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September 4, 2013, 8:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Chalk it up to growing pains, but everyone has embarrassing photos. Some people's are just more embarrassing than others. Here's a proud look at some of China's delightfully awkward childhood photos. Recently on Chinese micro-blog Sina Weibo, peop...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Japan is getting an expanded version of 3DS RPG Bravely Default: Flying Fairy this December, and it looks like that's the version the rest of us will be playing when it makes its way to the west. According to the official Twitter account, the over...

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

After last month's false alarm of a large earthquake over our mobile phones, Nara and surrounding area residents' blood pressures are finally getting back to normal. Well, don't put away those paper bags yet.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The October issue of Nakayoshi magazine revealed the two new illustrations for the perfect edition of the Sailor Moon manga series illustrated by Naoko Takeuchi, the creator of the original Sailor Moon manga.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official site for the upcoming stage play Persona 3: The Weird Masquerade announced the female cast for the unnamed protagonist character today. In addition to Shouta Aoi (Ai Mikaze in the Uta no Prince-sama series) who plays the male protagon...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Fall Series 'Super Seiysyun Brothers' Anime Gets First Promo Teaser Posted by Chris Beveridge September 3, 2013 at 10:58 AM Super Seisyun Brothers With the show premiering in just a little bit as it has a September 13th debut, we've had very littl...

25-pound, 4 ¼ foot plush doll to be released this December in celebration of Fujiko F. Fujio's 80th birthday For fans of everyone's favorite robot cat Doraemon, this giant, life-sized Doraemon plush might just be the coolest present anyone could e...

Siliconera Robert Ward

Bayonetta 2 isn't the only new game Bayonetta will be appearing in. Bayonetta and Jeanne are both secret characters in The Wonderful 101 as well. Director Hideki Kamiya made the announcement at the Penny Arcade Expo today.

This day, 99 years from now, was (will be? ) Doraemon's birthday! And to celebrate, Bandai has decided to loose this behemoth Doraemon doll on the world to delight fellow Doraemon fans and send small children screaming out of the room and directly...

Kotaku East András Neltz

Nintendo Japan has released two trailers showcasing some gameplay from the HD Wii U version of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. One of them happens to be a nice little comparison video. Let's take a look!

Siliconera Spencer

While Square Enix is best known for their RPGs, they also have a second label called Extreme Edges that localizes Western games for Japan. Most of the Extreme Edges games are Activision titles like Call of Duty or Eidos games.

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Siliconera Ishaan

aign.   The Mighty No. 9 features a number of veteran staff that have worked on the Mega Man series in the past, such as composer Manami Matsumae, designer Naoya Tomita and art director Shinsuke Komaki.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The World God Only Knows Goddesses Episode 9Can Keima complete the deal with Chihiro? What They Say: It's the night before the Mai High Festival. Keima and Chihiro are alone on the roof of the school. Chihiro seems confused by Keima's behavior, bu...

Sankaku Complex Bitfrost

This week's High School DxD NEW might not feature the usual bathing and clothes-ripping action, but does introduce Gasper Vladi as the show's new token trap character – adding a different kind of service to this already ero-packed anime.

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

Shukan Bunshun Feb. 18TOKYO (TR) – The Tokyo District Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of AKS, the management agency of the popular all-girl group AKB48, over publisher Bungeisha regarding an article published three years ago that insinuated the ex...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

While Gurren Lagann debuted in April 2007, we're still seeing releases pinned to its fifth anniversary. A late and impressive example of this is Studio Half Eye's Perfect Transformation series model. SHE's figures are famous for their casting and ...


In honor of the release of their August 28 single, "Thoughts," LUNA SEA performed on TV Asahi's program "MUSIC STATION" for the first time in thirteen years. The first time LUNA SEA performed on MUSIC STATION was on September 23, 1994, when they r...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

After 17 years of operations, the Ultraman-themed theme park, Ultraman Land closed last September 1, 2013. The said theme park is located in Araoshi City, Kumamoto Prefecture started its operations in March, 1996.

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

J☆Dee'Z are a quartet of dancers and models, aged 11 to 13 years old, born from a collaboration between kids' magazine Dance Style Kids and fashion brand SISTER JENNI. The group consisting of Momoka, Nono, Meik and Ami have seen a surge in popular...

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Japanese convenience store Family Mart is making their collaboration even bigger as they have teamed up with Good Smile Company and Happy Kuji for an awesome Vocaloid lottery with some terrific Vocaloid prizes.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks December Anime DVD/BD Covers Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge September 3, 2013 at 04:17 PM Magical Play The DVD/BD Cover Art Discussions forum continues to be the place to go in order to see the latest cover art that's discover...

Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaete mo Omaera ga Warui! - 09 Ah, Watamote - why must you take me on this emotional thrill ride every week? In all my years of watching anime, there's never been anything that strikes me as much similar to Watashi ...


Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Documentary Street Fighter is one of my favorite fighting game and Capcom has released a documentary on this popular franchise. The documentary is over an hour long, and it talks about the history of the franchise f...


Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki Retires The final feature film from Hayao Miyazaki will be "The Wind Rises", as announced by Koji Hoshino, the President of Studio Ghibli. The announcement was made during a press conference at Italy's Venice Film Festival,...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Geneon Universal Showcases 'Danganronpa' CD Release Posted by Chris Beveridge September 3, 2013 at 09:28 AM Danganronpa As the Danganronpa anime series rolls on, simulcast in North America by FUNimation, Geneon Universal is showing off a new nearl...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) We've finally moved into the time of year where things start to cool down and you start wanting to drink some nice warm drinks again… … and on that note, let's sit down for a cup of tea!

Nihongogo Garry MacKenzie

Tweet Pin It This week's featured releases come from Cheeky Parade, C-ute and HKT48. Cheeky Parade – "Mugendai Shoujo ∀" First up this week we have Cheeky Parade with their third major label single "Mugendai Shoujo ∀".

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

「夷川の娘・海星」 (Ebisugawa no Musume ・ Kaisei) "Daughter of the Ebisugawas: Kaisei" Zanibas is under the weather, so I'm filling in for him on Uchouten this week – he'll be back next week. He compiled all the caps for this episode – thanks Zani!

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