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Taiwanese Special Forces and a select few other military units recently received updated bulletproof armor that includes a ballistic face mask that serves to protect operators from lethal headshots and to reduce fighting effectiveness of opposing ...

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Many countries' postal systems have a type of "dead letter office" which handles mail that has been inappropriately addressed and could not be sent. In most cases, if the sender cannot be found the messages are destroyed in order to maintain privacy.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The December issue of Manga Cub Original magazine announced that manga creator Nobuyuki Anzai of Flame of Recca and MÄR fame will launch a new series! The name of the new series is entitled "Nobuyuki Anzai's Steel Diary" and will launch in the Jan...

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Siliconera Sato

This weekend, Square Enix showed off some new footage of Drakengard 3 during a NicoNico Live presentation featuring producer Takasama Shiba, along with some of the game's voice actresses. During the event, they revealed a DLC costume of Drakengard...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Every time I see Kyubey the first thing I want to do is stroke his tail! I don't normally get along with animals all that well, but somehow I think I could get along with Kyubey!

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

A Square Enix trademark for "Lost Crusade" has popped up in Japan. Any ideas on what it could be? That is, besides a trademark. . . Read more. . .

Special LaLa Fantasy magazine to also include 1-shot for Library Wars manga Hakusensha is publishing a special issue of its LaLa magazine titled LaLa Fantasy on November 8, and the special issue will include one-shot spinoff chapters of the follow...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

They're making a new Pocket Monster game. And apparently, it stars Pikachu! Here is a very brief glimpse at the in-development title, courtesy of broadcaster NHK. NHK program The Professional follows producer Pokémon Company honcho Tsunekazu Ishih...

SeventhStyle Seven

Unbreakable Machine Doll drops a top for the second episode in a row, the harlot heroine makes a public demonstration of her sensitive pink buttons once more – which with thanks to AT-X, is uncensored again.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The first volume of Oku-sama Guten Tag! , a comic created by German artist Carolin Eckhardt was published by Shueisha. Shueisha serializes Eckhardt's comic in its "Tonari no Young Jump" online magazine.

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Beach season may be over but Wave is still handing out some red hot Beach Queens and this time, three idols from Idolm@ster are ready for that seaside fun! Idolm@ster idols Miki Hoshii, Azusa Miura and Takane Shijo are ready for their gravure phot...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Thanks to the effort taken to herd a cat and a DIY blue-screen, one particularly dedicated fan has created their own feline version of Attack on Titan's phenomenal opening. The parody even has its own lyric subtitles like “run away from my w...

Shukan Josei (which will probably sponsor their marriage when the time comes) reports that Matsumoto Jun attended the opening day of 'Miwa', a stage play which Inoue Mao is in. The play opened on 4th October at the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Through November 4th, Tokyo Observatory in Roppongi Hills is hosting the first stop on the tour a Madoka Magica exhibit, featuring over 800 pieces of production art, life sized magical girl figures in its associated cafe and a two meter tall statu...

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

There's no denying that the world looks a whole lot cuter when it's scaled down to miniature form, and even ordinary train stations are no exception to the rule. Hamamatsu station, in Shizuoka Prefecture, has been given the mini-me treatment, than...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Earlier this month Nintendo's Japanese page for the Wii console included an announcement saying, "Manufacturing is scheduled to end soon. " Well, prepare your fond farewell missives, because the page has been updated with a simple message: "Manufa...

Looks like the 90s are making a comeback! The decade was considered a golden age of anime overseas thanks to introduction of mega-popular shows such as Pokémon, Sailor Moon, Digimon, and Cowboy Bebop, and fans are still very much invested in the t...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

There was some confusion among the Japanese PreCure fans yesterday. Somebody illegally uploaded an image of the article from Nikkan Sport's PreCure Shimbun before its official release day (as reported, it is considered as a crime by Japanese police).

Yozakura Quartet: ~Hana no Uta~ - 03 Yozakura Quartet is, as ever, a hard show for me to categorize. I've long suspected that this season was going to be a tougher one than usual to settle on a blogging schedule for, because there seemed likely to...

Japanator Amber Hunt

Bakemonogatari became popular extremely fast, kind of like how I sped through the episodes. Soon after watching that, Nisemonogatari was released, which I should probably watch soon. Nisio Isin, the creator of the Monogatari series, recently annou...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Pony Canyon Sets Japanese 'Walkure Romanze' Anime DVD/BD Release Schedule Posted by Chris Beveridge October 21, 2013 at 10:00 PM Walkure Romanze Pony Canyon has a number of series that they're distributing on DVD and Blu-ray from the fall 2013 ani...

Alafista

Konami has announced that they would be releasing a special edition of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance that comes packed with all the DLC. Such an awesome package will be released on 05 Dec 2013, and it will retail at a great price of just 2,480 yen.

Kill la Kill Merch Gets Useful with Scissor Letter OpenerOpen letters with Ryuko Matoi's weapon  By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 10/21/2013 Fans of Kill la Kill can already look forward to treating themselves to ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

A-1 Pictures 'World Conquest: Stratagem Star' Anime Gets First Promo, Staff List Posted by Chris Beveridge October 21, 2013 at 01:30 PM World Conquest: Stratagem Star While A-1 Pictures does work on a lot of series, not all of them winners to be s...

The Fandom Post Thomas Zoth

Outbreak Company Episode 3 Shinichi's decision to mix classes and races in a special school invites retaliation from political reactionaries. What They Say Shinichi's mission is to bring "otaku culture" to this new world in order to facilitate eff...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The Steins;Gate stage play that was promote throughout the summer opened October 12 and ran through this weekend, with a branching, original scenario from Daisuke Nishida, Prince of Tennis musical veteran Daisuke Watanabe as Okabe, Persona 4 and T...

JEFusion GekiDan

Growing up in the 1980's to the late 90's, Filipino kids were exposed to the Super Sentai series such as Bioman, Maskman, and Jetman, to name a few. . . .

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