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October 22, 2013, 7:30 PM

Instant noodles, otherwise known as instant ramen in some parts of the world, were invented by the Japanese and were once considered luxury gourmet over fifty years ago, back when fresh foods were more accessible than processed food.

Special LaLa Fantasy magazine to also include 1-shot for Library Wars manga Hakusensha is publishing a special issue of its LaLa magazine titled LaLa Fantasy on November 8, and the special issue will include one-shot spinoff chapters of the follow...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Thanks to the effort taken to herd a cat and a DIY blue-screen, one particularly dedicated fan has created their own feline version of Attack on Titan's phenomenal opening. The parody even has its own lyric subtitles like “run away from my w...

Shukan Josei (which will probably sponsor their marriage when the time comes) reports that Matsumoto Jun attended the opening day of 'Miwa', a stage play which Inoue Mao is in. The play opened on 4th October at the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre.

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The first volume of Oku-sama Guten Tag! , a comic created by German artist Carolin Eckhardt was published by Shueisha. Shueisha serializes Eckhardt's comic in its "Tonari no Young Jump" online magazine.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Through November 4th, Tokyo Observatory in Roppongi Hills is hosting the first stop on the tour a Madoka Magica exhibit, featuring over 800 pieces of production art, life sized magical girl figures in its associated cafe and a two meter tall statu...

Siliconera Sato

Earlier this month, it was revealed that a new Pokémon game featuring series mascot Pikachu is currently in the works, and while details are scarce, it is said to be a game that will be using "playfulness" as a weapon to take on the world.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Earlier this month Nintendo's Japanese page for the Wii console included an announcement saying, "Manufacturing is scheduled to end soon. " Well, prepare your fond farewell missives, because the page has been updated with a simple message: "Manufa...

SeventhStyle Seven

Unbreakable Machine Doll drops a top for the second episode in a row, the harlot heroine makes a public demonstration of her sensitive pink buttons once more – which with thanks to AT-X, is uncensored again.

Looks like the 90s are making a comeback! The decade was considered a golden age of anime overseas thanks to introduction of mega-popular shows such as Pokémon, Sailor Moon, Digimon, and Cowboy Bebop, and fans are still very much invested in the t...

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The December issue of Manga Cub Original magazine announced that manga creator Nobuyuki Anzai of Flame of Recca and MÄR fame will launch a new series! The name of the new series is entitled "Nobuyuki Anzai's Steel Diary" and will launch in the Jan...

Taiwanese Special Forces and a select few other military units recently received updated bulletproof armor that includes a ballistic face mask that serves to protect operators from lethal headshots and to reduce fighting effectiveness of opposing ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

There was some confusion among the Japanese PreCure fans yesterday. Somebody illegally uploaded an image of the article from Nikkan Sport's PreCure Shimbun before its official release day (as reported, it is considered as a crime by Japanese police).

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Many countries' postal systems have a type of "dead letter office" which handles mail that has been inappropriately addressed and could not be sent. In most cases, if the sender cannot be found the messages are destroyed in order to maintain privacy.

RocketNews24 Oona McGee

There's no denying that the world looks a whole lot cuter when it's scaled down to miniature form, and even ordinary train stations are no exception to the rule. Hamamatsu station, in Shizuoka Prefecture, has been given the mini-me treatment, than...

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Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Since watching Attack on Titan, I've found that shouting out "I'll exterminate them! Every single one of them! " just before eating really increases your appetite!

Japanator Amber Hunt

Bakemonogatari became popular extremely fast, kind of like how I sped through the episodes. Soon after watching that, Nisemonogatari was released, which I should probably watch soon. Nisio Isin, the creator of the Monogatari series, recently annou...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

 Congratulations to Hiro Mashima! His 2006 Fairy Tail fantasy action manga hit volume 40 this week, and to celebrate he Tweeted a few sketch to mark the occasion, as well as lots of other sexy and seasonal fun.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

When the most recent lady brawlers were added to J-Stars Victory Vs. , some release info was also dropped, including pricing for a limited edition. Hopefully you're readying your best singing voice, because the J-Stars Victory Vs.


Konami has announced that they would be releasing a special edition of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance that comes packed with all the DLC. Such an awesome package will be released on 05 Dec 2013, and it will retail at a great price of just 2,480 yen.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Pony Canyon Sets Japanese 'Walkure Romanze' Anime DVD/BD Release Schedule Posted by Chris Beveridge October 21, 2013 at 10:00 PM Walkure Romanze Pony Canyon has a number of series that they're distributing on DVD and Blu-ray from the fall 2013 ani...

Kill la Kill Merch Gets Useful with Scissor Letter OpenerOpen letters with Ryuko Matoi's weapon  By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 10/21/2013 Fans of Kill la Kill can already look forward to treating themselves to ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Gravity The past weekend at the box office continues to surprise in a lot of ways with what's going on.  Gravity managed to hold the first place position again with a decent but expected drop while still getting a lot of positive word of mouth.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

A-1 Pictures 'World Conquest: Stratagem Star' Anime Gets First Promo, Staff List Posted by Chris Beveridge October 21, 2013 at 01:30 PM World Conquest: Stratagem Star While A-1 Pictures does work on a lot of series, not all of them winners to be s...

There’s a five-frame comic doing the rounds on Twitter that’s got all the ladies talking. Called “The day of period pain”, it’s being praised for authentically depicting that dreaded time of the month and proves that,...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z includes a bunch of opportunities for showdowns classic, new, and previously unthinkable. Even Bills, the God of Destruction and antagonist of this year's Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods movie, is getting in on the action ...

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As God Eater 2's debut is now less than a month away, the game has released five whole minutes of PV – a video outlining the absolute everything necessary to get playing and make the most out of the experience.

The Fandom Post Thomas Zoth

Outbreak Company Episode 3 Shinichi's decision to mix classes and races in a special school invites retaliation from political reactionaries. What They Say Shinichi's mission is to bring "otaku culture" to this new world in order to facilitate eff...

RocketNews24 Preston Phro

Space is awesome. There's no one who can disagree with that. It's a simple fact of reality! Spaceflight, satellites, astronauts and all that jazz are just some of the coolest stuff on the planet…uhh…in the universe!

JEFusion GekiDan

Growing up in the 1980's to the late 90's, Filipino kids were exposed to the Super Sentai series such as Bioman, Maskman, and Jetman, to name a few. . . .

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