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November 30, 2012, 8:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Airplane food sucks, especially in coach. Even when it's good, it's so bad. No wonder Japanese air carrier JAL is looking beyond traditional sky meals. JAL wants its meals to be finger lickin' good. Literally.

Kotaku East Toshi Nakamura

For those of you who saw the first 6 minutes and 38 seconds of the new Evangelion movie, you were treated to scenes of a space battle involving giant biological humanoid… things (the creators at Gainax have emphatically stated that Evas are NOT ro...

Some of you may have been following the story of the 4-meter tall working mecha called Kuratas KR01 now being developed in Japan. Now, Reuters has a new report on this real life giant robot complete with new footage and an interview with the creat...

2013's first issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that voice actors Kouichi Yamadera and Masakazu Morita will play new characters in next March's Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (Dragon Ball Z: Kami to Kami) film.

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Watanabe Miyuki wins the photo book battle against Yamamoto Sayaka by ustar on November 29, 2012 at 7:33 am Previously, we reported that NMB48’s Watanabe Miyuki and Yamamoto Sayaka would be having a show down with their photo books to get their ve...

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On November 28th, comedian duos Downtown and Cocorico, and comedian Yamasaki Hosei held a press conference for their year-end “no-laughing” program, ‘Gaki no Tsukai ya Arahen de! ! Oomisoka Toshikoshi Special!

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Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. registered three Gundam domain names! Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. is a US-based TV and film production/distribution unit. These domains are: "Gundam-movie. com", "Gundam-movie.

Choei Taxi from Sapporo, Hokkaido have history of anime, moe and game promotions that has included decorating their cars in the motifs of Resident Evil, the bishoujo version of the spirit of Lake Toya (not to be confused with Gintama's Bleach-esqu...

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Here’s a cool use of the PlayView app Sony made and hasn’t talked much about. The PlayStation 3 eBook reader now has digital copies of the Persona 4 Official Art Book, Shigenori Soejima Art Works 2004-2010, and Catherine Official Visual & Scenario...

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With Power Rangers Megaforce coming next year, I started to get curious on how Saban Brands decide on what footage they should use. This is when I stumbled in this old file on how they turn Denji Sentai Megaranger into Power Rangers in Space!

This week, CNN's "Human to Hero" series features one of the most popular manga artists in Japan today, Takehiko Inoue (Slam Dunk, Vagabond, Real). In his first interview with CNN, Inoue talks about the meaning of drawing for him, his childhood mem...

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Sony have announced a new PlayStation Vita bundle, which will be released next week in celebration of the PlayStation Plus service arriving on the Vita.   Dubbed the “PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection PS Vita Bundle,” it contains a 3G PlayS...

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Want to try Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2 months before it’s released in the West? Log on to PlayStation Network or Xbox Live Arcade with a Japan region account and you can atatatata through a wasteland.

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Garad Grinas is another new playable character for Tales of Hearts R. He’s armed with a machete for close range attacks and throwing axes for mid-range enemies.         Tales of Hearts R has a brand new battle system called the Aerial Chase Linear...

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FUNKY MONKEY BABYS announces their disbandment next spring by Shiso on November 28, 2012 at 8:12 pm Popular group FUNKY MONKEY BABYS announced on their official site that they will be disbanding after their nation-wide tour next year.

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Sing Party, one of the Wii U launch titles, has an odd mix of oldies and "Call Me Maybe. " Japan clearly has the superior karaoke program since Wii Karaoke U gives players access to over 90,000 songs. Your Mii can take the stage while other player...

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Level-5 is taking soccer where it never has been before… the Cretaceous period. Inazuma Eleven Go 2: Chrono Stone takes players through time to play soccer against a dinosaur team. Does this make any sense?

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On November 30th, TBS finally announced the exact broadcast date and more details for the upcoming special episode of the popular drama ‘ATARU‘, which aired during the spring season of 2012. Aside from the fact that it won’t be just one special ep...

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It’s been revealed that GACKT will be holding a nationwide tour called ‘THE BEST OF BEST vol. 1‘ starting in May of next year. This will be GACKT’s first solo tour since his arena tour, ‘GACKT VISUALIVE ARENA TOUR 2009 Requiem et Réminiscence II F...


Fate/Hollow Ataraxia and Tsukihime in one work? Awesome, check it out after the jump! Doujin Thursday give you a crossover of Tsukihime and Fate/Hollow. Pretty interesting! However, I don't agree with what happens around page 83.


You Can Now Eat KFC on Japan Airlines If you are craving for some delicious chicken at 25,000 feet in the air, what can you do? If you are flying on JAL from some selected international flights, then you are in luck because you can just approach t...

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It’s been revealed that UVERworld will be releasing their new single, “REVERSI“, on December 26th. As previously reported, “REVERSI” is one of the tracks off of UVERworld’s latest album, “THE ONE“, and it will be used as the theme song for the ani...

2013's first issue of Kodansha's Weekly Young Magazine is announcing on Monday that a live-action television adaptation of Kiminori Wakasugi's All Esper Dayo! (Minna! Esper Dayo! ) manga has been green-lit.

w-inds. Member Keita Tachibana To Make Solo Debut In February music posted by Aysohmay 1 hour ago   ·   1 comment w-inds. member Keita Tachibana has announced that he will be making his solo debut with his first solo single "Slide'n'Step" on Febru...

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Yuka Masuda announces her withdrawal on idol group AKB48 last November 28th, due to a tabloid scandal involving DA PUMP member ISSA. They were co-stars in the musical “Wiz ~Oz no Mahoutsukai~. “Masuda posted on her official blog that there will be...

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