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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

You probably can't handle this giant parfait. I dunno, maybe you can! I sure can't. Well, not alone at least. This is Cafe Olympic, a restaurant in Nagasaki that calls itself "Parfait Heaven"—and for good reason as it specializes in huge parfait.

Haagen-Dazs Japan released their vegetable flavored ice cream yesterday. The two flavors are Tomato-Cherry and Carrot-Orange. Both come in slightly smaller Haagen-Dazs single serving cups that are taller and thinner to give it a more healthy look.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Episode 6 of the Love Live! School idol project anime pulled off a parody of hard rock this weekend — catching the attention of a lead singer of a certain band: RT @acdc512: @genesimmons pic. twitter. com/2mvdHbMfWZ –WHAT'S THE NAME OF THE COMIC O...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The June issue of Comic Gene, on sale on May 15th, announces that Itokichi's Orenchi no Furo Jijo manga is set to be adapted into a TV anime. The 2011 ongoing four-panel comedy follows a guy with a merman living in his bathtub.

Siliconera Ishaan

Microsoft are bringing their Games with Gold program to Xbox One this June. The program, which is currently available on Xbox 360, provides two free games per-month to Xbox Live Gold subscribers.   The Xbox One version of the program will debut wi...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

If we're speaking honestly, we don't really need much of an added incentive to eat a donut. Really, a sweet, inexpensive indulgence that we can eat with our hands is pretty much a laser-guided strike on our willpower.

IGN has released the first trailer for Sony Pictures' & Japan's Lucent Pictures Entertainment's forthcoming CG action film Appleseed Alpha. Shinji Aramaki, director of the 2004 & 2007 CG Appleseed films, is directing "Alpha" for American release o...

Yozakura Quartet staffers adapt Miyako Aoyama's story of a boy discovered on a beach An anime adaptation of Miyako Aoyama's serialized light novel Kurage no Shokudō (literally, Jellyfish Restaurant) is "moving steadily along.

SeventhStyle Seven

If anybody remembers that guy Tony Taka, they may be mildly interested to know that the latest in the "Shining" series of bishoujo adventure games will be "Shining Resonances" for PS3, revealed in a magazine.

Click on to check out the latest trailer from the Kikaider REBOOT! The movie is directed by Ten Shimoyama and is set to realease, May 24, 2014. SYNOPSIS: The film is set in the near future, where Dr. Nobuhiko Komyoji is the head of the robot engin...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Japan’s preeminent purveyors of “trauma pop”, URBANGARDE (fronted by striking lead singer Yoko Hamasaki and bespeckled wild man Tenma Matsunaga), are back with a new song and new PV in the form of “Sakura Memento”, a ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Although Warner Bros. acquired the rights for a live-action version of legendary anime and manga Akira more than a decade ago, the studio has yet to produce even a minute of its promised version of the psychic cyberpunk epic.

Aniplex of America announced on Monday that it will co-host a Kill la Kill event with Sony Music Entertainment Japan at Anime Expo in Los Angeles. The event will include the first episode of the English dub, a concert by opening theme song perform...

Daigo will voice a character that was actually based on himself in the anime adaptation of boys love manga series Love Stage! !

SeventhStyle Seven

Hanamonogatari, already segregated from the rest of its Monogatari Second Season cousins as a series of its own, was set to premiere at the end of the month, but not any more, as it has been peculiarly delayed.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Anime Expo has announced that the July convention will be welcoming several guests from Kill La Kill, including scriptwriter Kazuki Nakashima, character designer and chief Animation director SUSHIO, Ryuko Matoi’s voice actress Ami Koshimizu,...

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

Hobby Stock has announced the day their server will be down, I mean, the pre-order open date of both of the Haruka Nanase and Makoto Tachibana figures that are set to be available in September from their ALTAIR line as a special collaboration betw...

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

Tweet Pin It To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Reebok's line of Insta Pump Fury sneakers the company is releasing a limited edition batch of Mobile Suit Gundam-themed sneakers on April 29th. The masterpieces will curiously only be available in ...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

An enterprising engineer has tinkered with the Oculus Rift, a head-mounted virtual reality device, to make it possible to kiss Hatsune Miku… or at least, a CGI version of her. By attaching infrared sensors to each side of the device, the engineer ...

Sweets expressing the world of games are hot right now on Twitter, and cute confectionary transformations of familiar characters from Kirby's Dream Land and Pikmin are picking up attention. The creator of these wonderful works is Japanese student ...

METANORN Highway

May13 Time for more dancing! Ok, saying it right now: I think that Love Live! School Idol Project Season 2 is Best Anime of Spring 2014. And even if it doesn't turn out the best, it's certainly the most fun so far.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Kill la Kill Episode 1 Anime Expo is the place to be this year if you're a Kill la Kill fan as the official site for the convention has updated with information about some special events planned for the property alongside both Aniplex USA and Sony...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Kamen Rider Gaim's final form, Kamen Rider Gaim Kiwami Arms was spotted in Yonohommachi, Saitama. This form is expected to debut next month. A zoomed in shot of the suit in the setGaim can gain access on this form while the Kachidoki Lock Seed and...

With every new generation of Pokemon games, there is bound to be a series of side-games that don't necessarily conform to the series' RPG roots. One of these games is Pokemon Art Academy, a Pokemon themed iteration of the Art Academy series which ...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Matsui Rena and Matsui Jurina in a new CM for Baitoru SKE48 members Matsui Rena and Matsui Jurina appeared in a new CM for Baitoru (バイトル). In this commercial, Matsui Jurina and Matsui Rena are using their smartphones for job hunting with Baitoru's...

zone otaku zenical

Pokémon Art Academy Coming to North America this Fall Pokémon Art Academy is getting a June 19 release in Japan. Fans in North America won't be disappointed as Pokémon Art Academy is getting ready to help fans learn to draw the series' most iconic...

Anime Diet Lindo Korchi

On Monday morning, Nintendo shocked the web by announcing the all new Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire game, scheduled to release worldwide for the 2DS & 3DS in November. The result? Social media explosion.

Isshuukan Friends. – 06 Filed under First Impressions, Isshuukan Friends by Takaii | 0 Comments 「友達の母親。」 (Tomodachi no Hahaoya. ) "A Friend's Mom" After a few slower episodes, Isshuukan Friends picks up the pace by hitting us with a double whammy ...

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Recommended Jpop♀ Reading: May 11, 2014 Ray's Picks Goto Kaoru to graduate from Idoling! ! ! – J-Pop Idols It's a major loss for the group. Okay! Musume Digest #98 – Okay! Musume Time The news about Ichii Sayaka making it into a 48 group… Yay or Y...

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

The 37th single senbatsu elections are starting off with a bang as the 296 girls of the 48 Groups (AKB48, SKE48, HKT48, and NMB48) reveal their personal appeal videos. The AKB48 Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo [選抜総選挙], otherwise known as the General Ele...

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