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Barrista Kazuki Yamamoto has been serving 2D art on top of coffee at his café for years, and he now makes 3D latte foam art of various animals and characters from anime and video games. The barrista has been posting pictures of his creations in st...

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Last year, Kotaku featured a Japanese "latte artist" named Kazuki Yamamoto. Taking inspiration from games and anime, he became famous for drawing characters in steamed milk. And now, he's doing that in 3D.

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The cast of Ultraman Ginga The latest issues of TV Magazine and Hyper Hobby magazine had published new images on Tsuburaya's new Ultraman hero, ULTRAMAN GINGA, celebrating the company's 50th year anniversary.

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  Warner Music Japan has streamed the full promotional video for Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s 6th single, Invader Invader. Hit the jump to check out the PV, along with Kyary’s comments on the costume she’s wearing this time around.

A month ago, I wrote an article on how to mass produce your own products. The post was rather popular and was picked up on many sites and social networks around the world - could have been because I posted it on April the 1st and folks didn't know...

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Starting last April 27th, Saitama Youth Astronomical Museum is holding educational program featuring a team-up between Kamen Rider Fourze and Space Sheriff Gavan. Entitled “Kamen Rider Fourze & Space Sheriff Gavan: Protect the Golden Disc”, both c...

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AKB48, or should I say the 48-group (AKB, SKE, NMB, HKT, JKT/SNH), has just released each member’s appeal for the 5th Senbatsu Sousenkyo Elections. The results will be revealed this June 8 in Nissan Stadium, Yokohama.

Kirino wants (k)YOU(suke) to be her boyfriend. 「俺が妹の彼氏なわけがないし、俺の妹に彼氏がいるわけがない」 (Ore ga Imouto no Kareshi na Wake ga Naishi, Ore no Imouto ni Kareshi ga Iru Wake ga Nai) “I Can’t Be My Little Sister’s Boyfriend and My Little Sister Can’t Have a Boyf...

Why Wikipedia Isn’t Always a Reliable Source On a nostalgia trip, one of the former AnimeNation employees recently pointed out to me that the Wikipedia entry for AN Entertainment’s domestic DVD release of Miami Guns states, “Miami Guns has been re...

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Anohana-Themed Hiking Courses Debut in Japan Chichibu Railway company of Saitama has teamed up with Anohana anime series to create a new series of seven hiking courses. Through these courses, fans will get to stop over at 34 different sites where ...

Vanilla Chamu has said she intends to keep having surgeries until she has achieved her lifelong goal. Photos of Vanilla Chamu prior to her first procedures reveal a rather mousy Japanese teenager whose facial features are virtually unrecognizable ...

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  Hey, have you heard? There’s this really awesome anime airing on Japanese TV right now. It’s called Attack on Titan. What? You’ve never heard of it? You don’t know what the fuss is all about? Then you need to hit the jump right this moment and w...

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When it comes to Japan, Akihabara is one place you’ll find on almost every tourist’s map. The name alone immediately brings to mind everything from games, manga, anime, figurines and AKB48 to Gundam, computers and electronics.

Ahead of this summer's anime return of The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture college otaku club in a new Genshiken anime, a Niconico Live event has introduced the second generation cast.   Nozomi Yamamoto (Haganai's Yukimura Kusunoki)...

「初陣 ―トロスト区攻防戦①―」 (uijin ―Torosuto ku Koubousen ①―) “First Battle ―Defense of Trost (1)―” We’ve had a pretty good month of Shingeki no Kyojin, haven’t we? Mother-eating titans, genre-savvy soldiers, potato-eating, potato-farting, Bollywood dancings...

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Aquaplus is finally going to release Tears to Tiara II which is in development for PlayStation 3. Hamill is the protagonist and he’s the sole survivor from the Hispania Kingdom. Tart is a girl that comes from the spirit world who was believed to b...

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It’s Iori Minase’s birthday today! And what better way to celebrate the self-proclaimed “everyone’s idol” than for character goods maker Cospa to come out with a Iori-themed birthday T-shirt? Similar to the Haruka Amami birthday T-shirt that Cospa...

In time for this weekend's Girls und Panzer tribute Sailor Suits and Tank Combat doujinshi fan expo, an amazing foot powered mini wooden Turtle Team Hetzer rolled on Oarai as the city continues to embrace the anime that depicted it.

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The mesmerizing echo of veteran reader Kyoko Yamashiro puts the match into a tremendous start. Unfortunately for Mizusawa, the first strike ended in Fujisaki’s favor. Confident that Mizusawa’s morale would falter after loosing 5 cards in a row, Fu...

 You'd think hat physical appearance wouldn't have any bearing on anime voicing, but there's so much multi-channel marketing, it's not surprising that fans take notice. Appropriate for a day in which Daisuke Ono is celebrating his birthday, Biglob...

Really, it would have been difficult for me to have started this post without having any other picture other than this. Ok ok this was also a strong contender: buuuuttttttttttttssssss I’m not exactly sure how I can convince any of you to watch an ...

Fans of the anime Girls und Panzer can look forward to collecting metal trading charms featuring characters from the anime soon! In mid July, these cute charms from Penguin Parade will release. Pre-orders have begun in Animate, Gamers, and other s...

Today is Children’s Day (originally Boy’s Festival) and many are home with their families celebrating the health and happiness of their children (it’s a national holiday so parents get the day off) with carp streamers and rice cakes.

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SAO fans, what if you have not one, but two manga adaptations of your favourite light novel and anime series to look forward to? First up, a spin-off adaptation, titled “Sword Art Online Girls Ops”, which will feature (you guessed it) the girls-on...

Natsuyaki Miyabi appointed as vice captain of Berryz Koubou Tsunku♂ updated his blog with news that he has assigned Natsuyaki Miyabi as Berryz Kobo’s vice-captain. According to his blog: In order to aim further improvement of Berryz Kobo, and to s...

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