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January 18, 2013, 4:00 AM
January 18, 2013, 4:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

If Japan is anything to go by, the Wii U hasn't proven to be the smash hit Nintendo hoped it would be. Granted, hardware launches are tough. The 3DS had a difficult time getting off the ground. Now, it's doing gangbusters.

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She’s bigger than a 500ml bottle…? In fact, she’s considerably bigger than this bottle! ! She is easily big enough to be seen as a trophy or something! Today we’ll be taking a look at this adorable figure!

Studio Trigger began streaming a trailer for "Little Witch Academia," its entry in the Anime Mirai 2013 initiative, on Friday. Director/character designer/animation director Yoh Yoshinari (episode director for Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt) and...

Namco Bandai Games announced on Thursday that it signed an agreement to jointly develop a Naruto Online game with the major Chinese Internet company Tencent Games. Both companies will develop the game, and Tencent Games' Chinese portal game site w...

Henshin Justice Unlimited Tom Constantine
Henshin Justice Unlimited Tom Constantine
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Killer Is Dead is an upcoming action game from Grasshopper Manufacture, the folks behind No More Heroes and Killer7. Yesterday, loads of details about the game hit the net (along with blurry magazine pics), and today on Famitsu.

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When Japanese TV personality and model Aki Higashihara blogs, bad things happen. Higashihara’s blog has been dubbed ”Death Blog” by the Japanese internet, a reference to Death Note, a popular manga about a supernatural notebook that possess the po...

Siliconera Spencer
Siliconera Spencer

Get ready to battle Brachydios. The poison spitting cover monster from Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is coming to Wii U and Nintendo 3DS on March 19.   Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is an expanded version on Monster Hunter Tri with more subspecies, Tanjia...

Siliconera Ishaan

NIS America are keen to show off Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory’s localization. They’ve put out 76 screenshots of the game, giving a look at the game’s English dialogue from various event scenes, as well as battle screens.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Disgaea D2 has unveiled both gender-swapped Fem-Laharl and his newly proclaimed imouto, along with plenty of new shots of the game and cast – Laharlette in particular already gaining some admirers, hopefully having got over his gynophobia by now.

Siliconera Ishaan

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers has a release date on the Nintendo 3DS, revealed this morning by Nintendo of America. The game is slated for release on April 16th.   As previously reported, Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers, originally...

Siliconera Ishaan

Grasshopper Manufacture’s next game looks… like a Grasshopper Manufacture game. Killer is Dead puts you in the shoes of Mondo Zappa, whose job is to kill other killers. Cue the large swords, beautiful women and crazy badguys.

Siliconera Spencer

Tales of Hearts R has a revised battle system for PlayStation Vita. Namco Bandai dropped the 2D sprites from the DS game and brought fights into the 3D battlefields with air combos. Union Artes are another addition to Tales of Hearts R.

Toei Animation announced today that the most recent and successful anime film One Piece Film Z will be released in five Asian countries soon; Taiwan on January 25th, Singapore on February 1st, Hong Kong on February 14th, and followed by Thailand a...

US$39. 99 suit from Chinese retailer alongside Super Sentai, Mario, Nyanko, more Chinese cosplay and dress retailer Milanoo is selling a Lycra Spandex Totoro costume on its website. There are no signs that the item is an official product.

At any Shinto shrine, you will see booths selling wooden votive plaques (ema), with various drawings and shapes, often with unique designs made especially for the shrine. Usually, these plaques have the same shape, almost rectangular, but a very f...

It is confirmed that the official site for Kon Satoshi's last anime film Yume-Miru Kikai (Dreaming Machine) has been disappeared since the end of last year. (http://yume-robo. com/). The official blog is still alive, but nothing has been posted si...

The 59th volume of Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto manga ranked at #15 on Nielsen BookScan's list of top 20 graphic novels in American bookstores for November. The volume was the only manga listed on December's list.

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Perfume reveals jacket covers for “Mirai no Museum” by ustar on January 17, 2013 at 5:47 am Perfume have revealed the jacket covers for their upcoming single, “Mirai no Museum“, which will be released on February 27th.

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