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October 8, 2014, 10:30 AM

If you're not in Japan it makes sense to buy your music and DVDs online because that's pretty much the only way to get it. But if you're in Japan, there are several more exciting options! The Japanese music industry has been criticized for its dep...

Kotaku East Eric Jou

With the upcoming World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor, coming in November, October seems to be a big month for Blizzard in China. The company's doing everything to drum up hype for the game, from an online cosplay contest to now an of...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Scrap metal art is not new. Loads of artists made wonderful works out of whatever metal they can get their hands on. Very few, however, can pull off an Incredible Hulk like this. You are looking at the work of Thailand's BanHunLek.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Crunchyroll's latest fall anime simulcast addition is TRINITY SEVEN. The series will broadcast every Tuesday starting on October 7 at 10:40am Pacific Time for premium members, with free members able to watch one week later.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'Parasyte -the maxim-' For Fall 2014 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge October 7, 2014 at 01:13 PM Parasyte – The Maxim One of the more anticipated series of the fall has finally gotten its simulcast pickup as Crunchyroll has...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

More than a little bit of magic arrives at Crunchyroll today with the announcement that the second season of the Chaika anime, based on the light novel and manga series, will soon be joining the fall lineup.

Siliconera Spencer

All three Neptunia PlayStation 3 games will be remade for PlayStaiton Vita. Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth3 V Century is scheduled to come out on December 18 in Japan. Compile Heart created a new episode for the PlayStation Vita version.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

We can finally stop referring to Super Smash Bros. on Wii U as having a vague "winter" release. Nintendo announced the official date for the console version, which is set to arrive in North America on November 21, with Europe following on December 5.

Jinx! NovaJinx

First Impressions on Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works TV By NovaJinx | Published: October 6, 2014 We can rebuild him. We have the technology. pic. twitter. com/aqB8nMHrqk — Center ★ Nova (@CirNobar) October 6, 2014 I'm not really sure what t...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Seven Seas Entertainment has added the sixth of seven new manga acquisitions they wanted to talk about this week with Magika Swordsman And Summoner, aka Magika no Kenshi to Vasreus. The series comes from Mitsuki Mihara and Monrin which began in th...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Nintendo has some Monster Hunter 4G info to share this week, with a Nintendo Direct presentation planned for Japan. The stream kicks off on Wednesday, October 8 at 8:00pm Japan Time, which lines up with 7:00am Eastern /4:00am Pacific on October 8 ...

SGCafe spartanchef

Doraemon is known for a whole lot of weird and wonderful gadgets from a camping hat which is a hat which can transform into a complete campsite in an instant, to the more ridiculous ones such as a gadget which can make money bigger… literally.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel
Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

While speaking with Famitsu magazine, Kingdom Hearts III director Tetsuya Nomura revealed some new info on development. The team recently stopped using Square Enix's in-house Luminous Engine, making the switch to Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4.

Siliconera Ishaan

Fifteen years after its release, music-based platformer Vib-Ribbon is coming to North America. Sony Computer Entertainment America announced today that the game will be released as a PSOne Classic tomorrow, October 7th.

Sega has released a PS3/PSVita trailer video on their Youtube channel for the highly anticipated 2D fighting game, Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax. The trailer highlights the features in the game and goes through the roster of 12 fighters and 20 sup...

Siliconera Spencer

The console version of Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax will have a few extra characters that weren't in the arcade release. In addition to guests from Valkyria Chronicles, there are three extra support characters on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Crunchyroll has another announcement today, with the addition of Akatsuki no Yona to the fall anime simulcast lineup. The series is set to broadcast every Tuesday starting October 7 at 8:00am Pacific Time.

"Phase 49″ 「フェイズ49」 (Feizu 49) It almost feels like Yowamushi never went on break last season, considering how this episode jumped in right where the last ended – mid-way through the intense final stretch of the second day of the Inter High.

SGCafe spartanchef

In the tradition of Japan's weird fast food merchandise, Japanese fast food franchise Lotteria is challenging KFC Japan with their own weird merchandise, a couple of USB sticks inspired by their infamous burger towers.

Siliconera Ishaan

  Aniplex recently shared a trailer for the Durarara! ! x2 anime, which is currently in production. The sequel to the previous Durarara series is being produced at studio Shuka, which was formed as recently as June of last year.

Random Curiosity Passerby

OP Sequence OP: 「エクストラ・マジック・アワー」 (Extra Magic Hour) by AKINO with bless4 「お客が来ない! 」 (Okyaku ga Konai! ) "Not Enough Visitors! " I will make no great secret of the positive bias I bring with me into Amagi Brilliant Park; I think I made that clear i...

METANORN Tag Team

Oct6 It's ti-ti-time to get your Batteru on! !   OH YES! My favorite dark drama is back to fill me with more delicious tears, but after that first season ending how will the second season top that? I can't wait to see what sadness Okada Mari bring...

Random Curiosity Passerby

「普通の学園生活」 (Futsū no gakuen seikatsu) "Ordinary Academy Life" After Unlimited Blade Works and Ushinawareta Mirai wo Motomete on Saturday here's another visual novel adaptation this season. Zephyr's written extensively on the original game so I won'...

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

What is probably one of the most anticipated Blu-Ray remasters in a long time, is set to be released just in time for Christmas on December 16th. The video from FUNimation looks fantastic, with the colors and details looking like they've handled t...

Impression Sora no Method is… well, I'm actually not sure what it's about. Sorry. I was too distracted by the cute loli. Or lolis, even, if we count Nonoka. They're the only reason why I'm even doing this despite an official hiatus.

The astronomy club takes out thugs. Ok, so after the first half of the episode, I was ready to dismiss this offhand. But shockingly, the second half of the episode was actually fairly interesting. First, the love triangle was actually pretty good.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Folks who played Final Fantasy Explorers at Tokyo Game Show noted that it didn't feature stereoscopic 3D graphics, despite being on Nintendo 3DS. Square Enix has since confirmed that the action-RPG won't support one of the portable's key features.

Amusement park anime Amagi Brilliant Park has received a hugely positive response online, even offering that rarest of KyoAni favorites – sexy service, and a bare bottom to boot… Omake: Loading more comments.

METANORN lvlln

Oct7 The 2nd best show to feature an archer servant this season. Fall season is upon us, and I have the distinct pleasure of bringing you our first impressions of the hotly anticipated Madan no Ou to Vanadis (also called Lord Marksman and Vanadis).

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