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April 17, 2013, 7:30 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

What do Michael Jackson, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Ghandi all have in common? They apparently look like One Piece characters, that's what. Created by Twitter user @Sato3rd, the image below has been making its way around cyberspace recently.

Set to run on Neon Alley Fridays starting April 19th, a new preview offers an early look at the English dub of Fate/zero.     English Dub Cast: Saber: Kari Wahlgren Kiritsugu Emiya: Matthew Mercer Irisviel von Einzbern: Bridget Hoffman Kirei Kotom...

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

And here we were feeling smug about our regular fibre optic Internet connection… Sony Corporation announced yesterday that its own Internet service provider So-net Entertainment has launched what is thought to be the world’s fastest Internet conne...

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On April 10, the mayor of Kyoto Keiji Yamada made public his intentions to appeal to the government to award overseas students who graduate from Kyoto University with the right to permanent residence. It is a proposal entitled ‘Kyoto University Sp...

There are assuredly many Detective Conan fans who would like to experience its thrilling world in real life. The JR Harajuku Station Takeshita Guchi was recently taken over with posters promoting an event to let fans do just that.

Yoko Hikasa has updated her debut solo single “Utsukushiki zankoku na sekai” (美しき残酷な世界) -  cover jackets, full track list, and preview music video revealed. The title song is featured as the ending theme for anime TV series Attack on Titan (Shinge...

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The characters and staff were revealed for the upcoming Gatchaman CrowdsTsuritama's Nakamura Helms Gatchaman Crowds With Girl Lead. Read more . . . » anime series. The 12 30-minute episodes will air on NTV.

AKB48 WrapUp Tommy Kono

Whenever members face difficulty, there’re fans offering support. But as a fan, what they can do to help members is fairly limited in a practical sense. And that’s where creators, people who make a living in entertainment industry comes.

Asian Celebrities React To Boston Bombing Terrorist Attack scandals-issues posted by Aysohmay 1 hour ago   ·   16 comments 2 bombs exploded in rapid succession near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15th, shocking people across the w...

Kuroshitsuji Live-action Reveals It's Leading Actors tv-movies posted by Miki 1 hour ago   ·   6 comments Earlier in January 2013 it was announced that the live-action movie of Yana Toboso’s popular manga "Black Butler" ("Kuroshitsuji") was in the...

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Last year on June 30th 2012, ONE OK ROCK was in Singapore to hold their very first ‘live’ here as part of their “Start Walking the World Tour”. The exhilaration of this performance by ONE OK ROCK was truly heartfelt and was an unforgettable experi...

With his new Oblivion seeing a $61 million overseas opening weekend, Tom Cruise has opted to sign on for another sci-fi picture deal. The star of the upcoming adaptation of Hiroshi Sakurazaka's All You Need is Kill has doubled down on his Japanese...

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Rankings! We just introduced a new feature on Katsu News for all you number heads out there. If you’re curious how Katsu News works and all our different sources, we made a new rankings page.

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Ghibli Director Goro Miyazaki Aims to Complete New Work in 2014 Ghibli Director Goro Miyazaki Aims to Complete New Work in 2014 29 minutes ago kureka Studio Ghibli"Ponyo" Ratings Drop When Showed on NTV Kiyou Roadshow.

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To Love-Ru is celebrating not only over 12 million copies sold, but also practically unheard of sales for its notorious “Venus” artbook, which has managed 120,000 copies on its own. Venus, aside from enjoying 120,000 sales and no less than 6 repri...

METANORN Overcooled

We seem to be experiencing some turbulence and shadow demons, so please fasten your seatbelt. Oh thank God my exams are over. Time for summer-lovin’ and blogging until I have to go back to school in September.


Mika-tan’s Blog has been updated with preview pictures of the 1/7 scale figure of Nyaruko. Preorders to commence on 18 April 2013. Stay tuned!

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Love*Com’s Nakahara Starts Dame na Watashi ni Koi Shite Kudasai Manga Love*Com’s Nakahara Starts Dame na Watashi ni Koi Shite Kudasai Manga 35 minutes ago kureka The May issue of Shueisha’s Monthly YOU magazine began serialization on Monday on Lov...

Japanator Elliot Gay

Level 5 can be pretty hit or miss with the way they treat their franchises. Most of their big series suffer from overly frequent releases that hurt their sales. That being said, Level 5 did some great work last year, and I'm crossing my fingers th...

Namco Bandai hopes some of the Dark Souls fans out there are ready to get creative. A design contest launched on the sequel's official Facebook page today, so you can start coming up with your very own original shield design now.

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Minami Kuribayashi is celebrating her 10th anniversary this year and preparing to release her 31st single “ZERO! ! ”. The title track is featured as the opening theme song for anime TV series The Devil is a Part-Timer!

– April 16, 2013Posted in: Nintendo 3DS While the games of focus have yet to be unveiled, Nintendo have today confirmed that there will be another Nintendo Direct conference held this coming Wednesday, 17th April 2013 at 24:00 (AEST).

One of my favorite things to do whenever we have a new anime season is to check out what other people are obsessing about. Lucky for me, Biglobe has a new poll that ranks just that (keep in mind, Biglobe polls Japanese anime fans).

New Super Hero Taisen Z Preview Another preview video has landed featuring never before seen scenes (including Kyoryu Red and Wizard having an unmorphed sword duel! ) set to the Kamen Rider Wizard opening theme.

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Egashira 2:50, or Ega-chan for short, is a Japanese comedian with a very unique style. He’s a scrawny, partly balding middle-aged man, who usually appears bug-eyed and disheveled in a diaper or skin-tight pants to perform very physical, usually ve...

Sega has something special on the horizon for Hatsune Miku fans, with information on the Vocaloid idol's next game to be revealed in this week's issue of Japanese gaming mag Famitsu.   The Twitter account for Sega's Hatsune Miku games tweeted abou...

New School Kaidan Garry MacKenzie

Apr16 Don’t let this be you! Welcome back for episode 2 of OreImo season 2! We got a reintroduction to the characters in the show without much storyline movement in episode 1, so what does the second episode have in store for us?

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