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Tasha from South Korean cosplay team Spiral Cats has outdone herself. Her take on StarCraft's Kerrigan is nothing short of spectacular. No, it is spectacular. Kerrigan is certainly not an easy character to bring to life.

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Square Enix still hasn’t announced Bravely Default: Flying Fairy for North America or Europe, but don’t worry—the nostalgic turn-based role-playing game will be released overseas.   During the Game Developers Conference, Siliconera was able to con...

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Uriminzokkiri. com, the North Korean propaganda site, was hacked, it seems. As of posting, it is impossible to access the site. It's gone dark. What's more, Uriminzokkiri's Twitter currently appears compromised and is tweeting, "Hacked" and "Tango...

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Yesterday, as team B and S held theater performance in their respective theaters, many of popular members submitted applications for the election 2013. Suda Akari, Ohya Masana and Kizaki Yuria, the last year’s undergirls, plus Matsui Rena, one of ...

How to Make an Awesome Sequel to an Incredibly Successful Otome Adaptation, as Demonstrated by UtaPri: 1. Recreate What Immediately Made You Stand Out UtaPri‘s first season started with a ridiculous J-Pop number that had even more ridiculous chore...

Announced alongside new "Tsuki ni Naku" DVD series for Suzuhito Yasuda's manga Yozakura Quartet manga creator Suzuhito Yasuda and the cast of the Yozakura Quartet anime announced in a Niconico live program on Thursday that a new television anime a...

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The latest issue of the Uchuusen hobby magazine had published an in-depth look at the design and details for Kamen Rider Wizard's new style, Kamen Rider Wizard Infinity Style. The style can be utilized via the the Infinity Wizard Ring, which origi...

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To celebrate their 35th anniversary, Amuse will be holding a live event called “Amuse 35th Anniversary BBQ in Tsumagoi Bokura no Beat wo Kurae Kora! ~“ in July at Tsumagoi, Shizuoka. Popular artistes such as Porno Graffiti, Perfume, ONE OK ROCK, N...

Story of Buddha & Jesus as roommates to open in Japanese theaters in May The official website for the Saint Young Men (Saint Oniisan) anime film began streaming a full trailer for the movie on Thursday.

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U. K. publisher Ghostlight are bringing Record of Agarest War to the PC. The turn-based strategy RPG has been entered into the Steam Greenlight program under its European title, Agarest: Generations of War, along with a trailer which you can view ...

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Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Novels End Planned in Next Volume Baka to Test to Shōkanjū Novels End Planned in Next Volume 35 minutes ago kureka Author Kenji Inoue revealed in the author’s notes of the 11th volume of his Baka to TestBaka to Test to Sho...

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Petanko Mini! : Madoka Magica Trading Figures Penguin Parade has started preorders of Petanko Mini series featuring Madoka Magica Trading Figures! Figure: Petanko Mini! : Madoka Magica Trading FiguresManufacturer: Penguin Parade Scale: Non (Approx...

Question: Long ago you once said something along the lines of, “Sometimes it helps to watch a horrible anime to refresh the palette,” since watching only good stuff all the time would keep you from telling the difference as much.

Get ready! Crunchyroll is about to let loose even more new show announcements for the spring 2013 anime season. The first out of the gate today is The Severing Crime Edge.   The Severing Crime Edge is is set to broadcast every Saturday,  starting ...

The media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Thursday that it will stream Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Bride, the second season of Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Girls. Crunchyroll will stream the series on Fridays starting on April 5 at 10:00 p.

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It came as a shock among the gaming industry when Kotaku reported their decision to shut down LucasArts earlier today.   The sister company to LucasFilms, practically all of its 150-strong staff were laid off, with the studio’s projects Star Wars:...

 Teleporting ESPer Kuroko Shirai takes the spotlight in the latest promo A Certain Scientific Railgun S, which sees the staff on the previous series, including director Tatsuyuki Nagai, writer Seishi Minakami and character designer Yuichi Tanaka b...

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Capcom shared more details about their mixed media I. P. , Gaist Crusher, from a recent presentation.   Gaist Crusher’s battles have young men equipped with metallic life forms, known as Gaist and Gaist Gear.

In a video uploaded to YouTube yesterday, a young Japanese girl gives a harrowing speech on the streets of Tsuruhashi, Osaka, in which she openly expresses her hatred of Koreans. Amid cheers of support from members of her own group, the girl goes ...

After voicing Kuro Usagi and singing the opening for winter's Problem Children, Iori Nomizu is back as the voice of Yoshino/Hermit and singing the end theme for spring's Date a Live.  Music label Lantis has scheduled a May 6th release date for tha...

Sometimes, it is true your potential date looks a little more attractive because of what they do. Sugoren asked their female subscribers the question of the top dream occupations of the guy that they would love to date at least once in their life.

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1/10 Miyako PVC [Beach Queens Ver. ] Wave Corp has commenced preorder for their next scaled figure in the Beach Queen lineup – the kawaii Miyako from the anime series Hidamari Sketch x Honeycomb. She is scheduled for release in Aug 2013 and will b...

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Ex-employees: Layoffs to also occur at company's European, Japanese offices as company restructures Video game news site Joystiq reported that Square Enix's Los Angeles office laid off half of its marketing staff and around 20 in accounting, IT, a...

Previously listed for sometime in April, XSEED Games officially pinpointed the North American release of Pandora's Tower, which will make its way to stores on April 16. To celebrate, XSEED released some new footage.

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Penguin Parade has continued their Petanko series with another set of figure of the kawaii duo of Kirino Kousaka & Kuroneko from the light novel and anime series Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai (俺の妹がこんなに可愛いわけがない).

[We're slowly finishing the backlog after taking care of Anime Contents Expo coverage and the new Spring anime season. ] Anime, manga, and software studios marked April 1 with a slew of April Fool's spoofs and jokes.

Production I. G's adaptation of RPG gets bilingual DVD/BD release this year North American anime licensing company Sentai Filmworks announced on Wednesday that it has licensed Shining Hearts: Shiawase no Pan-, Production I.

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