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August 16, 2013, 10:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Some restaurants you go for the food. Not these, though. You patron these because they're interesting, unique, or down right odd. With the Tokyo Game Show kicking off next month, now might be as good a time as any to look at some, certainly not al...

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...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The 13th Sword Art Online light novel went on sale in Japan last week, and in it, author Reki Kawahara described plans for the end of year anime special. In the afterword, he explained that "Extra Edition" will be an abridge retelling of Aincrad a...

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"Persona 4: The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena" – Arcade Sequel Announced Posted by pKjd on Aug 15, 2013 @ 8:57 pm 15 Aug 「P4U」 by (nyoro) According to Famitsu, the collaboration work between Arc System Works and Atlus will produce a follow-up to thei...

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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Blood Royale While a lot of sites will avoid it, we admit it, we like hentai. Not all hentai, not all fetishes, but everyone has their quirk and what we all do in the privacy of our bedrooms among consenting adults is A-OK in our book.

Siliconera Spencer

Criminal Girls Invitation is an expanded port of Nippon Ichi Software and Imageepoch's PSP game for Vita. This version has a new playable character, Himekami, shown in these screenshots. The story in Criminal Girls Invitation is you have to rehabi...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In episode six of the Watamote anime, otome game champion Tomoko Kuroki has some problems with hygiene due to prolonged gaming, then learns a bit about sex IRL with help from cats and ants.  "Since I'm Not Popular, I'll Go See the Fireworks" is th...

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

Let's be honest, there's a lot of Pokemon fan art out there. But these creations are on an entirely different level. In the most epic pairing so far, artist, Kuisuku, matches Disney characters with Pokemon, showing us what it would look like if Di...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

While there still isn't that much Majestic Prince merchandise being made, Wave has picked commander with an oral fixation Rin Suzukaze to represent the series in the Beach Queen line. The 16. 5cm figure is set to be released in January for 4,410yen.

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.

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...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Japan's Tower Records revealed that anime studio Shaft and director Akiyuki Shinbo (Madoka Magica, Monogatari) have been attached to a project inspired by vocaloid producer's Jin (aka Shizen no Teki-P) Kagerou Project (Heat-Haze Project).

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

「八軒、御影家に行く」 (Hachiken, Mikage Ie ni Iku) "Hachiken Visits Mikage's Home" This season seems to be all about series that make me question my own feelings when watching them. On paper, you could hardly think of two series more different than Gin no S...

Siliconera Spencer

Square Enix is continuing to bring Chaos Rings to other devices. First released for iOS, the mobile RPG from Wild ARMs developer Media. Vision has been a sizable success that spawned a prequel and sequel.

Ghostlight's Quest to Bring Devil Survivor 2 to PAL Regions – Half Way Mark Reached and Preorder Numbers Uncovered You may recall that Ghostlight are currently doing their own rendition of a crowdfunding campaign for Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Surv...

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 ...

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...


New Live-Action Patlabor Visual Released Fans at the 14th Comic Exhibition in Taipei were treated to two awesome preview images of the upcoming live-action movie adaptation of Mobile Police Patlabor. The movie is scheduled for release in 2014.

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.

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...

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 ...

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.


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.

Bronies! Pegasisters! Lend me your ears! Bro-hoof. Some say My Little Pony and anime don't mix. We beg to differ. We (at least two of us) consider ourselves to be bronies ourselves. We love the story, the characters, the animation.

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.

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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...

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