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June 29, 2013, 2:30 AM
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.

Otakon announced on Thursday that it would premiere Funimation's North American dub of Mamoru Hosoda's film Wolf Children at its August 9-11 convention in Baltimore, Maryland. According to the announcement, Mike McFarland, who directed the dub of ...

(partial translation)Sho Sakurai (30) has this image of a serious and pleasant young man, but it is also well-known that he is quick-tempered and that he thinks fans are "invisible people". The incident where he glared and shouted "Don't come here...

SDCC Exclusive Gold Gosei Morpher Announced It's SDCC reveal day, evidently as a third Exclusive has been announced! This time, we get our first look at a special DX Gosei Morpher, which has been plated completely in gold!

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The summer anime season is less than a week away and people are now excited for the new upcoming series. With expectations running high, websites like Anime One have asked people which anime they were waiting for the most, and many of them have ov...

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Instead of having a debut at World Hobby Fair or Tokyo Game Show, Pokémon is big enough to get it's own game show. Attendees will get to play Pokémon Tretta (an arcade game), the Pokémon Card Game, and be among the first to play Pokémon X and Poké...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Summer Series 'Senki Zessho Symphogear G' Get New Anime Promo Posted by Chris Beveridge June 28, 2013 at 12:47 PM Symphogear G We last saw a promo for Senki Zessho Symphogear G back in March of this year, but with the set to debut on July 4th, a n...

Toonami has posted on their official Tumblr that, not only will July 20th will be the last night of The Thundercats, they're losing the rights to the Studio 4C produced cartoon revival. The 20th will also be the last night of Sym-Bionic Titan, but...

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...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Japanese movie studio and production company Shochiku posted a 15-second short preview for Bukiyo Saraba/A Farewell to Arms, one of the four short stories of the upcoming omnibus film Short Peace today.

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Nekomonogatari White grants a more intricate exhibit of what lies ahead – Hanekawa provides a monologue of nekos and Arararagi, which oddly delivers us to a point where she has shorter hair and a more playful persona.

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Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers brings characters from the Saint Seiya series together, but this time they're fighting against each other. Dimps developed this PlayStation 3 fighting game, which is scheduled to come out this fall in Japan, Europe, Sou...

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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 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...

Kyle Oropesa

We'll be seeing season 2 of the hit mecha anime "Kakumeiki Valvrave" not this Summer but Fall of 2013. Kakumeiki Valvrave's imminent season ender will most likely be a cliffhanger judging on how episode 12 was delivered and of course fans will sur...

RocketNews24 Rachel Tackett

Children's books and television shows these days are nothing compared to the ones that many of us had growing up. At least that's what we tell ourselves. I think back fondly on those days of watching Rugrats and Scooby Doo marathons and scoff at t...

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.

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.

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 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...

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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...

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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...


1/8 Araragi Tsukihi PVC GoodSmile Company are top-notch when it comes to making scaled figure for the Monogatari anime series, and this time they have commenced preorder for this lovely detailed figure of Araragi Tsukihi from Nisemonogatari.

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    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!

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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.

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...

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).

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club' For Summer 2013 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge June 27, 2013 at 04:56 PM Free! Crunchyroll is going to be home for one of the more anticipated titles out there this year with Free!

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