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July 30, 2013, 10:00 PM
July 30, 2013, 10:00 PM

Very large presence of Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan) stuff at the Wonder Festival that took place this weekend. Figures, merchandise, apparel and cosplay. The large Kyojin head on display at the Good Smile Company booth - but from the looks...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Who would have thought that a cafe packed with Nazi memorabilia would make people incredibly angry? Henry Mulyana, that's who. Back in 2011, the Indonesian businessman opened SoldatenKaffee ("Soldier's Cafe"), a restaurant filled with Nazi emblazo...

DesmondChieng Desmond

Literally, A Shoulder Bag. I guess wearing the bag like this would increase your defense a bit  ^^; Of Course, you can always wear them the normal way. I'm guessing the red ones will have 3X Storage Capacity (Joke) Saw this at Gundam.

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

Score another win for the anime community today. It seems like only yesterday I was dreaming about getting legal anime content easily into my home. Now, there's just so many awesome options to be able to legally consume the life blood of my day!

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Popular voice actress Chiwa Saito (Madoka Magica's Homura, roles in this season's Blood Lad, Class C3, Danganronpa, Dog & Scissors, Monogatari Second Season) has used her agency's website to announced that she's gotten married.

Kotaku East András Neltz

Also featuring: many other popular anime and manga characters beating the crap out of each other, courtesy of J-Stars Victory VS, the upcoming PS3/Vita crossover fighting game that's just received a nice gameplay trailer.

This week's featured releases come from Babyraids, PASSPO☆ and Rhymeberry.   Babyraids – "Baby Ambitious" Babyraids kick things off for us this week with their latest single "Baby Ambitious". For me personally, Babyraids blow pretty hot and cold w...

The weekly manga and light novels rankings for July 15th - 21st Rank / This week's sales by copies / Cumulative sales / Titles Manga *1 *,291,054 *,291,054 Detective Conan Vol. 80 *2 *,175,196 *,175,196 Ahiru no Sora Vol.

SGCafe Zenko

Kanjani8's Nishikido Ryo will act in the new FujiTV drama "Yorozu Uranai Dokoro Onmyouya e Youkoso", which will be based on the bestseller novel series "Onmyouya" by Amano Shoko. The show will start in October and will air every Tuesday at 10:00 pm.

Kotaku East András Neltz

This here is Saint Seiya Brave Soldiers. The game will cover three story arcs from Masami Kurumada's original Saint Seiya manga while also featuring over fifty playable characters. Bonus points if you can actually tell what's going on in that trai...

Recap: Accelerator is defeated as Mikoto stands her ground defending 10032. With the Level 6 Project cancelled, she tries to sort out her relationship with her new sisters as well as her feelings for Touma.

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

While usage statistics may vary around the world and we may not all be using quite the same services, certain parts of Internet culture cross national and cultural boundaries. Porn, cosplay pictures, and gifs of cats doing stupid things are so ess...

Shorts decorated with Kaworu, cross, Unit 01, & Rei with frill laces next month The official Evangelion Store will be offering "ladies' frill-laced underpants" early next month. The 1,365-yen (about US$14) underpants come in four styles: Another c...


Nintendo Offers Shiny Legendary Pokémon Through GameStop Pokémon trainers should make a trip down to their local Gamestop, because you can grab some rare Shiny version of 3 legendary Pokémons (Dialga, Palkia and Giratina).

SGCafe Zenko

It's the stuff of fanfiction: Conan Edogawa of Detective Conan (Case Closed) and Sherlock Holmes of BBC's popular Sherlock series are teaming up to offer fans a mystery to solve. The AXN Mystery Channel  will be holding a collaborative lottery wit...

Fujiko Fujio's robot cat to debut on Amazon Kindle this fall Fujiko F. Fujio Productions, Japanese multimedia producer Voyager Japan, and translation company AltJapan will release the Doraemon manga in English and in full color digitally this fall.

After the Idoling! ! ! staff announced they were doing auditions for some new members a few months ago, no one quite knew what to expect. Many fans (including myself) were a little skeptical since the last generation choices involved the fans voti...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This is Pokemon Tretta Lab for Nintendo 3DS. The app is a free download, but the hardware costs 3,800 yen (around $38). In Japan, there are coin-operated Pokemon games that use chipped plastic pucks. Players put the pucks on a mat on the machine, ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks is gearing up for the August 27th release of the first season of the series Medaka Box and they've rolled out the information for how the English language adaptation is going. The series dub is being helmed by Steven Foster, who h...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Alice in the Country of Hearts Sometimes when you see how things shake out and you've had little involvement in it, you just have to wonder what you're missing. Such is the case with Seven Seas Entertainment, who having picked up the first volumes...

Uchouten Kazoku - 04 Say what you will about Uchouten Kazoku, but it's a show that's perfectly comfortable in its own skin. This is a strange series to say the least.   It's not particularly sinister or disturbing, but it seems to have no interest...

The Otaku News Podcast team braved the heat trap that is Colin's flat to bring you the latest installment of podcast goodness. We discuss some of the news to come out of Anime Expo, review The Eccentric Family and Yuyushiki and discuss the 3DS and...

Late last week we were given a tour around Thors Military Academy, one of the main settings of Nihon Falcom's upcoming RPG release The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Flash (Aka: Eiyū Densetsu Sen no Kiseki / 英雄伝説 閃の軌跡). (Kyle Oropesa)

Things gets more complex as the addition of a wildcard character who operates Galax is hard to determine whether she's an enemy or not. But from the looks of it she seems to be on the good side and her primary goal is to have a platform where peop...

Siliconera Spencer

" distilled Final Fantasy battle to rapidly tapping on sprites. Cameo characters like sprites of Cloud, Lightning, Terra, and Cecil are available as in app purchases, but the hero you get is random. You might get stuck with a pig or a kappa instead.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Chopped limbs, sexy babes, unicorns; Suda51 and Grasshopper Manufacture's Killer is Dead continues to look like a properly far-out action game in the latest Japanese trailer below.       Killer is Dead hits PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in Japan on A...

SeventhStyle Seven

Assuming anyone actually liked JC Staff's cheap take on Little Busters! , be pleased, or perhaps mortified, to know that the sequel "Little Busters! Refrain" will be premiering this coming October of 2013.

Blood Lad – 04 Filed under Blood Lad, First Impressions by Cherrie | 0 Comments ��������������������� (Dendou Makai e) "To Demon World Acropolis" Up until this point, Staz has always appeared as an overpowered demon in my opinion but this episode ...

Question: The most famous (and only famous) anime meme in America is the famous "It's over 9000! " clip from DBZ. I'm curious though, does Japan have its own popular anime memes that most American fans would be unfamiliar with?

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