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May 10, 2014, 5:30 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...

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Earlier today, Nintendo and The Pokémon Company announced Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire for the Nintendo 3DS. The two games are scheduled for worldwide release this November.   However, there's been some debate as to just what thes...


X JAPAN will hold a live performance at Madison Square Garden in the US, and they will release their first ever best album, "THE WORLD~X JAPAN Hatsu no Zensekai Best~" on June 17. YOSHIKI imageThe best album will be released in 2014, which is the ...

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.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Satsuki Yoshino's 'Barakamon' Anime Adds More Supporting Cast Posted by Chris Beveridge May 8, 2014 at 02:02 PM With an undated but planned 2014 broadcast, the anime adaptation of Barakamon has added a few new actors to the mix this week.

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.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Charapedia, a Japanese anime curation site operated by Saitama-based company Egg Mode, reports today on May 9 the result of their latest online survey "The ideal family characters chosen by anime fans 2014," which was conducted with 10,042 registe...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Doraemon' Anime To Be The Next 'Pokemon'? Posted by Chris Beveridge May 9, 2014 at 02:31 PM Doraemon With decades of material to work with, Doraemon is finally getting its shot at the North American market this year through Disney XD, which has a...

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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 official Dengeki Online youtube channel has started streaming a new gameplay video for the upcoming Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment video game for the PS Vita and it features a mysterious location within Aincrad known as the "Secret Area".

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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.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

If you like Bandai's 14cm 20th Anniversary Sailor Moon S. H. Figuarts.  you'll love their 19cm FiguartsZero. Sailor Moon was scheduled for March in Japan and April in North America. Now, Sailor Venus has been lined up for an October Japanese relea...

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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...

Nearly four years after multi-faceted actor and director Joey Ansah and co-director Owen Trevor fireballed the interwebs with the impressive three-minute short film, Street Fighter: Legacy, online platform Machinima will be hosting the next level ...

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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.

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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's new single "Kira Kira Killer" will be available in an exclusive limited edition merchandise bundle! The song is currently used in the new au commercial. The bundle will include a vinyl bag, a shiny sticker, a signed mini poster...

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

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.

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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.

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...

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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Mushibugyo' Manga Sets Bundled OVA Series Posted by Chris Beveridge May 9, 2014 at 04:11 PM With fourteen volumes released so far and a twenty-six episode TV series that was broadcast in 2013, it's not a surprised that we're going to see more Mus...

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...

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...

  Here are the Oricon chart toppers for the week of April 28:     #1: "GUTS"- Arashi   No guts, no glory! The five talented guys of Arashi show they've got exactly what it takes to stay on top of the J-Pop music scene with their brand new single "...

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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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