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February 8, 2013, 5:00 AM

Much to the dismay of the many fans of risque undead slaying, Daisuke Satō and Shōji Satō's Highschool of the Dead manga has been on hiatus since January 2011. However, color editions of volumes five and six are set to be released in Japan on Febr...

After stopping for so long, Highschool of the Dead manga is finally resuming, since they last stopped at March 2010. This was revealed in the latest publication of the full colour of volume 5 and 6 of the manga.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

One of China’s burgeoning legion of otaku has been attracting a great deal of attention for holding a cosplay wedding in which he married not only holographic princess Hatsune Miku but Arthurian damsel Saber as well.

The March issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Newtype magazine is revealing on Saturday that director Hiroyuki Imaishi (Dead Leaves, Gurren Lagann, Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt) is starting a new animation project.

Siliconera Spencer

If you’re a Metal Gear Solid fan you probably remember Sunny, Olga’s daughter who was loves cooking eggs. Here’s how Sunny looks in Metal Gear Solid 4.     Sunny is all grown up in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.

livetune's Hatsune Miku remix of "Spectrum" added as bonus to Zedd's major debut Zedd, the 23-year-old producer who remixed several of Lady Gaga's songs and is producing her next album, is collaborating with the virtual idol Hatsune Miku for his o...

Siliconera Sato

February 20th is a day that’s been keeping the rumor mills buzzing, with Sony expected to announce the PlayStation 4. Major Japanese news publishers, Asahi Shimbun and Nikkei, have more to report in advance of the event.

Aniplex of America announced on Wednesday that the Fate/Zero television anime series will be getting an English dub and will stream on Viz Media's Neon Alley service on the PlayStation 3 starting this spring.

You know it's a bad sign when I was first reading about this and thought, "Reboot? There was already a Hitman movie? " How could I possibly forget the 2007 masterpiece starring Timothy Olyphant? Whether you remember that one or not, Agent 47 is ge...

The corporate sponsored hero tale was what attracted many adult fans to Tiger & Bunny and now they are getting the best use out of that set up. Unique and exclusive additions to their first movie DVD/BD package which will be released on February 2...

Whether you view it as a publicity stunt or a failed attempt at a cover-up, the scandal involving AKB48 member Minami Minegishi definitely got people talking and debating about Japanese celebrity culture again.

The Japanese language printing of the Asahi Shimbun newspaper wrote on Wednesday that based on the latest rumors and murmurs in the video game industry, it was predicting Sony to release the PlayStation 4 console sometime before the end of 2013, a...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Brian Ashcraft View Profile Email Facebook Twitter RSS Just when you think you've seen it all, you really have not. The wonderful world of Skyrim mods never ceases to delight and amaze. These screenshots recently popped up online in Japan, with a ...

When Disney announced that J. J. Abrams was slated to helm the first of the new Star Wars movies, I thought the man couldn’t be any more king of the geeks. I also worried about the power of a man who controls two of the largest sci-fi franchises o...

Rumors were floating around about Team Ninja's Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge heading to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and Japanese gaming mag Famitsu has since confirmed them. Razor's Edge originally debuted as a Wii U exclusive alongside the console...

Just because you're an otaku, and just because it's winter, doesn't mean you have to stay in the house. Japanese TV show Nani Kore Chin Hyakkei SP caught a group of otaku snowboarders, cosplaying and exhibiting their ita-boards on the slopes of Na...

RocketNews24 Michelle

This onwes for the girls (and guys) who watched Beauty and the Beast as a kid and wished they could visit that gorgeous library. Check out this compilation of the 15 libraries to visit before you die according to Trip Advisor Japan.

The official website for Libre Publishing's Magazine Be-Boy has revealed that Tarako Kotobuki will resume her Sex Pistols boys-love manga in the magazine's April issue, which will ship on March 7. The issue will commemorate the 20th anniversary si...

The Japanese Shonen Jump website has revealed that the second anniversary of the anime adaptation of cooking/fighting series Toriko will be celebrated with an anime collaboration special featuring Dragon Ball and One Piece.

Aniplex has announced that modern fantasy anime Fate/zero will be streaming in English dubbed format on Viz's console service, Neon Alley. The series will be presented starting in the spring with a cast that includes Kari Wahlgren, Crispin Freeman...

Manga creator Yūji Nishi passed away on Wednesday, February 6 due to stomach cancer. He was 59. Nishi was born in Fukui Prefecture, and he worked as a writer with a number of artists to create manga such as Hana China and Minna no Bus.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Yes, you can use chopsticks, and yes, you pronounce the words karate and karaoke “correctly” in the middle of your otherwise English sentence, but you’re not a hardcore Japanophile until you’ve kitted your home’s power outlets out with these hugel...

Siliconera Ishaan

Updated report: Tecmo Koei Europe have announced Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge for an Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 release in U. S. and European territories. The game will release in North America on April 2nd and Europe on April 5th, and will featur...

Siliconera Spencer

Missed out on getting Battle Dodgeball 3 with Great Battle Full Blast? You have another chance to get Banpresto’s dodgeball game on February 7 with Heroes Vs. Namco Bandai is packing a code to download Battle Dodgeball 3 with first print copies.

A member of hugely popular Japanese all-girl group AKB48 shaved her head and issued a tearful videotaped apology on YouTube last week for violating the megagroup’s no-dating rule, sparking a national debate over whether the group’s man...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

You'd think that we'd have had enough of nerd "facepalm" moments in the last few days, but it's always worth calling out internet jerks. To shrug and say "Meh, internet" is letting them win. That's the case with one Chaka Cumberbatch, an African-A...

JEFusion GekiDan

Over the weekend Toys*R*Us got a soft release of the new 2013 Power Rangers Legacy Morpher. This Toys*R*Us exclusive is the 20th Anniversary release of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers' transformation device.

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