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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. . .

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And not just on an iPad, but also on an iPhone. Shizuoka-born artist Seikou Yamaoka uses his fingers and an app called ArtStudio to produce truly stunning digital works. In the above video, you can watch Yamaoka bring Johannes Vermeer's masterpiec...

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The Monogatari Series official website made several announcements earlier today, May 22. The latest season of NisiOisin's Monogatari series is announced to air July 6, 2013 on several TV stations including Tokyo MX and tvk among others.

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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...

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I believe that there are two types of Full Metal Panic fans: one, those who watched the anime and are following the light novels and manga series; two, those who only followed the anime. Although the latter is still left hanging after The Second R...

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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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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.

The ending of both Maybe's Dusk Maiden of Amnesia aka Tasogare Otome x Amnesia and Tomoo Yokoyama's Watashi no Ouchi wa Honya-san, about the daughter of an adult bookstore owner, have been scheduled for the July issue of Gangan Joker, on sale June...

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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.

Namie Amuro's new album "FEEL" has been set to be released on July 10th.

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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...

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...

Kim Hyun Joong has posted a teaser PV for his 3rd Japanese single "TONIGHT" plus revealed more bonus details. Its been nearly one year since the release of his 2nd Japanese single "HEAT" and six months since the release of his first Japanese album...

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...

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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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After months of waiting, an upcoming episode of Kamen Rider Wizard will reveal more of Haruto's past! According to DecaEnd of HJU, Haruto was once a pro soccer player. It is likely this episode will air next month.

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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...

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