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August 16, 2013, 11:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Behold the ocean's version of crop circles. But this wasn't made by aliens or humans pretending to be aliens. A single, small fish made this circle. Last fall, there were the reports of "mysterious" underwater sea circles, discovered 80 feet below...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

There's an aquatic mecha girl wave building in the otaku zeitgeist.  Anthropomorphic bishouo warships of browser game Kan Colle is feeding it. Fall's Arpeggio of Blue Steel is sure to too. And, while Pacific Rim has hit a speed bump at  the Japane...

Kimura Takuya and Shibasaki Kou will be working together again in the TBS autumn 2013 drama "Ando Roid ~ A. I. know LOVE? ~" since their last collaboration "GOOD LUCK! " in 2003. The drama which will begin its run from October, will take over from...

Henshin Justice Unlimited Tom Constantine

Gatchaman Suits On Display In Shibuya To advertise the upcoming release of the Gatchaman movie, Toho has the newly designed team's suits out in public display in Shibuya, Tokyo. I very much doubt that these were screen used versions, that reported...

Mekaku City Actors anime's on-air date still undecided Tower Records reported on Thursday more details about the anime adaptation of Vocaloid musical composer and writer Jin (Shizen no Teki-P)'s Kagerō Project (Heat Mirage Project).

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Described as a decade-spanning epic from maestro Hayao Miyazaki and one of his most unique films to date, The Wind Rises makes its North American premiere August 20th at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

Siliconera Sato

Last weekend, Arc System Works held a location test event for Guilty Gear Xrd –SIGN-, at one of Sega's arcades in Akihabara and fans got a first chance to play the next game in the series. Famitsu reports on the latest information revealed at the ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge
Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Namco Bandai is on a roll with release date announcements for anime-based games, and the next one up to the plate is One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2. The Musou-style action game sequel hits PlayStation 3 in North America as a PSN exclusive on Septemb...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

As promised after the first official gameplay trailer, Rockstar debuted Grand Theft Auto V's expansive multiplayer options. GTA Online is set to launch with a content creator and much more on October 1, and you can get the lowdown on the action to...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

It's that time of the year again as we have our first set of RUMORS for the next Super Sentai series. Again, take these rumors with a grain of salt since they are still rumors. The next Super Sentai series will feature "animal faced" vehicles simi...

Various theories went around, like Shingo Katori who has illegitimate child rumors, Jun Matsumoto who's rumored to be with Mao Inoue, and Tomoya Nagase and the commoner who looks like Katopan, among others.

Henshin Justice Unlimited Joe "Rider Kick" Tonello

Ultraman Motion Comic!   The son of Ultraman comes to life in this promotional motion comic. So hit the link and read up on one of the best on going Tokusatsu mangas out there! An Original Story by Eichi Shimizu (Line Barrel Of Iron) and Tomohiro ...

SeventhStyle Seven

Guillermo del Toro, a major Hollywood director whose latest work, Pacific Rim, is currently in theaters, can be seen happily holding two copies of Madoka Magica's movie Blu-ray in a photo released by Time Warner JP.

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

If you were to choose your boss out of the Attack On Titan characters, who would you like to report to? That was the question on My Navi News in July and 263 Japanese working professional males answered.

Siliconera Ishaan

Earlier in the year, Namco Bandai announced Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst, an updated version of Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 with new features and more.   This morning, the publisher announced that the game is slated for release o...


Little Busters! Refrain Promo A new promotional trailer has been released for Little Busters! Refrain anime series, which is scheduled to air in Japan this coming October. The PV features the new theme song "Boys be Smile" by Suzuyu.

SeventhStyle Seven

In the process of remaking Gundam SEED Destiny in high-definition, Sunrise has added translucency to a certainty sleepy bishoujo's nightgown, leaving her oppai vulnerable to the qualities of sheer clothing.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Over the years, Micrsoft's Windows OS has changed. It has evolved. There's an easy way to explain the differences between each version, and it involves houses. Yes, houses. Here ya go, from Windows 95 to Windows 8 with the variations explained usi...

Siliconera Ishaan

Capcom are releasing a 5-in-1 game bundle this October, titled Capcom Essentials, for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Priced at $60, the bundle contains: Resident Evil 6, Devil May Cry 4, Dead Rising 2, Super Street Fighter IV and Mega Man 10.

Siliconera Spencer

Namco Bandai set November 26 as the release date for Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers, a fighting game with the Knights of the Zodiac characters. Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers will be released as a retail game in Latin America, Brazil, and Mexico.

SGCafe spartanchef

After working as a voice actor in Studio Ghibli's Kaza ga Tachinu, renowned anime director and Evangelion creator, Hideaki Anno will be entering another completely different field: live-action dramas. Yes, the man who gave us the angst-ridden, act...

JEFusion GekiDan

It has been reported that this year's Super Sentai Nintendo 3DS video game "Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Game de Gaburincho" had sold 6,939 copies in its. . .

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Last month NIS America announced plans to bring Vanillaware's Dragon's Crown to Europe, and now we have a solid release date for the brawler. Those of you in the region can look forward to beating 'em all up on October 11.

DesmondChieng Desmond

I just happen to know that it's Obon this week in Japan and I've found some interesting photos of shouryouuma for the festival. Before I can explain on what is a shouryouuma, I'm going to tell you a bit about the Obon festival first.

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Otakon 20: The Evolution of a Fandom By Lauren Orsini This article originally ran on otakuusamagazine. com I’m standing in the sweltering heat at Otakon 20, but my mind keeps wandering back to Otakon 13.

Pepsi Cheetos… Japan strikes again! It has a product we know. Check. It has another product we are also familiar with. Check. Both products are combined into something that possibly a good idea and taste great.

Ah, yes. A very profitable industry. Perhaps this is an origin story for the Happy Mask Salesman? Last week, Ai met the Ulla, the princess of Ortus, and befriended her. But our heroes have also learned that Ulla harbors the ability to kill anyone.

So y'all remember that KFC video our homies at New School Kaidan made? The one that gathered AKB48 fans from around the world in a fury of fireball choreography & disco moves all for the love of the Sashihara Rino's turn as queen bitch?

Before the fourth and final Rebuild of Evangelion film, Evangelion: Final, releases, fans can enjoy the "Evangelion Exhibit" being held on the eighth floor event square in the Ginza shopping district's Matsuya department store.

With around half a month to go until the series is released in North America, anime publisher Sentai Filmworks have shared a list of the voice actors and actresses who were enlisted for the English dub of AKB0048.

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