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October 17, 2014, 3:30 AM
October 17, 2014, 3:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Open up those wallets! Here is a one-to-one scale Three Dimensional Maneuver Gear from Attack on Titan. It looks just like the real thing (*save for the flying bit). The replica is made from aluminum, silicone, and resin.

Remember Gudetama, the apathetic anthropomorphized egg character from Sanrio with no desire whatsoever to do anything at all? Well, it seems the most unmotivated character we've ever seen from Sanrio has actually gotten down to business, if only f...

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Yamada Nana to graduate from NMB48 Yamada Nana announced her graduation from NMB48. However he is going to continue her activities during a few months as she will leave the idol group in the Spring of 2015.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The New Nintendo 3DS went on sale in Japan last Saturday. You could either get the regular sized one or the larger New Nintendo 3DS XL. Which did most gamers in Japan purchase? The XL, it seems. Famitsu reports that during it's first week on sale ...

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Renowned Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts game designer Tetsuya Nomura recently unveiled his own take on Hatsune Miku in New York, which drew mixed reactions from the fans. The gaming icon recently sat down in an interview with Japanese gaming mag...

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That feel when your favorite voice actress is only #10. Charapedia posted the results of their poll of the most attractive voice actresses. 10,000 fans participated the poll and topping it is Kana Hanazawa (Oreimo's Kuroneko) with 1,913 votes!

Otakultura The Mistress

Nike's Jordan brand is paying homage to one of the best bastketball manga/anime series, Slam Dunk. Series creator Takehiko Inoue found inspiration from NBA's legendary player, Michael Jordan, during Slam Dunk's formative years.

Siliconera Ishaan

Bandai Namco are developing a new Kuroko's Basketball game for Nintendo 3DS, Japan's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced. The game is titled Kuroko's Basketball: Ties to the Future, and it is the third such game for the platform.

Siliconera Sato

Earlier last week, FuRyu announced that they're developing a Terra Formars game for the Nintendo 3DS, titled Terra Formars: Fierce Battle on the Crimson Planet. The game's official website shares a few details, along with a first look from Gamer.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Nike Taiwan is teasing an upcoming collaboration with the Jordan brand and Takehiko Inoue's Slam Dunk manga. The upcoming footwear release is set for an October 18 launch, with more details to come, but for now we have the brief video below.


About the PhotographerInspired by the stunningly creative street fashion that exploded on the streets of Tokyo and Osaka in the late 1990's, photo-journalist Kjeld Duits launched JAPANESE STREETS in 2002.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Nintendo previously announced plans to include Link among the new characters in the first Mario Kart 8 DLC pack, and now we have a nice look at The Legend of Zelda hero's vehicle. Nintendo tweeted the following picture of the Master Cycle earlier ...

SeventhStyle Seven

Oregairu is confirmed a second season set to premiere in 2015, but with a troubling change in staff – Brains Base has been put aside in favor of studio "feel", slice of life experts, but not of this kind.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Big Blue and the Future Gadget Lab have teamed up for a series of Steins;Gate - The Sagacious Wisdom of Cognitive Computing anime shorts on IBM's 「Mugendai」 site. Inspired by the hypothetical science adventure's incorporation of an IBM 5100 PC int...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Working! ! ' Manga Gets Final Date Posted by Chris Beveridge October 15, 2014 at 03:31 PM The end of the Working! ! manga from Karino Takatsu is just about here as the latest issue of Young Gangan has announced that the final chapter will debut i...

Siliconera Spencer

A system update just added themes to Nintendo 3DS and Bandai Namco already has a set of themes planned for Tales of the World: Reve Unitia. First print copies of the 3DS strategy RPG includes a download code which can be redeemed for seven themes.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Atlus USA released some finalized mock-ups for the Premium Edition and Limited Standard Edition versions of Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth. Get a quick peek at how they both look below, followed by some new character trailers for Ken Amada and...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Koufuku Graffiti' Anime Adaptation Gets New Key Visual Posted by Chris Beveridge October 15, 2014 at 11:21 AM Koufuku Graffiti Manga Time Kirarara magazine announced the next volume to be scheduled for the Koufuku Graffiti manga and alongside tha...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

It was announced at this week's MIPCOM event in Cannes, France, that a new Lupin III TV anime series is currently in production and is slated to air next Spring. This will be the first full Lupin III anime series in over 30 years.

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The official Durarara! ! x2 anime website posted the trailer for the first quarter of the series called "Durarara! ! x2 Shou". The trailer features some new characters and returning ones. From left to right: Mizuki Akabayashi, Vorona, and Chikage ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Critically acclaimed Japanese director Shunji Iwai (Love Letter, Swallowtail, All About Lily Chou-Chou) is now working on his first anime feature Hana to Alice Satsujin Jiken/The Case of Hana & Alice, slated for February 2015.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A new commercial looks ahead to the Black Butler Book of Murder OVA, adapting the manga's Phantomhive Manor Murder Case Arc in two episodes, running in limited theatrical engagements starting October 25 and November 15, 2014 before home video rele...

SeventhStyle Seven

Sample scenes of Rance01's upcoming animated debut provide an appropriately inappropriate look at admirably illustrated females in less than appropriate situations, uncensored and offering a raw preview.

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

Tweet Pin It Cheeky Parade's whirlwind tour of New York City hit a high note as the girls opened up the 3rd Annual CBGB Music & Film Festival and made history as the events first Japanese act. The pop idol group looked to stake their claim as bast...

If this is it for me and Hitsugi no Chaika, there are certainly no hard feelings. Gundam Build Fighters Try – 02 I'm starting to remember why I didn't blog Gundam Build Fighters, even though I did end up liking it an awful lot.

Welcome to Idol Hands! You might already know me from my Twitter account @maiyanee, but in this column I'll be analyzing and answering your questions about the goings-on of the 48 and 46 idol world. What are the chances of your oshi getting a push...

Need something to take your mind off the long wait for Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth? ATLUS USA have today confirmed that Tears to Tiara II: Heir of the Overlord for the PlayStation 3 platform has officially been launched in North America.

Subdued Fangirling Confused Muse

Do not adjust your television screens, it is not the 90's, and you are not watching Fushigi Yuugi. I can't have been the only one who thought of that comparison watching the OP. Akatsuki no Yona seems to want to double as a reverse harem alongside...

With only a few weeks to go until Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire launch on the Nintendo 3DS, The Pokemon Company International have confirmed and detailed some of the upcoming differences in both games compared to their original Gam...

Akatsuki no Yona - 02 Akatsuki no Yona is really delivering the goods. I keep promising myself I'll stop reading anime forums, because as I find my perspective growing more and more remote from the mainstream of anime fandom it's an increasingly f...

Surprisingly sexy fighting game Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate has provided a host of trendy DLC costumes just in time for the Halloween season, with some outfits exposing a bit more skin than anticipated, ghouls and demons aside.

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