East András Neltz

Also featuring: many other popular anime and manga characters beating the crap out of each other, courtesy of J-Stars Victory VS, the upcoming PS3/Vita crossover fighting game that's just received a nice gameplay trailer.

Toei Robot Girls to Become a January TV Series Toei Animation has announced plans to expand its Toei Robot Girls marketing campaign into a series of nine 10-minute-long anime TV episodes. Toei launched the Toei Robot Girls project initially depict...

This week's featured releases come from Babyraids, PASSPO☆ and Rhymeberry.   Babyraids – "Baby Ambitious" Babyraids kick things off for us this week with their latest single "Baby Ambitious". For me personally, Babyraids blow pretty hot and cold w...

Recap: Accelerator is defeated as Mikoto stands her ground defending 10032. With the Level 6 Project cancelled, she tries to sort out her relationship with her new sisters as well as her feelings for Touma.

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

While usage statistics may vary around the world and we may not all be using quite the same services, certain parts of Internet culture cross national and cultural boundaries. Porn, cosplay pictures, and gifs of cats doing stupid things are so ess...

Shorts decorated with Kaworu, cross, Unit 01, & Rei with frill laces next month The official Evangelion Store will be offering "ladies' frill-laced underpants" early next month. The 1,365-yen (about US$14) underpants come in four styles: Another c...

SGCafe Zenko

It's the stuff of fanfiction: Conan Edogawa of Detective Conan (Case Closed) and Sherlock Holmes of BBC's popular Sherlock series are teaming up to offer fans a mystery to solve. The AXN Mystery Channel  will be holding a collaborative lottery wit...

Fujiko Fujio's robot cat to debut on Amazon Kindle this fall Fujiko F. Fujio Productions, Japanese multimedia producer Voyager Japan, and translation company AltJapan will release the Doraemon manga in English and in full color digitally this fall.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This is Pokemon Tretta Lab for Nintendo 3DS. The app is a free download, but the hardware costs 3,800 yen (around $38). In Japan, there are coin-operated Pokemon games that use chipped plastic pucks. Players put the pucks on a mat on the machine, ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks is gearing up for the August 27th release of the first season of the series Medaka Box and they've rolled out the information for how the English language adaptation is going. The series dub is being helmed by Steven Foster, who h...

The Otaku News Podcast team braved the heat trap that is Colin's flat to bring you the latest installment of podcast goodness. We discuss some of the news to come out of Anime Expo, review The Eccentric Family and Yuyushiki and discuss the 3DS and...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Alice in the Country of Hearts Sometimes when you see how things shake out and you've had little involvement in it, you just have to wonder what you're missing. Such is the case with Seven Seas Entertainment, who having picked up the first volumes...

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Things gets more complex as the addition of a wildcard character who operates Galax is hard to determine whether she's an enemy or not. But from the looks of it she seems to be on the good side and her primary goal is to have a platform where peop...

Late last week we were given a tour around Thors Military Academy, one of the main settings of Nihon Falcom's upcoming RPG release The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Flash (Aka: Eiyū Densetsu Sen no Kiseki / 英雄伝説 閃の軌跡).

Siliconera Spencer

" distilled Final Fantasy battle to rapidly tapping on sprites. Cameo characters like sprites of Cloud, Lightning, Terra, and Cecil are available as in app purchases, but the hero you get is random. You might get stuck with a pig or a kappa instead.

JEFusion GekiDan

There's the most awaited promotional video for the 21st season of Power Rangers, Power Rangers Super Megaforce seen at the recent San Diego. . .

SeventhStyle Seven

Assuming anyone actually liked JC Staff's cheap take on Little Busters! , be pleased, or perhaps mortified, to know that the sequel "Little Busters! Refrain" will be premiering this coming October of 2013.

Crunchyroll Guest Author

Will You Still Watch and Enjoy Anime as You Grow Older? By Marrow Originally posted on Anime Viking The question has almost certainly struck your mind at least once no matter what sort of hobby we are talking about: ”Will I still like this a...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Chopped limbs, sexy babes, unicorns; Suda51 and Grasshopper Manufacture's Killer is Dead continues to look like a properly far-out action game in the latest Japanese trailer below.       Killer is Dead hits PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in Japan on A...

The cast of the upcoming movie "Nazotoki wa Dinner no Ato de" attended its international premiere held in Singapore.

Question: The most famous (and only famous) anime meme in America is the famous "It's over 9000! " clip from DBZ. I'm curious though, does Japan have its own popular anime memes that most American fans would be unfamiliar with?

Blood Lad – 04 Filed under Blood Lad, First Impressions by Cherrie | 0 Comments ��������������������� (Dendou Makai e) "To Demon World Acropolis" Up until this point, Staz has always appeared as an overpowered demon in my opinion but this episode ...

'Pacific Rim': The Albotas Review Guillermo del Toro's tribute to old school Kaiju flicks and giant robot anime is your inner child's dream come true, but your jaded inner adult might be annoyed by a few things along the way.

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Girls & Panzer to Collaborate With World of Tanks Japan World of Tanks is being localised for Japan and they have formed a collaboration with Girls und Panzer to promote the game when it is launched in Japan on 05 Sep 2013.

29/07/2013: New Releases (29/07/2013) Bakemonogatari, Cowboy Bebop and more! Now that we've recovered from Hyper Japan at the weekend, it's time to check out the week's new releases, and it's fair to say that we haven't been this excited about a n...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Yu Shimizu's 'Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance' Light Novels Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge July 29, 2013 at 12:09 PM Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance Yu Shimizu's big gig with Serei Tsukai no Blade Dance, aka Spirit Elementalist's Bla...

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