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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Over the weekend, Twitter user Ryuuchan saw something most unusual on the highway in rural Chiba: Batman. And not just Batman, but Batman on a Batcycle (nee, Batpod). Compare with The Dark Knight Rises: Ryuuchan certainly seemed surprised, and the...

Siliconera Ishaan

Sekai Project are bringing Clannad to the West, the visual novel publisher announced during a panel at Japan Expo USA today.   The version being brought over is the "full voice edition" and a release date has yet to be announced.

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

As the virtual reality headset Oculus Rift inches closer to its commercial release, virtual girlfriend technology in Japan has been make huge strides. Japanese developers have already found ways to sleep next to Hatsune Miku, sleep with Hatsune Mi...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Guangbiao Chen, the Chinese Billionaire with an amazing business card, recently did an ice bucket challenge. Online in China, some folks are saying it was faked. You might remember Chen as the moneybags who sold cans of air with his face on it and...

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With the upcoming Gundam Breaker 2 already scheduled for its Winter 2015 release, Bandai Namco Games has released the very first PV for the game. Gundam Breaker 2 promises to be an update of the original Gundam battle game which lets you customize...

Film in celebration of Fujiko Fujio's 80th anniversary opened on August 8 The official website for Stand By Me Doraemon, the first 3D CG film starring the anime robot cat Doraemon, streamed a making-of video for the film this month.

Catalog & simul-published chapters to start next week Media service Crunchyroll announced on Sunday that it will release Ruri Miyahara's Bokura wa Minna Kawaisou (The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior) and Kei Kusunoki's The Legend...

The official website for the Gundam G no Reconguista (Gundam Reconguista in G) anime announced the details of the anime's ending theme song on Wednesday. Rin Iogi (Mobile Suit Gundam, Turn A Gundam) will write the lyrics, Yuugo Kanno (JoJo's Bizar...

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The title of the Korean adaptation of Nodame Cantabile is finally revealed. The series will be called Naeildo Cantabile. What's interesting about the Korean title can be translated into two ways: Tomorrow's Cantabile and Nae Il's Cantabile, with t...

Siliconera Spencer

Square Enix is putting together a limited edition box set for Final Fantasy Explorers which will be sold online through their e-Store. The Ultimate Box bundle includes the 3DS game, a faux leather Nintendo 3DS XL pouch with the Final Fantasy Explo...

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Comiket 86, both praised and condemned for having both the most aggressive costumes and the most aggressive photographers ever, looks finally to have been mined dry by the marauding photographers of 2ch – yielding ever more revealing shots of thei...

Project JeForceX JeForceX

There have been a sudden surge of postings on social media platforms as well as pop culture websites throughout the period of Spring 2014 about this certain Anime series known as No Game No Life. Being curious, I have decided to give this Anime se...

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

Twitter and Instagram has been buzzing about a new dish to hit Japanese kitchens: sweet peaches mixed with mozzarella cheese. And based on the reviews written by social-media-loving cooks in Japan, it's the greatest dish in the history of food.

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The first trailer for Power Rangers Dino Charge aired in this year's Power Morphicon during the Saban Brands panel. The series is about the Paragon Prisms that were given to a dozen dinosaurs for safe keeping by an alien, but they were lost when a...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Tops Box Office Posted by Chris Beveridge August 25, 2014 at 09:02 AM Guardians of the Galaxy Well, that wasn't exactly expected. After taking the top spot back with its debut on August 1st, Guardians of the Galaxy has ta...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The ice bucket challenge viral charity phenomenon has jumped the oceans to and found hosts in Japan. Hirohiko Araki, the manga author Jojo's Bizarre Adventure playfully referred to by fans as an unaging vampire, is among the artists and mascots ra...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With a few limited showings so far this summer and home video plans announced for the fall, the details of which you can see below, GKIDS has announced several new theatrical dates coming up for limited run art-house style theaters so you can see ...

Crunchyroll Humberto Saabedra

FUNimation has announced that Adult Swim's Toonami block will replace Black Lagoon in the current 3:00AM ET/1:00AM CT timeslot with the Hellsing Ultimate OVA series, which will take up the entire hour owing to the typical episode length of the ser...

The adorable wolf-eared Momiji Inubashiri of world-renowned bullet hell shooter Touhou has received a rather stimulating ero-cosplay by Madoka, faithfully recreating the wolfy maiden's intoxicating beauty – perhaps marred only by the relatively in...

Shōkichi, Shingo, Noboyuki actors return in play of Yowamushi Pedal: Spare Bike spinoff manga The official website for the Yowamushi Pedal stage plays posted photos of the cast in costume. Yowamushi Pedal Hakone Gakuen-hen ~Yajū Kakusei~ (Yosamush...

Japanator Jeff Chuang

During their panel at Japan Expo USA, Sekai Project announced that they are releasing Key/Visual Arts's CLANNAD visual novel on Steam. It will be the full-voiced edition of the game. However there aren't much more details beyond that, as to when o...

In their second English trailer / latest set of screenshots for Fairy Fencer F, which is set for release on the PS3 next month, Nippon Ichi Software America have focused on the "Fairize" function in battle.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Hellsing Ultimate' Anime Getting Toonami Broadcast Posted by Chris Beveridge August 24, 2014 at 10:04 PM It's almost time for Black Lagoon to move over and give way to something new on the Toonami block.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Gaim's 43rd episode entitled "Baron's Ultimate Transformation". Baron transforms into an Overlord? ! In order to rescue Mai, Micchy exchanges his life for a powerful Lock Seed.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of Kyoto Animation's anime adaptation of Amagi Brilliant Park has released a bunch of new visuals for the supporting female characters for the upcoming Fall/Autumn 2014 anime series.

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