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September 19, 2013, 11:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Dragonball characters tend to look like, well, Dragonball characters. And that's fine! But here's how a handful of them appear if they were slightly more realistic—and darker. They look tough! This the work of Chinese artist Angus—make that the da...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Earlier today we posted a Japanese release date and a few details for Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind, which takes the series and turns it into an action game on 3DS. Since then Famitsu. com delivered the goods in the form of a handful ...

Asmik Ace Entertainment, behind the anticipated movie "Hidamari no Kanojo" that stars Jun Matsumoto and Juri Ueno, has revealed another trailer this weekend.

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The addicting browser game Cookie Clicker is a smash hit in Japan and a lot of people spent the last long weekend clicking and baking with their grandmas. Apparently, many people in the game industry are also hooked and Fire Emblem character desig...

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More rumors about this year's Movie Wars film has surfaced online. Rumored to be titled "Kamen Rider x Kamen Rider: Movie Battle Samuraizing", the movie is set to premiere this December. Kamen Rider Wizard's chapter will be called "Chapter Vermili...

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The Pokémon Company and Nintendo have shared their TV commercial for Pokémon X and Pokémon Y online. The video shows life-sized Pokémon alongside real life players, and you can watch it below:     Pokémon X and Pokémon Y will be released for Ninte...

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Poor Tomoko hasn't been getting a lot of breaks in her hit anime series and she still remains painfully unpopular. However, Guttetsu is giving the poor girl a chance as they are featuring Watamote in their latest collaboration menu!


SEGA Acquires ATLUS For 14 Billion Yen Nikkei reports that Sega has finalised the bid for Japanese computer and video game developer Atlus. The deal involves 14 billion yen and is set to conclude in Nov 2013.

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Cats often get a bad rep for being lazy and selfish, but in fact they can back it up with a stellar job performance when necessary. For example, I once saw a cat swat and eat a cockroach in mid-flight.

Natalie, a major manga news website, has announced its 2013 "Comic Natalie Daishou" award list. The awards are based on polling from professional manga editors for what they consider works they read this year that are particularly stimulating.


Hirano Aya "Promise" Short PV Universal Music Japan has released the short version music video of seiyuu Hirano Aya's upcoming single "Promise". The song will be featured as the insert song for the upcoming live-action film Kitakitsune Monogatari:...

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The recent announcement of Attack On Titan spin-off comic to run in Shojo manga magazine ARIA was received with mixed emotions by some fans since it will be done by Sunaaku Gan and Suruga Hikaru and not the original author, Isoyama Hajime.

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In yet another Twitter update, actress Reiko Chiba (Zyuranger's Ptera Ranger Mei) answered yet another question related to the rumored Kyoryuger & Zyuranger thing and this time, it has something to do with Abaranger.

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At last week's press conference for the Japanese market, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia (SCEJA) introduced a new piece of hardware in the PlayStation family: the PS Vita TV, that will play non-touchscreen PS Vita games, as well as all your...

After months of waiting, KAT-TUN is finally back with a new single titled "Bounce Girl".

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Bandai Online Hobby Shop has recently announced the voting results of the "Best of My Master Grade", which is an online voting contest previously open from 24th June till 1 September – a total of 13,000 votes were accumulated to determine which Ma...

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Hatsune Miku's appearance has been described as beautuful, angelic and doll-like. Now, Volks has unveiled their latest doll for their Dollfie Dream line and they are most certainly drawing out Miku's doll-like characteristics.

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XSEED Games shot out some details today on the upcoming Valhalla Knights 3, which is set to arrive on PS Vita in North America next month. First up, the action-RPG's latest trailer: In addition to the local ad-hoc option for multiplayer, the North...

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Take mahou shoujos whenever you go with the Madoka Walkman, Sony's unpopular MP3 now comes branded in two flavors of mahou shoujo to make it fly off the shelves it otherwise would collect dust on. Putting the magical engravings aside for a moment,...

「アーレア・ヤクタ・エスト」 (Ārea Yakuta Esuto) "Alea Iacta Est" "I'll be fine, I am a hero after all, probably" – every time Izuru mutters the words "hero" and "probably", a death flag has been triggered and I can't help but feel my heart sinking just a littl...

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It's getting bit cool recently in New York and by checking out the calendar, it's almost Fall, another new season that we Anime fans are all waiting for. We have probably over 50 TV series in this season and I basically list about 37 titles below ...

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Tweet Pin It Tonight at the legendary Tokyo Nippon Budokan Jurina Matsui won her right to be the lead center for this years 34th Jankenpyon Single. It was a colorful night with intricate costumes and a handful of surprises.


TGS2013: PS4 Launching in Singapore and Selected SEA Regions in Dec 2013 At today's Tokyo Game Show press conference, Sony confirmed that they would be launching the PlayStation 4 in selected South-East Asian countries including Singapore, Hong Ko...

This year's 43rd issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Saturday that characters from the gag comedy manga Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar and Chinyūki -Tarō to Yukaina Nakama-tachi- are joining the lineup of Namco Bandai Games' J-Stars Victory...

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Tweet Pin It Phoenix Wright is about to step back into the courtroom this October 24th, and we don't see any objections! The highly anticipated follow-up to Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, released in 2008, will finally hit the Nintendo e-Shop a wee...

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The Mamoru Hosoda directed sixth One Piece movie, Baron Omatsuri and the Secret Island, has many admirers, but its the Eiichiro Oda supervised 2009 Strong World and 2012 Film Z that are the blockbusters of the 12  anime film series.

Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl – Character Profile #3 – The Medic Simon Yorke Unlike other installments in the Etrian Odyssey franchise, Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl will offer players the chance to play the game through ...

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Imagery of Madoka Magica's upcoming game gives a clear image of the game – a standard real-time RPG with added action components, like combos, time limits, and radars, to make it a feel a little less cheesy.

Blik wall decal company is holding a Zelda giveaway contest. Innovative wall decal company Blik is holding a giveaway contest for its new series of Legend of Zelda decal art. The stained glass artwork recreates heroic scenes from Legend of Zelda: ...

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If you were holding out hope that Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune's Mighty No. 9 would make its way to consoles, it's time to celebrate. The Kickstarter-funded spiritual successor to the Blue Bomber officially hit the stretch goal that will bring i...

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