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October 18, 2014, 7:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Some people get excited when they find out they're pregnant. Then some don't want kids or don't feel ready. There's a whole range of emotions. But what about anime characters? How did they feel? Last night, a new meme started up online in Japan un...

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From colourful anime designs to awesome 3-D creations, exciting things are going on in the drinkable art world of Japan. Now, there's a new trend that's melting our hearts: latte art in adorable take-home designs.

The sudden announcement that Naruto is going to conclude in the Nov. 10 issue was a great shock to fans not only in Japan but overseas as well. Being the popular manga it is, this kind of impact wasn't surprising.

Multi-platform game also adds Vegito, Super Saiyan 4 to roster The December issue of Shueisha's V Jump magazine is announcing on Tuesday that the Dragon Ball Xenoverse video game will be released in Japan on on February 5, 2015.

A tragic accident occurred today at 4Minute's live in Seongnam, South Korea. The live was held at the Pangyo Techno Valley and the accident was believed to have happened at 5:53pm local time.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

First announced shortly after the Attack on Titan TV anime series ended (believe it or not, it's already been a bit over a year), character good maker Movic is now ready to start selling their full-scale replica 3D maneuver gear.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Hey! It's Thursday. Which means it is almost Friday. This has been a long week. Maybe it's been good. Maybe it's been bad. Let's unwind with some silly photos. It's been a while since we've taken a look at goofy photos you can find online in Japan.

Taichi's silhouette was previewed last month The December issue of Shueisha's V Jump magazine is revealing on Tuesday the newest silhouette for a character for the upcoming Digimon Adventure TV anime. The character being previewed is Hikari Yagami...

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Filipino Kamen Rider fans, rejoice! A teaser trailer for Kamen Rider OOO aired today on GMA, making it the 3rd Heisei Kamen Rider show that aired in said TV station. Details on when and what time this series will air on the said channel is yet to ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Scarlett Johansson Offered 'Ghost in the Shell' Live Action Lead Role Posted by Chris Beveridge October 17, 2014 at 06:12 AM Lucy With a lot of chatter going on in the last couple of days regarding Warner Bros.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In honor of Halloween, a special site for kowa (scary) Pokémon has launched, with plenty of X and Y's mystery ghost girl as well as a special treat for manga readers, a tribute work by "Prince of Horror" Junji Ito!

Siliconera Ishaan

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS sold more than 750,000 copies in the U. S. in its first two days, Nintendo of America announced this afternoon. Of that figure, over 135,000 copies were sold digitally through the Nintendo eShop.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Konami's series of Tag Force games is continuing, and keeping with its traditional PSP platform with a winter release of Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V Tag Force Special. The game boasts 7,000 cards including ones from Secrets of Eternity and a full contingent o...

Siliconera Sato

Pokémon titles have always been made for fans of all ages, but it looks like Pokkén Tournament will be more for the older fans of the franchise, who are now adults. Tekken series chief producer Katsuhiro Harada recently shared more about the game'...

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The Baseball Federation of Japan recently recruited five manga characters to the "Samurai Japan" national team roster—Takao Taniguchi from Captain, Tatsuya Uesugi from Touch, Gorō Shigeno from Major, Ren Mihashi from Big Windup!

As this yeas is Sailor Moon 20th anniversary, various kind of Sailor Moon collaborated items have been produced and attracted especially young girls. As the Sailor Moon fans are always looking forward to seeing what is coming up next, and this tim...

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The anime industry is taking the issue of manga and anime piracy very seriously as companies are losing millions. To counter this, several big names in the industry like Aniplex, Kadokawa, Good Smile Company, Kodansha, Sunrise, Shueisha, Shogakuka...

Gatchaman Crowds Second Season Slated for 2015 A year ago, the second season of the anime was announced. And just recently, according to Gatchaman Crowds' anime studio, Tatsunoko Production's (SKET Dance, Psycho-Pass 2), recruitment page, it was r...

The Tokyo Reporter Brett Bull

Tokyo cops bust school-girl sniff parlor in Takadanobaba By Brett Bull on October 17, 2014 under Crime,Tokyo Daily Keiten IzuchiTOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Thursday announced the bust of a parlor in Shinjuku Ward that allows male cus...

Creator Takahiro, Studio Gokumi supervise FuRyu's February 26 "slice-of-life! ? hero club action game" Game developer FuRyu announced on Friday that it is currently developing a game based on the original TV anime series Yūki Yūna wa Yūsha de Aru ...

SeventhStyle Yamada II

An anime adaptation of the novel "Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai" has been announced – a series that innovatively combines a long title with a story not related to imoutos. "A Boring World Where the Concept of 'Dirty Jok...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Atlus released a couple new trailers for Etrian Odyssey Untold II: The Knight of Fafnir, taking a break from the recent character clips. This time we have a preview of Classic Mode—which plays more like the original Etrian Odyssey II sans the newl...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

It's time for more Kuroko's Basketball action on Nintendo 3DS. Next up is Kuroko's Basketball: Ties to the Future, which was announced in Jump as being currently in the works for Japan with no price or release date at the moment.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

After previewing the limited edition version last month, Aksys Games announced an official release date for Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign-. The Arc System Works fighter hits PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in North America on December 16 in both standard ...

The team enjoys school life in January 16 bundle with Hiroshi Fukuda's 17th manga volume The wraparound jacket band on Hiroshi Fukuda's 16th Jōjū Senjin! ! Mushibugyō manga volume is announcing on Friday that the next volume will bundle the third ...

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Months ago, eagle-eyed Batman fans who watched Kamen Rider Gaim during that time noticed that the Zamawe City map resembles the map of Gotham City. The "Zawame City" map was first and last seen in Kamen Rider Gaim's 33rd episode entitled "The Grea...

New School Kaidan David Chang

October 17th is Oshima Yuko's birthday. It is also my birthday. I'm David Chang, and this is an idol birthday post. More than 2 years have passed since  the graduation of Maeda Atsuko and 4 months since the graduation of Oshima Yuko.

An Interview with manga artist Junko Mizuno Date: 2014 October 16th Thursday [16:03] | Posted By: Joe Renowned manga artist Junko Mizuno is jetting over to the UK. She'll be here to attend Comica Festival and Lakes International Comic Art Festival.

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