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January 24, 2013, 9:00 PM
Kotaku East Jake Adelstein

The competitive world of digital comics is about to get a lot bloodier. On January 23, at the Foreign Correspondent's Club of Japan press conference, the usually somber Mamoru Oshii spoke about his latest creation, Chimamire Mai Love (My Soaked In...

  Twin Pack+: Yoko & Nia + Boota PSG Arrange ver. The figures are based on illustrations that were specially drawn up for the Twin Pack+ by Atsushi Nishigori, who was the character designer for both Gurren Lagaan and Panty and Stocking with Garter...

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Singer/actor Fukuyama Masaharu is starring in a new ‘Getsu 9‘ drama (currently untitled). The drama will be a sequel to the hit series from 2007, “Galileo“,  in which Fukuyama played the genius physicist “Yukawa Manabu.

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Top creepy otaku manga Genshiken is to receive a new anime adaptation, covering its second post-hiatus incarnation and new cast of characters, it has been announced. Amongst fans a certain amount of trepidation has attached to the amount of materi...

Kyle Oropesa

The last time we posted a few anime nail arts were a few months ago and now we're back with more awesome artworks. We'll be featuring nail artist Chieko Nakayama's finest anime nail arts and other kawaii crafts.

Have you heard of this awesome otaku magazine from Rome? The Otaku Magazine, an independent platform promoting the visual arts from international artists, creating an opportunity for them to manifest in various areas(graphic, comic strips, illustr...

Siliconera Spencer

  Disgaea Dimension 2 makes Laharl king and in at least one part of the game he’s a girl? ! How did Laharl turn into Laharl-chan?   Well, according to the Disgaea Dimension 2 storybook, it all started one day when Barbara, a member of the King Kri...

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Siliconera Ishaan

Konami have released new trailers for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance that give a look at various aspects of the action game by PlatinumGames. The trailers below cover: an overview of Raiden’s abilities, locales in the game, and the game’s Zandatsu...

At the "Bushiroad New Project Presentation" event in Tokyo on Wednesday, Bushiroad revealed that the cast of Tantei Opera Milky Holmes will dub Hasbro Studios' My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic animated television series into Japanese.

North American anime licensing company Maiden Japan announced on Wednesday that it acquired the 2004 television anime Love Love? It will be distributing the entire series in conjunction with home video distributor Section 23 on subtitled DVD and i...

Siliconera Ishaan

Nintendo have released a full batch of screenshots for the Wii U remake of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, which is slated for release in fall 2013. Take a look at the screenshots below:     Video game stories from other sites on the web.

Crowd brawler game One Piece Pirate Warriors 2 is setting sail for the PlayStation 3 and Vita in Japan, and PS3 in North America, with adaptations of the Straw Hat crew's adventures in series' “New World” story, as well as previously unreleased st...

Japanese female vocal trio Kalafina – known for their musical contributions to the Madoka Magica, Fate/Zero, and the Black Butler II anime will be performing live at Anime Central, May 13 in Chicago.     Anime Central's annoucement contains the fo...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

While North Korea has the propaganda of military parades down pat, it needs to work on how it uses computer games to indoctrinate. Actually, it just needs to work on computer games. And once it has that down, the country can focus on brain washing.

Anime auteur Makoto Shinkai (5 Centimers Per Second, The Place Promised in Our Early Days, Voices of a Distant Star)  has prepared anime short Dareka no Manazashi (Someone's Gaze), set to be screen by the Nomura Real Estate Group as part of their ...

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As the members of Arashi point out at the beginning of the show, this is the first regular Arashi ni Shiyagare (嵐にしやがれ) of the year. They kicked off the year with a visit from their dai-senpai Kondo Masahiko-san and, as it so happens, this episode...


Another preview scan showing Nendoroid Kriska Barchenowa from the series Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse. Release date and retail price unknown. If you look closely Nendoroid Inia Sestina is also in the scan.

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It has been revealed that S. H. FiguArts Kamen Rider Den-O Liner Form will be released this April. It represents the final form of the titular character in the 2007 Kamen Rider series. The figure comes with the DenKamen Sword and the Rider Pass.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This sign was apparently spotted in Japanese retail chain Momotaro, and it does an interesting job of explaining why the store doesn't have many Xbox 360 games. The poster reads, "Teacher! Why are there so few new Xbox items at Momotaro?

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