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June 29, 2013, 12:00 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...

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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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...

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First 'Walkure Romanze' Anime Promo Debuts Posted by Chris Beveridge June 27, 2013 at 02:50 PM Walkure Romanze The anime adaptation of the Walkure Romanze is apparently moving along at a good pace. After just being announced a week ago, the show h...

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...

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 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

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 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...

Siliconera Spencer

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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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...

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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...

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!

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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.

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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).

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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.

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.

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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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,. . .

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