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October 27, 2013, 6:30 PM
October 27, 2013, 6:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Love ramen? Got a sweet tooth? Listen up! You can now eat cake that's shaped like the delicious noodle dish. "Ramen cake" (ラーメンケーキ), it's called. But that's not the only food in Japan that's getting caked out.

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Crunchyroll Scott Green

 This spring,  Ju-On and The Grudge director Takashi Shimizu shot the upcoming live-action adaptation film of Eiko Kadono's children novel Kiki's Delivery Service in Shodoshima, a small island of the Seto Inland Sea of Japan.

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Unlike most wines that are sold in limited editions, these wines won't be going anywhere soon and feature some old, but good, anime on the labels. Culture Wine is paving the way for anime themed wine to be mass marketed.

The work will be featured in the December issue of Nakayoshi. 14-year-old Sato Ito is still in ninth grade, but she's about to make her professional debut as a manga artist. Her work, Toaru Neko-kaburi Shonen no Himitsu (Secret of a Boy Wearing Ca...

Japanator Ben Huber

Wow, Crunchyroll, slow down! In their effort to grab everything from the current anime season, Crunchyroll accidentally snagged some manga too. No, far from an accident, starting on Wednesday the site will be offering select Kodansha manga digitally!

「ケモノなスパイ」 (Kemonona Supai) "Furry Spy" Kanou Shinichi does it for the tail. The furry, furry tail. You Are What You Believe Yourself To Be Shinichi's question about whether he's an invader or not is an interesting one, as was Jinzaburou's reply.

Siliconera Cheng Kai

In our exclusive interview with Tales series producer Hideo Baba, we asked the venerable producer on his thoughts on remaking past Tales games, selecting titles to localize, and expanding the series into smartphone territory.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

If you love the exploits of the Shimogamo family, you'll be pleased to know NIS America announced the license of The Eccentric Family for home video release. In addition to Crunchyroll, the series is also streaming on Hulu.

For now, at least, the osananajimi fans are in the ascendancy. This is without question a nexus point for Little Busters! , one of those places where anime and visual novels must tearfully part and board separate trains.

Anime Aura Amber Fetch

The championship league gets under way in this episode of Kuroko no Basket, and things really start getting intense! For one thing, Midorima is obviously showing signs of greater drive now that the Generation of Miracles (GoM) knows there's anothe...

Siliconera Ishaan

Namco Bandai have announced a release date for Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z in North America. The game will be available on January 28th, 2014 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Vita.   While the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the game will be given ...

White Album 2 - 04 This series has legs - and not just the ones the director is obsessed with. There are certain shows that exhibit a repeated tendency for me as a viewer: I end up being much more engaged in the second halves of episodes than the ...

Oh boy, look at that thing. Just, wow. What is even happening here? There are so many colors, and this Escher-esque perspective trick where you're looking down at the sushi conveyor belt but seeing the customers head-on all at the same time… As th...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Space Dandy Space Dandy is the show that's going to try and change the dynamic a bit, largely because it's the kind of show that has the right people behind it and a history of proven ratings to get away with it.

With Ryuuko forced to school in her pyjamas, there is plenty of opportunity for shimapan service in the 4th episode of autumnal highlight anime Kill la Kill.

Japanator Jeff Chuang

Space Dandy, the highly anticipated anime comedy from the director of Cowboy Bebop Shinichiro Watanabe, is heading to Adult Swim in January. Let's give it a moment to soak in that huge news. FUNimation is going to provide a dub and so far they've ...

Actress Sawajiri Erika will be appearing in a drama again after one and a half years. She is playing the starring role in the upcoming TBS special drama 'Tokeiya no Musume', which tells the story of a cheerful and kind woman who wants her mother's...

Capcom Launch Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies via Nintendo eShop by Sam While it may not have the same release method as its predecessors, Capcom have today confirmed that Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies is now availabl...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Bubblegum Crisis Time to get yourself set up folks, the AnimEigo Bubblegum Crisis Kickstarter has gone live and as of this writing already has more than half its goal at 637 backers and $41,000 of the $75,000 goal.

JEFusion GekiDan

A 30-second teaser had been released for the 24th Lupin III anime special, entitled Lupin III: Princess of the Breeze - The Hidden City in the Sky. . . .

Nagi no Asukara – 04 Filed under First Impressions, Nagi no Asukara by Kairi | 1 Comment 「友達なんだから」 (Tomodachi Nanda Kara) "Because We're Friends" Every week I can't help but be smugly happy I picked this show out from the mire of titles available ...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of Shonen Showdown, the anime and manga fightin' recap that you can count on! We've got a bunch of cool recaps for you today, dear reader, including ever-reliable Hunter x Hunter  fun, and hot color art from...

The Fandom Post Kestrel Swift

Kill la Kill Episode 4 It's one of those days. What They Say: Sirens awaken the No-Star students for the start of "No-Late Day," where being tardy will get you expelled from Honnouji Academy. With Senketsu in the wash, Ryuko must fight on her own ...

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