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August 1, 2013, 3:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Have a cat? Like My Neighbor Totoro? Want to turn your pet into the titular character? Here's how: This comes courtesy of Japanese Twitter user @bump_take, and the photo has been retweeted over sixteen thousand times.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Just last week we posted about the addition of Sterk from the Atelier series to Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate. He's joining the likes of Dead or Alive's Kasumi and Ninja Gaiden's Ryu, and now another new challenger is entering the ring: Soulcalibur's...

Summer in Asia is hot. Like, really, really hot. Seeing mirages hot. Cooking whole English breakfasts on the sidewalk hot. But no matter how hellish the summer heat gets, we will never, ever, ever set foot in this Chinese lake.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Last fall, a most unusual radish was unearthed in Japan. The vegetable walked—no, raced—from that farm and into our hearts. The result was TV appearances, a calendar, toys, and even a photo book. Behold the world's most successful radish.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

We have previously reported that Aoshi Shinomori and Sojiro Seta will appear in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin movies. The recent issue of Jump Square magazine announced the actors who will play these two characters!

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following the success of the three fragrance mists featuring Rei Ayanami, Shinji Ikari, and Asuka Langley, which were released in Japan in May, Bandai will release "Cosmetic with EVANGELION 2 WAY Fragrance Mist TYPE-13," a new mist set inspired by...

JEFusion GekiDan

Bandai Tamashii Nations had released the official photos for S. H. FiguArts Blue Spader, a good display piece to go along with your S. H. FiguArts. . .

JEFusion GekiDan

Here's a special video presentation for the upcoming Super Hero Time Summer films "Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Gaburincho of Music" and "Kamen Rider. . .

Sentai Filmworks released a promo for the upcoming English dub of Girls und Panzer, which will be released on home video later this year. The promo, which was shown at Anime Expo 2013, is more of a narration of what the highly popular show is abou...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Anime Expo 'Girls und Panzer' Dub Trailer Surfaces Posted by Chris Beveridge July 31, 2013 at 09:57 AM Girls Und Panzer After showing up at Anime Expo in early July, the dub teaser for the Sentai Filmworks release of Girls und Panzer has surfaced ...

SeventhStyle Seven

Renowned anime director Junichi Sato, known for works like Aria The Animation and successors, has announced his next great work – though in spite of the hype he's pushing, the series is being kept ambiguous.

Kahotan's Blog gscmikatan

Hello everyone! ! My name is Kahotan from the planning team and I'll be taking over the blog from today! I know I have a lot to learn, but I hope you'll all enjoy the blog either way! ゚・*:. 。. . 。. :*・゚゚・*:.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

A survey revealing 50% of Japanese women quizzed believed that there are interests which disbar even a hot guy from romantic consideration – and that all of the most despised of these relate to anime, managing to displace even the likes of "lolico...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

More details about Power Rangers Super Megaforce's final episode called, "Legendary Battle" has surfaced online courtesy of RangerCrew. The title of the final episode was seen in a script in an exclusive Power Rangers meeting in this year's San Di...

SeventhStyle Seven

Delayed for a hefty year or two, Kizumonogatari is now apparently once again confirmed for what is hopefully a solid release date – the movie will be joining the fall season, premiering this upcoming autumn.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

CyberConnect2's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle fighter has two more additions to its roster according to Jump. The latest of Hirohiko Araki's oddball cast to be confirmed includes Kosaku Kawajiri and President Funny Valentine.

Sugoi! Blog Tabris

Tohka Yatogami [Date a Live] Nendoroid Figure July 31st, 2013 / By Tabris / No comments » / Categories: Figurines, Japan Here's yet another hyper kawaii nendoroid from Good Smile Company! This time it's a figure of Tohka Yatogami, one of the main ...

  AKB48 was created with the concept of "Idols You Can Meet". In October, I will get to personally experience an important part of AKB48 fandom, as our North American travel foursome returns to Japan to attend an AKB48 Kobetsu Akushukai for the re...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Katsuya Terada, character designer on Blood: The Last Vampire and manga artist of the full color Monkey King, seems to be doing a lot of mural work lately. In May, he did one for the Kyoto International Manga Museum.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Vanillaware's PlayStation 3/Vita beat 'em up Dragon's Crown is almost out in North America, so Atlus busted out a full English trailer touting its features and gameplay. Get pumped for the side-scrolling action to come below.

SGCafe KarbyP

A tentative theatrical release date for the anime movie adaptation of Kizumonogatari, the third book in Nisio Isin's popular Monogatari series of light novels and a prequel to the Monogatari Series TV anime (both first and second seasons) has been...

Siliconera Ishaan

Assassin's Creed III: Liberation protagonist Aveline will be returning in Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, Ubisoft have announced.   Aveline, who originally debuted in the aforementioned PlayStation Vita game, will appear in missions exclusive to ...

Siliconera Spencer

Everyone knew a Dragon Quest Monsters 2 remake coming, especially after Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D sold strong and a trademark was uncovered. Now, it's official.   A teaser site for Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca's Marvelo...


Kizumonogatari Anime Movie Coming This Fall Kizumonogatari anime movie was originally scheduled to be released in 2012, and the postponed movie is finally ready for release this coming fall season. The news was revealed on Mora, a Japanese online ...

Japanese Rock band UVERworld will release their first single of 2013 on August 14th!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Blue Exorcist Aniplex has a new trailer out today to highlight the upcoming release of Blue Exorcist in theaters, which is hitting on August 17th in a limited engagement at select theaters, which you can see here.

Masaaki Yuasa & I. G's crowdfunded anime short honored at int'l film festival The official Twitter account for Masaaki Yuasa and Production I. G's crowd-funded animated short film "Kick-Heart" announced on Monday that the short won the Original De...

Siliconera Ishaan

GameStop are offering an exclusive pre-order bonus for rhythm game Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F. Pre-ordering the game from them will allow you to avail a Snow Miku 2013 costume and a custom PlayStation 3 theme with ten backgrounds.

This Is What You Get If You Pre-Order Pokémon X & Y In The UK UK retailer GAME is giving out these rad Pokéball 3DS cartridge cases when you pre-order Pokémon X or Y. So. Freaking. Jealous. Check it: More Pokémon posts on AlbotasPre-order: Pokémon...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Black Jack' TV Nearing Goal On Anime Sols, OVAs Could Arrive In Future Posted by Chris Beveridge July 30, 2013 at 04:29 PM Black Jack As of this writing, we're down to the last day or so of Black Jack being produced by Anime Sols through their "k...

– July 31, 2013Posted in: Saint Seiya Namco Bandai Games have committed themselves to another international release in the Saint Seiya series, this time under the title Saint Seiya Brave Soldiers: Knights of the Zodiac exclusively for the Playstat...

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