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May 21, 2014, 9:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Make that, Spider-Woman. Japanese celebrity and serial cosplayer Natsuki Okamoto was on her regular current events program dressed as everyone's friendly neighborhood superhero and then started "shooting" webs.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Picking up where corgi omelettes, panda curry, and hamster rears left off, there's this: Shiba inu butt curry. Because shiba inu. In Japan, there's a dish called "omurice" (オムライス). It's a type of omelette that … Read moreRead onNo, no, no!

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Toonami Highlights 'Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge' Anime Broadcast Posted by Chris Beveridge May 20, 2014 at 06:32 PM While fans of Bleach and Space Dandy are rightly miffed to be missing out on their weekly dose of material, a holiday weekend i...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Starting this summer, the Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum in the manga pioneer's home town of Takarazuka will feature a 20th anniversary exhibit blending the work of the "God of Manga" with the otome games (visual novels for a female audience ) of Otomate.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Last week Capcom confirmed a full list of North American dates for the upcoming console and PC release of Ultra Street Fighter IV. The announcement was paired with an initial set of videos detailing character balance changes, including Ryu, Blanka...

Siliconera Sato

From anime and manga to games, and toys, it seems like Yo-kai Watch has it all, but it hasn't had its own limited edition 3DS… until now, that is.   Nintendo and Level-5 just announced a special Yo-kai Watch edition 3DS XL that will be hitting sto...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

It's been a while since we heard anything of note regarding Forbidden Magna, the upcoming simulation RPG from some of the folks behind the Rune Factory series. It was first announced back in February, and this week's issue of Famitsu reports that ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

This week's issue of Famitsu magazine fills in another spot for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, though it technically counts as two additions. The latest to join the playable roster are Persona 3's Ken Amada and the dog Koromaru, who both add up to a sin...

The June issue of Square Enix's Gangan Joker magazine is announcing the supporting cast and staff for the Akame ga Kill! television anime on Thursday. The series will star: Sora Amamiya (THE IDOLM@STER MOVIE: Kagayaki no Mukōgawa e!

J-Pop Idols Tetho

Several idols in the drama GTO Mizuki (ex Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku) and Okamoto Natsumi (ex Oha Girl Chu! Chu! Chu! ) will be starring in the drama GTO. Kizaki Yuria (AKB48), Miyatake Mio (bump. y) and Matsui Airi (ex Sakura Gakuin) will also make ...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

In Japanese schools, it's customary for the students to start the day with a formal greeting. The teacher walks in, the students stand, bow, and say good-morning. It's a fairly somber ritual, in keeping with the general attitude in the country tha...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Sentai Filmworks wants everyone to put their hands together and jam along to its latest acquisition, K-ON! season 1. The anime will be available soon through select digital outlets, with a home video release to follow later.

moetron pKjd

"Seitokai Yakuindomo" – 11th Manga Volume OAD Bundle Posted by pKjd on May 20, 2014 @ 7:00 am 20 May According to Japanese publisher Kodansha, a new OAD will be bundled with the limited-edition 11th volume of Tozen Ujiie's original 「Seitokai Yakui...

Siliconera Ishaan

Hyrule Warriors, Tecmo Koei's Warriors game set in the Legend of Zelda universe, has a release date in Japan. This week's issue of Famitsu magazine reports that the game will be released on August 14th.

The Tokyo Reporter Tokyo Reporter

The Sanja Matsuri with the Asakusa Takahashi-gumi TOKYO (TR) – On Monday, organizers of the colorful Sanja Matsuri, the Shinto festival that dates back centuries, announced that an estimated 1. 84 million revelers attended the event over the weeke...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Dragonar Academy Volume 2 A new week of manga releases is here and we actually get a week where there's a fair bit of savings if you're an omnibus fan who wants to grab things that may have been missed before.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Yesterday we posted about Chaos;Head making its way to PS Vita in Japan this August. Thanks to Famitsu and HMV Online we now know the Vita version, Chaos;Head Dual, will be bundled with Chaos;Head Love Chu Chu!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Another one of 5pb. 's science adventure games is making the leap to PS Vita in Japan with the arrival of Chaos; Head on August 21. The port was revealed in an HMV Online listing, which has it down as Chaos;Head Dual.

Siliconera Sato

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth is an upcoming game where digital and real worlds will be coming together, where the protagonists uses a special ability called "Connect Jump" to travel between worlds. The latest issue of V Jump reveals the game's fema...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

AKB48 will be releasing a new DVD features "AKB48 Tandoku Haru-kon in Kokuritsu Kyougijo ~ Omoide wa Zenbu Koko ni Sutete ike ! ~ (AKB48 One-man Concert in National Olympic Studium ~ Throw Away Here All the Memories ~) that was held on March 29.

Moi dix Mois Today we have to convey very sad news to all fans of Moi dix Mois. As the band released on their official website, their guitarist K passed away on May 19th. It was reported that he was found dead in his house by his relatives.

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Girls und Panzer voice actresses Mai Fuchigami and Maya Yoshioka recently sat down with Japanese website Dengeki Online to discuss the series' new upcoming PS Vita game, Girls und Panzer: Master, Senshadou!

A bus wrapped in PR advertisements for the 2014 Sanrio Character Ranking was in operation in the Shibuya and Harajuku areas of Tokyo for three days from May 16-18. Popular characters Hello Kitty and My Melody also evoked cheers when they rode the ...

The story of Ultraman Ginga S takes place two years after the defeat of Dark Rugiel. This time there will also be a Defense Team. This season is directed by Koichi Sakamoto. Story of Ultraman Ginga S: A long time ago, during ancient times, there e...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Attack on Titan is nothing if not evocative. So, in their 67th "Teens React To. . . " video, TheFineBros tried out a bit of it on eleven teens between ages 14 and 19.   Spoilers. . . plenty of them were already familiar with it to one extent or an...


Cu-poche Dekomori Sanae De-De-Death! Dekomori Desu! Dekomori Sanae from the popular anime Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai is joining the Cu-poche lineup from Kotobukiya. Just love the various accessories including her "Mjolnir hammer" twintail with ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Chaika – The Coffin Princess' Light Novels Getting Bundled Anime Posted by Chris Beveridge May 19, 2014 at 06:24 PM Chaika – The Coffin Princess Episode #1 Chaika – The Coffin Princess fans got the welcome news a few days ago that a second season...

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Here's the info regarding the support characters for next year's Power Ranger series, Power Rangers Dino Charge.

Want to make your own Vocaloid music? Don't know where to start, or what buttons to push? Luckily, the HatsuneMiku Youtube channel recently posted a convenient (and English-subtitled) tutorial on how to use Studio One and Piapro Studio to turn you...

Crunchyroll Amanda Rush

Been waiting patiently for Beyond the Boundary figures? Wave has you covered. We've known for a bit that they had a Mirai Kuriyama figure on the way, but now we get or first look at her painted and finished - and she brought a friend.

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