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May 14, 2013, 1:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Some narcissists are bad. Not all of them, though! Some narcissists are amazing. Take Ahmed Angel. Recently in the West, Angel's images have started to appear on forums and on websites. This weekend, Japan discovered him.

It was announced that HKT48 member Sashihara Rino would produce SKE48’s “lifetime honorary Kenkyuusei”, Matsumura Kaori’s solo debut. The announcement was made by Sashihara herself during the live broadcast of late-night va...

Kim Jho Kwang Soo's production firm Rainbow Factory made an announcement yesterday that the filmmaker will marry his partner this September.

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We all know that Ishimori Production is involved with the creation of Indonesia's latest superhero series, BIMA Satria Garuda, it makes sense for fans to wonder how much they are involved with it. Turns out, a lot of the staff of the series came f...

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Critically-acclaimed GameCube and PS2 JRPG Tales of Symphonia, as well as its sequel on the Wii, ToS: Dawn of the New World, may be getting remade or remastered in HD for the PS3, if a report on Spanish site Koi-Nya is to be believed.

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Arc System Works turns 25 this year, and they're celebrating their birthday with the Arc System Works Festival, featuring a big tournament called Arc Revo, short for Arc Revolution Cup. The official portal site of the event seems to have some sort...

Conceptual designer Kouji Tajima (Captain Harlock, Les Miserables, Total Recall remake, Dragon Age, Garo) posted an unofficial poster for the upcoming live-action Attack on Titan film on Monday. Tajima acknowledges that he was inspired by the layo...

This summer, Shonen Jump classics Dragonball Z, Naruto, One Piece, Toriko, Bleach, Hunter x Hunter, Gintama, and Kochikame will spawn indoor amusement park attractions at J-World Tokyo, located in 6,168 square meters on the third floor of Ikebukur...

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    Ace Attorney 5 for the Nintendo 3DS is being released in North America and Europe this Fall, Capcom have announced. The game will be titled Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies, and will be available as a Nintendo eShop download title.

The crowdfunding and streaming service Anime Sols opened on Monday with several titles, including the Ninja Robot Tobikage (Ninja Robots) television anime. Visitors in the United States and Canada can sign up to watch episodes and make pledges tow...

Who doesn't love a sexy cartoon villain? Artist "J" recently added their hot take on Sleeping Beauty "Mistress of All Evil" Maleficent as the latest in their series of sexy make-overs of Disney's baddies.

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Nissin Foods has collaborated with Mobile Suit Gundam series to release a limited edition of Curry Cup Noodle to the market starting on 27th May. This information is released to commemorate Nissin's 40th anniversary of  selling their Curry Cup Noo...

Jason Faunt CONFIRMED to Return as Wes the Time Force Red Ranger! We just got a solid confirmation from Jason Faunt on his Facebook FanPage. He is set to return to the Power Ranger Universe as Wes again form Power Rangers Time Force!

Ok, not really. But HSJ fans, if you survived the almost 2 year gap between Mayonaka no Shadow Boy and Hitomi no Screen, you'll survive this. After 1 year and 4 months since Super Delicate, Hey! Say! JUMP will finally release their new single [Com...

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Ah Shaq Fu, the fighting game that doubles as a joke. There's no way Shaquille O'Neal would try to make another fighting game, right?   Well, maybe? Mine O'Mine, the company that runs Shaq. com, filed a trademark for Shaqfighter.

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Puzzle & Dragons has been a huge hit for GungHo Online Entertainment. The game generates millions of dollars in revenue every day in Japan alone. It's a phenomenal success and GungHo Online have rapidly expanded in recent years, acquiring develope...


Young Females View Kyary Pamyu Pamyu as Fashion Leader Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is the undisputed star of Harajuku fashion, and she was recently crowned the "Kawaii Ambassador of Harajuku" last year. So its no surprise that when Oricon conducted a poll w...

It was a good weekend for Girls und Panzer's tank otaku, Yukari Akiyama. A new digest version of the "Snow Wars" OVA, set to be released with five of the series on May 28th, offers a look at her mission with Riko "Erwin" Matsumoto.

Adult Swim's Toonami block began airing commercials for the One Piece premiere, including a rhyming pirate ad. The series is slated to start on Saturday, May 18 at 1:00 a. m. EDT (effectively Sunday morning).

Pilot script submitted last week; creator Urasawa reviewed outline for entire 1st season Director Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth, Hellboy, Pacific Rim) updated fans on the status of his Monster television plans at the Los Angeles Times Hero C...

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If you've ever longed to go back to an old Japan, where samurai stayed at old ramshackle inns and merchants filled the air with the scent of food, then some of these traditional streets will be right up your alley.

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Nendoroid Shizue (Isabelle) from the popular 3DS game Tobidase Doubutsu no Mori a. k. a Animal Crossing: New Leaf. Aside from the usual assortment of optional body parts, Shizue will also bring along a clipboard, a pen, a lovely pair of musical no...

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This week we will be having some quick and short peek at some Anime Goods, which of course being very useful. Some are look for the peeking eye, and some very nice as decoration. So let peek at them. First off, from the Moekana, come the MoeKanji,...

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We reported a few days ago that Jason Faunt, best known for his role as Wesley "Wes" Collins aka Red Time Force Ranger hinted of his Power Rangers Super Megaforce guesting. Just recently, he confirmed that he will indeed appear in the said show!


Conceptual Poster for Live-Action Attack on Titan There is absolutely no news that "Attack on Titan (進撃の巨人)" is being adapted into a live-action movie, but conceptual designer Kouji Tajima has created the awesome unofficial poster above.

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Square Enix is re-releasing Final Fantasy XIII-2 in Japan as a standalone game under the Ultimate Hits label (it's Square Enix's in houses budget line) and as Final Fantasy XIII-2 Digital Contents Selection.

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The latest movie from the legendary director Makoto Shinkai is coming later this month, but you can watch the first five minutes of the beautiful love story right now. The Garden of Words (Kotonoha no Niwa) is centered around a high school boy nam...

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The Saudi Arabian television program Hawatel Kaizen (a combination of the Arabic word for "thoughts" and the Japanese for "improvement") is a series of reports by Arabic reporters in which they share things they have been impressed by in Japan.

Suisei no Gargantia – 06 Filed under First Impressions, Suisei no Gargantia by Kairi | 13 Comments 「謝肉祭」 (Shanikusai) "Festival" This ship, friends, sails itself. Though some of the more troubling aspects of last week's episode (at least troubling...

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