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May 10, 2014, 12:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Earlier today in Tokyo, limited edition bananas went on sale. They even had serial numbers. Yes, serial numbers. On bananas. As reported by Entabe, NariNari and on Excite News, Dole released the premium bananas at Takashimaya Department Store in S...

Whoever is choosing the Alphamax figure line up of figures has tastes which match mine a lot! I love their figures! Today we look at Alisa from God Eater 2 in her battle swimwear gear which just went up for pre-order today - shes so cute that I po...

CD review / BORN BORN, who have just held their first live in Asia by performing in Taiwan with DIV and DaizyStripper in a 3-band concert titled "HYSTERIC CIRCUS ASIA CIRCUIT vol. 1", released their new mini album "THE STALIN -666-" on April 9th.

Siliconera Ishaan

Following retail leaks, Tecmo Koei have officially announced Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland for a western release. The game will be available for PlayStation 3 and Vita on June 24th in North America and June 20th in Europe.

Trends in Japan William

Written by: William on May 9, 2014 at 8:57 am | In LIFESTYLE | No Comments Bibliophile Shunsuke Mori wanted to have his own private library and he wanted others to enjoy it too. He came up with the Mori no Tosho Shitsu, Mori's Library, which will ...

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The financial news source Nikkei reported on Friday that the American media conglomerate Walt Disney will begin running the quintessential Japanese anime Doraemon on television throughout the United States this summer.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Capcom Japan has revealed that a new Monster Hunter game is releasing on mobile devices, Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G. The game previously released on the PlayStation Portable in 2008 in Japan, and in 2009 in the West as Monster Hunter Freedom Un...

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The official Attack on Titan twitter page has announced that everybody's favorite neat freak/ humanity's strongest soldier/ grumpy cat, Levi, will be gracing the cover of Kodansha women's magazine, Frau.

Hit manga "Bakuman" will be getting a live action.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Anime Limited Reveals 'Patema Inverted' Dub Cast Posted by Chris Beveridge May 8, 2014 at 10:04 PM Sakasama no Patema With Anime Limited's Kickstarter for Patema Inverted funded pretty quickly, they've moved on to the next phase of this UK/FR spec...

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The first first Attack on Titan-inspired "Escape from a Certain Fortress Town" Real Escape Games took place this past weekend at Yokohama Stadium. Of the 1,600 participants who signed up for the event, only 120 "escaped" within the allotted one-ho...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Nihon Keizai Shimbun/The Nikkei reports today on May 9 that digital cable and satellite television channel Disney XD will start airing an anime adaptation of Fujiko Fujio's nationally popular manga Doraemon in the US this summer.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Support cast has been announced for Kinema Citrus' (Cøde:Breaker, Yuyushiki) upcoming anime adaptation of Barakamon, Satsuki Yoshino's manga set to be released in North America by Yen Press this fall.   Previously announced, Daisuke Ono (Sebastian...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

This year is shaping up to be the year of live-action anime adaptations. First up is the second installment of samurai action series Rurouni Kenshin, which opens August 1 and is followed in rapid succession by the trilogy's finale on September 13.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Eiki Eiki and Taishi Zaou's boys love manga Love Stage! ! today revealed the nine more voice cast in addition to already-announced Tsubasa Yonaga (as Izumi Sena) and Takuya Eguchi (Ryoma Ic...

With Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (Known in Japan by its more epic full title: Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold) set to hit the PlayStation 3 within Japan in a few months time, ATLUS have shared the above minute long trailer to highlight the ne...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sengoku Basara With announcements earlier this year that there would be a third season of the series, we got the name previous for it with Sengoku Basara: Judge End. Now we're getting our first key visual for it as it works off of the Sengoku Basa...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

And they're called, ahem, McChurros. So clever! Yesterday, the fast food chain launched the churros in two flavors: Cinnamon Sugar and Maple. The Cinnamon Sugar McChurros come with packets of, well, cinnamon sugar to sprinkle on the churros, while...

Siliconera Ishaan

Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus is coming to North America, Xseed announced this morning. The game will be released as a downloadable title for the PlayStation Vita this Fall.   In addition to the download version, Xseed will produce a limited run o...

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The official website for ufotable's 2014 remake of Fate/Stay Night has started streaming the second PV from the anime. The video is an updated version of the PV they released during Anime Japan 2014 back in March.

The efforts of one particular Shingeki no Kyojin fan have drawn titanic online appreciation thanks to his exceptional forgecraft, having recently completed a year long labour to create an immaculate replica of the blades used in the show.

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6 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 2 Google+ 1 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 6 Flares × On the the evening on 07 May 2014, the Pokémon Twitter page announced that two new Pokémon titles will be launching worldwide sometime in November 2014.

Anime expert Jonathan Clements has just updated his website revealing that The Anime Encylopedia will have a third edition and is schedule for publication in December 2014. The popular book written by Jonathan Clements and Helen McCarthy has been ...

Photos from BoA's recent photo shoot for Sure magazine have been released, showing off the singer's toned body.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata revealed via Bloomberg News that Nintendo will develop new game machines for emerging markets instead of offering cheaper versions of its existing systems. He explained, "We want to make new things, with new thinkin...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The Armored Riders and Japan's J. League will play soccer to win the Forbidden Golden Fruit in the Kamen Rider Gaim summer movie! The said soccer match was film last April 22 and 28 at the Fukuda Denshi Arena.

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Coming out on 2015 is the live-action film adaptation of Ohba Tsugumi and Obata Takeshi's popular manga, Bakuman. . Versatile actor Sato Takeru. . .

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Nobunaga Concerto' Anime Adaptation Announced Posted by Chris Beveridge May 8, 2014 at 08:30 PM Nobunaga Concerto If there's a well that manga and anime creators tend to go back to fairly regularly, it's the Sengoku era and specifically with Nobu...

Siliconera Sato

Earlier today, we reported Tecmo Koei's announcement of Hyrule Warriors' release for this Summer in Japan during the company's financial results briefing. They also had a few more things to share, including a new collaboration project they have pl...

Gareth Edwards' remake with Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen opens May 16 The official YouTube channel for Gareth Edwards' Godzilla remake film began streaming a new television ad titled "You're Hiding Something" on Wednesday.

「駒並べ《ウィークスクエア》」 (Koma Narabe "Uiikusukuea") "Weak Square" The seamless integration of comedy, fanservice, and plot. You could be forgiven for thinking this episode was all for fun, until near the end when its absolutely vital themes became clear.

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