Obama to Japan: “Thanks for Manga & Anime!”

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US President and much deserving Nobel Laureate Barack Obama has attracted the attention of otaku masses with his public greeting for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, mentioning several aspects of Japanese culture that Americans are thankful for – with anime and manga garnering a mention in a rather unexpected fashion.

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  • DeathPrince commented on May 9, 2015 03:17

    The entire world will eventually be under one government... New World Order is real... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 6, 2015 05:05

    Mmmm, dozen monster girls.... More


Touhou Obtains Western Release – “Finally!”

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Indie game distributor Playism has announced that the legendary bullet-hell franchise Touhou will finally be making its official debut in the west, allowing long-time western enthusiasts the ability to play without being hindered by the bothersome language barrier – though many may be curious as to what took so long.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 16, 2015 04:27

    we don't need more 2hu hipster fags... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 15, 2015 08:33

    Can't think of any particular reasons it should, off the top of my head. The translator teams will probably be interested in seeing/arguing over how the localisation teams decide to translate things tho.... More


Perfume Event Quite Spectacular

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Renowned J-pop unit Perfume has been rapidly gaining attention due to their impressive US performance at 2015 South by Southwest held in Texas, which featured some rather unique visual effects and little in the way of actual singing – not that many were bothered by such a detail.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 30, 2015 07:41

    This is some trippy shit.... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 30, 2015 07:22

    be honest, those two are the only ones you know.... More


Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold Western Release Confirmed

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An English localization has been announced for upcoming Etrian Odyssey II 3DS remake “Etrian Odyssey II Untold: The Fafnir Knight”, offering avid RPG enthusiasts in the west a chance to enjoy the game without having to go to the trouble of learning Japanese.

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  • Chen-04 commented on March 16, 2015 08:11

    Four in the last five years. Etrian Odyssey I, II, III and IV. ..and I bought the 3DS exclusively for the fourth installment in the series. I assumed this would be worth it, since more EO games... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 15, 2015 09:45

    I applaud you for sticking to your guns and not caving when you do not like what a publisher is doing. That said, I'm guessing you've bought what, two Atlus games in the last 10... More


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News of a live action TV series adaptation of revered Nintendo classic Legend of Zelda has surfaced, courtesy of Netflix and already the subject of much scepticism from fans.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 10, 2015 05:30

    Shit. Shit. Shit. Netflix. Is. Shit. And so is this shit.... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 9, 2015 04:39

    i hope it will be better than that super awful part of the American-made Super Mario Super Show.... More


Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax Headed West

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Sega has announced that anime brawler Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax will at last make its arrival in the US, sure to send western fans into a joyous frenzy in anticipation for the top anime-themed fighting game.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 1, 2015 02:40

    "Swedish gamers will likely have to wait until hell freezes over." Surely you mean "European gamers"? But I don't quite get the sudden singling out of Sweden for no reason, unless the author happens to be... More

  • Erosennin789 commented on January 31, 2015 23:47

    you should just exchange PSN names when the game gets its international release.... More


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American cosplay celebrity Jessica Nigri has been announced as the voice actor of busty Sonico for the upcoming English dub of Nitroplus mascot anime Super Sonico – quite the surprise to viewers, as likely none were knowledgeable of her dormant voice acting prowess, though in at least one huge regard she seems perfectly cast.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 9, 2015 10:40

    What people on the internet loving her for her tits and not her personality? You just blew my mind... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 28, 2015 12:51

    Two reasons why: fanservice and boobs.... More


Kill la Kill to Premier on Toonami

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Eternal US anime block Toonami has announced that it will be broadcasting the English localization of the highly revered and superbly sexy action anime Kill la Kill, sure to garner much acclaim from long-standing Toonami faithful – if not necessarily for all the right reasons.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 26, 2015 23:15

    Yes show kill la kill so the feminist freaks of the west have something new to whine about. Scantily cladded females plus incest relationships. What is toonami/kill la kill producers thinking. KEEP this type of anime away... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 24, 2015 13:04

    But the Bully la Bully video was awesome!... More


Nekomimi Cans “Way Too Cute!”

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California startup Axent Wear have announced that pre-orders are now available for their highly desired nekomimi headphones, sure to appeal to those keen to flaunt cute cat-ears whilst listening to their favorite tunes.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 23, 2015 15:36

    Yuumei (the designer of the headphones) published artworks of these cat ear headphones before SeeU was out.... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 21, 2015 22:39

    To be honest, of all things, I am waiting for all the people who ordered it to tell me that the range of these headphones aren't really all that good. The in-ear headphones that I... More


YouTube Reacts to ME! ME! ME!: “This is Disgusting!”

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Reaction-based YouTube channel “TheFineBros” have released incendiary video that soon spawned millions of views, this time with YouTubers viewing the ME!ME!ME! animated short – with the viewers displaying some not unexpected bewilderment.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 29, 2015 00:41

    I like how everyone blame Youtubers for having reductionist reactions, while being reductionist about their jobs and roles in the video. Hypocrisy much.... More

  • jr2nd commented on January 29, 2015 23:42

    don't hate.. nothing wrong with loli... More


American Anime Virgins: “Is Avatar Anime?”

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A recent video from internet sump BuzzFeed has showcased the reactions of a few Americans witnessing anime for the first time, garnering over a million views in the process and proving to be a rather irritating watch for experienced fans, whilst reinforcing some uncomfortable stereotypes about the intellects of average Americans.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 24, 2015 10:22

    that 'kid' posed for a male model magazine this month, has countless speeding tickets and other lame issues that piss of his neighbors with children, and has been on video calling clinton a itch while... More

  • Haborym commented on January 20, 2015 19:37

    "No it isn't, it's French meaning 'animate'." I seriously hope you're trolling cause that's all kinds of retard.... More


Furry Convention Stopped by Poison Gas Attack

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Illinois furry convention “Midwest Furfest” was recently the target of a poison gas incident, though police are seemingly yet to establish whether it is a “hate-crime” against the much put upon minority or some sort of internal feud.

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  • Haborym commented on January 20, 2015 20:22

    Only an idiot calls other people idiots.... More

  • Haborym commented on January 20, 2015 20:19

    Kill is murder. What does it matter what animals want? Good point. What does it matter what people want. We should just kill em all and eat them for sustenance.... More


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