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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

There's doodling in your textbook. And then, there's what Japanese high school student Chanta is doing: elevating these drawings to a wonderfully twisted art form. Previously, Kotaku showed off inventive school text drawings from throughout Asia.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Winter 2014 Anime Series 'Noragami' Gets Cast Reveal Posted by Chris Beveridge September 30, 2013 at 04:23 PM Noragami Originally announced as going into production back in June, anime series Noragami has had its cast revealed through the November...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In time for this week's Japanese Blu-ray release of the Watamote anime, Good Smile Company will be launching pre-orders for the super deformed Nendoroid Kuroko Tomoko on October 3rd. The acutely awkward heroine is packaged with various unique acce...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

After going on sale on Japan's Amazon for a discount, the 2d closet companions old out in a matter of hoursPerhaps not as weird as the Attack on Titan branded kielbasa or curry, SCMart's character bust clothes hangers are still quite bizarre, espe...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'Golden Time' For Fall 2013 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge September 30, 2013 at 05:18 PM Golden Time Crunchyroll has added another fall anime series to their lineup for the season with the announcement of the supernatural...

Tachibana  joins Kenzaki's fight to seal the Undead, and for the first time in the S. H. Figuarts line: a Kamen Rider is released together with his ride.  Joined by the original Kamen Rider: Kamen Rider Ichigo rendered in Super Imaginative Chogoki...

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After Attack on Titan final episode pre-screening event last Saturday, the cast and crew of the series hints of a possible 2nd season. To those who are not aware, the ending card for the 25th and final episode of Attack on Titan hinted at a cliffh...

Ruki, the vocalist of the GazettE announced via Twitter that fans are supposed to expect another GazettE world tour!

The extensive fan project is now over two-thirds complete. The "Studio Miyabi" Minecraft group has created another video showcasing their painstakingly accurate recreation of Attack on Titan's Shiganshina district in Minecraft.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Gundam Info Adds 'Gundam Build Fighters' For Fall 2013 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge September 30, 2013 at 10:03 AM Gundam Build Fighters The official Gundam site will be the location where Gundam Build Fighters streams this season, at le...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Exiled From Paradise' Adds New Short Promo Video Posted by Chris Beveridge September 30, 2013 at 04:18 PM Exiled From Paradise While little is known about the production that was announced back in 2012, as we've seen very little about it since th...

Siliconera Sato

The latest of Square Enix's Dragon Quest online title, Dragon Quest X, has been available for Wii, Wii U, and more recently on PC. Japanese mobile carriers NTT DoCoMo announced that they and Square Enix will be working on bringing Dragon Quest X t...

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The red-hot summer is ending along with some of our favorite anime series like Attack on Titan, Rozen Maiden (2013), Free! , A Certain Scientific Railgun S and more, but don't fret just yet because the Fall anime season is just around the corner!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Vertical picked up a new manga license recently and made the announcement this weekend at Anime Weekend Atlanta with Prophecy. The three volume manga series comes from Tetsuya Tsutsui, who has had a number of short run series to date.

Compile Heart developing 2014 game with Guided Fate Paradox's Masahiro Yamamoto Video game company Idea Factory announced on Monday that it has signed a contract with game creator Masahiro Yamamoto (Disgaea 2, Disgaea 4, The Guided Fate Paradox, S...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Nintendo is gearing up for another Nintendo Direct presentation this week, this time focusing on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games that are launching later this year. The video showcase kicks off tomorrow, October 1, at 7:00am PT / 10:00am ET.

Doll fanciers and Miku enthusiasts are sure to be impressed by Volks' latest Dollfie, depicting Hatsune Miku in all her holographic glory with a variety of minute details.

release / YOSHIKI As you all might now YOSHIKI, world-renowned classically trained multi-instrumentalist/composter/musician, has just recently released his new CD "Yoshiki Classical" and it debuted on #1 on the iTunes Classical Musical charts in 1...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

We recently got a look at some J-Stars Victory Vs. footage, and now it's back to the less active, but still enticing world of screenshots. The latest mini-batch gives us a closer look at one of the battlegrounds from Toriko, Vegetable Sky, which w...

A word of caution: you probably don't want to be reading this on an empty stomach. We can almost guarantee that will lead to some very bad dining decisions. So, go ahead and fill yourself up on a nice, healthy salad with some light dressing.

With the onset of autumn, the new anime season is upon us. At first glance, the fall season line up suggested there would be only a a few series to watch for me, but after having a thorough look, seems there's plenty of shows that look interesting...

Uchouten Kazoku – 13 (End) and Series Review This finale was neither spectacular or especially emotional, but it succeeds in terms of the modest expectations it laid out for itself. I don't think there's any question Uchouten Kazoku is one of the ...

Within a Flash of Lightning Lightning Sabre

WEEELLLLL. . . . Not really the queen's army, but I thought I'd give it a post title where both subjects are covered. So apparently it's the fifth anniversary of my blogging on Blogspot (three days late).

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Nendoroid Shimakaze From 'Kantai Collection ~KanColle~', GoodSmile Company has announced a Nendoroid figure of Shimakaze, one of the cutest and fastest battleships. Shimakaze includes various optional parts including three of the cute 'Rensouhou-c...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The fall anime season is upon us, with plenty of sequels and adaptations, not to mention some intriguing original series like Kill La Kill, Samurai Flamenco and Galilei Donna.  Get a survey of what this has to offer, plus an early look at winter v...

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figma 204 – Isshiki Akane [Palette Suit Ver. ] Max Factory has started preorders of figma Isshiki Akane [Palette Suit Ver. ] from the series Vividred Operation. Figure: figma Isshiki Akane [Palette Suit Ver.

Siliconera Spencer

New Atelier Rorona has more playable characters than the original game. Astrid, Rorona's teacher, can joinher party along with Esty Dee, the receptionist in the Adventurer's Guild. Esty was playable in Atelier Meruru, but she's much older in that ...

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Space Battleship Yamato 2199's final episode finally aired, yet the show is apparently not yet over – a short clip came after the 26th episode announcing a new movie for the series to premiere in 2014.

「壁 ―ストヘス区急襲③―」 (Kabe ―Sutohesu Ku Kyushu (3)―) "The Wall ―Raid on the Stohess District (3)―" And here we go. The final episode of Shingeki's first season has arrived and what we get is a fitting "ending" to what's arguably been one of the most pop...

Every keen fan of Japanese culture will already know about the Japan Matsuri, which is set to run in London's Trafalgar Square on Saturday 5th October 2013. The Japanese festival returns with all sorts of street food, Japanese stalls and performan...

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