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June 28, 2013, 2:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This is Naruto from, well, Naruto. The iconic manga and anime character has been recreated in a Japanese rice paddy. This is called "tanbo art" (田んぼアート) or "rice paddy art". There are no dyes to create the different colors and hues.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sword Art Online The official Tumblr of Toonami continues to be an interesting place to get the latest and greatest from the progamming block on Cartoon Network. Today they've revealed some of the changes coming up, such as how July 20th will see ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Meganebu' Leaps From Drama CDs To Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge June 27, 2013 at 01:35 PM Meganebu Good news for fans of boys with glasses, that very under-represented genre of anime, as the drama CD series Meganebu is getting an ani...

Siliconera Ishaan

So far we've already seen the top 5 shows to look forward to next season, but for some of us five just won't be enough. With so many strong themes and incredible adaptations just around the corner, it really is no surprise that not everything gets...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The PS3-exclusive Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection bundles in a megaton of MGS history, including Metal Gear Solid, MGS2 HD, MGS 3 HD (which packs the MSX versions of Metal Gear 1 and 2), Peace Walker HD, VR Missions, and MGS4: Trophy Editi...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Looking beyond the summer season, we're now getting a preview of the TV anime adaptation of Ricotta's (Princess Lover! ) "romancing female knights ADV" Walkure Romanze: Shōjo Kishi Monogatari.       The visual novel follows a student who serves as...

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Another day brings a new round of summer anime announcements at Crunchyroll, and the first of the lot is the mystery comedy series Dog & Scissors which is set to broadcast every Monday starting on July 1, at 12:30p.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

We'll be getting a look at Gainax's new generation of animators in this summer's adaptation of Special Measures Unit: Stella Girls' Academy High School's C3 Club. Relatively relatively unknown talent like director Masayoshi Kawajiri take charge in...

The GLORIO Blog marlinclock

Recap: Azuki becomes super clingy after Yoto's kiss, but shes obviously not the focus of this last arc. Instead, a new mystery has appeared in the form of not just the past of Yoto, but of Tsukiko and Tsukushi as well.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

SimulTV To Stream Anime Expo And Launch Exclusive Channels (PR) Posted by Chris Beveridge June 27, 2013 at 09:00 AM Anime with Built-in Chat & Social Networking: A First from SimulTV New VOD Library with Integrated Social Sharing Launches with Str...

AFA Channel! tueac

The details for the AFAID 2013 has been released in a special announcement spanning all of AFA's social network, on G+, facebook and twitter. It's revealed that the concert will be on 2 of the 3 days, on Friday and Saturday.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Some people already have a copy of the Kamen Rider Kuuga novel and below are some spoilers about it. The novel is written by Naruhisa Arakawa and was released today, June 28th. Spoiler alert! Read at your own risk!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The upcoming Pokémon movie, Extremespeed Genesect: Mewtwo's Awakening, is getting a TV anime prologue in the form of Mewtwo: Prologue to the Awakening. The special is set to air on TV Tokyo in Japan on July 11 at 7:00pm, and you can see a brief te...

Siliconera Ishaan

Xseed have begun releasing a series of tutorial videos for Rune Factory 4 that explain various aspects of the game. They'll be continuing to share these leading up to the game's Summer launch, and you can watch the first one below.

JEFusion GekiDan

The Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger rumors we got a few days ago are indeed right! Shigeru Chiba, the series narrator, will be joining the team as the newest. . .

Melos Michi

The tracklist and covers for SKE48's 12th Single [Utsukushii Inazuma] have been revealed! Check them out below. Utsukushii Inazuma will go on sale on 17th July, 2013. Utsukushii Inazuma is the first single that will feature the new Teams after the...

Siliconera Ishaan

    Doujin games publisher Nyu Media have launched an IndieGoGo campaign for an indie fighting game that they intend to help develop. The game is a follow-up to Yatagarasu, and is titled Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm!

Schick gives away Gendō-recommended Hydro 5 razors to 10,000 winners Japanese razor company Schick is collaborating with the Evangelion movies once again for a new promotional campaign, titled "1-Man-Nin Sōkai Sakusen" (Operation: Refresh 10,000).

Siliconera Spencer

Jump magazine confirmed two more characters for J-Stars Victory Vs. Players will be able to fight as Sakata Gintoki from Gin Tama and Kankichi Ryotsu (pictured) from Kochikame.   These two fighters will join Naruto, Toriko, Kenshin, Ichigo from Bl...

RocketNews24 John Stuart Translations

"Risuku (risk), kea (care), toraburu (trouble), asuri-to (athlete); I can't understand what the hell they're talking about! " vented 71-year-old Gifu Prefecture resident Hoji Takahashi. Takahashi, a former public servant and sponsor of the "Cheris...

SGCafe Zenko

Having previously tested the waters online, ASCII Mediaworks is rolling out a new manga magazine aimed at VOCALOID fans. The manga in the first edition of COMIC@LOID may not be new to those who followed it on Nico NicoSeiga's web COMIC@LOID, but i...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Actor Masei Nakayama (Gokusen 3, Kamen Rider Kiva) wrote in his blog that we will see him in a new series. It is rumored that he is part of the cast of Kamen Rider Gaimu and will play the titular Rider.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official site for Non Non Biyori, the TV anime adaptation of Atto's schoolgirl manga is opened after renewal today. It revealed a new key visual art and announced the lead cast of the anime. The main four girls are voiced by Rie Murakawa (as H...

JEFusion GekiDan

Here's a short preview for Tsuburaya's new Ultraman hero, ULTRAMAN GINGA. The show will be a part of the "New Ultraman Retsuden" programming block,. . .

SeventhStyle Seven

Kantoku crafted loli eroge, "your diary", will be coming to PSP in the fall – this diary of ours will have an updated script, along with fresh CG exclusively for the PSP, moe made portable a wonderful thing indeed.

Question: Why does it seem like there's a lot of disgust in the otaku community over what are referred to as "filler episodes" in anime? Answer: "Filler" episodes, or what Japanese fans refer to as "original" episodes, pose a bit of an odd, ironic...

SGCafe KaleNagasaki

Last year, the first Anime Festival Asia Indonesia brought over forty-thousand people together to celebrate their mutual love of Japanese pop culture. If that was result of only the first run, then the success for the second AFA ID can only be ima...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

A new promo gives us a look at civil servant Lucy Yamagami, the Ai Kayano (Anohana's Menma) voiced star of A-1 Pictures' (Sword Art Online) adaptation of Working! ! author Karino Takatsu's social welfare office comedy Servant x Service.

Bright, shining eyes, a doll-like face, black hair, and delicate, slender hands. Fans are fascinated by her her lively performances and beautiful appearance that never becomes dull no matter how many times you see it.

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