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April 6, 2013, 4:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

"Dogs Wearing Pantyhose" Is Now a Thing in China The latest meme to overtake the internet in China? "Gou gou chuan siwa" (狗狗穿丝袜), or in English, "Dogs wearing pantyhose". Note: This post contains content that some readers might find offensive.

NIS America busted out the date for its release of Black Rock Shooter The Game, which is now gunning for PlayStation Network on April 23. A European release is set to follow a day later.   Developed for PSP by Imageepoch, Black Rock Shooter The Ga...

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In Japan, There's a "Girlfriend Coat" to Hug Lonely People Some Japanese students at the University of Tsukuba decided they'd put their effort into creating a coat that could give the sensation of being hugged from behind by their girlfriend.

Siliconera Ishaan

Project X Zone has a release date in North America, according to the game’s page on Namco Bandai’s website. The game will be released on June 25th.   As previously detailed, Project X Zone is a crossover RPG featuring characters from Namco Bandai,...

Final episode features image of Stardust Crusaders protagonist Jōtarō Kūjō The final episode of David Production's television anime adaptation of Hirohiko Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga ended on Saturday with teaser footage (pictured at ri...

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The first episode of the unofficial Super Sentai series Hikonin Sentai Akibaranger S2 shows a preview of some of the latest additions to the Super Sentai S. H. FiguArts line-up! Even though the screencap is quite blurry, you can easily recognize t...

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The official Toei YouTube channel posted a new video for the upcoming Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger: 10 Years After V-Cinema featuring the 3 Hurricanegers and 2 Gouraigers together again after 10 years! Shun Shioya, Nao Nagasawa, Kohei Yamamoto, Yuji...

Nitroplus began streaming the opening video for the DRAMAtical Murder re:connect game on Friday. Nitro+CHiRAL will release the boys-love game for Windows personal computers on April 26. The fan disc will feature a main "adventure part" with a stor...

Atlus recently made official plans to bring Shin Megami Tensei IV to the west, with a summer release lined up for North America. It hits Nintendo 3DS in Japan on May 23, and Atlus posted a handful of new clips on the RPG's Japanese website.

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Freeter dark lord anime Hataraku Maou-sama looks to be the surprise hit of the season – despite hardly being noticed, let alone anticipated, prior to its airing, its first episode has attracted much praise (and also some criticism for “raping” the...

The latest wall-shaking announcement for Crunchyroll’s anime spring season is here! Production I. G’s Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet will begin streaming shortly!   Featuring scripts and original concepts by Gen Urobuchi (Fate/Zero, Puella Magi...

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It was revealed that actress Gouriki Ayame is appearing in a live-action movie adaptation of Toboso Yana’s manga “Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler)”, which will be Mizushima Hiro’s comeback movie as an actor.

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The Monster Hunter Frontier series is getting a "G" version on April 15. Monster Hunter Frontier G for PC and Xbox 360 has additional monsters and new gear like Sengoku Basara crossover armor. Capcom and Type-Moon also made crossover content with ...

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The official blog of Kamen Rider Battride War confirms that Ryoji Morimoto will be reprising his role as the Joker Undead for the first Kamen Rider game for the PlayStation 3. Morimoto, along with the other Kamen Rider Blade actors, previously rep...

Prepare yourselves! Today’s forecast calls for more new anime announcements from Crunchyroll! And the first title of the day is the mermaid-centric series Muromi-san, which is is set to broadcast every Saturday starting on April 6th at 1:00 pm Pac...

Sakura Doujin Mr. Foxxie

Sup gaiz! Foxxie again with ANOTHER review. I did promise that there would be more this season right? Well hold onto your seats, there should be at least 2 more reviews coming your way! Today’s review will be on the weirdly named Maoyuu Maou Yuusha.

Don’t blink! Otherwise, you’ll miss the latest spring 2013 anime announcement from Crunchyroll!   Zettai Boei Leviatan, based on the mobile game by GREE  is set to broadcast every Saturday starting on April 6, at 11:00 a.

Learn kanji the fun and moe way with MoekanjiThrough my own experience of learning Japanese, I wanted to make Japanese learning more fun and developed the Hiragana learning series called Moekana [もえかな].

The MegaHouse Corporation revealed on Friday a new short anime project titled Bakushishi Gasshin Ziguru Hazeru. The anime is based on MegaHouse's line of Ziguru Hazeru (literally, "Jiggle and Pop Out") mecha toys that allow people to remove parts ...

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To commemorate the broadcast of Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger Season 2, the Premium Bandai Shop's Bandai Fashion site began taking pre-orders for the new DenziRed and Tyranno Ranger shirts! Made of 100% cotton, these shirts are available in S, M, ...

Compile Heart's sequel to its Mugen Souls game to be released on April 25 Game developer Compile Heart began streaming the 4 minute promotional video that will be shown in game shops for their Mugen Souls Z video game for the PlayStation 3.

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Remember how on April Fool’s Day, NIS teased the game Makai Wars coming this summer? Well, it wasn’t a joke — no, the game still isn’t coming out, but there will be a concert featuring NIS’s biggest stars.

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It’s been revealed that SCANDAL will be collaborating with a robot to start on a project called ‘Robot・Scandal‘. This project will send out new contents for the world from the commercial facility, ‘Grand Front Osaka’, which opens in the Umekita di...

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AKB48 is finally coming back to Singapore later this month! That's right! AKB48 is the special guest of the Tokyo Auto Salon (TAS), which for the first time will set foot in Singapore. The event will be held for 3 days from 12th to 14th April (Fri...

All Six Star Wars Movies Playing At The Same Time Watch it below before YouTube takes it down. Just don’t blame us if your brain explodes.

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