One of the biggest stories this week was all about fried chicken, and those pipin' hot pics have us extra hungry here at Crunchyroll News. The alluring aroma of KFC wasn't the only thing wafting through the top stories this week, so be sure to dig into the news recap for a rundown of the best of the best. What were YOUR top stories of the week?
Below you'll find a bevy of hot stories, features and video posted throughout the week. But that's not all. We've also compiled a few stories we missed, so be sure to check those out, as well.
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Japan Airlines to Serve Kentucky Fried Chicken on Select Flights
Japan Rolls Out Real-Life Giant Robot!
Epic Cosplay Fan Fights 2012
Cast of "Naruto" Gets Fashionable in Rocksmith Streetwear
Play as Gold and Silver Brothers in "Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3"
Nintendo Says Third Party Games Look Better on Wii U, Tech Analysts Disagree
Madhouse to Adapt Gal Game "Photo Kano"
Viz Media Sets Date for Simultaneous "Shonen Jump Alpha"
"Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus" Finally Gets North American PSN Release Date
PSY's "Gangnam Style" Tops Bieber's "Baby" to Become Most Viewed YouTube Video
Nintendo Reveals $100 Wii Mini, Lacks Online and GameCube Support
FUNimation Reveals January Anime Release Slate
Plans for "Minami-ke I'm Home!" Anime Detailed
Happy Birthday to Yui Hirasawa and Rock Lee!
Why There are So Few Women in the Video Game Industry, According to Twitter
Be the Black Swordsman with "Sword Art Online" Jacket
"Vampire Knight" Manga Announces Start of Final Arc
"Slam Dunk" Manga Artist Takehiko Inoue Interviewed by CNN's "Human to Hero"
"Dragon Ball Z" Anime Movie Casts Its Purple Bunny Rabbit
An Early Look at "Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai NEXT" Anime Character Designs
"Final Fantasy: Airborne Brigade" Makes Its Way to U.S. for Free
Final "Nintendo Power" Cover is a Shining Homage to the First Issue
CRUNCHYROLL COMICS is Live!
Moe Girls Help to Promote Renewable Energy Sources in Japan
JPop Girl Group KARA To Get Anime Series
"Animal Crossing" 3DS Sells Out in Japan, Fans Have to Wait for More
"Sword Art Online" Asuna Newly-Wed Life Set To Be Offered at Comiket
Pixiv Prime - Cyber Monday Beast Modek
Meeting Real Danbo from "Yotsuba&!" in Akihabara
Akihabara Fire Station's Moe Mascot Girl Yokumi Kanda
Fanart Friday, Second Fiddle Edition
Japan Flavor Report: "Yakuza 5" Omelet Rice at Dining Darts Bar Bee
"Evangelion 3.0" Two Minute Trailer
Deep Fried Fun with the TEMPURA KIDZ!
"Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney" Clip Enters the Courtroom
"Nisekoi: False Love" Shonen Jump Manga Trailer
Sneak Yet Another Peek at the Latest "Pokémon" Anime Flick
Apple's Siri Becomes Honorary Vocaloid in Japanese Tribute Album
Merry Christmas from Kyary Pamyu Pamyu!
Square Enix Shows Off More "Agni's Philosophy" Tech Demo
Two Hatsune Miku Dancing Videos Fascinate Vocaloid Fans
A Chinese Interpretive Dance Tribute to Evangelion
First "Karneval" Anime Preview
First "Caught in the Carnage Between My Girlfriend and My Childhood Friend" Anime Preview
New "Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney" Trailer Has It All
"Bleach The Movie Hell Verse" Release Trailer
Giant Monster Attacks San Francisco in "Pacific Rim" Viral Short!
3DCG Hatsune Miku Video "gift nor art" Shows Next Level of Vocaloid World
Kawaii Overload with Pikarin Revolution!
Pikachu Gets Jacked, Suffers from Intense 'Roid Rage
SOME STORIES WE MISSED!
Mass Effect 3 Omega DLC launch trailer [Destructoid]
Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires Has a Release Date For U.S. And Europe [Siliconera]
PlayStation All-Stars Get A 16-Bit Movie Makeover [MTV Multiplayer]
Crystal Dynamics Created A New Musical Instrument For Tomb Raider's Music [Siliconera]
Sony files patent for transforming Move/DualShock controller [Joystiq]
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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. His blog can be found at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter at @Moldilox.