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This is life-sized pillow of a giant isopod. A deep-sea dweller, the insect-looking giant isopod can grow between 7. 5 and 14 inches long. One aquarium in Japan decided they'd sell a cool plush toy. Turns out, that was a good idea.

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People the world over love to upload pics of their cute kitties, but with the help of this new app the cats could well end up taking the photos for you! That's right, the recent Twitter trend in Japan has users uploading photos that have been take...

– June 21, 2013Posted in: Neptune While the series' official website has yet to announce any further characters for inclusion since their May 2013 update, the page has begun streaming a brand new trailer for the series which features a look at man...

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A listing of a novelization of the upcoming Kikaider project is a movie coming out this fall. The upcoming project was first revealed in the end credits of the Super Hero Taisen Z movie. Kikaider originally had a movie back in the 70's and a movie...

 Hey, it's GitS, now with attack lolis! Ghost in the Shell: Arise will be a four-part OVA/theatrical run series with the first 50-minute episode, "Ghost Pain" premiering in Japanese theaters June 22nd, ahead of its July 26 Blu-ray release.

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The latest issue of Figure-Oh magazine revealed that Kamen Rider Den-O's remaining main forms, Rod Form and Gun Form will finally receive a S. H. FiguArts treatment! It will be released together in a set.

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The Pokémon: Black and White manga written by Hidenori Kusaka and illustrated by Satoshi Yamamoto has just ended in the August issue of Monthly CoroCoro Ichiban magazine. The magazine's website posted an over 30-page preview of the final chapter.

As part of the One Piece "Anniversary Year Project" that Bandai's candy division is currently undertaking, a new figure set featuring One Piece characters dressed in formal wear will be released in September and October.

Between an anime series that found an audience and a PlayStation 3 game out next week, Koushi Tachibana's Date a Live got adapted into a nice little multi-media franchise this spring. And, that ball is going to keep rolling.

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Dragon Quest X is coming to PC in Japan, Square Enix announced today during a livestream event. The PC version is slated for release on September 26th.   The download version of the game will cost 3,990 yen on PC, and will come with a free trial f...

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Here's the preview of Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger Season 2's 13th episode. Just like the first season, this episode is also a recap episode.

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Hiroshi Nagahama entertains a crowd at Animazement 2013. Shizuka, our photographer, attended and recorded Hiroshi Nagahama's fan panel at Animazement 2013. Nagahama directed Mushi-shi, Detroit Metal City and most recently Aku no Hana (The Flowers ...

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Tokyo Otaku Mode and CocoPPa are collaborating! CocoPPa is a free smartphone app for customizing home screen icons and wallpapers. Although it has over 8 million downloads worldwide, this is CocoPPa's first official collaborative feature.

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For those who are looking for vegetarian supplies in KK, you can simply go to New Edge Marketing Sdn Bhd located at Bandar Baru Penampang, near the Servay Hypermarket Penampang. There're many choices and varieties of vegetarian ingredients to be c...

Well, here's the anime that has the distinction of being last in Biglobe's spring anime expectations poll. Spinning off from Fist of the North Star's Tetsuo Hara's manga about famously flamboyant warlord Maeda Keiji, Gifū Dōdō!

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More info about the upcoming Kamen Rider Wizard movie, Kamen Rider Wizard In Magic Land was revealed in the 185th issue of Figure Oh. The issue revealed additional guest stars and the picture of the three head Phantoms together!

Takara Tomy's official YouTube channel posted a 57 seconds commercial for its new OVA series Sanjougattai Transformers Go! on June 21. The trailer introduces the Swordbot Samurai Team; Kenzan, Jinbu, Ganoh, showing off their transformations sequen...

Aniplex America has announced plans to distribute this summer's Silver Spoon and Servant x Service anime television series. Aniplex is producing studio A-1 Pictures's Servant x Service anime based on the workplace comedy manga by Working creator K...

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Only one day after it was announced, the official website of Walkure Romanze has announced the staff and cast of the anime, featuring The Idolm@ster's Eriko Nakamura as one of the beautiful knights. Walkure Romanze is based on an adult dating sim ...

The Tokyo Sports newspaper reported again on Friday and Saturday that a live-action film based on Monkey Punch's Lupin III manga and anime will have Shun Oguri (Captain Harlock, Detective Conan, Hana Yori Dango, Space Brothers) in the title thief ...

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As the summer edition of Wonder Festival 2013 (or Wonfest for short) is almost upon us, Good Smile Company is giving us a good look at what to expect. Each product will be on sale at the GSC booth during Wonfest this July.

The homepage for Flash anime studio DLE's feature film Glass no Kamen Desu ga the Movie: Onna Spy no Koi! Murasaki no Bara wa Kiken na Kaori! ? (It's Glass Mask But… the Movie: Female Spy's Love! The Purple Rose Has a Dangerous Scent!

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Finally! The official website for Code Geass: Akito the Exiled has streamed a trailer for the second episode in the four-part OVA series. However, with this good news comes some bad – the second episode will be delayed again.

「軍事法廷第54号」 (Gunji hōtei dai 54-gō) "The 54th Military Tribunal" I'm not going to lie – when Haruto muttered the words "Marry me", I nearly fell off my chair and the final two seconds of this episode left me completely flabbergasted!

For a lot of us overseas idol fans, we patiently await which idol guests will be announced for the American anime conventions each year, and this year we've already got a few announced for various cons.

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「かくとだに」 (Kaku to dani) "How Can I Tell Her" Enter the dragon. Or should I say, dragons. Without any question, this has been the Karuta season on Chihayafuru – as a percentage of screen time, competitive matches are about 4-5X more prominent this s...

Question: Why is female-on-male violence considered funny and harmless in anime but when males do the exact same thing, even if its for a legitimate reason, it's treated as something serious and dramatic, and we're supposed to feel compassion and ...

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For years, fans wondered why Ultra Seven's 12th episode entitled, "From Another Planet with Love" was banned and to some extent, Tsuburaya doesn't acknowledge its existence! Here's your chance to watch to watch this episode in dubbed form!

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Ikimonogakari is getting ready to release their 26th single "Egao" – jacket covers, full track list, and bonus details are official. The new single has tie-in as the theme song for new anime movie "Pokemon Best Wish – Extreme Speed Genesect: Mewtw...

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