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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Breaking it! Pummels it! Chop it! AHHHHHHHHHHHHH. . . Oh goodness, this is amazing. The biggest Dota 2 tournament in the world wasn't only home to talented players, but also to wonderful eSports announcers.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Ever the pioneers in snack food, the Land of the Rising Sun and the purple sweet potato flavored Kit Kat bar is now home to Pepsi flavor Cheetos. The Frito Lay Cheetos x Pepsi Shuwa Shuwa Cola Corn Snack are said to have a bit of a cinnamon taste,...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

"Censorship level: Thailand" is no joke! Check out just how tough the country's censorship is. For years now, anime viewers in Thailand have been dealing with ironclad regulations for broadcast dubs—something that fans outside the country have als...

MyAnimeList. net Forum »» News Discussion »» 'Muteki Kanban Musume' Manga Artist Sadogawa Jun Found Dead News Team Online Joined: Sep 2012 Posts: 7629 At around 5am today (Aug 13), manga artist Sadogawa Jun was found hanging by a tree inside Tone ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Ichiro Sakaki (Scrapped Princess) and Kiri Kajiya's Outbreak Company - Moeru Shinryakusha is the latest light novel series to be tapped for anime adaptation. The series, set to air this October, follows a young geek sent into a fantasy world as an...

Year-end special to recap Aincrad, Fairy Dance arcs The Sword Art Online television anime series is getting a year-end anime special titled Sword Art Online Extra Edition. In the afterward in the 13th volume of Reki Kawahara's original light novel...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

In a move not so unfamiliar for the Persona franchise, Persona 3 is making the transition to live performance in the form of a stage play called Persona 3: The Weird Masquerade. The play is set to open in the G-Rosso theatre at Tokyo Dome City in ...

One year after GACKT's illegitimate child scandal, disaster relief funds embezzlement allegations, and tax evasion fracas, what has GACKT been doing? According to an acquaintance of his: "Almost everyone who has been supporting GACKT is gone now.

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Even as more and more people complain about how unsocial social network services have become, some Japanese Twitter users have put their faith in humanity and opened up a new line of communication with their fellow Tweeters.

[Off Topic] Guardians of the Galaxy Teaser Trailer Next year's Marvel Summer Universe goes intergalactic with Guardians of the Galaxy, July 14 2014. And below we have a taste of the Comic Con Teaser if you weren't lucky enough to see it in Hall H.

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Instead of a PV, Outbreak Company has shared preview images for its PV – possibly too embarrassed to show the actual preview video after suffering the obvious negative reception for the character designs.

Good news for fans of Japanese rock band ONE OK ROCK: The band will release a new live DVD and Blu-ray in October!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

When the HD remasters of Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 arrive on PlayStation 3 and PS Vita later this year, we'll also be treated to a bonus half-hour audio drama by series writer Kasushige Nojima.

Even More Trademarks Filed By Namco Bandai for Potential Tales Series Titles – Is There More Than One Game Planned For Release? An image from Tales of Xillia, the latest Tales game released to the international market So it turns out that Namco Ba...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Little Witch Academia' Anime Blu-ray Preorder Goes Live Posted by Chris Beveridge August 13, 2013 at 08:46 AM Little Witch Academia The preorder for Little Witch Academia has gone live and you can now hit up the link to order Studio Trigger's OVA...

Kahotan's Blog gscmikatan

Hello everyone! How long has it been since school uniforms were considered cosplay? The other day I was at a train station and I saw a sign near the escalator that said "Take care if you're wearing a skirt".

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'BlazBlue: Alter Memory' Debuts First Fall Anime Promo Posted by Chris Beveridge August 12, 2013 at 02:38 PM Announced back in May that it would be going into production for a fall broadcast, the first promotional trailer for Blazblue: Alter Memor...

RocketNews24 Andrew Miller

MOS Burger, the Japanese fast food chain famous for being a fresher, slightly healthier alternative to other hamburger joints, has recently announced that it will release a new hamburger sandwich to go alongside its existing range of plain and che...

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A trailer for a new stop-motion animation short starring Yotsuba&! manga's popular cardboard robot Danbo called "Le Danboard" began streaming in Geneon Entertainment's Rondo Robe label. The short depicts Danbo's somewhat pleasant daily life on a l...

With so many video games making their way onto the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform, while some struggle to get the funding for mediocre funding targets, other campaigns thrive and meet six digit figure goals in the matter of hours.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Director Kota Yoshida's live-action adaptation of Usotsuki Paradox—based on the manga written by Nanki Satō and illustrated by Akira Kizuki—is set for a limited one-week screening at Human Trust Cinema Shibuya starting September 7.

「都市学園防衛戦(後篇)」 (Toshi Gakuen Bōei Sen [Kou Hen]) "Defensive Battle at Cosmopolitan Academy (Conclusion)" Majestic Prince is the very essence of a mecha porn! Yes, I fully realize this is starting to sound like a broken record, but the show just kee...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Anime Sols Adds 'Dear Brother' Anime Funding Program Posted by Chris Beveridge August 12, 2013 at 08:50 AM Dear Brother Having gotten two projects off the ground recently with Black Jack and Creamy Mami, Anime Sols has kicked off a new series this...

A Shuukan Josei journalist revealed on Yomiuri TV's Suma-tan! that a super popular idol will be getting married. <Summary of hints on Suma-tan! > ・A super popular idol to get married. ・Hint: MALE idol.

Uchouten Kazoku - 06 It's flawless and brilliant episodes like this that make being an anime fan such a wondrous experience. It's not easy to put into words just why, but that was probably my favorite episode of any Summer series - must be a manif...

Kingdom Hearts Cookies If you like tasty treats, Kingdom Hearts, and have no qualms with ordering homemade baked goods over the Internet, snag these skillfully crafted morsels by the dozen over on Etsy.

The official website for Nagi no Asukara, the original animation project from P. A. Works and ASCII Media Works' Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh magazine, began streaming a promotional video for the series on Monday.

SeventhStyle Seven

Upcoming series, Tokyo Ravens, takes us for a thrilling flight in its Comiket PV – introducing us to characters and a scenario, all in an engaging manner that picks up attention through pure action. An initial thought upon starting the preview cli...

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

You asked for it, you got it! It seems like FUNimation has been listening to the fans cry out for the Blu-Ray release of Cowboy Beebop, and is set to deliver the goods in 2014. Also on the plate is the another release of the now hard to find DVD set.

Sentai Announces New Acquisition & Bandai Rescues Sentai Filmworks has announced its acquisition of domestic distribution rights to Sunrise studio's original 2011 sci-fi action anime TV series Sacred Seven.

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