This week's theme seems pretty appropriate. Not only is it hot as hell outside at my current location, but everyone's now beginning to turn their attention toward the summer season of anime. What shows are you looking forward to? Let us know after you dig into the news recap!
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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Build Your Own Semi-Functional "Attack on Titan" Three-Dimensional Maneuver Gear
Toonami "Sword Art Online" Premiere Scheduled
Crunchyroll Adds “Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club” Anime to Streaming Lineup!
"Attack on Titan" Appropriately Receives Dangling Key Chain Treatment
Live Action "Kenshin" to Adapt Kyoto Arc Next Summer
"Lightning Returns: FF XIII" Lets Lightning Dress Like FFX's Yuna
Tamashii Shares New SHFiguarts Sailor Mercury Photos
"Fairy Tail" Author Tweets News Update and Brush Art
"J-Stars Victory Vs." Game System Details Revealed
Nintendo Hasn't Forgotten Demand for "Majora's Mask" Remake
Final Chapters of "Sket Dance" and "Deadman Wonderland" Reportedly Scheduled for July
"Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD" Limited Edition Offered at GameStop
English Subtitled Anime Movie "Fuse: Memoirs of the Hunter Girl" Streaming Online
"Gargantia" Chamber Made from Legos
The Girls of Summer 2013 Anime
Toonami Broadcast of "Bleach," Naruto" and "One Piece" Top Million Viewers
Four "Unbreakable Machine-Doll" Characters Previewed
New Key Visual for "Lupin III vs Detective Conan" Anime Film Revealed
New Poster for Shinji Aramaki's "Captain Harlock" CG Film
"Dragon Ball" Creator Reportedly Set to Launch New Manga
"Gintama" Lead To Be Featured in "J-Stars Victory Vs."
"Blue Exorcist" Author Tweets Gender Swapped Cast Sketches
First "Kingdom Hearts" Game Had to Be Recreated Entirely for HD
"SENYU" Anime Returns to Crunchyroll this Summer
"Sailor Moon" iPhone Decorations Planned
Japanese Movie Theater Offers Live-Action "Gintama" Tribute Poster
"Free!" Anime Pre-Screening Attendees Post Reactions On Twitter
Crunchyroll Adds "Dog & Scissors" Anime to Streaming Lineup
Crunchyroll to Stream "SERVANT x SERVICE" Anime
Atlus Parent Index Corp. Files Bankruptcy, Seeks Partners for Recovery
Colorful "Sailor Moon" Smartphone Hard Jackets Offered in Japan
"Sword Art Online" Nerve Gear Sleeping Mask Prepared For Comiket
“Naruto” Rice Fields in Japan
Japanese Stamp Maker Announces Limited "Uta No Prince Sama" Stamp Line
"Fairy Tail" Manga Author Plans to Release 150 Pages of Manga in Two Weeks
Fanart Friday - Shipping Industry Edition, Part IV
Teaser For Hayao Miyazaki's "The Wind Rises"
"Killer is Dead" Does Battle with More Bizarre Enemies, Bosses
Momoiro Clover Z Joins Carly Rae Jepsen on Stage at the MTV VMAJ 2013
"Highschool DxD New" Commercial
"Genshiken: Second Generation" Anime Preview
"Fantasia Doll" Anime Preview
"Black Lagoon - Roberta's Blood Trail" Official OP
"Dark Souls II" Clips Showcase Different Classes
Conan O'Brien Visits E3 and Develops a Crush on Bayonetta
"Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection" Trailer Spans the Saga
"Walkure Romanze" Jousting Romance Anime Promo
"Pokémon" Mewtwo Anime Sets the Stage for Next Film
Latest "Monogatari Series Second" Preview
Hard Gay Interrupts "Earth Defense Force 2025" Trailer
"Valvrave" Season Two Preview
Makers of "Gurren Lagann" Preview New Anime 'Kill La Kill"
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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 .