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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

You might not think a hedgehog can pull off impersonations of, say, a dog, a bear or even Pikachu. Then again, you might not have met Marutaro the Hedgehog. Twitter user Hedgehogdays has been uploading photos of Marutaro's impersonations.

RocketNews24 Jessica

You know it's a cynical sales technique, so you try to be sensible and hold yourself apart, but sometimes commercials really know how to pull the heartstrings. We dare you to watch this spot for a Thai life insurance company and not get a little m...

⬈ ⬋ - + column Apr 6, 13:02 Mike straps in for a tour through the many versions of Toward the Terra. review Apr 6, 12:00 When you come down to it, Dragonar Academy is a book with an intriguing premise that fails to deliver.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Hyperdimension Neptunia's action game spin-off, Chou Jigen Action Neptunia U (Ultra Dimension Action Neptunia U), was announced alongside Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II last month, and this week's issue of Dengeki PlayStation magazine has some...

Hiroi Sekai Hiroi Sekai

Welcome, Smash Bros. fans! If you're like me, you have enjoyed duking it out with your friends through the ages, but have been somewhat disappointed at the lack of innovation when it came to the actual engine itself.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

A private organization called "GDW Project" opened Twitter account and a Facebook page on Thursday introducing an original anime project from scriptwriter Yu Yamamoto (Mobile Suit Gundam). The anime is related to the J9 anime trilogy, which aired ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

33-year-old anime voice actress Mikako Takahashi revealed on her official Twitter on April 7 that she had made it to the final round of "Otona AKB48 Audition. " She made her debut as a voice actress in 1998 and is known for her voice works for Sak...

Siliconera Ishaan

Now that the Kill la Kill anime has ended, anime production studio Trigger are making preparations to dive into their next major project, Little Witch Academia 2, which the studio Kickstarted last year.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the Okayama office, Japan Self Defense Force's Ibaraki provincial cooperation office has revealed its latest recruit poster featuring three moe mascot girls: Koume (Army), Nobara (Navy), and Hibari (Airforce), designed by manga artist/il...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It is officially announced today on April 9 that a live-action adaptation film of Koji Aihara's zombie feature manga Z will be released in Japan this summer. Aihara is best known for his collaboration work with Kentaro Takekuma in late 1980s, paro...

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37 Flares Twitter 24 Facebook 13 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 0 37 Flares × Check out this top 20 male and female seiyuu popularity poll from a 10,000 anime fan survey! Recently, 10,000 anime fans voted for their favourite male and fema...

Siliconera Ishaan

  Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS will feature an exclusive mode, titled "Smash Run". This is a 4-player battle game set in a dungeon-like stage filled with power-ups. Fighters will begin the mode on an expansive battlefield, and will explore t...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Non Non Biyori Fans of the slice of life anime series Non Non Biyori have some great news coming their way as the official  Twitter account over the weekend announced that a second season has gotten approval, which coincided with a fan event going...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Recently, we talked about how Japanese, while a tough language to learn, isn't quite as difficult as some horror stories make it out to be. Still, if English is your native language, certain Japanese grammar rules, like saying "wa" and "o" to mark...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Two new challengers approach the next instalment in Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Wii U. Two new Pokemon are making their debut appearances as playable characters (technically only one), a classic and a recent addi...

Siliconera Ishaan

  May 20th will see the release of the English-language version of Persona 3 the Movie #1: Spring of Birth. Aniplex have released an English trailer for the movie, which you can watch above, and have also confirmed a collector's edition release.

The joint May/June issue of The Tsukuru magazine published a chart listing the top 15 manga volumes for three major publishers — Kodansha, Shogakukan, Shueisha — in the last 12 months based on first printings.

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Think fast! New spring anime announcements at Crunchyroll continue to rain down like flamin' hot meteors from on high. To wit: Chaika –The Coffin Princess, based on the light novel by Ichiro Sakaki, is set to begin streaming very soon!

Siliconera Spencer

Soulcalibur: Lost Swords has an event quest that kicks off today for players to release Pyrrah, Sophitia's daughter. The quest starts on April 9 and ends on April 22 at 1PM Japan time.   Treasure chests with items are your rewards for defeating en...

© Hajime Isayama, Kodansha Ltd. / Attack on Titan Production CommitteeStarting with Hajime Isayama's manga, the Attack on Titan series has spread to various other media worldwide, including a TV anime, theatrical anime, live-action movie, music, a...

Hunter X Hunter 2011 - 124 Never underestimate the power of a crying child to reach a woman's heart. And if she's a shotacon, well, so much the better. . . There was pretty big news in the world of the Hunter X Hunter anime this week, though it's ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Prophecy' Manga Getting Film Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge April 8, 2014 at 03:02 PM Back in September, Vertical picked up an interesting manga license with Prophecy, a three volume manga series from Tetsuya Tsutsui.

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The latest season of Kuroko's Basketball may have already ended but the anime is still going strong even now and eye-wear makers JINS PC is collaborating with the hit sports anime, as well as Bandai in order to bring us some stylish new "Kuroko's ...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Apr. 08. 2014 Sponsored links The hottest artist in Japan, BABYMETAL, will make their UK debut at the large scale rock festival "Sonisphere Festival UK" that will be held at Knebworth House from July 4th to 6th.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

BBC coverage of the Kanamara matsuri has again exposed the glorious penis-worshiping Shinto heritage of Japan for all to admire, despite touching a raw nerve amongst crazed nationalists desperate to hide such a "shameful" spectacle from the prying...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Wolf Girl & Black Prince' Manga Getting Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge April 8, 2014 at 04:04 PM Wolf Girl & Black Prince A relatively recent shoujo series is getting the anime nod this week as Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji is making its...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While we had the Crunchyroll streaming pickup for Love Live! School Idol Project a few days ago, NIS America has followed that up by announcing that they've picked up the rights to the series for home video release.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

If you've been missing the rhythmic beat of the Taiko Drum Master series in your life, you'll be pleased to learn there's a new one in the works for Nintendo 3DS. The next entry is called Taiko Drum Master: Don and Katsu's Space-Time Great Adventu...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Meet The Colorful And Edgy Japanese Fashion Model In A Special Event At NEW PEOPLE That Also Previews Upcoming 2014 J-POP SUMMIT Harajuku Kawaii Fashion Programming The 2014 J-POP SUMMIT Festival, San Francisco's annual celebration of Japanese pop...

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The lovable virtual diva, Hatsune Miku is really one huge worldwide pop culture phenomenon and she will be heading to Jakarta, Indonesia next month for the Miku Expo. The event will be a two-day extravaganza filled with exhibits, booths and concer...

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