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November 13, 2013, 1:30 PM
November 13, 2013, 1:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

A few years ago, a Singaporean man named Batman bin Suparman, which means "Batman, Son of Superman" in Malay, became an internet sensation. Well, the named crusader is back. He's not fighting crime. This time, he's committing it.

A surprising additional cast member for the much talked about live action film adaptation of the popular Shounen manga "Lupin III" has been revealed.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

ELEVEN ARTS and FUNimation Entertainment announced today that the third installment of the Evangelion rebuild series, Evangelion: 3. 0 You Can (Not) Redo, is set for theatrical release in the U. S. and Canada in January of 2014.

Eiichiro Oda's mega popular manga, "One Piece" has sold over 300 million copies till date since debuting in 1997.

MANILA, Philippines —Now, it's their turn to help. A team of 25 medical workers and disaster relief experts from Japan arrived in Manila Monday night, keen to help a nation that lent a hand during their time of need.

Siliconera Ishaan

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc has a release date. NIS America have announced that the game will be released on February 11th, 2014 in North America.   Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is a murder mystery where you point out contradictions durin...

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Danganronpa's resident mechanical teddy bear may be extremely evil and sadistic but that does not stop him from being extremely popular among the ladies. Now, Japanese fashion label 2PMWorks has announced that they will be launching several Dangan...

Japanator Karen Mead

By now, you've probably noticed Ai Fi, Japanator's lovely resident android, created by illustrator P-Shinobi of Boomslank. I like Ai Fi quite a bit; while aspects of her design remind me of some other anime and game characters, on the whole she fe...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Delayed to February, Super Heroine Chronicle for PlayStation 3 and Vita will feature bishoujo from Twin Angel, Kyousogiga, DiGi Charat, Senki Zesshou Symphogear, Super Sonico, Higurashi When They Cry, Aria the Scarlet Ammo, Infinite Stratos, The F...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

While it's not exactly beach season, anime will find anime opportunity for some swimsuit bishoujo appreciation. Preorder have opened for the next trio of Love Live girls slated to join Wave's Beach Queen figures line in June 2014.

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An autographed copy of Madoka Magica's Rebellion script has sold for 1. 8 million yen, approximately $18,172 USD – this initially seems impressive, and certainly is a payout, but perhaps not that spectacular.

Takeru Satoh to star in series of drama shorts premiering on December 9 Japanese broadcasting system Fuji TV announced on Tuesday that it will begin broadcasting a Kanojo wa Uso o Ai Shisugiteru Side Story ~Boku to Kanojo ga Deau Mae no Monogatari...

FUNimation in collaboration with Japanese producer/distributor Eleven Arts has announced plans to begin limited North American theatrical screenings of Evangelion: 3. 0 You Can (Not) Redo in January. Most screenings will be the English dub, but se...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Square Enix's latest trailer for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII puts a tiny bit of the power in your hands, at least when it comes to deciding which outfit Lightning will be showing off. Choose from 13 of Lightning's 80 in-game outfits, inc...

Anisakis parasites removed, but Suzuki takes time off work due to lingering pain Tatsuhisa Suzuki, the 30-year-old voice actor known for playing Makoto Tachibana in the popular anime Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club and other roles, reported on Sunday th...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Details are still pretty scant on the second PS Vita remake of the Hyperdimension Neptunia series, but according to this week's Dengeki it's set to arrive in Japan as Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2 on March 20, 2014.

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Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) 'Kirin' means 'giraffe' in Japanese! I quite like giraffes! Although I think elephants… no wait… tortoises would have to be my best! ! Either way, today we're going to be taking a look at another Monste...

Japanator Karen Mead

Before I sat down to watch Blue Exorcist, I had some flexible, but modest, expectations. I expected the show to be a competent shonen title, perhaps reminiscent of earlier episodes of Naruto and Bleach, with slick action scenes and maybe even some...


Nov11 Ichika is having one of those days.  Welcome back to another week of wacky harem adventures with myself, Highway and Sumairii! I hope you enjoyed the episode because lately there really has not been much plot development after the reveal of ...

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1/8 Cecilia Alcott PVC [Swimsuit Ver. ] Penguin Parade has started preorders of the 1/8 scale figure of Cecilia Alcott PVC [Swimsuit Ver. ] from the series Infinite Stratos. Figure: Cecilia Alcott PVC [Swimsuit Ver.

November 11 is unofficial Pocky Day, because get it? 11/11 looks like sticks of Pocky, the flavor-dipped pretzel snack from Ezaki Glico. To celebrate, the Pocky Twitter account encouraged fans to help them set a new Guinness world record by gettin...

For those in North America, Persona 4 Arena (Aka. Persona 4: The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena) on the Playstation 3 and Xbox360 may be a distant memory – with your attention potentially focused on what could very well be the announcement of Persona ...

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During Anime Festival Asia 2013 held at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre in Singapore, Daisuki. net has announced that they will be giving fans across South East Asia one very special New Year's eve treat as they will be streami...

This week's featured releases come from Afilia Saga, Idoling! ! ! and Idoling! ! ! NEO.   Afilia Saga – "S. M. L☆" Afilia Saga provide our first featured release of the week. "S. M. L☆" is another anime tie-in song, much like how their last single...

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According to a publication that apparently ranks the best light novels, Oregairu scores first place for the title of "best light novel 2014″ – goes to show just how right this youth romantic comedy proves to be.

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Actress Reiko Chiba revealed on Twitter that she will appear on Kyoryuger vs. Go-Busters via voice over along with the 4 others. She didn't. . .

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It Newest AKB48 Group Draft Kaigi winner Kayoko Takita [田北香世子] is already making headlines for blog entries where she referred to herself as bisexual. Takita recently was chosen as second draft pick for Team A by Captain Yui Yokohama and...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official site for the upcoming documentary film Yume to Kyouki no Oukoku (The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness) posted a 15-second CM and the official trailer today. The documentary focuses on the acclaimed anime production company Studio Ghibli,...


Nov12 Party time with Serara and friends. Hello all, it looks like after this episode, we have a clear goal from Shiroe and his guild. That's right, a guild! It's launch week, and admittedly I'm getting a bit antsy for the PS4 to ship.

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Single release from Yui Horie, titled Golden Time, contains the OP and ED for anime series Golden Time. Will be out on 13 November 2013. Two editions available for preorder: Limited and Regular Edition.

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