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June 2, 2013, 10:00 AM
June 2, 2013, 10:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Earlier this spring, a group of Japanese schoolgirls uploaded photos of themselves imitating anime style attacks. The photos spawned numerous imitators, ended up on television, and spread beyond the country's borders.

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A new image for the upcoming summer film Kamen Rider Wizard In Magic Land shows a preview of Rinko transforming to Kamen Rider Mage. As revealed. . .

Siliconera Ishaan

Namco Bandai have announced the Tales of Symphonia: Unisonant Pack for release in Japan. The pack will include HD Remasters of Tales of Symphonia and Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World and will be released in Japan on October 10th.

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Bandai Tamashii Nations has just posted the official images 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 Hayatemaru, Dr...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

In Japanese, o-mori refers to an extra large food portion. Feeling particularly hungry? Just upgrade your regular ramen by ordering "ramen o-mori. " Of course, some restaurants don't feel the phrase "large portion" does their creations justice, an...

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The Tokyo Anime News website has started streaming the full trailer for Gekijōban Gintama Kanketsu-hen: Yorozuya yo Eien Nare, the second Gintama feature film. The trailer features the theme song Genjyo Destruction by the band SPYAIR.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In Japan, they're making a live-action Kiki's Delivery Service movie. Today in Japan, a photo of Fuka Koshiba, the actress playing Kiki, was released online. The photo was taken on the first day of the movie's principal photography in front of Kik...

Siliconera Ishaan

Nintendo released a nice, lengthy introductory trailer for New Super Luigi U, which continues the celebration of The Year of Luigi this summer. The clip below goes the extra mile to showcase how Luigi's unique moves compare to those of his spotlig...

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2ch interpretation of Kamen Rider Break More rumors for the next Kamen Rider after Kamen Rider Wizard has surfaced online! First rumor has something to do with a Kamen Rider Break and second rumor has something to do with a Kamen Rider Succeed.

Siliconera Ishaan

Monster Hunter 4 has a release date in Japan—September 14th, for 5,990 yen. Series producer Ryozo Tsujimoto announced the news during today's Nintendo Direct presentation in Japan.   For the game's launch, Capcom and Nintendo are preparing limited...

RocketNews24 Cara Clegg

Remember all the talk of a new "Cool Japan Strategy" which aimed to export Japan's "coolness" abroad.  Well, on May 28, the Japanese government's Cool Japan Promotion Committee announced its action plan!

「Princess of Light」 (Hikari no Ōjo) "光の王女" It has been strongly implied that "the enemy of my enemy is my friend" would be the political kernel of this show and the turn of events this week pretty much confirmed that.


[GoodSmile Co. ] Nendoroid Hayate Yagami: Unison Edition Now up for preorders! [GoodSmile Co. ] Nendoroid Hayate Yagami: Unison Edition is now ready via Amiami. Just click the link below to reach the order page.

Capcom offers a hint of the past that haunts Nilin—protagonist of developer Dontnod's memory-remixing action game Remember Me—in a new live-action trailer. Watch as the stage is set below.       Remember Me heads to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC...

"It's as if he can see something like the very secrets of the world" - The Place Promised in Our Early Days, 5 Centimeters Per Second, Children Who Chase Lost Voices. . . Director Makoto Shinkai has captured the hearts of many fans with his breath...

The key element to the story of director Kenji Kamiyama's newest work 009 Re:Cyborg is the Angel's Fossil. In response to the message portrayed in the film, director Kamiyama implemented a collaboration with the original jewelry brand Dr Monroe.

In a new featurette, director Guillermo del Toro discusses his full-size Pacific Rim mech set, a 4-story "torture machine" used to shake, rattle and provide practical effects for the real giant robot experience.

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Morinaga Milk Caramels, famously seen in Totoro, are celebrating their 100 year anniversary today and STUDIO4°C has released an anime short in honor of it. The short, titled "A child enshrouded in constant love" (一粒に変わらぬ愛をこめて [Hitosubu ni kowaranu...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Forget Transformers — what's fun about a robot that turns into a dirty old city bus anyway? When it comes to gargantuan protectors of the human race, we want something with a little more style. Thankfully, that's precisely what Japanese toy design...

It was announced yesterday that the Death Note actor, Tatsuya Fujiwara, is getting married to a 34-year-old outside of the entertainment industry.

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Video Game giant Capcom is currently holding a "New Experience Summer Meeting". The event lasts from June 1 – 2 and held in Tokyo Aqua City in Odaiba. The event featured a demonstration and exhibition of their much anticipated upcoming games; Mons...

Ng Yong Yao

I was ask to join with my Imouto and her friends to go for some drawing, while at the same time I get to discuss some stuffs with her teacher. Well, I did get some stuffs nicely benefits, but my drawing still not that good, just some rough sketche...

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The Nendoroid version of the lovely school idol from D. C. III ~Da Capo III~ is available for pre-order starting yesterday. The simple and innocent school idol. From the anime series 'D. C. III ~Da Capo III~' comes a Nendoroid of the 'official' ne...

TOMMY february6 (Tomoko Kawase) recently updated the details for her new album "TOMMY CANDY SHOP ♥ SUGAR ♥ ME" – final jacket covers, full track list, and a pair of PV videos revealed. Its her 4th album as alter-ego TOMMY february6 and part of her...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

First written as a children's novel by Eiko Kadano in 1985, Kiki's Delivery Service is the story of a 13-year-old witch who, following the traditions taught to her by her similarly magical mother, sets out to live by herself for a year to mature a...

Van Halen's David Lee Roth released a preview of his short film "Tokyo Story" where he says these two lines, "Tsuki ni kawatte, oshioki yo! " (In the name of the moon, I will punish you! ) Sound familiar, Sailor Moon fans?

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