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May 8, 2014, 12:00 AM
May 8, 2014, 12:00 AM
Kotaku East Toshi Nakamura

SJojo's Bizarre Adventure is famous for its unique art style with characters making fabulous poses that cosplayers love to mimic. One underappreciated aspect of the manga is the interesting facial expressions.

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Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's Bakuman will have a live-action film adaptation, which is set for a 2015 release. The film stars Takeru Satoh (Kamen Rider Den-O, Rurouni Kenshin) as Moritaka Mashiro, a boy who aspires to be a manga artist, and Ry...

Kushina Uzumaki to be playable in PS3/360 game shipping in Japan this fall This year's 24th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that Kushina Uzumaki — Naruto's mother — will join the roster of Namco Bandai Games...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

During his 10-day trip to six European countries (Germany, UK, Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium), the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the "Evangelion and Japanese Swords" exhibition held at Maison de la culture du Japon a Paris on May 5...

Shingeki no Kyojin's 3DS game edition "Shingeki no Kyojin – Hangeki no Tsubasa" may actually get a western release, much to the delight of its still rather spurned legion of overseas fans. Having launched in Japan last December, the game sold 93,0...

Siliconera Sato

Compile Heart's label, Galapagos RPG, that makes RPGs for Japanese customers, have been teasing their second title with a strange evolving monster (shown above). This week's issue of Famitsu reveals that it's a game called Omega Quintet, for PlayS...

Japanator Karen Mead

The wacky ensemble comedy of Ranma 1/2 occupies an interesting niche in Western anime fandom. The show wasn't likely to be someone's "first anime," in the way that contemporaries Sailor Moon and Dragon Ball Z generally were, but it was very likely...

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It has been announced that Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's other hit manga series that is not Death Note, Bakuman, will be getting a live action movie for 2015 and it will feature Takeru Satoh and Ryunosuke Kamiki as the two leads.

It's been seventeen years since the second of two Hollywood feature films made their way to fans of the long-successful American Tokusatsu crossover TV series, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Since then, the global fanbase has stayed true to their f...

The Fandom Post Kory Cerjak

Nyo-tai-ka Volume 1What happens when a guy gets transformed into a girl? Creative Staff: Story & Art: Ru-en Rouga Translation/Adaptation: Steven LeCroy What They Say: Makoto Manaka has never had a girlfriend, so he's taken to impersonating women o...

Gordonator sergeant gordon

Emphasis for your fellow friend with a retard brother. Nice dig at Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Inception much? Akarin~ That better be some high class beef cos 2525yen for 2x 100g packs is still expensive for something going on a sale.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

On May 10th, Tsukasa Fushimi and Hiro Kanzaki, author and illustrator on the original Oreimo light novels, will be continuing their latest light novel series with the release of volume 2 of Eromanga Sensei - Imōto to Akazu no Ma (Eromanga Sensei -...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Toei Animation, one of the oldest anime production studios in Japan (established in 1952), has launched an official site for its new original smartphone game Enkan no Pandemica/Circle Pandemica, and has begun accepting pre-registrations.

Milkcananime { Justinn }

Is there a particular type of classmate and / or friend that you wish you had in high school? While I wish I could be more appreciative towards my classmates back then, I just couldn't connect with a lot of them.

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High School comedy GJ Club or GJ-bu will be having an anime special known as GJ-bu Guruguru will be released for Blu-Ray and DVD and the official youtube page for Nico Tube has recently released its extended TV commercial.

British distributor Anime Limited announced the English dub cast on Monday for its Kickstarter-funded home video release of the anime film Patema Inverted. The dub will be recorded at NYAV Post with time coding by Kirsten Perotti.

Siliconera Spencer

Tecmo Koei will bring over the Atelier Rorona remake although it won't be called New Atelier Rorona. According to the Australian Classification Board, where it was rated for PlayStation Vita, the game's title is Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist ...

In recent years, Lego blocks have gone through a remarkable expansion. Until the present, set merchandise sets containing up to a few thousand pieces have been developed through the Lego Group in Denmark, and these sets are well-liked among children.

Hunter X Hunter 2011 - 128 Well, damn - I hardly know where to start with that one. . . This is a snippet of what I wrote two weeks ago, after the blooming of the miniature rose: I'm very, very reluctant to try and dig into the deeper meaning of w...

This week's featured releases come from ANNA☆S and Momoiro Clover Z.   ANNA☆S – "Jinsei! Maji Mottainaiyo! " Kicking this week off we have ANNA☆S. A group that I'm pretty sure at least some of you are familiar with.

Siliconera Sato

Gust recently held an event where they talked about Ciel noSurge's upcoming final chapter. Additionally, Famitsu reports that Gust shared some of the ideas that director Akira Tsuchiya had for their other game, Ar noSurge, but never made the cut.

After teasing the game yesterday, ATLUS USA have formally confirmed their release of Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne for the PlayStation 3 as a PlayStation 2 Classic title. The game is also referred to as the third numbered installment in the main Sh...

Morning Musume '14 To Hold Solo Concert in New York Greg May 5th, 2014 If you have not heard this news you have most likely been asleep, living under a rock or ignoring every J-Pop website and/or social media.

Japanator Jeff Chuang

The project lead for the Tekken franchise at Bandai-Namco, Katsuhiro Harada, is an ebullient guy, and he'll swat down nonsense on twitter like the best of them--in both Japanese and English no less. What's somewhat less known about the man is that...

Otakultura The Mistress

May 7, 2014 Remakes of two of the best Pokemon games, Ruby and Sapphire, are getting remade for the 2DS/3DS, Nintendo has announced. The teaser trailer below, fresh off Pokemon's Youtube channel tentatively dates the release of Pokemon Omega Ruby ...

Figure maker Orca Toys has given the gift of final loli this summer with a new 22. 5cm figure of charming Misaka clone Last Order entangled in ribbon, sure to make a good present for those who appreciate the flatter things in life – she will be wi...

The team at Fruitbat Factory have been behind the English localization of several niche but highly enjoyable PC video games including War of the Human Tanks and 99 Spirits. Their previous titles however pale in comparison to just how ambitious the...

Black Bullet – 05 Filed under Black Bullet, First Impressions by Takaii | 1 Comment 「紅黒の暗殺者」 (Beniguro no Ansatsusha) "Crimson Black Assassin" Original story or not, this week's episode actually felt pretty good.

The GLORIO Blog marlinclock

Kaori meets a stoner… I mean fellow forgetful girl. With a persistence that outdoes even Yuki, the two quickly become close friends. As much as I wanted to love this episode, I can't say I enjoyed it completely.

The new song for the commercial may leave you. . . itching for more.

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