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May 17, 2013, 8:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

While McDonald's in many countries is trying (feigning? ) to be healthier, in Japan, the fast food chain really doesn't seem to give a crap. If anything, McDonald's is running fast and hard to unhealthy.

Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru anime spinoff episode, game OVA The ongoing anime My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. /My youth romantic comedy is wrong as I expected.

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Most fans of the Kuroshitsuji series would know that a live action movie will be out soon. Now we have more news on this! CanCam Model Mizuki Yamamoto will be also starring along with Hiro Mizushima and Ayame Goriki in this live action film.

These days, cosplay functions as a 40 billion yen (US$390 million) industry and has a large impact on Japan’s economy. Now, before moving on, please allow me to clarify that ‘cosplay’ to Japan does not only refer to people dressi...

GACKT accused of Rape and Sexual Assault and claims it is not true!

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Dengeki Online had posted a new batch of in-game screenshots and information for the first Kamen Rider game on PlayStation 3, Kamen Rider Battride. . .

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Ever have one of those nights where you knock back one too many and wake up not remembering what happened the night before?   Then as you fumble around for clues like a matchbook or photos on your phone, you discover that you've cut off your own p...

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With the spring 2013 season reaching its halfway point, fans have collectively ranked the anime series they have most frequently dumped from their watch lists – revealing imouto fanciers are none too satisfied with their latest offering….

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Kanjani8 will be releasing a new single titled "Namida no Kotae", which will be used as the theme song for member Okura Tadayoshi's movie "100-kai Naku Koto" (premiering in theaters on June 22) on June 12.

Not only is Mizuki Yamamoto set to star in the live action adaptation of The Daily Lives of Highshcool Boys, she's now been cast as the maid in the live action Black Butler movie.  The story, set 130 years after the manga/anime (2020 specifically)...

The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime single/album of May 6-12. The number one single of the 19th week of year 2013 is flipSide's 6th single "sister's noise" which was released in Japan on May 8th.

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As we all know, Jason Smith who is best known for his role as Casey Rhodes aka Jungly Fury Red will have a Jungle Fury tribute episode in Power Rangers Super Megaforce, but he will do more than the in the show.

Gagaga Bunko has announced plans for an anime adaptation of Koroku Inumura's Toaru Hikūshi e no Koiuta, a light novel set in the same context/before The Princess and the Pilot.         The 2011 Madhouse adaptation of The Princess and the Pilot.

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If a wardrobe filled with musty coats brought people to Narnia, we wonder where these beautiful tunnels might bring you. Let's take a look at ten beautiful passageways from around the world.  1. Bonn, Germany  This tunnel in Bonn, Germany is creat...

Sony has posted an equally impressive and mysterious cinematic trailer, which isn't labeled, but which is associated with a Panopticon site that promised more for May 21st. So, let the guessing begin!     ------ Scott Green is editor and reporter ...

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k2eizo posted his video review of the DX White Wizard Driver, which was released this month. The Driver comes with two Wizard Rings and can scan Kamen Rider Wizard's Wizard Rings.

North American anime distributor FUNimation Entertainment revealed its English dub casts for Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine, EUREKA SEVEN AO, and Michiko and Hatchin on Thursday. The Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine dub cast is as ...


1/8 Narumi Nakuru PVC [FREEing Ver. ] FREEing has commenced preorder for their fourth figure from the Mayo Chiki anime series, and this time it is the the glasses-loving beauty Narumi Nakaru. She is sitting in a cute pose that show's off her sleek...

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Nintendo will be holding a Nintendo Direct presentation on May 17th that will provide an update on Wii U and 3DS games launching this Summer, the company has announced. Here are the timings:   North America – 7am PT (10am ET) Europe – 4pm CEST   N...

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A few announcements have been announced regarding the anime Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Firstly, the anime would have twelve episodes plus one "extra edition" which is a totally original story not found in the light novels.

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DAZZLE VISION to release live CD from Tekkoshocon performance by Shiso on May 16, 2013 at 3:54 pm Japanese metal band DAZZLE VISION will release a live CD  "LIVE in Pittsburgh" on July 5 from their performance at Tekkoshocon 2013.

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    Footage of Level 5's Guild 02 game The Starship Damrey has been scarce. The suspense adventure game is available on the Nintendo eShop now, but in case you want to take a closer look before you decide to spend the $8 on it, you can watch a tra...


Penguin Parade has continued their Petanko series with another set of figure of the kawaii duo of Kujikawa Rise & Narukami Yu from the anime series Persona 4.  Both of them are scheduled for release in Aug 2013 and will be retailing for around 2,6...

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Puzzle & Dragons Z is a puzzler RPG mash-up, where your goal is to collect as many monsters possible to become the Dragon Master, by participating in puzzle battles. GungHo Online Entertainment explains the basic rules and tactics for the 3DS vers...

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Take Scribblenauts, the game where anything you write comes to life, and put in over 2,000 characters from DC Comics, and you have Scribblenauts Unmasked for the Wii U, 3DS, and PC. In case you never heard of the critically acclaimed game Scribble...

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It's one treat after the other for fans of the josei karuta anime Chihayafuru. The limited edition of the 22nd volume of the manga will be bundled with the OAV. This bonus episode will feature an original story with a bittersweet twist.


Two More Chapters Before Gantz Manga Ends I've mentioned it earlier back in May, but Gantz manga is finally coming to an end with just 2 more chapters left. So who has been following the manga series closely all the way till now?

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But you may want to brush up on your Japanese before you do. Capcom has released a playable online demo of Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies to whet the appetites of Japanese fans looking forward to the July 25th release.

Watching Japanese performance artist Miyoko Shida's physics-defying balancing act is a more intense experience than your closest game of Jenga, guaranteed. At Rocketnews24, a lot of our writers have trouble just walking straight, so trying to imag...

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