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August 16, 2013, 6:30 AM
August 16, 2013, 6:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Behold the ocean's version of crop circles. But this wasn't made by aliens or humans pretending to be aliens. A single, small fish made this circle. Last fall, there were the reports of "mysterious" underwater sea circles, discovered 80 feet below...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

There's an aquatic mecha girl wave building in the otaku zeitgeist.  Anthropomorphic bishouo warships of browser game Kan Colle is feeding it. Fall's Arpeggio of Blue Steel is sure to too. And, while Pacific Rim has hit a speed bump at  the Japane...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Described as a decade-spanning epic from maestro Hayao Miyazaki and one of his most unique films to date, The Wind Rises makes its North American premiere August 20th at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

SeventhStyle Seven

Confirmed at a music event, SHAFT will be animating a certain Vocaloid project, one which follows the so-called "Mekakushi Dan", which has already seen several manga and novel adaptations in the past. The Mekakushi Dan consist of a series of music...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge
Siliconera Sato

Last weekend, Arc System Works held a location test event for Guilty Gear Xrd –SIGN-, at one of Sega's arcades in Akihabara and fans got a first chance to play the next game in the series. Famitsu reports on the latest information revealed at the ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Namco Bandai is on a roll with release date announcements for anime-based games, and the next one up to the plate is One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2. The Musou-style action game sequel hits PlayStation 3 in North America as a PSN exclusive on Septemb...

Various theories went around, like Shingo Katori who has illegitimate child rumors, Jun Matsumoto who's rumored to be with Mao Inoue, and Tomoya Nagase and the commoner who looks like Katopan, among others.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

It's that time of the year again as we have our first set of RUMORS for the next Super Sentai series. Again, take these rumors with a grain of salt since they are still rumors. The next Super Sentai series will feature "animal faced" vehicles simi...

Henshin Justice Unlimited Joe "Rider Kick" Tonello

Ultraman Motion Comic!   The son of Ultraman comes to life in this promotional motion comic. So hit the link and read up on one of the best on going Tokusatsu mangas out there! An Original Story by Eichi Shimizu (Line Barrel Of Iron) and Tomohiro ...

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

If you were to choose your boss out of the Attack On Titan characters, who would you like to report to? That was the question on My Navi News in July and 263 Japanese working professional males answered.

SeventhStyle Seven

In the process of remaking Gundam SEED Destiny in high-definition, Sunrise has added translucency to a certainty sleepy bishoujo's nightgown, leaving her oppai vulnerable to the qualities of sheer clothing.

Siliconera Ishaan

Earlier in the year, Namco Bandai announced Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst, an updated version of Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 with new features and more.   This morning, the publisher announced that the game is slated for release o...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Over the years, Micrsoft's Windows OS has changed. It has evolved. There's an easy way to explain the differences between each version, and it involves houses. Yes, houses. Here ya go, from Windows 95 to Windows 8 with the variations explained usi...

moetron pKjd

"Little Busters! ~Refrain~" – Latest Promotional Video Posted by pKjd on Aug 15, 2013 @ 6:11 am 15 Aug 「リトルバスターズ! 」 by (さとみよしたか) Earlier today, the official website for J. C. Staff's 「Little Busters! ~Refrain~」 anime series has began streaming a n...

Siliconera Ishaan

Capcom are releasing a 5-in-1 game bundle this October, titled Capcom Essentials, for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Priced at $60, the bundle contains: Resident Evil 6, Devil May Cry 4, Dead Rising 2, Super Street Fighter IV and Mega Man 10.

Siliconera Spencer

Namco Bandai set November 26 as the release date for Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers, a fighting game with the Knights of the Zodiac characters. Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers will be released as a retail game in Latin America, Brazil, and Mexico.

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After working as a voice actor in Studio Ghibli's Kaza ga Tachinu, renowned anime director and Evangelion creator, Hideaki Anno will be entering another completely different field: live-action dramas. Yes, the man who gave us the angst-ridden, act...

JEFusion GekiDan

It has been reported that this year's Super Sentai Nintendo 3DS video game "Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Game de Gaburincho" had sold 6,939 copies in its. . .

Siliconera Spencer

Europe doesn't have to wait too much longer for Dragon's Crown. NIS America will bring the game to Europe on October 11. Just like the release in Japan and North America, an art book will be included as a pre-order bonus at select retailers.

DesmondChieng Desmond

I just happen to know that it's Obon this week in Japan and I've found some interesting photos of shouryouuma for the festival. Before I can explain on what is a shouryouuma, I'm going to tell you a bit about the Obon festival first.

Crunchyroll Guest Author

Otakon 20: The Evolution of a Fandom By Lauren Orsini This article originally ran on otakuusamagazine. com I’m standing in the sweltering heat at Otakon 20, but my mind keeps wandering back to Otakon 13.

Pepsi Cheetos… Japan strikes again! It has a product we know. Check. It has another product we are also familiar with. Check. Both products are combined into something that possibly a good idea and taste great.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Sega's North American release of rhythm game Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F hits PlayStation 3 on August 27, and a new "Senbonzakura" trailer is here to show off its unique outfits, songs, and characters.

Ah, yes. A very profitable industry. Perhaps this is an origin story for the Happy Mask Salesman? Last week, Ai met the Ulla, the princess of Ortus, and befriended her. But our heroes have also learned that Ulla harbors the ability to kill anyone.

So y'all remember that KFC video our homies at New School Kaidan made? The one that gathered AKB48 fans from around the world in a fury of fireball choreography & disco moves all for the love of the Sashihara Rino's turn as queen bitch?

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Due to air this fall, the Golden Time anime will adapt Toradora!  author Yuyuko Takemiya's light novel serious about the young students at a law school, with Chiaki Kon (Higurashi and Umineko: When They Cry) directing the production from GENCO and J.

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

Much like sweat-stained shirts or the incessant cry of cicadas, lightning storms are just a part of summer in Japan. But with all of those electrostatic discharges, something other than the ground is bound to be hit.

Before the fourth and final Rebuild of Evangelion film, Evangelion: Final, releases, fans can enjoy the "Evangelion Exhibit" being held on the eighth floor event square in the Ginza shopping district's Matsuya department store.

With around half a month to go until the series is released in North America, anime publisher Sentai Filmworks have shared a list of the voice actors and actresses who were enlisted for the English dub of AKB0048.

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