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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

There are going to be some disappointed moviegoers in Shanghai, that's for sure. As noted by Kotaku reader Mox Factor, the Shanghai Bona Insun International Cineplex accidentally (accidentally? ) used a fan-made Photoshop image for a Thor 2 promot...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

It should come as no surprise to our readers to hear that we're big fans of Japan. Pretty much everything here works as it should, the food is amazing, the culture rich, and people are on the whole likeable and friendly.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

It's Marth vs. Mega Man and, well, pretty much everyone else in the latest screens for Super Smash Bros. The new batch officially reveals the return of the most well-known Fire Emblem character, and it looks like Peach may be a little more fond of...

We almost wonder whether Yang Liu, a Beijing-born designer who has lived in Germany since 1990, was tripping when she put together these hip, riddle-like pictographs that abstractly convey behavioral differences between Westerners and Easterns; or...

Last week, an article posted on Kotaku alerted the world to the delightful existence of owl cafes in Japan. These "fukurou cafes," like Fukurou no Mise ("Owl Shop") and Tori no Iru Cafe ("The Cafe with Birds"), got some media buzz last year, but h...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Surviving Sword Art Online is just the first part of dealing with what happened. What They Say: Although Kirito cleared SAO and returned to his real life, his adventure was far from over. Asuna is in a coma in the hospital, and Nobuyuki Sugou of R...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Sony's PlayStation 4 – set for release next Friday – heralds a new era in home entertainment. And guess what? Crunchyroll will be part of the experience from the very beginning!     Starting November 15, the second you plug in, you can enjoy your ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The first footage for the upcoming Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger vs. Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters the Movie was featured in a promo for a bonus DVD, which will be included in a magazine. Footage starts at 1:25 The only thing interesting in the supposed foo...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

What's the best way to make a feature film out of Chief Arino's antics on GameCenter CX? Go back in time, of course! The movie version of Arino's classic game-challenging TV show centers on one of the series' greatest challenges, Mighty Bomb Jack ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Nobunaga The Fool' Multimedia Production Getting Anime Series Posted by Chris Beveridge November 7, 2013 at 01:13 PM Nobunaga The Fool It was pretty much a given considering the people involved and that a TV domain was picked back in the spring, ...

Toonami announced that they acquired the license for Naruto Shippuden and that it will be airing this January in it's uncut glory.  Shippuden will naturally replace Naruto, which will leave the lineup on November 30th.

Interview with VAMPS Over the years, we have posted about L'Arc~en~Ciel and VAMPS on our blog, though mainly about their events and lives here in Los Angeles. Recently, we have managed to grab an EXCLUSIVE interview with the front man of both band...

The official website for the Wizard Barristers: Benmashi Cecil television anime series began streaming the second promotional video on Wednesday. Yasuomi Umetsu (Kite, Galilei Donna), who is credited as the show's original creator, is directing th...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Berserk fans have been decrying Kentaro Miura's decision to abandon Berserk yet again, this time to release an entirely new manga. The all-new Miura-penned Gigantomakhia will begin serialisation in volume 23 of Young Animal, and is his first new w...

Square Enix Release Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII – Shops and Customization Trailer by Sam Square Enix have moments ago announced the release of their latest preview video for Lighting Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, the final installment in ...

Siliconera Ishaan

Next week, the Nintendo 3DS gets a pair of Shin Megami Tensei games via the Virtual Console service in Japan. Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Children Black Book and Red Book will be making their way to the Nintendo eShop.

SeventhStyle Seven

Type Moon Ace volume nine which releases January 30th next year is promising details on firstly, an upcoming Sakura Saber figure by Good Smile Company, and secondly, details on the upcoming Fate/Stay Night by Ufotable.

Entravity Entrav Riccardo

IDOL TIME. Fabulous idol time? Kyoukai no Kanata Episode 6 Review Beyond the Boundary Episode 6 Review "Shocking Pink" "Shokkingu Pinku" (ショッキングピンク) From a strange mix of comedy and darker elements to a more slice of life vibe, Kyoukai no Kanata i...

Siliconera Spencer

Final Fantasy XIII-2 wasn't the first game where you could have a monster instead of another party member. Final Fantasy X-2 International + Last Mission dabbled with that idea eight years earlier with the Creature Create system.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Bandai Visual's anime music specialized company Lantis has posted a full promotional video for Natsuko Aso's 13th single "MoonRise Romance" on its official YouTube channel. The song is now featured as the ED theme for the 2013 fall TV anime Walkur...

Question: Since it is Halloween I figured I'd ask. What are the top scariest/spookiest animes you'd recommend? Answer: I feel as though I'm a little late to address this question, but since I didn't receive it until after Halloween anyway, I suppo...

Nihongogo Steve Summers

Next week on November 13th, 2013, FujiTV's mega-idol group is having a simultaneous single release for the main group as well as the debut single of the brand new sub-group, Idoling! ! ! NEO, and to make the release more interesting, the producers...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

24-year-old singer azusa, who is best known for the theme songs for the Amagami SS TV anime series, announced on her official blog on November 6 that she decided to stop her musical activities. She says, "I want to finish the current stage as 'azu...

While Sega haven't announced any commitments for Hatsune Miku Project Diva F 2nd to date, they have recently confirmed that they will be bringing Hatsune Miku Project Diva F to the Playstation Vita console internationally, following their release ...

KANJANI Eight band member Tadayoshi Ōkura (Papadol! , Otenki-oneesan) will star in a live-action television adaptation of Akio Kikuchi and Hiroshi Takano's Dr. DMAT ~Gareki no Shita no Hippocrates~ manga.

SeventhStyle Seven

Highly reputed RPG series, Atelier, will be seeing one of its titles turned into a full TV anime for the first time ever – set for 2014 by the very respectable Studio Gokumi, Atelier Esca & Logy is coming soon.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

An elder stateswoman of the virtual singer world, MEIKO was the first Japanese female Vocaloid. To celebrate her ninth birthday, the Hatsune Miku 39 Youtube channel has posted a pair of preview songs, created using the MEIKO V3 software, due out i...

Colorful Latte Art by Sugi Posted by hana in Art and tagged 3d, akemi homura, attack on titan, baby mario, colossus titan, hatsune miku, kaname, latte art, madoka magica, naruto, rascal the raccoon, sailor moon, sugi, tokyo otaku mode, totoro, Win...

JEFusion GekiDan

Bandai Namco Games is streaming the launch trailer for the new Power Rangers Megaforce Nintendo 3DS video game. Released last November 30th, the. . .

SGCafe spartanchef

It's the Christmas season once again and Super Sonico is giving some Christmas cheer with her latest PVC figure from Alter. This 1/7 scale PVC figure of the Nitroplus mascot girl is sculpted by Munetoshi Makio and HIDE and measures in at approxima...

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