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January 23, 2014, 9:30 AM
January 23, 2014, 9:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This weekend I was shopping for snacks. I picked up a bag of corn soup-flavored "Gourmet" Doritos. But that's only the tip of the iceberg. Most Doritos in Japan are typical Doritos—"Dorito-flavored," if you will.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

With pre-registration now open, DeNA and Mobage have posted a promo for their new Japanese Android and iOS Attack on Titan: Jiyuu e no Houkou (Roar to Freedom) smartphone game.   In the Clash of Clans like game, the survey corp must fortify towns ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Some folks have played Resident Evil 4 to death at this point, but even more shockingly, some still haven't played it at all! Another chance is coming soon, with the ultimate HD edition of Resident Evil 4 making its way to PC on February 28.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Fourth 'Pretty Rhythm' Anime Series Coming Posted by Chris Beveridge January 22, 2014 at 02:05 PM Pretty Rhythm: Aurora Dream While more and more shows do get picked up and simulcast outside of Japan every year, there are still those that don't fo...

Siliconera Sato

Earlier today, Famitsu teased an upcoming project from an interview with Masahiko Tokushima of B. B. Studio and Ken Kuwahara from Namco Bandai for this week's issue of the magazine. As it turns out, they'll be working on the latest incarnation of ...

Siliconera Ishaan

This week's Famitsu magazine reveals Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story: Missing Link for the PlayStation 3. This series of games was last seen on the Sega Saturn and Dreamcast, and the new title is a third-person shooter using three-unit groups.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Akame ga KILL! ' Anime Teaser Site Opens Posted by Chris Beveridge January 21, 2014 at 11:31 AM Akame ga KILL! Announced just over the weekend, the official teaser site has open for Akame ga KILL! at http://akame.

Siliconera Sato

This week's Famitsu magazine reports that the first three Ace Attorney games—Ace Attorney, Justice for All, and Trials and Tribulations—will be part of the Ace Attorney 123: Wright Selection for Nintendo 3DS.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Gundam creator Yoshiyuki Tomino discussed in a press conference the first projects in his collaboration with Hollywood's Legacy Effects via his company, Ookaze no Okorusama. He revealed that he is personally directing a new unnamed animated projec...

Siliconera Spencer

Speaking of Yuna's summoner costume in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, More! SoniComi from Nitroplus and Kadokawa Games has plenty of costumes for Super Sonico. You play as a photographer and have missions to take photos of Super Sonico.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Having learned the hard way that some TV series exist simply to keep viewers hanging for years (yes, Lost, I am looking at you), I have to admit that I gave the TV adaptation of Game of Thrones a wide berth for quite some time after it first aired.

From the Azurer website: "Azurer, which began in Japan and spread worldwide, is a cutting-edge fashion style which consists of wearing a beard made out of adzuki beans. Currently, there are 1,720,000 azurers in Japan, and the numbers international...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Martin Hsu and Bigshot Toyworks have teamed up to create a limited run of "Miya-san" figures modeled after acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki. Sale of the six-inch figures will be donated to the "Karakuwa-Maru" organization to support restoration o...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Futsu no Joshikosei ga Locodol Yattemita' Anime Site Goes Live Posted by Chris Beveridge January 21, 2014 at 01:27 PM Futsu no Joshikosei ga Locodol Yattemita Announced as going into production over the weekend, the anime adaptation of Futsu no J...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Bandai Namco Games posted the first promo video of the new Detective Conan game for the Nintendo 3DS called "Detective Conan: Phantom Rhapsody". The game will feature Conan as his solves cases with Heiji Hattori as his rival.

Comedy Central's satirical news program The Colbert Report took a few quick jabs at marijuana aficionados during their Monday night program, as well as their apparent penchant for Hayao Miyazaki movies.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

You think drawing your favorite with paper and pencil is difficult? Trying drawing them with chocolate sauce on plates. In Seoul, there's an anime, comic book, and video game shop called Saboten Store.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

International hacking group "Anonymous" has stated that it breached and shut down the official Wakayama Prefecture website earlier today as a taste of what may come should local fishermen continue to hunt dolphins.

SUPER☆GiRLS, an Idol group that The Japanese entertainment company Avex produces for the first time, appeared on January 19, 2014, in the event "KAWAII POP FES by @JAM in Taiwan". It was the first live in Taiwan for them and the second time to hol...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks Acquires 'Soni-Ani: Sonico The Animation' Anime License Posted by Chris Beveridge January 21, 2014 at 05:10 PM Super Sonico Sentai Filmworks has added another show to their stables from the winter 2014 anime season as they've pick...

Tomomi Itano will be releasing her 5th single "little" and its track list and jacket covers has been unveiled.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Son Of Batman' Animated Film Trailer Debuts Posted by Chris Beveridge January 21, 2014 at 04:03 PM Son Of Batman As we get ready for the release of Justice League: War, a look ahead has surfaced towards the spring which will see the release of So...

Idolminded Thennary Nak

Recommended Jpop♂ Reading: January 22, 2014 Thennary's Picks Imai Tsubasa's Joins "Burn the Floor Dance with You" for 2nd Time - JE Fandom I wonder if he and Tackey plan on doing anything together this year.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Blood Alone' Manga Gets Premature End In Japan Posted by Chris Beveridge January 21, 2014 at 07:41 PM Blood Alone Sometimes the history of a manga is intriguing all in its own and could make for a story, which seems to be the case for Masayuki Ta...

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Aside from the announcement of Zeronos Zero Form and Andriod 18, this month's issue of Figure Oh magazine also revealed the upcoming release of. . .

Hunter X Hunter 2011 - 113 It's not that often I can say this with anime, but I've truly never seen anything like what Hunter X Hunter is doing right now. By my calculations something in the neighborhood of 20-25 seconds passed during the course o...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Keiji Inafune and the folks at Team Ninja, Comcept, and Spark Unlimited are offering a new look behind the scenes of Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z. In the first of a series of developer diaries the staff explores the east/west collaboration, creating a un...

⬈ ⬋ - + column Jan 20, 16:30 This week, lots and lots of fanservice. Exploding clothes, bath scenes, swimsuit competitions, it's there. Also, superheroes. - Ikki Tousen: Great Guardians - OniAi - Zetman column Jan 19, 15:22 David crosses an item o...

Noragami – 03 Filed under First Impressions, Noragami by Cherrie | 0 Comments 「招かれた厄災」 (Manekare ta Yakusai) "Bidden Calamity" Noragami is such a great combination of comedy and serious themes. I think it brings together a lot of great points to p...


Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has announced that she would be holding her 21st birthday event, <ASOBINITE! ! ! KYARY PAMYU PAMYU 21st BIRTHDAY SPECIAL>, at Shinkiba ageHa. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Enlarged Picture Considering that the 20th birthday event, which took...

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