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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Some restaurants you go for the food. Not these, though. You patron these because they're interesting, unique, or down right odd. With the Tokyo Game Show kicking off next month, now might be as good a time as any to look at some, certainly not al...

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

The 13th Sword Art Online light novel went on sale in Japan last week, and in it, author Reki Kawahara described plans for the end of year anime special. In the afterword, he explained that "Extra Edition" will be an abridge retelling of Aincrad a...

moetron pKjd

"Persona 4: The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena" – Arcade Sequel Announced Posted by pKjd on Aug 15, 2013 @ 8:57 pm 15 Aug 「P4U」 by (nyoro) According to Famitsu, the collaboration work between Arc System Works and Atlus will produce a follow-up to thei...

Henshin Justice Unlimited Tom Constantine

Gatchaman Suits On Display In Shibuya To advertise the upcoming release of the Gatchaman movie, Toho has the newly designed team's suits out in public display in Shibuya, Tokyo. I very much doubt that these were screen used versions, that reported...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Blood Royale While a lot of sites will avoid it, we admit it, we like hentai. Not all hentai, not all fetishes, but everyone has their quirk and what we all do in the privacy of our bedrooms among consenting adults is A-OK in our book.

Siliconera Spencer

Criminal Girls Invitation is an expanded port of Nippon Ichi Software and Imageepoch's PSP game for Vita. This version has a new playable character, Himekami, shown in these screenshots. The story in Criminal Girls Invitation is you have to rehabi...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In episode six of the Watamote anime, otome game champion Tomoko Kuroki has some problems with hygiene due to prolonged gaming, then learns a bit about sex IRL with help from cats and ants.  "Since I'm Not Popular, I'll Go See the Fireworks" is th...

SGCafe Zenko

Yoko Kanno's 'Piano Me' experimental concert project this past Sunday at Otakon was highly-anticipated by fans, and one of the most difficult to get into. For those who did gain access, though, it was an absolute treat.

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

Let's be honest, there's a lot of Pokemon fan art out there. But these creations are on an entirely different level. In the most epic pairing so far, artist, Kuisuku, matches Disney characters with Pokemon, showing us what it would look like if Di...

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

It looks as though the celebrations for Macross's 30th anniversary aren't quite over yet! This time the beloved series makes its appearance in Yokohama's historic Chinatown are, which also happens to be the fictional birthplace of Miss Macross her...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

While there still isn't that much Majestic Prince merchandise being made, Wave has picked commander with an oral fixation Rin Suzukaze to represent the series in the Beach Queen line. The 16. 5cm figure is set to be released in January for 4,410yen.

SeventhStyle Seven

Although the battleships themselves are still sitting on the shelves, the merchandise of the thong-equipped loli mascot are selling out – Shimakaze-chan is becoming a sensation for reasons not so difficult to see.

Gordonator sergeant gordon

Rejoice Iron Man fans! Step into Tony Stark aka Iron Man's Malibu Mansion at this year's STGCC. Presented by Hot Toys, this exact life-size 1:1 scale replica from the movie Iron Man 3 showcases the full collection of authentic movie armors – the M...

SeventhStyle Seven

Guillermo del Toro, a major Hollywood director whose latest work, Pacific Rim, is currently in theaters, can be seen happily holding two copies of Madoka Magica's movie Blu-ray in a photo released by Time Warner JP.

Kimura Takuya and Shibasaki Kou will be working together again in the TBS autumn 2013 drama "Ando Roid ~ A. I. know LOVE? ~" since their last collaboration "GOOD LUCK! " in 2003. The drama which will begin its run from October, will take over from...

Bronies! Pegasisters! Lend me your ears! Bro-hoof. Some say My Little Pony and anime don't mix. We beg to differ. We (at least two of us) consider ourselves to be bronies ourselves. We love the story, the characters, the animation.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Japan's Tower Records revealed that anime studio Shaft and director Akiyuki Shinbo (Madoka Magica, Monogatari) have been attached to a project inspired by vocaloid producer's Jin (aka Shizen no Teki-P) Kagerou Project (Heat-Haze Project).

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

「八軒、御影家に行く」 (Hachiken, Mikage Ie ni Iku) "Hachiken Visits Mikage's Home" This season seems to be all about series that make me question my own feelings when watching them. On paper, you could hardly think of two series more different than Gin no S...

Siliconera Spencer

Square Enix is continuing to bring Chaos Rings to other devices. First released for iOS, the mobile RPG from Wild ARMs developer Media. Vision has been a sizable success that spawned a prequel and sequel.

Ghostlight's Quest to Bring Devil Survivor 2 to PAL Regions – Half Way Mark Reached and Preorder Numbers Uncovered You may recall that Ghostlight are currently doing their own rendition of a crowdfunding campaign for Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Surv...

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).

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...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

As promised after the first official gameplay trailer, Rockstar debuted Grand Theft Auto V's expansive multiplayer options. GTA Online is set to launch with a content creator and much more on October 1, and you can get the lowdown on the action to...

Alafista

New Live-Action Patlabor Visual Released Fans at the 14th Comic Exhibition in Taipei were treated to two awesome preview images of the upcoming live-action movie adaptation of Mobile Police Patlabor. The movie is scheduled for release in 2014.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Little Busters Refrain Set for its October debut, the first promotional video for the second season of the property with Little Busters! Refrain has debuted through the official site and YouTube. The first promo for this season of the series plays...

SGCafe spartanchef

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...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Last month NIS America announced plans to bring Vanillaware's Dragon's Crown to Europe, and now we have a solid release date for the brawler. Those of you in the region can look forward to beating 'em all up on October 11.

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