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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 ...

More information and new images have been released for the upcoming Pokémon hanafuda deck. Previously, Nintendo was pretty tight-lipped about its new Pokemon hanafuda cards, but it's finally available for pre-order.

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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.

We love Evangelion-branded things as much as the next Evangelion fan—paper fans, postage stamps, tissue boxes, pencil cases, every figure in every configuration and holiday theme imaginable—but sometimes things get out of control.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Through November, Namco is running a Madoka Magica amusement campaign with a crane game figure prizes, clearfiles and other goodies. As always with these promotions, the characters get goofy make-overs in the likeness of the umaibou tasty stick ma...

SeventhStyle Seven

Kill Me Baby's album and OVA combo package has sold over 7000 units in its first week – an outstandingly high number, particularly for a series which hardly sold a few hundred copies of its optical discs.

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...

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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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The Fandom Post Daniel Briscoe

Log Horizon Episode 3 What lurks in the Depths of Palm? What They Say: One day, while playing the online game Elder Tales, 30,000 players suddenly find themselves trapped in another world. There, eight-year veteran gamer Shiroe also gets left behind.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Leading up to the October 26th release of Puella Magica Madoka Magica: Rebellion, fast food chain Lotteria and Newtype have teamed up for a Madoka promotion.  With food purchases, you can enter a lottery to win a doka prize, including a tapestry, ...

Anime Evo setsuken

Opinions (C+): It is with a great deal of reluctance that I state this, but I guess BlazBlue is kind of getting better? Can it undo the damage of the first two episodes from here on out? Its doubtful, but at least its bare-able to watch for really...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Hamatora' Anime Adds Cast Members Posted by Chris Beveridge October 22, 2013 at 03:07 PM Hamatora Through a new special that was done on Niconico Live that resulted in a new promotional video for the recently announced Hamataro anime series, the ...

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!

Both gruesome visuals and topless dolls grace the latest third episode of Unbreakable Machine Doll, making for quite a contrast to the show's previous saccharine sweetness and easy-going ero. Omake: Loading more comments.

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Bandai Namco Games posted the promo for the Bandai Namco Presents J Legend Biography for the Nintendo 3DS. This game is a compilation of games based on Shonen Jump and V-Jump titles for the NES and SNES.

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. . .

The Fandom Post Jessi Silver

Hajime no Ippo – The Rising Episode 3 Ippo unknowingly ignites the flames of passion within multiple women, while Aoki prepares for his defining moment in the boxing ring. What they Say: "A Woman's Battle" – Ippo emerges victorious after a vicious...

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...

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.

Siliconera Spencer

GungHo Online Entertainment made complete Kasumi and Ryu Hayabusa costumes for the PlayStation Vita hunting game Ragnarok Odyssey Ace. Now, Ragnarok Odyssey Ace is crossing into Dead Or Alive 5 Ultimate with a boring bikini that has the game's log...

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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

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...

SeventhStyle Seven

Supernatural slice of excellence, Mushishi, mentions a "top secret project" upcoming in a new manga volume just released – inevitably sparking the hype of second seasons and other too good to be trues.

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 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).

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...

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...

Siliconera Ishaan

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