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Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In Japan, taxis are typically black. Sometimes, they're white or even yellow, but generally, people think of them as being dark-colored and dull looking. These taxis, however, are anything but. You are looking at "itataku" (痛タク).

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Here's the June episode guide of Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger! This month marks the debut of Zyudenryu #8 Bunpachy and his partner, KyoryuGrey! Brave 16: Let's Dig! My Treasure (6/2) Brave 17: Elegant! KyoryuGrey (6/9) Brave 18: You're Caught!

The official Twitter account for Studio Ghibli's international branch posted a second official movie poster for director Hayao Miyazaki's upcoming The Wind Rises (Kaze ga Tachinu) film. The poster featuring the main character Jirō Horikoshi was pr...

 A new promo July 12th giant robot versus kaiju movie Pacific Rim, explains how mecha work in the film, specifically why its Jaegers require a pair of pilots.   Pacific Rim -- The Drift - Featurette   Latest banner:   SYNOPSIS:  When legions of mo...

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With green-tea Kit Kats, azuki-bean croissants and teriyaki burgers, interesting re-makes of western classics are not something new to Japanese cooking, but now there is a burger-version of noodle soup.

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Hanazawa Kana: She is known for her beautiful and sweet voice and lovely smile. The voice of Ore no imouto ga konna ni kawaii wake ga nai's Kuroneko and IS: Infinite Stratos's Charlotte Dunois has given many anime fans something to cheer about.

 Media Factory has posted a new preview for the upcoming adapation of Reiji Kaitou and LLO's (Oreshura) modern fantasy light novel series Kikou Shoujo wa Kizutsukanai (Unbreakable Machine-Doll).     In a world in which magic was discovered and wea...

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has a release date. The game will launch worldwide on PC and PlayStation 3 on August 27th. Both a regular and a limited collector's edition of the game will be available at launch, and Square have announced detail...

There's still very little information about the July anime adaptation of Nico Tanigawa's otaku cringe-comedy Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaete mo Omaera ga Warui! aka Watamote or It’s Not My Fault That I’m Not Popular!

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A new One Piece game is in development for the Nintendo 3DS, according to this week's Weekly Shounen Jump magazine—One Piece Unlimited World: Red.   No further details have been announced, but Game Jouhou, who reported the news, speculate that it ...

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The steady succession of hit anime the 2000-2013 period has yielded has again been subject to rankification – demonstrating once more that the tastes of fans still maintain some balance between A & B even over a 13 year period… The ranking: 1.

In July Yasu's solo project Acid Black Cherry will release its 5th anniversary live on DVD and Blu-ray.

According to the latest issue of Gangan Joker magazine, the manga series "Dusk Maiden of Amnesia" will be ending soon in the  July issue that will be released in June. The manga series was popular enough to received its own anime adaptation produc...

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The latest information for the new Power Rangers Megaforce graphic novels has surfaced online! Published by Papercutz, the two new graphic novel issues will be released this year. Issue 3: Panic in the Parade The Pink Ranger goes toe to toe with V...

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Atlus USA have shared a brand new trailer for Shin Megami Tensei IV that shows off more English language footage from the game, and provides another taste of the game's English voices, including that of Burroughs, your navigation AI.

Toriko: Gourmet ga Battle! is bringing hungry four-player brawling to Nintendo 3DS in Japan this summer, and a new promotional video showcases some of the battling action to come, from power-ups to group showdowns with the series' many colossal be...

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New magazine scans has surfaced online, which reveals the upcoming release of S. H. FiguArts Hurricane Red! The release is related to the upcoming Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger 10 YEARS AFTER V-Cinema. This figure stands 150mm tall and comes with the...

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Aniplex's two latest video for the upcoming NoitaminA anime Silver Spoon has been unveiled. The series is an adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa's manga of the same name. Hiromu Arakawa has been known for the series Full Metal Alchemist which was a great...

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Excited for the upcoming continuation to the much acclaimed Shin Megami Tensei series? Well here's something to get even more excited for- a 10-minute video of game play from the game itself from Japanese video game website 4gamer.

TOKYO — Former Morning Musume singer Mari Yaguchi, 30, has apologized for having an illicit affair. Yaguchi apologized for the misdeed on her regular TV show this week. Josei Seven magazine reported on Tuesday that Yaguchi's husband, actor Masaya ...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

You might know Japanese celebrity Mari Yaguchi from her appearance in Yakuza 4. Or maybe you remember her days in pop group Morning Musume. Or you might have recently heard Yaguchi's husband caught her screwing another man.

On March 21, the Mobile Police Patlabor live-action project was announced at Tokyo International Anime Fair (TAF) 2013. The official teaser site was also unveiled that day. The booth at TAF displayed a gigantic Patlabor and text reading "Patlabor ...

While Max Factory's Gon and Killua figma are scheduled for next month, you'll have to wait a bit longer to add Kurapika to your Hunter x Hunter collection. The newly showcased figure has the line's trademark joints, normal and scarlet eyed facial ...

Question: Anime is so addictive. Been watching anime since I was 17 in Australia here, first being Tetsuwan Atom, then Sailor Moon in 95, then Hokuto no Ken, which I wished never ended. Loved watching Kenshiro's wandering, his battles & all the ch...

23/05/2013: Manga Entertainment license Unlimited Blade Works and Hellsing? More Amazon pre-orders appear On top of the live-action Space Battleship Yamato, Amazon has added a huge number of pre-orders to Manga Entertainment's catalogue on their s...

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NIS America is selling Time and Eternity in a limited edition package on their online store. This includes the PlayStation 3 game, a Double Vision poster (pictured right), the Timeless Love soundtrack, and a hardcover art book for $64.

Drag queen trio Hoshikuzu Scat star as animals who chat in dead of night The anime studio Gonzo is making The Midnight Animals, a series of original CG anime shorts that will premiere on the streaming service Hikari TV this August.

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AKB48 Preliminary Election Results AKB48 has released the preliminary results for their 5th annual senbatsu general election which is to be held on June 8th at Nissan Stadium. As we laid out earlier, these results are to determine the popularity o...

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One Piece Mangaka Hospitalized, One Piece Delayed Eiichiro Oda has been hospitalized with a peritonsillar abscess (an infection frequently caused by tonsillitis) and has caused the delay of two One Piece installments to Weekly Jump.

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1/7 Miyuki Mana PVC MaxFactory has commenced preorder for the diligent and bookish member of the disciplinary committee, Mana Miyuki from the ergo Se. Kirara.  She is posed trying to hold her skirt down as she is hit by a sudden gust of wind, reve...

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