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May 14, 2014, 10:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

You probably can't handle this giant parfait. I dunno, maybe you can! I sure can't. Well, not alone at least. This is Cafe Olympic, a restaurant in Nagasaki that calls itself "Parfait Heaven"—and for good reason as it specializes in huge parfait.

Haagen-Dazs Japan released their vegetable flavored ice cream yesterday. The two flavors are Tomato-Cherry and Carrot-Orange. Both come in slightly smaller Haagen-Dazs single serving cups that are taller and thinner to give it a more healthy look.

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The Monogatari series official website has announced that their upcoming Hanamonogatari anime will be postponed until August 16, 2014. Aniplex has previously announced in Anime Japan last March that Hanamonogatari will be shown in five parts for f...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The June issue of Comic Gene, on sale on May 15th, announces that Itokichi's Orenchi no Furo Jijo manga is set to be adapted into a TV anime. The 2011 ongoing four-panel comedy follows a guy with a merman living in his bathtub.

Siliconera Ishaan

Microsoft are bringing their Games with Gold program to Xbox One this June. The program, which is currently available on Xbox 360, provides two free games per-month to Xbox Live Gold subscribers.   The Xbox One version of the program will debut wi...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Attack on Titan may be best known for its iconic giant monsters and cool weaponry, but among the many secrets to the hit anime and manga's success is its extremely compelling setting. With its cast of human characters forced to live within the con...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

If we're speaking honestly, we don't really need much of an added incentive to eat a donut. Really, a sweet, inexpensive indulgence that we can eat with our hands is pretty much a laser-guided strike on our willpower.

IGN has released the first trailer for Sony Pictures' & Japan's Lucent Pictures Entertainment's forthcoming CG action film Appleseed Alpha. Shinji Aramaki, director of the 2004 & 2007 CG Appleseed films, is directing "Alpha" for American release o...

Yozakura Quartet staffers adapt Miyako Aoyama's story of a boy discovered on a beach An anime adaptation of Miyako Aoyama's serialized light novel Kurage no Shokudō (literally, Jellyfish Restaurant) is "moving steadily along.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

For the first time since a revision went into effect in July 2011, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government's controversial ordinance regarding media that could affect the healthy development of youths has been applied to a book of manga.

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Japan’s preeminent purveyors of “trauma pop”, URBANGARDE (fronted by striking lead singer Yoko Hamasaki and bespeckled wild man Tenma Matsunaga), are back with a new song and new PV in the form of “Sakura Memento”, a ...

SeventhStyle Seven

If anybody remembers that guy Tony Taka, they may be mildly interested to know that the latest in the "Shining" series of bishoujo adventure games will be "Shining Resonances" for PS3, revealed in a magazine.

Click on to check out the latest trailer from the Kikaider REBOOT! The movie is directed by Ten Shimoyama and is set to realease, May 24, 2014. SYNOPSIS: The film is set in the near future, where Dr. Nobuhiko Komyoji is the head of the robot engin...

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Compile Heart has released the first full trailer of their newly announced PlayStation 4 game, featuring a group of cute idols who must save the world. Omega Quintet (*ω* Quintet) is an "Idol RPG" centered around a group of five utamiko (song maid...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Although Warner Bros. acquired the rights for a live-action version of legendary anime and manga Akira more than a decade ago, the studio has yet to produce even a minute of its promised version of the psychic cyberpunk epic.

Aniplex of America announced on Monday that it will co-host a Kill la Kill event with Sony Music Entertainment Japan at Anime Expo in Los Angeles. The event will include the first episode of the English dub, a concert by opening theme song perform...

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A scan depicting a shot of the next wave of Kamen Rider Gaim toys has surfaced online recently featuring a new set of Lock Seeds.

Daigo will voice a character that was actually based on himself in the anime adaptation of boys love manga series Love Stage! !

Siliconera Ishaan

This morning, The Pokémon Company released the soundtrack for Pokémon Black 2/White 2 on iTunes.   Titled Pokémon Black 2 & Pokémon White 2: Super Music Collection, the album contains 173 tracks. You can grab it here.

SeventhStyle Seven

Hanamonogatari, already segregated from the rest of its Monogatari Second Season cousins as a series of its own, was set to premiere at the end of the month, but not any more, as it has been peculiarly delayed.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Anime Expo has announced that the July convention will be welcoming several guests from Kill La Kill, including scriptwriter Kazuki Nakashima, character designer and chief Animation director SUSHIO, Ryuko Matoi’s voice actress Ami Koshimizu,...

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Hobby Stock has announced the day their server will be down, I mean, the pre-order open date of both of the Haruka Nanase and Makoto Tachibana figures that are set to be available in September from their ALTAIR line as a special collaboration betw...

Nihongogo Jeffrey T.

Tweet Pin It To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Reebok's line of Insta Pump Fury sneakers the company is releasing a limited edition batch of Mobile Suit Gundam-themed sneakers on April 29th. The masterpieces will curiously only be available in ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

New Anime DVD/BD Releases For May 12th, 2014 Posted by Chris Beveridge May 13, 2014 at 02:02 PM Haganai Next The middle of the month of May is here and that means a new week filled with anime goodness.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Imoto Paradise 2' Manga Gets "Unhealthy" Restriction Slapped On It Posted by Chris Beveridge May 13, 2014 at 08:34 PM While things have largely been quiet since the Youth Health Development Ordinance went into effect back in 2010 with what will b...

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An enterprising engineer has tinkered with the Oculus Rift, a head-mounted virtual reality device, to make it possible to kiss Hatsune Miku… or at least, a CGI version of her. By attaching infrared sensors to each side of the device, the engineer ...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

Episode 6 of the Love Live! School idol project anime pulled off a parody of hard rock this weekend — catching the attention of a lead singer of a certain band: RT @acdc512: @genesimmons pic. twitter. com/2mvdHbMfWZ –WHAT'S THE NAME OF THE COMIC O...

Sweets expressing the world of games are hot right now on Twitter, and cute confectionary transformations of familiar characters from Kirby's Dream Land and Pikmin are picking up attention. The creator of these wonderful works is Japanese student ...


May13 Time for more dancing! Ok, saying it right now: I think that Love Live! School Idol Project Season 2 is Best Anime of Spring 2014. And even if it doesn't turn out the best, it's certainly the most fun so far.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Kill la Kill Episode 1 Anime Expo is the place to be this year if you're a Kill la Kill fan as the official site for the convention has updated with information about some special events planned for the property alongside both Aniplex USA and Sony...


Pokémon Art Academy Coming to North America this Fall Pokémon Art Academy is getting a June 19 release in Japan. Fans in North America won't be disappointed as Pokémon Art Academy is getting ready to help fans learn to draw the series' most iconic...

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