Raise a Dr Pepper and post an @channel meme because July 25th is Future Lab Member 004 Kurisu Makise's birthday! Steins;Gate characters actually have full DOBs. It's July 25, 1992 in this case, so Christina's now 22. Join the celebration after the jump.
In time for San Diego Comic Con, IGN has posted a look at the poster for the live-action adaptation of violent crime tragedy anime Kite. Samuel L. Jackson stars as corrupt detective Karl Aker with India Eisley as young assassin Sawa in the film, now rated R and scheduled to hit DirecTV on August 28th, and VOD and theatres on October 10th. Check it out after the jump.
Cast for the 2014 Donten ni Warau anime was being announced as early as last December, but after the support roles for the project were announced in April, the production has been pretty quiet. New confirmation that the series will be running this fall has been accompanied by a visual, character design preview and the additions of Hiroki Yasumoto and Hiro Shimono to the cast. Get a look after the jump.
Pikachu Outbreak! at Yokohama Minatomirai is a summer vacation event, running in the port city's business district August 9 to 17, and featuring 1000 Pikachus at various landmarks, museums, the Cosmo Clock 21 Ferris wheel and restaurants. Visitors can pick up sunvisors, game cards and other event souvenirs. You can see the Pikachu Swarm arriving in the new ad after the jump.