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May 14, 2013, 10:30 AM
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.

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One of this year's most talked about new anime series is Attack on Titan. It's not only talked about, though. The show is apparently inspiring a new photo meme in Japan. Originally a manga, Attack on Titan tells the story of a wall city that's bei...

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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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Capcom has announced today that the next main instalment in the Ace Attorney or Gyakuten Saiban series, as it's known in Japan, is officially titled Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies. They've also released an English version trailer al...

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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...

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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.

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.

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!

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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...

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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.

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...

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...

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


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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David Yost, known for his role as Billy/Blue Ranger in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, posted a tweet that he got invited to join on a cameo appearance in the future episodes of Power Rangers Super Megaforce.

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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.

Rising idol star Tamashiro Tina guested on TBS’ “Ima, kono kao ga sugoi! ” (Now that face is amazing! ) where her confession involving Sakurai Sho received backlash from furious Arashi fans over the net.

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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Haiyore! Nyaruko-san W turns down the chaotic comedy and goes deeper into love drama territory in this lovey-dovey continuation of the yuri oral chaos episode, providing fans with some unexpectedly serious action for once.


This is not in anyway an official movie poster of Shingeki no Kyojin. It was drawn by a Japanese professional movie concept artist by the name of Kouji Tajima. Looks awesome doesn't it? On a side note, a live-action film is currently in the works ...

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Here's a short promotional video for the upcoming release of the DX White Wizard Driver from Kamen Rider Wizard. Slated for release this May, for. . .

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On May 11, actor and singer Nishikido Ryo (of Kanjani8) was supposed to lead the opening day stage greeting of his new film 'Kenchou Omotenashi Ka', but he and the audience soon discovered that he's not fit to be a host.

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All eight of Shovel Knight's bosses have been revealed by developer Yacht Club Games. Keeping with the game's Mega Man-inspired theme, they're all knights of some sort, playing antagonist to the main character, the Shovel Knight.

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Hatsune Miku fans by now should know about the Hatsune Miku's opera "The End", which will be set to show in Shibuya, Tokyo, on May 23.   While the opera is titled "The End", it does not signifies the end of Miku's (or Vocaloids') popularity or exi...

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