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September 26, 2013, 4:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Welcome to Cat Island. No, make that Cat Islands—plural! Because in Japan, there are at least two locations in Japan with that nickname. Perhaps the most well-known "neko shima" (猫島) or "cat island" is Tashirojima, an island in Miyagi Prefecture.

New Sentai 2014: Ressha Sentai Tokkyuger It's now confirmed through the trademark databases! The next Super Sentai for 2014 is called, Ressha Sentai Tokkyuger! The title Ressha is a pun on the Japanese word ressha, which means train using the kanj...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here are the latest TV commercials for Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, which features the game's various features and the changes they made for the new game when it comes to transportation and character customization.

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Fall 2013 anime announcements are now in full swing and Crunchyroll has two big simulcasts to shout about today in the form of “Gingitsune: Messenger Fox of the Gods” and “Ace of the Diamond”.

Siliconera Spencer

without spending any money. The game has microtransactions and players can purchase items that revive a party if they are annihilated by enemies, but as long as Namco Bandai didn't ramp up the difficulty those items should be optional.

"3D Manuever action" & 4-player mode promised in Spike Chunsoft's December game Enterbrain's Famitsu. com website began streaming a 52-second teaser movie for the Shingeki no Kyojin ~Jinrui Saigo no Tsubasa (Attack on Titan: Last Wings of Humanity...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Coming out of Tokyo Game Show, there's news that Bushiroad is preparing a Neon Genesis Evangelion: Mobile smartphone game for Android and iOS devices. In the mobile-puzzle-adventure-RPG, you have adventure game elements for creating bonds between ...

Nintendo Australia Announce Wii U / Nintendo 3DS Titles to Be Showcased at EB Games Expo 2013 From a week tomorrow, gamers from around Australia will be flocking into Sydney to attend the EB Games Expo 2013, the third event of its kind set to be h...

Broadcaster NHK has aired the opening animation sequence of next month's Log Horizon fantasy television series. The 25-episode adaptation of Mamare Touno's novel revolves around 30,000 Japanese gamers trapped in an online sword & sorcery game that...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Fox and Warner Bros. Announce New Police Drama, Gotham It seems like Warner Bros. wants to have something to coincide with Marvel's Agents of S. H. I. E. L. D. television show on ABC. Fox and Warner Bros.

SeventhStyle Seven

A nightmare that may come true, Kyoto Animation's homo service series ended with the nauseating note of "see you next summer", as if anyone wants to be assaulted by this fujoshi pandering for another season.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Apple's iPhone 5S went on sale in Japan on September 20, with electronics aficionados, including our own Mr. Sato, lining up days in advance in order to purchase one on launch day. Obviously, you have to love your electronics to be willing to camp...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Kotaku's impressions of the MGSV side ops demo sounded pretty darn cool. But nothing can beat eyes-on impressions with your own eyes. Nothing. The side ops demo is a little over twelve minutes and shows off MGSV's tagging function.

SeventhStyle Seven

Kiniro Mosaic's first Blu-ray has come and gone in one day – successfully selling out during its release all throughout the district of creeps, Akiba, as well as online to all those otaku who never leave the home.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Initially revealed back in July, Honedge is a Steel- and Ghost-type Pokémon X and Y addition that's basically a living sword. Now, thanks to the official Pokémon Facebook page, we know Honedge can evolve into Doublade, pictured below.

Sankaku Complex Artefact

Sega's newly announced "Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax" seems likely to raise the bar for anime-styled 2D fighting games (as well as generic franchise crossovers), with a full cast of top anime characters appearing as playable fighters – already in...

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The latest Kamen Rider S. H. Figuarts from Bandai is really armed to the teeth with a whole bunch of weapons and accessories. S. H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Psyga stands at approximately 150 mm and is made of PVC, ABS and die cast metal parts.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

A Tokyo-based company Eitsu has been famous for its "Priroll" roll cakes featuring popular anime illustrations such as Bleach, Naruto, My Melody, Magic Angel Creamy Mami, and Pretty Rhythm: Rainbow. The latest entry of the service is the character...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Namco Bandai has another new trailer for One Piece Unlimited World: R, showing off cinematics, gameplay, the voice actors behind new characters like Red (Masachika Ichimura) and Pat (TARAKO), and more.

On the 24th, it was revealed that former AKB member Maeda Atsuko (22) was seriously dating Kabuki actor Onoe Matsuya (28). It has been one year since her graduation from AKB, which enforced a love ban rule.


Hatsune Miku Project Mirai 2 Promo Trailer Sega has released a new promo trailer for Hatsune Miku Project Mirai 2, detailing what you can expect for the upcoming game that will be released on 28 Nov 2013.

Subdued Fangirling Confused Muse

Nope Nope Nope Lovely. Fantastic. But it's okay because he has a ~tragic background~ Seriously? He calls her names, has almost raped her several times, sucked her blood, and nearly drowned her in a pool, but since he gave her a towel everything's ...

It might not sound like a big deal, but I think this is pretty major news. In a move that might have been inevitable, NTV is switching Hunter X Hunter to late nights.  This Sunday's broadcast will apparently be the last 10:55 AM new episode premie...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A new promo offers a 90 second look at the follow up to the 2011 adaptation Dall-Young Lim (Black God) and Kwang-Hyun Kim's Freezing busty action series, along with the new Vibration season's theme from Watamote opening singer Konomi Suzuki.

SeventhStyle Seven

Kantai Collection's official Twitter has gone out of its way to announce it has something major to announce on the 26th later this week, and reasonable presumptions say, it may very well be an anime series.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The hot-blooded heroes of history are coming together in over-the-top style once more thanks to the next entry in the Sengoku Basara series. Capcom officially slapped Sengoku Basara 4 with a January 23, 2014 Japanese release date on PlayStation 3,...

Japanator Elliot Gay

Never in my wildest dreams would I expect Patlabor to make a comeback this way. New details have surfaced regarding the upcoming live action Patlabor project, and they're a doozy. This new project will take the form of 12 episodes each with a runt...

DesmondChieng Desmond

I guess it's better late than never. It has been quite a while since Bandai released the MG Crossbone Gundam X1, then they released the online exclusive X2 and finally today Premium Bandai has started to accept pre-orders for the MG 1/100 Crossbon...

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

Each prefecture in Japan has its own claim to fame when it comes to locally produced products. Whether it's lemons or sea salt, you're sure to find something delicious sprinkled around the country. With this in mind, the Lawson chain of convenienc...

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