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August 20, 2014, 3:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Small. Medium. Large. Jumbo-sized! The latest McDonald's drink size for Japan doesn't come with one slot for straws, but two. It's big enough to share. . . for those who have someone to share with. Like this!

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

Toei Animation have provided the original character previews for the upcoming TV anime special One Piece 3D2Y: Ace no shi wo Koete! Luffy Nakama Tono Chika (Overcoming the death of Ace! Luffy, the oath with his party) which will be two hours long ...

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

Making eye-catching bento lunch boxes is a big deal in Japan. Walk into any bookstore and you're bound to find a least a dozen books teaching you how to make adorable characters out of rice and seaweed.

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

According to Box Office Mojo's recent report, the english dubbed version of Dragon Ball Z: Battle Of The Gods earned US$2,553,002 as of August. . .

Siliconera Spencer

Danganronpa: Another Episode takes place between Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and its sequel, Danganronpa: Goodbye Despair. Komaru Naegi, Danganronpa 1's lead character Makoto's sister, and Toko Fukawa are the lead characters in this action game.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Animation Studio P. A. Works have revealed their next original anime project, Shirobako, which will be airing this October. The anime's official website has launched and revealed a new visual and the cast and crew of the anime.

Siliconera Sato

Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson launched in Japan earlier this month, and producer Kenichiro Takaki recently talked to Inside Games on his hopes to see his games reach fans outside of Japan sooner than later.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The Stand By Me Doraemon film will open in more than 21 countries after it opened in Japan this month! These countries are: South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, the Philipp...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The first promotional video has released for the second season of Selector Infected WIXOSS. The anime will be titled Selector Spread WIXOSS and will be airing in October throughout the Fall/Autumn 2014 anime season.

Siliconera Spencer

  Arc System Works is preparing a limited edition version of Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN for PlayStation 4 which includes a custom six button Fighter's Pad. The pad will work with PS3 and PS4, but the limited edition is only for PS4.

JS dancing moe anime Hanayamata has spiced up its usual dance "action" with some further injections of moe by way of the introduction of gratuitous animal ears, amongst other minor developments. Omake: Loading more comments.

My Fairytale / lynch. / MERRY / Kei / baroque / DIR EN GREY / ToshI X JAPAN ToshI will be holding a live at Zepp DiverCity TOKYO on 2014/08/25 to celebrate the release of his single "未来をEYEしてる / mirai wo EYE shiteru" together with his back-up band...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Madan no Ou to Vanadis' Light Novel Anime Adaptation Gets Cast Reveals Posted by Chris Beveridge August 18, 2014 at 09:25 PM Madan no Ou to Vanadis Announced back in the summer of 2013 when the seventh volume was released, new details have arrive...

Guilty Gear X2: Reload is the first upgraded version of Guilty Gear X2 Video game publisher Kiss, Ltd. announced that it and publisher Funbox will release Guilty Gear X2 for PCs via Steam on September 5.

Sailor Moon Crystal – 04 Filed under First Impressions, Sailor Moon Crystal by Cherrie | 1 Comment 「Masquerade 仮面舞踏会」 (Masquerade Kamen Budoukai) "-Masquerade- Dance Party" I feel bad for always expecting the worse out of Sailor Moon Crystal but s...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

With Hayao Miyazaki being the most recognized face of Studio Ghibli, and producer Toshio Suzuki the most currently active, there's usually not a lot of room left in the spotlight for director Isao Takahata.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

More information about Kamen Rider Drive's Shift Cars and Tires was provided by 2ch. The new info states on the pairings of the Shift Cars and Tires in a set. The Shift Dimension Cab comes with the Shift Dream Pegasus in Shift Car Set 02.

The Mandarake shoplifting saga that has kept Japanese netizens on the hook since August 4 has finally drawn to a close. A man from Chiba Prefecture turned himself in on August 18, and is currently under arrest on suspicion of theft.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Banpresto's official YouTube channel posted the latest promo for the MICRO Kamen Rider Series or UFC Micro line of mini figures. The line was launched last May and these figures are available in various arcades in Japan with each figure being at l...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

If you prefer your Chocobos pleasantly plump, Square Enix now has its Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Fat Chocobo up for pre-order. The 270mm wide x 430mm tall plush will run you ¥6,800 ($66), and you can look forward to it shipping in Sep...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

As announced last week, Momo and the Mekakushidan are now the spokes-characters for Clearasil acne prevention medication. The Kagerou Project characters from vocaloid producer Jin's (aka Shizen no Teki-P) series of songs recently featured in the M...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

Sony Japan has announced that its ultra-slim, "charcoal black" PlayStation 3 console will become that little bit cheaper at the end of this month, following the arrival of a new SKU. Currently retailing for 30,837 yen (US$300), the price of the 50...

Alice Nine vocalist Shou has revealed via Twitter that the band would be leaving PS Company upon the expiration of their contract on August 25th.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks Acquires 'The Ambition Of Oda Nobuna' Anime License Posted by Chris Beveridge August 18, 2014 at 03:12 PM Ambition Of Oda Nobuna In a category where I have to admit I checked to see because I thought they licensed it already, Sent...

Akame ga Kill – 07 Filed under Akame ga Kill, First Impressions by Cherrie | 0 Comments 「三匹を斬る -前編-」 (Sanbiki o Kiru -Zenpen-) "Kill the Three -Part One-" After last week… I don't think my heart can take it anymore.

SGCafe Zenko

Lucky Star, Yamanosusume, AnoHana, and Kamisama Kiss are all making appearances at this years Anitamasai event in Saitama prefecture and new promotional images from the event have already been revealed.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Arc System Works announced plans to release BlazBlue: Clone Phantasma—AKA BlazyBloo: Clone Phantasma—in the North American 3DS eShop on August 21. That's just a few days away, so look for it on Thursday when it hits the store priced at...

Siliconera Ishaan

Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai has revealed two of Zero Suit Samus' alternate outfits in the game. The two outfits are based on the ending graphics of Metroid: Fusion and Metroid: Zero Mission, and you can view the original art from t...

KICKSTART THIS SHIZZ: HOTLINE MIAMI 1/6 SCALE ARTICULATED JACKET FIGURE Our longtime amigo Erick Scarecrow has teamed up with Dennaton Games and Devolver Digital for what could be his biggest release to date - a figure based on Jacket, the protago...

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