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May 9, 2013, 6:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Wake up! You are not dreaming. This is really happening. Well, in Japan at least. Fast food joint Lotteria is teaming with ramen restaurant Menya Musashi for this culinary collaboration—a first of its kind, apparently, for the hamburger chain.

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Though no magical teenagers were available to assist in the experiment, a group of otaku have valiantly attempted to add to the body of human knowledge by building their own Striker Unit and testing whether a Strike Witch can really fly.

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The cast members who will voice the main characters for upcoming CG anime film “Space Pirate Captain Harlock” have been revealed. “Space Pirate Captain Harlock” is originally a manga series written by Matsumoto Leiji, which got TV anime adaptation...

According to a report in Japanese gaming mag Famitsu, Dead or Alive 5 is getting an upgraded version on consoles. Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is scheduled to make its way to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in Japan this fall.

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The plans on Hiroyuki Imaishi’s upcoming action anime were supposed to be revealed in the June issue of NewType magazine which launches this Friday. But with the details getting leaked online, we’re getting the info earlier than expected.

Johnny's 5-member group, Sexy Zone have reached the top spot with their 4th single, "Real Sexy! BAD BOYS. " This is about 40k higher than their previous single, "Sexy Summer ni Yuki ga Furu" (October last year) which sold 95k in the first week.

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There’s a new breed of sushi in town, and it’s called nekozushi (cat sushi). These unusual creatures live in an alternate reality, travelling between worlds on colourful sushi train plates, stopping to stare at passers-by for just long enough to g...

Using the same visual as the one promoting this fall's OAD, a new site launched promising a Maken-Ki! Two TV anime series adaptation of the ecchi fight manga. Unlike the 2011 AIC produced TV series, licensed by FUNimation, the upcoming TV series a...

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Check out Vanilla Beans’ PV for “Muscat Slope Love” by ustar on May 8, 2013 at 3:00 pm Vanilla Beans has released the PV for their new single, “Muscat Slope Love“, through T-Palette Records‘ official YouTube channel.

Wave's line of Beach Queen figures will put pretty much any anime heroine in a swim suit regardless of if it makes sense or not. However, they've found a thematically appropriate subject with the announcement that they'll be releasing figures base...

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Bandai Tamashii Nations had posted the official images for the upcoming release of S. H. FiguArts Kiba Ranger from Gosei Sentai Dairanger. Bluefin also announced that it will be making its way in North America.

Fanboys and fangirls the world over can scream with glee, because Weekly Shonen Jump has officially confirmed that the second season of the Kuroko's Basketball anime will premiere this October. Who else is excited for the second season?

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Square Enix will be releasing a limited edition pre-order bonus for Kingdom Hearts HD 1. 5 Remix in North America and Europe. In “very limited quantities,” folks that pre-order the game will receive an art book at launch.

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The first trailer for Super Robot Wars OG Saga Masou Kishin III: Pride of Justice’s first PV trailer is over six minutes long, and almost as long as its name. Unveiled in this week’s issue of Famitsu magazine, the SRPG is coming to PlayStation 3 a...

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We have all watched at least one anime with a cook/chef in it. Now, imagine what it would be like to have food cooked by that chef in real life. Can you see it? Can you taste it? Well, one man has taken it upon himself to make at least one charact...


1/4 Miu Takanashi Swimsuit PVC FREEing has commenced preorder for the kawaii blond loli and second daughter Miu Takanashi from the anime series Papa no Iu Koto o Kikinasai! (パパのいうことを聞きなさい! ). She is posed wearing a rather revealing white bikini, w...

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Starting this June 30th, Indonesia's MNC and Japan's Ishimori Production will start airing Indonesia's latest tokusatsu hero, “BIMA Satria Garuda”, or BIMA the Garuda Warrior. And like any Japanese produced tokusatsu, it will also have merchandise...

Discotek Media will be picking up the license for the obscure 2 episode OVA series Mighty Space Miners. Originally airing in Japan in 1994, ADV Films brought the series Stateside on VHS and it slowly fell into obscurity.

The June issue of Kodansha's Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine is announcing on Thursday that manga artist Hiromu Arakawa (Fullmetal Alchemist, Silver Spoon) is drawing an adaptation of The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Arslan Senki), the acclaimed fantasy nove...

In July 2011, the 14th theme song to the anime One Piece, “Fight Together,” depicted the themes of “rising up from struggles” and the “bonds of friendship” and sent out cheerfulness to children across Japan who were depressed due to the Tohoku ear...


On May 7, 2013, rock group GLAY announced that they plan to release a new single on July 24th. The single will be a triple-A-side entitled DARK RIVER / Eternally / Tokei. The song DARK RIVER is being used as the theme song for television network N...

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Cinema Today posted the 2nd trailer of the upcoming Saint Young Men anime film. The movie is about Buddha and Jesus who are roommates living in a low-rent apartment in Tokyo. In the movie, Buddha (voiced by actor Gen Hoshino) and Jesus (voiced by ...

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

Did you miss the Puella Magi Madoka Magica movies when they were in the theatre? I can gladly say that I got a chance to see the film when it swung through Chicago, but that doesn't dull any of my excitement for the home release!

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  A new “pay what you want” Humble Bundle is up for purchase, and this one is comprised entirely of Double Fine games.   Costume Quest, Stacking and Psychonauts are included in the package, and if you pay more than the average, you’ll get Brutal L...

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The official blog of Kamen Rider Battride War is confirmed that Tomoyuki Dan returns as the Weather Dopant in the first Kamen Rider game for the PlayStation 3. The current confirmed list of returning actors are Masahiro Inoue, Kimito Totani, Kazuh...

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Atlus' latest trailer for New Etrian Odyssey: Millennium Maiden—which reimagines the first game that was released on Nintendo DS in 2007—focuses on the paladin Racoona Sheldon. Check her out in the 3DS RPG below.

Here's a good reason to fire up that Wii U. As you may know, the version of Resident Evil: Revelations on Nintendo's console sports some special features, from using the GamePad to interact with the environment to giving enemies special voices via...

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Knowing that most of the Disney actors never received an email, including him, here's what he had to say: First. I don't know what email Saban sent out. As far as I know - nobody in Disney era cast received a letter.

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