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June 28, 2013, 11:30 AM
June 28, 2013, 11:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This is Naruto from, well, Naruto. The iconic manga and anime character has been recreated in a Japanese rice paddy. This is called "tanbo art" (田んぼアート) or "rice paddy art". There are no dyes to create the different colors and hues.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Meganebu' Leaps From Drama CDs To Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge June 27, 2013 at 01:35 PM Meganebu Good news for fans of boys with glasses, that very under-represented genre of anime, as the drama CD series Meganebu is getting an ani...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Toonami has posted on their official Tumblr that, not only will July 20th will be the last night of The Thundercats, they're losing the rights to the Studio 4C produced cartoon revival. The 20th will also be the last night of Sym-Bionic Titan, but...

Siliconera Ishaan

Index Corporation, the company that owns Atlus, has begun civil rehabilitation procedures in Japan. That's a fancy way of saying that the company is filing for bankruptcy (thanks, Hachima), owing to 2.

So far we've already seen the top 5 shows to look forward to next season, but for some of us five just won't be enough. With so many strong themes and incredible adaptations just around the corner, it really is no surprise that not everything gets...

JEFusion GekiDan

The North American release of the "Project × Zone" Nintendo 3DS strategy role-playing game is finally available starting today! Namco Bandai Games. . .

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The PS3-exclusive Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection bundles in a megaton of MGS history, including Metal Gear Solid, MGS2 HD, MGS 3 HD (which packs the MSX versions of Metal Gear 1 and 2), Peace Walker HD, VR Missions, and MGS4: Trophy Editi...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Another day brings a new round of summer anime announcements at Crunchyroll, and the first of the lot is the mystery comedy series Dog & Scissors which is set to broadcast every Monday starting on July 1, at 12:30p.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

First 'Walkure Romanze' Anime Promo Debuts Posted by Chris Beveridge June 27, 2013 at 02:50 PM Walkure Romanze The anime adaptation of the Walkure Romanze is apparently moving along at a good pace. After just being announced a week ago, the show h...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

We'll be getting a look at Gainax's new generation of animators in this summer's adaptation of Special Measures Unit: Stella Girls' Academy High School's C3 Club. Relatively relatively unknown talent like director Masayoshi Kawajiri take charge in...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

SimulTV To Stream Anime Expo And Launch Exclusive Channels (PR) Posted by Chris Beveridge June 27, 2013 at 09:00 AM Anime with Built-in Chat & Social Networking: A First from SimulTV New VOD Library with Integrated Social Sharing Launches with Str...

The GLORIO Blog marlinclock

Recap: Azuki becomes super clingy after Yoto's kiss, but shes obviously not the focus of this last arc. Instead, a new mystery has appeared in the form of not just the past of Yoto, but of Tsukiko and Tsukushi as well.

AFA Channel! tueac

The details for the AFAID 2013 has been released in a special announcement spanning all of AFA's social network, on G+, facebook and twitter. It's revealed that the concert will be on 2 of the 3 days, on Friday and Saturday.

JEFusion GekiDan

The Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger rumors we got a few days ago are indeed right! Shigeru Chiba, the series narrator, will be joining the team as the newest. . .

MELOS no Michi Melos Michi

The tracklist and covers for SKE48's 12th Single [Utsukushii Inazuma] have been revealed! Check them out below. Utsukushii Inazuma will go on sale on 17th July, 2013. Utsukushii Inazuma is the first single that will feature the new Teams after the...

Siliconera Ishaan

    Doujin games publisher Nyu Media have launched an IndieGoGo campaign for an indie fighting game that they intend to help develop. The game is a follow-up to Yatagarasu, and is titled Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm!

Siliconera Spencer

Jump magazine confirmed two more characters for J-Stars Victory Vs. Players will be able to fight as Sakata Gintoki from Gin Tama and Kankichi Ryotsu (pictured) from Kochikame.   These two fighters will join Naruto, Toriko, Kenshin, Ichigo from Bl...

Schick gives away Gendō-recommended Hydro 5 razors to 10,000 winners Japanese razor company Schick is collaborating with the Evangelion movies once again for a new promotional campaign, titled "1-Man-Nin Sōkai Sakusen" (Operation: Refresh 10,000).

RocketNews24 John Stuart Translations

"Risuku (risk), kea (care), toraburu (trouble), asuri-to (athlete); I can't understand what the hell they're talking about! " vented 71-year-old Gifu Prefecture resident Hoji Takahashi. Takahashi, a former public servant and sponsor of the "Cheris...

Siliconera Ishaan

Xseed have begun releasing a series of tutorial videos for Rune Factory 4 that explain various aspects of the game. They'll be continuing to share these leading up to the game's Summer launch, and you can watch the first one below.

SGCafe Zenko

Having previously tested the waters online, ASCII Mediaworks is rolling out a new manga magazine aimed at VOCALOID fans. The manga in the first edition of COMIC@LOID may not be new to those who followed it on Nico NicoSeiga's web COMIC@LOID, but i...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Actor Masei Nakayama (Gokusen 3, Kamen Rider Kiva) wrote in his blog that we will see him in a new series. It is rumored that he is part of the cast of Kamen Rider Gaimu and will play the titular Rider.

JEFusion GekiDan

Here's a short preview for Tsuburaya's new Ultraman hero, ULTRAMAN GINGA. The show will be a part of the "New Ultraman Retsuden" programming block,. . .

SeventhStyle Seven

Kantoku crafted loli eroge, "your diary", will be coming to PSP in the fall – this diary of ours will have an updated script, along with fresh CG exclusively for the PSP, moe made portable a wonderful thing indeed.

Question: Why does it seem like there's a lot of disgust in the otaku community over what are referred to as "filler episodes" in anime? Answer: "Filler" episodes, or what Japanese fans refer to as "original" episodes, pose a bit of an odd, ironic...

SGCafe KaleNagasaki

Last year, the first Anime Festival Asia Indonesia brought over forty-thousand people together to celebrate their mutual love of Japanese pop culture. If that was result of only the first run, then the success for the second AFA ID can only be ima...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Tecmo Koei debuted a special promo anime for its upcoming portable action game, Toukiden, featuring the work of Studio 4ºC (Mind Game, Tekkonkinkreet, Berserk Golden Age Arc films). Check out the four-plus minutes of demon-hunting promotional acti...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Recorder And Randsell Mi With the first two seasons having come and gone, Recorder and Randsell is back with its third installment, this time with the little Mi at the end. The first and second seasons had this aspect as well, but it wasn't played...

Ng Yong Yao

Though I didn't post this last week, well, I did went out for some quick walking sessions, alone and a few days with friends. Still, the reason why I went alone is that I tend to take my own Sweet~ time to try out some nice new clothes before cons...

Kahotan's Blog gscmikatan

Takamatsu from Phat! Company has an army of Sachikos! I know I've spent a ridiculous amount of money on Cinderella Girls (to the point that it's painful to think about ), but I'm nowhere near the levels of Otanaka and Takamatsu!

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