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April 25, 2013, 9:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In Japan, he's called the "Sailor Suit Old Man. " And he's called that for good reason, too. Whenever you see Hideaki Kobayashi on the weekend, he's dressed as a Japanese schoolgirl. Recently, Japanese sites and Twitter users in Tokyo have spotted...

As we reported early this month, it has been rumored that Takashi Shimizu who is best known as the director of the Ju-on horror film series is on board for a live-action adaptation of Kiki's Delivery Service, a children's fantasy novel series writ...

Sure to please fans of anime with a distinctive, artistic touch, Sentai Filmworks has acquired Makoto Shinkai's (Children Who Chase Lost Voices, The Place Promised in Our Early Days) "work of life, love and the spaces between," The Garden of Words.

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Hakukouki: Memories of the Shinsengumi is coming to North America on the Nintendo 3DS, courtesy of Aksys Games. The visual novel is a 3DS port of Hakuouki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom with added story content.

The 2013 Evangelion x Schick Razor campaign is up and running in Beast Mode. Beyond incentives like a drawing for a Rei/Asuka/Mari figure alarm clock, there are new commercials in which Gendo Ikari shares the secret to an exhilarating smile.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

Richard: Today, myself and fellow Kotaku author Toshi Nakamura are here to look at the recently released movie sequel to the 2011 Steins;Gate anime: Steins;Gate: The Burden of Déjà Vu. Toshi: Which was in turn based on a very successful visual novel.

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Tsutomu Mizushima Directs New Genshiken Anime at I. G Tsutomu Mizushima Directs New Genshiken Anime at I. G 31 minutes ago kureka The June issue of Kodansha’s Monthly Afternoon magazine is revealing that the television anime of Shimoku Kio’s Gensh...

New Etrian Odyssey: Millennium Maiden is scheduled to hit Nintendo 3DS in Japan on June 27, and it's bringing with it an animated opening by anime studio Madhouse (Hunter x Hunter 2011, Ninja Scroll, many more).

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  Let’s face it. Not every female anime fan has had the chance to play an otome game. In fact, they only get a taste of it when a title receives an anime adaptation. However, you can’t really say that the experience is 100% satisfying, particularl...

On April 23rd, Sato Takeru and Ayase Haruka attended the press conference held for the completion of their starring movie “Real~Kanzen naru Kubinagaryu no Hi~“(directed by Kurosawa Kiyoshi).


Kiki’s Delivery Service to be Adapted into Live-Action Movie Studio Ghibli’s ”Kiki’s Delivery Service (魔女の宅急便)” directed by Hayao Miyazaki is one of my favorite classic anime movie, and it has been confirmed that it will be adapted into a live-act...

Fans Collapse During Super Junior's Concert scandals-issues posted by Miki 2 hours ago   ·   13 comments Approximately 150 fans out of 8,000 fainted from over-excitement and had to receive medical treatment during Super Junior's first concert in B...

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Dengeki Online had posted new and additional screenshots for the first Kamen Rider game on PlayStation 3, Kamen Rider Battride War (仮面ライダー バトライド・ウォー). This focuses on the game's Chronicle Mode and various form changes.

Back in February, Fairy Tail creator Hiro Mashima took to social media to announce that an upcoming volume of the series will be packaged with a super sexy anime OVA based on the swimming pool side antics of chapter 298.

Takara Tomy releases toys of familiar & Japan-exclusive characters starting this month Takara Tomy's upcoming Transformers Go! toy line is inspiring a new Japanese anime. More details about the anime will be revealed in the July issues of Shogakuk...

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Sentai Filmworks Adds Uta no Prince-sama – Maji Love 2000% Anime Sentai Filmworks Adds Uta no Prince-sama – Maji Love 2000% Anime 17 minutes ago kureka North American anime licensing company Sentai FilmworksChris Patton & Andrew Love Lead English ...

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Comic Megastore Magazine Suspended Due to Obscenity Probe Comic Megastore Magazine Suspended Due to Obscenity Probe 11 minutes ago kureka Adult video director and erotic novel writer Jin Toriyama reported on Tuesday that Core Magazine’s Comic Mega...

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Swimsuit Figure of Hitler as Bishoujo Idol Gets a Repainted Swimsuit Figure of Hitler as Bishoujo Idol Gets a Repainted 18 minutes ago kureka Fans of Japanese media will doubtlessly be familiar with the various works that depict the Sengoku Era wa...

MyAnimeList. net Forum »» News Discussion »» Light Novel 'Outbreak Company - Moeru Shinryakusha' to get TV Anime Adaptation News Team Online Joined: Sep 2012 Posts: 4737 According to the latest issue of Shonen Magazin, the light novel "Outbreak Co...

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Medaka Box Manga Ends This Week Medaka Box Manga Ends This Week 37 minutes ago kureka This year’s combined 22nd/23rd issue of ShueishaShueisha Jump Book Store Digital Platform for Reads Manga. Read more .

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Moon Sculpted Sena Kashiwazaki Cow Pattern Swimsuit Figures Moon Sculpted Sena Kashiwazaki Cow Pattern Swimsuit Figures 29 minutes ago kureka Alphamax has scheduled a Boku wa Tomodachi ga SukunaiHaganai Anime 2nd Season Theme Songs Announced.

Nintendo has already gone through several months of its 30th anniversary celebration featuring 30-cent downloadable classics for the Wii U, but there hasn't been any official word on the Wii U's Virtual Console.

The rumor turned out to be true! Kiki's Delivery Service (Majo no Takkyubin)[魔女の宅急便] will be getting the live action movie treatment next Spring as announced on TV this morning in Japan and in Yahoo News.

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Speculation as to the identity of Kyoto Animation’s upcoming mystery anime continues to rage, with ardent Photoshoppists having managed to convincingly ram the bodies of Full Metal Panic’s heroes into the provided silhouettes, convincing many that...

Sentai Filmworks has annouced that they have acquired the fanservice heavy Samurai Bride, and they plan to release the series on home video later this year. The 12 episode series is a sequel to Samuria Girls, and it features KOBUN returning as dir...


1/6 Mamiya Marie PVC FREEing has started preorders of 1/6 scale figure of Mamiya Marie PVC from the series STARLESS. Figure: Mamiya Marie PVCManufacturer: Freeing Scale: 1/6 (Approximately 300 mm) Release Date: September 2013 Retail Price: 16,800 ...


Everything you need to know about AKB48 photos 24 April, 2013 by Chad There comes a times in every AKB48 fan’s life where they they come across the expansive selection of AKB48 merchandise. While some are content with supporting their idols throug...

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Confirming the store listings that Berserk Golden Age Arc 2 - The Battle for Doldrey will be out in North America on Blu-ray and DVD August 6th, Viz has posted an English dub trailer second part of the anime movie trilogy.

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