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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...

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Currently underway at the new Shisedo Ginza Building in Tokyo is the Japan Original Beauty event which features a live talk with beauty professional Tadashi Harada. Harada, who works with Shisedo as one of their "Top Beauty Specialists" was the ge...

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...

Giant goldfish rampage around town. The hook before the OP is a panty shot. Off to a great start. This is the third time someone's attempted to animate this series. The first attempt was frankly crap. The OVAs were pretty good.

Siliconera Sato

Pokémon X and Pokémon Y are just around the corner and soon fans will be able to step into the series' sixth generation. Pokémon developers Game Freak already have another game in the works that will revolve around the franchise's most iconic char...

Lead character is convinced that there are no real "Haruhis" If you're tired of waiting for Nagaru Tanigawa's next Haruhi Suzumiya light novel, or think that the "everyone-around-me-is-special" premise is getting tired, light novel author Teru Ara...

Matenrou Opera We are a bit late on this one but there is great news for all fans of Matenrou Operas drummer Yu! ! As we reported earlier Yu had to take a break from all live activities due worsening of his health condition.

Siliconera Sato

Namco Bandai recently announced a new Sword Art Online game for PlayStation Vita, titled Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment, which will include co-op to go with spacious fields for Kirito and co. to explore.

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. . .

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Griffon Enterprises Releasing Four 1/2. 5 Scale Figures Wow! Griffon Enterprises has decided to release the following 4 1/2. 5 scale figures: Sword Art Online's Asuna, Vividred Operation's Himawari, Persona 3's Aegis and Super Sonico.

「Facing"Cannibal Candy" Ⅰ」 RC is on a roll these days with all the introductory posts! Just wanted to thank all the writers for their hard work and all the readers for joining the fun. This season has really kicked it off with some great shows and...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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...

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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...

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Golden Time: Vivid Memories PS Vita Game ASCII Media Works announced at the Dengeki Bunko Fall Festival in Akihabara on Sunday that Golden Time: Vivid Memories is due for the PS Vita this spring 2014 in Japan.

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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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BABYMETAL is a three-member mental dance unit who will be performing at Japan's largest metal festival "LOUD PARK 13" and is begin regarded as the next big thing in the idol scene. They will debut their first self-titled program on Nippon Broadcas...

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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!

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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 ...

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The other part of the toy catalog for Kamen Rider Gaim featuring the Peach Energy Lock Seed surfaces online, revealing the new E. L. S. 02 Cherry. . .

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...

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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...

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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...

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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