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Luigi's competitive dark side was discovered back in May with the release of Mario Kart 8. Dubbed "Luigi's Death Stare," the character achieved meme status after appearing in a multitude of fan videos on YouTube.

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Kumamon, the mascot of Kumamoto Prefecture, has been spending a lot of time with Himura Kenshin. The bear took the ex-political assassin's place for April Fool's. Kenshin's movie has been promoted with mascot merch.

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Upcoming TV anime Rage of Bahamut – Genesis –which is based on the popular mobile card battle game– is scheduled to air this October.  MAPPA is behind the animation production, and the series will be directed by Keiichi Sato (Tiger and Bunny).

The latest birthday to be honoured by otaku is none other than Love Live's cute Nico Yazawa, seeing plenty of shrines erected and lonely dinners eaten – with even Animate Akihabara being completely engulfed in paraphernalia dedicated to the energe...

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In the almost 20 years since the first Pokémon title was released for Nintendo's Game Boy, the franchise has grown to include toys, anime, and even clothing. But while we've played, watched, and worn Pokémon, earlier this month we found out we'd b...

Interlink Co. , a Japanese Internet service provider, opened general registration for anyone coveting a ". moe" internet domain on Tuesday. Registration costs 1,944 yen (about US$19). Interlink polled visitors at Paris' Japan Expo earlier this mon...

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'Bleach The Movie 3: Fade To Black' Anime Gets Limited Time Hulu Distribution Posted by Chris Beveridge July 22, 2014 at 06:24 PM Bleach: Fade To Black Viz Media through Neon Alley has put together a new limited time event for Bleach fans by bring...

You may have noticed I've fallen behind on everything and haven't even picked up a fourth or fifth show yet. This is because I'm moving across the county next week. I have a ton of packing to do, probably won't have Internet access this weekend, w...

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Recap Ryouma returns and proposes an alliance to infiltrate Yggdrasil Tower, but the Riders are unable to agree on whether to trust him. Meanwhile, Mitchy goes full fedora. Zigg's thoughts Somewhat terrifyingly, we're approaching the end of Gaim a...

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Square Enix's Tetsuya Nomura has designed a Batman figurine under the "Variant Play Arts Kai" label. Square brought the figurine with them to Comic-Con, and we got a good look at it. Here's a few snaps we shot:           That certain does look cool.

Haruka Ayase stars in love story about office worker in her 30s Mari Fujimura's Kyō wa Kaisha Yasumimasu. manga will get a live-action television adaptation starring Haruka Ayase (Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror, Hotaru no Hikari, Soc...

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Square Enix previously stated that they've completed the scenario for Bravely Second, the sequel to Bravely Default, and said that they'd show more of the game sometime this Summer. The latest issue of Jump magazine provides a look at Magnolia and...

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 In time for swimsuit season, eBookJapan polled its female customers in their 20's and 30's about which manga heroine they thought had the ideal body. The aim of the questionnaire wasn't necessarily to find which is sexiest, but also factor in who...

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The first images of the Kamen Rider Drive toy catalog has surfaced online, which features our first legit images of the Drive Driver and his personal ride, the Trideron. First is the toy's gimmick, as what was previously rumored, he will use tiny ...

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6 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 2 Google+ 1 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 6 Flares × The fearful Qubeley Papillon, main gunpla of the Nemesis team from Finland makes its Gunpla debut in the Gundam Build Fighters line!

Yamashita Tomohisa will be releasing a mini album titled "Asobi" on the 20th of August.

��������������������������� (Nichijou Bureikaa) "Normal Life Breaker" The kissing demon Kuro runs amok, providing a plethora of hilarious trouble for Illya's everyday life! Sealing Kuro As far as sealing methods go, linking Illya's pain to Kuro wa...

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Check out these cool photos of the Power Rangers Dino Charge toys that was seen in this year's San Diego Comic Convention!

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Aside from beating Evangelion when it comes to Blu-ray/DVD sales, Disney's Frozen also defeated Spirited Away as well! It's revealed that Frozen's "MovieNEX" Blu-ray/DVD combo set sold 1,553,505 copies in its first week.

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Have you ever been slapped in the face? If you have a sibling it's likely to have occurred, or if you've wronged someone in just the right way, you've likely seen the fingers a flyin'. That hand is all up in your face, and whether you know it's co...

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The . Moe top level domain's "Landrush Period" is now over and as of July 22nd, the otaku web domain is in its "The General Availability phase," meaing that domain names will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

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Itazura na Kiss will get a TV drama special this September. The special, Itazura Na Kiss 2 ~Love in Okinawa takes place after the end of the first season. The cast of the new Japanese TV drama adaptation of Kaoru Tada's classic shojo manga will re...

Moon Animate Make-Up is a crowdsourced group animation project that began in October 2013. Over 250 animators were brought together to re-animate an episode of classic Sailor Moon shot-by-shot. The result is an awesome parody that both Sailor Moon...

Impression Sadly, we didn't actually learn too much this episode. Kuro's decided to be incredibly cryptic, and it almost feels like she's giving more away through her actions than her words – that is to say, not much at all.

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When Samurai Warriors 4 launches in the west it will be available in a Special Anime Pack collector's edition that comes with a bunch of extra stuff for the PlayStation 4 version. The 10th anniversary set includes special packaging, Samurai Warrio...

GazettE, the / live On November 4th, "the GazettE STANDING LIVE TOUR HERESY LIMITED 14 GROAN OF VENOMOUS CELL SCENE 03 / [TOXIC x DIVISION]"will start in Akasaka. The advance booking for this tour started on 18th July.

Kalafina revealed more details for single heavenly blue – jacket cover, full track list, and bonus unveiled. Their 15th single has tie-up as the opening theme for anime Aldnoah. ZERO. Single heavenly blue comes on one Limited Pressing version rele...

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The eighth Japanese volume of Kill la Kill is getting ready to drop on August 6, packing episodes 21-23 with a nice little collection of goodies. Bonuses include a gatefold case, another digipak illustrated by character designer Sushio, a special ...

Each campaign set at US$2,700 Anime Sols launched DVD crowdfunding campaigns for Osamu Tezuka's Dororo and Tatsunoko Production's Gordian, The Warrior (Toshi Gordian) robot anime on Sunday. The first 13-episode sets each have a goal of US$2,700 ea...

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