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Crunchyroll Scott Green

A couple of companies are now capitalizing on the appeal of the illusion of having the Madoka Magica girls in front of you. MediaMagic's new Android augmented reality app lets you insert mahou shoujo into your photos, with special location based f...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The Pokémon Company is preparing to try something very different with the franchise's beloved Pikachu. For the first time, everyone's favorite electric rodent will be saying more than "Pika! Pika!

RocketNews24 Rona Moon

It can be difficult to get along without female friends. In Japan, work ethic and subsequent exhaustion tends to tie many men to their work places beyond the call of duty, and gender roles can be highly restrictive.

Siliconera Sato

Spike Chunsoft's upcoming Attack on Titan game for the Nintendo 3DS will have a story mode where it's been confirmed that Eren, Mikasa and Armin will be playable characters. Famitsu gives us a look at another feature called "World Mode," where you...

Japanator Ben Huber

How likely are you to tell all your friends about your hobbies on social networks? Statistics say you're going to! Recently, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania did a study that analyzed the language and wording used by 75,000 Facebook p...

Siliconera Ishaan

Monster Hunter 4 has already seen a few notable collaborations with the Fairy Tail manga, Nintendo's Super Mario and Zelda games, and even with a Capcom magazine. Its next collaboration, however, is possibly an even bigger deal.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Gravure idol/actress Yuria Haga (Kamen Rider 555, Kamen Rider Kiva) will go nude in her new film entitled "Red X Pink". Haga will play the heroine who suffers from gender identity disorder. The film centers around the love and growth of four women...

On October 28, it was announced that Tackey & Tsubasa's Takizawa Hideaki (31) will have a leading role in FujiTV's New Year Drama Special "HAMU -Man of the Public Security Police Force-" (Friday Prestige Frame).

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Japanese publisher Shueisha announced on October 30 that Eiichiro Oda's super popular manga One Piece would have 300 million copies in print with the 72nd volume of the manga which was scheduled to be released in Japan on November 1.

JEFusion GekiDan

Bandai Namco Online, partnering with Yahoo Games, had announced its first Kamen Rider online PC game! Entitled Kamen Rider Batton-Line, the game will. . .

SeventhStyle Seven

Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS' second Blu-ray volume is what lolicons have been waiting for, elementary school bust and waist as uncensored as it'll get – hopefully no one was expecting any basketball in this volume. The most legitimate playing with balls one wil...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

I have fond memories of playing the original Typing of the Dead—Sega's spin on House of the Dead 2 that replaces guns with keyboards and kills enemies with quickly-typed words—and now the clever teaching tool is back in all its brain-s...

It's pretty cute when manga authors draw fan-art of characters from other series. Black Butler manga creator Yana Toboso recently posted a new piece of artwork she did of Kuroko's Basketball character Ryota Kise.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Pictured: The manga adaptation of "A Study in Pink" The December issue of Young Ace magazine announced that the manga adaptation of BBC's popular drama, Sherlock will return to the said magazine. Jay. is once again drawing the manga, which will co...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha' Anime Staff, Cast Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge October 30, 2013 at 03:00 PM Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha Some new information has surfaced about one of the upcoming winter 2014 anime series with Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroh...

After the tragic passing of 94-year-old Anpanman illustrator Takashi Yanase the internet became abuzz with the news that Yanase created a lot of regional mascots—for free. Manga artist Sensha Yoshida (Utsurun Desu) wasn't pleased with the news, ta...

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Highschool DxD New BD – 03 October 29th, 2013 / By Tabris / No comments » / Categories: Anime Despite the fact that AT-X aired Highschool DxD New uncensored not all of the ecchi scenes were included in the TV version.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Traveling to Japan on a budget? Need a place to stay? Don't mind people having sex all around you? Well, have I got a hotel room for you. Enter hotel San Patchi. It's located in Juso, which is a stone's throw from the bustling Umeda district.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Shogakukan Creative has just published the first Japanese three-volume box set of the Batman manga written and illustrated by Jiro Kuwata (8 Man). The set costs 7,980 yen. The manga is based on DC Comics' popular superhero of the same name and fea...

MTV European Music Award 2013 has announced the nominees for the Japan/Korea Worldwide Act. The nominees are the winners of Best Korea Act and Best Japan Act.

Funimation Share Brief English Dubbed Clip from Mamoru Hosoda's Wolf Children Film by Sam With Funimation set to soon release Mamoru Hosoda's latest animated film Wolf Children on DVD and Blu-ray in North America, the company have shared a brief E...

Siliconera Ishaan

Nintendo's last Advance Wars title before the series disappeared was Advance Wars: Days of Ruin. Set in a post-apocalyptic future, Days of Rune was released in North America and Europe in 2008, but its Japanese release was cancelled after numerous...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Star Blazers' Live Action Gains Christopher McQuarrie As Director Posted by Chris Beveridge October 30, 2013 at 12:28 PM Star Blazers After being tasked to write the screenplay for it back in 2011, Christopher McQuarrie is now set as the director...

Animaven

Insane BRS is insanely pretty. There's just something about that Insane Black Rock Shooter design that inspires awe. When it's that Good Smile scaled statue, well, there's not a whole lot to say other than, "Ooo, shiny!

SeventhStyle Seven

Conspicuous canine-style copulation is on the agenda for the proactive student body of Little Busters! Ecstasy as seen in its latest chapter, which also tries to introduce a new trend of twisted lusts.

SGCafe KarbyP

Participate in this cross-promotional campaign, and become an Umaibou Shoujou. Gain the power to change fate… actually, no. Just the ability to communicate to people how remarkably tasty Umaibous (literally "flavour sticks" in Japanese) are.

SGCafe spartanchef

Along with Attack on Titan and Oregairu, Hataraku Maou-sama! is one of the three most successful anime series which came out of the 2013 spring anime season and Wave is bringing in one of their lovely heroines, Chiho Sasaki as part of their Beach ...

The Vault of Error: Appleseed (1988)The CapriSun of anime OVAs By Paul Thomas Chapman Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 10/29/2013 Every time I've written about some iteration of Masamune Shirow's Appleseed, I've led with a compari...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

「ノウリョク×ト×タイキョク」 (Nouryoku × to × Taikixyoku) "Power × And × Games" If I were to slap an idiom on that episode, it would be "Still Waters Run Deep". Lest anyone think I'm unnecessarily bashing, let me re-state for the nth time – I like Shingeki no ...

29/10/2013: Manga Entertainment to hold K-ON movie online community event this Wednesday Communal watching of this new release Have you picked up a copy of K-ON! The Movie from Manga Entertainment yet?

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