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August 10, 2013, 4:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Animal donuts! Japan has animal donuts, and holy mackerel, they look adorable. Delicious, too. In Japanese, they're called "doubutsu doonatsu" (どうぶつドーナツ) or, literally, "animal donuts. " And recently, these cute snacks have been delighting those w...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

It's summer! It's hot, especially in China, which is seeing record heat waves. To cool off, some people eat chilled watermelon. A few kids are even wearing it. According to Xinhua, China's largest news agency, the trend started this past July in W...

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A-1 Pictures's TV anime adaptation of light novel author Reki Kawahara's Sword Art Online sci-fi franchise has been so popular, and so immensely successful that Japan's TV stations have decided to give the show its own end-of-year TV special.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Now, if we really wanted to be cruel, we'd attach a Gun Gale Online pic as the thumbnail to this story. It's time for some speculation. While details haven't been announced, the Sword Art Online anime will be getting a "Extra Edition" TV special, ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Highschool DxD As the second season of High School DxD is airing, the next level of anticipation for the property is the new game that's coming out in November in Japan, which is being billed as an Erotic Battle Adventure game.

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A second preview clip arrives for Coppelion, providing an extensive look-around at the lush scenery, whilst also showing us more into this series' disturbed world and the twisted characters within it. Skipping up to 50 seconds into the video will ...

Montreal's Fantasia International Film Festival announced this year's winners on Thursday. The Satoshi Kon Award for Achievement in Animation went to both Makoto Shinkai's The Garden of Words and Toshiyuki Kubooka's Berserk Golden Age Arc III: Des...

JEFusion GekiDan

The official website for the new Gundam Build Fighters anime series had finally released the names of the voice cast. The new Gundam anime is. . .

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

This outfit might help Lightning bind those now extra-bouncy boobs. The leading lady of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is getting new bonus gear in the form of The Flower of Battle outfit, which decks her out samurai style.

Animation director Hiroshi Ogawa passed away due to stomach cancer on Wednesday, August 7 at 9:20 a. m. He was 62. Born in Tokyo, Ogawa graduated from Tokyo Designer Gakuin College in 1976. He then worked at several animation studios, including Ts...


Pokémon X/Y Introduces Mega Evolution A new promotional trailer has been shown for the upcoming Pokémon X/Y and it unveils "Mega Evolution", a new feature where certain Pokémon can transform through Mega Evolution during battle.

It has been announced that KAT-TUN‘s Ueda Tatsuya will be starring in a stage play next year to be directed by Ninagawa Yukio. This is the 1st time that the KAT-TUN member will be starring in a stage play by Ninagawa.

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Type-Moon co-founder, Takashi Takeuchi, has unveiled a new, ultra-adorable flavor of Saber within the latest issue of Comptiq that is set to join the crew of ongoing Type-Moon gag-comedy manga Koha Ace EX.

NINPU! SHINOBI CHANGE! Just in time for the release of the Hurricanger 10 Years After V Cinema Special, official images of the S. H. Figuarts Gouraiger Brothers in addition to HurricaneBlue and HurricaneYellow have been released!

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Toei recently announced the next Power Rangers show, which will have an English dub! This show is no other than Power Rangers Samurai, the adaptation of the 33rd Super Sentai show, Samurai Sentai Shinkenger!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Fourth 'Arpeggio of Blue Steel' Anime Promo Debuts Posted by Chris Beveridge August 9, 2013 at 04:00 PM Arpeggio of Blue Steel There's a pretty strong push overall for this series when it comes to promo videos since they've been coming out for awh...

The September issue of Mag Garden's Comic Avarus magazine is announcing on Monday that an anime adaptation of Kemuri Karakara (Countdown 7 Days)'s Donten ni Warau supernatural manga has been green-lit.

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So far, the second season of NisiOisin's popular Monogatari series has been as popular as ever. With the second part of the series, Kabukimonogatari coming up, the anime's official website has released the series' latest PV which focuses on everyb...

Kadokawa has released a teaser trailer for October's Ore no Nounai Sentakushi ga, Gakuen Love Come o Zenryoku de Jama Shiteiru (My Mental Multiple-Choice Power Is Completely Ruining My School Romantic Comedy) anime television series.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Second 'Non Non Biyori' Anime Promo Debuts Posted by Chris Beveridge August 9, 2013 at 11:00 AM It's been a quiet production run for Non Non Biyori ahead of its fall 2013 broadcast debut as the last time we had anything significant for it was the ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

If online retailer Rakuten's listing is correct, it looks like fans in Japan can look forward to New Atelier Rorona: Origin Story of the Alchemist of Arland on November 21. The enhanced RPG was originally announced for a less specific November rel...

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5pb has confirmed "Infinite Stratos 2: Ignition Hearts" will be releasing this winter for the PS3 and PS Vita – the "2″ in the title implies a continuation beyond the anime, a new story in this sci-fi romance.

Siliconera Spencer

Most teaser sites are just a logo for a game and if you're lucky a few screenshots. While the Attack of Titan teaser site lacks information about the 3DS game, it's presentation is pretty cool. Check it out here.

event / Alice Nine As announced via official Twitter account, Alice Nine will be taking part on "Rock In Taichung Festival" in Taiwan! The event will be held for two days on the first weekend of September but Alice Nine is scheduled to perform on ...

On Aug 3, the Tokyo Otaku Mode sponsored two-part "First Latte Art Showdown" was held at the AppBank Store in Shinjuku. Latte art is a forte of skilled baristas who create designs in cappuccinos and lattes using high grade techniques.

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It's already 6PM on Friday, August 9 here in Singapore (it's our National Day! )But over in Baltimore, Maryland, USA (where Otakon, one of the biggest anime conventions in the US, will be happening from August 9 to 11) it is only 6AM on a Friday m...

Crunchyroll Scott Green
Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

Gin no Saji – 05 Filed under First Impressions, Gin no Saji by Guardian Enzo | 0 Comments 「八軒、脱走する (Hachiken, Dassō suru/i>) "Hachiken Runs Away I'll say it again: "Slice of Life" is misapplied to more series than I can count, but Gin no Saji is l... (Kyle Oropesa)

Shinku and Suiginto forged an agreement to stop their senseless battle for the mean time while they're still stationed on a different world that is not the place of the real alice game. The reason is because they're common goal is to defeat their ...

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