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August 18, 2015, 9:00 PM
Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . August 17, 2015 . 4:00pm Nintendo's Splatoon Global Testfire demo is a strange beast. It is only active on select days, due to it being a multiplayer-only endeavor. This means the majority of the time, the demo does nothing.

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

And good morning kids, here's this week's clips from Kamen Rider Drive episode 42 featuring Drive and Chase's first encounter wit Kamen Rider Gold Drive and Medic proving what the power of love can do.

Otaku no Podcast Donald Burr

I've been putting out this blog and podcast for over 8 years now, and in that time, I've had a lot of fun, met a lot of really cool people, and even managed to learn a thing or two. But it's also left me with one major regret - not being able to b...

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A group 'Mitsuru Matsuoka EARNEST DRIVE' led by Mitsuru Matsuoka, which has worked on a theme song for "仮面ライダードライブ / Kamen Rider Drive", released their 3rd single "re-ray" on August 5th. Its release event was held at LAZONA Kawasaki Plaza on Augus...

Anime Evo setsuken

Was that a Hail Mary? Because man does it feel like Durarara! ! x2 saved itself at the last minute there. Its no stretch to say that Durarara! ! x2's second cour has long endangered the entire series, positioning it as a completely mediocre mess.

Aug 14, 10:00 anime We have enough high quality "stuck in an online game" shows now where maybe we don't need to rely on ol' . hack//Roots anymore. - In this third series in the overarching . hack franchise, which is comprised of anime, manga, lig...

Trends in Japan Japan Trends

Suntory, hoping to cash in on the Olympic buzz, had planned to give away 22 types of tote bags which they proudly advertised as being designed by Kenjiro Sano. The deal has been hit by fresh allegations in the wake of the plagiarism scandal that h...

Sherbet Soft's newest eroge to arrive in the custody of H-enthusiasts is none other than "Resign", a visual novel boasting some top-level illustrations along with its tantalizing service scenes - though it is also bound to test the patience of rau...

The Fandom Post Richard Gutierrez

Ever wonder how they did things in Attack on Titan? Then this will explain it . . . maybe? Creative Staff Story/Art: Rikao Yanagita Translation: Ko Ransom What They Say: THE (BRAZENLY MADE-UP) SCIENCE OF TITANWORLD!

The GLORIO Blog dragonzigg

Hello, and welcome to All Your Monies, where The Glorio Blog's resident toy and figure collecting crew (and Aqua) will run down the last week's new pre-orders, turning a loving or scathing eye over what's been put out for you to spend your hard ea...

SGCafe spartanchef

It's the one many Infinite Stratos fans have been waiting for as the latest PV for 5pb. 's upcoming Infinite Stratos: Love and Purge game for the PlayStation Vita finally focuses on everybody's favorite French crossdresser, Charlotte Dunois!


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METANORN skylion

Aug17 Gatchaman Crowds Insight - 07 Aww, you made him cry. . . Well folks, it looks like OC's Notebook has been mired in jetlag. So that means I get to GATCHA one more time as we get to see a rather bloated form of government explode into weirdness.

Polygon Owen S. Good

Two weeks after barely clearing a goal of $150,000, Red Ash: Magicicada, the anime companion to a spiritual successor game to Mega Man Legends, is asking for more money from donors. Studio 4ºC, on its own website, now says it needs another $127,00...

Manga artist Hirohiko Araki is best known for his hugely popular JoJo's Bizarre Adventure comic series, which began in 1986 and is still going strong today, after nearly 30 years. But now fans of the series can now look forward to enjoying one of ...

Among the many things it's doing brilliantly, Gangsta certainly knows how to ask the right question. I don't throw the word "masterpiece" around lightly when it comes to anime (or anything else for that matter) but Gangsta is rather forcing my hand.

Opened 19 years after the inauguration of Japan's first railway, the Mojiko Station in Kitakyushu is the oldest station on the Kagoshima Line. Its station building, designed in 1914 in the Neo-Renaissance style of architecture, is currently under ...

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Earlier today, Comiket 88 has already wrapped up with its third and final day, and as expected, it is as wild and crazy as ever, just like Day 1 and Day 2. Let's start things off with this Elizabeth cosplayer who turned a lot of heads during the e...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

A recent poll on My Navi questioned 444 Japanese fans from ages 19 to 78 on what new features and gameplay elements they would like to see in the upcoming Final Fantasy VII remake. The results may not be too surprising to Western Final Fantasy fans.

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Ray's Picks 2015-08-14 SNH48 Team SII member Sun Rui - Shanghai48s Love the thinking cap. 2015-08-11 SNH48 Team SII member Qian Beiting - Shanghai48s Idols always look great in cowboy hats. Especially dayglo ones.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

TOHO Animation seems to have exhausted the soundtrack and character song CD plans, so this week, beyond episode previews, their only Himouto! Umaru-chan video post is the sixth short. This prison break spoof will be online for 24 hours, then be re...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The second cour of Fafner: Dead Aggressor - Exodus was announced when the series was first green-lit and now we're coming up closer to its debut this fall. We've had a TV spot for it arrive recently and now King Records has put together a new 90 s...

Which popular anime characters look best in a swimsuit? Thousands of fans came together to answer that question. Otamart-a popular Japanese app that specializes in anime, manga and idol products-have recently announced the results of a survey aski...

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

Tsubasa Fly - The Endless Summer - J-Pop Idols Details on the group's fourth single, including track lists, video, and cover. palet Release Cover Art for 6th Single "All for One"! - Tokyo Girls Update I like the font.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Originally announced in March 2014 as getting the green light, the cast for the anime adaptation of the otome game Norn9: Norn+Nonet has finally been revealed. The series is from the game that came from Otomate which was released by Idea Factory b...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Viz and Eleven Arts will be presenting Boruto - The Naruto Movies in select US theaters starting October 10th. With the launch of ticket sales, Viz has posted a subtitled trailer. Synopsis With Naruto as the Seventh Hokage, Hidden Leaf Village is ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

After debuting the first promo for second season of Diabolik Lovers More, Blood just last week the official channel has now brought out its second one. Clocking in at two minutes it gives us a good taste of the new song for it while showing off th...

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