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August 1, 2013, 9:00 AM
August 1, 2013, 9:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Have a cat? Like My Neighbor Totoro? Want to turn your pet into the titular character? Here's how: This comes courtesy of Japanese Twitter user @bump_take, and the photo has been retweeted over sixteen thousand times.

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We have previously reported that Aoshi Shinomori and Sojiro Seta will appear in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin movies. The recent issue of Jump Square magazine announced the actors who will play these two characters!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Just last week we posted about the addition of Sterk from the Atelier series to Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate. He's joining the likes of Dead or Alive's Kasumi and Ninja Gaiden's Ryu, and now another new challenger is entering the ring: Soulcalibur's...


Kizumonogatari Anime Movie Coming This Fall Kizumonogatari anime movie was originally scheduled to be released in 2012, and the postponed movie is finally ready for release this coming fall season. The news was revealed on Mora, a Japanese online ...

Summer in Asia is hot. Like, really, really hot. Seeing mirages hot. Cooking whole English breakfasts on the sidewalk hot. But no matter how hellish the summer heat gets, we will never, ever, ever set foot in this Chinese lake.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Last fall, a most unusual radish was unearthed in Japan. The vegetable walked—no, raced—from that farm and into our hearts. The result was TV appearances, a calendar, toys, and even a photo book. Behold the world's most successful radish.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the success of the three fragrance mists featuring Rei Ayanami, Shinji Ikari, and Asuka Langley, which were released in Japan in May, Bandai will release "Cosmetic with EVANGELION 2 WAY Fragrance Mist TYPE-13," a new mist set inspired by...

JEFusion GekiDan

Here's a special video presentation for the upcoming Super Hero Time Summer films "Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Gaburincho of Music" and "Kamen Rider. . .

JEFusion GekiDan

Bandai Tamashii Nations had released the official photos for S. H. FiguArts Blue Spader, a good display piece to go along with your S. H. FiguArts. . .

SeventhStyle Seven

Renowned anime director Junichi Sato, known for works like Aria The Animation and successors, has announced his next great work – though in spite of the hype he's pushing, the series is being kept ambiguous.

Sentai Filmworks released a promo for the upcoming English dub of Girls und Panzer, which will be released on home video later this year. The promo, which was shown at Anime Expo 2013, is more of a narration of what the highly popular show is abou...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Anime Expo 'Girls und Panzer' Dub Trailer Surfaces Posted by Chris Beveridge July 31, 2013 at 09:57 AM Girls Und Panzer After showing up at Anime Expo in early July, the dub teaser for the Sentai Filmworks release of Girls und Panzer has surfaced ...

Kahotan's Blog gscmikatan

Hello everyone! ! My name is Kahotan from the planning team and I'll be taking over the blog from today! I know I have a lot to learn, but I hope you'll all enjoy the blog either way! ゚・*:. 。. . 。. :*・゚゚・*:.

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Tohka Yatogami [Date a Live] Nendoroid Figure July 31st, 2013 / By Tabris / No comments » / Categories: Figurines, Japan Here's yet another hyper kawaii nendoroid from Good Smile Company! This time it's a figure of Tohka Yatogami, one of the main ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The Makai Ouji: Devils and Realist franchise continues to expand this fall with the September 26th release of Treasure of the Substitute King for the Nintendo 3DS.   While Yoshimasa Hosoya and Tomokazu Sugita join the cast for the original story, ...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

A survey revealing 50% of Japanese women quizzed believed that there are interests which disbar even a hot guy from romantic consideration – and that all of the most despised of these relate to anime, managing to displace even the likes of "lolico...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

CyberConnect2's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle fighter has two more additions to its roster according to Jump. The latest of Hirohiko Araki's oddball cast to be confirmed includes Kosaku Kawajiri and President Funny Valentine.

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More details about Power Rangers Super Megaforce's final episode called, "Legendary Battle" has surfaced online courtesy of RangerCrew. The title of the final episode was seen in a script in an exclusive Power Rangers meeting in this year's San Di...

SeventhStyle Seven

Delayed for a hefty year or two, Kizumonogatari is now apparently once again confirmed for what is hopefully a solid release date – the movie will be joining the fall season, premiering this upcoming autumn.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

In a sign of something that could continue on based on the results of this release, MVM Entertainment UK has picked up the rights to release the original Patlabor OVA series on DVD and Blu-ray. The OVAs, originally licensed in the US by Central Pa...

  AKB48 was created with the concept of "Idols You Can Meet". In October, I will get to personally experience an important part of AKB48 fandom, as our North American travel foursome returns to Japan to attend an AKB48 Kobetsu Akushukai for the re...


UVERworld's new song "Fight For Liberty" has been picked for the opening theme of "SPACE BATTLESHIP YAMATO 2199 Season2". ◆UVERworld Photo This anime is a remake version of "SPACE BATTLESHIP YAMATO", a Japanese Sci-fi anime's monumental achievement.


…Styry becomes more fabulous with each passing episode. THE STEREOTYPICAL BL DIALOGUE. …This is still entertaining for all of the wrong reasons. I don't know what happened with me since I never minded his character before this, but I suddenly got ...

– July 31, 2013Posted in: Dragon's Crown There is now only one week to go until the North American release date of Vanillaware's latest action beat 'em up Dragon's Crown for the Playstation 3 and Vita.

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A tentative theatrical release date for the anime movie adaptation of Kizumonogatari, the third book in Nisio Isin's popular Monogatari series of light novels and a prequel to the Monogatari Series TV anime (both first and second seasons) has been...


Finishing off the cast of Hidamari Skecth x Honeycomb comes Sae.  She comes wiith normal face and glasses along with embarassed face with opaque glasses. Also included is face/head parts of Nori. She'll be released in December for 3810 yen.

Siliconera Ishaan

Assassin's Creed III: Liberation protagonist Aveline will be returning in Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, Ubisoft have announced.   Aveline, who originally debuted in the aforementioned PlayStation Vita game, will appear in missions exclusive to ...

Siliconera Spencer

Everyone knew a Dragon Quest Monsters 2 remake coming, especially after Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D sold strong and a trademark was uncovered. Now, it's official.   A teaser site for Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca's Marvelo...

Siliconera Sato

Capcom's online title, Monster Hunter Frontier G, which was previously available for PC and Xbox 360, will be released for PlayStation 3 and Wii U later this year, according to this week's Famitsu magazine.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Blue Exorcist Aniplex has a new trailer out today to highlight the upcoming release of Blue Exorcist in theaters, which is hitting on August 17th in a limited engagement at select theaters, which you can see here.

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