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May 22, 2013, 7:30 PM
May 22, 2013, 7:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Late last year, Kotaku first brought word of coffee artist Kazuki Yamamoto. He makes stunning cappuccino art. In the last few months, Yamamoto has been perfecting his three dimensional creations. He's gotten even better.

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Japanese artist Gackt seems to be interested in joining Indonesia's latest tokusatsu hero, "BIMA Satria Garuda", or BIMA the Garuda Warrior. In a. . .

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Xbox One was unveils a few hours ago and here's my take on the new gaming system of Microsoft. First and foremost the Xbox One is not the gaming unit we all expected. The Xbox One not only looks like a VCR or an old school VHS Player but it is not...

Don Mattrick took the stage just a little over an hour ago to finally lift the curtain on the next generation of Microsoft's console, Xbox One. Thankfully, they actually showed the console itself immediately, making way for the massive box, contro...

Maybe it's just a Blu-ray or fan event and maybe it's the new anime that fans have been waiting for, but it looks like we'll soon be hearing about some sort of Full Metal Panic!  excitement. Dragon Magazine has teased that the 15th anniversary ann...

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Kotobukiya US will be importing the Jigabachi AV model, which is seen in "Ghost in the Shell: S. A. C. 2nd GiG". This new Jigabachi AV ("Digger Wasp" Advanced) prefabricated plastic model kit is a faithful recreation of the assault helicopter, inc...

Julie Watai is a heck of a gal. A noted photographer, Furby hacker, model, and all-around-anime-powered scenester supreme (I once called her "the coolest, most well-connected female otaku in all of Japan.

X-Japan Announces a New World Tour for 2014.

RocketNews24 Michelle

Japan seems to have mastered the art of growing cute fruit. Heart lemons, star cucumbers, and even the infamous square watermelons are all testaments to the lengths farmers in Japan will go to in order to provide the masses with adorable fruit.

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Nino-san (ニノさん) is a variety show that is in prototype phase – trying out different formats each week to see which one will work best. So far, though, it looks like the formats being offered are built around the use of VTRs, and this one promises ...

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With anime for fujoshi on the rise, fans found it necessary to create this ranking of the anime most loved by the fairer sex, but fore whatever reasons widely loathed or at least studiously ignored by most males.

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Resident Evil: Revelations for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC, and Wii U has upscaled graphics and a couple of new characters like Hunk for Raid Mode. Capcom plans on adding two more characters, Rachael Ooze and Lady Hunk as paid downloadable content.

"Kamogawa Energy" drink to debut on June 1 in limited batch of 1,200 bottles The official website for the city of Kamogawa, Chiba announced on May 8 that the "Kamogawa Energy" drink from the Lagrange - The Flower of Rin-ne anime will become a real...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Professor Dong Wong Cho of Chungbuk Provincial College in South Korea has an idea about violent video games. And it's truly bonkers. According to Professor Cho's latest study, violent video games make graphics cards run hot and emit more radio waves.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Microsoft has finally unveiled the new Xbox, dubbed the Xbox One and due "later this year," although with the better part of their presentation being given over to TV and EA Sports precious little of the actual game line-up was on show.

Japanese college students, having apparently resigned themselves to living out the stereotype that Japan is one big, racially homogenous hive mind, seem to be foregoing their chance to really do something unique after years of mandatory school uni...

Fans in North America still have a little bit of a wait ahead for Shin Megami Tensei IV, which hits Nintendo 3DS on July 16. In the meantime, 4Gamer has a whopping ten minutes of footage to share, from the RPG's intro to dungeon exploration, battl...

press release / ToshI / YOSHIKI / X JAPAN The members of X Japan have returned to japan once again! On May 20th they held a press conference at Madam Tussauds in Tokyo. Their Leader YOSHIKI announced that they are recently planning their second Wo...

89-year-old Harue Akagi pays her 1st lead role as senile mother cared for by son Yuichi Okano's Pekorosu no Haha ni Ai ni Iku manga will receive a live-action film adaptation slated for release this fall.

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Published on May 22, 2013, by KarbyP - Posted in Consoles / Arcade, Gaming, News Moments ago on Microsoft's live unveiling of the Xbox One, it was announced that the games publisher's best-selling first-person shooter franchise, Halo, is getting a...

Victor Music has posted a special music video for Gen Hoshino's "Gag," the theme for the anime movie adaptation of Hikaru Nakamura's (Arakawa Under the Bridge) comedy manga about Jesus and Buddha rooming together in modern Tokyo, Saint Young Men.

Chuck Taylor All Star high-tops to ship in December in men's & women's sizes The JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime and American shoe company Converse are collaborating to create exclusive JoJo Chuck Taylor All Star high-top shoes.

Once you get out of your starter tent and move into a house purchased from the iron grip of Tom Nook, you'll have plenty of ways to customize your abode in Animal Crossing: New Leaf. See how some of that customization works in the latest preview b...

Siliconera Sato

Earlier today, we reported that Sony's teaser trailer of Panapticon's actual title is Freedom Wars, a cooperative multiplayer game for the PlayStation Vita, which also included a new trailer. In addition, Sony have updated the game's official webs...

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The video clip of 「Take Your Way」 by livetune featuring SEKAI NO OWARI's vocalist Fukase has been completed and is now up for public viewing on livetune's official YouTube channel. 「Take Your Way」 is the opening theme for currently airing anime, D...

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Who's got two thumbs and a giant real-life replica of Final Fantasy VII's Buster Sword? This guy: master swordsman and renowned propmaker Tony Swatton. And we're not talking about the sort of fake plasticky Buster Sword prop some of you may have s...

Henshin Ninja Arashi in Kamen Rider Hibiki Novel During Kamen Rider Hibiki's early planning stages, Toei actually planned on putting the Kamen Rider on a break and make a series based on the old Ishinomori hero, Henshin Ninja Arashi.

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The official Bandai YouTube channel posted the video demonstrating the MMZ-00 Moya Moya Z-Cune in action. This toy is a 1/1 scale of Malsheena's transformation device from the Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger Season 2 TV series.

On Tuesday, the Anime Mirai project announced the four studios that will each receive 38 million yen (about US$370,000) from the "Young Animator Training Project" to make half-hour anime. Just like the last three years, the Japan Animation Creator...

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