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February 3, 2019, 8:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

To help celebrate Valentine's Day, ramen chain Kourakuen is serving up "chocolate ramen" for a limited time only. According to NariNari, the chocolate ramen is made with a shoyu (soy sauce) ramen base, but added cacao oil and an added chocolate bar.

Romance anime, or the medium in general, is dominated by adolescent stories. Characters between the ages of 14-18 getting in trouble, saving the world, or enjoying club activities make up a large majority of series every single season.

LOS ANGELES (Kyodo) -- Mamoru Hosoda's film "Mirai" won the Best Animated Independent Feature category at the 46th annual Annie Awards on Saturday. "Mirai" depicts a young boy who happens upon a magical garden, enabling him to travel through time ...

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Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers expansion launches July 2; Gunbreaker job, Viera race, and more revealed Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers, the next major expansion for Final Fantasy XIV will launch worldwide for PlayStation 4 and PC on July 2, ...

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The 560-page Dive To Monster Hunter: World book released the other day in Japan, and we got to see some character design concepts for the Handler including an "otokonoko" one that fans are now clamoring for.

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We may be having another Macross anime in our hands, because during the "Flying Dog 10th Anniversary Live 'Inu Fes'" event, Macross creator Shoji Kawamori stated that he plans on releasing a new Macross Delta movie next year.

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Kanagawa Prefectural Police arrested an intoxicated American sailor after he was found nude in a residence in Ebina City early Saturday, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Feb. 2). Officers arriving at the residence, located in the Kokubukita area, arres...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The upcoming Fruits Basket complete anime series is getting closer by the day and we learned this week that the series is set for spring 2019 debut in April. The official site has also brought out a new round of information with two new cast addit...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The times are always changing and it's getting harder and harder to survive out there in this online world as an independent site. With advertising drying up significantly, lots of sites laying off people entirely, it's more critical than ever to ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We learned back in April 2018 that a new anime adaptation is on the way for the Gunjyo no Magumeru manga that's set for an April 2019 debut. It was also recently revealed that the manga by Dainenbyo is approaching its climax, which ups interest in...

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Police recently arrested actor Hirofumi Arai in his home in Tokyo. According to the Asahi Shimbun, they arrested him on rape charges. He allegedly assaulted a 30-year old woman from a massage service which the actor has used several times.

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Everyone's favorite physician who likes to get high from mushrooms is back! Back in 1990 we learned the the superhuman plumber was actually just working his way through medical school and finally received his Doctor of Medicine degree to be come Dr.

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November 18 is the 20th anniversary of Chrono Cross, and to celebrate the occasion composer Yasunori Mitsuda announced a live concert tour set to kick off this November in Japan. The full title of the concert is Chrono Cross 20th Anniversary Live ...

ONE OK ROCK have revealed the PV for their new song "Wasted Nights. " This is the lead track to the band's new album "Eye of the Storm" to be released on February 13 and was written as the theme song for the movie 'Kingdom.

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Get ready to laugh out loud, as the hilarious, lovable, and often-controversial Chiitan is getting her own TV show. And yes, this will be a TV anime! TV Tokyo's children's programming block Kinder TV revealed the new anime, along with this key vis...

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Yoshiyuki Tomino is one of Japan's most legendary anime directors. He not only gave us Mobile Suit Gundam, but also Space Runaway Ideon. Now, they're celebrating good'ol Kill'em All Tomino's achievements with the "World of Yoshiyuki Tomino" exhibit.

Last week we posted about Fairy gone, a new original TV anime with JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders director Kenichi Suzuki at the helm. The series premieres in Japan this April, and the official website followed up the initial announc...

'ベイビィ・フェイス' (Baby Face) "Baby Face" JoJo has had a history of kinkshaming creepy Stand users. Whether it be Yoshikage Kira's murderous hand fetish, Alessi's desire from tormenting children and tormenting adults he's turned into children, or many o...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Moero Chronicle Hyper coming west this spring Nintendo eShop-only. Moero Chronicle Hyper is coming to Switch via the Nintendo eShop in North America and Europe this spring, publisher Idea Factory International announced.

According to a report on Variety, a change has arrived for the leadership roles within anime distributor Funimation Entertainment. Founder, president, and CEO Gen Fukunaga has officially stepped down from his general manager role, transitioning in...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© ATLUS. © SEGA. The Persona franchise is one that keeps coming up with a lot of creative ways to work the story and overall concept and a new game is set for this summer. The Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth game is coming to the Nintendo 3DS wit...

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Persona Q2 is to be released in Europe and North America on the 4th of June this year. Atlus has confirmed that 3DS dungeon-crawler Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth is to receive a western release this summer, with the game scheduled to go on sale...

SNK's legendary run-and-gun side-scroller Metal Slug has once again appeared on Steam in the form of Metal Slug XX. An overview of the port via Steam: METAL SLUG XX blasts off on Steam! METAL SLUG XX was originally released on PlayStation®Portable...

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We learned back in November 2017 that a 3DCG anime series for Ultraman was coming and was recently revealed to be a part of the Netflix slate of new titles. The Japanese side of things has updated now as we close in on an April 1st, 2019 premiere ...

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During Nintendo's financial results briefing for Fiscal Year 2019 earlier this week, they announced that smartphone title Dragalia Lost is set to be released in Canada, the UK, and Australia sometime during the next fiscal year.

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