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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.

Live-action Gatchaman actress plays female head of Phantomhive family in 2020 Actress Ayame Gōriki (live-action Gatchaman) will star in the live-action film adaptation of Yana Toboso's popular manga Black Butler (Kuroshitsuji) early next year.

ZEXCS animates "corrupt pure-love story," debuting on April 8 Online media service Crunchyroll announced on Thursday that it will be streaming the television anime adaptation of Shūzō Oshimi's Aku no Hana (The Flowers of Evil) manga.

Learn kanji the fun and moe way with MoekanjiThrough my own experience of learning Japanese, I wanted to make Japanese learning more fun and developed the Hiragana learning series called Moekana [もえかな].

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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...

Well-known anime advocate died at 70 after battle with cancer The Chicago Sun Times newspaper reported on Thursday that film critic Roger Ebert has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 70. Ebert, who reviewed films for the newspaper for ...

North American anime distributor Funimation announced on Thursday that it will stream the television anime adaptation of Touya Mikanagi's Karneval manga. Funimation will stream the series on Mondays starting on April 8 at 1:35 p.

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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 ...

Comedy about demon conqueror transported to Earth as fast-food worker North American anime distributor Funimation announced on Thursday that it will stream the television anime adaptation of Satoshi Wagahara's Hataraku Maou-sama!

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[EVENT] Tokyo Auto Salon Announces AKB48 members list 0 Posted by tueac - April 5, 2013 - Artiste, Event, JPOP And the AKB48 members visiting Singapore for the will be, 1. Maria Abe 2. Sayaka Akimoto 3.

When the new Hunter x Hunter anime launches into the previously unadapted Chimera Ant Arc on April 21st, it will be doing it with a new end theme.  YUZU, who just provided "Reason" for the Greed Island Arc, are back with their cover of "‘Nagarebos...

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...

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 ...

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Sentai Filmworks Adds Majestic Prince Robot Anime Sentai Filmworks Adds Majestic Prince Robot Anime 37 minutes ago kureka North American anime licensing company Sentai FilmworksSentai Filmworks Licenses Qwaser of Stigmata Anime.

North American anime distributor Viz Media's Neon Alley service announced the English dub cast on Wednesday for its Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan: Demon Capital sequel anime series. As with the first season, the dub will be recorded by Bang Zoom!

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...

If the latest Remember Me trailer is any indication, Memory Hunters do a ton of fighting. The Capcom-published action game made for some good discussion last month when developer Dontnod talked about publishers initially turning it down due to its...

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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.

If Disney Princesses Were Jedi Knights Ariel dual-wields a pair of blue lightsabers under the sea, Rapunzel rocks short hair with an exceptionally long Padawan braid, and Snow White makes one hell of a bad-ass Sith in these illustrations by Ralph ...

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  Way before their iPhone and Android push, Square Enix announced a suite of mobile games for feature phones back at a press conference in 2005. Hexcite Fusion, Code Age Brawls (a spinoff from the Japan-only PS2 game Code Age Commanders), Dirge of...

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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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It’s been revealed that SCANDAL will be collaborating with a robot to start on a project called ‘Robot・Scandal‘. This project will send out new contents for the world from the commercial facility, ‘Grand Front Osaka’, which opens in the Umekita di...

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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 ...

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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.

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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