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July 19, 2014, 12:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Have you ever wanted to launch a fart at someone? No? Well, a young gentleman named ARuFa has. And he made that dream a reality. Note: This article contains content some readers might find objectionable.

With the highly anticipated Harry Potter attraction at Universal Studios Japan having just opened this week to great fanfare, owls seem to be the hot "animal of the hour" at the moment. Plus, we think owls are pretty cool-looking birds to begin wi...

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Legendary manga creator Leiji Matsumoto is about to celebrate 60 years as a mangaka (manga author/ artist) and he is celebrating it in style by launching a manga about one of his most successful titles, Captain Harlock.

Sugar Sugar Rune, Final Fantasy X actress Rika Matsumoto stars as Diancie in July 19 film The Pokemon Company began streaming the second trailer for its Pocket Monster XY: Hakai no Mayu to Diancie (Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Dest...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Upcoming OVA YuruYuri Nachuyachumi! ("Nachuyachumi" is a childish pronunciation of "Natsuyasumi or '"summer vacation") will be released theatrically on five screens on November 29. Advanced tickets go on sale this weekend, offered with special cle...

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Bandai is getting cutesy with its new Sailor Moon gashapon toys, offering miniature Sailor Senshi that perch or lean happily on the rims of glasses, books, and other desktop items. The toys are already stocked in capsule figure vending machines ar...

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Categories: Anime Tags: AFA 2014July 2014Survey With the latest season of Anime coming up, we would like to find out the anime that you are most interested in. Please do spend about 5 to 10 minutes of your time to go through the survey and let us ...

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A televised marathon of the current three "Q" series Evangelion films also brings news that the very final Evangelion movie will be hitting the screen much later than the rest, the end of next year, 2015.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Additional 'Saenai Heroine no Sodate-kata' Anime Casting Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge July 18, 2014 at 07:24 PM Saenai Announced as part of the big noitaminA presentation back in March, some new additions have been announced for the cast for...

The last promotional trailer for Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II announced a major milestone for the series, confirming that rather than stick exclusively with the PlayStation 3, that they would be entering the current generation of consoles (P...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge


Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

Video: Hidan no Aria New Project A new project for the Hidan no Aria series is starting and no, it isn't a second season of the anime because the Blu-ray/DVD sales were so bad that they were below the required amount needed for a second season.

Film set in Doll Kingdom opens in Japan on October 11 Toei Animation began streaming the first trailer on Thursday for the upcoming Eiga HappinessCharge PreCure! Ningyō no Kuni no Ballerina (HappinessCharge PreCure!

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I actually kind of enjoyed the fast pace of the scenes, it lends to the energy of the show. I haven't read the manga so I don't really know what kind of tone its pacing was used to achieve, but in the context of the anime, I think it works pretty ...

The staff of the television anime adaptation of Naoshi Arakawa's Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (April is Your Lie) manga unveiled the anime's second promotional video and first TV spot during the anime's cast announcement conference that was held live o...

Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year. The ever-growing popularity of manga and anime culture in the U. S.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

As someone who never completely outgrew his love of animation and video games, I try to at least keep up with what's popular with kids in Japan. I can identify Pikachu, Squirtle, and a handful more of the cute cockfighting stand-ins from Pokémon.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

To commemorate the 5th anniversary of the Project Diva series, Hatsune Miku and Megurine Luka will be holding in-game Phantasy Star Online 2 concerts starting July 23rd, 2014. The two Vocaloids will sing a duet of Phantasy Star Portable 2 theme so...

Milkcananime Felicia

If you're into Japanese pop culture, you'll have at least heard of Vocaloid once. It is a singing voice synthesizer phenomenon that swept Japan off its feet and it never became the same after it was set down again.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Alt audience anime block Noitamina's fall plans include an A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online, Silver Spoon) adaptation of Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (April is Your Lie), Naoshi Arakawa's 2011 Monthly Shounen Magazine (Beck, Dear Boys) manga about a pian...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Previously teased back in May, the first official US trailer for Disney's Big Hero 6—which adapts Marvel's obscure Japanese superhero team in big-budget CG-animated style—recently touched down, along with some cast details.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Avex has posted a short version promotional video for a new version of "Odoru Pompokolin" performed by popular Japanese girls group E-girls. The song is well-known as the theme song for the long-running TV anime Chibi Maruko-chan.

Cosplay queen Nonsummerjack has exposed her wild and ferocious side as demonstrated by this sexy nekomimi bearing cosplay of Schell from Doubutsu Nee-chan – sure to further amplify the already unfathomable appreciation netizens have for felines.

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OP2 Sequence OP2: 「Next Chance to Move On」 by 平田志穂子 (Shihoko Hirata) 「THE PERFECT PLAN」 or "The Dokidoki Date Super Plan" The story so far: Narukami Yu moves to a new town, jumps into a television, summons his Level 81 Pikachu, and whoops an arbit...

Relatively tame love-sankaku anime Glasslip has spiced up its drab romance by introducing some modest pantsu service and steamy bathing scenes – a change of pace that proved as fragile as the promise of fine blowing action.

Tokyo Ghoul just keeps delivering the goods. I know it's a frustratingly vague thing to say, but Tokyo Ghoul just has "it".   Some series have it, others don't - that little extra spark that makes them special.

Zankyou no Terror - 02 Am I the only one who says "You're welcome" every time I see the title of this series? Well, there's just no doubt about it - Zankyou no Terror is anime royalty.   While I still find it to be more a cerebral than a visceral ...

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Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan manga is nominated in the "Best American Edition of Foreign Material" in this year's Harvey Awards. Other manga nominees are: Taiyo Matsumoto's Sunny, and Shigeru Mizuki's Showa: A History of Showa Japan.

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

First Kiniro Mosaic 2nd Season Key Visual Released The first key visual for the upcoming Kiniro Mosaic 2nd Season has been released. The series is the second series of Kiniro Mosaic which aired last summer from July 6th to September 21st with a to...

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Oricon reported that Disney's Frozen has sold 661,000 Blu-ray copies in its first official Japanese release date and has a set a new record when it comes to first day sales in Japan. The previous record holder are the combined sales of the two Eva...

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