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May 5, 2014, 7:00 AM
RocketNews24 Cara Clegg

Fed up with the overly broad usage of the word 'otaku', one Japanese Twitterer decided to divide otaku up into six different categories with varying levels and types of obsession. From the humble fan to the god of nerds, where do you fit in?

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

We've come across a fair amount of oddly colored curries in our gastronomic quests through Japan. From bright blue to jet black, we thought we'd seen them all until we cam across green. You've probably seen green curry from India before, but unlik...

Wanted to get this installment of Desk Diary out of the door as soon as possible before things started to change too much >< Before we continue however, you may want to check out the last installment to see how we go to the current arrangement today.

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Actor Joe Odagiri, famous for his role as Yusuke Godai/Kamen Rider Kuuga (which resurrected the Kamen Rider Franchise in 2000) has revealed his. . .

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Saban Brands registered a trademark for a Power Rangers Productions South Africa LLC last March 19th. Take note, Saban Brands files plenty of patents, some of which are not used. Another thing to note is that according to the character breakdowns ...

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The Free! anime's official site has been updated with additional details of the long-awaited second season and it has been confirmed to air in July. The new anime title is Free! -Eternal Summer and the top page has been replaced with new key visua...

Adult Swim's Toonami programming block will premiere the English dub of Attack on Titan on Saturday, May 3 at 11:30 pm ET. Dragon Ball Z movie 5: Cooler's Revenge will then run on May 25 at midnight ET while Space Dandy and Bleach will take a week...

Graphic books best seller list (Manga & OEL) for April 20th - 26th *1. No Matter How I Look At It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular! Vol. 3 *2. Sword Art Online: Aincrad *3. Attack on Titan Vol. 1 *4.


DIR EN GREY announced that they would be releasing their newest live Blu-ray / DVD work "DUM SPIRO SPERO AT NIPPON BUDOKAN" on July 16. The work contains video from the band's one-man show "DUM SPIRO SPERO", which took place at Nippon Budokan in T...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

First 'Ohenro' Anime Spot From ufotable Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge May 2, 2014 at 07:37 PM Ohenro Studio ufotable has put out the first ad for an interesting project that they have going on with Ohenro ~Hachi Hachi Aruki~ , which translate... jrharbort

A developer by the name of "Mikuture" on twitter is developing a fun application for Android called "Mikucha", which is an augmented reality photo application that uses the Appearance Miku 3D model. The app title is a coined word that mixes "Miku"...


Video: Nana Mizuki Sings During Her 10th Album Release Event To promote her 10th album SUPERNAL LIBERTY, Nana Mizuki held nine handshake events in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya between April 25 and 27. The official YouTube channel has posted two videos ...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the preview of Kamen Rider Gaim's 29th episode. Now that Micchy has the Genesis Driver and the Melon Energy Lock Seed, he fights Gaim as Zangetsu Shin.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Here's the preview of Ressha Sentai ToQGer's 12th episode. This episode marks the debut of Cho ToQ-Oh.

The official website for Kyoto Animation's Free! -Eternal Summer TV anime updated on Saturday, and revealed the new character that had previously been hinted in this week's promotional video. Yoshimasa Hosoya (Katanagatari's Shichika, One Week Fri...

「夢とか野望とか否定とか憧れとか」 (Yume toka Yabou toka Hitei toka Akogare toka) "Dreams and Ambitions and Denial and Attraction" My initial impression after finishing this episode was "Wow… I was not expecting that".

The Fandom Post Kory Cerjak

Fairy Tail Series 2 Episode 05 The power of FEELINGS. What They Say: "Garou Knights" Sabertooth has a new master! And Fairy Tail may be on top of the Grand Magic Games, but below the palace, Natsu and the others are still trapped in Palace Hell.

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Online store AmiAmi was down at the Miyazawa Model Exhibition 2014, and here's something they snapped and posted to Twitter from Square Enix's figurine booth—a statue figure of Bravely Second's Magnolia Arch.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The Tokyo-based four-member Japanese rock band Good Morning America will release their 2nd major single "Haikei, Zarathustra" (Dear Zarathustra) in Japan on May 6. The song is now featured as the ED song for the on-going TV anime Dragon Ball Z Kai...

SGCafe Higanbana

The studio responsible for the Fate/stay night series has announced that they're bringing back their hit manga series after seven years. The announcement was made ufotable's Ohenro event during Machi Asobi Vol.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the TOP 10 anime single/album of April 21-27. The number one single of the 17th week of year 2014 is μ's' "Sore wa Bokutachi no Kiseki," the OP song for the on-going second season of the Love...

Baby Steps - 05 Watching Baby Steps, I really understand how Hanashima-san felt at this moment. I want to play. . . If there's anything I can say against Baby Steps, it's that watching or reading Ei-chan experience the game of tennis fills me the ...

「星空の絵本」 (Hoshizora no Ehon) "Starry Sky's Picture Book" It's been said that it's the children who end up suffering most when conflict arises. And if there's one thing made abundantly clear in this week's episode, it's the fact that amid all the co...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The first promotional video for Persona 4 The Golden Animation, an anime based on the PlayStation Vita enhanced release of Persona 4. The staff and cast will be returning from Persona 4 The Animation, but a new studio will be producing the anime.

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An upcoming project by the name of "Spacium Shonen" has been teased by 5pb. and Mages producer Shikura Chiyomaru. This project came out originally as. . .

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