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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Remove one piece of chocolate from a chocolate bar. Swap two other pieces, and voilà, you have what sure seems like an endless supply of chocolate. Of course, it's not. The above GIF shows how the trick appears to result in the same-sized chocolat...

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

When we talk about cosplay in the anime community it usually means the cosplay of a fictional character from anime / manga / games. However, for the rest of the world, it usually means simply sporting a costume that is not regularly worn by the we...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Capsule hotels, the uniquely Japanese accommodation solution no doubt on every Japanophile's to-do list, have never really caught on outside of their homeland. Whether it's down to individuals' ideas of what constitutes comfort and privacy, or sim...

Crunchyroll Amanda Rush

Ever feel like the figures in your collection should be bigger? Griffon thinks so too, and they’re releasing four new figures in 1/2. 5 scale. Sword Art Online’s Asuna, Vividred Operation’s Himawari, Persona 3’s Aegis and S...

JEFusion GekiDan

Coming this October 24th is the live action TV adaptation of Kōji Matsumoto's survival horror manga Higanjima: Saigo no 47 Himei. The drama series. . .

First Impressions - Gingitsune We've had a show jump from off the radar into the sleeper category in White Album 2 - can one of my sleeper picks going into the season live up to its side of the bargain?

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Anime and manga have been in the global mainstream for a few decades now and like anything else, they have a way of evolving over time. Sometimes, though, the changes are so gradual that we don't notice it until someone throws it all up in a handy...

First Impressions - Yozakura Quartet: ~Hana no Uta~ The themes of this season just keep asserting themselves. There's clearly something to mangaka Yasuda Suzuhito's Yozakura Quartet that compels, because anime keeps coming back to it over and over.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Once Pokémon X and Pokémon Y launch on October 12, players will be able to hop online and download a level 10 Torchic, one of the starters from Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald. This isn't just any Torchic, though, as it also has the Hidd...

METANORN Highway

Oct8 Land Meets Water in Love It seems that every season, PA Works brings us another anime (besides Another anime) which is anchored by their usual gorgeous visuals. The problem in some people's minds is that their stories don't always meet the st...

Anime Evo setsuken

Opinions (B-): Arc System work's fighting game is one of those games that are tailor made for being adapted into an anime series. Its got a visual novel style story, anime style characters and even famous seiyuu like Tomokazu Sugita (Gintama's Gin...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

It's not unusual for FUNimation series to get distribution through the Hulu service, but we do like to note them as they happen. The latest one to get the nod is one of the new summer simulcasts, Unbreakable Machine Doll, which they launched on th...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Magi Volume 2 After the deluge of titles in the previous week, there's something to be said for taking things a bit easier here in the second week of the month. This week is still given over to Viz Media for the most part, but we have just eight r...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Namco Bandai Games posted a new promo for the Kamen Rider Break Joker game for the iOS and Android featuring Kamen Rider Gaim! The new promo features its gameplay and new cards. The game is similar to Black Jack where you need to have a sum of 21 ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Oreimo 2 Episode 14 The end of Oreimo in anime form this year has certainly been an interesting and amusing thing to watch, but what a lot of fans want to know is what the original creators are doing next.

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Brace yourselves Sword Art Online fans, Penguin Parade is bringing you these super cute SAO earphone jacks that will certainly make you go hnnnnnnnnnnnng! These earphone jacks come in four different designs, and each of these designs are based on ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Haikyu! ! ' Anime Gets Staff Detailed Posted by Chris Beveridge October 8, 2013 at 01:00 PM Haikyuu! ! Shonen Jump knows how to tease out information about its properties as they get adapted into anime form and the 2014 series Haikyu!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

You might need to shop around to find a shop that hasn't already burned through their allocation, but character good sellers are now taking preorders for sets of women's stockings featuring a pair of Attack on Titan "tattoo" style designs.

Nihongogo Garry MacKenzie

Tweet Pin It This week's featured releases come from Matsushita Yui, Sakura Gakuin and Yokoyama Rurika. Matsushita Yui – "School Girl Anthem – Gakuen Anison Shuu" Our first featured release this week comes from former SKE48 member turned soloist M...

I knew about the dog and cat cafés in Japan, but I recently found out about the owl cafés that are gaining quite a bit of popularity. It got me curious about whether there are cafés with other strange animals.

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Tsukasa Fushimi, author of the ever-popular OreImo series has announced that OreImo was not his last work, and will be releasing another series this December. Although many tears were shed over Kirino's marriage in the final OVA's for OreImo, fans...

Japanator Ben Huber

Looks like the third Puella Magi Madoka Magica film in Japan will get something extra! SHAFT has announced they'll be releasing four Madoka Magica x Monogatari shorts that will air prior to the movie encouraging courtesy and proper behavior in mov...

OP Sequence OP: 「AVENGE WORLD」 by 鈴木このみ (Suzuki Konomi) "Pandora Returns" Freezing has always held a special place in my esteem – it's almost as if Im sensei has read my mind right down the last detail, and expressly made his work to flatter all o...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Dragon Quest is coming to smartphones in a big way. Square Enix is bringing Dragon Quest I to Dragon Quest VIII to iOS and Android. Look forward for the onslaught to start this winter when Dragon Quest I is re-released in Japan.

Final Fantasy is an RPG (Role-Playing Game) series that rivals even Dragon Quest in terms of popularity in Japan. Since its creation, the series has continually captivated players with its beautiful visuals and unique fantasy worlds.

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2 new seiyuus have been announced to voice the roles of the twins Kaguya Yamai and Yuzuru Yamai, it was announced on the Date A Live Twitter on the 6th October at 9:58pm JST. ������������������������������������������������������������������������...

JEFusion GekiDan

Coming in as a special DVD release of Tiger & Bunny hero anime is the Tiger & Bunny: English of Heroes. The DVD lets Japanese fans learn some English. . .

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

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