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May 7, 2013, 5:30 PM

XSEED JKS, Inc. announced a couple of interesting changes today. The publisher acquired Atlus Online from Index Digital Media, and is now collectively known as Marvelous USA.   XSEED Games will remain the consumer games brand for PC, console, and ...

Members of Club Nintendo have something really special to grab in this month's batch of rewards. The highlight for May is Square's 1996 Super Nintendo classic, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars.

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...

Adobe Makes It Rain: Creative Suite Is Dead Being a freelance designer / editor / media person just got a little more expensive. Today, Adobe announced that they are discontinuing their Creative Suite series.

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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.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Japanese anime Attack on Titan has a powerful anime opening—it's something Kotaku has covered before. But imagine something else for a minute. Something like. . . Attack on Coke. This video, courtesy of tipster Sang, is called "Attack on Coke".

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

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.

Back in February Sony released a developer diary that introduced the enemies of The Last of Us, The Infected. If that piqued your interest, the team at Naughty Dog is back to go into more detail on the inspiration behind them, as well as the relat...

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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.

After last month's look at Medaka Box animator Manami Umeshita's character designs for the Gainax adaptation of girls with airsoft guns manga Special Measures Unit: Stella Girls' Academy High School's C3 Club, we're now getting the voices to match...

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Capcom is currently holding a poll asking fans on who will be the next Mega Man figure to be released in Bandai Tamashii Nation's D-Arts toy line. The poll will be held from from April 25th to May 16th.

Recently, we interviewed TOM Special Creator Eri Kamijo whose bold and beautiful works constantly wow us. Read on for the interview! Creator Introduction Name: Eri Kamijo Creator’s MyPage: http://otakumode.

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A new video game publisher and digital contents company has entered the ring! Acttil, an acronym for acceptance, creativity, teamwork, trust, innovation, and love just opened their doors. The company is founded by Jack Niida (former producer), Hir...

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Backbone Entertainment was doing some neat stuff with Sega and we’re not talking about the Sega Vintage Collection. They pitched a new Streets of Rage game to Sega. Concept art for Axel Stone, Blaze Fielding, and Adam Hunter – the original trio fr...

Fans of famed shoot 'em up developer Cave's games have another special release to look forward to… in Japan at least. 5pb's port of Ketsui—the vertical shooter originally released in Japanese arcades in 2003—is getting a limited edition with a bon...

Japanator Josh Tolentino

Have you ever wanted to live in Japan? If you're reading this site, chances are you've at least considered it. And for many an English-speaker, the most accessible gateway to living in Glorious Nippon has been the Japan Exchange and Teaching Progr...

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...

Announced at the Machi Asobi, it has been stated by Aniplex that the final three episodes of Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (also known as Oreimo) will be simutaneously released worldwide. Whilst no deliverly method has been announced,...

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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...

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 ...

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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)...

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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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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.

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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...

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 ...

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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...

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